1972-73 Carolina Cougars Roster

American Basketball Association (ABA)
Team Record: 57-27
Finishing 1st in the ABA's Eastern Division
Postseason: 7-5 Lost division finals
Division Semifinals - Defeated New York Nets 4-1
Division Finals - Lost to Kentucky Colonels 4-3
Coach: Larry Brown (57-27)
Location: Charlotte, North Carolina; Greensboro, North Carolina; Raleigh, North Carolina
1972-73 Carolina Cougars Statistics
1972-73 Carolina Cougars Results

The Carolina Cougars of the American Basketball Association ended the 1972-73 season with a record of 57 wins and 27 losses, finishing first in the ABA's Eastern Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 7-5.

Carolina racked up 9,707 points and yielded 9,296. Billy Cunningham tossed in a team-best 2,028 points for the Cougars and racked up 1,012 rebounds. Billy Cunningham dished out 530 assists for the squad.

On the defensive side of the ball, Billy Cunningham added 216 thefts.

Larry Brown coached the team. The 1972-73 Carolina Cougars lost in the division finals.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
Roger BrownCFebruary 23, 19506'11"225KansasChicago, IL USA
Joe CaldwellF-GNovember 1, 19416'5"195Arizona StateTexas City, TX USA
Mack CalvinGJuly 27, 19476'0"165USCFort Worth, TX USA
Billy CunninghamF-CJune 3, 19436'5"195North CarolinaBrooklyn, NY USA
Ira HargeCMarch 14, 19416'9"225New MexicoAnguila, MS USA
Steve JonesG-FOctober 17, 19426'5"205OregonAlexandria, LA USA
Mike LewisC-FMarch 18, 19466'8"225DukeMissoula, MT USA
Gene LittlesGJune 29, 19436'0"160High PointWashington, DC USA
Ed ManningFJanuary 2, 19436'7"210Jackson StateSummit, MS USA
Ted McClainGAugust 30, 19466'1"180Tennessee StateNashville, TN USA
Tom OwensC-FJune 28, 19496'10"215South CarolinaBronx, NY USA
Steve PrevisGFebruary 9, 19506'2"183North CarolinaBethel Park, PA USA
Bobby WarrenGJuly 17, 19466'5"190VanderbiltMurray, KY USA
Dennis WuycikFMarch 29, 19506'5"204North CarolinaAmbridge, PA USA