1997-1998 Trail Blazers Team

Group Category: Historical Teams

About this Group: Overall record: 46-36 (12th in league, 6th in conference,)

Playoff Record: Lost 3-1 to LA Lakers in Western Conference First Round.

Key Draft Picks: Chris Anstey, Austrailia (1st round), Alvin Williams, Villanova (2nd).

Key Roster Moves: Traded draft rights to Chris Anstey plus monetary considerations to Dallas for the draft rights to Kelvin Cato; Acquired the draft rights to C.J. Bruton from Vancouver for monetary considerations; Traded Chris Dudley to New York for a 1998 1st round draft pick; Acquired Damon Stoudamire, Walt Williams and Carlos Rogers from Toronto for Kenny Anderson, Gary Trent and Alvin Williams, a 1998 1st round draf pick and monetary considerations; Signed free agents John Crotty, Sean Higgins,Vincent Askew and Rick Brunson. Waived Higgins and Askew.

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Date Founded: Dec 3, 2009

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  1. 12/28/09

    1997-1998 Team Bio

    Written by trailblazers

    A head coaching change and a blockbuster trade headlined a season in which the Blazers posted their ninth straight winning season and their 19th in the last 22 years. Mike Dunleavy, taking over the reigns from P.J. Carlesimo, guided Portland to a 46-36 regular season record and its 16th consecutive trip to the playoffs, the longest current streak in the NBA. Continue Reading

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