1996-97 Charlotte Hornets Statistics

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 54-28
Finishing 3rd in the NBA's Central Division of the Eastern Conference
Postseason: 0-3 Lost conference first round
Conference First Round - Lost to New York Knicks 3-0
Coach: Dave Cowens (54-28)
Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
Attendance: 985,722, Avg. 24,042 in 41 home dates
1996-97 Charlotte Hornets Roster
1996-97 Charlotte Hornets Results

The Charlotte Hornets of the National Basketball Association ended the 1996-97 season with a record of 54 wins and 28 losses, finishing third in the NBA's Central Division of the Eastern Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-3.

Charlotte netted 8,108 points and yielded 7,955. Glen Rice scored a team-best 2,115 points for the Hornets, and Anthony Mason averaged 16 or more per game, too. Anthony Mason contributed 829 rebounds. Muggsy Bogues dished out 469 assists for the squad.

On the defensive side of the ball, Vlade Divac added 103 steals and blocked a team-best 180 shots.

Dave Cowens coached the team. The 1996-97 Charlotte Hornets lost in the conference first round.

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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
Glen RiceF-G7978336215137224402075354646725131816072261771902115
Anthony MasonF737331438254333142831918664382941476331652021186
Vlade DivacC8180284084741847112591772414847253011031801932771024
Dell CurryG68202078836384296126142114401712111186014931471008
Muggsy BoguesG6565188044320414460645425116141469822108114522
Matt GeigerC491310443501712061278910015825838202767153437
Tony SmithG6939129133713899325938385694150481973110346
Tony DelkG611867256119112525142316899993666871332
Ricky PierceF-G271765023711956306356194968491443048324
Anthony GoldwireG339576154628236403033538941914158190
Malik RoseF54152512861206238709416432281741114160
Scott BurrellG-F28248213145551953422455793914112560151
Rafael AddisonF-G41335512249208282219264534831752128
George ZidekC3622888533203225253863943234491
Donald RoyalF252320402100352818405810122224270
Tom ChambersF-C1258331732433111441091419
Jamie FeickF-C3010421120123001035
Eric LecknerC-F1011300000011100030

Player Averages:

Player Pos GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Glen RiceF-G797842.647.747.
Anthony MasonF737343.152.533.374.52.58.811.
Vlade DivacC818035.149.423.468.
Dell CurryG682030.645.942.680.
Muggsy BoguesG656528.946.041.784.
Matt GeigerC491321.348.930.
Tony SmithG693918.740.932.364.
Tony DelkG61114.246.546.482.
Ricky PierceF-G271724.150.253.688.
Anthony GoldwireG33917.540.343.975.
Malik RoseF5419.747.
Scott BurrellG-F28217.234.434.579.
Rafael AddisonF-G4138.740.
George ZidekC3628.
Donald RoyalF25212.852.580.
Tom ChambersF-C1256.922.666.775.
Jamie FeickF-C303.350.0100.
Eric LecknerC-F1011.

Postseason - Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Glen RiceF-G31375728166232111011114141183
Vlade DivacC31164621301512131326103661154
Anthony MasonF3131381600137828369119639
Muggsy BoguesG258191176441235106332
Tony DelkG385311313500551062021031
Ricky PierceF-G387241171001784203823
Dell CurryG35017541331015401514
Matt GeigerC331320022448221256
Malik RoseF212420000415100224
Tony SmithG29101021011210311
Donald RoyalF14100000022000010

Postseason Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Glen RiceF-G345.749.137.591.
Vlade DivacC338.745.
Anthony MasonF343.742.
Muggsy BoguesG229.057.985.7100.
Tony DelkG328.341.938.
Ricky PierceF-G329.045.814.
Dell CurryG316.729.425.0100.
Matt GeigerC310.366.7100.
Malik RoseF26.
Tony SmithG24.
Donald RoyalF14.