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1996-97 Washington Bullets Schedule and Results

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Record: 44-38, Finished 4th in NBA Atlantic Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Jim Lynam (22-24), Bob Staak (0-1), Bernie Bickerstaff (22-13)

PTS/G: 99.4 (10th of 29) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 97.7 (18th of 29)
SRS: 1.77 (13th of 29) ▪ Pace: 92.4 (6th of 29)
Off Rtg: 106.6 (13th of 29) ▪ Def Rtg: 104.9 (13th of 29)
Expected W-L: 46-36 (13th of 29)

Arena: US Airways Arena ▪ Attendance: 700,646 (12th of 29)

NBA 1997 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Eastern Conference First Round (0-3) versus Chicago Bulls  (Series Stats)

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Fri, Nov 1, 1996 Box Score @ Orlando Magic W 96 92 1 0 W 1
2 Sat, Nov 2, 1996 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers L OT 96 98 1 1 L 1
3 Wed, Nov 6, 1996 Box Score San Antonio Spurs W 96 86 2 1 W 1
4 Fri, Nov 8, 1996 Box Score Charlotte Hornets L 87 102 2 2 L 1
5 Sat, Nov 9, 1996 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers L OT 100 103 2 3 L 2
6 Tue, Nov 12, 1996 Box Score Detroit Pistons L 79 92 2 4 L 3
7 Wed, Nov 13, 1996 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets W 106 91 3 4 W 1
8 Fri, Nov 15, 1996 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L 84 95 3 5 L 1
9 Sat, Nov 16, 1996 Box Score Boston Celtics W 106 92 4 5 W 1
10 Wed, Nov 20, 1996 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics L 2OT 110 115 4 6 L 1
11 Fri, Nov 22, 1996 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 88 76 5 6 W 1
12 Sat, Nov 23, 1996 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks W 95 90 6 6 W 2
13 Mon, Nov 25, 1996 Box Score Minnesota Timberwolves W 105 98 7 6 W 3
14 Fri, Nov 29, 1996 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks L 81 110 7 7 L 1
15 Sat, Nov 30, 1996 Box Score Houston Rockets L 99 103 7 8 L 2
16 Thu, Dec 5, 1996 Box Score @ Toronto Raptors L 80 82 7 9 L 3
17 Sat, Dec 7, 1996 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks L 118 126 7 10 L 4
18 Tue, Dec 10, 1996 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 73 85 7 11 L 5
19 Wed, Dec 11, 1996 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers W 106 95 8 11 W 1
20 Fri, Dec 13, 1996 Box Score Denver Nuggets W 108 104 9 11 W 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Sun, Dec 15, 1996 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors W 110 102 10 11 W 3
22 Mon, Dec 16, 1996 Box Score @ Sacramento Kings W 97 89 11 11 W 4
23 Wed, Dec 18, 1996 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 107 114 11 12 L 1
24 Thu, Dec 19, 1996 Box Score @ Los Angeles Clippers W 102 93 12 12 W 1
25 Sun, Dec 22, 1996 Box Score @ Vancouver Grizzlies L 87 91 12 13 L 1
26 Mon, Dec 23, 1996 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers W 106 84 13 13 W 1
27 Fri, Dec 27, 1996 Box Score Toronto Raptors W 100 82 14 13 W 2
28 Sat, Dec 28, 1996 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W 97 86 15 13 W 3 at Baltimore, MD
29 Mon, Dec 30, 1996 Box Score Charlotte Hornets L 92 101 15 14 L 1
30 Thu, Jan 2, 1997 Box Score New York Knicks L 80 92 15 15 L 2
31 Sat, Jan 4, 1997 Box Score @ Charlotte Hornets W 104 93 16 15 W 1
32 Wed, Jan 8, 1997 Box Score Phoenix Suns W OT 115 113 17 15 W 2
33 Fri, Jan 10, 1997 Box Score Los Angeles Clippers W 102 98 18 15 W 3
34 Sat, Jan 11, 1997 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers W 98 85 19 15 W 4
35 Mon, Jan 13, 1997 Box Score @ Miami Heat L 95 98 19 16 L 1
36 Tue, Jan 14, 1997 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 107 108 19 17 L 2
37 Fri, Jan 17, 1997 Box Score Miami Heat L 92 103 19 18 L 3 at Baltimore, MD
38 Sat, Jan 18, 1997 Box Score @ Boston Celtics W 112 106 20 18 W 1
39 Mon, Jan 20, 1997 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 79 95 20 19 L 1
40 Tue, Jan 21, 1997 Box Score @ Orlando Magic L 88 93 20 20 L 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Fri, Jan 24, 1997 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks L OT 105 117 20 21 L 3
42 Sat, Jan 25, 1997 Box Score Sacramento Kings W 113 105 21 21 W 1
43 Tue, Jan 28, 1997 Box Score Orlando Magic W 102 82 22 21 W 2
44 Fri, Jan 31, 1997 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L 95 97 22 22 L 1
45 Sun, Feb 2, 1997 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 99 129 22 23 L 2
46 Mon, Feb 3, 1997 Box Score @ Utah Jazz L 89 111 22 24 L 3
47 Wed, Feb 5, 1997 Box Score @ Denver Nuggets L 104 106 22 25 L 4
48 Tue, Feb 11, 1997 Box Score New York Knicks L 92 97 22 26 L 5
49 Fri, Feb 14, 1997 Box Score New Jersey Nets W 125 107 23 26 W 1 at Baltimore, MD
50 Sat, Feb 15, 1997 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets L 86 107 23 27 L 1
51 Mon, Feb 17, 1997 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks W 95 93 24 27 W 1
52 Wed, Feb 19, 1997 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L 85 100 24 28 L 1
53 Fri, Feb 21, 1997 Box Score Chicago Bulls L 99 103 24 29 L 2
54 Sun, Feb 23, 1997 Box Score Detroit Pistons L 79 85 24 30 L 3
55 Tue, Feb 25, 1997 Box Score Indiana Pacers W 108 87 25 30 W 1
56 Thu, Feb 27, 1997 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers L 107 122 25 31 L 1
57 Sat, Mar 1, 1997 Box Score Golden State Warriors W 118 108 26 31 W 1
58 Tue, Mar 4, 1997 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers W 107 106 27 31 W 2
59 Thu, Mar 6, 1997 Box Score @ Miami Heat W 99 95 28 31 W 3
60 Fri, Mar 7, 1997 Box Score Miami Heat L OT 105 108 28 32 L 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Sun, Mar 9, 1997 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers L 93 99 28 33 L 2
62 Wed, Mar 12, 1997 Box Score Vancouver Grizzlies W 104 82 29 33 W 1
63 Fri, Mar 14, 1997 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks W 105 96 30 33 W 2
64 Sat, Mar 15, 1997 Box Score Utah Jazz L 93 100 30 34 L 1
65 Mon, Mar 17, 1997 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs W 109 85 31 34 W 1
66 Tue, Mar 18, 1997 Box Score @ Dallas Mavericks W 86 85 32 34 W 2
67 Thu, Mar 20, 1997 Box Score @ Houston Rockets L 90 96 32 35 L 1
68 Sat, Mar 22, 1997 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W 108 104 33 35 W 1
69 Wed, Mar 26, 1997 Box Score Boston Celtics W 105 92 34 35 W 2
70 Fri, Mar 28, 1997 Box Score Toronto Raptors W 113 86 35 35 W 3
71 Sat, Mar 29, 1997 Box Score Dallas Mavericks W 94 87 36 35 W 4 at Baltimore, MD
72 Tue, Apr 1, 1997 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers W 104 100 37 35 W 5
73 Thu, Apr 3, 1997 Box Score Chicago Bulls W 110 102 38 35 W 6
74 Fri, Apr 4, 1997 Box Score @ Minnesota Timberwolves L 95 97 38 36 L 1
75 Sun, Apr 6, 1997 Box Score @ Boston Celtics W 120 114 39 36 W 1
76 Tue, Apr 8, 1997 Box Score @ Toronto Raptors L 94 100 39 37 L 1
77 Fri, Apr 11, 1997 Box Score New Jersey Nets W 109 90 40 37 W 1
78 Sat, Apr 12, 1997 Box Score @ Charlotte Hornets L 97 99 40 38 L 1
79 Mon, Apr 14, 1997 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers W 131 110 41 38 W 1
80 Wed, Apr 16, 1997 Box Score Indiana Pacers W 103 90 42 38 W 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
81 Fri, Apr 18, 1997 Box Score Orlando Magic W 104 93 43 38 W 3
82 Sun, Apr 20, 1997 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers W 85 81 44 38 W 4

Playoffs

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Fri, Apr 25, 1997 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 86 98 0 1 L 1
2 Sun, Apr 27, 1997 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 104 109 0 2 L 2
3 Wed, Apr 30, 1997 Box Score Chicago Bulls L 95 96 0 3 L 3