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1997-98 Cleveland Cavaliers Schedule and Results

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Record: 47-35, Finished 5th in NBA Central Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Mike Fratello (47-35)

PTS/G: 92.5 (24th of 29) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 89.8 (4th of 29)
SRS: 3.06 (10th of 29) ▪ Pace: 89.9 (17th of 29)
Off Rtg: 102.2 (24th of 29) ▪ Def Rtg: 99.1 (1st of 29)
Expected W-L: 49-33 (10th of 29)

Arena: Gund Arena ▪ Attendance: 694,629 (14th of 29)

NBA 1998 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Eastern Conference First Round (1-3) versus Indiana Pacers  (Series Stats)

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Fri, Oct 31, 1997 Box Score @ Houston Rockets L 86 94 0 1 L 1
2 Sat, Nov 1, 1997 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs L 80 83 0 2 L 2
3 Tue, Nov 4, 1997 Box Score Indiana Pacers W 80 77 1 2 W 1
4 Fri, Nov 7, 1997 Box Score @ Boston Celtics W 96 92 2 2 W 2
5 Sat, Nov 8, 1997 Box Score Atlanta Hawks L OT 97 99 2 3 L 1
6 Tue, Nov 11, 1997 Box Score Chicago Bulls W 101 80 3 3 W 1
7 Thu, Nov 13, 1997 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets W 85 74 4 3 W 2
8 Sat, Nov 15, 1997 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 70 79 4 4 L 1
9 Sun, Nov 16, 1997 Box Score New Jersey Nets L 72 77 4 5 L 2
10 Wed, Nov 19, 1997 Box Score Orlando Magic L OT 93 96 4 6 L 3
11 Fri, Nov 21, 1997 Box Score @ Minnesota Timberwolves W 103 80 5 6 W 1
12 Sat, Nov 22, 1997 Box Score Washington Wizards W 110 101 6 6 W 2
13 Wed, Nov 26, 1997 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers W 95 89 7 6 W 3
14 Fri, Nov 28, 1997 Box Score @ Charlotte Hornets W 97 91 8 6 W 4
15 Sat, Nov 29, 1997 Box Score Boston Celtics W 103 97 9 6 W 5
16 Wed, Dec 3, 1997 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors W 95 67 10 6 W 6
17 Fri, Dec 5, 1997 Box Score @ Vancouver Grizzlies W 107 98 11 6 W 7
18 Sun, Dec 7, 1997 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers W 94 84 12 6 W 8
19 Wed, Dec 10, 1997 Box Score Denver Nuggets W 102 83 13 6 W 9
20 Thu, Dec 11, 1997 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks W 79 77 14 6 W 10
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Sat, Dec 13, 1997 Box Score Charlotte Hornets L 84 85 14 7 L 1
22 Tue, Dec 16, 1997 Box Score Phoenix Suns W 103 90 15 7 W 1
23 Wed, Dec 17, 1997 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks L 83 94 15 8 L 1
24 Fri, Dec 19, 1997 Box Score New York Knicks L 77 104 15 9 L 2
25 Sun, Dec 21, 1997 Box Score Utah Jazz W 106 101 16 9 W 1
26 Tue, Dec 23, 1997 Box Score Dallas Mavericks W 99 85 17 9 W 2
27 Fri, Dec 26, 1997 Box Score @ Charlotte Hornets L 88 96 17 10 L 1
28 Tue, Dec 30, 1997 Box Score Miami Heat L 78 90 17 11 L 2
29 Fri, Jan 2, 1998 Box Score @ Orlando Magic W 81 71 18 11 W 1
30 Sat, Jan 3, 1998 Box Score New Jersey Nets W 95 81 19 11 W 2
31 Tue, Jan 6, 1998 Box Score Houston Rockets W 100 70 20 11 W 3
32 Thu, Jan 8, 1998 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics L 84 109 20 12 L 1
33 Sat, Jan 10, 1998 Box Score Toronto Raptors L 93 102 20 13 L 2
34 Mon, Jan 12, 1998 Box Score @ Utah Jazz L 99 106 20 14 L 3
35 Tue, Jan 13, 1998 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns W 102 84 21 14 W 1
36 Fri, Jan 16, 1998 Box Score @ Denver Nuggets W 99 74 22 14 W 2
37 Sat, Jan 17, 1998 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L 91 99 22 15 L 1
38 Tue, Jan 20, 1998 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers L 84 86 22 16 L 2
39 Thu, Jan 22, 1998 Box Score Sacramento Kings W 112 96 23 16 W 1
40 Sat, Jan 24, 1998 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 111 92 24 16 W 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Mon, Jan 26, 1998 Box Score @ Miami Heat W 94 93 25 16 W 3
42 Tue, Jan 27, 1998 Box Score @ Dallas Mavericks L OT 77 84 25 17 L 1
43 Fri, Jan 30, 1998 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers L 83 89 25 18 L 2
44 Sat, Jan 31, 1998 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 90 88 26 18 W 1
45 Mon, Feb 2, 1998 Box Score Minnesota Timberwolves W 109 99 27 18 W 2
46 Wed, Feb 4, 1998 Box Score @ Washington Wizards L 88 104 27 19 L 1
47 Thu, Feb 5, 1998 Box Score Atlanta Hawks L 94 108 27 20 L 2
48 Tue, Feb 10, 1998 Box Score Miami Heat L 81 91 27 21 L 3
49 Thu, Feb 12, 1998 Box Score @ Toronto Raptors W 103 94 28 21 W 1
50 Sat, Feb 14, 1998 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks L 93 99 28 22 L 1
51 Sun, Feb 15, 1998 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 91 102 28 23 L 2
52 Tue, Feb 17, 1998 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 97 98 28 24 L 3
53 Fri, Feb 20, 1998 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets W 109 95 29 24 W 1
54 Sun, Feb 22, 1998 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks L 71 79 29 25 L 1
55 Mon, Feb 23, 1998 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 75 97 29 26 L 2
56 Wed, Feb 25, 1998 Box Score Vancouver Grizzlies W 106 101 30 26 W 1
57 Fri, Feb 27, 1998 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L 87 90 30 27 L 1
58 Sun, Mar 1, 1998 Box Score Golden State Warriors W 102 82 31 27 W 1
59 Wed, Mar 4, 1998 Box Score Toronto Raptors W 122 88 32 27 W 2
60 Fri, Mar 6, 1998 Box Score @ Orlando Magic L OT 89 91 32 28 L 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Sun, Mar 8, 1998 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks L 96 101 32 29 L 2 at Atlanta, GA (Alexander Memorial Coliseum at McDonald's Center)
62 Wed, Mar 11, 1998 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks W 95 83 33 29 W 1
63 Thu, Mar 12, 1998 Box Score @ Miami Heat L 74 97 33 30 L 1
64 Sat, Mar 14, 1998 Box Score New York Knicks W OT 88 85 34 30 W 1
65 Tue, Mar 17, 1998 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers W 96 82 35 30 W 2
66 Thu, Mar 19, 1998 Box Score @ Sacramento Kings W 90 85 36 30 W 3
67 Sat, Mar 21, 1998 Box Score @ Los Angeles Clippers W 100 79 37 30 W 4
68 Tue, Mar 24, 1998 Box Score San Antonio Spurs L 85 86 37 31 L 1
69 Thu, Mar 26, 1998 Box Score @ Toronto Raptors W 97 96 38 31 W 1
70 Fri, Mar 27, 1998 Box Score Detroit Pistons W OT 88 87 39 31 W 2
71 Sun, Mar 29, 1998 Box Score Charlotte Hornets W 97 82 40 31 W 3
72 Tue, Mar 31, 1998 Box Score Orlando Magic W 93 86 41 31 W 4
73 Wed, Apr 1, 1998 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons W 92 90 42 31 W 5
74 Fri, Apr 3, 1998 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers L 93 105 42 32 L 1
75 Sun, Apr 5, 1998 Box Score Los Angeles Clippers W 94 93 43 32 W 1
76 Tue, Apr 7, 1998 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers L 80 82 43 33 L 1
77 Thu, Apr 9, 1998 Box Score Chicago Bulls W 91 85 44 33 W 1
78 Sat, Apr 11, 1998 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 106 95 45 33 W 2
79 Tue, Apr 14, 1998 Box Score Boston Celtics W 95 86 46 33 W 3
80 Wed, Apr 15, 1998 Box Score @ Washington Wizards L 93 101 46 34 L 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
81 Fri, Apr 17, 1998 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 71 78 46 35 L 2
82 Sat, Apr 18, 1998 Box Score Indiana Pacers W 96 92 47 35 W 1

Playoffs

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Thu, Apr 23, 1998 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers L 77 106 0 1 L 1
2 Sat, Apr 25, 1998 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers L 86 92 0 2 L 2
3 Mon, Apr 27, 1998 Box Score Indiana Pacers W 86 77 1 2 W 1
4 Thu, Apr 30, 1998 Box Score Indiana Pacers L 74 80 1 3 L 1