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1973 NBA Playoffs Summary

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League Champion: New York Knicks

Finals MVP: Willis Reed (16.4/9.2/2.6)

1973 Playoff Leaders:
PTS: Jerry West (401)
TRB: Wilt Chamberlain (383)
AST: Jerry West (132)
WS: Walt Frazier (3.0)

League Playoffs

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Finals (4-1): New York Knicks over Los Angeles Lakers (Series Stats)
 
Eastern Conference Finals (4-3): New York Knicks over Boston Celtics (Series Stats)
Western Conference Finals (4-1): Los Angeles Lakers over Golden State Warriors (Series Stats)
 
Eastern Conference Semifinals (4-2): Boston Celtics over Atlanta Hawks (Series Stats)
Eastern Conference Semifinals (4-1): New York Knicks over Baltimore Bullets (Series Stats)
Western Conference Semifinals (4-2): Golden State Warriors over Milwaukee Bucks (Series Stats)
Western Conference Semifinals (4-3): Los Angeles Lakers over Chicago Bulls (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 Boston Celtics 13 3170 579 1261 .459 579 1261 .459 247 319 .774 665 332 312 1405 108.1
2 Atlanta Hawks 6 1440 275 635 .433 275 635 .433 91 137 .664 286 144 136 641 106.8
3 New York Knicks 17 4130 746 1542 .484 746 1542 .484 273 365 .748 756 396 424 1765 103.8
4 Los Angeles Lakers 17 4105 700 1543 .454 700 1543 .454 358 501 .715 942 393 378 1758 103.4
5 Milwaukee Bucks 6 1440 246 545 .451 246 545 .451 103 140 .736 267 127 140 595 99.2
6 Chicago Bulls 7 1705 283 686 .413 283 686 .413 120 162 .741 358 149 165 686 98.0
7 Golden State Warriors 11 2640 445 1069 .416 445 1069 .416 187 232 .806 561 234 252 1077 97.9
8 Baltimore Bullets 5 1200 204 426 .479 204 426 .479 70 102 .686 212 93 98 478 95.6
League Average 10 2479 435 963 .451 435 963 .451 181 245 .740 506 234 238 1051 102.5

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 6 1440 239 543 .440 239 543 .440 102 130 .785 287 129 125 580 96.7
2 New York Knicks 17 4130 680 1513 .449 680 1513 .449 319 455 .701 807 329 387 1679 98.8
3 Los Angeles Lakers 17 4105 704 1680 .419 704 1680 .419 278 360 .772 864 372 427 1686 99.2
4 Chicago Bulls 7 1705 286 632 .453 286 632 .453 134 183 .732 401 176 167 706 100.9
5 Baltimore Bullets 5 1200 223 438 .509 223 438 .509 73 100 .730 216 110 109 519 103.8
6 Golden State Warriors 11 2640 473 1022 .463 473 1022 .463 217 288 .753 544 256 236 1163 105.7
7 Boston Celtics 13 3170 583 1271 .459 583 1271 .459 218 306 .712 594 312 316 1384 106.5
8 Atlanta Hawks 6 1440 290 608 .477 290 608 .477 108 136 .794 334 184 138 688 114.7
League Average 10 2479 435 963 .451 435 963 .451 181 245 .740 506 234 238 1051 102.5

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 New York Knicks 17 12 5 .706 11.4 5.6 .237 .484 .177 .449 .211
2 Los Angeles Lakers 17 9 8 .529 10.9 6.1 .325 .454 .232 .419 .165
3 Boston Celtics 13 7 6 .538 7.2 5.8 .253 .459 .196 .459 .172
4 Golden State Warriors 11 5 6 .455 2.8 8.2 .217 .416 .175 .463 .212
5 Chicago Bulls 7 3 4 .429 2.8 4.2 .236 .413 .175 .453 .212
6 Atlanta Hawks 6 2 4 .333 1.6 4.4 .216 .433 .143 .477 .178
7 Milwaukee Bucks 6 2 4 .333 3.5 2.5 .257 .451 .189 .440 .188
8 Baltimore Bullets 5 1 4 .200 1.2 3.8 .239 .479 .164 .509 .167
League Average 10.3 5.1 5.1 .500 5.2 5.1 .254 .451 .188 .451 .188

Playoff Leaders

Minutes Played
1. Wilt Chamberlain*-LAL 801
2. Walt Frazier*-NYK 765
3. Jerry West*-LAL 638
4. Dave DeBusschere*-NYK 632
5. Jim McMillian-LAL 630
Field Goals
1. Jerry West*-LAL 151
2. Walt Frazier*-NYK 150
3. Jim McMillian-LAL 143
4. Gail Goodrich*-LAL 139
5. Jo Jo White-BOS 135
Field Goal Attempts
1. Jerry West*-LAL 336
2. Gail Goodrich*-LAL 310
3. Jim McMillian-LAL 307
4. Jo Jo White-BOS 300
5. Walt Frazier*-NYK 292
Free Throws
1. Jerry West*-LAL 99
2. Walt Frazier*-NYK 73
3. Gail Goodrich*-LAL 62
4. John Havlicek*-BOS 61
5. Jim McMillian-LAL 55
Free Throw Attempts
1. Jerry West*-LAL 127
2. Wilt Chamberlain*-LAL 98
3. Walt Frazier*-NYK 94
4. Gail Goodrich*-LAL 79
5. Jim McMillian-LAL 75
Total Rebounds
1. Wilt Chamberlain*-LAL 383
2. Dave Cowens*-BOS 216
3. Paul Silas-BOS 196
4. Dave DeBusschere*-NYK 179
5. Clyde Lee-GSW 173
Assists
1. Jerry West*-LAL 132
2. Walt Frazier*-NYK 106
3. Jo Jo White-BOS 83
4. Gail Goodrich*-LAL 67
5. John Havlicek*-BOS 65
Personal Fouls
1. Bill Bridges-LAL 68
2. Willis Reed*-NYK 65
3. Bill Bradley*-NYK 59
  Phil Jackson-NYK 59
5. Dave DeBusschere*-NYK 57
Points
1. Jerry West*-LAL 401
2. Walt Frazier*-NYK 373
3. Jim McMillian-LAL 341
4. Gail Goodrich*-LAL 340
5. Jo Jo White-BOS 319
Field Goal Pct
1. Dean Meminger-NYK .554
2. Wilt Chamberlain*-LAL .552
3. Dennis Awtrey-CHI .542
4. Earl Monroe*-NYK .526
5. Walt Frazier*-NYK .514
Free Throw Pct
1. Mahdi Abdul-Rahman-GSW 1.000
2. Oscar Robertson*-MIL .912
3. Rick Barry*-GSW .909
4. Jo Jo White-BOS .907
5. Lou Hudson-ATL .897
Minutes Per Game
1. Wilt Chamberlain*-LAL 47.1
2. Mike Riordan-BAL 46.2
3. Dave Cowens*-BOS 46.0
  Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-MIL 46.0
5. Elvin Hayes*-BAL 45.6
Points Per Game
1. Lou Hudson-ATL 29.7
2. Pete Maravich*-ATL 26.2
3. Elvin Hayes*-BAL 25.8
4. Jo Jo White-BOS 24.5
5. John Havlicek*-BOS 23.8
Rebounds Per Game
1. Wilt Chamberlain*-LAL 22.5
2. Dave Cowens*-BOS 16.6
3. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-MIL 16.2
4. Clyde Lee-GSW 15.7
5. Wes Unseld*-BAL 15.2
Assists Per Game
1. Jerry West*-LAL 7.8
2. Oscar Robertson*-MIL 7.5
3. Pete Maravich*-ATL 6.7
4. Jo Jo White-BOS 6.4
5. Walt Frazier*-NYK 6.2
Player Efficiency Rating
1. Jerry West*-LAL 22.7
2. Oscar Robertson*-MIL 21.0
3. Elvin Hayes*-BAL 20.0
4. John Havlicek*-BOS 19.7
5. Walt Frazier*-NYK 19.7
True Shooting Pct
1. Oscar Robertson*-MIL .572
2. Dean Meminger-NYK .571
3. Don Nelson-BOS .569
4. Walt Frazier*-NYK .559
5. Wilt Chamberlain*-LAL .556
Effective Field Goal Pct
1. Dean Meminger-NYK .554
2. Wilt Chamberlain*-LAL .552
3. Dennis Awtrey-CHI .542
4. Earl Monroe*-NYK .526
5. Walt Frazier*-NYK .514
Total Rebound Pct
1. Wilt Chamberlain*-LAL 21.7
2. Wes Unseld*-BAL 21.2
3. Clyde Lee-GSW 20.0
4. Paul Silas-BOS 19.3
5. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-MIL 18.3
Assist Pct
1. Art Williams-BOS 33.8
2. Jerry West*-LAL 33.6
3. Oscar Robertson*-MIL 26.4
4. Pete Maravich*-ATL 25.2
5. Norm Van Lier-CHI 21.3
Offensive Win Shares
1. Walt Frazier*-NYK 2.3
2. Jerry West*-LAL 1.5
3. Earl Monroe*-NYK 1.5
4. John Havlicek*-BOS 1.3
5. Wilt Chamberlain*-LAL 1.1
Defensive Win Shares
1. Wilt Chamberlain*-LAL 1.6
2. Jerry West*-LAL 0.9
3. Bill Bridges-LAL 0.8
4. Walt Frazier*-NYK 0.8
5. Dave DeBusschere*-NYK 0.7
Win Shares
1. Walt Frazier*-NYK 3.0
2. Wilt Chamberlain*-LAL 2.7
3. Jerry West*-LAL 2.4
4. Earl Monroe*-NYK 1.9
5. John Havlicek*-BOS 1.7
Win Shares Per 48 Minutes
1. Oscar Robertson*-MIL .236
2. Walt Frazier*-NYK .189
3. Jerry West*-LAL .184
4. Earl Monroe*-NYK .177
5. Dennis Awtrey-CHI .174