1996-97 Phoenix Suns Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 40-42
Finishing 4th in the NBA's Pacific Division of the Western Conference
Postseason: 2-3 Lost conference first round
Conference First Round - Lost to Seattle Supersonics 3-2
Coach: Cotton Fitzsimmons (0-8)
Coach: Danny Ainge (40-34)
Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Attendance: 779,943, Avg. 19,023 in 41 home dates
1996-97 Phoenix Suns Statistics
1996-97 Phoenix Suns Results

The Phoenix Suns of the National Basketball Association ended the 1996-97 season with a record of 40 wins and 42 losses, finishing fourth in the NBA's Pacific Division of the Western Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 2-3.

The Suns scored 8,431 points and conceded 8,377. Kevin Johnson netted a team-leading 1,410 points for Phoenix, while Hot Rod Williams racked up 562 rebounds. Kevin Johnson dished out 653 assists for the squad.

Defensively, Kevin Johnson added 102 steals.

Cotton Fitzsimmons and Danny Ainge coached the team. The 1996-97 Phoenix Suns lost in the conference first round.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
Dexter BoneyGApril 27, 19706'4"185UNLVWilmington, DE USA
Chucky BrownFFebruary 29, 19686'7"214North Carolina StateNew York, NY USA
Mike BrownC-FJuly 19, 19636'9"257George WashingtonNewark, NJ USA
Mark BryantF-CApril 25, 19656'9"245Seton HallGlen Ridge, CA USA
Sam CassellGNovember 18, 19696'3"185Florida StateBaltimore, MD USA
Cedric CeballosFAugust 2, 19696'6"190Cal. St.-FullertonMaui, HI USA
Rex ChapmanGOctober 5, 19676'4"185KentuckyBowling Green, KY USA
Ben DavisFDecember 26, 19726'8"240ArizonaVero Beach, FL USA
Tony DumasGAugust 25, 19726'6"190Missouri-Kansas CityChicago, IL USA
Michael FinleyG-FMarch 6, 19736'7"215WisconsinMelrose Park, IL USA
A.C. GreenF-COctober 4, 19636'9"220Oregon StatePortland, OR USA
Robert HorryFAugust 25, 19706'9"220AlabamaAndalusia, AL USA
Kevin JohnsonGMarch 4, 19666'1"180CaliforniaSacramento, CA USA
Jason KiddGMarch 23, 19736'4"208CaliforniaSan Francisco, CA USA
Joe KleineCJanuary 4, 19626'11"255ArkansasColorado Springs, CO USA
Horacio Llamas GreyCJuly 17, 19736'11"285Grand CanyonEl Rosario, MEX
Danny ManningF-CMay 17, 19666'10"230KansasHattiesburg, MS USA
Loren MeyerCDecember 30, 19726'10"257Iowa StateEmmetsburg, IA USA
Steve NashGFebruary 7, 19746'3"195Santa ClaraJohannesburg, SAF
Wesley PersonGMarch 28, 19716'6"195AuburnCrenshaw, AL USA
Rumeal RobinsonGNovember 13, 19666'2"195MichiganMandeville, JAM
Wayman TisdaleF-CJune 9, 19646'8"240OklahomaTulsa, OK USA
Hot Rod WilliamsF-CAugust 9, 19626'11"215TulaneSorrento, LA USA


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