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1997-1998 Phoenix Suns Regular Season Roster
Schedule | Depth Chart

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Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
45 Mike Brown PF 6-9 257 11 Georgetown 1985 Rnd 3 Pick 22 United States
2 Mark Bryant PF 6-9 245 9 Seton Hall 1988 Rnd 1 Pick 21 United States
1 Cedric Ceballos SF 6-6 190 7 Cal State Fullerton 1990 Rnd 2 Pick 21 United States
24 Tom Chambers PF 6-10 220 15 Utah 1981 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States
3 Rex Chapman SG 6-4 185 9 Kentucky 1988 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States
  Stephen Jackson GF 6-8 220 0 Butler CC 1997 Rnd 2 Pick 14 United States
7 Kevin Johnson PG 6-1 180 10 California 1987 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States
32 Jason Kidd PG 6-4 210 3 California 1994 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States
17 Horacio Llamas C 6-11 285 1 Grand Canyon 1996 NBA Draft, Undrafted Mexico
15 Danny Manning F 6-10 230 9 Kansas 1988 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
21 George McCloud SF 6-6 205 7 Florida State 1989 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States
14 Antonio McDyess F 6-9 245 2 Alabama 1995 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States
40 Loren Meyer F-C 6-10 257 2 Iowa State 1995 Rnd 1 Pick 24 United States
20 Marko Milic SF 6-6 235 0 Union Olimpija (Slovenia) 1997 Rnd 2 Pick 5 Slovenia
13 Martin Muursepp F-C 6-10 235 1 Tallinna Kalev (Estonia) 1996 Rnd 1 Pick 25 Estonia
13 Steve Nash G 6-3 178 1 Santa Clara 1996 Rnd 1 Pick 15 Canada / South Africa
30 Cliff Robinson PF 6-10 225 8 Connecticut 1989 Rnd 2 Pick 9 United States
3 Dennis Scott SF 6-8 229 7 Georgia Tech 1990 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States
4 Brooks Thompson G 6-4 193 3 Oklahoma State 1994 Rnd 1 Pick 27 United States
35 Bubba Wells G-F 6-5 230 0 Austin Peay 1997 Rnd 2 Pick 6 United States
18 Hot Rod Williams FC 6-11 215 11 Tulane 1985 Rnd 2 Pick 21 United States

Phoenix Depth Chart Historical Phoenix Depth Charts

  PG SG SF PF C
S Jason Kidd
11.6p 6.2r 9.1a
Rex Chapman
15.9p 2.5r 3.0a
Cliff Robinson
14.2p 5.1r 2.1a
H. Williams
3.6p 4.4r 0.7a
A. McDyess
15.1p 7.6r 1.3a
R Kevin Johnson
9.5p 3.3r 4.9a
 
 
George McCloud
7.2p 3.5r 1.3a
Mark Bryant
4.2p 3.5r 0.7a
Danny Manning
13.5p 5.6r 2.0a
R Steve Nash
9.1p 2.1r 3.4a
 
 
Dennis Scott
6.2p 1.7r 0.8a
 
 
 
 
L  
 
 
 
Marko Milic
2.8p 0.8r 0.4a
 
 
Horacio Llamas
3.0p 2.3r 0.1a

* Depth Chart stats are based upon the last 5 games played.


Pacific Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Seattle SuperSonics61-21-
2Los Angeles Lakers61-210
3Phoenix Suns56-265
4Portland Trail Blazers46-3615
5Sacramento Kings27-5534
6Golden State Warriors19-6342
7Los Angeles Clippers17-6544

Phoenix Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Jason Kidd Player Of The Week (03/15/98, 04/19/98)
Danny Manning Sixth Man Of The Year (1998)
Jason Kidd Western All-Star Coaches Selection (1998)

Phoenix Season Stat Leaders Full Team Stats

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Rex Chapman 68 33.3 15.9 2.5 3.0 1.0 0.2 1.7
Antonio McDyess 81 30.1 15.1 7.6 1.3 1.2 1.7 1.8
Cliff Robinson 80 29.5 14.2 5.1 2.1 1.1 1.1 1.8
Danny Manning 70 25.6 13.5 5.6 2.0 1.0 0.7 1.4
Jason Kidd 82 38.0 11.6 6.2 9.1 2.0 0.3 3.2
Kevin Johnson 50 25.8 9.5 3.3 4.9 0.5 0.2 2.0
Cedric Ceballos 35 17.9 9.5 4.3 1.0 0.6 0.2 1.1
Steve Nash 76 21.9 9.1 2.1 3.4 0.8 0.1 1.3
George McCloud 63 19.3 7.2 3.5 1.3 0.9 0.2 1.0
Dennis Scott 29 17.0 6.2 1.7 0.8 0.3 0.2 0.4
Mark Bryant 70 15.9 4.2 3.5 0.7 0.5 0.2 0.8
Hot Rod Williams 71 18.8 3.6 4.4 0.7 0.5 0.8 0.4
Horacio Llamas 8 5.2 3.0 2.2 0.1 0.1 0.4 1.1
Marko Milic 33 4.9 2.8 0.8 0.4 0.3 0.0 0.6
Brooks Thompson 13 3.5 2.0 0.4 0.2 0.3 0.0 0.4

Phoenix Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Steve Nash was selected as the #15 pick in the First Round of the 1996 NBA Draft by the Phoenix Suns. Steve Nash signed a multi-year contract with the Phoenix Suns on July 24, 1996.

Acquired via Trade

Mark Bryant was acquired in a trade by the Phoenix Suns from the Houston Rockets on August 19, 1996. Mark Bryant re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Phoenix Suns on July 2, 1997.

Kevin Johnson was acquired in a trade by the Phoenix Suns from the Cleveland Cavaliers on February 25, 1988. Kevin Johnson re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Phoenix Suns on September 14, 1989. Kevin Johnson signed an extension with the Phoenix Suns on June 2, 1994. Kevin Johnson re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Phoenix Suns on July 1, 1997.

Jason Kidd was acquired in a trade by the Phoenix Suns from the Dallas Mavericks on December 26, 1996.

Antonio McDyess was acquired in a trade by the Phoenix Suns from the Denver Nuggets on October 1, 1997.

Loren Meyer was acquired in a trade by the Phoenix Suns from the Dallas Mavericks on December 26, 1996.

Marko Milic was acquired in a trade by the Phoenix Suns from the Philadelphia Sixers on November 21, 1997.

Dennis Scott was acquired in a trade by the Phoenix Suns from the Dallas Mavericks on February 18, 1998.

Hot Rod Williams was acquired in a trade by the Phoenix Suns from the Cleveland Cavaliers on October 7, 1995. Hot Rod Williams re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Phoenix Suns on July 10, 1997.

Acquired via Free Agency

Mike Brown signed a contract with the Phoenix Suns on April 5, 1997. Mike Brown re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Phoenix Suns on April 18, 1998.

Rex Chapman signed a contract with the Phoenix Suns on October 12, 1996. Rex Chapman re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Phoenix Suns on July 8, 1997.

Horacio Llamas signed a contract with the Phoenix Suns on February 21, 1997. Horacio Llamas re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Phoenix Suns on March 3, 1997. Horacio Llamas re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Phoenix Suns on March 13, 1997. Horacio Llamas re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Phoenix Suns on July 8, 1997.

Danny Manning signed a contract with the Phoenix Suns on September 3, 1994. Danny Manning re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Phoenix Suns on October 12, 1995.

George McCloud signed a contract as a free agent with the Phoenix Suns on August 29, 1997.

Cliff Robinson signed a contract as a free agent with the Phoenix Suns on August 25, 1997.