A selected statistical look at the Jazz and Bulls in the NBA Finals after three games in 1998, as compared to the six-game series in 1997.Field-goal percentage

1997: Bulls .432, Jazz .430

1998: Bulls .441, Jazz .414

3-point shooting percentage

1997: Jazz .412, Bulls .348

1998: Jazz .267, Bulls .233

Free-throw percentage

1997: Jazz .733, Bulls .709

1998: Jazz .791, Bulls .782

Rebounds per game

1997: Jazz 40.8, Bulls 40.3

1998: Bulls 42.3, Jazz 39.3

Total offensive rebounds

1997: Bulls 64, Jazz 60

1998: Bulls 38, Jazz 27

Assists per game

1997: Jazz 20.2, Bulls 19.7

1998: Jazz 20.3, Bulls 18.7

Total steals

1997: Bulls 46, Jazz 44

1998: Bulls 31, Jazz 18

Total blocked shots

1997: Bulls 32, Jazz 21

1998: Bulls 17, Jazz 11

Total turnovers committed

1997: Jazz 79, Bulls 69

1998: Jazz 58, Bulls 38

Total fouls

1997: Bulls 140, Jazz 137

1998: Jazz 75, Bulls 59

Points per game

1997: Bulls 87.8, Jazz 87.2

1998: Bulls 91.3, Jazz 76.7