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1997-98 Los Angeles Clippers Transactions

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Record: 17-65, Finished 7th in NBA Pacific Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bill Fitch (17-65)

PTS/G: 95.9 (13th of 29) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 103.3 (27th of 29)
SRS: -7.53 (26th of 29) ▪ Pace: 92.4 (5th of 29)
Off Rtg: 103.3 (19th of 29) ▪ Def Rtg: 111.2 (27th of 29)
Expected W-L: 21-61 (26th of 29)

Arena: Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena ▪ Attendance: 254,840 (29th of 29)

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

Date Type Transaction
July 2, 1997 Waiver

Waived Terry Dehere.

July 2, 1997 Waiver

Released Dwayne Schintzius.

August 8, 1997 Signing

Signed Keith Closs as a free agent.

August 16, 1997 Signing

Signed James Robinson as a free agent.

August 18, 1997 Signing

Signed Nate Huffman as a free agent.

October 2, 1997 Signing

Signed Kiwane Garris as a free agent.

October 28, 1997 Waiver

Waived Rich Manning.

October 28, 1997 Waiver

Waived Nate Huffman.

October 28, 1997 Waiver

Waived Kiwane Garris.

February 19, 1998 Trade

Traded Brent Barry to the Miami Heat for Isaac Austin, Charles Smith and a 1998 1st round draft pick (Brian Skinner was later selected).

April 20, 1998 Firing

Fired Bill Fitch as Head Coach.

June 24, 1998 Draft

Drafted Michael Olowokandi in the 1st round (1st pick) of the 1998 NBA Draft.

June 24, 1998 Draft

Drafted Brian Skinner in the 1st round (22nd pick) of the 1998 NBA Draft.