1973-74 Carolina Cougars Game-by-Game Results

American Basketball Association (ABA)
Team Record: 47-37
Finishing 3rd in the ABA's Eastern Division
Postseason: 0-4 Lost division semifinals
Division Semifinals - Lost to Kentucky Colonels 4-0
Coach: Larry Brown (47-37)
Location: Charlotte, North Carolina; Greensboro, North Carolina; Raleigh, North Carolina
1973-74 Carolina Cougars Statistics
1973-74 Carolina Cougars Roster

The Carolina Cougars of the American Basketball Association ended the 1973-74 season with a record of 47 wins and 37 losses, finishing third in the ABA's Eastern Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-4.

The Cougars netted 9,278 points and conceded 8,987. Mack Calvin tossed in a team-best 1,496 points for Carolina, and Tom Owens racked up 717 boards. Joe Caldwell dished out 350 assists for the squad.

Defensively, Ted McClain added 250 steals, while Jim Chones blocked 131 shots.

Larry Brown coached the team. The 1973-74 Carolina Cougars lost in the division semifinals.

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Regular Season Points For: 9278
Regular Season Points Against: 8987

Date Game Res Home Road Record
October 11, 1973 Carolina Cougars 133 at Virginia Squires 96 W 0-0 1-0 1-0 at Norfolk, VA
October 12, 1973 Indiana Pacers 98 at Carolina Cougars 99 W 1-0 1-0 2-0 at Greensboro, NC
October 13, 1973 New York Nets 111 at Carolina Cougars 107 L 1-1 1-0 2-1 at Charlotte, NC
October 17, 1973 Carolina Cougars 108 at Memphis Tams 95 W 1-1 2-0 3-1
October 19, 1973 Kentucky Colonels 121 at Carolina Cougars 109 L 1-2 2-0 3-2 at Greensboro, NC
October 20, 1973 Carolina Cougars 105 at Kentucky Colonels 102 W 1-2 3-0 4-2
October 24, 1973 Carolina Cougars 124 at San Antonio Spurs 92 W 1-2 4-0 5-2
October 25, 1973 Carolina Cougars 115 at Utah Stars 104 W 1-2 5-0 6-2
October 26, 1973 Denver Rockets 104 at Carolina Cougars 109 W 2-2 5-0 7-2 OT at Greensboro, NC
October 27, 1973 San Antonio Spurs 95 at Carolina Cougars 117 W 3-2 5-0 8-2 at Charlotte, NC
October 30, 1973 Carolina Cougars 99 at Memphis Tams 110 L 3-2 5-1 8-3
October 31, 1973 Carolina Cougars 99 at San Antonio Spurs 101 L 3-2 5-2 8-4 OT
November 2, 1973 San Antonio Spurs 106 at Carolina Cougars 117 W 4-2 5-2 9-4 at Greensboro, NC
November 3, 1973 Virginia Squires 119 at Carolina Cougars 130 W 5-2 5-2 10-4 at Raleigh, NC
November 7, 1973 Carolina Cougars 100 at Indiana Pacers 109 L 5-2 5-3 10-5
November 9, 1973 Carolina Cougars 139 at Kentucky Colonels 110 W 5-2 6-3 11-5 at Cincinnati, OH
November 10, 1973 Memphis Tams 90 at Carolina Cougars 95 W 6-2 6-3 12-5 at Charlotte, NC
November 14, 1973 Carolina Cougars 107 at Kentucky Colonels 102 W 6-2 7-3 13-5
November 15, 1973 Carolina Cougars 108 at Virginia Squires 93 W 6-2 8-3 14-5 at Norfolk, VA
November 16, 1973 New York Nets 100 at Carolina Cougars 118 W 7-2 8-3 15-5 at Greensboro, NC
November 17, 1973 Utah Stars 97 at Carolina Cougars 125 W 8-2 8-3 16-5 at Charlotte, NC
November 20, 1973 Carolina Cougars 113 at Denver Rockets 107 W 8-2 9-3 17-5
November 21, 1973 Carolina Cougars 125 at San Diego Conquistadors 139 L 8-2 9-4 17-6
November 23, 1973 San Diego Conquistadors 110 at Carolina Cougars 107 L 8-3 9-4 17-7 OT at Raleigh, NC
November 24, 1973 Denver Rockets 127 at Carolina Cougars 122 L 8-4 9-4 17-8 OT at Charlotte, NC
November 26, 1973 Carolina Cougars 94 at Kentucky Colonels 82 W 8-4 10-4 18-8 at Bowling Green, KY
November 30, 1973 Memphis Tams 88 at Carolina Cougars 124 W 9-4 10-4 19-8 at Greensboro, NC
December 1, 1973 Kentucky Colonels 113 at Carolina Cougars 120 W 10-4 10-4 20-8 at Charlotte, NC
December 2, 1973 Carolina Cougars 103 at New York Nets 121 L 10-4 10-5 20-9
December 7, 1973 Virginia Squires 110 at Carolina Cougars 115 W 11-4 10-5 21-9 at Greensboro, NC
December 8, 1973 Memphis Tams 94 at Carolina Cougars 99 W 12-4 10-5 22-9 at Charlotte, NC
December 12, 1973 Carolina Cougars 97 at New York Nets 107 L 12-4 10-6 22-10
December 14, 1973 Utah Stars 132 at Carolina Cougars 130 L 12-5 10-6 22-11 3OT at Greensboro, NC
December 15, 1973 New York Nets 99 at Carolina Cougars 95 L 12-6 10-6 22-12 at Charlotte, NC
December 19, 1973 Carolina Cougars 111 at Memphis Tams 90 W 12-6 11-6 23-12
December 21, 1973 Carolina Cougars 130 at San Diego Conquistadors 140 L 12-6 11-7 23-13
December 22, 1973 Carolina Cougars 108 at Denver Rockets 113 L 12-6 11-8 23-14
December 26, 1973 New York Nets 95 at Carolina Cougars 105 W 13-6 11-8 24-14 at Raleigh, NC
December 28, 1973 Carolina Cougars 89 at Virginia Squires 97 L 13-6 11-9 24-15 at Hampton, VA
December 29, 1973 Virginia Squires 118 at Carolina Cougars 133 W 14-6 11-9 25-15 at Greensboro, NC
January 2, 1974 Carolina Cougars 96 at New York Nets 99 L 14-6 11-10 25-16
January 3, 1974 Memphis Tams 104 at Carolina Cougars 122 W 15-6 11-10 26-16 at Raleigh, NC
January 5, 1974 Carolina Cougars 98 at Utah Stars 100 L 15-6 11-11 26-17
January 6, 1974 Carolina Cougars 120 at San Diego Conquistadors 109 W 15-6 12-11 27-17
January 10, 1974 Kentucky Colonels 101 at Carolina Cougars 98 L 15-7 12-11 27-18 at Charlotte, NC
January 11, 1974 Denver Rockets 95 at Carolina Cougars 122 W 16-7 12-11 28-18 at Greensboro, NC
January 12, 1974 Carolina Cougars 105 at Indiana Pacers 124 L 16-7 12-12 28-19
January 13, 1974 Carolina Cougars 108 at Memphis Tams 106 W 16-7 13-12 29-19 OT
January 16, 1974 Carolina Cougars 131 at New York Nets 105 W 16-7 14-12 30-19
January 18, 1974 Utah Stars 115 at Carolina Cougars 102 L 16-8 14-12 30-20 at Greensboro, NC
January 19, 1974 Carolina Cougars 110 at Denver Rockets 120 L 16-8 14-13 30-21
January 21, 1974 Carolina Cougars 112 at Utah Stars 113 L 16-8 14-14 30-22
January 23, 1974 Indiana Pacers 101 at Carolina Cougars 123 W 17-8 14-14 31-22 at Greensboro, NC
January 25, 1974 San Diego Conquistadors 104 at Carolina Cougars 116 W 18-8 14-14 32-22 at Raleigh, NC
January 26, 1974 Memphis Tams 104 at Carolina Cougars 137 W 19-8 14-14 33-22 at Charlotte, NC
January 27, 1974 Carolina Cougars 114 at New York Nets 133 L 19-8 14-15 33-23
February 1, 1974 Carolina Cougars 104 at Memphis Tams 102 W 19-8 15-15 34-23
February 2, 1974 New York Nets 117 at Carolina Cougars 125 W 20-8 15-15 35-23 at Greensboro, NC
February 3, 1974 Carolina Cougars 95 at San Antonio Spurs 108 L 20-8 15-16 35-24
February 6, 1974 Carolina Cougars 111 at Kentucky Colonels 125 L 20-8 15-17 35-25
February 7, 1974 Virginia Squires 120 at Carolina Cougars 97 L 20-9 15-17 35-26 at Charlotte, NC
February 9, 1974 Carolina Cougars 111 at Virginia Squires 103 W 20-9 16-17 36-26 at Richmond, VA
February 10, 1974 Carolina Cougars 96 at Indiana Pacers 93 W 20-9 17-17 37-26
February 13, 1974 Carolina Cougars 111 at Memphis Tams 104 W 20-9 18-17 38-26
February 14, 1974 New York Nets 125 at Carolina Cougars 108 L 20-10 18-17 38-27 at Charlotte, NC
February 15, 1974 San Antonio Spurs 97 at Carolina Cougars 103 W 21-10 18-17 39-27 at Greensboro, NC
February 17, 1974 Carolina Cougars 123 at San Diego Conquistadors 129 L 21-10 18-18 39-28
February 18, 1974 Carolina Cougars 110 at Utah Stars 121 L 21-10 18-19 39-29
February 20, 1974 Virginia Squires 121 at Carolina Cougars 128 W 22-10 18-19 40-29 at Greensboro, NC
February 22, 1974 Indiana Pacers 106 at Carolina Cougars 109 W 23-10 18-19 41-29 at Greensboro, NC
February 23, 1974 Denver Rockets 117 at Carolina Cougars 121 W 24-10 18-19 42-29 at Raleigh, NC
February 27, 1974 San Diego Conquistadors 119 at Carolina Cougars 117 L 24-11 18-19 42-30 at Greensboro, NC
March 2, 1974 Indiana Pacers 108 at Carolina Cougars 110 W 25-11 18-19 43-30 at Charlotte, NC
March 5, 1974 Kentucky Colonels 96 at Carolina Cougars 112 W 26-11 18-19 44-30 at Raleigh, NC
March 7, 1974 Carolina Cougars 90 at San Antonio Spurs 98 L 26-11 18-20 44-31
March 10, 1974 Kentucky Colonels 91 at Carolina Cougars 94 W 27-11 18-20 45-31 at Greensboro, NC
March 15, 1974 Utah Stars 105 at Carolina Cougars 114 W 28-11 18-20 46-31 at Greensboro, NC
March 16, 1974 San Diego Conquistadors 101 at Carolina Cougars 90 L 28-12 18-20 46-32 at Charlotte, NC
March 18, 1974 San Antonio Spurs 100 at Carolina Cougars 93 L 28-13 18-20 46-33 at Greensboro, NC
March 20, 1974 Carolina Cougars 102 at Indiana Pacers 104 L 28-13 18-21 46-34
March 23, 1974 Carolina Cougars 97 at Kentucky Colonels 101 L 28-13 18-22 46-35
March 24, 1974 Carolina Cougars 107 at Denver Rockets 109 L 28-13 18-23 46-36
March 26, 1974 Carolina Cougars 104 at Virginia Squires 106 L 28-13 18-24 46-37 at Norfolk, VA
March 27, 1974 Virginia Squires 91 at Carolina Cougars 99 W 29-13 18-24 47-37 at Greensboro, NC
April 1, 1974 Carolina Cougars 102 at Kentucky Colonels 118 L 0-0 0-1 0-1
April 5, 1974 Carolina Cougars 96 at Kentucky Colonels 99 L 0-0 0-2 0-2
April 6, 1974 Kentucky Colonels 120 at Carolina Cougars 110 L 0-1 0-2 0-3
April 8, 1974 Kentucky Colonels 128 at Carolina Cougars 119 L 0-2 0-2 0-4


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