**Season** |
**Day** |
**Team** |
**Action** |

1981 |
170 |
Warriors |
PG Butch Beard retires |

1981 |
170 |
Lakers |
SF Willie Wise retires |

1981 |
170 |
Bulls |
SG Donnie Freeman retires |

1981 |
170 |
Suns |
SG Jerry Sloan retires |

1981 |
170 |
Wizards |
SG Jimmy Walker retires |

1981 |
170 |
Nuggets |
SG Lou Hudson retires |

1981 |
170 |
Trailblazers |
SF Bill Hewitt retires |

1981 |
170 |
Kings |
PG Art Harris retires |

1981 |
170 |
Cavaliers |
PG Bob Verga retires |

1981 |
170 |
Warriors |
PG Freddie Lewis retires |

1981 |
170 |
Wizards |
PG Glen Combs retires |

1981 |
170 |
Cavaliers |
PG Jimmy Jones retires |

1981 |
170 |
Nuggets |
PG Ron Williams retires |

1981 |
170 |
Raptors |
PG Steve Chubin retires |

1981 |
170 |
Trailblazers |
PF John Block retires |

1981 |
170 |
Bulls |
PF Oliver Darden retires |

1981 |
170 |
Knicks |
PF Wes Unseld retires |

1981 |
170 |
Trailblazers |
C Willis Reed retires |

1981 |
170 |
Heat |
PG Lee Winfield resigns for $1.000.000 over 1 years |

1981 |
170 |
Spurs |
PG Mike Bratz resigns for $9.232.701 over 3 years |

1981 |
170 |
Spurs |
PF Les Hunter resigns for $1.000.000 over 1 years |

1981 |
170 |
Mavericks |
Trade one draft pick to the Nuggets for |

1981 |
170 |
Nuggets |
Trade to the Mavericks for one draft pick |

1981 |
170 |
Nets |
Draft PG Isiah Thomas with pick #1 of round 1. |

1981 |
170 |
Grizzlies |
Draft PF Larry Nance with pick #2 of round 1. |

1981 |
170 |
Heat |
Draft SF Mark Aguirre with pick #3 of round 1. |

1981 |
170 |
Trailblazers |
Draft PF Buck Williams with pick #4 of round 1. |

1981 |
170 |
Raptors |
Draft PF Tom Chambers with pick #5 of round 1. |

1981 |
170 |
Rockets |
Draft PG Darnell Valentine with pick #6 of round 1. |

1981 |
170 |
76ers |
Draft SG Danny Ainge with pick #7 of round 1. |

1981 |
170 |
Kings |
Draft SF Orlando Woolridge with pick #8 of round 1. |

1981 |
170 |
Clippers |
Draft SF Jay Vincent with pick #9 of round 1. |

1981 |
170 |
Pistons |
Draft SG Rolando Blackman with pick #10 of round 1. |

1981 |
170 |
Hawks |
Draft PG Frank Johnson with pick #11 of round 1. |

1981 |
170 |
Celtics |
Draft SF Kelly Tripucka with pick #12 of round 1. |

1981 |
170 |
Nuggets |
Trade SG Jack Marin and C Swen Nater to the Bulls for PF Reggie Johnson and 2 draft picks |

1981 |
170 |
Bulls |
Trade PF Reggie Johnson and 2 draft picks to the Nuggets for SG Jack Marin and C Swen Nater |

1981 |
170 |
Lakers |
Draft C Alton Lister with pick #13 of round 1. |

1981 |
170 |
Bucks |
Draft SF Eddie Johnson with pick #14 of round 1. |

1981 |
170 |
Wizards |
Draft C Steve Johnson with pick #15 of round 1. |

1981 |
170 |
Spurs |
Draft PF Frank Brickowski with pick #16 of round 1. |

1981 |
170 |
Timberwolves |
Draft SF Albert King with pick #17 of round 1. |

1981 |
170 |
Suns |
Draft C Danny Schayes with pick #18 of round 1. |

1981 |
170 |
Nuggets |
Draft C Herb Williams with pick #19 of round 1. |

1981 |
170 |
Trailblazers |
Draft SF Gene Banks with pick #20 of round 1. |

1981 |
170 |
Raptors |
Draft SG Al Wood with pick #21 of round 1. |

1981 |
170 |
Cavaliers |
Draft SF Danny Vranes with pick #22 of round 1. |

1981 |
170 |
Nuggets |
Draft SG Lewis Lloyd with pick #23 of round 1. |

1981 |
170 |
Knicks |
Draft PG Franklin Edwards with pick #24 of round 1. |

1981 |
170 |
Grizzlies |
Draft C Petur Gudmundsson with pick #25 of round 1. |

1981 |
170 |
Raptors |
Draft SF Kevin Loder with pick #26 of round 1. |

1981 |
170 |
Trailblazers |
Draft PF Sam Williams with pick #27 of round 1. |

1981 |
170 |
76ers |
Draft PF Pete Verhoeven with pick #28 of round 1. |

1981 |
170 |
Hornets |
Draft PF Hank McDowell with pick #29 of round 1. |

1981 |
170 |
Nets |
Draft PF Fake Fake with pick #1 of round 2. |

1981 |
170 |
Grizzlies |
Draft SF Fake Fake with pick #2 of round 2. |

1981 |
170 |
Trailblazers |
Draft SF Fake Fake with pick #3 of round 2. |

1981 |
170 |
Raptors |
Draft PF Fake Fake with pick #4 of round 2. |

1981 |
170 |
Heat |
Draft PF Kenny Dennard with pick #5 of round 2. |

1981 |
170 |
Rockets |
Draft SF Fake Fake with pick #6 of round 2. |

1981 |
170 |
76ers |
Draft PF Fake Fake with pick #7 of round 2. |

1981 |
170 |
Pistons |
Draft C Fake Fake with pick #8 of round 2. |

1981 |
170 |
Clippers |
Draft SF Mike McGee with pick #9 of round 2. |

1981 |
170 |
Kings |
Draft C Fake Fake with pick #10 of round 2. |

1981 |
170 |
Hawks |
Draft C Fake Fake with pick #11 of round 2. |

1981 |
170 |
Celtics |
Draft PF Ray Tolbert with pick #12 of round 2. |

1981 |
170 |
Bucks |
Draft SF Larry Spriggs with pick #13 of round 2. |

1981 |
170 |
Wizards |
Draft C Fake Fake with pick #14 of round 2. |

1981 |
170 |
Lakers |
Draft C Fake Fake with pick #15 of round 2. |

1981 |
170 |
Spurs |
Draft SF Charles Davis with pick #16 of round 2. |

1981 |
170 |
Timberwolves |
Draft C Fake Fake with pick #17 of round 2. |

1981 |
170 |
Magic |
Draft PF Fake Fake with pick #18 of round 2. |

1981 |
170 |
Bulls |
Draft PF Fake Fake with pick #19 of round 2. |

1981 |
170 |
Suns |
Draft PF Fake Fake with pick #20 of round 2. |

1981 |
170 |
Pacers |
Draft C Fake Fake with pick #21 of round 2. |

1981 |
170 |
Cavaliers |
Draft C Fake Fake with pick #22 of round 2. |

1981 |
170 |
Knicks |
Draft C Fake Fake with pick #23 of round 2. |

1981 |
170 |
Mavericks |
Draft C Fake Fake with pick #24 of round 2. |

1981 |
170 |
Hornets |
Draft C Fake Fake with pick #25 of round 2. |

1981 |
170 |
Jazz |
Draft C Fake Fake with pick #26 of round 2. |

1981 |
170 |
Nuggets |
Draft C Fake Fake with pick #27 of round 2. |

1981 |
170 |
Spurs |
Draft SG Kevin McKenna with pick #28 of round 2. |

1981 |
170 |
Thunder |
Draft C Fake Fake with pick #29 of round 2. |

1981 |
180 |
Pistons |
Cut PG Gary Garland |

1981 |
181 |
Nets |
Sign PG Ray Williams for $57.867.075 over 6 years. |

1981 |
181 |
Rockets |
Sign SG Pete Maravich for $77.397.045 over 6 years. |

1981 |
181 |
Jazz |
Sign PG Tiny Archibald for $24.000.000 over 2 years. |

1981 |
181 |
Wizards |
Sign PG Lou Dampier for $4.500.000 over one year. |

1981 |
181 |
Warriors |
Sign PG Ernie DiGregorio for $9.200.000 over 2 years. |

1981 |
181 |
Bucks |
Sign PG Norm Van Lier for $4.500.000 over one year. |

1981 |
181 |
Jazz |
Sign SF Julius Erving for $55.509.623 over 4 years. |

1981 |
181 |
Bulls |
Sign PG John Lucas for $5.400.000 over one year. |

1981 |
181 |
Celtics |
Sign SG Otis Birdsong for $32.013.744 over 5 years. |

1981 |
181 |
Rockets |
Sign PG Ron Lee for $4.600.000 over one year. |

1981 |
181 |
Lakers |
Sign PG Lloyd Walton for $15.888.000 over 3 years. |

1981 |
181 |
Heat |
Sign SG Mike Newlin for $4.500.000 over one year. |

1981 |
181 |
Spurs |
Sign PF Neal Walk for $4.500.000 over one year. |

1981 |
181 |
Celtics |
Sign SG Bingo Smith for $1.362.051 over one year. |

1981 |
181 |
Bulls |
Sign PG Bob Hooper for $1.200.000 over one year. |

1981 |
181 |
Lakers |
Sign SG Charlie Beasley for $4.500.000 over one year. |

1981 |
181 |
Hornets |
Sign PG J.J. Timber for $1.200.000 over one year. |

1981 |
181 |
Heat |
Sign PF Dave Meyers for $1.200.000 over one year. |

1981 |
181 |
Lakers |
Sign C Pete Cross for $5.000.000 over one year. |

1981 |
181 |
Warriors |
Sign C Chosen One for $1.200.000 over one year. |

1981 |
181 |
Wizards |
Sign PF Don Sidle for $5.000.000 over one year. |

1981 |
182 |
Timberwolves |
Sign PG Bo Lamar for $9.000.000 over one year. |

1981 |
182 |
Celtics |
Sign PG Al Hairston for $1.000.000 over one year. |

1981 |
182 |
Pacers |
Sign SG Austin Carr for $4.500.000 over one year. |

1981 |
182 |
Celtics |
Sign C Bob Lanier for $4.500.000 over one year. |

1981 |
182 |
Knicks |
Sign SG Eddie Johnson for $13.240.000 over 3 years. |

1981 |
182 |
Nuggets |
Sign SF Marques Johnson for $5.500.000 over one year. |

1981 |
182 |
Warriors |
Sign SG Ricky Sobers for $4.500.000 over one year. |

1981 |
182 |
Celtics |
Sign PG Willie Smith for $1.200.000 over one year. |

1981 |
182 |
Cavaliers |
Sign PG Eric Money for $1.200.000 over one year. |

1981 |
182 |
Bucks |
Sign SG Ticky Burden for $1.200.000 over one year. |

1981 |
182 |
Grizzlies |
Sign SG Scott Wedman for $69.440.490 over 6 years. |

1981 |
182 |
Thunder |
Sign PG Jim Cleamons for $1.159.020 over one year. |

1981 |
182 |
Nuggets |
Sign PG Jimmy O'Brien for $1.100.000 over one year. |

1981 |
182 |
Jazz |
Sign C Clifford Ray for $5.400.000 over one year. |

1981 |
182 |
Clippers |
Sign PG Don Buse for $965.850 over one year. |

1981 |
182 |
Cavaliers |
Sign PG Fatty Taylor for $4.500.000 over one year. |

1981 |
182 |
Timberwolves |
Sign SG Clint Richardson for $6.305.000 over 3 years. |

1981 |
182 |
Timberwolves |
Sign PG Johnny Moore for $2.000.000 over 2 years. |

1981 |
182 |
Bulls |
Sign SF Collis Jones for $1.159.020 over one year. |

1981 |
182 |
Magic |
Sign SF Fred Saunders for $778.350 over one year. |

1981 |
182 |
Suns |
Sign C Steve Patterson for $7.715.610 over 6 years. |

1981 |
183 |
Knicks |
Sign PG Joe Hamilton for $6.000.000 over one year. |

1981 |
183 |
Nuggets |
Sign PG Dave Wohl for $4.580.663 over one year. |

1981 |
183 |
Pistons |
Sign PG Mike Dunleavy for $7.875.000 over one year. |

1981 |
183 |
Hornets |
Sign PF Marvin Barnes for $5.400.000 over one year. |

1981 |
183 |
Suns |
Sign SF Cedric Maxwell for $9.000.000 over 2 years. |

1981 |
183 |
Bucks |
Sign SG Stevy Shi for $1.362.687 over one year. |

1981 |
183 |
Nets |
Sign SF Greg Ballard for $4.500.000 over one year. |

1981 |
183 |
Suns |
Sign PF Kermit Washington for $3.000.000 over one year. |

1981 |
183 |
Timberwolves |
Sign PF Kenny Carr for $4.500.000 over one year. |

1981 |
183 |
Pacers |
Sign SG Chris Ford for $1.200.000 over one year. |

1981 |
183 |
Knicks |
Sign C Jim McDaniels for $4.500.000 over one year. |

1981 |
183 |
Bucks |
Sign SF Tom McMillen for $778.350 over one year. |

1981 |
183 |
Suns |
Sign SF Abdul Jeelani for $1.200.000 over one year. |

1981 |
183 |
Celtics |
Sign C Denn Awtrey for $1.000.000 over one year. |

1981 |
183 |
Thunder |
Sign PF Bill Robinzine for $715.850 over one year. |

1981 |
183 |
Cavaliers |
Sign PG Gary Garland for $540.850 over one year. |

1981 |
183 |
Trailblazers |
Sign C Tom Barker for $653.350 over one year. |

1981 |
183 |
Cavaliers |
Sign SF Bill Chamberlain for $1.440.000 over one year. |

1981 |
183 |
Magic |
Sign PF Major Jones for $4.500.000 over one year. |

1981 |
183 |
Thunder |
Sign PF Jeff Cook for $649.020 over one year. |

1981 |
183 |
Magic |
Sign PF Otto Moore for $1.000.000 over one year. |

1981 |
183 |
Cavaliers |
Sign SF John Trapp for $1.000.000 over one year. |

1981 |
183 |
Trailblazers |
Sign SF Wiley Peck for $800.000 over one year. |

1981 |
184 |
Trailblazers |
Sign PG Brad Davis for $4.500.000 over one year. |

1981 |
184 |
Rockets |
Sign PF Mickey Johnson for $4.500.000 over one year. |

1981 |
184 |
Clippers |
Sign PG James Silas for $4.500.000 over one year. |

1981 |
184 |
Pistons |
Sign PF Mitch Kupchak for $4.500.000 over one year. |

1981 |
184 |
Pacers |
Sign SG Greg Smith for $2.000.000 over one year. |

1981 |
184 |
Pacers |
Sign SG Jon McGlocklin for $1.000.000 over one year. |

1981 |
184 |
Suns |
Sign SF Walter Davis for $4.500.000 over one year. |

1981 |
184 |
Bulls |
Sign SF Mike Bantom for $4.500.000 over one year. |

1981 |
184 |
Nuggets |
Sign C Jim Chones for $4.500.000 over one year. |

1981 |
184 |
Celtics |
Sign PF Tom Burleson for $778.350 over one year. |

1981 |
184 |
Magic |
Sign PF Paul Griffin for $1.200.000 over one year. |

1981 |
184 |
Mavericks |
Sign SF Corky Calhoun for $1.200.000 over one year. |

1981 |
184 |
Rockets |
Sign SG Earl Tatum for $653.350 over one year. |

1981 |
184 |
Spurs |
Sign C Jeff Wilkins for $1.200.000 over one year. |

1981 |
184 |
Warriors |
Sign SF Bill Willoughby for $5.536.274 over 6 years. |

1981 |
184 |
Knicks |
Sign PF Bob Netolicky for $1.200.000 over one year. |

1981 |
184 |
Grizzlies |
Sign SF Greg Kelser for $4.697.550 over 3 years. |

1981 |
184 |
Timberwolves |
Sign PF Gar Heard for $1.000.000 over one year. |

1981 |
184 |
Suns |
Cut PG Herm Gilliam |

1981 |
185 |
Suns |
Sign SG Terry Furlow for $653.350 over one year. |

1981 |
185 |
Clippers |
Sign PG Herm Gilliam for $1.000.000 over one year. |

1981 |
185 |
Timberwolves |
Sign PG Eddie Jordan for $1.200.000 over one year. |

1981 |
185 |
Pacers |
Sign SG Charlie Scott for $1.000.000 over one year. |

1981 |
185 |
Thunder |
Sign SG Larry Miller for $4.500.000 over one year. |

1981 |
185 |
Mavericks |
Sign PG Rickey Green for $1.244.200 over 2 years. |

1981 |
185 |
Rockets |
Sign SG Billy Ray Bates for $565.850 over one year. |

1981 |
185 |
Nets |
Sign PF Richard Washington for $1.200.000 over one year. |

1981 |
185 |
Grizzlies |
Sign PG Lionel Hollins for $715.850 over one year. |

1981 |
185 |
Bucks |
Sign PF Ron Behagen for $840.850 over one year. |

1981 |
185 |
Bucks |
Sign PF Kevin Restani for $778.350 over one year. |

1981 |
185 |
Heat |
Sign SF Johnny Neumann for $840.850 over one year. |

1981 |
185 |
Bucks |
Sign C Billy Paultz for $1.000.000 over one year. |

1981 |
185 |
Knicks |
Sign SG Ralph Simpson for $965.850 over one year. |

1981 |
185 |
Warriors |
Sign SG Purvis Short for $4.365.880 over 6 years. |

1981 |
185 |
Grizzlies |
Sign PG Jim McElroy for $1.494.200 over 2 years. |

1981 |
185 |
Rockets |
Sign PF Wilson Washington for $590.850 over one year. |

1981 |
185 |
Rockets |
Sign PF Ben Poquette for $590.850 over one year. |

1981 |
185 |
Heat |
Sign C James Edwards for $590.850 over one year. |

1981 |
185 |
Celtics |
Sign SF M.L. Carr for $840.850 over one year. |

1981 |
185 |
Rockets |
Sign PF George Johnson for $1.200.000 over one year. |

1981 |
185 |
Nuggets |
Sign C Kent Benson for $590.850 over one year. |

1981 |
185 |
Bulls |
Sign SG Raymond Castlebrain for $1.000.000 over one year. |

1981 |
185 |
Thunder |
Sign PF Dwight Davis for $965.850 over one year. |

1981 |
185 |
Jazz |
Sign C Al Henry for $4.500.000 over one year. |

1981 |
185 |
Rockets |
Sign SF Jan van Breda Kolff for $778.350 over one year. |

1981 |
185 |
Pistons |
Sign SF Ed Ratleff for $1.728.000 over one year. |

1981 |
185 |
Timberwolves |
Sign SF Bob Wilkerson for $653.350 over one year. |

1981 |
185 |
Magic |
Sign SF Ollie Johnson for $965.850 over one year. |

1981 |
185 |
Jazz |
Sign SG Joe Hassett for $4.766.400 over 3 years. |

1981 |
185 |
Bulls |
Sign PF Curtis Perry for $1.000.000 over one year. |

1981 |
185 |
Warriors |
Sign PF Julius Keye for $1.000.000 over one year. |

1981 |
0 |
Celtics |
Place PF Edgar Jones on Injured Reserve. |

1981 |
0 |
Celtics |
Place C Denn Awtrey on Injured Reserve. |

1981 |
0 |
Celtics |
Cut PF Ray Tolbert |

1981 |
0 |
Heat |
Place PF Michael Wiley on Injured Reserve. |

1981 |
0 |
Heat |
Place SF Louis Orr on Injured Reserve. |

1981 |
0 |
Heat |
Cut PF Kenny Dennard |

1981 |
0 |
Bucks |
Place SG Terry Duerod on Injured Reserve. |

1981 |
0 |
Bucks |
Place SF Eddie Johnson on Injured Reserve. |

1981 |
0 |
Bucks |
Cut SF Larry Spriggs |

1981 |
0 |
Spurs |
Place SF Charles Davis on Injured Reserve. |

1981 |
0 |
Spurs |
Place PF Frank Brickowski on Injured Reserve. |

1981 |
0 |
Spurs |
Cut SG Kevin McKenna |

1981 |
0 |
Nets |
Trade PG Ray Williams to the Cavaliers for SF Adrian Dantley and one draft pick |

1981 |
0 |
Cavaliers |
Trade SF Adrian Dantley and one draft pick to the Nets for PG Ray Williams |

1981 |
0 |
Warriors |
Cut C George Johnson |

1981 |
1 |
Warriors |
Sign PF John Lambert for $715.850 over one year. |

1981 |
1 |
Jazz |
Sign PG Mack Calvin for $1.000.000 over one year. |

1981 |
1 |
Jazz |
Sign SG Mike Riordan for $1.000.000 over one year. |

1981 |
1 |
Jazz |
Sign SF Marv Roberts for $1.000.000 over one year. |

1981 |
1 |
Nets |
Sign C Steve Hawes for $965.850 over one year. |

1981 |
1 |
Nets |
Sign PF Terry Driscoll for $1.000.000 over one year. |

1981 |
1 |
Nets |
Sign PG Roy Hamilton for $540.850 over one year. |

1981 |
1 |
Nets |
Sign SF Ron Franz for $1.000.000 over one year. |

1981 |
1 |
Clippers |
Sign PF Mark Olberding for $653.350 over one year. |

1981 |
1 |
Clippers |
Sign SF Bob Bedell for $1.000.000 over one year. |

1981 |
1 |
Clippers |
Sign PF Curtis Rowe for $1.000.000 over one year. |

1981 |
1 |
Clippers |
Sign SG Junior Bridgeman for $715.850 over one year. |

1981 |
1 |
Clippers |
Sign C Leon Douglas for $653.350 over one year. |

1981 |
1 |
Trailblazers |
Sign SG Hawkeye Whitney for $465.850 over one year. |

1981 |
1 |
Mavericks |
Sign SF Bruce Seals for $715.850 over one year. |

1981 |
1 |
Knicks |
Place C Jerome Whitehead on Injured Reserve. |

1981 |
1 |
Magic |
Place PG Geoff Huston on Injured Reserve. |

1981 |
1 |
Magic |
Place SF Ollie Johnson on Injured Reserve. |

1981 |
1 |
Magic |
Place PG Phil Ford on Injured Reserve. |

1981 |
1 |
76ers |
Place PF Pete Verhoeven on Injured Reserve. |

1981 |
1 |
Cavaliers |
Place PG Gary Garland on Injured Reserve. |

1981 |
1 |
Cavaliers |
Place SF Danny Vranes on Injured Reserve. |

1981 |
1 |
Pistons |
Place SF Bill Hanzlik on Injured Reserve. |

1981 |
1 |
Pistons |
Place SF Ed Ratleff on Injured Reserve. |

1981 |
1 |
Pacers |
Place SG Butch Carter on Injured Reserve. |

1981 |
1 |
Pacers |
Place PG Kenny Higgs on Injured Reserve. |

1981 |
1 |
Mavericks |
Place PG Tom Henderson on Injured Reserve. |

1981 |
1 |
Mavericks |
Place SF Bruce Seals on Injured Reserve. |

1981 |
1 |
Mavericks |
Place C Geoff Crompton on Injured Reserve. |

1981 |
1 |
Timberwolves |
Place PF Wayne Robinson on Injured Reserve. |

1981 |
1 |
Warriors |
Place PF Julius Keye on Injured Reserve. |

1981 |
1 |
Warriors |
Place PF John Lambert on Injured Reserve. |

1981 |
1 |
Warriors |
Place SF Bill Willoughby on Injured Reserve. |

1981 |
1 |
Clippers |
Place PG Herm Gilliam on Injured Reserve. |

1981 |
1 |
Clippers |
Place SF Mike McGee on Injured Reserve. |

1981 |
1 |
Suns |
Place SF Abdul Jeelani on Injured Reserve. |

1981 |
1 |
Suns |
Place C Danny Schayes on Injured Reserve. |

1981 |
1 |
Suns |
Place PF Flying Henning Harnisch on Injured Reserve. |

1981 |
1 |
Kings |
Sign PF Clyde Mayes for $715.850 over one year. |

1981 |
1 |
Kings |
Sign PG Quinn Buckner for $653.350 over one year. |

1981 |
1 |
Kings |
Sign SF Scott May for $653.350 over one year. |

1981 |
1 |
Kings |
Sign SG Kenny Natt for $465.850 over one year. |

1981 |
1 |
Kings |
Sign C Willie Sojourner for $1.000.000 over one year. |

1981 |
1 |
Kings |
Sign PF Kenny Dennard for $332.817 over one year. |

1981 |
1 |
Wizards |
Sign PG Liam Lion for $1.000.000 over one year. |

1981 |
1 |
Wizards |
Sign SF Larry Spriggs for $332.817 over one year. |

1981 |
1 |
Hawks |
Sign SG Bernie Williams for $1.000.000 over one year. |

1981 |
1 |
Hawks |
Sign SG Kevin McKenna for $332.817 over one year. |

1981 |
1 |
Hawks |
Sign PG Larry Wright for $653.350 over one year. |

1981 |
1 |
Hawks |
Sign SG Bobby Warren for $1.000.000 over one year. |

1981 |
1 |
Bulls |
Place PF Curtis Perry on Injured Reserve. |

1981 |
1 |
Bulls |
Place PF Dale Schlueter on Injured Reserve. |

1981 |
1 |
Raptors |
Sign C Vanilla Thunder for $1.000.000 over one year. |

1981 |
1 |
Raptors |
Sign SF Jeff Lamp for $332.817 over one year. |

1981 |
1 |
Raptors |
Sign SG T.R. Dunn for $590.850 over one year. |

1981 |
1 |
Rockets |
Place SG Earl Tatum on Injured Reserve. |

1981 |
1 |
Rockets |
Place SF Don Collins on Injured Reserve. |

1981 |
1 |
Rockets |
Place PF Ben Poquette on Injured Reserve. |

1981 |
1 |
Lakers |
Sign SF Elston Turner for $332.817 over one year. |

1981 |
1 |
Lakers |
Sign PF Dave Robisch for $1.000.000 over one year. |

1981 |
2 |
Heat |
Sign PF Dwight Jones for $840.850 over one year. |

1981 |
2 |
Heat |
Place PG Lee Winfield on Injured Reserve. |

1981 |
3 |
Celtics |
Place SG Otis Birdsong on Injured Reserve. |

1981 |
3 |
Celtics |
Activate PF Edgar Jones from Injured Reserve. |

1981 |
4 |
Celtics |
Place C Bob Lanier on Injured Reserve. |

1981 |
4 |
Celtics |
Activate C Denn Awtrey from Injured Reserve. |

1981 |
6 |
Knicks |
Activate C Jerome Whitehead from Injured Reserve. |

1981 |
6 |
Knicks |
Cut C Jerome Whitehead |

1981 |
6 |
Knicks |
Trade PG Joe Hamilton, SG Paul Westphal and one draft pick to the Clippers for PG Gus Williams, SF Phil Hubbard, PF Curtis Rowe, PG Herm Gilliam and SF Bob Bedell |

1981 |
6 |
Clippers |
Trade PG Gus Williams, SF Phil Hubbard, PF Curtis Rowe, PG Herm Gilliam and SF Bob Bedell to the Knicks for PG Joe Hamilton, SG Paul Westphal and one draft pick |

1981 |
6 |
Clippers |
Activate PG Herm Gilliam from Injured Reserve. |

1981 |
6 |
Knicks |
Place SF Bob Bedell on Injured Reserve. |

1981 |
6 |
Knicks |
Place PF Bob Netolicky on Injured Reserve. |

1981 |
6 |
Knicks |
Place PG Franklin Edwards on Injured Reserve. |

1981 |
6 |
Pistons |
Place SG Mike Woodson on Injured Reserve. |

1981 |
6 |
Pistons |
Activate SF Ed Ratleff from Injured Reserve. |

1981 |
6 |
Rockets |
Place PF Wilson Washington on Injured Reserve. |

1981 |
6 |
Rockets |
Activate SG Earl Tatum from Injured Reserve. |

1981 |
6 |
Rockets |
Activate PF Ben Poquette from Injured Reserve. |

1981 |
6 |
Rockets |
Place PF George Johnson on Injured Reserve. |

1981 |
6 |
Timberwolves |
Activate PF Wayne Robinson from Injured Reserve. |

1981 |
6 |
Timberwolves |
Place C Caldwell Jones on Injured Reserve. |

1981 |
6 |
Clippers |
Activate SF Mike McGee from Injured Reserve. |

1981 |
6 |
Clippers |
Sign C George Johnson for $1.000.000 over one year. |

1981 |
11 |
Celtics |
Place PG Willie Smith on Injured Reserve. |

1981 |
11 |
Celtics |
Sign C Jerome Whitehead for $565.850 over one year. |

1981 |
11 |
Trailblazers |
Sign SG Carlos Terry for $565.850 over one year. |

1981 |
11 |
Timberwolves |
Trade C Rickey Brown to the Jazz for PF Larry Smith and one draft pick |

1981 |
11 |
Jazz |
Trade PF Larry Smith and one draft pick to the Timberwolves for C Rickey Brown |

1981 |
11 |
Timberwolves |
Place C Al Henry on Injured Reserve. |

1981 |
11 |
Jazz |
Activate C Caldwell Jones from Injured Reserve. |

1981 |
11 |
Trailblazers |
Place SF Gene Banks on Injured Reserve. |

1981 |
12 |
Celtics |
Activate C Bob Lanier from Injured Reserve. |

1981 |
12 |
Celtics |
Cut C Jerome Whitehead |

1981 |
13 |
Celtics |
Activate SG Otis Birdsong from Injured Reserve. |

1981 |
13 |
Celtics |
Place PF Bill Walton on Injured Reserve. |

1981 |
15 |
Celtics |
Activate C Bill Walton from Injured Reserve. |

1981 |
15 |
Celtics |
Place C Denn Awtrey on Injured Reserve. |

1981 |
19 |
Spurs |
Place C Jeff Wilkins on Injured Reserve. |

1981 |
19 |
Spurs |
Activate SF Charles Davis from Injured Reserve. |

1981 |
19 |
Celtics |
Activate PG Willie Smith from Injured Reserve. |

1981 |
19 |
Celtics |
Place PF Edgar Jones on Injured Reserve. |

1981 |
21 |
Thunder |
Trade PF Jeff Cook to the Mavericks for PG Tom Henderson |

1981 |
21 |
Mavericks |
Trade PG Tom Henderson to the Thunder for PF Jeff Cook |

1981 |
21 |
Mavericks |
Activate PG Tom Henderson from Injured Reserve. |