1971-72 Golden State Warriors Game-by-Game Results

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 51-31
Finishing 2nd in the NBA's Pacific Division of the Western Conference
Postseason: 1-4 Lost conference semifinals
Conference Semifinals - Lost to Milwaukee Bucks 4-1
Coach: Al Attles (51-31)
Location: Oakland, California
Attendance: 200,917, Avg. 5,740 in 35 home dates
1971-72 Golden State Warriors Statistics
1971-72 Golden State Warriors Roster

The Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association ended the 1971-72 season with a record of 51 wins and 31 losses, finishing second in the NBA's Pacific Division of the Western Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-4.

Golden State scored 8,871 points and conceded 8,808. Jeff Mullins netted a team-best 1,720 points for the Warriors, while Cazzie Russell and Nate Thurmond averaged 17 or more per game, too. Nate Thurmond contributed 1,252 rebounds. Jeff Mullins dished out 471 assists for the squad.

Al Attles coached the team. The 1971-72 Golden State Warriors lost in the conference semifinals.

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Regular Season Points For: 8871
Regular Season Points Against: 8808

Date Game Res Home Road Record
October 15, 1971 Golden State Warriors 97 at Boston Celtics 75 W 0-0 1-0 1-0
October 16, 1971 Golden State Warriors 93 at Baltimore Bullets 108 L 0-0 1-1 1-1
October 19, 1971 Golden State Warriors 84 at New York Knicks 93 L 0-0 1-2 1-2
October 20, 1971 Golden State Warriors 115 at Cleveland Cavaliers 98 W 0-0 2-2 2-2
October 23, 1971 Detroit Pistons 109 at Golden State Warriors 115 W 1-0 2-2 3-2 OT at Oakland, CA
October 26, 1971 Buffalo Braves 91 at Golden State Warriors 89 L 1-1 2-2 3-3 at Oakland, CA
October 29, 1971 Golden State Warriors 99 at Chicago Bulls 83 W 1-1 3-2 4-3 at San Diego, CA
October 30, 1971 Cincinnati Royals 112 at Golden State Warriors 116 W 2-1 3-2 5-3 at Oakland, CA
October 31, 1971 Golden State Warriors 109 at Los Angeles Lakers 105 W 2-1 4-2 6-3
November 2, 1971 Baltimore Bullets 91 at Golden State Warriors 106 W 3-1 4-2 7-3 at Oakland, CA
November 4, 1971 Seattle Supersonics 96 at Golden State Warriors 98 W 4-1 4-2 8-3 at Oakland, CA
November 6, 1971 Los Angeles Lakers 105 at Golden State Warriors 89 L 4-2 4-2 8-4 at Oakland, CA
November 7, 1971 Golden State Warriors 109 at Seattle Supersonics 102 W 4-2 5-2 9-4
November 9, 1971 Houston Rockets 99 at Golden State Warriors 115 W 5-2 5-2 10-4 at Oakland, CA
November 11, 1971 Golden State Warriors 112 at New York Knicks 103 W 5-2 6-2 11-4
November 12, 1971 Golden State Warriors 104 at Atlanta Hawks 106 L 5-2 6-3 11-5
November 13, 1971 Golden State Warriors 101 at Cincinnati Royals 110 L 5-2 6-4 11-6
November 16, 1971 Golden State Warriors 122 at Detroit Pistons 101 W 5-2 7-4 12-6
November 18, 1971 Portland Trail Blazers 105 at Golden State Warriors 115 W 6-2 7-4 13-6 at Oakland, CA
November 20, 1971 Milwaukee Bucks 100 at Golden State Warriors 107 W 7-2 7-4 14-6 at Oakland, CA
November 21, 1971 Houston Rockets 115 at Golden State Warriors 96 L 7-3 7-4 14-7 at San Diego, CA
November 25, 1971 Philadelphia 76ers 112 at Golden State Warriors 111 L 7-4 7-4 14-8 at Oakland, CA
November 26, 1971 Golden State Warriors 89 at Chicago Bulls 121 L 7-4 7-5 14-9
November 27, 1971 Golden State Warriors 110 at Buffalo Braves 91 W 7-4 8-5 15-9
November 30, 1971 Golden State Warriors 106 at Milwaukee Bucks 103 W 7-4 9-5 16-9
December 3, 1971 Golden State Warriors 107 at Portland Trail Blazers 115 L 7-4 9-6 16-10
December 4, 1971 Phoenix Suns 128 at Golden State Warriors 92 L 7-5 9-6 16-11 at Oakland, CA
December 5, 1971 Golden State Warriors 87 at Phoenix Suns 120 L 7-5 9-7 16-12
December 7, 1971 Atlanta Hawks 116 at Golden State Warriors 113 L 7-6 9-7 16-13 at San Diego, CA
December 9, 1971 Los Angeles Lakers 124 at Golden State Warriors 111 L 7-7 9-7 16-14 at Oakland, CA
December 10, 1971 Golden State Warriors 94 at Seattle Supersonics 105 L 7-7 9-8 16-15
December 16, 1971 Philadelphia 76ers 93 at Golden State Warriors 113 W 8-7 9-8 17-15 at Oakland, CA
December 17, 1971 Golden State Warriors 99 at Los Angeles Lakers 129 L 8-7 9-9 17-16
December 18, 1971 Detroit Pistons 102 at Golden State Warriors 129 W 9-7 9-9 18-16 at Oakland, CA
December 21, 1971 New York Knicks 113 at Golden State Warriors 87 L 9-8 9-9 18-17 at Oakland, CA
December 25, 1971 Golden State Warriors 89 at New York Knicks 114 L 9-8 9-10 18-18
December 27, 1971 Golden State Warriors 97 at Boston Celtics 99 L 9-8 9-11 18-19
December 29, 1971 Golden State Warriors 107 at Cincinnati Royals 102 W 9-8 10-11 19-19
December 30, 1971 Golden State Warriors 128 at Detroit Pistons 122 W 9-8 11-11 20-19
January 4, 1972 Buffalo Braves 86 at Golden State Warriors 112 W 10-8 11-11 21-19 at Oakland, CA
January 6, 1972 Portland Trail Blazers 115 at Golden State Warriors 119 W 11-8 11-11 22-19 at Oakland, CA
January 8, 1972 Boston Celtics 106 at Golden State Warriors 128 W 12-8 11-11 23-19 at Oakland, CA
January 9, 1972 Golden State Warriors 113 at Houston Rockets 112 W 12-8 12-11 24-19
January 11, 1972 Cleveland Cavaliers 92 at Golden State Warriors 101 W 13-8 12-11 25-19 at Oakland, CA
January 14, 1972 Golden State Warriors 115 at New York Knicks 111 W 13-8 13-11 26-19 at San Diego, CA
January 15, 1972 Baltimore Bullets 95 at Golden State Warriors 105 W 14-8 13-11 27-19 at Oakland, CA
January 21, 1972 Golden State Warriors 113 at Atlanta Hawks 111 W 14-8 14-11 28-19
January 22, 1972 Golden State Warriors 113 at Philadelphia 76ers 106 W 14-8 15-11 29-19
January 24, 1972 Golden State Warriors 105 at Chicago Bulls 110 L 14-8 15-12 29-20
January 25, 1972 Golden State Warriors 117 at Cleveland Cavaliers 111 W 14-8 16-12 30-20
January 27, 1972 Chicago Bulls 107 at Golden State Warriors 108 W 15-8 16-12 31-20 at Oakland, CA
January 28, 1972 Golden State Warriors 105 at Portland Trail Blazers 102 W 15-8 17-12 32-20
January 29, 1972 Phoenix Suns 100 at Golden State Warriors 111 W 16-8 17-12 33-20 at Oakland, CA
February 1, 1972 Milwaukee Bucks 108 at Golden State Warriors 97 L 16-9 17-12 33-21 at San Diego, CA
February 3, 1972 Atlanta Hawks 115 at Golden State Warriors 132 W 17-9 17-12 34-21 at Oakland, CA
February 4, 1972 Golden State Warriors 105 at Phoenix Suns 113 L 17-9 17-13 34-22
February 5, 1972 Los Angeles Lakers 108 at Golden State Warriors 96 L 17-10 17-13 34-23 at Oakland, CA
February 8, 1972 Baltimore Bullets 107 at Golden State Warriors 111 W 18-10 17-13 35-23 at Oakland, CA
February 10, 1972 Philadelphia 76ers 112 at Golden State Warriors 121 W 19-10 17-13 36-23 at Oakland, CA
February 12, 1972 Golden State Warriors 100 at Milwaukee Bucks 123 L 19-10 17-14 36-24
February 13, 1972 Golden State Warriors 107 at Chicago Bulls 88 W 19-10 18-14 37-24
February 15, 1972 Golden State Warriors 103 at Buffalo Braves 100 W 19-10 19-14 38-24
February 18, 1972 Golden State Warriors 108 at Seattle Supersonics 110 L 19-10 19-15 38-25
February 19, 1972 Boston Celtics 111 at Golden State Warriors 115 W 20-10 19-15 39-25 at Oakland, CA
February 22, 1972 Seattle Supersonics 104 at Golden State Warriors 120 W 21-10 19-15 40-25 at Oakland, CA
February 24, 1972 Detroit Pistons 106 at Golden State Warriors 116 W 22-10 19-15 41-25 at Oakland, CA
February 26, 1972 Chicago Bulls 107 at Golden State Warriors 106 L 22-11 19-15 41-26 at Oakland, CA
February 27, 1972 Golden State Warriors 117 at Houston Rockets 104 W 22-11 20-15 42-26
February 29, 1972 Cincinnati Royals 120 at Golden State Warriors 128 W 23-11 20-15 43-26 at Oakland, CA
March 3, 1972 Golden State Warriors 108 at Houston Rockets 107 W 23-11 21-15 44-26 at San Diego, CA
March 4, 1972 Seattle Supersonics 96 at Golden State Warriors 114 W 24-11 21-15 45-26
March 7, 1972 Cleveland Cavaliers 112 at Golden State Warriors 119 W 25-11 21-15 46-26 at Oakland, CA
March 10, 1972 Golden State Warriors 119 at Houston Rockets 116 W 25-11 22-15 47-26
March 12, 1972 Golden State Warriors 106 at Cincinnati Royals 117 L 25-11 22-16 47-27
March 14, 1972 Golden State Warriors 110 at Boston Celtics 124 L 25-11 22-17 47-28
March 16, 1972 Portland Trail Blazers 94 at Golden State Warriors 107 W 26-11 22-17 48-28 at Oakland, CA
March 17, 1972 Golden State Warriors 109 at Portland Trail Blazers 114 L 26-11 22-18 48-29
March 18, 1972 Phoenix Suns 116 at Golden State Warriors 134 W 27-11 22-18 49-29
March 19, 1972 Golden State Warriors 99 at Los Angeles Lakers 162 L 27-11 22-19 49-30
March 22, 1972 Golden State Warriors 121 at Baltimore Bullets 101 W 27-11 23-19 50-30
March 24, 1972 Golden State Warriors 102 at Atlanta Hawks 118 L 27-11 23-20 50-31
March 26, 1972 Golden State Warriors 116 at Philadelphia 76ers 115 W 27-11 24-20 51-31
March 28, 1972 Golden State Warriors 117 at Milwaukee Bucks 106 W 0-0 1-0 1-0
March 30, 1972 Golden State Warriors 93 at Milwaukee Bucks 118 L 0-0 1-1 1-1
April 1, 1972 Milwaukee Bucks 122 at Golden State Warriors 94 L 0-1 1-1 1-2 at Oakland, CA
April 4, 1972 Milwaukee Bucks 106 at Golden State Warriors 99 L 0-2 1-1 1-3 at Oakland, CA
April 6, 1972 Golden State Warriors 100 at Milwaukee Bucks 108 L 0-2 1-2 1-4