1996-1997 Houston Rockets Schedule

NBA Playoffs - Opening Round

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Houston Leaders Minnesota Leaders PPP
Apr 24, 1997
v.
Minnesota
W, 112 - 95 Compaq Center
Opening Round
1-0 PTS: 21. Mario Elie
REB: 13. Kevin Willis
AST: 8. C. Drexler
PTS: 28. S. Marbury
REB: 9. K. Garnett
AST: 4. S. Marbury
123.6 - 104.8
Apr 26, 1997
v.
Minnesota
W, 96 - 84 Compaq Center
Opening Round
2-0 PTS: 20. C. Barkley
REB: 15. C. Barkley
AST: 7. C. Drexler
PTS: 22. S. Marbury
REB: 14. Dean Garrett
AST: 6. S. Marbury
111.4 - 97.5
Apr 29, 1997
@
Minnesota
W, 120 - 125 Target Center
Opening Round
3-0 PTS: 26. Matt Maloney
REB: 11. H. Olajuwon
AST: 9. C. Drexler
PTS: 27. T. Gugliotta
REB: 15. Dean Garrett
AST: 13. S. Marbury
130.7 - 136.1

NBA Playoffs - Conference Semi Finals

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Houston Leaders Seattle Leaders PPP
May 5, 1997
v.
Seattle
W, 112 - 102 Compaq Center
Conference Semi Finals
1-0 PTS: 22. C. Drexler
REB: 11. H. Olajuwon
AST: 8. Mario Elie
PTS: 24. Shawn Kemp
REB: 11. Shawn Kemp
AST: 7. Eric Snow
122.5 - 111.5
May 7, 1997
v.
Seattle
L, 101 - 106 Compaq Center
Conference Semi Finals
1-1 PTS: 25. C. Drexler
REB: 12. H. Olajuwon
AST: 8. C. Drexler
PTS: 22. Shawn Kemp
REB: 15. Shawn Kemp
AST: 9. Gary Payton
111.4 - 116.9
May 9, 1997
@
Seattle
W, 93 - 97 KeyArena
Conference Semi Finals
2-1 PTS: 24. H. Olajuwon
REB: 17. C. Barkley
AST: 5. S. Threatt
PTS: 28. Shawn Kemp
REB: 10. Shawn Kemp
AST: 5. Shawn Kemp
112.2 - 117.0
May 11, 1997
@
Seattle
W, 106 - 110 KeyArena
Conference Semi Finals
3-1 PTS: 26. C. Barkley
REB: 15. C. Barkley
AST: 9. H. Olajuwon
PTS: 27. Gary Payton
REB: 9. Shawn Kemp
AST: 11. Gary Payton
105.7 - 109.7
May 13, 1997
v.
Seattle
L, 94 - 100 Compaq Center
Conference Semi Finals
3-2 PTS: 31. H. Olajuwon
REB: 20. C. Barkley
AST: 6. Mario Elie
PTS: 23. H. Hawkins
REB: 10. Shawn Kemp
AST: 11. Gary Payton
115.4 - 122.8
May 15, 1997
@
Seattle
L, 99 - 96 KeyArena
Conference Semi Finals
3-3 PTS: 30. H. Olajuwon
REB: 12. C. Barkley
AST: 6. C. Drexler
PTS: 22. Shawn Kemp
REB: 11. Shawn Kemp
AST: 13. Gary Payton
110.8 - 107.4
May 17, 1997
v.
Seattle
W, 96 - 91 Compaq Center
Conference Semi Finals
4-3 PTS: 24. C. Drexler
REB: 14. C. Barkley
AST: 11. Mario Elie
PTS: 27. Gary Payton
REB: 10. Shawn Kemp
AST: 7. Gary Payton
105.8 - 100.3

NBA Playoffs - Conference Finals

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Houston Leaders Utah Leaders PPP
May 19, 1997
@
Utah
L, 101 - 86 Vivint Smart Home Arena
Conference Finals
0-1 PTS: 30. H. Olajuwon
REB: 13. H. Olajuwon
AST: 5. H. Olajuwon
PTS: 21. Karl Malone
REB: 13. Karl Malone
AST: 13. J. Stockton
109.2 - 93.0
May 21, 1997
@
Utah
L, 104 - 92 Vivint Smart Home Arena
Conference Finals
0-2 PTS: 30. H. Olajuwon
REB: 12. C. Barkley
AST: 4. C. Drexler
PTS: 26. J. Stockton
REB: 15. Karl Malone
AST: 12. J. Stockton
117.8 - 104.2
May 23, 1997
v.
Utah
W, 118 - 100 Compaq Center
Conference Finals
1-2 PTS: 31. E. Johnson
REB: 16. C. Barkley
AST: 6. C. Drexler
PTS: 21. Karl Malone
REB: 9. G. Ostertag
AST: 10. J. Stockton
131.9 - 111.8
May 25, 1997
v.
Utah
W, 95 - 92 Compaq Center
Conference Finals
2-2 PTS: 27. H. Olajuwon
REB: 16. C. Barkley
AST: 6. Matt Maloney
PTS: 22. J. Stockton
REB: 10. Karl Malone
AST: 8. J. Stockton
110.0 - 106.6
May 27, 1997
@
Utah
L, 96 - 91 Vivint Smart Home Arena
Conference Finals
2-3 PTS: 33. H. Olajuwon
REB: 10. H. Olajuwon
AST: 5. C. Barkley
PTS: 29. Karl Malone
REB: 14. Karl Malone
AST: 6. J. Stockton
113.7 - 107.8
May 29, 1997
v.
Utah
L, 100 - 103 Compaq Center
Conference Finals
2-4 PTS: 33. C. Drexler
REB: 11. H. Olajuwon
AST: 9. S. Threatt
PTS: 25. J. Stockton
REB: 14. G. Ostertag
AST: 13. J. Stockton
114.4 - 117.8

Regular Season

Date Opponent Result Venue Record Houston Leaders Opponent Leaders PPP
Nov 1, 1996
v.
Sacramento
W, 96 - 85 Compaq Center
Regular Season
1-0 PTS: 25. C. Drexler
REB: 13. H. Olajuwon
AST: 9. C. Drexler
PTS: 17. M. Abdul-Rauf
REB: 10. M. Smith
AST: 5. M. Abdul-Rauf
96.3 - 85.2
Nov 2, 1996
@
Phoenix
W, 95 - 110 Talking Stick Resort Arena
Regular Season
2-0 PTS: 24. H. Olajuwon
REB: 33. C. Barkley
AST: 10. C. Drexler
PTS: 22. Sam Cassell
REB: 11. W. Person
AST: 5. Sam Cassell
104.2 - 120.6
Nov 4, 1996
@
Utah
W, 72 - 75 Vivint Smart Home Arena
Regular Season
3-0 PTS: 23. H. Olajuwon
REB: 20. C. Barkley
AST: 5. Matt Maloney
PTS: 16. Karl Malone
REB: 14. Karl Malone
AST: 5. J. Hornacek
82.4 - 85.8
Nov 5, 1996
@
Sacramento
W, 80 - 102 Sleep Train Arena
Regular Season
4-0 PTS: 34. H. Olajuwon
REB: 12. C. Barkley
AST: 5. Matt Maloney
PTS: 16. M. Abdul-Rauf
REB: 11. O. Polynice
AST: 4. M. Richmond
81.1 - 103.4
Nov 7, 1996
@
Denver
W, 108 - 110 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
5-0 PTS: 36. H. Olajuwon
REB: 15. C. Barkley
AST: 9. C. Drexler
PTS: 33. Dale Ellis
REB: 14. Dale Ellis
AST: 16. Mark Jackson
108.4 - 110.4
Nov 9, 1996
v.
Utah
W, 91 - 85 Compaq Center
Regular Season
6-0 PTS: 38. H. Olajuwon
REB: 18. C. Barkley
AST: 7. Matt Maloney
PTS: 32. Karl Malone
REB: 11. Karl Malone
AST: 6. J. Stockton
100.2 - 93.6
Nov 12, 1996
v.
L.A. Lakers
L, 115 - 126 Compaq Center
Regular Season
6-1 PTS: 33. C. Barkley
REB: 16. C. Barkley
AST: 8. E. Davis
PTS: 34. S. O'Neal
REB: 15. S. O'Neal
AST: 14. N. Van Exel
111.0 - 121.7
Nov 14, 1996
v.
Indiana
W, 90 - 88 Compaq Center
Regular Season
7-1 PTS: 25. C. Barkley
REB: 12. H. Olajuwon
AST: 5. C. Drexler
PTS: 23. Travis Best
REB: 13. Dale Davis
AST: 5. R. Miller
97.3 - 95.1
Nov 16, 1996
v.
Golden State
W, 115 - 103 Compaq Center
Regular Season
8-1 PTS: 33. C. Drexler
REB: 18. C. Barkley
AST: 9. C. Drexler
PTS: 23. L. Sprewell
REB: 10. A. DeClercq
AST: 11. L. Sprewell
115.3 - 103.3
Nov 19, 1996
v.
Minnesota
W, 122 - 93 Compaq Center
Regular Season
9-1 PTS: 22. C. Barkley
REB: 17. C. Barkley
AST: 7. C. Barkley
PTS: 20. K. Garnett
REB: 7. T. Gugliotta
AST: 7. S. Marbury
125.2 - 95.5
Nov 21, 1996
v.
Phoenix
W, 115 - 105 Compaq Center
Regular Season
10-1 PTS: 20. C. Barkley
REB: 16. C. Barkley
AST: 7. C. Barkley
PTS: 25. Sam Cassell
REB: 8. A.C. Green
AST: 7. Steve Nash
120.1 - 109.7
Nov 23, 1996
@
Golden State
W, 115 - 120 SAP Center at San Jose
Regular Season
11-1 PTS: 32. C. Drexler
REB: 17. C. Barkley
AST: 12. C. Barkley
PTS: 32. Mark Price
REB: 7. Joe Smith
AST: 11. L. Sprewell
113.9 - 118.8
Nov 24, 1996
@
L.A. Lakers
W, 85 - 90 The Forum
Regular Season
12-1 PTS: 23. C. Barkley
REB: 15. C. Barkley
AST: 8. C. Barkley
PTS: 23. S. O'Neal
REB: 11. S. O'Neal
AST: 12. N. Van Exel
102.5 - 108.6
Nov 26, 1996
v.
Portland
W, 102 - 101 Compaq Center
Regular Season
13-1 PTS: 30. C. Barkley
REB: 14. C. Barkley
AST: 8. Mario Elie
PTS: 32. K. Anderson
REB: 12. R. Wallace
AST: 11. J.R. Rider
104.8 - 103.7
Nov 29, 1996
@
Boston
W, 94 - 120 TD Garden
Regular Season
14-1 PTS: 18. C. Barkley
REB: 13. H. Olajuwon
AST: 8. Mario Elie
PTS: 18. Dino Radja
REB: 7. A. Walker
AST: 5. Dee Brown
100.4 - 128.2
Nov 30, 1996
@
Washington
W, 99 - 103 US Airways Arena
Regular Season
15-1 PTS: 34. H. Olajuwon
REB: 17. H. Olajuwon
AST: 6. C. Barkley
PTS: 24. Chris Webber
REB: 9. Juwan Howard
AST: 11. R. Strickland
107.6 - 111.9
Dec 2, 1996
@
Toronto
L, 100 - 89 Rogers Centre
Regular Season
15-2 PTS: 30. C. Barkley
REB: 12. C. Barkley
AST: 5. C. Drexler
PTS: 27. D. Stoudamire
REB: 13. Popeye Jones
AST: 11. D. Stoudamire
110.7 - 98.5
Dec 4, 1996
v.
Boston
W, 94 - 89 Compaq Center
Regular Season
16-2 PTS: 19. C. Barkley
REB: 27. C. Barkley
AST: 7. C. Barkley
PTS: 18. Rick Fox
REB: 11. Dino Radja
AST: 5. Dino Radja
95.0 - 89.9
Dec 7, 1996
v.
Philadelphia
W, 123 - 108 Compaq Center
Regular Season
17-2 PTS: 21. C. Barkley
REB: 11. Kevin Willis
AST: 10. C. Barkley
PTS: 35. A. Iverson
REB: 11. S. Williams
AST: 6. Mark Davis
124.8 - 109.6
Dec 10, 1996
@
Minnesota
W, 94 - 96 Target Center
Regular Season
18-2 PTS: 36. C. Drexler
REB: 12. C. Barkley
AST: 8. C. Drexler
PTS: 28. Sam Mitchell
REB: 13. Sam Mitchell
AST: 12. S. Marbury
102.1 - 104.2
Dec 12, 1996
v.
Detroit
W, 115 - 96 Compaq Center
Regular Season
19-2 PTS: 27. C. Drexler
REB: 8. C. Barkley
AST: 8. C. Drexler
PTS: 19. L. Hunter
REB: 8. Theo Ratliff
AST: 6. Grant Hill
132.1 - 110.3
Dec 14, 1996
@
Seattle
W, 100 - 109 KeyArena
Regular Season
20-2 PTS: 26. C. Barkley
REB: 15. C. Barkley
AST: 6. C. Barkley
PTS: 28. Shawn Kemp
REB: 10. Shawn Kemp
AST: 5. Gary Payton
113.9 - 124.1
Dec 15, 1996
@
Portland
W, 89 - 99 Moda Center
Regular Season
21-2 PTS: 26. H. Olajuwon
REB: 13. Kevin Willis
AST: 7. C. Drexler
PTS: 26. K. Anderson
REB: 9. A. Sabonis
AST: 10. K. Anderson
97.0 - 107.9
Dec 17, 1996
@
Vancouver
L, 93 - 92 Rogers Arena
Regular Season
21-3 PTS: 23. H. Olajuwon
REB: 14. H. Olajuwon
AST: 10. C. Drexler
PTS: 22. S. Abdur-Rahim
REB: 8. B. Reeves
AST: 10. Lee Mayberry
114.6 - 113.4
Dec 19, 1996
v.
San Antonio
L, 101 - 115 Compaq Center
Regular Season
21-4 PTS: 19. C. Drexler
REB: 13. C. Barkley
AST: 7. H. Olajuwon
PTS: 24. D. Wilkins
REB: 9. D. Robinson
AST: 6. A. Johnson
110.4 - 125.7
Dec 21, 1996
v.
Miami
L, 66 - 86 Compaq Center
Regular Season
21-5 PTS: 20. H. Olajuwon
REB: 13. H. Olajuwon
AST: 3. H. Olajuwon
PTS: 22. V. Lenard
REB: 17. A. Mourning
AST: 7. Tim Hardaway
81.7 - 106.4
Dec 23, 1996
v.
Milwaukee
L, 76 - 81 Compaq Center
Regular Season
21-6 PTS: 37. H. Olajuwon
REB: 15. H. Olajuwon
AST: 11. C. Drexler
PTS: 19. S. Douglas
REB: 16. Vin Baker
AST: 6. G. Robinson
88.7 - 94.5
Dec 26, 1996
@
Milwaukee
W, 90 - 101 BMO Harris Bradley Center
Regular Season
22-6 PTS: 29. H. Olajuwon
REB: 16. C. Barkley
AST: 8. C. Drexler
PTS: 23. Vin Baker
REB: 10. Vin Baker
AST: 8. S. Douglas
103.0 - 115.6
Dec 28, 1996
v.
Golden State
W, 104 - 95 Compaq Center
Regular Season
23-6 PTS: 31. H. Olajuwon
REB: 19. C. Barkley
AST: 8. C. Drexler
PTS: 27. Joe Smith
REB: 10. Joe Smith
AST: 6. L. Sprewell
114.0 - 104.1
Dec 30, 1996
v.
Seattle
W, 99 - 91 Compaq Center
Regular Season
24-6 PTS: 25. C. Barkley
REB: 14. C. Barkley
AST: 8. C. Drexler
PTS: 21. Gary Payton
REB: 13. Shawn Kemp
AST: 8. Gary Payton
114.3 - 105.0
Jan 2, 1997
v.
Portland
L, 96 - 112 Compaq Center
Regular Season
24-7 PTS: 30. C. Barkley
REB: 14. C. Barkley
AST: 4. C. Barkley
PTS: 31. J.R. Rider
REB: 12. A. Sabonis
AST: 10. K. Anderson
105.3 - 122.8
Jan 4, 1997
v.
L.A. Clippers
L, 91 - 95 Compaq Center
Regular Season
24-8 PTS: 25. H. Olajuwon
REB: 13. C. Barkley
AST: 7. C. Drexler
PTS: 20. Loy Vaught
REB: 11. Loy Vaught
AST: 8. D. Martin
101.1 - 105.6
Jan 7, 1997
@
Minnesota
W, 95 - 104 Target Center
Regular Season
25-8 PTS: 37. C. Drexler
REB: 14. C. Barkley
AST: 6. R. Livingston
PTS: 23. S. Marbury
REB: 9. K. Garnett
AST: 6. S. Marbury
107.2 - 117.3
Jan 8, 1997
@
Cleveland
W, 78 - 81 Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse
Regular Season
26-8 PTS: 26. Mario Elie
REB: 12. C. Barkley
AST: 6. C. Drexler
PTS: 26. T. Brandon
REB: 14. Chris Mills
AST: 7. T. Brandon
94.4 - 98.0
Jan 10, 1997
@
Philadelphia
W, 99 - 120 Wells Fargo Center
Regular Season
27-8 PTS: 31. C. Drexler
REB: 25. C. Barkley
AST: 7. C. Barkley
PTS: 26. A. Iverson
REB: 8. C. Weatherspoon
AST: 11. A. Iverson
92.7 - 112.4
Jan 11, 1997
@
Chicago
L, 110 - 86 United Center
Regular Season
27-9 PTS: 29. H. Olajuwon
REB: 8. H. Olajuwon
AST: 5. C. Drexler
PTS: 32. M. Jordan
REB: 18. D. Rodman
AST: 7. M. Jordan
121.5 - 95.0
Jan 14, 1997
v.
New York
W, 106 - 86 Compaq Center
Regular Season
28-9 PTS: 29. C. Barkley
REB: 12. C. Barkley
AST: 9. C. Drexler
PTS: 19. Chris Childs
REB: 7. P. Ewing
AST: 5. Chris Childs
112.2 - 91.0
Jan 16, 1997
v.
Sacramento
W, 89 - 80 Compaq Center
Regular Season
29-9 PTS: 26. H. Olajuwon
REB: 10. C. Barkley
AST: 8. C. Barkley
PTS: 23. M. Richmond
REB: 16. O. Polynice
AST: 4. M. Richmond
99.4 - 89.4
Jan 17, 1997
@
Dallas
W, 78 - 88 Reunion Arena
Regular Season
30-9 PTS: 26. H. Olajuwon
REB: 12. H. Olajuwon
AST: 4. H. Olajuwon
PTS: 17. J. Mashburn
REB: 10. O. Miller
AST: 6. O. Miller
87.0 - 98.1
Jan 19, 1997
v.
Chicago
W, 102 - 86 Compaq Center
Regular Season
31-9 PTS: 32. H. Olajuwon
REB: 16. H. Olajuwon
AST: 11. C. Drexler
PTS: 26. M. Jordan
REB: 14. M. Jordan
AST: 7. S. Pippen
114.2 - 96.2
Jan 21, 1997
@
Charlotte
L, 114 - 108 Charlotte Coliseum
Regular Season
31-10 PTS: 39. C. Drexler
REB: 9. H. Olajuwon
AST: 4. C. Drexler
PTS: 42. Glen Rice
REB: 9. A. Mason
AST: 10. M. Bogues
123.6 - 117.1
Jan 23, 1997
v.
New Jersey
W, 111 - 104 Compaq Center
Regular Season
32-10 PTS: 20. C. Drexler
REB: 15. Kevin Willis
AST: 8. C. Drexler
PTS: 28. Kendall Gill
REB: 12. J. Williams
AST: 6. Kendall Gill
117.4 - 110.0
Jan 25, 1997
v.
Utah
L, 100 - 105 Compaq Center
Regular Season
32-11 PTS: 41. H. Olajuwon
REB: 15. H. Olajuwon
AST: 8. C. Barkley
PTS: 27. Karl Malone
REB: 17. Karl Malone
AST: 11. J. Stockton
102.1 - 107.2
Jan 30, 1997
v.
Denver
L, 109 - 113 Compaq Center
Regular Season
32-12 PTS: 48. H. Olajuwon
REB: 10. H. Olajuwon
AST: 10. Matt Maloney
PTS: 25. Ricky Pierce
REB: 15. E. Johnson
AST: 17. Mark Jackson
114.1 - 118.3
Jan 31, 1997
@
Indiana
L, 100 - 74 Market Square Arena
Regular Season
32-13 PTS: 15. Sam Mack
REB: 13. O. Harrington
AST: 4. R. Livingston
PTS: 33. R. Miller
REB: 11. Dale Davis
AST: 8. Travis Best
109.3 - 80.9
Feb 2, 1997
@
Orlando
L, 103 - 90 Amway Arena
Regular Season
32-14 PTS: 23. Kevin Willis
REB: 16. Kevin Willis
AST: 5. C. Drexler
PTS: 29. Rony Seikaly
REB: 12. Horace Grant
AST: 10. Brian Shaw
107.4 - 93.9
Feb 4, 1997
@
New York
L, 99 - 95 Madison Square Garden
Regular Season
32-15 PTS: 26. H. Olajuwon
REB: 14. Kevin Willis
AST: 7. Mario Elie
PTS: 28. A. Houston
REB: 10. C. Oakley
AST: 6. L. Johnson
107.2 - 102.9
Feb 6, 1997
@
Detroit
L, 96 - 87 The Palace of Auburn Hills
Regular Season
32-16 PTS: 18. H. Olajuwon
REB: 8. Sam Mack
AST: 5. R. Livingston
PTS: 16. Terry Mills
REB: 12. Otis Thorpe
AST: 8. Grant Hill
109.8 - 99.5
Feb 11, 1997
v.
Vancouver
W, 106 - 97 Compaq Center
Regular Season
33-16 PTS: 20. Brent Price
REB: 7. Kevin Willis
AST: 8. C. Barkley
PTS: 24. S. Abdur-Rahim
REB: 10. B. Reeves
AST: 6. Greg Anthony
121.1 - 110.8
Feb 14, 1997
@
Seattle
L, 105 - 85 KeyArena
Regular Season
33-17 PTS: 17. Mario Elie
REB: 12. C. Barkley
AST: 5. Brent Price
PTS: 23. Gary Payton
REB: 9. H. Hawkins
AST: 8. Gary Payton
119.2 - 96.5
Feb 15, 1997
@
Portland
L, 109 - 105 Moda Center
Regular Season
33-18 PTS: 31. Kevin Willis
REB: 13. Kevin Willis
AST: 7. Mario Elie
PTS: 35. K. Anderson
REB: 14. R. Wallace
AST: 4. K. Anderson
116.3 - 112.0
Feb 17, 1997
v.
Atlanta
W, 127 - 98 Compaq Center
Regular Season
34-18 PTS: 21. C. Barkley
REB: 10. Kevin Willis
AST: 7. Brent Price
PTS: 28. Steve Smith
REB: 8. C. Laettner
AST: 5. M. Blaylock
133.4 - 102.9
Feb 20, 1997
v.
Toronto
W, 107 - 97 Compaq Center
Regular Season
35-18 PTS: 25. H. Olajuwon
REB: 10. Kevin Willis
AST: 8. Mario Elie
PTS: 17. D. Stoudamire
REB: 10. Popeye Jones
AST: 7. D. Stoudamire
110.4 - 100.1
Feb 21, 1997
@
Atlanta
L, 76 - 74 Omni Coliseum
Regular Season
35-19 PTS: 22. C. Barkley
REB: 13. H. Olajuwon
AST: 4. C. Barkley
PTS: 17. M. Blaylock
REB: 9. D. Mutombo
AST: 7. M. Blaylock
91.7 - 89.3
Feb 23, 1997
v.
San Antonio
W, 95 - 85 Compaq Center
Regular Season
36-19 PTS: 21. H. Olajuwon
REB: 9. Kevin Willis
AST: 5. C. Barkley
PTS: 28. D. Wilkins
REB: 14. Will Perdue
AST: 12. A. Johnson
118.0 - 105.5
Feb 25, 1997
v.
L.A. Lakers
W, 100 - 96 Compaq Center
Regular Season
37-19 PTS: 26. C. Barkley
REB: 17. C. Barkley
AST: 6. Mario Elie
PTS: 19. E. Campbell
REB: 9. E. Campbell
AST: 11. N. Van Exel
105.5 - 101.3
Feb 27, 1997
v.
Charlotte
L, 95 - 106 Compaq Center
Regular Season
37-20 PTS: 23. Mario Elie
REB: 13. C. Barkley
AST: 7. C. Barkley
PTS: 24. Glen Rice
REB: 5. Glen Rice
AST: 11. M. Bogues
107.4 - 119.8
Mar 1, 1997
v.
Dallas
W, 89 - 80 Compaq Center
Regular Season
38-20 PTS: 26. Kevin Willis
REB: 11. H. Olajuwon
AST: 10. Mario Elie
PTS: 14. M. Finley
REB: 9. S. Bradley
AST: 5. Robert Pack
104.6 - 94.1
Mar 4, 1997
@
L.A. Clippers
W, 109 - 113 Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena
Regular Season
39-20 PTS: 24. Matt Bullard
REB: 16. H. Olajuwon
AST: 10. H. Olajuwon
PTS: 23. Loy Vaught
REB: 11. L. Wright
AST: 4. D. Martin
115.8 - 120.0
Mar 5, 1997
@
Golden State
W, 85 - 90 SAP Center at San Jose
Regular Season
40-20 PTS: 31. H. Olajuwon
REB: 11. H. Olajuwon
AST: 7. Matt Maloney
PTS: 26. L. Sprewell
REB: 13. Joe Smith
AST: 5. Mark Price
95.0 - 100.6
Mar 7, 1997
@
L.A. Lakers
W, 90 - 111 The Forum
Regular Season
41-20 PTS: 23. H. Olajuwon
REB: 12. H. Olajuwon
AST: 6. H. Olajuwon
PTS: 17. E. Campbell
REB: 7. E. Campbell
AST: 6. N. Van Exel
101.1 - 124.7
Mar 9, 1997
@
Dallas
W, 83 - 88 Reunion Arena
Regular Season
42-20 PTS: 19. Kevin Willis
REB: 12. H. Olajuwon
AST: 7. Matt Maloney
PTS: 24. M. Finley
REB: 11. S. Bradley
AST: 5. K. Reeves
95.1 - 100.9
Mar 11, 1997
@
San Antonio
W, 79 - 103 Alamodome
Regular Season
43-20 PTS: 19. Kevin Willis
REB: 9. Kevin Willis
AST: 7. Mario Elie
PTS: 19. M. Williams
REB: 7. Jamie Feick
AST: 5. V. Del Negro
91.9 - 119.9
Mar 12, 1997
v.
Orlando
L, 95 - 96 Compaq Center
Regular Season
43-21 PTS: 32. H. Olajuwon
REB: 14. Kevin Willis
AST: 10. Matt Maloney
PTS: 31. P. Hardaway
REB: 13. Derek Strong
AST: 4. P. Hardaway
108.9 - 110.0
Mar 16, 1997
@
Miami
L, 101 - 80 Miami Arena
Regular Season
43-22 PTS: 20. H. Olajuwon
REB: 11. Kevin Willis
AST: 3. Kevin Willis
PTS: 31. Tim Hardaway
REB: 12. J. Mashburn
AST: 9. Tim Hardaway
116.9 - 92.6
Mar 18, 1997
@
New Jersey
W, 89 - 97 Izod Center
Regular Season
44-22 PTS: 23. C. Drexler
REB: 15. H. Olajuwon
AST: 12. C. Drexler
PTS: 20. Jim Jackson
REB: 18. E. Montross
AST: 6. Sam Cassell
94.0 - 102.5
Mar 20, 1997
v.
Washington
W, 96 - 90 Compaq Center
Regular Season
45-22 PTS: 26. H. Olajuwon
REB: 11. Kevin Willis
AST: 8. C. Drexler
PTS: 21. R. Strickland
REB: 10. Chris Webber
AST: 10. R. Strickland
103.7 - 97.3
Mar 22, 1997
v.
Phoenix
L, 99 - 104 Compaq Center
Regular Season
45-23 PTS: 39. H. Olajuwon
REB: 11. Kevin Willis
AST: 11. C. Drexler
PTS: 27. Rex Chapman
REB: 10. Jason Kidd
AST: 15. Jason Kidd
105.7 - 111.0
Mar 25, 1997
v.
Minnesota
W, 112 - 103 Compaq Center
Regular Season
46-23 PTS: 39. H. Olajuwon
REB: 14. Kevin Willis
AST: 7. Matt Maloney
PTS: 16. S. Marbury
REB: 10. K. Garnett
AST: 11. S. Marbury
119.8 - 110.2
Mar 27, 1997
v.
Cleveland
W, 107 - 89 Compaq Center
Regular Season
47-23 PTS: 27. E. Johnson
REB: 10. E. Johnson
AST: 7. C. Drexler
PTS: 16. Bob Sura
REB: 6. V. Potapenko
AST: 8. T. Brandon
122.0 - 101.4
Mar 29, 1997
v.
Denver
W, 120 - 105 Compaq Center
Regular Season
48-23 PTS: 45. H. Olajuwon
REB: 11. H. Olajuwon
AST: 12. Matt Maloney
PTS: 24. L. Ellis
REB: 16. L. Ellis
AST: 8. Kenny Smith
122.2 - 106.9
Apr 1, 1997
@
Denver
W, 99 - 116 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
49-23 PTS: 24. C. Drexler
REB: 7. C. Drexler
AST: 4. C. Drexler
PTS: 27. A. McDyess
REB: 10. A. McDyess
AST: 5. B. Thompson
103.7 - 121.5
Apr 2, 1997
@
Phoenix
L, 109 - 96 Talking Stick Resort Arena
Regular Season
49-24 PTS: 33. H. Olajuwon
REB: 16. C. Barkley
AST: 9. C. Drexler
PTS: 30. K. Johnson
REB: 16. H. Williams
AST: 12. K. Johnson
113.7 - 100.2
Apr 4, 1997
@
Sacramento
W, 94 - 108 Sleep Train Arena
Regular Season
50-24 PTS: 25. H. Olajuwon
REB: 12. C. Barkley
AST: 4. Matt Maloney
PTS: 23. M. Richmond
REB: 9. Brian Grant
AST: 10. Bobby Hurley
103.3 - 118.7
Apr 6, 1997
@
Vancouver
W, 85 - 94 Rogers Arena
Regular Season
51-24 PTS: 28. C. Barkley
REB: 13. C. Barkley
AST: 5. C. Drexler
PTS: 23. B. Reeves
REB: 16. S. Abdur-Rahim
AST: 9. Lee Mayberry
99.7 - 110.3
Apr 8, 1997
@
L.A. Clippers
W, 117 - 127 Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena
Regular Season
52-24 PTS: 35. C. Barkley
REB: 8. C. Barkley
AST: 7. C. Barkley
PTS: 26. Malik Sealy
REB: 7. L. Wright
AST: 5. Brent Barry
117.4 - 127.5
Apr 10, 1997
v.
Vancouver
W, 102 - 94 Compaq Center
Regular Season
53-24 PTS: 21. C. Barkley
REB: 12. C. Barkley
AST: 8. C. Barkley
PTS: 20. S. Abdur-Rahim
REB: 9. R. Rogers, Jr.
AST: 5. S. Abdur-Rahim
116.9 - 107.7
Apr 11, 1997
@
Utah
L, 104 - 83 Vivint Smart Home Arena
Regular Season
53-25 PTS: 19. H. Olajuwon
REB: 10. Kevin Willis
AST: 4. C. Drexler
PTS: 28. Karl Malone
REB: 13. Karl Malone
AST: 8. J. Stockton
112.2 - 89.5
Apr 13, 1997
v.
Seattle
W, 113 - 73 Compaq Center
Regular Season
54-25 PTS: 20. C. Drexler
REB: 15. C. Barkley
AST: 13. Mario Elie
PTS: 22. Gary Payton
REB: 10. Shawn Kemp
AST: 4. Gary Payton
120.1 - 77.6
Apr 15, 1997
v.
L.A. Clippers
W, 123 - 119 Compaq Center
Regular Season
55-25 PTS: 24. H. Olajuwon
REB: 14. C. Barkley
AST: 6. C. Barkley
PTS: 34. R. Rogers
REB: 11. Loy Vaught
AST: 9. Brent Barry
127.3 - 123.1
Apr 18, 1997
v.
Dallas
W, 112 - 102 Compaq Center
Regular Season
56-25 PTS: 27. C. Drexler
REB: 18. C. Barkley
AST: 9. C. Drexler
PTS: 23. S. Danilovic
REB: 13. A.C. Green
AST: 12. Robert Pack
111.8 - 101.8
Apr 20, 1997
@
San Antonio
W, 99 - 103 Alamodome
Regular Season
57-25 PTS: 27. H. Olajuwon
REB: 14. C. Barkley
AST: 4. C. Barkley
PTS: 19. Carl Herrera
REB: 14. Carl Herrera
AST: 7. C. Alexander
110.5 - 115.0