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1996-97 Charlotte Hornets Schedule and Results

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Record: 54-28, Finished 4th in NBA Central Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Dave Cowens (54-28)

PTS/G: 98.9 (12th of 29) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 97.0 (15th of 29)
SRS: 2.13 (12th of 29) ▪ Pace: 88.6 (22nd of 29)
Off Rtg: 110.9 (4th of 29) ▪ Def Rtg: 108.9 (22nd of 29)
Expected W-L: 46-36 (12th of 29)

Arena: Charlotte Coliseum ▪ Attendance: 985,722 (1st of 29)

NBA 1997 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Eastern Conference First Round (0-3) versus New York Knicks  (Series Stats)

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Sat, Nov 2, 1996 Box Score Toronto Raptors W 109 98 1 0 W 1
2 Sun, Nov 3, 1996 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 86 113 1 1 L 1
3 Wed, Nov 6, 1996 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers W 88 78 2 1 W 1
4 Fri, Nov 8, 1996 Box Score @ Washington Bullets W 102 87 3 1 W 2
5 Sat, Nov 9, 1996 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks L 98 100 3 2 L 1
6 Tue, Nov 12, 1996 Box Score @ Miami Heat L 97 105 3 3 L 2
7 Thu, Nov 14, 1996 Box Score @ Orlando Magic L 89 96 3 4 L 3
8 Fri, Nov 15, 1996 Box Score Chicago Bulls L 87 110 3 5 L 4
9 Wed, Nov 20, 1996 Box Score New York Knicks W 93 86 4 5 W 1
10 Thu, Nov 21, 1996 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers W 90 87 5 5 W 2
11 Sat, Nov 23, 1996 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 93 85 6 5 W 3
12 Tue, Nov 26, 1996 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics W 97 89 7 5 W 4
13 Wed, Nov 27, 1996 Box Score @ Toronto Raptors L 88 92 7 6 L 1
14 Sat, Nov 30, 1996 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks W 94 87 8 6 W 1
15 Mon, Dec 2, 1996 Box Score @ Utah Jazz L 97 107 8 7 L 1
16 Tue, Dec 3, 1996 Box Score @ Los Angeles Clippers L 89 96 8 8 L 2
17 Fri, Dec 6, 1996 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers L 93 97 8 9 L 3
18 Sat, Dec 7, 1996 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics W 94 92 9 9 W 1
19 Mon, Dec 9, 1996 Box Score @ Vancouver Grizzlies W 107 91 10 9 W 2
20 Wed, Dec 11, 1996 Box Score Denver Nuggets W 101 97 11 9 W 3
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Fri, Dec 13, 1996 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 84 75 12 9 W 4
22 Sat, Dec 14, 1996 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 82 87 12 10 L 1
23 Tue, Dec 17, 1996 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers W 93 84 13 10 W 1
24 Thu, Dec 19, 1996 Box Score Chicago Bulls L 72 93 13 11 L 1
25 Sat, Dec 21, 1996 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W 98 93 14 11 W 1
26 Sun, Dec 22, 1996 Box Score @ Boston Celtics W 102 98 15 11 W 2
27 Fri, Dec 27, 1996 Box Score Miami Heat L 86 101 15 12 L 1
28 Sat, Dec 28, 1996 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L 75 97 15 13 L 2
29 Mon, Dec 30, 1996 Box Score @ Washington Bullets W 101 92 16 13 W 1
30 Thu, Jan 2, 1997 Box Score Dallas Mavericks W 107 97 17 13 W 2
31 Sat, Jan 4, 1997 Box Score Washington Bullets L 93 104 17 14 L 1
32 Mon, Jan 6, 1997 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors W 109 101 18 14 W 1
33 Wed, Jan 8, 1997 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 97 101 18 15 L 1
34 Fri, Jan 10, 1997 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 90 102 18 16 L 2
35 Sun, Jan 12, 1997 Box Score @ Sacramento Kings W 97 93 19 16 W 1
36 Mon, Jan 13, 1997 Box Score @ Denver Nuggets W OT 102 100 20 16 W 2
37 Wed, Jan 15, 1997 Box Score New Jersey Nets W 116 104 21 16 W 3
38 Sat, Jan 18, 1997 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets W 102 92 22 16 W 4
39 Mon, Jan 20, 1997 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks L 97 106 22 17 L 1
40 Tue, Jan 21, 1997 Box Score Houston Rockets W 114 108 23 17 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Fri, Jan 24, 1997 Box Score New York Knicks W OT 113 104 24 17 W 2
42 Sat, Jan 25, 1997 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers L 73 106 24 18 L 1
43 Tue, Jan 28, 1997 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers W 98 97 25 18 W 1
44 Wed, Jan 29, 1997 Box Score Indiana Pacers L 95 106 25 19 L 1
45 Fri, Jan 31, 1997 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks W 102 95 26 19 W 1
46 Sun, Feb 2, 1997 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 99 93 27 19 W 2
47 Tue, Feb 4, 1997 Box Score Minnesota Timberwolves W 115 101 28 19 W 3
48 Thu, Feb 6, 1997 Box Score Sacramento Kings W 115 100 29 19 W 4
49 Tue, Feb 11, 1997 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 100 103 29 20 L 1
50 Wed, Feb 12, 1997 Box Score New Jersey Nets W 113 100 30 20 W 1
51 Fri, Feb 14, 1997 Box Score Detroit Pistons L 103 109 30 21 L 1
52 Mon, Feb 17, 1997 Box Score Orlando Magic W 124 110 31 21 W 1
53 Wed, Feb 19, 1997 Box Score Phoenix Suns W 123 115 32 21 W 2
54 Fri, Feb 21, 1997 Box Score Los Angeles Clippers W 114 96 33 21 W 3
55 Sat, Feb 22, 1997 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks W 93 92 34 21 W 4
56 Mon, Feb 24, 1997 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs W 96 84 35 21 W 5
57 Tue, Feb 25, 1997 Box Score @ Dallas Mavericks L 84 86 35 22 L 1
58 Thu, Feb 27, 1997 Box Score @ Houston Rockets W 106 95 36 22 W 1
59 Sun, Mar 2, 1997 Box Score @ Minnesota Timberwolves W 108 96 37 22 W 2
60 Tue, Mar 4, 1997 Box Score San Antonio Spurs W 105 98 38 22 W 3
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Thu, Mar 6, 1997 Box Score Boston Celtics W OT 122 121 39 22 W 4
62 Sun, Mar 9, 1997 Box Score Miami Heat W 82 76 40 22 W 5
63 Tue, Mar 11, 1997 Box Score Vancouver Grizzlies W 98 92 41 22 W 6
64 Fri, Mar 14, 1997 Box Score @ Orlando Magic L 81 86 41 23 L 1
65 Sat, Mar 15, 1997 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers W 107 99 42 23 W 1
66 Mon, Mar 17, 1997 Box Score Utah Jazz L 93 114 42 24 L 1
67 Wed, Mar 19, 1997 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers W 90 72 43 24 W 1
68 Fri, Mar 21, 1997 Box Score @ Toronto Raptors W 102 97 44 24 W 2
69 Sat, Mar 22, 1997 Box Score Golden State Warriors W OT 100 93 45 24 W 3
70 Wed, Mar 26, 1997 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers L 87 88 45 25 L 1
71 Fri, Mar 28, 1997 Box Score Indiana Pacers L 115 116 45 26 L 2
72 Wed, Apr 2, 1997 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W 95 84 46 26 W 1
73 Thu, Apr 3, 1997 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets W 93 87 47 26 W 2
74 Sat, Apr 5, 1997 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 115 113 48 26 W 3
75 Mon, Apr 7, 1997 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers W OT 110 105 49 26 W 4
76 Wed, Apr 9, 1997 Box Score Boston Celtics W 136 111 50 26 W 5
77 Fri, Apr 11, 1997 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons W 93 85 51 26 W 6
78 Sat, Apr 12, 1997 Box Score Washington Bullets W 99 97 52 26 W 7
79 Mon, Apr 14, 1997 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers W 94 82 53 26 W 8
80 Wed, Apr 16, 1997 Box Score @ Boston Celtics W 108 102 54 26 W 9
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
81 Fri, Apr 18, 1997 Box Score Toronto Raptors L 100 108 54 27 L 1
82 Sun, Apr 20, 1997 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks L 100 120 54 28 L 2

Playoffs

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Thu, Apr 24, 1997 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 99 109 0 1 L 1
2 Sat, Apr 26, 1997 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 93 100 0 2 L 2
3 Mon, Apr 28, 1997 Box Score New York Knicks L 95 104 0 3 L 3