1972-73 Baltimore Bullets Game-by-Game Results

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 52-30
Finishing 1st in the NBA's Central Division of the Eastern Conference
Postseason: 1-4 Lost conference semifinals
Conference Semifinals - Lost to New York Knicks 4-1
Coach: Gene Shue (52-30)
Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Attendance: 263,660, Avg. 6,431 in 41 home dates
1972-73 Baltimore Bullets Statistics
1972-73 Baltimore Bullets Roster

The Baltimore Bullets of the National Basketball Association ended the 1972-73 season with a record of 52 wins and 30 losses, finishing first in the NBA's Central Division of the Eastern Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-4.

The Bullets racked up 8,606 points and allowed 8,331. Elvin Hayes scored a team-best 1,717 points for Baltimore, while Phil Chenier and Mike Riordan contributed 17 or more per game as well. Wes Unseld accounted for 1,260 rebounds. Mike Riordan dished out 426 assists for the squad.

Gene Shue coached the team. The 1972-73 Baltimore Bullets lost in the conference semifinals.

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Regular Season Points For: 8606
Regular Season Points Against: 8331

Date Game Res Home Road Record
October 10, 1972 Baltimore Bullets 102 at Cleveland Cavaliers 90 W 0-0 1-0 1-0
October 13, 1972 Atlanta Hawks 98 at Baltimore Bullets 115 W 1-0 1-0 2-0
October 15, 1972 Baltimore Bullets 98 at Phoenix Suns 107 L 1-0 1-1 2-1
October 16, 1972 Baltimore Bullets 96 at Golden State Warriors 97 L 1-0 1-2 2-2
October 19, 1972 Baltimore Bullets 94 at Kansas City-Omaha Kings 83 W 1-0 2-2 3-2
October 21, 1972 Boston Celtics 104 at Baltimore Bullets 101 L 1-1 2-2 3-3
October 25, 1972 Baltimore Bullets 115 at Detroit Pistons 105 W 1-1 3-2 4-3
October 27, 1972 New York Knicks 92 at Baltimore Bullets 88 L 1-2 3-2 4-4
October 28, 1972 Baltimore Bullets 90 at New York Knicks 94 L 1-2 3-3 4-5
November 3, 1972 Baltimore Bullets 96 at Boston Celtics 109 L 1-2 3-4 4-6
November 4, 1972 Baltimore Bullets 108 at Cleveland Cavaliers 98 W 1-2 4-4 5-6 at College Park, MD
November 7, 1972 Baltimore Bullets 107 at Atlanta Hawks 109 L 1-2 4-5 5-7 OT
November 8, 1972 Buffalo Braves 94 at Baltimore Bullets 126 W 2-2 4-5 6-7
November 10, 1972 Baltimore Bullets 82 at Milwaukee Bucks 120 L 2-2 4-6 6-8
November 11, 1972 Chicago Bulls 111 at Baltimore Bullets 106 L 2-3 4-6 6-9
November 14, 1972 Houston Rockets 103 at Baltimore Bullets 104 W 3-3 4-6 7-9
November 17, 1972 Phoenix Suns 106 at Baltimore Bullets 117 W 4-3 4-6 8-9
November 18, 1972 Baltimore Bullets 79 at Chicago Bulls 95 L 4-3 4-7 8-10
November 21, 1972 Baltimore Bullets 124 at Buffalo Braves 88 W 4-3 5-7 9-10
November 22, 1972 Seattle Supersonics 90 at Baltimore Bullets 112 W 5-3 5-7 10-10
November 25, 1972 Milwaukee Bucks 101 at Baltimore Bullets 91 L 5-4 5-7 10-11
November 28, 1972 Baltimore Bullets 108 at Houston Rockets 90 W 5-4 6-7 11-11 at San Antonio, TX
November 29, 1972 Houston Rockets 102 at Baltimore Bullets 94 L 5-5 6-7 11-12 at San Antonio, TX
December 1, 1972 Houston Rockets 96 at Baltimore Bullets 103 W 6-5 6-7 12-12
December 5, 1972 Baltimore Bullets 103 at Cleveland Cavaliers 100 W 6-5 7-7 13-12
December 6, 1972 Portland Trail Blazers 102 at Baltimore Bullets 115 W 7-5 7-7 14-12
December 8, 1972 Baltimore Bullets 115 at Atlanta Hawks 134 L 7-5 7-8 14-13
December 9, 1972 Kansas City-Omaha Kings 112 at Baltimore Bullets 120 W 8-5 7-8 15-13
December 12, 1972 Philadelphia 76ers 102 at Baltimore Bullets 123 W 9-5 7-8 16-13
December 15, 1972 Houston Rockets 91 at Baltimore Bullets 94 W 10-5 7-8 17-13
December 16, 1972 Baltimore Bullets 105 at Golden State Warriors 99 W 10-5 8-8 18-13 at College Park, MD
December 20, 1972 Los Angeles Lakers 96 at Baltimore Bullets 90 L 10-6 8-8 18-14
December 23, 1972 Detroit Pistons 97 at Baltimore Bullets 104 W 11-6 8-8 19-14
December 26, 1972 Baltimore Bullets 121 at Buffalo Braves 104 W 11-6 9-8 20-14
December 28, 1972 Baltimore Bullets 112 at Atlanta Hawks 111 W 11-6 10-8 21-14
December 29, 1972 Buffalo Braves 118 at Baltimore Bullets 109 L 11-7 10-8 21-15
December 30, 1972 Baltimore Bullets 98 at New York Knicks 100 L 11-7 10-9 21-16
January 1, 1973 Baltimore Bullets 88 at Milwaukee Bucks 87 W 11-7 11-9 22-16
January 3, 1973 Cleveland Cavaliers 80 at Baltimore Bullets 89 W 12-7 11-9 23-16
January 7, 1973 Boston Celtics 116 at Baltimore Bullets 98 L 12-8 11-9 23-17 at College Park, MD
January 9, 1973 Baltimore Bullets 105 at Portland Trail Blazers 93 W 12-8 12-9 24-17
January 10, 1973 Baltimore Bullets 98 at Seattle Supersonics 86 W 12-8 13-9 25-17
January 14, 1973 Baltimore Bullets 95 at Phoenix Suns 94 W 12-8 14-9 26-17
January 16, 1973 Baltimore Bullets 112 at Los Angeles Lakers 104 W 12-8 15-9 27-17
January 19, 1973 Baltimore Bullets 110 at Philadelphia 76ers 94 W 12-8 16-9 28-17 at Hershey, PA
January 20, 1973 Baltimore Bullets 126 at Seattle Supersonics 106 W 12-8 17-9 29-17 at College Park, MD
January 21, 1973 Philadelphia 76ers 97 at Baltimore Bullets 108 W 13-8 17-9 30-17
January 26, 1973 Baltimore Bullets 100 at Chicago Bulls 110 L 13-8 17-10 30-18
January 27, 1973 Buffalo Braves 87 at Baltimore Bullets 115 W 14-8 17-10 31-18
January 28, 1973 Baltimore Bullets 102 at Cleveland Cavaliers 93 W 14-8 18-10 32-18
January 30, 1973 Golden State Warriors 86 at Baltimore Bullets 104 W 15-8 18-10 33-18
February 2, 1973 New York Knicks 77 at Baltimore Bullets 89 W 16-8 18-10 34-18
February 4, 1973 Los Angeles Lakers 125 at Baltimore Bullets 115 L 16-9 18-10 34-19 at College Park, MD
February 6, 1973 Baltimore Bullets 106 at Atlanta Hawks 112 L 16-9 18-11 34-20
February 7, 1973 Atlanta Hawks 108 at Baltimore Bullets 137 W 17-9 18-11 35-20
February 9, 1973 Baltimore Bullets 101 at Buffalo Braves 95 W 17-9 19-11 36-20
February 11, 1973 Baltimore Bullets 102 at Portland Trail Blazers 97 W 17-9 20-11 37-20
February 14, 1973 Baltimore Bullets 107 at Seattle Supersonics 106 W 17-9 21-11 38-20
February 15, 1973 Baltimore Bullets 96 at Golden State Warriors 94 W 17-9 22-11 39-20
February 16, 1973 Baltimore Bullets 103 at Los Angeles Lakers 121 L 17-9 22-12 39-21
February 18, 1973 Baltimore Bullets 96 at Milwaukee Bucks 93 W 17-9 23-12 40-21 at College Park, MD
February 21, 1973 Phoenix Suns 107 at Baltimore Bullets 98 L 17-10 23-12 40-22
February 23, 1973 Baltimore Bullets 105 at Detroit Pistons 107 L 17-10 23-13 40-23
February 24, 1973 Portland Trail Blazers 110 at Baltimore Bullets 128 W 18-10 23-13 41-23
February 27, 1973 Cleveland Cavaliers 95 at Baltimore Bullets 99 W 19-10 23-13 42-23
February 28, 1973 Baltimore Bullets 96 at Philadelphia 76ers 102 L 19-10 23-14 42-24
March 3, 1973 Baltimore Bullets 97 at New York Knicks 75 W 19-10 24-14 43-24
March 4, 1973 Baltimore Bullets 106 at New York Knicks 97 W 19-10 25-14 44-24 at College Park, MD
March 8, 1973 Baltimore Bullets 93 at Kansas City-Omaha Kings 105 L 19-10 25-15 44-25 at Omaha, NE
March 9, 1973 Baltimore Bullets 109 at Houston Rockets 104 W 19-10 26-15 45-25
March 10, 1973 Chicago Bulls 105 at Baltimore Bullets 99 L 19-11 26-15 45-26 at College Park, MD
March 13, 1973 Kansas City-Omaha Kings 99 at Baltimore Bullets 103 W 20-11 26-15 46-26
March 14, 1973 Baltimore Bullets 107 at Boston Celtics 111 L 20-11 26-16 46-27
March 16, 1973 Boston Celtics 97 at Baltimore Bullets 103 W 21-11 26-16 47-27
March 17, 1973 Baltimore Bullets 120 at Philadelphia 76ers 115 W 21-11 27-16 48-27
March 18, 1973 Philadelphia 76ers 118 at Baltimore Bullets 129 W 22-11 27-16 49-27
March 21, 1973 Houston Rockets 118 at Baltimore Bullets 110 L 22-12 27-16 49-28
March 23, 1973 Baltimore Bullets 106 at Cleveland Cavaliers 104 W 22-12 28-16 50-28
March 24, 1973 Cleveland Cavaliers 116 at Baltimore Bullets 120 W 23-12 28-16 51-28 OT
March 25, 1973 Atlanta Hawks 105 at Baltimore Bullets 112 W 24-12 28-16 52-28
March 27, 1973 Detroit Pistons 112 at Baltimore Bullets 98 L 24-13 28-16 52-29
March 28, 1973 Baltimore Bullets 101 at Boston Celtics 120 L 24-13 28-17 52-30
March 30, 1973 Baltimore Bullets 83 at New York Knicks 95 L 0-0 0-1 0-1
April 1, 1973 Baltimore Bullets 103 at New York Knicks 123 L 0-0 0-2 0-2
April 4, 1973 New York Knicks 103 at Baltimore Bullets 96 L 0-1 0-2 0-3
April 6, 1973 New York Knicks 89 at Baltimore Bullets 97 W 1-1 0-2 1-3
April 8, 1973 Baltimore Bullets 99 at New York Knicks 109 L 1-1 0-3 1-4


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