1997-98 Denver Nuggets Statistics

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 11-71
Finishing 7th in the NBA's Midwest Division of the Western Conference
Coach: Bill Hanzlik (11-71)
Location: Denver, Colorado
Attendance: 483,791, Avg. 11,800 in 41 home dates
1997-98 Denver Nuggets Roster
1997-98 Denver Nuggets Results

The Denver Nuggets of the National Basketball Association ended the 1997-98 season with a record of 11 wins and 71 losses, finishing seventh in the NBA's Midwest Division of the Western Conference.

Denver scored 7,300 points and yielded 8,266. Johnny Newman tossed in a team-best 1,089 points for the Nuggets, and Laphonso Ellis contributed 14 or more per game also. Dean Garrett accounted for 644 boards. Bobby Jackson dished out 317 assists for the squad.

On the defensive side of the ball, Bobby Jackson added 105 steals, while Dean Garrett blocked 133 shots.

Bill Hanzlik 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
Johnny NewmanF-G7415217679934410536445365509114113877241472081089
Laphonso EllisF7671257510074102015725620614639854421365491732261083
Danny FortsonF8023181161127631339263182266448764430157314816
Bobby JacksonG6853204279131081211831497822430231710511184160790
Anthony GoldwireG82322212636269164631861504010714727786785149751
Dean GarrettF-C8282263256524200176114227417644905713384197598
Tony BattieC-F654915065252341431047313821335160546998199544
Eric WashingtonG66361539498201137448365478012778532572143511
Cory AlexanderG23197972551111124665551089991384566545323
Bryant StithG31157182257548108675155065502183552235
Harold EllisG27334411162406340272350181941953164
Priest LauderdaleC390345127530069382773100217174663144
Joe WolfF-C57862112140102105369012630207229287
Eric WilliamsF44145612400453110112112409979
Kiwane GarrisG28022565221452519316192871152268
George ZidekC604215400121049131023518

Player Averages:

Player Pos GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Johnny NewmanF-G741529.443.134.382.
Laphonso EllisF767133.940.728.480.
Danny FortsonF802322.645.233.377.
Bobby JacksonG685330.039.225.981.
Anthony GoldwireG823227.042.338.480.
Dean GarrettF-C828232.142.864.
Tony BattieC-F654923.244.621.470.
Eric WashingtonG663623.340.432.
Cory AlexanderG231934.743.541.
Bryant StithG311523.233.320.887.
Harold EllisG27312.755.
Priest LauderdaleC3908.841.755.
Joe WolfF-C57810.933.
Eric WilliamsF4436.339.368.
Kiwane GarrisG2808.033.835.776.
George ZidekC607.026.783.