Phoenix 94, New York 95

February 18, 1997

Regular Season

Madison Square Garden (Manhattan, New York)

Attendance: 19,763

Officials: Leon Wood, Jack Nies, Ron Olesiak

Team Rebounds: Phoenix (5) New York (4)

Technicals: Phoenix (0) New York (0)

  1 2 3 4 Final
PHX (19-34) 30 27 15 22 94
NYK (38-14) 22 25 25 23 95

Advanced Poss ORtg DRtg
PHX 87 107.6 108.8
NYK 87 108.8 107.6

Four Factors eFG% TO% OR% FTR
PHX .525 0.195 0.359 0.111
NYK .513 0.195 0.340 0.177

Phoenix Suns

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL BLK TO PTS
2 Mark Bryant Starter PF 35:00 2-7 0-0 0-0 4.8 3.0 2 5 2 1 1 1 2 4
1 Cedric Ceballos Starter SF 33:00 7-22 2-4 3-4 5.5 1.0 2 3 2 2 0 2 1 19
7 Kevin Johnson Starter PG 36:00 5-9 2-3 4-5 15.4 2.0 2 4 5 3 2 0 1 16
32 Jason Kidd Starter SG 36:00 7-11 3-4 0-0 21.5 3.0 1 4 13 2 3 0 6 17
18 Hot Rod Williams Starter C 33:00 0-3 0-0 2-2 4.5 2.0 6 8 2 4 1 0 2 2
40 Dexter Boney Bench SG 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 28:00 6-13 0-0 0-2 2.5 0.0 6 6 1 3 1 0 4 12
11 Wesley Person Bench SG 31:00 8-13 6-8 0-0 16.5 1.0 5 6 1 3 1 0 1 22
23 Wayman Tisdale Bench PF 07:00 1-3 0-0 0-0 2.0 2.0 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 2
  Team                   5         0  
        240 36-81 13-19 9-13 100.6 14 25 44 26 19 9 3 17 94
          44.4% 68.4% 69.2%                    

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 35:00 2-7 0-1 0-0 5.8 0.0 2 2 7 1 1 0 2 4
33 Patrick Ewing Starter C 40:00 13-17 0-0 5-7 25.6 3.0 10 13 1 1 1 2 4 31
20 Allan Houston Starter SG 30:00 4-11 2-6 4-4 6.5 0.0 3 3 3 0 0 0 3 14
2 Larry Johnson Starter SF 33:00 6-15 0-1 1-2 5.2 4.0 3 7 0 2 1 0 2 13
34 Charles Oakley Starter PF 40:00 2-8 0-0 1-2 13.0 4.0 11 15 3 1 3 0 3 5
3 John Starks Bench SG 26:00 6-11 3-7 0-0 9.0 2.0 1 3 3 3 0 0 2 15
44 John Wallace Bench SF 08:00 2-3 0-0 3-4 5.2 2.0 0 2 0 0 1 0 1 7
21 Charlie Ward Bench PG 13:00 0-1 0-1 0-0 2.8 0.0 0 0 3 1 1 0 0 0
52 Buck Williams Bench PF 15:00 3-6 0-0 0-0 3.8 1.0 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 6
  Team                   4         0  
        240 38-79 5-16 14-19 106.9 16 31 51 21 10 8 2 17 95
          48.1% 31.3% 73.7%                    

Phoenix Suns Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Kevin Johnson
17.9p, 3.4r, 9.2a
Jason Kidd
10p, 4.2r, 9a
Cedric Ceballos
16.1p, 7.2r, 1.8a
Mark Bryant
9.7p, 5.5r, 1.2a
Hot Rod Williams
6.8p, 7.5r, 1.6a
Rotation  
 
Wesley Person
13.6p, 3.9r, 1.8a
 
 
 
 
Danny Manning
13.5p, 6.8r, 2.2a
Lim PT  
 
Dexter Boney
2.7p, 0.9r, 0a
 
 
Wayman Tisdale
5p, 1.5r, 0.2a
 
 

New York Knicks Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Chris Childs
10.2p, 3r, 6.1a
Allan Houston
15p, 2.9r, 2a
Larry Johnson
12.4p, 4.8r, 2.2a
Charles Oakley
10.5p, 9.6r, 2.6a
Patrick Ewing
21.5p, 10.7r, 1.9a
Rotation Charlie Ward
5.7p, 3r, 4.7a
John Starks
13.9p, 2.8r, 3a
 
 
Buck Williams
6.6p, 5.7r, 0.7a
 
 
Lim PT  
 
 
 
John Wallace
5.2p, 2.5r, 0.7a
 
 
 
 

Phoenix Suns Leaders

MPG Kevin Johnson 35.4
FG% Jason Kidd .567
3P% Joe Kleine 1.000
FT% Sam Cassell .855
ORPG Cedric Ceballos 2.4
DRPG Hot Rod Williams 5.2
RPG Hot Rod Williams 7.5
SPG Jason Kidd 2.8
APG Kevin Johnson 9.2
BPG Hot Rod Williams 0.9
PPG Cedric Ceballos 18.4

New York Knicks Leaders

MPG Patrick Ewing 36.5
FG% Buck Williams .541
3P% Chris Jent .667
FT% Scott Brooks .909
ORPG Charles Oakley 3.3
DRPG Patrick Ewing 8.5
RPG Patrick Ewing 10.7
SPG Charles Oakley 1.4
APG Chris Childs 6.1
BPG Patrick Ewing 2.8
PPG Patrick Ewing 21.5

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