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1996-97 Denver Nuggets Team Game Log

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Record: 21-61, Finished 5th in NBA Midwest Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bernie Bickerstaff (4-9), Dick Motta (17-52)

PTS/G: 97.8 (13th of 29) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 104.1 (26th of 29)
SRS: -6.40 (25th of 29) ▪ Pace: 92.4 (4th of 29)
Off Rtg: 104.5 (24th of 29) ▪ Def Rtg: 111.2 (24th of 29)
Expected W-L: 24-58 (24th of 29)

Arena: McNichols Sports Arena ▪ Attendance: 340,486 (28th of 29)

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Regular Season

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Team Opponent
Rk G Date Opp W/L Tm Opp FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF
1 1 1996-11-01 DAL L 91 92 28 78 .359 3 8 .375 32 43 .744 18 47 13 9 10 20 21 35 88 .398 4 18 .222 18 26 .692 20 53 21 13 7 20 30
2 2 1996-11-03 @ SAS W 88 79 32 81 .395 4 14 .286 20 23 .870 12 48 24 9 6 16 25 24 75 .320 6 16 .375 25 33 .758 15 47 16 9 6 19 25
3 3 1996-11-05 LAC L 78 82 32 72 .444 3 14 .214 11 20 .550 12 43 21 6 5 22 32 31 83 .373 2 11 .182 18 24 .750 15 41 15 9 6 14 21
4 4 1996-11-07 HOU L (1 OT) 108 110 38 97 .392 11 23 .478 21 25 .840 21 56 24 6 8 17 28 38 89 .427 9 22 .409 25 34 .735 13 42 23 5 4 14 17
5 5 1996-11-08 GSW W 94 91 36 82 .439 2 11 .182 20 26 .769 13 40 26 9 6 18 19 33 74 .446 5 14 .357 20 22 .909 6 37 18 7 10 21 20
6 6 1996-11-10 @ CLE L 86 101 33 72 .458 7 15 .467 13 14 .929 13 43 28 5 4 24 26 37 76 .487 11 20 .550 16 24 .667 10 32 26 9 7 14 20
7 7 1996-11-11 @ TOR W 104 93 39 67 .582 8 20 .400 18 32 .563 7 40 27 8 4 26 29 30 83 .361 7 18 .389 26 34 .765 16 38 18 11 5 21 27
8 8 1996-11-13 @ DET L (1 OT) 94 95 35 82 .427 10 17 .588 14 17 .824 8 38 25 6 5 13 24 37 86 .430 6 12 .500 15 21 .714 15 46 14 5 1 11 21
9 9 1996-11-15 @ BOS W 82 80 28 81 .346 8 20 .400 18 22 .818 16 48 20 10 6 20 24 30 77 .390 1 16 .063 19 23 .826 10 41 17 6 12 18 23
10 10 1996-11-16 @ NJN L 99 106 37 84 .440 9 22 .409 16 25 .640 8 37 25 6 6 16 28 39 89 .438 4 13 .308 24 36 .667 18 52 20 10 7 16 26
11 11 1996-11-19 MIA L 86 104 31 72 .431 3 15 .200 21 28 .750 16 46 15 3 10 24 23 39 72 .542 9 14 .643 17 28 .607 7 30 23 12 2 15 24
12 12 1996-11-21 CHI L 92 110 30 87 .345 6 20 .300 26 32 .813 16 48 20 11 5 16 34 40 81 .494 2 11 .182 28 47 .596 15 46 21 8 6 14 25
13 13 1996-11-23 @ POR L 65 105 20 73 .274 1 20 .050 24 32 .750 6 26 10 11 2 17 22 40 76 .526 10 23 .435 15 23 .652 13 53 27 6 7 21 25
14 14 1996-11-26 PHO W 117 108 44 83 .530 9 18 .500 20 24 .833 11 46 28 5 7 19 25 40 86 .465 7 16 .438 21 31 .677 11 36 15 14 4 12 19
15 15 1996-11-27 @ UTA L 103 107 35 67 .522 12 25 .480 21 27 .778 6 36 25 4 3 19 31 39 84 .464 5 14 .357 24 30 .800 16 42 29 11 3 11 22
16 16 1996-11-29 MIN L 103 108 35 75 .467 6 20 .300 27 33 .818 10 34 24 7 6 19 29 39 77 .506 3 9 .333 27 39 .692 13 38 18 6 6 16 23
17 17 1996-12-01 @ LAL L 96 104 34 84 .405 7 21 .333 21 25 .840 12 41 27 6 1 18 25 40 81 .494 6 17 .353 18 30 .600 12 43 28 8 6 18 21
18 18 1996-12-03 @ GSW L 99 114 37 78 .474 12 30 .400 13 19 .684 10 33 26 8 5 18 25 43 81 .531 7 16 .438 21 26 .808 12 38 28 10 6 14 18
19 19 1996-12-05 POR L 104 115 34 66 .515 6 21 .286 30 37 .811 1 27 19 5 9 12 27 42 85 .494 10 25 .400 21 30 .700 14 44 23 5 2 11 27
20 20 1996-12-07 UTA L 91 104 35 80 .438 6 17 .353 15 17 .882 14 40 22 1 5 16 27 39 76 .513 4 6 .667 22 31 .710 10 34 23 7 4 5 17
Team Opponent
Rk G Date Opp W/L Tm Opp FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF
21 21 1996-12-10 @ ATL L 88 89 35 90 .389 8 21 .381 10 18 .556 18 46 16 9 5 9 25 31 74 .419 4 16 .250 23 27 .852 13 48 15 3 5 12 21
22 22 1996-12-11 @ CHH L 97 101 32 75 .427 7 18 .389 26 33 .788 10 34 22 7 2 11 24 34 76 .447 3 11 .273 30 35 .857 14 45 19 8 2 18 25
23 23 1996-12-13 @ WSB L 104 108 40 83 .482 13 28 .464 11 15 .733 11 38 31 4 5 15 16 45 87 .517 5 9 .556 13 19 .684 12 39 27 11 5 10 21
24 24 1996-12-14 @ NYK L 82 89 30 74 .405 3 14 .214 19 20 .950 8 34 18 3 6 11 18 35 80 .438 8 16 .500 11 16 .688 13 44 25 8 5 13 20
25 25 1996-12-18 SAC W 95 79 36 83 .434 7 21 .333 16 23 .696 10 48 28 9 5 9 20 30 83 .361 5 11 .455 14 19 .737 11 45 19 3 9 12 22
26 26 1996-12-20 VAN W 108 93 39 84 .464 11 22 .500 19 24 .792 14 41 29 3 7 8 20 44 82 .537 2 5 .400 3 9 .333 8 31 25 6 5 9 22
27 27 1996-12-23 @ PHO W (1 OT) 112 109 44 92 .478 11 24 .458 13 19 .684 8 45 28 6 7 15 19 49 113 .434 8 19 .421 3 9 .333 17 52 35 4 1 12 20
28 28 1996-12-26 PHI L 89 118 34 86 .395 2 14 .143 19 23 .826 16 48 27 5 12 23 20 46 94 .489 5 13 .385 21 23 .913 13 45 22 15 6 12 21
29 29 1996-12-28 @ MIN L (1 OT) 96 103 31 78 .397 5 14 .357 29 42 .690 16 43 20 10 11 20 22 38 91 .418 5 12 .417 22 25 .880 18 50 20 11 9 16 29
30 30 1996-12-30 BOS L 102 104 39 83 .470 4 10 .400 20 23 .870 11 43 27 6 5 12 23 43 85 .506 2 6 .333 16 21 .762 10 40 24 6 3 9 19
31 31 1997-01-03 SAS L 91 93 37 83 .446 6 15 .400 11 22 .500 14 44 25 7 12 13 18 37 90 .411 6 9 .667 13 15 .867 15 42 13 7 7 8 20
32 32 1997-01-07 @ SAC W 109 96 44 81 .543 13 24 .542 8 15 .533 11 44 27 2 7 15 19 37 92 .402 3 12 .250 19 26 .731 21 47 20 9 7 11 10
33 33 1997-01-08 SEA L 99 109 32 78 .410 6 19 .316 29 32 .906 9 42 25 4 8 12 19 44 96 .458 5 15 .333 16 21 .762 16 43 23 7 7 6 27
34 34 1997-01-10 IND L 89 108 32 88 .364 7 21 .333 18 28 .643 17 44 22 10 7 14 18 41 85 .482 7 15 .467 19 21 .905 13 50 19 7 7 16 20
35 35 1997-01-11 @ DAL L 99 104 34 80 .425 5 19 .263 26 33 .788 16 40 23 9 2 12 27 37 69 .536 7 14 .500 23 32 .719 9 37 18 9 4 15 30
36 36 1997-01-13 CHH L (1 OT) 100 102 40 90 .444 9 20 .450 11 16 .688 12 43 30 2 3 9 23 40 87 .460 8 21 .381 14 18 .778 11 41 17 6 7 7 16
37 37 1997-01-14 @ PHO L 101 110 39 89 .438 11 28 .393 12 16 .750 11 37 27 6 5 16 23 46 91 .505 2 7 .286 16 20 .800 12 43 27 7 3 13 20
38 38 1997-01-16 CLE W (1 OT) 88 87 38 79 .481 8 19 .421 4 5 .800 11 40 20 5 7 17 16 38 78 .487 2 5 .400 9 13 .692 10 35 20 15 6 12 18
39 39 1997-01-18 DAL L 104 107 37 85 .435 11 25 .440 19 26 .731 21 47 23 5 3 17 17 39 78 .500 7 15 .467 22 24 .917 9 35 23 12 4 13 18
40 40 1997-01-20 NJN W 132 123 49 88 .557 10 21 .476 24 28 .857 8 41 41 7 9 10 25 47 94 .500 8 19 .421 21 28 .750 10 34 24 5 4 9 22
Team Opponent
Rk G Date Opp W/L Tm Opp FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF
41 41 1997-01-22 VAN W 94 84 41 98 .418 6 18 .333 6 9 .667 23 54 23 11 9 11 18 34 77 .442 5 12 .417 11 15 .733 9 38 21 7 9 15 16
42 42 1997-01-24 @ LAC L 111 114 37 80 .463 11 31 .355 26 32 .813 13 40 18 8 1 18 27 40 80 .500 4 12 .333 30 36 .833 12 36 16 12 2 12 25
43 43 1997-01-25 @ VAN W 83 82 32 75 .427 6 20 .300 13 20 .650 14 50 20 2 2 20 20 35 87 .402 2 10 .200 10 15 .667 16 46 25 7 9 10 24
44 44 1997-01-28 @ UTA L 99 114 35 84 .417 7 21 .333 22 29 .759 12 37 18 7 7 18 26 40 79 .506 9 14 .643 25 34 .735 13 48 27 11 10 15 27
45 45 1997-01-30 @ HOU W 113 109 46 89 .517 9 24 .375 12 15 .800 13 47 29 5 14 14 12 49 102 .480 5 15 .333 6 9 .667 14 41 33 9 4 8 13
46 46 1997-02-01 SAC L 107 113 36 82 .439 5 18 .278 30 36 .833 12 34 19 5 7 9 25 46 87 .529 8 13 .615 13 19 .684 14 45 24 2 7 12 26
47 47 1997-02-02 ATL W 115 104 44 90 .489 11 24 .458 16 20 .800 14 48 32 4 3 11 21 39 94 .415 13 34 .382 13 17 .765 17 41 19 8 7 8 14
48 48 1997-02-05 WSB W 106 104 40 85 .471 6 17 .353 20 22 .909 12 44 25 12 6 17 17 42 92 .457 9 20 .450 11 18 .611 13 42 22 8 4 17 22
49 49 1997-02-11 @ SEA L 81 108 32 70 .457 3 13 .231 14 15 .933 9 32 19 9 10 26 18 44 92 .478 4 18 .222 16 18 .889 17 39 30 18 6 16 20
50 50 1997-02-13 LAL L 117 132 39 86 .453 12 23 .522 27 33 .818 12 50 22 6 9 19 22 45 94 .479 12 24 .500 30 38 .789 9 41 27 14 9 8 20
51 51 1997-02-15 @ MIL L 87 92 34 78 .436 2 16 .125 17 23 .739 10 43 24 7 6 20 20 35 79 .443 2 9 .222 20 24 .833 9 42 18 12 4 15 21
52 52 1997-02-16 @ PHI W 112 97 39 88 .443 11 24 .458 23 32 .719 14 50 27 4 7 11 17 39 94 .415 6 23 .261 13 18 .722 16 48 21 4 4 12 23
53 53 1997-02-18 @ CHI L 123 134 44 76 .579 8 16 .500 27 33 .818 12 36 28 5 1 15 21 53 98 .541 10 21 .476 18 23 .783 20 41 42 11 2 7 22
54 54 1997-02-20 @ IND L 68 92 24 79 .304 2 25 .080 18 28 .643 14 52 18 4 8 17 22 39 103 .379 2 9 .222 12 20 .600 22 63 22 11 9 10 24
55 55 1997-02-21 @ ORL L 86 99 30 71 .423 7 22 .318 19 21 .905 12 43 16 3 4 21 21 37 84 .440 6 18 .333 19 29 .655 17 36 18 11 3 5 18
56 56 1997-02-23 @ MIA L 86 95 34 79 .430 8 16 .500 10 17 .588 11 45 19 4 6 17 19 34 84 .405 11 24 .458 16 20 .800 14 45 21 9 3 12 20
57 57 1997-02-25 TOR L (1 OT) 122 124 45 83 .542 11 22 .500 21 25 .840 11 37 31 11 4 22 22 47 82 .573 9 24 .375 21 24 .875 7 31 16 18 4 17 23
58 58 1997-02-28 NYK L (1 OT) 108 112 39 92 .424 7 20 .350 23 28 .821 14 39 24 7 5 9 22 42 87 .483 6 17 .353 22 25 .880 16 50 21 5 5 15 26
59 59 1997-03-02 LAC W (1 OT) 109 107 42 96 .438 9 26 .346 16 26 .615 17 47 20 6 11 9 19 41 88 .466 5 15 .333 20 24 .833 13 48 19 4 6 11 25
60 60 1997-03-05 @ SAC L 100 105 33 91 .363 15 31 .484 19 29 .655 16 51 21 2 8 13 20 39 86 .453 3 10 .300 24 31 .774 13 53 21 6 7 8 25
Team Opponent
Rk G Date Opp W/L Tm Opp FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF
61 61 1997-03-07 @ MIN L 83 96 29 80 .363 5 30 .167 20 24 .833 12 46 18 7 8 18 31 36 84 .429 2 7 .286 22 33 .667 13 47 25 11 4 9 18
62 62 1997-03-11 ORL L 91 96 35 71 .493 8 20 .400 13 16 .813 5 38 23 5 8 20 20 40 81 .494 5 14 .357 11 15 .733 6 34 20 8 7 11 15
63 63 1997-03-13 DET L 82 102 30 75 .400 9 22 .409 13 19 .684 9 33 20 1 6 14 17 44 80 .550 4 12 .333 10 15 .667 9 44 21 11 5 11 20
64 64 1997-03-15 SAS W 121 105 44 79 .557 15 29 .517 18 22 .818 12 34 29 6 9 8 20 42 88 .477 2 7 .286 19 23 .826 17 38 19 4 3 8 17
65 65 1997-03-17 LAL L 94 113 33 78 .423 6 20 .300 22 31 .710 14 38 18 8 7 18 23 42 78 .538 14 23 .609 15 22 .682 7 40 15 11 5 16 23
66 66 1997-03-20 @ SEA L 97 123 31 69 .449 16 31 .516 19 24 .792 8 36 20 8 7 31 16 50 99 .505 13 26 .500 10 15 .667 13 39 38 22 3 11 19
67 67 1997-03-21 @ VAN L 101 108 33 86 .384 10 30 .333 25 32 .781 17 41 25 8 3 12 19 45 86 .523 2 10 .200 16 21 .762 17 49 28 8 4 13 23
68 68 1997-03-23 UTA L 103 120 34 78 .436 6 19 .316 29 35 .829 11 32 22 8 2 13 22 50 77 .649 1 7 .143 19 27 .704 6 36 30 6 6 12 25
69 69 1997-03-26 MIN L 100 102 36 73 .493 5 17 .294 23 27 .852 8 35 18 5 6 14 20 40 81 .494 2 6 .333 20 26 .769 9 34 23 8 8 8 22
70 70 1997-03-29 @ HOU L 105 120 36 82 .439 9 25 .360 24 34 .706 7 45 22 4 2 11 23 43 84 .512 11 26 .423 23 27 .852 4 36 36 5 2 8 23
71 71 1997-03-30 MIL W 99 97 32 77 .416 11 22 .500 24 32 .750 10 44 20 7 9 15 30 35 92 .380 3 7 .429 24 32 .750 15 49 22 8 11 12 23
72 72 1997-04-01 HOU L 99 116 41 87 .471 4 18 .222 13 15 .867 9 39 22 6 5 15 14 46 85 .541 11 27 .407 13 17 .765 7 35 16 10 6 11 14
73 73 1997-04-02 @ LAL L 85 110 35 90 .389 8 25 .320 7 18 .389 17 49 26 7 7 17 18 44 92 .478 10 21 .476 12 13 .923 11 52 32 12 8 9 17
74 74 1997-04-04 PHO L 113 122 41 95 .432 10 28 .357 21 21 1.000 28 54 18 3 6 18 16 49 96 .510 9 19 .474 15 16 .938 14 36 32 12 6 8 15
75 75 1997-04-07 POR L 104 110 37 79 .468 12 27 .444 18 25 .720 11 36 23 4 5 11 22 45 92 .489 6 13 .462 14 20 .700 19 50 21 4 7 10 24
76 76 1997-04-08 @ SAS L 90 96 33 87 .379 9 27 .333 15 22 .682 19 53 23 4 9 14 16 42 109 .385 4 12 .333 8 14 .571 32 67 22 10 8 8 19
77 77 1997-04-10 @ GSW L (1 OT) 107 109 44 102 .431 9 24 .375 10 15 .667 9 53 33 6 5 11 20 42 102 .412 7 18 .389 18 24 .750 18 59 27 7 7 12 16
78 78 1997-04-12 @ LAC L 94 116 34 76 .447 7 17 .412 19 25 .760 8 35 13 4 2 19 16 47 85 .553 10 20 .500 12 16 .750 10 42 25 14 10 12 19
79 79 1997-04-14 GSW L 93 103 35 83 .422 10 24 .417 13 19 .684 6 41 24 6 3 12 24 38 93 .409 2 12 .167 25 27 .926 16 54 15 5 3 7 16
80 80 1997-04-16 @ POR L 63 107 21 74 .284 6 21 .286 15 20 .750 6 36 15 10 2 23 19 43 94 .457 3 13 .231 18 24 .750 18 64 21 15 2 19 15
Team Opponent
Rk G Date Opp W/L Tm Opp FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF
81 81 1997-04-17 SEA L 104 108 41 79 .519 9 22 .409 13 20 .650 12 38 21 4 2 14 17 38 79 .481 9 19 .474 23 27 .852 14 39 18 8 2 12 16
82 82 1997-04-19 @ DAL W 100 95 38 85 .447 6 18 .333 18 21 .857 9 52 25 6 5 14 16 40 93 .430 3 10 .300 12 19 .632 14 48 19 8 5 10 20