Transactions listed are from July 1, 1996 to
June 30, 1997.
- July 15, 1996
Signed Michael Curry as a free agent.
Traded a 1997 2nd round draft pick (Alain Digbeau was later selected), a 1999 1st round draft pick (Cal Bowdler was later selected), a 1999 1st round draft pick (Dion Glover was later selected) and a 1999 2nd round draft pick (Lari Ketner was later selected) to the Atlanta Hawks for Stacey Augmon and Grant Long.
Released Mark West.
Released Lou Roe.
- August 5, 1996
Signed Rick Mahorn as a free agent.
- August 30, 1996
Signed Litterial Green as a free agent.
- September 17, 1996
Signed Kenny Smith as a free agent.
- November 23, 1996
Waived Kenny Smith.
- January 24, 1997
- February 18, 1997
Waived Reggie Jordan.
- June 25, 1997
Drafted Scot Pollard in the 1st round (19th pick) of the 1997 NBA Draft.
Drafted Charles O'Bannon in the 2nd round (31st pick) of the 1997 NBA Draft.