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1998-99 Detroit Pistons Transactions

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Record: 29-21, Finished 3rd in NBA Central Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Alvin Gentry (29-21)

PTS/G: 90.4 (20th of 29) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 86.9 (7th of 29)
SRS: 3.97 (5th of 29) ▪ Pace: 86.3 (27th of 29)
Off Rtg: 104.2 (10th of 29) ▪ Def Rtg: 100.3 (9th of 29)
Expected W-L: 32-18 (6th of 29)

Arena: The Palace of Auburn Hills ▪ Attendance: 444,585 (8th of 29)

NBA 1999 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Eastern Conference First Round (2-3) versus Atlanta Hawks  (Series Stats)

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1998 to June 30, 1999.
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Transactions

Date Type Transaction
January 22, 1999 Waiver

Waived Charles O'Bannon.

January 22, 1999 Trade

Traded Bonzi Wells to the Portland Trail Blazers for a 1999 1st round draft pick (Jumaine Jones was later selected) and a 2000 2nd round draft pick (Scoonie Penn was later selected).

January 22, 1999 Signing

Signed Jud Buechler as a free agent.

January 22, 1999 Trade

Traded Scot Pollard and a 1999 1st round draft pick (Jumaine Jones was later selected) to the Atlanta Hawks for Christian Laettner.

January 22, 1999 Waiver

Released Malik Sealy.

January 22, 1999 Signing

Signed Loy Vaught as a free agent.

January 22, 1999 Waiver

Released Rick Mahorn.

January 26, 1999 Signing

Signed Charles O'Bannon as a free agent.

January 29, 1999 Signing

Signed Mikki Moore as a free agent.

February 18, 1999 Waiver

Waived Mark Macon.

February 18, 1999 Signing

Signed Corey Beck as a free agent.

February 18, 1999 Waiver

Waived Mikki Moore.

March 9, 1999 Waiver

Waived Steve Henson.

March 9, 1999 Waiver

Waived Corey Beck.

March 14, 1999 Signing

Signed Khalid Reeves to the first of two 10-day contracts.

April 3, 1999 Signing

Signed Khalid Reeves to a contract for the rest of the season.

April 28, 1999 Retirement

Joe Dumars retired.

June 30, 1999 Draft

Drafted Melvin Levett in the 2nd round (54th pick) of the 1999 NBA Draft.