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1997 NBA Western Conference Finals

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League Champion: Chicago Bulls

Finals MVP: Michael Jordan (32.3/7.0/6.0)

1997 Playoff Leaders:
PTS: Michael Jordan (590)
TRB: Karl Malone (228)
AST: John Stockton (191)
WS: Michael Jordan (3.9)


#1.Utah Jazz (4) vs. #3.Houston Rockets (2)

Game 1
HOU
UTA
86
101
Game 2
HOU
UTA
92
104
Game 3
UTA
HOU
100
118
Game 4
UTA
HOU
92
95
Game 5
HOU
UTA
91
96
Game 6
UTA
HOU
103
100

Utah Jazz (4-2)

Totals Shooting Per Game
Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA 3P 3PA FT FTA ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST STL BLK
1 Karl Malone 33 6 6 244 56 125 1 1 28 40 15 54 69 19 8 7 17 18 141 .448 1.000 .700 40.7 23.5 11.5 3.2 1.3 1.2
2 John Stockton 34 6 6 221 43 80 6 13 31 33 8 15 23 62 5 1 17 15 123 .538 .462 .939 36.8 20.5 3.8 10.3 0.8 0.2
3 Jeff Hornacek 33 6 6 212 31 67 4 11 22 26 7 16 23 23 9 2 10 12 88 .463 .364 .846 35.3 14.7 3.8 3.8 1.5 0.3
4 Bryon Russell 26 6 6 232 25 52 9 30 6 8 3 15 18 9 8 4 2 14 65 .481 .300 .750 38.7 10.8 3.0 1.5 1.3 0.7
5 Greg Ostertag 23 6 6 137 16 34 0 0 15 17 14 34 48 1 5 11 5 26 47 .471 .882 22.8 7.8 8.0 0.2 0.8 1.8
6 Howard Eisley 24 6 0 67 14 30 4 10 5 5 1 3 4 13 2 0 6 8 37 .467 .400 1.000 11.2 6.2 0.7 2.2 0.3 0.0
7 Antoine Carr 35 6 0 89 12 26 0 0 7 8 3 11 14 1 4 3 5 26 31 .462 .875 14.8 5.2 2.3 0.2 0.7 0.5
8 Shandon Anderson 23 6 0 98 10 26 2 4 7 8 12 12 24 3 4 1 7 7 29 .385 .500 .875 16.3 4.8 4.0 0.5 0.7 0.2
9 Greg Foster 28 6 0 103 10 27 1 5 7 7 9 8 17 1 0 1 5 21 28 .370 .200 1.000 17.2 4.7 2.8 0.2 0.0 0.2
10 Chris Morris 31 6 0 33 3 9 0 3 1 3 1 8 9 0 1 0 1 0 7 .333 .000 .333 5.5 1.2 1.5 0.0 0.2 0.0
11 Stephen Howard 26 3 0 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
12 Adam Keefe 26 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Team Totals 6 1440 220 478 27 77 129 155 73 176 249 132 46 30 75 148 596 .460 .351 .832 240.0 99.3 41.5 22.0 7.7 5.0

Advanced Stats

Totals Advanced
Rk Player Age G GS MP TS% eFG% ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg GmSc
1 Karl Malone 33 6 6 244 .494 .452 7.5 26.9 17.2 14.9 1.8 2.6 10.7 30.4 102 106 16.6
2 John Stockton 34 6 6 221 .651 .575 4.3 7.7 5.9 48.7 1.2 0.3 15.2 23.4 131 114 19.9
3 Jeff Hornacek 33 6 6 212 .561 .493 4.3 8.8 6.6 17.6 2.3 0.9 11.3 19.3 115 112 12.2
4 Bryon Russell 26 6 6 232 .585 .567 1.7 7.9 4.7 6.0 1.9 1.5 3.5 11.5 124 113 9.0
5 Greg Ostertag 23 6 6 137 .567 .471 12.3 31.9 21.6 1.2 2.0 7.6 10.8 15.7 118 103 7.8
6 Howard Eisley 24 6 0 67 .575 .533 1.9 5.3 3.8 38.2 1.6 0.0 15.7 26.6 111 114 4.2
7 Antoine Carr 35 6 0 89 .525 .462 3.9 13.6 8.8 1.3 2.5 2.7 14.5 18.0 97 105 2.3
8 Shandon Anderson 23 6 0 98 .491 .423 14.0 16.4 14.9 4.8 2.2 0.9 19.2 17.2 96 109 3.9
9 Greg Foster 28 6 0 103 .465 .389 10.2 9.4 9.7 1.7 0.0 0.7 14.3 15.7 95 117 1.6
10 Chris Morris 31 6 0 33 .339 .333 4.5 29.0 16.6 0.0 1.6 0.0 8.8 15.8 71 106 0.7
11 Stephen Howard 26 3 0 3 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 29.3 0 118 -0.6
12 Adam Keefe 26 1 0 1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 120 0.0
Team Totals 6 1440

Houston Rockets (2-4)

Totals Shooting Per Game
Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA 3P 3PA FT FTA ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST STL BLK
1 Hakeem Olajuwon 34 6 6 236 61 103 0 0 41 56 15 41 56 23 12 20 19 19 163 .592 .732 39.3 27.2 9.3 3.8 2.0 3.3
2 Clyde Drexler 34 6 6 232 37 85 15 36 18 20 5 19 24 19 7 4 11 17 107 .435 .417 .900 38.7 17.8 4.0 3.2 1.2 0.7
3 Charles Barkley 33 6 6 233 27 63 3 11 40 50 18 48 66 23 5 3 17 23 97 .429 .273 .800 38.8 16.2 11.0 3.8 0.8 0.5
4 Eddie Johnson 37 6 0 122 25 49 10 22 3 4 2 7 9 0 2 0 1 8 63 .510 .455 .750 20.3 10.5 1.5 0.0 0.3 0.0
5 Mario Elie 33 6 6 217 17 45 4 22 19 22 5 20 25 14 5 2 11 17 57 .378 .182 .864 36.2 9.5 4.2 2.3 0.8 0.3
6 Matt Maloney 25 6 6 188 13 47 9 33 4 5 0 4 4 19 4 3 11 14 39 .277 .273 .800 31.3 6.5 0.7 3.2 0.7 0.5
7 Kevin Willis 34 6 0 102 10 25 0 0 7 9 12 17 29 2 4 2 9 20 27 .400 .778 17.0 4.5 4.8 0.3 0.7 0.3
8 Sedale Threatt 35 6 0 96 9 20 3 6 2 2 1 7 8 19 1 1 2 13 23 .450 .500 1.000 16.0 3.8 1.3 3.2 0.2 0.2
9 Matt Bullard 29 1 0 4 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 1.000 1.000 4.0 3.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
10 Othella Harrington 23 3 0 6 1 2 0 0 1 4 1 2 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .500 .250 2.0 1.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
11 Randy Livingston 21 1 0 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 .000 4.0 0.0 0.0 2.0 1.0 0.0
Team Totals 6 1440 201 442 45 131 135 172 60 165 225 121 41 35 81 132 582 .455 .344 .785 240.0 97.0 37.5 20.2 6.8 5.8

Advanced Stats

Totals Advanced
Rk Player Age G GS MP TS% eFG% ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg GmSc
1 Hakeem Olajuwon 34 6 6 236 .639 .592 8.0 20.8 14.7 22.5 2.8 6.0 13.0 29.9 122 105 24.6
2 Clyde Drexler 34 6 6 232 .570 .524 2.6 10.2 6.2 14.4 1.7 1.3 10.5 21.8 111 114 12.7
3 Charles Barkley 33 6 6 233 .571 .452 9.6 24.8 17.4 17.1 1.2 0.9 16.7 21.1 114 111 14.0
4 Eddie Johnson 37 6 0 122 .621 .612 2.2 7.1 4.6 0.0 0.9 0.0 1.9 20.6 118 117 6.6
5 Mario Elie 33 6 6 217 .521 .422 2.6 11.4 7.1 11.0 1.3 0.7 16.7 14.5 100 116 6.5
6 Matt Maloney 25 6 6 188 .396 .372 0.0 2.5 1.2 15.6 1.2 1.2 18.3 15.4 80 118 2.5
7 Kevin Willis 34 6 0 102 .466 .400 14.2 19.8 17.1 3.0 2.2 1.3 23.7 17.7 88 110 2.7
8 Sedale Threatt 35 6 0 96 .551 .525 1.4 9.5 5.6 29.4 0.6 0.7 8.7 11.5 132 118 3.9
9 Matt Bullard 29 1 0 4 1.500 1.500 27.3 0.0 13.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 11.5 257 117 3.4
10 Othella Harrington 23 3 0 6 .399 .500 18.2 35.6 27.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 28.7 88 105 0.6
11 Randy Livingston 21 1 0 4 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 88.9 13.0 0.0 0.0 23.1 48 90 1.0
Team Totals 6 1440