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1997-98 Basketball Eastern Conference First Round (Best of 5)

    W-L Avg. Leading Scorer
  Atlanta 1-3 87.5 Smith (24.8)
Charlotte 3-1 83.8 Rice (22.8)
Date Winner Home Court
Apr. 23 Charlotte, 97-87 at Charlotte
Apr. 25 Charlotte, 92-85 at Charlotte
Apr. 28 Atlanta, 96-64 at Atlanta
May 1 Charlotte, 91-82 at Atlanta
    W-L Avg. Leading Scorer
  Cleveland 1-3 80.8 Kemp (26.0)
Indiana 3-1 88.8 Miller (18.5)
Date Winner Home Court
Apr. 23 Indiana, 106-77 at Indiana
Apr. 25 Indiana, 92-86 at Indiana
Apr. 27 Cleveland, 86-77 at Cleveland
Apr. 30 Indiana, 80-74 at Cleveland
    W-L Avg. Leading Scorer
  New York 3-2 89.6 Houston (23.2)
Miami 2-3 87.4 Hardaway (26.0)
Date Winner Home Court
Apr. 24 Miami, 94-79 at Miami
Apr. 26 New York, 96-86 at Miami
Apr. 28 Miami, 91-85 at New York
Apr. 30 New York, 90-85 at New York
May 3 New York, 98-81 at Miami
    W-L Avg. Leading Scorer
  New Jersey 0-3 95.0 Douglas (18.3)
Chicago 3-0 102.7 Jordan (36.3)
Date Winner Home Court
Apr. 24 Chicago, 96-93 (OT) at Chicago
Apr. 26 Chicago, 96-91 at Chicago
Apr. 29 Chicago, 116-101 at New Jersey

 

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