Notable: The team’s second leading scorer during the 1996 97 regular season, Hornacek was third in the NBA in free throw percentage that year, hitting 293 of 326 (89.9 percent).
Memories from the 1996 97 season: “You sometimes take it for granted how hard it is. We had great players in John and Karl, and every guy accepted their role that they could do to help our team win.”
Notable: Howard joined the Jazz that year signing two 10 day contracts, then signed a contract for the remainder of the year on Feb.
Where are they now: ESPN college basketball analyst and motivational speaker.
Memories from the 1996 97 season: “It was an amazing shot. It was an amazing moment, and it was just that thing that just finally gets you over the hump,” on John Stockton’s game winning 3 pointer vs. Houston in the Western Conference Finals. Lakers in Game 5 of the Western Conference Semifinals was a career postseason single game best.
Where are they now: Lives on a farm in Mount Vernon, Texas, where he raises a variety of animals.
Memories from the 1996 97 season: “That was a lot of fun to be a part of this team because we just went out and just beat people physically and mentally just by out executing them, out working them, stuff like that. That’s the kind of team we were.”
Notable: Stockton, whose game winning 3 pointer in Game 6 of the Western Conference Finals Chinese Wholesale Jerseys
against Houston sent the Jazz to the 1997 NBA Finals, had his ninth straight All Star season in 1996 97 and his 10th straight season averaging double digit assists. He was also eight in player efficiency rating (22.1) in the NBA that year.
Where are they now: Lives in his hometown of Spokane, Washington. He served as an assistant coach for the Montana State women’s basketball team during the 2015 2016 season.
Memories from the 1996 97 season: “Bryon Russell read my cut perfectly, Karl set a thunderous screen over there and I had a really good, long look at a 3 point shot to win it,” on the game winning shot against Houston to send the team to the NBA Finals.