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1997-98 Denver Nuggets Roster and Stats

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Record: 11-71, Finished 7th in NBA Midwest Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bill Hanzlik (11-71)

PTS/G: 89.0 (28th of 29) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 100.8 (26th of 29)
SRS: -11.74 (29th of 29) ▪ Pace: 89.7 (19th of 29)
Off Rtg: 99.0 (28th of 29) ▪ Def Rtg: 112.1 (29th of 29)
Expected W-L: 12-70 (29th of 29)

Arena: McNichols Sports Arena ▪ Attendance: 380,590 (28th of 29)

Game Results

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Roster

No. Player Pos Ht Wt Birth Date Exp College
7 Cory Alexander PG 6-1 185 June 22, 1973 2 University of Virginia
4 Tony Battie PF 6-11 230 February 11, 1976 R Texas Tech University
3 Harold Ellis SF 6-5 200 October 7, 1970 2 Morehouse College
20 LaPhonso Ellis SF 6-8 240 May 5, 1970 5 University of Notre Dame
15 Danny Fortson PF 6-7 260 March 27, 1976 R University of Cincinnati
21 Dean Garrett C 6-10 225 November 27, 1966 1 Indiana University
1 Kiwane Garris SG 6-2 183 September 24, 1974 R University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
5 Anthony Goldwire PG 6-1 182 September 6, 1971 2 University of Houston
13 Bobby Jackson PG 6-1 185 March 13, 1973 R University of Minnesota
30 Priest Lauderdale C 7-4 325 August 31, 1973 1 Central State University
22 Johnny Newman SF 6-7 190 November 28, 1963 11 University of Richmond
23 Bryant Stith SG 6-5 208 December 10, 1970 5 University of Virginia
14 Eric Washington SG 6-4 190 March 23, 1974 R University of Alabama
32 Eric Williams SF 6-8 220 July 17, 1972 2 Providence College
17 Joe Wolf PF 6-11 230 December 17, 1964 9 University of North Carolina
25 George Zidek C 7-0 250 August 2, 1973 2 University of California, Los Angeles

Team and Opponent Stats

G MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS PTS/G
Team 82 19730 2677 6412 .417 288 893 .323 2389 5519 .433 1658 2147 .772 1040 2157 3197 1547 664 393 1311 1937 7300 89.0
Lg Rank 27 29 18 28 24 21 25 27 14 28 9 14 2 16 26 28 27 16 17 19 6 28 28
Opponent 82 19730 3015 6370 .473 419 1105 .379 2596 5265 .493 1817 2410 .754 1095 2401 3496 1983 662 535 1243 1782 8266 100.8
Lg Rank 27 21 6 25 27 22 27 14 5 26 28 28 27 18 21 21 26 15 28 15 11 26 26

Team Miscellaneous

Offense Four Factors Defense Four Factors
PW PL MOV SOS SRS ORtg DRtg Pace FTr 3PAr eFG% TOV% ORB% FT/FGA eFG% TOV% DRB% FT/FGA Arena Attendance
Team 12 70 -11.78 0.05 -11.74 99.0 112.1 89.7 .335 .139 .440 15.1 30.2 .259 .506 14.3 66.3 .285 McNichols Sports Arena 380,590
Lg Rank 29 29 29 16 29 28 29 19 13 19 28 23 20 10 27 16 25 28 28

Totals

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Dean Garrett 31 82 82 2632 242 565 .428 0 0 242 565 .428 114 176 .648 227 417 644 90 57 133 84 197 598
2 LaPhonso Ellis 27 76 71 2575 410 1007 .407 57 201 .284 353 806 .438 206 256 .805 146 398 544 213 65 49 173 226 1083
3 Anthony Goldwire 26 82 32 2212 269 636 .423 63 164 .384 206 472 .436 150 186 .806 40 107 147 277 86 7 85 149 751
4 Johnny Newman 34 74 15 2176 344 799 .431 36 105 .343 308 694 .444 365 445 .820 50 91 141 138 77 24 147 208 1089
5 Bobby Jackson 24 68 53 2042 310 791 .392 21 81 .259 289 710 .407 149 183 .814 78 224 302 317 105 11 184 160 790
6 Danny Fortson 21 80 23 1811 276 611 .452 1 3 .333 275 608 .452 263 339 .776 182 266 448 76 44 30 157 314 816
7 Eric Washington 23 66 36 1539 201 498 .404 44 137 .321 157 361 .435 65 83 .783 47 80 127 78 53 25 72 143 511
8 Tony Battie 21 65 49 1506 234 525 .446 3 14 .214 231 511 .452 73 104 .702 138 213 351 60 54 69 98 199 544
9 Cory Alexander 24 23 19 797 111 255 .435 46 112 .411 65 143 .455 55 65 .846 10 89 99 138 45 6 65 45 323
10 Bryant Stith 27 31 15 718 75 225 .333 10 48 .208 65 177 .367 75 86 .872 15 50 65 50 21 8 35 52 235
11 Joe Wolf 33 57 8 621 40 121 .331 2 10 .200 38 111 .342 5 10 .500 36 90 126 30 20 7 22 92 87
12 Priest Lauderdale 24 39 0 345 53 127 .417 0 0 53 127 .417 38 69 .551 27 73 100 21 7 17 46 63 144
13 Harold Ellis 27 27 3 344 62 111 .559 0 4 .000 62 107 .579 40 63 .635 27 23 50 18 19 4 19 53 164
14 Kiwane Garris 23 28 0 225 22 65 .338 5 14 .357 17 51 .333 19 25 .760 3 16 19 28 7 1 15 22 68
15 Eric Williams 25 4 4 145 24 61 .393 0 0 24 61 .393 31 45 .689 10 11 21 12 4 0 9 9 79
16 George Zidek 24 6 0 42 4 15 .267 0 0 4 15 .267 10 12 .833 4 9 13 1 0 2 3 5 18

Per Game

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Eric Williams 25 4 4 36.3 6.0 15.3 .393 0.0 0.0 6.0 15.3 .393 7.8 11.3 .689 2.5 2.8 5.3 3.0 1.0 0.0 2.3 2.3 19.8
2 Cory Alexander 24 23 19 34.7 4.8 11.1 .435 2.0 4.9 .411 2.8 6.2 .455 2.4 2.8 .846 0.4 3.9 4.3 6.0 2.0 0.3 2.8 2.0 14.0
3 LaPhonso Ellis 27 76 71 33.9 5.4 13.3 .407 0.8 2.6 .284 4.6 10.6 .438 2.7 3.4 .805 1.9 5.2 7.2 2.8 0.9 0.6 2.3 3.0 14.3
4 Dean Garrett 31 82 82 32.1 3.0 6.9 .428 0.0 0.0 3.0 6.9 .428 1.4 2.1 .648 2.8 5.1 7.9 1.1 0.7 1.6 1.0 2.4 7.3
5 Bobby Jackson 24 68 53 30.0 4.6 11.6 .392 0.3 1.2 .259 4.3 10.4 .407 2.2 2.7 .814 1.1 3.3 4.4 4.7 1.5 0.2 2.7 2.4 11.6
6 Johnny Newman 34 74 15 29.4 4.6 10.8 .431 0.5 1.4 .343 4.2 9.4 .444 4.9 6.0 .820 0.7 1.2 1.9 1.9 1.0 0.3 2.0 2.8 14.7
7 Anthony Goldwire 26 82 32 27.0 3.3 7.8 .423 0.8 2.0 .384 2.5 5.8 .436 1.8 2.3 .806 0.5 1.3 1.8 3.4 1.0 0.1 1.0 1.8 9.2
8 Eric Washington 23 66 36 23.3 3.0 7.5 .404 0.7 2.1 .321 2.4 5.5 .435 1.0 1.3 .783 0.7 1.2 1.9 1.2 0.8 0.4 1.1 2.2 7.7
9 Bryant Stith 27 31 15 23.2 2.4 7.3 .333 0.3 1.5 .208 2.1 5.7 .367 2.4 2.8 .872 0.5 1.6 2.1 1.6 0.7 0.3 1.1 1.7 7.6
10 Tony Battie 21 65 49 23.2 3.6 8.1 .446 0.0 0.2 .214 3.6 7.9 .452 1.1 1.6 .702 2.1 3.3 5.4 0.9 0.8 1.1 1.5 3.1 8.4
11 Danny Fortson 21 80 23 22.6 3.5 7.6 .452 0.0 0.0 .333 3.4 7.6 .452 3.3 4.2 .776 2.3 3.3 5.6 1.0 0.6 0.4 2.0 3.9 10.2
12 Harold Ellis 27 27 3 12.7 2.3 4.1 .559 0.0 0.1 .000 2.3 4.0 .579 1.5 2.3 .635 1.0 0.9 1.9 0.7 0.7 0.1 0.7 2.0 6.1
13 Joe Wolf 33 57 8 10.9 0.7 2.1 .331 0.0 0.2 .200 0.7 1.9 .342 0.1 0.2 .500 0.6 1.6 2.2 0.5 0.4 0.1 0.4 1.6 1.5
14 Priest Lauderdale 24 39 0 8.8 1.4 3.3 .417 0.0 0.0 1.4 3.3 .417 1.0 1.8 .551 0.7 1.9 2.6 0.5 0.2 0.4 1.2 1.6 3.7
15 Kiwane Garris 23 28 0 8.0 0.8 2.3 .338 0.2 0.5 .357 0.6 1.8 .333 0.7 0.9 .760 0.1 0.6 0.7 1.0 0.3 0.0 0.5 0.8 2.4
16 George Zidek 24 6 0 7.0 0.7 2.5 .267 0.0 0.0 0.7 2.5 .267 1.7 2.0 .833 0.7 1.5 2.2 0.2 0.0 0.3 0.5 0.8 3.0

Per 36 Minutes

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Dean Garrett 31 82 82 2632 3.3 7.7 .428 0.0 0.0 3.3 7.7 .428 1.6 2.4 .648 3.1 5.7 8.8 1.2 0.8 1.8 1.1 2.7 8.2
2 LaPhonso Ellis 27 76 71 2575 5.7 14.1 .407 0.8 2.8 .284 4.9 11.3 .438 2.9 3.6 .805 2.0 5.6 7.6 3.0 0.9 0.7 2.4 3.2 15.1
3 Anthony Goldwire 26 82 32 2212 4.4 10.4 .423 1.0 2.7 .384 3.4 7.7 .436 2.4 3.0 .806 0.7 1.7 2.4 4.5 1.4 0.1 1.4 2.4 12.2
4 Johnny Newman 34 74 15 2176 5.7 13.2 .431 0.6 1.7 .343 5.1 11.5 .444 6.0 7.4 .820 0.8 1.5 2.3 2.3 1.3 0.4 2.4 3.4 18.0
5 Bobby Jackson 24 68 53 2042 5.5 13.9 .392 0.4 1.4 .259 5.1 12.5 .407 2.6 3.2 .814 1.4 3.9 5.3 5.6 1.9 0.2 3.2 2.8 13.9
6 Danny Fortson 21 80 23 1811 5.5 12.1 .452 0.0 0.1 .333 5.5 12.1 .452 5.2 6.7 .776 3.6 5.3 8.9 1.5 0.9 0.6 3.1 6.2 16.2
7 Eric Washington 23 66 36 1539 4.7 11.6 .404 1.0 3.2 .321 3.7 8.4 .435 1.5 1.9 .783 1.1 1.9 3.0 1.8 1.2 0.6 1.7 3.3 12.0
8 Tony Battie 21 65 49 1506 5.6 12.5 .446 0.1 0.3 .214 5.5 12.2 .452 1.7 2.5 .702 3.3 5.1 8.4 1.4 1.3 1.6 2.3 4.8 13.0
9 Cory Alexander 24 23 19 797 5.0 11.5 .435 2.1 5.1 .411 2.9 6.5 .455 2.5 2.9 .846 0.5 4.0 4.5 6.2 2.0 0.3 2.9 2.0 14.6
10 Bryant Stith 27 31 15 718 3.8 11.3 .333 0.5 2.4 .208 3.3 8.9 .367 3.8 4.3 .872 0.8 2.5 3.3 2.5 1.1 0.4 1.8 2.6 11.8
11 Joe Wolf 33 57 8 621 2.3 7.0 .331 0.1 0.6 .200 2.2 6.4 .342 0.3 0.6 .500 2.1 5.2 7.3 1.7 1.2 0.4 1.3 5.3 5.0
12 Priest Lauderdale 24 39 0 345 5.5 13.3 .417 0.0 0.0 5.5 13.3 .417 4.0 7.2 .551 2.8 7.6 10.4 2.2 0.7 1.8 4.8 6.6 15.0
13 Harold Ellis 27 27 3 344 6.5 11.6 .559 0.0 0.4 .000 6.5 11.2 .579 4.2 6.6 .635 2.8 2.4 5.2 1.9 2.0 0.4 2.0 5.5 17.2
14 Kiwane Garris 23 28 0 225 3.5 10.4 .338 0.8 2.2 .357 2.7 8.2 .333 3.0 4.0 .760 0.5 2.6 3.0 4.5 1.1 0.2 2.4 3.5 10.9
15 Eric Williams 25 4 4 145 6.0 15.1 .393 0.0 0.0 6.0 15.1 .393 7.7 11.2 .689 2.5 2.7 5.2 3.0 1.0 0.0 2.2 2.2 19.6
16 George Zidek 24 6 0 42 3.4 12.9 .267 0.0 0.0 3.4 12.9 .267 8.6 10.3 .833 3.4 7.7 11.1 0.9 0.0 1.7 2.6 4.3 15.4

Advanced

Rk Player Age G MP PER TS% eFG% FTr 3PAr ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg OWS DWS WS WS/48
1 Dean Garrett 31 82 2632 12.1 .465 .428 .312 .000 9.9 19.2 14.4 5.8 1.2 3.8 11.6 12.6 102 110 1.2 1.1 2.2 .041
2 LaPhonso Ellis 27 76 2575 14.4 .484 .435 .254 .200 6.5 18.8 12.5 15.9 1.4 1.4 13.4 22.9 99 111 0.7 0.7 1.4 .025
3 Anthony Goldwire 26 82 2212 13.6 .523 .472 .292 .258 2.1 5.9 3.9 22.5 2.1 0.2 10.6 16.5 111 115 3.3 -0.4 3.0 .064
4 Johnny Newman 34 74 2176 14.9 .547 .453 .557 .131 2.6 5.1 3.8 12.2 1.9 0.8 12.9 23.9 107 115 3.2 -0.4 2.7 .060
5 Bobby Jackson 24 68 2042 13.6 .453 .405 .231 .102 4.4 13.3 8.7 29.5 2.8 0.4 17.4 23.5 92 111 -1.3 0.7 -0.6 -0.014
6 Danny Fortson 21 80 1811 14.3 .537 .453 .555 .005 11.5 17.8 14.6 8.0 1.3 1.2 17.1 23.1 102 112 1.5 0.4 1.9 .051
7 Eric Washington 23 66 1539 9.6 .478 .448 .167 .275 3.5 6.3 4.9 9.3 1.8 1.2 11.9 17.9 96 115 -0.1 -0.2 -0.3 -0.008
8 Tony Battie 21 65 1506 13.3 .477 .449 .198 .027 10.5 17.2 13.7 7.6 1.9 3.4 14.7 20.2 95 109 -0.3 0.8 0.5 .015
9 Cory Alexander 24 23 797 17.8 .569 .525 .255 .439 1.4 13.5 7.3 32.1 3.0 0.6 18.6 19.9 108 110 1.2 0.3 1.5 .091
10 Bryant Stith 27 31 718 9.2 .447 .356 .382 .213 2.4 8.4 5.3 12.1 1.6 0.8 11.8 18.9 95 115 -0.2 -0.1 -0.3 -0.018
11 Joe Wolf 33 57 621 5.1 .347 .339 .083 .083 6.6 17.6 12.0 7.9 1.7 0.8 14.9 10.8 81 111 -0.7 0.2 -0.5 -0.037
12 Priest Lauderdale 24 39 345 10.0 .458 .417 .543 .000 9.0 25.7 17.1 11.6 1.1 3.7 22.6 26.8 82 108 -0.9 0.2 -0.6 -0.087
13 Harold Ellis 27 27 344 18.1 .591 .559 .568 .036 9.0 8.1 8.6 10.5 3.0 0.9 12.0 20.9 114 112 0.8 0.1 0.9 .119
14 Kiwane Garris 23 28 225 8.7 .447 .377 .385 .215 1.5 8.6 5.0 21.4 1.7 0.3 16.5 18.4 92 115 -0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.030
15 Eric Williams 25 4 145 17.0 .489 .393 .738 .000 7.9 9.2 8.5 16.1 1.5 0.0 10.0 28.2 104 115 0.2 0.0 0.1 .048
16 George Zidek 24 6 42 12.7 .444 .267 .800 .000 10.9 26.0 18.2 4.1 0.0 3.6 12.9 25.2 95 110 0.0 0.0 0.0 .008

Salaries

Rk Player Salary
1 Bryant Stith $4,030,000
2 Sherman Douglas $4,025,000
3 LaPhonso Ellis $3,650,000
4 Elmore Spencer $2,050,000
5 Tony Battie $1,946,880
6 Dean Garrett $1,800,000
7 Johnny Newman $1,325,000
8 Danny Fortson $1,291,440
9 Eric Williams $1,139,520
10 Tom Hammonds $970,000
11 George Zidek $784,200
12 Bobby Jackson $694,920
13 Priest Lauderdale $630,000
14 Randy Woods $500,000
15 Joe Wolf $480,000
16 Anthony Goldwire $330,000
17 Steve Scheffler $330,000
18 Eddie Johnson $300,000
19 Eric Washington $242,000