New Jersey 91, Chicago 96

April 26, 1998

Opening Round - Chicago wins 3-0

United Center (Chicago, Illinois)

Attendance: N/A

Officials: N/A

Team Rebounds: New Jersey (0) Chicago (0)

Technicals: New Jersey (0) Chicago (0)

  1 2 3 4 Final
NJN (43-39) 17 19 29 26 91
CHI (62-20) 21 31 24 20 96

Advanced Poss ORtg DRtg
NJN 89 102.2 107.9
CHI 89 107.9 102.2

Four Factors eFG% TO% OR% FTR
NJN .447 0.169 0.341 0.176
CHI .432 0.146 0.400 0.321

New Jersey Nets

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL BLK TO PTS
11 Sherman Douglas Starter PG 43:00 7-18 1-2 5-6 16.0 1.0 1 2 12 2 4 0 5 20
13 Kendall Gill Starter SF 31:00 5-13 0-0 2-2 6.8 2.0 5 7 1 5 2 0 1 12
30 Kerry Kittles Starter SG 43:00 9-15 3-5 2-3 11.9 0.0 7 7 1 6 1 0 3 23
44 Keith Van Horn Starter PF 29:00 4-12 0-0 2-2 1.5 2.0 3 5 0 4 0 0 1 10
55 Jayson Williams Starter C 36:00 4-9 0-0 2-2 12.0 5.0 6 11 0 2 0 1 0 10
10 Sam Cassell Bench PG 06:00 0-2 0-0 0-0 0.0 0.0 2 2 2 2 0 0 1 0
11 Brian Evans Bench PF 01:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Chris Gatling Bench PF 16:00 2-8 0-0 0-0 0.5 2.0 2 4 1 4 0 0 0 4
12 Lucious Harris Bench SG 17:00 0-2 0-1 2-2 -2.8 0.0 2 2 0 4 0 0 2 2
2 Rony Seikaly Bench C 18:00 5-6 0-0 0-0 6.2 3.0 1 4 0 2 0 0 2 10
  Team                                
        240 36-85 4-8 15-17 80.1 15 29 44 17 31 7 1 15 91
          42.4% 50.0% 88.2%                    

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 19:00 1-3 1-2 0-0 5.0 0.0 1 1 3 1 0 1 0 3
23 Michael Jordan Starter SG 39:00 9-19 0-0 14-17 12.6 1.0 3 4 2 2 1 1 5 32
7 Toni Kukoc Starter PF 31:00 7-17 0-3 5-9 10.9 2.0 6 8 1 1 2 0 1 19
33 Scottie Pippen Starter SF 40:00 6-14 1-5 4-6 13.0 2.0 7 9 3 5 2 1 2 17
91 Dennis Rodman Starter C 42:00 1-10 0-0 1-2 10.2 8.0 8 16 4 3 0 3 4 3
30 Jud Buechler Bench SF 01:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 1.0 1.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
24 Scott Burrell Bench SF 20:00 2-7 0-1 0-0 7.0 3.0 1 4 4 1 2 0 1 4
25 Steve Kerr Bench SG 26:00 4-6 2-3 0-1 9.1 0.0 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 10
8 Dickey Simpkins Bench PF 08:00 0-0 0-0 1-2 1.5 0.0 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 1
34 Bill Wennington Bench C 14:00 3-5 0-0 1-2 4.0 1.0 0 1 1 3 1 0 0 7
  Team                                
        240 33-81 4-14 26-39 88.4 18 27 45 21 17 10 6 13 96
          40.7% 28.6% 66.7%                    

New Jersey Nets Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Sherman Douglas
8p, 1.7r, 4a
Kerry Kittles
17.2p, 4.7r, 2.3a
Kendall Gill
13.4p, 4.8r, 2.5a
Keith Van Horn
19.7p, 6.6r, 1.7a
Jayson Williams
12.9p, 13.6r, 1a
Rotation  
 
Lucious Harris
3.8p, 1r, 0.8a
 
 
Chris Gatling
11.5p, 5.9r, 0.9a
Rony Seikaly
13.3p, 7r, 1.4a
Lim PT Sam Cassell
19.6p, 3r, 8a
 
 
 
 
Brian Evans
4.5p, 1.9r, 0.8a
 
 

Chicago Bulls Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Ron Harper
9.3p, 3.5r, 2.9a
Michael Jordan
28.7p, 5.8r, 3.5a
Scottie Pippen
19.1p, 5.2r, 5.8a
Toni Kukoc
13.3p, 4.4r, 4.2a
Dennis Rodman
4.7p, 15r, 2.9a
Rotation  
 
Steve Kerr
7.5p, 1.5r, 1.9a
Scott Burrell
5.2p, 2.5r, 0.8a
 
 
Bill Wennington
3.5p, 1.7r, 0.4a
Lim PT  
 
 
 
Jud Buechler
2.7p, 1r, 0.7a
Dickey Simpkins
3.3p, 1.9r, 0.8a
 
 

New Jersey Nets Leaders

MPG Kerry Kittles 41.0
FG% Rony Seikaly .750
3P% Kerry Kittles .375
FT% Kendall Gill 1.000
ORPG Jayson Williams 8.0
DRPG Jayson Williams 13.0
RPG Jayson Williams 21.0
SPG Sherman Douglas 2.5
APG Sherman Douglas 8.5
BPG Chris Gatling 1.0
PPG Sherman Douglas 18.0

Chicago Bulls Leaders

MPG Scottie Pippen 43.5
FG% Steve Kerr .625
3P% Steve Kerr .667
FT% Michael Jordan .775
ORPG Dennis Rodman 6.0
DRPG Scottie Pippen 6.0
RPG Dennis Rodman 12.0
SPG Scottie Pippen 2.0
APG Dennis Rodman 4.5
BPG Ron Harper 1.5
PPG Michael Jordan 35.5

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