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1996-97 Dallas Mavericks Transactions

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Record: 24-58, Finished 4th in NBA Midwest Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Jim Cleamons (24-58)

PTS/G: 90.6 (26th of 29) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 97.0 (14th of 29)
SRS: -6.47 (26th of 29) ▪ Pace: 89.0 (20th of 29)
Off Rtg: 101.1 (28th of 29) ▪ Def Rtg: 108.2 (18th of 29)
Expected W-L: 23-59 (26th of 29)

Arena: Reunion Arena ▪ Attendance: 619,178 (24th of 29)

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

Date Type Transaction
July 16, 1996 Signing

Signed Chris Gatling as a free agent.

July 17, 1996 Waiver

Released Lucious Harris.

July 17, 1996 Waiver

Released Lorenzo Williams.

July 17, 1996 Waiver

Released David Wood.

July 17, 1996 Waiver

Released Scott Brooks.

July 23, 1996 Trade

Traded Popeye Jones and a 1997 1st round draft pick (John Thomas was later selected) to the Toronto Raptors for Jimmy King, a 1998 2nd round draft pick (Ansu Sesay was later selected) and a 1999 2nd round draft pick (Gordan Giricek was later selected). Toronto had the option to swap 1st round draft picks with Dallas in 1997 (a draft pick owned by Dallas that was originally owned by Minnesota) but did not do so.

July 26, 1996 Signing

Signed Derek Harper as a free agent.

September 30, 1996 Signing

Signed Greg Dreiling as a free agent.

October 1, 1996 Signing

Signed Erick Strickland as a free agent.

October 4, 1996 Signing

Signed Fred Roberts as a free agent.

October 17, 1996 Signing

Signed Oliver Miller as a free agent.

October 29, 1996 Waiver

Waived Terry Davis.

December 26, 1996 Trade

Traded Tony Dumas, Jason Kidd and Loren Meyer to the Phoenix Suns for Sam Cassell, Michael Finley, A.C. Green and a 1998 2nd round draft pick (Greg Buckner was later selected).

January 7, 1997 Waiver

Waived Erick Strickland.

February 7, 1997 Waiver

Waived Oliver Miller.

February 14, 1997 Waiver

Waived Fred Roberts.

February 14, 1997 Trade

Traded Jamal Mashburn to the Miami Heat for Sasha Danilovic, Martin Muursepp and Kurt Thomas.

February 17, 1997 Signing

Signed Erick Strickland to a 10-day contract.

February 17, 1997 Trade

Traded Sam Cassell, Chris Gatling, Jim Jackson, George McCloud and Eric Montross to the New Jersey Nets for Shawn Bradley, Ed O'Bannon, Robert Pack and Khalid Reeves.

February 25, 1997 Signing

Signed Erick Strickland to a contract for the rest of the season.

February 27, 1997 Signing

Signed Jason Sasser to a 10-day contract.

March 11, 1997 Signing

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

March 21, 1997 Signing

Signed Stevin Smith to the first of two 10-day contracts.

April 9, 1997 Waiver

Released Stevin Smith.

April 10, 1997 Signing

Signed Stacey King to a 10-day contract.

April 15, 1997 Waiver

Waived Greg Dreiling.

June 25, 1997 Draft

Drafted Kelvin Cato in the 1st round (15th pick) of the 1997 NBA Draft.

June 25, 1997 Draft

Drafted Bubba Wells in the 2nd round (34th pick) of the 1997 NBA Draft.

June 25, 1997 Trade

Traded Kelvin Cato to the Portland Trail Blazers for Chris Anstey and cash.