BOSTON CELTICS -- Signed F Antoine Walker to a six-year contract extension and F Paul Pierce and F Popeye Jones.
CLEVELAND CAVALIERS -- Signed F Ryan Stack.DALLAS MAVERICKS -- Signed C John Williams.
DENVER NUGGETS -- Re-signed G Cory Alexander, G Eric Washington. Signed F Tremaine Fowlkes, G Tyson Wheeler, F Mark Randall, G-F Kelly McCarty, and F John Turner. Waived C Priest Lauderdale.
DETROIT PISTONS -- Renounced the rights to G-F Malik Sealy, F Grant Long and F Rick Mahorn. Waived G Charles O'Bannon. Re-signed G Joe Dumars and G Jerry Stackhouse. Traded C Scot Pollard and a conditional first-round draft choice to Atlanta for F-C Christian Laettner. Signed F Loy Vaught to a multiyear contract. Agreed to terms with G-F Jud Buechler to a multiyear contract.
HOUSTON ROCKETS -- Signed F Scottie Pippen to a five-year contract, completing a trade that sent F Roy Rogers and a 1999 second-round draft pick to Chicago. Signed F Matt Bullard, F Othella Harrington, G Matt Maloney, F Eddie Johnson and F Anthony Miller.
INDIANA PACERS -- Signed C Rik Smits and F Al Harrington.
MILWAUKEE BUCKS -- Signed G-F Dell Curry and G Adonis Jordan to one-year contracts.
MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES -- Signed G Malik Sealy. Agreed to terms with F Joe Smith.
NEW YORK KNICKS -- Re-signed C Herb Williams. Signed F Kurt Thomas.
PHOENIX SUNS -- Signed C Joe Kleine, C Horacio Llamas, G-F Marko Millic, G Toby Bailey, G James Collins.
PORTLAND TRAIL BLAZERS -- Signed G Greg Anthony to a two-year contract.
SACRAMENTO KINGS -- Signed C Vlade Divac to a six-year contract. Re-signed F Corliss Williamson to a one-year contract. Signed G Jason Williams, C Jerome James, G Vernon Maxwell, and G Jon Barry. Renounced the rights to G Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf, F Mark Hendrickson, G Anthony Johnson, F Billy Owens, C-F Olden Polynice and C Michael Stewart.
SAN ANTONIO SPURS -- Signed F Jerome Kersey.
SEATTLE SUPERSONICS -- Signed F Billy Owens. Signed C Vladimir Stepania, to a three-year contract.
TORONTO RAPTORS -- Re-signed G Alvin Williams to a three-year contract. Agreed to terms with F Vince Carter.
VANCOUVER GRIZZLIES -- Signed F-C Cherokee Parks, G Mike Bibby, F Felipe Lopez, and F J.R. Henderson to three-year contracts.