Transactions listed are from July 1, 1996 to
June 30, 1997.
- October 3, 1996
Signed Dell Demps as a free agent.
Signed Gaylon Nickerson as a free agent.
- October 30, 1996
Waived Gaylon Nickerson.
- October 31, 1996
Signed Kevin Salvadori as a free agent.
- November 16, 1996
Signed Lloyd Daniels as a free agent.
- December 10, 1996
Waived Lloyd Daniels.
- December 21, 1996
Signed Devin Gray as a free agent.
- January 6, 1997
Waived Devin Gray.
- January 20, 1997
Signed Jeff Grayer to the first of two 10-day contracts.
- February 9, 1997
Signed Jeff Grayer to a contract for the rest of the season.
- March 21, 1997
Fired Garry St. Jean as Head Coach.
Hired Eddie Jordan as Head Coach.
- June 25, 1997
Drafted Tariq Abdul-Wahad in the 1st round (11th pick) of the 1997 NBA Draft.
Drafted Anthony Johnson in the 2nd round (39th pick) of the 1997 NBA Draft.