1996-97 Phoenix Suns Statistics

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 40-42
Finishing 4th in the NBA's Pacific Division of the Western Conference
Postseason: 2-3 Lost conference first round
Conference First Round - Lost to Seattle Supersonics 3-2
Coach: Cotton Fitzsimmons (0-8)
Coach: Danny Ainge (40-34)
Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Attendance: 779,943, Avg. 19,023 in 41 home dates
1996-97 Phoenix Suns Roster
1996-97 Phoenix Suns Results

The Phoenix Suns of the National Basketball Association ended the 1996-97 season with a record of 40 wins and 42 losses, finishing fourth in the NBA's Pacific Division of the Western Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 2-3.

Phoenix scored 8,431 points and conceded 8,377. Kevin Johnson netted a team-leading 1,410 points for the Suns, while Hot Rod Williams racked up 562 rebounds. Kevin Johnson dished out 653 assists for the squad.

Defensively, Kevin Johnson added 102 steals.

Cotton Fitzsimmons and Danny Ainge coached the team. The 1996-97 Phoenix Suns 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
Kevin JohnsonG707026588904412028951543954199253653102122171411410
Wesley PersonG8042232690340941417111491682242921238619761021080
Danny ManningF-C7717213479542636725118113733246917381741612681040
Rex ChapmanG653318337493323141101491242515618118252796108898
Cedric CeballosF423211475342488121171126911862774928176894643
Hot Rod WilliamsF-C6866213741620420198133178384562100678866176541
Jason KiddG332311733261381004096663412515929679127672382
Mark BryantF-C411810182751520010876671452124722546136380
Michael FinleyG-F2718796297141551469563486120681844442352
Wayman TisdaleF-C531577837115800483035851202082136111346
Sam CassellG2295392411006219124106123850992366066325
Robert HorryF3215719195827824503240791195428264681220
Steve NashG65268417574552351421647631382006392213
Loren MeyerC351744916674535237395796125123573188
A.C. GreenF-C27195481286130483133105138171812034153
Joe KleineC231036580321118132159801296204778
Rumeal RobinsonG120873416103411678105836
Horacio Llamas GreyC20210128150084414184105112534
Chucky BrownF100832613001183131640241434
Ben DavisF2009826100020912152704131629
Dexter BoneyG804819661863360211319
Mike BrownC-F618312500106916255122916
Tony DumasG615119641210223011914
Totals8424101985567053143142852721251618916237632922067664322115717278431


Player Averages:

Player Pos GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Kevin JohnsonG707038.049.644.185.20.82.83.69.31.50.23.12.020.1
Wesley PersonG804229.145.341.379.80.92.83.71.51.10.21.01.313.5
Danny ManningF-C771727.753.619.472.11.84.36.12.21.11.02.13.513.5
Rex ChapmanG653328.244.335.083.20.42.42.82.80.80.11.51.713.8
Cedric CeballosF423227.346.425.973.72.24.46.61.20.70.41.62.215.3
Hot Rod WilliamsF-C686631.449.00.067.22.65.68.31.51.01.31.02.68.0
Jason KiddG332335.542.340.068.81.03.84.89.02.40.42.32.211.6
Mark BryantF-C411824.855.370.41.63.55.21.10.50.11.13.39.3
Michael FinleyG-F271829.547.525.581.21.33.24.42.50.70.11.61.613.0
Wayman TisdaleF-C531514.742.662.50.71.62.30.40.20.40.72.16.5
Sam CassellG22924.541.530.685.50.51.72.34.51.00.32.73.014.8
Robert HorryF321522.542.130.864.01.32.53.71.70.90.81.42.56.9
Steve NashG65210.542.341.882.40.20.71.02.10.30.01.01.43.3
Loren MeyerC351712.844.660.071.21.11.62.70.30.10.31.02.15.4
A.C. GreenF-C271920.347.70.064.61.23.95.10.60.70.00.71.35.7
Joe KleineC231015.940.0100.072.20.92.63.50.50.40.30.92.03.4
Rumeal RobinsonG1207.347.130.025.00.10.50.60.70.10.00.40.73.0
Horacio Llamas GreyC2025.153.650.00.20.70.90.20.50.30.61.31.7
Chucky BrownF1008.350.072.70.31.31.60.40.00.20.41.43.4
Ben DavisF2004.938.545.00.60.81.40.00.20.10.20.81.5
Dexter BoneyG806.031.616.775.00.40.40.80.00.30.10.10.42.4
Mike BrownC-F6113.841.760.01.52.74.20.80.20.30.31.52.7
Tony DumasG618.531.625.050.00.00.30.30.50.00.20.21.52.3
Averages84241023.646.936.976.11.12.83.92.50.80.41.42.110.0

Postseason - Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Rex ChapmanG51918341482225172141613201514121
Kevin JohnsonG5208882622333298142230130181584
Wesley PersonG5163532533141814528336434578
Danny ManningF-C511645263015144263074782166
Jason KiddG5207532122819104263049112131160
Cedric CeballosF51073311123889172634381233
Hot Rod WilliamsF-C51051580010410132332851220
Wayman TisdaleF-C43615600002570001512
Mike BrownC-F4275200872241001611
Mark BryantF-C43610400331340002411
Steve NashG415924100101111255
Loren MeyerC314401000246102300
Totals5412254131721455113910650152202114412680110501

Postseason Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Rex ChapmanG538.249.445.868.00.42.83.22.60.40.03.02.824.2
Kevin JohnsonG541.629.513.687.91.62.84.46.02.60.03.63.016.8
Wesley PersonG532.647.242.477.81.05.66.61.20.80.60.81.015.6
Danny ManningF-C523.257.80.093.30.85.26.01.40.81.41.64.213.2
Jason KiddG541.439.636.452.60.85.26.09.82.20.42.62.212.0
Cedric CeballosF521.433.325.0100.01.83.45.20.60.80.61.62.46.6
Hot Rod WilliamsF-C521.053.340.02.02.64.60.60.41.61.02.44.0
Wayman TisdaleF-C49.040.00.51.31.80.00.00.00.31.33.0
Mike BrownC-F46.840.087.50.50.51.00.30.00.00.31.52.8
Mark BryantF-C49.040.0100.00.30.81.00.00.00.00.51.02.8
Steve NashG43.822.225.00.30.00.30.30.30.30.51.31.3
Loren MeyerC34.70.00.00.71.32.00.30.00.71.00.00.0
Averages84222.741.635.276.30.92.83.72.10.80.51.52.09.3


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