Phoenix Suns Regular Season Rosters
1996-1997 Phoenix Suns Regular Season Roster
1996-1997 Suns Depth Chart
|Starters||K. Johnson||R. Chapman||W. Person||C. Ceballos||H. Williams|
|Rotation||J. Kidd||D. Manning||L. Meyer|
|Rotation||S. Nash||M. Bryant|
|Lim PT||T. Dumas||B. Davis||H. Llamas|
1996-1997 Pacific Division Standings
|2||Los Angeles Lakers||56-26||1|
|3||Portland Trail Blazers||49-33||8|
|5||Los Angeles Clippers||36-46||21|
|7||Golden State Warriors||30-52||27|
1996-1997 Suns Awards & Honors
|Player||Award / Honor|
|Kevin Johnson||Player Of The Month (Apr 97)
|Kevin Johnson||Player Of The Week (03/30/97)
|Steve Nash||Rising Stars Challenge Participant (1997)
1996-1997 Suns Season Stat Leaders
|Hot Rod Williams||68||31.4||8.0||8.3||1.5||1.0||1.3||1.0|
1996-1997 Phoenix Suns Roster Composition
|Selected via Draft
|Acquired via Trade
Mark Bryant was acquired in a trade by the Phoenix Suns from the Houston Rockets on August 19, 1996.
Cedric Ceballos was acquired in a trade by the Phoenix Suns from the Los Angeles Lakers on January 10, 1997.
Tony Dumas was acquired in a trade by the Phoenix Suns from the Dallas Mavericks on December 26, 1996.
Kevin Johnson was acquired in a trade by the Phoenix Suns from the Cleveland Cavaliers on February 25, 1988. Kevin Johnson re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Phoenix Suns on September 14, 1989. Kevin Johnson signed an extension with the Phoenix Suns on June 2, 1994.
Jason Kidd was acquired in a trade by the Phoenix Suns from the Dallas Mavericks on December 26, 1996.
Loren Meyer was acquired in a trade by the Phoenix Suns from the Dallas Mavericks on December 26, 1996.
Hot Rod Williams was acquired in a trade by the Phoenix Suns from the Cleveland Cavaliers on October 7, 1995.
|Acquired via Free Agency
Mike Brown signed a contract as a free agent with the Phoenix Suns on April 5, 1997.
Rex Chapman signed a contract as a free agent with the Phoenix Suns on October 12, 1996.
Horacio Llamas signed a contract with the Phoenix Suns on February 21, 1997. Horacio Llamas re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Phoenix Suns on March 3, 1997. Horacio Llamas re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Phoenix Suns on March 13, 1997.
1996-1997 Phoenix Suns Front Office
|Staff Member||Position||Start Season||Previous Job|
|Jerry Colangelo||Owner, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer||2004-2005||Owner (Phoenix Suns, 1987 to 2004)|
|Bryan Colangelo||General Manager||1999-2000||General Manager (Phoenix Suns, 1995 to 1999)|
|Cotton Fitzsimmons||Head Coach||1995-1996||Head Coach (Phoenix Suns, 1988 to 1992)|
|Danny Ainge||Head Coach||1996-1997||N/A|
|Donn Nelson||Assistant Coach||1994-1995||Lead Assistant Coach (Golden State Warriors, 1986 to 1994)|
|Joe Proski||Head Athletic Trainer||1968-1969||Athletic Trainer (Chicago Bulls, 1967 to 1968)|