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1997-98 Orlando Magic Transactions

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Record: 41-41, Finished 5th in NBA Atlantic Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Chuck Daly (41-41)

PTS/G: 90.1 (27th of 29) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 91.2 (7th of 29)
SRS: -0.53 (18th of 29) ▪ Pace: 87.1 (29th of 29)
Off Rtg: 102.6 (22nd of 29) ▪ Def Rtg: 103.8 (12th of 29)
Expected W-L: 38-44 (19th of 29)

Arena: Orlando Arena ▪ Attendance: 667,322 (18th of 29)

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1997 to June 30, 1998.
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September 5, 1997

Signed Bo Outlaw as a free agent.

September 8, 1997

Signed Tim Kempton as a free agent.

September 24, 1997

Traded Dennis Scott and cash to the Dallas Mavericks for Derek Harper and Ed O'Bannon.

September 30, 1997

Signed Rick Brunson as a free agent.

October 20, 1997

Waived Rick Brunson.

October 28, 1997

Traded Brian Shaw and David Vaughn to the Golden State Warriors for Mark Price.

November 20, 1997

Waived Tim Kempton.

December 10, 1997

Signed Carl Thomas to a 10-day contract.

December 23, 1997

Signed Donald Royal to a 10-day contract.

Waived Carl Thomas.

January 5, 1998

Waived Donald Royal.

Signed Vernon Maxwell to the first of two 10-day contracts.

February 19, 1998

Traded Brian Evans and Rony Seikaly to the New Jersey Nets for David Benoit, Yinka Dare, Kevin Edwards and a 1998 1st round draft pick (Matt Harpring was later selected).

February 22, 1998

Waived Yinka Dare.

Signed Spud Webb to a 10-day contract.

March 1, 1998

Waived Spud Webb.

March 2, 1998

Signed Kevin Ollie to the first of two 10-day contracts.

March 22, 1998

Signed Kevin Ollie to a contract for the rest of the season.

June 24, 1998

Drafted Michael Doleac in the 1st round (12th pick) of the 1998 NBA Draft.

Drafted Keon Clark in the 1st round (13th pick) of the 1998 NBA Draft.

Drafted Matt Harpring in the 1st round (15th pick) of the 1998 NBA Draft.

Drafted Miles Simon in the 2nd round (42nd pick) of the 1998 NBA Draft.

June 30, 1998

Waived Mark Price.