1997-98

Summary and Awards / Teams

NBA 1997-98 Regular Season and Playoffs Summary.

Information about the 1997-1998 NBA season, including champion, MVP awards, statistical leaders and other basic data.

Playoffs Summary

NBA Champion
1998 NBA Champion
Chicago Bulls
1998 NBA Champion
NBA Finals
Chicago Bulls
4 - 2
Utah Jazz
Finals MVP
Michael Jordan
Chicago Bulls

Regular Season Summary

Best Record
Utah Jazz
Chicago Bulls
62-20 (.756)
Season MVP
Michael Jordan
Chicago Bulls
Defensive Player
Dikembe Mutombo
Atlanta Hawks
Rookie of the Year
Tim Duncan
San Antonio Spurs
Coach of the Year
Larry Bird
Indiana Pacers
All-Star Game MVP
Michael Jordan
Chicago Bulls
Most Improved Player
Alan Henderson
Atlanta Hawks
6th Man of the Year
Danny Manning
Phoenix Suns
Scoring Leader
Michael Jordan
Chicago Bulls
28.7 points per game
Rebounds Leader
Dennis Rodman
Chicago Bulls
15.0 rebounds per game
Assists Leader
Rod Strickland
Washington Wizards
10.5 assists per game
Steals Leader
Mookie Blaylock
Atlanta Hawks
2.6 steals per game
Blocks Leader
Marcus Camby
Toronto Raptors
3.7 blocks per game