1971-72 Buffalo Braves Statistics

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 22-60
Finishing 4th in the NBA's Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference
Coach: Dolph Schayes (0-1)
Coach: Johnny McCarthy (22-59)
Location: Buffalo, New York
Attendance: 350,852, Avg. 8,557 in 41 home dates
1971-72 Buffalo Braves Roster
1971-72 Buffalo Braves Results

The Buffalo Braves of the National Basketball Association ended the 1971-72 season with a record of 22 wins and 60 losses, finishing fourth in the NBA's Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference.

The Braves racked up 8,367 points, worst in the circuit and yielded 9,125. Bob Kauffman tossed in a team-leading 1,457 points for Buffalo, and Elmore Smith scored 16 or more per game, too. Elmore Smith contributed 1,184 boards. Mahdi Abdul-Rahman dished out 406 assists for the squad.

Dolph Schayes and Johnny McCarthy coached the team.

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Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Bob KauffmanF-C7732051123558429341007872970002731457
Elmore SmithC78318612755793631940011841110003061352
Mahdi Abdul-RahmanG722389998450303237002134060002301137
Randy SmithG-F762094896432254158003681890002021022
Dick GarrettG73190573532515713600225165000225786
Fred HiltonG-F6113497953091229000156116000145708
Mike DavisG6210685012131801380012082000141564
Cornell WarnerF-C62123936616278580037954000125382
John HummerF-C551186290113124580022972000178284
Emmette BryantG5412232201011257500127206000167277
Bill HosketF-C44592181895242001233800079220
Jerry ChambersF2636918078322200672300039178
Totals74019805756034090022191549003978175900021108367


Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Bob KauffmanF-C7741.649.779.50.00.010.23.90.00.00.03.518.9
Elmore SmithC7840.845.453.40.00.015.21.40.00.00.03.917.3
Mahdi Abdul-RahmanG7233.245.178.20.00.03.05.60.00.00.03.215.8
Randy SmithG-F7627.648.262.20.00.04.82.50.00.00.02.713.4
Dick GarrettG7326.144.286.60.00.03.12.30.00.00.03.110.8
Fred HiltonG-F6122.138.973.80.00.02.61.90.00.00.02.411.6
Mike DavisG6217.242.576.70.00.01.91.30.00.00.02.39.1
Cornell WarnerF-C6220.044.374.40.00.06.10.90.00.00.02.06.2
John HummerF-C5521.639.046.80.00.04.21.30.00.00.03.25.2
Emmette BryantG5422.645.960.00.00.02.43.80.00.00.03.15.1
Bill HosketF-C4413.549.280.80.00.02.80.90.00.00.01.85.0
Jerry ChambersF2614.243.368.80.00.02.60.90.00.00.01.56.8
Averages74026.845.169.80.00.05.42.40.00.00.02.911.3


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