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1973-74 Buffalo Braves Schedule and Results

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Record: 42-40, Finished 3rd in NBA Atlantic Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Jack Ramsay (42-40)

PTS/G: 111.6 (1st of 17) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 111.8 (17th of 17)
SRS: -0.19 (9th of 17) ▪ Pace: 111.6 (2nd of 17)
Off Rtg: 99.3 (4th of 17) ▪ Def Rtg: 99.4 (12th of 17)
Expected W-L: 41-41 (9th of 17)

Arena: Buffalo Memorial Auditorium ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1974 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals (4-2) versus Boston Celtics  (Series Stats)

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Tue, Oct 9, 1973 Box Score Houston Rockets W OT 107 105 1 0 W 1
2 Fri, Oct 12, 1973 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 112 118 1 1 L 1
3 Sat, Oct 13, 1973 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers L 122 125 1 2 L 2
4 Tue, Oct 16, 1973 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 91 117 1 3 L 3
5 Sat, Oct 20, 1973 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 116 110 2 3 W 1
6 Wed, Oct 24, 1973 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks L 113 130 2 4 L 1
7 Fri, Oct 26, 1973 Box Score N Cleveland Cavaliers W 104 97 3 4 W 1 at Toronto, Canada
8 Sat, Oct 27, 1973 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers W 111 101 4 4 W 2
9 Sun, Oct 28, 1973 Box Score @ Kansas City-Omaha Kings W 112 100 5 4 W 3
10 Tue, Oct 30, 1973 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics W 105 103 6 4 W 4
11 Fri, Nov 2, 1973 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 97 107 6 5 L 1
12 Sat, Nov 3, 1973 Box Score Golden State Warriors L OT 121 124 6 6 L 2
13 Sun, Nov 4, 1973 Box Score N Chicago Bulls L OT 95 101 6 7 L 3 at Toronto, Canada
14 Wed, Nov 7, 1973 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L 113 130 6 8 L 4
15 Fri, Nov 9, 1973 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers L 108 122 6 9 L 5
16 Sat, Nov 10, 1973 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors L 105 128 6 10 L 6
17 Tue, Nov 13, 1973 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W 121 114 7 10 W 1
18 Thu, Nov 15, 1973 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 86 97 7 11 L 1
19 Sat, Nov 17, 1973 Box Score Detroit Pistons L 94 98 7 12 L 2
20 Sun, Nov 18, 1973 Box Score @ Capital Bullets W 112 101 8 12 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Tue, Nov 20, 1973 Box Score Phoenix Suns W 127 100 9 12 W 2
22 Sat, Nov 24, 1973 Box Score Kansas City-Omaha Kings W 143 131 10 12 W 3
23 Tue, Nov 27, 1973 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks L 110 115 10 13 L 1
24 Wed, Nov 28, 1973 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks L 106 130 10 14 L 2
25 Fri, Nov 30, 1973 Box Score Capital Bullets L 113 121 10 15 L 3
26 Wed, Dec 5, 1973 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W 114 110 11 15 W 1
27 Fri, Dec 7, 1973 Box Score New York Knicks L 108 113 11 16 L 1
28 Sun, Dec 9, 1973 Box Score N Boston Celtics L 114 118 11 17 L 2 at Toronto, Canada
29 Tue, Dec 11, 1973 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks W OT 132 127 12 17 W 1
30 Wed, Dec 12, 1973 Box Score N Boston Celtics L 119 126 12 18 L 1 at Providence, RI
31 Fri, Dec 14, 1973 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers W 102 98 13 18 W 1
32 Tue, Dec 18, 1973 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers W 100 93 14 18 W 2
33 Fri, Dec 21, 1973 Box Score New York Knicks W 117 115 15 18 W 3
34 Sat, Dec 22, 1973 Box Score @ Kansas City-Omaha Kings L 112 122 15 19 L 1
35 Sun, Dec 23, 1973 Box Score N Capital Bullets L 85 110 15 20 L 2 at Toronto, Canada
36 Wed, Dec 26, 1973 Box Score Boston Celtics L 123 125 15 21 L 3
37 Sat, Dec 29, 1973 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns W 120 108 16 21 W 1
38 Sun, Dec 30, 1973 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 105 108 16 22 L 1
39 Tue, Jan 1, 1974 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers W 120 119 17 22 W 1
40 Wed, Jan 2, 1974 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics W 115 111 18 22 W 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Sat, Jan 5, 1974 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 111 110 19 22 W 3
42 Sun, Jan 6, 1974 Box Score N Atlanta Hawks W 117 109 20 22 W 4 at Toronto, Canada
43 Tue, Jan 8, 1974 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W 100 96 21 22 W 5
44 Fri, Jan 11, 1974 Box Score Houston Rockets W 117 99 22 22 W 6
45 Sat, Jan 12, 1974 Box Score @ Capital Bullets W 97 96 23 22 W 7
46 Sun, Jan 13, 1974 Box Score N Houston Rockets L 112 121 23 23 L 1 at Toronto, Canada
47 Fri, Jan 18, 1974 Box Score Capital Bullets W 98 94 24 23 W 1
48 Sun, Jan 20, 1974 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 112 129 24 24 L 1
49 Tue, Jan 22, 1974 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 119 109 25 24 W 1
50 Wed, Jan 23, 1974 Box Score N Milwaukee Bucks L 88 114 25 25 L 1 at Madison, WI
51 Fri, Jan 25, 1974 Box Score Kansas City-Omaha Kings L 113 118 25 26 L 2
52 Sat, Jan 26, 1974 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks L 122 132 25 27 L 3
53 Sun, Jan 27, 1974 Box Score @ Houston Rockets W 122 108 26 27 W 1
54 Tue, Jan 29, 1974 Box Score Golden State Warriors L 121 128 26 28 L 1
55 Wed, Jan 30, 1974 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L 96 111 26 29 L 2
56 Sun, Feb 3, 1974 Box Score N Philadelphia 76ers W 112 98 27 29 W 1 at Toronto, Canada
57 Wed, Feb 6, 1974 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers W 114 98 28 29 W 2
58 Fri, Feb 8, 1974 Box Score Chicago Bulls W 106 101 29 29 W 3
59 Sat, Feb 9, 1974 Box Score @ New York Knicks W OT 103 100 30 29 W 4
60 Sun, Feb 10, 1974 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers L 121 125 30 30 L 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Tue, Feb 12, 1974 Box Score New York Knicks L 93 100 30 31 L 2
62 Wed, Feb 13, 1974 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers W 129 106 31 31 W 1
63 Fri, Feb 15, 1974 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 118 116 32 31 W 2
64 Sat, Feb 16, 1974 Box Score @ Capital Bullets L 92 101 32 32 L 1
65 Sun, Feb 17, 1974 Box Score @ Houston Rockets W 135 118 33 32 W 1
66 Tue, Feb 19, 1974 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks W 145 109 34 32 W 2
67 Thu, Feb 21, 1974 Box Score N New York Knicks W 119 97 35 32 W 3 at Toronto, Canada
68 Fri, Feb 22, 1974 Box Score Boston Celtics L 109 116 35 33 L 1
69 Tue, Feb 26, 1974 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers L 112 119 35 34 L 2
70 Wed, Feb 27, 1974 Box Score N Boston Celtics W 122 104 36 34 W 1 at Providence, RI
71 Fri, Mar 1, 1974 Box Score Boston Celtics W 110 94 37 34 W 2
72 Sat, Mar 2, 1974 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers W 103 99 38 34 W 3
73 Fri, Mar 8, 1974 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics L OT 117 123 38 35 L 1
74 Sun, Mar 10, 1974 Box Score N Portland Trail Blazers W 122 112 39 35 W 1 at Toronto, Canada
75 Tue, Mar 12, 1974 Box Score Phoenix Suns W 124 94 40 35 W 2
76 Fri, Mar 15, 1974 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 97 114 40 36 L 1
77 Sat, Mar 16, 1974 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers W 114 105 41 36 W 1
78 Sun, Mar 17, 1974 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L 109 116 41 37 L 1
79 Thu, Mar 21, 1974 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors W 115 102 42 37 W 1
80 Fri, Mar 22, 1974 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 119 126 42 38 L 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
81 Sun, Mar 24, 1974 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 124 150 42 39 L 2
82 Tue, Mar 26, 1974 Box Score @ Houston Rockets L 96 119 42 40 L 3

Playoffs

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Sat, Mar 30, 1974 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 97 107 0 1 L 1
2 Tue, Apr 2, 1974 Box Score Boston Celtics W 115 105 1 1 W 1
3 Wed, Apr 3, 1974 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 107 120 1 2 L 1
4 Sat, Apr 6, 1974 Box Score Boston Celtics W 104 102 2 2 W 1
5 Tue, Apr 9, 1974 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 97 100 2 3 L 1
6 Fri, Apr 12, 1974 Box Score Boston Celtics L 104 106 2 4 L 2