1996-97 Denver Nuggets Statistics

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 21-61
Finishing 5th in the NBA's Midwest Division of the Western Conference
Coach: Bernie Bickerstaff (4-9)
Coach: Dick Motta (17-52)
Location: Denver, Colorado
Attendance: 461,408, Avg. 11,254 in 41 home dates
1996-97 Denver Nuggets Roster
1996-97 Denver Nuggets Results

The Denver Nuggets of the National Basketball Association ended the 1996-97 season with a record of 21 wins and 61 losses, finishing fifth in the NBA's Midwest Division of the Western Conference.

The Nuggets scored 8,020 points and yielded 8,535. Dale Ellis tossed in a team-best 1,361 points for Denver, while Antonio McDyess netted 16 or more per game also. Ervin Johnson contributed 913 boards. Mark Jackson dished out 641 assists for the squad.

On the defensive side of the ball, Ervin Johnson added 65 steals and blocked a team-best 227 shots.

Bernie Bickerstaff and Dick Motta coached the team.

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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
Dale EllisG-F825129401151477528192263215991942931656071461781361
Antonio McDyessF-C747325651157536356387274155382537106621261992761352
Laphonso EllisF5549200210144452599528221810727938613144411171811203
Bryant StithG5252178860325118270234202741432171336020101119774
Ervin JohnsonC8282259946724320156962316829137165227118288582
Mark JacksonG525220014521921214813610971200271641519172104541
Tom HammondsF81817583981912017212413526640164162488205506
Brooks ThompsonG656104740516224497382418789617955286125445
Ricky PierceF-G331060026012039129283173653311453849335
Kenny SmithG33265420687120514135334371021806225260
Anthony GoldwireG27216121766971283831937461251413546197
Sarunas MarciulionisG1702551013830113629121830251214038116
Darvin HamF35331361320033162927561488215780
Jeff McInnisG130117492326121072461821131665
Jerome AllenG250251742134725151221334344131764
George ZidekC16088331600252010132351041752
Eric MurdockG1201143315104121111011249211945
Elmer BennettG5059134624203372010612
Lasalle ThompsonC-F1701051630021521260367267
Aaron WilliamsF-C1010530000235003406
Jimmy KingG2022620042202230126
Vincent AskewG-F109320022000000406
Melvin BookerG5121422100011300705

Player Averages:

Player Pos GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Dale EllisG-F825135.941.436.481.
Antonio McDyessF-C747334.746.317.
Laphonso EllisF554936.443.936.777.
Bryant StithG525234.441.638.586.
Ervin JohnsonC828231.752.
Mark JacksonG525238.542.539.780.
Tom HammondsF81821.748.
Brooks ThompsonG65616.140.039.863.
Ricky PierceF-G331018.246.230.890.
Kenny SmithG33219.842.242.585.
Anthony GoldwireG272122.739.239.481.
Sarunas MarciulionisG17015.037.636.780.
Darvin HamF3538.952.548.
Jeff McInnisG1309.046.946.
Jerome AllenG25010.028.420.660.
George ZidekC1605.548.580.
Eric MurdockG1209.545.540.
Elmer BennettG5011.830.833.350.
Lasalle ThompsonC-F1706.218.850.
Aaron WilliamsF-C1010.
Jimmy KingG2011.033.350.
Vincent AskewG-F109.066.7100.
Melvin BookerG514.