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1972 NBA Playoffs Leaders

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League Champion: Los Angeles Lakers

Finals MVP: Wilt Chamberlain (19.4/23.2/2.6)

1972 Playoff Leaders:
PTS: Walt Frazier (388)
TRB: Wilt Chamberlain (315)
AST: Jerry West (134)
WS: Walt Frazier (3.3)

Playoff Leaders

Minutes Played

1. Jerry Lucas*-NYK 737
2. Walt Frazier*-NYK 704
3. Wilt Chamberlain*-LAL 703
4. Jim McMillian-LAL 624
5. Dave DeBusschere*-NYK 616
6. Jerry West*-LAL 608
7. Bill Bradley*-NYK 594
8. Happy Hairston-LAL 577
9. Gail Goodrich*-LAL 575
10. John Havlicek*-BOS 517

Field Goals

1. Walt Frazier*-NYK 148
2. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-MIL 139
3. Gail Goodrich*-LAL 130
4. Jerry West*-LAL 128
5. Jerry Lucas*-NYK 119
6. Jim McMillian-LAL 113
7. Dave DeBusschere*-NYK 109
  Jo Jo White-BOS 109
9. John Havlicek*-BOS 108
10. Bill Bradley*-NYK 106

Field Goal Attempts

1. Jerry West*-LAL 340
2. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-MIL 318
3. Gail Goodrich*-LAL 292
4. Walt Frazier*-NYK 276
5. Jim McMillian-LAL 253
6. Dave DeBusschere*-NYK 242
7. Jerry Lucas*-NYK 238
8. John Havlicek*-BOS 235
9. Bill Bradley*-NYK 227
10. Jo Jo White-BOS 220

Free Throws

1. Gail Goodrich*-LAL 97
2. Walt Frazier*-NYK 92
3. Jerry West*-LAL 88
4. John Havlicek*-BOS 85
5. Wilt Chamberlain*-LAL 60
  Jim McMillian-LAL 60
7. Jerry Lucas*-NYK 59
8. Pete Maravich*-ATL 58
9. Happy Hairston-LAL 54
10. Archie Clark-BAL 50

Free Throw Attempts

1. Walt Frazier*-NYK 125
2. Wilt Chamberlain*-LAL 122
3. Gail Goodrich*-LAL 108
4. Jerry West*-LAL 106
5. John Havlicek*-BOS 99
6. Jerry Lucas*-NYK 71
  Pete Maravich*-ATL 71
8. Jim McMillian-LAL 70
9. Happy Hairston-LAL 68
10. Dave DeBusschere*-NYK 64

Total Rebounds

1. Wilt Chamberlain*-LAL 315
2. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-MIL 200
3. Happy Hairston-LAL 197
4. Dave DeBusschere*-NYK 193
5. Jerry Lucas*-NYK 173
6. Dave Cowens*-BOS 152
7. Curtis Perry-MIL 141
8. Walt Frazier*-NYK 112
9. Bob Dandridge-MIL 97
10. John Havlicek*-BOS 92

Assists

1. Jerry West*-LAL 134
2. Walt Frazier*-NYK 98
3. Jerry Lucas*-NYK 85
4. Oscar Robertson*-MIL 83
5. John Havlicek*-BOS 70
6. Jo Jo White-BOS 58
7. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-MIL 56
8. Bill Bradley*-NYK 54
9. Gail Goodrich*-LAL 50
10. Wilt Chamberlain*-LAL 49

Personal Fouls

1. Bill Bradley*-NYK 66
2. Phil Jackson-NYK 51
  Dave DeBusschere*-NYK 51
4. Dave Cowens*-BOS 50
  Gail Goodrich*-LAL 50
6. Jerry Lucas*-NYK 49
7. Walt Frazier*-NYK 48
8. Wilt Chamberlain*-LAL 47
  Bob Dandridge-MIL 47
10. Curtis Perry-MIL 45

Points

1. Walt Frazier*-NYK 388
2. Gail Goodrich*-LAL 357
3. Jerry West*-LAL 344
4. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-MIL 316
5. John Havlicek*-BOS 301
6. Jerry Lucas*-NYK 297
7. Jim McMillian-LAL 286
8. Dave DeBusschere*-NYK 266
9. Bill Bradley*-NYK 259
10. Jo Jo White-BOS 258

Field Goal Pct

1. Mike Riordan-BAL .579
2. Wilt Chamberlain*-LAL .563
3. Steve Kuberski-BOS .552
4. Walt Frazier*-NYK .536
5. Clifford Ray-CHI .529
6. Don Nelson-BOS .525
7. Don Chaney-BOS .506
8. Jerry Lucas*-NYK .500
9. Jo Jo White-BOS .495
10. Bob Dandridge-MIL .495

Free Throw Pct

1. Ron Williams-GSW .933
2. Jeff Mullins-GSW .923
3. Herm Gilliam-ATL .909
4. Gail Goodrich*-LAL .898
5. Jack Marin-BAL .872
6. John Havlicek*-BOS .859
7. Norm Van Lier-CHI .857
  Wali Jones-MIL .857
  Jim McMillian-LAL .857
10. Don Nelson-BOS .854

Minutes Per Game

1. John Havlicek*-BOS 47.0
2. Wilt Chamberlain*-LAL 46.9
3. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-MIL 46.4
4. Jerry Lucas*-NYK 46.1
5. Nate Thurmond*-GSW 46.0
6. Archie Clark-BAL 45.2
7. Lou Hudson-ATL 44.3
  Wes Unseld*-BAL 44.3
9. Walt Frazier*-NYK 44.0
10. Bob Love-CHI 43.2

Points Per Game

1. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-MIL 28.7
2. Pete Maravich*-ATL 27.7
3. John Havlicek*-BOS 27.4
4. Archie Clark-BAL 26.7
5. Nate Thurmond*-GSW 25.4
6. Lou Hudson-ATL 25.0
7. Walt Frazier*-NYK 24.2
8. Gail Goodrich*-LAL 23.8
9. Jo Jo White-BOS 23.5
10. Jerry West*-LAL 22.9

Rebounds Per Game

1. Wilt Chamberlain*-LAL 21.0
2. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-MIL 18.2
3. Nate Thurmond*-GSW 17.8
4. Clifford Ray-CHI 16.5
5. Dave Cowens*-BOS 13.8
6. Walt Bellamy*-ATL 13.7
7. Happy Hairston-LAL 13.1
8. Curtis Perry-MIL 12.8
9. Clyde Lee-GSW 12.8
10. Wes Unseld*-BAL 12.5

Assists Per Game

1. Jerry West*-LAL 8.9
2. Norm Van Lier-CHI 8.2
3. Archie Clark-BAL 7.8
4. Oscar Robertson*-MIL 7.5
5. John Havlicek*-BOS 6.4
6. Walt Frazier*-NYK 6.1
7. Jeff Mullins-GSW 5.8
8. Herm Gilliam-ATL 5.5
9. Jerry Lucas*-NYK 5.3
10. Jo Jo White-BOS 5.3

Player Efficiency Rating

1. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-MIL 22.4
2. Pete Maravich*-ATL 22.4
3. Walt Frazier*-NYK 21.5
4. Archie Clark-BAL 21.5
5. Nate Thurmond*-GSW 21.2
6. John Havlicek*-BOS 19.9
7. Steve Kuberski-BOS 19.9
8. Jo Jo White-BOS 19.2
9. Clifford Ray-CHI 19.1
10. Jerry West*-LAL 18.8

True Shooting Pct

1. Mike Riordan-BAL .626
2. Steve Kuberski-BOS .617
3. Don Nelson-BOS .604
4. Walt Frazier*-NYK .586
5. Wilt Chamberlain*-LAL .562
6. Clifford Ray-CHI .555
7. Jerry Lucas*-NYK .552
8. Pete Maravich*-ATL .545
9. John Havlicek*-BOS .540
10. Don Chaney-BOS .540

Effective Field Goal Pct

1. Mike Riordan-BAL .579
2. Wilt Chamberlain*-LAL .563
3. Steve Kuberski-BOS .552
4. Walt Frazier*-NYK .536
5. Clifford Ray-CHI .529
6. Don Nelson-BOS .525
7. Don Chaney-BOS .506
8. Jerry Lucas*-NYK .500
9. Jo Jo White-BOS .495
10. Bob Dandridge-MIL .495

Total Rebound Pct

1. Wilt Chamberlain*-LAL 20.2
2. Clifford Ray-CHI 19.6
3. Nate Thurmond*-GSW 17.7
4. John Tresvant-BAL 17.7
5. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-MIL 17.0
6. Dave Cowens*-BOS 16.8
7. Clyde Lee-GSW 16.8
8. Dave DeBusschere*-NYK 16.1
9. Wes Unseld*-BAL 15.5
10. Curtis Perry-MIL 15.4

Assist Pct

1. Jerry West*-LAL 35.1
2. Archie Clark-BAL 32.3
3. Oscar Robertson*-MIL 27.7
4. Herm Gilliam-ATL 25.6
5. Art Williams-BOS 24.6
6. Jeff Mullins-GSW 21.4
7. Walt Frazier*-NYK 21.3
8. Jim Barnett-GSW 21.2
9. Jo Jo White-BOS 20.2
10. Pete Maravich*-ATL 19.4

Offensive Win Shares

1. Walt Frazier*-NYK 2.6
2. Jerry Lucas*-NYK 1.5
3. Gail Goodrich*-LAL 1.3
4. John Havlicek*-BOS 1.3
5. Wilt Chamberlain*-LAL 1.2
6. Jo Jo White-BOS 1.0
7. Don Nelson-BOS 1.0
8. Bob Dandridge-MIL 0.9
9. Steve Kuberski-BOS 0.9
10. Bill Bradley*-NYK 0.8

Defensive Win Shares

1. Wilt Chamberlain*-LAL 1.8
2. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-MIL 1.5
3. Jerry West*-LAL 1.2
4. Happy Hairston-LAL 1.2
5. Oscar Robertson*-MIL 1.0
6. Curtis Perry-MIL 0.9
7. Jerry Lucas*-NYK 0.9
8. Dave DeBusschere*-NYK 0.8
9. Bob Dandridge-MIL 0.8
10. Walt Frazier*-NYK 0.8

Win Shares

1. Walt Frazier*-NYK 3.3
2. Wilt Chamberlain*-LAL 3.0
3. Jerry Lucas*-NYK 2.4
4. Gail Goodrich*-LAL 2.0
5. Happy Hairston-LAL 1.8
6. Bob Dandridge-MIL 1.7
7. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-MIL 1.6
8. John Havlicek*-BOS 1.5
9. Jim McMillian-LAL 1.4
10. Dave DeBusschere*-NYK 1.3

Win Shares Per 48 Minutes

1. Walt Frazier*-NYK .227
2. Steve Kuberski-BOS .217
3. Wilt Chamberlain*-LAL .205
4. Mike Riordan-BAL .194
5. Bob Dandridge-MIL .185
6. Don Nelson-BOS .169
7. Pete Maravich*-ATL .168
8. Gail Goodrich*-LAL .166
9. Lucius Allen-MIL .162
10. Jerry Lucas*-NYK .159