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1997-98 Los Angeles Clippers Roster and Stats

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Record: 17-65, Finished 7th in NBA Pacific Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bill Fitch (17-65)

PTS/G: 95.9 (13th of 29) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 103.3 (27th of 29)
SRS: -7.53 (26th of 29) ▪ Pace: 92.4 (5th of 29)
Off Rtg: 103.3 (19th of 29) ▪ Def Rtg: 111.2 (27th of 29)
Expected W-L: 21-61 (26th of 29)

Arena: Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena ▪ Attendance: 254,840 (29th of 29)

Game Results

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Roster

No. Player Pos Ht Wt Birth Date Exp College
8 Isaac Austin C 6-10 255 August 18, 1969 4 Arizona State University
31 Brent Barry SG 6-6 185 December 31, 1971 2 Oregon State University
33 Keith Closs C 7-3 212 April 3, 1976 R Central Connecticut State University
32 James Collins SG 6-4 196 November 5, 1973 R Florida State University
15 Darrick Martin PG 5-11 170 March 6, 1971 3 University of California, Los Angeles
7 Lamond Murray SF 6-7 236 April 20, 1973 3 University of California
52 Eric Piatkowski SG 6-7 215 September 30, 1970 3 University of Nebraska
24 Pooh Richardson PG 6-1 180 May 14, 1966 8 University of California, Los Angeles
26 James Robinson PG 6-2 180 August 31, 1970 4 University of Alabama
54 Rodney Rogers SF 6-7 235 June 20, 1971 4 Wake Forest University
14 Charles Smith SG 6-4 194 August 22, 1975 R University of New Mexico
23 Maurice Taylor PF 6-9 260 October 30, 1976 R University of Michigan
35 Loy Vaught PF 6-9 230 February 27, 1968 7 University of Michigan
11 Stojko Vrankovic C 7-2 260 January 22, 1964 3
55 Lorenzen Wright C 6-11 225 November 4, 1975 1 University of Memphis

Team and Opponent Stats

Year/year calculations use per game statistics
G MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
Team 82 19780 2930 6690 .438 525 1468 .358 2405 5222 .461 1480 2047 .723 1040 2276 3316 1533 625 456 1323 1827 7865
Team/G 241.2 35.7 81.6 .438 6.4 17.9 .358 29.3 63.7 .461 18.0 25.0 .723 12.7 27.8 40.4 18.7 7.6 5.6 16.1 22.3 95.9
Lg Rank 21 15 10 23 4 4 7 26 24 21 22 23 22 16 22 22 29 24 8 21 13 13
Year/Year -0.8% -2.0% -0.1% -0.008 10.8% 9.6% +0.004 -4.4% -2.5% -0.009 -2.4% -1.3% -0.008 -4.8% 1.5% -0.5% -7.8% -14.7% 3.4% 0.9% -7.0% -1.3%
Opponent 82 19780 3236 6832 .474 334 923 .362 2902 5909 .491 1663 2267 .734 1169 2469 3638 1826 726 412 1158 1747 8469
Opponent/G 241.2 39.5 83.3 .474 4.1 11.3 .362 35.4 72.1 .491 20.3 27.6 .734 14.3 30.1 44.4 22.3 8.9 5.0 14.1 21.3 103.3
Lg Rank 21 28 28 26 8 3 25 29 29 24 22 21 13 27 25 25 19 20 17 25 5 27
Year/Year -0.8% 8.8% 6.0% +0.012 -30.4% -31.4% +0.005 16.3% 15.9% +0.002 -4.0% -1.9% -0.015 11.2% 0.8% 3.9% 10.4% -1.5% -1.7% -15.4% -6.1% 3.8%

Year-by-year: Team Stats Totals / Team Stats Per Game / Opponent Stats Totals / Opponent Stats Per Game

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 21 61 -7.37 -0.16 -7.53 103.3 111.2 92.4 .306 .219 .477 14.8 29.6 .221 .498 12.9 66.1 .243 Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena 254,840
Lg Rank 26 26 26 18 26 19 27 5 22 4 14 19 25 20 23 28 27 16 29

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 Lamond Murray 24 79 65 2579 473 984 .481 54 153 .353 419 831 .504 220 294 .748 172 312 484 142 118 54 171 193 1220
2 Rodney Rogers 26 76 70 2499 426 935 .456 72 212 .340 354 723 .490 225 328 .686 155 269 424 202 93 38 193 242 1149
3 Darrick Martin 26 82 63 2299 275 730 .377 107 293 .365 168 437 .384 184 217 .848 19 145 164 331 82 10 154 198 841
4 Lorenzen Wright 22 69 38 2067 241 542 .445 0 2 .000 241 540 .446 141 214 .659 180 426 606 55 55 87 81 237 623
5 Eric Piatkowski 27 67 35 1740 257 568 .452 106 259 .409 151 309 .489 140 170 .824 70 166 236 85 51 12 80 137 760
6 Maurice Taylor 21 71 3 1513 321 675 .476 0 1 .000 321 674 .476 173 244 .709 118 178 296 53 34 40 107 222 815
7 Brent Barry 26 41 36 1341 190 444 .428 78 195 .400 112 249 .450 103 122 .844 27 116 143 132 50 23 95 88 561
8 Pooh Richardson 31 69 17 1252 124 333 .372 11 57 .193 113 276 .409 30 43 .698 17 79 96 226 44 3 54 71 289
9 James Robinson 27 70 13 1231 195 501 .389 74 225 .329 121 276 .438 77 107 .720 37 74 111 135 37 10 97 101 541
10 Stojko Vrankovic 34 65 38 996 79 186 .425 0 0 79 186 .425 37 65 .569 71 192 263 36 11 66 46 130 195
11 Isaac Austin 28 26 25 895 154 339 .454 0 5 .000 154 334 .461 88 135 .652 80 147 227 88 18 22 89 69 396
12 Keith Closs 21 58 1 740 93 207 .449 0 0 93 207 .449 46 77 .597 63 105 168 19 12 81 38 73 232
13 Loy Vaught 29 10 6 265 36 84 .429 0 2 .000 36 82 .439 3 8 .375 16 49 65 7 4 2 13 33 75
14 Charles Smith 22 23 0 260 45 107 .421 14 44 .318 31 63 .492 5 9 .556 8 11 19 19 10 5 21 21 109
15 James Collins 24 23 0 103 21 55 .382 9 20 .450 12 35 .343 8 14 .571 7 7 14 3 6 3 8 12 59

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 Isaac Austin 28 26 25 34.4 5.9 13.0 .454 0.0 0.2 .000 5.9 12.8 .461 3.4 5.2 .652 3.1 5.7 8.7 3.4 0.7 0.8 3.4 2.7 15.2
2 Rodney Rogers 26 76 70 32.9 5.6 12.3 .456 0.9 2.8 .340 4.7 9.5 .490 3.0 4.3 .686 2.0 3.5 5.6 2.7 1.2 0.5 2.5 3.2 15.1
3 Brent Barry 26 41 36 32.7 4.6 10.8 .428 1.9 4.8 .400 2.7 6.1 .450 2.5 3.0 .844 0.7 2.8 3.5 3.2 1.2 0.6 2.3 2.1 13.7
4 Lamond Murray 24 79 65 32.6 6.0 12.5 .481 0.7 1.9 .353 5.3 10.5 .504 2.8 3.7 .748 2.2 3.9 6.1 1.8 1.5 0.7 2.2 2.4 15.4
5 Lorenzen Wright 22 69 38 30.0 3.5 7.9 .445 0.0 0.0 .000 3.5 7.8 .446 2.0 3.1 .659 2.6 6.2 8.8 0.8 0.8 1.3 1.2 3.4 9.0
6 Darrick Martin 26 82 63 28.0 3.4 8.9 .377 1.3 3.6 .365 2.0 5.3 .384 2.2 2.6 .848 0.2 1.8 2.0 4.0 1.0 0.1 1.9 2.4 10.3
7 Loy Vaught 29 10 6 26.5 3.6 8.4 .429 0.0 0.2 .000 3.6 8.2 .439 0.3 0.8 .375 1.6 4.9 6.5 0.7 0.4 0.2 1.3 3.3 7.5
8 Eric Piatkowski 27 67 35 26.0 3.8 8.5 .452 1.6 3.9 .409 2.3 4.6 .489 2.1 2.5 .824 1.0 2.5 3.5 1.3 0.8 0.2 1.2 2.0 11.3
9 Maurice Taylor 21 71 3 21.3 4.5 9.5 .476 0.0 0.0 .000 4.5 9.5 .476 2.4 3.4 .709 1.7 2.5 4.2 0.7 0.5 0.6 1.5 3.1 11.5
10 Pooh Richardson 31 69 17 18.1 1.8 4.8 .372 0.2 0.8 .193 1.6 4.0 .409 0.4 0.6 .698 0.2 1.1 1.4 3.3 0.6 0.0 0.8 1.0 4.2
11 James Robinson 27 70 13 17.6 2.8 7.2 .389 1.1 3.2 .329 1.7 3.9 .438 1.1 1.5 .720 0.5 1.1 1.6 1.9 0.5 0.1 1.4 1.4 7.7
12 Stojko Vrankovic 34 65 38 15.3 1.2 2.9 .425 0.0 0.0 1.2 2.9 .425 0.6 1.0 .569 1.1 3.0 4.0 0.6 0.2 1.0 0.7 2.0 3.0
13 Keith Closs 21 58 1 12.8 1.6 3.6 .449 0.0 0.0 1.6 3.6 .449 0.8 1.3 .597 1.1 1.8 2.9 0.3 0.2 1.4 0.7 1.3 4.0
14 Charles Smith 22 23 0 11.3 2.0 4.7 .421 0.6 1.9 .318 1.3 2.7 .492 0.2 0.4 .556 0.3 0.5 0.8 0.8 0.4 0.2 0.9 0.9 4.7
15 James Collins 24 23 0 4.5 0.9 2.4 .382 0.4 0.9 .450 0.5 1.5 .343 0.3 0.6 .571 0.3 0.3 0.6 0.1 0.3 0.1 0.3 0.5 2.6

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 Lamond Murray 24 79 65 2579 6.6 13.7 .481 0.8 2.1 .353 5.8 11.6 .504 3.1 4.1 .748 2.4 4.4 6.8 2.0 1.6 0.8 2.4 2.7 17.0
2 Rodney Rogers 26 76 70 2499 6.1 13.5 .456 1.0 3.1 .340 5.1 10.4 .490 3.2 4.7 .686 2.2 3.9 6.1 2.9 1.3 0.5 2.8 3.5 16.6
3 Darrick Martin 26 82 63 2299 4.3 11.4 .377 1.7 4.6 .365 2.6 6.8 .384 2.9 3.4 .848 0.3 2.3 2.6 5.2 1.3 0.2 2.4 3.1 13.2
4 Lorenzen Wright 22 69 38 2067 4.2 9.4 .445 0.0 0.0 .000 4.2 9.4 .446 2.5 3.7 .659 3.1 7.4 10.6 1.0 1.0 1.5 1.4 4.1 10.9
5 Eric Piatkowski 27 67 35 1740 5.3 11.8 .452 2.2 5.4 .409 3.1 6.4 .489 2.9 3.5 .824 1.4 3.4 4.9 1.8 1.1 0.2 1.7 2.8 15.7
6 Maurice Taylor 21 71 3 1513 7.6 16.1 .476 0.0 0.0 .000 7.6 16.0 .476 4.1 5.8 .709 2.8 4.2 7.0 1.3 0.8 1.0 2.5 5.3 19.4
7 Brent Barry 26 41 36 1341 5.1 11.9 .428 2.1 5.2 .400 3.0 6.7 .450 2.8 3.3 .844 0.7 3.1 3.8 3.5 1.3 0.6 2.6 2.4 15.1
8 Pooh Richardson 31 69 17 1252 3.6 9.6 .372 0.3 1.6 .193 3.2 7.9 .409 0.9 1.2 .698 0.5 2.3 2.8 6.5 1.3 0.1 1.6 2.0 8.3
9 James Robinson 27 70 13 1231 5.7 14.7 .389 2.2 6.6 .329 3.5 8.1 .438 2.3 3.1 .720 1.1 2.2 3.2 3.9 1.1 0.3 2.8 3.0 15.8
10 Stojko Vrankovic 34 65 38 996 2.9 6.7 .425 0.0 0.0 2.9 6.7 .425 1.3 2.3 .569 2.6 6.9 9.5 1.3 0.4 2.4 1.7 4.7 7.0
11 Isaac Austin 28 26 25 895 6.2 13.6 .454 0.0 0.2 .000 6.2 13.4 .461 3.5 5.4 .652 3.2 5.9 9.1 3.5 0.7 0.9 3.6 2.8 15.9
12 Keith Closs 21 58 1 740 4.5 10.1 .449 0.0 0.0 4.5 10.1 .449 2.2 3.7 .597 3.1 5.1 8.2 0.9 0.6 3.9 1.8 3.6 11.3
13 Loy Vaught 29 10 6 265 4.9 11.4 .429 0.0 0.3 .000 4.9 11.1 .439 0.4 1.1 .375 2.2 6.7 8.8 1.0 0.5 0.3 1.8 4.5 10.2
14 Charles Smith 22 23 0 260 6.2 14.8 .421 1.9 6.1 .318 4.3 8.7 .492 0.7 1.2 .556 1.1 1.5 2.6 2.6 1.4 0.7 2.9 2.9 15.1
15 James Collins 24 23 0 103 7.3 19.2 .382 3.1 7.0 .450 4.2 12.2 .343 2.8 4.9 .571 2.4 2.4 4.9 1.0 2.1 1.0 2.8 4.2 20.6

Per 100 Poss

Per possession stats available as of 1973-74 season
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 Lamond Murray 24 79 65 2579 9.5 19.8 .481 1.1 3.1 .353 8.4 11.6 .504 4.4 5.9 .748 3.5 6.3 9.7 2.9 2.4 1.1 3.4 3.9 24.6
2 Rodney Rogers 26 76 70 2499 8.9 19.4 .456 1.5 4.4 .340 7.4 10.4 .490 4.7 6.8 .686 3.2 5.6 8.8 4.2 1.9 0.8 4.0 5.0 23.9
3 Darrick Martin 26 82 63 2299 6.2 16.5 .377 2.4 6.6 .365 3.8 6.8 .384 4.2 4.9 .848 0.4 3.3 3.7 7.5 1.9 0.2 3.5 4.5 19.0
4 Lorenzen Wright 22 69 38 2067 6.1 13.6 .445 0.0 0.1 .000 6.1 9.4 .446 3.5 5.4 .659 4.5 10.7 15.2 1.4 1.4 2.2 2.0 6.0 15.7
5 Eric Piatkowski 27 67 35 1740 7.7 17.0 .452 3.2 7.7 .409 4.5 6.4 .489 4.2 5.1 .824 2.1 5.0 7.0 2.5 1.5 0.4 2.4 4.1 22.7
6 Maurice Taylor 21 71 3 1513 11.0 23.2 .476 0.0 0.0 .000 11.0 16.0 .476 5.9 8.4 .709 4.1 6.1 10.2 1.8 1.2 1.4 3.7 7.6 28.0
7 Brent Barry 26 41 36 1341 7.4 17.2 .428 3.0 7.6 .400 4.3 6.7 .450 4.0 4.7 .844 1.0 4.5 5.5 5.1 1.9 0.9 3.7 3.4 21.7
8 Pooh Richardson 31 69 17 1252 5.1 13.8 .372 0.5 2.4 .193 4.7 7.9 .409 1.2 1.8 .698 0.7 3.3 4.0 9.4 1.8 0.1 2.2 2.9 12.0
9 James Robinson 27 70 13 1231 8.2 21.1 .389 3.1 9.5 .329 5.1 8.1 .438 3.2 4.5 .720 1.6 3.1 4.7 5.7 1.6 0.4 4.1 4.3 22.8
10 Stojko Vrankovic 34 65 38 996 4.1 9.7 .425 0.0 0.0 4.1 6.7 .425 1.9 3.4 .569 3.7 10.0 13.7 1.9 0.6 3.4 2.4 6.8 10.2
11 Isaac Austin 28 26 25 895 8.9 19.7 .454 0.0 0.3 .000 8.9 13.4 .461 5.1 7.8 .652 4.6 8.5 13.2 5.1 1.0 1.3 5.2 4.0 23.0
12 Keith Closs 21 58 1 740 6.5 14.5 .449 0.0 0.0 6.5 10.1 .449 3.2 5.4 .597 4.4 7.4 11.8 1.3 0.8 5.7 2.7 5.1 16.3
13 Loy Vaught 29 10 6 265 7.1 16.5 .429 0.0 0.4 .000 7.1 11.1 .439 0.6 1.6 .375 3.1 9.6 12.7 1.4 0.8 0.4 2.5 6.5 14.7
14 Charles Smith 22 23 0 260 9.0 21.4 .421 2.8 8.8 .318 6.2 8.7 .492 1.0 1.8 .556 1.6 2.2 3.8 3.8 2.0 1.0 4.2 4.2 21.8
15 James Collins 24 23 0 103 10.6 27.7 .382 4.5 10.1 .450 6.1 12.2 .343 4.0 7.1 .571 3.5 3.5 7.1 1.5 3.0 1.5 4.0 6.1 29.8

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 Lamond Murray 24 79 2579 17.8 .548 .508 .299 .155 7.5 13.9 10.7 9.9 2.4 1.4 13.3 22.1 107 110 3.7 1.2 4.9 .092
2 Rodney Rogers 26 76 2499 15.8 .532 .494 .351 .227 7.0 12.4 9.7 14.2 1.9 1.0 15.2 22.6 104 111 2.6 0.7 3.3 .063
3 Darrick Martin 26 82 2299 12.3 .509 .450 .297 .401 0.9 7.2 4.1 23.2 1.9 0.3 15.7 18.9 104 114 2.0 -0.1 1.9 .041
4 Lorenzen Wright 22 69 2067 13.6 .490 .445 .395 .004 9.8 23.7 16.7 4.3 1.4 2.8 11.3 15.4 104 107 1.5 1.5 3.1 .071
5 Eric Piatkowski 27 67 1740 15.5 .591 .546 .299 .456 4.5 11.0 7.7 8.2 1.5 0.5 11.1 18.4 117 113 3.8 0.1 3.9 .108
6 Maurice Taylor 21 71 1513 16.1 .521 .476 .361 .001 8.8 13.5 11.1 6.6 1.2 1.8 12.0 26.1 103 112 1.5 0.3 1.8 .057
7 Brent Barry 26 41 1341 14.9 .564 .516 .275 .439 2.3 9.9 6.1 16.4 1.9 1.1 16.0 19.6 108 112 1.8 0.2 2.0 .072
8 Pooh Richardson 31 69 1252 10.3 .411 .389 .129 .171 1.5 7.2 4.4 28.1 1.8 0.2 13.3 14.4 99 114 0.3 -0.1 0.2 .006
9 James Robinson 27 70 1231 12.4 .494 .463 .214 .449 3.4 6.9 5.1 18.8 1.6 0.5 15.0 23.3 98 114 0.3 -0.1 0.2 .007
10 Stojko Vrankovic 34 65 996 9.4 .454 .425 .349 .000 8.0 22.1 15.0 5.5 0.6 4.4 17.7 11.6 94 108 -0.2 0.6 0.4 .020
11 Isaac Austin 28 26 895 15.6 .497 .454 .398 .015 10.1 18.9 14.4 17.3 1.0 1.6 18.3 24.2 97 111 0.1 0.3 0.4 .022
12 Keith Closs 21 58 740 14.0 .482 .449 .372 .000 9.6 16.3 12.9 4.2 0.8 7.3 13.6 16.7 98 108 0.1 0.5 0.6 .041
13 Loy Vaught 29 10 265 7.8 .428 .429 .095 .024 6.8 21.2 14.0 4.4 0.8 0.5 12.9 16.8 88 111 -0.2 0.1 -0.2 -0.029
14 Charles Smith 22 23 260 11.1 .491 .486 .084 .411 3.5 4.9 4.2 12.9 2.0 1.3 15.9 22.5 93 114 -0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.024
15 James Collins 24 23 103 15.3 .482 .464 .255 .364 7.7 7.8 7.7 5.4 3.0 1.9 11.6 29.8 95 110 0.0 0.0 0.0 .008

Salaries

Rk Player Salary
1 Stojko Vrankovic $3,580,000
2 Loy Vaught $3,350,000
3 Lamond Murray $2,900,000
4 Pooh Richardson $2,820,710
5 Rodney Rogers $2,640,000
6 Lorenzen Wright $1,701,720
7 Eric Piatkowski $1,587,500
8 James Robinson $1,500,000
9 Keith Closs $1,200,000
10 Brent Barry $1,082,520
11 Maurice Taylor $1,051,800
12 Darrick Martin $431,250
13 Terry Dehere $386,125
14 James Collins $242,000
15 Nate Huffman $20,000