Sacramento 87, Phoenix 104

March 7, 1997

Regular Season

Talking Stick Resort Arena (Phoenix, Arizona)

Attendance: 19,023

Officials: Ron Garretson, Kevin Fehr, Ted Bernhardt

Team Rebounds: Sacramento (12) Phoenix (8)

Technicals: Sacramento (0) Phoenix (0)

  1 2 3 4 Final
SAC (28-33) 28 16 20 23 87
PHX (23-37) 23 26 17 38 104

Advanced Poss ORtg DRtg
SAC 98 88.9 106.3
PHX 98 106.3 88.9

Four Factors eFG% TO% OR% FTR
SAC .460 0.235 0.279 0.240
PHX .476 0.133 0.217 0.286

Sacramento Kings

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL BLK TO PTS
3 Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf Starter PG 31:00 5-15 2-8 3-3 5.9 1.0 1 2 3 5 1 0 0 15
30 Billy Owens Starter SF 34:00 1-5 0-0 0-0 1.2 1.0 4 5 2 0 0 0 3 2
0 Olden Polynice Starter C 39:00 3-11 0-0 0-4 10.2 6.0 8 14 5 2 0 1 3 6
2 Mitch Richmond Starter SG 44:00 13-24 5-9 1-4 10.2 1.0 1 2 3 4 2 0 7 32
34 Michael Smith Starter PF 31:00 1-5 0-0 4-6 11.0 2.0 10 12 1 3 2 2 2 6
5 Tyus Edney Bench PG 17:00 2-3 0-0 1-2 1.5 0.0 2 2 2 2 0 0 3 5
40 Kevin Gamble Bench SG 13:00 1-2 0-1 0-0 1.5 0.0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
33 Brian Grant Bench PF 24:00 4-7 0-0 9-12 4.2 1.0 2 3 0 5 1 1 5 17
34 Corliss Williamson Bench SF 07:00 1-3 0-0 0-0 0.5 0.0 3 3 0 3 0 0 0 2
  Team                   12            
        240 31-75 7-18 18-31 84.4 12 31 55 17 24 6 4 23 87
          41.3% 38.9% 58.1%                    

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 27:00 3-9 0-0 1-2 0.5 1.0 4 5 0 4 0 0 1 7
1 Cedric Ceballos Starter SF 26:00 3-10 0-3 0-0 5.0 3.0 6 9 1 2 0 1 2 6
3 Rex Chapman Starter SG 34:00 7-11 1-3 2-2 11.8 0.0 3 3 5 3 0 0 2 17
7 Kevin Johnson Starter PG 35:00 4-11 0-2 13-16 14.0 0.0 3 3 6 0 0 0 1 21
18 Hot Rod Williams Starter C 35:00 4-5 0-0 0-1 12.9 4.0 6 10 1 3 2 2 3 8
17 Horacio Llamas Bench C 01:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 -0.5 0.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
32 Jason Kidd Bench PG 22:00 5-9 1-3 4-4 16.0 0.0 1 1 8 1 2 1 2 15
15 Danny Manning Bench C 24:00 5-11 0-0 2-3 18.9 1.0 7 8 6 2 6 0 1 12
40 Loren Meyer Bench C 01:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 1.5 0.0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Steve Nash Bench PG 01:00 1-1 0-0 2-2 3.2 0.0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 4
11 Wesley Person Bench SG 17:00 3-6 2-4 0-0 3.2 0.0 1 1 0 2 0 1 1 8
23 Wayman Tisdale Bench PF 17:00 3-11 0-0 0-0 2.2 1.0 2 3 0 2 2 1 0 6
  Team                   8            
        240 38-84 4-15 24-30 102.8 10 36 54 27 20 12 6 13 104
          45.2% 26.7% 80.0%                    

Sacramento Kings Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf
13.6p, 1.9r, 2.7a
Mitch Richmond
26p, 4.2r, 4.3a
Billy Owens
11.6p, 6.8r, 3.1a
Michael Smith
6.6p, 9.7r, 2.3a
Olden Polynice
13p, 9.7r, 2.3a
Rotation Tyus Edney
7.2p, 1.8r, 3.2a
Kevin Gamble
5.3p, 1.9r, 1.3a
 
 
Brian Grant
12.3p, 6.9r, 0.6a
 
 
Lim PT  
 
 
 
Corliss Williamson
10.8p, 3.9r, 1.6a
 
 
 
 

Phoenix Suns Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Kevin Johnson
18.5p, 3.5r, 9.1a
Rex Chapman
11.3p, 2.3r, 2.5a
Cedric Ceballos
15.5p, 7.2r, 1.6a
Mark Bryant
9.5p, 5.3r, 1.2a
Hot Rod Williams
6.8p, 7.5r, 1.5a
Rotation Jason Kidd
10.5p, 4.2r, 8.8a
Wesley Person
13.8p, 3.8r, 1.7a
 
 
Wayman Tisdale
5.5p, 1.6r, 0.3a
Danny Manning
13.4p, 6.8r, 2.4a
Lim PT Steve Nash
4p, 1.2r, 2.6a
 
 
 
 
 
 
Loren Meyer
5.3p, 2.8r, 0.4a
Lim PT  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Horacio Llamas
0.7p, 0.3r, 0a

Sacramento Kings Leaders

MPG Mitch Richmond 38.9
FG% Michael Smith .524
3P% Duane Causwell .667
FT% Lionel Simmons .875
ORPG Olden Polynice 3.4
DRPG Michael Smith 6.4
RPG Michael Smith 9.7
SPG Mitch Richmond 1.5
APG Mitch Richmond 4.3
BPG Brian Grant 1.3
PPG Mitch Richmond 26.0

Phoenix Suns Leaders

MPG Kevin Johnson 36.1
FG% Horacio Llamas 1.000
3P% Joe Kleine 1.000
FT% Sam Cassell .855
ORPG Hot Rod Williams 2.4
DRPG Hot Rod Williams 5.1
RPG Hot Rod Williams 7.5
SPG Jason Kidd 2.5
APG Kevin Johnson 9.1
BPG Hot Rod Williams 1.0
PPG Kevin Johnson 18.5

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