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Los Angeles Lakers 1996-1997 Schedule and Results

All the scores of the games played by the Lakers in the NBA 1996-97 Regular Season and the 1997 Playoffs, with teams, results, winning and losing streaks, partial and final records and evolution of the playoff series.

Regular Season Record:
56-26 (.683), 4th in Western Conference
Playoffs Record:
4-5 (.444), Lost West Conf Semis

Los Angeles Lakers 1996-1997 Game Schedule and Results

NBA Regular Season

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Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Streak
Record
1 Nov 1, 1996 Lakers vs. Phoenix Suns W 96 - 82 won 1 1 - 0
2 Nov 3, 1996 Lakers vs. Minnesota Timberwolves W 91 - 85 won 2 2 - 0
3 Nov 5, 1996 Lakers @ New York Knicks W 98 - 92 won 3 3 - 0
4 Nov 6, 1996 Lakers @ Charlotte Hornets L 78 - 88 lost 1 3 - 1
5 Nov 8, 1996 Lakers @ Toronto Raptors L 92 - 93 lost 2 3 - 2
6 Nov 10, 1996 Lakers vs. Atlanta Hawks W 92 - 85 won 1 4 - 2
7 Nov 12, 1996 Lakers @ Houston Rockets W 126 - 115 2OT won 2 5 - 2
8 Nov 13, 1996 Lakers @ San Antonio Spurs L 83 - 95 lost 1 5 - 3
9 Nov 15, 1996 Lakers vs. Los Angeles Clippers W 107 - 100 won 1 6 - 3
10 Nov 17, 1996 Lakers @ Phoenix Suns W 102 - 88 won 2 7 - 3
11 Nov 19, 1996 Lakers @ Golden State Warriors W 112 - 109 won 3 8 - 3
12 Nov 20, 1996 Lakers vs. Utah Jazz L 97 - 113 lost 1 8 - 4
13 Nov 22, 1996 Lakers vs. San Antonio Spurs W 96 - 86 won 1 9 - 4
14 Nov 24, 1996 Lakers vs. Houston Rockets L 85 - 90 lost 1 9 - 5
15 Nov 26, 1996 Lakers @ Philadelphia 76ers W 100 - 88 won 1 10 - 5
16 Nov 27, 1996 Lakers @ Boston Celtics L 94 - 110 lost 1 10 - 6
17 Nov 29, 1996 Lakers @ Detroit Pistons W 84 - 76 won 1 11 - 6
18 Dec 1, 1996 Lakers vs. Denver Nuggets W 104 - 96 won 2 12 - 6
19 Dec 3, 1996 Lakers vs. Seattle Supersonics W 110 - 106 won 3 13 - 6
20 Dec 4, 1996 Lakers @ Utah Jazz L 75 - 101 lost 1 13 - 7
21 Dec 6, 1996 Lakers vs. Orlando Magic W 92 - 81 won 1 14 - 7
22 Dec 8, 1996 Lakers vs. Minnesota Timberwolves W 110 - 86 won 2 15 - 7
23 Dec 10, 1996 Lakers @ Sacramento Kings W 92 - 90 won 3 16 - 7
24 Dec 11, 1996 Lakers vs. Indiana Pacers W 79 - 76 won 4 17 - 7
25 Dec 13, 1996 Lakers vs. Portland Trail Blazers W 120 - 119 OT won 5 18 - 7
26 Dec 17, 1996 Lakers @ Chicago Bulls L 123 - 129 OT lost 1 18 - 8
27 Dec 18, 1996 Lakers @ Milwaukee Bucks W 111 - 105 won 1 19 - 8
28 Dec 21, 1996 Lakers @ Minnesota Timberwolves L 88 - 103 lost 1 19 - 9
29 Dec 25, 1996 Lakers @ Phoenix Suns W 108 - 87 won 1 20 - 9
30 Dec 27, 1996 Lakers vs. Boston Celtics W 109 - 102 won 2 21 - 9
Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Streak
Record
31 Dec 29, 1996 Lakers vs. Philadelphia 76ers W 115 - 102 won 3 22 - 9
32 Jan 2, 1997 Lakers @ Sacramento Kings W 90 - 83 won 4 23 - 9
33 Jan 3, 1997 Lakers vs. Sacramento Kings W 100 - 93 won 5 24 - 9
34 Jan 5, 1997 Lakers @ Vancouver Grizzlies W 95 - 82 won 6 25 - 9
35 Jan 6, 1997 Lakers @ Portland Trail Blazers L 84 - 88 lost 1 25 - 10
36 Jan 8, 1997 Lakers vs. Charlotte Hornets W 101 - 97 won 1 26 - 10
37 Jan 10, 1997 Lakers vs. Miami Heat W 94 - 85 won 2 27 - 10
38 Jan 14, 1997 Lakers vs. Vancouver Grizzlies W 91 - 81 won 3 28 - 10
39 Jan 16, 1997 Lakers vs. Portland Trail Blazers L 98 - 102 lost 1 28 - 11
40 Jan 18, 1997 Lakers vs. Detroit Pistons L 97 - 100 2OT lost 2 28 - 12
41 Jan 20, 1997 Lakers vs. Dallas Mavericks W 109 - 99 won 1 29 - 12
42 Jan 24, 1997 Lakers vs. Golden State Warriors W 114 - 97 won 2 30 - 12
43 Jan 26, 1997 Lakers @ Seattle Supersonics W 104 - 103 won 3 31 - 12
44 Jan 28, 1997 Lakers @ Dallas Mavericks W 102 - 83 won 4 32 - 12
45 Jan 29, 1997 Lakers @ San Antonio Spurs W 99 - 92 won 5 33 - 12
46 Feb 2, 1997 Lakers vs. Washington Bullets W 129 - 99 won 6 34 - 12
47 Feb 4, 1997 Lakers @ Los Angeles Clippers L 86 - 108 lost 1 34 - 13
48 Feb 5, 1997 Lakers vs. Chicago Bulls W 106 - 90 won 1 35 - 13
49 Feb 12, 1997 Lakers @ Minnesota Timberwolves W 100 - 84 won 2 36 - 13
50 Feb 13, 1997 Lakers @ Denver Nuggets W 132 - 117 won 3 37 - 13
51 Feb 16, 1997 Lakers vs. Seattle Supersonics L 91 - 102 lost 1 37 - 14
52 Feb 19, 1997 Lakers vs. Cleveland Cavaliers L 84 - 103 lost 2 37 - 15
53 Feb 21, 1997 Lakers vs. Vancouver Grizzlies W 99 - 91 won 1 38 - 15
54 Feb 23, 1997 Lakers vs. New York Knicks L 121 - 127 2OT lost 1 38 - 16
55 Feb 25, 1997 Lakers @ Houston Rockets L 96 - 100 lost 2 38 - 17
56 Feb 27, 1997 Lakers @ Washington Bullets W 122 - 107 won 1 39 - 17
57 Feb 28, 1997 Lakers @ Atlanta Hawks L 75 - 86 lost 1 39 - 18
58 Mar 2, 1997 Lakers @ Indiana Pacers L 85 - 101 lost 2 39 - 19
59 Mar 4, 1997 Lakers @ Dallas Mavericks W 102 - 92 won 1 40 - 19
60 Mar 7, 1997 Lakers vs. Houston Rockets L 90 - 111 lost 1 40 - 20
Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Streak
Record
61 Mar 9, 1997 Lakers vs. New Jersey Nets W 115 - 105 won 1 41 - 20
62 Mar 12, 1997 Lakers vs. Golden State Warriors W 109 - 101 won 2 42 - 20
63 Mar 14, 1997 Lakers vs. Los Angeles Clippers L 95 - 97 lost 1 42 - 21
64 Mar 16, 1997 Lakers vs. Toronto Raptors W 98 - 90 OT won 1 43 - 21
65 Mar 17, 1997 Lakers @ Denver Nuggets W 113 - 94 won 2 44 - 21
66 Mar 20, 1997 Lakers @ Cleveland Cavaliers W 89 - 76 won 3 45 - 21
67 Mar 21, 1997 Lakers @ Miami Heat L 97 - 98 lost 1 45 - 22
68 Mar 23, 1997 Lakers @ Orlando Magic L 84 - 110 lost 2 45 - 23
69 Mar 24, 1997 Lakers @ New Jersey Nets W 109 - 84 won 1 46 - 23
70 Mar 26, 1997 Lakers vs. Milwaukee Bucks W 106 - 84 won 2 47 - 23
71 Mar 27, 1997 Lakers @ Vancouver Grizzlies W 102 - 98 OT won 3 48 - 23
72 Apr 1, 1997 Lakers @ Seattle Supersonics W 99 - 97 won 4 49 - 23
73 Apr 2, 1997 Lakers vs. Denver Nuggets W 110 - 85 won 5 50 - 23
74 Apr 4, 1997 Lakers vs. San Antonio Spurs L 83 - 94 lost 1 50 - 24
75 Apr 6, 1997 Lakers vs. Dallas Mavericks W 87 - 80 won 1 51 - 24
76 Apr 8, 1997 Lakers @ Golden State Warriors W 109 - 85 won 2 52 - 24
77 Apr 9, 1997 Lakers @ Utah Jazz L 89 - 101 lost 1 52 - 25
78 Apr 11, 1997 Lakers vs. Phoenix Suns W 114 - 98 won 1 53 - 25
79 Apr 13, 1997 Lakers vs. Utah Jazz W 100 - 98 won 2 54 - 25
80 Apr 17, 1997 Lakers vs. Sacramento Kings W 108 - 99 won 3 55 - 25
81 Apr 18, 1997 Lakers @ Los Angeles Clippers W 123 - 95 won 4 56 - 25
82 Apr 20, 1997 Lakers @ Portland Trail Blazers L 96 - 100 lost 1 56 - 26

NBA Playoffs

NBA Playoffs - Western Conference First Round

Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Series Status Streak
1 Apr 25, 1997 Lakers vs. Portland Trail Blazers W 95 - 77 Lakers lead
1-0
won 1
2 Apr 27, 1997 Lakers vs. Portland Trail Blazers W 107 - 93 Lakers lead
2-0
won 2
3 Apr 30, 1997 Lakers @ Portland Trail Blazers L 90 - 98 Lakers lead
2-1
lost 1
4 May 2, 1997 Lakers @ Portland Trail Blazers W 95 - 91 Lakers win
3-1
won 1

NBA Playoffs - Western Conference Semifinals

Gm
Date
Opponent
Score
Series Status Streak
1 May 4, 1997 Lakers @ Utah Jazz L 77 - 93 Jazz lead
0-1
lost 1
2 May 6, 1997 Lakers @ Utah Jazz L 101 - 103 Jazz lead
0-2
lost 2
3 May 8, 1997 Lakers vs. Utah Jazz W 104 - 84 Jazz lead
1-2
won 1
4 May 10, 1997 Lakers vs. Utah Jazz L 95 - 110 Jazz lead
1-3
lost 1
5 May 12, 1997 Lakers @ Utah Jazz L 93 - 98 OT Jazz win
1-4
lost 2