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1997-98 Denver Nuggets Schedule and Results

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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)

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Fri, Oct 31, 1997 Box Score San Antonio Spurs L 96 107 0 1 L 1
2 Sat, Nov 1, 1997 Box Score @ Utah Jazz L 84 102 0 2 L 2
3 Tue, Nov 4, 1997 Box Score Washington Wizards L 96 120 0 3 L 3
4 Fri, Nov 7, 1997 Box Score Utah Jazz L 89 91 0 4 L 4
5 Tue, Nov 11, 1997 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 90 93 0 5 L 5
6 Wed, Nov 12, 1997 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 86 96 0 6 L 6
7 Fri, Nov 14, 1997 Box Score @ Orlando Magic L 85 103 0 7 L 7
8 Sat, Nov 15, 1997 Box Score @ Miami Heat L 93 96 0 8 L 8
9 Tue, Nov 18, 1997 Box Score Vancouver Grizzlies L 87 100 0 9 L 9
10 Fri, Nov 21, 1997 Box Score @ Vancouver Grizzlies L 96 99 0 10 L 10
11 Sat, Nov 22, 1997 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics L 80 84 0 11 L 11
12 Tue, Nov 25, 1997 Box Score @ Sacramento Kings L 93 97 0 12 L 12
13 Fri, Nov 28, 1997 Box Score Minnesota Timberwolves W 95 84 1 12 W 1
14 Tue, Dec 2, 1997 Box Score @ Houston Rockets L 101 112 1 13 L 1
15 Wed, Dec 3, 1997 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers L 89 107 1 14 L 2
16 Fri, Dec 5, 1997 Box Score Indiana Pacers L 85 96 1 15 L 3
17 Sun, Dec 7, 1997 Box Score Los Angeles Clippers W 100 92 2 15 W 1
18 Tue, Dec 9, 1997 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L 83 92 2 16 L 1
19 Wed, Dec 10, 1997 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers L 83 102 2 17 L 2
20 Fri, Dec 12, 1997 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 91 106 2 18 L 3
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Sat, Dec 13, 1997 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets L 95 133 2 19 L 4
22 Tue, Dec 16, 1997 Box Score San Antonio Spurs L 85 99 2 20 L 5
23 Thu, Dec 18, 1997 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L 106 119 2 21 L 6
24 Sat, Dec 20, 1997 Box Score Phoenix Suns L 81 102 2 22 L 7
25 Tue, Dec 23, 1997 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors L 75 87 2 23 L 8
26 Fri, Dec 26, 1997 Box Score Golden State Warriors L 69 81 2 24 L 9
27 Sat, Dec 27, 1997 Box Score @ Los Angeles Clippers L 103 105 2 25 L 10
28 Tue, Dec 30, 1997 Box Score Utah Jazz L 99 132 2 26 L 11
29 Fri, Jan 2, 1998 Box Score Houston Rockets L OT 115 116 2 27 L 12
30 Sat, Jan 3, 1998 Box Score @ Minnesota Timberwolves L 87 109 2 28 L 13
31 Tue, Jan 6, 1998 Box Score @ Dallas Mavericks L 90 108 2 29 L 14
32 Wed, Jan 7, 1998 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs L 89 96 2 30 L 15
33 Fri, Jan 9, 1998 Box Score Miami Heat L 79 98 2 31 L 16
34 Tue, Jan 13, 1998 Box Score Orlando Magic L 84 98 2 32 L 17
35 Wed, Jan 14, 1998 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 114 132 2 33 L 18
36 Fri, Jan 16, 1998 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers L 74 99 2 34 L 19
37 Sun, Jan 18, 1998 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers L 82 94 2 35 L 20
38 Tue, Jan 20, 1998 Box Score @ Vancouver Grizzlies L 77 88 2 36 L 21
39 Wed, Jan 21, 1998 Box Score Detroit Pistons L 67 87 2 37 L 22
40 Fri, Jan 23, 1998 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 77 93 2 38 L 23
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Sat, Jan 24, 1998 Box Score @ Los Angeles Clippers W 99 81 3 38 W 1
42 Tue, Jan 27, 1998 Box Score New Jersey Nets L 87 120 3 39 L 1
43 Thu, Jan 29, 1998 Box Score Toronto Raptors L 80 84 3 40 L 2
44 Sat, Jan 31, 1998 Box Score Dallas Mavericks W 110 98 4 40 W 1
45 Mon, Feb 2, 1998 Box Score Chicago Bulls L 72 111 4 41 L 1
46 Wed, Feb 4, 1998 Box Score Sacramento Kings L 99 101 4 42 L 2
47 Tue, Feb 10, 1998 Box Score Boston Celtics W 112 99 5 42 W 1
48 Thu, Feb 12, 1998 Box Score @ Sacramento Kings L 84 87 5 43 L 1
49 Fri, Feb 13, 1998 Box Score Minnesota Timberwolves L 80 107 5 44 L 2
50 Sun, Feb 15, 1998 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers L 82 117 5 45 L 3
51 Tue, Feb 17, 1998 Box Score New York Knicks L 77 91 5 46 L 4
52 Thu, Feb 19, 1998 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 92 131 5 47 L 5
53 Fri, Feb 20, 1998 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors L 88 95 5 48 L 6
54 Sun, Feb 22, 1998 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L 68 88 5 49 L 7
55 Mon, Feb 23, 1998 Box Score Charlotte Hornets L 98 118 5 50 L 8
56 Wed, Feb 25, 1998 Box Score Atlanta Hawks L 88 112 5 51 L 9
57 Fri, Feb 27, 1998 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers L 78 79 5 52 L 10
58 Sun, Mar 1, 1998 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers L 63 90 5 53 L 11
59 Tue, Mar 3, 1998 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 90 118 5 54 L 12
60 Thu, Mar 5, 1998 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks L 87 104 5 55 L 13
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Fri, Mar 6, 1998 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks L 94 115 5 56 L 14 at Atlanta, GA (Alexander Memorial Coliseum at McDonald's Center)
62 Sun, Mar 8, 1998 Box Score Los Angeles Clippers L 89 100 5 57 L 15
63 Tue, Mar 10, 1998 Box Score Phoenix Suns L 76 100 5 58 L 16
64 Thu, Mar 12, 1998 Box Score Vancouver Grizzlies W 98 93 6 58 W 1
65 Sat, Mar 14, 1998 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W 92 82 7 58 W 2
66 Mon, Mar 16, 1998 Box Score @ Charlotte Hornets L 87 109 7 59 L 1
67 Tue, Mar 17, 1998 Box Score @ Washington Wizards W 90 89 8 59 W 1
68 Thu, Mar 19, 1998 Box Score @ Toronto Raptors L OT 103 104 8 60 L 1
69 Fri, Mar 20, 1998 Box Score @ Minnesota Timberwolves L 88 104 8 61 L 2
70 Mon, Mar 23, 1998 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers L 86 107 8 62 L 3
71 Wed, Mar 25, 1998 Box Score Dallas Mavericks L 94 105 8 63 L 4
72 Fri, Mar 27, 1998 Box Score Golden State Warriors W 97 89 9 63 W 1
73 Wed, Apr 1, 1998 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks L 100 106 9 64 L 1
74 Fri, Apr 3, 1998 Box Score @ Utah Jazz L 75 97 9 65 L 2
75 Sun, Apr 5, 1998 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics L 83 87 9 66 L 3
76 Tue, Apr 7, 1998 Box Score Houston Rockets L 87 104 9 67 L 4
77 Thu, Apr 9, 1998 Box Score Sacramento Kings W 128 103 10 67 W 1
78 Sat, Apr 11, 1998 Box Score @ Dallas Mavericks L 81 99 10 68 L 1
79 Tue, Apr 14, 1998 Box Score @ Houston Rockets L 88 94 10 69 L 2
80 Wed, Apr 15, 1998 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 89 96 10 70 L 3
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
81 Fri, Apr 17, 1998 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W 109 101 11 70 W 1
82 Sun, Apr 19, 1998 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs L 82 96 11 71 L 1