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League Champion: Chicago Bulls

Most Valuable Player: Michael Jordan (30.4/6.6/4.3)
Rookie of the Year: Damon Stoudamire (19.0/4.0/9.3)

PPG Leader: Michael Jordan (30.4)
RPG Leader: Dennis Rodman (14.9)
APG Leader: John Stockton (11.2)
WS Leader: Michael Jordan (20.4)

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Transactions listed are from July 1, 1995 to June 30, 1996.
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Transactions

Date Type From To Transaction
July 1, 1995 Waiver MIA

The Miami Heat released Brad Lohaus.

July 1, 1995 Waiver MIN

The Minnesota Timberwolves released Stacey King.

July 1, 1995 Waiver MIN

The Minnesota Timberwolves released Greg Foster.

July 1, 1995 Waiver MIA

The Miami Heat released Ledell Eackles.

July 1, 1995 Waiver MIN

The Minnesota Timberwolves released Mike Brown.

July 1, 1995 Waiver WSB

The Washington Bullets released Scott Skiles.

July 5, 1995 Retirement SEA

Bill Cartwright retired from the Seattle SuperSonics

July 6, 1995 Hiring NYK

The New York Knicks hired Don Nelson as Head Coach.

September 1, 1995 Trade NYK MIA

The New York Knicks traded Pat Riley (coach) to the Miami Heat for a 1996 1st round draft pick (Walter McCarty was later selected).

September 18, 1995 Retirement PHO

Danny Ainge retired from the Phoenix Suns

September 18, 1995 Trade TOR GSW

The Toronto Raptors traded B.J. Armstrong to the Golden State Warriors for Victor Alexander, Martin Lewis, Michael McDonald, Carlos Rogers and Dwayne Whitfield.

September 18, 1995 Trade SEA SAC

The Seattle SuperSonics traded Byron Houston and Sarunas Marciulionis to the Sacramento Kings for Frank Brickowski.

September 18, 1995 Waiver SAS

The San Antonio Spurs released Jack Haley.

September 19, 1995 Waiver LAC

The Los Angeles Clippers released Michael Smith.

September 19, 1995 Trade LAC DEN

The Los Angeles Clippers traded Elmore Spencer to the Denver Nuggets for Bison Dele.

September 19, 1995 Waiver LAC

The Los Angeles Clippers released Harold Ellis.

September 20, 1995 Trade POR DET

The Portland Trail Blazers traded Otis Thorpe to the Detroit Pistons for Randolph Childress and Bill Curley.

September 21, 1995 Signing PHO PHI

The Philadelphia 76ers signed Richard Dumas as a free agent.

September 22, 1995 Signing PHI BOS

The Boston Celtics signed Dana Barros as an unrestricted free agent.

September 25, 1995 Signing DEN HOU

The Houston Rockets signed Eldridge Recasner as a free agent.

September 25, 1995 Signing PHO

The Phoenix Suns signed John Coker as a free agent.

September 26, 1995 Signing DEN

The Denver Nuggets signed Rastko Cvetkovic as a free agent.

September 26, 1995 Signing HOU PHI

The Philadelphia 76ers signed Vernon Maxwell as a free agent.

September 27, 1995 Signing DET CHH

The Charlotte Hornets signed Rafael Addison as an unrestricted free agent.

September 27, 1995 Signing GSW WSB

The Washington Bullets signed Tim Legler as an unrestricted free agent.

September 27, 1995 Trade WSB CLE

The Washington Bullets traded a 1996 1st round draft pick (Vitaly Potapenko was later selected) to the Cleveland Cavaliers for Mark Price.

September 29, 1995 Retirement LAL

Sam Bowie retired from the Los Angeles Lakers

September 29, 1995 Waiver LAL

The Los Angeles Lakers released Kurt Rambis.

September 29, 1995 Signing ATL SAS

The San Antonio Spurs signed Greg Anderson as an unrestricted free agent.

September 29, 1995 Signing POR HOU

The Houston Rockets signed Mark Bryant as an unrestricted free agent.

September 29, 1995 Signing HOU SAS

The San Antonio Spurs signed Carl Herrera as an unrestricted free agent.

September 29, 1995 Signing MIA SAS

The San Antonio Spurs signed Brad Lohaus as an unrestricted free agent.

September 29, 1995 Signing IND MIN

The Minnesota Timberwolves signed Sam Mitchell as an unrestricted free agent.

September 29, 1995 Signing LAL

The Los Angeles Lakers signed Gerard King as a free agent.

September 29, 1995 Waiver LAL

The Los Angeles Lakers released Randolph Keys.

September 29, 1995 Waiver POR

The Portland Trail Blazers released Terry Porter.

September 29, 1995 Waiver POR

The Portland Trail Blazers released James Edwards.

September 29, 1995 Waiver LAL

The Los Angeles Lakers released Tony Smith.

September 29, 1995 Waiver LAC

The Los Angeles Clippers released Gary Grant.

October 1, 1995 Signing LAC

The Los Angeles Clippers signed Logan Vander Velden as a free agent.

October 1, 1995 Signing UTA POR

The Portland Trail Blazers signed Bob Thornton as a free agent.

October 1, 1995 Signing MIL POR

The Portland Trail Blazers signed Anthony Cook as a free agent.

October 1, 1995 Signing VAN POR

The Portland Trail Blazers signed Reggie Slater as a free agent.

October 2, 1995 Signing DEN

The Denver Nuggets signed Nate Driggers as a free agent.

October 2, 1995 Trade SAS CHI

The San Antonio Spurs traded Dennis Rodman to the Chicago Bulls for Will Perdue.

October 2, 1995 Waiver CHI

The Chicago Bulls released Larry Krystkowiak.

October 3, 1995 Signing CHH IND

The Indiana Pacers signed Eddie Johnson as a free agent.

October 3, 1995 Signing CHI CHH

The Charlotte Hornets signed Pete Myers as an unrestricted free agent.

October 3, 1995 Signing ATL ORL

The Orlando Magic signed Jon Koncak as an unrestricted free agent.

October 3, 1995 Signing GSW IND

The Indiana Pacers signed Ricky Pierce as an unrestricted free agent.

October 3, 1995 Signing CLE LAL

The Los Angeles Lakers signed Fred Roberts as a free agent.

October 3, 1995 Signing WSB WSB

The Washington Bullets signed Brent Price as a free agent.

October 3, 1995 Waiver IND

The Indiana Pacers released LaSalle Thompson.

October 4, 1995 Signing MIL GSW

The Golden State Warriors signed Jon Barry as an unrestricted free agent.

October 4, 1995 Signing HOU IND

The Indiana Pacers signed Adrian Caldwell as a free agent.

October 4, 1995 Signing TOR BOS

The Boston Celtics signed Doug Smith as an unrestricted free agent.

October 4, 1995 Signing ORL LAC

The Los Angeles Clippers signed Keith Tower as a free agent.

October 4, 1995 Signing IND

The Indiana Pacers signed Kevin Salvadori as a free agent.

October 4, 1995 Signing GSW

The Golden State Warriors signed Kevin Ollie as a free agent.

October 4, 1995 Signing CHH

The Charlotte Hornets signed Corey Beck as a free agent.

October 4, 1995 Signing DET CHH

The Charlotte Hornets signed Negele Knight as an unrestricted free agent.

October 4, 1995 Waiver TOR

The Toronto Raptors released Jerome Kersey.

October 5, 1995 Signing MIN

The Minnesota Timberwolves signed Marques Bragg as a free agent.

October 5, 1995 Signing HOU

The Houston Rockets signed Alvin Heggs as a free agent.

October 5, 1995 Signing ATL

The Atlanta Hawks signed Howard Nathan as a free agent.

October 5, 1995 Signing BOS PHI

The Philadelphia 76ers signed Charles Smith as a free agent.

October 5, 1995 Signing PHI DET

The Detroit Pistons signed Steve Bardo as a free agent.

October 5, 1995 Signing DEN TOR

The Toronto Raptors signed Alvin Robertson as a free agent.

October 5, 1995 Signing HOU ATL

The Atlanta Hawks signed Matt Bullard as a free agent.

October 5, 1995 Signing CHH CLE

The Cleveland Cavaliers signed Joe Courtney as a free agent.

October 5, 1995 Signing ORL VAN

The Vancouver Grizzlies signed Litterial Green as a free agent.

October 5, 1995 Signing SAC UTA

The Utah Jazz signed Jimmy Oliver as a free agent.

October 5, 1995 Signing CLE PHI

The Philadelphia 76ers signed Elmer Bennett as a free agent.

October 5, 1995 Signing SAC CHI

The Chicago Bulls signed Randy Brown as an unrestricted free agent.

October 5, 1995 Signing SAS UTA

The Utah Jazz signed Howard Eisley as a free agent.

October 5, 1995 Signing NYK MIA

The Miami Heat signed Ron Grandison as a free agent.

October 5, 1995 Signing MIN MIA

The Miami Heat signed Stacey King as a free agent.

October 5, 1995 Signing DET ORL

The Orlando Magic signed Ivano Newbill as a free agent.

October 5, 1995 Signing TOR POR

The Portland Trail Blazers signed Dontonio Wingfield as a free agent.

October 5, 1995 Signing HOU VAN

The Vancouver Grizzlies signed Ashraf Amaya as a free agent.

October 5, 1995 Signing SEA MIN

The Minnesota Timberwolves signed Rich King as a free agent.

October 5, 1995 Signing MIA

The Miami Heat signed Bruce Bowen as a free agent.

October 5, 1995 Signing NJN MIL

The Milwaukee Bucks signed Emanual Davis as a free agent.

October 5, 1995 Signing UTA VAN

The Vancouver Grizzlies signed Rich Manning as a free agent.

October 5, 1995 Signing CLE

The Cleveland Cavaliers signed John Amaechi as a free agent.

October 5, 1995 Signing ATL BOS

The Boston Celtics signed Fred Vinson as a free agent.

October 6, 1995 Signing LAC NJN

The New Jersey Nets signed Robert Werdann as a free agent.

October 6, 1995 Signing GSW SAS

The San Antonio Spurs signed Dell Demps as a free agent.

October 6, 1995 Signing GSW MIL

The Milwaukee Bucks signed Bob McCann as a free agent.

October 6, 1995 Signing MIN UTA

The Utah Jazz signed Greg Foster as an unrestricted free agent.

October 6, 1995 Signing SAS CHI

The Chicago Bulls signed Jack Haley as a free agent.

October 6, 1995 Signing LAL MIL

The Milwaukee Bucks signed Randolph Keys as a free agent.

October 6, 1995 Signing NJN UTA

The Utah Jazz signed Chris Morris as an unrestricted free agent.

October 6, 1995 Signing DET MIL

The Milwaukee Bucks signed Mike Peplowski as an unrestricted free agent.

October 6, 1995 Signing GSW

The Golden State Warriors signed Matt Maloney as a free agent.

October 6, 1995 Signing TOR

The Toronto Raptors signed Thomas Hamilton as a free agent.

October 7, 1995 Trade PHO CLE

The Phoenix Suns traded Antonio Lang, Dan Majerle and a 1997 1st round draft pick (Brevin Knight was later selected) to the Cleveland Cavaliers for Hot Rod Williams.

October 9, 1995 Signing IND NJN

The New Jersey Nets signed Vern Fleming as an unrestricted free agent.

October 9, 1995 Signing CLE NJN

The New Jersey Nets signed Gerald Madkins as a free agent.

October 10, 1995 Signing POR

The Portland Trail Blazers signed Michael Hawkins as a free agent.

October 11, 1995 Waiver UTA

The Utah Jazz waived Jimmy Oliver.

October 11, 1995 Waiver GSW

The Golden State Warriors waived Kevin Ollie.

October 11, 1995 Waiver MIN

The Minnesota Timberwolves waived Brian Davis.

October 13, 1995 Signing GSW NJN

The New Jersey Nets signed Gerald Glass as a free agent.

October 13, 1995 Waiver PHI

The Philadelphia 76ers waived Charles Smith.

October 13, 1995 Waiver MIA

The Miami Heat waived Bruce Bowen.

October 14, 1995 Signing POR MIN

The Minnesota Timberwolves signed Terry Porter as a free agent.

October 14, 1995 Signing LAC MIN

The Minnesota Timberwolves signed Eric Riley as a free agent.

October 16, 1995 Waiver DEN

The Denver Nuggets waived Nate Driggers.

October 18, 1995 Signing SEA VAN

The Vancouver Grizzlies signed Chris King as a free agent.

October 18, 1995 Trade WSB MIL

The Washington Bullets traded Kevin Duckworth to the Milwaukee Bucks for Bob McCann.

October 18, 1995 Signing TOR GSW

The Golden State Warriors signed Jerome Kersey as a free agent.

October 18, 1995 Signing NJN IND

The Indiana Pacers signed Dwayne Schintzius as a free agent.

October 18, 1995 Waiver TOR

The Toronto Raptors waived Thomas Hamilton.

October 18, 1995 Waiver NJN

The New Jersey Nets waived Gerald Madkins.

October 23, 1995 Signing UTA CLE

The Cleveland Cavaliers signed John Crotty as a free agent.

October 24, 1995 Waiver POR

The Portland Trail Blazers waived Bob Thornton.

October 24, 1995 Waiver CHH

The Charlotte Hornets waived Negele Knight.

October 24, 1995 Signing BOS

The Boston Celtics signed Charles Claxton as a free agent.

October 25, 1995 Waiver SAC

The Sacramento Kings released Doug Lee.

October 25, 1995 Waiver SAC

The Sacramento Kings released Henry Turner.

October 25, 1995 Signing SAC SEA

The Seattle SuperSonics signed Trevor Wilson as a free agent.

October 25, 1995 Waiver MIL

The Milwaukee Bucks waived Voshon Lenard.

October 25, 1995 Waiver MIL

The Milwaukee Bucks waived Emanual Davis.

October 26, 1995 Signing POR CHI

The Chicago Bulls signed James Edwards as a free agent.

October 26, 1995 Signing BOS LAL

The Los Angeles Lakers signed Derek Strong as an unrestricted free agent.

October 30, 1995 Signing ATL

The Atlanta Hawks signed Todd Mundt as a free agent.

October 30, 1995 Trade WSB DEN

The Washington Bullets traded Don MacLean and Doug Overton to the Denver Nuggets for Robert Pack.

October 30, 1995 Waiver UTA

The Utah Jazz waived Howard Eisley.

October 30, 1995 Waiver ATL

The Atlanta Hawks waived Cuonzo Martin.

October 30, 1995 Waiver ATL

The Atlanta Hawks waived Gaylon Nickerson.

October 31, 1995 Waiver POR

The Portland Trail Blazers waived Kevin Thompson.

October 31, 1995 Waiver SEA

The Seattle SuperSonics waived Trevor Wilson.

October 31, 1995 Waiver VAN

The Vancouver Grizzlies waived Litterial Green.

October 31, 1995 Waiver MIN

The Minnesota Timberwolves waived Rich King.

October 31, 1995 Waiver IND

The Indiana Pacers waived Kevin Salvadori.

October 31, 1995 Waiver LAL

The Los Angeles Lakers waived Gerard King.

November 1, 1995 Trade VAN ORL

The Vancouver Grizzlies traded Kevin Pritchard and Larry Stewart to the Orlando Magic for Anthony Avent.

November 1, 1995 Signing HOU TOR

The Toronto Raptors signed Tracy Murray as a free agent.

November 1, 1995 Signing LAL PHO

The Phoenix Suns signed Tony Smith as an unrestricted free agent.

November 1, 1995 Waiver MIN

The Minnesota Timberwolves waived Darrick Martin.

November 1, 1995 Waiver GSW

The Golden State Warriors waived Matt Maloney.

November 2, 1995 Signing SAC

The Sacramento Kings signed Clint McDaniel as a free agent.

November 2, 1995 Signing SAS MIL

The Milwaukee Bucks signed Terry Cummings as an unrestricted free agent.

November 2, 1995 Waiver MIL

The Milwaukee Bucks waived Mike Peplowski.

November 2, 1995 Waiver CHH

The Charlotte Hornets waived Corey Beck.

November 2, 1995 Waiver ORL

The Orlando Magic waived Kevin Pritchard.

November 2, 1995 Waiver TOR

The Toronto Raptors waived Dwayne Whitfield.

November 2, 1995 Waiver POR

The Portland Trail Blazers waived Michael Hawkins.

November 2, 1995 Waiver BOS

The Boston Celtics waived Fred Vinson.

November 3, 1995 Trade MIA CHH

The Miami Heat traded Matt Geiger, Khalid Reeves, Glen Rice and a 1996 1st round draft pick (Tony Delk was later selected) to the Charlotte Hornets for LeRon Ellis, Alonzo Mourning and Pete Myers.

November 3, 1995 Signing MIN VAN

The Vancouver Grizzlies signed Darrick Martin as a free agent.

November 6, 1995 Waiver CHH

The Charlotte Hornets waived Joe Wolf.

November 8, 1995 Signing BOS

The Boston Celtics signed Larry Sykes as a free agent.

November 8, 1995 Signing LAC NYK

The New York Knicks signed Gary Grant as a free agent.

November 9, 1995 Signing MIL WSB

The Washington Bullets signed Mike Peplowski as a free agent.

November 16, 1995 Signing CHH ORL

The Orlando Magic signed Joe Wolf as a free agent.

November 20, 1995 Waiver HOU

The Houston Rockets waived Alvin Heggs.

November 20, 1995 Waiver PHI

The Philadelphia 76ers waived Elmer Bennett.

November 21, 1995 Signing DEN PHI

The Philadelphia 76ers signed Greg Grant as a free agent.

November 24, 1995 Waiver BOS

The Boston Celtics waived Larry Sykes.

November 24, 1995 Signing TOR BOS

The Boston Celtics signed Thomas Hamilton as a free agent.

November 26, 1995 Trade MIL BOS

The Milwaukee Bucks traded Todd Day and Alton Lister to the Boston Celtics for Sherman Douglas.

November 27, 1995 Waiver BOS

The Boston Celtics waived Charles Claxton.

November 27, 1995 Trade VAN MIL

The Vancouver Grizzlies traded Benoit Benjamin to the Milwaukee Bucks for Eric Mobley and Eric Murdock.

November 27, 1995 Waiver VAN

The Vancouver Grizzlies waived Rich Manning.

November 27, 1995 Waiver WSB

The Washington Bullets waived Mike Peplowski.

November 30, 1995 Trade PHI NJN

The Philadelphia 76ers traded Shawn Bradley, Greg Graham and Tim Perry to the New Jersey Nets for Derrick Coleman, Sean Higgins and Rex Walters.

December 1, 1995 Signing ORL MIL

The Milwaukee Bucks signed Jerry Reynolds as a free agent.

December 3, 1995 Signing VAN PHI

The Philadelphia 76ers signed Trevor Ruffin as a free agent.

December 4, 1995 Waiver UTA

The Utah Jazz waived James Donaldson.

December 5, 1995 Signing PHI MIN

The Minnesota Timberwolves signed Charles Smith as a free agent.

December 6, 1995 Suspension DAL

Roy Tarpley was suspended from the Dallas Mavericks

December 7, 1995 Signing UTA UTA

The Utah Jazz signed Howard Eisley as a free agent.

December 7, 1995 Signing SEA PHI

The Philadelphia 76ers signed Trevor Wilson as a free agent.

December 8, 1995 Waiver POR

The Portland Trail Blazers waived Reggie Slater.

December 8, 1995 Waiver ORL

The Orlando Magic waived Geert Hammink.

December 11, 1995 Waiver WSB

The Washington Bullets waived Jeff Webster.

December 11, 1995 Signing MIA WSB

The Washington Bullets signed Ledell Eackles as a free agent.

December 12, 1995 Signing MIN PHI

The Philadelphia 76ers signed Mike Brown as a free agent.

December 12, 1995 Signing PHO MIA

The Miami Heat signed Danny Schayes to a contract for the rest of the season.

December 12, 1995 Signing WSB PHI

The Philadelphia 76ers signed Scott Skiles as a free agent.

December 12, 1995 Waiver PHI

The Philadelphia 76ers waived Greg Grant.

December 14, 1995 Signing CLE ATL

The Atlanta Hawks signed Tim Kempton as a free agent.

December 14, 1995 Waiver ATL

The Atlanta Hawks waived Howard Nathan.

December 18, 1995 Firing MIN

The Minnesota Timberwolves fired Bill Blair as Head Coach.

December 18, 1995 Hiring MIN

The Minnesota Timberwolves hired Flip Saunders as Head Coach.

December 21, 1995 Waiver DEN

The Denver Nuggets waived Randy Woods.

December 21, 1995 Waiver DEN

The Denver Nuggets waived Elmore Spencer.

December 23, 1995 Signing CHH CHH

The Charlotte Hornets signed Corey Beck to a contract for the rest of the season.

December 23, 1995 Waiver PHI

The Philadelphia 76ers waived Trevor Wilson.

December 26, 1995 Signing POR DEN

The Denver Nuggets signed Reggie Slater as a free agent.

December 27, 1995 Waiver MIA

The Miami Heat waived LeRon Ellis.

December 28, 1995 Waiver VAN

The Vancouver Grizzlies waived Antonio Harvey.

December 28, 1995 Waiver WSB

The Washington Bullets waived Ed Stokes.

December 29, 1995 Waiver DET

The Detroit Pistons waived Walter Bond.

December 29, 1995 Signing MIL MIA

The Miami Heat signed Voshon Lenard as a free agent.

January 3, 1996 Signing VAN LAC

The Los Angeles Clippers signed Antonio Harvey as a free agent.

January 3, 1996 Waiver CHH

The Charlotte Hornets waived Greg Sutton.

January 4, 1996 Waiver MIN

The Minnesota Timberwolves waived Charles Smith.

January 4, 1996 Waiver LAC

The Los Angeles Clippers waived Logan Vander Velden.

January 4, 1996 Waiver PHI

The Philadelphia 76ers waived Jeff Malone.

January 4, 1996 Waiver PHI

The Philadelphia 76ers waived Mike Brown.

January 5, 1996 Waiver DET

The Detroit Pistons waived Steve Bardo.

January 5, 1996 Waiver POR

The Portland Trail Blazers waived Anthony Cook.

January 5, 1996 Waiver WSB

The Washington Bullets waived Bob McCann.

January 5, 1996 Waiver DEN

The Denver Nuggets waived Reggie Slater.

January 5, 1996 Waiver MIA

The Miami Heat waived Ron Grandison.

January 5, 1996 Waiver CHH

The Charlotte Hornets waived Corey Beck.

January 5, 1996 Waiver ATL

The Atlanta Hawks waived Tim Kempton.

January 6, 1996 Retirement PHI

Scott Skiles retired from the Philadelphia 76ers

January 10, 1996 Signing CHH POR

The Portland Trail Blazers signed Rumeal Robinson to the first of two 10-day contracts.

January 10, 1996 Signing WSB WSB

The Washington Bullets signed Bob McCann to the first of two 10-day contracts.

January 10, 1996 Signing DEN DAL

The Dallas Mavericks signed Reggie Slater to the first of two 10-day contracts.

January 10, 1996 Signing DEN POR

The Portland Trail Blazers signed Elmore Spencer as a free agent.

January 10, 1996 Signing CHH PHI

The Philadelphia 76ers signed Greg Sutton to the first of two 10-day contracts.

January 11, 1996 Signing IND PHI

The Philadelphia 76ers signed LaSalle Thompson as a free agent.

January 12, 1996 Signing PHI WSB

The Washington Bullets signed Michael Curry to a 10-day contract.

January 12, 1996 Trade VAN MIN

The Vancouver Grizzlies traded Darrick Martin to the Minnesota Timberwolves for a 1996 2nd round draft pick (Amal McCaskill was later selected).

January 12, 1996 Signing VAN VAN

The Vancouver Grizzlies signed Rich Manning to a contract for the rest of the season.

January 15, 1996 Waiver GSW

The Golden State Warriors waived David Wood.

January 16, 1996 Signing MIA ATL

The Atlanta Hawks signed Ron Grandison to the first of two 10-day contracts.

January 16, 1996 Firing PHO

The Phoenix Suns fired Paul Westphal as Head Coach.

January 16, 1996 Hiring PHO

The Phoenix Suns hired Cotton Fitzsimmons as Head Coach.

January 18, 1996 Signing GSW PHO

The Phoenix Suns signed David Wood to a 10-day contract.

January 19, 1996 Trade NJN CHH

The New Jersey Nets traded Kenny Anderson and Gerald Glass to the Charlotte Hornets for Kendall Gill and Khalid Reeves.

January 20, 1996 Signing LAC HOU

The Houston Rockets signed Henry James to the first of two 10-day contracts.

January 22, 1996 Signing PHO CHH

The Charlotte Hornets signed Anthony Goldwire to a 10-day contract.

January 23, 1996 Waiver UTA

The Utah Jazz waived Andy Toolson.

January 27, 1996 Waiver DAL

The Dallas Mavericks waived Reggie Slater.

January 29, 1996 Signing LAL LAL

The Los Angeles Lakers signed Magic Johnson as a free agent.

January 30, 1996 Signing POR POR

The Portland Trail Blazers signed Rumeal Robinson as a free agent.

January 30, 1996 Signing PHI PHI

The Philadelphia 76ers signed Greg Sutton as a free agent.

January 31, 1996 Waiver PHO

The Phoenix Suns waived Stefano Rusconi.

January 31, 1996 Signing WSB DET

The Detroit Pistons signed Michael Curry to the first of two 10-day contracts.

January 31, 1996 Signing CHH CHH

The Charlotte Hornets signed Anthony Goldwire to a contract for the rest of the season.

February 1, 1996 Signing PHO DAL

The Dallas Mavericks signed David Wood to the first of two 10-day contracts.

February 2, 1996 Signing PHI WSB

The Washington Bullets signed Greg Grant to the first of two 10-day contracts.

February 2, 1996 Waiver TOR

The Toronto Raptors waived John Salley.

February 3, 1996 Signing WSB WSB

The Washington Bullets signed Bob McCann to a contract for the rest of the season.

February 8, 1996 Trade SAS NYK

The San Antonio Spurs traded Brad Lohaus, J.R. Reid and a 1996 1st round draft pick (John Wallace was later selected) to the New York Knicks for Charles Smith and Monty Williams.

February 12, 1996 Signing SAS HOU

The Houston Rockets signed Sam Mack to the first of two 10-day contracts.

February 12, 1996 Signing PHI MIA

The Miami Heat signed Jeff Malone to the first of two 10-day contracts.

February 12, 1996 Waiver MIA

The Miami Heat waived Pete Myers.

February 16, 1996 Signing MIA CHH

The Charlotte Hornets signed Pete Myers as a free agent.

February 18, 1996 Trade TOR NYK

The Toronto Raptors traded Victor Alexander and Willie Anderson to the New York Knicks for Doug Christie, Herb Williams and cash.

February 19, 1996 Waiver DAL

The Dallas Mavericks waived Donald Hodge.

February 22, 1996 Waiver CHH

The Charlotte Hornets waived Gerald Glass.

February 22, 1996 Signing ATL ATL

The Atlanta Hawks signed Howard Nathan to a 10-day contract.

February 22, 1996 Signing PHI HOU

The Houston Rockets signed Jaren Jackson to the first of two 10-day contracts.

February 22, 1996 Signing ORL WSB

The Washington Bullets signed Kevin Pritchard to a 10-day contract.

February 22, 1996 Trade MIA GSW

The Miami Heat traded Bimbo Coles and Kevin Willis to the Golden State Warriors for Chris Gatling and Tim Hardaway.

February 22, 1996 Trade SAC MIA

The Sacramento Kings traded Tyrone Corbin and Walt Williams to the Miami Heat for Kevin Gamble and Billy Owens.

February 22, 1996 Signing DET DET

The Detroit Pistons signed Michael Curry to a contract for the rest of the season.

February 22, 1996 Trade MIN ATL

The Minnesota Timberwolves traded Christian Laettner and Sean Rooks to the Atlanta Hawks for Andrew Lang and Spud Webb.

February 22, 1996 Trade TOR PHI

The Toronto Raptors traded Tony Massenburg, Ed Pinckney, a 1996 2nd round draft pick (Ryan Minor was later selected) and a 1997 2nd round draft pick (James Collins was later selected) to the Philadelphia 76ers for Sharone Wright. Philadelphia had the option to swap 1st round draft picks with Toronto in either 1996 or 1997 but did not do so; Philadelphia received a 2nd round draft pick in 1997 instead.

February 22, 1996 Trade PHO MIA

The Phoenix Suns traded Tony Smith to the Miami Heat for Terrence Rencher.

February 22, 1996 Trade VAN ORL

The Vancouver Grizzlies traded Kenny Gattison and a 1996 2nd round draft pick (Randy Livingston was later selected) to the Orlando Magic for Jeff Turner.

February 23, 1996 Signing TOR TOR

The Toronto Raptors signed Dwayne Whitfield as a free agent.

February 23, 1996 Signing DAL CHH

The Charlotte Hornets signed Donald Hodge to a 10-day contract.

February 23, 1996 Signing DAL DAL

The Dallas Mavericks signed David Wood to a contract for the rest of the season.

February 23, 1996 Waiver TOR

The Toronto Raptors waived Herb Williams.

February 24, 1996 Signing LAC NYK

The New York Knicks signed Matt Fish to a 10-day contract.

February 27, 1996 Waiver MIL

The Milwaukee Bucks waived Jerry Reynolds.

February 27, 1996 Signing WSB MIL

The Milwaukee Bucks signed Mike Peplowski to a contract for the rest of the season.

February 28, 1996 Signing TOR NYK

The New York Knicks signed Herb Williams to a contract for the rest of the season.

March 2, 1996 Waiver ATL

The Atlanta Hawks waived Howard Nathan.

March 3, 1996 Signing HOU HOU

The Houston Rockets signed Sam Mack to a contract for the rest of the season.

March 3, 1996 Signing SAS WSB

The Washington Bullets signed Chris Whitney to a 10-day contract.

March 3, 1996 Signing MIA MIA

The Miami Heat signed Jeff Malone to a contract for the rest of the season.

March 4, 1996 Waiver CHH

The Charlotte Hornets released Donald Hodge.

March 4, 1996 Signing TOR CHI

The Chicago Bulls signed John Salley to the first of two 10-day contracts.

March 5, 1996 Signing CLE

The Cleveland Cavaliers signed Darryl Johnson to the first of two 10-day contracts.

March 5, 1996 Signing HOU

The Houston Rockets signed Melvin Booker to the first of two 10-day contracts.

March 5, 1996 Waiver NYK

The New York Knicks waived Matt Fish.

March 5, 1996 Waiver CLE

The Cleveland Cavaliers waived Joe Courtney.

March 6, 1996 Signing LAL ATL

The Atlanta Hawks signed Reggie Jordan to the first of two 10-day contracts.

March 7, 1996 Signing NYK DEN

The Denver Nuggets signed Matt Fish to the first of two 10-day contracts.

March 8, 1996 Waiver ORL

The Orlando Magic waived Jeff Turner.

March 8, 1996 Firing NYK

The New York Knicks fired Don Nelson as Head Coach.

March 8, 1996 Hiring NYK

The New York Knicks hired Jeff Van Gundy as Head Coach.

March 9, 1996 Waiver ATL

The Atlanta Hawks waived Todd Mundt.

March 12, 1996 Signing ATL NYK

The New York Knicks signed Ron Grandison to the first of two 10-day contracts.

March 13, 1996 Signing DET HOU

The Houston Rockets signed Tracy Moore to the first of two 10-day contracts.

March 14, 1996 Signing GSW

The Golden State Warriors signed Robert Churchwell to the first of two 10-day contracts.

March 23, 1996 Signing WSB WSB

The Washington Bullets signed Chris Whitney to a contract for the rest of the season.

March 23, 1996 Signing ATL BOS

The Boston Celtics signed Todd Mundt to the first of two 10-day contracts.

March 24, 1996 Signing CHI CHI

The Chicago Bulls signed John Salley as a free agent.

March 25, 1996 Signing POR WSB

The Washington Bullets signed Bob Thornton to the first of two 10-day contracts.

March 25, 1996 Signing ORL GSW

The Golden State Warriors signed Geert Hammink to the first of two 10-day contracts.

March 26, 1996 Signing ATL ATL

The Atlanta Hawks signed Reggie Jordan to a contract for the rest of the season.

March 27, 1996 Signing HOU HOU

The Houston Rockets signed Melvin Booker to a contract for the rest of the season.

March 27, 1996 Signing DEN DEN

The Denver Nuggets signed Matt Fish to a contract for the rest of the season.

March 29, 1996 Signing NYK NYK

The New York Knicks signed Ron Grandison as a free agent.

March 29, 1996 Signing WSB DEN

The Denver Nuggets signed Greg Grant as a free agent.

April 2, 1996 Signing HOU HOU

The Houston Rockets signed Tracy Moore as a free agent.

April 3, 1996 Signing GSW GSW

The Golden State Warriors signed Robert Churchwell to a contract for the rest of the season.

April 3, 1996 Signing ATL VAN

The Vancouver Grizzlies signed Cuonzo Martin to a 10-day contract.

April 9, 1996 Signing IND TOR

The Toronto Raptors signed Dan O'Sullivan to a 10-day contract.

April 12, 1996 Signing BOS BOS

The Boston Celtics signed Todd Mundt as a free agent.

April 13, 1996 Signing VAN VAN

The Vancouver Grizzlies signed Cuonzo Martin to a contract for the rest of the season.

April 14, 1996 Signing WSB WSB

The Washington Bullets signed Bob Thornton as a free agent.

April 14, 1996 Signing GSW GSW

The Golden State Warriors signed Geert Hammink to a contract for the rest of the season.

April 15, 1996 Signing NYK ORL

The Orlando Magic signed Anthony Bonner to a contract for the rest of the season.

April 16, 1996 Signing WSB

The Washington Bullets signed Cedric Lewis to a contract for the rest of the season.

April 18, 1996 Waiver TOR

The Toronto Raptors waived Dan O'Sullivan.

April 22, 1996 Firing NJN

The New Jersey Nets fired Butch Beard as Head Coach.

April 22, 1996 Firing TOR

The Toronto Raptors fired Brendan Malone as Head Coach.

April 22, 1996 Hiring TOR

The Toronto Raptors hired Darrell Walker as Head Coach.

April 23, 1996 Firing CHH

The Charlotte Hornets fired Allan Bristow as Head Coach.

April 26, 1996 Firing MIL

The Milwaukee Bucks fired Mike Dunleavy as Head Coach.

May 1, 1996 Reassignment DAL

The Dallas Mavericks reassigned Head Coach Dick Motta.

May 13, 1996 Firing PHI

The Philadelphia 76ers fired John Lucas as Head Coach.

May 14, 1996 Retirement LAL

Magic Johnson retired from the Los Angeles Lakers

May 29, 1996 Hiring CHH

The Charlotte Hornets hired Dave Cowens as Head Coach.

May 31, 1996 Hiring DAL

The Dallas Mavericks hired Jim Cleamons as Head Coach.

June 6, 1996 Hiring NJN

The New Jersey Nets hired John Calipari as Head Coach.

June 13, 1996 Trade SAC DEN

The Sacramento Kings traded Sarunas Marciulionis and a 1996 2nd round draft pick (Jeff McInnis was later selected) to the Denver Nuggets for Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf.

June 13, 1996 Trade IND DEN

The Indiana Pacers traded Mark Jackson, Ricky Pierce and a 1996 1st round draft pick (Efthimi Rentzias was later selected) to the Denver Nuggets for Jalen Rose, Reggie Williams and a 1996 1st round draft pick (Erick Dampier was later selected).

June 15, 1996 Hiring MIL

The Milwaukee Bucks hired Chris Ford as Head Coach.

June 19, 1996 Trade VAN HOU

The Vancouver Grizzlies traded a 1996 2nd round draft pick (Othella Harrington was later selected), a 1996 2nd round draft pick (Randy Livingston was later selected) and a 1997 2nd round draft pick (Serge Zwikker was later selected) to the Houston Rockets for Tim Breaux, Pete Chilcutt, a 1996 1st round draft pick (Roy Rogers was later selected), a 1996 2nd round draft pick (Chris Robinson was later selected) and a 1997 2nd round draft pick (C.J. Bruton was later selected).

June 21, 1996 Trade DAL BOS

The Dallas Mavericks traded a 1996 1st round draft pick (Antoine Walker was later selected) and a 1997 1st round draft pick (Ron Mercer was later selected) to the Boston Celtics for Eric Montross and a 1996 1st round draft pick (Samaki Walker was later selected).

June 25, 1996 Trade SEA ATL

The Seattle SuperSonics traded a 1996 1st round draft pick (Priest Lauderdale was later selected) to the Atlanta Hawks for a 1996 2nd round draft pick (Joe Vogel was later selected) and a 1996 2nd round draft pick (Ron Riley was later selected).

June 25, 1996 Waiver ATL

The Atlanta Hawks released Craig Ehlo.

June 26, 1996 Trade UTA MIA

The Utah Jazz traded Martin Muursepp to the Miami Heat for a 2000 1st round draft pick (DeShawn Stevenson was later selected).

June 26, 1996 Trade MIN MIL

The Minnesota Timberwolves traded Ray Allen and a 1998 1st round draft pick (Rasho Nesterovic was later selected) to the Milwaukee Bucks for Stephon Marbury.

June 26, 1996 Signing MIL HOU

The Houston Rockets signed Emanual Davis as a free agent.

June 27, 1996 Sale SAC POR

The Sacramento Kings sold Jason Sasser to the Portland Trail Blazers.

June 28, 1996 Trade SEA DET

The Seattle SuperSonics traded Ron Riley to the Detroit Pistons for a 1997 2nd round draft pick (Eddie Elisma was later selected).

June 29, 1996 Trade DAL MIN

The Dallas Mavericks traded Cherokee Parks to the Minnesota Timberwolves. Minnesota removed the 2nd overall draft pick through 6th overall draft pick protection on the 1st round draft pick obtained for Sean Rooks on November 1, 1994; the draft pick was changed to either 1997 (unless it was the 1st draft pick overall) or 1998.