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1995-96 NBA Transactions

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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)

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1995 to June 30, 1996.
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Click on the Player for career stats and accomplishments.

July 1, 1995

The Miami Heat released Brad Lohaus.

The Minnesota Timberwolves released Stacey King.

The Minnesota Timberwolves released Greg Foster.

The Miami Heat released Ledell Eackles.

The Minnesota Timberwolves released Mike Brown.

The Washington Bullets released Scott Skiles.

July 5, 1995

Bill Cartwright retired from the Seattle SuperSonics

September 1, 1995

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

Danny Ainge retired from the Phoenix Suns

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

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

The San Antonio Spurs released Jack Haley.

September 19, 1995

The Los Angeles Clippers released Michael Smith.

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

The Los Angeles Clippers released Harold Ellis.

September 20, 1995

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

September 21, 1995

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

September 22, 1995

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

September 25, 1995

The Houston Rockets signed Eldridge Recasner as a free agent.

The Phoenix Suns signed John Coker as a free agent.

September 26, 1995

The Denver Nuggets signed Rastko Cvetkovic as a free agent.

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

September 27, 1995

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

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

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

Sam Bowie retired from the Los Angeles Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers released Kurt Rambis.

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

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

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

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

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

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

The Los Angeles Lakers released Randolph Keys.

The Portland Trail Blazers released Terry Porter.

The Portland Trail Blazers released James Edwards.

The Los Angeles Lakers released Tony Smith.

The Los Angeles Clippers released Gary Grant.

October 1, 1995

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

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

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

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

October 2, 1995

The Denver Nuggets signed Nate Driggers as a free agent.

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

The Chicago Bulls released Larry Krystkowiak.

October 3, 1995

The Indiana Pacers signed Eddie Johnson as a free agent.

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

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

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

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

The Washington Bullets signed Brent Price as a free agent.

The Indiana Pacers released LaSalle Thompson.

October 4, 1995

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

The Indiana Pacers signed Adrian Caldwell as a free agent.

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

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

The Indiana Pacers signed Kevin Salvadori as a free agent.

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

The Charlotte Hornets signed Corey Beck as a free agent.

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

The Toronto Raptors released Jerome Kersey.

October 5, 1995

The Minnesota Timberwolves signed Marques Bragg as a free agent.

The Houston Rockets signed Alvin Heggs as a free agent.

The Atlanta Hawks signed Howard Nathan as a free agent.

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

The Detroit Pistons signed Steve Bardo as a free agent.

The Toronto Raptors signed Alvin Robertson as a free agent.

The Atlanta Hawks signed Matt Bullard as a free agent.

The Cleveland Cavaliers signed Joe Courtney as a free agent.

The Vancouver Grizzlies signed Litterial Green as a free agent.

The Utah Jazz signed Jimmy Oliver as a free agent.

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

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

The Utah Jazz signed Howard Eisley as a free agent.

The Miami Heat signed Ron Grandison as a free agent.

The Miami Heat signed Stacey King as a free agent.

The Orlando Magic signed Ivano Newbill as a free agent.

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

The Vancouver Grizzlies signed Ashraf Amaya as a free agent.

The Minnesota Timberwolves signed Rich King as a free agent.

The Miami Heat signed Bruce Bowen as a free agent.

The Milwaukee Bucks signed Emanual Davis as a free agent.

The Vancouver Grizzlies signed Rich Manning as a free agent.

The Cleveland Cavaliers signed John Amaechi as a free agent.

The Boston Celtics signed Fred Vinson as a free agent.

October 6, 1995

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

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

The Milwaukee Bucks signed Bob McCann as a free agent.

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

The Chicago Bulls signed Jack Haley as a free agent.

The Milwaukee Bucks signed Randolph Keys as a free agent.

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

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

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

The Toronto Raptors signed Thomas Hamilton as a free agent.

October 7, 1995

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

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

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

October 10, 1995

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

October 11, 1995

The Utah Jazz waived Jimmy Oliver.

The Golden State Warriors waived Kevin Ollie.

The Minnesota Timberwolves waived Brian Davis.

October 13, 1995

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

The Philadelphia 76ers waived Charles Smith.

The Miami Heat waived Bruce Bowen.

October 14, 1995

The Minnesota Timberwolves signed Terry Porter as a free agent.

The Minnesota Timberwolves signed Eric Riley as a free agent.

October 16, 1995

The Denver Nuggets waived Nate Driggers.

October 18, 1995

The Vancouver Grizzlies signed Chris King as a free agent.

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

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

The Indiana Pacers signed Dwayne Schintzius as a free agent.

The Toronto Raptors waived Thomas Hamilton.

The New Jersey Nets waived Gerald Madkins.

October 23, 1995

The Cleveland Cavaliers signed John Crotty as a free agent.

October 24, 1995

The Portland Trail Blazers waived Bob Thornton.

The Charlotte Hornets waived Negele Knight.

The Boston Celtics signed Charles Claxton as a free agent.

October 25, 1995

The Sacramento Kings released Doug Lee.

The Sacramento Kings released Henry Turner.

The Seattle SuperSonics signed Trevor Wilson as a free agent.

The Milwaukee Bucks waived Voshon Lenard.

The Milwaukee Bucks waived Emanual Davis.

October 26, 1995

The Chicago Bulls signed James Edwards as a free agent.

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

October 30, 1995

The Atlanta Hawks signed Todd Mundt as a free agent.

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

The Utah Jazz waived Howard Eisley.

The Atlanta Hawks waived Cuonzo Martin.

The Atlanta Hawks waived Gaylon Nickerson.

October 31, 1995

The Portland Trail Blazers waived Kevin Thompson.

The Seattle SuperSonics waived Trevor Wilson.

The Vancouver Grizzlies waived Litterial Green.

The Minnesota Timberwolves waived Rich King.

The Indiana Pacers waived Kevin Salvadori.

The Los Angeles Lakers waived Gerard King.

November 1, 1995

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

The Toronto Raptors signed Tracy Murray as a free agent.

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

The Minnesota Timberwolves waived Darrick Martin.

The Golden State Warriors waived Matt Maloney.

November 2, 1995

The Sacramento Kings signed Clint McDaniel as a free agent.

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

The Milwaukee Bucks waived Mike Peplowski.

The Charlotte Hornets waived Corey Beck.

The Orlando Magic waived Kevin Pritchard.

The Toronto Raptors waived Dwayne Whitfield.

The Portland Trail Blazers waived Michael Hawkins.

The Boston Celtics waived Fred Vinson.

November 3, 1995

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.

The Vancouver Grizzlies signed Darrick Martin as a free agent.

November 6, 1995

The Charlotte Hornets waived Joe Wolf.

November 8, 1995

The Boston Celtics signed Larry Sykes as a free agent.

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

November 9, 1995

The Washington Bullets signed Mike Peplowski as a free agent.

November 16, 1995

The Orlando Magic signed Joe Wolf as a free agent.

November 20, 1995

The Houston Rockets waived Alvin Heggs.

The Philadelphia 76ers waived Elmer Bennett.

November 21, 1995

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

November 24, 1995

The Boston Celtics waived Larry Sykes.

The Boston Celtics signed Thomas Hamilton as a free agent.

November 26, 1995

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

November 27, 1995

The Boston Celtics waived Charles Claxton.

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

The Vancouver Grizzlies waived Rich Manning.

The Washington Bullets waived Mike Peplowski.

November 30, 1995

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

The Milwaukee Bucks signed Jerry Reynolds as a free agent.

December 3, 1995

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

December 4, 1995

The Utah Jazz waived James Donaldson.

December 5, 1995

The Minnesota Timberwolves signed Charles Smith as a free agent.

December 6, 1995

Roy Tarpley was suspended from the Dallas Mavericks

December 7, 1995

The Utah Jazz signed Howard Eisley as a free agent.

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

December 8, 1995

The Portland Trail Blazers waived Reggie Slater.

The Orlando Magic waived Geert Hammink.

December 11, 1995

The Washington Bullets waived Jeff Webster.

The Washington Bullets signed Ledell Eackles as a free agent.

December 12, 1995

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

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

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

The Philadelphia 76ers waived Greg Grant.

December 14, 1995

The Atlanta Hawks signed Tim Kempton as a free agent.

The Atlanta Hawks waived Howard Nathan.

December 21, 1995

The Denver Nuggets waived Randy Woods.

The Denver Nuggets waived Elmore Spencer.

December 23, 1995

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

The Philadelphia 76ers waived Trevor Wilson.

December 26, 1995

The Denver Nuggets signed Reggie Slater as a free agent.

December 27, 1995

The Miami Heat waived LeRon Ellis.

December 28, 1995

The Vancouver Grizzlies waived Antonio Harvey.

The Washington Bullets waived Ed Stokes.

December 29, 1995

The Detroit Pistons waived Walter Bond.

The Miami Heat signed Voshon Lenard as a free agent.

January 3, 1996

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

The Charlotte Hornets waived Greg Sutton.

January 4, 1996

The Minnesota Timberwolves waived Charles Smith.

The Los Angeles Clippers waived Logan Vander Velden.

The Philadelphia 76ers waived Jeff Malone.

The Philadelphia 76ers waived Mike Brown.

January 5, 1996

The Detroit Pistons waived Steve Bardo.

The Portland Trail Blazers waived Anthony Cook.

The Washington Bullets waived Bob McCann.

The Denver Nuggets waived Reggie Slater.

The Miami Heat waived Ron Grandison.

The Charlotte Hornets waived Corey Beck.

The Atlanta Hawks waived Tim Kempton.

January 6, 1996

Scott Skiles retired from the Philadelphia 76ers

January 10, 1996

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

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

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

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

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

January 11, 1996

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

January 12, 1996

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

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

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

January 15, 1996

The Golden State Warriors waived David Wood.

January 16, 1996

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

January 18, 1996

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

January 19, 1996

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

January 20, 1996

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

January 22, 1996

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

January 23, 1996

The Utah Jazz waived Andy Toolson.

January 27, 1996

The Dallas Mavericks waived Reggie Slater.

January 29, 1996

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

January 30, 1996

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

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

January 31, 1996

The Phoenix Suns waived Stefano Rusconi.

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

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

February 1, 1996

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

February 2, 1996

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

The Toronto Raptors waived John Salley.

February 3, 1996

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

February 8, 1996

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

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

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

The Miami Heat waived Pete Myers.

February 16, 1996

The Charlotte Hornets signed Pete Myers as a free agent.

February 18, 1996

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

February 19, 1996

The Dallas Mavericks waived Donald Hodge.

February 22, 1996

The Charlotte Hornets waived Gerald Glass.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

The Toronto Raptors signed Dwayne Whitfield as a free agent.

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

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

The Toronto Raptors waived Herb Williams.

February 24, 1996

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

February 27, 1996

The Milwaukee Bucks waived Jerry Reynolds.

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

February 28, 1996

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

March 2, 1996

The Atlanta Hawks waived Howard Nathan.

March 3, 1996

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

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

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

March 4, 1996

The Charlotte Hornets released Donald Hodge.

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

March 5, 1996

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

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

The New York Knicks waived Matt Fish.

The Cleveland Cavaliers waived Joe Courtney.

March 6, 1996

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

March 7, 1996

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

March 8, 1996

The Orlando Magic waived Jeff Turner.

March 9, 1996

The Atlanta Hawks waived Todd Mundt.

March 12, 1996

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

March 13, 1996

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

March 14, 1996

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

March 23, 1996

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

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

March 24, 1996

The Chicago Bulls signed John Salley as a free agent.

March 25, 1996

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

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

March 26, 1996

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

March 27, 1996

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

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

March 29, 1996

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

The Denver Nuggets signed Greg Grant as a free agent.

April 2, 1996

The Houston Rockets signed Tracy Moore as a free agent.

April 3, 1996

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

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

April 9, 1996

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

April 12, 1996

The Boston Celtics signed Todd Mundt as a free agent.

April 13, 1996

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

April 14, 1996

The Washington Bullets signed Bob Thornton as a free agent.

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

April 15, 1996

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

April 16, 1996

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

April 18, 1996

The Toronto Raptors waived Dan O'Sullivan.

May 14, 1996

Magic Johnson retired from the Los Angeles Lakers

June 13, 1996

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.

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 19, 1996

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

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

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).

The Atlanta Hawks released Craig Ehlo.

June 26, 1996

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

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.

The Houston Rockets signed Emanual Davis as a free agent.

June 27, 1996

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

June 28, 1996

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

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.