1996-97 Washington Bullets Statistics

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 44-38
Finishing 4th in the NBA's Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference
Postseason: 0-3 Lost conference first round
Conference First Round - Lost to Chicago Bulls 3-0
Coach: Jim Lynam (22-24)
Coach: Bob Staak (0-1)
Coach: Bernie Bickerstaff (22-13)
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
Attendance: 700,646, Avg. 17,089 in 41 home dates
1996-97 Washington Bullets Roster
1996-97 Washington Bullets Results

The Washington Bullets of the National Basketball Association ended the 1996-97 season with a record of 44 wins and 38 losses, finishing fourth in the NBA's Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-3.

Washington racked up 8,147 points and surrendered 8,014. Juwan Howard scored a team-best 1,570 points for the Bullets, while Rod Strickland and Chris Webber netted 16 or more per game, too. Chris Webber contributed 743 rebounds. Rod Strickland dished out 727 assists for the squad.

On the defensive side of the ball, Rod Strickland added 143 steals, and Chris Webber blocked 137 shots.

Jim Lynam, Bob Staak and Bernie Bickerstaff coached the team. The 1996-97 Washington Bullets 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
Juwan HowardF-C8282332413136382038929420245065231193232462591570
Chris WebberF-C727228061167604151603131772385057433311221372302581445
Rod StricklandG828129971105515771349736795240335727143142701661410
Calbert CheaneyF-G797924117303693041379570198268114771894226837
Tracy MurrayF82118146782883001061611358416925378691986150817
Gheorghe MuresanC7369184954132700199123141340481294396117230777
Chris WhitneyG82111173301391635811394139110418249468100430
Jaren JacksonG-F75011333291341585369533110113265451660131374
Harvey GrantF78251604314129892839306319325668464830167316
Lorenzo WilliamsF-C19026431200075284169468184945
Tim LeglerG1501824815298760212173592144
Ashraf AmayaF3101444012112815193352373102940
Ben WallaceF3401974616002062533582811182738
Matt FishC507310000145000222
Gaylon NickersonG106311000011010102

Player Averages:

Player Pos GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Juwan HowardF-C828240.548.
Chris WebberF-C727239.051.839.756.
Rod StricklandG828136.546.616.973.
Calbert CheaneyF-G797930.550.513.369.
Tracy MurrayF82122.142.535.383.
Gheorghe MuresanC736925.360.461.
Chris WhitneyG82113.642.135.683.
Jaren JacksonG-F75015.140.733.576.
Harvey GrantF782520.641.131.576.
Lorenzo WilliamsF-C19013.964.571.
Tim LeglerG15012.131.327.685.
Ashraf AmayaF3104.630.0100.
Ben WallaceF3405.834.830.
Matt FishC501.433.
Gaylon NickersonG106.

Postseason - Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Rod StricklandG3124522221191451318253011859
Juwan HowardF-C31294320001816108185223956
Tracy MurrayF3873017105171636924201055
Chris WebberF-C3106301911584717241027161847
Calbert CheaneyF-G3120411820129651143251045
Gheorghe MuresanC3709400872161800411615
Chris WhitneyG320524211022200517
Tim LeglerG319201021011200021
Harvey GrantF329301000044002050
Jaren JacksonG-F311000020112100270
Lorenzo WilliamsF-C25000000000000010

Postseason Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Rod StricklandG341.342.350.
Juwan HowardF-C343.046.588.
Tracy MurrayF329.056.750.
Chris WebberF-C335.363.345.550.
Calbert CheaneyF-G340.
Gheorghe MuresanC323.344.487.
Chris WhitneyG36.740.050.0100.
Tim LeglerG36.
Harvey GrantF39.
Jaren JacksonG-F33.
Lorenzo WilliamsF-C22.