1997-1998 Indiana Pacers

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1997-98 Indiana Pacers

What was the record of the 1997-98 Indiana Pacers?

The Indiana Pacers finished the regular season with a 58-24 record. They went 32-9 at home and 26-15 on the road. Including the playoffs, the Indiana Pacers went 68-30. Their final game was a loss in the Eastern Conference Finals to the Chicago Bulls.

What division did the 1997-98 Indiana Pacers play in?

The 1997-98 Indiana Pacers played in the Central Division of the Eastern Conference.

What was the 1997-98 Indiana Pacers record by month?

Among qualifying months, the 1997-98 Indiana Pacers had their best month in January, when they went 12-2 and had a 85.7% win percentage. Their worst month was November, when they went 8-5 and had a 61.5% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
October '97 0-1 0% -2
November '97 8-5 61.5% +107
December '97 11-4 73.3% +78
January '98 12-2 85.7% +93
February '98 8-5 61.5% +109
March '98 11-5 68.8% +80
April '98 8-2 80% +34

Did the 1997-98 Indiana Pacers make the Playoffs?

Yes, the Indiana Pacers made the Playoffs in 1998. They won their first series against the New York Knicks in the Eastern Conference Semifinals. They eventually lost against the Chicago Bulls in the Eastern Conference Finals.

What was the point differential for the 1997-98 Indiana Pacers?

The Indiana Pacers finished the regular season with a point differential of +499. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Pacers could have been expected to have about 58.5 wins, or a 58-24 record in the regular season.

How did the 1997-98 Indiana Pacers perform in one-possession games?

In close, one-possession games, or games that went to overtime, the 1997-98 Indiana Pacers went 9-7.

How did the 1997-98 Indiana Pacers perform in overtime games?

During the regular season, the 1997-98 Indiana Pacers went 4-1 in overtime games.

How did the 1997-98 Indiana Pacers perform in overtime games in the playoffs?

In the playoffs, the 1997-98 Indiana Pacers went 1-0 in overtime games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1997-98 Indiana Pacers?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1997-98 Indiana Pacers was a 7 game winning streak on 2 separate stretches during the season.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1997-98 Indiana Pacers?

The longest losing streak that the Indiana Pacers had during the 1997-98 regular season was 3 games, which happened once during the season.

1997-98 Indiana Pacers Schedule

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Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Fri, Oct 31, 1997 @ New Jersey Nets Loss 95 - 97
Sat, Nov 1, 1997 vs Golden State Warriors Win 96 - 83
Tue, Nov 4, 1997 @ Cleveland Cavaliers Loss 77 - 80
Wed, Nov 5, 1997 @ Detroit Pistons Win 99 - 87
Fri, Nov 7, 1997 vs Seattle SuperSonics Loss 93 - 99
Sat, Nov 8, 1997 @ Charlotte Hornets Loss 82 - 89
Wed, Nov 12, 1997 vs Atlanta Hawks Loss 86 - 89
Fri, Nov 14, 1997 vs Miami Heat Win 82 - 78
Sat, Nov 15, 1997 @ Toronto Raptors Win 105 - 77
Thu, Nov 20, 1997 @ Milwaukee Bucks Win 109 - 83
Sat, Nov 22, 1997 vs Charlotte Hornets Loss 94 - 95
Thu, Nov 27, 1997 vs Vancouver Grizzlies Win 106 - 85
Fri, Nov 28, 1997 vs Chicago Bulls Win 94 - 83
Sun, Nov 30, 1997 vs Philadelphia 76ers Win 101 - 89
Wed, Dec 3, 1997 @ Minnesota Timberwolves Win 94 - 90
Fri, Dec 5, 1997 @ Denver Nuggets Win 96 - 85
Sun, Dec 7, 1997 @ Phoenix Suns Win 99 - 97 OT
Mon, Dec 8, 1997 @ Utah Jazz Loss 97 - 106
Wed, Dec 10, 1997 @ Portland Trail Blazers Loss 85 - 93
Fri, Dec 12, 1997 vs Miami Heat Win 104 - 89
Sat, Dec 13, 1997 vs Washington Wizards Win 109 - 92
Mon, Dec 15, 1997 @ Toronto Raptors Win 108 - 101
Wed, Dec 17, 1997 vs New York Knicks Win 87 - 80
Fri, Dec 19, 1997 vs Detroit Pistons Win 98 - 90
Sat, Dec 20, 1997 @ Orlando Magic Win 95 - 92
Tue, Dec 23, 1997 @ San Antonio Spurs Loss 79 - 91
Fri, Dec 26, 1997 vs Orlando Magic Win 107 - 81
Sun, Dec 28, 1997 @ Miami Heat Loss 90 - 101
Tue, Dec 30, 1997 vs New Jersey Nets Win 109 - 91
Fri, Jan 2, 1998 @ Washington Wizards Win 99 - 81
Sat, Jan 3, 1998 vs Toronto Raptors Win 89 - 77
Tue, Jan 6, 1998 vs Phoenix Suns Loss 80 - 81
Thu, Jan 8, 1998 @ Houston Rockets Win 87 - 80
Sat, Jan 10, 1998 @ Dallas Mavericks Win 84 - 79
Wed, Jan 14, 1998 vs Detroit Pistons Win 100 - 93
Fri, Jan 16, 1998 vs Sacramento Kings Win 117 - 92
Sun, Jan 18, 1998 @ Boston Celtics Win 103 - 96
Wed, Jan 21, 1998 @ New York Knicks Loss 89 - 97
Fri, Jan 23, 1998 vs Utah Jazz Win 106 - 102
Sat, Jan 24, 1998 vs Boston Celtics Win 95 - 88
Tue, Jan 27, 1998 vs Washington Wizards Win 85 - 84
Wed, Jan 28, 1998 @ Philadelphia 76ers Win 93 - 90 OT
Fri, Jan 30, 1998 vs Cleveland Cavaliers Win 89 - 83
Sun, Feb 1, 1998 @ Los Angeles Clippers Win 99 - 92
Tue, Feb 3, 1998 @ Sacramento Kings Win 115 - 93
Wed, Feb 4, 1998 @ Seattle SuperSonics Loss 97 - 104
Tue, Feb 10, 1998 vs Orlando Magic Win 85 - 66
Wed, Feb 11, 1998 @ Miami Heat Win 110 - 101
Fri, Feb 13, 1998 vs Dallas Mavericks Loss 82 - 85
Sat, Feb 14, 1998 @ Atlanta Hawks Win 96 - 92
Tue, Feb 17, 1998 @ Chicago Bulls Loss 97 - 105
Thu, Feb 19, 1998 vs Philadelphia 76ers Win 82 - 77
Fri, Feb 20, 1998 @ Orlando Magic Loss 91 - 93
Sun, Feb 22, 1998 @ Philadelphia 76ers Win 97 - 92
Wed, Feb 25, 1998 vs Los Angeles Lakers Loss 89 - 96
Fri, Feb 27, 1998 vs Portland Trail Blazers Win 124 - 59
Sun, Mar 1, 1998 vs Denver Nuggets Win 90 - 63
Tue, Mar 3, 1998 @ Vancouver Grizzlies Win 111 - 103
Wed, Mar 4, 1998 @ Los Angeles Lakers Loss 95 - 104
Fri, Mar 6, 1998 @ Golden State Warriors Win 101 - 87
Sun, Mar 8, 1998 vs Boston Celtics Win 104 - 100
Wed, Mar 11, 1998 @ Detroit Pistons Loss 91 - 122
Fri, Mar 13, 1998 vs Milwaukee Bucks Win 96 - 76
Sun, Mar 15, 1998 @ New York Knicks Win 91 - 86
Tue, Mar 17, 1998 vs Chicago Bulls Loss 84 - 90
Thu, Mar 19, 1998 @ Washington Wizards Win 95 - 91
Fri, Mar 20, 1998 vs New Jersey Nets Win 99 - 92
Sun, Mar 22, 1998 @ Milwaukee Bucks Win 96 - 94 OT
Wed, Mar 25, 1998 vs Houston Rockets Loss 81 - 86
Fri, Mar 27, 1998 vs Charlotte Hornets Win 133 - 96
Sun, Mar 29, 1998 vs San Antonio Spurs Loss 55 - 74
Tue, Mar 31, 1998 vs Los Angeles Clippers Win 128 - 106
Thu, Apr 2, 1998 vs Minnesota Timberwolves Win 111 - 108
Fri, Apr 3, 1998 @ Charlotte Hornets Loss 89 - 96
Sun, Apr 5, 1998 vs Milwaukee Bucks Win 93 - 92
Tue, Apr 7, 1998 vs Cleveland Cavaliers Win 82 - 80
Thu, Apr 9, 1998 @ Atlanta Hawks Win 105 - 102 OT
Sun, Apr 12, 1998 @ Boston Celtics Win 93 - 87
Mon, Apr 13, 1998 @ Chicago Bulls Win 114 - 105
Wed, Apr 15, 1998 vs Atlanta Hawks Win 82 - 70
Fri, Apr 17, 1998 vs Toronto Raptors Win 107 - 98
Sat, Apr 18, 1998 @ Cleveland Cavaliers Loss 92 - 96
Playoffs
Eastern Conference First Round (Won 3 - 1)
Thu, Apr 23, 1998 vs Cleveland Cavaliers Win 106 - 77
Sat, Apr 25, 1998 vs Cleveland Cavaliers Win 92 - 86
Mon, Apr 27, 1998 @ Cleveland Cavaliers Loss 77 - 86
Thu, Apr 30, 1998 @ Cleveland Cavaliers Win 80 - 74
Eastern Conference Semifinals (Won 4 - 1)
Tue, May 5, 1998 vs New York Knicks Win 93 - 83
Thu, May 7, 1998 vs New York Knicks Win 85 - 77
Sat, May 9, 1998 @ New York Knicks Loss 76 - 83
Sun, May 10, 1998 @ New York Knicks Win 118 - 107 OT
Wed, May 13, 1998 vs New York Knicks Win 99 - 88
Eastern Conference Finals (Lost 3 - 4)
Sun, May 17, 1998 @ Chicago Bulls Loss 79 - 85
Tue, May 19, 1998 @ Chicago Bulls Loss 98 - 104
Sat, May 23, 1998 vs Chicago Bulls Win 107 - 105
Mon, May 25, 1998 vs Chicago Bulls Win 96 - 94
Wed, May 27, 1998 @ Chicago Bulls Loss 87 - 106
Fri, May 29, 1998 vs Chicago Bulls Win 92 - 89
Sun, May 31, 1998 @ Chicago Bulls Loss 83 - 88

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