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1970 NBA Playoffs Summary

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League Champion: New York Knicks

Finals MVP: Willis Reed (23.0/10.5/2.8)

1970 Playoff Leaders:
PTS: Jerry West (562)
TRB: Wilt Chamberlain (399)
AST: Walt Frazier (156)
WS: Jerry West (3.2)

League Playoffs

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Finals (4-3): New York Knicks over Los Angeles Lakers (Series Stats)
 
Eastern Division Finals (4-1): New York Knicks over Milwaukee Bucks (Series Stats)
Western Division Finals (4-0): Los Angeles Lakers over Atlanta Hawks (Series Stats)
 
Eastern Division Semifinals (4-1): Milwaukee Bucks over Philadelphia 76ers (Series Stats)
Eastern Division Semifinals (4-3): New York Knicks over Baltimore Bullets (Series Stats)
Western Division Semifinals (4-1): Atlanta Hawks over Chicago Bulls (Series Stats)
Western Division Semifinals (4-3): Los Angeles Lakers over Phoenix Suns (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 Atlanta Hawks 9 2185 418 928 .450 418 928 .450 193 275 .702 496 211 231 1029 114.3
2 Los Angeles Lakers 18 4395 807 1671 .483 807 1671 .483 438 655 .669 981 506 396 2052 114.0
3 Milwaukee Bucks 10 2400 454 954 .476 454 954 .476 226 303 .746 508 264 202 1134 113.4
4 Philadelphia 76ers 5 1200 238 501 .475 238 501 .475 91 134 .679 245 123 128 567 113.4
5 Chicago Bulls 5 1200 224 520 .431 224 520 .431 106 144 .736 275 118 113 554 110.8
6 New York Knicks 19 4660 877 1919 .457 877 1919 .457 345 455 .758 950 450 446 2099 110.5
7 Phoenix Suns 7 1680 295 728 .405 295 728 .405 168 218 .771 423 175 173 758 108.3
8 Baltimore Bullets 7 1730 286 685 .418 286 685 .418 163 212 .769 392 120 159 735 105.0
League Average 10 2431 450 988 .455 450 988 .455 216 300 .722 534 246 231 1116 111.6

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 Baltimore Bullets 7 1730 746 106.6
2 New York Knicks 19 4660 2030 106.8
3 Los Angeles Lakers 18 4395 1981 110.1
4 Milwaukee Bucks 10 2400 1134 113.4
5 Atlanta Hawks 9 2185 1026 114.0
6 Phoenix Suns 7 1680 800 114.3
7 Chicago Bulls 5 1200 592 118.4
8 Philadelphia 76ers 5 1200 619 123.8
League Average 10 2431 1116 111.6

Miscellaneous Stats

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 New York Knicks 19 12 7 .632 11.7 7.3 .237 .457 .180
2 Los Angeles Lakers 18 11 7 .611 11.2 6.8 .392 .483 .262
3 Milwaukee Bucks 10 5 5 .500 5.0 5.0 .318 .476 .237
4 Atlanta Hawks 9 4 5 .444 4.6 4.4 .296 .450 .208
5 Baltimore Bullets 7 3 4 .429 3.1 3.9 .309 .418 .238
6 Phoenix Suns 7 3 4 .429 2.2 4.8 .299 .405 .231
7 Chicago Bulls 5 1 4 .200 1.4 3.6 .277 .431 .204
8 Philadelphia 76ers 5 1 4 .200 1.1 3.9 .267 .475 .182
League Average 10.0 5.0 5.0 .500 5.0 5.0 .303 .455 .219

Playoff Leaders

Minutes Played
1. Wilt Chamberlain*-LAL 851
2. Walt Frazier*-NYK 834
3. Jerry West*-LAL 830
4. Willis Reed*-NYK 732
5. Dick Barnett-NYK 714
Field Goals
1. Jerry West*-LAL 196
2. Willis Reed*-NYK 178
3. Wilt Chamberlain*-LAL 158
4. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-MIL 139
5. Elgin Baylor*-LAL 138
Field Goal Attempts
1. Jerry West*-LAL 418
2. Willis Reed*-NYK 378
3. Dave DeBusschere*-NYK 309
4. Elgin Baylor*-LAL 296
5. Wilt Chamberlain*-LAL 288
Free Throws
1. Jerry West*-LAL 170
2. Wilt Chamberlain*-LAL 82
3. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-MIL 74
4. Willis Reed*-NYK 70
5. Walt Frazier*-NYK 68
Free Throw Attempts
1. Jerry West*-LAL 212
2. Wilt Chamberlain*-LAL 202
3. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-MIL 101
4. Willis Reed*-NYK 95
5. Walt Frazier*-NYK 89
Total Rebounds
1. Wilt Chamberlain*-LAL 399
2. Willis Reed*-NYK 248
3. Dave DeBusschere*-NYK 220
4. Elgin Baylor*-LAL 173
5. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-MIL 168
Assists
1. Walt Frazier*-NYK 156
2. Jerry West*-LAL 151
3. Elgin Baylor*-LAL 83
4. Wilt Chamberlain*-LAL 81
5. Keith Erickson-LAL 74
Personal Fouls
1. Dick Garrett-LAL 68
2. Dick Barnett-NYK 64
3. Dave DeBusschere*-NYK 63
4. Willis Reed*-NYK 60
5. Bill Bradley*-NYK 59
Points
1. Jerry West*-LAL 562
2. Willis Reed*-NYK 426
3. Wilt Chamberlain*-LAL 398
4. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-MIL 352
5. Elgin Baylor*-LAL 336
Field Goal Pct
1. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-MIL .567
2. Len Chappell-MIL .560
3. Wilt Chamberlain*-LAL .549
4. Johnny Egan-LAL .535
5. Wali Jones-PHI .523
Free Throw Pct
1. Cazzie Russell-NYK .947
2. Dave Stallworth-NYK .938
3. Johnny Egan-LAL .909
4. Clem Haskins-CHI .895
5. Flynn Robinson-MIL .880
Minutes Per Game
1. Wilt Chamberlain*-LAL 47.3
2. Connie Hawkins*-PHO 46.9
3. Jerry West*-LAL 46.1
4. Walt Frazier*-NYK 43.9
5. Joe Caldwell-ATL 43.7
Points Per Game
1. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-MIL 35.2
2. Jerry West*-LAL 31.2
3. Billy Cunningham*-PHI 29.2
4. Earl Monroe*-BAL 28.0
5. Connie Hawkins*-PHO 25.4
Rebounds Per Game
1. Wes Unseld*-BAL 23.6
2. Wilt Chamberlain*-LAL 22.2
3. Bill Bridges-ATL 17.1
4. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-MIL 16.8
5. Paul Silas-PHO 15.9
Assists Per Game
1. Jerry West*-LAL 8.4
2. Walt Frazier*-NYK 8.2
3. Mahdi Abdul-Rahman-ATL 7.7
4. Connie Hawkins*-PHO 5.9
5. Bob Dandridge-MIL 5.7
Player Efficiency Rating
1. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-MIL 29.4
2. Jerry West*-LAL 21.1
3. Billy Cunningham*-PHI 20.9
4. Earl Monroe*-BAL 20.3
5. Wilt Chamberlain*-LAL 20.3
True Shooting Pct
1. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-MIL .608
2. Len Chappell-MIL .591
3. Wali Jones-PHI .555
4. Jerry West*-LAL .550
5. Earl Monroe*-BAL .543
Effective Field Goal Pct
1. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-MIL .567
2. Len Chappell-MIL .560
3. Wilt Chamberlain*-LAL .549
4. Johnny Egan-LAL .535
5. Wali Jones-PHI .523
Assist Pct
1. Mahdi Abdul-Rahman-ATL 30.2
2. Jerry West*-LAL 26.7
3. Walt Frazier*-NYK 23.4
4. Freddie Crawford-MIL 22.7
5. Clem Haskins-CHI 22.4
Offensive Win Shares
1. Jerry West*-LAL 2.6
2. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-MIL 2.3
3. Wilt Chamberlain*-LAL 1.4
4. Walt Frazier*-NYK 1.3
5. Willis Reed*-NYK 1.1
Defensive Win Shares
1. Walt Frazier*-NYK 1.5
2. Willis Reed*-NYK 1.4
3. Dave DeBusschere*-NYK 1.3
4. Wilt Chamberlain*-LAL 1.0
5. Wes Unseld*-BAL 0.8
Win Shares
1. Jerry West*-LAL 3.2
2. Walt Frazier*-NYK 2.8
3. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-MIL 2.6
4. Willis Reed*-NYK 2.6
5. Wilt Chamberlain*-LAL 2.5
Win Shares Per 48 Minutes
1. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-MIL .286
2. Earl Monroe*-BAL .201
3. Jerry West*-LAL .184
4. Willis Reed*-NYK .168
5. Walt Frazier*-NYK .163