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1996-97 Utah Jazz Transactions

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Record: 64-18, Finished 1st in NBA Midwest Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Jerry Sloan (64-18)

PTS/G: 103.1 (2nd of 29) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 94.3 (8th of 29)
SRS: 7.97 (2nd of 29) ▪ Pace: 90.0 (17th of 29)
Off Rtg: 113.6 (2nd of 29) ▪ Def Rtg: 104.0 (9th of 29)
Expected W-L: 64-18 (2nd of 29)

Arena: Delta Center ▪ Attendance: 811,439 (4th of 29)

NBA 1997 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Finals (4-2) versus Chicago Bulls  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Western Conference Finals (4-2) versus Houston Rockets  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Western Conference Semifinals (4-1) versus Los Angeles Lakers  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Western Conference First Round (3-0) versus Los Angeles Clippers  (Series Stats)

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1996 to June 30, 1997.
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August 9, 1996

Traded Felton Spencer to the Orlando Magic for Kenny Gattison, Brooks Thompson and a 1999 1st round draft pick (Andrei Kirilenko was later selected).

September 18, 1996

Released Kenny Gattison.

October 2, 1996

Signed Ruben Nembhard as a free agent.

October 4, 1996

Signed Stephen Howard as a free agent.

October 29, 1996

Waived Ruben Nembhard.

Waived Stephen Howard.

November 15, 1996

Waived Brooks Thompson.

January 6, 1997

Signed Ruben Nembhard to the first of two 10-day contracts.

January 15, 1997

Signed Stephen Howard to the first of two 10-day contracts.

February 3, 1997

Signed Stephen Howard to a contract for the rest of the season.

March 5, 1997

Waived Jamie Watson.

June 25, 1997

Drafted Nate Erdmann in the 2nd round (56th pick) of the 1997 NBA Draft.

Drafted Jacque Vaughn in the 1st round (27th pick) of the 1997 NBA Draft.