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Roster Update Guide by Rashidi

Version: 1.3 | Updated: 12/15/2003

NBA Live 2004
Roster Updates
An FAQ by Rashidi
Version 1.3
Email: rashidi@aol.com or johnmarkisch@hotmail.com


Table of Contents
I.   Roster changes
II.  Player position changes 
III. Depth Charts
IV.  Version history


I. Roster changes

This section will include roster updates that occur after September 
12th, 2003: the date of the roster cut off for NBA Live 2004.  I will 
list the team, and then the players that are now on that team.

Players that retire should be reduced to 0 in all ratings, and you may 
want to consider doing the same to players that jumped to Europe.

Atlanta Hawks
Stephen Jackson (SG) from Spurs
Dion Glover (SG) from Free Agents
Lee Nailon (SF) from Free Agents
Obina Ekezie (PF) from Free Agents (Not in game)
Boston Celtics
Ricky Davis (SG) from Cavaliers
Jiri Welsch (SG) from Mavericks
Chris Mills (SF) from Mavericks
Chris Mihm (C) from Cavaliers
Michael Stewart (PF) from Cavaliers
Raef LaFrentz (C) from Mavericks
Chicago Bulls
Rick Brunson (PG) from Raptors
Chris Jeffries (SF) from Raptors
Linton Johnson (SF) from Draft (Not in game)
Jerome Williams (PF) from Raptors
Antonio Davis (C) from Raptors

Cleveland Cavaliers
Eric Williams (SF) from Celtics
Kedrick Brown (SF) from Celtics
Tony Battie (C) from Celtics

Dallas Mavericks
Tony Delk (PG) from Celtics
Jon Steffanson (SG) from Draft (Not in game)
Antoine Walker (PF) from Celtics

Denver Nuggets
Voshon Lenard (SG) from Free Agents
Mark Pope (C) from Free Agents (Not in game)
Francisco Elson (C) from Draft (Not in game)

Detroit Pistons
Darvin Ham (SF) from Hawks
Tremaine Fowlkes (SF) from Clippers

Golden State Warriors
Brian Cardinal (SF) from Free Agents
Cherokee Parks (C) from Clippers

Houston Rockets
Jim Jackson (SG) from Kings
Scott Padgett (SF) from Jazz
John Amaechi (C) from Jazz

Indiana Pacers
Kenny Anderson (PG) from Free Agents
Jamison Brewer (PG) from Free Agents

Los Angeles Clippers
Glen Rice (SF) from Rockets
Bobby Simmons (SF) from Wizards
Predrag Drobnjak (C) from Free Agents
Olden Polynice (C) from Free Agents (Not in game)

Los Angeles Lakers
Bryon Russell (SF) from Wizards

Memphis Grizzlies
Bonzi Wells (SG) from Blazers
Theron Smith (SF) from Free Agents
Bo Outlaw (PF) from Suns
Jake Tsakalidis (C) from Suns

Miami Heat
Bimbo Coles (PG) from Free Agents
John Wallace (PF) from Free Agents (Not in game)
Udonis Haslem (PF) from Draft (Not in game)
Wang ZhiZhi (C) from Clippers

Milwuakee Bucks
Dan Langhi (SF) from Free Agents

Minnesota T'Wolves
Keith McLeod (PG) from Free Agents (Not in game)
Trenton Hassell (SG) from Bulls
Quincy Lewis (SG) from Free Agents

New Jersey Nets
Robert Pack (PG) from Free Agents
Damone Brown (PF) from Free Agents

New Orleans Hornets
Steve Smith (SG) from Spurs

New York Knicks
Dikembe Mutombo (C) from Nets

Orlando Magic
Shammond Williams (PG) from Nuggets
Rod Strickland (PG) from Free Agents
Donnell Harvey (SF) from Nuggets
Britton Johnson (SF) from Draft (Not in game)

Philadelphia 76'ers
Kyle Korver (SF) from Draft (Not in game)

Phoenix Suns
Robert Archibald (PF) from Grizzlies
Jahidi White (C) from Wizards
Cezary Trybanski (C) from Grizzlies

Portland Trail Blazers
Wesley Person (SG) from Grizzlies
Matt Carroll (SG) from Draft (Not in game)
Vladamir Stephania (C) from Heat

Sacramento Kings

San Antonio Spurs
Jason Hart (PG) from Free Agents
Sean Marks (PF) from Heat

Seattle Sonics

Toronto Raptors
Roger Mason Jr. (SG) from Bulls
Jalen Rose (SF) from Bulls
Donyell Marshall (PF) from Bulls
Lonny Baxter (PF) from Bulls

Utah Jazz
Aleksander Pavlovic (SG) from Draft (Not in game)
Raja Bell (SF) from Free Agents
Michael Ruffin (PF) from Free Agents (Not in game)

Washington Wizards
Brevin Knight (PG) from Grizzlies
Mitchell Butler (SG) from Free Agents (Not in game)

Free Agents
Emanual Davis (PG) from Hawks
Anthony Carter (PG) from Spurs
Lorinza Harrington (PG) from Nuggets
Pepe Sanchez (PG) from Warriors
Randy Brown (PG) from Suns
Pepe Sanchez (PF) from Warriors
Dermarr Johnson (SG) from Hawks
Joseph Forte (SG) from Sonics
Jeryl Sasser (SG) from Magic
Vincent Yarbrough (SG) from Nuggets
Charles Smith (SG) from Blazers
Juaquin Hawkins (SF) from Rockets
Sean Lampley (SF) from Heat
Tyrone Hill (PF) from 76'ers
Jason Caffey (PF) from Bucks
Kirk Haston (PF) from Hornets
Travis Knight (C) from Knicks
Jelani McCoy (C) from Cavaliers

Mateen Cleaves (PG) from Kings
Tierre Brown (PG) from Free Agents
Derrick Zimmerman (PG) from Warriors
Lavor Postell (SG) from Free Agents
Carl English (SG) from Pacers
Sam Clancy (PF) from 76'ers
Ken Johnson (C) from Raptors
Mikki Moore (C) from Hawks

A.J. Guyton (PG) from Free Agents (Going to play in Israel)
Igor Rakocevic (PG) from Spurs (Going to play in Serbia)
Jermaine Jackson (PG) from Free Agents
Antoine Rigaudeau (SG) from Free Agents (Going to play in Spain)
Smush Parker (SG) from Free Agents
Donny Marshall (SF) from Free Agents (Going to play in Italy)
Corey Benjamin (SF) from Free Agents
Shawn Kemp (PF) from Free Agents (Going to play in Spain)
Ruben Wolkowyski (PF) from Free Agents (Going to play in Europe)
Pat Burke (C) from Magic (Going to play in Spain)
Dalibor Bagaric (C) from Free Agents (Going to play in Greece)
Olumide Oyedeji (C) from Free Agents (Going to play in Greece)

Mark Jackson (PG) from Jazz
Terrell Brandon (PG) from Hawks
Brian Shaw (PG) from Free Agents
Randy Brown (PG) from Free Agents
Michael Dickerson (SG) from Grizzlies
Danny Ferry (SF) from Pacers
Grant Long (SF) from Free Agents
Anthony Mason (PF) from Bucks
Mark Bryant (PF) from Free Agents
Alonzo Mourning (C) from Nets
Chris Dudley (C) from Blazers


II. Position changes

Atlanta Hawks

Stephen Jackson
Primary Position: SF (from SG)
Secondary Position: SG (from SF)
Overall change: None

Boris Diaw
Primary Position: SG (from SF)
Secondary Position: SF (from SG)
Overall change: None


Boston Celtics

Chris Mihm
Primary Position: C
Secondary Position: PF (from C)
Overall change: None

Jiri Welsch
Primary Position: SG
Secondary Position: PG (from SF)
Overall change: None

Michael Stewart
Primary Position: PF
Secondary Position: C (from PF)
Overall change: None

Brandon Hunter
Primary Position: PF (from SF)
Secondary Position: SF (from PF)
Overall change: 39 (up from 37)


Chicago Bulls

Jalen Rose
Primary Position: SG (from SF)
Seconary Position: SF (from PG)
Overall change: None

Scottie Pippen
Primary Postion: SF (from SG)
Secondary Postion: PG (from SF)
Overall change: None

Eddy Curry
Primary Position: C
Secondary Position: C (from PF)
Overall change: None

Kendall Gill
Primary Position: SG (from SF)
Secondary Position: SF (from SG)
Overall change: None

Eddie Robinson
Primary Position: SF (from SG)
Secondary Position: SG (from SF)
Overall change: None


Cleveland Cavaliers

Darius Miles
Primary Position: SF
Secondary Position: PG (from SF)
Overall change: None

Dajuan Wagner
Primary Position: SG (from PG)
Secondary Position: PG
Overall change: 57 (up from 56)

Ira Newble
Primary Position: SF
Secondary Position: SG (from SF)
Overall change: None

Eric Williams
Primary Position: SF
Secondary Position: SG (from PF)
Overall change: None

Tony Battie
Primary Position: C
Secondary Position: PF (from C)
Overall change: None

Kedrick Brown
Primary Position: SF
Secondary Position: SG (from SF)
Overall change: None


III. Depth Charts

C  Derrick Coleman
PF Kenny Thomas
SF Glenn Robinson
SG Allen Iverson
PG Eric Snow
SG Aaron McKie
PF Marc Jackson
C  Samuel Dalembert
PG John Salmons
SF Greg Buckner
C  Amal McCaskill
SF Kyle Korver (not in game, See CAP section)
PF Zendon Hamilton (not in game)
SG Willie Green
SF Monty Williams (likely to retire)
C  Todd MacCulloch (likely to retire)

C  Dale Davis
PF Zach Randolph
SF Rasheed Wallace
SG Jeff McInnis
PG Damon Stoudamire
SF Ruben Patterson
SG Wesley Person
SF Qyntel Woods
C  Vladimir Stepania
SG Matt Carroll (not in game)
C  Ruben Boumtje Boumtje
PG Derek Anderson (back spasms)
SF Travis Outlaw (bilateral patella tendinitis)

C  Daniel Santiago (not in game, check CAP section)
PF Joe Smith
SF Tim Thomas
SG Michael Redd
PG T.J. Ford
SF Desmond Mason
PG Erick Strickland
PF Marcus Haislip
C  Dan Gadzuric
PG Damon Jones
C  Joel Przybilla
PF Dan Langhi
PF Brian Skinner (out until mid-December)
SF Toni Kukoc

C  Eddy Curry
PF Antonio Davis
SF Eddie Robinson
SG Jamal Crawford
PG Kirk Hinrich
PF Jerome Williams
SG Kendall Gill
SF Marcus Fizer
C  Corie Blount
SF Chris Jeffries
PG Rick Brunson
SF Linton Johnson (not in game)
PF Tyson Chandler
SF Scottie Pippen
PG Jay Williams (out for season)

C  Zydrunas Ilgauskas
PF Carlos Boozer
SF Eric Williams
SG Ira Newble
PG LeBron James
SF Darius Miles
PG Kevin Ollie
C  Tony Battie
PG J.R. Bremer
SF Jason Kapono
SG Kedrick Brown
C  Bruno Sundov
SG Dajuan Wagner (out until January)
C  DaSagana Diop

C  Mark Blount
PF Vin Baker
SF Paul Pierce
SG Ricky Davis
PG Mike James
C  Raef LaFrentz
PF Chris Mihm
SG Jiri Welsch
PG Marcus Banks
PF Walter McCarty
SF Jumiane Jones
C  Michael Stewart
C  Kendrick Perkins
PF Brandon Hunter
SF Chris Mills (out for the season)

C  Peja Drobnjak
PF Elton Brand
SF Quentin Richardson
SG Corey Maggette
PG Marko Jaric
PF Melvin Ely
PF Chris Wilcox
C  Chris Kaman
PG Keyon Dooling
SF Bobby Simmons
SF Glen Rice
PG Doug Overton
SG Eddie House
C  Olden Polynice

C  Lorenzen Wright
PF Pau Gasol
SG James Posey
SG Mike Miller
PG Jason Williams
SG Bonzi Wells
C  Stromile Swift
SF Shane Battier
PG Earl Watson
PF Bo Outlaw
C  Jake Tsakalidis
PG Troy Bell
SG Dahntay Jones
PF Ryan Humphrey

C  Theo Ratliff
PF Shareef Abdur-Rahim
SF Stephen Jackson
SG Dion Glover
PG Jason Terry
C  Nazr Mohammed
PF Alan Hendersen
SG Boris Diaw-Riffiod
SF Lee Nailon
SF Chris Crawford
SG Travis Hansen
PG Dan Dickau
PF Obinna Ekezie (not in game, out for the season)

C  Brian Grant
PF Lamar Odom
SF Caron Butler
SG Eddie Jones
PG Dwyane Wade
PF Udonis Haslem
PG Rafer Alston
C  Samaki Walker
SF John Wallace
SG Rasual Butler
C  Loren Woods
PG Bimbo Coles
PF Malik Allen
C  Wang ZhiZhi
PF Jerome Beasley

C  Jamaal Magloire
PF P.J. Brown
SF George Lynch
SG David Wesley
PG Baron Davis
PG Darrell Armstrong
PF David West
SG Steve Smith
PF Robert Traylor
C  Sean Rooks
SF Stacey Augmon
PG Bryce Drew
SF Jamal Mashburn
C  James Lang
SG Courtney Alexander (out for the season)

C  Greg Ostertag
PF Andrei Kirilenko
SF Matt Harpring
SG DeShawn Stevenson
PG Carlos Arroyo
SG Raja Bell
PG Raul Lopez
C  Jarron Collins
SF Aleksander Pavlovic
PG Maurice Williams
C  Curtis Borchardt
C  Ben Handlogten
PF Keon Clark
PF Michael Ruffin

C  Vlade Divac
PF Brad Miller
SF Peja Stojakovic
SG Doug Christie
PG Mike Bibby
PG Bobby Jackson
SG Anthony Peeler
SF Gerald Wallace
C  Tony Massenburg
PF Darius Songalia
C  Jabari Smith
PF Chris Webber
PF Lawrence Funderburke (out for the season)

C  Dikembe Mutombo
PF Antonio McDyess
SF Keith Van Horn
SG Allan Houston
PG Howard Eisley
PF Kurt Thomas
PG Charlie Ward
SF Shandon Anderson
C  Michael Doleac
SG Frank Williams
PF Clarence Weatherspoon
PF Othella Harrington
PF Michael Sweetney
PF Maciej Lampe
C  Slavko Vranes

C  Shaquille O'Neal
PF Karl Malone
SF Devean George
SG Kobe Bryant
PG Gary Payton
PG Derek Fisher
SF Bryon Russell
SF Luke Walton
PF Horace Grant
SG Kareem Rush
PG Jannero Pargo
C  Jamal Sampson
SF Rick Fox (out until January)
PF Brian Cook
C  Stanislav Medvedenko

C  Andrew DeQlercq
PF Juwan Howard
SF Gordon Giricek
SG Tracy McGrady
PG Tyronn Lue
PF Drew Gooden
PG Rod Strickland
SG Keith Bogans
C  Steven Hunter
PF Donnell Harvey
C  Zaur Pachulia
PG Shammond Williams
PG Reece Gaines
SF Grant Hill (out for the season)
PF Pat Garrity (out for the season)

C  Danny Fortson
PF Dirk Nowitzki
SF Antoine Walker
SG Michael Finley
PG Steve Nash
SF Antawn Jamison
SG Tony Delk
PF Eduardo Najera
SF Josh Howard
PG Travis Best
C  Shawn Bradley
SG Marquis Daniels
SG Tariq Abdul-Wahad
SG Jon Steffanson

C  Jason Collins
PF Kenyon Martin
SF Richard Jefferson
SG Kerry Kittles
PG Jason Kidd
SG Lucious Harris
C  Aaron Williams
SF Rodney Rogers
PF Brian Scalabrine
PG Robert Pack
SG Tamar Slay
PF Damone Brown
PG Zoran Planinic
SG Brandon Armstrong
C  Alonzo Mourning (retired)

C  Marcus Camby
PF Nene Hilario
SF Carmelo Anthony
SG Voshon Lenard
PG Andre Miller
SG Jon Barry
PG Earl Boykins
SG Rodney White
PF Nikoloz Tskitishvili
SF Ryan Bowen
PF Chris Andersen

C  Jeff Foster
PF Jermaine O'Neal
SF Ron Artest
SG Reggie Miller
PG Kenny Anderson
PF Al Harrington
PG Anthony Johnson
C  Scot Pollard
SG Fred Jones
PF Austin Croshere
C  Primoz Brezec
PG Jamison Brewer
SF Jonathon Bender
PG Jamaal Tinsley
SF James Jones

C  Elden Campbell
PF Ben Wallace
SF Tayshaun Prince
SG Richard Hamilton
PG Chauncey Billups
PF Mehmet Okur
SF Corliss Williamson
PG Chucky Atkins
SG Bob Sura
C  Zeljko Rebraca
SF Tremaine Fowlkes
PF Darko Milicic
PG Lindsey Hunter
SF Darvin Ham
SG Hubert Davis

C  Chris Bosh
PF Donyell Marshall
SF Vince Carter
SG Alvin Williams
PG Jalen Rose
SF Lamond Murray
SG Morris Peterson
PG Milt Palacio
SF Michael Curry
PF Lonny Baxter
PF Jerome Moiso
C  Mengke Bateer
PG Roger Mason
PF Michael Bradley
C  Eric Montross (retired)

C  Yao Ming
PF Kelvin Cato
SF Jim Jackson
SG Cuttino Mobley
PG Steve Francis
PF Maurice Taylor
SG Eric Piatkowski
PG Moochie Norris
SF Bostjan Nachbar
SF Scott Padgett
C  John Amaechi
SG Adrian Griffin
PG Mike Wilks (Not in game)
PF Eddie Griffin (Suspended)

C  Calvin Booth
PF Vladimir Radminovic
SF Rashard Lewis
SG Brent Barry
PG Antonio Daniels
SG Ronald Murray
PG Luke Ridnour
PF Reggie Evans
C  Jerome James
C  Vitaly Potapenko
SF Ansu Sesay
SG Richie Frahm
SG Ray Allen
PF Nick Collison (out for the season)

C  Rasho Nesterovic
PF Tim Duncan
SF Bruce Bowen
SG Emanuel Ginobilli
PG Tony Parker
PF Malik Rose
SF Hedo Turkoglu
SG Ron Mercer
PG Jason Hart
PF Robert Horry
C  Kevin Willis
C  Sean Marks

C  Jake Voskuhl
PF Amare Stoudemire
SF Shawn Marion
SG Joe Johnson
PG Stephon Marbury
SG Anfernee Hardaway
PF Zarko Cabarparka
PG Leandrihno Barbosa
SF Casey Jacobsen
PF Tom Gugliotta
C  Jahidi White
C  Cezary Trybanski
C  Scott Williams
PF Robert Archibald

C  Mark Madsen
PF Kevin Garnett
SF Latrell Sprewell
SG Trenton Hassell
PG Sam Cassell
SG Fred Hoiberg
PF Gary Trent
PG Keith McLeod
C  Ervin Johnson
SG Quincy Lewis
C  Oliver Miller (Not in game)
SF Ndudi Ebi
PG Troy Hudson
SF Wally Szczerbiak
C  Michael Olowokandi

C  Erick Dampier
PF Cliff Robinson
SF Mike Dunleavy
SG Jason Richardson
PG Nick Van Exel
PG Craig Claxton
SF Brian Cardinal
SG Calbert Cheaney
SG Mickeal Pietrus
PF Popeye Jones
PG Avery Johnson
C  Adonal Foyle
C  Evan Eschmeyer
PF Troy Murphy

C  Etan Thomas
PF Jared Jeffries
SF Jarvis Hayes
SG Larry Hughes
PG Steve Blake
SG Juan Dixon
PF Kwame Brown
C  Christian Laettner
C  Brendan Haywood
PG Brevin Knight
PG Chris Whitney
SG Mitchell Butler (Not in game)
PG Gilbert Arenas
SF Jerry Stackhouse


IV. Version history

Version 1.3 (12/15/03): Added the Ricky Davis trade, the Bonzi Wells 
trade, all of Chicago and Toronto's recent transactions, as well as the 
rest of the minor wheelings and dealings.  Updated the depth charts.

Version 1.2 (11/6/03): Added the Knight/White trade, as well as the few 
other cuts and signings.  I'm expecting Othella Harrington to be dealt 

Version 1.1 (10/28/03): More cuts and signings.  NBA teams have 
finalized their rosters.  Added a bit more to each section.

Version 1.0 (10/23/03): Gotta add more to the depth charts and player 
positions.  Just posted this as is to get it up there.


Until next time,


Copyright 2003 John Markisch

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