New Jersey 88, New York 89

January 7, 1998

Regular Season

Madison Square Garden (Manhattan, New York)

Attendance: 19,763

Officials: Mark Wunderlich, James Capers, Ronnie Nunn

Team Rebounds: New Jersey (6) New York (9)

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

  1 2 3 4 OT Final
NJN (17-15) 24 31 18 9 6 88
NYK (19-14) 28 14 21 19 7 89

Advanced Poss ORtg DRtg
NJN 95 93.0 94.1
NYK 95 94.1 93.0

Four Factors eFG% TO% OR% FTR
NJN .343 0.127 0.320 0.337
NYK .430 0.201 0.298 0.174

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 42:00 11-26 1-5 11-14 11.2 2.0 2 4 4 5 2 1 6 34
13 Kendall Gill Starter SG 40:00 2-11 0-4 4-4 3.8 0.0 4 4 1 3 5 0 2 8
30 Kerry Kittles Starter SF 46:00 4-19 2-3 2-2 8.2 3.0 3 6 3 0 3 1 1 12
44 Keith Van Horn Starter PF 46:00 4-14 2-3 2-3 5.9 1.0 8 9 2 3 0 0 2 12
55 Jayson Williams Starter C 36:00 1-2 0-0 7-8 13.5 4.0 8 12 0 4 1 0 0 9
2 David Benoit Bench PF 13:00 1-2 0-0 0-0 2.8 1.0 3 4 0 2 0 0 0 2
45 Michael Cage Bench PF 17:00 0-1 0-0 1-2 9.2 3.0 5 8 2 2 0 2 0 1
11 Sherman Douglas Bench PG 21:00 4-9 0-0 2-2 4.8 2.0 1 3 0 1 1 0 1 10
21 Kevin Edwards Bench PG 04:00 0-2 0-0 0-0 -0.5 0.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
  Team                   6            
        265 27-86 5-15 29-35 74.9 16 34 56 12 20 13 4 12 88
          31.4% 33.3% 82.9%                    

New York Knicks

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL BLK TO PTS
20 Allan Houston Starter SG 48:00 7-19 2-3 0-0 5.5 2.0 5 7 1 2 1 1 4 16
2 Larry Johnson Starter PF 37:00 9-19 0-2 6-9 14.9 4.0 6 10 3 6 2 1 3 24
42 Chris Mills Starter SF 36:00 3-14 0-2 4-4 4.8 2.0 5 7 2 2 0 0 0 10
34 Charles Oakley Starter C 28:00 3-7 0-0 0-0 9.0 3.0 7 10 0 2 1 1 1 6
21 Charlie Ward Starter PG 41:00 4-7 2-4 1-2 11.2 1.0 7 8 5 6 1 2 5 11
1 Chris Childs Bench SG 30:00 3-6 0-2 0-0 1.2 0.0 3 3 4 3 1 0 6 6
3 John Starks Bench SG 17:00 4-9 0-3 1-2 5.0 1.0 2 3 2 2 0 0 0 9
52 Buck Williams Bench PF 28:00 2-5 0-0 3-4 9.5 4.0 5 9 0 4 0 2 0 7
  Team                   9            
        265 35-86 4-16 15-21 85.1 17 40 66 17 27 6 7 19 89
          40.7% 25.0% 71.4%                    

New Jersey Nets Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Sam Cassell
20.1p, 2.9r, 8.1a
Kendall Gill
15.3p, 5r, 2.9a
Kerry Kittles
14.8p, 4.4r, 2.6a
Keith Van Horn
20.5p, 6.8r, 0.9a
Jayson Williams
12.3p, 13.4r, 0.8a
Rotation Sherman Douglas
9.6p, 1.8r, 3.6a
 
 
 
 
Michael Cage
1.2p, 3.7r, 0.4a
 
 
Rotation  
 
 
 
 
 
David Benoit
5.2p, 2.4r, 0.2a
 
 
Lim PT Kevin Edwards
3.7p, 1.3r, 1a
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

New York Knicks Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Charlie Ward
7p, 3.2r, 5.2a
Allan Houston
14p, 3r, 2.4a
Chris Mills
9.3p, 4.8r, 1.7a
Larry Johnson
14.2p, 4.6r, 2.6a
Charles Oakley
7.3p, 7.9r, 2.1a
Rotation  
 
Chris Childs
7.3p, 2.7r, 3.9a
 
 
Buck Williams
5p, 5r, 0.6a
 
 
Rotation  
 
John Starks
14.5p, 2.2r, 2.8a
 
 
 
 
 
 

New Jersey Nets Leaders

MPG Keith Van Horn 40.0
FG% Sherman Douglas .500
3P% David Benoit .369
FT% Kevin Edwards .867
ORPG Jayson Williams 6.8
DRPG Jayson Williams 6.6
RPG Jayson Williams 13.4
SPG Kendall Gill 2.1
APG Sam Cassell 8.1
BPG Jayson Williams 1.0
PPG Keith Van Horn 20.5

New York Knicks Leaders

MPG Patrick Ewing 32.6
FG% Charlie Ward .515
3P% Charlie Ward .452
FT% Allan Houston .852
ORPG Charles Oakley 2.7
DRPG Patrick Ewing 7.9
RPG Patrick Ewing 10.2
SPG Charlie Ward 1.6
APG Charlie Ward 5.2
BPG Patrick Ewing 2.2
PPG Patrick Ewing 20.8

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