1971–72 Houston Rockets season

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1971–72 Houston Rockets season
Head coach Tex Winter
Arena Hofheinz Pavilion
Astrodome
Results
Record 34–48 (.415)
Place Division: 4th (Pacific)
Conference: 7th (Western)
Playoff finish DNQ

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
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The 1971-72 NBA season was the Rockets' 5th season in the NBA and 1st season in the city of Houston[1] following their relocation from San Diego, where the franchise played its first four seasons prior to moving to becoming the first NBA franchise in The Lone Star State.

Offseason[edit]

Draft picks[edit]

Main article: 1971 NBA Draft

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Pacific Division W L PCT GB Home Road Neutral Div
y-Los Angeles Lakers 69 13 .841 36–5 31–7 2–1 21–3
x-Golden State Warriors 51 31 .622 18 27–8 21–20 3–3 14–10
Seattle SuperSonics 47 35 .573 22 28–12 18–22 1–1 12–12
Houston Rockets 34 48 .415 35 15–20 14–23 5–5 9–15
Portland Trail Blazers 18 64 .220 51 14–26 4–35 0–3 4–20
z - clinched division title
y - clinched division title
x - clinched playoff spot

References[edit]