1996-97 Grand Rapids Hoops Roster

Continental Basketball Association (CBA)
Team Record: 32-24
Finishing 2nd in the CBA
Postseason: 5-5
Coach: Brendan Suhr (20-19)
Coach: Mark Hughes (12-5)
Location: Grand Rapids, Michigan
1996-97 Grand Rapids Hoops Statistics

The Grand Rapids Hoops of the Continental Basketball Association ended the 1996-97 season with a record of 32 wins and 24 losses, finishing second in the CBA. The team compiled a postseason mark of 5-5.

The Hoops netted 5,508 points and allowed 5,450. Cuonzo Martin scored a team-leading 808 points for Grand Rapids, while Melvin Booker and Ray Jackson contributed 16 or more per game as well. Michael McDonald racked up 370 rebounds. Melvin Booker dished out 261 assists for the squad.

On defense, Terrence Rencher added 59 thefts, and Michael McDonald swatted 99 opponent shot attempts.

Brendan Suhr and Mark Hughes coached the team.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
Mario BennettFAugust 1, 19736'9"230Arizona StateDenton, TX USA
Melvin BookerGAugust 20, 19726'2"185MissouriPascagoula, MS USA
Sherell FordFAugust 26, 19726'7"210Illinois-ChicagoBaton Rouge, LA USA
Reggie FoxG6'3"200Wyoming
Greg GrantGAugust 29, 19665'7"145Trenton StateTrenton, NJ USA
Ben HandlogtenC-FNovember 12, 19736'10"245Western MichiganGrand Rapids, MI USA
Mark HughesF-C6'8"235Michigan
Ray JacksonF6'6"220Michigan
Justin JenningsG-F6'6"218Purdue
Stacey KingF-CJanuary 29, 19676'11"250OklahomaLawton, OK USA
Cuonzo MartinG-FSeptember 23, 19716'6"215PurdueSt. Louis, MO USA
Michael McDonaldCFebruary 13, 19696'10"232New OrleansLongview, TX USA
Jason OsborneF6'8"200Louisville
Terrence RencherGFebruary 19, 19736'3"185TexasBronx, NY USA
Yamen SandersC6'9"230Southern California
Andre SpencerFJuly 20, 19646'6"210Northern ArizonaStockton, CA USA
Charles ThomasGOctober 3, 19696'3"180Eastern MichiganDayton, OH USA

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