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1973 ABA Playoffs Summary

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League Champion: Indiana Pacers

Playoffs MVP: George McGinnis

1973 Playoff Leaders:
PTS: Dan Issel (521)
TRB: Artis Gilmore (260)
AST: Freddie Lewis (91)
WS: Dan Issel (3.6)

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League Playoffs

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Finals (4-3): Indiana Pacers over Kentucky Colonels (Series Stats)
 
Eastern Division Finals (4-3): Kentucky Colonels over Carolina Cougars (Series Stats)
Western Division Finals (4-2): Indiana Pacers over Utah Stars (Series Stats)
 
Eastern Division Semifinals (4-1): Carolina Cougars over New York Nets (Series Stats)
Eastern Division Semifinals (4-1): Kentucky Colonels over Virginia Squires (Series Stats)
Western Division Semifinals (4-1): Indiana Pacers over Denver Rockets (Series Stats)
Western Division Semifinals (4-0): Utah Stars over San Diego Conquistadors (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 Carolina Cougars 12 2905 499 1059 .471 10 35 .286 489 1024 .478 288 404 .713 583 233 239 330 1296 108.0
2 Utah Stars 10 2400 413 862 .479 5 28 .179 408 834 .489 242 298 .812 503 211 200 278 1073 107.3
3 Kentucky Colonels 19 4610 772 1667 .463 36 113 .319 736 1554 .474 405 538 .753 857 428 307 481 1985 104.5
4 New York Nets 5 1225 198 389 .509 3 12 .250 195 377 .517 123 175 .703 205 93 96 142 522 104.4
5 Virginia Squires 5 1225 193 407 .474 3 12 .250 190 395 .481 127 158 .804 219 97 121 123 516 103.2
6 Indiana Pacers 18 4345 698 1617 .432 27 112 .241 671 1505 .446 425 559 .760 944 373 287 461 1848 102.7
7 Denver Rockets 5 1200 183 461 .397 2 17 .118 181 444 .408 123 166 .741 254 90 82 140 491 98.2
8 San Diego Conquistadors 4 960 145 392 .370 10 30 .333 135 362 .373 79 114 .693 207 64 77 92 379 94.8
League Average 10 2359 388 857 .452 12 45 .267 376 812 .463 227 302 .751 472 199 176 256 1014 104.0

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 Kentucky Colonels 19 4610 729 1669 .437 14 73 .192 715 1596 .448 437 569 .768 974 351 378 470 1909 100.5
2 Indiana Pacers 18 4345 704 1599 .440 16 80 .200 688 1519 .453 388 525 .739 882 372 304 485 1812 100.7
3 Utah Stars 10 2400 391 943 .415 19 70 .271 372 873 .426 233 326 .715 504 185 162 252 1034 103.4
4 Carolina Cougars 12 2905 480 999 .480 21 60 .350 459 939 .489 291 393 .740 521 230 221 317 1272 106.0
5 Denver Rockets 5 1200 200 441 .454 12 36 .333 188 405 .464 120 152 .789 250 123 82 137 532 106.4
6 San Diego Conquistadors 4 960 164 341 .481 3 13 .231 161 328 .491 96 111 .865 200 98 81 108 427 106.8
7 Virginia Squires 5 1225 218 440 .495 6 17 .353 212 423 .501 118 148 .797 216 122 79 131 560 112.0
8 New York Nets 5 1225 215 422 .509 5 10 .500 210 412 .510 129 188 .686 225 108 102 147 564 112.8
League Average 10 2359 388 857 .452 12 45 .267 376 812 .463 227 302 .751 472 199 176 256 1014 104.0

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 Indiana Pacers 18 12 6 .667 10.2 7.8 .346 .069 .440 13.3 .263 .445 14.2 .243
2 Kentucky Colonels 19 11 8 .579 12.0 7.0 .323 .068 .474 13.9 .243 .441 16.5 .262
3 Carolina Cougars 12 7 5 .583 6.8 5.2 .381 .033 .476 16.2 .272 .491 15.9 .291
4 Utah Stars 10 6 4 .600 6.3 3.7 .346 .032 .482 16.8 .281 .425 13.0 .247
5 Denver Rockets 5 1 4 .200 1.2 3.8 .360 .037 .399 13.3 .267 .467 13.9 .272
6 New York Nets 5 1 4 .200 1.3 3.7 .450 .031 .513 17.1 .316 .515 16.8 .306
7 Virginia Squires 5 1 4 .200 1.2 3.8 .388 .029 .478 20.3 .312 .502 13.5 .268
8 San Diego Conquistadors 4 0 4 .000 0.6 3.4 .291 .077 .383 14.8 .202 .485 17.2 .282
League Average 9.8 4.9 4.9 .500 4.9 4.9 .352 .052 .459 15.1 .264 .459 15.1 .264

Playoff Leaders