1972 NBA All-Star Game

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1972 NBA All-Star Game
1 2 3 4 Total
West 27 27 33 25 112
East 33 31 20 26 110
Date January 18, 1972
Arena The Forum
City Inglewood, California
MVP Jerry West
Referees
Attendance 17,214
Network ABC
Announcers Keith Jackson and Bill Russell
NBA All-Star Game
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Game info[edit]

  • 22nd NBA All-Star Game.
  • Date: January 18, 1972, at The Forum
  • Coaches: Tom Heinsohn, Boston Celtics (Eastern Conference) and Bill Sharman, Los Angeles Lakers (Western Conference)
  • MVP: Jerry West, Los Angeles (27 minutes, 13 points)
  • Hometown favorite Jerry West hit a last second 20-foot jump shot to break the tie and win the game for the West.[1]

Eastern Conference[edit]

Player, Team MIN FGM FGA FTM FTA REB AST PF PTS
John Havlicek, BOS 24 5 13 5 5 3 5 2 15
Billy Cunningham, PHI 24 4 13 6 8 10 3 4 14
Dave Cowens, BOS 32 5 12 4 5 20 1 4 14
Lou Hudson, ATL 18 2 7 2 2 3 3 3 6
Walt Frazier, NY 25 7 11 1 2 3 5 2 15
John Johnson, CLE 3 0 2 0 0 1 0 1 0
Bob Kauffman, BUF 7 1 1 0 0 1 1 3 2
Jack Marin, BAL 15 5 8 1 1 0 1 2 11
Wes Unseld, BAL 16 1 5 0 0 7 1 3 2
Tom Van Arsdale, CIN 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0
Jo Jo White, BOS 18 6 15 0 2 4 3 1 12
Butch Beard, CLE 7 1 4 1 1 1 0 0 3
Archie Clark, BAL 21 2 5 4 4 1 6 1 8
Dave DeBusschere, NY 26 4 8 0 0 11 0 2 8
Totals 240 43 105 24 30 66 26 28 110

Western Conference[edit]

Player, Team MIN FGM FGA FTM FTA REB AST PF PTS
Bob Love, CHI 16 4 11 0 2 6 0 1 8
Spencer Haywood, SEA 25 4 10 3 4 7 1 2 11
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, MIL 19 5 10 2 2 7 2 0 12
Gail Goodrich, LA 14 2 7 0 0 1 2 2 4
Jerry West, LA 27 6 9 1 2 6 5 2 13
Oscar Robertson, MIL 24 3 9 5 10 3 3 4 11
Cazzie Russell, GS 20 4 13 2 2 1 0 1 10
Paul Silas, PHO 15 0 6 2 3 9 1 1 2
Jimmy Walker, DET 16 4 9 2 5 2 1 1 10
Connie Hawkins, PHO 14 5 7 3 4 4 0 1 13
Elvin Hayes, HOU 11 1 6 2 2 2 0 2 4
Wilt Chamberlain, LA 24 3 3 2 8 10 3 2 8
Bob Lanier, DET 5 0 2 2 3 3 0 0 2
Sidney Wicks, POR 10 2 5 0 0 2 0 3 4
Totals 240 43 107 26 47 63 18 22 112

Score by periods[edit]

Score by Periods: 1 2 3 4 Final
Western Conference 27 27 33 25 112
Eastern Conference 33 31 20 26 110

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Official NBA Basketball Encyclopedia. Villard Books. 1994. p. 238. ISBN 0-679-43293-0. 
  2. ^ The Official NBA Basketball Encyclopedia. Villard Books. 1994. p. 248. ISBN 0-679-43293-0. 

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