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1975 NBA Playoffs Summary

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League Champion: Golden State Warriors

Finals MVP: Rick Barry (29.5/4.0/5.0)

1975 Playoff Leaders:
PTS: Rick Barry (479)
TRB: Wes Unseld (276)
AST: Kevin Porter (124)
WS: Rick Barry (3.1)

League Playoffs

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Finals (4-0): Golden State Warriors over Washington Bullets (Series Stats)
 
Eastern Conference Finals (4-2): Washington Bullets over Boston Celtics (Series Stats)
Western Conference Finals (4-3): Golden State Warriors over Chicago Bulls (Series Stats)
 
Eastern Conference Semifinals (4-1): Boston Celtics over Houston Rockets (Series Stats)
Eastern Conference Semifinals (4-3): Washington Bullets over Buffalo Braves (Series Stats)
Western Conference Semifinals (4-2): Chicago Bulls over Kansas City-Omaha Kings (Series Stats)
Western Conference Semifinals (4-2): Golden State Warriors over Seattle SuperSonics (Series Stats)
 
Eastern Conference First Round (2-1): Houston Rockets over New York Knicks (Series Stats)
Western Conference First Round (2-1): Seattle SuperSonics over Detroit Pistons (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 Houston Rockets 8 1920 346 714 .485 346 714 .485 176 220 .800 105 227 332 210 65 29 146 195 868 108.5
2 Boston Celtics 11 2640 485 1082 .448 485 1082 .448 208 256 .813 186 344 530 287 87 23 184 279 1178 107.1
3 Washington Bullets 17 4080 698 1480 .472 698 1480 .472 352 474 .743 204 577 781 359 141 86 342 402 1748 102.8
4 Buffalo Braves 7 1680 291 640 .455 291 640 .455 132 177 .746 90 211 301 147 64 38 127 167 714 102.0
5 Golden State Warriors 17 4080 698 1543 .452 698 1543 .452 308 440 .700 264 576 840 369 192 112 330 480 1704 100.2
6 Seattle Supersonics 9 2160 361 796 .454 361 796 .454 173 227 .762 111 288 399 195 89 43 176 219 895 99.4
7 Detroit Pistons 3 720 122 245 .498 122 245 .498 48 72 .667 35 101 136 86 18 19 59 58 292 97.3
8 Chicago Bulls 13 3145 477 1097 .435 477 1097 .435 267 362 .738 180 454 634 236 91 48 227 319 1221 93.9
9 New York Knicks 3 720 107 242 .442 107 242 .442 62 78 .795 34 89 123 55 27 12 61 68 276 92.0
10 Kansas City-Omaha Kings 6 1465 215 496 .433 215 496 .433 121 153 .791 54 197 251 119 44 22 101 153 551 91.8
League Average 9 2261 380 834 .456 380 834 .456 185 246 .751 126 306 433 206 82 43 175 234 945 100.5

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 Chicago Bulls 13 3145 492 1107 .444 492 1107 .444 223 298 .748 145 433 578 252 100 65 216 349 1207 92.8
2 Golden State Warriors 17 4080 619 1416 .437 619 1416 .437 376 512 .734 208 557 765 347 154 81 347 417 1614 94.9
3 Kansas City-Omaha Kings 6 1465 237 531 .446 237 531 .446 114 144 .792 90 215 305 101 44 21 103 155 588 98.0
4 Detroit Pistons 3 720 129 285 .453 129 285 .453 38 51 .745 44 90 134 67 27 9 42 67 296 98.7
5 Washington Bullets 17 4080 700 1616 .433 700 1616 .433 303 405 .748 271 550 821 363 171 81 319 437 1703 100.2
6 New York Knicks 3 720 128 271 .472 128 271 .472 57 70 .814 49 92 141 77 27 19 54 73 313 104.3
7 Seattle Supersonics 9 2160 380 812 .468 380 812 .468 182 265 .687 136 298 434 240 99 56 180 226 942 104.7
8 Buffalo Braves 7 1680 303 632 .479 303 632 .479 137 189 .725 94 239 333 160 58 42 139 164 743 106.1
9 Boston Celtics 11 2640 466 952 .489 466 952 .489 246 317 .776 115 353 468 248 76 34 206 259 1178 107.1
10 Houston Rockets 8 1920 346 713 .485 346 713 .485 171 208 .822 111 237 348 208 62 24 147 193 863 107.9
League Average 9 2261 380 834 .456 380 834 .456 185 246 .751 126 306 433 206 82 43 175 234 945 100.5

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 Golden State Warriors 17 12 5 .706 11.6 5.4 97.4 92.2 102.9 .285 .452 .160 .322 .200 .437 .175 .735 .266
2 Washington Bullets 17 8 9 .471 10.0 7.0 98.0 95.4 105.0 .320 .472 .168 .271 .238 .433 .151 .680 .188
3 Chicago Bulls 13 7 6 .538 7.0 6.0 95.5 94.4 97.6 .330 .435 .153 .294 .243 .444 .149 .758 .201
4 Boston Celtics 11 6 5 .545 5.5 5.5 102.3 102.3 104.7 .237 .448 .133 .345 .192 .489 .159 .749 .258
5 Seattle Supersonics 9 4 5 .444 3.0 6.0 94.9 99.9 104.8 .285 .454 .164 .271 .217 .468 .162 .679 .224
6 Buffalo Braves 7 3 4 .429 2.5 4.5 96.9 100.8 105.3 .277 .455 .150 .274 .206 .479 .163 .692 .217
7 Houston Rockets 8 3 5 .375 4.2 3.8 105.8 105.2 102.6 .308 .485 .153 .307 .246 .485 .154 .672 .240
8 Kansas City-Omaha Kings 6 2 4 .333 1.7 4.3 92.5 98.8 97.5 .308 .433 .152 .201 .244 .446 .148 .686 .215
9 Detroit Pistons 3 1 2 .333 1.4 1.6 98.5 99.9 98.8 .294 .498 .176 .280 .196 .453 .120 .697 .133
10 New York Knicks 3 1 2 .333 0.4 2.6 92.9 105.4 99.0 .322 .442 .181 .270 .256 .472 .152 .645 .210
League Average 9.4 4.7 4.7 .500 4.7 4.7 97.9 97.9 102.5 .295 .456 .157 .292 .222 .456 .157 .708 .222

Playoff Leaders

Minutes Played
1. Elvin Hayes*-WSB 751
2. Wes Unseld*-WSB 734
3. Rick Barry*-GSW 726
4. Phil Chenier-WSB 692
5. Kevin Porter-WSB 625
Field Goals
1. Rick Barry*-GSW 189
2. Elvin Hayes*-WSB 174
3. Phil Chenier-WSB 155
4. Bob Love-CHI 138
5. Jamaal Wilkes*-GSW 111
Field Goal Attempts
1. Rick Barry*-GSW 426
2. Elvin Hayes*-WSB 372
3. Phil Chenier-WSB 330
4. Bob Love-CHI 316
5. Jamaal Wilkes*-GSW 249
Free Throws
1. Phil Chenier-WSB 102
2. Rick Barry*-GSW 101
3. Elvin Hayes*-WSB 86
4. Chet Walker*-CHI 66
  John Havlicek*-BOS 66
Free Throw Attempts
1. Elvin Hayes*-WSB 127
2. Phil Chenier-WSB 114
3. Rick Barry*-GSW 110
4. Norm Van Lier-CHI 83
5. Bob Love-CHI 77
Offensive Rebounds
1. Wes Unseld*-WSB 65
2. Tom Boerwinkle-CHI 56
3. Clifford Ray-GSW 55
4. George Johnson-GSW 54
5. Dave Cowens*-BOS 49
Defensive Rebounds
1. Wes Unseld*-WSB 211
2. Elvin Hayes*-WSB 140
3. Dave Cowens*-BOS 132
4. Clifford Ray-GSW 111
5. Tom Boerwinkle-CHI 109
Total Rebounds
1. Wes Unseld*-WSB 276
2. Elvin Hayes*-WSB 186
3. Dave Cowens*-BOS 181
4. Clifford Ray-GSW 166
5. Tom Boerwinkle-CHI 165
Assists
1. Kevin Porter-WSB 124
2. Rick Barry*-GSW 103
3. Wes Unseld*-WSB 64
  Slick Watts-SEA 64
5. Jo Jo White-BOS 63
Steals
1. Rick Barry*-GSW 50
2. Slick Watts-SEA 27
3. Jamaal Wilkes*-GSW 26
  Elvin Hayes*-WSB 26
5. Charles Johnson-GSW 25
Blocks
1. George Johnson-GSW 40
2. Elvin Hayes*-WSB 39
3. Nate Thurmond*-CHI 21
  Clifford Ray-GSW 21
5. Wes Unseld*-WSB 20
Personal Fouls
1. Kevin Porter-WSB 73
2. Elvin Hayes*-WSB 70
3. Butch Beard-GSW 64
4. Clifford Ray-GSW 60
5. Nick Weatherspoon-WSB 56
Points
1. Rick Barry*-GSW 479
2. Elvin Hayes*-WSB 434
3. Phil Chenier-WSB 412
4. Bob Love-CHI 336
5. Bob McAdoo*-BUF 262
Field Goal Pct
1. Larry McNeill-KCO .647
2. Walt Frazier*-NYK .630
3. Derrek Dickey-GSW .603
4. Ron Riley-HOU .595
5. George Johnson-GSW .571
Free Throw Pct
1. Ollie Johnson-KCO 1.000
2. Jim McMillian-BUF .929
3. Rick Barry*-GSW .918
4. Jimmy Jones-WSB .909
5. Don Nelson-BOS .902
Minutes Per Game
1. Bob McAdoo*-BUF 46.7
2. Bob Love-CHI 44.8
3. Elvin Hayes*-WSB 44.2
4. Sam Lacey-KCO 44.0
5. Dave Cowens*-BOS 43.5
Points Per Game
1. Bob McAdoo*-BUF 37.4
2. Rick Barry*-GSW 28.2
3. Bob Love-CHI 25.8
4. Elvin Hayes*-WSB 25.5
5. Calvin Murphy*-HOU 24.4
Rebounds Per Game
1. Dave Cowens*-BOS 16.5
2. Wes Unseld*-WSB 16.2
3. Sam Lacey-KCO 15.7
4. Bob McAdoo*-BUF 13.4
5. Tom Boerwinkle-CHI 12.7
Assists Per Game
1. Dave Bing*-DET 9.7
2. Kevin Porter-WSB 7.3
3. Slick Watts-SEA 7.1
4. Randy Smith-BUF 7.0
5. Rick Barry*-GSW 6.1
Steals Per Game
1. Walt Frazier*-NYK 3.7
2. Slick Watts-SEA 3.0
3. Rick Barry*-GSW 2.9
4. Randy Smith-BUF 2.6
5. Fred Brown-SEA 2.1
Blocks Per Game
1. Bob Lanier*-DET 4.0
2. Bob McAdoo*-BUF 2.7
3. George Johnson-GSW 2.4
4. Elvin Hayes*-WSB 2.3
5. Tom Burleson-SEA 2.0
Player Efficiency Rating
1. Bob McAdoo*-BUF 24.3
2. Rick Barry*-GSW 22.5
3. Fred Brown-SEA 22.5
4. Rudy Tomjanovich-HOU 20.9
5. Don Nelson-BOS 19.9
True Shooting Pct
1. Walt Frazier*-NYK .669
2. Don Nelson-BOS .626
3. Rudy Tomjanovich-HOU .617
4. Derrek Dickey-GSW .606
5. George Johnson-GSW .588
Effective Field Goal Pct
1. Larry McNeill-KCO .647
2. Walt Frazier*-NYK .630
3. Derrek Dickey-GSW .603
4. Ron Riley-HOU .595
5. George Johnson-GSW .571
Offensive Rebound Pct
1. George Johnson-GSW 16.7
2. Tom Boerwinkle-CHI 15.2
3. Paul Silas-BOS 11.1
4. Clifford Ray-GSW 11.0
5. Dave Cowens*-BOS 10.0
Defensive Rebound Pct
1. Dave Cowens*-BOS 31.7
2. Sam Lacey-KCO 30.5
3. Tom Boerwinkle-CHI 30.4
4. Wes Unseld*-WSB 27.7
5. Nate Thurmond*-CHI 26.0
Total Rebound Pct
1. Tom Boerwinkle-CHI 22.7
2. Dave Cowens*-BOS 20.0
3. George Johnson-GSW 20.0
4. Wes Unseld*-WSB 19.2
5. Sam Lacey-KCO 18.8
Assist Pct
1. Slick Watts-SEA 33.2
2. Kevin Porter-WSB 28.5
3. Randy Smith-BUF 24.8
4. Paul Westphal-BOS 24.6
5. Rick Barry*-GSW 23.8
Steal Pct
1. Slick Watts-SEA 4.4
2. Jimmy Jones-WSB 3.6
3. Don Chaney-BOS 3.3
4. Fred Brown-SEA 3.2
5. Rick Barry*-GSW 3.2
Block Pct
1. George Johnson-GSW 7.2
2. Nate Thurmond*-CHI 4.7
3. Bob McAdoo*-BUF 3.1
4. Kevin Kunnert-HOU 2.9
5. Tom Burleson-SEA 2.6
Defensive Rating
1. George Johnson-GSW 87.1
2. Nate Thurmond*-CHI 88.8
3. Sam Lacey-KCO 90.6
4. Jamaal Wilkes*-GSW 90.8
5. Clifford Ray-GSW 90.9
Offensive Win Shares
1. Rick Barry*-GSW 1.8
2. Phil Chenier-WSB 1.5
3. Rudy Tomjanovich-HOU 1.3
4. Chet Walker*-CHI 1.3
5. Don Nelson-BOS 1.2
Defensive Win Shares
1. Wes Unseld*-WSB 1.4
2. Rick Barry*-GSW 1.3
3. Elvin Hayes*-WSB 1.3
4. Jamaal Wilkes*-GSW 1.0
5. Clifford Ray-GSW 1.0
Win Shares
1. Rick Barry*-GSW 3.1
2. Wes Unseld*-WSB 2.5
3. Phil Chenier-WSB 2.2
4. Elvin Hayes*-WSB 2.2
5. Chet Walker*-CHI 1.8
Win Shares Per 48 Minutes
1. Don Nelson-BOS .209
2. Chet Walker*-CHI .205
3. Rick Barry*-GSW .204
4. George Johnson-GSW .201
5. Rudy Tomjanovich-HOU .193