Denver 82, New York 89

December 14, 1996

Regular Season

Madison Square Garden (Manhattan, New York)

Attendance: 19,763

Officials: Dick Bavetta, Greg Willard, Joe Borgia

Team Rebounds: Denver (9) New York (8)

Technicals: Denver (0) New York (0)

  1 2 3 4 Final
DEN (5-19) 25 22 20 15 82
NYK (15-6) 23 19 23 24 89

Advanced Poss ORtg DRtg
DEN 83 98.4 106.8
NYK 83 106.8 98.4

Four Factors eFG% TO% OR% FTR
DEN .426 0.132 0.235 0.257
NYK .488 0.156 0.295 0.138

Denver Nuggets

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL BLK TO PTS
3 Dale Ellis Starter SF 31:00 3-11 1-3 0-1 -0.4 0.0 3 3 1 2 0 0 1 7
13 Mark Jackson Starter PG 44:00 1-11 0-3 2-2 7.5 2.0 2 4 11 2 2 0 3 4
50 Ervin Johnson Starter C 39:00 2-4 0-0 0-0 11.8 2.0 9 11 1 4 0 4 1 4
24 Antonio McDyess Starter PF 36:00 12-17 1-2 4-4 17.8 2.0 2 4 0 1 0 1 1 29
23 Bryant Stith Starter SG 41:00 4-14 1-3 4-4 4.8 1.0 3 4 3 3 0 0 1 13
20 LaPhonso Ellis Bench PF 32:00 7-16 0-3 9-9 11.4 1.0 7 8 1 5 1 1 3 23
21 Tom Hammonds Bench PF 08:00 1-1 0-0 0-0 1.2 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
6 Brooks Thompson Bench SG 09:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 -0.5 0.0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0
  Team                   9         4  
        240 30-74 3-14 19-20 63.5 8 26 43 18 18 3 6 15 82
          40.5% 21.4% 95.0%                    

New York Knicks

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL BLK TO PTS
1 Chris Childs Starter PG 31:00 7-15 3-5 3-3 14.4 1.0 1 2 9 4 0 0 2 20
33 Patrick Ewing Starter C 40:00 8-20 0-0 2-4 15.2 0.0 11 11 2 1 3 3 2 18
20 Allan Houston Starter SG 29:00 4-10 1-3 1-2 3.8 2.0 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 10
2 Larry Johnson Starter SF 35:00 5-9 1-1 0-0 5.5 1.0 1 2 2 3 0 0 1 11
34 Charles Oakley Starter PF 39:00 4-7 0-0 1-2 13.0 5.0 6 11 3 5 3 0 3 9
3 John Starks Bench SG 24:00 4-10 3-5 0-0 6.0 1.0 4 5 1 3 0 0 1 11
44 John Wallace Bench SF 08:00 1-1 0-0 1-1 3.6 0.0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 3
21 Charlie Ward Bench PG 17:00 1-5 0-2 0-0 10.0 1.0 5 6 6 0 2 0 1 2
52 Buck Williams Bench PF 17:00 1-3 0-0 3-4 2.8 2.0 2 4 1 4 0 1 2 5
  Team                   8         1  
        240 35-80 8-16 11-16 90.2 13 31 52 25 20 8 5 14 89
          43.8% 50.0% 68.8%                    

Denver Nuggets Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Mark Jackson
8.5p, 4.3r, 11.1a
Bryant Stith
14.5p, 4.7r, 2.4a
Dale Ellis
19.4p, 4.3r, 1.7a
Antonio McDyess
16.9p, 7.3r, 1.1a
Ervin Johnson
5.4p, 8.6r, 0.7a
Rotation  
 
 
 
 
 
LaPhonso Ellis
15.2p, 6r, 0.6a
 
 
Lim PT  
 
Brooks Thompson
8.9p, 1.3r, 3.6a
 
 
Tom Hammonds
6.9p, 5.3r, 0.4a
 
 

New York Knicks Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Chris Childs
9.4p, 1.4r, 5.4a
Allan Houston
12.9p, 2.9r, 2.4a
Larry Johnson
12.4p, 4.4r, 2a
Charles Oakley
9.9p, 9.4r, 2.9a
Patrick Ewing
21.2p, 11r, 1.7a
Rotation Charlie Ward
6.7p, 3.4r, 5.5a
John Starks
14p, 2.8r, 3.3a
 
 
Buck Williams
6.7p, 5.8r, 0.7a
 
 
Lim PT  
 
 
 
John Wallace
5.5p, 3.1r, 0.4a
 
 
 
 

Denver Nuggets Leaders

MPG Dale Ellis 40.8
FG% Tom Hammonds .561
3P% Jeff McInnis .462
FT% Ricky Pierce .933
ORPG Antonio McDyess 2.3
DRPG Ervin Johnson 6.5
RPG Ervin Johnson 8.6
SPG Bryant Stith 1.2
APG Mark Jackson 11.1
BPG Antonio McDyess 1.8
PPG Dale Ellis 19.4

New York Knicks Leaders

MPG Patrick Ewing 36.5
FG% Buck Williams .552
3P% Chris Jent .667
FT% Scott Brooks 1.000
ORPG Charles Oakley 3.5
DRPG Patrick Ewing 8.9
RPG Patrick Ewing 11.0
SPG Patrick Ewing 1.5
APG Charlie Ward 5.5
BPG Patrick Ewing 2.2
PPG Patrick Ewing 21.2

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