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1996-97 Detroit Pistons Transactions

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Record: 54-28, Finished 3rd in NBA Central Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Doug Collins (54-28)

PTS/G: 94.2 (24th of 29) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 88.9 (2nd of 29)
SRS: 5.45 (6th of 29) ▪ Pace: 84.5 (28th of 29)
Off Rtg: 110.6 (5th of 29) ▪ Def Rtg: 104.4 (11th of 29)
Expected W-L: 57-25 (6th of 29)

Arena: The Palace of Auburn Hills ▪ Attendance: 784,234 (6th of 29)

NBA 1997 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Eastern Conference First Round (3-2) versus Atlanta Hawks  (Series Stats)

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1996 to June 30, 1997.
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July 15, 1996

Released Lou Roe.

Released Mark West.

Signed Michael Curry as a free agent.

Traded a 1997 2nd round draft pick (Alain Digbeau was later selected), a 1999 1st round draft pick (Cal Bowdler was later selected), a 1999 1st round draft pick (Dion Glover was later selected) and a 1999 2nd round draft pick (Lari Ketner was later selected) to the Atlanta Hawks for Stacey Augmon and Grant Long.

August 5, 1996

Signed Rick Mahorn as a free agent.

August 30, 1996

Signed Litterial Green as a free agent.

September 17, 1996

Signed Kenny Smith as a free agent.

November 23, 1996

Waived Kenny Smith.

January 24, 1997

Traded Stacey Augmon to the Portland Trail Blazers for Randolph Childress, Reggie Jordan and Aaron McKie.

February 18, 1997

Waived Reggie Jordan.

June 25, 1997

Drafted Scot Pollard in the 1st round (19th pick) of the 1997 NBA Draft.

Drafted Charles O'Bannon in the 2nd round (31st pick) of the 1997 NBA Draft.