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1997 NBA Western Conference Semifinals

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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)

2 Series

Click matchup for composite box score
2 vs. 3 Seattle SuperSonics vs. Houston Rockets HOUSTON ROCKETS win 4-3
1 vs. 4 Utah Jazz vs. Los Angeles Lakers UTAH JAZZ win 4-1

#3.Houston Rockets (4) vs. #2.Seattle SuperSonics (3)

Game 1
SEA
HOU
102
112
Game 2
SEA
HOU
106
101
Game 3
HOU
SEA
97
93
Game 4
HOU
SEA
110
106
Game 5
SEA
HOU
100
94
Game 6
HOU
SEA
96
99
Game 7
SEA
HOU
91
96

Houston Rockets (4-3)

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 7 7 279 61 106 0 2 30 41 23 63 86 20 14 12 19 29 152 .575 .000 .732 39.9 21.7 12.3 2.9 2.0 1.7
2 Clyde Drexler 34 7 7 286 52 115 17 47 20 29 16 33 49 34 15 2 21 25 141 .452 .362 .690 40.9 20.1 7.0 4.9 2.1 0.3
3 Charles Barkley 33 7 7 270 44 106 6 23 40 50 35 59 94 18 13 3 16 21 134 .415 .261 .800 38.6 19.1 13.4 2.6 1.9 0.4
4 Matt Maloney 25 7 7 239 31 76 22 54 4 9 1 8 9 22 3 0 24 12 88 .408 .407 .444 34.1 12.6 1.3 3.1 0.4 0.0
5 Mario Elie 33 7 7 267 22 47 12 26 17 22 9 10 19 36 8 2 15 27 73 .468 .462 .773 38.1 10.4 2.7 5.1 1.1 0.3
6 Kevin Willis 34 7 0 127 18 47 0 1 10 15 10 17 27 3 4 2 7 21 46 .383 .000 .667 18.1 6.6 3.9 0.4 0.6 0.3
7 Eddie Johnson 37 7 0 98 13 38 2 12 17 17 8 7 15 5 2 0 2 5 45 .342 .167 1.000 14.0 6.4 2.1 0.7 0.3 0.0
8 Sedale Threatt 35 7 0 134 8 25 3 15 4 6 1 6 7 24 4 2 9 18 23 .320 .200 .667 19.1 3.3 1.0 3.4 0.6 0.3
9 Othella Harrington 23 2 0 5 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 1.000 2.5 2.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Team Totals 7 1705 249 560 62 180 146 193 103 203 306 162 63 23 114 158 706 .445 .344 .756 243.6 100.9 43.7 23.1 9.0 3.3

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 7 7 279 .613 .575 9.6 26.1 18.0 13.9 2.8 3.2 13.3 23.0 120 104 12.2
2 Clyde Drexler 34 7 7 286 .552 .526 6.7 13.1 10.1 21.4 2.8 0.7 14.1 23.4 112 110 24.3
3 Charles Barkley 33 7 7 270 .523 .443 15.0 24.9 20.3 11.8 2.6 0.9 11.1 23.9 116 106 13.9
4 Matt Maloney 25 7 7 239 .550 .553 0.5 3.6 2.2 15.5 0.7 0.0 23.1 19.7 93 118 10.7
5 Mario Elie 33 7 7 267 .644 .596 4.0 4.0 4.1 20.4 1.6 0.6 20.9 12.0 122 116 23.1
6 Kevin Willis 34 7 0 127 .429 .383 9.1 14.6 12.1 4.0 1.7 1.2 11.6 21.2 91 111 1.6
7 Eddie Johnson 37 7 0 98 .495 .368 9.7 8.6 8.9 7.7 1.1 0.0 4.2 22.0 120 117 3.7
8 Sedale Threatt 35 7 0 134 .416 .380 0.9 5.4 3.1 27.8 1.6 1.3 24.6 12.3 96 116 6.4
9 Othella Harrington 23 2 0 5 1.136 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 36.2 25.7 151 121 4.0
Team Totals 7 1705

Seattle SuperSonics (3-4)

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 Gary Payton 28 7 7 320 57 138 9 32 35 42 12 26 38 59 20 2 20 17 158 .413 .281 .833 45.7 22.6 5.4 8.4 2.9 0.3
2 Shawn Kemp 27 7 7 254 51 103 0 4 46 55 30 46 76 21 8 10 29 31 148 .495 .000 .836 36.3 21.1 10.9 3.0 1.1 1.4
3 Detlef Schrempf 34 7 7 269 38 76 6 11 33 42 12 24 36 19 6 1 12 22 115 .500 .545 .786 38.4 16.4 5.1 2.7 0.9 0.1
4 Hersey Hawkins 30 7 7 280 33 74 14 32 24 27 9 20 29 20 18 4 9 13 104 .446 .438 .889 40.0 14.9 4.1 2.9 2.6 0.6
5 Terry Cummings 35 7 1 176 28 60 0 0 7 14 16 28 44 7 7 0 6 25 63 .467 .500 25.1 9.0 6.3 1.0 1.0 0.0
6 Sam Perkins 35 7 6 220 15 53 10 29 17 19 11 22 33 8 8 6 8 23 57 .283 .345 .895 31.4 8.1 4.7 1.1 1.1 0.9
7 David Wingate 33 7 0 109 15 37 5 16 1 1 7 13 20 5 1 2 7 13 36 .405 .313 1.000 15.6 5.1 2.9 0.7 0.1 0.3
8 Eric Snow 23 6 0 40 3 9 1 3 0 0 0 2 2 12 3 0 0 7 7 .333 .333 6.7 1.2 0.3 2.0 0.5 0.0
9 Larry Stewart 28 2 0 6 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 5 1.000 1.000 3.0 2.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
10 Greg Graham 26 2 0 11 1 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 3 1 0 0 1 2 .250 .000 5.5 1.0 0.5 1.5 0.5 0.0
11 Jim McIlvaine 24 3 0 20 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 6 2 .250 6.7 0.7 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0
Team Totals 7 1705 244 560 46 129 163 200 97 183 280 154 72 25 93 160 697 .436 .357 .815 243.6 99.6 40.0 22.0 10.3 3.6

Advanced Stats

Totals Advanced
Rk Player Age G GS MP TS% eFG% ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg GmSc
1 Gary Payton 28 7 7 320 .505 .446 4.2 9.6 6.9 35.0 3.3 0.6 11.3 25.4 112 112 14.0
2 Shawn Kemp 27 7 7 254 .582 .495 13.7 21.9 17.5 16.3 1.7 3.6 18.6 28.4 110 109 19.9
3 Detlef Schrempf 34 7 7 269 .609 .539 5.0 10.7 7.7 12.2 1.2 0.4 11.3 18.3 122 116 12.6
4 Hersey Hawkins 30 7 7 280 .605 .541 3.7 8.5 6.0 12.1 3.5 1.3 9.5 15.6 125 111 10.3
5 Terry Cummings 35 7 1 176 .476 .467 10.2 19.2 14.5 6.6 2.1 0.0 8.3 18.7 104 112 15.6
6 Sam Perkins 35 7 6 220 .464 .377 5.4 12.4 8.8 5.3 2.0 2.4 11.5 14.4 101 113 10.0
7 David Wingate 33 7 0 109 .481 .473 7.3 14.2 10.4 9.7 0.5 1.6 15.8 18.7 91 116 -2.3
8 Eric Snow 23 6 0 40 .389 .389 0.0 6.7 3.1 42.1 4.0 0.0 0.0 10.4 128 115 7.0
9 Larry Stewart 28 2 0 6 1.250 1.250 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 33.3 25.1 106 125 3.0
10 Greg Graham 26 2 0 11 .250 .250 0.0 13.6 5.7 40.9 4.8 0.0 0.0 16.6 88 114 0.9
11 Jim McIlvaine 24 3 0 20 .250 .250 0.0 5.4 2.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 20.0 11.6 38 124 -2.9
Team Totals 7 1705

#1.Utah Jazz (4) vs. #4.Los Angeles Lakers (1)

Game 1
LAL
UTA
77
93
Game 2
LAL
UTA
101
103
Game 3
UTA
LAL
84
104
Game 4
UTA
LAL
110
95
Game 5
LAL
UTA
93
98

Utah Jazz (4-1)

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 5 5 204 44 115 0 0 55 67 16 47 63 11 5 3 15 14 143 .383 .821 40.8 28.6 12.6 2.2 1.0 0.6
2 Bryon Russell 26 5 5 193 29 62 11 31 12 15 6 22 28 10 4 1 8 15 81 .468 .355 .800 38.6 16.2 5.6 2.0 0.8 0.2
3 Jeff Hornacek 33 5 5 188 23 53 5 16 29 33 7 21 28 26 4 1 10 12 80 .434 .313 .879 37.6 16.0 5.6 5.2 0.8 0.2
4 John Stockton 34 5 5 184 23 45 3 12 17 23 4 14 18 42 10 1 11 16 66 .511 .250 .739 36.8 13.2 3.6 8.4 2.0 0.2
5 Shandon Anderson 23 5 0 66 8 12 2 3 5 8 2 7 9 4 2 0 4 6 23 .667 .667 .625 13.2 4.6 1.8 0.8 0.4 0.0
6 Chris Morris 31 5 0 43 6 16 2 8 7 10 3 2 5 3 2 0 3 6 21 .375 .250 .700 8.6 4.2 1.0 0.6 0.4 0.0
7 Antoine Carr 35 5 0 72 8 22 0 0 3 6 5 3 8 3 2 3 5 18 19 .364 .500 14.4 3.8 1.6 0.6 0.4 0.6
8 Howard Eisley 24 5 0 52 4 12 1 3 6 6 1 3 4 8 0 0 4 10 15 .333 .333 1.000 10.4 3.0 0.8 1.6 0.0 0.0
9 Greg Ostertag 23 5 5 134 5 16 0 0 5 6 14 17 31 2 1 19 4 22 15 .313 .833 26.8 3.0 6.2 0.4 0.2 3.8
10 Greg Foster 28 5 0 64 4 12 0 0 3 4 2 8 10 3 1 3 1 13 11 .333 .750 12.8 2.2 2.0 0.6 0.2 0.6
11 Stephen Howard 26 1 0 9 3 4 0 0 3 4 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 9 .750 .750 9.0 9.0 1.0 0.0 1.0 0.0
12 Adam Keefe 26 1 0 16 1 2 0 0 3 4 2 3 5 1 0 0 1 1 5 .500 .750 16.0 5.0 5.0 1.0 0.0 0.0
Team Totals 5 1225 158 371 24 73 148 186 62 148 210 113 32 31 66 134 488 .426 .329 .796 245.0 97.6 42.0 22.6 6.4 6.2

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 5 5 204 .495 .383 10.3 27.6 18.8 12.7 1.4 1.2 9.4 37.1 105 103 14.2
2 Bryon Russell 26 5 5 193 .590 .556 3.8 14.4 9.1 9.8 1.2 0.4 10.4 18.7 113 110 3.9
3 Jeff Hornacek 33 5 5 188 .592 .481 5.1 13.0 9.2 28.7 1.2 0.5 12.9 19.5 122 110 9.1
4 John Stockton 34 5 5 184 .599 .544 2.5 9.1 5.9 45.7 3.0 0.5 16.6 17.1 122 107 14.4
5 Shandon Anderson 23 5 0 66 .741 .750 4.1 13.1 7.8 15.4 1.6 0.0 20.5 13.6 116 108 7.9
6 Chris Morris 31 5 0 43 .515 .438 8.8 5.0 6.7 15.6 2.5 0.0 12.8 25.4 104 108 7.3
7 Antoine Carr 35 5 0 72 .386 .364 8.8 5.0 7.0 7.9 1.5 3.4 16.9 19.4 78 108 3.8
8 Howard Eisley 24 5 0 52 .512 .375 2.6 5.9 4.2 28.3 0.0 0.0 21.5 17.5 102 114 6.7
9 Greg Ostertag 23 5 5 134 .402 .313 12.6 15.1 14.0 2.7 0.4 12.2 17.7 8.0 94 101 11.1
10 Greg Foster 28 5 0 64 .400 .333 3.0 15.2 9.6 8.1 0.9 4.2 6.8 10.8 85 109 3.0
11 Stephen Howard 26 1 0 9 .781 .750 0.0 15.7 6.3 0.0 5.7 0.0 0.0 27.2 159 101 7.9
12 Adam Keefe 26 1 0 16 .665 .500 12.0 26.5 17.9 15.0 0.0 0.0 21.0 12.6 121 111 5.2
Team Totals 5 1225

Los Angeles Lakers (1-4)

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 Shaquille O'Neal 24 5 5 172 42 85 0 0 26 46 25 33 58 16 2 10 15 24 110 .494 .565 34.4 22.0 11.6 3.2 0.4 2.0
2 Nick Van Exel 25 5 5 209 33 79 8 29 22 24 5 14 19 32 8 0 11 11 96 .418 .276 .917 41.8 19.2 3.8 6.4 1.6 0.0
3 Eddie Jones 25 5 5 162 17 45 5 13 12 14 4 11 15 12 5 1 8 14 51 .378 .385 .857 32.4 10.2 3.0 2.4 1.0 0.2
4 Robert Horry 26 5 5 180 13 24 10 19 10 14 4 27 31 8 8 5 5 15 46 .542 .526 .714 36.0 9.2 6.2 1.6 1.6 1.0
5 Kobe Bryant 18 5 0 94 12 38 4 19 16 18 1 6 7 9 2 2 10 17 44 .316 .211 .889 18.8 8.8 1.4 1.8 0.4 0.4
6 Elden Campbell 28 5 5 155 14 47 0 0 11 14 9 17 26 3 2 10 6 20 39 .298 .786 31.0 7.8 5.2 0.6 0.4 2.0
7 Byron Scott 35 4 0 71 11 21 3 7 13 15 0 4 4 7 0 0 3 9 38 .524 .429 .867 17.8 9.5 1.0 1.8 0.0 0.0
8 Jerome Kersey 34 5 0 105 9 19 0 0 7 9 1 16 17 6 4 3 0 21 25 .474 .778 21.0 5.0 3.4 1.2 0.8 0.6
9 Sean Rooks 27 4 0 30 3 5 0 0 5 6 5 5 10 1 1 2 3 7 11 .600 .833 7.5 2.8 2.5 0.3 0.3 0.5
10 Derek Fisher 22 3 0 8 2 4 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 0 3 1 4 .500 .000 .000 2.7 1.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.0
11 Travis Knight 22 5 0 35 2 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 5 1 0 1 1 6 4 .667 7.0 0.8 1.0 0.2 0.0 0.2
12 Corie Blount 28 1 0 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 2 1.000 4.0 2.0 0.0 1.0 0.0 0.0
Team Totals 5 1225 159 371 30 88 122 161 56 137 193 97 33 34 65 147 470 .429 .341 .758 245.0 94.0 38.6 19.4 6.6 6.8

Advanced Stats

Totals Advanced
Rk Player Age G GS MP TS% eFG% ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg GmSc
1 Shaquille O'Neal 24 5 5 172 .523 .494 17.3 23.5 20.7 24.6 0.6 4.6 12.5 34.1 107 110 10.0
2 Nick Van Exel 25 5 5 209 .536 .468 2.8 8.7 5.6 30.1 2.2 0.0 10.9 23.3 114 115 12.8
3 Eddie Jones 25 5 5 162 .498 .433 2.9 8.5 5.6 13.4 1.7 0.6 13.5 17.7 100 114 10.4
4 Robert Horry 26 5 5 180 .763 .750 2.5 17.7 10.4 7.9 2.5 2.1 14.2 9.4 123 108 3.5
5 Kobe Bryant 18 5 0 94 .479 .368 1.1 7.9 4.5 18.8 1.2 1.7 17.9 28.9 88 114 -0.1
6 Elden Campbell 28 5 5 155 .367 .298 6.7 13.6 10.2 3.8 0.7 5.3 10.1 18.3 81 110 2.8
7 Byron Scott 35 4 0 71 .688 .595 0.0 7.4 3.5 17.9 0.0 0.0 9.8 20.6 132 118 -0.8
8 Jerome Kersey 34 5 0 105 .544 .474 1.1 19.1 9.8 10.1 2.0 2.4 0.0 10.7 126 108 5.2
9 Sean Rooks 27 4 0 30 .720 .600 22.6 17.8 19.2 5.6 1.7 5.5 28.2 16.4 121 95 -1.5
10 Derek Fisher 22 3 0 8 .450 .500 0.0 12.0 7.1 23.6 6.4 0.0 40.3 42.9 60 87 1.3
11 Travis Knight 22 5 0 35 .667 .667 7.4 8.2 8.5 4.3 0.0 2.6 25.0 5.2 115 111 0.0
12 Corie Blount 28 1 0 4 1.000 1.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 52.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 11.3 200 101 1.6
Team Totals 5 1225