Transactions listed are from July 1, 1989 to June 30, 1990
July 6, 1989
Fired Doug Collins as Head Coach.
July 10, 1989
Hired Phil Jackson as Head Coach.
- October 5, 1989
- December 20, 1989
March 25, 1990
Signed Clifford Lett to the first of two 10-day contracts.
Signed Craig Hodges as an unrestricted free agent.
June 26, 1990
Traded a 1990 1st round draft pick (Tate George was later selected), a 1991 2nd round draft pick (Von McDade was later selected) and a 1992 2nd round draft pick (P.J. Brown was later selected) to the New Jersey Nets for Dennis Hopson.
June 27, 1990
Drafted Toni Kukoč in the 2nd round (29th pick) of the 1990 NBA Draft.