1997-1998 Miami Heat

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Season Overview

55-27 Lost First Round
Record Outcome

1997-98 Miami Heat

What was the record of the 1997-98 Miami Heat?

The Miami Heat finished the regular season with a 55-27 record. They went 30-11 at home and 25-16 on the road. Including the playoffs, the Miami Heat went 57-30. Their final game was a loss in the Eastern Conference First Round to the New York Knicks.

What division did the 1997-98 Miami Heat play in?

The 1997-98 Miami Heat played in the Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference.

What was the 1997-98 Miami Heat record by month?

Among qualifying months, the 1997-98 Miami Heat had their best month in February, when they went 13-2 and had a 86.7% win percentage. Their worst month was April, when they went 3-6 and had a 33.3% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
October '97 1-0 100% +13
November '97 9-5 64.3% +49
December '97 10-4 71.4% +55
January '98 7-7 50% +23
February '98 13-2 86.7% +135
March '98 12-3 80% +161
April '98 3-6 33.3% -32

Did the 1997-98 Miami Heat make the Playoffs?

Yes, the Miami Heat made the Playoffs in 1998. They lost their only series against the New York Knicks in the Eastern Conference First Round.

What was the point differential for the 1997-98 Miami Heat?

The Miami Heat finished the regular season with a point differential of +404. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Heat could have been expected to have about 55.5 wins, or a 56-26 record in the regular season.

How did the 1997-98 Miami Heat perform in one-possession games?

In close, one-possession games, or games that went to overtime, the 1997-98 Miami Heat went 10-6.

How did the 1997-98 Miami Heat perform in overtime games?

During the regular season, the 1997-98 Miami Heat went 1-2 in overtime games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1997-98 Miami Heat?

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

What was the longest losing streak for the 1997-98 Miami Heat?

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

1997-98 Miami Heat Schedule

= Playoff Team

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Fri, Oct 31, 1997 vs Toronto Raptors Win 114 - 101
Sat, Nov 1, 1997 @ Washington Wizards Win 109 - 108
Mon, Nov 3, 1997 vs Charlotte Hornets Loss 99 - 112
Wed, Nov 5, 1997 @ Boston Celtics Win 90 - 74
Fri, Nov 7, 1997 @ New Jersey Nets Loss 87 - 99
Sat, Nov 8, 1997 vs Washington Wizards Win 114 - 106
Tue, Nov 11, 1997 vs Sacramento Kings Win 101 - 82
Fri, Nov 14, 1997 @ Indiana Pacers Loss 78 - 82
Sat, Nov 15, 1997 vs Denver Nuggets Win 96 - 93
Wed, Nov 19, 1997 vs Los Angeles Clippers Win 122 - 113
Fri, Nov 21, 1997 @ Charlotte Hornets Loss 102 - 119
Sat, Nov 22, 1997 vs Toronto Raptors Win 108 - 104
Tue, Nov 25, 1997 vs Los Angeles Lakers Win 103 - 86
Wed, Nov 26, 1997 @ Orlando Magic Win 84 - 60
Sat, Nov 29, 1997 vs Milwaukee Bucks Loss 87 - 93
Wed, Dec 3, 1997 vs Philadelphia 76ers Win 94 - 90
Fri, Dec 5, 1997 vs Boston Celtics Win 117 - 97
Mon, Dec 8, 1997 vs New Jersey Nets Win 105 - 97
Tue, Dec 9, 1997 @ Atlanta Hawks Win 97 - 81
Fri, Dec 12, 1997 @ Indiana Pacers Loss 89 - 104
Sat, Dec 13, 1997 @ Milwaukee Bucks Win 87 - 84
Tue, Dec 16, 1997 vs Utah Jazz Loss 95 - 103
Wed, Dec 17, 1997 @ Washington Wizards Loss 74 - 88
Fri, Dec 19, 1997 @ Philadelphia 76ers Win 91 - 84
Sat, Dec 20, 1997 vs Atlanta Hawks Win 99 - 92
Thu, Dec 25, 1997 @ Chicago Bulls Loss 80 - 90
Fri, Dec 26, 1997 @ Detroit Pistons Win 88 - 74
Sun, Dec 28, 1997 vs Indiana Pacers Win 101 - 90
Tue, Dec 30, 1997 @ Cleveland Cavaliers Win 90 - 78
Fri, Jan 2, 1998 @ Charlotte Hornets Loss 88 - 99 OT
Sat, Jan 3, 1998 vs San Antonio Spurs Loss 77 - 84
Wed, Jan 7, 1998 vs Chicago Bulls Win 99 - 72
Fri, Jan 9, 1998 @ Denver Nuggets Win 98 - 79
Sun, Jan 11, 1998 @ Vancouver Grizzlies Win 96 - 90
Tue, Jan 13, 1998 @ Portland Trail Blazers Win 76 - 68
Thu, Jan 15, 1998 @ Seattle SuperSonics Loss 85 - 103
Sat, Jan 17, 1998 @ Los Angeles Lakers Loss 99 - 108
Sun, Jan 18, 1998 @ Phoenix Suns Loss 87 - 96
Wed, Jan 21, 1998 vs Philadelphia 76ers Win 92 - 87
Fri, Jan 23, 1998 vs Orlando Magic Win 102 - 90
Mon, Jan 26, 1998 vs Cleveland Cavaliers Loss 93 - 94
Wed, Jan 28, 1998 vs New York Knicks Win 86 - 82
Fri, Jan 30, 1998 vs Phoenix Suns Loss 71 - 74
Sun, Feb 1, 1998 @ New York Knicks Loss 83 - 89
Mon, Feb 2, 1998 vs Atlanta Hawks Win 90 - 83
Wed, Feb 4, 1998 @ Philadelphia 76ers Win 98 - 84
Thu, Feb 5, 1998 @ Milwaukee Bucks Win 91 - 87
Tue, Feb 10, 1998 @ Cleveland Cavaliers Win 91 - 81
Wed, Feb 11, 1998 vs Indiana Pacers Loss 101 - 110
Fri, Feb 13, 1998 vs Detroit Pistons Win 100 - 86
Sun, Feb 15, 1998 @ Toronto Raptors Win 116 - 95
Tue, Feb 17, 1998 vs Minnesota Timberwolves Win 110 - 84
Thu, Feb 19, 1998 @ Los Angeles Clippers Win 89 - 80
Fri, Feb 20, 1998 @ Sacramento Kings Win 91 - 77
Sun, Feb 22, 1998 @ Golden State Warriors Win 90 - 82
Tue, Feb 24, 1998 @ Utah Jazz Win 104 - 102
Thu, Feb 26, 1998 vs Dallas Mavericks Win 91 - 72
Sat, Feb 28, 1998 @ New Jersey Nets Win 95 - 93
Sun, Mar 1, 1998 vs New Jersey Nets Win 85 - 84
Tue, Mar 3, 1998 vs Seattle SuperSonics Loss 91 - 97 OT
Thu, Mar 5, 1998 @ Houston Rockets Win 117 - 93
Sat, Mar 7, 1998 @ Dallas Mavericks Win 94 - 88
Tue, Mar 10, 1998 @ Chicago Bulls Loss 91 - 106
Thu, Mar 12, 1998 vs Cleveland Cavaliers Win 97 - 74
Sun, Mar 15, 1998 @ Orlando Magic Win 79 - 76
Mon, Mar 16, 1998 vs Detroit Pistons Loss 90 - 103
Wed, Mar 18, 1998 vs Vancouver Grizzlies Win 94 - 91
Fri, Mar 20, 1998 vs Golden State Warriors Win 93 - 87
Sun, Mar 22, 1998 vs Portland Trail Blazers Win 112 - 80
Wed, Mar 25, 1998 @ Boston Celtics Win 105 - 91
Fri, Mar 27, 1998 vs Milwaukee Bucks Win 102 - 77
Sun, Mar 29, 1998 vs Houston Rockets Win 109 - 77
Tue, Mar 31, 1998 vs Boston Celtics Win 121 - 95
Thu, Apr 2, 1998 @ San Antonio Spurs Loss 89 - 103
Sat, Apr 4, 1998 vs Charlotte Hornets Win 101 - 88
Tue, Apr 7, 1998 @ Minnesota Timberwolves Loss 89 - 92
Wed, Apr 8, 1998 @ New York Knicks Loss 80 - 83
Fri, Apr 10, 1998 @ Toronto Raptors Win 111 - 105 OT
Sun, Apr 12, 1998 vs New York Knicks Win 82 - 81
Wed, Apr 15, 1998 vs Orlando Magic Loss 87 - 99
Fri, Apr 17, 1998 vs Washington Wizards Loss 89 - 97
Sun, Apr 19, 1998 @ Atlanta Hawks Loss 89 - 101
Playoffs
Eastern Conference First Round (Lost 2 - 3)
Fri, Apr 24, 1998 vs New York Knicks Win 94 - 79
Sun, Apr 26, 1998 vs New York Knicks Loss 86 - 96
Tue, Apr 28, 1998 @ New York Knicks Win 91 - 85
Thu, Apr 30, 1998 @ New York Knicks Loss 85 - 90
Sun, May 3, 1998 vs New York Knicks Loss 81 - 98

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