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1996-97 Dallas Mavericks Schedule and Results

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Record: 24-58, Finished 4th in NBA Midwest Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Jim Cleamons (24-58)

PTS/G: 90.6 (26th of 29) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 97.0 (14th of 29)
SRS: -6.47 (26th of 29) ▪ Pace: 89.0 (20th of 29)
Off Rtg: 101.1 (28th of 29) ▪ Def Rtg: 108.2 (18th of 29)
Expected W-L: 23-59 (26th of 29)

Arena: Reunion Arena ▪ Attendance: 619,178 (24th of 29)

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Fri, Nov 1, 1996 Box Score @ Denver Nuggets W 92 91 1 0 W 1
2 Sat, Nov 2, 1996 Box Score Sacramento Kings L 94 107 1 1 L 1
3 Tue, Nov 5, 1996 Box Score @ Toronto Raptors L 96 100 1 2 L 2
4 Wed, Nov 6, 1996 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L 84 103 1 3 L 3
5 Sat, Nov 9, 1996 Box Score Miami Heat L 84 91 1 4 L 4
6 Tue, Nov 12, 1996 Box Score Indiana Pacers W 103 82 2 4 W 1
7 Thu, Nov 14, 1996 Box Score @ Minnesota Timberwolves L 90 100 2 5 L 1
8 Sat, Nov 16, 1996 Box Score Utah Jazz L 87 88 2 6 L 2
9 Tue, Nov 19, 1996 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks L 97 100 2 7 L 3
10 Thu, Nov 21, 1996 Box Score Los Angeles Clippers W 105 94 3 7 W 1
11 Sat, Nov 23, 1996 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets L 91 114 3 8 L 1
12 Sun, Nov 24, 1996 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 91 105 3 9 L 2
13 Tue, Nov 26, 1996 Box Score San Antonio Spurs W 105 101 4 9 W 1
14 Fri, Nov 29, 1996 Box Score Chicago Bulls L 97 116 4 10 L 1
15 Mon, Dec 2, 1996 Box Score @ Orlando Magic W OT 108 102 5 10 W 1
16 Wed, Dec 4, 1996 Box Score @ Miami Heat L 79 101 5 11 L 1
17 Thu, Dec 5, 1996 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 106 102 6 11 W 1
18 Sat, Dec 7, 1996 Box Score Vancouver Grizzlies W 96 85 7 11 W 2
19 Tue, Dec 10, 1996 Box Score @ Los Angeles Clippers W 100 95 8 11 W 3
20 Thu, Dec 12, 1996 Box Score @ Sacramento Kings L 86 93 8 12 L 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Sat, Dec 14, 1996 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs L 105 106 8 13 L 2
22 Tue, Dec 17, 1996 Box Score Atlanta Hawks L 73 109 8 14 L 3
23 Thu, Dec 19, 1996 Box Score @ Vancouver Grizzlies W 105 98 9 14 W 1
24 Fri, Dec 20, 1996 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers L 77 107 9 15 L 1
25 Sun, Dec 22, 1996 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L 79 93 9 16 L 2
26 Thu, Dec 26, 1996 Box Score Golden State Warriors L 108 113 9 17 L 3
27 Sat, Dec 28, 1996 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics W 95 90 10 17 W 1
28 Thu, Jan 2, 1997 Box Score @ Charlotte Hornets L 97 107 10 18 L 1
29 Sat, Jan 4, 1997 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers L 104 110 10 19 L 2
30 Tue, Jan 7, 1997 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 72 102 10 20 L 3
31 Wed, Jan 8, 1997 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers W 111 93 11 20 W 1
32 Sat, Jan 11, 1997 Box Score Denver Nuggets W 104 99 12 20 W 2
33 Mon, Jan 13, 1997 Box Score Phoenix Suns L 98 105 12 21 L 1
34 Wed, Jan 15, 1997 Box Score Orlando Magic L 66 78 12 22 L 2
35 Fri, Jan 17, 1997 Box Score Houston Rockets L 78 88 12 23 L 3
36 Sat, Jan 18, 1997 Box Score @ Denver Nuggets W 107 104 13 23 W 1
37 Mon, Jan 20, 1997 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 99 109 13 24 L 1
38 Tue, Jan 21, 1997 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors L 93 105 13 25 L 2
39 Fri, Jan 24, 1997 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs L 87 97 13 26 L 3
40 Sat, Jan 25, 1997 Box Score New Jersey Nets W 92 81 14 26 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Tue, Jan 28, 1997 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers L 83 102 14 27 L 1
42 Thu, Jan 30, 1997 Box Score Minnesota Timberwolves L 82 92 14 28 L 2
43 Sat, Feb 1, 1997 Box Score Utah Jazz W 100 97 15 28 W 1
44 Tue, Feb 4, 1997 Box Score Sacramento Kings W 104 96 16 28 W 2
45 Tue, Feb 11, 1997 Box Score San Antonio Spurs L 97 111 16 29 L 1
46 Thu, Feb 13, 1997 Box Score Golden State Warriors L 99 107 16 30 L 2
47 Sat, Feb 15, 1997 Box Score @ Utah Jazz L 84 99 16 31 L 3
48 Mon, Feb 17, 1997 Box Score @ Vancouver Grizzlies W 100 95 17 31 W 1
49 Tue, Feb 18, 1997 Box Score @ Los Angeles Clippers L 69 87 17 32 L 1
50 Thu, Feb 20, 1997 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks L 99 101 17 33 L 2
51 Sat, Feb 22, 1997 Box Score Toronto Raptors L 92 99 17 34 L 3
52 Sun, Feb 23, 1997 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns W 88 86 18 34 W 1
53 Tue, Feb 25, 1997 Box Score Charlotte Hornets W 86 84 19 34 W 2
54 Thu, Feb 27, 1997 Box Score Minnesota Timberwolves L 2OT 105 107 19 35 L 1
55 Sat, Mar 1, 1997 Box Score @ Houston Rockets L 80 89 19 36 L 2
56 Sun, Mar 2, 1997 Box Score Phoenix Suns L OT 108 109 19 37 L 3
57 Tue, Mar 4, 1997 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers L 92 102 19 38 L 4
58 Wed, Mar 5, 1997 Box Score @ Utah Jazz L 65 96 19 39 L 5
59 Fri, Mar 7, 1997 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers L 69 80 19 40 L 6
60 Sun, Mar 9, 1997 Box Score Houston Rockets L 83 88 19 41 L 7
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Tue, Mar 11, 1997 Box Score New York Knicks W 91 83 20 41 W 1
62 Thu, Mar 13, 1997 Box Score Boston Celtics W 109 107 21 41 W 2
63 Sat, Mar 15, 1997 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 76 101 21 42 L 1
64 Sun, Mar 16, 1997 Box Score @ Sacramento Kings W 89 88 22 42 W 1
65 Tue, Mar 18, 1997 Box Score Washington Bullets L 85 86 22 43 L 1
66 Fri, Mar 21, 1997 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks L 72 93 22 44 L 2
67 Sat, Mar 22, 1997 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers L 72 75 22 45 L 3
68 Tue, Mar 25, 1997 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 92 94 22 46 L 4
69 Wed, Mar 26, 1997 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers L 80 104 22 47 L 5
70 Sat, Mar 29, 1997 Box Score @ Washington Bullets L 87 94 22 48 L 6 at Baltimore, MD
71 Sun, Mar 30, 1997 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers L 80 84 22 49 L 7
72 Tue, Apr 1, 1997 Box Score Detroit Pistons L 82 100 22 50 L 8
73 Thu, Apr 3, 1997 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors L 90 106 22 51 L 9
74 Sat, Apr 5, 1997 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L 84 103 22 52 L 10
75 Sun, Apr 6, 1997 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 80 87 22 53 L 11
76 Tue, Apr 8, 1997 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W 87 82 23 53 W 1
77 Thu, Apr 10, 1997 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics L 82 90 23 54 L 1
78 Sat, Apr 12, 1997 Box Score Vancouver Grizzlies L 85 96 23 55 L 2
79 Mon, Apr 14, 1997 Box Score Los Angeles Clippers L 93 99 23 56 L 3
80 Wed, Apr 16, 1997 Box Score @ Minnesota Timberwolves W 92 77 24 56 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
81 Fri, Apr 18, 1997 Box Score @ Houston Rockets L OT 102 112 24 57 L 1
82 Sat, Apr 19, 1997 Box Score Denver Nuggets L 95 100 24 58 L 2