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1972-73 NBA Standings, Stats and Awards

1973-74  1972-73 1971-72

Champ: New York Knicks
MVP: Dave Cowens
Rookie of the Year: Bob McAdoo

Eastern
Atlantic
Team W L Pct GB PF PA HW HL AW AL OEFF DEFF PACE
Boston Celtics 68 14 .829 0 9238 8566 33 6 32 8 .0 .0 .0
New York Knicks 57 25 .695 11 8610 8053 35 6 21 18 .0 .0 .0
Buffalo Braves 21 61 .256 47 8471 9223 14 27 6 31 .0 .0 .0
Philadelphia 76ers 9 73 .110 59 8540 9531 2 26 5 36 .0 .0 .0
Central
Team W L Pct GB PF PA HW HL AW AL OEFF DEFF PACE
Baltimore Bullets 52 30 .634 0 8606 8331 24 9 21 17 .0 .0 .0
Atlanta Hawks 46 36 .561 6 9219 9212 28 13 17 23 .0 .0 .0
Houston Rockets 33 49 .402 19 9250 9392 14 14 10 28 .0 .0 .0
Cleveland Cavaliers 32 50 .390 20 8418 8637 20 21 10 27 .0 .0 .0
Western
Midwest
Team W L Pct GB PF PA HW HL AW AL OEFF DEFF PACE
Milwaukee Bucks 60 22 .732 0 8789 8115 33 5 25 15 .0 .0 .0
Chicago Bulls 51 31 .622 9 8534 8248 29 12 20 19 .0 .0 .0
Detroit Pistons 40 42 .488 20 9042 9024 26 15 13 25 .0 .0 .0
Kansas City-Omaha Kings 36 46 .439 24 8822 9061 24 17 12 29 .0 .0 .0
Pacific
Team W L Pct GB PF PA HW HL AW AL OEFF DEFF PACE
Los Angeles Lakers 60 22 .732 0 9159 8459 30 11 28 11 .0 .0 .0
Golden State Warriors 47 35 .573 13 8923 8669 27 14 18 20 .0 .0 .0
Phoenix Suns 38 44 .463 22 9155 9260 22 19 15 25 .0 .0 .0
Seattle Supersonics 26 56 .317 34 8500 8984 16 25 10 29 .0 .0 .0
Portland Trailblazers 21 61 .256 39 8707 9218 13 28 8 32 .0 .0 .0

Offense

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Team OEFF PPG Pts FGM FGA FGP FTM FTA FTP 3PM 3PA 3PP ORB REB RPG AST APG STL BLK TO PF PACE
HOU 0.0 112.8 9250 3772 8249 .457 1706 2152 .793 0 0 .000 0 4060 49.5 1939 23.6 0 0 0 1949 0.0
BOS 0.0 112.7 9238 3811 8511 .448 1616 2073 .780 0 0 .000 0 4802 58.6 2320 28.3 0 0 0 1805 0.0
ATL 0.0 112.4 9219 3700 8033 .461 1819 2482 .733 0 0 .000 0 4174 50.9 2074 25.3 0 0 0 1916 0.0
LAL 0.0 111.7 9159 3740 7819 .478 1679 2264 .742 0 0 .000 0 4562 55.6 2302 28.1 0 0 0 1636 0.0
PHO 0.0 111.6 9155 3612 7942 .455 1931 2437 .792 0 0 .000 0 4003 48.8 1944 23.7 0 0 0 2012 0.0
DET 0.0 110.3 9042 3666 7916 .463 1710 2294 .745 0 0 .000 0 4105 50.1 1882 23.0 0 0 0 1812 0.0
GSW 0.0 108.8 8923 3715 8163 .455 1493 1871 .798 0 0 .000 0 4405 53.7 1985 24.2 0 0 0 1693 0.0
KCO 0.0 107.6 8822 3621 7581 .478 1580 2036 .776 0 0 .000 0 3628 44.2 2118 25.8 0 0 0 2054 0.0
MIL 0.0 107.2 8789 3759 7808 .481 1271 1687 .753 0 0 .000 0 4245 51.8 2226 27.1 0 0 0 1763 0.0
POR 0.0 106.2 8707 3588 7842 .458 1531 2129 .719 0 0 .000 0 3928 47.9 2102 25.6 0 0 0 1970 0.0
BAL 0.0 105.0 8606 3656 7883 .464 1294 1742 .743 0 0 .000 0 4205 51.3 2051 25.0 0 0 0 1672 0.0
NYK 0.0 105.0 8610 3627 7764 .467 1356 1739 .780 0 0 .000 0 3882 47.3 2187 26.7 0 0 0 1775 0.0
CHI 0.0 104.1 8534 3480 7835 .444 1574 2073 .759 0 0 .000 0 4000 48.8 2023 24.7 0 0 0 1881 0.0
PHI 0.0 104.1 8540 3471 8264 .420 1598 2130 .750 0 0 .000 0 4174 50.9 1688 20.6 0 0 0 1984 0.0
SEA 0.0 103.7 8500 3447 7681 .449 1606 2080 .772 0 0 .000 0 4161 50.7 1958 23.9 0 0 0 1877 0.0
BUF 0.0 103.3 8471 3536 7877 .449 1399 1966 .712 0 0 .000 0 4158 50.7 2218 27.0 0 0 0 2034 0.0
CLE 0.0 102.7 8418 3431 7884 .435 1556 2084 .747 0 0 .000 0 4063 49.5 2106 25.7 0 0 0 1941 0.0

Defense

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Team DEFF PPG Pts FGM FGA FGP FTM FTA FTP 3PM 3PA 3PP ORB REB RPG AST APG STL BLK TO PF
NYK 0.0 98.2 8053 3291 7561 .435 1471 1961 .750 0 0 .000 0 4100 50.0 1714 20.9 0 0 0 1781
MIL 0.0 99.0 8115 3385 8028 .422 1345 1783 .754 0 0 .000 0 3916 47.8 1906 23.2 0 0 0 1601
CHI 0.0 100.6 8248 3343 7098 .471 1562 2080 .751 0 0 .000 0 3915 47.7 1910 23.3 0 0 0 2002
BAL 0.0 101.6 8331 3531 8010 .441 1269 1702 .746 0 0 .000 0 4226 51.5 1852 22.6 0 0 0 1682
LAL 0.0 103.2 8459 3646 8409 .434 1167 1583 .737 0 0 .000 0 4101 50.0 1963 23.9 0 0 0 1941
BOS 0.0 104.5 8566 3513 8095 .434 1540 2032 .758 0 0 .000 0 3958 48.3 1957 23.9 0 0 0 1821
CLE 0.0 105.3 8637 3465 7673 .452 1707 2230 .765 0 0 .000 0 4115 50.2 2311 28.2 0 0 0 1932
GSW 0.0 105.7 8669 3603 8163 .441 1463 1891 .774 0 0 .000 0 4265 52.0 2034 24.8 0 0 0 1766
SEA 0.0 109.6 8984 3678 8093 .454 1628 2156 .755 0 0 .000 0 4158 50.7 2145 26.2 0 0 0 1875
DET 0.0 110.0 9024 3803 8064 .472 1418 1862 .762 0 0 .000 0 4019 49.0 2263 27.6 0 0 0 1891
KCO 0.0 110.5 9061 3698 7640 .484 1665 2174 .766 0 0 .000 0 3961 48.3 1885 23.0 0 0 0 1816
ATL 0.0 112.3 9212 3758 8152 .461 1696 2193 .773 0 0 .000 0 4147 50.6 2020 24.6 0 0 0 2104
POR 0.0 112.4 9218 3709 7780 .477 1800 2327 .774 0 0 .000 0 4236 51.7 2271 27.7 0 0 0 1885
BUF 0.0 112.5 9223 3745 7947 .471 1733 2299 .754 0 0 .000 0 4278 52.2 2383 29.1 0 0 0 1822
PHO 0.0 112.9 9260 3758 8005 .469 1744 2318 .752 0 0 .000 0 4139 50.5 2166 26.4 0 0 0 2068
HOU 0.0 114.5 9392 3824 8119 .471 1744 2290 .762 0 0 .000 0 4338 52.9 2104 25.7 0 0 0 1902
PHI 0.0 116.2 9531 3882 8215 .473 1767 2358 .749 0 0 .000 0 4683 57.1 2239 27.3 0 0 0 1885

League Leaders
Minutes
1.Nate Archibald - KCK3681
2.Wilt Chamberlain - LAL3542
3.Mike Riordan - BAL3466
4.Dave Cowens - BOS3425
5.Nate Thurmond - GSW3419
6.John Havlicek - BOS3367
7.Dave Bing - DET3361
8.Elvin Hayes - BAL3347
9.Spencer Haywood - SEA3259
10.Kareem Abdul-jabbar - MIL3254
Total Points
1.Nate Archibald - KCK2719
2.Kareem Abdul-jabbar - MIL2292
3.Spencer Haywood - SEA2251
4.Pete Maravich - ATL2063
5.Charlie Scott - PHO2048
6.Lou Hudson - ATL2029
7.Geoff Petrie - POR1970
8.Bob Lanier - DET1927
9.Sidney Wicks - POR1906
10.John Havlicek - BOS1902
Points per Game
1.Nate Archibald - KCK34.0
2.Kareem Abdul-jabbar - MIL30.2
3.Spencer Haywood - SEA29.2
4.Lou Hudson - ATL27.1
5.Pete Maravich - ATL26.1
6.Charlie Scott - PHO25.3
7.Geoff Petrie - POR24.9
8.Gail Goodrich - LAL23.9
9.John Havlicek - BOS23.8
Bob Lanier - DET23.8
Sidney Wicks - POR23.8
Field Goals
1.Nate Archibald - KCK1028
2.Kareem Abdul-jabbar - MIL982
3.Spencer Haywood - SEA889
4.Geoff Petrie - POR836
5.Lou Hudson - ATL816
6.Bob Lanier - DET810
7.Charlie Scott - PHO806
8.Pete Maravich - ATL789
9.Bob Love - CHI774
10.John Havlicek - BOS766
Field Goal Attempts
1.Nate Archibald - KCK2106
2.Spencer Haywood - SEA1868
3.Charlie Scott - PHO1809
4.Geoff Petrie - POR1801
5.Bob Love - CHI1794
6.Pete Maravich - ATL1788
7.Kareem Abdul-jabbar - MIL1772
8.Lou Hudson - ATL1710
9.John Havlicek - BOS1704
10.Sidney Wicks - POR1684
Field Goal Percentage
1.Wilt Chamberlain - LAL0.727
2.Matt Guokas - KCK0.570
3.Kareem Abdul-jabbar - MIL0.554
4.Curtis Rowe - DET0.519
5.Jim Fox - SEA0.515
6.Jerry Lucas - NYK0.513
7.Mike Riordan - BAL0.510
8.Archie Clark - BAL0.507
9.Walt Bellamy - ATL0.505
Bob Kauffman - BUF0.505
Free Throws
1.Nate Archibald - KCK663
2.Pete Maravich - ATL485
3.Spencer Haywood - SEA473
4.Dave Bing - DET456
5.Charlie Scott - PHO436
6.Dick Vanarsdale - PHO426
7.Lou Hudson - ATL397
8.Lenny Wilkens - CLE394
9.Sidney Wicks - POR384
10.Chet Walker - CHI376
Free Throw Attempts
1.Nate Archibald - KCK783
2.Pete Maravich - ATL606
3.Spencer Haywood - SEA564
4.Dave Bing - DET560
5.Charlie Scott - PHO556
6.Sidney Wicks - POR531
7.Walt Bellamy - ATL526
8.Dick Vanarsdale - PHO496
9.Lou Hudson - ATL481
10.Lenny Wilkens - CLE476
Free Throw Percentage
1.Rick Barry - GSW0.902
2.Calvin Murphy - HOU0.888
3.Mike Newlin - HOU0.886
4.Jimmy Walker - HOU0.884
5.Bill Bradley - NYK0.871
6.Cazzie Russell - GSW0.864
7.Dick Snyder - SEA0.861
8.Dick Vanarsdale - PHO0.859
9.John Havlicek - BOS0.858
10.Jack Marin - HOU0.849
Total Rebounds
1.Wilt Chamberlain - LAL1526
2.Nate Thurmond - GSW1349
3.Dave Cowens - BOS1329
4.Wes Unseld - BAL1260
5.Kareem Abdul-jabbar - MIL1224
6.Bob Lanier - DET1205
7.Elvin Hayes - BAL1177
8.Paul Silas - BOS1039
9.Neal Walk - PHO1006
10.Spencer Haywood - SEA995
Rebounds per Game
1.Wilt Chamberlain - LAL18.6
2.Nate Thurmond - GSW17.1
3.Dave Cowens - BOS16.2
4.Kareem Abdul-jabbar - MIL16.1
5.Wes Unseld - BAL15.9
6.Bob Lanier - DET14.9
7.Elvin Hayes - BAL14.5
8.Walt Bellamy - ATL13.0
Paul Silas - BOS13.0
10.Spencer Haywood - SEA12.9
Assists
1.Nate Archibald - KCK910
2.Dave Bing - DET637
3.Lenny Wilkens - CLE628
4.Jerry West - LAL607
5.Norm Vanlier - CHI567
6.Oscar Robertson - MIL551
7.Pete Maravich - ATL546
8.John Havlicek - BOS529
9.Jojo White - BOS498
10.Charlie Scott - PHO495
Assists per Game
1.Nate Archibald - KCK11.4
2.Lenny Wilkens - CLE8.4
3.Dave Bing - DET7.8
4.Oscar Robertson - MIL7.5
5.Norm Vanlier - CHI7.1
6.Pete Maravich - ATL6.9
7.John Havlicek - BOS6.6
8.Herm Gilliam - ATL6.3
9.Charlie Scott - PHO6.1
Jojo White - BOS6.1
Personal Fouls
1.Neal Walk - PHO323
2.Dave Cowens - BOS311
3.Charlie Scott - PHO306
4.Lloyd Neal - POR305
5.Mike Newlin - HOU301
6.Dwight Davis - CLE297
7.Bill Bridges - TOT296
8.Elmore Smith - BUF295
9.Sam Lacey - KCK283
10.Bob Dandridge - MIL279

All-Stars
EastWest
John Block
Bill Bradley
Dave Cowens
Dave DeBusschere
Walt Frazier
John Havlicek
Elvin Hayes
Lou Hudson
Bob Kauffman
Pete Maravich
Jack Marin
Wes Unseld
Jo White
Lenny Wilkens
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Nate Archibald
Rick Barry
Dave Bing
Wilt Chamberlain
Bob Dandridge
Gail Goodrich
Connie Hawkins
Spencer Haywood
Bob Lanier
Bob Love
Charlie Scott
Nate Thurmond
Chet Walker
Jerry West
Sidney Wicks

All-NBA Team

1st Team

Kareem Abdul-jabbar - MIL
Nate Archibald - KCK
John Havlicek - BOS
Spencer Haywood - SEA
Jerry West - LAL

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