Arena: Market Square Arena ▪ Attendance: 636,735 (21st of 29)
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Transactions listed are from July 1, 1996 to June
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August 17, 1996
Signed Jerome Allen as a free agent.
September 27, 1996
Signed Brent Scott as a free agent.
November 4, 1996
February 20, 1997
Traded Vincent Askew, Eddie Johnson, a 1997 2nd round draft pick (Jason Lawson was later selected) and a 1998 2nd round draft pick (Tremaine Fowlkes was later selected) to the Denver Nuggets for Mark Jackson and LaSalle Thompson.
April 30, 1997
Larry Brown resigns as Head Coach.
May 12, 1997
Hired Larry Bird as Head Coach.
June 25, 1997
Drafted Austin Croshere in the 1st round (12th pick) of the 1997 NBA Draft.