1997-1998 Los Angeles Lakers

NBA » Los Angeles Lakers » 1997-98

Season Overview

61-21 Lost Conf Finals
Record Outcome

1997-98 Los Angeles Lakers

What was the record of the 1997-98 Los Angeles Lakers?

The Los Angeles Lakers finished the regular season with a 61-21 record. They went 33-8 at home and 28-13 on the road. Including the playoffs, the Los Angeles Lakers went 68-27. Their final game was a loss in the Western Conference Finals to the Utah Jazz.

What division did the 1997-98 Los Angeles Lakers play in?

The 1997-98 Los Angeles Lakers played in the Pacific Division of the Western Conference.

What was the 1997-98 Los Angeles Lakers record by month?

Among qualifying months, the 1997-98 Los Angeles Lakers had their best month in April, when they went 9-1 and had a 90% win percentage. Their worst month was February, when they went 7-5 and had a 58.3% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
October '97 1-0 100% +17
November '97 12-2 85.7% +151
December '97 10-5 66.7% +83
January '98 9-4 69.2% +64
February '98 7-5 58.3% +86
March '98 13-4 76.5% +122
April '98 9-1 90% +112

Did the 1997-98 Los Angeles Lakers make the Playoffs?

Yes, the Los Angeles Lakers made the Playoffs in 1998. They won their first series against the Seattle SuperSonics in the Western Conference Semifinals. They eventually lost against the Utah Jazz in the Western Conference Finals.

What was the point differential for the 1997-98 Los Angeles Lakers?

The Los Angeles Lakers finished the regular season with a point differential of +635. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Lakers could have been expected to have about 60.9 wins, or a 61-21 record in the regular season.

How did the 1997-98 Los Angeles Lakers perform in one-possession games?

In close, one-possession games, or games that went to overtime, the 1997-98 Los Angeles Lakers went 8-4.

How did the 1997-98 Los Angeles Lakers perform in overtime games?

During the regular season, the 1997-98 Los Angeles Lakers went 4-1 in overtime games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1997-98 Los Angeles Lakers?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1997-98 Los Angeles Lakers was a 11 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1997-98 Los Angeles Lakers?

The longest losing streak that the Los Angeles Lakers had during the 1997-98 regular season was 3 games, which occured 2 separate times.

1997-98 Los Angeles Lakers Schedule

= Playoff Team

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Fri, Oct 31, 1997 vs Utah Jazz Win 104 - 87
Tue, Nov 4, 1997 @ Sacramento Kings Win 101 - 98
Fri, Nov 7, 1997 vs New York Knicks Win 99 - 94
Sun, Nov 9, 1997 vs Golden State Warriors Win 132 - 97
Tue, Nov 11, 1997 @ Dallas Mavericks Win 118 - 96
Thu, Nov 13, 1997 @ San Antonio Spurs Win 109 - 100 OT
Fri, Nov 14, 1997 @ Houston Rockets Win 113 - 103
Sun, Nov 16, 1997 vs Vancouver Grizzlies Win 121 - 95
Tue, Nov 18, 1997 @ Utah Jazz Win 97 - 92
Wed, Nov 19, 1997 vs Minnesota Timberwolves Win 118 - 93
Sun, Nov 23, 1997 vs Los Angeles Clippers Win 119 - 102
Tue, Nov 25, 1997 @ Miami Heat Loss 86 - 103
Wed, Nov 26, 1997 @ Boston Celtics Win 118 - 103
Fri, Nov 28, 1997 @ Philadelphia 76ers Loss 95 - 105
Sun, Nov 30, 1997 vs Toronto Raptors Win 105 - 99
Wed, Dec 3, 1997 @ Denver Nuggets Win 107 - 89
Fri, Dec 5, 1997 vs San Antonio Spurs Win 98 - 88
Sun, Dec 7, 1997 vs Cleveland Cavaliers Loss 84 - 94
Mon, Dec 8, 1997 @ Portland Trail Blazers Loss 99 - 105
Wed, Dec 10, 1997 @ Golden State Warriors Loss 92 - 93
Fri, Dec 12, 1997 vs Houston Rockets Win 119 - 102
Sun, Dec 14, 1997 vs Dallas Mavericks Win 119 - 89
Tue, Dec 16, 1997 @ Minnesota Timberwolves Win 109 - 96
Wed, Dec 17, 1997 @ Chicago Bulls Loss 83 - 104
Fri, Dec 19, 1997 @ Atlanta Hawks Win 98 - 96
Sat, Dec 20, 1997 @ Charlotte Hornets Win 109 - 100
Mon, Dec 22, 1997 @ Houston Rockets Win 94 - 83
Fri, Dec 26, 1997 vs Los Angeles Clippers Win 118 - 114 OT
Sun, Dec 28, 1997 vs Boston Celtics Loss 102 - 108
Tue, Dec 30, 1997 vs Sacramento Kings Win 93 - 80
Fri, Jan 2, 1998 vs Atlanta Hawks Win 116 - 106
Sun, Jan 4, 1998 vs Philadelphia 76ers Loss 107 - 113
Tue, Jan 6, 1998 @ Vancouver Grizzlies Win 100 - 87
Wed, Jan 7, 1998 vs Milwaukee Bucks Win 114 - 102
Fri, Jan 9, 1998 @ Los Angeles Clippers Win 125 - 115
Sun, Jan 11, 1998 vs Charlotte Hornets Loss 93 - 98
Wed, Jan 14, 1998 vs Denver Nuggets Win 132 - 114
Sat, Jan 17, 1998 vs Miami Heat Win 108 - 99
Mon, Jan 19, 1998 vs Orlando Magic Win 92 - 89
Wed, Jan 21, 1998 @ Phoenix Suns Win 119 - 109
Sat, Jan 24, 1998 @ Seattle SuperSonics Loss 95 - 101
Wed, Jan 28, 1998 vs New Jersey Nets Loss 95 - 106
Fri, Jan 30, 1998 vs Minnesota Timberwolves Win 121 - 114
Sun, Feb 1, 1998 vs Chicago Bulls Win 112 - 87
Wed, Feb 4, 1998 vs Portland Trail Blazers Win 122 - 115
Tue, Feb 10, 1998 @ Portland Trail Blazers Loss 105 - 117
Wed, Feb 11, 1998 vs Golden State Warriors Win 105 - 99
Fri, Feb 13, 1998 vs Seattle SuperSonics Loss 108 - 113 OT
Sun, Feb 15, 1998 vs Houston Rockets Loss 88 - 90
Wed, Feb 18, 1998 @ Phoenix Suns Loss 103 - 110
Thu, Feb 19, 1998 vs Denver Nuggets Win 131 - 92
Sun, Feb 22, 1998 @ Orlando Magic Loss 94 - 96
Tue, Feb 24, 1998 @ Milwaukee Bucks Win 98 - 81
Wed, Feb 25, 1998 @ Indiana Pacers Win 96 - 89
Fri, Feb 27, 1998 @ Minnesota Timberwolves Win 104 - 91
Sun, Mar 1, 1998 @ New York Knicks Loss 89 - 101
Mon, Mar 2, 1998 @ Washington Wizards Loss 86 - 96
Wed, Mar 4, 1998 vs Indiana Pacers Win 104 - 95
Fri, Mar 6, 1998 vs San Antonio Spurs Win 91 - 84
Sun, Mar 8, 1998 vs Detroit Pistons Win 96 - 89
Wed, Mar 11, 1998 vs Portland Trail Blazers Win 121 - 107
Thu, Mar 12, 1998 @ Los Angeles Clippers Win 108 - 85
Sun, Mar 15, 1998 @ Vancouver Grizzlies Win 119 - 110
Mon, Mar 16, 1998 @ Seattle SuperSonics Loss 89 - 101
Wed, Mar 18, 1998 vs Phoenix Suns Win 99 - 93
Fri, Mar 20, 1998 vs Seattle SuperSonics Win 93 - 80
Sun, Mar 22, 1998 @ Sacramento Kings Win 96 - 93
Mon, Mar 23, 1998 @ Denver Nuggets Win 107 - 86
Wed, Mar 25, 1998 vs Sacramento Kings Win 114 - 91
Sat, Mar 28, 1998 @ Utah Jazz Loss 91 - 106
Sun, Mar 29, 1998 vs Washington Wizards Win 116 - 89
Tue, Mar 31, 1998 @ Toronto Raptors Win 114 - 105
Thu, Apr 2, 1998 @ New Jersey Nets Win 117 - 106
Fri, Apr 3, 1998 @ Cleveland Cavaliers Win 105 - 93
Sun, Apr 5, 1998 @ Detroit Pistons Win 105 - 103 OT
Wed, Apr 8, 1998 vs Vancouver Grizzlies Win 113 - 102
Fri, Apr 10, 1998 vs Phoenix Suns Loss 105 - 114
Sat, Apr 11, 1998 @ Golden State Warriors Win 96 - 84
Mon, Apr 13, 1998 @ San Antonio Spurs Win 99 - 75
Tue, Apr 14, 1998 @ Dallas Mavericks Win 111 - 95
Fri, Apr 17, 1998 vs Dallas Mavericks Win 124 - 95
Sun, Apr 19, 1998 vs Utah Jazz Win 102 - 98
Playoffs
Western Conference First Round (Won 3 - 1)
Fri, Apr 24, 1998 vs Portland Trail Blazers Win 104 - 102
Sun, Apr 26, 1998 vs Portland Trail Blazers Win 108 - 99
Tue, Apr 28, 1998 @ Portland Trail Blazers Loss 94 - 99
Thu, Apr 30, 1998 @ Portland Trail Blazers Win 110 - 99
Western Conference Semifinals (Won 4 - 1)
Mon, May 4, 1998 @ Seattle SuperSonics Loss 92 - 106
Wed, May 6, 1998 @ Seattle SuperSonics Win 92 - 68
Fri, May 8, 1998 vs Seattle SuperSonics Win 119 - 103
Sun, May 10, 1998 vs Seattle SuperSonics Win 112 - 100
Tue, May 12, 1998 @ Seattle SuperSonics Win 110 - 95
Western Conference Finals (Lost 0 - 4)
Sat, May 16, 1998 @ Utah Jazz Loss 77 - 112
Mon, May 18, 1998 @ Utah Jazz Loss 95 - 99
Fri, May 22, 1998 vs Utah Jazz Loss 98 - 109
Sun, May 24, 1998 vs Utah Jazz Loss 92 - 96

Longest Championship Drought By City

Most Championships By City

Fan Report Card

Frequently Asked Questions

How Scoring Works

Accuracy and Fact Checking

All NBA stats, streaks, droughts and records are updated based on games played on or before May 28, 2024.

Copyright © 2015-2024 ChampsOrChumps.us
TermsPrivacy PolicyAbout