1997-98 Seattle Supersonics Statistics

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 61-21
Finishing 1st in the NBA's Pacific Division of the Western Conference
Postseason: 4-6 Lost conference semifinals
Conference First Round - Defeated Minnesota Timberwolves 3-2
Conference Semifinals - Lost to Los Angeles Lakers 4-1
Coach: George Karl (61-21)
Location: Seattle, Washington
Attendance: 699,952, Avg. 17,072 in 41 home dates
1997-98 Seattle Supersonics Roster
1997-98 Seattle Supersonics Results

The Seattle Supersonics of the National Basketball Association ended the 1997-98 season with a record of 61 wins and 21 losses, finishing first in the NBA's Pacific Division of the Western Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 4-6.

The Supersonics racked up 8,246 points and conceded 7,658. Vin Baker scored a team-high 1,574 points for Seattle, while Gary Payton netted 16 or more per game, too. Vin Baker racked up 656 rebounds. Gary Payton dished out 679 assists for the squad.

On the defensive side of the ball, Gary Payton added 185 steals, and Jim McIlvaine blocked 137 shots.

George Karl coached the team. The 1997-98 Seattle Supersonics lost in the conference semifinals.

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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
Vin BakerF8282294411646317152631128637065615291861742781574
Gary PaytonG82823145127857939713437527977299376679185182291951571
Detlef SchrempfF-C787827428984371476135229713541955434160191682051232
Dale EllisG-F7901939700348274127142111511331848960574128934
Hersey HawkinsG828225976362803011252041777126333422114817102153862
Sam PerkinsF-C81016754711962228712810153202255113622962158580
Greg AnthonyG800102134915015966805318931112056439197419
Aaron WilliamsF-C659757220115108566489914714193850119296
Jim McIlvaineC7872121122310130814596163259192413754240247
Jerome KerseyF372717233971016539567913544521436104234
David WingateG-F58254614066732915196079372133758150
Nate McMillanG-F181279672334151113274055144124162
Stephen HowardF1305321800189661233161325
Eric SnowG170742310101050441301121525
James CottonG-F903321840982460116324
George ZidekC602214321440441001511

Player Averages:

Player Pos GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Vin BakerF828235.954.214.359.
Gary PaytonG828238.445.333.874.
Detlef SchrempfF-C787835.248.741.584.
Dale EllisG-F79024.549.746.478.
Hersey HawkinsG828231.744.041.586.
Sam PerkinsF-C81020.741.639.
Greg AnthonyG80012.843.041.566.
Aaron WilliamsF-C65911.652.
Jim McIlvaineC787215.545.
Jerome KerseyF37219.441.610.
David WingateG-F5829.447.142.951.
Nate McMillanG-F18115.534.344.1100.
Stephen HowardF1304.
Eric SnowG1704.443.
James CottonG-F903.738.
George ZidekC603.721.450.0100.

Postseason - Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Gary PaytonG10428183875019504792534701812631240
Detlef SchrempfF-C1037512564142383118597739712221161
Vin BakerF10371134710038164153941818152238158
Hersey HawkinsG1033788414317403517405736181924134
Jerome KerseyF10213723130191617234091010133278
Dale EllisG-F101705320261165491362021056
Sam PerkinsF-C10210421624102012626321435112254
Greg AnthonyG911840121958337101051111732
Nate McMillanG-F7991861222221416153221716
Jim McIlvaineC6592061021731012612213
David WingateG-F313520064224210118
Aaron WilliamsF-C37300022101001102

Postseason Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Gary PaytonG1042.847.538.
Detlef SchrempfF-C1037.551.214.381.
Vin BakerF1037.
Hersey HawkinsG1033.746.639.587.
Jerome KerseyF1021.343.
Dale EllisG-F1017.037.742.383.
Sam PerkinsF-C1021.038.141.760.
Greg AnthonyG913.130.026.337.
Nate McMillanG-F714.133.316.7100.
Jim McIlvaineC69.830.
David WingateG-F34.340.
Aaron WilliamsF-C32.30.0100.


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