Tuesday, February 26, 2013

March-April 1997


1996-1997 Season

March-April 1997
Phoenix Suns Roster
No.
Player
Pos
Ht
Wt
Age
Exp
Rating
7
Kevin Johnson
G
6-1
180
30
9
78
1
Anfernee Hardaway
GF
6-7
195
27
3
80
4
Michael Finley
FG
6-7
215
23
1
77
20
Jermaine O’Neal
FC
6-11
226
18
R
71
77
Gheorghe Muresan
C
7-7
303
30
3
71
13
Steve Nash
PG
6-3
195
22
R
73
3
Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf
G
6-1
162
27
6
77
11
Wesley Person
FG
6-6
195
25
3
73
15
Danny Manning
FC
6-10
230
30
9
70
00
Robert Parish
C
7-0
230
43
20
70
30
Jud Buechler
FG
6-6
220
28
6
65
31
Derek Strong
F
6-8
220
28
5
67
40
Loren Meyer
C
6-10
257
24
2
61

  Phoenix Suns season-end Stats


  NBA season-end Awards

Coach of the year: George Karl (Seattle), W64-18L
MVP: Gary Payton (Seattle) 18.4ppg, 3.4rpg, 7.7apg, 2.4spg, 40%fg, 70%ft, 28%3pt
Rookie of the year: Kevin Garnett (Minnesota) 22.6ppg, 10.8rpg, 2.7apg, 1.4spg, 1.6bpg, 48%fg, 78%ft, 28%3pt
6th Man of the year: Steve Nash (Phoenix) 10.2ppg, 0.7rpg, 8.7apg, 0.4spg, 0.8bpg, 38%fg, 90%ft, 22%3pt
Defensive Man of the year: Gheorghe Muresan (Phoenix) 10.1ppg, 12.6rpg, 0.5apg, 0.9spg, 2.3bpg, 64%fg, 63%ft
Most Improved Player of the year: P.J. Brown (Miami) 13.2ppg, 10rpg, 0.9apg, 0.2spg, 1.5bpg, 45%fg, 78%ft


Saturday, January 12, 2013

February 1997






1996-1997 NBA Season


February 1997
Phoenix Suns Roster
No.
Player
Pos
Ht
Wt
Age
Exp
Rating
7
Kevin Johnson
G
6-1
180
30
9
78
1
Anfernee Hardaway
GF
6-7
195
27
3
80
4
Michael Finley
FG
6-7
215
23
1
77
20
Jermaine O’Neal
FC
6-11
226
18
R
71
77
Gheorghe Muresan
C
7-7
303
30
3
71
13
Steve Nash
PG
6-3
195
22
R
73
3
Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf
G
6-1
162
27
6
77
11
Wesley Person
FG
6-6
195
25
3
73
15
Danny Manning
FC
6-10
230
30
9
70
00
Robert Parish
C
7-0
230
43
20
70
30
Jud Buechler
FG
6-6
220
28
6
65
31
Derek Strong
F
6-8
220
28
5
67
40
Loren Meyer
C
6-10
257
24
2
61




February Trades

• LAC trade C Stanley Roberts (67) to NJN for SF Xavier McDaniel (71) & 1997 2nd round pick


 <->  

• DET trade PG Lindsey Hunter (69) & PF Otis Thorpe (75) to CHA for PG Muggsy Bogues (73) & 1997 1st round pick
 &  <-> 

• ORL trade C Danny Schayes (67) to DAL for 1998 2nd round pick


• POR trade PF Rasheed Wallace (79) to NJN for FC Jayson Williams (78) & 1998 1st round pick
 <-> 

• DAL trade FC A.C. Green (69) to LAL for 1997 2nd round pick


• DEN trade PG Kenny Smith (71) to PHI for F Don MacLean (68) & C Mark Bradtke (60)
 <-> 
• NYK trade PG Chris Childs (68) & FC Buck Williams (75) to CLE for C Shawnelle Scott (62) & G Carl Thomas (65)
 & 
<->  &