1973-74 Capital Bullets Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 47-35
Finishing 1st in the NBA's Central Division of the Eastern Conference
Postseason: 3-4 Lost conference semifinals
Conference Semifinals - Lost to New York Knicks 4-3
Coach: K.C. Jones (47-35)
Location: College Park, Maryland; Landover, Maryland
Attendance: 414,202, Avg. 10,102 in 41 home dates
1973-74 Capital Bullets Statistics
1973-74 Capital Bullets Results

The Capital Bullets of the National Basketball Association ended the 1973-74 season with a record of 47 wins and 35 losses, finishing first in the NBA's Central Division of the Eastern Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 3-4.

The Bullets scored 8,353 points and allowed 8,231. Elvin Hayes tossed in a team-best 1,735 points for Capital, and Phil Chenier averaged 16 or more per game, too. Elvin Hayes contributed 1,463 boards. Kevin Porter dished out 469 assists for the squad.

On the defensive side of the ball, Phil Chenier added 155 steals, while Elvin Hayes blocked 240 shots.

K.C. Jones coached the team. The 1973-74 Capital Bullets lost in the conference semifinals.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
Phil ChenierGOctober 30, 19506'3"180CaliforniaBerkeley, CA USA
Archie ClarkGJuly 15, 19416'2"175MinnesotaConway, AR USA
Elvin HayesF-CNovember 17, 19456'9"235HoustonRayville, LA USA
Tom KozelkoFJuly 1, 19516'8"220ToledoTraverse City, MI USA
Manny LeaksC-FNovember 27, 19456'8"225NiagaraCleveland, OH USA
Louie NelsonGMay 28, 19516'3"190WashingtonLos Angeles, CA USA
Tom PattersonFOctober 15, 19486'6"220Ouachita Baptist
Kevin PorterGApril 17, 19506'0"170St. Francis (PA)Chicago, IL USA
Rich RinaldiGAugust 3, 19496'3"195St. Peter's
Mike RiordanG-FJuly 9, 19456'4"200ProvidenceNew York, NY USA
Dave StallworthF-CDecember 20, 19416'7"200Wichita StateDallas, TX USA
Wes UnseldC-FMarch 14, 19466'7"245LouisvilleLouisville, KY USA
Nick WeatherspoonFJuly 20, 19506'7"195IllinoisGreenwood, MS USA
Walt WesleyCJanuary 25, 19456'11"220KansasFort Myers, FL USA