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1971-72 NBA Standings, Stats and Awards

1972-73  1971-72 1970-71

Champ: Los Angeles Lakers
MVP: Kareem Abdul-jabbar
Rookie of the Year: Sidney Wicks

Eastern
Atlantic
Team W L Pct GB PF PA HW HL AW AL OEFF DEFF PACE
Boston Celtics 56 26 .683 0 9477 9085 32 9 21 16 .0 .0 .0
New York Knicks 48 34 .585 8 8785 8584 27 14 20 19 .0 .0 .0
Philadelphia 76ers 30 52 .366 26 9203 9504 14 23 14 26 .0 .0 .0
Buffalo Braves 22 60 .268 34 8367 9125 13 27 8 31 .0 .0 .0
Central
Team W L Pct GB PF PA HW HL AW AL OEFF DEFF PACE
Baltimore Bullets 38 44 .463 0 8784 8880 18 15 16 24 .0 .0 .0
Atlanta Hawks 36 46 .439 2 8982 9127 22 19 13 26 .0 .0 .0
Cincinnati Royals 30 52 .366 8 8836 9167 20 18 8 32 .0 .0 .0
Cleveland Cavaliers 23 59 .280 15 8674 9300 13 28 8 30 .0 .0 .0
Western
Midwest
Team W L Pct GB PF PA HW HL AW AL OEFF DEFF PACE
Milwaukee Bucks 63 19 .768 0 9400 8485 31 5 27 12 .0 .0 .0
Chicago Bulls 57 25 .695 6 9117 8440 29 12 26 12 .0 .0 .0
Phoenix Suns 49 33 .598 14 9534 9083 30 11 19 20 .0 .0 .0
Detroit Pistons 26 56 .317 37 8945 9506 16 25 9 30 .0 .0 .0
Pacific
Team W L Pct GB PF PA HW HL AW AL OEFF DEFF PACE
Los Angeles Lakers 69 13 .841 0 9920 8913 36 5 31 7 .0 .0 .0
Golden State Warriors 51 31 .622 18 8871 8808 27 8 21 20 .0 .0 .0
Seattle Supersonics 47 35 .573 22 8957 8919 28 12 18 22 .0 .0 .0
Houston Rockets 34 48 .415 35 8993 9121 15 20 14 23 .0 .0 .0
Portland Trailblazers 18 64 .220 51 8759 9557 14 26 4 35 .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
LAL 0.0 121.0 9920 3920 7998 .490 2080 2833 .734 0 0 .000 0 4628 56.4 2232 27.2 0 0 0 1636 0.0
PHO 0.0 116.3 9534 3599 7877 .457 2336 2999 .779 0 0 .000 0 4301 52.5 1976 24.1 0 0 0 2026 0.0
BOS 0.0 115.6 9477 3819 8431 .453 1839 2367 .777 0 0 .000 0 4462 54.4 2230 27.2 0 0 0 2030 0.0
MIL 0.0 114.6 9400 3813 7653 .498 1774 2399 .739 0 0 .000 0 4269 52.1 2160 26.3 0 0 0 1862 0.0
PHI 0.0 112.2 9203 3577 8057 .444 2049 2825 .725 0 0 .000 0 4318 52.7 1920 23.4 0 0 0 2203 0.0
CHI 0.0 111.2 9117 3539 7853 .451 2039 2700 .755 0 0 .000 0 4371 53.3 2087 25.5 0 0 0 1964 0.0
HOU 0.0 109.7 8993 3590 8277 .434 1813 2424 .748 0 0 .000 0 4433 54.1 1777 21.7 0 0 0 1992 0.0
ATL 0.0 109.5 8982 3482 7570 .460 2018 2725 .741 0 0 .000 0 4080 49.8 1897 23.1 0 0 0 1967 0.0
SEA 0.0 109.2 8957 3461 7457 .464 2035 2659 .765 0 0 .000 0 4123 50.3 1976 24.1 0 0 0 1738 0.0
DET 0.0 109.1 8945 3482 7665 .454 1981 2653 .747 0 0 .000 0 3970 48.4 1687 20.6 0 0 0 1954 0.0
GSW 0.0 108.2 8871 3477 7923 .439 1917 2500 .767 0 0 .000 0 4450 54.3 1854 22.6 0 0 0 1840 0.0
CIN 0.0 107.8 8836 3444 7496 .459 1948 2578 .756 0 0 .000 0 3754 45.8 2020 24.6 0 0 0 2079 0.0
BAL 0.0 107.1 8784 3490 7748 .450 1804 2378 .759 0 0 .000 0 4159 50.7 1816 22.1 0 0 0 1858 0.0
NYK 0.0 107.1 8785 3521 7673 .459 1743 2303 .757 0 0 .000 0 3909 47.7 1985 24.2 0 0 0 1899 0.0
POR 0.0 106.8 8759 3462 7840 .442 1835 2494 .736 0 0 .000 0 3996 48.7 2090 25.5 0 0 0 1873 0.0
CLE 0.0 105.8 8674 3458 8074 .428 1758 2390 .736 0 0 .000 0 4098 50.0 2060 25.1 0 0 0 1936 0.0
BUF 0.0 102.0 8367 3409 7560 .451 1549 2219 .698 0 0 .000 0 3978 48.5 1759 21.5 0 0 0 2110 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
CHI 0.0 102.9 8440 3263 7189 .454 1914 2617 .731 0 0 .000 0 3928 47.9 1853 22.6 0 0 0 2041
MIL 0.0 103.5 8485 3370 8025 .420 1745 2358 .740 0 0 .000 0 3922 47.8 1843 22.5 0 0 0 1788
NYK 0.0 104.7 8584 3332 7513 .443 1920 2565 .749 0 0 .000 0 4169 50.8 1626 19.8 0 0 0 1892
GSW 0.0 107.4 8808 3560 8082 .440 1688 2265 .745 0 0 .000 0 4381 53.4 1968 24.0 0 0 0 1912
BAL 0.0 108.3 8880 3545 7842 .452 1790 2412 .742 0 0 .000 0 4244 51.8 1844 22.5 0 0 0 1869
LAL 0.0 108.7 8913 3699 8553 .432 1515 1972 .768 0 0 .000 0 4290 52.3 1994 24.3 0 0 0 1997
SEA 0.0 108.8 8919 3619 8029 .451 1681 2248 .748 0 0 .000 0 4183 51.0 2037 24.8 0 0 0 1975
PHO 0.0 110.8 9083 3568 7896 .452 1947 2658 .733 0 0 .000 0 4009 48.9 1929 23.5 0 0 0 2182
BOS 0.0 110.8 9085 3498 7886 .444 2089 2766 .755 0 0 .000 0 4179 51.0 1798 21.9 0 0 0 1842
HOU 0.0 111.2 9121 3542 7817 .453 2037 2737 .744 0 0 .000 0 4298 52.4 1945 23.7 0 0 0 1944
BUF 0.0 111.3 9125 3479 7557 .460 2167 2842 .762 0 0 .000 0 4187 51.1 1918 23.4 0 0 0 1728
ATL 0.0 111.3 9127 3601 7744 .465 1925 2530 .761 0 0 .000 0 4004 48.8 1890 23.0 0 0 0 1996
CIN 0.0 111.8 9167 3537 7588 .466 2093 2829 .740 0 0 .000 0 4228 51.6 2028 24.7 0 0 0 1971
CLE 0.0 113.4 9300 3653 7537 .485 1994 2611 .764 0 0 .000 0 4034 49.2 2322 28.3 0 0 0 1937
DET 0.0 115.9 9506 3822 8106 .472 1862 2474 .753 0 0 .000 0 4377 53.4 2214 27.0 0 0 0 1931
PHI 0.0 115.9 9504 3614 7882 .459 2276 3063 .743 0 0 .000 0 4427 54.0 2005 24.5 0 0 0 2059
POR 0.0 116.5 9557 3841 7906 .486 1875 2499 .750 0 0 .000 0 4439 54.1 2312 28.2 0 0 0 1903

League Leaders
Minutes
1.John Havlicek - BOS3698
2.Kareem Abdul-jabbar - MIL3583
3.Wilt Chamberlain - LAL3469
4.Elvin Hayes - HOU3461
5.Nate Thurmond - GSW3362
6.Archie Clark - TOT3285
7.Nate Archibald - CIN3272
8.Jojo White - BOS3261
9.Sidney Wicks - POR3245
10.Archie Clark - BAL3243
Total Points
1.Kareem Abdul-jabbar - MIL2822
2.John Havlicek - BOS2252
3.Nate Archibald - CIN2145
4.Gail Goodrich - LAL2127
5.Elvin Hayes - HOU2063
6.Bob Lanier - DET2056
7.Bob Love - CHI2037
8.Sidney Wicks - POR2009
9.Jerry West - LAL1985
10.Archie Clark - TOT1938
Points per Game
1.Kareem Abdul-jabbar - MIL34.8
2.Nate Archibald - CIN28.2
3.John Havlicek - BOS27.5
4.Spencer Haywood - SEA26.2
5.Gail Goodrich - LAL25.9
6.Bob Love - CHI25.8
Jerry West - LAL25.8
8.Bob Lanier - DET25.7
9.Elvin Hayes - HOU25.2
10.Archie Clark - TOT25.2
Field Goals
1.Kareem Abdul-jabbar - MIL1159
2.John Havlicek - BOS897
3.Bob Lanier - DET834
4.Elvin Hayes - HOU832
5.Gail Goodrich - LAL826
6.Bob Love - CHI819
7.Sidney Wicks - POR784
8.Lou Hudson - ATL775
9.Jojo White - BOS770
10.Jerry West - LAL735
Field Goal Attempts
1.Kareem Abdul-jabbar - MIL2019
2.John Havlicek - BOS1957
3.Elvin Hayes - HOU1918
4.Bob Love - CHI1854
5.Sidney Wicks - POR1837
6.Jojo White - BOS1788
7.Gail Goodrich - LAL1695
8.Bob Lanier - DET1690
9.Spencer Haywood - SEA1557
10.Lou Hudson - ATL1540
Jerry West - LAL1540
Field Goal Percentage
1.Wilt Chamberlain - LAL0.649
2.Kareem Abdul-jabbar - MIL0.574
3.Walt Bellamy - ATL0.545
4.Dick Snyder - SEA0.529
5.Walt Frazier - NYK0.512
Jerry Lucas - NYK0.512
7.Jon Mcglocklin - MIL0.510
8.Lucius Allen - MIL0.505
Chet Walker - CHI0.505
10.Lou Hudson - ATL0.503
Free Throws
1.Nate Archibald - CIN677
2.Dick Vanarsdale - PHO529
3.Jerry West - LAL515
4.Archie Clark - TOT514
5.Archie Clark - BAL507
6.Kareem Abdul-jabbar - MIL504
7.Chet Walker - CHI481
8.Spencer Haywood - SEA480
Lenny Wilkens - SEA480
10.Gail Goodrich - LAL475
Free Throw Attempts
1.Nate Archibald - CIN824
2.Kareem Abdul-jabbar - MIL732
3.Archie Clark - TOT667
4.Archie Clark - BAL656
5.Jerry West - LAL633
6.Dick Vanarsdale - PHO626
7.Sidney Wicks - POR621
8.Lenny Wilkens - SEA620
9.Elvin Hayes - HOU615
10.Billy Cunningham - PHI601
Free Throw Percentage
1.Jack Marin - BAL0.894
2.Calvin Murphy - HOU0.890
3.Gail Goodrich - LAL0.850
4.Chet Walker - CHI0.847
5.Dick Vanarsdale - PHO0.845
6.Stu Lantz - HOU0.838
7.John Havlicek - BOS0.834
8.Cazzie Russell - GSW0.833
9.Stan Mckenzie - POR0.831
10.Jimmy Walker - DET0.827
Total Rebounds
1.Wilt Chamberlain - LAL1572
2.Kareem Abdul-jabbar - MIL1346
3.Wes Unseld - BAL1336
4.Nate Thurmond - GSW1252
5.Dave Cowens - BOS1203
6.Elvin Hayes - HOU1197
7.Elmore Smith - BUF1184
8.Bob Lanier - DET1132
Clyde Lee - GSW1132
10.Bill Bridges - TOT1051
Rebounds per Game
1.Wilt Chamberlain - LAL19.2
2.Wes Unseld - BAL17.6
3.Kareem Abdul-jabbar - MIL16.6
4.Nate Thurmond - GSW16.1
5.Dave Cowens - BOS15.2
Elmore Smith - BUF15.2
7.Elvin Hayes - HOU14.6
8.Clyde Lee - GSW14.5
9.Bob Lanier - DET14.2
10.Bill Bridges - TOT13.5
Assists
1.Lenny Wilkens - SEA766
2.Jerry West - LAL747
3.Nate Archibald - CIN701
4.John Havlicek - BOS614
5.Archie Clark - TOT613
6.Archie Clark - BAL606
7.Norm Vanlier - TOT542
8.Oscar Robertson - MIL491
Norm Vanlier - CHI491
10.Jeff Mullins - GSW471
Assists per Game
1.Jerry West - LAL9.7
2.Lenny Wilkens - SEA9.6
3.Nate Archibald - CIN9.2
4.Archie Clark - BAL8.0
5.Archie Clark - TOT8.0
6.John Havlicek - BOS7.5
7.Norm Vanlier - TOT6.9
8.Billy Cunningham - PHI5.9
Jeff Mullins - GSW5.9
10.Walt Frazier - NYK5.8
Personal Fouls
1.Dave Cowens - BOS314
2.Jerry Sloan - CHI309
3.Elmore Smith - BUF306
4.Nate Williams - CIN300
5.Calvin Murphy - HOU298
6.Bob Dandridge - MIL297
Bob Lanier - DET297
8.Clifford Ray - CHI296
9.Don Chaney - BOS295
Billy Cunningham - PHI295
Neal Walk - PHO295

All-Stars
EastWest
Butch Beard
Archie Clark
Dave Cowens
Billy Cunningham
Dave DeBusschere
Walt Frazier
John Havlicek
Lou Hudson
John Johnson
Bob Kauffman
Jack Marin
Wes Unseld
Tom Van Arsdale
Jo Jo White
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Wilt Chamberlain
Gail Goodrich
Connie Hawkins
Elvin Hayes
Spencer Haywood
Bob Lanier
Bob Love
Oscar Robertson
Cazzie Russell
Paul Silas
Jimmy Walker
Jerry West
Sidney Wicks

All-NBA Team

1st Team

Kareem Abdul-jabbar - MIL
Walt Frazier - NYK
John Havlicek - BOS
Spencer Haywood - SEA
Jerry West - LAL

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