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1971-72 NBA Leaders

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League Champion: Los Angeles Lakers

Most Valuable Player: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (34.8/16.6/4.6)
Rookie of the Year: Sidney Wicks (24.5/11.5/4.3)

PPG Leader: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (34.8)
RPG Leader: Wilt Chamberlain (19.2)
APG Leader: Jerry West (9.7)
WS Leader: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (25.4)

Minutes Played
1. John Havlicek*-BOS 3698
2. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-MIL 3583
3. Wilt Chamberlain*-LAL 3469
4. Elvin Hayes*-HOU 3461
5. Nate Thurmond*-GSW 3362
6. Archie Clark-TOT 3285
7. Tiny Archibald*-CIN 3272
8. Jo Jo White-BOS 3261
9. Sidney Wicks-POR 3245
10. Jeff Mullins-GSW 3214
11. Bob Kauffman-BUF 3205
12. Walt Bellamy*-ATL 3187
13. Elmore Smith-BUF 3186
  Dave Cowens*-BOS 3186
15. Wes Unseld*-BAL 3171
16. Spencer Haywood-SEA 3167
17. Walt Frazier*-NYK 3126
18. Bob Love-CHI 3108
19. Stu Lantz-HOU 3097
20. Dick Van Arsdale-PHO 3096
Field Goals
1. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-MIL 1159
2. John Havlicek*-BOS 897
3. Bob Lanier*-DET 834
4. Elvin Hayes*-HOU 832
5. Gail Goodrich*-LAL 826
6. Bob Love-CHI 819
7. Sidney Wicks-POR 784
8. Lou Hudson-ATL 775
9. Jo Jo White-BOS 770
10. Jerry West*-LAL 735
11. Tiny Archibald*-CIN 734
12. Spencer Haywood-SEA 717
13. Archie Clark-TOT 712
14. Jack Marin-BAL 690
15. Cazzie Russell-GSW 689
16. Jeff Mullins-GSW 685
17. Walt Frazier*-NYK 669
18. Billy Cunningham*-PHI 658
19. Dave Cowens*-BOS 657
20. Jim McMillian-LAL 642
Field Goal Attempts
1. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-MIL 2019
2. John Havlicek*-BOS 1957
3. Elvin Hayes*-HOU 1918
4. Bob Love-CHI 1854
5. Sidney Wicks-POR 1837
6. Jo Jo White-BOS 1788
7. Gail Goodrich*-LAL 1695
8. Bob Lanier*-DET 1690
9. Spencer Haywood-SEA 1557
10. Lou Hudson-ATL 1540
  Jerry West*-LAL 1540
12. Archie Clark-TOT 1516
13. Cazzie Russell-GSW 1514
14. Tiny Archibald*-CIN 1511
15. Jeff Mullins-GSW 1466
16. Nate Thurmond*-GSW 1454
17. Jack Marin-BAL 1444
18. Billy Cunningham*-PHI 1428
19. Jimmy Walker-DET 1386
20. Dave Cowens*-BOS 1357
Free Throws
1. Tiny Archibald*-CIN 677
2. Dick Van Arsdale-PHO 529
3. Jerry West*-LAL 515
4. Archie Clark-TOT 514
5. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-MIL 504
6. Chet Walker*-CHI 481
7. Lenny Wilkens*-SEA 480
  Spencer Haywood-SEA 480
9. Gail Goodrich*-LAL 475
10. John Havlicek*-BOS 458
11. Connie Hawkins*-PHO 456
12. Walt Frazier*-NYK 450
13. Sidney Wicks-POR 441
14. Paul Silas-PHO 433
15. Billy Cunningham*-PHI 428
16. Nate Thurmond*-GSW 417
17. Bob Love-CHI 399
  Elvin Hayes*-HOU 399
19. Jimmy Walker-DET 397
20. Bob Lanier*-DET 388
Free Throw Attempts
1. Tiny Archibald*-CIN 824
2. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-MIL 732
3. Archie Clark-TOT 667
4. Jerry West*-LAL 633
5. Dick Van Arsdale-PHO 626
6. Sidney Wicks-POR 621
7. Lenny Wilkens*-SEA 620
8. Elvin Hayes*-HOU 615
9. Billy Cunningham*-PHI 601
10. Spencer Haywood-SEA 586
11. Walt Bellamy*-ATL 581
12. Chet Walker*-CHI 568
13. Connie Hawkins*-PHO 565
14. Nate Thurmond*-GSW 561
15. Paul Silas-PHO 560
16. Gail Goodrich*-LAL 559
17. Walt Frazier*-NYK 557
18. John Havlicek*-BOS 549
19. Wilt Chamberlain*-LAL 524
20. Bob Love-CHI 509
Total Rebounds
1. Wilt Chamberlain*-LAL 1572
2. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-MIL 1346
3. Wes Unseld*-BAL 1336
4. Nate Thurmond*-GSW 1252
5. Dave Cowens*-BOS 1203
6. Elvin Hayes*-HOU 1197
7. Elmore Smith-BUF 1184
8. Bob Lanier*-DET 1132
  Clyde Lee-GSW 1132
10. Bill Bridges-TOT 1051
11. Walt Bellamy*-ATL 1049
12. Happy Hairston-LAL 1045
13. Jerry Lucas*-NYK 1011
14. Sam Lacey-CIN 968
15. Paul Silas-PHO 955
16. Sidney Wicks-POR 943
17. Spencer Haywood-SEA 926
18. Rudy Tomjanovich-HOU 923
19. Billy Cunningham*-PHI 918
20. Dave DeBusschere*-NYK 901
Assists
1. Lenny Wilkens*-SEA 766
2. Jerry West*-LAL 747
3. Tiny Archibald*-CIN 701
4. John Havlicek*-BOS 614
5. Archie Clark-TOT 613
6. Norm Van Lier-TOT 542
7. Oscar Robertson*-MIL 491
8. Jeff Mullins-GSW 471
9. Butch Beard-CLE 456
10. Walt Frazier*-NYK 446
11. Billy Cunningham*-PHI 443
12. Jo Jo White-BOS 416
13. John Johnson-CLE 415
14. Rick Adelman-POR 413
15. Mahdi Abdul-Rahman-BUF 406
16. Calvin Murphy*-HOU 393
  Pete Maravich*-ATL 393
18. Herm Gilliam-ATL 377
  Bob Weiss-CHI 377
20. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-MIL 370
Personal Fouls
1. Dave Cowens*-BOS 314
2. Jerry Sloan*-CHI 309
3. Elmore Smith-BUF 306
4. Nate Williams-CIN 300
5. Calvin Murphy*-HOU 298
6. Bob Lanier*-DET 297
  Bob Dandridge-MIL 297
8. Clifford Ray-CHI 296
9. Don Chaney-BOS 295
  Billy Cunningham*-PHI 295
  Neal Walk-PHO 295
12. Terry Dischinger-DET 289
13. Sam Lacey-CIN 284
14. Dale Schlueter-POR 277
15. Jim Washington-TOT 276
16. Bob Kauffman-BUF 273
17. Bill Bridges-TOT 269
18. John Johnson-CLE 268
  Hal Greer*-PHI 268
20. Don Adams-TOT 266
Points
1. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-MIL 2822
2. John Havlicek*-BOS 2252
3. Tiny Archibald*-CIN 2145
4. Gail Goodrich*-LAL 2127
5. Elvin Hayes*-HOU 2063
6. Bob Lanier*-DET 2056
7. Bob Love-CHI 2037
8. Sidney Wicks-POR 2009
9. Jerry West*-LAL 1985
10. Archie Clark-TOT 1938
11. Spencer Haywood-SEA 1914
12. Lou Hudson-ATL 1899
13. Jo Jo White-BOS 1825
14. Walt Frazier*-NYK 1788
15. Billy Cunningham*-PHI 1744
16. Jack Marin-BAL 1736
17. Jeff Mullins-GSW 1720
18. Chet Walker*-CHI 1719
19. Cazzie Russell-GSW 1693
20. Nate Thurmond*-GSW 1673
Field Goal Pct
1. Wilt Chamberlain*-LAL .649
2. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-MIL .574
3. Walt Bellamy*-ATL .544
4. Dick Snyder-SEA .529
5. Jerry Lucas*-NYK .512
6. Walt Frazier*-NYK .512
7. Jon McGlocklin-MIL .510
8. Chet Walker*-CHI .505
9. Lucius Allen-MIL .505
10. Lou Hudson-ATL .503
11. Bob Dandridge-MIL .498
12. Wes Unseld*-BAL .498
13. Bob Kauffman-BUF .497
14. Rudy Tomjanovich-HOU .495
15. Bob Lanier*-DET .493
16. Stan McKenzie-POR .492
17. Gail Goodrich*-LAL .487
18. Bill Bridges-TOT .486
19. Tiny Archibald*-CIN .486
20. Dave Cowens*-BOS .484
Free Throw Pct
1. Jack Marin-BAL .894
2. Calvin Murphy*-HOU .890
3. Gail Goodrich*-LAL .850
4. Chet Walker*-CHI .847
5. Dick Van Arsdale-PHO .845
6. Stu Lantz-HOU .838
7. John Havlicek*-BOS .834
8. Cazzie Russell-GSW .833
9. Stan McKenzie-POR .831
10. Jimmy Walker-DET .827
11. Tiny Archibald*-CIN .822
12. Spencer Haywood-SEA .819
13. Jerry West*-LAL .814
14. Lou Hudson-ATL .812
15. Pete Maravich*-ATL .810
16. Walt Frazier*-NYK .808
17. Connie Hawkins*-PHO .807
18. Bob Kauffman-BUF .795
19. Jeff Mullins-GSW .794
20. Don Nelson-BOS .788
Minutes Per Game
1. John Havlicek*-BOS 45.1
2. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-MIL 44.2
3. Spencer Haywood-SEA 43.4
4. Nate Thurmond*-GSW 43.1
5. Tiny Archibald*-CIN 43.1
6. Archie Clark-TOT 42.7
7. Wilt Chamberlain*-LAL 42.3
8. Elvin Hayes*-HOU 42.2
9. Wes Unseld*-BAL 41.7
10. Bob Kauffman-BUF 41.6
11. Jo Jo White-BOS 41.3
12. Elmore Smith-BUF 40.8
13. Walt Frazier*-NYK 40.6
14. Dave Cowens*-BOS 40.3
15. Jeff Mullins-GSW 40.2
16. Sidney Wicks-POR 39.6
17. Jimmy Walker-DET 39.5
18. Lou Hudson-ATL 39.5
19. Bob Love-CHI 39.3
20. Walt Bellamy*-ATL 38.9
Points Per Game
1. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-MIL 34.8
2. Tiny Archibald*-CIN 28.2
3. John Havlicek*-BOS 27.5
4. Spencer Haywood-SEA 26.2
5. Gail Goodrich*-LAL 25.9
6. Bob Love-CHI 25.8
7. Jerry West*-LAL 25.8
8. Bob Lanier*-DET 25.7
9. Archie Clark-TOT 25.2
10. Elvin Hayes*-HOU 25.2
11. Lou Hudson-ATL 24.7
12. Sidney Wicks-POR 24.5
13. Billy Cunningham*-PHI 23.3
14. Walt Frazier*-NYK 23.2
15. Jo Jo White-BOS 23.1
16. Jack Marin-BAL 22.3
17. Chet Walker*-CHI 22.0
18. Jeff Mullins-GSW 21.5
19. Nate Thurmond*-GSW 21.4
20. Cazzie Russell-GSW 21.4
Rebounds Per Game
1. Wilt Chamberlain*-LAL 19.2
2. Wes Unseld*-BAL 17.6
3. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-MIL 16.6
4. Nate Thurmond*-GSW 16.1
5. Dave Cowens*-BOS 15.2
6. Elmore Smith-BUF 15.2
7. Elvin Hayes*-HOU 14.6
8. Clyde Lee-GSW 14.5
9. Bob Lanier*-DET 14.2
10. Bill Bridges-TOT 13.5
11. Jerry Lucas*-NYK 13.1
12. Happy Hairston-LAL 13.1
13. Walt Bellamy*-ATL 12.8
14. Spencer Haywood-SEA 12.7
15. Billy Cunningham*-PHI 12.2
16. Sam Lacey-CIN 12.0
17. Paul Silas-PHO 11.9
18. Rudy Tomjanovich-HOU 11.8
19. Sidney Wicks-POR 11.5
20. Dave DeBusschere*-NYK 11.3
Assists Per Game
1. Jerry West*-LAL 9.7
2. Lenny Wilkens*-SEA 9.6
3. Tiny Archibald*-CIN 9.2
4. Archie Clark-TOT 8.0
5. John Havlicek*-BOS 7.5
6. Norm Van Lier-TOT 6.9
7. Billy Cunningham*-PHI 5.9
8. Jeff Mullins-GSW 5.9
9. Walt Frazier*-NYK 5.8
10. Mahdi Abdul-Rahman-BUF 5.6
11. Jo Jo White-BOS 5.3
12. Rick Adelman-POR 5.2
13. John Johnson-CLE 5.1
14. Calvin Murphy*-HOU 4.8
15. Bob Weiss-CHI 4.6
  Herm Gilliam-ATL 4.6
17. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-MIL 4.6
18. Gail Goodrich*-LAL 4.5
19. Paul Silas-PHO 4.3
20. Sidney Wicks-POR 4.3
Player Efficiency Rating
1. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-MIL 29.9
2. Bob Lanier*-DET 23.1
3. Jerry West*-LAL 23.1
4. Tiny Archibald*-CIN 23.0
5. Chet Walker*-CHI 21.8
6. Walt Frazier*-NYK 21.6
7. Billy Cunningham*-PHI 21.3
8. Archie Clark-TOT 20.5
9. Lenny Wilkens*-SEA 20.3
10. John Havlicek*-BOS 20.1
11. Gail Goodrich*-LAL 20.1
12. Spencer Haywood-SEA 19.7
13. Jerry Lucas*-NYK 19.5
14. Elvin Hayes*-HOU 19.4
15. Sidney Wicks-POR 19.2
16. Lou Hudson-ATL 19.1
17. Walt Bellamy*-ATL 19.0
18. Oscar Robertson*-MIL 18.9
19. Connie Hawkins*-PHO 18.7
20. Nate Thurmond*-GSW 18.7
True Shooting Pct
1. Wilt Chamberlain*-LAL .610
2. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-MIL .603
3. Chet Walker*-CHI .583
4. Dale Schlueter-POR .581
5. Johnny Green-CIN .580
6. Walt Frazier*-NYK .576
7. Dick Snyder-SEA .576
8. Tiny Archibald*-CIN .572
9. Walt Bellamy*-ATL .567
10. Stan McKenzie-POR .567
11. Terry Dischinger-DET .563
12. Don Nelson-BOS .561
13. Dick Van Arsdale-PHO .557
14. Bob Kauffman-BUF .555
15. Barry Clemens-SEA .554
16. Lenny Wilkens*-SEA .553
17. Paul Silas-PHO .549
18. Lou Hudson-ATL .549
19. Jerry Lucas*-NYK .548
20. Gail Goodrich*-LAL .548
Effective Field Goal Pct
1. Wilt Chamberlain*-LAL .649
2. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-MIL .574
3. Walt Bellamy*-ATL .545
4. Dick Snyder-SEA .529
5. Jerry Lucas*-NYK .512
6. Walt Frazier*-NYK .512
7. Jon McGlocklin-MIL .510
8. Chet Walker*-CHI .505
9. Lucius Allen-MIL .505
10. Lou Hudson-ATL .503
11. Bob Dandridge-MIL .498
12. Wes Unseld*-BAL .498
13. Bob Kauffman-BUF .497
14. Rudy Tomjanovich-HOU .495
15. Bob Lanier*-DET .493
16. Stan McKenzie-POR .492
17. Gail Goodrich*-LAL .487
18. Bill Bridges-TOT .487
19. Tiny Archibald*-CIN .486
20. Dave Cowens*-BOS .484
Total Rebound Pct
1. Clifford Ray-CHI 22.1
2. Tom Boerwinkle-CHI 21.1
3. Wilt Chamberlain*-LAL 20.1
4. Wes Unseld*-BAL 19.8
5. Clyde Lee-GSW 18.9
6. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-MIL 18.1
7. Elmore Smith-BUF 18.0
8. Rick Roberson-CLE 17.6
9. Bill Bridges-TOT 17.5
10. Zaid Abdul-Aziz-SEA 17.5
11. Bob Lanier*-DET 17.4
12. Dave Cowens*-BOS 17.2
13. Jerry Lucas*-NYK 16.9
14. Sam Lacey-CIN 16.9
15. Happy Hairston-LAL 16.8
16. Nate Thurmond*-GSW 16.6
17. Jim Fox-TOT 16.2
18. Walt Bellamy*-ATL 16.1
19. Otto Moore-PHO 15.9
20. Walt Wesley-CLE 15.8
Assist Pct
1. Lenny Wilkens*-SEA 35.8
2. Jerry West*-LAL 33.7
3. Tiny Archibald*-CIN 33.2
4. Norm Van Lier-TOT 29.8
5. Archie Clark-TOT 28.0
6. Butch Beard-CLE 26.3
7. Oscar Robertson*-MIL 26.1
8. Mahdi Abdul-Rahman-BUF 25.3
9. Pete Maravich*-ATL 25.0
10. Dave Bing*-DET 23.8
11. John Havlicek*-BOS 22.9
12. Rick Adelman-POR 22.8
13. Calvin Murphy*-HOU 22.6
14. Billy Cunningham*-PHI 22.6
15. Herm Gilliam-ATL 22.0
16. Jeff Mullins-GSW 21.9
17. Ron Williams-GSW 21.8
18. Walt Frazier*-NYK 21.1
19. Matt Guokas-CIN 21.0
20. Bob Weiss-CHI 20.6
Offensive Win Shares
1. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-MIL 18.3
2. Tiny Archibald*-CIN 11.8
3. Walt Frazier*-NYK 10.3
4. Chet Walker*-CHI 10.0
5. Gail Goodrich*-LAL 8.8
6. Jerry West*-LAL 8.4
7. Lou Hudson-ATL 8.2
8. Wilt Chamberlain*-LAL 7.9
9. Walt Bellamy*-ATL 7.8
10. Archie Clark-TOT 7.7
11. Bob Lanier*-DET 7.7
12. Dick Van Arsdale-PHO 7.4
13. Lenny Wilkens*-SEA 7.2
14. Bob Kauffman-BUF 7.0
15. Dick Snyder-SEA 6.7
16. Jack Marin-BAL 6.6
17. Spencer Haywood-SEA 6.3
18. Paul Silas-PHO 6.1
19. John Havlicek*-BOS 5.9
20. Jerry Lucas*-NYK 5.8
Defensive Win Shares
1. Wilt Chamberlain*-LAL 7.9
2. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-MIL 7.1
3. Dave Cowens*-BOS 6.9
4. Tom Boerwinkle-CHI 6.7
5. John Havlicek*-BOS 6.5
6. Elvin Hayes*-HOU 6.5
7. Nate Thurmond*-GSW 6.4
8. Clifford Ray-CHI 6.3
9. Jerry Sloan*-CHI 5.9
10. Jerry Lucas*-NYK 5.4
11. Happy Hairston-LAL 5.3
12. Clyde Lee-GSW 5.1
13. Norm Van Lier-TOT 5.1
14. Paul Silas-PHO 5.0
15. Dave DeBusschere*-NYK 4.9
16. Jerry West*-LAL 4.9
17. Wes Unseld*-BAL 4.9
18. Jo Jo White-BOS 4.7
19. Bob Love-CHI 4.7
20. Rudy Tomjanovich-HOU 4.6
Win Shares
1. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-MIL 25.4
2. Wilt Chamberlain*-LAL 15.8
3. Walt Frazier*-NYK 14.5
4. Chet Walker*-CHI 14.5
5. Jerry West*-LAL 13.3
6. Tiny Archibald*-CIN 12.9
7. John Havlicek*-BOS 12.4
8. Gail Goodrich*-LAL 12.3
9. Jerry Lucas*-NYK 11.2
10. Paul Silas-PHO 11.0
11. Archie Clark-TOT 11.0
12. Dick Van Arsdale-PHO 10.4
13. Dave Cowens*-BOS 10.4
14. Walt Bellamy*-ATL 10.3
15. Jeff Mullins-GSW 9.9
16. Lou Hudson-ATL 9.7
17. Connie Hawkins*-PHO 9.6
18. Lenny Wilkens*-SEA 9.6
19. Happy Hairston-LAL 9.2
20. Bob Dandridge-MIL 9.1
Win Shares Per 48 Minutes
1. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-MIL .340
2. Chet Walker*-CHI .268
3. Walt Frazier*-NYK .223
4. Clifford Ray-CHI .222
5. Wilt Chamberlain*-LAL .219
6. Jerry West*-LAL .216
7. Don Nelson-BOS .202
8. Gail Goodrich*-LAL .194
9. Tiny Archibald*-CIN .189
10. Jerry Lucas*-NYK .184
11. Tom Boerwinkle-CHI .175
12. Paul Silas-PHO .172
13. Oscar Robertson*-MIL .167
14. Connie Hawkins*-PHO .165
15. John Havlicek*-BOS .162
16. Dick Van Arsdale-PHO .161
17. Happy Hairston-LAL .161
18. Archie Clark-TOT .160
19. Neal Walk-PHO .159
20. Calvin Murphy*-HOU .157