1972-73 Buffalo Braves Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 21-61
Finishing 3rd in the NBA's Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference
Coach: Jack Ramsay (21-61)
Location: Buffalo, New York
Attendance: 321,710, Avg. 7,847 in 41 home dates
1972-73 Buffalo Braves Statistics
1972-73 Buffalo Braves Results

The Buffalo Braves of the National Basketball Association ended the 1972-73 season with a record of 21 wins and 61 losses, finishing third in the NBA's Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference.

The Braves scored 8,471 points and surrendered 9,223. Bob McAdoo tossed in a team-leading 1,441 points for Buffalo, while Bob Kauffman and Elmore Smith netted 17 or more per game as well. Elmore Smith contributed 946 boards. Randy Smith dished out 422 assists for the squad.

Jack Ramsay coached the team.

Click on column headings to sort.

Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
Mahdi Abdul-RahmanGApril 15, 19426'2"185UCLAWilmington, DE USA
Harold FoxGAugust 29, 19496'2"175Jacksonville
Dick GarrettGJanuary 31, 19476'3"185Southern IllinoisChicago, IL USA
Bill HewittFAugust 8, 19446'7"210USCCambridge, MA USA
Fred HiltonG-FJanuary 15, 19486'2"180Grambling
John HummerF-CMay 4, 19486'9"225PrincetonWashington, DC USA
Bob KauffmanF-CJuly 13, 19466'8"240GuilfordBrooklyn, NY USA
Howard KomivesGMay 9, 19416'1"185Bowling GreenToledo, OH USA
Bob McAdooC-FSeptember 25, 19516'9"210North CarolinaGreensboro, NC USA
Elmore SmithCMay 9, 19497'0"250Kentucky StateMacon, GA USA
Randy SmithG-FDecember 12, 19486'3"160Buffalo StateBellport, NY USA
Cornell WarnerF-CAugust 12, 19486'9"220Jackson StateJackson, MS USA
Dave WohlGNovember 2, 19496'2"185PennsylvaniaFlushing, NY USA


Basketball Search

Latest News

Bandits to Host WNY High School Lacrosse Underclassmen All-Star Game
Posted on Monday June 10, 2024

The Buffalo Bandits will host a Western New York Underclassmen All-Star Game for both boys and girls lacrosse players on Thursday, June 13 at West Sen...

'He Does Everything': Byrne Caps of Illustrious Season with NLL Finals MVP Award
Posted on Sunday May 19, 2024

Buffalo Bandits coach John Tavares has watched as Josh Byrne has evolved into one of the best players in the National Lacrosse League. Byrne, who is i...

'It Takes a Whole Team to Win a Championship': Bandits Rally Together to Win 2nd Straight NLL Cup
Posted on Saturday May 18, 2024

Thirteen Bandits found the scoresheet in the 15-13 win over Albany.Ian MacKay felt the Buffalo Bandits came into this season with a target on thei...