1996-1997 Cleveland Cavaliers

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42-40 Missed Playoffs
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1996-97 Cleveland Cavaliers

What was the record of the 1996-97 Cleveland Cavaliers?

The Cleveland Cavaliers finished the regular season with a 42-40 record. They went 25-16 at home and 17-24 on the road.

What division did the 1996-97 Cleveland Cavaliers play in?

The 1996-97 Cleveland Cavaliers played in the Central Division of the Eastern Conference.

What was the 1996-97 Cleveland Cavaliers record by month?

The 1996-97 Cleveland Cavaliers had their best month in December, when they went 10-5 and had a 66.7% win percentage. Their worst month was January, when they went 5-9 and had a 35.7% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
November '96 9-5 64.3% +85
December '96 10-5 66.7% +107
January '97 5-9 35.7% -17
February '97 7-5 58.3% +30
March '97 6-10 37.5% -70
April '97 5-6 45.5% +16

Did the 1996-97 Cleveland Cavaliers make the Playoffs?

No, the Cavaliers didn't make the Playoffs in 1997.

What was the point differential for the 1996-97 Cleveland Cavaliers?

The Cleveland Cavaliers finished the regular season with a point differential of +151. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Cavaliers could have been expected to have about 47.0 wins, or a 47-35 record in the regular season.

How did the 1996-97 Cleveland Cavaliers perform in one-possession games?

In close, one-possession games, or games that went to overtime, the 1996-97 Cleveland Cavaliers went 7-6.

How did the 1996-97 Cleveland Cavaliers perform in overtime games?

During the regular season, the 1996-97 Cleveland Cavaliers went 2-4 in overtime games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1996-97 Cleveland Cavaliers?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1996-97 Cleveland Cavaliers was a 5 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1996-97 Cleveland Cavaliers?

The longest losing streak that the Cleveland Cavaliers had during the 1996-97 regular season was 6 games, which happened once during the season.

1996-97 Cleveland Cavaliers Schedule

= Playoff Team

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Fri, Nov 1, 1996 @ New Jersey Nets Win 90 - 77
Sat, Nov 2, 1996 @ Washington Bullets Win 98 - 96 OT
Tue, Nov 5, 1996 vs San Antonio Spurs Loss 68 - 74
Fri, Nov 8, 1996 vs Vancouver Grizzlies Win 88 - 72
Sun, Nov 10, 1996 vs Denver Nuggets Win 101 - 86
Tue, Nov 12, 1996 @ Atlanta Hawks Loss 83 - 87
Wed, Nov 13, 1996 vs Portland Trail Blazers Win 81 - 70
Fri, Nov 15, 1996 @ Philadelphia 76ers Win 105 - 89
Sat, Nov 16, 1996 vs Detroit Pistons Loss 98 - 102
Tue, Nov 19, 1996 vs Atlanta Hawks Win 73 - 63
Thu, Nov 21, 1996 @ Toronto Raptors Win 89 - 81
Sun, Nov 24, 1996 vs Sacramento Kings Win 103 - 74
Wed, Nov 27, 1996 @ Milwaukee Bucks Loss 75 - 92
Sat, Nov 30, 1996 vs Orlando Magic Loss 82 - 86
Tue, Dec 3, 1996 vs Toronto Raptors Win 93 - 74
Wed, Dec 4, 1996 @ Orlando Magic Win 84 - 57
Fri, Dec 6, 1996 @ Detroit Pistons Loss 81 - 93
Sun, Dec 8, 1996 vs Los Angeles Clippers Win 90 - 69
Tue, Dec 10, 1996 vs Miami Heat Loss 74 - 76
Wed, Dec 11, 1996 @ Washington Bullets Loss 95 - 106
Fri, Dec 13, 1996 vs Golden State Warriors Win 101 - 87
Sat, Dec 14, 1996 @ Minnesota Timberwolves Win 101 - 93
Wed, Dec 18, 1996 vs New Jersey Nets Win 99 - 81
Fri, Dec 20, 1996 vs Toronto Raptors Win 91 - 82
Sun, Dec 22, 1996 vs Utah Jazz Win 100 - 94
Mon, Dec 23, 1996 @ Orlando Magic Loss 84 - 89
Fri, Dec 27, 1996 vs Milwaukee Bucks Win 94 - 86
Sat, Dec 28, 1996 @ Chicago Bulls Loss 97 - 102
Mon, Dec 30, 1996 vs Minnesota Timberwolves Win 108 - 96
Thu, Jan 2, 1997 vs Phoenix Suns Win 103 - 94
Sat, Jan 4, 1997 vs Indiana Pacers Win 99 - 91
Tue, Jan 7, 1997 @ Indiana Pacers Loss 90 - 95
Wed, Jan 8, 1997 vs Houston Rockets Loss 78 - 81
Sat, Jan 11, 1997 vs Washington Bullets Loss 85 - 98
Mon, Jan 13, 1997 vs Atlanta Hawks Loss 79 - 93
Thu, Jan 16, 1997 @ Denver Nuggets Loss 87 - 88 OT
Fri, Jan 17, 1997 @ Seattle SuperSonics Loss 84 - 96
Sun, Jan 19, 1997 @ Los Angeles Clippers Win 107 - 102
Mon, Jan 20, 1997 @ Utah Jazz Loss 74 - 94
Thu, Jan 23, 1997 vs Chicago Bulls Loss 71 - 87
Sat, Jan 25, 1997 vs Charlotte Hornets Win 106 - 73
Tue, Jan 28, 1997 @ New Jersey Nets Win 84 - 62
Wed, Jan 29, 1997 vs New York Knicks Loss 65 - 75
Sat, Feb 1, 1997 vs Miami Heat Loss 66 - 71
Sun, Feb 2, 1997 @ Miami Heat Loss 76 - 80
Tue, Feb 4, 1997 @ Milwaukee Bucks Win 79 - 78
Wed, Feb 5, 1997 @ Toronto Raptors Loss 84 - 89
Tue, Feb 11, 1997 vs Philadelphia 76ers Win 105 - 94
Wed, Feb 12, 1997 @ Indiana Pacers Win 83 - 75
Mon, Feb 17, 1997 vs New Jersey Nets Win 108 - 101
Wed, Feb 19, 1997 @ Los Angeles Lakers Win 103 - 84
Fri, Feb 21, 1997 @ Phoenix Suns Loss 88 - 94
Sun, Feb 23, 1997 @ Vancouver Grizzlies Win 91 - 84
Tue, Feb 25, 1997 vs Seattle SuperSonics Loss 66 - 72
Thu, Feb 27, 1997 vs Chicago Bulls Win 73 - 70
Sat, Mar 1, 1997 vs Boston Celtics Win 99 - 81
Sun, Mar 2, 1997 @ New York Knicks Loss 82 - 90
Tue, Mar 4, 1997 @ Atlanta Hawks Loss 88 - 93
Wed, Mar 5, 1997 vs Indiana Pacers Win 85 - 78
Sat, Mar 8, 1997 vs Milwaukee Bucks Loss 82 - 90
Tue, Mar 11, 1997 @ Sacramento Kings Win 88 - 85
Thu, Mar 13, 1997 @ Golden State Warriors Loss 95 - 101 OT
Fri, Mar 14, 1997 @ Portland Trail Blazers Loss 73 - 96
Mon, Mar 17, 1997 vs Detroit Pistons Win 85 - 82
Wed, Mar 19, 1997 @ Charlotte Hornets Loss 72 - 90
Thu, Mar 20, 1997 vs Los Angeles Lakers Loss 76 - 89
Sat, Mar 22, 1997 @ Dallas Mavericks Win 75 - 72
Tue, Mar 25, 1997 @ San Antonio Spurs Loss 59 - 64
Thu, Mar 27, 1997 @ Houston Rockets Loss 89 - 107
Fri, Mar 28, 1997 @ Miami Heat Loss 79 - 83
Sun, Mar 30, 1997 vs Dallas Mavericks Win 84 - 80
Tue, Apr 1, 1997 vs New York Knicks Loss 88 - 94
Wed, Apr 2, 1997 @ Boston Celtics Win 96 - 87
Fri, Apr 4, 1997 @ Chicago Bulls Loss 71 - 84
Mon, Apr 7, 1997 vs Charlotte Hornets Loss 105 - 110 OT
Tue, Apr 8, 1997 @ New York Knicks Win 93 - 73
Fri, Apr 11, 1997 @ Boston Celtics Loss 101 - 103 OT
Sat, Apr 12, 1997 vs Philadelphia 76ers Win 125 - 118
Mon, Apr 14, 1997 @ Charlotte Hornets Loss 82 - 94
Wed, Apr 16, 1997 vs Orlando Magic Win 78 - 63
Fri, Apr 18, 1997 @ Detroit Pistons Win 82 - 75
Sun, Apr 20, 1997 vs Washington Bullets Loss 81 - 85

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