1972-73 Virginia Squires Statistics

American Basketball Association (ABA)
Team Record: 42-42
Finishing 3rd in the ABA's Eastern Division
Postseason: 1-4 Lost division semifinals
Division Semifinals - Lost to Kentucky Colonels 4-1
Coach: Al Bianchi (42-42)
Location: Richmond, Virginia; Hampton, Virginia
1972-73 Virginia Squires Roster
1972-73 Virginia Squires Results

The Virginia Squires of the American Basketball Association ended the 1972-73 season with a record of 42 wins and 42 losses, finishing third in the ABA's Eastern Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-4.

Virginia scored 9,581 points and surrendered 9,613. Julius Erving tossed in a team-best 2,268 points for the Squires and contributed 867 rebounds. Fatty Taylor dished out 374 assists for the squad.

Defensively, Fatty Taylor added 210 steals, while Jim Eakins blocked 131 shots.

Al Bianchi coached the team. The 1972-73 Virginia Squires 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
Julius ErvingF-G-C71299318048942456124752626058672981811273261972268
Jim EakinsC8325598234301047938423449973326201312332871244
George IrvineF-G792075805424337203169108188296149001382671024
Bernie WilliamsG7115138313565810193166606512513700136150888
Fatty TaylorG782553679316732481501371813183742100237266785
Mike BarrG792076612289411881417615122725400185220720
Will FranklinF73990524218721791071231662895000123157545
Neil JohnsonF-C6914424292101015610315620836415800131232523
Willie SojournerC-F6410654101990012884121243364750080187482
Dave TwardzikG801357306141922121784511315818400122202462
George GervinG-F3068934116126611896349412834005472424
Goose LigonF-C123601035800432836589420002140144
Erwin MuellerC-F172055317001031730472600222437
Billy ShepherdG166835716410923580081227
Al SandersF425220064055000348

Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Julius ErvingF-G-C7142.249.620.877.63.78.512.
Jim EakinsC8330.852.
George IrvineF-G7926.352.721.
Bernie WilliamsG7121.342.817.
Fatty TaylorG7832.746.542.960.
Mike BarrG7926.347.
Will FranklinF7313.641.628.659.
Neil JohnsonF-C6920.949.
Willie SojournerC-F6416.648.565.
Dave TwardzikG8017.
George GervinG-F3023.
Goose LigonF-C1230.056.365.
Erwin MuellerC-F1712.
Billy ShepherdG164.320.
Al SandersF46.3100.

Postseason - Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Julius ErvingF-G-C5219112590403014314516001716148
Jim EakinsC521781480342820375718002222124
George GervinG-F5200773413424162238800181593
Fatty TaylorG5169381311514417211400181941
Neil JohnsonF-C59826130867142150071632
Erwin MuellerC-F5112185176712191500111017
George IrvineF-G5531560552355008817
Mike BarrG584185065246100010815
Dave TwardzikG229730660113001312
Willie SojournerC-F320740223362002210
Bernie WilliamsG32483011000100747

Postseason Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Julius ErvingF-G-C543.852.775.
Jim EakinsC543.459.382.44.07.411.
George GervinG-F540.
Fatty TaylorG533.834.
Neil JohnsonF-C519.650.
Erwin MuellerC-F522.427.885.
George IrvineF-G510.640.0100.
Mike BarrG516.827.883.
Dave TwardzikG214.542.9100.
Willie SojournerC-F36.757.1100.
Bernie WilliamsG38.037.5100.