1973-74 Buffalo Braves Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 42-40
Finishing 3rd in the NBA's Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference
Postseason: 2-4 Lost conference semifinals
Conference Semifinals - Lost to Boston Celtics 4-2
Coach: Jack Ramsay (42-40)
Location: Buffalo, New York
Attendance: 427,270, Avg. 10,421 in 41 home dates
1973-74 Buffalo Braves Statistics
1973-74 Buffalo Braves Results

The Buffalo Braves of the National Basketball Association ended the 1973-74 season with a record of 42 wins and 40 losses, finishing third in the NBA's Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 2-4.

The Braves paced the league with 9,155 points. Buffalo surrendered 9,164 points, most in the circuit. Bob McAdoo tossed in a team-leading 2,261 points for the team, while Jim McMillian scored 18 or more per game, too. Bob McAdoo contributed 1,117 boards. Ernie DiGregorio dished out 663 assists for the squad.

On the defensive side of the ball, Randy Smith added 203 steals, and Bob McAdoo blocked 246 shots.

Jack Ramsay coached the team. The 1973-74 Buffalo Braves lost in the conference semifinals.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
Ken CharlesGJuly 10, 19516'3"180Fordham, TRI
Ernie DiGregorioGJanuary 15, 19516'0"180ProvidenceNorth Providence, RI USA
Jim GarvinFFebruary 5, 19506'7"200Boston
Matt GuokasG-FFebruary 25, 19446'5"175St. Joseph's (PA)Philadelphia, PA USA
Garfield HeardFMay 3, 19486'6"215OklahomaHogansville, GA USA
Bob KauffmanF-CJuly 13, 19466'8"240GuilfordBrooklyn, NY USA
Kevin KunnertC-FNovember 11, 19516'11"230IowaDubuque, IA USA
Mike MacalusoFJuly 20, 19516'5"210Canisius
Jack MarinF-GOctober 12, 19446'6"200DukeSharon, PA USA
Bob McAdooC-FSeptember 25, 19516'9"210North CarolinaGreensboro, NC USA
Jim McMillianFMarch 11, 19486'5"215ColumbiaRaeford, NC USA
Paul RuffnerC-FOctober 15, 19486'10"225Brigham YoungDowney, CA USA
Randy SmithG-FDecember 12, 19486'3"160Buffalo StateBellport, NY USA
Lee WinfieldGFebruary 4, 19476'2"174North Texas StateSt. Louis, MO USA
Dave WohlGNovember 2, 19496'2"185PennsylvaniaFlushing, NY USA


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