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1971-72 Buffalo Braves Schedule and Results

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Record: 22-60, Finished 4th in NBA Atlantic Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Dolph Schayes (0-1), Johnny McCarthy (22-59)

PTS/G: 102.0 (17th of 17) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 111.3 (11th of 17)
SRS: -9.44 (17th of 17) ▪ Pace: 108.3 (16th of 17)
Off Rtg: 93.6 (17th of 17) ▪ Def Rtg: 102.1 (15th of 17)
Expected W-L: 19-63 (16th of 17)

Arena: Buffalo Memorial Auditorium ▪ Attendance: NA

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Tue, Oct 12, 1971 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics L 90 123 0 1 L 1
2 Fri, Oct 15, 1971 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers W OT 111 109 1 1 W 1
3 Sat, Oct 16, 1971 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers L 89 93 1 2 L 1
4 Tue, Oct 19, 1971 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers L 106 123 1 3 L 2
5 Fri, Oct 22, 1971 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks L 105 124 1 4 L 3
6 Sat, Oct 23, 1971 Box Score Boston Celtics L 98 103 1 5 L 4
7 Tue, Oct 26, 1971 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors W 91 89 2 5 W 1 at Oakland, CA
8 Thu, Oct 28, 1971 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L 96 106 2 6 L 1
9 Fri, Oct 29, 1971 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers W 120 119 3 6 W 1
10 Sun, Oct 31, 1971 Box Score @ Houston Rockets L 87 102 3 7 L 1
11 Wed, Nov 3, 1971 Box Score Phoenix Suns L 98 100 3 8 L 2
12 Fri, Nov 5, 1971 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks W OT 122 117 4 8 W 1
13 Sat, Nov 6, 1971 Box Score Chicago Bulls W 130 99 5 8 W 2
14 Tue, Nov 9, 1971 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W 109 100 6 8 W 3
15 Sat, Nov 13, 1971 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks L 106 127 6 9 L 1
16 Tue, Nov 16, 1971 Box Score Cincinnati Royals W 102 98 7 9 W 1
17 Fri, Nov 19, 1971 Box Score @ Baltimore Bullets L 105 126 7 10 L 1
18 Sat, Nov 20, 1971 Box Score Detroit Pistons L 96 105 7 11 L 2
19 Tue, Nov 23, 1971 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W 102 97 8 11 W 1
20 Wed, Nov 24, 1971 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 100 108 8 12 L 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Sat, Nov 27, 1971 Box Score Golden State Warriors L 91 110 8 13 L 2
22 Tue, Nov 30, 1971 Box Score Houston Rockets L 101 115 8 14 L 3
23 Thu, Dec 2, 1971 Box Score N Baltimore Bullets W 109 105 9 14 W 1 at Toronto, Canada
24 Fri, Dec 3, 1971 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers W 91 90 10 14 W 2
25 Sat, Dec 4, 1971 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 90 130 10 15 L 1
26 Tue, Dec 7, 1971 Box Score Cincinnati Royals W 115 91 11 15 W 1
27 Fri, Dec 10, 1971 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers L OT 100 101 11 16 L 1
28 Tue, Dec 14, 1971 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 117 110 12 16 W 1
29 Wed, Dec 15, 1971 Box Score N Milwaukee Bucks L 108 122 12 17 L 1 at Madison, WI
30 Fri, Dec 17, 1971 Box Score New York Knicks L 95 115 12 18 L 2
31 Sat, Dec 18, 1971 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 91 124 12 19 L 3
32 Tue, Dec 21, 1971 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers L 103 117 12 20 L 4
33 Sat, Dec 25, 1971 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks L 117 140 12 21 L 5
34 Mon, Dec 27, 1971 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers L 112 121 12 22 L 6
35 Tue, Dec 28, 1971 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 87 105 12 23 L 7
36 Thu, Dec 30, 1971 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 102 123 12 24 L 8
37 Sat, Jan 1, 1972 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L 83 97 12 25 L 9
38 Sun, Jan 2, 1972 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers L 90 108 12 26 L 10
39 Tue, Jan 4, 1972 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors L 86 112 12 27 L 11 at Oakland, CA
40 Fri, Jan 7, 1972 Box Score Phoenix Suns L 110 123 12 28 L 12
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Sat, Jan 8, 1972 Box Score @ Cincinnati Royals W 97 87 13 28 W 1
42 Sun, Jan 9, 1972 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L 96 101 13 29 L 1
43 Tue, Jan 11, 1972 Box Score Cincinnati Royals L OT 107 109 13 30 L 2
44 Wed, Jan 12, 1972 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers W 111 109 14 30 W 1
45 Fri, Jan 14, 1972 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers L 100 102 14 31 L 1
46 Fri, Jan 21, 1972 Box Score Chicago Bulls L 93 113 14 32 L 2
47 Tue, Jan 25, 1972 Box Score Atlanta Hawks L 110 123 14 33 L 3
48 Wed, Jan 26, 1972 Box Score @ Baltimore Bullets L OT 114 115 14 34 L 4
49 Fri, Jan 28, 1972 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics L 93 104 14 35 L 5
50 Sun, Jan 30, 1972 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers W 99 98 15 35 W 1
51 Tue, Feb 1, 1972 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers L 99 104 15 36 L 1
52 Wed, Feb 2, 1972 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 104 119 15 37 L 2
53 Fri, Feb 4, 1972 Box Score New York Knicks L 84 103 15 38 L 3
54 Sat, Feb 5, 1972 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 96 130 15 39 L 4
55 Sun, Feb 6, 1972 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers W 121 108 16 39 W 1
56 Tue, Feb 8, 1972 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks L 108 126 16 40 L 1
57 Wed, Feb 9, 1972 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 112 139 16 41 L 2
58 Fri, Feb 11, 1972 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 95 88 17 41 W 1
59 Sat, Feb 12, 1972 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L 87 113 17 42 L 1
60 Sun, Feb 13, 1972 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks L 119 133 17 43 L 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Tue, Feb 15, 1972 Box Score Golden State Warriors L 100 103 17 44 L 3
62 Fri, Feb 18, 1972 Box Score Houston Rockets L 96 108 17 45 L 4
63 Sat, Feb 19, 1972 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 95 100 17 46 L 5
64 Tue, Feb 22, 1972 Box Score Baltimore Bullets W 99 98 18 46 W 1
65 Thu, Feb 24, 1972 Box Score N Cincinnati Royals L 97 108 18 47 L 1 at Dayton, OH
66 Fri, Feb 25, 1972 Box Score Boston Celtics L 115 117 18 48 L 2
67 Tue, Feb 29, 1972 Box Score Atlanta Hawks L 89 99 18 49 L 3
68 Wed, Mar 1, 1972 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 99 108 18 50 L 4
69 Fri, Mar 3, 1972 Box Score New York Knicks W 105 97 19 50 W 1
70 Sun, Mar 5, 1972 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 103 131 19 51 L 1
71 Tue, Mar 7, 1972 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers L 94 98 19 52 L 2
72 Sat, Mar 11, 1972 Box Score @ Houston Rockets L 100 121 19 53 L 3
73 Sun, Mar 12, 1972 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 102 141 19 54 L 4
74 Tue, Mar 14, 1972 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 108 105 20 54 W 1
75 Fri, Mar 17, 1972 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 103 126 20 55 L 1
76 Sat, Mar 18, 1972 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 116 103 21 55 W 1
77 Sun, Mar 19, 1972 Box Score @ Cincinnati Royals L 105 136 21 56 L 1
78 Tue, Mar 21, 1972 Box Score Baltimore Bullets W 114 100 22 56 W 1
79 Wed, Mar 22, 1972 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 99 123 22 57 L 1
80 Fri, Mar 24, 1972 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L 105 112 22 58 L 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
81 Sat, Mar 25, 1972 Box Score Boston Celtics L 116 121 22 59 L 3
82 Sun, Mar 26, 1972 Box Score @ Baltimore Bullets L 101 119 22 60 L 4