1971-72 Houston Rockets Game-by-Game Results

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 34-48
Finishing 4th in the NBA's Pacific Division of the Western Conference
Coach: Tex Winter (34-48)
Location: Houston, Texas
Attendance: 203,599, Avg. 4,966 in 41 home dates
1971-72 Houston Rockets Statistics
1971-72 Houston Rockets Roster

The Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association ended the 1971-72 season with a record of 34 wins and 48 losses, finishing fourth in the NBA's Pacific Division of the Western Conference.

The Rockets scored 8,993 points and allowed 9,121. Elvin Hayes tossed in a team-best 2,063 points for Houston, while Stu Lantz and Calvin Murphy netted 18 or more per game also. Elvin Hayes contributed 1,197 boards. Calvin Murphy dished out 393 assists for the squad.

Tex Winter coached the team.

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Regular Season Points For: 8993
Regular Season Points Against: 9121

Date Game Res Home Road Record
October 14, 1971 Philadelphia 76ers 105 at Houston Rockets 94 L 0-1 0-0 0-1
October 16, 1971 Houston Rockets 108 at Phoenix Suns 128 L 0-1 0-1 0-2
October 17, 1971 Detroit Pistons 112 at Houston Rockets 99 L 0-2 0-1 0-3 at San Antonio, TX
October 20, 1971 Chicago Bulls 125 at Houston Rockets 110 L 0-3 0-1 0-4 at Waco, TX
October 22, 1971 Houston Rockets 91 at Seattle Supersonics 110 L 0-3 0-2 0-5
October 24, 1971 Los Angeles Lakers 113 at Houston Rockets 103 L 0-4 0-2 0-6
October 26, 1971 Houston Rockets 104 at Detroit Pistons 103 W 0-4 1-2 1-6
October 27, 1971 Houston Rockets 97 at Boston Celtics 108 L 0-4 1-3 1-7
October 28, 1971 Houston Rockets 94 at New York Knicks 112 L 0-4 1-4 1-8
October 31, 1971 Buffalo Braves 87 at Houston Rockets 102 W 1-4 1-4 2-8
November 3, 1971 New York Knicks 117 at Houston Rockets 98 L 1-5 1-4 2-9
November 4, 1971 Portland Trail Blazers 112 at Houston Rockets 110 L 1-6 1-4 2-10
November 7, 1971 Baltimore Bullets 109 at Houston Rockets 106 L 1-7 1-4 2-11
November 9, 1971 Houston Rockets 99 at Golden State Warriors 115 L 1-7 1-5 2-12 at Oakland, CA
November 10, 1971 Boston Celtics 142 at Houston Rockets 103 L 1-8 1-5 2-13
November 12, 1971 Houston Rockets 102 at Milwaukee Bucks 111 L 1-8 1-6 2-14
November 13, 1971 Houston Rockets 102 at Chicago Bulls 111 L 1-8 1-7 2-15
November 16, 1971 Houston Rockets 107 at Baltimore Bullets 110 L 1-8 1-8 2-16
November 17, 1971 Houston Rockets 118 at Philadelphia 76ers 112 W 1-8 2-8 3-16
November 19, 1971 Houston Rockets 99 at Los Angeles Lakers 106 L 1-8 2-9 3-17
November 21, 1971 Houston Rockets 115 at Golden State Warriors 96 W 1-8 3-9 4-17 at San Diego, CA
November 24, 1971 Philadelphia 76ers 108 at Houston Rockets 109 W 2-8 3-9 5-17
November 28, 1971 Phoenix Suns 116 at Houston Rockets 110 L 2-9 3-9 5-18
November 30, 1971 Houston Rockets 115 at Buffalo Braves 101 W 2-9 4-9 6-18
December 1, 1971 Houston Rockets 106 at Cleveland Cavaliers 116 L 2-9 4-10 6-19
December 3, 1971 Houston Rockets 112 at Detroit Pistons 113 L 2-9 4-11 6-20
December 4, 1971 Houston Rockets 107 at Boston Celtics 117 L 2-9 4-12 6-21
December 8, 1971 Los Angeles Lakers 125 at Houston Rockets 120 L 2-10 4-12 6-22
December 10, 1971 Atlanta Hawks 88 at Houston Rockets 95 W 3-10 4-12 7-22
December 11, 1971 Houston Rockets 111 at Phoenix Suns 110 W 3-10 5-12 8-22
December 12, 1971 Seattle Supersonics 98 at Houston Rockets 100 W 4-10 5-12 9-22
December 14, 1971 Houston Rockets 98 at Milwaukee Bucks 106 L 4-10 5-13 9-23
December 15, 1971 Houston Rockets 117 at Atlanta Hawks 115 W 4-10 6-13 10-23 OT
December 17, 1971 Houston Rockets 109 at Chicago Bulls 98 W 4-10 7-13 11-23
December 18, 1971 Houston Rockets 126 at Cincinnati Royals 116 W 4-10 8-13 12-23
December 21, 1971 Houston Rockets 132 at Portland Trail Blazers 119 W 4-10 9-13 13-23
December 26, 1971 Houston Rockets 115 at Los Angeles Lakers 137 L 4-10 9-14 13-24
December 29, 1971 Phoenix Suns 124 at Houston Rockets 106 L 4-11 9-14 13-25
December 30, 1971 Atlanta Hawks 115 at Houston Rockets 129 W 5-11 9-14 14-25
January 2, 1972 Detroit Pistons 109 at Houston Rockets 107 L 5-12 9-14 14-26
January 4, 1972 Seattle Supersonics 110 at Houston Rockets 119 W 6-12 9-14 15-26
January 5, 1972 Boston Celtics 113 at Houston Rockets 105 L 6-13 9-14 15-27
January 9, 1972 Golden State Warriors 113 at Houston Rockets 112 L 6-14 9-14 15-28
January 11, 1972 Houston Rockets 126 at Seattle Supersonics 141 L 6-14 9-15 15-29
January 15, 1972 Cleveland Cavaliers 109 at Houston Rockets 112 W 7-14 9-15 16-29
January 16, 1972 New York Knicks 109 at Houston Rockets 108 L 7-15 9-15 16-30
January 20, 1972 Houston Rockets 104 at Cincinnati Royals 87 W 7-15 10-15 17-30
January 21, 1972 Houston Rockets 105 at Boston Celtics 110 L 7-15 10-16 17-31
January 22, 1972 Houston Rockets 108 at Chicago Bulls 115 L 7-15 10-17 17-32
January 23, 1972 Houston Rockets 109 at Detroit Pistons 107 W 7-15 11-17 18-32
January 25, 1972 Portland Trail Blazers 104 at Houston Rockets 118 W 8-15 11-17 19-32
January 26, 1972 Chicago Bulls 117 at Houston Rockets 108 L 8-16 11-17 19-33 at San Antonio, TX
January 28, 1972 Houston Rockets 105 at Los Angeles Lakers 118 L 8-16 11-18 19-34
February 2, 1972 Houston Rockets 111 at Seattle Supersonics 88 W 8-16 12-18 20-34 at San Antonio, TX
February 4, 1972 Houston Rockets 113 at Portland Trail Blazers 114 L 8-16 12-19 20-35
February 5, 1972 Milwaukee Bucks 119 at Houston Rockets 112 L 8-17 12-19 20-36
February 6, 1972 Atlanta Hawks 113 at Houston Rockets 120 W 9-17 12-19 21-36
February 8, 1972 Seattle Supersonics 127 at Houston Rockets 119 L 9-18 12-19 21-37 at Portland, OR
February 11, 1972 Baltimore Bullets 95 at Houston Rockets 116 W 10-18 12-19 22-37
February 13, 1972 Cincinnati Royals 111 at Houston Rockets 112 W 11-18 12-19 23-37
February 14, 1972 Houston Rockets 130 at Philadelphia 76ers 116 W 11-18 13-19 24-37
February 15, 1972 Houston Rockets 98 at Baltimore Bullets 113 L 11-18 13-20 24-38
February 16, 1972 Houston Rockets 100 at New York Knicks 110 L 11-18 13-21 24-39
February 18, 1972 Houston Rockets 108 at Buffalo Braves 96 W 11-18 14-21 25-39
February 23, 1972 Houston Rockets 115 at Los Angeles Lakers 110 W 11-18 15-21 26-39 at Waco, TX
February 26, 1972 Detroit Pistons 106 at Houston Rockets 122 W 12-18 15-21 27-39
February 27, 1972 Golden State Warriors 117 at Houston Rockets 104 L 12-19 15-21 27-40
March 1, 1972 Houston Rockets 108 at Cincinnati Royals 96 W 12-19 16-21 28-40 at El Paso, TX
March 3, 1972 Golden State Warriors 108 at Houston Rockets 107 L 12-20 16-21 28-41 at San Diego, CA
March 4, 1972 Cleveland Cavaliers 130 at Houston Rockets 123 L 12-21 16-21 28-42
March 5, 1972 Chicago Bulls 128 at Houston Rockets 97 L 12-22 16-21 28-43
March 9, 1972 Houston Rockets 114 at Portland Trail Blazers 111 W 12-22 17-21 29-43 at Seattle, WA
March 10, 1972 Golden State Warriors 119 at Houston Rockets 116 L 12-23 17-21 29-44
March 11, 1972 Buffalo Braves 100 at Houston Rockets 121 W 13-23 17-21 30-44
March 12, 1972 Philadelphia 76ers 112 at Houston Rockets 121 W 14-23 17-21 31-44
March 16, 1972 New York Knicks 103 at Houston Rockets 102 L 14-24 17-21 31-45
March 18, 1972 Milwaukee Bucks 120 at Houston Rockets 116 L 14-25 17-21 31-46 OT
March 21, 1972 Houston Rockets 94 at Milwaukee Bucks 111 L 14-25 17-22 31-47
March 22, 1972 Houston Rockets 106 at Atlanta Hawks 107 L 14-25 17-23 31-48
March 24, 1972 Houston Rockets 127 at Cleveland Cavaliers 119 W 14-25 18-23 32-48
March 25, 1972 Houston Rockets 106 at Baltimore Bullets 85 W 14-25 19-23 33-48
March 26, 1972 Portland Trail Blazers 109 at Houston Rockets 131 W 15-25 19-23 34-48


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