Utah 120, Denver 103

March 23, 1997

Regular Season

McNichols Sports Arena (Denver, Colorado)

Attendance: 10,723

Officials: Bennett Salvatore, Eddie Rush, Gary Benson

Team Rebounds: Utah (8) Denver (9)

Technicals: Utah (0) Denver (0)

  1 2 3 4 Final
UTH (52-17) 24 35 31 30 120
DEN (19-49) 20 27 28 28 103

Advanced Poss ORtg DRtg
UTH 93 129.2 110.9
DEN 93 110.9 129.2

Four Factors eFG% TO% OR% FTR
UTH .656 0.129 0.167 0.247
DEN .474 0.140 0.344 0.372

Utah Jazz

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL BLK TO PTS
14 Jeff Hornacek Starter SG 29:00 6-10 0-1 2-2 12.2 0.0 2 2 4 2 1 1 0 14
32 Karl Malone Starter PF 32:00 14-17 0-0 7-9 28.1 1.0 7 8 2 0 0 3 2 35
00 Greg Ostertag Starter C 21:00 2-3 0-0 0-0 5.8 1.0 4 5 1 2 0 1 1 4
3 Bryon Russell Starter SF 28:00 2-7 0-3 0-0 1.8 0.0 4 4 3 4 1 0 2 4
12 John Stockton Starter PG 33:00 9-14 0-0 4-4 24.8 1.0 3 4 15 3 1 0 3 22
40 Shandon Anderson Bench SF 19:00 3-5 1-1 0-0 1.5 0.0 1 1 0 3 1 0 2 7
55 Antoine Carr Bench PF 17:00 7-7 0-0 0-0 12.0 0.0 3 3 2 4 0 1 0 14
6 Howard Eisley Bench PG 15:00 1-4 0-1 0-0 0.2 0.0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 2
44 Greg Foster Bench C 10:00 1-2 0-0 2-2 0.8 0.0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 4
43 Stephen Howard Bench PF 16:00 2-2 0-0 3-8 6.8 1.0 3 4 2 2 1 0 1 7
31 Adam Keefe Bench PF 15:00 3-4 0-0 1-2 3.5 1.0 1 2 0 1 0 0 1 7
34 Chris Morris Bench SF 05:00 0-2 0-1 0-0 0.8 1.0 1 2 0 1 1 0 0 0
  Team                   8            
        240 50-77 1-7 19-27 110.1 6 30 44 30 25 6 6 12 120
          64.9% 14.3% 70.4%                    

Denver Nuggets

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL BLK TO PTS
3 Dale Ellis Starter SG 33:00 3-8 2-2 4-5 2.9 1.0 1 2 3 4 0 0 4 12
20 LaPhonso Ellis Starter SF 46:00 7-22 1-5 7-9 9.6 4.0 2 6 4 2 1 1 3 22
50 Ervin Johnson Starter C 25:00 5-9 0-0 0-0 8.0 3.0 5 8 0 2 0 0 1 10
24 Antonio McDyess Starter PF 39:00 8-18 0-3 8-9 8.9 0.0 3 3 0 5 2 0 0 24
30 Kenny Smith Starter PG 29:00 3-9 1-5 4-4 8.0 1.0 1 2 4 3 2 0 1 11
53 Jerome Allen Bench SG 15:00 1-2 0-1 0-0 4.2 0.0 1 1 4 0 0 0 1 2
5 Anthony Goldwire Bench PG 15:00 3-4 2-3 0-0 8.5 0.0 2 2 2 2 2 0 1 8
21 Tom Hammonds Bench PF 21:00 2-3 0-0 0-0 8.5 2.0 5 7 1 2 0 1 0 4
6 Brooks Thompson Bench SG 11:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 3.2 0.0 0 0 4 0 1 0 1 0
25 George Zidek Bench C 06:00 2-2 0-0 6-8 4.2 0.0 1 1 0 2 0 0 1 10
  Team                   9            
        240 34-78 6-19 29-35 88.1 11 21 41 22 22 8 2 13 103
          43.6% 31.6% 82.9%                    

Utah Jazz Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters John Stockton
14.6p, 2.7r, 10.5a
Jeff Hornacek
14.6p, 3r, 4.4a
Bryon Russell
10.6p, 4.1r, 1.5a
Karl Malone
27.7p, 10.4r, 4.5a
Greg Ostertag
7.1p, 7.2r, 0.3a
Rotation Howard Eisley
4.5p, 1r, 2.2a
 
 
Shandon Anderson
5.6p, 2.8r, 0.7a
Antoine Carr
7.1p, 2.5r, 0.9a
Greg Foster
3.1p, 2.1r, 0.3a
Rotation  
 
 
 
 
 
Stephen Howard
4.1p, 1.9r, 0.2a
 
 
Rotation  
 
 
 
 
 
Adam Keefe
3.5p, 3.5r, 0.6a
 
 
Lim PT  
 
 
 
Chris Morris
4.3p, 2.3r, 0.6a
 
 
 
 

Denver Nuggets Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Kenny Smith
5.1p, 0.8r, 1.7a
Dale Ellis
16.3p, 3.5r, 1.8a
LaPhonso Ellis
21.8p, 6.7r, 2.3a
Antonio McDyess
17.6p, 7.1r, 1.4a
Ervin Johnson
7.2p, 10.6r, 0.9a
Rotation Anthony Goldwire
6.2p, 1.4r, 3.2a
Jerome Allen
3p, 1.3r, 2a
 
 
Tom Hammonds
4.7p, 4.5r, 0.6a
 
 
Rotation  
 
Brooks Thompson
6.5p, 1.3r, 2.8a
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lim PT  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
George Zidek
2.7p, 1.6r, 0.3a

Utah Jazz Leaders

MPG Karl Malone 37.5
FG% Stephen Howard .584
3P% Shandon Anderson .526
FT% Jeff Hornacek .893
ORPG Karl Malone 2.4
DRPG Karl Malone 7.9
RPG Karl Malone 10.4
SPG John Stockton 2.0
APG John Stockton 10.5
BPG Greg Ostertag 1.9
PPG Karl Malone 27.7

Denver Nuggets Leaders

MPG Mark Jackson 38.5
FG% Vincent Askew .667
3P% Melvin Booker .500
FT% Vincent Askew 1.000
ORPG Ervin Johnson 2.8
DRPG Ervin Johnson 7.8
RPG Ervin Johnson 10.6
SPG Bryant Stith 1.2
APG Mark Jackson 12.3
BPG Aaron Williams 3.0
PPG LaPhonso Ellis 21.8

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