1998–99 Charlotte Hornets season
|1998–99 Charlotte Hornets season|
|Head coach||Dave Cowens
Paul Silas (35 games)
|Place||Division: 5th (Central)
Conference: 9th (Eastern)
|Playoff finish||Did not qualify|
|< 1997–98||1999–00 >|
The 1998–99 Charlotte Hornets season was Charlotte's eleventh season in the National Basketball Association. The Hornets finished the season, which was shortened due to a lockout, with a 26–24 record. After a disappointing 4–11 start to the season, head coach Dave Cowens was replaced by Paul Silas, who led the team ta a 22–13 record to end the season. They also sent Glen Rice, J.R. Reid, and B.J. Armstrong to the Los Angeles Lakers for Eddie Jones, and Elden Campbell. Despite this, The Hornets failed to qualify for the playoffs for the first time since the 1995–96 season. The Hornets finished sixth the NBA in attendance for the season. Power forward Anthony Mason was out injured for the entire season.
|1||21||Ricky Davis||SF/SG||United States||Iowa|
|2||50||Andrew Betts||United States||California State-Long Beach|
|Charlotte Hornets 1998-99 roster|
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|BPG||Blocks per game||PPG||Points per game|
Awards and records
- January 21, 1999
Signed Brad Miller as a free agent.
Signed Eldridge Recasner as a free agent.
Signed Charles Shackleford as a free agent.
Signed Chucky Brown as a free agent.
Signed Derrick Coleman as a free agent.
- January 26, 1999
Signed Chuck Person as a free agent.
- February 3, 1999
Signed Joe Wolf as a free agent.
- February 28, 1999
Signed Willie Burton as a free agent.
- March 8, 1999
Waived Willie Burton.
- March 10, 1999
Waived Joe Wolf.
- March 16, 1999
Waived Travis Williams.
- March 17, 1999
Signed Corey Beck to the first of two 10-day contracts.
- April 6, 1999
Signed Corey Beck to a contract for the rest of the season.