New York 98, Phoenix 105

January 18, 1997

Regular Season

Talking Stick Resort Arena (Phoenix, Arizona)

Attendance: 19,023

Officials: Joe Crawford, George Toliver, Bruce Alexander

Team Rebounds: New York (5) Phoenix (6)

Technicals: New York (0) Phoenix (0)

  1 2 3 4 Final
NYK (27-11) 24 34 20 20 98
PHX (14-25) 21 24 36 24 105

Advanced Poss ORtg DRtg
NYK 91 107.1 114.8
PHX 91 114.8 107.1

Four Factors eFG% TO% OR% FTR
NYK .481 0.175 0.326 0.247
PHX .438 0.131 0.340 0.438

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 09:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 1.8 0.0 2 2 2 2 0 0 0 0
33 Patrick Ewing Starter C 40:00 10-20 0-0 8-10 22.5 2.0 11 13 0 2 0 7 3 28
20 Allan Houston Starter SG 40:00 7-18 2-8 3-3 3.4 0.0 2 2 2 5 0 0 2 19
2 Larry Johnson Starter SF 28:00 3-10 0-2 0-0 -0.5 2.0 0 2 0 4 1 1 1 6
34 Charles Oakley Starter PF 38:00 3-8 0-0 1-1 8.4 4.0 5 9 2 2 2 0 3 7
4 Scott Brooks Bench PG 08:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 0.8 0.0 0 0 1 1 2 0 1 0
40 Walter McCarty Bench C 01:00 0-1 0-1 0-0 -1.2 0.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
3 John Starks Bench SG 11:00 4-6 2-2 2-2 7.2 1.0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 12
44 John Wallace Bench SF 07:00 1-3 0-0 0-0 2.8 2.0 2 4 1 1 0 0 1 2
21 Charlie Ward Bench PG 31:00 3-8 2-5 4-6 14.5 1.0 3 4 11 5 0 2 3 12
52 Buck Williams Bench PF 27:00 5-5 0-0 2-4 12.2 3.0 6 9 1 6 1 1 2 12
  Team                   5            
        240 36-81 6-18 20-26 81.8 15 31 51 20 30 6 11 16 98
          44.4% 33.3% 76.9%                    

Phoenix Suns

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL BLK TO PTS
1 Cedric Ceballos Starter SF 40:00 11-21 2-3 8-9 18.1 4.0 5 9 0 3 1 0 2 32
7 Kevin Johnson Starter PG 44:00 4-14 0-0 13-14 14.0 0.0 3 3 9 3 1 0 2 21
40 Loren Meyer Starter C 31:00 4-9 0-0 8-10 12.2 4.0 5 9 3 4 0 0 2 16
11 Wesley Person Starter SG 38:00 7-14 2-4 5-6 11.8 1.0 4 5 0 1 0 0 0 21
18 Hot Rod Williams Starter PF 42:00 3-8 0-0 0-0 11.5 4.0 8 12 4 3 2 0 3 6
3 Rex Chapman Bench SG 12:00 1-4 0-2 0-0 -1.8 0.0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 2
43 Ben Davis Bench PF 01:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Danny Manning Bench C 22:00 3-8 0-0 1-2 9.0 3.0 5 8 3 6 3 1 2 7
13 Steve Nash Bench PG 04:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 1.2 0.0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
20 Rumeal Robinson Bench PG 01:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
23 Wayman Tisdale Bench PF 05:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 -0.8 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Team                   6            
        240 33-80 4-9 35-41 97.4 16 31 53 21 21 7 1 12 105
          41.3% 44.4% 85.4%                    

New York Knicks Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Chris Childs
10.1p, 2.4r, 5.8a
Allan Houston
13.8p, 3r, 2.1a
Larry Johnson
11.8p, 4.4r, 2.2a
Charles Oakley
9.4p, 9.4r, 2.8a
Patrick Ewing
21.3p, 10.6r, 1.7a
Rotation Charlie Ward
6.1p, 3.2r, 4.9a
John Starks
13.7p, 2.8r, 3.1a
 
 
Buck Williams
6.4p, 5.5r, 0.7a
 
 
Lim PT Scott Brooks
1.6p, 0.7r, 0.9a
 
 
John Wallace
5.9p, 2.9r, 0.7a
 
 
Walter McCarty
2.6p, 1r, 0.4a

Phoenix Suns Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Kevin Johnson
17.6p, 3.1r, 8.8a
Wesley Person
12.3p, 3.9r, 1.7a
Cedric Ceballos
15.2p, 7.7r, 1.6a
Hot Rod Williams
8.4p, 8.3r, 1.7a
Loren Meyer
5.4p, 3r, 0.4a
Rotation  
 
Rex Chapman
10.6p, 2.4r, 2.4a
 
 
 
 
Danny Manning
14.4p, 6.8r, 2.3a
Lim PT Steve Nash
4.5p, 1.2r, 2.9a
 
 
 
 
Wayman Tisdale
4.8p, 1.6r, 0.3a
 
 
Lim PT Rumeal Robinson
2.6p, 0.6r, 0.7a
 
 
 
 
Ben Davis
2p, 2.8r, 0a
 
 

New York Knicks Leaders

MPG Patrick Ewing 36.3
FG% Buck Williams .566
3P% Chris Jent .667
FT% Scott Brooks .909
ORPG Charles Oakley 3.1
DRPG Patrick Ewing 8.7
RPG Patrick Ewing 10.6
SPG Charles Oakley 1.2
APG Chris Childs 5.8
BPG Patrick Ewing 2.7
PPG Patrick Ewing 21.3

Phoenix Suns Leaders

MPG Cedric Ceballos 37.8
FG% Rumeal Robinson .667
3P% Joe Kleine 1.000
FT% Sam Cassell .855
ORPG Jason Kidd 3.0
DRPG Cedric Ceballos 6.8
RPG Cedric Ceballos 9.8
SPG Jason Kidd 3.0
APG Jason Kidd 9.0
BPG Hot Rod Williams 1.1
PPG Cedric Ceballos 24.2

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