Transactions listed are from July 1, 1995 to
June 30, 1996.
- July 6, 1995
Hired Don Nelson as Head Coach.
- September 1, 1995
- November 8, 1995
Signed Gary Grant as a free agent.
- February 8, 1996
- February 18, 1996
- February 24, 1996
Signed Matt Fish to a 10-day contract.
- February 28, 1996
Signed Herb Williams to a contract for the rest of the season.
- March 5, 1996
Waived Matt Fish.
- March 8, 1996
Fired Don Nelson as Head Coach.
Hired Jeff Van Gundy as Head Coach.
- March 12, 1996
Signed Ron Grandison to the first of two 10-day contracts.
- March 29, 1996
Signed Ron Grandison as a free agent.
- June 26, 1996
Drafted John Wallace in the 1st round (18th pick) of the 1996 NBA Draft.
Drafted Walter McCarty in the 1st round (19th pick) of the 1996 NBA Draft.
Drafted Dontae' Jones in the 1st round (21st pick) of the 1996 NBA Draft.