1997-1998 Phoenix Suns

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56-26 Lost First Round
Record Outcome

1997-98 Phoenix Suns

What was the record of the 1997-98 Phoenix Suns?

The Phoenix Suns finished the regular season with a 56-26 record. They went 30-11 at home and 26-15 on the road. Including the playoffs, the Phoenix Suns went 57-29. Their final game was a loss in the Western Conference First Round to the San Antonio Spurs.

What division did the 1997-98 Phoenix Suns play in?

The 1997-98 Phoenix Suns played in the Pacific Division of the Western Conference.

What was the 1997-98 Phoenix Suns record by month?

Among qualifying months, the 1997-98 Phoenix Suns had their best month in April, when they went 8-1 and had a 88.9% win percentage. Their worst month was March, when they went 10-7 and had a 58.8% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
October '97 1-0 100% +10
November '97 8-3 72.7% +1
December '97 9-6 60% +92
January '98 11-5 68.8% +71
February '98 9-4 69.2% +64
March '98 10-7 58.8% +90
April '98 8-1 88.9% +97

Did the 1997-98 Phoenix Suns make the Playoffs?

Yes, the Phoenix Suns made the Playoffs in 1998. They lost their only series against the San Antonio Spurs in the Western Conference First Round.

What was the point differential for the 1997-98 Phoenix Suns?

The Phoenix Suns finished the regular season with a point differential of +425. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Suns could have been expected to have about 55.6 wins, or a 56-26 record in the regular season.

How did the 1997-98 Phoenix Suns perform in one-possession games?

In close, one-possession games, or games that went to overtime, the 1997-98 Phoenix Suns went 7-7.

How did the 1997-98 Phoenix Suns perform in overtime games?

During the regular season, the 1997-98 Phoenix Suns went 2-3 in overtime games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1997-98 Phoenix Suns?

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

What was the longest losing streak for the 1997-98 Phoenix Suns?

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

1997-98 Phoenix Suns Schedule

= Playoff Team

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Fri, Oct 31, 1997 vs Los Angeles Clippers Win 110 - 100
Tue, Nov 4, 1997 vs Utah Jazz Win 106 - 84
Thu, Nov 6, 1997 vs New York Knicks Loss 75 - 105
Sat, Nov 8, 1997 @ Los Angeles Clippers Win 123 - 105
Wed, Nov 12, 1997 vs Milwaukee Bucks Win 103 - 95
Fri, Nov 14, 1997 @ Portland Trail Blazers Win 140 - 139 OT4
Sun, Nov 16, 1997 vs Houston Rockets Win 96 - 94
Tue, Nov 18, 1997 vs Minnesota Timberwolves Loss 90 - 108
Thu, Nov 20, 1997 vs Chicago Bulls Win 89 - 85
Wed, Nov 26, 1997 vs New Jersey Nets Win 111 - 99
Fri, Nov 28, 1997 @ Boston Celtics Win 112 - 108 OT
Sat, Nov 29, 1997 @ New York Knicks Loss 80 - 102
Tue, Dec 2, 1997 @ Milwaukee Bucks Win 90 - 86
Wed, Dec 3, 1997 @ Detroit Pistons Loss 103 - 108 OT3
Fri, Dec 5, 1997 vs Toronto Raptors Win 110 - 91
Sun, Dec 7, 1997 vs Indiana Pacers Loss 97 - 99 OT
Tue, Dec 9, 1997 vs Vancouver Grizzlies Win 107 - 85
Thu, Dec 11, 1997 vs Atlanta Hawks Win 94 - 78
Sat, Dec 13, 1997 @ Minnesota Timberwolves Loss 101 - 112
Mon, Dec 15, 1997 @ Chicago Bulls Loss 104 - 111
Tue, Dec 16, 1997 @ Cleveland Cavaliers Loss 90 - 103
Thu, Dec 18, 1997 @ Dallas Mavericks Win 89 - 75
Sat, Dec 20, 1997 @ Denver Nuggets Win 102 - 81
Mon, Dec 22, 1997 vs Golden State Warriors Win 91 - 76
Fri, Dec 26, 1997 @ Vancouver Grizzlies Win 118 - 100
Sun, Dec 28, 1997 vs Seattle SuperSonics Loss 97 - 106
Tue, Dec 30, 1997 vs Boston Celtics Win 100 - 90
Fri, Jan 2, 1998 vs Dallas Mavericks Win 92 - 85
Sun, Jan 4, 1998 @ Washington Wizards Loss 99 - 109
Tue, Jan 6, 1998 @ Indiana Pacers Win 81 - 80
Wed, Jan 7, 1998 @ Minnesota Timberwolves Win 92 - 77
Fri, Jan 9, 1998 vs San Antonio Spurs Win 100 - 79
Mon, Jan 12, 1998 @ Sacramento Kings Loss 90 - 96
Tue, Jan 13, 1998 vs Cleveland Cavaliers Loss 84 - 102
Fri, Jan 16, 1998 vs Orlando Magic Win 111 - 86
Sun, Jan 18, 1998 vs Miami Heat Win 96 - 87
Tue, Jan 20, 1998 @ Golden State Warriors Win 87 - 69
Wed, Jan 21, 1998 vs Los Angeles Lakers Loss 109 - 119
Fri, Jan 23, 1998 vs Denver Nuggets Win 93 - 77
Mon, Jan 26, 1998 @ Atlanta Hawks Win 96 - 91
Tue, Jan 27, 1998 @ Charlotte Hornets Loss 113 - 120
Fri, Jan 30, 1998 @ Miami Heat Win 74 - 71
Sat, Jan 31, 1998 @ Orlando Magic Win 96 - 94
Mon, Feb 2, 1998 @ Philadelphia 76ers Win 106 - 97
Tue, Feb 3, 1998 @ Toronto Raptors Win 110 - 105
Thu, Feb 5, 1998 @ New Jersey Nets Loss 94 - 106
Tue, Feb 10, 1998 vs Sacramento Kings Win 88 - 86
Thu, Feb 12, 1998 vs Portland Trail Blazers Loss 110 - 115
Sat, Feb 14, 1998 @ San Antonio Spurs Win 94 - 81
Tue, Feb 17, 1998 @ Dallas Mavericks Win 95 - 77
Wed, Feb 18, 1998 vs Los Angeles Lakers Win 110 - 103
Fri, Feb 20, 1998 vs Charlotte Hornets Win 115 - 99
Sun, Feb 22, 1998 vs San Antonio Spurs Win 97 - 79
Tue, Feb 24, 1998 vs Philadelphia 76ers Loss 84 - 85
Thu, Feb 26, 1998 @ Utah Jazz Loss 97 - 108
Fri, Feb 27, 1998 @ Los Angeles Clippers Win 104 - 99
Sun, Mar 1, 1998 @ Seattle SuperSonics Loss 87 - 89
Tue, Mar 3, 1998 @ Portland Trail Blazers Loss 93 - 98
Thu, Mar 5, 1998 vs Detroit Pistons Win 102 - 93
Sat, Mar 7, 1998 vs Houston Rockets Loss 89 - 108
Mon, Mar 9, 1998 vs Los Angeles Clippers Win 134 - 105
Tue, Mar 10, 1998 @ Denver Nuggets Win 100 - 76
Fri, Mar 13, 1998 vs Golden State Warriors Win 101 - 77
Sun, Mar 15, 1998 vs Dallas Mavericks Win 100 - 90
Tue, Mar 17, 1998 vs Sacramento Kings Win 107 - 80
Wed, Mar 18, 1998 @ Los Angeles Lakers Loss 93 - 99
Sat, Mar 21, 1998 vs Seattle SuperSonics Win 109 - 102
Sun, Mar 22, 1998 @ San Antonio Spurs Loss 83 - 93
Tue, Mar 24, 1998 @ Utah Jazz Loss 73 - 92
Wed, Mar 25, 1998 vs Minnesota Timberwolves Loss 97 - 99
Fri, Mar 27, 1998 vs Washington Wizards Win 89 - 85
Sun, Mar 29, 1998 vs Vancouver Grizzlies Win 106 - 98
Tue, Mar 31, 1998 @ Houston Rockets Win 97 - 86
Sat, Apr 4, 1998 vs Portland Trail Blazers Win 90 - 83
Mon, Apr 6, 1998 @ Seattle SuperSonics Win 102 - 92
Tue, Apr 7, 1998 @ Sacramento Kings Win 103 - 97
Fri, Apr 10, 1998 @ Los Angeles Lakers Win 114 - 105
Sun, Apr 12, 1998 @ Vancouver Grizzlies Win 129 - 106
Mon, Apr 13, 1998 @ Golden State Warriors Win 105 - 97
Wed, Apr 15, 1998 vs Denver Nuggets Win 96 - 89
Fri, Apr 17, 1998 vs Utah Jazz Loss 99 - 102
Sun, Apr 19, 1998 @ Houston Rockets Win 123 - 93
Playoffs
Western Conference First Round (Lost 1 - 3)
Thu, Apr 23, 1998 vs San Antonio Spurs Loss 96 - 102
Sat, Apr 25, 1998 vs San Antonio Spurs Win 108 - 101
Mon, Apr 27, 1998 @ San Antonio Spurs Loss 88 - 100
Wed, Apr 29, 1998 @ San Antonio Spurs Loss 80 - 99

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