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Transactions listed are from July 1, 1996 to June
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July 16, 1996
Signed Chris Gatling as a free agent.
July 17, 1996
Released Lucious Harris.
Released Scott Brooks.
Released David Wood.
Released Lorenzo Williams.
July 23, 1996
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
Signed Derek Harper as a free agent.
September 30, 1996
Signed Greg Dreiling as a free agent.
October 1, 1996
Signed Erick Strickland as a free agent.
October 4, 1996
Signed Fred Roberts as a free agent.
October 17, 1996
Signed Oliver Miller as a free agent.
October 29, 1996
Waived Terry Davis.
December 26, 1996
January 7, 1997
Waived Erick Strickland.
February 7, 1997
Waived Oliver Miller.
February 14, 1997
Waived Fred Roberts.
February 17, 1997
Signed Erick Strickland to a 10-day contract.
February 25, 1997
Signed Erick Strickland to a contract for the rest of the season.
February 27, 1997
Signed Jason Sasser to a 10-day contract.
March 11, 1997
Signed Jamie Watson to the first of two 10-day contracts.
March 21, 1997
Signed Stevin Smith to the first of two 10-day contracts.
April 9, 1997
Released Stevin Smith.
April 10, 1997
Signed Stacey King to a 10-day contract.
April 15, 1997
Waived Greg Dreiling.
June 25, 1997
Drafted Bubba Wells in the 2nd round (34th pick) of the 1997 NBA Draft.
Drafted Kelvin Cato in the 1st round (15th pick) of the 1997 NBA Draft.