1969–70 Baltimore Bullets season

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1969–70 Baltimore Bullets season
Head coach Gene Shue
Arena Baltimore Civic Center
Results
Record 50–32 (.610)
Place Division: 3rd (Eastern)
Playoff finish East Semifinals
(Eliminated 3-4)

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
Local media
Television WBAL-TV
Radio WBAL Radio
< 1968–69 1970–71 >

The Bullets would get started on a strong note as they won 9 straight games in November. The Bullets would finish with a record of 50-32. In a competitive Eastern Division, the Bullets finished the season 3rd place.[1]

Offseason[edit]

NBA Draft[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Team W L PCT. GB
New York Knicks C 60 22 .732 -
Milwaukee Bucks 56 26 .683 4
Baltimore Bullets 50 32 .610 10
Philadelphia 76ers 42 40 .512 18
Cincinnati Royals 36 46 .439 24
Boston Celtics 34 48 .415 26
Detroit Pistons 31 51 .378 29

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Season Schedule[edit]

Player stats[edit]

Note: GP= Games played; REB= Rebounds; AST= Assists; STL = Steals; BLK = Blocks; PTS = Points; AVG = Average

Player GP REB AST STL BLK PTS AVG

Playoffs[edit]

East Division Semifinals[edit]

In the playoffs, the Bullets were matched up against the New York Knicks for the 2nd consecutive season.[1] After losing the first 2 games on the road, the Bullets battled back to win the next 2 games at home. After the Knicks captured Game 5 in New York, the Bullets forced a 7th game with a 96-87 win at the Civic Center.[1] However, the Bullets would fall in Game 7. The Knicks would go on to win the NBA Championship.

(1) New York Knicks vs. (3) Baltimore Bullets: Knicks win series 4-3

  • Game 1 @ New York: New York 120, Baltimore 117 (2OT)
  • Game 2 @ Baltimore: New York 106, Baltimore 99
  • Game 3 @ New York: Baltimore 127, New York 113
  • Game 4 @ Baltimore: Baltimore 102, New York 92
  • Game 5 @ New York: New York 101, Baltimore 80
  • Game 6 @ Baltimore: Baltimore 96, New York 87
  • Game 7 @ New York: New York 127, Baltimore 114

Awards and honors[edit]

Transactions[edit]

References[edit]