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1997-98 Washington Wizards Roster and Stats

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Record: 42-40, Finished 4th in NBA Atlantic Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bernie Bickerstaff (42-40)

PTS/G: 97.2 (8th of 29) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 96.6 (17th of 29)
SRS: 1.11 (15th of 29) ▪ Pace: 91.8 (8th of 29)
Off Rtg: 105.2 (14th of 29) ▪ Def Rtg: 104.5 (14th of 29)
Expected W-L: 43-39 (17th of 29)

Arena: MCI Center ▪ Attendance: 801,240 (6th of 29)

Game Results

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Roster

No. Player Pos Ht Wt Birth Date Exp College
40 Calbert Cheaney SG 6-7 209 July 17, 1971 4 Indiana University
52 Terry Davis PF 6-9 225 June 17, 1967 7 Virginia Union University
21 Ledell Eackles SG 6-5 220 November 24, 1966 6 University of New Orleans
44 Harvey Grant SF 6-8 195 July 4, 1965 9 University of Oklahoma
31 Darvin Ham SF 6-7 220 July 23, 1973 1 Texas Tech University
5 Juwan Howard PF 6-9 240 February 7, 1973 3 University of Michigan
23 Tim Legler SG 6-4 200 December 26, 1966 7 La Salle University
3 Lawrence Moten SG 6-5 185 March 25, 1972 2 Syracuse University
35 Tracy Murray SF 6-7 225 July 25, 1971 5 University of California, Los Angeles
33 Jimmy Oliver SG 6-5 205 July 12, 1969 3 Purdue University
2 God Shammgod PG 6-0 169 April 29, 1976 R Providence College
1 Rod Strickland PG 6-3 175 July 11, 1966 9 DePaul University
30 Ben Wallace C 6-9 240 September 10, 1974 1 Virginia Union University
4 Chris Webber C 6-9 245 March 1, 1973 4 University of Michigan
12 Chris Whitney PG 6-0 168 October 5, 1971 4 Clemson University
43 Lorenzo Williams PF 6-9 200 July 15, 1969 5 Stetson University

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 19805 3080 6811 .452 320 944 .339 2760 5867 .470 1489 2156 .691 1121 2341 3462 1900 689 379 1156 1839 7969
Team/G 241.5 37.6 83.1 .452 3.9 11.5 .339 33.7 71.5 .470 18.2 26.3 .691 13.7 28.5 42.2 23.2 8.4 4.6 14.1 22.4 97.2
Lg Rank 20 4 6 14 16 15 18 2 5 17 20 13 26 8 14 9 9 12 18 3 14 8
Year/Year -0.3% -4.0% 2.0% -0.028 -3.3% -5.7% +0.008 -4.1% 3.3% -0.036 6.4% 8.9% -0.017 11.0% -3.3% 0.9% -1.1% -3.2% -5.7% -10.3% 1.3% -2.2%
Opponent 82 19805 2975 6540 .455 348 977 .356 2627 5563 .472 1623 2172 .747 1029 2468 3497 1725 632 372 1328 1924 7921
Opponent/G 241.5 36.3 79.8 .455 4.2 11.9 .356 32.0 67.8 .472 19.8 26.5 .747 12.5 30.1 42.6 21.0 7.7 4.5 16.2 23.5 96.6
Lg Rank 20 17 17 18 13 9 20 20 17 15 14 13 24 11 24 22 7 5 7 8 26 17
Year/Year -0.3% -1.2% -1.5% +0.001 -29.3% -26.4% -0.015 4.3% 4.8% -0.002 8.2% 8.4% -0.001 0.7% 5.7% 4.1% 3.2% -5.0% 11.4% -2.1% 8.8% -1.2%

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 43 39 0.59 0.53 1.11 105.2 104.5 91.8 .317 .139 .476 13.0 31.2 .219 .481 15.1 69.5 .248 MCI Center 801,240
Lg Rank 17 17 17 5 15 14 14 8 20 20 17 3 15 22 18 8 11 19 6

Totals

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% eFG% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Rod Strickland 31 76 76 3020 490 1130 .434 12 48 .250 478 1082 .442 .439 357 492 .726 112 293 405 801 126 25 266 182 1349
2 Calbert Cheaney 26 82 82 2841 448 981 .457 15 53 .283 433 928 .467 .464 139 215 .647 82 242 324 173 96 36 104 264 1050
3 Chris Webber 24 71 71 2809 647 1341 .482 65 205 .317 582 1136 .512 .507 196 333 .589 176 498 674 273 111 124 185 269 1555
4 Juwan Howard 24 64 64 2559 463 991 .467 0 2 .000 463 989 .468 .467 258 358 .721 161 288 449 208 82 23 185 225 1184
5 Tracy Murray 26 82 12 2227 449 1007 .446 158 403 .392 291 604 .482 .524 182 209 .871 75 202 277 84 67 25 102 167 1238
6 Terry Davis 30 74 66 1705 127 256 .496 0 1 .000 127 255 .498 .496 69 119 .580 209 271 480 30 41 24 56 193 323
7 Ben Wallace 23 67 16 1124 85 164 .518 0 0 85 164 .518 .518 35 98 .357 112 212 324 18 61 72 28 116 205
8 Chris Whitney 26 82 6 1073 126 355 .355 52 169 .308 74 186 .398 .428 118 129 .915 16 99 115 196 34 6 65 106 422
9 Harvey Grant 32 65 8 895 75 196 .383 1 6 .167 74 190 .389 .385 19 30 .633 60 108 168 39 23 15 26 94 170
10 Darvin Ham 24 71 3 635 55 104 .529 0 0 55 104 .529 .529 35 74 .473 72 59 131 16 21 25 37 118 145
11 Ledell Eackles 31 42 0 547 75 175 .429 16 46 .348 59 129 .457 .474 52 59 .881 25 50 75 16 17 0 29 43 218
12 God Shammgod 21 20 0 146 19 58 .328 0 2 .000 19 56 .339 .328 23 30 .767 2 5 7 36 7 1 21 27 61
13 Lorenzo Williams 28 14 6 111 13 17 .765 0 0 13 17 .765 .765 0 2 .000 16 10 26 3 2 3 2 17 26
14 Tim Legler 31 8 0 76 3 19 .158 0 6 .000 3 13 .231 .158 3 4 .750 2 2 4 3 1 0 4 11 9
15 Lawrence Moten 25 8 0 27 3 13 .231 0 1 .000 3 12 .250 .231 3 4 .750 1 0 1 3 0 0 1 6 9
16 Jimmy Oliver 28 1 0 10 2 4 .500 1 2 .500 1 2 .500 .625 0 0 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 1 5

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 Juwan Howard 24 64 64 40.0 7.2 15.5 .467 0.0 0.0 .000 7.2 15.5 .468 4.0 5.6 .721 2.5 4.5 7.0 3.3 1.3 0.4 2.9 3.5 18.5
2 Rod Strickland 31 76 76 39.7 6.4 14.9 .434 0.2 0.6 .250 6.3 14.2 .442 4.7 6.5 .726 1.5 3.9 5.3 10.5 1.7 0.3 3.5 2.4 17.8
3 Chris Webber 24 71 71 39.6 9.1 18.9 .482 0.9 2.9 .317 8.2 16.0 .512 2.8 4.7 .589 2.5 7.0 9.5 3.8 1.6 1.7 2.6 3.8 21.9
4 Calbert Cheaney 26 82 82 34.6 5.5 12.0 .457 0.2 0.6 .283 5.3 11.3 .467 1.7 2.6 .647 1.0 3.0 4.0 2.1 1.2 0.4 1.3 3.2 12.8
5 Tracy Murray 26 82 12 27.2 5.5 12.3 .446 1.9 4.9 .392 3.5 7.4 .482 2.2 2.5 .871 0.9 2.5 3.4 1.0 0.8 0.3 1.2 2.0 15.1
6 Terry Davis 30 74 66 23.0 1.7 3.5 .496 0.0 0.0 .000 1.7 3.4 .498 0.9 1.6 .580 2.8 3.7 6.5 0.4 0.6 0.3 0.8 2.6 4.4
7 Ben Wallace 23 67 16 16.8 1.3 2.4 .518 0.0 0.0 1.3 2.4 .518 0.5 1.5 .357 1.7 3.2 4.8 0.3 0.9 1.1 0.4 1.7 3.1
8 Harvey Grant 32 65 8 13.8 1.2 3.0 .383 0.0 0.1 .167 1.1 2.9 .389 0.3 0.5 .633 0.9 1.7 2.6 0.6 0.4 0.2 0.4 1.4 2.6
9 Chris Whitney 26 82 6 13.1 1.5 4.3 .355 0.6 2.1 .308 0.9 2.3 .398 1.4 1.6 .915 0.2 1.2 1.4 2.4 0.4 0.1 0.8 1.3 5.1
10 Ledell Eackles 31 42 0 13.0 1.8 4.2 .429 0.4 1.1 .348 1.4 3.1 .457 1.2 1.4 .881 0.6 1.2 1.8 0.4 0.4 0.0 0.7 1.0 5.2
11 Jimmy Oliver 28 1 0 10.0 2.0 4.0 .500 1.0 2.0 .500 1.0 2.0 .500 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.0 2.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 5.0
12 Tim Legler 31 8 0 9.5 0.4 2.4 .158 0.0 0.8 .000 0.4 1.6 .231 0.4 0.5 .750 0.3 0.3 0.5 0.4 0.1 0.0 0.5 1.4 1.1
13 Darvin Ham 24 71 3 8.9 0.8 1.5 .529 0.0 0.0 0.8 1.5 .529 0.5 1.0 .473 1.0 0.8 1.8 0.2 0.3 0.4 0.5 1.7 2.0
14 Lorenzo Williams 28 14 6 7.9 0.9 1.2 .765 0.0 0.0 0.9 1.2 .765 0.0 0.1 .000 1.1 0.7 1.9 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.1 1.2 1.9
15 God Shammgod 21 20 0 7.3 1.0 2.9 .328 0.0 0.1 .000 1.0 2.8 .339 1.2 1.5 .767 0.1 0.3 0.4 1.8 0.4 0.1 1.1 1.4 3.1
16 Lawrence Moten 25 8 0 3.4 0.4 1.6 .231 0.0 0.1 .000 0.4 1.5 .250 0.4 0.5 .750 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.8 1.1

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 Rod Strickland 31 76 76 3020 5.8 13.5 .434 0.1 0.6 .250 5.7 12.9 .442 4.3 5.9 .726 1.3 3.5 4.8 9.5 1.5 0.3 3.2 2.2 16.1
2 Calbert Cheaney 26 82 82 2841 5.7 12.4 .457 0.2 0.7 .283 5.5 11.8 .467 1.8 2.7 .647 1.0 3.1 4.1 2.2 1.2 0.5 1.3 3.3 13.3
3 Chris Webber 24 71 71 2809 8.3 17.2 .482 0.8 2.6 .317 7.5 14.6 .512 2.5 4.3 .589 2.3 6.4 8.6 3.5 1.4 1.6 2.4 3.4 19.9
4 Juwan Howard 24 64 64 2559 6.5 13.9 .467 0.0 0.0 .000 6.5 13.9 .468 3.6 5.0 .721 2.3 4.1 6.3 2.9 1.2 0.3 2.6 3.2 16.7
5 Tracy Murray 26 82 12 2227 7.3 16.3 .446 2.6 6.5 .392 4.7 9.8 .482 2.9 3.4 .871 1.2 3.3 4.5 1.4 1.1 0.4 1.6 2.7 20.0
6 Terry Davis 30 74 66 1705 2.7 5.4 .496 0.0 0.0 .000 2.7 5.4 .498 1.5 2.5 .580 4.4 5.7 10.1 0.6 0.9 0.5 1.2 4.1 6.8
7 Ben Wallace 23 67 16 1124 2.7 5.3 .518 0.0 0.0 2.7 5.3 .518 1.1 3.1 .357 3.6 6.8 10.4 0.6 2.0 2.3 0.9 3.7 6.6
8 Chris Whitney 26 82 6 1073 4.2 11.9 .355 1.7 5.7 .308 2.5 6.2 .398 4.0 4.3 .915 0.5 3.3 3.9 6.6 1.1 0.2 2.2 3.6 14.2
9 Harvey Grant 32 65 8 895 3.0 7.9 .383 0.0 0.2 .167 3.0 7.6 .389 0.8 1.2 .633 2.4 4.3 6.8 1.6 0.9 0.6 1.0 3.8 6.8
10 Darvin Ham 24 71 3 635 3.1 5.9 .529 0.0 0.0 3.1 5.9 .529 2.0 4.2 .473 4.1 3.3 7.4 0.9 1.2 1.4 2.1 6.7 8.2
11 Ledell Eackles 31 42 0 547 4.9 11.5 .429 1.1 3.0 .348 3.9 8.5 .457 3.4 3.9 .881 1.6 3.3 4.9 1.1 1.1 0.0 1.9 2.8 14.3
12 God Shammgod 21 20 0 146 4.7 14.3 .328 0.0 0.5 .000 4.7 13.8 .339 5.7 7.4 .767 0.5 1.2 1.7 8.9 1.7 0.2 5.2 6.7 15.0
13 Lorenzo Williams 28 14 6 111 4.2 5.5 .765 0.0 0.0 4.2 5.5 .765 0.0 0.6 .000 5.2 3.2 8.4 1.0 0.6 1.0 0.6 5.5 8.4
14 Tim Legler 31 8 0 76 1.4 9.0 .158 0.0 2.8 .000 1.4 6.2 .231 1.4 1.9 .750 0.9 0.9 1.9 1.4 0.5 0.0 1.9 5.2 4.3
15 Lawrence Moten 25 8 0 27 4.0 17.3 .231 0.0 1.3 .000 4.0 16.0 .250 4.0 5.3 .750 1.3 0.0 1.3 4.0 0.0 0.0 1.3 8.0 12.0
16 Jimmy Oliver 28 1 0 10 7.2 14.4 .500 3.6 7.2 .500 3.6 7.2 .500 0.0 0.0 0.0 7.2 7.2 3.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 3.6 18.0

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 ORtg DRtg
1 Rod Strickland 31 76 76 3020 8.5 19.6 .434 0.2 0.8 .250 8.3 18.7 .442 6.2 8.5 .726 1.9 5.1 7.0 13.9 2.2 0.4 4.6 3.2 23.4 107 105
2 Calbert Cheaney 26 82 82 2841 8.2 18.1 .457 0.3 1.0 .283 8.0 17.1 .467 2.6 4.0 .647 1.5 4.5 6.0 3.2 1.8 0.7 1.9 4.9 19.3 102 106
3 Chris Webber 24 71 71 2809 12.0 25.0 .482 1.2 3.8 .317 10.8 21.1 .512 3.6 6.2 .589 3.3 9.3 12.5 5.1 2.1 2.3 3.4 5.0 28.9 106 101
4 Juwan Howard 24 64 64 2559 9.5 20.2 .467 0.0 0.0 .000 9.5 20.2 .468 5.3 7.3 .721 3.3 5.9 9.2 4.2 1.7 0.5 3.8 4.6 24.2 103 106
5 Tracy Murray 26 82 12 2227 10.5 23.6 .446 3.7 9.5 .392 6.8 14.2 .482 4.3 4.9 .871 1.8 4.7 6.5 2.0 1.6 0.6 2.4 3.9 29.1 112 107
6 Terry Davis 30 74 66 1705 3.9 7.8 .496 0.0 0.0 .000 3.9 7.8 .498 2.1 3.6 .580 6.4 8.3 14.7 0.9 1.3 0.7 1.7 5.9 9.9 112 104
7 Ben Wallace 23 67 16 1124 4.0 7.6 .518 0.0 0.0 4.0 7.6 .518 1.6 4.6 .357 5.2 9.9 15.1 0.8 2.8 3.3 1.3 5.4 9.5 107 98
8 Chris Whitney 26 82 6 1073 6.1 17.3 .355 2.5 8.2 .308 3.6 9.1 .398 5.7 6.3 .915 0.8 4.8 5.6 9.5 1.7 0.3 3.2 5.2 20.6 110 107
9 Harvey Grant 32 65 8 895 4.4 11.4 .383 0.1 0.4 .167 4.3 11.1 .389 1.1 1.8 .633 3.5 6.3 9.8 2.3 1.3 0.9 1.5 5.5 9.9 94 106
10 Darvin Ham 24 71 3 635 4.5 8.6 .529 0.0 0.0 4.5 8.6 .529 2.9 6.1 .473 5.9 4.9 10.8 1.3 1.7 2.1 3.0 9.7 11.9 101 105
11 Ledell Eackles 31 42 0 547 7.2 16.7 .429 1.5 4.4 .348 5.6 12.3 .457 5.0 5.6 .881 2.4 4.8 7.2 1.5 1.6 0.0 2.8 4.1 20.8 106 107
12 God Shammgod 21 20 0 146 6.8 20.8 .328 0.0 0.7 .000 6.8 20.1 .339 8.2 10.7 .767 0.7 1.8 2.5 12.9 2.5 0.4 7.5 9.7 21.8 87 107
13 Lorenzo Williams 28 14 6 111 6.1 8.0 .765 0.0 0.0 6.1 8.0 .765 0.0 0.9 .000 7.5 4.7 12.2 1.4 0.9 1.4 0.9 8.0 12.2 145 107
14 Tim Legler 31 8 0 76 2.1 13.1 .158 0.0 4.1 .000 2.1 8.9 .231 2.1 2.8 .750 1.4 1.4 2.8 2.1 0.7 0.0 2.8 7.6 6.2 53 111
15 Lawrence Moten 25 8 0 27 5.8 25.2 .231 0.0 1.9 .000 5.8 23.2 .250 5.8 7.7 .750 1.9 0.0 1.9 5.8 0.0 0.0 1.9 11.6 17.4 78 113
16 Jimmy Oliver 28 1 0 10 10.5 20.9 .500 5.2 10.5 .500 5.2 10.5 .500 0.0 0.0 0.0 10.5 10.5 5.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 5.2 26.1 137 106

Advanced

Rk Player Age G MP PER TS% 3PAr FTr ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% OWS DWS WS WS/48 OBPM DBPM BPM VORP
1 Rod Strickland 31 76 3020 19.6 .501 .042 .435 4.1 11.4 7.6 43.1 2.2 0.6 16.5 23.7 5.1 3.0 8.1 .129 2.5 0.0 2.5 3.4
2 Calbert Cheaney 26 82 2841 11.7 .488 .054 .219 3.2 10.0 6.5 9.8 1.8 0.9 8.8 18.4 1.6 2.5 4.1 .069 -1.5 0.2 -1.3 0.5
3 Chris Webber 24 71 2809 20.9 .523 .153 .248 6.9 20.8 13.7 17.8 2.1 3.1 11.1 26.5 3.9 4.4 8.3 .142 2.5 2.1 4.5 4.6
4 Juwan Howard 24 64 2559 15.2 .515 .002 .361 6.9 13.2 10.0 13.6 1.7 0.6 13.9 23.2 2.1 2.4 4.6 .086 -0.1 0.5 0.3 1.5
5 Tracy Murray 26 82 2227 17.3 .563 .400 .208 3.7 10.7 7.1 6.5 1.6 0.8 8.5 24.0 4.6 1.9 6.5 .139 2.2 -2.1 0.1 1.2
6 Terry Davis 30 74 1705 10.5 .524 .004 .465 13.5 18.7 16.0 2.5 1.3 1.0 15.4 9.5 1.8 1.9 3.6 .103 -1.8 0.4 -1.3 0.3
7 Ben Wallace 23 67 1124 13.4 .495 .000 .598 11.0 22.2 16.4 2.3 2.8 4.6 11.9 9.3 0.8 2.2 2.9 .125 -2.8 3.1 0.2 0.6
8 Chris Whitney 26 82 1073 14.8 .512 .476 .363 1.6 10.8 6.1 27.7 1.7 0.4 13.6 19.7 1.8 0.9 2.7 .120 0.9 -2.2 -1.4 0.2
9 Harvey Grant 32 65 895 7.5 .406 .031 .153 7.4 14.2 10.7 6.3 1.3 1.2 11.1 11.7 -0.2 0.9 0.7 .037 -4.0 0.4 -3.6 -0.4
10 Darvin Ham 24 71 635 9.2 .531 .000 .712 12.5 10.9 11.7 3.6 1.7 2.8 21.3 12.1 0.2 0.7 0.9 .069 -2.6 0.9 -1.7 0.0
11 Ledell Eackles 31 42 547 12.2 .542 .263 .337 5.0 10.7 7.8 4.6 1.6 0.0 12.6 18.7 0.6 0.4 1.0 .088 -1.6 -2.1 -3.7 -0.2
12 God Shammgod 21 20 146 9.2 .428 .034 .517 1.5 4.0 2.7 38.1 2.5 0.5 22.8 28.1 -0.3 0.1 -0.1 -0.049 -4.9 -3.7 -8.6 -0.2
13 Lorenzo Williams 28 14 111 14.1 .727 .000 .118 15.9 10.6 13.3 4.1 0.9 1.9 10.1 8.0 0.3 0.1 0.4 .169 1.3 -0.2 1.0 0.1
14 Tim Legler 31 8 76 -4.5 .217 .316 .211 2.9 3.1 3.0 5.3 0.7 0.0 16.2 14.5 -0.3 0.0 -0.3 -0.165 -8.4 -2.1 -10.5 -0.2
15 Lawrence Moten 25 8 27 -0.2 .305 .077 .308 4.1 0.0 2.1 16.7 0.0 0.0 6.3 25.9 -0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.134 -7.4 -5.9 -13.4 -0.1
16 Jimmy Oliver 28 1 10 19.7 .625 .500 .000 0.0 23.5 11.4 17.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 17.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 .228 3.0 -3.6 -0.5 0.0

Salaries

Rk Player Salary
1 Juwan Howard $11,250,000
2 Chris Webber $9,000,000
3 Harvey Grant $4,671,875
4 Calbert Cheaney $3,600,000
5 Rod Strickland $3,450,000
6 Tracy Murray $2,040,000
7 Gheorghe Muresan $1,887,500
8 Chris Whitney $1,200,000
9 Lorenzo Williams $1,128,000
10 Tim Legler $1,105,000
11 Ben Wallace $326,700
12 Terry Davis $272,250
13 Darvin Ham $272,250
14 Jimmy Oliver $272,250
15 God Shammgod $242,250