1972-73 Denver Rockets Statistics

American Basketball Association (ABA)
Team Record: 47-37
Finishing 3rd in the ABA's Western Division
Postseason: 1-4 Lost division semifinals
Division Semifinals - Lost to Indiana Pacers 4-1
Coach: Alex Hannum (47-37)
Location: Denver, Colorado
Attendance: 203,468, Avg. 4,963 in 41 home dates
1972-73 Denver Rockets Roster
1972-73 Denver Rockets Results

The Denver Rockets of the American Basketball Association ended the 1972-73 season with a record of 47 wins and 37 losses, finishing third in the ABA's Western Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-4.

Denver scored 9,193 points and allowed 8,932. Ralph Simpson tossed in a team-best 1,890 points for the Rockets, while Julius Keye contributed 892 boards. Warren Jabali dished out 539 assists for the squad.

On defense, Ralph Simpson added 127 steals.

Alex Hannum coached the team. The 1972-73 Denver Rockets lost in the division semifinals.

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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
Ralph SimpsonG-F812589167073224555642114023137122212702832411890
Warren JabaliG-F82273897444114036596480129295424539003022801398
Dave RobischC-F832647101052110409309248496744170001342711351
Byron BeckC-F77230387946672198158203334537107001262671092
Marv RobertsF-C771959807374312552011802183989500110194950
Al SmithG83234376731590173522726814621447700261295919
Willie LongF-C5610504581832017713899191290430095147504
Julius KeyeF-C8330163751638323313027561789218000134269459
Claude TerryG-F68667285120241011474453075620069111324
Dave BustionF4735513358005942396210121005482158
John TrappF243421285420321927457220002576127
Frank CardF436156001394370003421

Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Ralph SimpsonG-F8132.043.820.875.
Warren JabaliG-F8233.445.325.780.
Dave RobischC-F8331.951.
Byron BeckC-F7729.953.028.679.
Marv RobertsF-C7725.446.333.378.
Al SmithG8328.241.118.977.
Willie LongF-C5618.840.
Julius KeyeF-C8336.343.537.555.83.37.410.
Claude TerryG-F689.842.141.764.
Dave BustionF477.643.671.
John TrappF2414.342.
Frank CardF49.

Postseason - Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Ralph SimpsonG-F519713851237288162414001520132
Dave RobischC-F5184854003121303868800121101
Byron BeckC-F413063280171319203950091669
Julius KeyeF-C5203342001792840681600111649
Al SmithG51855415020181015252600181748
Warren JabaliG-F5126279016122571400111130
John TrappF551167012843720011322
Willie LongF-C453205065459100111315
Marv RobertsF-C224840220331000510
Dave BustionF111720760111001310
Claude TerryG-F43692011123200455

Postseason Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Ralph SimpsonG-F539.437.
Dave RobischC-F536.847.
Byron BeckC-F432.544.476.
Julius KeyeF-C540.658.852.
Al SmithG537.027.890.
Warren JabaliG-F525.233.375.
John TrappF510.243.866.
Willie LongF-C413.325.
Marv RobertsF-C212.050.0100.
Dave BustionF111.028.685.
Claude TerryG-F49.022.2100.