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1996-97 Atlanta Hawks Schedule and Results

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Record: 56-26, Finished 2nd in NBA Central Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Lenny Wilkens (56-26)

PTS/G: 94.8 (23rd of 29) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 89.4 (4th of 29)
SRS: 5.51 (5th of 29) ▪ Pace: 86.8 (27th of 29)
Off Rtg: 108.5 (8th of 29) ▪ Def Rtg: 102.3 (3rd of 29)
Expected W-L: 57-25 (5th of 29)

Arena: Omni Coliseum ▪ Attendance: 549,414 (27th of 29)

NBA 1997 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals (1-4) versus Chicago Bulls  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Eastern Conference First Round (2-3) versus Detroit Pistons  (Series Stats)

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Fri, Nov 1, 1996 Box Score @ Miami Heat L 81 94 0 1 L 1
2 Sat, Nov 2, 1996 Box Score Detroit Pistons L 78 90 0 2 L 2
3 Mon, Nov 4, 1996 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers W 94 76 1 2 W 1
4 Tue, Nov 5, 1996 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics W 117 95 2 2 W 2
5 Thu, Nov 7, 1996 Box Score @ Sacramento Kings W 91 87 3 2 W 3
6 Sun, Nov 10, 1996 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 85 92 3 3 L 1
7 Tue, Nov 12, 1996 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers W 87 83 4 3 W 1
8 Wed, Nov 13, 1996 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 85 103 4 4 L 1
9 Fri, Nov 15, 1996 Box Score Miami Heat W 85 77 5 4 W 1
10 Sat, Nov 16, 1996 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 69 97 5 5 L 1
11 Tue, Nov 19, 1996 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers L 63 73 5 6 L 2
12 Thu, Nov 21, 1996 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks W 73 65 6 6 W 1
13 Sat, Nov 23, 1996 Box Score @ Toronto Raptors W 91 88 7 6 W 2
14 Tue, Nov 26, 1996 Box Score Vancouver Grizzlies W 101 80 8 6 W 3
15 Wed, Nov 27, 1996 Box Score @ Orlando Magic L 75 79 8 7 L 1
16 Fri, Nov 29, 1996 Box Score Washington Bullets W 110 81 9 7 W 1
17 Tue, Dec 3, 1996 Box Score Boston Celtics W 105 95 10 7 W 2
18 Wed, Dec 4, 1996 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L 90 100 10 8 L 1
19 Sat, Dec 7, 1996 Box Score Toronto Raptors W 101 75 11 8 W 1
20 Tue, Dec 10, 1996 Box Score Denver Nuggets W 89 88 12 8 W 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Sat, Dec 14, 1996 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 106 81 13 8 W 3
22 Tue, Dec 17, 1996 Box Score @ Dallas Mavericks W 109 73 14 8 W 4
23 Fri, Dec 20, 1996 Box Score New Jersey Nets W 109 95 15 8 W 5
24 Sat, Dec 21, 1996 Box Score @ Charlotte Hornets L 93 98 15 9 L 1
25 Mon, Dec 23, 1996 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 76 82 15 10 L 2
26 Thu, Dec 26, 1996 Box Score Chicago Bulls W 108 103 16 10 W 1
27 Sat, Dec 28, 1996 Box Score @ Washington Bullets L 86 97 16 11 L 1 at Baltimore, MD
28 Fri, Jan 3, 1997 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets W 95 85 17 11 W 1
29 Sat, Jan 4, 1997 Box Score New York Knicks W 88 71 18 11 W 2
30 Tue, Jan 7, 1997 Box Score Phoenix Suns W OT 105 103 19 11 W 3
31 Thu, Jan 9, 1997 Box Score @ Orlando Magic W OT 97 92 20 11 W 4
32 Sat, Jan 11, 1997 Box Score San Antonio Spurs W OT 87 82 21 11 W 5
33 Mon, Jan 13, 1997 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers W 93 79 22 11 W 6
34 Tue, Jan 14, 1997 Box Score Minnesota Timberwolves W 95 93 23 11 W 7
35 Thu, Jan 16, 1997 Box Score Orlando Magic W 78 67 24 11 W 8
36 Sat, Jan 18, 1997 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks W 94 71 25 11 W 9
37 Mon, Jan 20, 1997 Box Score Charlotte Hornets W 106 97 26 11 W 10
38 Tue, Jan 21, 1997 Box Score @ Miami Heat L 91 94 26 12 L 1
39 Fri, Jan 24, 1997 Box Score Washington Bullets W OT 117 105 27 12 W 1
40 Sat, Jan 25, 1997 Box Score Boston Celtics W 95 90 28 12 W 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Tue, Jan 28, 1997 Box Score @ Los Angeles Clippers W 112 96 29 12 W 3
42 Thu, Jan 30, 1997 Box Score @ Utah Jazz L 96 102 29 13 L 1
43 Fri, Jan 31, 1997 Box Score @ Vancouver Grizzlies W 87 76 30 13 W 1
44 Sun, Feb 2, 1997 Box Score @ Denver Nuggets L 104 115 30 14 L 1
45 Tue, Feb 4, 1997 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors W 107 85 31 14 W 1
46 Wed, Feb 5, 1997 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 81 99 31 15 L 1
47 Wed, Feb 12, 1997 Box Score Toronto Raptors W 106 84 32 15 W 1
48 Fri, Feb 14, 1997 Box Score Chicago Bulls L 88 89 32 16 L 1
49 Sat, Feb 15, 1997 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs W 109 89 33 16 W 1
50 Mon, Feb 17, 1997 Box Score @ Houston Rockets L 98 127 33 17 L 1
51 Wed, Feb 19, 1997 Box Score Indiana Pacers W 100 87 34 17 W 1
52 Fri, Feb 21, 1997 Box Score Houston Rockets W 76 74 35 17 W 2
53 Sat, Feb 22, 1997 Box Score Charlotte Hornets L 92 93 35 18 L 1
54 Mon, Feb 24, 1997 Box Score Golden State Warriors W 106 100 36 18 W 1
55 Wed, Feb 26, 1997 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks W 79 72 37 18 W 2
56 Fri, Feb 28, 1997 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers W 86 75 38 18 W 3
57 Sun, Mar 2, 1997 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L 75 82 38 19 L 1
58 Tue, Mar 4, 1997 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers W 93 88 39 19 W 1
59 Thu, Mar 6, 1997 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers W 117 104 40 19 W 2
60 Fri, Mar 7, 1997 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks W 90 80 41 19 W 3
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Sun, Mar 9, 1997 Box Score @ Boston Celtics W 114 90 42 19 W 4
62 Tue, Mar 11, 1997 Box Score Utah Jazz W 106 99 43 19 W 5
63 Wed, Mar 12, 1997 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers L 82 92 43 20 L 1
64 Fri, Mar 14, 1997 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics L 91 97 43 21 L 2
65 Sat, Mar 15, 1997 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 79 99 43 22 L 3
66 Mon, Mar 17, 1997 Box Score Orlando Magic W OT 112 107 44 22 W 1
67 Wed, Mar 19, 1997 Box Score Indiana Pacers W 107 95 45 22 W 2
68 Fri, Mar 21, 1997 Box Score Dallas Mavericks W 93 72 46 22 W 3
69 Sun, Mar 23, 1997 Box Score @ Toronto Raptors W 90 79 47 22 W 4
70 Tue, Mar 25, 1997 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W 96 89 48 22 W 5
71 Thu, Mar 27, 1997 Box Score Los Angeles Clippers W 103 88 49 22 W 6
72 Sat, Mar 29, 1997 Box Score Sacramento Kings W 88 74 50 22 W 7
73 Wed, Apr 2, 1997 Box Score @ Charlotte Hornets L 84 95 50 23 L 1
74 Fri, Apr 4, 1997 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 103 89 51 23 W 1
75 Sat, Apr 5, 1997 Box Score New York Knicks L 97 102 51 24 L 1
76 Wed, Apr 9, 1997 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers W 116 101 52 24 W 1
77 Fri, Apr 11, 1997 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers W 104 92 53 24 W 2
78 Sat, Apr 12, 1997 Box Score @ Minnesota Timberwolves W 80 66 54 24 W 3
79 Tue, Apr 15, 1997 Box Score New Jersey Nets W 109 101 55 24 W 4
80 Wed, Apr 16, 1997 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 92 96 55 25 L 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
81 Sat, Apr 19, 1997 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 136 104 56 25 W 1
82 Sun, Apr 20, 1997 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets L 92 108 56 26 L 1

Playoffs

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Fri, Apr 25, 1997 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 89 75 1 0 W 1
2 Sun, Apr 27, 1997 Box Score Detroit Pistons L 80 93 1 1 L 1
3 Tue, Apr 29, 1997 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L 91 99 1 2 L 2
4 Fri, May 2, 1997 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons W 94 82 2 2 W 1
5 Sun, May 4, 1997 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 84 79 3 2 W 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
6 Tue, May 6, 1997 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 97 100 3 3 L 1
7 Thu, May 8, 1997 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls W 103 95 4 3 W 1
8 Sat, May 10, 1997 Box Score Chicago Bulls L 80 100 4 4 L 1
9 Sun, May 11, 1997 Box Score Chicago Bulls L 80 89 4 5 L 2
10 Tue, May 13, 1997 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 92 107 4 6 L 3