1972-73 Carolina Cougars Statistics

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 Roster
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.

The Cougars racked up 9,707 points and yielded 9,296. Billy Cunningham tossed in a team-best 2,028 points for Carolina 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 Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Billy CunninghamF-C84324815837714914598472240772101253021603813092028
Mack CalvinG842228944478281158250097118215301002472191467
Joe CaldwellF-G77273911185556140517218920639535216602462521283
Tom OwensC-F832209727393202841932294176469400173318979
Steve JonesG-F6716706963482811178145501281788400110177852
Gene LittlesG84206062231030824617910415826224500125198807
Ted McClainG8418166523252482041451081552632251200185256803
Ed ManningF831631554263108464110283393640084247590
Dennis WuycikF839733291514010875691101797900116165377
Bobby WarrenG173531065400604926396522003343157
Mike LewisC-F1543011959004133447812241002748151
Roger BrownC625791295900512862116178250046120146
Steve PrevisG3014760238115868142400132655
Ira HargeC477185004271623300111612

Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Billy CunninghamF-C8438.748.728.678.
Mack CalvinG8426.550.639.385.
Joe CaldwellF-G7735.649.616.742.
Tom OwensC-F8326.654.
Steve JonesG-F6724.950.039.381.
Gene LittlesG8424.549.826.772.
Ted McClainG8421.649.833.371.
Ed ManningF8319.747.
Dennis WuycikF8311.745.
Bobby WarrenG1720.850.981.
Mike LewisC-F1528.749.680.
Roger BrownC629.345.754.
Steve PrevisG304.938.312.553.
Ira HargeC419.327.850.

Postseason - Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Billy CunninghamF-C12472223112183573510714261005048282
Mack CalvinG12370154722887212223452003335218
Joe CaldwellF-G12467163803502435336840004435187
Tom OwensC-F123771276506045538413719001949175
Steve JonesG-F123681356124234828369002840158
Ed ManningF122628244023181839578001440106
Gene LittlesG122236730032201422361600132280
Ted McClainG122347422115112122432200233956
Dennis WuycikF128120701066101620081420
Roger BrownC7407501147111003611
Steve PrevisG21171100123300423

Postseason Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Billy CunninghamF-C1239.350.
Mack CalvinG1230.846.881.
Joe CaldwellF-G1238.949.
Tom OwensC-F1231.451.
Steve JonesG-F1230.745.
Ed ManningF1221.853.778.
Gene LittlesG1218.644.862.
Ted McClainG1219.529.773.
Dennis WuycikF126.835.
Roger BrownC75.771.4100.
Steve PrevisG25.514.