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Miami Heat

1996-97 Miami Heat Game Results

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 61-21
Finished 1st in the NBA's Atlantic Division

Postseason: 8-9
Lost conference finals

Conference First Round - Defeated Orlando Magic 3-2

Conference Semifinals - Defeated New York Knicks 4-3

Conference Finals - Lost to Chicago Bulls 4-1

Coach: Pat Riley (61-21)

1996-97 Miami Heat Roster
1996-97 Miami Heat Statistics

The Miami Heat of the National Basketball Association ended the 1996-97 season with a record of 61 wins and 21 losses, finishing first in the NBA's Atlantic Division, and compiled a postseason mark of 8-9. Pat Riley coached the team. The 1996-97 Miami Heat lost in the conference finals.

Regular Season Points For: 7776
Regular Season Points Against: 7326

DateGameResHomeRoadRecord
November 1, 1996Atlanta Hawks 81 at Miami Heat 94W1-0-00-0-01-0-0
November 2, 1996Miami Heat 97 at Indiana Pacers 95W1-0-01-0-02-0-0
November 6, 1996Chicago Bulls 106 at Miami Heat 100L1-1-01-0-02-1-0
November 8, 1996Milwaukee Bucks 89 at Miami Heat 101W2-1-01-0-03-1-0
November 9, 1996Miami Heat 91 at Dallas Mavericks 84W2-1-02-0-04-1-0
November 12, 1996Charlotte Hornets 97 at Miami Heat 105W3-1-02-0-05-1-0
November 13, 1996Miami Heat 71 at Chicago Bulls 103L3-1-02-1-05-2-0
November 15, 1996Miami Heat 77 at Atlanta Hawks 85L3-1-02-2-05-3-0
November 16, 1996Philadelphia 76ers 91 at Miami Heat 89L3-2-02-2-05-4-0
November 19, 1996Miami Heat 104 at Denver Nuggets 86W3-2-03-2-06-4-0
November 20, 1996Miami Heat 94 at Vancouver Grizzlies 75W3-2-04-2-07-4-0
November 22, 1996Miami Heat 111 at Sacramento Kings 108W3-2-05-2-08-4-0
November 24, 1996Miami Heat 87 at Phoenix Suns 84W3-2-06-2-09-4-0
November 26, 1996Miami Heat 107 at Golden State Warriors 88W3-2-07-2-010-4-0
November 27, 1996Miami Heat 98 at Los Angeles Clippers 82W3-2-08-2-011-4-0
November 30, 1996Boston Celtics 77 at Miami Heat 78W4-2-08-2-012-4-0
December 3, 1996Miami Heat 99 at New York Knicks 75W4-2-09-2-013-4-0
December 4, 1996Dallas Mavericks 79 at Miami Heat 101W5-2-09-2-014-4-0
December 6, 1996New York Knicks 103 at Miami Heat 85L5-3-09-2-014-5-0
December 7, 1996Miami Heat 83 at Chicago Bulls 80W5-3-010-2-015-5-0
December 10, 1996Miami Heat 76 at Cleveland Cavaliers 74W5-3-011-2-016-5-0
December 11, 1996Miami Heat 84 at Philadelphia 76ers 79W5-3-012-2-017-5-0
December 14, 1996Toronto Raptors 88 at Miami Heat 89W6-3-012-2-018-5-0
December 17, 1996Indiana Pacers 103 at Miami Heat 89L6-4-012-2-018-6-0
December 19, 1996Utah Jazz 94 at Miami Heat 87L6-5-012-2-018-7-0
December 21, 1996Miami Heat 86 at Houston Rockets 66W6-5-013-2-019-7-0
December 23, 1996Miami Heat 90 at San Antonio Spurs 79W6-5-014-2-020-7-0
December 26, 1996Orlando Magic 76 at Miami Heat 96W7-5-014-2-021-7-0
December 27, 1996Miami Heat 101 at Charlotte Hornets 86W7-5-015-2-022-7-0
December 29, 1996Miami Heat 95 at Milwaukee Bucks 94W7-5-016-2-023-7-0
January 2, 1997New Jersey Nets 91 at Miami Heat 101W8-5-016-2-024-7-0
January 4, 1997Miami Heat 80 at Utah Jazz 83L8-5-016-3-024-8-0
January 7, 1997Miami Heat 85 at Seattle Supersonics 94L8-5-016-4-024-9-0
January 8, 1997Miami Heat 85 at Portland Trail Blazers 81W8-5-017-4-025-9-0
January 10, 1997Miami Heat 85 at Los Angeles Lakers 94L8-5-017-5-025-10-0
January 13, 1997Washington Bullets 95 at Miami Heat 98W9-5-017-5-026-10-0
January 16, 1997Miami Heat 102 at Boston Celtics 94W9-5-018-5-027-10-0
January 17, 1997Miami Heat 103 at Washington Bullets 92W9-5-019-5-028-10-0 at Baltimore, MD
January 19, 1997Orlando Magic 99 at Miami Heat 87L9-6-019-5-028-11-0
January 21, 1997Atlanta Hawks 91 at Miami Heat 94W10-6-019-5-029-11-0
January 23, 1997Miami Heat 99 at Toronto Raptors 87W10-6-020-5-030-11-0
January 26, 1997Miami Heat 89 at New York Knicks 95L10-6-020-6-030-12-0
January 27, 1997Phoenix Suns 97 at Miami Heat 125W11-6-020-6-031-12-0
January 29, 1997Boston Celtics 83 at Miami Heat 103W12-6-020-6-032-12-0
February 1, 1997Miami Heat 71 at Cleveland Cavaliers 66W12-6-021-6-033-12-0
February 2, 1997Cleveland Cavaliers 76 at Miami Heat 80W13-6-021-6-034-12-0
February 5, 1997Miami Heat 118 at Boston Celtics 117W13-6-022-6-035-12-0
February 6, 1997Milwaukee Bucks 90 at Miami Heat 102W14-6-022-6-036-12-0
February 11, 1997Detroit Pistons 91 at Miami Heat 104W15-6-022-6-037-12-0
February 13, 1997Indiana Pacers 90 at Miami Heat 106W16-6-022-6-038-12-0
February 15, 1997Philadelphia 76ers 99 at Miami Heat 125W17-6-022-6-039-12-0
February 18, 1997Miami Heat 111 at Philadelphia 76ers 83W17-6-023-6-040-12-0
February 20, 1997Miami Heat 92 at New Jersey Nets 87W17-6-024-6-041-12-0
February 21, 1997Portland Trail Blazers 114 at Miami Heat 110L17-7-024-6-041-13-0
February 23, 1997Denver Nuggets 86 at Miami Heat 95W18-7-024-6-042-13-0
February 26, 1997Miami Heat 86 at Orlando Magic 98L18-7-024-7-042-14-0
February 28, 1997Seattle Supersonics 96 at Miami Heat 95L18-8-024-7-042-15-0
March 2, 1997San Antonio Spurs 72 at Miami Heat 79W19-8-024-7-043-15-0
March 4, 1997Miami Heat 108 at Detroit Pistons 99W19-8-025-7-044-15-0
March 6, 1997Washington Bullets 99 at Miami Heat 95L19-9-025-7-044-16-0
March 7, 1997Miami Heat 108 at Washington Bullets 105W19-9-026-7-045-16-0
March 9, 1997Miami Heat 76 at Charlotte Hornets 82L19-9-026-8-045-17-0
March 11, 1997Miami Heat 108 at Milwaukee Bucks 93W19-9-027-8-046-17-0
March 14, 1997Vancouver Grizzlies 82 at Miami Heat 88W20-9-027-8-047-17-0
March 16, 1997Houston Rockets 80 at Miami Heat 101W21-9-027-8-048-17-0
March 19, 1997Golden State Warriors 91 at Miami Heat 93W22-9-027-8-049-17-0
March 21, 1997Los Angeles Lakers 97 at Miami Heat 98W23-9-027-8-050-17-0
March 23, 1997Miami Heat 113 at Minnesota Timberwolves 108W23-9-028-8-051-17-0
March 26, 1997Sacramento Kings 88 at Miami Heat 101W24-9-028-8-052-17-0
March 28, 1997Cleveland Cavaliers 79 at Miami Heat 83W25-9-028-8-053-17-0
March 30, 1997Miami Heat 97 at Toronto Raptors 102L25-9-028-9-053-18-0
April 1, 1997Los Angeles Clippers 87 at Miami Heat 97W26-9-028-9-054-18-0
April 3, 1997Miami Heat 92 at Indiana Pacers 78W26-9-029-9-055-18-0
April 5, 1997Toronto Raptors 84 at Miami Heat 98W27-9-029-9-056-18-0
April 7, 1997Miami Heat 94 at Detroit Pistons 88W27-9-030-9-057-18-0
April 8, 1997Miami Heat 94 at New Jersey Nets 92W27-9-031-9-058-18-0
April 10, 1997Detroit Pistons 83 at Miami Heat 93W28-9-031-9-059-18-0
April 12, 1997New York Knicks 100 at Miami Heat 99L28-10-031-9-059-19-0
April 14, 1997Minnesota Timberwolves 95 at Miami Heat 87L28-11-031-9-059-20-0
April 16, 1997Chicago Bulls 92 at Miami Heat 102W29-11-031-9-060-20-0
April 18, 1997New Jersey Nets 86 at Miami Heat 74L29-12-031-9-060-21-0
April 19, 1997Miami Heat 102 at Orlando Magic 88W29-12-032-9-061-21-0
April 24, 1997Orlando Magic 64 at Miami Heat 99W1-0-00-0-01-0-0
April 27, 1997Orlando Magic 87 at Miami Heat 104W2-0-00-0-02-0-0
April 29, 1997Miami Heat 75 at Orlando Magic 88L2-0-00-1-02-1-0
May 1, 1997Miami Heat 91 at Orlando Magic 99L2-0-00-2-02-2-0
May 4, 1997Orlando Magic 83 at Miami Heat 91W3-0-00-2-03-2-0
May 7, 1997New York Knicks 88 at Miami Heat 79L3-1-00-2-03-3-0
May 9, 1997New York Knicks 84 at Miami Heat 88W4-1-00-2-04-3-0
May 11, 1997Miami Heat 73 at New York Knicks 77L4-1-00-3-04-4-0
May 12, 1997Miami Heat 76 at New York Knicks 89L4-1-00-4-04-5-0
May 14, 1997New York Knicks 81 at Miami Heat 96W5-1-00-4-05-5-0
May 16, 1997Miami Heat 95 at New York Knicks 90W5-1-01-4-06-5-0
May 18, 1997New York Knicks 90 at Miami Heat 101W6-1-01-4-07-5-0
May 20, 1997Miami Heat 77 at Chicago Bulls 84L6-1-01-5-07-6-0
May 22, 1997Miami Heat 68 at Chicago Bulls 75L6-1-01-6-07-7-0
May 24, 1997Chicago Bulls 98 at Miami Heat 74L6-2-01-6-07-8-0
May 26, 1997Chicago Bulls 80 at Miami Heat 87W7-2-01-6-08-8-0
May 28, 1997Miami Heat 87 at Chicago Bulls 100L7-2-01-7-08-9-0