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1996-97 Charlotte Hornets Transactions

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Record: 54-28, Finished 4th in NBA Central Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Dave Cowens (54-28)

PTS/G: 98.9 (12th of 29) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 97.0 (15th of 29)
SRS: 2.13 (12th of 29) ▪ Pace: 88.6 (22nd of 29)
Off Rtg: 110.9 (4th of 29) ▪ Def Rtg: 108.9 (22nd of 29)
Expected W-L: 46-36 (12th of 29)

Arena: Charlotte Coliseum ▪ Attendance: 985,722 (1st of 29)

NBA 1997 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Eastern Conference First Round (3-0) versus New York Knicks  (Series Stats)

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1996 to June 30, 1997.
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July 11, 1996

Released Robert Parish.

Traded Kobe Bryant to the Los Angeles Lakers for Vlade Divac.

Released Michael Adams.

July 14, 1996

Traded Larry Johnson to the New York Knicks for Brad Lohaus and Anthony Mason.

October 3, 1996

Signed Bob McCann as a free agent.

October 19, 1996

Signed Tony Smith as a free agent.

October 31, 1996

Waived Brad Lohaus.

January 6, 1997

Signed Jamie Feick to the first of two 10-day contracts.

January 28, 1997

Signed Eric Leckner to a 10-day contract.

January 30, 1997

Signed Tom Chambers to a contract for the rest of the season.

February 20, 1997

Traded Anthony Goldwire and George Zidek to the Denver Nuggets for Ricky Pierce.

Traded Scott Burrell to the Golden State Warriors for Donald Royal.

April 8, 1997

Waived Tom Chambers.