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1971 ABA Playoffs Summary


League Champion: Utah Stars

Playoffs MVP: Zelmo Beaty

1971 Playoff Leaders:
PTS: Dan Issel (534)
TRB: Zelmo Beaty (263)
AST: Louie Dampier (179)
WS: Dan Issel (3.3)

League Playoffs

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Finals (4-3): Utah Stars over Kentucky Colonels (Series Stats)
 
Eastern Division Finals (4-2): Kentucky Colonels over Virginia Squires (Series Stats)
Western Division Finals (4-3): Utah Stars over Indiana Pacers (Series Stats)
 
Eastern Division Semifinals (4-2): Kentucky Colonels over The Floridians (Series Stats)
Eastern Division Semifinals (4-2): Virginia Squires over New York Nets (Series Stats)
Western Division Semifinals (4-0): Indiana Pacers over Memphis Pros (Series Stats)
Western Division Semifinals (4-0): Utah Stars over Texas Chaparrals (Series Stats)
 
Western Division Tiebreaker (1-0): Texas Chaparrals over Denver Rockets (Series Stats)

Team Stats

Rk Team G MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS PTS/G
1 Virginia Squires 12 2880 560 1232 .455 23 85 .271 537 1147 .468 345 450 .767 617 306 355 1488 124.0
2 Utah Stars 18 4345 846 1776 .476 36 127 .283 810 1649 .491 447 562 .795 344 725 1069 479 438 2175 120.8
3 Kentucky Colonels 19 4595 865 2025 .427 49 155 .316 816 1870 .436 513 682 .752 1090 501 544 2292 120.6
4 New York Nets 6 1440 267 508 .526 16 32 .500 251 476 .527 166 216 .769 293 127 161 716 119.3
5 The Floridians 6 1440 258 575 .449 5 31 .161 253 544 .465 154 198 .778 302 165 150 675 112.5
6 Indiana Pacers 11 2665 445 1051 .423 45 165 .273 400 886 .451 256 332 .771 569 234 239 1191 108.3
7 Texas Chaparrals 4 960 169 458 .369 11 56 .196 158 402 .393 81 106 .764 104 138 242 98 99 430 107.5
8 Memphis Pros 4 985 162 397 .408 4 15 .267 158 382 .414 65 87 .747 235 86 108 393 98.3
League Average 10 2414 447 1003 .445 24 83 .284 423 920 .460 253 329 .770 224 432 552 250 262 1170 117.0

Opponent Stats

Rk Team G MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS PTS/G
1 Memphis Pros 4 985 413 103.3
2 Indiana Pacers 11 2665 1186 107.8
3 Utah Stars 18 4345 2048 113.8
4 The Floridians 6 1440 685 114.2
5 Kentucky Colonels 19 4595 2312 121.7
6 New York Nets 6 1440 730 121.7
7 Virginia Squires 12 2880 1483 123.6
8 Texas Chaparrals 4 960 503 125.8
League Average 10 2414 1170 117.0

Miscellaneous Stats

Advanced Offense Four Factors Defense Four Factors
Rk Team G W L W/L% PW PL ORtg DRtg Pace FTr 3PAr eFG% TOV% ORB% FT/FGA eFG% TOV% DRB% FT/FGA
1 Utah Stars 18 12 6 .667 12.6 5.4 .316 .072 .486 .252
2 Kentucky Colonels 19 11 8 .579 8.9 10.1 .337 .077 .439 .253
3 Indiana Pacers 11 7 4 .636 5.7 5.3 .316 .157 .445 .244
4 Virginia Squires 12 6 6 .500 6.1 5.9 .365 .069 .464 .280
5 The Floridians 6 2 4 .333 2.7 3.3 .344 .054 .453 .268
6 New York Nets 6 2 4 .333 2.6 3.4 .425 .063 .541 .327
7 Memphis Pros 4 0 4 .000 1.3 2.7 .219 .038 .413 .164
8 Texas Chaparrals 4 0 4 .000 0.4 3.6 .231 .122 .381 .177
League Average 10.0 5.0 5.0 .500 5.0 5.0 .328 .083 .457 .253

Playoff Leaders