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1997-98 Charlotte Hornets Transactions

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Record: 51-31, Finished 3rd in NBA Central Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Dave Cowens (51-31)

PTS/G: 96.6 (10th of 29) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 94.6 (14th of 29)
SRS: 2.45 (12th of 29) ▪ Pace: 89.4 (20th of 29)
Off Rtg: 107.5 (11th of 29) ▪ Def Rtg: 105.3 (15th of 29)
Expected W-L: 47-35 (12th of 29)

Arena: Charlotte Coliseum ▪ Attendance: 959,634 (2nd of 29)

NBA 1998 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals (1-4) versus Chicago Bulls  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Eastern Conference First Round (3-1) versus Atlanta Hawks  (Series Stats)

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

Released Rafael Addison.

Signed David Wesley as a free agent.

July 16, 1997

Signed J.R. Reid as a free agent.

August 19, 1997

Signed Bobby Phills as a free agent.

Released Malik Rose.

Waived Ricky Pierce.

September 10, 1997

Signed Tony Farmer as a free agent.

Signed Travis Williams as a free agent.

October 2, 1997

Signed Corey Beck as a free agent.

November 7, 1997

Traded Muggsy Bogues and Tony Delk to the Golden State Warriors for B.J. Armstrong.

January 16, 1998

Signed Donald Royal to the first of two 10-day contracts.

January 22, 1998

Signed Michael McDonald as a free agent.

February 2, 1998

Signed Jeff Grayer to a 10-day contract.

Signed Vernon Maxwell to a 10-day contract.

February 4, 1998

Signed Donald Royal to a contract for the rest of the season.

February 13, 1998

Signed Vernon Maxwell to a contract for the rest of the season.

March 24, 1998

Waived Tony Farmer.

June 24, 1998

Drafted Ricky Davis in the 1st round (21st pick) of the 1998 NBA Draft.

Drafted Andrew Betts in the 2nd round (50th pick) of the 1998 NBA Draft.