Draft night wheeling and dealing
Posted: Saturday July 10, 1999 10:34 PM
Horace Grant will join Gary Payton and Vin Baker in Seattle. Doug Pensinger/Allsport
WASHINGTON (CNN/SI) -- With the exception of the Hawks-Warriors swap prior to the draft, there were no trades to move up and grab that prized franchise player. Nevertheless, there were some surprising transactions on draft night.
Atlanta Hawks: Traded the draft rights to F Jumaine Jones (No. 27) to Philadelphia in exchange for a future first-round pick. Also traded the draft rights to F-G Roberto Bergersen (No. 52) to Portland for cash.
Golden State Warriors: Traded the draft rights F-C Jeff Foster (No. 21) to Indiana for the draft rights to G Vonteego Cummings (No. 26) and a future first-round pick.
Minnesota Timberwolves: Traded the draft rights to G Louis Bullock (No. 42) to Orlando for cash.
San Antonio Spurs: Traded the draft rights to F Leon Smith (No. 29) to Dallas for the draft rights to G Gordon Giricek (No. 40) and a future second-round pick.
Seattle SuperSonics: Traded the draft rights to F Corey Maggette (No. 13) and F Billy Owens, G Dale Ellis and F Don MacLean to Orlando for F Horace Grant and two future second-round picks.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.