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1996-97 Vancouver Grizzlies Transactions

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Record: 14-68, Finished 7th in NBA Midwest Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Brian Winters (8-35), Stu Jackson (6-33)

PTS/G: 89.2 (28th of 29) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 99.4 (21st of 29)
SRS: -10.17 (29th of 29) ▪ Pace: 88.4 (23rd of 29)
Off Rtg: 100.3 (29th of 29) ▪ Def Rtg: 111.8 (27th of 29)
Expected W-L: 15-67 (29th of 29)

Arena: General Motors Place ▪ Attendance: 683,442 (17th of 29)

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1996 to June 30, 1997.
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July 16, 1996

Released Eric Murdock.

Released Ashraf Amaya.

Released Gerald Wilkins.

Released Anthony Avent.

Traded a 1998 2nd round draft pick (Ruben Patterson was later selected) and a 1999 2nd round draft pick (John Celestand was later selected) to the Los Angeles Lakers for George Lynch, Anthony Peeler, a 1998 2nd round draft pick (J.R. Henderson was later selected) and a 1999 2nd round draft pick (Antwain Smith was later selected).

Released Cuonzo Martin.

July 22, 1996

Waived Byron Scott.

Signed Lee Mayberry as a free agent.

October 31, 1996

Waived Tim Breaux.

December 12, 1996

Signed Moochie Norris as a free agent.

December 30, 1996

Waived Moochie Norris.

January 6, 1997

Waived Rich Manning.

January 29, 1997

Signed Aaron Williams to the first of two 10-day contracts.

February 10, 1997

Signed Eric Leckner to the first of two 10-day contracts.

February 20, 1997

Signed Aaron Williams to a contract for the rest of the season.

March 2, 1997

Signed Eric Leckner to a contract for the rest of the season.

June 25, 1997

Drafted C.J. Bruton in the 2nd round (52nd pick) of the 1997 NBA Draft.

Drafted Antonio Daniels in the 1st round (4th pick) of the 1997 NBA Draft.

Sold C.J. Bruton to the Portland Trail Blazers.