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1997-98 Dallas Mavericks Transactions

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Record: 20-62, Finished 5th in NBA Midwest Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Jim Cleamons (4-12), Don Nelson (16-50)

PTS/G: 91.4 (26th of 29) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 97.5 (19th of 29)
SRS: -6.33 (24th of 29) ▪ Pace: 89.9 (16th of 29)
Off Rtg: 100.5 (27th of 29) ▪ Def Rtg: 107.2 (24th of 29)
Expected W-L: 24-58 (24th of 29)

Arena: Reunion Arena ▪ Attendance: 503,936 (26th of 29)

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

Date Type Transaction
September 4, 1997 Signing

Signed Hubert Davis as a free agent.

September 24, 1997 Trade

Traded Derek Harper and Ed O'Bannon to the Orlando Magic for Dennis Scott and cash.

October 7, 1997 Signing

Signed Kevin Ollie as a free agent.

October 21, 1997 Signing

Signed Adrian Caldwell as a free agent.

November 3, 1997 Waiver

Waived Adrian Caldwell.

December 4, 1997 Firing

Fired Jim Cleamons as Head Coach.

December 4, 1997 Hiring

Hired Don Nelson as Head Coach.

December 17, 1997 Signing

Signed Eric Riley as a free agent.

December 17, 1997 Waiver

Waived Kevin Ollie.

February 18, 1998 Trade

Traded Dennis Scott to the Phoenix Suns for Cedric Ceballos.

March 27, 1998 Signing

Signed Shawn Respert to the first of two 10-day contracts.

June 24, 1998 Draft

Drafted Robert Traylor in the 1st round (6th pick) of the 1998 NBA Draft.

June 24, 1998 Draft

Drafted Ansu Sesay in the 2nd round (30th pick) of the 1998 NBA Draft.

June 24, 1998 Draft

Drafted Bruno Sundov in the 2nd round (35th pick) of the 1998 NBA Draft.

June 24, 1998 Draft

Drafted Greg Buckner in the 2nd round (53rd pick) of the 1998 NBA Draft.

June 24, 1998 Trade

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

June 24, 1998 Trade

Traded Robert Traylor to the Milwaukee Bucks for Pat Garrity and Dirk Nowitzki.