1972-73 Buffalo Braves Game-by-Game Results

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 21-61
Finishing 3rd in the NBA's Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference
Coach: Jack Ramsay (21-61)
Location: Buffalo, New York
Attendance: 321,710, Avg. 7,847 in 41 home dates
1972-73 Buffalo Braves Statistics
1972-73 Buffalo Braves Roster

The Buffalo Braves of the National Basketball Association ended the 1972-73 season with a record of 21 wins and 61 losses, finishing third in the NBA's Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference.

The Braves scored 8,471 points and surrendered 9,223. Bob McAdoo tossed in a team-leading 1,441 points for Buffalo, while Bob Kauffman and Elmore Smith netted 17 or more per game as well. Elmore Smith contributed 946 boards. Randy Smith dished out 422 assists for the squad.

Jack Ramsay coached the team.

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Regular Season Points For: 8471
Regular Season Points Against: 9223

Date Game Res Home Road Record
October 10, 1972 Atlanta Hawks 120 at Buffalo Braves 109 L 0-1 0-0 0-1
October 13, 1972 Buffalo Braves 104 at Philadelphia 76ers 101 W 0-1 1-0 1-1
October 14, 1972 Houston Rockets 121 at Buffalo Braves 113 L 0-2 1-0 1-2
October 17, 1972 Philadelphia 76ers 114 at Buffalo Braves 122 W 1-2 1-0 2-2
October 20, 1972 Buffalo Braves 118 at Boston Celtics 126 L 1-2 1-1 2-3
October 21, 1972 Milwaukee Bucks 91 at Buffalo Braves 63 L 1-3 1-1 2-4
October 24, 1972 Boston Celtics 105 at Buffalo Braves 97 L 1-4 1-1 2-5
October 25, 1972 Buffalo Braves 92 at Milwaukee Bucks 109 L 1-4 1-2 2-6
October 28, 1972 Kansas City-Omaha Kings 113 at Buffalo Braves 102 L 1-5 1-2 2-7
November 3, 1972 Buffalo Braves 97 at Cleveland Cavaliers 124 L 1-5 1-3 2-8
November 4, 1972 Chicago Bulls 99 at Buffalo Braves 101 W 2-5 1-3 3-8
November 7, 1972 Golden State Warriors 105 at Buffalo Braves 91 L 2-6 1-3 3-9
November 8, 1972 Buffalo Braves 94 at Baltimore Bullets 126 L 2-6 1-4 3-10
November 10, 1972 Boston Celtics 106 at Buffalo Braves 104 L 2-7 1-4 3-11
November 14, 1972 Buffalo Braves 100 at Kansas City-Omaha Kings 106 L 2-7 1-5 3-12 at Omaha, NE
November 17, 1972 Buffalo Braves 100 at Los Angeles Lakers 103 L 2-7 1-6 3-13
November 18, 1972 Buffalo Braves 92 at Golden State Warriors 120 L 2-7 1-7 3-14
November 19, 1972 Buffalo Braves 84 at Seattle Supersonics 107 L 2-7 1-8 3-15
November 21, 1972 Baltimore Bullets 124 at Buffalo Braves 88 L 2-8 1-8 3-16
November 24, 1972 Buffalo Braves 105 at Philadelphia 76ers 96 W 2-8 2-8 4-16 at Hershey, PA
November 25, 1972 Cleveland Cavaliers 103 at Buffalo Braves 90 L 2-9 2-8 4-17
November 28, 1972 Philadelphia 76ers 101 at Buffalo Braves 94 L 2-10 2-8 4-18
November 30, 1972 Buffalo Braves 116 at Detroit Pistons 127 L 2-10 2-9 4-19
December 1, 1972 Seattle Supersonics 90 at Buffalo Braves 93 W 3-10 2-9 5-19
December 2, 1972 Buffalo Braves 94 at New York Knicks 119 L 3-10 2-10 5-20
December 5, 1972 Phoenix Suns 97 at Buffalo Braves 108 W 4-10 2-10 6-20
December 8, 1972 New York Knicks 89 at Buffalo Braves 91 W 5-10 2-10 7-20
December 9, 1972 Buffalo Braves 94 at Chicago Bulls 105 L 5-10 2-11 7-21
December 12, 1972 Houston Rockets 94 at Buffalo Braves 95 W 6-10 2-11 8-21
December 15, 1972 Golden State Warriors 129 at Buffalo Braves 95 L 6-11 2-11 8-22
December 16, 1972 Buffalo Braves 126 at Philadelphia 76ers 103 W 6-11 3-11 9-22
December 19, 1972 Los Angeles Lakers 126 at Buffalo Braves 100 L 6-12 3-11 9-23
December 22, 1972 Atlanta Hawks 110 at Buffalo Braves 109 L 6-13 3-11 9-24
December 26, 1972 Baltimore Bullets 121 at Buffalo Braves 104 L 6-14 3-11 9-25
December 28, 1972 Buffalo Braves 86 at New York Knicks 107 L 6-14 3-12 9-26
December 29, 1972 Buffalo Braves 118 at Baltimore Bullets 109 W 6-14 4-12 10-26
December 30, 1972 Buffalo Braves 110 at Atlanta Hawks 120 L 6-14 4-13 10-27
January 2, 1973 Philadelphia 76ers 110 at Buffalo Braves 114 W 7-14 4-13 11-27
January 5, 1973 New York Knicks 129 at Buffalo Braves 106 L 7-15 4-13 11-28
January 6, 1973 Buffalo Braves 96 at Milwaukee Bucks 110 L 7-15 4-14 11-29
January 7, 1973 Buffalo Braves 96 at Chicago Bulls 119 L 7-15 4-15 11-30
January 9, 1973 Cleveland Cavaliers 102 at Buffalo Braves 106 W 8-15 4-15 12-30
January 12, 1973 Portland Trail Blazers 100 at Buffalo Braves 120 W 9-15 4-15 13-30
January 16, 1973 Boston Celtics 106 at Buffalo Braves 102 L 9-16 4-15 13-31
January 18, 1973 Buffalo Braves 127 at Atlanta Hawks 125 W 9-16 5-15 14-31
January 19, 1973 Detroit Pistons 98 at Buffalo Braves 108 W 10-16 5-15 15-31
January 21, 1973 Buffalo Braves 97 at Boston Celtics 104 L 10-16 5-16 15-32
January 25, 1973 Buffalo Braves 92 at New York Knicks 99 L 10-16 5-17 15-33
January 26, 1973 Atlanta Hawks 118 at Buffalo Braves 82 L 10-17 5-17 15-34
January 27, 1973 Buffalo Braves 87 at Baltimore Bullets 115 L 10-17 5-18 15-35
January 28, 1973 Buffalo Braves 101 at Philadelphia 76ers 96 W 10-17 6-18 16-35
January 30, 1973 Philadelphia 76ers 104 at Buffalo Braves 105 W 11-17 6-18 17-35
February 2, 1973 Milwaukee Bucks 114 at Buffalo Braves 108 L 11-18 6-18 17-36
February 3, 1973 Buffalo Braves 101 at Atlanta Hawks 105 L 11-18 6-19 17-37
February 4, 1973 Houston Rockets 130 at Buffalo Braves 118 L 11-19 6-19 17-38 at San Antonio, TX
February 6, 1973 Detroit Pistons 107 at Buffalo Braves 105 L 11-20 6-19 17-39
February 9, 1973 Baltimore Bullets 101 at Buffalo Braves 95 L 11-21 6-19 17-40
February 11, 1973 Buffalo Braves 128 at Seattle Supersonics 125 W 11-21 7-19 18-40
February 13, 1973 Buffalo Braves 100 at Portland Trail Blazers 120 L 11-21 7-20 18-41
February 14, 1973 Buffalo Braves 107 at Phoenix Suns 124 L 11-21 7-21 18-42
February 16, 1973 New York Knicks 102 at Buffalo Braves 98 L 11-22 7-21 18-43
February 18, 1973 Buffalo Braves 98 at Cleveland Cavaliers 122 L 11-22 7-22 18-44
February 20, 1973 Kansas City-Omaha Kings 106 at Buffalo Braves 113 W 12-22 7-22 19-44
February 23, 1973 Phoenix Suns 125 at Buffalo Braves 106 L 12-23 7-22 19-45
February 24, 1973 Buffalo Braves 97 at New York Knicks 125 L 12-23 7-23 19-46
February 27, 1973 Houston Rockets 112 at Buffalo Braves 105 L 12-24 7-23 19-47
March 2, 1973 Seattle Supersonics 139 at Buffalo Braves 120 L 12-25 7-23 19-48
March 4, 1973 Buffalo Braves 113 at Boston Celtics 125 L 12-25 7-24 19-49
March 6, 1973 Boston Celtics 127 at Buffalo Braves 112 L 12-26 7-24 19-50
March 8, 1973 Chicago Bulls 102 at Buffalo Braves 112 W 13-26 7-24 20-50
March 10, 1973 Portland Trail Blazers 101 at Buffalo Braves 106 W 14-26 7-24 21-50
March 13, 1973 Los Angeles Lakers 121 at Buffalo Braves 112 L 14-27 7-24 21-51
March 16, 1973 Buffalo Braves 100 at Detroit Pistons 121 L 14-27 7-25 21-52
March 17, 1973 Cleveland Cavaliers 114 at Buffalo Braves 97 L 14-28 7-25 21-53
March 18, 1973 Buffalo Braves 101 at Cleveland Cavaliers 102 L 14-28 7-26 21-54
March 20, 1973 Buffalo Braves 115 at Kansas City-Omaha Kings 119 L 14-28 7-27 21-55
March 21, 1973 Buffalo Braves 124 at Phoenix Suns 134 L 14-28 7-28 21-56 OT
March 23, 1973 Buffalo Braves 101 at Los Angeles Lakers 121 L 14-28 7-29 21-57
March 24, 1973 Buffalo Braves 101 at Golden State Warriors 106 L 14-28 7-30 21-58
March 25, 1973 Buffalo Braves 107 at Portland Trail Blazers 113 L 14-28 7-31 21-59 OT
March 27, 1973 Houston Rockets 121 at Buffalo Braves 111 L 14-29 7-31 21-60 at San Antonio, TX
March 28, 1973 Houston Rockets 138 at Buffalo Braves 122 L 14-30 7-31 21-61 at San Antonio, TX


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