1997-98 Cleveland Cavaliers Statistics

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 47-35
Finishing 5th in the NBA's Central Division of the Eastern Conference
Postseason: 1-3 Lost conference first round
Conference First Round - Lost to Indiana Pacers 3-1
Coach: Mike Fratello (47-35)
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
Attendance: 694,629, Avg. 16,942 in 41 home dates
1997-98 Cleveland Cavaliers Roster
1997-98 Cleveland Cavaliers Results

The Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association ended the 1997-98 season with a record of 47 wins and 35 losses, finishing fifth in the NBA's Central Division of the Eastern Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-3.

The Cavaliers tossed in 7,585 points and allowed 7,361. Shawn Kemp scored a team-best 1,442 points for Cleveland and contributed 745 rebounds. Brevin Knight dished out 656 assists for the squad.

On the defensive side of the ball, Brevin Knight added 196 steals, while Zydrunas Ilgauskas rejected 135 opposing shots.

Mike Fratello coached the team. The 1997-98 Cleveland Cavaliers 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
Shawn KempF-C80802769116451882556404219526745197108902713101442
Wesley PersonG8282319895744044719217013265298363188129491101081204
Zydrunas IlgauskasC828123798764544130223027944472371521351462881139
Cedric HendersonF8271252772534840190136712543251689645165238832
Derek AndersonG661318395862398417315275551321872278613128136770
Brevin KnightG80762483592261702512016718625365619618194271723
Vitaly PotapenkoC-F800141248823410144102110203313572728132198570
Danny FerryF693103428611399334032239111459261753118291
Bob SuraG4649422318760191317425699417144793113267
Henry JamesF28016659242511222121315511122480
Scott BrooksG430312662811520186243049183122579
Carl ThomasG29027270273815138631379165122777
Shawnelle ScottC4101883616001812203959868104544
Mitchell ButlerG-F18020647156110661622188082637
Greg GrahamG6056127302201161010716
Tony DumasG704712642301455005514
Totals839410198306207281780129821871653955233132861894814419136119397585


Player Averages:

Player Pos GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Shawn KempF-C808034.644.525.072.72.76.69.32.51.41.13.43.918.0
Wesley PersonG828239.046.043.077.60.83.64.42.31.60.61.31.314.7
Zydrunas IlgauskasC828129.051.825.076.23.45.48.80.90.61.61.83.513.9
Cedric HendersonF827130.848.00.071.60.93.14.02.01.20.52.02.910.1
Derek AndersonG661327.940.820.287.30.82.02.83.41.30.21.92.111.7
Brevin KnightG807631.044.10.080.10.82.33.28.22.50.22.43.49.0
Vitaly PotapenkoC-F80017.748.00.070.81.42.53.90.70.30.41.72.57.1
Danny FerryF69315.039.533.380.00.31.31.70.90.40.20.81.74.2
Bob SuraG46420.537.731.756.50.51.52.03.71.00.22.02.55.8
Henry JamesF2805.940.744.095.50.10.50.50.20.00.00.40.92.9
Scott BrooksG4307.342.445.590.00.10.60.71.10.40.10.30.61.8
Carl ThomasG2909.438.639.561.50.21.11.30.30.60.20.40.92.7
Shawnelle ScottC4104.644.466.70.51.01.40.20.10.20.21.11.1
Mitchell ButlerG-F18011.431.916.760.00.30.91.21.00.40.00.41.42.1
Greg GrahamG609.358.30.0100.00.00.20.21.00.20.01.71.22.7
Tony DumasG706.750.050.00.00.10.60.70.70.00.00.70.72.0
Averages83941023.645.437.275.61.12.83.92.31.00.51.62.39.0

Postseason - Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Shawn KempF-C415271330045381625418541612104
Zydrunas IlgauskasC41474928002513141630225102269
Derek AndersonG410322100026230991151121043
Wesley PersonG413629111974327910301532
Cedric HendersonF4157281110138413171160131430
Brevin KnightG413221600106016162310181618
Vitaly PotapenkoC-F4701560010538113206817
Bob SuraG331512032033410244
Carl ThomasG111100032101000022
Scott BrooksG18100022000200012
Shawnelle ScottC13210000000001102
Danny FerryF310202000011000010
Totals3796024610724714110240981387434126995323

Postseason Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Shawn KempF-C438.046.584.44.06.310.32.01.31.04.03.026.0
Zydrunas IlgauskasC436.857.152.03.54.07.50.50.51.32.55.517.3
Derek AndersonG425.845.588.50.02.32.32.81.30.33.02.510.8
Wesley PersonG434.037.936.875.00.51.82.32.50.80.00.31.38.0
Cedric HendersonF439.339.30.061.51.03.34.32.81.50.03.33.57.5
Brevin KnightG433.028.660.00.04.04.05.82.50.32.04.04.5
Vitaly PotapenkoC-F417.540.050.00.82.02.80.80.50.01.52.04.3
Bob SuraG310.320.00.066.70.01.01.01.30.30.00.71.31.3
Carl ThomasG111.00.066.71.00.01.00.00.00.00.02.02.0
Scott BrooksG18.00.0100.00.00.00.02.00.00.00.01.02.0
Shawnelle ScottC13.050.00.00.00.00.00.01.01.00.02.0
Danny FerryF33.30.00.00.00.30.30.00.00.00.00.30.0
Averages83925.943.529.272.31.12.63.72.00.90.31.92.68.7


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