NBA Trade And Signing Transactions

NBA Trade And Signing Transactions – Brief Article

John Amaechi, C

Former Orlando Magic player signed multi-year contract with the Utah Jazz. His three-year deal has a fourth-year option.

Mike Bibby, G

Traded from the Vancouver Grizzlies to the Sacramento Kings in four-player deal. Ranks #3 in the NBA in assists.

Elton Brand, F

Traded from the Chicago Bulls to the Los Angeles Clippers in exchange for two players. Brand averaged 20 points and 10 rebounds during his two seasons in Chicago.

Doug Christie, G

Returned to Sacramento Kings for $48 million over 7 years. Selected to the NBA’s All-Defensive Second Team–the first player to be so honored since the franchise moved to Sacramento in 1985.

Chris Webber, F

Re-signed with Sacramento Kings. Seven-year deal worth $122.7 million. Second-biggest contract in NBA history. (Minnesota’s Kevin Garnett has the largest, a six-year, $126 million deal)

Patrick Ewing, C

Signed 2-year, $4.6 million deal with the Orlando Magic. Made $14 million with Seattle last season. Took a pay cut to be “somewhere you’re wanted.”

Horace Grant, F

Orlando Magic signed the former LA Laker to a 3-year, $7.42 million deal. Played for Orlando from 1994-99.

Jason Kidd, G

Traded from Phoenix to New Jersey for Stephon Marbury, G in a 5-player deal. Played four-plus seasons in Phoenix and averaged 14.4 paints, 9.7 assists and 6.1 rebounds as a Sun. Marbury, only player in the NBA to rank in the toP 10 in points and assists during the 2000-01 season.

Dikembe Mutombo, C

Re-signed with the Philadelphia 76ers for 4 years worth more than $60 million. The Sixers had the NBA’s best record, 41-14,: when they acquired Mutombo from Atlanta in a six-player deal on Feb. 22

Antonio Davis, C

Re-signed with Toronto for a 5-year, $64 million deal. Earned starting spot in this year’s All-Star Game.

Allan Houston, G

Re-signed with the New York Knicks for a long-term contract. Since the All-Star was acquired in 1996, he has led the Knicks in ,points, field goals, three-point field goals, and nee throws.

Avery Johnson, G

Left San Antonio to sign with Denver Nuggets in a 3-year, $14.4 million deal. The 13-year NBA veteran played the last seven seasons with the San Antonio Spurs, where he helped win an NBA Championship in 1999.

Tryronn Lue, G

Signed a 2-year deal with the Washington Wizards. Played on the Lakers’ back-to-back NBA championship teams

Aaron McKie, G

Re-signs with the Philadelphia 76ers for 7 years, $42 million. Last season won the NBA’s Sixth Man Award.

Charles Oakley, F

Chicago Bulls acquired Oakley from Toronto. This is the 16-year veteran’s second stint with the Bulls.

Shareef Abdur-Rahim, F

Acquired from the Vancouver Grizzlies by the Atlanta Hawks for three players. The leading scorer in Grizzlies history still has four years left on contract extension signed 1999.

Mitch Richmond, G

Former Washington guard signed with LA Lakers, but terms of deal were undisclosed. Washington Wizards bought out the final two years of his contract for $10 million.

David Robinson, C

Remains in San Antonio for deal reportedly worth $20 million over two years. The 7-foot-1 Robinson has played all of his 12 NBA seasons with the Spurs.

Samaki Walker, F

Acquired as a free agent from San Antonio to LA Lakers. Signed one-year contract with an option for a second year.

Clarence Weatherspoon, F

New York Knicks signed the former Cleveland Cavalier to a 5-year, $27.5 million-deal. The 30-year-old averaged 13.2 points and 7.9 rebounds over his eight-year career with Philadelphia, Golden State, Miami and Cleveland.

Alvin William, G

Re-signed with Toronto for $42 million over 7 years. Last year had career-highs in points and minutes.

Jerome Williams, F

Re-signed with Toronto for 7 years at $41 million. Acquired from Detroit on Feb. 23.

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