1972-73 Los Angeles Lakers Statistics

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 60-22
Finishing 1st in the NBA's Pacific Division of the Western Conference
Postseason: 9-8 Lost finals
Conference Semifinals - Defeated Chicago Bulls 4-3
Conference Finals - Defeated Golden State Warriors 4-1
Finals - Lost to New York Knicks 4-1
Coach: Bill Sharman (60-22)
Location: Los Angeles, California
Attendance: 664,872, Avg. 16,216 in 41 home dates
1972-73 Los Angeles Lakers Roster
1972-73 Los Angeles Lakers Results

The Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association ended the 1972-73 season with a record of 60 wins and 22 losses, finishing first in the NBA's Pacific Division of the Western Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 9-8.

The Lakers poured in 9,159 points and gave up 8,459. Gail Goodrich scored a team-leading 1,814 points for Los Angeles, while Jim McMillian and Jerry West netted 18 or more per game as well. Wilt Chamberlain racked up 1,526 rebounds. Jerry West dished out 607 assists for the squad.

Bill Sharman coached the team. The 1972-73 Los Angeles Lakers lost in the 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
Gail GoodrichG7626971615750374314002633320001931814
Jerry WestG-F6924601291618421339002896070001381575
Jim McMillianF8129531431655264223004472210001761533
Wilt ChamberlainC8235425864264552320015263650001911084
Bill BridgesF-C72249159728619013300782196000261705
Keith EricksonF-G7619206962991108900337242000190687
Happy HairstonF28939328158178140003706800077456
Pat RileyG-F558013901678265006581000126399
Jim PriceG5982835915873600011597000119376
Mel CountsC-F596112781275839002376200098293
Travis GrantF331531165126230052700019125
Bill TurnerF191175217740025110001338
Flynn RobinsonG64728148600780001134
Leroy EllisC-F10156401154003330001326
John TrappF535123107001420001013
Roger BrownC150031000000011

Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Gail GoodrichG7635.546.484.
Jerry WestG-F6935.747.980.
Jim McMillianF8136.545.884.
Wilt ChamberlainC8243.272.751.
Bill BridgesF-C7234.647.970.
Keith EricksonF-G7625.343.
Happy HairstonF2833.548.
Pat RileyG-F5514.642.879.
Jim PriceG5914.
Mel CountsC-F5910.445.767.
Travis GrantF334.644.
Bill TurnerF196.232.757.
Flynn RobinsonG67.850.
Leroy EllisC-F1015.627.580.
John TrappF57.
Roger BrownC15.

Postseason - Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Jerry WestG-F1763833615112799007613200049401
Jim McMillianF17630307143755500823700041341
Gail GoodrichG17604310139796200616700053340
Wilt ChamberlainC17801116649849003836000048177
Mel CountsC-F17327133614132001042800051154
Bill BridgesF-C17582136574938001582900068152
Keith EricksonF-G1740414766221500593000052147
Pat RileyG-F7532790000570001018
Happy HairstonF3269186004100028
Travis GrantF2116400004000018
Jim PriceG31611300004200026
Bill TurnerF2135222002000016

Postseason Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Jerry WestG-F1737.544.978.
Jim McMillianF1737.146.673.
Gail GoodrichG1735.544.878.
Wilt ChamberlainC1747.
Mel CountsC-F1719.245.978.
Bill BridgesF-C1734.241.977.
Keith EricksonF-G1723.844.968.
Pat RileyG-F77.633.
Happy HairstonF38.711.
Travis GrantF25.566.
Jim PriceG35.327.
Bill TurnerF26.540.0100.


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