Cleveland 87, Denver 88

January 16, 1997

Regular Season

McNichols Sports Arena (Denver, Colorado)

Attendance: 8,072

Officials: Joe Crawford, Gary Benson, Terry Durham

Team Rebounds: Cleveland (8) Denver (3)

Technicals: Cleveland (0) Denver (0)

  1 2 3 4 OT Final
CLE (21-15) 20 27 20 13 7 87
DEN (10-28) 19 20 27 14 8 88

Advanced Poss ORtg DRtg
CLE 84 103.1 104.3
DEN 84 104.3 103.1

Four Factors eFG% TO% OR% FTR
CLE .500 0.142 0.286 0.115
DEN .532 0.201 0.275 0.051

Cleveland Cavaliers

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL BLK TO PTS
1 Terrell Brandon Starter PG 40:00 7-19 1-1 0-0 8.5 1.0 5 6 2 0 2 1 2 15
35 Danny Ferry Starter PF 30:00 2-8 0-0 2-2 6.0 2.0 7 9 1 3 2 0 2 6
24 Chris Mills Starter SF 37:00 6-9 0-0 1-2 10.5 0.0 4 4 2 2 2 0 1 13
14 Bobby Phills Starter SG 40:00 4-6 0-0 1-2 11.2 1.0 2 3 7 4 2 2 4 9
41 Mark West Starter C 16:00 3-4 0-0 0-0 1.5 0.0 0 0 0 3 0 2 2 6
21 Antonio Lang Bench PF 33:00 4-9 0-1 2-2 7.2 1.0 1 2 1 2 3 0 0 10
13 Donny Marshall Bench SF 10:00 1-2 0-1 0-0 0.8 0.0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 2
52 Vitaly Potapenko Bench C 36:00 7-9 0-0 2-2 19.8 5.0 3 8 3 2 1 1 0 16
3 Bob Sura Bench SG 23:00 4-12 1-2 1-3 6.9 0.0 2 2 4 1 3 0 1 10
  Team                   8         1  
        265 38-78 2-5 9-13 84.4 10 25 43 20 18 15 6 13 87
          48.7% 40.0% 69.2%                    

Denver Nuggets

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL BLK TO PTS
20 LaPhonso Ellis Starter PF 41:00 12-24 2-8 1-1 10.1 1.0 4 5 1 3 0 0 2 27
35 Darvin Ham Starter SF 38:00 5-8 0-0 0-0 6.8 2.0 3 5 1 5 1 0 1 10
13 Mark Jackson Starter PG 46:00 3-7 1-2 0-0 16.0 1.0 5 6 13 1 2 1 6 7
50 Ervin Johnson Starter C 43:00 2-5 0-0 0-0 7.2 2.0 6 8 0 3 0 4 2 4
23 Bryant Stith Starter SG 37:00 7-15 3-5 3-4 13.5 2.0 3 5 2 0 1 1 2 20
14 Elmer Bennett Bench PG 02:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 -0.2 0.0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0
3 Dale Ellis Bench SF 20:00 1-6 0-2 0-0 -5.0 0.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 2
21 Tom Hammonds Bench PF 17:00 2-4 0-0 0-0 9.5 3.0 6 9 2 2 0 1 1 4
22 Ricky Pierce Bench SG 14:00 3-6 0-0 0-0 4.2 0.0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 6
6 Brooks Thompson Bench SG 07:00 3-4 2-2 0-0 4.5 0.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 8
  Team                   3         1  
        265 38-79 8-19 4-5 86.6 11 29 43 20 16 5 7 18 88
          48.1% 42.1% 80.0%                    

Cleveland Cavaliers Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Terrell Brandon
20.9p, 3.9r, 6.6a
Bobby Phills
12.3p, 3.6r, 3.9a
Chris Mills
13p, 6r, 2.2a
Danny Ferry
10.2p, 3.9r, 2a
Mark West
3.8p, 2.7r, 0.3a
Rotation  
 
Bob Sura
9.3p, 3.7r, 4.4a
Donny Marshall
2.1p, 0.8r, 0.3a
Antonio Lang
3.2p, 1.9r, 0.6a
Vitaly Potapenko
5.4p, 2.7r, 0.5a

Denver Nuggets Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Mark Jackson
9.4p, 4.8r, 12.3a
Bryant Stith
15.3p, 4.3r, 2.4a
Darvin Ham
2.7p, 1.7r, 0.4a
LaPhonso Ellis
20.3p, 6.7r, 1.3a
Ervin Johnson
6.7p, 10.5r, 0.8a
Rotation  
 
Ricky Pierce
9p, 1.5r, 0.8a
Dale Ellis
18.4p, 3.9r, 1.8a
Tom Hammonds
6.3p, 4.8r, 0.7a
 
 
Lim PT Elmer Bennett
2.4p, 0.4r, 1.2a
Brooks Thompson
6.9p, 1r, 2.6a
 
 
 
 
 
 

Cleveland Cavaliers Leaders

MPG Chris Mills 38.0
FG% Tyrone Hill .587
3P% Bob Sura .429
FT% Carl Thomas 1.000
ORPG Tyrone Hill 3.5
DRPG Tyrone Hill 5.7
RPG Tyrone Hill 9.1
SPG Terrell Brandon 1.9
APG Terrell Brandon 6.6
BPG Mark West 0.8
PPG Terrell Brandon 20.9

Denver Nuggets Leaders

MPG Dale Ellis 38.9
FG% Aaron Williams .600
3P% Melvin Booker .500
FT% Eric Murdock .917
ORPG Ervin Johnson 2.5
DRPG Ervin Johnson 8.0
RPG Ervin Johnson 10.5
SPG Bryant Stith 1.2
APG Mark Jackson 12.3
BPG Aaron Williams 3.0
PPG LaPhonso Ellis 20.3

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