1972-73 Milwaukee Bucks Game-by-Game Results

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 60-22
Finishing 1st in the NBA's Midwest Division of the Western Conference
Postseason: 2-4 Lost conference semifinals
Conference Semifinals - Lost to Golden State Warriors 4-2
Coach: Larry Costello (60-22)
Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Attendance: 372,951, Avg. 9,815 in 38 home dates
1972-73 Milwaukee Bucks Statistics
1972-73 Milwaukee Bucks Roster

The Milwaukee Bucks of the National Basketball Association ended the 1972-73 season with a record of 60 wins and 22 losses, finishing first in the NBA's Midwest Division of the Western Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 2-4.

Milwaukee poured in 8,789 points and yielded 8,115. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar tossed in a team-leading 2,292 points for the Bucks, while Bob Dandridge scored 17 or more per game, too. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar racked up 1,224 boards. Oscar Robertson dished out 551 assists for the squad.

Larry Costello coached the team. The 1972-73 Milwaukee Bucks lost in the conference semifinals.

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Regular Season Points For: 8789
Regular Season Points Against: 8115

Date Game Res Home Road Record
October 13, 1972 Milwaukee Bucks 117 at Phoenix Suns 105 W 0-0 1-0 1-0
October 14, 1972 Milwaukee Bucks 81 at Golden State Warriors 77 W 0-0 2-0 2-0
October 17, 1972 Milwaukee Bucks 108 at Portland Trail Blazers 111 L 0-0 2-1 2-1
October 20, 1972 Detroit Pistons 86 at Milwaukee Bucks 109 W 1-0 2-1 3-1
October 21, 1972 Milwaukee Bucks 91 at Buffalo Braves 63 W 1-0 3-1 4-1
October 22, 1972 Milwaukee Bucks 104 at Cleveland Cavaliers 84 W 1-0 4-1 5-1
October 25, 1972 Buffalo Braves 92 at Milwaukee Bucks 109 W 2-0 4-1 6-1
October 26, 1972 Milwaukee Bucks 114 at Kansas City-Omaha Kings 107 W 2-0 5-1 7-1
October 28, 1972 Milwaukee Bucks 96 at Philadelphia 76ers 92 W 2-0 6-1 8-1
November 4, 1972 Phoenix Suns 105 at Milwaukee Bucks 104 L 2-1 6-1 8-2
November 5, 1972 Philadelphia 76ers 113 at Milwaukee Bucks 131 W 3-1 6-1 9-2
November 8, 1972 Seattle Supersonics 103 at Milwaukee Bucks 116 W 4-1 6-1 10-2
November 10, 1972 Baltimore Bullets 82 at Milwaukee Bucks 120 W 5-1 6-1 11-2
November 11, 1972 Milwaukee Bucks 102 at Atlanta Hawks 111 L 5-1 6-2 11-3
November 14, 1972 Los Angeles Lakers 95 at Milwaukee Bucks 92 L 5-2 6-2 11-4
November 17, 1972 Milwaukee Bucks 95 at Boston Celtics 88 W 5-2 7-2 12-4
November 18, 1972 Milwaukee Bucks 86 at New York Knicks 87 L 5-2 7-3 12-5
November 21, 1972 Boston Celtics 116 at Milwaukee Bucks 102 L 5-3 7-3 12-6
November 24, 1972 Kansas City-Omaha Kings 106 at Milwaukee Bucks 115 W 6-3 7-3 13-6
November 25, 1972 Milwaukee Bucks 101 at Baltimore Bullets 91 W 6-3 8-3 14-6
November 26, 1972 Atlanta Hawks 96 at Milwaukee Bucks 108 W 7-3 8-3 15-6
November 29, 1972 Chicago Bulls 97 at Milwaukee Bucks 105 W 8-3 8-3 16-6
December 1, 1972 New York Knicks 74 at Milwaukee Bucks 100 W 9-3 8-3 17-6
December 3, 1972 Milwaukee Bucks 119 at Phoenix Suns 101 W 9-3 9-3 18-6
December 5, 1972 Milwaukee Bucks 94 at Los Angeles Lakers 116 L 9-3 9-4 18-7
December 6, 1972 Milwaukee Bucks 91 at Seattle Supersonics 95 L 9-3 9-5 18-8
December 8, 1972 Golden State Warriors 91 at Milwaukee Bucks 124 W 10-3 9-5 19-8
December 9, 1972 Detroit Pistons 107 at Milwaukee Bucks 103 L 10-4 9-5 19-9
December 12, 1972 Milwaukee Bucks 115 at Portland Trail Blazers 94 W 10-4 10-5 20-9
December 13, 1972 Milwaukee Bucks 104 at Seattle Supersonics 103 W 10-4 11-5 21-9 OT
December 15, 1972 Cleveland Cavaliers 82 at Milwaukee Bucks 98 W 11-4 11-5 22-9
December 19, 1972 Seattle Supersonics 77 at Milwaukee Bucks 121 W 12-4 11-5 23-9
December 20, 1972 Portland Trail Blazers 104 at Milwaukee Bucks 123 W 13-4 11-5 24-9
December 23, 1972 Boston Celtics 98 at Milwaukee Bucks 104 W 14-4 11-5 25-9
December 25, 1972 Milwaukee Bucks 104 at Kansas City-Omaha Kings 99 W 14-4 12-5 26-9
December 26, 1972 Milwaukee Bucks 105 at Detroit Pistons 112 L 14-4 12-6 26-10
December 28, 1972 Detroit Pistons 91 at Milwaukee Bucks 115 W 15-4 12-6 27-10
December 29, 1972 Milwaukee Bucks 114 at Houston Rockets 101 W 15-4 13-6 28-10
December 30, 1972 Milwaukee Bucks 92 at Chicago Bulls 99 L 15-4 13-7 28-11
January 1, 1973 Baltimore Bullets 88 at Milwaukee Bucks 87 L 15-5 13-7 28-12
January 2, 1973 Milwaukee Bucks 92 at New York Knicks 102 L 15-5 13-8 28-13
January 3, 1973 Atlanta Hawks 97 at Milwaukee Bucks 105 W 16-5 13-8 29-13
January 6, 1973 Buffalo Braves 96 at Milwaukee Bucks 110 W 17-5 13-8 30-13
January 7, 1973 Los Angeles Lakers 92 at Milwaukee Bucks 99 W 18-5 13-8 31-13
January 12, 1973 Kansas City-Omaha Kings 98 at Milwaukee Bucks 117 W 19-5 13-8 32-13
January 14, 1973 Chicago Bulls 95 at Milwaukee Bucks 100 W 20-5 13-8 33-13
January 16, 1973 Philadelphia 76ers 92 at Milwaukee Bucks 108 W 21-5 13-8 34-13
January 19, 1973 Portland Trail Blazers 105 at Milwaukee Bucks 108 W 22-5 13-8 35-13
January 21, 1973 Golden State Warriors 108 at Milwaukee Bucks 124 W 23-5 13-8 36-13
January 25, 1973 Houston Rockets 129 at Milwaukee Bucks 125 L 23-6 13-8 36-14 at Madison, WI
January 26, 1973 Milwaukee Bucks 117 at Detroit Pistons 105 W 23-6 14-8 37-14
January 30, 1973 Milwaukee Bucks 98 at Cleveland Cavaliers 112 L 23-6 14-9 37-15
February 2, 1973 Milwaukee Bucks 114 at Buffalo Braves 108 W 23-6 15-9 38-15
February 4, 1973 Milwaukee Bucks 99 at Chicago Bulls 121 L 23-6 15-10 38-16
February 6, 1973 Phoenix Suns 111 at Milwaukee Bucks 126 W 24-6 15-10 39-16
February 7, 1973 Milwaukee Bucks 98 at Kansas City-Omaha Kings 105 L 24-6 15-11 39-17
February 9, 1973 Los Angeles Lakers 88 at Milwaukee Bucks 109 W 25-6 15-11 40-17
February 10, 1973 Golden State Warriors 108 at Milwaukee Bucks 135 W 26-6 15-11 41-17
February 11, 1973 Milwaukee Bucks 96 at Boston Celtics 120 L 26-6 15-12 41-18
February 13, 1973 Milwaukee Bucks 110 at Detroit Pistons 96 W 26-6 16-12 42-18
February 14, 1973 Milwaukee Bucks 104 at Philadelphia 76ers 106 L 26-6 16-13 42-19
February 16, 1973 Houston Rockets 103 at Milwaukee Bucks 105 W 27-6 16-13 43-19
February 17, 1973 Kansas City-Omaha Kings 104 at Milwaukee Bucks 111 W 28-6 16-13 44-19
February 18, 1973 Baltimore Bullets 96 at Milwaukee Bucks 93 L 28-7 16-13 44-20 at College Park, MD
February 20, 1973 Milwaukee Bucks 118 at Cleveland Cavaliers 100 W 28-7 17-13 45-20 at Madison, WI
February 22, 1973 Milwaukee Bucks 116 at Kansas City-Omaha Kings 113 W 28-7 18-13 46-20 OT at Omaha, NE
February 24, 1973 Milwaukee Bucks 93 at Golden State Warriors 102 L 28-7 18-14 46-21
February 25, 1973 Milwaukee Bucks 82 at Los Angeles Lakers 91 L 28-7 18-15 46-22
February 28, 1973 Seattle Supersonics 110 at Milwaukee Bucks 124 W 29-7 18-15 47-22
March 1, 1973 New York Knicks 100 at Milwaukee Bucks 114 W 30-7 18-15 48-22
March 4, 1973 Milwaukee Bucks 116 at Houston Rockets 101 W 30-7 19-15 49-22
March 6, 1973 Chicago Bulls 88 at Milwaukee Bucks 96 W 31-7 19-15 50-22
March 9, 1973 Portland Trail Blazers 96 at Milwaukee Bucks 116 W 32-7 19-15 51-22
March 12, 1973 Phoenix Suns 95 at Milwaukee Bucks 126 W 33-7 19-15 52-22
March 16, 1973 Milwaukee Bucks 99 at Chicago Bulls 91 W 33-7 20-15 53-22 OT
March 18, 1973 Milwaukee Bucks 105 at Atlanta Hawks 104 W 33-7 21-15 54-22
March 19, 1973 Milwaukee Bucks 118 at Detroit Pistons 99 W 33-7 22-15 55-22 at Madison, WI
March 21, 1973 Milwaukee Bucks 119 at Seattle Supersonics 96 W 33-7 23-15 56-22
March 22, 1973 Milwaukee Bucks 108 at Golden State Warriors 98 W 33-7 24-15 57-22
March 25, 1973 Milwaukee Bucks 114 at Phoenix Suns 112 W 33-7 25-15 58-22
March 26, 1973 Milwaukee Bucks 118 at Portland Trail Blazers 99 W 33-7 26-15 59-22
March 27, 1973 Milwaukee Bucks 85 at Los Angeles Lakers 84 W 33-7 27-15 60-22
March 30, 1973 Golden State Warriors 90 at Milwaukee Bucks 110 W 1-0 0-0 1-0
April 1, 1973 Golden State Warriors 95 at Milwaukee Bucks 92 L 1-1 0-0 1-1
April 5, 1973 Milwaukee Bucks 113 at Golden State Warriors 93 W 1-1 1-0 2-1
April 7, 1973 Milwaukee Bucks 97 at Golden State Warriors 102 L 1-1 1-1 2-2
April 10, 1973 Golden State Warriors 100 at Milwaukee Bucks 97 L 1-2 1-1 2-3 at Univ of Wisc field house, Madison, WI
April 13, 1973 Milwaukee Bucks 86 at Golden State Warriors 100 L 1-2 1-2 2-4


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