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League Champion: Chicago Bulls

Most Valuable Player: Michael Jordan (28.7/5.8/3.5)
Rookie of the Year: Tim Duncan (21.1/11.9/2.7)

PPG Leader: Michael Jordan (28.7)
RPG Leader: Dennis Rodman (15.0)
APG Leader: Rod Strickland (10.5)
WS Leader: Karl Malone (16.4)

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Transactions listed are from July 1, 1997 to June 30, 1998.
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Transactions

Date Type From To Transaction
July 1, 1997 Waiver CHH

The Charlotte Hornets released Rafael Addison.

July 1, 1997 Signing BOS CHH

The Charlotte Hornets signed David Wesley as a free agent.

July 1, 1997 Waiver MIN

The Minnesota Timberwolves released James Robinson.

July 1, 1997 Waiver MIA

The Miami Heat released John Crotty.

July 1, 1997 Waiver SAS

The San Antonio Spurs released Vernon Maxwell.

July 2, 1997 Waiver LAC

The Los Angeles Clippers waived Terry Dehere.

July 2, 1997 Waiver TOR

The Toronto Raptors released Hubert Davis.

July 2, 1997 Waiver LAC

The Los Angeles Clippers released Dwayne Schintzius.

July 7, 1997 Waiver DEN

The Denver Nuggets released Jerome Allen.

July 7, 1997 Waiver BOS

The Boston Celtics released Frank Brickowski.

July 7, 1997 Waiver BOS

The Boston Celtics released Nate Driggers.

July 7, 1997 Waiver BOS

The Boston Celtics released Steve Hamer.

July 7, 1997 Waiver DEN

The Denver Nuggets released Sarunas Marciulionis.

July 7, 1997 Waiver DEN

The Denver Nuggets released Kenny Smith.

July 7, 1997 Waiver BOS

The Boston Celtics released Brett Szabo.

July 7, 1997 Signing POR MIA

The Miami Heat signed Ruben Nembhard as a free agent.

July 7, 1997 Signing LAL BOS

The Boston Celtics signed Travis Knight as a free agent.

July 7, 1997 Waiver BOS

The Boston Celtics released Rick Fox.

July 7, 1997 Waiver BOS

The Boston Celtics released Marty Conlon.

July 7, 1997 Waiver BOS

The Boston Celtics released Michael Hawkins.

July 10, 1997 Signing IND

The Indiana Pacers signed Etdrick Bohannon as a free agent.

July 16, 1997 Waiver BOS

The Boston Celtics waived Dino Radja.

July 16, 1997 Signing NYK CHH

The Charlotte Hornets signed J.R. Reid as a free agent.

July 24, 1997 Signing LAL

The Los Angeles Lakers signed James Forrest as a free agent.

July 26, 1997 Signing HOU HOU

The Houston Rockets signed Joe Stephens as a free agent.

July 28, 1997 Signing MIA BOS

The Boston Celtics signed Bruce Bowen as a free agent.

July 28, 1997 Signing GSW BOS

The Boston Celtics signed Andrew DeClercq as a free agent.

July 28, 1997 Signing NJN BOS

The Boston Celtics signed Tony Massenburg as a free agent.

July 30, 1997 Signing DET MIL

The Milwaukee Bucks signed Michael Curry as a free agent.

July 30, 1997 Signing UTA SEA

The Seattle SuperSonics signed Stephen Howard as a free agent.

August 1, 1997 Signing LAC SAC

The Sacramento Kings signed Terry Dehere as a free agent.

August 6, 1997 Signing VAN MIL

The Milwaukee Bucks signed Tim Breaux as a free agent.

August 7, 1997 Trade VAN DET

The Vancouver Grizzlies traded a 2003 1st round draft pick (Darko Milicic was later selected) to the Detroit Pistons for Otis Thorpe.

August 7, 1997 Waiver VAN

The Vancouver Grizzlies released Greg Anthony.

August 8, 1997 Signing LAC

The Los Angeles Clippers signed Keith Closs as a free agent.

August 11, 1997 Signing MIA MIA

The Miami Heat signed Matt Fish as a free agent.

August 11, 1997 Signing VAN SEA

The Seattle SuperSonics signed Aaron Williams as a free agent.

August 12, 1997 Trade SAC MIA

The Sacramento Kings traded Duane Causwell to the Miami Heat for Matt Fish, Gary Grant and a 1999 2nd round draft pick. The 2nd round draft pick traded to Sacramento was conditional was and was not exercised.

August 12, 1997 Trade IND GSW

The Indiana Pacers traded Erick Dampier and Duane Ferrell to the Golden State Warriors for Chris Mullin.

August 16, 1997 Signing MIN LAC

The Los Angeles Clippers signed James Robinson as a free agent.

August 16, 1997 Signing CHI DET

The Detroit Pistons signed Bison Dele as a free agent.

August 18, 1997 Signing LAC

The Los Angeles Clippers signed Nate Huffman as a free agent.

August 19, 1997 Signing CLE CHH

The Charlotte Hornets signed Bobby Phills as a free agent.

August 19, 1997 Waiver CHH

The Charlotte Hornets released Malik Rose.

August 19, 1997 Waiver CHH

The Charlotte Hornets waived Ricky Pierce.

August 20, 1997 Signing DET MIA

The Miami Heat signed Terry Mills as a free agent.

August 21, 1997 Trade DEN BOS

The Denver Nuggets traded a 1999 2nd round draft pick (Kris Clack was later selected) and a 2001 2nd round draft pick (Earl Watson was later selected) to the Boston Celtics for Eric Williams.

August 22, 1997 Signing CLE BOS

The Boston Celtics signed Chris Mills as a free agent.

August 22, 1997 Signing CHH PHO

The Phoenix Suns signed Tom Chambers as a free agent.

August 22, 1997 Signing SAC BOS

The Boston Celtics signed Tyus Edney as a free agent.

August 22, 1997 Signing PHO

The Phoenix Suns signed William Cunningham as a free agent.

August 23, 1997 Waiver POR

The Portland Trail Blazers waived Rumeal Robinson.

August 23, 1997 Signing SAC POR

The Portland Trail Blazers signed Brian Grant as a free agent.

August 23, 1997 Waiver POR

The Portland Trail Blazers released Marcus Brown.

August 23, 1997 Waiver POR

The Portland Trail Blazers released Mitchell Butler.

August 25, 1997 Retirement CHI

Robert Parish retired from the Chicago Bulls

August 25, 1997 Signing POR PHO

The Phoenix Suns signed Clifford Robinson as a free agent.

August 27, 1997 Signing ATL LAL

The Los Angeles Lakers signed Jon Barry as a free agent.

August 28, 1997 Signing BOS LAL

The Los Angeles Lakers signed Rick Fox as a free agent.

September 2, 1997 Signing LAL PHO

The Phoenix Suns signed George McCloud as a free agent.

September 3, 1997 Signing NJN CHI

The Chicago Bulls signed Joe Kleine as a free agent.

September 4, 1997 Signing SEA PHI

The Philadelphia 76ers signed Terry Cummings as a free agent.

September 4, 1997 Signing TOR DAL

The Dallas Mavericks signed Hubert Davis as a free agent.

September 5, 1997 Signing MIN DEN

The Denver Nuggets signed Dean Garrett as a free agent.

September 5, 1997 Signing LAC ORL

The Orlando Magic signed Bo Outlaw as a free agent.

September 5, 1997 Waiver DEN

The Denver Nuggets waived Tom Hammonds.

September 5, 1997 Waiver SAC

The Sacramento Kings waived Gary Grant.

September 8, 1997 Signing SAS ORL

The Orlando Magic signed Tim Kempton as a free agent.

September 8, 1997 Signing CLE IND

The Indiana Pacers signed Mark West as a free agent.

September 9, 1997 Signing POR VAN

The Vancouver Grizzlies signed Marcus Brown as a free agent.

September 10, 1997 Signing DEN MIA

The Miami Heat signed Eric Murdock as a free agent.

September 10, 1997 Signing MIA CHH

The Charlotte Hornets signed Tony Farmer as a free agent.

September 10, 1997 Signing CHH

The Charlotte Hornets signed Travis Williams as a free agent.

September 11, 1997 Signing SAC

The Sacramento Kings signed Derek Grimm as a free agent.

September 11, 1997 Signing VAN SAC

The Sacramento Kings signed Anthony Avent as a free agent.

September 11, 1997 Signing SAC

The Sacramento Kings signed Michael Stewart as a free agent.

September 15, 1997 Signing ATL VAN

The Vancouver Grizzlies signed Ivano Newbill as a free agent.

September 17, 1997 Signing BOS MIA

The Miami Heat signed Todd Day as a free agent.

September 17, 1997 Signing LAL

The Los Angeles Lakers signed Shea Seals as a free agent.

September 22, 1997 Signing PHO LAL

The Los Angeles Lakers signed Mario Bennett as a free agent.

September 22, 1997 Trade GSW CHI

The Golden State Warriors traded Scott Burrell to the Chicago Bulls for Dickey Simpkins.

September 22, 1997 Signing ATL CLE

The Cleveland Cavaliers signed Henry James as a free agent.

September 23, 1997 Signing MIA POR

The Portland Trail Blazers signed John Crotty as a free agent.

September 24, 1997 Trade ORL DAL

The Orlando Magic traded Dennis Scott and cash to the Dallas Mavericks for Derek Harper and Ed O'Bannon.

September 24, 1997 Signing LAL SEA

The Seattle SuperSonics signed Jerome Kersey as a free agent.

September 25, 1997 Trade SEA CLE

In a 3-team trade, the Cleveland Cavaliers traded Terrell Brandon, Tyrone Hill and a 1998 1st round draft pick (Pat Garrity was later selected) to the Milwaukee Bucks; the Milwaukee Bucks traded Sherman Douglas to the Cleveland Cavaliers; the Milwaukee Bucks traded Vin Baker to the Seattle SuperSonics; and the Seattle SuperSonics traded Shawn Kemp to the Cleveland Cavaliers.

September 26, 1997 Signing DEN POR

The Portland Trail Blazers signed Vincent Askew as a free agent.

September 26, 1997 Signing ATL ATL

The Atlanta Hawks signed Anthony Miller as a free agent.

September 26, 1997 Signing CLE GSW

The Golden State Warriors signed Carl Thomas as a free agent.

September 26, 1997 Signing TOR ATL

The Atlanta Hawks signed Donald Whiteside as a free agent.

September 26, 1997 Signing SEA ATL

The Atlanta Hawks signed Drew Barry as a free agent.

September 29, 1997 Signing PHO MIA

The Miami Heat signed Ben Davis as a free agent.

September 29, 1997 Signing CLE SAS

The San Antonio Spurs signed Reggie Geary as a free agent.

September 29, 1997 Signing WAS SAS

The San Antonio Spurs signed Jaren Jackson as a free agent.

September 29, 1997 Trade DEN ATL

The Denver Nuggets traded Efthimi Rentzias and a 2000 2nd round draft pick (Hanno Mottola was later selected) to the Atlanta Hawks for Priest Lauderdale.

September 29, 1997 Signing CHH SAS

The San Antonio Spurs signed Malik Rose as a free agent.

September 29, 1997 Signing TOR MIL

The Milwaukee Bucks signed Michael McDonald as a free agent.

September 30, 1997 Signing IND WAS

The Washington Wizards signed Darvin Ham as a free agent.

September 30, 1997 Signing ORL

The Orlando Magic signed Rick Brunson as a free agent.

September 30, 1997 Signing MIN

The Minnesota Timberwolves signed Mikki Moore as a free agent.

October 1, 1997 Waiver HOU

The Houston Rockets released Sedale Threatt.

October 1, 1997 Signing DET VAN

The Vancouver Grizzlies signed Litterial Green as a free agent.

October 1, 1997 Signing CHH NYK

The New York Knicks signed Pete Myers as a free agent.

October 1, 1997 Signing PHI VAN

The Vancouver Grizzlies signed Mark Hendrickson as a free agent.

October 1, 1997 Trade PHO CLE

In a 3-team trade, the Cleveland Cavaliers traded a 2005 1st round draft pick (Sean May was later selected) to the Phoenix Suns; the Denver Nuggets traded Antonio McDyess to the Phoenix Suns; the Phoenix Suns traded Tony Dumas and Wesley Person to the Cleveland Cavaliers; and the Phoenix Suns traded a 1998 1st round draft pick (Tyronn Lue was later selected), a 1999 1st round draft pick (James Posey was later selected), a 2000 2nd round draft pick (Dan McClintock was later selected), a 2001 1st round draft pick (Joseph Forte was later selected) and a 2002 2nd round draft pick (Rod Grizzard was later selected) to the Denver Nuggets.

October 1, 1997 Signing TOR MIN

The Minnesota Timberwolves signed Clifford Rozier as a free agent.

October 1, 1997 Signing CHI

The Chicago Bulls signed Rusty LaRue as a free agent.

October 1, 1997 Signing CHI

The Chicago Bulls signed Kornel David as a free agent.

October 2, 1997 Signing NJN IND

The Indiana Pacers signed Gerald Madkins as a free agent.

October 2, 1997 Signing DEN SEA

The Seattle SuperSonics signed Ed Stokes as a free agent.

October 2, 1997 Signing NJN NJN

The New Jersey Nets signed Jack Haley as a free agent.

October 2, 1997 Signing PHI POR

The Portland Trail Blazers signed Sean Higgins as a free agent.

October 2, 1997 Trade SEA DEN

The Seattle SuperSonics traded Greg Graham, Steve Scheffler, a 1998 2nd round draft pick (Ryan Bowen was later selected) and a 1999 2nd round draft pick (Francisco Elson was later selected) to the Denver Nuggets for Dale Ellis.

October 2, 1997 Signing MIL ATL

The Atlanta Hawks signed Chucky Brown as a free agent.

October 2, 1997 Signing POR CLE

The Cleveland Cavaliers signed Mitchell Butler as a free agent.

October 2, 1997 Signing PHI CLE

The Cleveland Cavaliers signed Adrian Caldwell as a free agent.

October 2, 1997 Signing SAS MIL

The Milwaukee Bucks signed Jamie Feick as a free agent.

October 2, 1997 Signing BOS POR

The Portland Trail Blazers signed Alton Lister as a free agent.

October 2, 1997 Signing TOR

The Toronto Raptors signed Chris Garner as a free agent.

October 2, 1997 Signing LAC

The Los Angeles Clippers signed Kiwane Garris as a free agent.

October 2, 1997 Signing TOR

The Toronto Raptors signed Brandon Williams as a free agent.

October 2, 1997 Signing CHI CHH

The Charlotte Hornets signed Corey Beck as a free agent.

October 2, 1997 Signing PHO TOR

The Toronto Raptors signed John Coker as a free agent.

October 2, 1997 Signing VAN ATL

The Atlanta Hawks signed Chris King as a free agent.

October 3, 1997 Signing UTA

The Utah Jazz signed Troy Hudson as a free agent.

October 5, 1997 Waiver SAC

The Sacramento Kings waived Anthony Avent.

October 6, 1997 Waiver TOR

The Toronto Raptors waived Martin Lewis.

October 6, 1997 Signing CHI CHI

The Chicago Bulls signed Thomas Hamilton as a free agent.

October 7, 1997 Signing MIN WAS

The Washington Wizards signed Charles Shackleford as a free agent.

October 7, 1997 Signing CLE GSW

The Golden State Warriors signed Antonio Lang as a free agent.

October 7, 1997 Signing GSW DAL

The Dallas Mavericks signed Kevin Ollie as a free agent.

October 7, 1997 Waiver SEA

The Seattle SuperSonics waived Mark Blount.

October 8, 1997 Waiver VAN

The Vancouver Grizzlies waived Eric Mobley.

October 8, 1997 Waiver VAN

The Vancouver Grizzlies waived Mark Hendrickson.

October 8, 1997 Waiver ATL

The Atlanta Hawks waived Chris King.

October 8, 1997 Waiver CHI

The Chicago Bulls waived Kornel David.

October 9, 1997 Waiver DET

The Detroit Pistons waived Randolph Childress.

October 9, 1997 Signing VAN SEA

The Seattle SuperSonics signed Greg Anthony as a free agent.

October 10, 1997 Signing SAS ATL

The Atlanta Hawks signed Greg Anderson as a free agent.

October 10, 1997 Trade POR NYK

In a 3-team trade, the New York Knicks traded a 1998 1st round draft pick (Bryce Drew was later selected) to the Portland Trail Blazers; the New York Knicks traded John Wallace to the Toronto Raptors; the Portland Trail Blazers traded Chris Dudley to the New York Knicks; the Toronto Raptors traded a 2000 1st round draft pick (Quentin Richardson was later selected) to the New York Knicks; and the Toronto Raptors traded a 2007 2nd round draft pick (Taurean Green was later selected) to the Portland Trail Blazers.

October 13, 1997 Waiver IND

The Indiana Pacers waived Gerald Madkins.

October 13, 1997 Waiver PHO

The Phoenix Suns waived William Cunningham.

October 15, 1997 Waiver SEA

The Seattle SuperSonics waived Ed Stokes.

October 16, 1997 Waiver CLE

The Cleveland Cavaliers waived Adrian Caldwell.

October 17, 1997 Waiver TOR

The Toronto Raptors waived John Coker.

October 17, 1997 Waiver WAS

The Washington Wizards waived Charles Shackleford.

October 19, 1997 Waiver ATL

The Atlanta Hawks waived Drew Barry.

October 20, 1997 Waiver ORL

The Orlando Magic waived Rick Brunson.

October 20, 1997 Waiver LAL

The Los Angeles Lakers waived DeJuan Wheat.

October 20, 1997 Trade DEN CLE

The Denver Nuggets traded Greg Graham to the Cleveland Cavaliers for Sherman Douglas and a 2000 2nd round draft pick (Eddie House was later selected).

October 21, 1997 Signing SEA TOR

The Toronto Raptors signed Ed Stokes as a free agent.

October 21, 1997 Signing CLE DAL

The Dallas Mavericks signed Adrian Caldwell as a free agent.

October 21, 1997 Waiver CHI

The Chicago Bulls waived Thomas Hamilton.

October 22, 1997 Trade NYK BOS

The New York Knicks traded Scott Brooks, Dontae' Jones, Walter McCarty and John Thomas to the Boston Celtics for Chris Mills, a 1998 2nd round draft pick (DeMarco Johnson was later selected) and a 2000 2nd round draft pick (Lavor Postell was later selected).

October 22, 1997 Waiver MIL

The Milwaukee Bucks waived Michael McDonald.

October 23, 1997 Signing ORL NYK

The New York Knicks signed Rick Brunson as a free agent.

October 23, 1997 Signing LAL MIN

The Minnesota Timberwolves signed DeJuan Wheat as a free agent.

October 25, 1997 Signing LAC DET

The Detroit Pistons signed Malik Sealy as a free agent.

October 27, 1997 Signing DAL WAS

The Washington Wizards signed Terry Davis as a free agent.

October 27, 1997 Waiver DEN

The Denver Nuggets waived Sherman Douglas.

October 27, 1997 Waiver BOS

The Boston Celtics waived Scott Brooks.

October 27, 1997 Waiver GSW

The Golden State Warriors waived Antonio Lang.

October 28, 1997 Waiver MIL

The Milwaukee Bucks waived Acie Earl.

October 28, 1997 Waiver LAC

The Los Angeles Clippers waived Rich Manning.

October 28, 1997 Waiver NJN

The New Jersey Nets waived Robert Werdann.

October 28, 1997 Waiver LAC

The Los Angeles Clippers waived Nate Huffman.

October 28, 1997 Trade VAN HOU

The Vancouver Grizzlies traded a 2000 2nd round draft pick (Jake Voskuhl was later selected) to the Houston Rockets for Sam Mack.

October 28, 1997 Trade VAN BOS

The Vancouver Grizzlies traded Roy Rogers to the Boston Celtics for Tony Massenburg and a 1999 2nd round draft pick (Obinna Ekezie was later selected).

October 28, 1997 Trade ORL GSW

The Orlando Magic traded Brian Shaw and David Vaughn to the Golden State Warriors for Mark Price.

October 28, 1997 Waiver LAC

The Los Angeles Clippers waived Kiwane Garris.

October 28, 1997 Waiver TOR

The Toronto Raptors waived Brandon Williams.

October 28, 1997 Waiver VAN

The Vancouver Grizzlies waived Litterial Green.

October 28, 1997 Waiver MIN

The Minnesota Timberwolves waived Mikki Moore.

October 30, 1997 Waiver PHO

The Phoenix Suns waived Stephen Jackson.

October 30, 1997 Signing TOR WAS

The Washington Wizards signed Jimmy Oliver as a free agent.

October 30, 1997 Waiver HOU

The Houston Rockets waived Randy Livingston.

October 30, 1997 Waiver CHI

The Chicago Bulls waived Rusty LaRue.

October 30, 1997 Waiver SAC

The Sacramento Kings released Jeff Grayer.

October 30, 1997 Waiver MIA

The Miami Heat waived Ben Davis.

October 30, 1997 Waiver CLE

The Cleveland Cavaliers waived Donny Marshall.

October 31, 1997 Signing DEN NJN

The New Jersey Nets signed Sherman Douglas as a free agent.

November 1, 1997 Waiver WAS

The Washington Wizards waived Jimmy Oliver.

November 3, 1997 Waiver DAL

The Dallas Mavericks waived Adrian Caldwell.

November 7, 1997 Waiver ATL

The Atlanta Hawks waived Donald Whiteside.

November 7, 1997 Signing HOU ATL

The Atlanta Hawks signed Randy Livingston as a free agent.

November 7, 1997 Trade GSW CHH

The Golden State Warriors traded B.J. Armstrong to the Charlotte Hornets for Muggsy Bogues and Tony Delk.

November 7, 1997 Waiver GSW

The Golden State Warriors waived Carl Thomas.

November 12, 1997 Retirement TOR

John Long retired from the Toronto Raptors

November 14, 1997 Waiver POR

The Portland Trail Blazers waived Sean Higgins.

November 15, 1997 Signing CHI CHI

The Chicago Bulls signed Rusty LaRue as a free agent.

November 16, 1997 Waiver MIL

The Milwaukee Bucks waived Tim Breaux.

November 18, 1997 Waiver MIL

The Milwaukee Bucks waived Tim Breaux.

November 20, 1997 Waiver ORL

The Orlando Magic waived Tim Kempton.

November 20, 1997 Waiver ATL

The Atlanta Hawks waived Randy Livingston.

November 21, 1997 Waiver SAC

The Sacramento Kings waived Derek Grimm.

November 21, 1997 Trade PHO PHI

The Phoenix Suns traded Tom Chambers to the Philadelphia 76ers for Marko Milic.

November 22, 1997 Waiver MIA

The Miami Heat waived Todd Day.

November 24, 1997 Signing LAC DEN

The Denver Nuggets signed Kiwane Garris as a free agent.

November 25, 1997 Waiver MIN

The Minnesota Timberwolves waived Clifford Rozier.

November 25, 1997 Signing DEN MIN

The Minnesota Timberwolves signed Tom Hammonds as a free agent.

November 30, 1997 Signing TOR TOR

The Toronto Raptors signed Oliver Miller as a free agent.

December 1, 1997 Waiver TOR

The Toronto Raptors waived Ed Stokes.

December 1, 1997 Signing ORL TOR

The Toronto Raptors signed Tim Kempton as a free agent.

December 2, 1997 Waiver CLE

The Cleveland Cavaliers waived Greg Graham.

December 2, 1997 Signing NYK POR

The Portland Trail Blazers signed Rick Brunson as a free agent.

December 4, 1997 Signing CHH MIL

The Milwaukee Bucks signed Ricky Pierce as a free agent.

December 4, 1997 Firing DAL

The Dallas Mavericks fired Jim Cleamons as Head Coach.

December 4, 1997 Hiring DAL

The Dallas Mavericks hired Don Nelson as Head Coach.

December 9, 1997 Signing ATL ATL

The Atlanta Hawks signed Randy Livingston as a free agent.

December 10, 1997 Signing GSW ORL

The Orlando Magic signed Carl Thomas to a 10-day contract.

December 11, 1997 Retirement PHI

Tom Chambers retired from the Philadelphia 76ers

December 11, 1997 Signing DEN PHO

The Phoenix Suns signed Brooks Thompson as a free agent.

December 12, 1997 Signing BOS CLE

The Cleveland Cavaliers signed Scott Brooks as a free agent.

December 12, 1997 Waiver MIL

The Milwaukee Bucks waived Jeff Nordgaard.

December 13, 1997 Signing CHH MIL

The Milwaukee Bucks signed Tony Smith as a free agent.

December 14, 1997 Signing LAC DEN

The Denver Nuggets signed Harold Ellis as a free agent.

December 17, 1997 Signing MIN DAL

The Dallas Mavericks signed Eric Riley as a free agent.

December 17, 1997 Waiver DAL

The Dallas Mavericks waived Kevin Ollie.

December 18, 1997 Trade PHI DET

The Philadelphia 76ers traded Eric Montross, Jerry Stackhouse and a 2005 2nd round draft pick (Alex Acker was later selected) to the Detroit Pistons for Aaron McKie, Theo Ratliff and a 2003 1st round draft pick (Carlos Delfino was later selected).

December 23, 1997 Signing VAN SAC

The Sacramento Kings signed Mark Hendrickson as a free agent.

December 23, 1997 Signing CHH ORL

The Orlando Magic signed Donald Royal to a 10-day contract.

December 23, 1997 Waiver ORL

The Orlando Magic waived Carl Thomas.

December 28, 1997 Waiver UTA

The Utah Jazz waived Troy Hudson.

January 5, 1998 Waiver TOR

The Toronto Raptors waived Tim Kempton.

January 5, 1998 Signing SAS ORL

The Orlando Magic signed Vernon Maxwell to the first of two 10-day contracts.

January 5, 1998 Waiver ORL

The Orlando Magic waived Donald Royal.

January 6, 1998 Waiver NYK

The New York Knicks waived Pete Myers.

January 6, 1998 Waiver SAS

The San Antonio Spurs waived Charles Smith.

January 6, 1998 Signing ORL NYK

The New York Knicks signed Anthony Bowie as a free agent.

January 6, 1998 Signing CHH TOR

The Toronto Raptors signed Bob McCann to a 10-day contract.

January 6, 1998 Signing NJN TOR

The Toronto Raptors signed Lloyd Daniels to a 10-day contract.

January 7, 1998 Waiver MIL

The Milwaukee Bucks waived Tony Smith.

January 7, 1998 Waiver PHO

The Phoenix Suns waived Brooks Thompson.

January 8, 1998 Signing NJN NJN

The New Jersey Nets signed Jack Haley to the first of two 10-day contracts.

January 9, 1998 Signing ORL GSW

The Golden State Warriors signed Carl Thomas to a 10-day contract.

January 9, 1998 Signing PHO PHO

The Phoenix Suns signed Brooks Thompson to the first of two 10-day contracts.

January 10, 1998 Signing ATL ATL

The Atlanta Hawks signed Randy Livingston to a 10-day contract.

January 12, 1998 Waiver TOR

The Toronto Raptors waived Bob McCann.

January 12, 1998 Waiver VAN

The Vancouver Grizzlies waived Doug Edwards.

January 12, 1998 Waiver VAN

The Vancouver Grizzlies waived Marcus Brown.

January 16, 1998 Signing ORL CHH

The Charlotte Hornets signed Donald Royal to the first of two 10-day contracts.

January 17, 1998 Signing POR DET

The Detroit Pistons signed Steve Henson to the first of two 10-day contracts.

January 18, 1998 Trade SEA PHI

The Seattle SuperSonics traded Eric Snow to the Philadelphia 76ers for a 1998 2nd round draft pick (Jelani McCoy was later selected).

January 20, 1998 Signing ATL ATL

The Atlanta Hawks signed Drew Barry to the first of two 10-day contracts.

January 21, 1998 Signing IND MIA

The Miami Heat signed Gerald Madkins to a 10-day contract.

January 22, 1998 Signing MIL CHH

The Charlotte Hornets signed Michael McDonald as a free agent.

January 24, 1998 Waiver NJN

The New Jersey Nets waived Xavier McDaniel.

January 27, 1998 Signing PHI MIA

The Miami Heat signed Rex Walters to a contract for the rest of the season.

January 27, 1998 Waiver MIA

The Miami Heat waived Gerald Madkins.

January 29, 1998 Waiver CLE

The Cleveland Cavaliers waived Tony Dumas.

January 30, 1998 Signing PHO NYK

The New York Knicks signed Brooks Thompson to a 10-day contract.

February 2, 1998 Signing SAC CHH

The Charlotte Hornets signed Jeff Grayer to a 10-day contract.

February 2, 1998 Signing ORL CHH

The Charlotte Hornets signed Vernon Maxwell to a 10-day contract.

February 2, 1998 Signing GSW CLE

The Cleveland Cavaliers signed Carl Thomas to the first of two 10-day contracts.

February 2, 1998 Firing DET

The Detroit Pistons fired Doug Collins as Head Coach.

February 2, 1998 Hiring DET

The Detroit Pistons hired Alvin Gentry as Head Coach.

February 4, 1998 Signing CHH CHH

The Charlotte Hornets signed Donald Royal to a contract for the rest of the season.

February 9, 1998 Signing DET DET

The Detroit Pistons signed Steve Henson to a contract for the rest of the season.

February 9, 1998 Signing VAN WAS

The Washington Wizards signed Lawrence Moten to a 10-day contract.

February 9, 1998 Signing NYK NYK

The New York Knicks signed Brooks Thompson to a contract for the rest of the season.

February 10, 1998 Signing TOR GSW

The Golden State Warriors signed Brandon Williams to the first of two 10-day contracts.

February 11, 1998 Signing ATL ATL

The Atlanta Hawks signed Drew Barry to a contract for the rest of the season.

February 13, 1998 Signing VAN MIL

The Milwaukee Bucks signed Litterial Green to the first of two 10-day contracts.

February 13, 1998 Signing TOR ATL

The Atlanta Hawks signed Lloyd Daniels to a 10-day contract.

February 13, 1998 Signing CHH CHH

The Charlotte Hornets signed Vernon Maxwell to a contract for the rest of the season.

February 13, 1998 Trade TOR POR

The Toronto Raptors traded Carlos Rogers, Damon Stoudamire and Walt Williams to the Portland Trail Blazers for Kenny Anderson, Gary Trent, Alvin Williams, a 1998 1st round draft pick (Bryce Drew was later selected), a 1998 1st round draft pick (Mirsad Turkcan was later selected) and a 1998 2nd round draft pick (Tyson Wheeler was later selected).

February 13, 1998 Resignation TOR

Darrell Walker resigns as Head Coach for Toronto Raptors.

February 13, 1998 Appointment TOR

The Toronto Raptors appointed Butch Carter as Interim Head Coach.

February 14, 1998 Signing PHO UTA

The Utah Jazz signed William Cunningham to the first of two 10-day contracts.

February 15, 1998 Waiver ATL

The Atlanta Hawks released Lloyd Daniels.

February 17, 1998 Signing WAS ATL

The Atlanta Hawks signed Brian Oliver to the first of two 10-day contracts.

February 17, 1998 Trade PHI GSW

The Philadelphia 76ers traded Jim Jackson and Clarence Weatherspoon to the Golden State Warriors for Brian Shaw and Joe Smith.

February 17, 1998 Waiver GSW

The Golden State Warriors waived Dickey Simpkins.

February 18, 1998 Trade TOR BOS

The Toronto Raptors traded Kenny Anderson, Popeye Jones and Zan Tabak to the Boston Celtics for Chauncey Billups, Dee Brown, Roy Rogers and John Thomas.

February 18, 1998 Trade PHO DAL

The Phoenix Suns traded Cedric Ceballos to the Dallas Mavericks for Dennis Scott.

February 18, 1998 Trade VAN SAC

The Vancouver Grizzlies traded Chris Robinson and Otis Thorpe to the Sacramento Kings for Bobby Hurley and Michael Smith.

February 18, 1998 Trade VAN MIN

The Vancouver Grizzlies traded Anthony Peeler to the Minnesota Timberwolves for Doug West.

February 19, 1998 Trade MIA LAC

The Miami Heat traded Isaac Austin, Charles Smith and a 1998 1st round draft pick (Brian Skinner was later selected) to the Los Angeles Clippers for Brent Barry.

February 19, 1998 Trade ORL NJN

The Orlando Magic traded Brian Evans and Rony Seikaly to the New Jersey Nets for David Benoit, Yinka Dare, Kevin Edwards and a 1998 1st round draft pick (Matt Harpring was later selected).

February 19, 1998 Trade GSW CHI

The Golden State Warriors traded David Vaughn, a 1998 2nd round draft pick (Shammond Williams was later selected) and a 2000 2nd round draft pick (A.J. Guyton was later selected) to the Chicago Bulls for Jason Caffey.

February 19, 1998 Trade PHI NYK

The Philadelphia 76ers traded Terry Cummings to the New York Knicks for Ron Grandison and Herb Williams.

February 20, 1998 Waiver SAC

The Sacramento Kings waived Kevin Salvadori.

February 22, 1998 Waiver ORL

The Orlando Magic waived Yinka Dare.

February 22, 1998 Signing MIN ORL

The Orlando Magic signed Spud Webb to a 10-day contract.

February 22, 1998 Signing CLE CLE

The Cleveland Cavaliers signed Carl Thomas to a contract for the rest of the season.

February 23, 1998 Signing BOS MIA

The Miami Heat signed Marty Conlon to a contract for the rest of the season.

February 24, 1998 Signing ATL SAS

The San Antonio Spurs signed Willie Burton to the first of two 10-day contracts.

February 27, 1998 Waiver SAS

The San Antonio Spurs waived Cory Alexander.

February 28, 1998 Signing MIA NYK

The New York Knicks signed Ben Davis to the first of two 10-day contracts.

February 28, 1998 Waiver DEN

The Denver Nuggets waived George Zidek.

March 1, 1998 Waiver ORL

The Orlando Magic waived Spud Webb.

March 2, 1998 Signing DAL ORL

The Orlando Magic signed Kevin Ollie to the first of two 10-day contracts.

March 2, 1998 Signing GSW CHI

The Chicago Bulls signed Dickey Simpkins as a free agent.

March 2, 1998 Waiver CHI

The Chicago Bulls waived David Vaughn.

March 4, 1998 Signing SAS DEN

The Denver Nuggets signed Cory Alexander to a contract for the rest of the season.

March 5, 1998 Waiver POR

The Portland Trail Blazers waived Dontonio Wingfield.

March 5, 1998 Signing MIA GSW

The Golden State Warriors signed Gerald Madkins to the first of two 10-day contracts.

March 5, 1998 Signing SAC POR

The Portland Trail Blazers signed Gary Grant to the first of two 10-day contracts.

March 6, 1998 Signing MIL MIL

The Milwaukee Bucks signed Litterial Green to a contract for the rest of the season.

March 7, 1998 Signing CHI NJN

The New Jersey Nets signed David Vaughn to the first of two 10-day contracts.

March 9, 1998 Signing DEN SEA

The Seattle SuperSonics signed George Zidek to the first of two 10-day contracts.

March 10, 1998 Signing UTA PHI

The Philadelphia 76ers signed William Cunningham to a 10-day contract.

March 11, 1998 Signing TOR PHI

The Philadelphia 76ers signed Benoit Benjamin to the first of two 10-day contracts.

March 13, 1998 Signing GSW MIA

The Miami Heat signed Antonio Lang to a 10-day contract.

March 13, 1998 Signing MIL MIL

The Milwaukee Bucks signed Jeff Nordgaard to the first of two 10-day contracts.

March 13, 1998 Waiver DEN

The Denver Nuggets waived Kiwane Garris.

March 16, 1998 Signing SAS SAS

The San Antonio Spurs signed Willie Burton to a contract for the rest of the season.

March 16, 1998 Signing MIA MIA

The Miami Heat signed Antonio Lang to a contract for the rest of the season.

March 18, 1998 Waiver PHI

The Philadelphia 76ers waived William Cunningham.

March 19, 1998 Waiver TOR

The Toronto Raptors waived Shawn Respert.

March 20, 1998 Signing NYK NYK

The New York Knicks signed Ben Davis to a contract for the rest of the season.

March 22, 1998 Signing ORL ORL

The Orlando Magic signed Kevin Ollie to a contract for the rest of the season.

March 24, 1998 Waiver POR

The Portland Trail Blazers waived Vincent Askew.

March 24, 1998 Waiver CHH

The Charlotte Hornets waived Tony Farmer.

March 25, 1998 Signing GSW GSW

The Golden State Warriors signed Gerald Madkins to a contract for the rest of the season.

March 25, 1998 Signing POR POR

The Portland Trail Blazers signed Gary Grant to a contract for the rest of the season.

March 25, 1998 Signing BOS

The Boston Celtics signed Reggie Hanson to the first of two 10-day contracts.

March 27, 1998 Waiver SEA

The Seattle SuperSonics waived George Zidek.

March 27, 1998 Signing TOR DAL

The Dallas Mavericks signed Shawn Respert to the first of two 10-day contracts.

March 27, 1998 Signing HOU VAN

The Vancouver Grizzlies signed Larry Robinson to the first of two 10-day contracts.

March 29, 1998 Signing NJN NJN

The New Jersey Nets signed David Vaughn to a contract for the rest of the season.

March 30, 1998 Signing PHI PHI

The Philadelphia 76ers signed Benoit Benjamin to a contract for the rest of the season.

April 1, 1998 Waiver MIL

The Milwaukee Bucks released Jeff Nordgaard.

April 1, 1998 Signing TOR SAS

The San Antonio Spurs signed Brad Lohaus to a 10-day contract.

April 9, 1998 Signing CHH GSW

The Golden State Warriors signed Jeff Grayer to a 10-day contract.

April 11, 1998 Signing SAS SAS

The San Antonio Spurs signed Brad Lohaus to a contract for the rest of the season.

April 14, 1998 Signing BOS BOS

The Boston Celtics signed Reggie Hanson to a contract for the rest of the season.

April 15, 1998 Signing NJN NJN

The New Jersey Nets signed Jack Haley to a contract for the rest of the season.

April 16, 1998 Signing VAN VAN

The Vancouver Grizzlies signed Larry Robinson as a free agent.

April 18, 1998 Signing PHO PHO

The Phoenix Suns signed Mike Brown to a contract for the rest of the season.

April 20, 1998 Firing DEN

The Denver Nuggets fired Bill Hanzlik as Head Coach.

April 20, 1998 Firing LAC

The Los Angeles Clippers fired Bill Fitch as Head Coach.

May 3, 1998 Retirement HOU

Clyde Drexler retired from the Houston Rockets

May 14, 1998 Trade WAS SAC

The Washington Wizards traded Chris Webber to the Sacramento Kings for Mitch Richmond and Otis Thorpe.

May 26, 1998 Firing SEA

The Seattle SuperSonics fired George Karl as Head Coach.

June 9, 1998 Trade TOR HOU

The Toronto Raptors traded Roy Rogers, a 1998 1st round draft pick (Bryce Drew was later selected) and a 1998 1st round draft pick (Mirsad Turkcan was later selected) to the Houston Rockets for Kevin Willis.

June 16, 1998 Waiver MIN

The Minnesota Timberwolves released Stanley Roberts.

June 17, 1998 Hiring SEA

The Seattle SuperSonics hired Paul Westphal as Head Coach.

June 23, 1998 Resignation CHI

Phil Jackson resigns as Head Coach for Chicago Bulls.

June 24, 1998 Trade LAL DEN

The Los Angeles Lakers traded Nick Van Exel to the Denver Nuggets for Tony Battie and Tyronn Lue.

June 24, 1998 Trade TOR GSW

The Toronto Raptors traded Antawn Jamison to the Golden State Warriors for Vince Carter and cash.

June 24, 1998 Trade VAN SAS

The Vancouver Grizzlies traded Antonio Daniels to the San Antonio Spurs for Carl Herrera and Felipe Lopez.

June 24, 1998 Trade UTA PHI

The Utah Jazz traded Nazr Mohammed to the Philadelphia 76ers for a 1999 1st round draft pick (Quincy Lewis was later selected).

June 24, 1998 Trade PHO DAL

The Phoenix Suns traded Steve Nash to the Dallas Mavericks for Pat Garrity, Martin Muursepp, Bubba Wells and a 1999 1st round draft pick (Shawn Marion was later selected).

June 24, 1998 Trade MIL DAL

The Milwaukee Bucks traded Pat Garrity and Dirk Nowitzki to the Dallas Mavericks for Robert Traylor.

June 24, 1998 Trade CHI ATL

The Chicago Bulls traded Shammond Williams to the Atlanta Hawks for Cory Carr, a 1999 2nd round draft pick (Lari Ketner was later selected) and a 2000 2nd round draft pick (Khalid El-Amin was later selected).

June 24, 1998 Sale LAL PHO

The Los Angeles Lakers sold Toby Bailey to the Phoenix Suns.

June 25, 1998 Trade TOR NYK

The Toronto Raptors traded Marcus Camby to the New York Knicks for Sean Marks, Charles Oakley and cash.

June 29, 1998 Waiver CLE

The Cleveland Cavaliers waived Shawnelle Scott.

June 30, 1998 Waiver ORL

The Orlando Magic waived Mark Price.

June 30, 1998 Waiver PHO

The Phoenix Suns released Antonio McDyess.

June 30, 1998 Waiver PHO

The Phoenix Suns released Hot Rod Williams.

June 30, 1998 Waiver PHO

The Phoenix Suns released Loren Meyer.

June 30, 1998 Waiver PHO

The Phoenix Suns released Dennis Scott.

June 30, 1998 Waiver PHO

The Phoenix Suns released George McCloud.