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1996-97 San Antonio Spurs Transactions

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Record: 20-62, Finished 6th in NBA Midwest Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bob Hill (3-15), Gregg Popovich (17-47)

PTS/G: 90.5 (27th of 29) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 98.3 (19th of 29)
SRS: -7.93 (28th of 29) ▪ Pace: 87.3 (26th of 29)
Off Rtg: 103.3 (27th of 29) ▪ Def Rtg: 112.3 (29th of 29)
Expected W-L: 19-63 (28th of 29)

Arena: Alamodome ▪ Attendance: 706,641 (11th of 29)

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

Waived Tim Kempton.

Hired Gregg Popovich as Head Coach.

December 18, 1996

Signed Stephen Howard as a free agent.

December 26, 1996

Signed Gaylon Nickerson as a free agent.

January 6, 1997

Signed Jason Sasser to the first of two 10-day contracts.

Waived Stephen Howard.

Waived Gaylon Nickerson.

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.