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1972 ABA Playoffs Leaders

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League Champion: Indiana Pacers

Playoffs MVP: Freddie Lewis

1972 Playoff Leaders:
PTS: Rick Barry (554)
TRB: Mel Daniels (302)
AST: Freddie Lewis (87)
WS: Julius Erving (2.8)

Playoff Leaders

Minutes Played
1. Roger Brown*-INA 845
2. Billy Paultz-NYA 809
3. Freddie Lewis-INA 805
4. John Roche-NYA 763
5. Rick Barry*-NYA 749
6. Mel Daniels*-INA 744
7. Oliver Taylor-NYA 702
8. George McGinnis-INA 633
9. Bob Netolicky-INA 552
10. Trooper Washington-NYA 548
Field Goals
1. Rick Barry*-NYA 203
2. John Roche-NYA 163
3. Roger Brown*-INA 160
4. Julius Erving*-VIR 147
5. Freddie Lewis-INA 142
6. Billy Paultz-NYA 140
7. Mel Daniels*-INA 121
8. Willie Wise-UTS 112
9. George McGinnis-INA 106
10. Jimmy Jones-UTS 93
Field Goal Attempts
1. Rick Barry*-NYA 429
2. John Roche-NYA 343
3. Roger Brown*-INA 329
4. Freddie Lewis-INA 322
5. Julius Erving*-VIR 284
6. Billy Paultz-NYA 276
7. George McGinnis-INA 261
8. Mel Daniels*-INA 252
9. Willie Wise-UTS 199
10. Bob Netolicky-INA 191
3-Pt Field Goals
1. Rick Barry*-NYA 23
2. Bill Keller-INA 19
3. Roger Brown*-INA 15
4. Louie Dampier-KEN 11
5. John Roche-NYA 10
6. Glen Combs-UTS 8
  Rick Mount-INA 8
8. Freddie Lewis-INA 7
9. Warren Jabali-FLO 5
10. George McGinnis-INA 4
3-Pt Field Goal Attempts
1. Rick Barry*-NYA 61
2. Bill Keller-INA 48
3. Freddie Lewis-INA 34
  Roger Brown*-INA 34
5. John Roche-NYA 30
  Rick Mount-INA 30
7. Louie Dampier-KEN 23
8. Glen Combs-UTS 22
9. George McGinnis-INA 15
  Warren Jabali-FLO 15
Free Throws
1. Rick Barry*-NYA 125
2. George McGinnis-INA 94
3. Freddie Lewis-INA 92
4. John Roche-NYA 89
5. Roger Brown*-INA 74
6. Zelmo Beaty-UTS 73
7. Julius Erving*-VIR 71
8. Mel Daniels*-INA 64
9. Billy Paultz-NYA 57
10. Willie Wise-UTS 54
Free Throw Attempts
1. George McGinnis-INA 150
2. Rick Barry*-NYA 146
3. John Roche-NYA 118
4. Freddie Lewis-INA 108
5. Roger Brown*-INA 90
  Billy Paultz-NYA 90
7. Zelmo Beaty-UTS 88
8. Mel Daniels*-INA 85
  Julius Erving*-VIR 85
10. Willie Wise-UTS 80
Total Rebounds
1. Mel Daniels*-INA 302
2. Billy Paultz-NYA 288
3. George McGinnis-INA 227
4. Julius Erving*-VIR 224
5. Trooper Washington-NYA 173
6. Zelmo Beaty-UTS 154
7. Willie Wise-UTS 128
8. Roger Brown*-INA 121
9. Bob Netolicky-INA 118
10. Rick Barry*-NYA 117
Assists
1. Freddie Lewis-INA 87
2. John Roche-NYA 84
  Bill Keller-INA 84
4. Roger Brown*-INA 81
5. Julius Erving*-VIR 72
6. Rick Barry*-NYA 69
  Jimmy Jones-UTS 69
  Bill Melchionni-NYA 69
9. George McGinnis-INA 52
10. Oliver Taylor-NYA 47
Turnovers
1. Oliver Taylor-NYA 68
2. George McGinnis-INA 63
3. Rick Barry*-NYA 61
4. Mel Daniels*-INA 58
5. Julius Erving*-VIR 55
6. John Roche-NYA 53
7. Billy Paultz-NYA 51
8. Freddie Lewis-INA 45
9. Fatty Taylor-VIR 39
10. Willie Wise-UTS 38
Personal Fouls
1. Mel Daniels*-INA 85
2. George McGinnis-INA 75
3. Billy Paultz-NYA 74
4. Freddie Lewis-INA 70
5. Rick Barry*-NYA 67
6. Roger Brown*-INA 65
7. Trooper Washington-NYA 63
8. Oliver Taylor-NYA 60
9. Darnell Hillman-INA 52
10. Rick Mount-INA 49
Points
1. Rick Barry*-NYA 554
2. John Roche-NYA 425
3. Roger Brown*-INA 409
4. Freddie Lewis-INA 383
5. Julius Erving*-VIR 366
6. Billy Paultz-NYA 337
7. George McGinnis-INA 310
8. Mel Daniels*-INA 306
9. Willie Wise-UTS 278
10. Bill Keller-INA 240
Field Goal Pct
1. George Irvine-VIR .651
2. Trooper Washington-NYA .598
3. Artis Gilmore*-KEN .571
4. Willie Wise-UTS .563
5. Darnell Hillman-INA .558
6. Zelmo Beaty-UTS .552
7. Johnny Baum-NYA .551
8. Jimmy Jones-UTS .541
9. Cincinnatus Powell-KEN .538
10. Les Hunter-KEN .537
3-Pt Field Goal Pct
1. Louie Dampier-KEN .478
2. Roger Brown*-INA .441
3. Bill Keller-INA .396
4. Rick Barry*-NYA .377
5. Glen Combs-UTS .364
6. Warren Jabali-FLO .333
  John Roche-NYA .333
8. Rick Mount-INA .267
9. Freddie Lewis-INA .206
Free Throw Pct
1. Larry Brown-DNR .958
2. Byron Beck-DNR .929
3. Doug Moe-VIR .880
4. Mack Calvin-FLO .879
5. Adrian Smith-VIR .865
6. Ron Boone-UTS .862
7. Steve Jones-DLC .857
8. Rick Barry*-NYA .856
9. Freddie Lewis-INA .852
10. Rick Mount-INA .846
Minutes Per Game
1. Artis Gilmore*-KEN 47.5
2. Julius Erving*-VIR 45.8
3. Dan Issel*-KEN 44.8
4. Julius Keye-DNR 43.1
5. Warren Jabali-FLO 42.8
6. Billy Paultz-NYA 42.6
7. John Roche-NYA 42.4
8. Louie Dampier-KEN 42.3
9. Roger Brown*-INA 42.2
10. Willie Wise-UTS 41.6
Points Per Game
1. Julius Erving*-VIR 33.3
2. Rick Barry*-NYA 30.8
3. Donnie Freeman-DLC 26.8
4. Ralph Simpson-DNR 26.7
5. Willie Wise-UTS 25.3
6. John Roche-NYA 23.6
7. Dan Issel*-KEN 22.0
8. Artis Gilmore*-KEN 21.8
9. Jimmy Jones-UTS 21.0
10. Roger Brown*-INA 20.4
Rebounds Per Game
1. Julius Erving*-VIR 20.4
2. Artis Gilmore*-KEN 17.7
3. Julius Keye-DNR 16.1
4. Billy Paultz-NYA 15.2
5. Mel Daniels*-INA 15.1
6. Dave Robisch-DNR 14.1
7. Zelmo Beaty-UTS 14.0
8. Warren Jabali-FLO 13.0
9. Willie Wise-UTS 11.6
10. George McGinnis-INA 11.3
Assists Per Game
1. Louie Dampier-KEN 7.5
2. Julius Erving*-VIR 6.5
3. Jimmy Jones-UTS 6.3
  Bill Melchionni-NYA 6.3
5. Larry Brown-DNR 5.1
6. John Roche-NYA 4.7
7. Freddie Lewis-INA 4.3
8. Bill Keller-INA 4.2
9. Artis Gilmore*-KEN 4.2
10. Fatty Taylor-VIR 4.1
Player Efficiency Rating
1. Julius Erving*-VIR 30.4
2. Rick Barry*-NYA 24.1
3. Willie Wise-UTS 22.5
4. Zelmo Beaty-UTS 21.8
5. Artis Gilmore*-KEN 21.7
6. Ray Scott-VIR 20.8
7. Byron Beck-DNR 20.5
8. Ralph Simpson-DNR 19.7
9. Jimmy Jones-UTS 18.6
10. Roger Brown*-INA 18.1
True Shooting Pct
1. George Irvine-VIR .688
2. Zelmo Beaty-UTS .640
3. Artis Gilmore*-KEN .608
4. Trooper Washington-NYA .604
5. Willie Wise-UTS .594
6. Cincinnatus Powell-KEN .588
7. Jimmy Jones-UTS .578
8. Julius Erving*-VIR .569
9. Darnell Hillman-INA .566
10. Rick Barry*-NYA .562
Effective Field Goal Pct
1. George Irvine-VIR .651
2. Trooper Washington-NYA .598
3. Artis Gilmore*-KEN .571
4. Willie Wise-UTS .563
5. Les Hunter-KEN .561
6. Darnell Hillman-INA .558
7. Zelmo Beaty-UTS .552
8. Johnny Baum-NYA .551
9. Jimmy Jones-UTS .541
10. Cincinnatus Powell-KEN .538
Total Rebound Pct
1. Julius Erving*-VIR 20.4
2. Artis Gilmore*-KEN 20.2
3. Mel Daniels*-INA 19.4
4. Billy Paultz-NYA 17.8
5. Julius Keye-DNR 17.2
6. George McGinnis-INA 17.1
7. Zelmo Beaty-UTS 16.9
8. Darnell Hillman-INA 16.1
9. Dave Robisch-DNR 15.8
10. Trooper Washington-NYA 15.8
Assist Pct
1. Bill Melchionni-NYA 25.5
2. Louie Dampier-KEN 25.1
3. Larry Brown-DNR 24.2
4. Jimmy Jones-UTS 23.4
5. Bill Keller-INA 22.7
6. Mack Calvin-FLO 21.1
7. Julius Erving*-VIR 20.7
8. Ron Boone-UTS 19.1
9. Warren Jabali-FLO 18.4
10. John Roche-NYA 16.5
Turnover Pct
1. John Beasley-UTS 5.2
2. Red Robbins-UTS 7.3
3. Dave Robisch-DNR 8.5
4. Roger Brown*-INA 8.7
5. Adrian Smith-VIR 8.7
6. Ralph Simpson-DNR 8.8
7. Bob Netolicky-INA 9.2
8. Byron Beck-DNR 10.5
9. Rick Mount-INA 10.5
10. Bill Keller-INA 10.8
Usage Pct
1. Rick Barry*-NYA 29.8
2. Ralph Simpson-DNR 29.3
3. Ron Boone-UTS 28.5
4. Julius Erving*-VIR 27.9
5. Dan Issel*-KEN 26.3
6. Dave Robisch-DNR 25.4
7. Willie Wise-UTS 25.0
8. George McGinnis-INA 24.9
9. Ray Scott-VIR 24.3
10. Bernie Williams-VIR 24.1
Offensive Win Shares
1. Rick Barry*-NYA 2.2
2. Roger Brown*-INA 1.6
3. Zelmo Beaty-UTS 1.6
4. Julius Erving*-VIR 1.5
5. Willie Wise-UTS 1.5
6. John Roche-NYA 1.3
7. George Irvine-VIR 1.1
8. Jimmy Jones-UTS 1.1
9. Bill Keller-INA 0.9
10. Billy Paultz-NYA 0.9
Defensive Win Shares
1. Mel Daniels*-INA 1.3
2. Julius Erving*-VIR 1.3
3. George McGinnis-INA 1.2
4. Roger Brown*-INA 1.0
5. Freddie Lewis-INA 0.9
6. Julius Keye-DNR 0.8
7. Dave Robisch-DNR 0.7
8. Bill Keller-INA 0.6
9. Billy Paultz-NYA 0.6
10. Bob Netolicky-INA 0.6
Win Shares
1. Julius Erving*-VIR 2.8
2. Rick Barry*-NYA 2.7
3. Roger Brown*-INA 2.6
4. Mel Daniels*-INA 2.1
5. Zelmo Beaty-UTS 1.7
6. Freddie Lewis-INA 1.7
7. Willie Wise-UTS 1.6
8. John Roche-NYA 1.6
9. Bill Keller-INA 1.6
10. Billy Paultz-NYA 1.6
Win Shares Per 48 Minutes
1. Julius Erving*-VIR .267
2. George Irvine-VIR .230
3. Byron Beck-DNR .194
4. Zelmo Beaty-UTS .187
5. Willie Wise-UTS .173
6. Rick Barry*-NYA .171
7. Ray Scott-VIR .170
8. Artis Gilmore*-KEN .169
9. Darnell Hillman-INA .150
10. Roger Brown*-INA .146