1971-72 Utah Stars Roster

American Basketball Association (ABA)
Team Record: 60-24
Finishing 1st in the ABA's Western Division
Postseason: 7-4 Lost division finals
Division Semifinals - Defeated Dallas Chaparrals 4-0
Division Finals - Lost to Indiana Pacers 4-3
Coach: LaDell Andersen (60-24)
Location: Salt Lake City, Utah
1971-72 Utah Stars Statistics
1971-72 Utah Stars Results

The Utah Stars of the American Basketball Association ended the 1971-72 season with a record of 60 wins and 24 losses, finishing first in the ABA's Western Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 7-4.

Utah scored 9,892 points and allowed 9,412. Zelmo Beaty netted a team-leading 1,980 points for the Stars, while Willie Wise averaged 19 or more per game, too. Zelmo Beaty contributed 1,110 rebounds. Jimmy Jones dished out 485 assists for the squad.

LaDell Andersen coached the team. The 1971-72 Utah Stars lost in the division finals.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
John BeasleyF-CFebruary 5, 19446'9"225Texas A&MTexarkana, TX USA
Zelmo BeatyCOctober 25, 19396'9"225Prairie View A&MHillister, TX USA
Ron BooneG-FSeptember 6, 19466'2"200Idaho StateOklahoma City, OK USA
Mike ButlerGOctober 22, 19466'2"170Memphis StateMemphis, TN USA
Glen CombsGOctober 30, 19466'2"185Virginia TechHazard, KY USA
Bobby FieldsGOctober 20, 19496'2"175LaSalle
Rick FisherFOctober 27, 19486'5"215Colorado State
Ira HargeCMarch 14, 19416'9"225New MexicoAnguila, MS USA
Merv JacksonGAugust 15, 19466'3"175UtahSavannah, GA USA
Jimmy JonesG-FJanuary 1, 19456'4"188GramblingTallulah, LA USA
Manny LeaksC-FNovember 27, 19456'8"225NiagaraCleveland, OH USA
Rod McDonaldFApril 9, 19456'6"205WhitworthJacksonville, FL USA
Red RobbinsF-CSeptember 30, 19446'8"190TennesseeLeesburg, FL USA
George StoneFFebruary 9, 19466'7"195MarshallMurray, KY USA
Willie WiseFMarch 3, 19476'5"210DrakeSan Francisco, CA USA