== Notable occurrences ==
* The '''Cincinnati Royals''' relocated and became the '''Kansas City-Omaha Kings''', splitting home games between [[Kansas City, Missouri]] and [[Omaha, Nebraska]].
* The relocated Kings were moved from the Central Division of the Eastern Conference to the Midwest Division of the Western Conference. The [[Phoenix Suns]] were moved from the Central Division to the
Pacific Division, and the [[Houston Rockets]] were moved to the Central Division in the spot formerly occupied by the Cincinnati Royals.
* 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]] won the game's MVP award.
* The [[Atlanta Hawks]] played their inaugural season in the [[Omni Coliseum]].