1971-72 Cincinnati Royals Game-by-Game Results

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 30-52
Finishing 3rd in the NBA's Central Division of the Eastern Conference
Coach: Bob Cousy (30-52)
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
Attendance: 151,186, Avg. 3,687 in 41 home dates
1971-72 Cincinnati Royals Statistics
1971-72 Cincinnati Royals Roster

The Cincinnati Royals of the National Basketball Association ended the 1971-72 season with a record of 30 wins and 52 losses, finishing third in the NBA's Central Division of the Eastern Conference.

The Royals racked up 8,836 points and conceded 9,167. Nate Archibald scored a team-leading 2,145 points for Cincinnati, and Tom Van Arsdale averaged 17 or more per game also. Sam Lacey racked up 968 rebounds. Nate Archibald dished out 701 assists for the squad.

Bob Cousy coached the team.

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Regular Season Points For: 8836
Regular Season Points Against: 9167

Date Game Res Home Road Record
October 12, 1971 Atlanta Hawks 113 at Cincinnati Royals 127 W 1-0 0-0 1-0
October 19, 1971 Seattle Supersonics 101 at Cincinnati Royals 100 L 1-1 0-0 1-1
October 23, 1971 Cincinnati Royals 100 at Portland Trail Blazers 104 L 1-1 0-1 1-2
October 24, 1971 Cincinnati Royals 101 at Seattle Supersonics 119 L 1-1 0-2 1-3
October 26, 1971 Cincinnati Royals 99 at Phoenix Suns 126 L 1-1 0-3 1-4
October 29, 1971 Cincinnati Royals 107 at Los Angeles Lakers 119 L 1-1 0-4 1-5
October 30, 1971 Cincinnati Royals 112 at Golden State Warriors 116 L 1-1 0-5 1-6 at Oakland, CA
November 3, 1971 Philadelphia 76ers 100 at Cincinnati Royals 124 W 2-1 0-5 2-6
November 6, 1971 Phoenix Suns 95 at Cincinnati Royals 110 W 3-1 0-5 3-6
November 8, 1971 Boston Celtics 120 at Cincinnati Royals 109 L 3-2 0-5 3-7 at Omaha, NE
November 10, 1971 New York Knicks 85 at Cincinnati Royals 99 W 4-2 0-5 4-7
November 13, 1971 Golden State Warriors 101 at Cincinnati Royals 110 W 5-2 0-5 5-7
November 16, 1971 Cincinnati Royals 98 at Buffalo Braves 102 L 5-2 0-6 5-8
November 17, 1971 Baltimore Bullets 113 at Cincinnati Royals 103 L 5-3 0-6 5-9
November 19, 1971 Cincinnati Royals 110 at Boston Celtics 106 W 5-3 1-6 6-9
November 23, 1971 Cincinnati Royals 110 at New York Knicks 125 L 5-3 1-7 6-10
November 24, 1971 Portland Trail Blazers 112 at Cincinnati Royals 114 W 6-3 1-7 7-10
November 26, 1971 Cincinnati Royals 114 at Cleveland Cavaliers 128 L 6-3 1-8 7-11
November 27, 1971 Milwaukee Bucks 114 at Cincinnati Royals 81 L 6-4 1-8 7-12
November 30, 1971 Cincinnati Royals 118 at Baltimore Bullets 103 W 6-4 2-8 8-12
December 1, 1971 Chicago Bulls 109 at Cincinnati Royals 101 L 6-5 2-8 8-13
December 3, 1971 Cincinnati Royals 82 at Milwaukee Bucks 120 L 6-5 2-9 8-14
December 4, 1971 Seattle Supersonics 100 at Cincinnati Royals 98 L 6-6 2-9 8-15
December 7, 1971 Cincinnati Royals 91 at Buffalo Braves 115 L 6-6 2-10 8-16
December 8, 1971 Philadelphia 76ers 115 at Cincinnati Royals 109 L 6-7 2-10 8-17
December 10, 1971 Cincinnati Royals 113 at Philadelphia 76ers 106 W 6-7 3-10 9-17 OT
December 11, 1971 Cleveland Cavaliers 95 at Cincinnati Royals 103 W 7-7 3-10 10-17
December 12, 1971 Boston Celtics 96 at Cincinnati Royals 83 L 7-8 3-10 10-18
December 15, 1971 Phoenix Suns 127 at Cincinnati Royals 108 L 7-9 3-10 10-19
December 16, 1971 Cincinnati Royals 101 at Detroit Pistons 107 L 7-9 3-11 10-20
December 18, 1971 Houston Rockets 126 at Cincinnati Royals 116 L 7-10 3-11 10-21
December 19, 1971 Cincinnati Royals 99 at Atlanta Hawks 101 L 7-10 3-12 10-22
December 22, 1971 Atlanta Hawks 106 at Cincinnati Royals 103 L 7-11 3-12 10-23
December 25, 1971 Boston Celtics 99 at Cincinnati Royals 94 L 7-12 3-12 10-24
December 28, 1971 Cincinnati Royals 87 at Baltimore Bullets 119 L 7-12 3-13 10-25
December 29, 1971 Golden State Warriors 107 at Cincinnati Royals 102 L 7-13 3-13 10-26
January 1, 1972 Cincinnati Royals 94 at New York Knicks 104 L 7-13 3-14 10-27
January 5, 1972 Milwaukee Bucks 115 at Cincinnati Royals 106 L 7-14 3-14 10-28
January 7, 1972 Cincinnati Royals 132 at Detroit Pistons 151 L 7-14 3-15 10-29
January 8, 1972 Buffalo Braves 97 at Cincinnati Royals 87 L 7-15 3-15 10-30
January 9, 1972 Cincinnati Royals 104 at Chicago Bulls 108 L 7-15 3-16 10-31 OT
January 11, 1972 Cincinnati Royals 109 at Buffalo Braves 107 W 7-15 4-16 11-31 OT
January 12, 1972 Los Angeles Lakers 107 at Cincinnati Royals 108 W 8-15 4-16 12-31
January 14, 1972 Atlanta Hawks 102 at Cincinnati Royals 126 W 9-15 4-16 13-31
January 16, 1972 Cincinnati Royals 128 at Cleveland Cavaliers 108 W 9-15 5-16 14-31 at Las Cruces, NM
January 20, 1972 Houston Rockets 104 at Cincinnati Royals 87 L 9-16 5-16 14-32
January 22, 1972 Cleveland Cavaliers 96 at Cincinnati Royals 113 W 10-16 5-16 15-32
January 23, 1972 Cincinnati Royals 101 at Baltimore Bullets 132 L 10-16 5-17 15-33
January 26, 1972 Cincinnati Royals 102 at Philadelphia 76ers 113 L 10-16 5-18 15-34
January 28, 1972 Baltimore Bullets 132 at Cincinnati Royals 124 L 10-17 5-18 15-35
January 29, 1972 Cincinnati Royals 120 at Cleveland Cavaliers 118 W 10-17 6-18 16-35
February 2, 1972 New York Knicks 105 at Cincinnati Royals 116 W 11-17 6-18 17-35
February 4, 1972 Cincinnati Royals 109 at Boston Celtics 122 L 11-17 6-19 17-36
February 5, 1972 Detroit Pistons 132 at Cincinnati Royals 133 W 12-17 6-19 18-36 OT
February 6, 1972 Cincinnati Royals 94 at Chicago Bulls 119 L 12-17 6-20 18-37
February 8, 1972 Cincinnati Royals 100 at Portland Trail Blazers 104 L 12-17 6-21 18-38
February 10, 1972 Cincinnati Royals 96 at Seattle Supersonics 118 L 12-17 6-22 18-39
February 12, 1972 Cincinnati Royals 95 at Phoenix Suns 117 L 12-17 6-23 18-40
February 13, 1972 Cincinnati Royals 111 at Houston Rockets 112 L 12-17 6-24 18-41
February 15, 1972 Cincinnati Royals 118 at Los Angeles Lakers 125 L 12-17 6-25 18-42
February 17, 1972 Milwaukee Bucks 111 at Cincinnati Royals 97 L 12-18 6-25 18-43
February 18, 1972 Cincinnati Royals 109 at Cleveland Cavaliers 133 L 12-18 6-26 18-44
February 19, 1972 Cleveland Cavaliers 92 at Cincinnati Royals 112 W 13-18 6-26 19-44
February 20, 1972 Cincinnati Royals 101 at Atlanta Hawks 92 W 13-18 7-26 20-44
February 23, 1972 Portland Trail Blazers 106 at Cincinnati Royals 110 W 14-18 7-26 21-44
February 24, 1972 Cincinnati Royals 108 at Buffalo Braves 97 W 14-18 8-26 22-44 at Dayton, OH
February 25, 1972 Cincinnati Royals 88 at Los Angeles Lakers 109 L 14-18 8-27 22-45
February 26, 1972 Cincinnati Royals 106 at Seattle Supersonics 122 L 14-18 8-28 22-46
February 29, 1972 Cincinnati Royals 120 at Golden State Warriors 128 L 14-18 8-29 22-47 at Oakland, CA
March 1, 1972 Houston Rockets 108 at Cincinnati Royals 96 L 14-19 8-29 22-48 at El Paso, TX
March 5, 1972 Cincinnati Royals 125 at Boston Celtics 114 W 14-19 9-29 23-48
March 8, 1972 Phoenix Suns 105 at Cincinnati Royals 122 W 15-19 9-29 24-48
March 10, 1972 Chicago Bulls 100 at Cincinnati Royals 104 W 16-19 9-29 25-48
March 12, 1972 Golden State Warriors 106 at Cincinnati Royals 117 W 17-19 9-29 26-48
March 15, 1972 Los Angeles Lakers 121 at Cincinnati Royals 116 L 17-20 9-29 26-49
March 18, 1972 Cincinnati Royals 106 at Atlanta Hawks 115 L 17-20 9-30 26-50
March 19, 1972 Buffalo Braves 105 at Cincinnati Royals 136 W 18-20 9-30 27-50
March 21, 1972 Cincinnati Royals 117 at Detroit Pistons 120 L 18-20 9-31 27-51
March 22, 1972 Detroit Pistons 130 at Cincinnati Royals 135 W 19-20 9-31 28-51
March 24, 1972 Baltimore Bullets 114 at Cincinnati Royals 132 W 20-20 9-31 29-51
March 25, 1972 Cincinnati Royals 95 at Milwaukee Bucks 119 L 20-20 9-32 29-52
March 26, 1972 Cincinnati Royals 135 at Cleveland Cavaliers 122 W 20-20 10-32 30-52


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