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1997-98 Los Angeles Lakers Schedule and Results

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Record: 61-21, Finished 2nd in NBA Pacific Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Del Harris (61-21)

PTS/G: 105.5 (1st of 29) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 97.8 (20th of 29)
SRS: 6.88 (2nd of 29) ▪ Pace: 93.6 (1st of 29)
Off Rtg: 111.9 (2nd of 29) ▪ Def Rtg: 103.7 (11th of 29)
Expected W-L: 61-21 (2nd of 29)

Arena: Great Western Forum ▪ Attendance: 676,101 (15th of 29)

NBA 1998 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Western Conference Finals (0-4) versus Utah Jazz  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Western Conference Semifinals (1-4) versus Seattle SuperSonics  (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, Oct 31, 1997 Box Score Utah Jazz W 104 87 1 0 W 1
2 Tue, Nov 4, 1997 Box Score @ Sacramento Kings W 101 98 2 0 W 2
3 Fri, Nov 7, 1997 Box Score New York Knicks W 99 94 3 0 W 3
4 Sun, Nov 9, 1997 Box Score Golden State Warriors W 132 97 4 0 W 4
5 Tue, Nov 11, 1997 Box Score @ Dallas Mavericks W 118 96 5 0 W 5
6 Thu, Nov 13, 1997 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs W OT 109 100 6 0 W 6
7 Fri, Nov 14, 1997 Box Score @ Houston Rockets W 2OT 113 103 7 0 W 7
8 Sun, Nov 16, 1997 Box Score Vancouver Grizzlies W 121 95 8 0 W 8
9 Tue, Nov 18, 1997 Box Score @ Utah Jazz W 97 92 9 0 W 9
10 Wed, Nov 19, 1997 Box Score Minnesota Timberwolves W 118 93 10 0 W 10
11 Sun, Nov 23, 1997 Box Score Los Angeles Clippers W 119 102 11 0 W 11
12 Tue, Nov 25, 1997 Box Score @ Miami Heat L 86 103 11 1 L 1
13 Wed, Nov 26, 1997 Box Score @ Boston Celtics W 118 103 12 1 W 1
14 Fri, Nov 28, 1997 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 95 105 12 2 L 1
15 Sun, Nov 30, 1997 Box Score Toronto Raptors W 105 99 13 2 W 1
16 Wed, Dec 3, 1997 Box Score @ Denver Nuggets W 107 89 14 2 W 2
17 Fri, Dec 5, 1997 Box Score San Antonio Spurs W 98 88 15 2 W 3
18 Sun, Dec 7, 1997 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers L 84 94 15 3 L 1
19 Mon, Dec 8, 1997 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers L 99 105 15 4 L 2
20 Wed, Dec 10, 1997 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors L 92 93 15 5 L 3
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Fri, Dec 12, 1997 Box Score Houston Rockets W 119 102 16 5 W 1
22 Sun, Dec 14, 1997 Box Score Dallas Mavericks W 119 89 17 5 W 2
23 Tue, Dec 16, 1997 Box Score @ Minnesota Timberwolves W 109 96 18 5 W 3
24 Wed, Dec 17, 1997 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 83 104 18 6 L 1
25 Fri, Dec 19, 1997 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks W 98 96 19 6 W 1
26 Sat, Dec 20, 1997 Box Score @ Charlotte Hornets W 109 100 20 6 W 2
27 Mon, Dec 22, 1997 Box Score @ Houston Rockets W 94 83 21 6 W 3
28 Fri, Dec 26, 1997 Box Score Los Angeles Clippers W OT 118 114 22 6 W 4
29 Sun, Dec 28, 1997 Box Score Boston Celtics L 102 108 22 7 L 1
30 Tue, Dec 30, 1997 Box Score Sacramento Kings W 93 80 23 7 W 1
31 Fri, Jan 2, 1998 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W 116 106 24 7 W 2
32 Sun, Jan 4, 1998 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers L 107 113 24 8 L 1
33 Tue, Jan 6, 1998 Box Score @ Vancouver Grizzlies W 100 87 25 8 W 1
34 Wed, Jan 7, 1998 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks W 114 102 26 8 W 2
35 Fri, Jan 9, 1998 Box Score @ Los Angeles Clippers W 125 115 27 8 W 3
36 Sun, Jan 11, 1998 Box Score Charlotte Hornets L 93 98 27 9 L 1
37 Wed, Jan 14, 1998 Box Score Denver Nuggets W 132 114 28 9 W 1
38 Sat, Jan 17, 1998 Box Score Miami Heat W 108 99 29 9 W 2
39 Mon, Jan 19, 1998 Box Score Orlando Magic W 92 89 30 9 W 3
40 Wed, Jan 21, 1998 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns W 119 109 31 9 W 4
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Sat, Jan 24, 1998 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L 95 101 31 10 L 1
42 Wed, Jan 28, 1998 Box Score New Jersey Nets L 95 106 31 11 L 2
43 Fri, Jan 30, 1998 Box Score Minnesota Timberwolves W 121 114 32 11 W 1
44 Sun, Feb 1, 1998 Box Score Chicago Bulls W 112 87 33 11 W 2
45 Wed, Feb 4, 1998 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W 122 115 34 11 W 3
46 Tue, Feb 10, 1998 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers L 105 117 34 12 L 1
47 Wed, Feb 11, 1998 Box Score Golden State Warriors W 105 99 35 12 W 1
48 Fri, Feb 13, 1998 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics L OT 108 113 35 13 L 1
49 Sun, Feb 15, 1998 Box Score Houston Rockets L 88 90 35 14 L 2
50 Wed, Feb 18, 1998 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 103 110 35 15 L 3
51 Thu, Feb 19, 1998 Box Score Denver Nuggets W 131 92 36 15 W 1
52 Sun, Feb 22, 1998 Box Score @ Orlando Magic L 94 96 36 16 L 1
53 Tue, Feb 24, 1998 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks W 98 81 37 16 W 1
54 Wed, Feb 25, 1998 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers W 96 89 38 16 W 2
55 Fri, Feb 27, 1998 Box Score @ Minnesota Timberwolves W 104 91 39 16 W 3
56 Sun, Mar 1, 1998 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 89 101 39 17 L 1
57 Mon, Mar 2, 1998 Box Score @ Washington Wizards L 86 96 39 18 L 2
58 Wed, Mar 4, 1998 Box Score Indiana Pacers W 104 95 40 18 W 1
59 Fri, Mar 6, 1998 Box Score San Antonio Spurs W 91 84 41 18 W 2
60 Sun, Mar 8, 1998 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 96 89 42 18 W 3
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Wed, Mar 11, 1998 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W 121 107 43 18 W 4
62 Thu, Mar 12, 1998 Box Score @ Los Angeles Clippers W 108 85 44 18 W 5 at Anaheim, CA
63 Sun, Mar 15, 1998 Box Score @ Vancouver Grizzlies W 119 110 45 18 W 6
64 Mon, Mar 16, 1998 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L 89 101 45 19 L 1
65 Wed, Mar 18, 1998 Box Score Phoenix Suns W 99 93 46 19 W 1
66 Fri, Mar 20, 1998 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics W 93 80 47 19 W 2
67 Sun, Mar 22, 1998 Box Score @ Sacramento Kings W 96 93 48 19 W 3
68 Mon, Mar 23, 1998 Box Score @ Denver Nuggets W 107 86 49 19 W 4
69 Wed, Mar 25, 1998 Box Score Sacramento Kings W 114 91 50 19 W 5
70 Sat, Mar 28, 1998 Box Score @ Utah Jazz L 91 106 50 20 L 1
71 Sun, Mar 29, 1998 Box Score Washington Wizards W 116 89 51 20 W 1
72 Tue, Mar 31, 1998 Box Score @ Toronto Raptors W 114 105 52 20 W 2 at Toronto, Canada (Maple Leaf Gardens)
73 Thu, Apr 2, 1998 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets W 117 106 53 20 W 3
74 Fri, Apr 3, 1998 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers W 105 93 54 20 W 4
75 Sun, Apr 5, 1998 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons W OT 105 103 55 20 W 5
76 Wed, Apr 8, 1998 Box Score Vancouver Grizzlies W 113 102 56 20 W 6
77 Fri, Apr 10, 1998 Box Score Phoenix Suns L 105 114 56 21 L 1
78 Sat, Apr 11, 1998 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors W 96 84 57 21 W 1
79 Mon, Apr 13, 1998 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs W 99 75 58 21 W 2
80 Tue, Apr 14, 1998 Box Score @ Dallas Mavericks W 111 95 59 21 W 3
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
81 Fri, Apr 17, 1998 Box Score Dallas Mavericks W 124 95 60 21 W 4
82 Sun, Apr 19, 1998 Box Score Utah Jazz W 102 98 61 21 W 5

Playoffs

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Fri, Apr 24, 1998 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W 104 102 1 0 W 1
2 Sun, Apr 26, 1998 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W 108 99 2 0 W 2
3 Tue, Apr 28, 1998 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers L 94 99 2 1 L 1
4 Thu, Apr 30, 1998 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers W 110 99 3 1 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
5 Mon, May 4, 1998 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L 92 106 3 2 L 1
6 Wed, May 6, 1998 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics W 92 68 4 2 W 1
7 Fri, May 8, 1998 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics W 119 103 5 2 W 2
8 Sun, May 10, 1998 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics W 112 100 6 2 W 3
9 Tue, May 12, 1998 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics W 110 95 7 2 W 4
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
10 Sat, May 16, 1998 Box Score @ Utah Jazz L 77 112 7 3 L 1
11 Mon, May 18, 1998 Box Score @ Utah Jazz L 95 99 7 4 L 2
12 Fri, May 22, 1998 Box Score Utah Jazz L 98 109 7 5 L 3
13 Sun, May 24, 1998 Box Score Utah Jazz L 92 96 7 6 L 4