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1996-97 Philadelphia 76ers Transactions

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Record: 22-60, Finished 6th in NBA Atlantic Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Johnny Davis (22-60)

PTS/G: 100.2 (7th of 29) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 106.7 (28th of 29)
SRS: -5.89 (24th of 29) ▪ Pace: 95.3 (2nd of 29)
Off Rtg: 104.6 (21st of 29) ▪ Def Rtg: 111.4 (26th of 29)
Expected W-L: 24-58 (25th of 29)

Arena: CoreStates Center ▪ Attendance: 610,974 (26th of 29)

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

Released Richard Dumas.

Released Trevor Ruffin.

Released Greg Sutton.

Released Vernon Maxwell.

Released LaSalle Thompson.

Released Jeff Grayer.

July 15, 1996

Released Ed Pinckney.

July 16, 1996

Signed Don MacLean as a free agent.

July 23, 1996

Signed Lucious Harris as a free agent.

July 31, 1996

Released Derrick Alston.

August 22, 1996

Signed Michael Cage as a free agent.

September 11, 1996

Signed Mark Davis as a free agent.

October 1, 1996

Signed Michael Hawkins as a free agent.

October 3, 1996

Signed Doug Overton as a free agent.

October 17, 1996

Signed Mark Bradtke as a free agent.

Waived Michael Hawkins.

October 27, 1996

Waived Jamie Feick.

January 15, 1997

Signed Adrian Caldwell to the first of two 10-day contracts.

January 18, 1997

Signed Joe Courtney to a 10-day contract.

February 4, 1997

Signed Adrian Caldwell to a contract for the rest of the season.

April 5, 1997

Signed Frankie King to a 10-day contract.

April 15, 1997

Signed Frankie King to a contract for the rest of the season.

June 25, 1997

Drafted Keith Van Horn in the 1st round (2nd pick) of the 1997 NBA Draft.

Drafted Marko Milic in the 2nd round (33rd pick) of the 1997 NBA Draft.

Drafted Kebu Stewart in the 2nd round (35th pick) of the 1997 NBA Draft.

Drafted James Collins in the 2nd round (36th pick) of the 1997 NBA Draft.

Traded James Collins to the Los Angeles Clippers for a 1998 2nd round draft pick (Jelani McCoy was later selected).

June 27, 1997

Traded Michael Cage, Lucious Harris, Don MacLean and Keith Van Horn to the New Jersey Nets for Jim Jackson, Eric Montross, Anthony Parker and Tim Thomas.