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1972-73 Buffalo Braves Roster and Stats

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Record: 21-61, Finished 3rd in NBA Atlantic Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Jack Ramsay (21-61)

PTS/G: 103.3 (16th of 17) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 112.5 (14th of 17)
SRS: -8.85 (16th of 17) ▪ Pace: 110.9 (9th of 17)
Off Rtg: 92.9 (16th of 17) ▪ Def Rtg: 101.2 (15th of 17)
Expected W-L: 19-63 (16th of 17)

Arena: Buffalo Memorial Auditorium ▪ Attendance: NA

Game Results

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Roster

No. Player Pos Ht Wt Birth Date Exp College
42 Mahdi Abdul-Rahman PG 6-2 185 April 15, 1942 8 University of California, Los Angeles
7 Harold Fox PG 6-2 175 August 29, 1949 R Jacksonville University
20 Dick Garrett SG 6-3 185 January 31, 1947 3 Southern Illinois University
27 Bill Hewitt PF 6-7 210 August 8, 1944 4 University of Southern California
32 Fred Hilton SG 6-3 185 January 15, 1948 1 Grambling State University
45 John Hummer PF 6-9 230 May 4, 1948 2 Princeton University
44 Bob Kauffman SF 6-8 240 July 13, 1946 4 Guilford College
5 Howard Komives PG 6-1 185 May 9, 1941 8 Bowling Green State University
11 Bob McAdoo PF 6-9 210 September 25, 1951 R University of North Carolina
3 Elmore Smith C 7-0 250 May 9, 1949 1 Kentucky State University
9 Randy Smith SG 6-3 180 December 12, 1948 1 State University of New York College at Buffalo
35 Cornell Warner C 6-9 220 August 12, 1948 2 Jackson State University
13 Dave Wohl PG 6-2 185 November 2, 1949 1 University of Pennsylvania

Team and Opponent Stats

Year/year calculations use per game statistics
G MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
Team 82 19730 3536 7877 .449 3536 7877 .449 1399 1966 .712 4158 2218 2034 8471
Team/G 240.6 43.1 96.1 .449 43.1 96.1 .449 17.1 24.0 .712 50.7 27.0 24.8 103.3
Lg Rank 10 13 10 12 13 10 12 14 13 17 9 4 16 16
Year/Year -0.4% 3.7% 4.2% -0.002 3.7% 4.2% -0.002 -9.7% -11.4% +0.013 4.5% 26.1% -3.6% 1.2%
Opponent 82 19730 3745 7947 .471 3745 7947 .471 1733 2299 .754 4278 2383 1822 9223
Opponent/G 240.6 45.7 96.9 .471 45.7 96.9 .471 21.1 28.0 .754 52.2 29.1 22.2 112.5
Lg Rank 10 12 6 13 12 6 13 13 14 7 15 17 7 14
Year/Year -0.4% 7.6% 5.2% +0.011 7.6% 5.2% +0.011 -20.0% -19.1% -0.009 2.2% 24.2% 5.4% 1.1%

Year-by-year: Team Stats Totals / Team Stats Per Game / Opponent Stats Totals / Opponent Stats Per Game

Team Miscellaneous

Offense Four Factors Defense Four Factors
PW PL MOV SOS SRS ORtg DRtg Pace FTr 3PAr eFG% TOV% ORB% FT/FGA eFG% TOV% DRB% FT/FGA Arena Attendance
Team 19 63 -9.17 0.32 -8.85 92.9 101.2 110.9 .250 .449 .178 .471 .218 Buffalo Memorial Auditorium
Lg Rank 16 16 16 5 16 16 15 9 12 12 14 13 14

Totals

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% eFG% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Bob Kauffman 26 77 3049 535 1059 .505 535 1059 .505 .505 280 359 .780 855 396 211 1350
2 Elmore Smith 23 76 2829 600 1244 .482 600 1244 .482 .482 188 337 .558 946 192 295 1388
3 Randy Smith 24 82 2603 511 1154 .443 511 1154 .443 .443 192 264 .727 391 422 247 1214
4 Bob McAdoo 21 80 2562 585 1293 .452 585 1293 .452 .452 271 350 .774 728 139 256 1441
5 Dick Garrett 26 78 1805 341 813 .419 341 813 .419 .419 96 110 .873 209 217 217 778
6 John Hummer 24 66 1546 206 464 .444 206 464 .444 .444 115 205 .561 323 138 185 527
7 Dave Wohl 23 56 1540 207 454 .456 207 454 .456 .456 79 100 .790 89 258 182 493
8 Howard Komives 31 67 1468 163 429 .380 163 429 .380 .380 85 98 .867 118 239 155 411
9 Bill Hewitt 28 73 1332 152 364 .418 152 364 .418 .418 41 74 .554 368 110 154 345
10 Fred Hilton 25 59 731 191 494 .387 191 494 .387 .387 41 53 .774 98 74 100 423
11 Mahdi Abdul-Rahman 30 9 134 25 60 .417 25 60 .417 .417 3 6 .500 10 17 19 53
12 Harold Fox 23 10 84 12 32 .375 12 32 .375 .375 7 8 .875 8 10 7 31
13 Cornell Warner 24 4 47 8 17 .471 8 17 .471 .471 1 2 .500 15 6 6 17

Per Game

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Bob Kauffman 26 77 39.6 6.9 13.8 .505 6.9 13.8 .505 3.6 4.7 .780 11.1 5.1 2.7 17.5
2 Elmore Smith 23 76 37.2 7.9 16.4 .482 7.9 16.4 .482 2.5 4.4 .558 12.4 2.5 3.9 18.3
3 Bob McAdoo 21 80 32.0 7.3 16.2 .452 7.3 16.2 .452 3.4 4.4 .774 9.1 1.7 3.2 18.0
4 Randy Smith 24 82 31.7 6.2 14.1 .443 6.2 14.1 .443 2.3 3.2 .727 4.8 5.1 3.0 14.8
5 Dave Wohl 23 56 27.5 3.7 8.1 .456 3.7 8.1 .456 1.4 1.8 .790 1.6 4.6 3.3 8.8
6 John Hummer 24 66 23.4 3.1 7.0 .444 3.1 7.0 .444 1.7 3.1 .561 4.9 2.1 2.8 8.0
7 Dick Garrett 26 78 23.1 4.4 10.4 .419 4.4 10.4 .419 1.2 1.4 .873 2.7 2.8 2.8 10.0
8 Howard Komives 31 67 21.9 2.4 6.4 .380 2.4 6.4 .380 1.3 1.5 .867 1.8 3.6 2.3 6.1
9 Bill Hewitt 28 73 18.2 2.1 5.0 .418 2.1 5.0 .418 0.6 1.0 .554 5.0 1.5 2.1 4.7
10 Mahdi Abdul-Rahman 30 9 14.9 2.8 6.7 .417 2.8 6.7 .417 0.3 0.7 .500 1.1 1.9 2.1 5.9
11 Fred Hilton 25 59 12.4 3.2 8.4 .387 3.2 8.4 .387 0.7 0.9 .774 1.7 1.3 1.7 7.2
12 Cornell Warner 24 4 11.8 2.0 4.3 .471 2.0 4.3 .471 0.3 0.5 .500 3.8 1.5 1.5 4.3
13 Harold Fox 23 10 8.4 1.2 3.2 .375 1.2 3.2 .375 0.7 0.8 .875 0.8 1.0 0.7 3.1

Per 36 Minutes

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Bob Kauffman 26 77 3049 6.3 12.5 .505 6.3 12.5 .505 3.3 4.2 .780 10.1 4.7 2.5 15.9
2 Elmore Smith 23 76 2829 7.6 15.8 .482 7.6 15.8 .482 2.4 4.3 .558 12.0 2.4 3.8 17.7
3 Randy Smith 24 82 2603 7.1 16.0 .443 7.1 16.0 .443 2.7 3.7 .727 5.4 5.8 3.4 16.8
4 Bob McAdoo 21 80 2562 8.2 18.2 .452 8.2 18.2 .452 3.8 4.9 .774 10.2 2.0 3.6 20.2
5 Dick Garrett 26 78 1805 6.8 16.2 .419 6.8 16.2 .419 1.9 2.2 .873 4.2 4.3 4.3 15.5
6 John Hummer 24 66 1546 4.8 10.8 .444 4.8 10.8 .444 2.7 4.8 .561 7.5 3.2 4.3 12.3
7 Dave Wohl 23 56 1540 4.8 10.6 .456 4.8 10.6 .456 1.8 2.3 .790 2.1 6.0 4.3 11.5
8 Howard Komives 31 67 1468 4.0 10.5 .380 4.0 10.5 .380 2.1 2.4 .867 2.9 5.9 3.8 10.1
9 Bill Hewitt 28 73 1332 4.1 9.8 .418 4.1 9.8 .418 1.1 2.0 .554 9.9 3.0 4.2 9.3
10 Fred Hilton 25 59 731 9.4 24.3 .387 9.4 24.3 .387 2.0 2.6 .774 4.8 3.6 4.9 20.8
11 Mahdi Abdul-Rahman 30 9 134 6.7 16.1 .417 6.7 16.1 .417 0.8 1.6 .500 2.7 4.6 5.1 14.2
12 Harold Fox 23 10 84 5.1 13.7 .375 5.1 13.7 .375 3.0 3.4 .875 3.4 4.3 3.0 13.3
13 Cornell Warner 24 4 47 6.1 13.0 .471 6.1 13.0 .471 0.8 1.5 .500 11.5 4.6 4.6 13.0

Per 100 Poss

Per possession stats available as of 1973-74 season
Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS ORtg DRtg
1 Bob Kauffman 26 77 3049 .505 .505 .780
2 Elmore Smith 23 76 2829 .482 .482 .558
3 Randy Smith 24 82 2603 .443 .443 .727
4 Bob McAdoo 21 80 2562 .452 .452 .774
5 Dick Garrett 26 78 1805 .419 .419 .873
6 John Hummer 24 66 1546 .444 .444 .561
7 Dave Wohl 23 56 1540 .456 .456 .790
8 Howard Komives 31 67 1468 .380 .380 .867
9 Bill Hewitt 28 73 1332 .418 .418 .554
10 Fred Hilton 25 59 731 .387 .387 .774
11 Mahdi Abdul-Rahman 30 9 134 .417 .417 .500
12 Harold Fox 23 10 84 .375 .375 .875
13 Cornell Warner 24 4 47 .471 .471 .500

Advanced

Rk Player Age G MP PER TS% 3PAr FTr ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% OWS DWS WS WS/48 OBPM DBPM BPM VORP
1 Bob Kauffman 26 77 3049 18.4 .555 .339 13.1 18.0 6.9 1.0 7.9 .124
2 Elmore Smith 23 76 2829 16.5 .498 .271 15.6 9.9 3.0 0.9 3.9 .067
3 Randy Smith 24 82 2603 15.0 .478 .229 7.0 23.2 1.6 0.7 2.2 .041
4 Bob McAdoo 21 80 2562 16.8 .498 .271 13.3 8.1 3.1 0.7 3.8 .071
5 Dick Garrett 26 78 1805 11.2 .452 .135 5.4 17.0 -0.3 0.4 0.1 .001
6 John Hummer 24 66 1546 11.0 .475 .442 9.8 11.7 0.6 0.4 1.0 .030
7 Dave Wohl 23 56 1540 10.6 .495 .220 2.7 22.0 1.2 0.3 1.5 .048
8 Howard Komives 31 67 1468 9.1 .435 .228 3.8 20.7 -0.5 0.3 -0.1 -0.005
9 Bill Hewitt 28 73 1332 9.8 .435 .203 12.9 10.6 -0.5 0.4 -0.1 -0.005
10 Fred Hilton 25 59 731 11.2 .409 .107 6.3 15.9 -1.5 0.2 -1.4 -0.091
11 Mahdi Abdul-Rahman 30 9 134 8.7 .423 .100 3.5 17.9 -0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.036
12 Harold Fox 23 10 84 10.0 .436 .250 4.5 15.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 -0.014
13 Cornell Warner 24 4 47 14.5 .475 .118 14.9 17.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 .036