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1997-98 Phoenix Suns Transactions

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Record: 56-26, Finished 3rd in NBA Pacific Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Danny Ainge (56-26)

PTS/G: 99.6 (6th of 29) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 94.4 (12th of 29)
SRS: 4.44 (7th of 29) ▪ Pace: 91.4 (10th of 29)
Off Rtg: 107.4 (12th of 29) ▪ Def Rtg: 101.8 (6th of 29)
Expected W-L: 56-26 (6th of 29)

Arena: America West Arena ▪ Attendance: 779,943 (9th of 29)

NBA 1998 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Western Conference First Round (1-3) versus San Antonio Spurs  (Series Stats)

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1997 to June 30, 1998.
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August 22, 1997

Signed Tom Chambers as a free agent.

Signed William Cunningham as a free agent.

August 25, 1997

Signed Clifford Robinson as a free agent.

September 2, 1997

Signed George McCloud as a free agent.

October 1, 1997

As part of a 3-team trade, the Phoenix Suns traded a 1998 1st round draft pick (Tyronn Lue was later selected), a 1999 1st round draft pick (James Posey was later selected), a 2000 2nd round draft pick (Dan McClintock was later selected), a 2001 1st round draft pick (Joseph Forte was later selected) and a 2002 2nd round draft pick (Rod Grizzard was later selected) to the Denver Nuggets; the Phoenix Suns traded Tony Dumas and Wesley Person to the Cleveland Cavaliers; the Cleveland Cavaliers traded a 2005 1st round draft pick (Sean May was later selected) to the Phoenix Suns; and the Denver Nuggets traded Antonio McDyess to the Phoenix Suns.

October 13, 1997

Waived William Cunningham.

October 30, 1997

Waived Stephen Jackson.

November 21, 1997

Traded Tom Chambers to the Philadelphia 76ers for Marko Milic.

December 11, 1997

Signed Brooks Thompson as a free agent.

January 7, 1998

Waived Brooks Thompson.

January 9, 1998

Signed Brooks Thompson to the first of two 10-day contracts.

February 18, 1998

Traded Cedric Ceballos to the Dallas Mavericks for Dennis Scott.

April 18, 1998

Signed Mike Brown to a contract for the rest of the season.

June 24, 1998

Traded Steve Nash to the Dallas Mavericks for Pat Garrity, Martin Muursepp, Bubba Wells and a 1999 1st round draft pick (Shawn Marion was later selected).

Purchased Toby Bailey from the Los Angeles Lakers.

June 30, 1998

Released Antonio McDyess.

Released Hot Rod Williams.

Released Loren Meyer.

Released Dennis Scott.

Released George McCloud.