Transactions listed are from July 1, 1996 to
June 30, 1997.
- July 1, 1996
Released Dell Demps.
- July 11, 1996
Doc Rivers retired.
- August 29, 1996
Signed Vernon Maxwell as a free agent.
- October 3, 1996
Signed Dexter Boney as a free agent.
Signed Elmer Bennett as a free agent.
- October 4, 1996
Signed Dominique Wilkins as a free agent.
- October 29, 1996
Waived Elmer Bennett.
Waived Dexter Boney.
- October 30, 1996
Signed Tim Kempton as a free agent.
- December 10, 1996
Hired Gregg Popovich as Head Coach.
Fired Bob Hill as Head Coach.
Waived Tim Kempton.
- December 18, 1996
Signed Stephen Howard as a free agent.
- December 26, 1996
Signed Gaylon Nickerson as a free agent.
- January 6, 1997
Waived Gaylon Nickerson.
Signed Jason Sasser to the first of two 10-day contracts.
Waived Stephen Howard.
- January 8, 1997
Signed Devin Gray to a 10-day contract.
- January 28, 1997
Signed Darrin Hancock to a 10-day contract.
Signed Jamie Feick to the first of two 10-day contracts.
- February 20, 1997
Signed Jamie Feick to a contract for the rest of the season.
- March 2, 1997
Signed Joe Courtney to a 10-day contract.
- June 25, 1997
Drafted Tim Duncan in the 1st round (1st pick) of the 1997 NBA Draft.