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1971 NBA Playoffs Summary

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League Champion: Milwaukee Bucks

Finals MVP: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (27.0/18.5/2.8)

1971 Playoff Leaders:
PTS: Earl Monroe (397)
TRB: Wes Unseld (339)
AST: Oscar Robertson (124)
WS: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (3.3)

League Playoffs

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Finals (4-0): Milwaukee Bucks over Baltimore Bullets (Series Stats)
 
Eastern Conference Finals (4-3): Baltimore Bullets over New York Knicks (Series Stats)
Western Conference Finals (4-1): Milwaukee Bucks over Los Angeles Lakers (Series Stats)
 
Eastern Conference Semifinals (4-3): Baltimore Bullets over Philadelphia 76ers (Series Stats)
Eastern Conference Semifinals (4-1): New York Knicks over Atlanta Hawks (Series Stats)
Western Conference Semifinals (4-3): Los Angeles Lakers over Chicago Bulls (Series Stats)
Western Conference Semifinals (4-1): Milwaukee Bucks over San Francisco Warriors (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 Milwaukee Bucks 14 3360 629 1266 .497 629 1266 .497 269 373 .721 753 358 302 1527 109.1
2 Philadelphia 76ers 7 1680 294 650 .452 294 650 .452 175 246 .711 355 154 205 763 109.0
3 Atlanta Hawks 5 1200 204 478 .427 204 478 .427 115 157 .732 289 85 109 523 104.6
4 Baltimore Bullets 18 4320 722 1695 .426 722 1695 .426 423 591 .716 973 343 418 1867 103.7
5 Chicago Bulls 7 1680 295 652 .452 295 652 .452 122 159 .767 348 193 160 712 101.7
6 New York Knicks 12 2880 497 1151 .432 497 1151 .432 219 306 .716 569 217 296 1213 101.1
7 Los Angeles Lakers 12 2880 478 1068 .448 478 1068 .448 240 345 .696 573 259 235 1196 99.7
8 San Francisco Warriors 5 1200 187 473 .395 187 473 .395 106 138 .768 248 106 122 480 96.0
League Average 10 2400 413 929 .445 413 929 .445 209 289 .721 514 214 231 1035 103.5

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 Milwaukee Bucks 14 3360 541 1370 .395 541 1370 .395 242 352 .688 693 297 303 1324 94.6
2 New York Knicks 12 2880 479 1092 .439 479 1092 .439 269 374 .719 680 204 253 1227 102.3
3 Baltimore Bullets 18 4320 741 1640 .452 741 1640 .452 369 518 .712 893 366 465 1851 102.8
4 Chicago Bulls 7 1680 286 593 .482 286 593 .482 156 208 .750 319 146 145 728 104.0
5 Los Angeles Lakers 12 2880 528 1106 .477 528 1106 .477 193 269 .717 611 330 262 1249 104.1
6 Atlanta Hawks 5 1200 221 500 .442 221 500 .442 108 142 .761 249 98 120 550 110.0
7 Philadelphia 76ers 7 1680 285 659 .432 285 659 .432 217 297 .731 391 146 183 787 112.4
8 San Francisco Warriors 5 1200 225 473 .476 225 473 .476 115 155 .742 272 128 116 565 113.0
League Average 10 2400 413 929 .445 413 929 .445 209 289 .721 514 214 231 1035 103.5

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 Milwaukee Bucks 14 12 2 .857 12.3 1.7 .295 .497 .212 .395 .177
2 Baltimore Bullets 18 8 10 .444 9.5 8.5 .349 .426 .250 .452 .225
3 New York Knicks 12 7 5 .583 5.5 6.5 .266 .432 .190 .439 .246
4 Los Angeles Lakers 12 5 7 .417 4.2 7.8 .323 .448 .225 .477 .175
5 Chicago Bulls 7 3 4 .429 3.0 4.0 .244 .452 .187 .482 .263
6 Philadelphia 76ers 7 3 4 .429 2.8 4.2 .378 .452 .269 .432 .329
7 Atlanta Hawks 5 1 4 .200 1.7 3.3 .328 .427 .241 .442 .216
8 San Francisco Warriors 5 1 4 .200 0.5 4.5 .292 .395 .224 .476 .243
League Average 10.0 5.0 5.0 .500 5.0 5.0 .311 .445 .225 .445 .225

Playoff Leaders

Minutes Played
1. Wes Unseld*-BAL 759
2. Jack Marin-BAL 750
3. Earl Monroe*-BAL 671
4. Fred Carter-BAL 597
5. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-MIL 577
Field Goals
1. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-MIL 152
2. Jack Marin-BAL 147
3. Earl Monroe*-BAL 145
4. Bob Dandridge-MIL 113
5. Fred Carter-BAL 108
  Walt Frazier*-NYK 108
Field Goal Attempts
1. Earl Monroe*-BAL 356
2. Jack Marin-BAL 319
3. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-MIL 295
4. Fred Carter-BAL 260
5. Gail Goodrich*-LAL 247
Free Throws
1. Earl Monroe*-BAL 107
2. Gail Goodrich*-LAL 95
3. Jack Marin-BAL 76
4. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-MIL 68
5. Kevin Loughery-BAL 64
Free Throw Attempts
1. Earl Monroe*-BAL 135
2. Gail Goodrich*-LAL 113
3. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-MIL 101
4. Wilt Chamberlain*-LAL 97
5. Jack Marin-BAL 93
Total Rebounds
1. Wes Unseld*-BAL 339
2. Wilt Chamberlain*-LAL 242
3. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-MIL 238
4. Dave DeBusschere*-NYK 156
5. Jack Marin-BAL 145
Assists
1. Oscar Robertson*-MIL 124
2. Gail Goodrich*-LAL 91
3. Earl Monroe*-BAL 74
4. Wes Unseld*-BAL 69
5. Bob Weiss-CHI 57
Personal Fouls
1. John Tresvant-BAL 64
2. Fred Carter-BAL 63
3. Wes Unseld*-BAL 60
4. Kevin Loughery-BAL 57
5. Earl Monroe*-BAL 56
Points
1. Earl Monroe*-BAL 397
2. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-MIL 372
3. Jack Marin-BAL 370
4. Gail Goodrich*-LAL 305
5. Walt Frazier*-NYK 271
Field Goal Pct
1. Walt Bellamy*-ATL .594
2. Dennis Awtrey-PHI .583
3. Greg Smith-MIL .547
4. Keith Erickson-LAL .545
5. Jon McGlocklin-MIL .536
Free Throw Pct
1. Cazzie Russell-NYK 1.000
2. Ron Williams-SFW .895
3. Jeff Mullins-SFW .880
4. Bob Weiss-CHI .867
5. Jon McGlocklin-MIL .849
Minutes Per Game
1. Bob Love-CHI 47.1
2. Wilt Chamberlain*-LAL 46.2
3. Bill Bridges-ATL 45.8
4. Jim McMillian-LAL 43.5
5. Walt Bellamy*-ATL 43.2
Points Per Game
1. Bob Love-CHI 26.7
2. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-MIL 26.6
3. Billy Cunningham*-PHI 25.9
4. Gail Goodrich*-LAL 25.4
5. Lou Hudson-ATL 25.4
Rebounds Per Game
1. Bill Bridges-ATL 20.8
2. Wilt Chamberlain*-LAL 20.2
3. Wes Unseld*-BAL 18.8
4. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-MIL 17.0
5. Billy Cunningham*-PHI 15.4
Assists Per Game
1. Oscar Robertson*-MIL 8.9
2. Bob Weiss-CHI 8.1
3. Gail Goodrich*-LAL 7.6
4. Ron Williams-SFW 5.8
5. Billy Cunningham*-PHI 5.7
Player Efficiency Rating
1. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-MIL 25.3
2. Billy Cunningham*-PHI 22.8
3. Oscar Robertson*-MIL 21.1
4. Walt Bellamy*-ATL 21.0
5. Walt Frazier*-NYK 20.2
True Shooting Pct
1. Walt Bellamy*-ATL .636
2. Keith Erickson-LAL .575
3. Walt Frazier*-NYK .572
4. Jon McGlocklin-MIL .570
5. Greg Smith-MIL .556
Effective Field Goal Pct
1. Walt Bellamy*-ATL .594
2. Dennis Awtrey-PHI .583
3. Greg Smith-MIL .547
4. Keith Erickson-LAL .545
5. Jon McGlocklin-MIL .536
Total Rebound Pct
1. Wilt Chamberlain*-LAL 21.3
2. Wes Unseld*-BAL 20.7
3. Bill Bridges-ATL 20.3
4. Tom Boerwinkle-CHI 20.0
5. Jim Fox-CHI 19.9
Assist Pct
1. Oscar Robertson*-MIL 32.2
2. Bob Weiss-CHI 32.1
3. Gail Goodrich*-LAL 28.0
4. Ron Williams-SFW 26.4
5. Tom Boerwinkle-CHI 24.0
Offensive Win Shares
1. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-MIL 1.9
2. Walt Frazier*-NYK 1.8
3. Jack Marin-BAL 1.4
4. Jon McGlocklin-MIL 1.3
5. Oscar Robertson*-MIL 1.3
Defensive Win Shares
1. Wes Unseld*-BAL 1.8
2. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-MIL 1.3
3. Jack Marin-BAL 1.0
4. Oscar Robertson*-MIL 1.0
5. Bob Dandridge-MIL 0.9
Win Shares
1. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-MIL 3.3
2. Walt Frazier*-NYK 2.5
3. Jack Marin-BAL 2.4
4. Wes Unseld*-BAL 2.4
5. Oscar Robertson*-MIL 2.3
Win Shares Per 48 Minutes
1. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-MIL .271
2. Walt Frazier*-NYK .236
3. Walt Bellamy*-ATL .231
4. Oscar Robertson*-MIL .213
5. Greg Smith-MIL .184