1997-1998 Cleveland Cavaliers

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47-35 Lost First Round
Record Outcome

1997-98 Cleveland Cavaliers

What was the record of the 1997-98 Cleveland Cavaliers?

The Cleveland Cavaliers finished the regular season with a 47-35 record. They went 27-14 at home and 20-21 on the road. Including the playoffs, the Cleveland Cavaliers went 48-38. Their final game was a loss in the Eastern Conference First Round to the Indiana Pacers.

What division did the 1997-98 Cleveland Cavaliers play in?

The 1997-98 Cleveland Cavaliers played in the Central Division of the Eastern Conference.

What was the 1997-98 Cleveland Cavaliers record by month?

Among qualifying months, the 1997-98 Cleveland Cavaliers had their best month in March, when they went 11-4 and had a 73.3% win percentage. Their worst month was February, when they went 4-9 and had a 30.8% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
October '97 0-1 0% -8
November '97 9-5 64.3% +67
December '97 8-5 61.5% +41
January '98 9-7 56.2% +71
February '98 4-9 30.8% -53
March '98 11-4 73.3% +102
April '98 6-4 60% +4

Did the 1997-98 Cleveland Cavaliers make the Playoffs?

Yes, the Cleveland Cavaliers made the Playoffs in 1998. They lost their only series against the Indiana Pacers in the Eastern Conference First Round.

What was the point differential for the 1997-98 Cleveland Cavaliers?

The Cleveland Cavaliers finished the regular season with a point differential of +224. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Cavaliers could have been expected to have about 49.4 wins, or a 49-33 record in the regular season.

How did the 1997-98 Cleveland Cavaliers perform in one-possession games?

In close, one-possession games, or games that went to overtime, the 1997-98 Cleveland Cavaliers went 9-11.

How did the 1997-98 Cleveland Cavaliers perform in overtime games?

During the regular season, the 1997-98 Cleveland Cavaliers went 2-4 in overtime games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1997-98 Cleveland Cavaliers?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1997-98 Cleveland Cavaliers was a 10 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1997-98 Cleveland Cavaliers?

The longest losing streak that the Cleveland Cavaliers had during the 1997-98 regular season was 3 games, which occured 4 separate times.

1997-98 Cleveland Cavaliers Schedule

= Playoff Team

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Fri, Oct 31, 1997 @ Houston Rockets Loss 86 - 94
Sat, Nov 1, 1997 @ San Antonio Spurs Loss 80 - 83
Tue, Nov 4, 1997 vs Indiana Pacers Win 80 - 77
Fri, Nov 7, 1997 @ Boston Celtics Win 96 - 92
Sat, Nov 8, 1997 vs Atlanta Hawks Loss 97 - 99 OT
Tue, Nov 11, 1997 vs Chicago Bulls Win 101 - 80
Thu, Nov 13, 1997 @ New Jersey Nets Win 85 - 74
Sat, Nov 15, 1997 @ Chicago Bulls Loss 70 - 79
Sun, Nov 16, 1997 vs New Jersey Nets Loss 72 - 77
Wed, Nov 19, 1997 vs Orlando Magic Loss 93 - 96 OT
Fri, Nov 21, 1997 @ Minnesota Timberwolves Win 103 - 80
Sat, Nov 22, 1997 vs Washington Wizards Win 110 - 101
Wed, Nov 26, 1997 @ Philadelphia 76ers Win 95 - 89
Fri, Nov 28, 1997 @ Charlotte Hornets Win 97 - 91
Sat, Nov 29, 1997 vs Boston Celtics Win 103 - 97
Wed, Dec 3, 1997 @ Golden State Warriors Win 95 - 67
Fri, Dec 5, 1997 @ Vancouver Grizzlies Win 107 - 98
Sun, Dec 7, 1997 @ Los Angeles Lakers Win 94 - 84
Wed, Dec 10, 1997 vs Denver Nuggets Win 102 - 83
Thu, Dec 11, 1997 @ Milwaukee Bucks Win 79 - 77
Sat, Dec 13, 1997 vs Charlotte Hornets Loss 84 - 85
Tue, Dec 16, 1997 vs Phoenix Suns Win 103 - 90
Wed, Dec 17, 1997 @ Atlanta Hawks Loss 83 - 94
Fri, Dec 19, 1997 vs New York Knicks Loss 77 - 104
Sun, Dec 21, 1997 vs Utah Jazz Win 106 - 101
Tue, Dec 23, 1997 vs Dallas Mavericks Win 99 - 85
Fri, Dec 26, 1997 @ Charlotte Hornets Loss 88 - 96
Tue, Dec 30, 1997 vs Miami Heat Loss 78 - 90
Fri, Jan 2, 1998 @ Orlando Magic Win 81 - 71
Sat, Jan 3, 1998 vs New Jersey Nets Win 95 - 81
Tue, Jan 6, 1998 vs Houston Rockets Win 100 - 70
Thu, Jan 8, 1998 vs Seattle SuperSonics Loss 84 - 109
Sat, Jan 10, 1998 vs Toronto Raptors Loss 93 - 102
Mon, Jan 12, 1998 @ Utah Jazz Loss 99 - 106
Tue, Jan 13, 1998 @ Phoenix Suns Win 102 - 84
Fri, Jan 16, 1998 @ Denver Nuggets Win 99 - 74
Sat, Jan 17, 1998 @ Seattle SuperSonics Loss 91 - 99
Tue, Jan 20, 1998 vs Portland Trail Blazers Loss 84 - 86
Thu, Jan 22, 1998 vs Sacramento Kings Win 112 - 96
Sat, Jan 24, 1998 vs Philadelphia 76ers Win 111 - 92
Mon, Jan 26, 1998 @ Miami Heat Win 94 - 93
Tue, Jan 27, 1998 @ Dallas Mavericks Loss 77 - 84 OT
Fri, Jan 30, 1998 @ Indiana Pacers Loss 83 - 89
Sat, Jan 31, 1998 vs Detroit Pistons Win 90 - 88
Mon, Feb 2, 1998 vs Minnesota Timberwolves Win 109 - 99
Wed, Feb 4, 1998 @ Washington Wizards Loss 88 - 104
Thu, Feb 5, 1998 vs Atlanta Hawks Loss 94 - 108
Tue, Feb 10, 1998 vs Miami Heat Loss 81 - 91
Thu, Feb 12, 1998 @ Toronto Raptors Win 103 - 94
Sat, Feb 14, 1998 vs Milwaukee Bucks Loss 93 - 99
Sun, Feb 15, 1998 @ New York Knicks Loss 91 - 102
Tue, Feb 17, 1998 @ Philadelphia 76ers Loss 97 - 98
Fri, Feb 20, 1998 @ New Jersey Nets Win 109 - 95
Sun, Feb 22, 1998 @ Milwaukee Bucks Loss 71 - 79
Mon, Feb 23, 1998 @ Chicago Bulls Loss 75 - 97
Wed, Feb 25, 1998 vs Vancouver Grizzlies Win 106 - 101
Fri, Feb 27, 1998 @ Detroit Pistons Loss 87 - 90
Sun, Mar 1, 1998 vs Golden State Warriors Win 102 - 82
Wed, Mar 4, 1998 vs Toronto Raptors Win 122 - 88
Fri, Mar 6, 1998 @ Orlando Magic Loss 89 - 91 OT
Sun, Mar 8, 1998 @ Atlanta Hawks Loss 96 - 101
Wed, Mar 11, 1998 vs Milwaukee Bucks Win 95 - 83
Thu, Mar 12, 1998 @ Miami Heat Loss 74 - 97
Sat, Mar 14, 1998 vs New York Knicks Win 88 - 85 OT
Tue, Mar 17, 1998 @ Portland Trail Blazers Win 96 - 82
Thu, Mar 19, 1998 @ Sacramento Kings Win 90 - 85
Sat, Mar 21, 1998 @ Los Angeles Clippers Win 100 - 79
Tue, Mar 24, 1998 vs San Antonio Spurs Loss 85 - 86
Thu, Mar 26, 1998 @ Toronto Raptors Win 97 - 96
Fri, Mar 27, 1998 vs Detroit Pistons Win 88 - 87 OT
Sun, Mar 29, 1998 vs Charlotte Hornets Win 97 - 82
Tue, Mar 31, 1998 vs Orlando Magic Win 93 - 86
Wed, Apr 1, 1998 @ Detroit Pistons Win 92 - 90
Fri, Apr 3, 1998 vs Los Angeles Lakers Loss 93 - 105
Sun, Apr 5, 1998 vs Los Angeles Clippers Win 94 - 93
Tue, Apr 7, 1998 @ Indiana Pacers Loss 80 - 82
Thu, Apr 9, 1998 vs Chicago Bulls Win 91 - 85
Sat, Apr 11, 1998 vs Philadelphia 76ers Win 106 - 95
Tue, Apr 14, 1998 vs Boston Celtics Win 95 - 86
Wed, Apr 15, 1998 @ Washington Wizards Loss 93 - 101
Fri, Apr 17, 1998 @ Boston Celtics Loss 71 - 78
Sat, Apr 18, 1998 vs Indiana Pacers Win 96 - 92
Playoffs
Eastern Conference First Round (Lost 1 - 3)
Thu, Apr 23, 1998 @ Indiana Pacers Loss 77 - 106
Sat, Apr 25, 1998 @ Indiana Pacers Loss 86 - 92
Mon, Apr 27, 1998 vs Indiana Pacers Win 86 - 77
Thu, Apr 30, 1998 vs Indiana Pacers Loss 74 - 80

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