Philadelphia Sixers Regular Season Rosters

1997-1998 Philadelphia Sixers Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
0 Benoit Benjamin C 7-0 250 12 Creighton 1985 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
25 Tom Chambers PF 6-10 220 15 Utah 1981 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States
44 Derrick Coleman FC 6-10 230 7 Syracuse 1990 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
34 Terry Cummings PF 6-9 220 15 DePaul 1982 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States
50 Will Cunningham C 6-11 250 1 Temple 1996 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
7 Mark Davis G-F 6-7 210 2 Texas Tech 1995 Rnd 2 Pick 19 United States
  Ronnie Grandison F 6-6 215 7 New Orleans 1987 Rnd 5 Pick 8 United States
3 Allen Iverson G 6-0 165 1 Georgetown 1996 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
22 Jim Jackson SG 6-6 220 5 Ohio State 1992 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States
8 Aaron McKie G 6-5 209 3 Temple 1994 Rnd 1 Pick 17 United States
  Marko Milic SF 6-6 235 0 Union Olimpija (Slovenia) 1997 Rnd 2 Pick 5 Slovenia
00 Eric Montross C 7-0 270 3 North Carolina 1994 Rnd 1 Pick 9 United States
11 Doug Overton SG 6-3 190 6 La Salle 1991 Rnd 2 Pick 13 United States
12 Anthony Parker GF 6-6 215 0 Bradley 1997 Rnd 1 Pick 21 United States
50 Theo Ratliff C 6-10 235 2 Wyoming 1995 Rnd 1 Pick 18 United States
22 Brian Shaw PG 6-6 190 8 UC Santa Barbara 1988 Rnd 1 Pick 24 United States
8 Joe Smith F 6-10 225 2 Maryland 1995 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
20 Eric Snow G 6-3 190 2 Michigan State 1995 Rnd 2 Pick 14 United States
42 Jerry Stackhouse SF 6-6 218 2 North Carolina 1995 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
41 Kebu Stewart F 6-8 239 0 Cal State Bakersfield 1997 Rnd 2 Pick 7 United States
1 Tim Thomas F 6-10 240 0 Villanova 1997 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States
23 Rex Walters G 6-4 190 4 Kansas 1993 Rnd 1 Pick 16 United States
35 Clarence Weatherspoon PF 6-6 240 5 Southern Mississippi 1992 Rnd 1 Pick 9 United States
32 Herb Williams C 6-10 242 16 Ohio State 1981 Rnd 1 Pick 14 United States
55 Scott Williams FC 6-10 230 7 North Carolina 1990 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States

1997-1998 Philadelphia Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters A. Iverson M. Davis D. Coleman T. Thomas S. Williams
Rotation D. Overton A. Parker   K. Stewart B. Benjamin
Lim PT E. Snow A. McKie   J. Smith T. Ratliff
Lim PT B. Shaw        

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 Philadelphia Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Allen Iverson Player Of The Week (01/18/98)
Tim Thomas All-Rookie Second Team (1998)
Tim Thomas Rising Stars Challenge Participant (1998)

1997-1998 Philadelphia Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Allen Iverson 80 39.4 22.0 3.7 6.2 2.2 0.3 3.0
Derrick Coleman 59 36.2 17.6 9.9 2.5 0.8 1.2 2.7
Tim Thomas 77 23.1 11.0 3.7 1.2 0.7 0.2 1.5
Jim Jackson 48 37.2 13.7 4.7 4.6 0.9 0.1 3.0
Theo Ratliff 58 32.1 11.2 7.3 0.7 0.7 3.5 1.4
Clarence Weatherspoon 48 26.9 8.4 7.0 0.8 0.9 1.1 1.4
Jerry Stackhouse 22 34.0 16.0 3.5 3.0 1.4 1.0 3.4
Joe Smith 30 23.3 10.3 4.4 0.9 0.6 0.4 1.7
Mark Davis 71 12.8 4.0 2.2 1.0 0.7 0.3 1.3
Scott Williams 58 13.8 4.1 3.6 0.5 0.3 0.4 0.5
Terry Cummings 44 14.9 5.3 3.4 0.5 0.5 0.1 0.4
Aaron McKie 57 23.5 3.9 2.9 2.4 1.4 0.2 0.9
Eric Snow 47 18.0 3.9 1.6 3.5 1.3 0.1 1.1
Brian Shaw 20 25.1 6.0 3.2 4.4 0.7 0.1 1.2
Anthony Parker 37 5.3 1.9 0.7 0.5 0.3 0.1 0.3
Eric Montross 20 16.9 3.4 4.6 0.3 0.3 0.6 0.8
Benoit Benjamin 14 14.1 4.5 3.8 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.9
Doug Overton 23 12.0 2.7 0.6 1.6 0.3 0.0 1.0
Rex Walters 19 6.7 2.2 0.5 1.1 0.3 0.0 0.9
Kebu Stewart 15 7.3 2.7 2.1 0.1 0.3 0.1 0.5
Tom Chambers 1 10.0 6.0 2.0 0.0 2.0 0.0 1.0
Will Cunningham 1 1.0 0.0 2.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

1997-1998 Philadelphia Sixers Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Allen Iverson was selected as the #1 pick in the First Round of the 1996 NBA Draft by the Philadelphia Sixers. Allen Iverson signed a multi-year contract with the Philadelphia Sixers on September 13, 1996.

Kebu Stewart was selected as the #7 pick in the Second Round of the 1997 NBA Draft by the Philadelphia Sixers. Kebu Stewart signed a contract with the Philadelphia Sixers on July 21, 1997.

Acquired via Draft Rights Trade

Draft Rights to Anthony Parker, the #21 pick in the First Round of the 1997 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Philadelphia Sixers from the New Jersey Nets on June 25, 1997. Anthony Parker signed a multi-year contract with the Philadelphia Sixers on July 9, 1997.

Draft Rights to Tim Thomas, the #7 pick in the First Round of the 1997 NBA Draft, were acquired by the Philadelphia Sixers from the New Jersey Nets on June 25, 1997. Tim Thomas signed a multi-year contract with the Philadelphia Sixers on July 10, 1997.

Acquired via Trade

Derrick Coleman was acquired in a trade by the Philadelphia Sixers from the New Jersey Nets on November 30, 1995.

Aaron McKie was acquired in a trade by the Philadelphia Sixers from the Detroit Pistons on December 18, 1997.

Theo Ratliff was acquired in a trade by the Philadelphia Sixers from the Detroit Pistons on December 18, 1997.

Brian Shaw was acquired in a trade by the Philadelphia Sixers from the Golden State Warriors on February 17, 1998.

Joe Smith was acquired in a trade by the Philadelphia Sixers from the Golden State Warriors on February 17, 1998.

Eric Snow was acquired in a trade by the Philadelphia Sixers from the Seattle SuperSonics on January 18, 1998.

Acquired via Free Agency

Benoit Benjamin signed a contract with the Philadelphia Sixers on March 11, 1998. Benoit Benjamin re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Philadelphia Sixers on March 21, 1998. Benoit Benjamin re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Philadelphia Sixers on March 31, 1998.

Mark Davis signed a contract with the Philadelphia Sixers on September 11, 1996. Mark Davis re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Philadelphia Sixers on September 11, 1997.

Doug Overton signed a contract with the Philadelphia Sixers on October 3, 1996. Doug Overton re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the Philadelphia Sixers on July 14, 1997.

Scott Williams signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Philadelphia Sixers on July 28, 1994.

1997-1998 Philadelphia Sixers Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Ed Snider Owner, Managing Owner 1996-1997 N/A
Larry Brown Head Coach, General Manager 1997-1998 Head Coach (Indiana Pacers, 1993 to 1997)
Garfield Heard Assistant Coach 1997-1998 Assistant Coach (Indiana Pacers, 1993 to 1997)
Randy Ayers Assistant Coach 2009-2010 Assistant Coach (Washington Wizards, 2007 to 2009)
Billy King VP of Basketball Administration 1997-1998 N/A
Allen Lumpkin Equipment Manager 1988-1989 Box Office (Philadelphia Sixers, 1983 to 1988)
Kevin O'Connor Director of Player Personnel 1997-1998 Regional Scout (Utah Jazz, 1994 to 1997)
Marc Zumoff Television Play-By-Play 1995-1996 N/A