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1997-98 Indiana Pacers Schedule and Results

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Record: 58-24, Finished 2nd in NBA Central Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Larry Bird (58-24)

PTS/G: 96.0 (12th of 29) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 89.9 (5th of 29)
SRS: 6.25 (4th of 29) ▪ Pace: 87.9 (27th of 29)
Off Rtg: 108.4 (4th of 29) ▪ Def Rtg: 101.6 (5th of 29)
Expected W-L: 59-23 (5th of 29)

Arena: Market Square Arena ▪ Attendance: 645,302 (21st of 29)

NBA 1998 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Eastern Conference Finals (3-4) versus Chicago Bulls  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals (1-4) versus New York Knicks  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Eastern Conference First Round (1-3) versus Cleveland Cavaliers  (Series Stats)

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Fri, Oct 31, 1997 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets L 95 97 0 1 L 1
2 Sat, Nov 1, 1997 Box Score Golden State Warriors W 96 83 1 1 W 1
3 Tue, Nov 4, 1997 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers L 77 80 1 2 L 1
4 Wed, Nov 5, 1997 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons W 99 87 2 2 W 1
5 Fri, Nov 7, 1997 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics L 93 99 2 3 L 1
6 Sat, Nov 8, 1997 Box Score @ Charlotte Hornets L 82 89 2 4 L 2
7 Wed, Nov 12, 1997 Box Score Atlanta Hawks L 86 89 2 5 L 3
8 Fri, Nov 14, 1997 Box Score Miami Heat W 82 78 3 5 W 1
9 Sat, Nov 15, 1997 Box Score @ Toronto Raptors W 105 77 4 5 W 2
10 Thu, Nov 20, 1997 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks W 109 83 5 5 W 3
11 Sat, Nov 22, 1997 Box Score Charlotte Hornets L 94 95 5 6 L 1
12 Thu, Nov 27, 1997 Box Score Vancouver Grizzlies W 106 85 6 6 W 1
13 Fri, Nov 28, 1997 Box Score Chicago Bulls W 94 83 7 6 W 2
14 Sun, Nov 30, 1997 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 101 89 8 6 W 3
15 Wed, Dec 3, 1997 Box Score @ Minnesota Timberwolves W 94 90 9 6 W 4
16 Fri, Dec 5, 1997 Box Score @ Denver Nuggets W 96 85 10 6 W 5
17 Sun, Dec 7, 1997 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns W OT 99 97 11 6 W 6
18 Mon, Dec 8, 1997 Box Score @ Utah Jazz L 97 106 11 7 L 1
19 Wed, Dec 10, 1997 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers L 85 93 11 8 L 2
20 Fri, Dec 12, 1997 Box Score Miami Heat W 104 89 12 8 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Sat, Dec 13, 1997 Box Score Washington Wizards W 109 92 13 8 W 2
22 Mon, Dec 15, 1997 Box Score @ Toronto Raptors W 108 101 14 8 W 3
23 Wed, Dec 17, 1997 Box Score New York Knicks W 87 80 15 8 W 4
24 Fri, Dec 19, 1997 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 98 90 16 8 W 5
25 Sat, Dec 20, 1997 Box Score @ Orlando Magic W 95 92 17 8 W 6
26 Tue, Dec 23, 1997 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs L 79 91 17 9 L 1
27 Fri, Dec 26, 1997 Box Score Orlando Magic W 107 81 18 9 W 1
28 Sun, Dec 28, 1997 Box Score @ Miami Heat L 90 101 18 10 L 1
29 Tue, Dec 30, 1997 Box Score New Jersey Nets W 109 91 19 10 W 1
30 Fri, Jan 2, 1998 Box Score @ Washington Wizards W 99 81 20 10 W 2
31 Sat, Jan 3, 1998 Box Score Toronto Raptors W 89 77 21 10 W 3
32 Tue, Jan 6, 1998 Box Score Phoenix Suns L 80 81 21 11 L 1
33 Thu, Jan 8, 1998 Box Score @ Houston Rockets W 87 80 22 11 W 1
34 Sat, Jan 10, 1998 Box Score @ Dallas Mavericks W 84 79 23 11 W 2
35 Wed, Jan 14, 1998 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 100 93 24 11 W 3
36 Fri, Jan 16, 1998 Box Score Sacramento Kings W 117 92 25 11 W 4
37 Sun, Jan 18, 1998 Box Score @ Boston Celtics W 103 96 26 11 W 5
38 Wed, Jan 21, 1998 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 89 97 26 12 L 1
39 Fri, Jan 23, 1998 Box Score Utah Jazz W 106 102 27 12 W 1
40 Sat, Jan 24, 1998 Box Score Boston Celtics W 95 88 28 12 W 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Tue, Jan 27, 1998 Box Score Washington Wizards W 85 84 29 12 W 3
42 Wed, Jan 28, 1998 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers W OT 93 90 30 12 W 4
43 Fri, Jan 30, 1998 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers W 89 83 31 12 W 5
44 Sun, Feb 1, 1998 Box Score @ Los Angeles Clippers W 99 92 32 12 W 6
45 Tue, Feb 3, 1998 Box Score @ Sacramento Kings W 115 93 33 12 W 7
46 Wed, Feb 4, 1998 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L 97 104 33 13 L 1
47 Tue, Feb 10, 1998 Box Score Orlando Magic W 85 66 34 13 W 1
48 Wed, Feb 11, 1998 Box Score @ Miami Heat W 110 101 35 13 W 2
49 Fri, Feb 13, 1998 Box Score Dallas Mavericks L 2OT 82 85 35 14 L 1
50 Sat, Feb 14, 1998 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks W 96 92 36 14 W 1
51 Tue, Feb 17, 1998 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 97 105 36 15 L 1
52 Thu, Feb 19, 1998 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 82 77 37 15 W 1
53 Fri, Feb 20, 1998 Box Score @ Orlando Magic L 91 93 37 16 L 1
54 Sun, Feb 22, 1998 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers W 97 92 38 16 W 1
55 Wed, Feb 25, 1998 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers L 89 96 38 17 L 1
56 Fri, Feb 27, 1998 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W 124 59 39 17 W 1
57 Sun, Mar 1, 1998 Box Score Denver Nuggets W 90 63 40 17 W 2
58 Tue, Mar 3, 1998 Box Score @ Vancouver Grizzlies W 111 103 41 17 W 3
59 Wed, Mar 4, 1998 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 95 104 41 18 L 1
60 Fri, Mar 6, 1998 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors W 101 87 42 18 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Sun, Mar 8, 1998 Box Score Boston Celtics W 104 100 43 18 W 2
62 Wed, Mar 11, 1998 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L 91 122 43 19 L 1
63 Fri, Mar 13, 1998 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks W 96 76 44 19 W 1
64 Sun, Mar 15, 1998 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 91 86 45 19 W 2
65 Tue, Mar 17, 1998 Box Score Chicago Bulls L 84 90 45 20 L 1
66 Thu, Mar 19, 1998 Box Score @ Washington Wizards W 95 91 46 20 W 1
67 Fri, Mar 20, 1998 Box Score New Jersey Nets W 99 92 47 20 W 2
68 Sun, Mar 22, 1998 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks W OT 96 94 48 20 W 3
69 Wed, Mar 25, 1998 Box Score Houston Rockets L 81 86 48 21 L 1
70 Fri, Mar 27, 1998 Box Score Charlotte Hornets W 133 96 49 21 W 1
71 Sun, Mar 29, 1998 Box Score San Antonio Spurs L 55 74 49 22 L 1
72 Tue, Mar 31, 1998 Box Score Los Angeles Clippers W 128 106 50 22 W 1
73 Thu, Apr 2, 1998 Box Score Minnesota Timberwolves W 111 108 51 22 W 2
74 Fri, Apr 3, 1998 Box Score @ Charlotte Hornets L 89 96 51 23 L 1
75 Sun, Apr 5, 1998 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks W 93 92 52 23 W 1
76 Tue, Apr 7, 1998 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers W 82 80 53 23 W 2
77 Thu, Apr 9, 1998 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks W OT 105 102 54 23 W 3
78 Sun, Apr 12, 1998 Box Score @ Boston Celtics W 93 87 55 23 W 4
79 Mon, Apr 13, 1998 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls W 114 105 56 23 W 5
80 Wed, Apr 15, 1998 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W 82 70 57 23 W 6
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
81 Fri, Apr 17, 1998 Box Score Toronto Raptors W 107 98 58 23 W 7
82 Sat, Apr 18, 1998 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers L 92 96 58 24 L 1

Playoffs

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Thu, Apr 23, 1998 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers W 106 77 1 0 W 1
2 Sat, Apr 25, 1998 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers W 92 86 2 0 W 2
3 Mon, Apr 27, 1998 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers L 77 86 2 1 L 1
4 Thu, Apr 30, 1998 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers W 80 74 3 1 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
5 Tue, May 5, 1998 Box Score New York Knicks W 93 83 4 1 W 2
6 Thu, May 7, 1998 Box Score New York Knicks W 85 77 5 1 W 3
7 Sat, May 9, 1998 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 76 83 5 2 L 1
8 Sun, May 10, 1998 Box Score @ New York Knicks W OT 118 107 6 2 W 1
9 Wed, May 13, 1998 Box Score New York Knicks W 99 88 7 2 W 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
10 Sun, May 17, 1998 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 79 85 7 3 L 1
11 Tue, May 19, 1998 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 98 104 7 4 L 2
12 Sat, May 23, 1998 Box Score Chicago Bulls W 107 105 8 4 W 1
13 Mon, May 25, 1998 Box Score Chicago Bulls W 96 94 9 4 W 2
14 Wed, May 27, 1998 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 87 106 9 5 L 1
15 Fri, May 29, 1998 Box Score Chicago Bulls W 92 89 10 5 W 1
16 Sun, May 31, 1998 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 83 88 10 6 L 1