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1997-98 Boston Celtics Transactions

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Record: 36-46, Finished 6th in NBA Atlantic Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Rick Pitino (36-46)

PTS/G: 95.9 (14th of 29) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 98.5 (22nd of 29)
SRS: -1.96 (22nd of 29) ▪ Pace: 93.3 (2nd of 29)
Off Rtg: 102.6 (23rd of 29) ▪ Def Rtg: 105.4 (16th of 29)
Expected W-L: 33-49 (22nd of 29)

Arena: FleetCenter ▪ Attendance: 739,422 (10th of 29)

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1997 to June 30, 1998.
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July 7, 1997

Released Frank Brickowski.

Released Nate Driggers.

Released Steve Hamer.

Released Brett Szabo.

Signed Travis Knight as a free agent.

Released Rick Fox.

Released Marty Conlon.

Released Michael Hawkins.

July 16, 1997

Waived Dino Radja.

July 28, 1997

Signed Bruce Bowen as a free agent.

Signed Andrew DeClercq as a free agent.

Signed Tony Massenburg as a free agent.

August 21, 1997

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

August 22, 1997

Signed Chris Mills as a free agent.

Signed Tyus Edney as a free agent.

October 22, 1997

Traded 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) to the New York Knicks for Scott Brooks, Dontae' Jones, Walter McCarty and John Thomas.

October 27, 1997

Waived Scott Brooks.

October 28, 1997

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

February 18, 1998

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

March 25, 1998

Signed Reggie Hanson to the first of two 10-day contracts.

April 14, 1998

Signed Reggie Hanson to a contract for the rest of the season.

June 24, 1998

Drafted Paul Pierce in the 1st round (10th pick) of the 1998 NBA Draft.