1971-72 Atlanta Hawks Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 36-46
Finishing 2nd in the NBA's Central Division of the Eastern Conference
Postseason: 2-4 Lost conference semifinals
Conference Semifinals - Lost to Boston Celtics 4-2
Coach: Richie Guerin (36-46)
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Attendance: 230,784, Avg. 5,629 in 41 home dates
1971-72 Atlanta Hawks Statistics
1971-72 Atlanta Hawks Results

The Atlanta Hawks of the National Basketball Association ended the 1971-72 season with a record of 36 wins and 46 losses, finishing second in the NBA's Central Division of the Eastern Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 2-4.

The Hawks scored 8,982 points and conceded 9,127. Lou Hudson netted a team-leading 1,899 points for Atlanta, while Walt Bellamy and Pete Maravich contributed 18 or more per game, too. Walt Bellamy accounted for 1,049 rebounds. Pete Maravich dished out 393 assists for the squad.

Richie Guerin coached the team. The 1971-72 Atlanta Hawks lost in the conference semifinals.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
Don AdamsFNovember 27, 19476'6"210NorthwesternAtlanta, GA USA
Walt BellamyCJuly 24, 19396'10"225IndianaNew Bern, NC USA
Bill BridgesF-CApril 4, 19396'5"228KansasHobbs, NM USA
Bob ChristianCMay 11, 19466'10"255Grambling
Jim DavisC-FDecember 18, 19416'9"225ColoradoMuncie, IN USA
Herm GilliamG-FApril 5, 19476'3"185PurdueWinston-Salem, NC USA
Shaler HalimonG-FMarch 30, 19456'5"199Utah StateTampa, FL USA
Jeff HalliburtonGJuly 3, 19496'5"190Drake
Lou HudsonF-GJuly 11, 19446'4"205MinnesotaGreensboro, NC USA
Pete MaravichGJune 22, 19476'5"197Louisiana StateAliquippa, PA USA
Don MayFJanuary 3, 19466'4"200DaytonDayton, OH USA
Tom PayneCNovember 19, 19507'2"240Kentucky
Larry SiegfriedFMay 22, 19396'1"190Ohio StateShelby, OH USA
George TrappF-CJuly 11, 19486'8"205Long Beach StateDetroit, MI USA
John VallelyGOctober 3, 19486'3"180UCLA
Jim WashingtonF-CJuly 1, 19436'6"205VillanovaPhiladelphia, PA USA
Milt WilliamsGNovember 22, 19456'2"182Lincoln (MO)Seattle, WA USA



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