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1997-98 Portland Trail Blazers Transactions

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Record: 46-36, Finished 4th in NBA Pacific Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Mike Dunleavy (46-36)

PTS/G: 94.3 (19th of 29) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 92.9 (10th of 29)
SRS: 0.83 (16th of 29) ▪ Pace: 90.0 (15th of 29)
Off Rtg: 104.0 (16th of 29) ▪ Def Rtg: 102.4 (8th of 29)
Expected W-L: 45-37 (15th of 29)

Arena: Rose Garden Arena ▪ Attendance: 846,559 (3rd of 29)

NBA 1998 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Western Conference First Round (1-3) versus Los Angeles Lakers  (Series Stats)

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1997 to June 30, 1998.
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August 23, 1997

Waived Rumeal Robinson.

Signed Brian Grant as a free agent.

Released Marcus Brown.

Released Mitchell Butler.

September 23, 1997

Signed John Crotty as a free agent.

September 26, 1997

Signed Vincent Askew as a free agent.

October 2, 1997

Signed Sean Higgins as a free agent.

Signed Alton Lister as a free agent.

October 10, 1997

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

November 14, 1997

Waived Sean Higgins.

December 2, 1997

Signed Rick Brunson as a free agent.

February 13, 1998

Traded Kenny Anderson, Gary Trent, Alvin Williams, a 1998 1st round draft pick (Bryce Drew was later selected), a 1998 1st round draft pick (Mirsad Turkcan was later selected) and a 1998 2nd round draft pick (Tyson Wheeler was later selected) to the Toronto Raptors for Carlos Rogers, Damon Stoudamire and Walt Williams.

March 5, 1998

Waived Dontonio Wingfield.

Signed Gary Grant to the first of two 10-day contracts.

March 24, 1998

Waived Vincent Askew.

March 25, 1998

Signed Gary Grant to a contract for the rest of the season.