Charlotte Hornets Regular Season Rosters

1997-1998 Charlotte Hornets Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
10 B.J. Armstrong G 6-2 175 8 Iowa 1989 Rnd 1 Pick 18 United States
15 Corey Beck G 6-1 190 2 Arkansas 1995 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
1 Muggsy Bogues PG 5-3 136 10 Wake Forest 1987 Rnd 1 Pick 12 United States
30 Dell Curry SG 6-4 190 11 Virginia Tech 1986 Rnd 1 Pick 15 United States
00 Tony Delk G 6-1 189 1 Kentucky 1996 Rnd 1 Pick 16 United States
12 Vlade Divac C 7-1 260 8 KK Partizan (Serbia) 1989 Rnd 1 Pick 26 Serbia
8 Tony Farmer F 6-9 244 3 Nebraska 1991 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
52 Matt Geiger C 7-0 243 5 Georgia Tech 1992 Rnd 2 Pick 15 United States
20 Jeff Grayer GF 6-5 200 8 Iowa State 1988 Rnd 1 Pick 13 United States
14 Anthony Mason PF 6-7 250 9 Tennessee State 1988 Rnd 3 Pick 3 United States
11 Vernon Maxwell G 6-4 180 9 Florida 1988 Rnd 2 Pick 22 United States
42 Michael McDonald C 6-10 232 1 New Orleans 1995 Rnd 2 Pick 26 United States
13 Bobby Phills SG 6-5 215 6 Southern 1991 Rnd 2 Pick 18 United States
7 J.R. Reid PF 6-9 247 7 North Carolina 1989 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
41 Glen Rice SF 6-8 228 8 Michigan 1989 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States
5 Donald Royal PF 6-8 210 8 Notre Dame 1987 Rnd 3 Pick 6 United States
4 David Wesley G 6-0 190 4 Baylor 1992 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
32 Travis Williams G 6-6 215 0 South Carolina State 1992 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States

1997-1998 Charlotte Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters D. Wesley B. Phills G. Rice A. Mason V. Divac
Rotation B. Armstrong D. Curry T. Williams J. Reid M. Geiger
Rotation C. Beck     D. Royal  
Lim PT   V. Maxwell      

1997-1998 Central Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Chicago Bulls62-20-
2Indiana Pacers58-244
3Charlotte Hornets51-3111
4Atlanta Hawks50-3212
5Cleveland Cavaliers47-3515
6Detroit Pistons37-4525
7Milwaukee Bucks36-4626
8Toronto Raptors16-6646

1997-1998 Charlotte Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Glen Rice All-NBA Third Team (1998)
Glen Rice Player Of The Week (12/14/97)
Glen Rice Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection (1998)
Glen Rice Three Point Shootout Participant (1998)

1997-1998 Charlotte Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Glen Rice 82 40.2 22.3 4.3 2.2 0.9 0.3 2.2
David Wesley 81 35.1 13.0 2.6 6.5 1.7 0.4 2.8
Anthony Mason 81 38.9 12.8 10.2 4.2 0.8 0.2 1.8
Matt Geiger 78 23.6 11.3 6.7 1.0 0.9 1.1 1.4
Vlade Divac 64 28.2 10.4 8.1 2.7 1.3 1.5 1.8
Bobby Phills 62 30.4 10.4 3.5 3.0 1.3 0.3 1.7
Dell Curry 52 18.7 9.4 1.9 1.3 0.6 0.1 1.0
J.R. Reid 79 14.0 4.9 2.7 0.6 0.4 0.2 0.8
B.J. Armstrong 62 12.5 3.9 1.1 2.3 0.4 0.0 0.6
Vernon Maxwell 31 15.1 6.8 1.4 1.3 0.5 0.1 0.9
Corey Beck 59 12.5 3.2 1.5 1.7 0.6 0.1 1.2
Travis Williams 39 9.4 3.5 2.4 0.5 0.5 0.1 0.8
Donald Royal 29 10.5 2.6 1.3 0.6 0.2 0.0 0.2
Tony Farmer 27 6.3 2.5 1.2 0.2 0.4 0.1 0.3
Tony Delk 3 11.3 2.7 0.7 1.0 0.0 0.0 1.3
Muggsy Bogues 2 8.0 3.0 0.5 2.0 1.0 0.0 0.5
Jeff Grayer 1 11.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 2.0
Michael McDonald 1 4.0 0.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.0

1997-1998 Charlotte Hornets Roster Composition

Acquired via Trade

B.J. Armstrong was acquired in a trade by the Charlotte Hornets (1988) from the Golden State Warriors on November 7, 1997.

Vlade Divac was acquired in a trade by the Charlotte Hornets (1988) from the Los Angeles Lakers on July 11, 1996.

Matt Geiger was acquired in a trade by the Charlotte Hornets (1988) from the Miami Heat on November 3, 1995.

Anthony Mason was acquired in a trade by the Charlotte Hornets (1988) from the New York Knicks on July 14, 1996.

Glen Rice was acquired in a trade by the Charlotte Hornets (1988) from the Miami Heat on November 3, 1995.

Acquired via Expansion Draft

Dell Curry was taken in the 1988 Expansion Draft by the Charlotte Hornets (1988) from the Cleveland Cavaliers on June 23, 1988. Dell Curry re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Charlotte Hornets (1988) on August 1, 1990.

Acquired via Free Agency

Corey Beck signed a contract as a free agent with the Charlotte Hornets (1988) on October 2, 1997.

Vernon Maxwell signed a contract with the Charlotte Hornets (1988) on February 3, 1998. Vernon Maxwell re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Charlotte Hornets (1988) on February 13, 1998.

Bobby Phills signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Charlotte Hornets (1988) on August 19, 1997.

J.R. Reid signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Charlotte Hornets (1988) on July 16, 1997.

Donald Royal signed a contract with the Charlotte Hornets (1988) on January 15, 1998. Donald Royal re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Charlotte Hornets (1988) on January 25, 1998. Donald Royal re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Charlotte Hornets (1988) on February 4, 1998.

David Wesley signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Charlotte Hornets (1988) on July 1, 1997.

Travis Williams signed a contract as a free agent with the Charlotte Hornets (1988) on September 10, 1997.