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1994 NBA Playoffs Summary

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League Champion: Houston Rockets

Finals MVP: Hakeem Olajuwon (26.9/9.1/3.6)

1994 Playoff Leaders:
PTS: Hakeem Olajuwon (664)
TRB: Patrick Ewing (293)
AST: John Stockton (157)
WS: Hakeem Olajuwon (4.3)

League Playoffs

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Finals (4-3): Houston Rockets over New York Knicks (Series Stats)
 
Eastern Conference Finals (4-3): New York Knicks over Indiana Pacers (Series Stats)
Western Conference Finals (4-1): Houston Rockets over Utah Jazz (Series Stats)
 
Eastern Conference Semifinals (4-2): Indiana Pacers over Atlanta Hawks (Series Stats)
Eastern Conference Semifinals (4-3): New York Knicks over Chicago Bulls (Series Stats)
Western Conference Semifinals (4-3): Houston Rockets over Phoenix Suns (Series Stats)
Western Conference Semifinals (4-3): Utah Jazz over Denver Nuggets (Series Stats)
 
Eastern Conference First Round (3-2): Atlanta Hawks over Miami Heat (Series Stats)
Eastern Conference First Round (3-0): Chicago Bulls over Cleveland Cavaliers (Series Stats)
Eastern Conference First Round (3-0): Indiana Pacers over Orlando Magic (Series Stats)
Eastern Conference First Round (3-1): New York Knicks over New Jersey Nets (Series Stats)
Western Conference First Round (3-2): Denver Nuggets over Seattle SuperSonics (Series Stats)
Western Conference First Round (3-1): Houston Rockets over Portland Trail Blazers (Series Stats)
Western Conference First Round (3-0): Phoenix Suns over Golden State Warriors (Series Stats)
Western Conference First Round (3-1): Utah Jazz over San Antonio Spurs (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 Golden State Warriors 3 720 141 272 .518 15 44 .341 126 228 .553 51 73 .699 41 74 115 94 18 24 44 80 348 116.0
2 Phoenix Suns 10 2425 399 885 .451 61 172 .355 338 713 .474 205 278 .737 144 303 447 235 80 42 120 194 1064 106.4
3 Portland Trail Blazers 4 960 164 368 .446 12 42 .286 152 326 .466 75 96 .781 65 115 180 94 35 18 46 82 415 103.8
4 Houston Rockets 23 5545 838 1816 .461 149 410 .363 689 1406 .490 409 533 .767 233 719 952 570 168 143 331 496 2234 97.1
5 Seattle Supersonics 5 1250 165 394 .419 17 50 .340 148 344 .430 128 185 .692 69 145 214 95 44 26 63 135 475 95.0
6 Cleveland Cavaliers 3 745 101 233 .433 16 38 .421 85 195 .436 66 91 .725 46 67 113 61 22 3 43 67 284 94.7
7 Utah Jazz 16 3915 559 1282 .436 37 125 .296 522 1157 .451 353 459 .769 217 458 675 370 125 72 185 402 1508 94.3
8 Denver Nuggets 12 3005 396 921 .430 48 138 .348 348 783 .444 292 409 .714 164 372 536 227 74 119 200 306 1132 94.3
9 Chicago Bulls 10 2425 351 756 .464 35 102 .343 316 654 .483 199 260 .765 124 269 393 218 81 47 142 237 936 93.6
10 Orlando Magic 3 720 97 229 .424 20 55 .364 77 174 .443 61 91 .670 48 72 120 59 19 23 57 67 275 91.7
11 Atlanta Hawks 11 2640 384 881 .436 31 98 .316 353 783 .451 195 264 .739 154 291 445 263 90 58 153 274 994 90.4
12 Indiana Pacers 16 3840 532 1195 .445 59 155 .381 473 1040 .455 321 443 .725 214 434 648 347 147 67 285 396 1444 90.3
13 Miami Heat 5 1200 163 394 .414 17 64 .266 146 330 .442 106 147 .721 77 141 218 72 36 20 82 116 449 89.8
14 New York Knicks 25 6025 811 1894 .428 110 332 .331 701 1562 .449 487 666 .731 353 686 1039 507 203 135 412 637 2219 88.8
15 San Antonio Spurs 4 960 134 335 .400 12 39 .308 122 296 .412 72 100 .720 66 108 174 73 28 24 48 93 352 88.0
16 New Jersey Nets 4 985 107 300 .357 13 50 .260 94 250 .376 119 150 .793 56 117 173 63 29 31 69 105 346 86.5
League Average 10 2335 334 760 .439 41 120 .341 293 640 .458 196 265 .739 129 273 403 209 75 53 143 230 905 94.0

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 Indiana Pacers 16 3840 510 1199 .425 69 201 .343 441 998 .442 309 437 .707 227 396 623 337 143 92 280 398 1398 87.4
2 New York Knicks 25 6025 788 1855 .425 94 305 .308 694 1550 .448 523 690 .758 295 685 980 502 203 116 422 595 2193 87.7
3 Atlanta Hawks 11 2640 366 848 .432 47 130 .362 319 718 .444 211 295 .715 163 326 489 202 78 45 189 263 990 90.0
4 Chicago Bulls 10 2425 330 740 .446 43 127 .339 287 613 .468 205 282 .727 135 256 391 202 69 34 155 249 908 90.8
5 Utah Jazz 16 3915 522 1236 .422 69 204 .338 453 1032 .439 364 484 .752 212 472 684 296 112 126 222 380 1477 92.3
6 New Jersey Nets 4 985 137 318 .431 12 37 .324 125 281 .445 89 121 .736 63 123 186 72 25 24 68 113 375 93.8
7 Houston Rockets 23 5545 815 1932 .422 111 334 .332 704 1598 .441 421 566 .744 335 678 1013 510 176 112 281 488 2162 94.0
8 Seattle Supersonics 5 1250 170 393 .433 28 71 .394 142 322 .441 103 154 .669 72 157 229 111 31 48 90 128 471 94.2
9 Denver Nuggets 12 3005 417 977 .427 30 101 .297 387 876 .442 291 390 .746 165 341 506 265 104 59 140 344 1155 96.3
10 San Antonio Spurs 4 960 144 308 .468 10 27 .370 134 281 .477 87 116 .750 49 122 171 90 30 18 51 85 385 96.3
11 Miami Heat 5 1200 184 410 .449 17 53 .321 167 357 .468 98 124 .790 71 145 216 127 40 26 70 125 483 96.6
12 Orlando Magic 3 720 107 237 .451 11 34 .324 96 203 .473 66 88 .750 45 74 119 74 38 20 43 71 291 97.0
13 Cleveland Cavaliers 3 745 115 228 .504 9 23 .391 106 205 .517 65 86 .756 42 82 124 68 24 20 42 74 304 101.3
14 Phoenix Suns 10 2425 433 867 .499 59 164 .360 374 703 .532 154 213 .723 103 320 423 303 67 73 136 228 1079 107.9
15 Portland Trail Blazers 4 960 161 325 .495 31 71 .437 130 254 .512 83 105 .790 43 118 161 108 28 27 57 90 436 109.0
16 Golden State Warriors 3 720 143 282 .507 12 32 .375 131 250 .524 70 94 .745 51 76 127 81 31 12 34 56 368 122.7
League Average 10 2335 334 760 .439 41 120 .341 293 640 .458 196 265 .739 129 273 403 209 75 53 143 230 905 94.0

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 Houston Rockets 23 15 8 .652 14.1 8.9 107.6 104.1 89.9 .294 .226 .502 .139 .256 .225 .451 .114 .682 .218
2 New York Knicks 25 14 11 .560 13.5 11.5 101.1 100.0 87.4 .352 .175 .457 .159 .340 .257 .450 .164 .699 .282
3 Indiana Pacers 16 10 6 .625 9.8 6.2 102.8 99.5 87.8 .371 .130 .470 .170 .351 .269 .454 .168 .657 .258
4 Utah Jazz 16 8 8 .500 9.2 6.8 107.1 104.9 86.3 .358 .098 .450 .111 .315 .275 .450 .133 .684 .294
5 Chicago Bulls 10 6 4 .600 6.0 4.0 108.7 105.5 85.2 .344 .135 .487 .140 .326 .263 .475 .152 .666 .277
6 Phoenix Suns 10 6 4 .600 4.5 5.5 110.5 112.1 95.3 .314 .194 .485 .106 .310 .232 .533 .124 .746 .178
7 Denver Nuggets 12 6 6 .500 5.2 6.8 103.3 105.4 87.5 .444 .150 .456 .154 .325 .317 .442 .109 .693 .298
8 Atlanta Hawks 11 5 6 .455 5.7 5.3 102.5 102.1 88.1 .300 .111 .453 .133 .321 .221 .459 .162 .641 .249
9 Miami Heat 5 2 3 .400 1.3 3.7 100.0 107.6 89.8 .373 .162 .435 .152 .347 .269 .470 .131 .665 .239
10 Seattle Supersonics 5 2 3 .400 2.6 2.4 103.1 102.2 88.5 .470 .127 .440 .117 .305 .325 .468 .163 .668 .262
11 Portland Trail Blazers 4 1 3 .250 1.3 2.7 110.5 116.1 93.9 .261 .114 .462 .101 .355 .204 .543 .133 .728 .255
12 San Antonio Spurs 4 1 3 .250 0.9 3.1 100.8 110.3 87.3 .299 .116 .418 .112 .351 .215 .484 .124 .688 .282
13 New Jersey Nets 4 1 3 .250 1.0 3.0 94.7 102.6 89.1 .500 .167 .378 .159 .313 .397 .450 .155 .650 .280
14 Golden State Warriors 3 0 3 .000 0.9 2.1 118.2 125.0 98.2 .268 .162 .546 .126 .350 .188 .528 .095 .592 .248
15 Orlando Magic 3 0 3 .000 0.9 2.1 104.1 110.1 88.1 .397 .240 .467 .175 .393 .266 .475 .135 .615 .278
16 Cleveland Cavaliers 3 0 3 .000 0.8 2.2 109.3 117.0 83.7 .391 .163 .468 .136 .359 .283 .524 .136 .615 .285
League Average 9.6 4.8 4.8 .500 4.8 4.8 105.0 105.0 88.6 .349 .157 .466 .140 .321 .258 .466 .140 .679 .258

Playoff Leaders

Minutes Played
1. Patrick Ewing*-NYK 1032
2. Charles Oakley-NYK 992
3. Hakeem Olajuwon*-HOU 989
4. Vernon Maxwell-HOU 880
5. Otis Thorpe-HOU 854
Field Goals
1. Hakeem Olajuwon*-HOU 267
2. Patrick Ewing*-NYK 210
3. Karl Malone*-UTA 158
4. Charles Oakley-NYK 125
5. Reggie Miller*-IND 121
Field Goal Attempts
1. Hakeem Olajuwon*-HOU 514
2. Patrick Ewing*-NYK 481
3. Karl Malone*-UTA 338
4. Vernon Maxwell-HOU 314
5. John Starks-NYK 289
3-Pt Field Goals
1. John Starks-NYK 47
2. Vernon Maxwell-HOU 45
3. Reggie Miller*-IND 35
4. Kenny Smith-HOU 34
  Robert Horry-HOU 34
3-Pt Field Goal Attempts
1. Vernon Maxwell-HOU 138
2. John Starks-NYK 132
3. Robert Horry-HOU 89
4. Derek Harper-NYK 85
5. Reggie Miller*-IND 83
Free Throws
1. Hakeem Olajuwon*-HOU 128
2. Patrick Ewing*-NYK 123
3. Karl Malone*-UTA 118
4. John Starks-NYK 97
5. Reggie Miller*-IND 94
Free Throw Attempts
1. Patrick Ewing*-NYK 163
2. Hakeem Olajuwon*-HOU 161
3. Karl Malone*-UTA 160
4. John Starks-NYK 126
5. Reggie Miller*-IND 112
Offensive Rebounds
1. Charles Oakley-NYK 116
2. Patrick Ewing*-NYK 88
3. Otis Thorpe-HOU 68
4. Dale Davis-IND 63
5. Felton Spencer-UTA 61
Defensive Rebounds
1. Patrick Ewing*-NYK 205
2. Hakeem Olajuwon*-HOU 199
3. Charles Oakley-NYK 176
4. Otis Thorpe-HOU 160
5. Karl Malone*-UTA 146
Total Rebounds
1. Patrick Ewing*-NYK 293
2. Charles Oakley-NYK 292
3. Hakeem Olajuwon*-HOU 254
4. Otis Thorpe-HOU 228
5. Karl Malone*-UTA 198
Assists
1. John Stockton*-UTA 157
2. John Starks-NYK 114
3. Haywoode Workman-IND 112
4. Derek Harper-NYK 103
5. Mookie Blaylock-ATL 98
  Hakeem Olajuwon*-HOU 98
Steals
1. Derek Harper-NYK 42
2. Hakeem Olajuwon*-HOU 40
3. Charles Oakley-NYK 35
  Robert Horry-HOU 35
  John Starks-NYK 35
Blocks
1. Hakeem Olajuwon*-HOU 92
2. Patrick Ewing*-NYK 76
3. Dikembe Mutombo-DEN 69
4. Charles Smith-NYK 24
5. Andrew Lang-ATL 20
  Robert Horry-HOU 20
  Felton Spencer-UTA 20
Turnovers
1. Hakeem Olajuwon*-HOU 83
  Patrick Ewing*-NYK 83
3. Charles Oakley-NYK 65
4. John Starks-NYK 57
5. Vernon Maxwell-HOU 49
Personal Fouls
1. Patrick Ewing*-NYK 94
2. Charles Smith-NYK 92
3. Charles Oakley-NYK 87
4. John Starks-NYK 86
  Otis Thorpe-HOU 86
Points
1. Hakeem Olajuwon*-HOU 664
2. Patrick Ewing*-NYK 547
3. Karl Malone*-UTA 434
4. Reggie Miller*-IND 371
5. John Starks-NYK 364
Field Goal Pct
1. Chris Mullin*-GSW .588
2. Otis Thorpe-HOU .572
3. Bison Dele-DEN .553
4. Chris Webber-GSW .550
5. Horace Grant-CHI .542
3-Pt Field Goal Pct
1. B.J. Armstrong-CHI .583
2. Derrick Coleman-NJN .556
3. Chris Mullin*-GSW .500
4. Byron Scott-IND .474
5. Anfernee Hardaway-ORL .455
Free Throw Pct
1. Chris Morris-NJN 1.000
2. Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf-DEN .935
3. Tyrone Corbin-UTA .933
4. Kevin Edwards-NJN .929
  Mark Price-CLE .929
Minutes Per Game
1. Kenny Anderson-NJN 45.2
2. Karl Malone*-UTA 43.9
3. Derrick Coleman-NJN 43.2
4. Hakeem Olajuwon*-HOU 43.0
5. Kevin Johnson-PHO 42.7
Points Per Game
1. Hakeem Olajuwon*-HOU 28.9
2. Charles Barkley*-PHO 27.6
3. Karl Malone*-UTA 27.1
4. Kevin Johnson-PHO 26.6
5. Reggie Miller*-IND 23.2
Rebounds Per Game
1. Derrick Coleman-NJN 14.2
2. Charles Barkley*-PHO 13.0
3. Karl Malone*-UTA 12.4
4. Dikembe Mutombo-DEN 12.0
5. Patrick Ewing*-NYK 11.7
Assists Per Game
1. John Stockton*-UTA 9.8
2. Rod Strickland-POR 9.8
3. Kevin Johnson-PHO 9.6
4. Chris Webber-GSW 9.0
5. Mookie Blaylock-ATL 8.9
Steals Per Game
1. Charles Barkley*-PHO 2.5
2. Scottie Pippen*-CHI 2.4
3. Glen Rice-MIA 2.2
4. Mookie Blaylock-ATL 2.2
5. Shawn Kemp-SEA 2.0
Blocks Per Game
1. Dikembe Mutombo-DEN 5.8
2. Hakeem Olajuwon*-HOU 4.0
3. Patrick Ewing*-NYK 3.0
4. David Robinson*-SAS 2.5
5. Shawn Kemp-SEA 2.4
Player Efficiency Rating
1. Charles Barkley*-PHO 27.8
2. Hakeem Olajuwon*-HOU 27.7
3. Rod Strickland-POR 24.8
4. Karl Malone*-UTA 24.6
5. Scottie Pippen*-CHI 22.8
True Shooting Pct
1. Chris Mullin*-GSW .680
2. Detlef Schrempf-SEA .666
3. Danny Ainge-PHO .630
4. B.J. Armstrong-CHI .610
5. Bimbo Coles-MIA .604
Effective Field Goal Pct
1. Chris Mullin*-GSW .647
2. Danny Ainge-PHO .602
3. Otis Thorpe-HOU .575
4. Bison Dele-DEN .553
5. B.J. Armstrong-CHI .552
Offensive Rebound Pct
1. Felton Spencer-UTA 14.1
2. Dale Davis-IND 13.7
3. Bison Dele-DEN 13.6
4. Charles Oakley-NYK 13.6
5. Duane Ferrell-ATL 12.9
Defensive Rebound Pct
1. Charles Barkley*-PHO 27.0
2. Kevin Willis-ATL 26.0
3. Patrick Ewing*-NYK 24.4
4. Karl Malone*-UTA 24.3
5. Derrick Coleman-NJN 24.0
Total Rebound Pct
1. Kevin Willis-ATL 18.6
2. Derrick Coleman-NJN 18.1
3. Bison Dele-DEN 17.8
4. Charles Oakley-NYK 17.6
5. Charles Barkley*-PHO 17.1
Assist Pct
1. John Stockton*-UTA 46.4
2. Rod Strickland-POR 40.8
3. Mookie Blaylock-ATL 38.6
4. Kevin Johnson-PHO 37.8
5. Haywoode Workman-IND 36.2
Steal Pct
1. Scottie Pippen*-CHI 3.5
2. Mookie Blaylock-ATL 3.1
3. Derek Harper-NYK 3.1
4. Glen Rice-MIA 3.0
5. Haywoode Workman-IND 3.0
Block Pct
1. Dikembe Mutombo-DEN 9.3
2. Hakeem Olajuwon*-HOU 6.5
3. Andrew Lang-ATL 6.3
4. Patrick Ewing*-NYK 5.7
5. Jon Koncak-ATL 4.5
Turnover Pct
1. Steve Kerr-CHI 2.6
2. Duane Ferrell-ATL 6.0
3. A.C. Green-PHO 6.0
4. B.J. Armstrong-CHI 6.7
5. Horace Grant-CHI 6.7
Usage Pct
1. Scottie Pippen*-CHI 31.9
2. Hakeem Olajuwon*-HOU 31.4
3. Karl Malone*-UTA 29.5
4. Rik Smits-IND 29.4
5. Patrick Ewing*-NYK 28.6
Offensive Rating
1. Danny Ainge-PHO 133.2
2. Detlef Schrempf-SEA 132.5
3. B.J. Armstrong-CHI 126.8
4. Horace Grant-CHI 126.4
5. A.C. Green-PHO 124.6
Defensive Rating
1. Patrick Ewing*-NYK 94.4
2. Antonio Davis-IND 96.8
3. Hakeem Olajuwon*-HOU 97.1
4. Dale Davis-IND 97.5
5. Shawn Kemp-SEA 97.8
Offensive Win Shares
1. Hakeem Olajuwon*-HOU 2.3
2. Reggie Miller*-IND 2.1
3. Karl Malone*-UTA 2.0
4. Charles Barkley*-PHO 1.5
5. Robert Horry-HOU 1.5
Defensive Win Shares
1. Patrick Ewing*-NYK 2.4
2. Hakeem Olajuwon*-HOU 2.0
3. Charles Oakley-NYK 1.9
4. Derek Harper-NYK 1.1
5. John Starks-NYK 1.1
Win Shares
1. Hakeem Olajuwon*-HOU 4.3
2. Patrick Ewing*-NYK 3.2
3. Charles Oakley-NYK 3.1
4. Karl Malone*-UTA 3.1
5. Reggie Miller*-IND 2.8
Win Shares Per 48 Minutes
1. Detlef Schrempf-SEA .260
2. Reggie Miller*-IND .236
3. Karl Malone*-UTA .209
4. Charles Barkley*-PHO .208
5. Hakeem Olajuwon*-HOU .208