1989 NBA Draft Pick Transactions

yellow = data that is incomplete or uncertain

Overall # Round # Team Transactions Player Drafted
Round 1
1 1-1
Kings
  Pervis Ellison
2 1-2
Clippers
  Danny Ferry
3 1-3
Spurs
  Sean Elliott
4 1-4
Heat
  Glen Rice
5 1-5
Hornets
  J.R. Reid
6 1-6
Nets
Bulls

 

Received 1989 first round pick (#6-Stacey King), 1988 second round pick (#27-Shelton Jones), 1989 second round pick (#32-Stanley Brundy) from Nets on 1986-10-02 in exchange for not exercising their right of first refusal on free agent Orlando Woolridge

  Stacey King
7 1-7
Pacers
  George McCloud
8 1-8
Mavericks
  Randy White
9 1-9
Wizards
  Tom Hammonds
L O T T E R Y
10 1-10
Timberwolves
  Pooh Richardson
11 1-11
Magic
  Nick Anderson
12 1-12
Blazers
Nets

 

Traded Buck Williams to Blazers for Sam Bowie, 1989 first-round pick (#12-Mookie Blaylock) on 1989-06-24

  Mookie Blaylock
13 1-13
Celtics
  Michael Smith
14 1-14
Warriors
  Tim Hardaway
15 1-15
Nuggets
  Todd Lichti
16 1-16
Rockets
Warriors

 

Traded Purvis Short to Rockets for Dave Feitl, Rockets right to match offer sheet on free agent Dirk Minniefield, first round pick (lottery protected) (1989 #16-Dana Barros), cash on 1987-11-05

Thunder

 

Traded 1990 first round pick (#2-Gary Payton) to Warriors for 1989 first round pick (#16-Dana Barros) on 1989-06-27

  Dana Barros
17 1-17
76ers
Thunder

 

Traded Tim McCormick, Danny Vranes to 76ers for Clemon Johnson, 1989 first round pick (#17-Shawn Kemp) on 1986-09-29

  Shawn Kemp
18 1-18
Bulls
Thunder

 

Traded rights to Scottie Pippen, Sonics option to swap 1988 or 1989 first round picks (protected top 3) (1989 #20-Jeff Sanders) to Bulls for rights to Olden Polynice, Sonics option to swap 1988 or 1989 first round picks (protected top 3) (1989 #18-B.J. Armstrong), 1988 or 1989 second round pick (1988 #35-Sylvester Gray) on 1987-06-22

Bulls

 

Traded Brad Sellers to Sonics for 1989 first round pick (#18-B.J. Armstrong) on 1989-06-26

  B.J. Armstrong
19 1-19
Thunder
Clippers

 

Traded Michael Cage to Sonics for Gary Grant, 1989 first round pick (#19-Kenny Payne) on 1988-06-28

76ers

 

Traded rights to Charles Smith (Daniel) to Clippers for rights to Hersey Hawkins, 1989 first-round pick (#19-Kenny Payne) on 1988-06-28

  Kenny Payne
20 1-20
Bucks
Thunder

 

Traded Jack Sikma, 1987 second round pick (#32-Bob McCann), 1989 second round pick (#45-Scott Haffner) to Bucks for Alton Lister, 1987 first round pick (#18-Mark Jackson), 1989 first round pick (#20-Jeff Sanders) on 1986-07-01

Bulls

 

Traded rights to Olden Polynice, Sonics option to swap 1988 or 1989 first round picks (protected top 3) (1989 #18-B.J. Armstrong), 1988 or 1989 second round pick (1988 #35-Sylvester Gray) to Sonics for rights to Scottie Pippen, Sonics option to swap 1988 or 1989 first round picks (protected top 3) (1989 #20-Jeff Sanders) on 1987-06-22

 

 

  Jeff Sanders
21 1-21
Jazz
  Blue Edwards
22 1-22
Knicks
Blazers

 

Traded Kiki Vandeweghe to Knicks for 1989 first round pick (#22-Byron Irvin) on 1989-02-23

  Byron Irvin
23 1-23
Hawks
  Roy Marble
24 1-24
Suns
  Anthony Cook
25 1-25
Cavaliers
  John Morton
26 1-26
Lakers
  Vlade Divac
27 1-27
Pistons
  Kenny Battle
Round 2
28 2-1
Heat
  Sherman Douglas
29 2-2
Hornets
  Dyron Nix
30 2-3
Spurs
Bucks

 

Traded Terry Cummings, future considerations (?) to Spurs for Greg Anderson, Alvin Robertson, 1989 second round pick (#30-Frank Kornet) on 1989-05-28

  Frank Kornet
31 2-4
Clippers
  Jeff Martin
32 2-5
Nets
Bulls

 

Received 1989 first round pick (#6-Stacey King), 1988 second round pick (#27-Shelton Jones), 1989 second round pick (#32-Stanley Brundy) from Nets on 1986-10-02 in exchange for not exercising their right of first refusal on free agent Orlando Woolridge

76ers

 

Traded Sedale Threatt to Bulls for Steve Colter, 1989 second round pick (#32-Stanley Brundy) on 1986-12-31

Nets

 

Traded Ben Coleman, Mike Gminski to 76ers for Roy Hinson, Tim McCormick, 1989 second round pick (#32-Stanley Brundy) on 1988-01-16

  Stanley Brundy
33 2-6
Kings
Clippers

 

Traded Junior Bridgeman, Franklin Edwards, Derek Smith to Kings for Larry Drew, Mike Woodson, 1988 first round pick (#6-Hersey Hawkins), 1989 second round pick (#33-Jay Edwards) on 1986-08-19

  Jay Edwards
34 2-7
Pacers
Bucks

 

Traded Scott Skiles to Pacers for 1989 second round pick (#34-Gary Leonard) on 1987-06-21

Timberwolves

 

Agreed to take Mark Davis from Bucks in expansion draft in exchange for 1989 second round pick (#34-Gary Leonard) on ????-??-??

  Gary Leonard
35 2-8
Mavericks
  Pat Durham
36 2-9
Blazers
  Cliff Robinson
37 2-10
Magic
  Michael Ansley
38 2-11
Timberwolves
  Doug West
39 2-12
Wizards
  Ed Horton
40 2-13
Celtics
  Dino Radja
41 2-14
Warriors
Wizards

 

Traded Manute Bol to Warriors for Dave Feitl, 1989 second round pick (#41-Doug Roth) on 1988-06-08

  Doug Roth
42 2-15
Nuggets
  Michael Cutright
43 2-16
Rockets
Clippers

 

Traded Cedric Maxwell to Rockets for 1987 first round pick (#13-Joe Wolf), 1989 second or third round pick (#43-Chucky Brown)

 

Trade originally shows a 1989 third round pick— possibly the pick was changed from third round to second because the third round of the draft was eliminated.

 

Clippers media guide confirms this trade and shows it as including a 1989 "second or third round pick".

Bulls

 

Bulls traded Earl Cureton to Clippers for 1989 second or third round pick (possibly #43-Chucky Brown) on 1987-02-11

 

"1989 conditional third round pick" per Clipper media guide

 

"1989 2nd or 3rd round pick" per 1987-88 NBA Register and Washington Post

Cavaliers

 

Traded Ben Poquette to Bulls for 1989 second round pick (possibly #43-Chucky Brown) on 1987-02-15

  Chucky Brown
Rockets

 

Traded Granville Waiters to Bulls for
1989 second round pick (possibly #43-Chucky Brown) on 1986-10-23

 

per Rockets media guide

 

Rockets traded Granville Waiters to Bulls for a fourth round pick [per Chicago Tribune]

Cavaliers

 

Traded Dirk Minniefield to Rockets for 1989 second round pick (#43-Chucky Brown) on 1986-12-08

 

per Rockets media guide

44 2-17
76ers
Pacers

 

Received • second round pick between 1986-1990 (1989 #44-Reggie Cross) • second round pick between 1986-1990 (?-?) from 76ers on 1984-12-15 as compensation for 76ers signing of free agent George Johnson

Celtics

 

Traded • Quinn Buckner to Pacers for • 1989 second round pick (#44-Reggie Cross) on 1985-09-03

Pacers

 

Traded • Jerry Sichting to Celtics for • 1989 second round pick (#44-Reggie Cross) • 1990 second round pick (#46-Kenny Williams) on 1985-10-02

76ers

 

Traded • Clint Richardson to Pacers for • 1989 second round pick (#44-Reggie Cross) • 1990 second round pick (?-?) on 1985-10-23

Reggie Cross
45 2-18
Thunder
Bucks

 

Traded • Alton Lister • 1987 first round pick (#18-Mark Jackson) • 1989 first round pick (#20-Jeff Sanders) to Sonics for • Jack Sikma • 1987 second round pick (#32-Bob McCann) • 1989 second round pick (#45-Scott Haffner) on 1986-07-01

Heat

 

Traded • Fred Roberts to Bucks for • 1989 second round pick (least favorable of Bucks picks) (#45-Scott Haffner) on 1988-06-23

  Scott Haffner
46 2-19
Bulls
Suns

 

Traded • Craig Hodges to Bulls for • Ed Nealy • 1989 second round pick (#46-Ricky Blanton) on 1988-12-14

  Ricky Blanton
47 2-20
Bucks
Spurs

 

Traded • Larry Krystkowiak • cash (?) to Bucks for • Charles Davis • 1989 second round pick (#47-Reggie Turner) • cash (?) on 1987-11-18

Nuggets

 

Traded • rights to Vernon Maxwell to Spurs for • 1989 second round pick (#47-Reggie Turner) on 1988-06-28

 

date 1988-07-28 per Spurs media guide

  Reggie Turner
48 2-21
Jazz
  Junie Lewis
49 2-22
Hawks
  Haywoode Workman
50 2-23
Knicks
  Brian Quinnett
51 2-24
Suns
  Mike Morrison
52 2-25
Lakers
Suns

 

Traded • Maurice Lucas to Lakers for • 1988 second round pick (#50-Steve Kerr) • 1989 second round pick (#52-Greg Grant) on 1985-08-19

Cavaliers

 

Traded • James Bailey to Suns for • 1989 second round pick (#52-Greg Grant) on 1987-10-29

Suns

 

Traded • Larry Nance Sr. • Mike Sanders • 1988 first round pick (#22-Randolph Keys) to Cavaliers for • Kevin Johnson • Tyrone Corbin • Mark West (a) • 1988 first round pick (#14-Dan Majerle) • 1988 second round pick (#38-Dean Garrett) • 1989 second round pick (#52-Greg Grant) on 1988-02-25

  Greg Grant
53 2-26
Cavaliers
Mavericks

 

Traded • rights to Mark Price to Cavaliers for • 1989 second round pick (#53-Jeff Hodge) • cash / future considerations on 1986-06-17

  Jeff Hodge
54 2-27
Pistons
76ers

 

Received • 1989 second round pick (#54-Toney Mack) • 1990 second round pick (#52-Stefano Rusconi) • cash from Pistons on 1983-11-12 in exchange for 76ers not exercising their right of first refusal on free agent Earl Cureton

  Toney Mack