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Transactions listed are from July 1, 1997 to June
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July 7, 1997
Released Jerome Allen.
Released Sarunas Marciulionis.
Released Kenny Smith.
August 21, 1997
September 5, 1997
Signed Dean Garrett as a free agent.
Waived Tom Hammonds.
September 29, 1997
October 1, 1997
As part of a 3-team trade, the Denver Nuggets traded Antonio McDyess to the Phoenix Suns; the Cleveland Cavaliers traded a 2005 1st round draft pick (Sean May was later selected) 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 2, 1997
Traded Dale Ellis to the Seattle SuperSonics for 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).
October 20, 1997
October 27, 1997
Waived Sherman Douglas.
November 24, 1997
Signed Kiwane Garris as a free agent.
December 14, 1997
Signed Harold Ellis as a free agent.
February 28, 1998
Waived George Zidek.
March 4, 1998
Signed Cory Alexander to a contract for the rest of the season.
March 13, 1998
Waived Kiwane Garris.
April 20, 1998
Fired Bill Hanzlik as Head Coach.
June 24, 1998
Drafted Raef LaFrentz in the 1st round (3rd pick) of the 1998 NBA Draft.
Drafted Tyronn Lue in the 1st round (23rd pick) of the 1998 NBA Draft.
Drafted Tremaine Fowlkes in the 2nd round (54th pick) of the 1998 NBA Draft.
Drafted Ryan Bowen in the 2nd round (55th pick) of the 1998 NBA Draft.