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1997-98 Charlotte Hornets Schedule and Results

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Record: 51-31, Finished 3rd in NBA Central Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Dave Cowens (51-31)

PTS/G: 96.6 (10th of 29) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 94.6 (14th of 29)
SRS: 2.45 (12th of 29) ▪ Pace: 89.4 (20th of 29)
Off Rtg: 107.5 (11th of 29) ▪ Def Rtg: 105.3 (15th of 29)
Expected W-L: 47-35 (12th of 29)

Arena: Charlotte Coliseum ▪ Attendance: 959,634 (2nd of 29)

NBA 1998 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals (1-4) versus Chicago Bulls  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Eastern Conference First Round (1-3) versus Atlanta Hawks  (Series Stats)

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Fri, Oct 31, 1997 Box Score New York Knicks L 85 97 0 1 L 1
2 Sat, Nov 1, 1997 Box Score @ Minnesota Timberwolves L 90 106 0 2 L 2
3 Mon, Nov 3, 1997 Box Score @ Miami Heat W 112 99 1 2 W 1
4 Wed, Nov 5, 1997 Box Score Dallas Mavericks W 110 103 2 2 W 2
5 Fri, Nov 7, 1997 Box Score @ Washington Wizards W 107 92 3 2 W 3 at Landover, MD
6 Sat, Nov 8, 1997 Box Score Indiana Pacers W 89 82 4 2 W 4
7 Fri, Nov 14, 1997 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 92 105 4 3 L 1
8 Sat, Nov 15, 1997 Box Score Los Angeles Clippers W 130 96 5 3 W 1
9 Wed, Nov 19, 1997 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W 106 92 6 3 W 2
10 Fri, Nov 21, 1997 Box Score Miami Heat W 119 102 7 3 W 3
11 Sat, Nov 22, 1997 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers W 95 94 8 3 W 4
12 Tue, Nov 25, 1997 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 90 85 9 3 W 5
13 Fri, Nov 28, 1997 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers L 91 97 9 4 L 1
14 Sat, Nov 29, 1997 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks L 80 98 9 5 L 2
15 Tue, Dec 2, 1997 Box Score Sacramento Kings W 121 102 10 5 W 1
16 Thu, Dec 4, 1997 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks L 92 102 10 6 L 1
17 Sat, Dec 6, 1997 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 79 90 10 7 L 2
18 Tue, Dec 9, 1997 Box Score @ Toronto Raptors W 95 82 11 7 W 1
19 Wed, Dec 10, 1997 Box Score Washington Wizards W 104 101 12 7 W 2
20 Fri, Dec 12, 1997 Box Score Chicago Bulls W 79 77 13 7 W 3
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Sat, Dec 13, 1997 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers W 85 84 14 7 W 4
22 Wed, Dec 17, 1997 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks W 99 90 15 7 W 5
23 Fri, Dec 19, 1997 Box Score @ Washington Wizards L 86 106 15 8 L 1
24 Sat, Dec 20, 1997 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers L 100 109 15 9 L 2
25 Mon, Dec 22, 1997 Box Score Toronto Raptors W 81 79 16 9 W 1
26 Tue, Dec 23, 1997 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 96 102 16 10 L 1
27 Fri, Dec 26, 1997 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers W 96 88 17 10 W 1
28 Sat, Dec 27, 1997 Box Score @ Orlando Magic L 87 96 17 11 L 1
29 Mon, Dec 29, 1997 Box Score @ Houston Rockets W 120 101 18 11 W 1
30 Fri, Jan 2, 1998 Box Score Miami Heat W OT 99 88 19 11 W 2
31 Sun, Jan 4, 1998 Box Score @ Sacramento Kings L 90 106 19 12 L 1
32 Tue, Jan 6, 1998 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L 81 102 19 13 L 2
33 Wed, Jan 7, 1998 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers W 91 89 20 13 W 1
34 Fri, Jan 9, 1998 Box Score @ Vancouver Grizzlies W 98 90 21 13 W 2
35 Sun, Jan 11, 1998 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers W 98 93 22 13 W 3
36 Tue, Jan 13, 1998 Box Score New Jersey Nets L 68 81 22 14 L 1
37 Thu, Jan 15, 1998 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L OT 94 95 22 15 L 2
38 Fri, Jan 16, 1998 Box Score San Antonio Spurs L 71 76 22 16 L 3
39 Mon, Jan 19, 1998 Box Score Toronto Raptors W 109 88 23 16 W 1
40 Wed, Jan 21, 1998 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 79 110 23 17 L 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Thu, Jan 22, 1998 Box Score Houston Rockets W 93 86 24 17 W 1
42 Sat, Jan 24, 1998 Box Score @ Dallas Mavericks W 94 92 25 17 W 2
43 Tue, Jan 27, 1998 Box Score Phoenix Suns W 2OT 120 113 26 17 W 3
44 Fri, Jan 30, 1998 Box Score @ Boston Celtics W 97 95 27 17 W 4
45 Sat, Jan 31, 1998 Box Score Atlanta Hawks L 83 103 27 18 L 1
46 Tue, Feb 3, 1998 Box Score Boston Celtics W 93 89 28 18 W 1
47 Thu, Feb 5, 1998 Box Score Vancouver Grizzlies W 108 93 29 18 W 2
48 Tue, Feb 10, 1998 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 91 99 29 19 L 1
49 Wed, Feb 11, 1998 Box Score Chicago Bulls L 90 92 29 20 L 2
50 Fri, Feb 13, 1998 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 103 96 30 20 W 1
51 Mon, Feb 16, 1998 Box Score @ Utah Jazz L 90 96 30 21 L 1
52 Wed, Feb 18, 1998 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors L 77 88 30 22 L 2
53 Fri, Feb 20, 1998 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 99 115 30 23 L 3
54 Sat, Feb 21, 1998 Box Score @ Los Angeles Clippers W 111 98 31 23 W 1
55 Mon, Feb 23, 1998 Box Score @ Denver Nuggets W 118 98 32 23 W 2
56 Wed, Feb 25, 1998 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons W 98 88 33 23 W 3
57 Sat, Feb 28, 1998 Box Score Orlando Magic W 90 80 34 23 W 4
58 Mon, Mar 2, 1998 Box Score Golden State Warriors W 112 83 35 23 W 5
59 Wed, Mar 4, 1998 Box Score Minnesota Timberwolves W 112 102 36 23 W 6
60 Fri, Mar 6, 1998 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics W 104 98 37 23 W 7
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Sun, Mar 8, 1998 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets W 109 100 38 23 W 8
62 Wed, Mar 11, 1998 Box Score New York Knicks W 85 78 39 23 W 9
63 Fri, Mar 13, 1998 Box Score @ Orlando Magic W 100 82 40 23 W 10
64 Sat, Mar 14, 1998 Box Score Washington Wizards L 80 83 40 24 L 1
65 Mon, Mar 16, 1998 Box Score Denver Nuggets W 109 87 41 24 W 1
66 Wed, Mar 18, 1998 Box Score Utah Jazz W 111 85 42 24 W 2
67 Fri, Mar 20, 1998 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs W 92 82 43 24 W 3
68 Tue, Mar 24, 1998 Box Score @ Toronto Raptors W 106 89 44 24 W 4
69 Thu, Mar 26, 1998 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks W 94 80 45 24 W 5
70 Fri, Mar 27, 1998 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers L 96 133 45 25 L 1
71 Sun, Mar 29, 1998 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers L 82 97 45 26 L 2
72 Tue, Mar 31, 1998 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 101 93 46 26 W 1
73 Fri, Apr 3, 1998 Box Score Indiana Pacers W 96 89 47 26 W 2
74 Sat, Apr 4, 1998 Box Score @ Miami Heat L 88 101 47 27 L 1
75 Mon, Apr 6, 1998 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets L 115 125 47 28 L 2
76 Wed, Apr 8, 1998 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 101 109 47 29 L 3
77 Fri, Apr 10, 1998 Box Score Atlanta Hawks L 87 99 47 30 L 4
78 Sun, Apr 12, 1998 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 88 86 48 30 W 1
79 Tue, Apr 14, 1998 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks W 104 82 49 30 W 2
80 Wed, Apr 15, 1998 Box Score New Jersey Nets W 109 103 50 30 W 3
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
81 Fri, Apr 17, 1998 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks L 104 121 50 31 L 1
82 Sun, Apr 19, 1998 Box Score Orlando Magic W 89 76 51 31 W 1

Playoffs

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Thu, Apr 23, 1998 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W 97 87 1 0 W 1
2 Sat, Apr 25, 1998 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W 92 85 2 0 W 2
3 Tue, Apr 28, 1998 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks L 64 96 2 1 L 1
4 Fri, May 1, 1998 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks W 91 82 3 1 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
5 Sun, May 3, 1998 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 70 83 3 2 L 1
6 Wed, May 6, 1998 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls W 78 76 4 2 W 1
7 Fri, May 8, 1998 Box Score Chicago Bulls L 89 103 4 3 L 1
8 Sun, May 10, 1998 Box Score Chicago Bulls L 80 94 4 4 L 2
9 Wed, May 13, 1998 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 84 93 4 5 L 3