Miami Heat Regular Season Rosters

1997-1998 Miami Heat Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
2 Keith Askins F 6-7 197 7 Alabama 1990 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
8 Ike Austin C 6-10 255 4 Arizona State 1991 Rnd 2 Pick 21 United States
17 Brent Barry G 6-7 210 2 Oregon State 1995 Rnd 1 Pick 15 United States
42 P.J. Brown C 6-11 225 4 Louisiana Tech 1992 Rnd 2 Pick 2 United States
4 Duane Causwell C 7-0 240 7 Temple 1990 Rnd 1 Pick 18 United States
40 Marty Conlon F-C 6-10 224 7 Providence 1990 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
43 Ben Davis FC 6-9 240 1 Arizona 1996 Rnd 2 Pick 14 United States
11 Todd Day GF 6-6 188 5 Arkansas 1992 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States
10 Tim Hardaway PG 6-0 175 8 UTEP 1989 Rnd 1 Pick 14 United States
12 Malcolm Huckaby G 6-2 218 0 Boston College 1994 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
22 Antonio Lang G-F 6-8 205 3 Duke 1994 Rnd 2 Pick 2 United States
21 Voshon Lenard SG 6-4 205 2 Minnesota 1994 Rnd 2 Pick 19 United States
12 Gerald Madkins G 6-4 200 4 UCLA 1991 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
9 Dan Majerle SG 6-6 215 9 Central Michigan 1988 Rnd 1 Pick 14 United States
24 Jamal Mashburn SF 6-8 247 4 Kentucky 1993 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States
6 Terry Mills PF 6-10 230 7 Michigan 1990 Rnd 1 Pick 16 United States
33 Alonzo Mourning C 6-10 240 5 Georgetown 1992 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States
5 Eric Murdock G 6-1 190 6 Providence 1991 Rnd 1 Pick 21 United States
3 Charles Cornelius Smith SG 6-4 194 0 New Mexico 1997 Rnd 1 Pick 26 United States
5 Mark Strickland PF 6-9 210 3 Temple 1992 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
23 Rex Walters G 6-4 190 4 Kansas 1993 Rnd 1 Pick 16 United States

1997-1998 Miami Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters T. Hardaway V. Lenard J. Mashburn P. Brown A. Mourning
Rotation E. Murdock D. Majerle K. Askins M. Conlon  
Rotation       M. Strickland  
Rotation       T. Mills  
Lim PT   B. Barry   A. Lang D. Causwell
Lim PT   R. Walters      

1997-1998 Atlantic Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Miami Heat55-27-
2New York Knicks43-3912
3New Jersey Nets43-3912
4Washington Wizards42-4013
5Orlando Magic41-4114
6Boston Celtics36-4619
7Philadelphia Sixers31-5124

1997-1998 Miami Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Tim Hardaway All-NBA Second Team (1998)
Alonzo Mourning Player Of The Week (03/29/98)
Tim Hardaway Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection (1998)

1997-1998 Miami Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Tim Hardaway 81 37.4 18.9 3.7 8.3 1.7 0.2 2.8
Alonzo Mourning 58 33.4 19.2 9.6 0.9 0.7 2.2 3.1
Voshon Lenard 81 32.4 12.6 3.6 2.2 0.7 0.2 1.2
Jamal Mashburn 48 36.0 15.1 4.9 2.8 0.9 0.3 2.2
P.J. Brown 74 31.9 9.6 8.6 1.4 0.9 1.3 1.3
Ike Austin 52 26.4 12.7 6.3 1.7 0.8 0.7 2.2
Dan Majerle 72 26.8 7.2 3.7 2.2 0.9 0.2 0.9
Eric Murdock 82 17.0 6.2 1.9 2.7 1.3 0.2 1.3
Mark Strickland 51 16.6 6.8 4.2 0.5 0.4 0.7 0.9
Terry Mills 50 15.6 4.2 3.0 0.8 0.4 0.2 0.9
Keith Askins 46 14.8 2.4 2.2 0.6 0.6 0.3 0.6
Duane Causwell 37 9.8 2.4 2.7 0.1 0.2 0.7 0.5
Marty Conlon 18 11.6 4.9 2.6 0.7 0.5 0.3 0.6
Brent Barry 17 15.2 4.1 1.6 1.2 0.8 0.2 0.5
Rex Walters 19 5.7 2.0 0.8 0.7 0.2 0.1 0.5
Todd Day 5 13.8 6.0 1.2 1.4 1.4 0.0 0.6
Antonio Lang 6 4.8 2.0 0.8 0.2 0.3 0.0 0.7
Charles Cornelius Smith 11 2.9 0.9 0.7 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.5

1997-1998 Miami Heat Roster Composition

Acquired via Trade

Brent Barry was acquired in a trade by the Miami Heat from the Los Angeles Clippers on February 19, 1998.

Duane Causwell was acquired in a sign and trade by the Miami Heat from the Sacramento Kings on August 12, 1997.

Tim Hardaway was acquired in a trade by the Miami Heat from the Golden State Warriors on February 22, 1996. Tim Hardaway re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Miami Heat on August 21, 1996.

Jamal Mashburn was acquired in a trade by the Miami Heat from the Dallas Mavericks on February 14, 1997.

Alonzo Mourning was acquired in a trade by the Miami Heat from the Charlotte Hornets (1988) on November 3, 1995. Alonzo Mourning re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Miami Heat on August 13, 1996.

Acquired via Free Agency

Keith Askins signed a contract with the Miami Heat on September 7, 1990. Keith Askins re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Miami Heat on September 1, 1991. Keith Askins re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Miami Heat on October 8, 1992. Keith Askins re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Miami Heat on October 7, 1993. Keith Askins re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Miami Heat on September 28, 1994. Keith Askins re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Miami Heat on September 21, 1995.

P.J. Brown signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Miami Heat on August 10, 1996.

Marty Conlon signed a contract as a free agent with the Miami Heat on February 20, 1998.

Antonio Lang signed a contract with the Miami Heat on March 13, 1998. Antonio Lang re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Miami Heat on March 16, 1998.

Voshon Lenard signed a contract with the Miami Heat on December 29, 1995. Voshon Lenard re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Miami Heat on August 19, 1996. Voshon Lenard re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Miami Heat on July 10, 1997.

Dan Majerle signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Miami Heat on August 21, 1996.

Terry Mills signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Miami Heat on August 20, 1997.

Eric Murdock signed a contract as a free agent with the Miami Heat on September 10, 1997.

Mark Strickland signed a contract with the Miami Heat on January 12, 1997. Mark Strickland re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Miami Heat on January 22, 1997. Mark Strickland re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Miami Heat on February 1, 1997.

Rex Walters signed a contract as a free agent with the Miami Heat on January 27, 1998.

1997-1998 Miami Heat Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Micky Arison Owner, Managing General Partner 1995-1996 N/A
Sammy Schulman Chief Financial Officer 1987-1988 N/A
Bob McAdoo Assistant Coach 1995-1996 N/A
Jeff Bzdelik Assistant Coach 1995-1996 Scout (New York Knicks, 1994 to 1995)
Stan Van Gundy Assistant Coach 1995-1996 Head Coach (Wisconsin, 1994 to 1995)
Erik Spoelstra Assistant Coach, Video Coordinator 1997-1998 Video Coordinator (Miami Heat, 1995 to 1999)
Pat Riley Head Coach, President, General Manager 1995-1996 Head Coach (New York Knicks, 1991 to 1995)
Randy Pfund General Manager 1996-1997 Head Coach (Los Angeles Lakers, 1992 to 1994)
Chet Kammerer Scout 1997-1998 Assistant Coach (Los Angeles Lakers, 1992 to 1994)
Jay Sabol Assistant Athletic Trainer 1996-1997 Team Attendant (Miami Heat, 1995 to 2000)