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1997-98 Toronto Raptors Transactions

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Record: 16-66, Finished 8th in NBA Central Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Darrell Walker (11-38), Butch Carter (5-28)

PTS/G: 94.9 (17th of 29) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 104.2 (29th of 29)
SRS: -8.33 (27th of 29) ▪ Pace: 92.6 (3rd of 29)
Off Rtg: 101.2 (25th of 29) ▪ Def Rtg: 111.0 (26th of 29)
Expected W-L: 17-65 (27th of 29)

Arena: SkyDome ▪ Attendance: 674,685 (16th of 29)

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

Date Type Transaction
July 2, 1997 Waiver

Released Hubert Davis.

October 2, 1997 Signing

Signed Chris Garner as a free agent.

October 2, 1997 Signing

Signed Brandon Williams as a free agent.

October 2, 1997 Signing

Signed John Coker as a free agent.

October 6, 1997 Waiver

Waived Martin Lewis.

October 10, 1997 Trade

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

October 17, 1997 Waiver

Waived John Coker.

October 21, 1997 Signing

Signed Ed Stokes as a free agent.

October 28, 1997 Waiver

Waived Brandon Williams.

November 12, 1997 Retirement

John Long retired.

November 30, 1997 Signing

Signed Oliver Miller as a free agent.

December 1, 1997 Waiver

Waived Ed Stokes.

December 1, 1997 Signing

Signed Tim Kempton as a free agent.

January 5, 1998 Waiver

Waived Tim Kempton.

January 6, 1998 Signing

Signed Bob McCann to a 10-day contract.

January 6, 1998 Signing

Signed Lloyd Daniels to a 10-day contract.

January 12, 1998 Waiver

Waived Bob McCann.

February 13, 1998 Resignation

Darrell Walker resigns as Head Coach.

February 13, 1998 Appointment

Appointed Butch Carter as Interim Head Coach.

February 13, 1998 Trade

Traded Carlos Rogers, Damon Stoudamire and Walt Williams to the Portland Trail Blazers for 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).

February 18, 1998 Trade

Traded Kenny Anderson, Popeye Jones and Zan Tabak to the Boston Celtics for Chauncey Billups, Dee Brown, Roy Rogers and John Thomas.

March 19, 1998 Waiver

Waived Shawn Respert.

June 9, 1998 Trade

Traded Roy Rogers, a 1998 1st round draft pick (Bryce Drew was later selected) and a 1998 1st round draft pick (Mirsad Turkcan was later selected) to the Houston Rockets for Kevin Willis.

June 24, 1998 Draft

Drafted Antawn Jamison in the 1st round (4th pick) of the 1998 NBA Draft.

June 24, 1998 Draft

Drafted Tyson Wheeler in the 2nd round (47th pick) of the 1998 NBA Draft.

June 24, 1998 Trade

Traded Antawn Jamison to the Golden State Warriors for Vince Carter and cash.

June 25, 1998 Trade

Traded Marcus Camby to the New York Knicks for Sean Marks, Charles Oakley and cash.