1971-72 Dallas Chaparrals Roster

American Basketball Association (ABA)
Team Record: 42-42
Finishing 3rd in the ABA's Western Division
Postseason: 0-4 Lost division semifinals
Division Semifinals - Lost to Utah Stars 4-0
Coach: Tom Nissalke (42-42)
Location: Dallas, Texas
Attendance: 130,525, Avg. 3,108 in 42 home dates
1971-72 Dallas Chaparrals Statistics
1971-72 Dallas Chaparrals Results

The Dallas Chaparrals of the American Basketball Association ended the 1971-72 season with a record of 42 wins and 42 losses, finishing third in the ABA's Western Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-4.

The Chaparrals led the league with just 8,760 points allowed. Dallas scored 8,770 points, worst in the league. Donnie Freeman scored a team-high 1,733 points for the squad, while Steve Jones netted 17 or more per game, too. Rich Jones contributed 696 rebounds. Donnie Freeman dished out 245 assists for the team.

Tom Nissalke coached the team. The 1971-72 Dallas Chaparrals lost in the division semifinals.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
John BeasleyF-CFebruary 5, 19446'9"225Texas A&MTexarkana, TX USA
Len ChappellF-CJanuary 31, 19416'8"240Wake ForestPortage, PA USA
Jeff CongdonGOctober 17, 19436'1"180Brigham YoungElkhorn, WI USA
Donnie FreemanGJuly 18, 19446'3"185IllinoisMadison, IL USA
Shaler HalimonG-FMarch 30, 19456'5"199Utah StateTampa, FL USA
Joe HamiltonGJuly 5, 19485'10"160North Texas StateLexington, KY USA
Sim HillFNovember 14, 19466'7"233Texas BaptistMidland, PA USA
George JohnsonCJune 19, 19476'11"245Stephen F. AustinHerleton, TX USA
Collis JonesFJuly 3, 19496'7"203Notre DameWashington, DC USA
Rich JonesF-CDecember 27, 19466'6"220Memphis StateMemphis, TN USA
Steve JonesG-FOctober 17, 19426'5"205OregonAlexandria, LA USA
Goo KennedyF-CAugust 23, 19496'5"205Texas ChristianCharlotte, SC USA
Gene MooreC-FJuly 29, 19456'9"225St. LouisSt. Louis, MO USA
Rich NiemannCJuly 2, 19467'0"245St. LouisSt. Louis, MO USA
George PeeplesC-FOctober 30, 19436'7"190Iowa?, GA USA
Gene PhillipsGOctober 25, 19486'4"175SMULivingston, TX USA
Bob QuickF-GMarch 5, 19466'5"215Xavier (OH)Thornton, MS USA
Ron SanfordFJune 11, 19466'9"215New Mexico


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