1971-72 Atlanta Hawks Game-by-Game Results

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 36-46
Finishing 2nd in the NBA's Central Division of the Eastern Conference
Postseason: 2-4 Lost conference semifinals
Conference Semifinals - Lost to Boston Celtics 4-2
Coach: Richie Guerin (36-46)
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Attendance: 230,784, Avg. 5,629 in 41 home dates
1971-72 Atlanta Hawks Statistics
1971-72 Atlanta Hawks Roster

The Atlanta Hawks of the National Basketball Association ended the 1971-72 season with a record of 36 wins and 46 losses, finishing second in the NBA's Central Division of the Eastern Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 2-4.

The Hawks scored 8,982 points and conceded 9,127. Lou Hudson netted a team-leading 1,899 points for Atlanta, while Walt Bellamy and Pete Maravich contributed 18 or more per game, too. Walt Bellamy accounted for 1,049 rebounds. Pete Maravich dished out 393 assists for the squad.

Richie Guerin coached the team. The 1971-72 Atlanta Hawks lost in the conference semifinals.

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Regular Season Points For: 8982
Regular Season Points Against: 9127

Date Game Res Home Road Record
October 12, 1971 Atlanta Hawks 113 at Cincinnati Royals 127 L 0-0 0-1 0-1
October 16, 1971 Philadelphia 76ers 104 at Atlanta Hawks 102 L 0-1 0-1 0-2
October 20, 1971 Los Angeles Lakers 126 at Atlanta Hawks 104 L 0-2 0-1 0-3
October 22, 1971 Boston Celtics 115 at Atlanta Hawks 108 L 0-3 0-1 0-4
October 23, 1971 Atlanta Hawks 95 at New York Knicks 89 W 0-3 1-1 1-4
October 25, 1971 Atlanta Hawks 116 at Boston Celtics 136 L 0-3 1-2 1-5
October 27, 1971 New York Knicks 96 at Atlanta Hawks 110 W 1-3 1-2 2-5
October 29, 1971 Atlanta Hawks 98 at Cleveland Cavaliers 97 W 1-3 2-2 3-5
October 30, 1971 Detroit Pistons 104 at Atlanta Hawks 99 L 1-4 2-2 3-6
November 3, 1971 Chicago Bulls 113 at Atlanta Hawks 100 L 1-5 2-2 3-7
November 5, 1971 Buffalo Braves 122 at Atlanta Hawks 117 L 1-6 2-2 3-8 OT
November 6, 1971 Atlanta Hawks 96 at Philadelphia 76ers 101 L 1-6 2-3 3-9
November 10, 1971 Milwaukee Bucks 116 at Atlanta Hawks 110 L 1-7 2-3 3-10
November 12, 1971 Golden State Warriors 104 at Atlanta Hawks 106 W 2-7 2-3 4-10
November 17, 1971 Seattle Supersonics 112 at Atlanta Hawks 104 L 2-8 2-3 4-11
November 20, 1971 Phoenix Suns 109 at Atlanta Hawks 115 W 3-8 2-3 5-11
November 23, 1971 Atlanta Hawks 97 at Buffalo Braves 102 L 3-8 2-4 5-12
November 24, 1971 Atlanta Hawks 107 at Milwaukee Bucks 141 L 3-8 2-5 5-13
November 26, 1971 Baltimore Bullets 118 at Atlanta Hawks 105 L 3-9 2-5 5-14
November 27, 1971 Cleveland Cavaliers 103 at Atlanta Hawks 95 L 3-10 2-5 5-15
November 28, 1971 Atlanta Hawks 108 at Boston Celtics 130 L 3-10 2-6 5-16
November 30, 1971 Atlanta Hawks 85 at Chicago Bulls 86 L 3-10 2-7 5-17
December 1, 1971 Atlanta Hawks 117 at Detroit Pistons 103 W 3-10 3-7 6-17
December 4, 1971 Philadelphia 76ers 109 at Atlanta Hawks 126 W 4-10 3-7 7-17
December 7, 1971 Atlanta Hawks 116 at Golden State Warriors 113 W 4-10 4-7 8-17 at San Diego, CA
December 9, 1971 Atlanta Hawks 115 at Phoenix Suns 135 L 4-10 4-8 8-18
December 10, 1971 Atlanta Hawks 88 at Houston Rockets 95 L 4-10 4-9 8-19
December 12, 1971 Atlanta Hawks 95 at Los Angeles Lakers 104 L 4-10 4-10 8-20
December 15, 1971 Houston Rockets 117 at Atlanta Hawks 115 L 4-11 4-10 8-21 OT
December 17, 1971 Atlanta Hawks 103 at Baltimore Bullets 114 L 4-11 4-11 8-22
December 18, 1971 Baltimore Bullets 94 at Atlanta Hawks 123 W 5-11 4-11 9-22
December 19, 1971 Cincinnati Royals 99 at Atlanta Hawks 101 W 6-11 4-11 10-22
December 22, 1971 Atlanta Hawks 106 at Cincinnati Royals 103 W 6-11 5-11 11-22
December 23, 1971 Atlanta Hawks 110 at Cleveland Cavaliers 115 L 6-11 5-12 11-23
December 25, 1971 Buffalo Braves 117 at Atlanta Hawks 140 W 7-11 5-12 12-23
December 26, 1971 Atlanta Hawks 92 at Milwaukee Bucks 114 L 7-11 5-13 12-24
December 27, 1971 Portland Trail Blazers 121 at Atlanta Hawks 135 W 8-11 5-13 13-24
December 30, 1971 Atlanta Hawks 115 at Houston Rockets 129 L 8-11 5-14 13-25
January 2, 1972 Atlanta Hawks 116 at Phoenix Suns 111 W 8-11 6-14 14-25
January 4, 1972 Atlanta Hawks 103 at Portland Trail Blazers 91 W 8-11 7-14 15-25
January 5, 1972 Atlanta Hawks 116 at Seattle Supersonics 127 L 8-11 7-15 15-26
January 7, 1972 Los Angeles Lakers 134 at Atlanta Hawks 90 L 8-12 7-15 15-27
January 8, 1972 Atlanta Hawks 102 at Baltimore Bullets 110 L 8-12 7-16 15-28
January 12, 1972 Milwaukee Bucks 102 at Atlanta Hawks 104 W 9-12 7-16 16-28
January 14, 1972 Atlanta Hawks 102 at Cincinnati Royals 126 L 9-12 7-17 16-29
January 15, 1972 Boston Celtics 122 at Atlanta Hawks 106 L 9-13 7-17 16-30
January 16, 1972 Philadelphia 76ers 116 at Atlanta Hawks 124 W 10-13 7-17 17-30
January 21, 1972 Golden State Warriors 113 at Atlanta Hawks 111 L 10-14 7-17 17-31
January 23, 1972 Atlanta Hawks 118 at Milwaukee Bucks 113 W 10-14 8-17 18-31
January 25, 1972 Atlanta Hawks 123 at Buffalo Braves 110 W 10-14 9-17 19-31
January 26, 1972 Seattle Supersonics 131 at Atlanta Hawks 119 L 10-15 9-17 19-32
January 28, 1972 Detroit Pistons 106 at Atlanta Hawks 124 W 11-15 9-17 20-32
January 30, 1972 Atlanta Hawks 103 at Phoenix Suns 105 L 11-15 9-18 20-33
February 3, 1972 Atlanta Hawks 115 at Golden State Warriors 132 L 11-15 9-19 20-34 at Oakland, CA
February 5, 1972 Cleveland Cavaliers 117 at Atlanta Hawks 120 W 12-15 9-19 21-34
February 6, 1972 Atlanta Hawks 113 at Houston Rockets 120 L 12-15 9-20 21-35
February 9, 1972 Los Angeles Lakers 117 at Atlanta Hawks 113 L 12-16 9-20 21-36
February 11, 1972 Atlanta Hawks 91 at Chicago Bulls 102 L 12-16 9-21 21-37
February 12, 1972 Chicago Bulls 117 at Atlanta Hawks 106 L 12-17 9-21 21-38
February 13, 1972 Buffalo Braves 119 at Atlanta Hawks 133 W 13-17 9-21 22-38
February 15, 1972 Atlanta Hawks 113 at Detroit Pistons 105 W 13-17 10-21 23-38
February 16, 1972 Baltimore Bullets 103 at Atlanta Hawks 105 W 14-17 10-21 24-38
February 18, 1972 Atlanta Hawks 81 at Baltimore Bullets 106 L 14-17 10-22 24-39
February 20, 1972 Cincinnati Royals 101 at Atlanta Hawks 92 L 14-18 10-22 24-40
February 23, 1972 Phoenix Suns 118 at Atlanta Hawks 120 W 15-18 10-22 25-40
February 25, 1972 Philadelphia 76ers 114 at Atlanta Hawks 110 L 15-19 10-22 25-41 at Hershey, PA
February 27, 1972 Portland Trail Blazers 110 at Atlanta Hawks 113 W 16-19 10-22 26-41
February 29, 1972 Atlanta Hawks 99 at Buffalo Braves 89 W 16-19 11-22 27-41
March 3, 1972 Atlanta Hawks 104 at Los Angeles Lakers 114 L 16-19 11-23 27-42
March 4, 1972 Atlanta Hawks 120 at Portland Trail Blazers 101 W 16-19 12-23 28-42
March 5, 1972 Atlanta Hawks 110 at Seattle Supersonics 112 L 16-19 12-24 28-43
March 8, 1972 Chicago Bulls 98 at Atlanta Hawks 96 L 16-20 12-24 28-44
March 12, 1972 Cleveland Cavaliers 114 at Atlanta Hawks 135 W 17-20 12-24 29-44
March 14, 1972 Atlanta Hawks 107 at New York Knicks 115 L 17-20 12-25 29-45
March 15, 1972 Seattle Supersonics 96 at Atlanta Hawks 134 W 18-20 12-25 30-45
March 17, 1972 Atlanta Hawks 112 at Detroit Pistons 121 L 18-20 12-26 30-46
March 18, 1972 Cincinnati Royals 106 at Atlanta Hawks 115 W 19-20 12-26 31-46
March 19, 1972 Atlanta Hawks 115 at Cleveland Cavaliers 105 W 19-20 13-26 32-46
March 21, 1972 Atlanta Hawks 117 at Philadelphia 76ers 111 W 19-20 14-26 33-46
March 22, 1972 Houston Rockets 106 at Atlanta Hawks 107 W 20-20 14-26 34-46
March 24, 1972 Golden State Warriors 102 at Atlanta Hawks 118 W 21-20 14-26 35-46
March 26, 1972 New York Knicks 106 at Atlanta Hawks 120 W 22-20 14-26 36-46
March 29, 1972 Atlanta Hawks 108 at Boston Celtics 126 L 0-0 0-1 0-1
March 31, 1972 Boston Celtics 104 at Atlanta Hawks 113 W 1-0 0-1 1-1
April 2, 1972 Atlanta Hawks 113 at Boston Celtics 136 L 1-0 0-2 1-2
April 4, 1972 Boston Celtics 110 at Atlanta Hawks 112 W 2-0 0-2 2-2
April 7, 1972 Atlanta Hawks 114 at Boston Celtics 124 L 2-0 0-3 2-3
April 9, 1972 Boston Celtics 127 at Atlanta Hawks 118 L 2-1 0-3 2-4


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