1973-74 Denver Rockets Game-by-Game Results

American Basketball Association (ABA)
Team Record: 37-47
Finishing 4th in the ABA's Western Division
Postseason: 0-1 Lost division tie
Division Tiebreaker - Lost to San Diego Conquistadors 1-0
Coach: Alex Hannum (37-47)
Location: Denver, Colorado
Attendance: 173,539, Avg. 4,132 in 42 home dates
1973-74 Denver Rockets Statistics
1973-74 Denver Rockets Roster

The Denver Rockets of the American Basketball Association ended the 1973-74 season with a record of 37 wins and 47 losses, finishing fourth in the ABA's Western Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-1.

The Rockets poured in 8,989 points and allowed 9,032. Ralph Simpson tossed in a team-best 1,404 points for Denver, and Dave Robisch contributed 708 boards. Al Smith dished out 619 assists for the squad.

On the defensive side of the ball, Ralph Simpson added 103 steals, while Julius Keye blocked 149 shots.

Alex Hannum coached the team. The 1973-74 Denver Rockets lost in the division tie.

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Regular Season Points For: 8989
Regular Season Points Against: 9032

Date Game Res Home Road Record
October 11, 1973 San Diego Conquistadors 111 at Denver Rockets 135 W 1-0 0-0 1-0
October 12, 1973 Denver Rockets 100 at Kentucky Colonels 111 L 1-0 0-1 1-1 at Lexington, KY
October 13, 1973 Denver Rockets 125 at Virginia Squires 100 W 1-0 1-1 2-1 at Hampton, VA
October 17, 1973 Utah Stars 97 at Denver Rockets 112 W 2-0 1-1 3-1
October 19, 1973 Denver Rockets 113 at San Diego Conquistadors 100 W 2-0 2-1 4-1
October 24, 1973 Denver Rockets 89 at Indiana Pacers 98 L 2-0 2-2 4-2
October 26, 1973 Denver Rockets 104 at Carolina Cougars 109 L 2-0 2-3 4-3 OT at Greensboro, NC
October 27, 1973 Denver Rockets 87 at Kentucky Colonels 90 L 2-0 2-4 4-4
October 31, 1973 New York Nets 104 at Denver Rockets 107 W 3-0 2-4 5-4
November 2, 1973 Denver Rockets 103 at Indiana Pacers 107 L 3-0 2-5 5-5 OT
November 3, 1973 Denver Rockets 72 at San Antonio Spurs 95 L 3-0 2-6 5-6
November 6, 1973 Denver Rockets 110 at San Diego Conquistadors 104 W 3-0 3-6 6-6
November 10, 1973 Denver Rockets 88 at San Antonio Spurs 78 W 3-0 4-6 7-6
November 13, 1973 Indiana Pacers 109 at Denver Rockets 127 W 4-0 4-6 8-6
November 16, 1973 Denver Rockets 130 at San Diego Conquistadors 126 W 4-0 5-6 9-6 OT
November 17, 1973 Memphis Tams 102 at Denver Rockets 112 W 5-0 5-6 10-6
November 20, 1973 Carolina Cougars 113 at Denver Rockets 107 L 5-1 5-6 10-7
November 23, 1973 New York Nets 128 at Denver Rockets 86 L 5-2 5-6 10-8
November 24, 1973 Denver Rockets 127 at Carolina Cougars 122 W 5-2 6-6 11-8 OT at Charlotte, NC
November 25, 1973 Denver Rockets 86 at Memphis Tams 87 L 5-2 6-7 11-9
November 27, 1973 Utah Stars 103 at Denver Rockets 91 L 5-3 6-7 11-10
November 29, 1973 Denver Rockets 127 at Indiana Pacers 111 W 5-3 7-7 12-10
November 30, 1973 Denver Rockets 102 at New York Nets 123 L 5-3 7-8 12-11
December 1, 1973 San Antonio Spurs 86 at Denver Rockets 107 W 6-3 7-8 13-11
December 5, 1973 San Diego Conquistadors 108 at Denver Rockets 138 W 7-3 7-8 14-11
December 7, 1973 Denver Rockets 94 at San Antonio Spurs 116 L 7-3 7-9 14-12
December 8, 1973 Utah Stars 121 at Denver Rockets 111 L 7-4 7-9 14-13
December 12, 1973 Denver Rockets 112 at Utah Stars 123 L 7-4 7-10 14-14
December 15, 1973 Kentucky Colonels 120 at Denver Rockets 114 L 7-5 7-10 14-15
December 19, 1973 San Diego Conquistadors 118 at Denver Rockets 113 L 7-6 7-10 14-16
December 21, 1973 Denver Rockets 92 at Memphis Tams 83 W 7-6 8-10 15-16
December 22, 1973 Carolina Cougars 108 at Denver Rockets 113 W 8-6 8-10 16-16
December 26, 1973 Denver Rockets 113 at Virginia Squires 118 L 8-6 8-11 16-17 at Norfolk, VA
December 27, 1973 Denver Rockets 105 at Kentucky Colonels 100 W 8-6 9-11 17-17 at Cincinnati, OH
December 29, 1973 Indiana Pacers 114 at Denver Rockets 108 L 8-7 9-11 17-18
January 2, 1974 San Antonio Spurs 108 at Denver Rockets 110 W 9-7 9-11 18-18
January 3, 1974 Denver Rockets 97 at Indiana Pacers 100 L 9-7 9-12 18-19
January 4, 1974 Denver Rockets 92 at New York Nets 109 L 9-7 9-13 18-20
January 5, 1974 San Diego Conquistadors 122 at Denver Rockets 146 W 10-7 9-13 19-20
January 7, 1974 Denver Rockets 108 at Utah Stars 116 L 10-7 9-14 19-21
January 9, 1974 Virginia Squires 103 at Denver Rockets 119 W 11-7 9-14 20-21
January 11, 1974 Denver Rockets 95 at Carolina Cougars 122 L 11-7 9-15 20-22 at Greensboro, NC
January 12, 1974 Denver Rockets 94 at Virginia Squires 117 L 11-7 9-16 20-23 at Norfolk, VA
January 16, 1974 Kentucky Colonels 105 at Denver Rockets 102 L 11-8 9-16 20-24
January 18, 1974 Denver Rockets 120 at San Diego Conquistadors 113 W 11-8 10-16 21-24
January 19, 1974 Carolina Cougars 110 at Denver Rockets 120 W 12-8 10-16 22-24
January 23, 1974 Memphis Tams 99 at Denver Rockets 106 W 13-8 10-16 23-24
January 26, 1974 Utah Stars 119 at Denver Rockets 117 L 13-9 10-16 23-25
January 27, 1974 Denver Rockets 87 at San Antonio Spurs 98 L 13-9 10-17 23-26
February 2, 1974 Virginia Squires 120 at Denver Rockets 138 W 14-9 10-17 24-26
February 3, 1974 Indiana Pacers 111 at Denver Rockets 102 L 14-10 10-17 24-27
February 5, 1974 San Antonio Spurs 79 at Denver Rockets 82 W 15-10 10-17 25-27
February 7, 1974 Memphis Tams 94 at Denver Rockets 105 W 16-10 10-17 26-27
February 8, 1974 Denver Rockets 105 at Kentucky Colonels 106 L 16-10 10-18 26-28 at Cincinnati, OH
February 9, 1974 Denver Rockets 102 at Indiana Pacers 97 W 16-10 11-18 27-28
February 10, 1974 San Antonio Spurs 99 at Denver Rockets 90 L 16-11 11-18 27-29
February 12, 1974 Virginia Squires 112 at Denver Rockets 125 W 17-11 11-18 28-29
February 13, 1974 Kentucky Colonels 119 at Denver Rockets 115 L 17-12 11-18 28-30
February 15, 1974 Denver Rockets 98 at Memphis Tams 102 L 17-12 11-19 28-31
February 16, 1974 Denver Rockets 89 at Indiana Pacers 102 L 17-12 11-20 28-32 at Terre Haute, IN
February 17, 1974 Indiana Pacers 93 at Denver Rockets 92 L 17-13 11-20 28-33
February 20, 1974 Kentucky Colonels 117 at Denver Rockets 124 W 18-13 11-20 29-33
February 21, 1974 Denver Rockets 106 at Memphis Tams 111 L 18-13 11-21 29-34
February 23, 1974 Denver Rockets 117 at Carolina Cougars 121 L 18-13 11-22 29-35 at Raleigh, NC
February 24, 1974 Utah Stars 91 at Denver Rockets 103 W 19-13 11-22 30-35
February 27, 1974 Indiana Pacers 114 at Denver Rockets 118 W 20-13 11-22 31-35
February 28, 1974 Denver Rockets 105 at Utah Stars 127 L 20-13 11-23 31-36
March 2, 1974 Denver Rockets 104 at San Antonio Spurs 113 L 20-13 11-24 31-37
March 3, 1974 San Diego Conquistadors 112 at Denver Rockets 139 W 21-13 11-24 32-37
March 5, 1974 Memphis Tams 101 at Denver Rockets 135 W 22-13 11-24 33-37
March 7, 1974 New York Nets 114 at Denver Rockets 100 L 22-14 11-24 33-38
March 8, 1974 Denver Rockets 111 at Utah Stars 132 L 22-14 11-25 33-39
March 9, 1974 Denver Rockets 96 at San Diego Conquistadors 100 L 22-14 11-26 33-40
March 10, 1974 San Diego Conquistadors 114 at Denver Rockets 99 L 22-15 11-26 33-41
March 13, 1974 San Antonio Spurs 111 at Denver Rockets 108 L 22-16 11-26 33-42 OT
March 15, 1974 Denver Rockets 93 at New York Nets 112 L 22-16 11-27 33-43
March 16, 1974 Denver Rockets 101 at Virginia Squires 107 L 22-16 11-28 33-44 at Norfolk, VA
March 17, 1974 Virginia Squires 90 at Denver Rockets 101 W 23-16 11-28 34-44
March 20, 1974 Utah Stars 111 at Denver Rockets 107 L 23-17 11-28 34-45
March 22, 1974 Denver Rockets 105 at Utah Stars 103 W 23-17 12-28 35-45
March 23, 1974 New York Nets 112 at Denver Rockets 100 L 23-18 12-28 35-46
March 24, 1974 Carolina Cougars 107 at Denver Rockets 109 W 24-18 12-28 36-46
March 27, 1974 Denver Rockets 96 at New York Nets 102 L 24-18 12-29 36-47
March 28, 1974 Denver Rockets 96 at San Antonio Spurs 92 W 24-18 13-29 37-47
March 29, 1974 Denver Rockets 111 at San Diego Conquistadors 131 L 0-0 0-1 0-1


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