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1996-97 Boston Celtics Transactions

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Record: 15-67, Finished 7th in NBA Atlantic Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: M.L. Carr (15-67)

PTS/G: 100.6 (5th of 29) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 107.9 (29th of 29)
SRS: -6.62 (27th of 29) ▪ Pace: 95.8 (1st of 29)
Off Rtg: 103.9 (26th of 29) ▪ Def Rtg: 111.4 (25th of 29)
Expected W-L: 22-60 (27th of 29)

Arena: FleetCenter ▪ Attendance: 664,022 (20th of 29)

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1996 to June 30, 1997.
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Transactions

Date Type Transaction
July 30, 1996 Waiver

Released Todd Mundt.

July 30, 1996 Waiver

Waived Doug Smith.

August 1, 1996 Signing

Signed Frank Brickowski as a free agent.

September 10, 1996 Signing

Signed Nate Driggers as a free agent.

October 8, 1996 Signing

Signed Brett Szabo as a free agent.

November 2, 1996 Signing

Signed Marty Conlon as a free agent.

November 8, 1996 Signing

Signed Nate Driggers as a free agent.

November 25, 1996 Waiver

Waived Nate Driggers.

January 7, 1997 Waiver

Waived Brett Szabo.

January 10, 1997 Signing

Signed Brett Szabo to the first of two 10-day contracts.

January 30, 1997 Signing

Signed Brett Szabo to a contract for the rest of the season.

February 8, 1997 Signing

Signed Michael Hawkins to the first of two 10-day contracts.

March 7, 1997 Signing

Signed Michael Hawkins to a contract for the rest of the season.

March 10, 1997 Signing

Signed Stacey King to a 10-day contract.

April 4, 1997 Signing

Signed Nate Driggers to a 10-day contract.

April 14, 1997 Signing

Signed Nate Driggers to a contract for the rest of the season.

April 30, 1997 Resignation

M.L. Carr resigns as Head Coach.

May 6, 1997 Hiring

Hired Rick Pitino as Head Coach.

May 27, 1997 Trade

Traded Chris Wallace (GM) and a 1997 2nd round draft pick (Ben Pepper was later selected) to the Miami Heat for a 1997 2nd round draft pick (Mark Sanford was later selected).

June 25, 1997 Draft

Drafted Chauncey Billups in the 1st round (3rd pick) of the 1997 NBA Draft.

June 25, 1997 Draft

Drafted Ron Mercer in the 1st round (6th pick) of the 1997 NBA Draft.

June 25, 1997 Draft

Drafted Ben Pepper in the 2nd round (55th pick) of the 1997 NBA Draft.