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1997-98 New York Knicks Transactions

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Record: 43-39, Finished 2nd in NBA Atlantic Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Jeff Van Gundy (43-39)

PTS/G: 91.6 (25th of 29) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 89.1 (2nd of 29)
SRS: 2.74 (11th of 29) ▪ Pace: 88.2 (25th of 29)
Off Rtg: 103.0 (20th of 29) ▪ Def Rtg: 100.3 (4th of 29)
Expected W-L: 49-33 (11th of 29)

Arena: Madison Square Garden (IV) ▪ Attendance: 810,283 (5th of 29)

NBA 1998 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals (1-4) versus Indiana Pacers  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Eastern Conference First Round (2-3) versus Miami Heat  (Series Stats)

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

Signed Pete Myers as a free agent.

October 10, 1997

As part of a 3-team trade, the New York Knicks traded John Wallace to the Toronto Raptors; the New York Knicks traded a 1998 1st round draft pick (Bryce Drew was later selected) to the Portland Trail Blazers; the Portland Trail Blazers traded Chris Dudley to the New York Knicks; the Toronto Raptors traded a 2000 1st round draft pick (Quentin Richardson was later selected) to the New York Knicks; and the Toronto Raptors traded a 2007 2nd round draft pick (Taurean Green was later selected) to the Portland Trail Blazers.

October 22, 1997

Traded Scott Brooks, Dontae' Jones, Walter McCarty and John Thomas to the Boston Celtics for Chris Mills, a 1998 2nd round draft pick (DeMarco Johnson was later selected) and a 2000 2nd round draft pick (Lavor Postell was later selected).

October 23, 1997

Signed Rick Brunson as a free agent.

January 6, 1998

Waived Pete Myers.

Signed Anthony Bowie as a free agent.

January 30, 1998

Signed Brooks Thompson to a 10-day contract.

February 9, 1998

Signed Brooks Thompson to a contract for the rest of the season.

February 19, 1998

Traded Ron Grandison and Herb Williams to the Philadelphia 76ers for Terry Cummings.

February 28, 1998

Signed Ben Davis to the first of two 10-day contracts.

March 20, 1998

Signed Ben Davis to a contract for the rest of the season.

June 24, 1998

Drafted DeMarco Johnson in the 2nd round (38th pick) of the 1998 NBA Draft.

Drafted Sean Marks in the 2nd round (44th pick) of the 1998 NBA Draft.

June 25, 1998

Traded Sean Marks, Charles Oakley and cash to the Toronto Raptors for Marcus Camby.