1972–73 Chicago Bulls season

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1972–73 Chicago Bulls season
Head coach Dick Motta
Arena Chicago Stadium
Results
Record 51–31 (.622)
Place Division: 2nd (Midwest)
Conference: 3rd (Western)
Playoff finish West Conference Semifinals
(eliminated 3-4)

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
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The 1972-73 NBA season was the Bulls' 7th season in the NBA.[1]

Offseason[edit]

Draft picks[edit]

Main article: 1972 NBA Draft
Round Pick Player Position Nationality College

Roster[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

# Western Conference
Team W L PCT
1 z-Milwaukee Bucks 60 22 .732
2 y-Los Angeles Lakers 60 22 .732
3 x-Chicago Bulls 51 31 .622
4 x-Golden State Warriors 47 35 .573
5 Detroit Pistons 40 42 .488
6 Phoenix Suns 38 44 .463
7 Kansas City–Omaha Kings 36 46 .439
8 Seattle SuperSonics 26 56 .317
9 Portland Trail Blazers 21 61 .256


z - clinched division title
y - clinched division title
x - clinched playoff spot

Game log[edit]

Playoffs[edit]

West Conference Semifinals[edit]

(2) Los Angeles Lakers vs. (3) Chicago Bulls: Lakers win series 4-3

  • Game 1 @ Los Angeles: Los Angeles 107, Chicago 104 (OT)
  • Game 2 @ Los Angeles: Los Angeles 108, Chicago 93
  • Game 3 @ Chicago: Chicago 96, Los Angeles 86
  • Game 4 @ Chicago: Chicago 98, Los Angeles 94
  • Game 5 @ Los Angeles: Los Angeles 123, Chicago 102
  • Game 6 @ Chicago: Chicago 101, Los Angeles 93
  • Game 7 @ Los Angeles: Los Angeles 95, Chicago 92

Player statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game

Season[edit]

Playoffs[edit]

Awards and records[edit]

Transactions[edit]

References[edit]

See also[edit]