Boston Celtics Vs Chicago Bulls

Game recap
Michael Jordan scored 29 points, Toni Kukoc had 15 points, as Chicago Bulls defeated Boston Celtics, 97-87, on Dec 3, 1997. Bruce Bowen scored 16 points for Boston Celtics.
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Boston Celtics

PLAYER MIN Reb Ast Stl Blk Pts
Antoine Walker 40 12 1 0 0 19
Bruce Bowen 30 4 1 5 1 16
Ron Mercer 33 3 1 0 0 12
Chauncey Billups 14 1 3 1 0 9
Walter McCarty 26 6 3 0 1 7
Dana Barros 15 0 3 4 0 6
Tyus Edney 18 1 2 1 0 6
Travis Knight 26 9 0 4 1 5
Dee Brown 9 1 0 0 0 3
Pervis Ellison 13 5 0 0 0 2
Andrew Declercq 7 2 0 0 0 2
Greg Minor 4 0 0 0 0 0
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Chicago Bulls

PLAYER MIN Reb Ast Stl Blk Pts
Michael Jordan 39 9 5 2 1 29
Ron Harper 30 3 0 2 1 18
Toni Kukoc 35 8 11 1 2 15
Luc Longley 23 4 3 0 0 11
Dennis Rodman 39 17 3 0 0 8
Rusty LaRue 24 2 1 1 0 6
Jud Buechler 15 3 0 3 0 4
Bill Wennington 5 2 0 0 0 4
Jason Caffey 12 2 0 0 0 2
Randy Brown 8 0 2 1 0 0
Scott Burrell 4 0 0 0 1 0

Boston Celtics Vs Chicago Bulls

Game notes

Bruce Bowen

Bruce Bowen

Bruce Bowen scored 16 points and set his new season-high in scoring (in NBA). His previous record was 11 points scored in a November 04, 1997 game against New York Knicks (102-70 loss). He scored 10 points or more 3 times this season in NBA games.

Antoine Walker

Antoine Walker

Antoine Walker scored 10 points or more for the 16th time in 17 NBA games this season. He has done it 5 times on the road, and 11 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 31. He recorded it on a October 31, 1997 game against Chicago Bulls (92-85 win).

Antoine Walker grabbed 10 rebounds or more for the 8th time in 17 NBA games this season. His season-high in rebounds is 18. He recorded it on a November 14, 1997 game against Toronto Raptors (103-99 win).

Ron Mercer

Ron Mercer

Ron Mercer scored 10 points or more for the 13th time in 16 NBA games this season. He has done it 3 times on the road, and 10 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 26. He recorded it on a November 28, 1997 game against Phoenix Suns (108-112 loss).

Michael Jordan

Michael Jordan

Michael Jordan scored 20 points or more for the 14th time in 17 NBA games this season. He has done it 9 times on the road, and 5 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 49. He recorded it on a November 21, 1997 game against LA Clippers (102-111 win).

Toni Kukoc

Toni Kukoc

Toni Kukoc scored 10 points or more for the 12th time in 17 NBA games this season. He has done it 8 times on the road, and 4 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 30. He recorded it on a November 25, 1997 game against Seattle SuperSonics (91-90 loss).

Toni Kukoc had 11 assists and set his new season-high in assists (in NBA). His previous record was 8 assists in a November 23, 1997 game against Sacramento Kings (88-103 win). He had 10 assists or more 1 times this season in NBA games.

Dennis Rodman

Dennis Rodman

Dennis Rodman grabbed 15 rebounds or more for the 5th time in 17 NBA games this season. His season-high in rebounds is 22. He recorded it on a November 03, 1997 game against San Antonio Spurs (87-83 win).

Ron Harper

Ron Harper

Ron Harper scored 18 points and set his new season-high in scoring (in NBA). His previous record was 17 points scored in a November 01, 1997 game against Philadelphia 76ers (94-74 win). He scored 10 points or more 6 times this season in NBA games.

Luc Longley

Luc Longley

Luc Longley scored 10 points or more for the 11th time in 17 NBA games this season. He has done it 6 times on the road, and 5 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 22. He recorded it on a November 21, 1997 game against LA Clippers (102-111 win).

Boxscore glossary

Basketball stats abbreviations

  • MIN: Minutes played
  • 2M-2A: Two-points field goal made, attempted
  • 3M-3A: Three-points field goal made, attempted
  • FG%: Field goal percentage
  • 1M-1A: Free throws made, attempted
  • 1%: Free throw percentage
  • Or: Offensive rebounds
  • Dr: Defensive rebounds
  • Reb: Total rebounds
  • Ast: Assists
  • Stl: Steals
  • Blk: Blocks
  • Fo: Personal fouls
  • Pts: Points scored
  • Eff: Efficiency

If a player records double digits in a game in two of the PTS, REB, AST, STL or BLK statistics, he has a double-double. If he does it in three of this categories, he has a triple-double. If he does it in four categories he has a quadruple-double. Having a triple-double is considered as having a great game. Quadruple-doubles are extremely rare. Having one constitutes an historical performance. The last NBA player to record a quadruple double is David Robinson: it happened on February 17, 1994