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1996-97 Atlanta Hawks Statistics

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 56-26
Finishing 2nd in the NBA's Central Division of the Eastern Conference
Postseason: 4-6 Lost conference semifinals
Conference First Round - Defeated Detroit Pistons 3-2
Conference Semifinals - Lost to Chicago Bulls 4-1
Coach: Lenny Wilkens (56-26)
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Attendance: 585,802, Avg. 14,288 in 41 home dates
1996-97 Atlanta Hawks Roster
1996-97 Atlanta Hawks Results

The Atlanta Hawks of the National Basketball Association ended the 1996-97 season with a record of 56 wins and 26 losses, finishing second in the NBA's Central Division of the Eastern Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 4-6.

The Hawks tossed in 7,774 points and conceded 7,328. Christian Laettner netted a team-leading 1,486 points for Atlanta, while Mookie Blaylock and Steve Smith scored 15 or more per game, too. Dikembe Mutombo racked up 929 rebounds. Mookie Blaylock dished out 463 assists for the squad.

Defensively, Mookie Blaylock added 212 steals, and Dikembe Mutombo swatted 264 opponent shot attempts.

Lenny Wilkens coached the team. The 1996-97 Atlanta Hawks lost in the conference semifinals.

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Player Totals:

Player Pos GP GS Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Christian LaettnerF-C8282314011285488831440359212508720223102642182771486
Steve SmithG7272281811454913881303933339014823830562231761731445
Mookie BlaylockG787830561159501604221174131114299413463212201851411354
Dikembe MutomboC8080297372138000434306268661929110492641862491066
Tyrone CorbinG-F7065230560025320874108867621829412490785176666
Eldridge RecasnerG71412073501481405858513580115943846597405
Henry JamesF5315945306125181763630275481211112998356
Jon BarryG5889652461001244846372673991155535956285
Alan HendersonF300501162770075454769116232162973199
Willie BurtonF-G240380116394613685711304111832655148
Priest LauderdaleC350180894910231316274312193739111
Ivano NewbillF-C72285091400052207612820424281542115100
Ken NormanF1702209427386124831391273181764
Donnie BoyceG22415463211622211781513104161755
Darrin HancockG-F14086271300128310137717634
Anthony MillerF1014500000257000020
Derrick AlstonF2011500020314000000

Player Averages:

Player Pos GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Christian LaettnerF-C828238.348.635.
Steve SmithG727239.142.933.584.
Mookie BlaylockG787839.243.236.675.
Dikembe MutomboC808037.252.770.53.48.311.
Tyrone CorbinG-F706532.942.235.679.
Eldridge RecasnerG71417.042.341.487.
Henry JamesF531517.840.842.
Jon BarryG58816.640.738.780.
Alan HendersonF30016.747.560.
Willie BurtonF-G24015.833.628.383.
Priest LauderdaleC3505.
Ivano NewbillF-C72211.844.
Ken NormanF17012.928.715.833.
Donnie BoyceG2247.033.312.550.
Darrin HancockG-F1406.
Anthony MillerF1014.
Derrick AlstonF205.

Postseason - Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Steve SmithG10421139555518746112273917412838189
Christian LaettnerF-C10403153622145648195372261083132176
Mookie BlaylockG104411546185282114125870652123515164
Dikembe MutomboC1041586540064463786123131262030154
Tyrone CorbinG-F10364924237139912314320421429106
Alan HendersonF10136341900262011223301372658
Eldridge RecasnerG1012126111148538119207931
Henry JamesF84513362001012104128
Darrin HancockG-F633521030235111154
Priest LauderdaleC37300000112000310
Ivano NewbillF-C35000000011100120
Jon BarryG29303000000000000

Postseason Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Steve SmithG1042.139.632.782.
Christian LaettnerF-C1040.340.519.
Mookie BlaylockG1044.139.632.966.
Dikembe MutomboC1041.562.871.93.78.612.
Tyrone CorbinG-F1036.445.735.1100.
Alan HendersonF1013.655.976.
Eldridge RecasnerG1012.142.336.462.
Henry JamesF85.623.
Darrin HancockG-F65.540.
Priest LauderdaleC32.
Ivano NewbillF-C31.
Jon BarryG24.


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