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1992 NBA Playoffs Summary

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League Champion: Chicago Bulls

Finals MVP: Michael Jordan (35.8/4.8/6.5)

1992 Playoff Leaders:
PTS: Michael Jordan (759)
TRB: Horace Grant (194)
AST: John Stockton (217)
WS: Michael Jordan (4.1)

League Playoffs

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Finals (4-2): Chicago Bulls over Portland Trail Blazers (Series Stats)
 
Eastern Conference Finals (4-2): Chicago Bulls over Cleveland Cavaliers (Series Stats)
Western Conference Finals (4-2): Portland Trail Blazers over Utah Jazz (Series Stats)
 
Eastern Conference Semifinals (4-3): Chicago Bulls over New York Knicks (Series Stats)
Eastern Conference Semifinals (4-3): Cleveland Cavaliers over Boston Celtics (Series Stats)
Western Conference Semifinals (4-1): Portland Trail Blazers over Phoenix Suns (Series Stats)
Western Conference Semifinals (4-1): Utah Jazz over Seattle SuperSonics (Series Stats)
 
Eastern Conference First Round (3-0): Boston Celtics over Indiana Pacers (Series Stats)
Eastern Conference First Round (3-0): Chicago Bulls over Miami Heat (Series Stats)
Eastern Conference First Round (3-1): Cleveland Cavaliers over New Jersey Nets (Series Stats)
Eastern Conference First Round (3-2): New York Knicks over Detroit Pistons (Series Stats)
Western Conference First Round (3-0): Phoenix Suns over San Antonio Spurs (Series Stats)
Western Conference First Round (3-1): Portland Trail Blazers over Los Angeles Lakers (Series Stats)
Western Conference First Round (3-1): Seattle SuperSonics over Golden State Warriors (Series Stats)
Western Conference First Round (3-2): Utah Jazz over Los Angeles Clippers (Series Stats)

Team Stats

Rk Team G MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS PTS/G
1 Phoenix Suns 8 1970 345 710 .486 29 78 .372 316 632 .500 229 278 .824 103 225 328 219 60 40 115 205 948 118.5
2 Golden State Warriors 4 960 170 352 .483 17 47 .362 153 305 .502 111 154 .721 55 90 145 93 41 19 49 109 468 117.0
3 Portland Trail Blazers 21 5165 848 1760 .482 78 221 .353 770 1539 .500 535 712 .751 292 603 895 541 184 97 325 553 2309 110.0
4 Indiana Pacers 3 745 111 242 .459 20 45 .444 91 197 .462 81 103 .786 28 77 105 70 26 12 40 83 323 107.7
5 Boston Celtics 10 2450 442 886 .499 6 31 .194 436 855 .510 181 236 .767 142 280 422 249 73 53 117 220 1071 107.1
6 Seattle Supersonics 9 2160 355 731 .486 29 99 .293 326 632 .516 211 267 .790 130 234 364 184 59 56 145 238 950 105.6
7 Cleveland Cavaliers 17 4105 655 1357 .483 51 148 .345 604 1209 .500 400 483 .828 203 496 699 448 125 104 241 347 1761 103.6
8 San Antonio Spurs 3 720 123 253 .486 10 24 .417 113 229 .493 54 81 .667 42 72 114 53 23 26 47 72 310 103.3
9 Utah Jazz 16 3865 592 1234 .480 29 98 .296 563 1136 .496 433 536 .808 201 428 629 367 119 76 227 354 1646 102.9
10 New Jersey Nets 4 960 168 381 .441 12 41 .293 156 340 .459 59 83 .711 64 99 163 103 43 31 53 113 407 101.8
11 Chicago Bulls 22 5305 852 1750 .487 54 145 .372 798 1605 .497 450 612 .735 285 592 877 531 172 121 298 520 2208 100.4
12 Miami Heat 3 720 108 239 .452 17 38 .447 91 201 .453 65 89 .730 33 66 99 60 21 9 44 68 298 99.3
13 Los Angeles Clippers 5 1200 195 406 .480 7 27 .259 188 379 .496 94 133 .707 67 136 203 111 30 28 65 129 491 98.2
14 Los Angeles Lakers 4 985 134 311 .431 9 20 .450 125 291 .430 101 130 .777 44 91 135 80 36 15 62 102 378 94.5
15 New York Knicks 12 2905 409 940 .435 27 106 .255 382 834 .458 238 320 .744 186 334 520 273 76 50 165 300 1083 90.3
16 Detroit Pistons 5 1225 158 377 .419 12 39 .308 146 338 .432 96 126 .762 54 130 184 108 29 23 76 117 424 84.8
League Average 9 2215 354 746 .475 25 75 .337 329 670 .490 209 271 .769 121 247 368 218 70 48 129 221 942 103.3

Opponent Stats

Rk Team G MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS PTS/G
1 New York Knicks 12 2905 401 893 .449 27 82 .329 374 811 .461 242 336 .720 137 295 432 262 78 60 161 276 1071 89.3
2 Detroit Pistons 5 1225 173 418 .414 14 46 .304 159 372 .427 103 138 .746 92 150 242 107 36 25 69 122 463 92.6
3 Chicago Bulls 22 5305 767 1708 .449 65 206 .316 702 1502 .467 473 615 .769 281 584 865 502 155 88 328 539 2072 94.2
4 Cleveland Cavaliers 17 4105 710 1496 .475 26 94 .277 684 1402 .488 272 361 .753 246 456 702 407 143 109 214 395 1718 101.1
5 Los Angeles Clippers 5 1200 183 380 .482 11 27 .407 172 353 .487 134 173 .775 63 144 207 115 37 31 71 112 511 102.2
6 Utah Jazz 16 3865 620 1288 .481 56 161 .348 564 1127 .500 344 453 .759 205 400 605 371 108 85 213 405 1640 102.5
7 Portland Trail Blazers 21 5165 812 1720 .472 68 187 .364 744 1533 .485 547 695 .787 249 548 797 522 156 96 322 543 2239 106.6
8 Boston Celtics 10 2450 400 799 .501 38 101 .376 362 698 .519 232 283 .820 94 276 370 270 75 56 129 207 1070 107.0
9 Seattle Supersonics 9 2160 357 732 .488 25 75 .333 332 657 .505 238 305 .780 110 223 333 205 82 40 116 206 977 108.6
10 Los Angeles Lakers 4 985 165 328 .503 19 41 .463 146 287 .509 88 131 .672 64 126 190 118 40 17 66 98 437 109.3
11 New Jersey Nets 4 960 155 332 .467 8 36 .222 147 296 .497 122 144 .847 65 132 197 97 29 29 68 85 440 110.0
12 San Antonio Spurs 3 720 130 253 .514 5 19 .263 125 234 .534 72 88 .818 42 83 125 78 23 14 38 64 337 112.3
13 Indiana Pacers 3 745 132 273 .484 2 6 .333 130 267 .487 79 103 .767 53 98 151 75 23 13 37 75 345 115.0
14 Golden State Warriors 4 960 171 343 .499 12 41 .293 159 302 .526 112 141 .794 66 122 188 88 27 25 75 117 466 116.5
15 Phoenix Suns 8 1970 353 712 .496 27 76 .355 326 636 .513 204 283 .721 114 228 342 187 74 57 124 217 937 117.1
16 Miami Heat 3 720 136 254 .535 4 9 .444 132 245 .539 76 94 .809 48 88 136 86 31 15 38 69 352 117.3
League Average 9 2215 354 746 .475 25 75 .337 329 670 .490 209 271 .769 121 247 368 218 70 48 129 221 942 103.3

Miscellaneous Stats

Offense Four Factors Defense Four Factors
Rk Team G W L W/L% PW PL ORtg DRtg Pace FTr 3PAr eFG% TOV% ORB% FT/FGA eFG% TOV% DRB% FT/FGA
1 Chicago Bulls 22 15 7 .682 15.6 6.4 112.2 105.3 89.0 .350 .083 .502 .129 .328 .257 .468 .142 .678 .277
2 Portland Trail Blazers 21 13 8 .619 12.7 8.3 113.6 110.1 94.5 .405 .126 .504 .136 .348 .304 .492 .137 .708 .318
3 Utah Jazz 16 9 7 .563 8.2 7.8 113.7 113.2 89.9 .434 .079 .491 .134 .334 .351 .503 .125 .676 .267
4 Cleveland Cavaliers 17 9 8 .529 10.0 7.0 112.3 109.6 91.7 .356 .109 .501 .133 .308 .295 .483 .115 .668 .182
5 New York Knicks 12 6 6 .500 6.5 5.5 105.7 104.6 84.6 .340 .113 .449 .132 .387 .253 .464 .134 .709 .271
6 Boston Celtics 10 6 4 .600 5.0 5.0 114.6 114.4 91.6 .266 .035 .502 .106 .340 .204 .524 .123 .749 .290
7 Phoenix Suns 8 4 4 .500 4.3 3.7 116.0 114.6 99.6 .392 .110 .506 .121 .311 .323 .515 .129 .664 .287
8 Seattle Supersonics 9 4 5 .444 3.6 5.4 113.3 116.6 93.1 .365 .135 .505 .146 .368 .289 .505 .118 .680 .325
9 Detroit Pistons 5 2 3 .400 1.1 3.9 96.9 105.8 85.7 .334 .103 .435 .149 .265 .255 .431 .126 .586 .246
10 Los Angeles Clippers 5 2 3 .400 1.8 3.2 108.4 112.8 90.6 .328 .067 .489 .123 .318 .232 .496 .135 .683 .353
11 Golden State Warriors 4 1 3 .250 2.1 1.9 117.2 116.7 99.8 .438 .134 .507 .105 .311 .315 .516 .156 .577 .327
12 New Jersey Nets 4 1 3 .250 1.0 3.0 105.0 113.5 96.9 .218 .108 .457 .113 .327 .155 .479 .147 .604 .367
13 Los Angeles Lakers 4 1 3 .250 0.5 3.5 100.8 116.5 91.4 .418 .064 .445 .144 .259 .325 .532 .146 .587 .268
14 Indiana Pacers 3 0 3 .000 0.9 2.1 111.0 118.6 93.7 .426 .186 .500 .122 .222 .335 .487 .104 .592 .289
15 San Antonio Spurs 3 0 3 .000 0.7 2.3 110.1 119.6 93.9 .320 .095 .506 .140 .336 .213 .524 .115 .632 .285
16 Miami Heat 3 0 3 .000 0.3 2.7 107.0 126.4 92.8 .372 .159 .487 .137 .273 .272 .543 .114 .579 .299
League Average 9.1 4.6 4.6 .500 4.5 4.6 111.4 111.4 91.7 .364 .101 .492 .130 .328 .280 .492 .130 .672 .280

Playoff Leaders

Minutes Played

1. Michael Jordan*-CHI 920
2. Scottie Pippen*-CHI 899
3. Terry Porter-POR 870
4. Horace Grant-CHI 856
5. Clyde Drexler*-POR 847

Field Goals

1. Michael Jordan*-CHI 290
2. Clyde Drexler*-POR 198
3. Scottie Pippen*-CHI 152
4. Karl Malone*-UTA 148
5. Terry Porter-POR 147

Field Goal Attempts

1. Michael Jordan*-CHI 581
2. Clyde Drexler*-POR 425
3. Scottie Pippen*-CHI 325
4. Terry Porter-POR 285
5. Karl Malone*-UTA 284

3-Pt Field Goals

1. Terry Porter-POR 37
2. Mark Price-CLE 25
3. Craig Ehlo-CLE 21
  Danny Ainge-POR 21
5. Clyde Drexler*-POR 19

3-Pt Field Goal Attempts

1. Clyde Drexler*-POR 81
2. Terry Porter-POR 78
3. Mark Price-CLE 69
4. John Stockton*-UTA 58
5. Danny Ainge-POR 52

Free Throws

1. Karl Malone*-UTA 169
2. Michael Jordan*-CHI 162
3. Clyde Drexler*-POR 138
4. Terry Porter-POR 119
5. Scottie Pippen*-CHI 118
  Brad Daugherty-CLE 118

Free Throw Attempts

1. Karl Malone*-UTA 210
2. Michael Jordan*-CHI 189
3. Clyde Drexler*-POR 171
4. Scottie Pippen*-CHI 155
5. Brad Daugherty-CLE 145

Offensive Rebounds

1. Horace Grant-CHI 76
2. Buck Williams-POR 61
3. Clyde Drexler*-POR 60
4. Jerome Kersey-POR 59
  Scottie Pippen*-CHI 59

Defensive Rebounds

1. Karl Malone*-UTA 138
2. Brad Daugherty-CLE 137
3. Scottie Pippen*-CHI 134
4. Horace Grant-CHI 118
  Buck Williams-POR 118

Total Rebounds

1. Horace Grant-CHI 194
2. Scottie Pippen*-CHI 193
3. Karl Malone*-UTA 181
4. Buck Williams-POR 179
5. Brad Daugherty-CLE 174

Assists

1. John Stockton*-UTA 217
2. Clyde Drexler*-POR 147
  Scottie Pippen*-CHI 147
4. Terry Porter-POR 141
5. Mark Price-CLE 128

Steals

1. Michael Jordan*-CHI 44
2. Scottie Pippen*-CHI 41
  Jerome Kersey-POR 41
4. John Stockton*-UTA 34
5. Clyde Drexler*-POR 31

Blocks

1. Larry Nance-CLE 46
2. Horace Grant-CHI 39
3. Mark Eaton-UTA 36
4. Patrick Ewing*-NYK 31
5. Scottie Pippen*-CHI 25

Turnovers

1. Michael Jordan*-CHI 81
2. Scottie Pippen*-CHI 70
3. Clyde Drexler*-POR 58
  John Stockton*-UTA 58
5. Mark Price-CLE 56

Personal Fouls

1. Jerome Kersey-POR 85
2. Clifford Robinson-POR 84
3. Clyde Drexler*-POR 77
4. Kevin Duckworth-POR 76
5. Buck Williams-POR 73

Points

1. Michael Jordan*-CHI 759
2. Clyde Drexler*-POR 553
3. Karl Malone*-UTA 465
4. Terry Porter-POR 450
5. Scottie Pippen*-CHI 428

Field Goal Pct

1. Mario Elie-GSW .639
2. Ed Pinckney-BOS .603
3. Tim Perry-PHO .603
4. Reggie Miller*-IND .581
5. Danny Manning-LAC .568

3-Pt Field Goal Pct

1. Steve Smith-MIA .636
  Reggie Miller*-IND .636
3. Sean Elliott-SAS .625
4. Dana Barros-SEA .588
5. Byron Scott-LAL .583

Free Throw Pct

1. David Benoit-UTA 1.000
2. Dan Majerle-PHO .962
3. Eddie Johnson-SEA .941
4. Charles Smith-LAC .933
5. Chris Mullin*-GSW .929

Minutes Per Game

1. Joe Dumars*-DET 44.2
2. Tim Hardaway-GSW 44.0
3. Karl Malone*-UTA 43.0
4. Jeff Hornacek-PHO 42.9
5. Chris Mullin*-GSW 42.0

Points Per Game

1. Michael Jordan*-CHI 34.5
2. Karl Malone*-UTA 29.1
3. Reggie Lewis-BOS 28.0
4. Clyde Drexler*-POR 26.3
5. Kevin Johnson-PHO 23.6

Rebounds Per Game

1. Shawn Kemp-SEA 12.2
2. Karl Malone*-UTA 11.3
3. Patrick Ewing*-NYK 11.1
4. Brad Daugherty-CLE 10.2
5. Dennis Rodman*-DET 10.2

Assists Per Game

1. John Stockton*-UTA 13.6
2. Kevin Johnson-PHO 11.6
3. John Bagley-BOS 8.5
4. Mookie Blaylock-NJN 7.8
5. Mark Price-CLE 7.5

Steals Per Game

1. Mookie Blaylock-NJN 3.8
2. Tim Hardaway-GSW 3.2
3. Reggie Lewis-BOS 2.4
4. John Stockton*-UTA 2.1
5. Michael Jordan*-CHI 2.0

Blocks Per Game

1. Antoine Carr-SAS 3.7
2. John Salley-DET 2.8
3. Larry Nance-CLE 2.7
4. Patrick Ewing*-NYK 2.6
5. Chris Gatling-GSW 2.5
  Chris Dudley-NJN 2.5

Player Efficiency Rating

1. Michael Jordan*-CHI 27.2
2. Karl Malone*-UTA 25.0
3. Reggie Lewis-BOS 23.8
4. Clyde Drexler*-POR 22.8
5. Kevin Johnson-PHO 21.3

True Shooting Pct

1. Reggie Miller*-IND .721
2. Byron Scott-LAL .671
3. Ed Pinckney-BOS .670
4. Sarunas Marciulionis*-GSW .653
5. Terry Porter-POR .647

Effective Field Goal Pct

1. Mario Elie-GSW .667
2. Reggie Miller*-IND .663
3. Dana Barros-SEA .650
4. Ed Pinckney-BOS .603
5. Tim Perry-PHO .603

Offensive Rebound Pct

1. Shawn Kemp-SEA 17.0
2. Charles Oakley-NYK 15.0
3. Will Perdue-CHI 14.0
4. Ed Pinckney-BOS 13.4
5. Robert Parish*-BOS 13.3

Defensive Rebound Pct

1. Benoit Benjamin-SEA 28.1
2. Patrick Ewing*-NYK 25.6
3. Dennis Rodman*-DET 24.8
4. Karl Malone*-UTA 24.5
5. Scott Williams-CHI 23.5

Total Rebound Pct

1. Shawn Kemp-SEA 20.2
2. Dennis Rodman*-DET 18.8
3. Charles Oakley-NYK 18.6
4. Scott Williams-CHI 18.0
5. Robert Parish*-BOS 17.9

Assist Pct

1. John Stockton*-UTA 54.2
2. Kevin Johnson-PHO 40.2
3. Mark Jackson-NYK 38.7
4. Nate McMillan-SEA 37.7
5. John Bagley-BOS 36.0

Steal Pct

1. Greg Anthony-NYK 4.3
2. Tim Hardaway-GSW 3.6
3. Blue Edwards-UTA 3.5
4. Nate McMillan-SEA 3.4
5. John Starks-NYK 3.3

Block Pct

1. Benoit Benjamin-SEA 5.3
2. Mark Eaton-UTA 5.2
3. Andrew Lang-PHO 4.8
4. Patrick Ewing*-NYK 4.6
5. Will Perdue-CHI 4.5

Turnover Pct

1. Doc Rivers-LAC 4.2
2. Kevin McHale*-BOS 5.8
3. Reggie Lewis-BOS 6.1
4. Kevin Gamble-BOS 6.8
5. Dan Majerle-PHO 6.8

Usage Pct

1. Michael Jordan*-CHI 37.1
2. Eddie Johnson-SEA 29.4
3. Patrick Ewing*-NYK 28.5
4. Reggie Lewis-BOS 28.4
5. Clyde Drexler*-POR 28.4

Offensive Rating

1. Reggie Miller*-IND 143.4
2. Sarunas Marciulionis*-GSW 141.1
3. Byron Scott-LAL 134.1
4. Terry Porter-POR 132.1
5. Ed Pinckney-BOS 130.7

Defensive Rating

1. Dennis Rodman*-DET 99.4
2. Patrick Ewing*-NYK 99.7
3. Greg Anthony-NYK 101.4
4. Scott Williams-CHI 101.9
5. Scottie Pippen*-CHI 102.4

Offensive Win Shares

1. Terry Porter-POR 3.0
2. Michael Jordan*-CHI 2.4
3. Clyde Drexler*-POR 2.4
4. Karl Malone*-UTA 2.3
5. Brad Daugherty-CLE 1.8

Defensive Win Shares

1. Scottie Pippen*-CHI 1.8
2. Michael Jordan*-CHI 1.7
3. Horace Grant-CHI 1.6
4. Patrick Ewing*-NYK 1.2
5. Jerome Kersey-POR 1.1

Win Shares

1. Michael Jordan*-CHI 4.1
2. Terry Porter-POR 3.7
3. Clyde Drexler*-POR 3.4
4. Horace Grant-CHI 3.3
5. Karl Malone*-UTA 3.2

Win Shares Per 48 Minutes

1. Karl Malone*-UTA .220
2. Michael Jordan*-CHI .216
3. Terry Porter-POR .202
4. Clyde Drexler*-POR .193
5. Hot Rod Williams-CLE .193