Cubs: Agreed to terms with P Tim Worrell on a two-year contract extension through the 2002 season.
Cavaliers: Signed F Willie Burton, G Khalid Reeves, G Johnny Hemsley (Southern) and C Robert Werdann. Assistant coach Bill Blair announced retirement.
Clippers: Signed G Earl Boykins, F Zendon Hamilton, G Ryan Lorthridge, C Joe Vogel and F Rocky Walls.
Heat: G Tim Hardaway finalized a one-year, $12 million contract.
SuperSonics: Signed free agents C Ed Stokes, F Eddie Elisma, F Brandon Williams, G Tyson Wheeler.
Scranton: Announced men's basketball coach Bob Bessoir will retire after the 2000-01 season.
Redskins: Placed C Cory Raymer on injured reserve.
Blue Jackets: Assigned C Blake Bellefeuille to AHL Syracuse.
Blues: Assigned LW Pascal Rheaume to AHL Worcester.
Canadiens: Assigned F Mike Ribeiro and F Eric Chouinard and G Eric Fichaud to AHL Quebec.
Canucks: Assigned G Corey Schwab, F Vadim Sharifijanov, F Josh Holden, F Harold Druken, F Brad Leeb to IHL Kansas City.
Devils: Assigned G Jean-Francois Damphousse and G Frederic Henry, D Daryl Andrews, D Josef Boumedienne, D Mike Commodore, D Alex Johnstone, D Andre Lakos, D Lucas Nehrling, D Henrik Rehnberg, F Jiri Bicek, F Max Birbraer, F Sylvain Cloutier, F Pierre Dagenais, F Bryan Duce, F Chris Ferraro, F Stanislav Gron, F Mike Jefferson, F Jason Lehoux, F Carlyle Lewis, F Ryan Pepperal, F Richard Rochefort, F Mike Rupp, F Bob Skrlac, F Doug Stienstra and F Chris Thompson to AHL Albany.
Kings: Returned D Rich Brennan and RW Peter LeBoutillier to AHL Lowell. Designated Philippe Boucher for assignment.
Penguins: Signed RW Jason MacDonald.
Predators: Traded a 2001 third-round draft pick to the Philadelphia Flyers for D Mark Eaton.
Thrashers: Traded F Matt Johnson to Minnesota for San Jose's 2001 third-round draft pick.