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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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January 22, 1999

Waived Charles O'Bannon.

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).

Signed Jud Buechler as a free agent.

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

Released Malik Sealy.

Signed Loy Vaught as a free agent.

Released Rick Mahorn.

January 26, 1999

Signed Charles O'Bannon as a free agent.

January 29, 1999

Signed Mikki Moore as a free agent.

February 18, 1999

Waived Mark Macon.

Signed Corey Beck as a free agent.

Waived Mikki Moore.

March 9, 1999

Waived Steve Henson.

Waived Corey Beck.

March 14, 1999

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

April 3, 1999

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

April 28, 1999

Joe Dumars retired.

June 30, 1999

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