1997-98 Denver Nuggets Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 11-71
Finishing 7th in the NBA's Midwest Division of the Western Conference
Coach: Bill Hanzlik (11-71)
Location: Denver, Colorado
Attendance: 483,791, Avg. 11,800 in 41 home dates
1997-98 Denver Nuggets Statistics
1997-98 Denver Nuggets Results

The Denver Nuggets of the National Basketball Association ended the 1997-98 season with a record of 11 wins and 71 losses, finishing seventh in the NBA's Midwest Division of the Western Conference.

Denver scored 7,300 points and yielded 8,266. Johnny Newman tossed in a team-best 1,089 points for the Nuggets, and Laphonso Ellis contributed 14 or more per game also. Dean Garrett accounted for 644 boards. Bobby Jackson dished out 317 assists for the squad.

On the defensive side of the ball, Bobby Jackson added 105 steals, while Dean Garrett blocked 133 shots.

Bill Hanzlik coached the team.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
Cory AlexanderGJune 22, 19736'1"185VirginiaWaynesboro, VA USA
Tony BattieC-FFebruary 11, 19766'11"230Texas TechDallas, TX USA
Harold EllisGOctober 7, 19706'5"200MorehouseAtlanta, GA USA
Laphonso EllisFMay 5, 19706'8"240Notre DameEast St. Louis, IL USA
Danny FortsonFMarch 27, 19766'7"260CincinnatiPhiladelphia, PA USA
Dean GarrettF-CNovember 27, 19666'10"225IndianaLos Angeles, CA USA
Kiwane GarrisGSeptember 24, 19746'2"183IllinoisChicago, IL USA
Anthony GoldwireGSeptember 6, 19716'1"175HoustonWest Palm Beach, FL USA
Bobby JacksonGMarch 13, 19736'1"185MinnesotaEast Spencer, NC USA
Priest LauderdaleCAugust 31, 19737'4"325Central State (OH)Chicago, IL USA
Johnny NewmanF-GNovember 28, 19636'7"190RichmondDanville, VA USA
Bryant StithGDecember 10, 19706'5"208VirginiaEmporia, VA USA
Eric WashingtonGMarch 23, 19746'4"190AlabamaPearl, MS USA
Eric WilliamsFJuly 17, 19726'8"220ProvidenceNewark, NJ USA
Joe WolfF-CDecember 17, 19646'11"230North CarolinaKohler, WI USA
George ZidekCAugust 2, 19737'0"250UCLAZlin, TCH