1998 Utah Starzz season

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1998 Utah Starzz season
Coach Frank Layden
Arena Delta Center
Attendance 8,104 per game
Results
Record 8–22 (.267)
Place 5th (Western)
Playoff finish Did Not Qualify

The 1998 WNBA season was the 2nd for the Utah Starzz. The team finished dead last in the West for the second consecutive season.

Offseason[edit]

WNBA Draft[edit]

Round Pick Player Nationality School/Club Team
1 1 Margo Dydek (C)  Poland Poland
2 11 Olympia Scott (F/C)  United States Stanford
3 21 LaTonya Johnson (F)  United States Memphis
4 31 Tricia Bader (G)  United States Boise State

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Western Conference W L PCT Conf. GB
Houston Comets x 27 3 .900 15–1
Phoenix Mercury x 19 11 .633 10–6 8.0
Los Angeles Sparks o 12 18 .400 6–10 15.0
Sacramento Monarchs o 8 22 .267 5–11 19.0
Utah Starzz o 8 22 .267 4–12 19.0

Season schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Score Result Record
June 11 Los Angeles 83-89 Loss 0-1
June 13 Washington 78-77 Win 1-1
June 15 New York 71-60 Win 2-1
June 19 @ Washington 76-85 Loss 2-2
June 21 @ New York 64-68 Loss 2-3
June 22 @ Cleveland 72-88 Loss 2-4
June 25 Charlotte 83-91 Loss 2-5
June 26 @ Phoenix 63-96 Loss 2-6
June 30 Houston 73-76 Loss 2-7
July 2 @ Los Angeles 58-57 Win 3-7
July 5 @ Sacramento 66-70 Loss 3-8
July 6 Sacramento 68-64 Win 4-8
July 8 Charlotte 69-77 Loss 4-9
July 11 @ Houston 68-72 Loss 4-10
July 13 Detroit 67-74 Loss 4-11
July 17 @ Detroit 67-79 Loss 4-12
July 19 @ Washington 99-88 Win 5-12
July 22 @ Charlotte 61-58 Win 6-12
July 25 @ Cleveland 59-69 Loss 6-13
July 27 Phoenix 90-80 Win 7-13
July 30 @ Houston 65-88 Loss 7-14
August 1 Los Angeles 65-73 Loss 7-15
August 4 Houston 57-77 Loss 7-16
August 6 Cleveland 69-79 Loss 7-17
August 8 @ Phoenix 62-68 Loss 7-18
August 10 Detroit 73-77 Loss 7-19
August 12 Sacramento 81-71 Win 8-19
August 14 @ Los Angeles 67-87 Loss 8-20
August 15 @ Sacramento 55-82 Loss 8-21
August 17 Phoenix 64-75 Loss 8-22

Player stats[edit]

Player GP REB AST STL BLK PTS
Margo Dydek 30 227 53 14 114 386
Wendy Palmer 28 186 30 18 5 377
Elena Baranova 20 186 70 21 30 254
Kim Williams 30 58 46 43 6 227
Chantel Tremitiere 28 62 102 22 2 155
Olympia Scott 29 85 22 24 10 154
LaTonya Johnson 28 54 20 11 1 151
Tammi Reiss 22 39 48 11 1 143
Dena Head 30 52 37 30 0 108
Fran Harris 18 39 30 13 1 71
Tricia Bader 22 10 20 13 0 46
Erin Alexander 12 3 3 1 0 17

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