1997-98 NBA IBM Award Nominees

Created prior to the 1983-84 season to honor the player who contributes most to his team's overall success and utilizes a computer evalutation of key offensive and defensive statistics to determine an overall leader. The formula is as follows: (Player pts.-FGA+REB+AST+STL+BLK-PF-TO+(team wins x 10) x 250)/(team pts.-FGA+REB+AST+STL+BLK-PF-TO).

Karl Malone, UtahF99.69
Tim Duncan, San AntonioF98.70
David Robinson, San AntonioC96.66
Grant Hill, DetroitF92.61
Dikembe Mutombo, AtlantaC90.61
Dennis Rodman, ChicagoF88.31
Anthony Mason, CharlotteF88.29
Michael Jordan, ChicagoG85.58
Gary Payton, SeattleG84.27
Rod Strickland, WashingtonG84.26


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1997 Annual Basketball Awards