New Jersey 97, Miami 105

December 8, 1997

Regular Season

Miami Arena (Miami, Florida)

Attendance: 14,387

Officials: Bennie Adams, Ron Garretson, Terry Durham

Team Rebounds: New Jersey (11) Miami (9)

Technicals: New Jersey (0) Miami (0)

  1 2 3 4 Final
NJN (11-8) 17 31 18 31 97
MIA (13-5) 31 22 23 29 105

Advanced Poss ORtg DRtg
NJN 86 113.0 122.4
MIA 86 122.4 113.0

Four Factors eFG% TO% OR% FTR
NJN .464 0.117 0.405 0.226
MIA .512 0.140 0.348 0.272

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 6-16 1-2 6-8 5.2 2.0 1 3 6 5 1 0 6 19
13 Kendall Gill Starter SF 37:00 6-15 1-4 4-4 14.8 3.0 4 7 3 5 2 2 0 17
30 Kerry Kittles Starter SG 33:00 5-12 1-2 1-2 3.0 1.0 1 2 1 2 0 1 2 12
44 Keith Van Horn Starter PF 39:00 7-14 0-3 2-4 10.0 2.0 4 6 2 2 1 0 1 16
55 Jayson Williams Starter C 32:00 3-8 0-0 2-2 10.0 6.0 5 11 0 2 0 1 1 8
2 David Benoit Bench SF 11:00 1-3 1-2 0-0 1.0 0.0 1 1 0 3 1 0 0 3
45 Michael Cage Bench PF 04:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 1.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
11 Sherman Douglas Bench PG 17:00 2-5 0-1 4-6 4.8 0.0 1 1 3 4 1 0 0 8
21 Kevin Edwards Bench PG 10:00 1-4 0-0 0-0 0.8 0.0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2
15 Chris Gatling Bench PF 20:00 6-7 0-0 0-0 12.2 1.0 4 5 2 1 0 0 0 12
  Team                   11            
        240 37-84 4-14 19-26 74.8 15 22 48 18 24 7 4 10 97
          44.0% 28.6% 73.1%                    

Miami Heat

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL BLK TO PTS
8 Ike Austin Starter C 38:00 6-14 0-0 5-6 15.0 6.0 7 13 1 5 0 3 2 17
42 P.J. Brown Starter PF 26:00 3-6 0-0 1-2 7.0 2.0 5 7 1 5 0 1 0 7
10 Tim Hardaway Starter PG 42:00 10-23 3-7 0-0 17.8 2.0 2 4 9 3 2 0 1 23
21 Voshon Lenard Starter SG 30:00 6-8 4-5 1-2 17.5 2.0 5 7 2 1 1 0 1 17
24 Jamal Mashburn Starter SF 41:00 4-13 0-3 5-6 8.0 3.0 6 9 6 1 0 0 6 13
9 Dan Majerle Bench SG 14:00 1-4 1-3 1-2 2.8 0.0 2 2 1 0 1 0 1 4
6 Terry Mills Bench PF 25:00 3-5 1-3 1-1 7.4 1.0 2 3 1 4 2 0 0 8
5 Eric Murdock Bench PG 21:00 4-8 0-2 8-8 7.2 0.0 1 1 2 5 0 0 0 16
5 Mark Strickland Bench PF 03:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 -1.5 0.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0
  Team                   9         1  
        240 37-81 9-23 22-27 97.1 16 30 55 23 25 6 4 13 105
          45.7% 39.1% 81.5%                    

New Jersey Nets Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Sam Cassell
19.7p, 2.9r, 7.7a
Kerry Kittles
15.2p, 4.1r, 2.6a
Kendall Gill
16.3p, 5.1r, 3.4a
Keith Van Horn
13.5p, 4r, 2a
Jayson Williams
12.7p, 13.1r, 0.8a
Rotation Sherman Douglas
8.5p, 2.1r, 3.8a
 
 
David Benoit
5.3p, 2.2r, 0.1a
Chris Gatling
14.4p, 6.9r, 1a
 
 
Rotation Kevin Edwards
5p, 1.6r, 1.4a
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lim PT  
 
 
 
 
 
Michael Cage
1.5p, 4.1r, 0.5a
 
 

Miami Heat Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Tim Hardaway
19.7p, 4.4r, 8.7a
Voshon Lenard
9.9p, 3.5r, 1.8a
Jamal Mashburn
17.1p, 5.1r, 2.6a
P.J. Brown
9.9p, 8.8r, 0.9a
Ike Austin
18.9p, 9.5r, 1.6a
Rotation Eric Murdock
8.2p, 1.9r, 2.5a
Dan Majerle
5.7p, 2.8r, 1.1a
 
 
Terry Mills
6.2p, 3.4r, 0.7a
 
 
Lim PT  
 
 
 
 
 
Mark Strickland
6.2p, 4.4r, 0.5a
 
 

New Jersey Nets Leaders

MPG Jayson Williams 36.4
FG% Sherman Douglas .500
3P% Kevin Edwards .444
FT% Kerry Kittles .867
ORPG Jayson Williams 6.9
DRPG Jayson Williams 6.2
RPG Jayson Williams 13.1
SPG Kendall Gill 2.1
APG Sam Cassell 7.7
BPG Jayson Williams 0.9
PPG Sam Cassell 19.7

Miami Heat Leaders

MPG Tim Hardaway 37.7
FG% Mark Strickland .580
3P% Charles Cornelius Smith .500
FT% Duane Causwell 1.000
ORPG Ike Austin 3.6
DRPG Ike Austin 5.9
RPG Ike Austin 9.5
SPG Tim Hardaway 2.0
APG Tim Hardaway 8.7
BPG P.J. Brown 1.5
PPG Tim Hardaway 19.7

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