1972–73 Golden State Warriors season

The 1972–73 NBA season was the Warriors' 27th season in the NBA and 10th in the San Francisco Bay Area.[1]

1972–73 Golden State Warriors season
Head coachAl Attles
ArenaOakland-Alameda County Coliseum Arena
Results
Record47–35 (.573)
PlaceDivision: 2nd (Pacific)
Conference: 4th (Western)
Playoff finishWest Conference Finals
(eliminated 1–4)

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
< 1971–72 1973–74 >

OffseasonEdit

Draft picksEdit

Round Pick Player Position Nationality College
3 43 Bill Chamberlain F   United States North Carolina
4 60 John Tschogl F   United States UC Santa Barbara
5 76 Charles Dudley G   United States Washington
6 93 Henry Bacon G   United States Louisville
7 110 William Franklin F   United States Purdue
8 126 John Burks   United States San Francisco
9 141 Bill Duey   United States California

RosterEdit

Roster listing
Golden State Warriors roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Height Weight DOB (YYYY-MM-DD) From
G 25   Barnett, Jim 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 170 lb (77 kg) Oregon
SF 24   Barry, Rick 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 205 lb (93 kg) Miami (FL)
F 31   Ellis, Joe 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 175 lb (79 kg) San Francisco
G 10   Johnson, Charles 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 170 lb (77 kg) California
C 52   Johnson, George 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 205 lb (93 kg) Dillard
F/C 43   Lee, Clyde 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 205 lb (93 kg) Vanderbilt
SG 23   Mullins, Jeff 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Duke
G/F 33   Portman, Bob 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Creighton
SF 32   Russell, Cazzie 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 218 lb (99 kg) Michigan
F/C 42   Thurmond, Nate 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 225 lb (102 kg) Bowling Green
PG 21   Williams, Ron 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 188 lb (85 kg) West Virginia
Head coach

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (DP) Unsigned draft pick
  • (FA) Free agent
  • (S) Suspended
  •   Injured

Regular seasonEdit

Season standingsEdit

Pacific Division W L PCT GB Home Road Neutral Div
y-Los Angeles Lakers 60 22 .732 30–11 28–11 2–0 22–4
x-Golden State Warriors 47 35 .573 13 27–14 18–20 2–1 14–12
Phoenix Suns 38 44 .463 22 22–19 15–25 1–0 14–12
Seattle SuperSonics 26 56 .317 34 16–25 10–29 0–2 9–17
Portland Trail Blazers 21 61 .256 39 13–28 8–32 0–1 6–20
# 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

Record vs. opponentsEdit

1972–73 NBA Records
Team ATL BAL BOS BUF CHI CLE DET GSW HOU KCO LAL MIL NYK PHI PHO POR SEA
Atlanta 3–4 1–5 5–1 2–2 3–4 2–2 1–3 4–4 2–2 3–1 1–3 3–3 6–0 3–1 4–0 3–1
Baltimore 4–3 1–5 5–1 0–4 8–0 2–2 3–1 5–2 3–1 1–3 2–2 3–3 5–1 2–2 4–0 4–0
Boston 5–1 5–1 7–0 3–1 5–1 3–1 3–1 5–1 3–1 4–0 2–2 4–4 7–0 4–0 4–0 4–0
Buffalo 1–5 1–5 0–7 2–2 1–5 1–3 0–4 1–5 1–3 0–4 0–4 1–6 7–1 1–3 2–2 2–2
Chicago 2–2 4–0 1–3 2–2 3–1 3–4 3–3 4–0 5–2 1–5 2–4 3–1 4–0 4–2 5–1 5–1
Cleveland 4–3 0–8 1–5 5–1 1–3 1–3 1–3 4–3 2–2 1–3 1–3 0–6 6–0 1–3 1–3 3–1
Detroit 2–2 2–2 1–3 3–1 4–3 3–1 2–4 1–3 3–3 1–5 2–5 1–3 3–1 4–2 6–0 2–4
Golden State 3–1 1–3 1–3 4–0 3–3 3–1 4–2 3–1 4–2 3–4 1–5 2–2 4–0 2–4 5–1 4–3
Houston 4–4 2–5 1–5 5–1 0–4 3–4 3–1 1–3 0–4 1–3 1–3 1–5 5–1 2–2 2–2 2–2
Kansas City-Omaha 2–2 1–3 1–3 3–1 2–5 2–2 3–3 2–4 4–0 1–5 1–6 0–4 3–1 3–3 4–2 4–2
Los Angeles 1–3 3–1 0–4 4–0 5–1 3–1 5–1 4–3 3–1 5–1 3–3 2–2 4–0 6–1 6–0 6–0
Milwaukee 3–1 2–2 2–2 4–0 4–2 3–1 5–2 5–1 3–1 6–1 3–3 2–2 3–1 5–1 5–1 5–1
New York 3–3 3–3 4–4 6–1 1–3 6–0 3–1 2–2 5–1 4–0 2–2 2–2 6–1 3–1 3–1 4–0
Philadelphia 0–6 1–5 0–7 1–7 0–4 0–6 1–3 0–4 1–5 1–3 0–4 1–3 1–6 0–4 1–3 1–3
Phoenix 1–3 2–2 0–4 3–1 2–4 3–1 2–4 4–2 2–2 3–3 1–6 1–5 1–3 4–0 5–2 4–2
Portland 0–4 0–4 0–4 2–2 1–5 3–1 0–6 1–5 2–2 2–4 0–6 1–5 1–3 3–1 2–5 3–4
Seattle 1–3 0–4 0–4 2–2 1–5 1–3 4–2 3–4 2–2 2–4 0–6 1–5 0–4 3–1 2–4 4–3

PlayoffsEdit

West Conference SemifinalsEdit

(1) Milwaukee Bucks vs. (4) Golden State Warriors: Warriors win series 4-2

  • Game 1 @ Milwaukee: Milwaukee 110, Golden State 90
  • Game 2 @ Milwaukee: Golden State 95, Milwaukee 92
  • Game 3 @ Golden State: Milwaukee 113, Golden State 93
  • Game 4 @ Golden State: Golden State 102, Milwaukee 97
  • Game 5 @ Milwaukee: Golden State 100, Milwaukee 97
  • Game 6 @ Golden State: Golden State 100, Milwaukee 86

West Conference FinalsEdit

(2) Los Angeles Lakers vs. (4) Golden State Warriors: Lakers win series 4-1

  • Game 1 @ Los Angeles: Los Angeles 101, Golden State 99
  • Game 2 @ Los Angeles: Los Angeles 104, Golden State 93
  • Game 3 @ Golden State: Los Angeles 126, Golden State 70
  • Game 4 @ Golden State: Golden State 117, Los Angeles 109
  • Game 5 @ Los Angeles: Los Angeles 128, Golden State 118

Awards and recordsEdit

ReferencesEdit