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1997-98 Houston Rockets Schedule and Results

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Record: 41-41, Finished 4th in NBA Midwest Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Rudy Tomjanovich (41-41)

PTS/G: 98.8 (7th of 29) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 99.5 (24th of 29)
SRS: -1.22 (19th of 29) ▪ Pace: 91.0 (12th of 29)
Off Rtg: 107.7 (8th of 29) ▪ Def Rtg: 108.6 (25th of 29)
Expected W-L: 39-43 (18th of 29)

Arena: The Summit ▪ Attendance: 670,117 (17th of 29)

NBA 1998 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Western Conference First Round (2-3) versus Utah Jazz  (Series Stats)

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Fri, Oct 31, 1997 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers W 94 86 1 0 W 1
2 Sun, Nov 2, 1997 Box Score @ Sacramento Kings W 93 77 2 0 W 2
3 Tue, Nov 4, 1997 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L 94 118 2 1 L 1
4 Wed, Nov 5, 1997 Box Score @ Los Angeles Clippers W 124 110 3 1 W 1
5 Fri, Nov 7, 1997 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers L 85 86 3 2 L 1
6 Wed, Nov 12, 1997 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers L 100 114 3 3 L 2
7 Fri, Nov 14, 1997 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers L 2OT 103 113 3 4 L 3
8 Sun, Nov 16, 1997 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 94 96 3 5 L 4
9 Tue, Nov 18, 1997 Box Score New York Knicks W 95 84 4 5 W 1
10 Thu, Nov 20, 1997 Box Score Toronto Raptors W 127 97 5 5 W 2
11 Sat, Nov 22, 1997 Box Score Golden State Warriors W 90 84 6 5 W 3
12 Fri, Nov 28, 1997 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers W 98 89 7 5 W 4
13 Sat, Nov 29, 1997 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors W 107 100 8 5 W 5
14 Tue, Dec 2, 1997 Box Score Denver Nuggets W 112 101 9 5 W 6
15 Thu, Dec 4, 1997 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W 94 87 10 5 W 7
16 Sat, Dec 6, 1997 Box Score @ Dallas Mavericks W 108 106 11 5 W 8 at Mexico City, Mexico
17 Tue, Dec 9, 1997 Box Score San Antonio Spurs W 108 78 12 5 W 9
18 Fri, Dec 12, 1997 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 102 119 12 6 L 1
19 Sun, Dec 14, 1997 Box Score @ Vancouver Grizzlies L 105 110 12 7 L 2
20 Tue, Dec 16, 1997 Box Score Vancouver Grizzlies W 118 91 13 7 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Fri, Dec 19, 1997 Box Score Sacramento Kings W 116 98 14 7 W 2
22 Sat, Dec 20, 1997 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs L 87 100 14 8 L 1
23 Mon, Dec 22, 1997 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers L 83 94 14 9 L 2
24 Thu, Dec 25, 1997 Box Score @ Utah Jazz L 103 107 14 10 L 3
25 Sat, Dec 27, 1997 Box Score Washington Wizards W 111 101 15 10 W 1
26 Mon, Dec 29, 1997 Box Score Charlotte Hornets L 101 120 15 11 L 1
27 Fri, Jan 2, 1998 Box Score @ Denver Nuggets W OT 116 115 16 11 W 1
28 Sat, Jan 3, 1998 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers L 95 97 16 12 L 1
29 Mon, Jan 5, 1998 Box Score @ Toronto Raptors W 120 96 17 12 W 1
30 Tue, Jan 6, 1998 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers L 70 100 17 13 L 1
31 Thu, Jan 8, 1998 Box Score Indiana Pacers L 80 87 17 14 L 2
32 Sat, Jan 10, 1998 Box Score Utah Jazz L 84 111 17 15 L 3
33 Tue, Jan 13, 1998 Box Score Dallas Mavericks W 100 87 18 15 W 1
34 Fri, Jan 16, 1998 Box Score Minnesota Timberwolves L OT 115 116 18 16 L 1
35 Sun, Jan 18, 1998 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 100 106 18 17 L 2
36 Mon, Jan 19, 1998 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics L 80 114 18 18 L 3
37 Wed, Jan 21, 1998 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets L OT 112 117 18 19 L 4
38 Thu, Jan 22, 1998 Box Score @ Charlotte Hornets L 86 93 18 20 L 5
39 Sat, Jan 24, 1998 Box Score San Antonio Spurs W 112 87 19 20 W 1
40 Mon, Jan 26, 1998 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs L 90 115 19 21 L 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Tue, Jan 27, 1998 Box Score Los Angeles Clippers W 115 109 20 21 W 1
42 Thu, Jan 29, 1998 Box Score Orlando Magic L 88 95 20 22 L 1
43 Sat, Jan 31, 1998 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers W 102 86 21 22 W 1
44 Sun, Feb 1, 1998 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 96 107 21 23 L 1
45 Tue, Feb 3, 1998 Box Score Vancouver Grizzlies W 110 97 22 23 W 1
46 Thu, Feb 5, 1998 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L 92 104 22 24 L 1
47 Tue, Feb 10, 1998 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics W 97 83 23 24 W 1
48 Thu, Feb 12, 1998 Box Score @ Vancouver Grizzlies W 112 103 24 24 W 2
49 Fri, Feb 13, 1998 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers L 81 105 24 25 L 1
50 Sun, Feb 15, 1998 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers W 90 88 25 25 W 1
51 Mon, Feb 16, 1998 Box Score @ Los Angeles Clippers W 121 99 26 25 W 2
52 Thu, Feb 19, 1998 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 100 90 27 25 W 3
53 Fri, Feb 20, 1998 Box Score @ Minnesota Timberwolves L OT 95 100 27 26 L 1
54 Sun, Feb 22, 1998 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 74 92 27 27 L 2
55 Tue, Feb 24, 1998 Box Score @ Washington Wizards L 112 124 27 28 L 3
56 Thu, Feb 26, 1998 Box Score Minnesota Timberwolves W 118 98 28 28 W 1
57 Sun, Mar 1, 1998 Box Score Utah Jazz L 100 106 28 29 L 1
58 Tue, Mar 3, 1998 Box Score Los Angeles Clippers W 107 97 29 29 W 1
59 Thu, Mar 5, 1998 Box Score Miami Heat L 93 117 29 30 L 1
60 Sat, Mar 7, 1998 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns W 108 89 30 30 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Mon, Mar 9, 1998 Box Score @ Utah Jazz L 93 100 30 31 L 1
62 Tue, Mar 10, 1998 Box Score Dallas Mavericks W 97 91 31 31 W 1
63 Thu, Mar 12, 1998 Box Score New Jersey Nets W 115 104 32 31 W 2
64 Sat, Mar 14, 1998 Box Score Sacramento Kings W 89 86 33 31 W 3
65 Tue, Mar 17, 1998 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks W 96 91 34 31 W 4
66 Thu, Mar 19, 1998 Box Score Boston Celtics W 105 96 35 31 W 5
67 Sat, Mar 21, 1998 Box Score @ Dallas Mavericks W 103 95 36 31 W 6
68 Tue, Mar 24, 1998 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks L 108 118 36 32 L 1
69 Wed, Mar 25, 1998 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers W 86 81 37 32 W 1
70 Fri, Mar 27, 1998 Box Score @ Orlando Magic L 75 100 37 33 L 1
71 Sun, Mar 29, 1998 Box Score @ Miami Heat L 77 109 37 34 L 2
72 Tue, Mar 31, 1998 Box Score Phoenix Suns L 86 97 37 35 L 3
73 Thu, Apr 2, 1998 Box Score Golden State Warriors L 94 104 37 36 L 4
74 Fri, Apr 3, 1998 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks L 87 107 37 37 L 5
75 Sun, Apr 5, 1998 Box Score Chicago Bulls L 94 109 37 38 L 6
76 Tue, Apr 7, 1998 Box Score @ Denver Nuggets W 104 87 38 38 W 1
77 Thu, Apr 9, 1998 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors W 93 89 39 38 W 2
78 Fri, Apr 10, 1998 Box Score @ Sacramento Kings W 97 85 40 38 W 3
79 Sun, Apr 12, 1998 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L 95 103 40 39 L 1
80 Tue, Apr 14, 1998 Box Score Denver Nuggets W 94 88 41 39 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
81 Fri, Apr 17, 1998 Box Score @ Minnesota Timberwolves L 95 102 41 40 L 1
82 Sun, Apr 19, 1998 Box Score Phoenix Suns L 93 123 41 41 L 2

Playoffs

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Thu, Apr 23, 1998 Box Score @ Utah Jazz W 103 90 1 0 W 1
2 Sat, Apr 25, 1998 Box Score @ Utah Jazz L 90 105 1 1 L 1
3 Wed, Apr 29, 1998 Box Score Utah Jazz W 89 85 2 1 W 1
4 Fri, May 1, 1998 Box Score Utah Jazz L 71 93 2 2 L 1
5 Sun, May 3, 1998 Box Score @ Utah Jazz L 70 84 2 3 L 2