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1972-73 Cleveland Cavaliers Schedule and Results

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Record: 32-50, Finished 4th in NBA Central Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bill Fitch (32-50)

PTS/G: 102.7 (17th of 17) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 105.3 (7th of 17)
SRS: -2.64 (13th of 17) ▪ Pace: 108.3 (13th of 17)
Off Rtg: 94.0 (14th of 17) ▪ Def Rtg: 96.5 (8th of 17)
Expected W-L: 34-48 (12th of 17)

Arena: Cleveland Arena ▪ Attendance: NA

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Tue, Oct 10, 1972 Box Score Baltimore Bullets L 90 102 0 1 L 1
2 Fri, Oct 13, 1972 Box Score Houston Rockets L 108 109 0 2 L 2
3 Sun, Oct 15, 1972 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers L 83 95 0 3 L 3
4 Fri, Oct 20, 1972 Box Score New York Knicks L 89 92 0 4 L 4
5 Sat, Oct 21, 1972 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L 96 103 0 5 L 5
6 Sun, Oct 22, 1972 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks L 84 104 0 6 L 6
7 Tue, Oct 24, 1972 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 90 123 0 7 L 7
8 Wed, Oct 25, 1972 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers W 113 108 1 7 W 1
9 Fri, Oct 27, 1972 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 97 123 1 8 L 1
10 Sun, Oct 29, 1972 Box Score Kansas City-Omaha Kings W 115 97 2 8 W 1
11 Tue, Oct 31, 1972 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 126 116 3 8 W 2
12 Fri, Nov 3, 1972 Box Score Buffalo Braves W 124 97 4 8 W 3
13 Sat, Nov 4, 1972 Box Score N Baltimore Bullets L 98 108 4 9 L 1 at College Park, MD
14 Sun, Nov 5, 1972 Box Score Phoenix Suns L 106 107 4 10 L 2
15 Wed, Nov 8, 1972 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 99 107 4 11 L 3
16 Fri, Nov 10, 1972 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 88 118 4 12 L 4
17 Sun, Nov 12, 1972 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics W 113 107 5 12 W 1
18 Tue, Nov 14, 1972 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers L 91 100 5 13 L 1
19 Fri, Nov 17, 1972 Box Score @ Kansas City-Omaha Kings L 96 115 5 14 L 2
20 Sun, Nov 19, 1972 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W 109 98 6 14 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Tue, Nov 21, 1972 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics W 98 88 7 14 W 2
22 Sat, Nov 25, 1972 Box Score @ Buffalo Braves W 103 90 8 14 W 3
23 Sun, Nov 26, 1972 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers L 102 105 8 15 L 1
24 Tue, Nov 28, 1972 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 84 107 8 16 L 2
25 Fri, Dec 1, 1972 Box Score Detroit Pistons L 113 114 8 17 L 3
26 Sun, Dec 3, 1972 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics W OT 105 103 9 17 W 1
27 Tue, Dec 5, 1972 Box Score Baltimore Bullets L 100 103 9 18 L 1
28 Fri, Dec 8, 1972 Box Score Boston Celtics L 87 96 9 19 L 2
29 Sat, Dec 9, 1972 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 88 123 9 20 L 3
30 Sun, Dec 10, 1972 Box Score Golden State Warriors L 100 103 9 21 L 4
31 Tue, Dec 12, 1972 Box Score @ Kansas City-Omaha Kings L 99 100 9 22 L 5 at Omaha, NE
32 Fri, Dec 15, 1972 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks L 82 98 9 23 L 6
33 Sat, Dec 16, 1972 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks L 94 100 9 24 L 7
34 Sun, Dec 17, 1972 Box Score Houston Rockets L 109 110 9 25 L 8
35 Fri, Dec 22, 1972 Box Score New York Knicks L 87 98 9 26 L 9
36 Tue, Dec 26, 1972 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W 115 96 10 26 W 1
37 Thu, Dec 28, 1972 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors L 105 118 10 27 L 1
38 Fri, Dec 29, 1972 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L 91 99 10 28 L 2
39 Tue, Jan 2, 1973 Box Score Phoenix Suns W 111 88 11 28 W 1
40 Wed, Jan 3, 1973 Box Score @ Baltimore Bullets L 80 89 11 29 L 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Sat, Jan 6, 1973 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers W 108 93 12 29 W 1
42 Sun, Jan 7, 1973 Box Score Houston Rockets W 102 97 13 29 W 2
43 Tue, Jan 9, 1973 Box Score @ Buffalo Braves L 102 106 13 30 L 1
44 Fri, Jan 12, 1973 Box Score N Philadelphia 76ers W 2OT 113 109 14 30 W 1 at Pittsburgh, PA
45 Sat, Jan 13, 1973 Box Score @ Houston Rockets W 123 115 15 30 W 2
46 Tue, Jan 16, 1973 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors W 100 98 16 30 W 3
47 Fri, Jan 19, 1973 Box Score @ Houston Rockets W 108 104 17 30 W 4
48 Sat, Jan 20, 1973 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks L 84 96 17 31 L 1
49 Fri, Jan 26, 1973 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 105 100 18 31 W 1
50 Sun, Jan 28, 1973 Box Score Baltimore Bullets L 93 102 18 32 L 1
51 Tue, Jan 30, 1973 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks W 112 98 19 32 W 1
52 Wed, Jan 31, 1973 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 89 94 19 33 L 1
53 Sat, Feb 3, 1973 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 90 95 19 34 L 2
54 Sun, Feb 4, 1973 Box Score New York Knicks L 97 114 19 35 L 3
55 Tue, Feb 6, 1973 Box Score Boston Celtics W 110 105 20 35 W 1
56 Thu, Feb 8, 1973 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks W OT 136 132 21 35 W 2
57 Fri, Feb 9, 1973 Box Score Chicago Bulls L 97 103 21 36 L 1
58 Sun, Feb 11, 1973 Box Score Atlanta Hawks L 107 115 21 37 L 2
59 Tue, Feb 13, 1973 Box Score Golden State Warriors L 90 103 21 38 L 3
60 Fri, Feb 16, 1973 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 92 100 21 39 L 4
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Sat, Feb 17, 1973 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons W 106 104 22 39 W 1
62 Sun, Feb 18, 1973 Box Score Buffalo Braves W 122 98 23 39 W 2
63 Tue, Feb 20, 1973 Box Score N Milwaukee Bucks L 100 118 23 40 L 1 at Madison, WI
64 Fri, Feb 23, 1973 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W 121 102 24 40 W 1
65 Sun, Feb 25, 1973 Box Score Boston Celtics L 92 105 24 41 L 1
66 Tue, Feb 27, 1973 Box Score @ Baltimore Bullets L 95 99 24 42 L 2
67 Fri, Mar 2, 1973 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers L 92 106 24 43 L 3
68 Sun, Mar 4, 1973 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 84 127 24 44 L 4
69 Tue, Mar 6, 1973 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 102 110 24 45 L 5
70 Wed, Mar 7, 1973 Box Score N Houston Rockets W 118 100 25 45 W 1 at San Antonio, TX
71 Sat, Mar 10, 1973 Box Score @ Houston Rockets L 116 131 25 46 L 1
72 Tue, Mar 13, 1973 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W 115 107 26 46 W 1
73 Fri, Mar 16, 1973 Box Score Kansas City-Omaha Kings W 114 99 27 46 W 2
74 Sat, Mar 17, 1973 Box Score @ Buffalo Braves W 114 97 28 46 W 3
75 Sun, Mar 18, 1973 Box Score Buffalo Braves W 102 101 29 46 W 4
76 Tue, Mar 20, 1973 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 131 105 30 46 W 5
77 Wed, Mar 21, 1973 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers W 112 109 31 46 W 6
78 Fri, Mar 23, 1973 Box Score Baltimore Bullets L 104 106 31 47 L 1
79 Sat, Mar 24, 1973 Box Score @ Baltimore Bullets L OT 116 120 31 48 L 2
80 Sun, Mar 25, 1973 Box Score Chicago Bulls W 112 105 32 48 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
81 Tue, Mar 27, 1973 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 105 121 32 49 L 1
82 Wed, Mar 28, 1973 Box Score Detroit Pistons L OT 119 131 32 50 L 2