== Notable occurrences ==
* The '''Cincinnati Royals''' relocated and became the '''Kansas City-Omaha Kings''', splitting home games between [[Kansas City, Missouri]] and [[Omaha, Nebraska]].
* The [[1973 NBA All-Star Game]] was played at [[Chicago Stadium]] in [[Chicago, Illinois]], with the East beating the West 104-84. [[Dave Cowens]] of the [[Boston Celtics]]
wins the game's MVP award.
* The [[Atlanta Hawks]] played their inaugural season in the [[Omni Coliseum]].
* The Baltimore Bullets played their final season in Baltimore, before relocating to the [[Washington, D.C.]] suburb of [[Landover, Maryland]] as the [[Washington Wizards|Capital Bullets]] for the [[1973–74 NBA season|following season]].