New Jersey 89, New York 74

March 16, 1997

Regular Season

Madison Square Garden (Manhattan, New York)

Attendance: 19,763

Officials: Steve Javie, Jim Clark, Tommie Wood

Team Rebounds: New Jersey (10) New York (11)

Technicals: New Jersey (0) New York (0)

  1 2 3 4 Final
NJN (20-44) 26 23 23 17 89
NYK (47-18) 19 14 24 17 74

Advanced Poss ORtg DRtg
NJN 81 109.6 91.1
NYK 81 91.1 109.6

Four Factors eFG% TO% OR% FTR
NJN .390 0.160 0.426 0.256
NYK .400 0.148 0.314 0.187

New Jersey Nets

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL BLK TO PTS
10 Sam Cassell Starter PG 37:00 8-24 2-10 5-6 11.5 3.0 7 10 3 3 2 0 3 23
13 Kendall Gill Starter SG 36:00 5-16 0-1 7-8 11.5 2.0 2 4 7 2 1 0 1 17
22 Jim Jackson Starter SF 33:00 3-7 1-2 0-0 2.2 1.0 2 3 1 2 1 0 3 7
44 Tony Massenburg Starter PF 14:00 1-2 0-0 1-2 2.0 2.0 1 3 0 1 0 0 1 3
00 Eric Montross Starter C 19:00 2-6 0-0 1-3 3.1 6.0 3 9 0 5 0 0 2 5
21 Kevin Edwards Bench PG 10:00 2-7 0-0 4-5 3.4 0.0 2 2 2 0 0 0 1 8
54 Jack Haley Bench C 01:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
30 Kerry Kittles Bench SG 28:00 4-11 2-5 0-0 9.0 3.0 5 8 1 3 1 1 1 10
35 Joe Kleine Bench C 26:00 1-3 0-0 0-0 10.0 4.0 5 9 3 3 1 0 0 2
34 Xavier McDaniel Bench PF 36:00 5-10 0-1 4-6 15.2 5.0 8 13 1 2 1 0 1 14
  Team                   10         0  
        240 31-86 5-19 22-30 92.0 26 35 71 18 21 7 1 13 89
          36.0% 26.3% 73.3%                    

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 32:00 1-11 0-5 2-2 3.8 1.0 3 4 5 3 4 0 2 4
33 Patrick Ewing Starter C 39:00 4-11 0-0 3-4 7.2 3.0 4 7 2 4 0 1 1 11
20 Allan Houston Starter SG 41:00 5-16 3-5 0-0 2.0 1.0 2 3 0 3 1 0 1 13
2 Larry Johnson Starter SF 43:00 7-12 1-2 6-8 14.8 2.0 3 5 2 3 0 1 0 21
34 Charles Oakley Starter PF 32:00 2-6 0-0 3-5 12.9 3.0 11 14 2 4 2 1 2 7
40 Walter McCarty Bench C 06:00 1-3 1-2 0-0 -0.8 0.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 3
3 John Starks Bench SG 25:00 4-12 2-4 0-0 6.2 0.0 1 1 4 3 2 0 0 10
44 John Wallace Bench SF 03:00 1-1 0-0 0-0 0.2 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
21 Charlie Ward Bench PG 17:00 1-3 1-2 0-0 -0.2 1.0 0 1 3 2 0 0 4 3
32 Herb Williams Bench C 02:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Team                   11         2  
        240 26-75 8-20 14-19 64.1 11 24 46 18 23 9 3 14 74
          34.7% 40.0% 73.7%                    

New Jersey Nets Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Sam Cassell
15.4p, 2.9r, 4.8a
Kendall Gill
21.9p, 6.3r, 4a
Jim Jackson
15.2p, 5.2r, 3.4a
Tony Massenburg
5.8p, 5.6r, 0.2a
Eric Montross
4.1p, 5.7r, 0.7a
Rotation Kevin Edwards
6.7p, 1.4r, 1.8a
Kerry Kittles
16p, 3.9r, 3.2a
 
 
Xavier McDaniel
6p, 4.9r, 1a
Joe Kleine
2.9p, 3.3r, 0.5a
Lim PT  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Jack Haley
1.8p, 1.5r, 0.5a

New York Knicks Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Chris Childs
9.8p, 2.9r, 6a
Allan Houston
14.9p, 3r, 2.1a
Larry Johnson
12.8p, 4.8r, 2.3a
Charles Oakley
10.7p, 9.7r, 2.8a
Patrick Ewing
21.9p, 11r, 1.9a
Rotation Charlie Ward
5.7p, 3r, 4.4a
John Starks
13.5p, 2.7r, 3a
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lim PT  
 
 
 
John Wallace
5p, 2.3r, 0.6a
 
 
Walter McCarty
2p, 0.8r, 0.4a
Lim PT  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Herb Williams
1.7p, 1.4r, 0.3a

New Jersey Nets Leaders

MPG Kendall Gill 39.0
FG% Eric Montross .484
3P% Sam Cassell .443
FT% Evric Gray 1.000
ORPG Jayson Williams 5.9
DRPG Jayson Williams 7.6
RPG Jayson Williams 13.5
SPG Kerry Kittles 1.9
APG Robert Pack 9.6
BPG Shawn Bradley 4.0
PPG Kendall Gill 21.9

New York Knicks Leaders

MPG Patrick Ewing 36.8
FG% Buck Williams .536
3P% Chris Jent .667
FT% Scott Brooks .923
ORPG Charles Oakley 3.1
DRPG Patrick Ewing 8.6
RPG Patrick Ewing 11.0
SPG Charles Oakley 1.4
APG Chris Childs 6.0
BPG Patrick Ewing 2.5
PPG Patrick Ewing 21.9

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