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1996-97 Los Angeles Lakers Schedule and Results

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Record: 56-26, Finished 2nd in NBA Pacific Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Del Harris (56-26)

PTS/G: 100.0 (8th of 29) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 95.7 (12th of 29)
SRS: 3.66 (8th of 29) ▪ Pace: 91.1 (10th of 29)
Off Rtg: 108.3 (9th of 29) ▪ Def Rtg: 103.7 (8th of 29)
Expected W-L: 53-29 (8th of 29)

Arena: Great Western Forum ▪ Attendance: 697,159 (15th of 29)

NBA 1997 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Western Conference Semifinals (1-4) versus Utah Jazz  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Western Conference First Round (1-3) versus Portland Trail Blazers  (Series Stats)

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Fri, Nov 1, 1996 Box Score Phoenix Suns W 96 82 1 0 W 1
2 Sun, Nov 3, 1996 Box Score Minnesota Timberwolves W 91 85 2 0 W 2
3 Tue, Nov 5, 1996 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 98 92 3 0 W 3
4 Wed, Nov 6, 1996 Box Score @ Charlotte Hornets L 78 88 3 1 L 1
5 Fri, Nov 8, 1996 Box Score @ Toronto Raptors L 92 93 3 2 L 2
6 Sun, Nov 10, 1996 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W 92 85 4 2 W 1
7 Tue, Nov 12, 1996 Box Score @ Houston Rockets W 2OT 126 115 5 2 W 2
8 Wed, Nov 13, 1996 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs L 83 95 5 3 L 1
9 Fri, Nov 15, 1996 Box Score Los Angeles Clippers W 107 100 6 3 W 1
10 Sun, Nov 17, 1996 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns W 102 88 7 3 W 2
11 Tue, Nov 19, 1996 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors W 112 109 8 3 W 3
12 Wed, Nov 20, 1996 Box Score Utah Jazz L 97 113 8 4 L 1
13 Fri, Nov 22, 1996 Box Score San Antonio Spurs W 96 86 9 4 W 1
14 Sun, Nov 24, 1996 Box Score Houston Rockets L 85 90 9 5 L 1
15 Tue, Nov 26, 1996 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers W 100 88 10 5 W 1
16 Wed, Nov 27, 1996 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 94 110 10 6 L 1
17 Fri, Nov 29, 1996 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons W 84 76 11 6 W 1
18 Sun, Dec 1, 1996 Box Score Denver Nuggets W 104 96 12 6 W 2
19 Tue, Dec 3, 1996 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics W 110 106 13 6 W 3
20 Wed, Dec 4, 1996 Box Score @ Utah Jazz L 75 101 13 7 L 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Fri, Dec 6, 1996 Box Score Orlando Magic W 92 81 14 7 W 1
22 Sun, Dec 8, 1996 Box Score Minnesota Timberwolves W 110 86 15 7 W 2
23 Tue, Dec 10, 1996 Box Score @ Sacramento Kings W 92 90 16 7 W 3
24 Wed, Dec 11, 1996 Box Score Indiana Pacers W 79 76 17 7 W 4
25 Fri, Dec 13, 1996 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W OT 120 119 18 7 W 5
26 Tue, Dec 17, 1996 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L OT 123 129 18 8 L 1
27 Wed, Dec 18, 1996 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks W 111 105 19 8 W 1
28 Sat, Dec 21, 1996 Box Score @ Minnesota Timberwolves L 88 103 19 9 L 1
29 Wed, Dec 25, 1996 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns W 108 87 20 9 W 1
30 Fri, Dec 27, 1996 Box Score Boston Celtics W 109 102 21 9 W 2
31 Sun, Dec 29, 1996 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 115 102 22 9 W 3
32 Thu, Jan 2, 1997 Box Score @ Sacramento Kings W 90 83 23 9 W 4
33 Fri, Jan 3, 1997 Box Score Sacramento Kings W 100 93 24 9 W 5
34 Sun, Jan 5, 1997 Box Score @ Vancouver Grizzlies W 95 82 25 9 W 6
35 Mon, Jan 6, 1997 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers L 84 88 25 10 L 1
36 Wed, Jan 8, 1997 Box Score Charlotte Hornets W 101 97 26 10 W 1
37 Fri, Jan 10, 1997 Box Score Miami Heat W 94 85 27 10 W 2
38 Tue, Jan 14, 1997 Box Score Vancouver Grizzlies W 91 81 28 10 W 3
39 Thu, Jan 16, 1997 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers L 98 102 28 11 L 1
40 Sat, Jan 18, 1997 Box Score Detroit Pistons L 2OT 97 100 28 12 L 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Mon, Jan 20, 1997 Box Score Dallas Mavericks W 109 99 29 12 W 1
42 Fri, Jan 24, 1997 Box Score Golden State Warriors W 114 97 30 12 W 2
43 Sun, Jan 26, 1997 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics W 104 103 31 12 W 3
44 Tue, Jan 28, 1997 Box Score @ Dallas Mavericks W 102 83 32 12 W 4
45 Wed, Jan 29, 1997 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs W 99 92 33 12 W 5
46 Sun, Feb 2, 1997 Box Score Washington Bullets W 129 99 34 12 W 6
47 Tue, Feb 4, 1997 Box Score @ Los Angeles Clippers L 86 108 34 13 L 1 at Anaheim, CA
48 Wed, Feb 5, 1997 Box Score Chicago Bulls W 106 90 35 13 W 1
49 Wed, Feb 12, 1997 Box Score @ Minnesota Timberwolves W 100 84 36 13 W 2
50 Thu, Feb 13, 1997 Box Score @ Denver Nuggets W 132 117 37 13 W 3
51 Sun, Feb 16, 1997 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics L 91 102 37 14 L 1
52 Wed, Feb 19, 1997 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers L 84 103 37 15 L 2
53 Fri, Feb 21, 1997 Box Score Vancouver Grizzlies W 99 91 38 15 W 1
54 Sun, Feb 23, 1997 Box Score New York Knicks L 2OT 121 127 38 16 L 1
55 Tue, Feb 25, 1997 Box Score @ Houston Rockets L 96 100 38 17 L 2
56 Thu, Feb 27, 1997 Box Score @ Washington Bullets W 122 107 39 17 W 1
57 Fri, Feb 28, 1997 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks L 75 86 39 18 L 1
58 Sun, Mar 2, 1997 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers L 85 101 39 19 L 2
59 Tue, Mar 4, 1997 Box Score @ Dallas Mavericks W 102 92 40 19 W 1
60 Fri, Mar 7, 1997 Box Score Houston Rockets L 90 111 40 20 L 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Sun, Mar 9, 1997 Box Score New Jersey Nets W 115 105 41 20 W 1
62 Wed, Mar 12, 1997 Box Score Golden State Warriors W 109 101 42 20 W 2
63 Fri, Mar 14, 1997 Box Score Los Angeles Clippers L 95 97 42 21 L 1
64 Sun, Mar 16, 1997 Box Score Toronto Raptors W OT 98 90 43 21 W 1
65 Mon, Mar 17, 1997 Box Score @ Denver Nuggets W 113 94 44 21 W 2
66 Thu, Mar 20, 1997 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers W 89 76 45 21 W 3
67 Fri, Mar 21, 1997 Box Score @ Miami Heat L 97 98 45 22 L 1
68 Sun, Mar 23, 1997 Box Score @ Orlando Magic L 84 110 45 23 L 2
69 Mon, Mar 24, 1997 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets W 109 84 46 23 W 1
70 Wed, Mar 26, 1997 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks W 106 84 47 23 W 2
71 Thu, Mar 27, 1997 Box Score @ Vancouver Grizzlies W OT 102 98 48 23 W 3
72 Tue, Apr 1, 1997 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics W 99 97 49 23 W 4
73 Wed, Apr 2, 1997 Box Score Denver Nuggets W 110 85 50 23 W 5
74 Fri, Apr 4, 1997 Box Score San Antonio Spurs L 83 94 50 24 L 1
75 Sun, Apr 6, 1997 Box Score Dallas Mavericks W 87 80 51 24 W 1
76 Tue, Apr 8, 1997 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors W 109 85 52 24 W 2
77 Wed, Apr 9, 1997 Box Score @ Utah Jazz L 89 101 52 25 L 1
78 Fri, Apr 11, 1997 Box Score Phoenix Suns W 114 98 53 25 W 1
79 Sun, Apr 13, 1997 Box Score Utah Jazz W 100 98 54 25 W 2
80 Thu, Apr 17, 1997 Box Score Sacramento Kings W 108 99 55 25 W 3
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
81 Fri, Apr 18, 1997 Box Score @ Los Angeles Clippers W 123 95 56 25 W 4
82 Sun, Apr 20, 1997 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers L 96 100 56 26 L 1

Playoffs

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Fri, Apr 25, 1997 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W 95 77 1 0 W 1
2 Sun, Apr 27, 1997 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W 107 93 2 0 W 2
3 Wed, Apr 30, 1997 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers L 90 98 2 1 L 1
4 Fri, May 2, 1997 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers W 95 91 3 1 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
5 Sun, May 4, 1997 Box Score @ Utah Jazz L 77 93 3 2 L 1
6 Tue, May 6, 1997 Box Score @ Utah Jazz L 101 103 3 3 L 2
7 Thu, May 8, 1997 Box Score Utah Jazz W 104 84 4 3 W 1
8 Sat, May 10, 1997 Box Score Utah Jazz L 95 110 4 4 L 1
9 Mon, May 12, 1997 Box Score @ Utah Jazz L OT 93 98 4 5 L 2