Chicago 97, Boston 87

December 3, 1997

Regular Season

TD Garden (Boston, Massachusetts)

Attendance: 18,624

Officials: Rodney Mott, Bernie Fryer, Joe Borgia

Team Rebounds: Chicago (12) Boston (6)

Technicals: Chicago (0) Boston (0)

  1 2 3 4 Final
CHI (10-7) 25 24 28 20 97
BOS (7-10) 18 20 22 27 87

Advanced Poss ORtg DRtg
CHI 94 103.2 92.6
BOS 94 92.6 103.2

Four Factors eFG% TO% OR% FTR
CHI .513 0.255 0.280 0.267
BOS .392 0.160 0.477 0.151

Chicago Bulls

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL BLK TO PTS
9 Ron Harper Starter PG 31:00 5-10 0-0 8-9 10.1 1.0 2 3 0 3 2 1 1 18
23 Michael Jordan Starter SG 40:00 11-21 1-3 6-8 18.0 4.0 5 9 5 2 2 1 7 29
7 Toni Kukoc Starter SF 35:00 7-14 0-1 1-2 16.5 3.0 5 8 11 4 1 2 6 15
13 Luc Longley Starter C 23:00 5-11 0-0 1-1 4.9 2.0 2 4 3 4 0 0 2 11
91 Dennis Rodman Starter PF 40:00 3-3 0-0 2-6 17.2 2.0 15 17 3 1 0 0 2 8
1 Randy Brown Bench PG 09:00 0-2 0-0 0-0 1.0 0.0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0
30 Jud Buechler Bench SF 15:00 2-3 0-1 0-0 5.5 0.0 3 3 0 1 3 0 1 4
24 Scott Burrell Bench SF 04:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0
35 Jason Caffey Bench PF 13:00 0-3 0-0 2-2 -2.2 1.0 1 2 0 2 0 0 2 2
5 Rusty LaRue Bench SG 24:00 3-5 0-1 0-0 3.8 0.0 2 2 1 0 1 0 2 6
34 Bill Wennington Bench C 06:00 2-3 0-0 0-0 2.5 1.0 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 4
  Team                   12         1  
        240 38-75 1-6 20-28 115.2 14 36 62 25 20 10 5 25 97
          50.7% 16.7% 71.4%                    

Boston Celtics

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL BLK TO PTS
20 Tyus Edney Starter PG 19:00 2-4 0-0 2-2 3.0 0.0 1 1 2 0 1 0 3 6
29 Pervis Ellison Starter SF 14:00 1-2 0-0 0-0 3.8 4.0 1 5 0 1 0 0 1 2
0 Walter McCarty Starter C 26:00 1-9 1-1 4-4 3.2 2.0 4 6 3 1 0 1 4 7
5 Ron Mercer Starter SG 34:00 6-13 0-1 0-1 5.1 2.0 1 3 1 1 0 0 0 12
88 Antoine Walker Starter PF 40:00 8-24 2-7 1-4 5.5 6.0 6 12 1 5 0 0 3 19
13 Dana Barros Bench PG 16:00 3-9 0-2 0-0 6.2 0.0 0 0 3 0 4 0 0 6
4 Chauncey Billups Bench PG 14:00 3-8 2-4 1-1 6.6 1.0 0 1 3 0 1 0 1 9
12 Bruce Bowen Bench SF 30:00 6-11 1-2 3-4 14.5 3.0 1 4 1 5 5 1 0 16
7 Dee Brown Bench PG 09:00 1-3 1-2 0-0 -1.5 0.0 1 1 0 6 0 0 0 3
45 Andrew DeClercq Bench C 07:00 1-2 0-0 0-0 2.2 1.0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
40 Travis Knight Bench C 26:00 1-7 0-1 3-5 5.1 2.0 7 9 0 4 4 1 3 5
9 Greg Minor Bench SF 05:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 -1.2 0.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
  Team                   6         1  
        240 33-93 7-20 14-21 76.6 21 23 50 14 24 15 3 16 87
          35.5% 35.0% 66.7%                    

Chicago Bulls Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Ron Harper
8.2p, 4.1r, 3.1a
Michael Jordan
27.6p, 6.8r, 3.8a
Toni Kukoc
13.1p, 4.4r, 4.2a
Dennis Rodman
4.7p, 13r, 2a
Luc Longley
11.7p, 6.4r, 2.4a
Rotation  
 
Rusty LaRue
5.6p, 1.1r, 0.6a
Jud Buechler
2.4p, 0.9r, 0.8a
Jason Caffey
5.1p, 3.6r, 1.1a
 
 
Lim PT Randy Brown
5p, 1.1r, 2.3a
 
 
Scott Burrell
2.7p, 2.1r, 0.6a
 
 
Bill Wennington
4.2p, 2.2r, 0.2a

Boston Celtics Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Tyus Edney
7.8p, 1.8r, 3.6a
Ron Mercer
13.8p, 3.7r, 1.9a
Pervis Ellison
2.9p, 2.9r, 0.8a
Antoine Walker
22p, 10.2r, 3.8a
Walter McCarty
10.5p, 5.1r, 2.5a
Rotation Dana Barros
6.9p, 1.7r, 2.1a
 
 
Bruce Bowen
7.2p, 2.5r, 1.4a
 
 
Travis Knight
9.6p, 7.2r, 1.9a
Rotation Chauncey Billups
8.4p, 1.6r, 3.5a
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lim PT Dee Brown
7.2p, 1.6r, 1.6a
 
 
Greg Minor
4.9p, 1.5r, 1.1a
 
 
Andrew DeClercq
3.2p, 2.5r, 0.5a

Chicago Bulls Leaders

MPG Michael Jordan 39.4
FG% Rusty LaRue .516
3P% Steve Kerr .524
FT% Steve Kerr 1.000
ORPG Dennis Rodman 4.4
DRPG Dennis Rodman 8.6
RPG Dennis Rodman 13.0
SPG Michael Jordan 2.1
APG Toni Kukoc 4.2
BPG Luc Longley 1.3
PPG Michael Jordan 27.6

Boston Celtics Leaders

MPG Antoine Walker 38.2
FG% Pervis Ellison .611
3P% Bruce Bowen .714
FT% John Thomas 1.000
ORPG Antoine Walker 3.4
DRPG Antoine Walker 6.8
RPG Antoine Walker 10.2
SPG Antoine Walker 2.2
APG Antoine Walker 3.8
BPG Travis Knight 1.4
PPG Antoine Walker 22.0

Today's Games

Boston Celtics 87
Chicago Bulls 97

Denver Nuggets 89
Los Angeles Lakers 107

Detroit Pistons 108
Phoenix Suns 103

Golden State Warriors 67
Cleveland Cavaliers 95

Miami Heat 94
Philadelphia Sixers 90

Minnesota Timberwolves 90
Indiana Pacers 94

New Jersey Nets 89
Seattle SuperSonics 93

Utah Jazz 115
Toronto Raptors 98

Vancouver Grizzlies 97
Orlando Magic 101