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1971-72 Atlanta Hawks Schedule and Results

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Record: 36-46, Finished 2nd in NBA Central Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Richie Guerin (36-46)

PTS/G: 109.5 (8th of 17) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 111.3 (12th of 17)
SRS: -1.94 (11th of 17) ▪ Pace: 110.7 (11th of 17)
Off Rtg: 98.7 (6th of 17) ▪ Def Rtg: 100.3 (12th of 17)
Expected W-L: 36-46 (11th of 17)

Arena: Alexander Memorial Coliseum ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1972 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals (2-4) versus Boston Celtics  (Series Stats)

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Tue, Oct 12, 1971 Box Score @ Cincinnati Royals L 113 127 0 1 L 1
2 Sat, Oct 16, 1971 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers L 102 104 0 2 L 2
3 Wed, Oct 20, 1971 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers L 104 126 0 3 L 3
4 Fri, Oct 22, 1971 Box Score Boston Celtics L 108 115 0 4 L 4
5 Sat, Oct 23, 1971 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 95 89 1 4 W 1
6 Mon, Oct 25, 1971 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 116 136 1 5 L 1
7 Wed, Oct 27, 1971 Box Score New York Knicks W 110 96 2 5 W 1
8 Fri, Oct 29, 1971 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers W 98 97 3 5 W 2
9 Sat, Oct 30, 1971 Box Score Detroit Pistons L 99 104 3 6 L 1
10 Wed, Nov 3, 1971 Box Score Chicago Bulls L 100 113 3 7 L 2
11 Fri, Nov 5, 1971 Box Score Buffalo Braves L OT 117 122 3 8 L 3
12 Sat, Nov 6, 1971 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 96 101 3 9 L 4
13 Wed, Nov 10, 1971 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks L 110 116 3 10 L 5
14 Fri, Nov 12, 1971 Box Score Golden State Warriors W 106 104 4 10 W 1
15 Wed, Nov 17, 1971 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics L 104 112 4 11 L 1
16 Sat, Nov 20, 1971 Box Score Phoenix Suns W 115 109 5 11 W 1
17 Tue, Nov 23, 1971 Box Score @ Buffalo Braves L 97 102 5 12 L 1
18 Wed, Nov 24, 1971 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks L 107 141 5 13 L 2
19 Fri, Nov 26, 1971 Box Score Baltimore Bullets L 105 118 5 14 L 3
20 Sat, Nov 27, 1971 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers L 95 103 5 15 L 4
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Sun, Nov 28, 1971 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 108 130 5 16 L 5
22 Tue, Nov 30, 1971 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 85 86 5 17 L 6
23 Wed, Dec 1, 1971 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons W 117 103 6 17 W 1
24 Sat, Dec 4, 1971 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 126 109 7 17 W 2
25 Tue, Dec 7, 1971 Box Score N Golden State Warriors W 116 113 8 17 W 3 at San Diego, CA
26 Thu, Dec 9, 1971 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 115 135 8 18 L 1
27 Fri, Dec 10, 1971 Box Score @ Houston Rockets L 88 95 8 19 L 2
28 Sun, Dec 12, 1971 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 95 104 8 20 L 3
29 Wed, Dec 15, 1971 Box Score Houston Rockets L OT 115 117 8 21 L 4
30 Fri, Dec 17, 1971 Box Score @ Baltimore Bullets L 103 114 8 22 L 5
31 Sat, Dec 18, 1971 Box Score Baltimore Bullets W 123 94 9 22 W 1
32 Sun, Dec 19, 1971 Box Score Cincinnati Royals W 101 99 10 22 W 2
33 Wed, Dec 22, 1971 Box Score @ Cincinnati Royals W 106 103 11 22 W 3
34 Thu, Dec 23, 1971 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers L 110 115 11 23 L 1
35 Sat, Dec 25, 1971 Box Score Buffalo Braves W 140 117 12 23 W 1
36 Sun, Dec 26, 1971 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks L 92 114 12 24 L 1
37 Mon, Dec 27, 1971 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W 135 121 13 24 W 1
38 Thu, Dec 30, 1971 Box Score @ Houston Rockets L 115 129 13 25 L 1
39 Sun, Jan 2, 1972 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns W 116 111 14 25 W 1
40 Tue, Jan 4, 1972 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers W 103 91 15 25 W 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Wed, Jan 5, 1972 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L 116 127 15 26 L 1
42 Fri, Jan 7, 1972 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers L 90 134 15 27 L 2
43 Sat, Jan 8, 1972 Box Score @ Baltimore Bullets L 102 110 15 28 L 3
44 Wed, Jan 12, 1972 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks W 104 102 16 28 W 1
45 Fri, Jan 14, 1972 Box Score @ Cincinnati Royals L 102 126 16 29 L 1
46 Sat, Jan 15, 1972 Box Score Boston Celtics L 106 122 16 30 L 2
47 Sun, Jan 16, 1972 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 124 116 17 30 W 1
48 Fri, Jan 21, 1972 Box Score Golden State Warriors L 111 113 17 31 L 1
49 Sun, Jan 23, 1972 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks W 118 113 18 31 W 1
50 Tue, Jan 25, 1972 Box Score @ Buffalo Braves W 123 110 19 31 W 2
51 Wed, Jan 26, 1972 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics L 119 131 19 32 L 1
52 Fri, Jan 28, 1972 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 124 106 20 32 W 1
53 Sun, Jan 30, 1972 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 103 105 20 33 L 1
54 Thu, Feb 3, 1972 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors L 115 132 20 34 L 2 at Oakland, CA
55 Sat, Feb 5, 1972 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers W 120 117 21 34 W 1
56 Sun, Feb 6, 1972 Box Score @ Houston Rockets L 113 120 21 35 L 1
57 Wed, Feb 9, 1972 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers L 113 117 21 36 L 2
58 Fri, Feb 11, 1972 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 91 102 21 37 L 3
59 Sat, Feb 12, 1972 Box Score Chicago Bulls L 106 117 21 38 L 4
60 Sun, Feb 13, 1972 Box Score Buffalo Braves W 133 119 22 38 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Tue, Feb 15, 1972 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons W 113 105 23 38 W 2
62 Wed, Feb 16, 1972 Box Score Baltimore Bullets W 105 103 24 38 W 3
63 Fri, Feb 18, 1972 Box Score @ Baltimore Bullets L 81 106 24 39 L 1
64 Sun, Feb 20, 1972 Box Score Cincinnati Royals L 92 101 24 40 L 2
65 Wed, Feb 23, 1972 Box Score Phoenix Suns W 120 118 25 40 W 1
66 Fri, Feb 25, 1972 Box Score N Philadelphia 76ers L 110 114 25 41 L 1 at Hershey, PA
67 Sun, Feb 27, 1972 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W 113 110 26 41 W 1
68 Tue, Feb 29, 1972 Box Score @ Buffalo Braves W 99 89 27 41 W 2
69 Fri, Mar 3, 1972 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 104 114 27 42 L 1
70 Sat, Mar 4, 1972 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers W 120 101 28 42 W 1
71 Sun, Mar 5, 1972 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L 110 112 28 43 L 1
72 Wed, Mar 8, 1972 Box Score Chicago Bulls L 96 98 28 44 L 2
73 Sun, Mar 12, 1972 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers W 135 114 29 44 W 1
74 Tue, Mar 14, 1972 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 107 115 29 45 L 1
75 Wed, Mar 15, 1972 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics W 134 96 30 45 W 1
76 Fri, Mar 17, 1972 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L 112 121 30 46 L 1
77 Sat, Mar 18, 1972 Box Score Cincinnati Royals W 115 106 31 46 W 1
78 Sun, Mar 19, 1972 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers W 115 105 32 46 W 2
79 Tue, Mar 21, 1972 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers W 117 111 33 46 W 3
80 Wed, Mar 22, 1972 Box Score Houston Rockets W 107 106 34 46 W 4
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
81 Fri, Mar 24, 1972 Box Score Golden State Warriors W 118 102 35 46 W 5
82 Sun, Mar 26, 1972 Box Score New York Knicks W 120 106 36 46 W 6

Playoffs

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Wed, Mar 29, 1972 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 108 126 0 1 L 1
2 Fri, Mar 31, 1972 Box Score Boston Celtics W 113 104 1 1 W 1
3 Sun, Apr 2, 1972 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 113 136 1 2 L 1
4 Tue, Apr 4, 1972 Box Score Boston Celtics W 112 110 2 2 W 1
5 Fri, Apr 7, 1972 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 114 124 2 3 L 1
6 Sun, Apr 9, 1972 Box Score Boston Celtics L 118 127 2 4 L 2