New York 112, Denver 108

February 28, 1997

Regular Season

McNichols Sports Arena (Denver, Colorado)

Attendance: 14,128

Officials: Scott Foster, Tom Washington, Jess Kersey

Team Rebounds: New York (7) Denver (10)

Technicals: New York (0) Denver (0)

  1 2 3 4 OT Final
NYK (42-16) 29 27 24 15 17 112
DEN (17-41) 36 18 20 21 13 108

Advanced Poss ORtg DRtg
NYK 94 118.6 114.4
DEN 94 114.4 118.6

Four Factors eFG% TO% OR% FTR
NYK .517 0.159 0.320 0.253
DEN .462 0.095 0.359 0.250

New York Knicks

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL BLK TO PTS
33 Patrick Ewing Starter C 41:00 8-21 0-0 6-9 17.4 4.0 8 12 4 5 1 3 1 22
20 Allan Houston Starter SG 30:00 3-9 0-2 2-2 2.5 0.0 4 4 2 0 0 0 3 8
2 Larry Johnson Starter SF 39:00 8-12 1-3 4-4 12.0 2.0 2 4 1 4 0 0 1 21
34 Charles Oakley Starter PF 42:00 4-13 0-1 2-2 16.5 4.0 14 18 8 5 0 1 4 10
21 Charlie Ward Starter PG 38:00 5-7 2-3 0-0 8.2 0.0 2 2 2 2 1 0 2 12
4 Scott Brooks Bench PG 11:00 1-3 0-0 0-0 1.5 0.0 1 1 1 2 1 0 0 2
40 Walter McCarty Bench C 06:00 0-1 0-1 0-0 -1.5 0.0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 0
3 John Starks Bench SG 33:00 8-14 3-6 4-4 14.2 0.0 1 1 3 3 2 1 2 23
44 John Wallace Bench SF 07:00 2-3 0-0 2-2 2.0 0.0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 6
52 Buck Williams Bench PF 18:00 3-4 0-1 2-2 9.0 6.0 1 7 0 2 0 0 1 8
  Team                   7            
        265 42-87 6-17 22-25 101.9 16 34 57 21 26 5 5 15 112
          48.3% 35.3% 88.0%                    

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 SF 45:00 11-24 2-3 5-7 17.6 1.0 5 6 5 3 1 1 1 29
5 Anthony Goldwire Starter PG 43:00 4-13 1-4 4-4 14.0 1.0 1 2 9 1 1 1 0 13
50 Ervin Johnson Starter C 32:00 2-5 0-0 0-0 6.5 4.0 3 7 1 6 0 2 0 4
24 Antonio McDyess Starter PF 44:00 11-21 0-1 10-12 17.0 2.0 5 7 0 5 4 1 3 32
23 Bryant Stith Starter SG 48:00 6-11 1-1 4-5 11.4 3.0 2 5 4 4 1 0 3 17
53 Jerome Allen Bench SG 05:00 0-2 0-1 0-0 0.5 2.0 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 0
3 Dale Ellis Bench SF 17:00 3-11 3-8 0-0 3.2 0.0 2 2 2 2 0 0 0 9
21 Tom Hammonds Bench PF 21:00 1-2 0-0 0-0 3.8 1.0 5 6 0 1 0 0 1 2
6 Brooks Thompson Bench SG 10:00 1-3 0-2 0-0 3.2 0.0 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 2
  Team                   10            
        265 39-92 7-20 23-28 85.2 14 25 49 24 22 7 5 9 108
          42.4% 35.0% 82.1%                    

New York Knicks Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Charlie Ward
5.7p, 3r, 4.4a
Allan Houston
15p, 3r, 2.1a
Larry Johnson
12.7p, 4.9r, 2.2a
Charles Oakley
10.5p, 9.9r, 2.7a
Patrick Ewing
21.7p, 11.1r, 1.9a
Rotation Scott Brooks
1.4p, 0.5r, 0.8a
John Starks
13.9p, 2.7r, 3a
 
 
Buck Williams
6.4p, 5.6r, 0.6a
 
 
Lim PT  
 
 
 
John Wallace
5.2p, 2.4r, 0.6a
 
 
Walter McCarty
1.9p, 0.8r, 0.4a

Denver Nuggets Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Anthony Goldwire
6.3p, 1.4r, 3.2a
Bryant Stith
15p, 4.3r, 2.6a
LaPhonso Ellis
21.5p, 6.9r, 2a
Antonio McDyess
16.7p, 7.1r, 1.3a
Ervin Johnson
6.9p, 10.4r, 0.9a
Rotation  
 
Brooks Thompson
6.2p, 1r, 2.4a
Dale Ellis
16.9p, 3.5r, 1.6a
Tom Hammonds
4.9p, 4.7r, 0.6a
 
 
Lim PT  
 
Jerome Allen
3.1p, 1.3r, 2.1a
 
 
 
 
 
 

New York Knicks Leaders

MPG Patrick Ewing 36.8
FG% Buck Williams .543
3P% Chris Jent .667
FT% Scott Brooks .923
ORPG Charles Oakley 3.2
DRPG Patrick Ewing 8.7
RPG Patrick Ewing 11.1
SPG Charles Oakley 1.4
APG Chris Childs 6.1
BPG Patrick Ewing 2.7
PPG Patrick Ewing 21.7

Denver Nuggets Leaders

MPG Mark Jackson 38.5
FG% Vincent Askew .667
3P% Melvin Booker .500
FT% Anthony Goldwire 1.000
ORPG Ervin Johnson 2.7
DRPG Ervin Johnson 7.7
RPG Ervin Johnson 10.4
SPG Bryant Stith 1.2
APG Mark Jackson 12.3
BPG Aaron Williams 3.0
PPG LaPhonso Ellis 21.5

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