1973–74 Capital Bullets season

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1973–74 Capital Bullets season
Central Division Champions
Head coach K. C. Jones
Arena Capital Centre
Results
Record 47–35 (.573)
Place Division: 1st (Central)
Conference: 2nd (Eastern)
Playoff finish East Conference Semifinals
(Eliminated 3-4)

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
Local media
Television WDCA
Radio WOL
< 1972–73 1974–75 >

The Bullets relocated to the Washington suburb of Landover, Maryland. The Baltimore Bullets become the Capital Bullets and they won the Central Division.[1] The Bullets finished with a 47-35 record. Wes Unseld was limited to 56 games due to injuries. In the playoffs, the Bullets would be beaten by the New York Knicks for the 5th time in 6 years. The Bullets were eliminated by the Knicks in seven games.[1] Following the season, the team was renamed as the Washington Bullets.

Draft picks[edit]

Main article: 1973 NBA Draft
Round Pick Player Position Nationality School/Club Team

Roster[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Central Division
Team W L PCT. GB
Capital Bullets 47 35 .573 -
Atlanta Hawks 35 47 .427 12
Houston Rockets 32 50 .390 15
Cleveland Cavaliers 29 53 .354 18

[2]

Game log[edit]

Playoffs[edit]

East Conference Semifinals[edit]

  • (2) New York Knicks vs. (3) Capital Bullets: Knicks win series 4-3
  • Game 1 @ New York: New York 102, Capital 91
  • Game 2 @ Capital: Capital 99, New York 87
  • Game 3 @ New York: Capital 88, New York 79
  • Game 4 @ Capital: New York 101, Capital 93 (OT)
  • Game 5 @ New York: New York 106, Capital 105
  • Game 6 @ Capital: Capital 109, New York 92
  • Game 7 @ New York: New York 91, Capital 81

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 honors[edit]

Transactions[edit]

References[edit]