Charlotte Hornets Playoff Rosters

1997-1998 Charlotte Hornets Playoff Roster

Player Pos HT WT Birth Date Age Pre-Draft Team YOS Draft Status
B.J. Armstrong PG 6-2 175 Sep 9, 1967 30 Iowa 8 1989 Rnd 1, Pick 18, Chicago Bulls
Corey Beck PG 6-1 190 May 27, 1971 26 Arkansas 2 1995 NBA Draft, Undrafted
Dell Curry SG 6-4 190 Jun 25, 1964 33 Virginia Tech 11 1986 Rnd 1, Pick 15, Utah Jazz
Vlade Divac C 7-1 260 Feb 3, 1968 30 KK Partizan (Serbia) 8 1989 Rnd 1, Pick 26, Los Angeles Lakers
Matt Geiger C 7-0 243 Sep 10, 1969 28 Georgia Tech 5 1992 Rnd 2, Pick 15, Miami Heat
Anthony Mason SF 6-7 250 Dec 14, 1966 31 Tennessee State 9 1988 Rnd 3, Pick 3, Portland Trail Blazers
Vernon Maxwell SG 6-4 180 Sep 12, 1965 32 Florida 9 1988 Rnd 2, Pick 22, Denver Nuggets
Bobby Phills SG 6-5 215 Dec 20, 1969 28 Southern 6 1991 Rnd 2, Pick 18, Milwaukee Bucks
J.R. Reid PF 6-9 247 Mar 31, 1968 30 North Carolina 7 1989 Rnd 1, Pick 5, Charlotte Hornets (1988)
Glen Rice PF 6-8 228 May 28, 1967 30 Michigan 8 1989 Rnd 1, Pick 4, Miami Heat
Donald Royal PF 6-8 210 May 22, 1966 31 Notre Dame 8 1987 Rnd 3, Pick 6, Cleveland Cavaliers
David Wesley PG 6-0 190 Nov 14, 1970 27 Baylor 4 1992 NBA Draft, Undrafted
Travis Williams SG 6-6 215 May 27, 1969 28 South Carolina State 0 1992 NBA Draft, Undrafted

1997-1998 Playoff Matchups

Eastern Conference
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
First Round #1 Chicago Bulls #8 New Jersey Nets CHI in 3
First Round #2 Miami Heat #7 New York Knicks NYK in 5
First Round #3 Indiana Pacers #6 Cleveland Cavaliers IND in 4
First Round #4 Charlotte Hornets #5 Atlanta Hawks CHA in 4
Second Round #1 Chicago Bulls #4 Charlotte Hornets CHI in 5
Second Round #3 Indiana Pacers #7 New York Knicks IND in 5
Conference Finals #1 Chicago Bulls #3 Indiana Pacers CHI in 7

Western Conference
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
First Round #1 Utah Jazz #8 Houston Rockets UTA in 5
First Round #2 Seattle SuperSonics #7 Minnesota Timberwolves SEA in 5
First Round #3 Los Angeles Lakers #6 Portland Trail Blazers LAL in 4
First Round #4 Phoenix Suns #5 San Antonio Spurs SAS in 4
Second Round #1 Utah Jazz #5 San Antonio Spurs UTA in 5
Second Round #2 Seattle SuperSonics #3 Los Angeles Lakers LAL in 5
Conference Finals #1 Utah Jazz #3 Los Angeles Lakers UTA in 4

NBA Finals
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
NBA Finals #1 Utah Jazz #1 Chicago Bulls CHI in 6

1997-1998 Charlotte Playoff Stats

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Glen Rice 9 41.0 22.8 5.7 1.4 0.6 0.3 1.4
Anthony Mason 9 40.8 15.4 7.9 3.4 0.9 0.0 2.4
Vlade Divac 9 38.3 11.6 10.9 3.4 0.8 1.6 2.4
David Wesley 9 31.7 10.0 2.0 6.7 0.8 0.0 2.1
Bobby Phills 9 29.9 6.3 2.6 2.7 1.1 0.2 1.4
Dell Curry 9 19.0 5.8 2.1 1.1 0.8 0.3 0.6
B.J. Armstrong 9 16.2 4.1 1.1 2.0 0.7 0.0 0.7
J.R. Reid 9 12.7 3.3 2.2 0.2 0.3 0.2 1.2
Corey Beck 6 4.3 2.5 0.2 0.0 0.7 0.0 0.5
Donald Royal 4 7.0 2.2 1.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.2
Travis Williams 4 4.5 1.2 1.2 0.0 0.2 0.2 0.0
Matt Geiger 4 5.5 0.5 1.2 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.2

1997-1998 Charlotte Hornets Opening Round Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Charlotte Leaders Atlanta Leaders
Apr 23, 1998
v.
Atlanta
W, 97-87 Charlotte Coliseum
Opening Round
1-0 PTS: 34. Glen Rice
REB: 7. A. Mason
AST: 12. David Wesley
PTS: 35. Steve Smith
REB: 15. D. Mutombo
AST: 9. M. Blaylock
Apr 25, 1998
v.
Atlanta
W, 92-85 Charlotte Coliseum
Opening Round
2-0 PTS: 25. A. Mason
REB: 13. Glen Rice
AST: 6. Vlade Divac
PTS: 22. A. Henderson
REB: 9. A. Henderson
AST: 13. M. Blaylock
Apr 28, 1998
@
Atlanta
L, 96-64 Georgia Dome
Opening Round
2-1 PTS: 12. A. Mason
REB: 7. Vlade Divac
AST: 5. Vlade Divac
PTS: 16. M. Blaylock
REB: 11. D. Mutombo
AST: 7. M. Blaylock
May 1, 1998
@
Atlanta
W, 82-91 Georgia Dome
Opening Round
3-1 PTS: 29. A. Mason
REB: 14. A. Mason
AST: 10. David Wesley
PTS: 27. Steve Smith
REB: 16. D. Mutombo
AST: 4. M. Blaylock

1997-1998 Charlotte Hornets Conference Semi Finals Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Charlotte Leaders Chicago Leaders
May 3, 1998
@
Chicago
L, 83-70 United Center
Conference Semi Finals
0-1 PTS: 25. Glen Rice
REB: 14. Vlade Divac
AST: 9. David Wesley
PTS: 35. M. Jordan
REB: 14. D. Rodman
AST: 4. M. Jordan
May 6, 1998
@
Chicago
W, 76-78 United Center
Conference Semi Finals
1-1 PTS: 15. A. Mason
REB: 19. Vlade Divac
AST: 4. A. Mason
PTS: 22. M. Jordan
REB: 18. D. Rodman
AST: 6. M. Jordan
May 8, 1998
v.
Chicago
L, 89-103 Charlotte Coliseum
Conference Semi Finals
1-2 PTS: 31. Glen Rice
REB: 13. Vlade Divac
AST: 8. David Wesley
PTS: 27. M. Jordan
REB: 17. D. Rodman
AST: 6. M. Jordan
May 10, 1998
v.
Chicago
L, 80-94 Charlotte Coliseum
Conference Semi Finals
1-3 PTS: 15. Vlade Divac
REB: 9. Glen Rice
AST: 5. A. Mason
PTS: 31. M. Jordan
REB: 18. D. Rodman
AST: 8. S. Pippen
May 13, 1998
@
Chicago
L, 93-84 United Center
Conference Semi Finals
1-4 PTS: 30. Glen Rice
REB: 15. Vlade Divac
AST: 5. Vlade Divac
PTS: 33. M. Jordan
REB: 21. D. Rodman
AST: 5. S. Pippen