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Los Angeles Lakers 1997-1998 Schedule and Results

All the scores of the games played by the Lakers in the NBA 1997-98 Regular Season and the 1998 Playoffs, with teams, results, winning and losing streaks, partial and final records and evolution of the playoff series.

Regular Season Record:
61-21 (.744), 3rd in Western Conference
Playoffs Record:
7-6 (.538), Lost West Conf Finals

Los Angeles Lakers 1997-1998 Game Schedule and Results

NBA Regular Season

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Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Streak
Record
1 Oct 31, 1997 Lakers vs. Utah Jazz W 104 - 87 won 1 1 - 0
2 Nov 4, 1997 Lakers @ Sacramento Kings W 101 - 98 won 2 2 - 0
3 Nov 7, 1997 Lakers vs. New York Knicks W 99 - 94 won 3 3 - 0
4 Nov 9, 1997 Lakers vs. Golden State Warriors W 132 - 97 won 4 4 - 0
5 Nov 11, 1997 Lakers @ Dallas Mavericks W 118 - 96 won 5 5 - 0
6 Nov 13, 1997 Lakers @ San Antonio Spurs W 109 - 100 OT won 6 6 - 0
7 Nov 14, 1997 Lakers @ Houston Rockets W 113 - 103 2OT won 7 7 - 0
8 Nov 16, 1997 Lakers vs. Vancouver Grizzlies W 121 - 95 won 8 8 - 0
9 Nov 18, 1997 Lakers @ Utah Jazz W 97 - 92 won 9 9 - 0
10 Nov 19, 1997 Lakers vs. Minnesota Timberwolves W 118 - 93 won 10 10 - 0
11 Nov 23, 1997 Lakers vs. Los Angeles Clippers W 119 - 102 won 11 11 - 0
12 Nov 25, 1997 Lakers @ Miami Heat L 86 - 103 lost 1 11 - 1
13 Nov 26, 1997 Lakers @ Boston Celtics W 118 - 103 won 1 12 - 1
14 Nov 28, 1997 Lakers @ Philadelphia 76ers L 95 - 105 lost 1 12 - 2
15 Nov 30, 1997 Lakers vs. Toronto Raptors W 105 - 99 won 1 13 - 2
16 Dec 3, 1997 Lakers @ Denver Nuggets W 107 - 89 won 2 14 - 2
17 Dec 5, 1997 Lakers vs. San Antonio Spurs W 98 - 88 won 3 15 - 2
18 Dec 7, 1997 Lakers vs. Cleveland Cavaliers L 84 - 94 lost 1 15 - 3
19 Dec 8, 1997 Lakers @ Portland Trail Blazers L 99 - 105 lost 2 15 - 4
20 Dec 10, 1997 Lakers @ Golden State Warriors L 92 - 93 lost 3 15 - 5
21 Dec 12, 1997 Lakers vs. Houston Rockets W 119 - 102 won 1 16 - 5
22 Dec 14, 1997 Lakers vs. Dallas Mavericks W 119 - 89 won 2 17 - 5
23 Dec 16, 1997 Lakers @ Minnesota Timberwolves W 109 - 96 won 3 18 - 5
24 Dec 17, 1997 Lakers @ Chicago Bulls L 83 - 104 lost 1 18 - 6
25 Dec 19, 1997 Lakers @ Atlanta Hawks W 98 - 96 won 1 19 - 6
26 Dec 20, 1997 Lakers @ Charlotte Hornets W 109 - 100 won 2 20 - 6
27 Dec 22, 1997 Lakers @ Houston Rockets W 94 - 83 won 3 21 - 6
28 Dec 26, 1997 Lakers vs. Los Angeles Clippers W 118 - 114 OT won 4 22 - 6
29 Dec 28, 1997 Lakers vs. Boston Celtics L 102 - 108 lost 1 22 - 7
30 Dec 30, 1997 Lakers vs. Sacramento Kings W 93 - 80 won 1 23 - 7
Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Streak
Record
31 Jan 2, 1998 Lakers vs. Atlanta Hawks W 116 - 106 won 2 24 - 7
32 Jan 4, 1998 Lakers vs. Philadelphia 76ers L 107 - 113 lost 1 24 - 8
33 Jan 6, 1998 Lakers @ Vancouver Grizzlies W 100 - 87 won 1 25 - 8
34 Jan 7, 1998 Lakers vs. Milwaukee Bucks W 114 - 102 won 2 26 - 8
35 Jan 9, 1998 Lakers @ Los Angeles Clippers W 125 - 115 won 3 27 - 8
36 Jan 11, 1998 Lakers vs. Charlotte Hornets L 93 - 98 lost 1 27 - 9
37 Jan 14, 1998 Lakers vs. Denver Nuggets W 132 - 114 won 1 28 - 9
38 Jan 17, 1998 Lakers vs. Miami Heat W 108 - 99 won 2 29 - 9
39 Jan 19, 1998 Lakers vs. Orlando Magic W 92 - 89 won 3 30 - 9
40 Jan 21, 1998 Lakers @ Phoenix Suns W 119 - 109 won 4 31 - 9
41 Jan 24, 1998 Lakers @ Seattle Supersonics L 95 - 101 lost 1 31 - 10
42 Jan 28, 1998 Lakers vs. New Jersey Nets L 95 - 106 lost 2 31 - 11
43 Jan 30, 1998 Lakers vs. Minnesota Timberwolves W 121 - 114 won 1 32 - 11
44 Feb 1, 1998 Lakers vs. Chicago Bulls W 112 - 87 won 2 33 - 11
45 Feb 4, 1998 Lakers vs. Portland Trail Blazers W 122 - 115 won 3 34 - 11
46 Feb 10, 1998 Lakers @ Portland Trail Blazers L 105 - 117 lost 1 34 - 12
47 Feb 11, 1998 Lakers vs. Golden State Warriors W 105 - 99 won 1 35 - 12
48 Feb 13, 1998 Lakers vs. Seattle Supersonics L 108 - 113 OT lost 1 35 - 13
49 Feb 15, 1998 Lakers vs. Houston Rockets L 88 - 90 lost 2 35 - 14
50 Feb 18, 1998 Lakers @ Phoenix Suns L 103 - 110 lost 3 35 - 15
51 Feb 19, 1998 Lakers vs. Denver Nuggets W 131 - 92 won 1 36 - 15
52 Feb 22, 1998 Lakers @ Orlando Magic L 94 - 96 lost 1 36 - 16
53 Feb 24, 1998 Lakers @ Milwaukee Bucks W 98 - 81 won 1 37 - 16
54 Feb 25, 1998 Lakers @ Indiana Pacers W 96 - 89 won 2 38 - 16
55 Feb 27, 1998 Lakers @ Minnesota Timberwolves W 104 - 91 won 3 39 - 16
56 Mar 1, 1998 Lakers @ New York Knicks L 89 - 101 lost 1 39 - 17
57 Mar 2, 1998 Lakers @ Washington Wizards L 86 - 96 lost 2 39 - 18
58 Mar 4, 1998 Lakers vs. Indiana Pacers W 104 - 95 won 1 40 - 18
59 Mar 6, 1998 Lakers vs. San Antonio Spurs W 91 - 84 won 2 41 - 18
60 Mar 8, 1998 Lakers vs. Detroit Pistons W 96 - 89 won 3 42 - 18
Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Streak
Record
61 Mar 11, 1998 Lakers vs. Portland Trail Blazers W 121 - 107 won 4 43 - 18
62 Mar 12, 1998 Lakers @ Los Angeles Clippers W 108 - 85 won 5 44 - 18
63 Mar 15, 1998 Lakers @ Vancouver Grizzlies W 119 - 110 won 6 45 - 18
64 Mar 16, 1998 Lakers @ Seattle Supersonics L 89 - 101 lost 1 45 - 19
65 Mar 18, 1998 Lakers vs. Phoenix Suns W 99 - 93 won 1 46 - 19
66 Mar 20, 1998 Lakers vs. Seattle Supersonics W 93 - 80 won 2 47 - 19
67 Mar 22, 1998 Lakers @ Sacramento Kings W 96 - 93 won 3 48 - 19
68 Mar 23, 1998 Lakers @ Denver Nuggets W 107 - 86 won 4 49 - 19
69 Mar 25, 1998 Lakers vs. Sacramento Kings W 114 - 91 won 5 50 - 19
70 Mar 28, 1998 Lakers @ Utah Jazz L 91 - 106 lost 1 50 - 20
71 Mar 29, 1998 Lakers vs. Washington Wizards W 116 - 89 won 1 51 - 20
72 Mar 31, 1998 Lakers @ Toronto Raptors W 114 - 105 won 2 52 - 20
73 Apr 2, 1998 Lakers @ New Jersey Nets W 117 - 106 won 3 53 - 20
74 Apr 3, 1998 Lakers @ Cleveland Cavaliers W 105 - 93 won 4 54 - 20
75 Apr 5, 1998 Lakers @ Detroit Pistons W 105 - 103 OT won 5 55 - 20
76 Apr 8, 1998 Lakers vs. Vancouver Grizzlies W 113 - 102 won 6 56 - 20
77 Apr 10, 1998 Lakers vs. Phoenix Suns L 105 - 114 lost 1 56 - 21
78 Apr 11, 1998 Lakers @ Golden State Warriors W 96 - 84 won 1 57 - 21
79 Apr 13, 1998 Lakers @ San Antonio Spurs W 99 - 75 won 2 58 - 21
80 Apr 14, 1998 Lakers @ Dallas Mavericks W 111 - 95 won 3 59 - 21
81 Apr 17, 1998 Lakers vs. Dallas Mavericks W 124 - 95 won 4 60 - 21
82 Apr 19, 1998 Lakers vs. Utah Jazz W 102 - 98 won 5 61 - 21

NBA Playoffs

NBA Playoffs - Western Conference First Round

Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Series Status Streak
1 Apr 24, 1998 Lakers vs. Portland Trail Blazers W 104 - 102 Lakers lead
1-0
won 1
2 Apr 26, 1998 Lakers vs. Portland Trail Blazers W 108 - 99 Lakers lead
2-0
won 2
3 Apr 28, 1998 Lakers @ Portland Trail Blazers L 94 - 99 Lakers lead
2-1
lost 1
4 Apr 30, 1998 Lakers @ Portland Trail Blazers W 110 - 99 Lakers win
3-1
won 1

NBA Playoffs - Western Conference Semifinals

Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Series Status Streak
1 May 4, 1998 Lakers @ Seattle Supersonics L 92 - 106 Supersonics lead
0-1
lost 1
2 May 6, 1998 Lakers @ Seattle Supersonics W 92 - 68 series tied
1-1
won 1
3 May 8, 1998 Lakers vs. Seattle Supersonics W 119 - 103 Lakers lead
2-1
won 2
4 May 10, 1998 Lakers vs. Seattle Supersonics W 112 - 100 Lakers lead
3-1
won 3
5 May 12, 1998 Lakers @ Seattle Supersonics W 110 - 95 Lakers win
4-1
won 4

NBA Playoffs - Western Conference Finals

Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Series Status Streak
1 May 16, 1998 Lakers @ Utah Jazz L 77 - 112 Jazz lead
0-1
lost 1
2 May 18, 1998 Lakers @ Utah Jazz L 95 - 99 Jazz lead
0-2
lost 2
3 May 22, 1998 Lakers vs. Utah Jazz L 98 - 109 Jazz lead
0-3
lost 3
4 May 24, 1998 Lakers vs. Utah Jazz L 92 - 96 Jazz win
0-4
lost 4