1997-98 San Jose Lasers Roster

American Basketball League (ABL)
Team Record: 21-23
Finishing 3rd in the ABL's Western Conference
Postseason: 2-2 Lost semifinals

First Round - Defeated New England Blizzard 2-0
Semifinals - Lost to Columbus Quest 2-0
Coach: Angela Beck (21-23)
Location: San Jose, California
Attendance: 105,004, Avg. 4,773 in 22 home dates
1997-98 San Jose Lasers Statistics

The San Jose Lasers of the American Basketball League ended the 1997-98 season with a record of 21 wins and 23 losses, finishing third in the ABL's Western Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 2-2.

The Lasers poured in 3,419 points and allowed 3,392. Jennifer Azzi tossed in a team-leading 649 points for San Jose, while Sheri Sam and Charlotte Smith scored 12 or more per game as well. Sheri Sam racked up 305 boards. Jennifer Azzi dished out 219 assists for the squad.

On the defensive side of the ball, Kedra Holland-Corn added 96 thefts.

Angela Beck coached the team. The 1997-98 San Jose Lasers lost in the semifinals of the playoffs.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
Jennifer AzziGAugust 31, 19685'8"143StanfordOak Ridge, TN USA
Kisa BradleyF-CAugust 26, 19746'5"185Oral Roberts
Laurie ByrdGFebruary 1, 19605'6"131Eastern Michigan
Katryna GaitherCAugust 13, 19756'3"170Notre Dame
Shelley Gorman- SandieGJanuary 22, 19696'0"145Melbourne, VIC AUS
Sonja HenningGOctober 4, 19695'7"143Stanford
Kedra Holland-CornGNovember 5, 19745'8"129Georgia
Anita KaplanCApril 22, 19736'5"180Stanford
Clarisse MachanguanaC-FOctober 4, 19766'5"180Old Dominion
Sheri SamF-GMay 5, 19746'0"160Vanderbilt
Charlotte SmithFMay 2, 19755'10"145Stanford



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