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1997-98 NBA Standings, Stats and Awards

1998-99  1997-98 1996-97

Champ: Chicago Bulls
MVP: Michael Jordan
Rookie of the Year: Tim Duncan
Defensive Player: Dikembe Mutombo
Sixth Man: Danny Manning

Eastern
Atlantic
Team W L Pct GB PF PA HW HL AW AL OEFF DEFF PACE
Miami Heat 55 27 .671 0 7787 7383 30 11 25 16 104.6 98.7 90.2
New Jersey Nets 43 39 .524 12 8170 8041 26 15 17 24 104.8 103.3 94.2
New York Knicks 43 39 .524 12 7509 7307 28 13 15 26 100.4 97.1 90.7
Washington Wizards 42 40 .512 13 7969 7921 24 17 18 23 102.2 101.6 94.2
Orlando Magic 41 41 .500 14 7387 7475 24 17 17 24 98.8 100.9 90.0
Boston Celtics 36 46 .439 19 7864 8079 24 17 12 29 99.1 102.7 95.5
Philadelphia 76ers 31 51 .378 24 7651 7847 19 22 12 29 99.7 102.7 92.5
Central
Team W L Pct GB PF PA HW HL AW AL OEFF DEFF PACE
Chicago Bulls 62 20 .756 0 7931 7348 37 4 25 16 104.1 96.7 92.0
Indiana Pacers 58 24 .707 4 7874 7375 32 9 26 15 105.6 98.4 90.4
Charlotte Hornets 51 31 .622 11 7923 7759 32 9 19 22 104.7 102.7 91.4
Atlanta Hawks 50 32 .610 12 7860 7572 29 12 21 20 105.1 100.8 90.6
Cleveland Cavaliers 47 35 .573 15 7585 7361 27 14 20 21 99.4 96.0 92.5
Detroit Pistons 37 45 .451 25 7721 7592 25 16 12 29 102.5 100.4 91.2
Milwaukee Bucks 36 46 .439 26 7748 7905 21 20 15 26 100.6 102.4 93.2
Toronto Raptors 16 66 .195 46 7781 8541 9 32 7 34 98.5 107.7 95.7
Western
Midwest
Team W L Pct GB PF PA HW HL AW AL OEFF DEFF PACE
Utah Jazz 62 20 .756 0 8279 7743 36 5 26 15 109.3 102.3 91.5
San Antonio Spurs 56 26 .683 6 7587 7260 31 10 25 16 101.5 96.2 90.8
Minnesota Timberwolves 45 37 .549 17 8290 8232 26 15 19 22 104.8 103.6 95.8
Houston Rockets 41 41 .500 21 8099 8161 24 17 17 24 104.4 105.6 93.6
Dallas Mavericks 20 62 .244 42 7494 7995 13 28 7 34 97.4 104.4 92.8
Vancouver Grizzlies 19 63 .232 43 7923 8522 14 27 5 36 101.1 109.3 94.5
Denver Nuggets 11 71 .134 51 7300 8266 9 32 2 39 95.7 109.1 91.9
Pacific
Team W L Pct GB PF PA HW HL AW AL OEFF DEFF PACE
Los Angeles Lakers 61 21 .744 0 8652 8017 33 8 28 13 109.2 100.7 96.0
Seattle Supersonics 61 21 .744 0 8246 7658 35 6 26 15 108.5 100.4 92.0
Phoenix Suns 56 26 .683 5 8166 7741 30 11 26 15 104.5 98.8 94.6
Portland Trailblazers 46 36 .561 15 7734 7619 26 15 20 21 100.8 99.5 92.7
Sacramento Kings 27 55 .329 34 7637 8095 21 20 6 35 98.1 103.8 94.2
Golden State Warriors 19 63 .232 42 7237 7985 12 29 7 34 92.7 102.8 94.1
Los Angeles Clippers 17 65 .207 44 7865 8469 11 30 6 35 99.9 108.3 94.8

Offense

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Team OEFF PPG Pts FGM FGA FGP FTM FTA FTP 3PM 3PA 3PP ORB REB RPG AST APG STL BLK TO PF PACE
UTA 109.3 101.0 8279 2993 6113 .490 2044 2644 .773 249 670 .372 962 3367 41.1 2070 25.2 648 412 1260 1961 91.5
LAL 109.2 105.5 8652 3146 6536 .481 1863 2743 .679 497 1418 .350 1079 3550 43.3 2009 24.5 734 556 1256 1859 96.0
SEA 108.5 100.6 8246 3052 6458 .473 1521 2109 .721 621 1571 .395 931 3156 38.5 1986 24.2 804 376 1145 1812 92.0
IND 105.6 96.0 7874 2921 6223 .469 1631 2136 .764 401 1029 .390 874 3222 39.3 1889 23.0 645 368 1168 1859 90.4
ATL 105.1 95.9 7860 2887 6352 .455 1749 2314 .756 337 1016 .332 1105 3523 43.0 1569 19.1 653 491 1214 1671 90.6
MIN 104.8 101.1 8290 3157 6844 .461 1673 2253 .743 303 873 .347 1063 3492 42.6 2068 25.2 639 427 1138 1882 95.8
NJN 104.8 99.6 8170 3055 6928 .441 1750 2351 .744 310 937 .331 1344 3481 42.5 1685 20.5 777 314 1180 1917 94.2
CHA 104.7 96.6 7923 2968 6344 .468 1641 2186 .751 346 904 .383 985 3326 40.6 1941 23.7 691 312 1247 1757 91.4
MIA 104.6 95.0 7787 2850 6327 .450 1539 2082 .739 548 1544 .355 1028 3447 42.0 1758 21.4 665 429 1226 1982 90.2
PHO 104.5 99.6 8166 3138 6710 .468 1459 1948 .749 431 1211 .356 991 3443 42.0 2124 25.9 756 429 1236 1765 94.6
HOU 104.4 98.8 8099 2946 6513 .452 1634 2120 .771 573 1670 .343 987 3337 40.7 1799 21.9 686 294 1298 1653 93.6
CHI 104.1 96.7 7931 3064 6801 .451 1492 2009 .743 311 962 .323 1243 3681 44.9 1952 23.8 696 353 1178 1691 92.0
DET 102.5 94.2 7721 2862 6373 .449 1704 2288 .745 293 938 .312 1044 3382 41.2 1597 19.5 678 344 1198 1805 91.2
WAS 102.2 97.2 7969 3080 6811 .452 1489 2156 .691 320 944 .339 1121 3462 42.2 1900 23.2 689 379 1156 1839 94.2
SAS 101.5 92.5 7587 2898 6187 .468 1489 2164 .688 302 863 .350 984 3622 44.2 1839 22.4 516 568 1318 1731 90.8
VAN 101.1 96.6 7923 3006 6567 .458 1586 2145 .739 325 899 .362 1081 3394 41.4 1960 23.9 614 349 1405 1809 94.5
POR 100.8 94.3 7734 2885 6397 .451 1640 2226 .737 324 1047 .309 1086 3608 44.0 1766 21.5 585 464 1383 1859 92.7
MIL 100.6 94.5 7748 2918 6399 .456 1663 2167 .767 249 706 .353 1035 3271 39.9 1649 20.1 733 357 1383 1915 93.2
NYK 100.4 91.6 7509 2864 6413 .447 1399 1812 .772 382 1139 .335 978 3412 41.6 1787 21.8 634 278 1247 1947 90.7
LAC 99.9 95.9 7865 2930 6690 .438 1480 2047 .723 525 1468 .358 1040 3316 40.4 1533 18.7 625 456 1323 1827 94.8
PHI 99.7 93.3 7651 2837 6409 .443 1734 2352 .737 243 810 .300 1125 3419 41.7 1729 21.1 729 490 1354 1878 92.5
CLE 99.4 92.5 7585 2817 6207 .454 1653 2187 .756 298 801 .372 955 3286 40.1 1894 23.1 814 419 1418 1939 92.5
BOS 99.1 95.9 7864 3012 6934 .434 1425 1964 .726 415 1249 .332 1196 3240 39.5 1816 22.1 987 366 1330 2203 95.5
ORL 98.8 90.1 7387 2771 6455 .429 1552 2138 .726 293 909 .322 1178 3381 41.2 1694 20.7 649 441 1258 1617 90.0
TOR 98.5 94.9 7781 2965 6813 .435 1479 2060 .718 372 1086 .343 1187 3336 40.7 1746 21.3 769 663 1371 1851 95.7
SAC 98.1 93.1 7637 2957 6684 .442 1440 2096 .687 283 806 .351 1094 3398 41.4 1836 22.4 596 420 1271 1810 94.2
DAL 97.4 91.4 7494 2882 6754 .427 1308 1738 .753 422 1183 .357 1007 3288 40.1 1535 18.7 646 466 1182 1643 92.8
DEN 95.7 89.0 7300 2677 6412 .417 1658 2147 .772 288 893 .323 1040 3197 39.0 1547 18.9 664 393 1311 1937 91.9
GSW 92.7 88.3 7237 2845 6884 .413 1358 1912 .710 189 696 .272 1288 3761 45.9 1708 20.8 621 448 1369 1859 94.1

Defense

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Team DEFF PPG Pts FGM FGA FGP FTM FTA FTP 3PM 3PA 3PP ORB REB RPG AST APG STL BLK TO PF
CLE 96.0 89.8 7361 2689 6214 .433 1642 2175 .755 341 0 .000 948 3177 38.7 1790 21.8 707 455 1444 1904
SAS 96.2 88.5 7260 2737 6656 .411 1448 1956 .740 338 0 .000 1017 3253 39.7 1556 19.0 730 378 1045 1845
CHI 96.7 89.6 7348 2797 6483 .431 1425 1956 .729 329 0 .000 1016 3255 39.7 1595 19.5 657 356 1268 1774
NYK 97.1 89.1 7307 2624 6131 .428 1728 2304 .750 331 0 .000 854 3195 39.0 1585 19.3 653 313 1234 1705
IND 98.4 89.9 7375 2788 6451 .432 1525 2096 .728 274 0 .000 1114 3368 41.1 1591 19.4 644 366 1237 1847
MIA 98.7 90.0 7383 2723 6355 .428 1632 2195 .744 305 0 .000 1058 3290 40.1 1630 19.9 637 370 1214 1851
PHO 98.8 94.4 7741 2923 6618 .442 1501 2051 .732 394 0 .000 1051 3394 41.4 1803 22.0 720 323 1363 1769
POR 99.5 92.9 7619 2810 6520 .431 1626 2253 .722 373 0 .000 1011 3212 39.2 1764 21.5 770 445 1160 1823
DET 100.4 92.6 7592 2840 6377 .445 1549 2077 .746 363 0 .000 991 3325 40.5 1753 21.4 648 382 1263 1874
SEA 100.4 93.4 7658 2896 6491 .446 1449 2001 .724 417 0 .000 1141 3455 42.1 1825 22.3 640 403 1394 1824
LAL 100.7 97.8 8017 2984 6800 .439 1669 2281 .732 380 0 .000 1123 3462 42.2 1841 22.5 660 423 1281 2151
ATL 100.8 92.3 7572 2961 6698 .442 1302 1772 .735 348 0 .000 1081 3233 39.4 1753 21.4 617 372 1118 1892
ORL 100.9 91.2 7475 2930 6460 .454 1302 1769 .736 313 0 .000 1089 3357 40.9 1740 21.2 747 388 1259 1866
WAS 101.6 96.6 7921 2975 6540 .455 1623 2172 .747 348 0 .000 1029 3497 42.6 1725 21.0 632 372 1328 1924
UTA 102.3 94.4 7743 2806 6390 .439 1730 2284 .757 401 0 .000 984 2996 36.5 1690 20.6 645 423 1157 2133
MIL 102.4 96.4 7905 2911 6319 .461 1779 2393 .743 304 0 .000 1001 3261 39.8 1746 21.3 765 398 1348 1808
CHA 102.7 94.6 7759 2977 6417 .464 1436 1964 .731 369 0 .000 965 3224 39.3 1806 22.0 582 372 1240 1902
BOS 102.7 98.5 8079 2864 5981 .479 2052 2756 .745 299 0 .000 1015 3461 42.2 1826 22.3 696 406 1688 1719
PHI 102.7 95.7 7847 2906 6440 .451 1651 2262 .730 384 0 .000 1115 3456 42.1 1927 23.5 766 508 1318 1904
GSW 102.8 97.4 7985 2992 6742 .444 1667 2286 .729 334 0 .000 1134 3669 44.7 2011 24.5 757 478 1154 1638
NJN 103.3 98.1 8041 3016 6406 .471 1653 2211 .748 356 0 .000 1079 3395 41.4 1771 21.6 616 515 1482 2023
MIN 103.6 100.4 8232 3076 6860 .448 1648 2220 .742 432 0 .000 1116 3527 43.0 1909 23.3 609 412 1228 1863
SAC 103.8 98.7 8095 3095 6776 .457 1560 2102 .742 345 0 .000 1157 3690 45.0 1824 22.2 694 466 1256 1775
DAL 104.4 97.5 7995 3138 6819 .460 1333 1868 .714 386 0 .000 1223 3867 47.2 1882 23.0 658 374 1240 1608
HOU 105.6 99.5 8161 3173 6769 .469 1406 1891 .744 409 0 .000 1041 3367 41.1 1914 23.3 732 365 1170 1747
TOR 107.7 104.2 8541 3271 6826 .479 1603 2289 .700 396 0 .000 1270 3776 46.0 2219 27.1 737 514 1370 1748
LAC 108.3 103.3 8469 3236 6832 .474 1663 2267 .734 334 0 .000 1169 3638 44.4 1826 22.3 726 412 1158 1747
DEN 109.1 100.8 8266 3015 6370 .473 1817 2410 .754 419 0 .000 1095 3496 42.6 1983 24.2 662 535 1243 1782
VAN 109.3 103.9 8522 3230 6797 .475 1634 2233 .732 428 0 .000 1144 3502 42.7 2101 25.6 836 538 1163 1832

League Leaders
Minutes
1.Michael Finley - DAL3395
2.Glen Rice - CHA3295
3.Grant Hill - DET3294
4.Ray Allen - MIL3286
5.Antoine Walker - BOS3268
6.Kevin Garnett - MIN3222
7.Tim Duncan - SAS3204
8.Wesley Person - CLE3198
9.Michael Jordan - CHI3181
10.Allen Iverson - PHI3150
Total Points
1.Michael Jordan - CHI2357
2.Karl Malone - UTA2190
3.Antoine Walker - BOS1840
4.Shareef Abdur-rahim - VAN1829
5.Glen Rice - CHA1826
6.Michael Finley - DAL1763
7.Allen Iverson - PHI1758
8.Tim Duncan - SAS1731
9.Grant Hill - DET1712
10.Shaquille O'neal - LAL1699
Points per Game
1.Michael Jordan - CHI28.7
2.Karl Malone - UTA27.0
3.Mitch Richmond - SAC23.2
4.Antoine Walker - BOS22.4
5.Shareef Abdur-rahim - VAN22.3
Glen Rice - CHA22.3
7.Allen Iverson - PHI22.0
8.Chris Webber - WAS21.9
9.David Robinson - SAS21.6
10.Michael Finley - DAL21.5
Field Goals
1.Michael Jordan - CHI881
2.Karl Malone - UTA780
3.Antoine Walker - BOS722
4.Tim Duncan - SAS706
5.Michael Finley - DAL675
6.Shaquille O'neal - LAL670
7.Shareef Abdur-rahim - VAN653
8.Allen Iverson - PHI649
9.Chris Webber - WAS647
10.Kevin Garnett - MIN635
Field Goal Attempts
1.Michael Jordan - CHI1893
2.Antoine Walker - BOS1695
3.Michael Finley - DAL1505
4.Karl Malone - UTA1472
5.Allen Iverson - PHI1407
6.Glen Rice - CHA1386
7.Grant Hill - DET1361
8.Shareef Abdur-rahim - VAN1347
9.Chris Webber - WAS1341
10.Ray Allen - MIL1316
Field Goal Percentage
1.Shaquille O'neal - LAL0.584
2.Bo Outlaw - ORL0.554
3.Alonzo Mourning - MIA0.551
4.Tim Duncan - SAS0.549
5.Vin Baker - SEA0.542
6.Dikembe Mutombo - ATL0.537
7.Antonio Mcdyess - PHO0.536
8.Rasheed Wallace - POR0.533
9.Karl Malone - UTA0.530
10.Bryant Reeves - VAN0.523
Free Throws
1.Karl Malone - UTA628
2.Michael Jordan - CHI565
3.Shareef Abdur-rahim - VAN502
4.David Robinson - SAS485
5.Grant Hill - DET479
6.Sam Cassell - NJN436
7.Glen Rice - CHA428
8.Mitch Richmond - SAC407
9.Shawn Kemp - CLE404
10.Allen Iverson - PHI390
Free Throw Attempts
1.Karl Malone - UTA825
2.Michael Jordan - CHI721
3.Shaquille O'neal - LAL681
4.David Robinson - SAS660
5.Grant Hill - DET647
6.Shareef Abdur-rahim - VAN640
7.Shawn Kemp - CLE556
8.Allen Iverson - PHI535
9.Vin Baker - SEA526
10.Sam Cassell - NJN507
Free Throw Percentage
1.Chris Mullin - IND0.939
2.Jeff Hornacek - UTA0.885
3.Ray Allen - MIL0.875
4.Derek Anderson - CLE0.873
5.Kevin Johnson - PHO0.871
Tracy Murray - WAS0.871
7.Hersey Hawkins - SEA0.868
Reggie Miller - IND0.868
9.Christian Laettner - ATL0.864
Mitch Richmond - SAC0.864
Three-Point Field Goals
1.Wesley Person - CLE192
2.Reggie Miller - IND164
3.Joe Dumars - DET158
Tracy Murray - WAS158
5.Tim Hardaway - MIA155
6.Voshon Lenard - MIA153
7.Eddie Jones - LAL143
8.Isaiah Rider - POR135
9.Ray Allen - MIL134
Gary Payton - SEA134
Three-Point Attempts
1.Wesley Person - CLE447
2.Tim Hardaway - MIA442
3.Joe Dumars - DET426
4.Isaiah Rider - POR420
5.Tracy Murray - WAS403
6.Gary Payton - SEA397
John Starks - NYK397
8.Reggie Miller - IND382
9.Voshon Lenard - MIA378
10.Eddie Jones - LAL368
Three-Point Percentage
1.Dale Ellis - SEA0.460
2.Jeff Hornacek - UTA0.441
3.Chris Mullin - IND0.440
4.Hubert Davis - DAL0.439
5.Steve Kerr - CHI0.438
6.Glen Rice - CHA0.433
7.Wesley Person - CLE0.430
8.Reggie Miller - IND0.429
9.Dell Curry - CHA0.421
10.Eldridge Recasner - ATL0.419
Offensive Rebounds
1.Jayson Williams - NJN443
2.Dennis Rodman - CHI421
3.Vin Baker - SEA286
4.Zydrunas Ilgauskas - CLE279
5.Dikembe Mutombo - ATL276
6.Tim Duncan - SAS274
7.Erick Dampier - GSW272
8.Antoine Walker - BOS270
9.Bo Outlaw - ORL255
10.Ervin Johnson - MIL242
Defensive Rebounds
1.Dennis Rodman - CHI780
2.Tim Duncan - SAS703
3.Dikembe Mutombo - ATL656
4.Anthony Mason - CHA649
5.Karl Malone - UTA645
6.Arvydas Sabonis - POR580
7.Antoine Walker - BOS566
8.Kevin Garnett - MIN564
9.Charles Barkley - HOU553
10.David Robinson - SAS536
Total Rebounds
1.Dennis Rodman - CHI1201
2.Tim Duncan - SAS977
3.Dikembe Mutombo - ATL932
4.Jayson Williams - NJN883
5.Antoine Walker - BOS836
6.Karl Malone - UTA834
7.Anthony Mason - CHA826
8.Charles Barkley - HOU794
9.Kevin Garnett - MIN786
10.David Robinson - SAS775
Rebounds per Game
1.Dennis Rodman - CHI15.0
2.Tim Duncan - SAS11.9
3.Dikembe Mutombo - ATL11.4
4.David Robinson - SAS10.6
5.Karl Malone - UTA10.3
6.Anthony Mason - CHA10.2
Antoine Walker - BOS10.2
8.Arvydas Sabonis - POR10.0
9.Kevin Garnett - MIN9.6
10.Chris Webber - WAS9.5
Assists
1.Rod Strickland - WAS801
2.Jason Kidd - PHO745
3.Stephon Marbury - MIN704
4.Mark Jackson - IND702
5.Gary Payton - SEA677
6.Tim Hardaway - MIA672
7.Brevin Knight - CLE656
8.Sam Cassell - NJN603
9.Avery Johnson - SAS591
10.Damon Stoudamire - TOT580
Assists per Game
1.Rod Strickland - WAS10.5
2.Jason Kidd - PHO9.1
3.Mark Jackson - IND8.6
Stephon Marbury - MIN8.6
5.Tim Hardaway - MIA8.3
Gary Payton - SEA8.3
7.Brevin Knight - CLE8.2
8.Damon Stoudamire - TOT8.2
9.Sam Cassell - NJN8.0
10.Avery Johnson - SAS7.9
Steals
1.Brevin Knight - CLE196
2.Doug Christie - TOR190
3.Gary Payton - SEA185
4.Mookie Blaylock - ATL181
5.Allen Iverson - PHI176
6.Jason Kidd - PHO162
7.Eddie Jones - LAL160
8.Kendall Gill - NJN156
9.Hersey Hawkins - SEA148
10.Charlie Ward - NYK144
Blocks
1.Dikembe Mutombo - ATL277
2.Theo Ratliff - TOT258
3.Marcus Camby - TOR230
4.Shawn Bradley - DAL214
5.Tim Duncan - SAS206
6.Theo Ratliff - PHI203
7.Michael Stewart - SAC195
8.David Robinson - SAS192
9.Bo Outlaw - ORL180
10.Ervin Johnson - MIL155
Turnovers
1.Antoine Walker - BOS292
2.Grant Hill - DET285
3.Tim Duncan - SAS279
4.Shawn Kemp - CLE271
5.Sam Cassell - NJN269
6.Rod Strickland - WAS266
7.Jim Jackson - TOT263
8.Ray Allen - MIL262
9.Jason Kidd - PHO261
10.Shareef Abdur-rahim - VAN257
Personal Fouls
1.Ervin Johnson - MIL320
2.Shawn Kemp - CLE310
3.Danny Fortson - DEN309
Rick Fox - LAL309
5.Antonio Mcdyess - PHO292
Theo Ratliff - TOT292
7.Zydrunas Ilgauskas - CLE288
8.Erick Dampier - GSW281
9.Charles Oakley - NYK280
10.Vin Baker - SEA279

All-Stars
EastWest
Tim Hardaway
Anfernee Hardaway
Grant Hill
Michael Jordan
Shawn Kemp
Reggie Miller
Dikembe Mutombo
Glen Rice
Steve Smith
Rick Smits
Antoine Walker
Jayson Williams
Vin Baker
Kobe Bryant
Tim Duncan
Kevin Garnett
Eddie Jones
Jason Kidd
Karl Malone
Shaquille O'Neal
Gary Payton
Mitch Richmond
David Robinson
Nick Van Exel

All-NBA Team

1st Team

Tim Duncan - SAS
Michael Jordan - CHI
Karl Malone - UTA
Shaquille O'neal - LAL
Gary Payton - SEA

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