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1997-98 Miami Heat Transactions

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Record: 55-27, Finished 1st in NBA Atlantic Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Pat Riley (55-27)

PTS/G: 95.0 (16th of 29) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 90.0 (6th of 29)
SRS: 5.09 (6th of 29) ▪ Pace: 87.9 (26th of 29)
Off Rtg: 107.6 (10th of 29) ▪ Def Rtg: 102.0 (7th of 29)
Expected W-L: 56-26 (7th of 29)

Arena: Miami Arena ▪ Attendance: 614,861 (23rd of 29)

NBA 1998 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Eastern Conference First Round (2-3) versus New York Knicks  (Series Stats)

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1997 to June 30, 1998.
Click on the Team for team roster and stats.
Click on the Player for career stats and accomplishments.


Date Type Transaction
July 1, 1997 Waiver

Released John Crotty.

July 7, 1997 Signing

Signed Ruben Nembhard as a free agent.

August 11, 1997 Signing

Signed Matt Fish as a free agent.

August 12, 1997 Trade

Traded Matt Fish, Gary Grant and a 1999 2nd round draft pick to the Sacramento Kings for Duane Causwell. The 2nd round draft pick traded to Sacramento was conditional was and was not exercised.

August 20, 1997 Signing

Signed Terry Mills as a free agent.

September 10, 1997 Signing

Signed Eric Murdock as a free agent.

September 17, 1997 Signing

Signed Todd Day as a free agent.

September 29, 1997 Signing

Signed Ben Davis as a free agent.

October 30, 1997 Waiver

Waived Ben Davis.

November 22, 1997 Waiver

Waived Todd Day.

January 21, 1998 Signing

Signed Gerald Madkins to a 10-day contract.

January 27, 1998 Signing

Signed Rex Walters to a contract for the rest of the season.

January 27, 1998 Waiver

Waived Gerald Madkins.

February 19, 1998 Trade

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

February 23, 1998 Signing

Signed Marty Conlon to a contract for the rest of the season.

March 13, 1998 Signing

Signed Antonio Lang to a 10-day contract.

March 16, 1998 Signing

Signed Antonio Lang to a contract for the rest of the season.

June 24, 1998 Draft

Drafted Corey Brewer in the 2nd round (51st pick) of the 1998 NBA Draft.