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1971-72 Denver Rockets Schedule and Results

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Record: 34-50, Finished 4th in ABA Western Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Alex Hannum (34-50)

PTS/G: 111.9 (9th of 11) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 113.1 (7th of 11)
SRS: -0.93 (7th of 11) ▪ Pace: 112.8 (5th of 11)
Off Rtg: 98.4 (10th of 11) ▪ Def Rtg: 99.5 (5th of 11)
Expected W-L: 39-45 (7th of 11)

Arena: Denver Auditorium Arena ▪ Attendance: NA

ABA 1972 Playoffs:
Lost ABA Western Division Semifinals (3-4) versus Indiana Pacers  (Series Stats)

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Wed, Oct 13, 1971 @ Utah Stars L 121 135 0 1 L 1
2 Fri, Oct 15, 1971 @ Indiana Pacers L 104 115 0 2 L 2
3 Sat, Oct 16, 1971 @ Pittsburgh Condors L 2OT 136 140 0 3 L 3
4 Tue, Oct 19, 1971 Indiana Pacers L 117 122 0 4 L 4
5 Sat, Oct 23, 1971 New York Nets W 100 96 1 4 W 1
6 Tue, Oct 26, 1971 Memphis Pros W 115 100 2 4 W 2
7 Fri, Oct 29, 1971 Dallas Chaparrals W OT 119 111 3 4 W 3
8 Sat, Oct 30, 1971 @ Kentucky Colonels L 105 133 3 5 L 1
9 Sun, Oct 31, 1971 @ Memphis Pros L 106 117 3 6 L 2
10 Tue, Nov 2, 1971 Pittsburgh Condors W 133 114 4 6 W 1
11 Tue, Nov 9, 1971 N Kentucky Colonels L 96 106 4 7 L 1 at Memphis, TN
12 Thu, Nov 11, 1971 Utah Stars L 106 112 4 8 L 2
13 Sat, Nov 13, 1971 Dallas Chaparrals L 92 97 4 9 L 3
14 Tue, Nov 16, 1971 Indiana Pacers W 111 108 5 9 W 1
15 Wed, Nov 17, 1971 @ Carolina Cougars L 101 113 5 10 L 1 at Charlotte, NC
16 Fri, Nov 19, 1971 @ Virginia Squires W 115 113 6 10 W 1 at Hampton, VA
17 Sat, Nov 20, 1971 The Floridians W 117 97 7 10 W 2
18 Tue, Nov 23, 1971 @ Dallas Chaparrals L 101 104 7 11 L 1
19 Wed, Nov 24, 1971 @ The Floridians L 2OT 129 133 7 12 L 2
20 Fri, Nov 26, 1971 @ Indiana Pacers L 96 110 7 13 L 3
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Sat, Nov 27, 1971 Memphis Pros W 128 109 8 13 W 1
22 Tue, Nov 30, 1971 Dallas Chaparrals W 106 91 9 13 W 2
23 Sat, Dec 4, 1971 Kentucky Colonels L 102 109 9 14 L 1
24 Sun, Dec 5, 1971 @ Pittsburgh Condors W 118 114 10 14 W 1
25 Tue, Dec 7, 1971 @ The Floridians L 105 107 10 15 L 1
26 Wed, Dec 8, 1971 @ Memphis Pros L 91 109 10 16 L 2
27 Fri, Dec 10, 1971 @ Utah Stars L 102 110 10 17 L 3 at Logan, UT
28 Sat, Dec 11, 1971 Carolina Cougars W 130 125 11 17 W 1
29 Tue, Dec 14, 1971 New York Nets W 119 118 12 17 W 2
30 Fri, Dec 17, 1971 @ Utah Stars L 109 136 12 18 L 1
31 Sat, Dec 18, 1971 @ Memphis Pros L 94 103 12 19 L 2
32 Tue, Dec 21, 1971 Indiana Pacers W 113 109 13 19 W 1
33 Thu, Dec 23, 1971 @ Indiana Pacers L 101 104 13 20 L 1
34 Tue, Dec 28, 1971 Pittsburgh Condors W 114 105 14 20 W 1
35 Thu, Dec 30, 1971 Utah Stars L 98 103 14 21 L 1
36 Fri, Dec 31, 1971 N Memphis Pros W 108 91 15 21 W 1 at Dallas, TX
37 Sun, Jan 2, 1972 Dallas Chaparrals W 103 84 16 21 W 2
38 Tue, Jan 4, 1972 Kentucky Colonels L 103 106 16 22 L 1
39 Fri, Jan 7, 1972 @ New York Nets W 107 104 17 22 W 1
40 Sat, Jan 8, 1972 @ Memphis Pros L 122 134 17 23 L 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Tue, Jan 11, 1972 Indiana Pacers L 99 114 17 24 L 2
42 Wed, Jan 12, 1972 @ Dallas Chaparrals L 102 107 17 25 L 3
43 Thu, Jan 13, 1972 @ Pittsburgh Condors L 116 118 17 26 L 4
44 Sat, Jan 15, 1972 @ Virginia Squires L 107 116 17 27 L 5 at Richmond, VA
45 Sun, Jan 16, 1972 Utah Stars W 110 102 18 27 W 1
46 Wed, Jan 19, 1972 Dallas Chaparrals W 116 92 19 27 W 2
47 Fri, Jan 21, 1972 @ Memphis Pros W 110 98 20 27 W 3
48 Sat, Jan 22, 1972 @ Dallas Chaparrals L 93 94 20 28 L 1
49 Sun, Jan 23, 1972 Virginia Squires W 130 123 21 28 W 1
50 Thu, Jan 27, 1972 Dallas Chaparrals L 98 99 21 29 L 1
51 Tue, Feb 1, 1972 Carolina Cougars L 108 117 21 30 L 2
52 Wed, Feb 2, 1972 @ Utah Stars W 122 116 22 30 W 1
53 Fri, Feb 4, 1972 @ Dallas Chaparrals L 102 118 22 31 L 1
54 Sat, Feb 5, 1972 @ Kentucky Colonels L 106 117 22 32 L 2
55 Sun, Feb 6, 1972 Indiana Pacers W 115 107 23 32 W 1
56 Tue, Feb 8, 1972 Memphis Pros W 136 124 24 32 W 2
57 Wed, Feb 9, 1972 @ Virginia Squires L 111 124 24 33 L 1 at Norfolk, VA
58 Fri, Feb 11, 1972 @ Carolina Cougars L 105 110 24 34 L 2 at Winston-Salem, NC
59 Sat, Feb 12, 1972 @ Indiana Pacers L 111 133 24 35 L 3
60 Sun, Feb 13, 1972 Virginia Squires L 123 124 24 36 L 4
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Tue, Feb 15, 1972 The Floridians L OT 124 125 24 37 L 5
62 Sun, Feb 20, 1972 Pittsburgh Condors W 146 123 25 37 W 1
63 Tue, Feb 22, 1972 Virginia Squires W 121 105 26 37 W 2
64 Thu, Feb 24, 1972 @ The Floridians L 118 130 26 38 L 1 at Miami, FL
65 Fri, Feb 25, 1972 @ New York Nets L 116 124 26 39 L 2 at Uniondale, NY
66 Sun, Feb 27, 1972 @ Carolina Cougars W 113 105 27 39 W 1 at Greensboro, NC
67 Wed, Mar 1, 1972 The Floridians W 138 125 28 39 W 2
68 Sat, Mar 4, 1972 @ Utah Stars L 130 136 28 40 L 1
69 Sun, Mar 5, 1972 Memphis Pros W 137 129 29 40 W 1
70 Tue, Mar 7, 1972 Utah Stars L 108 116 29 41 L 1
71 Thu, Mar 9, 1972 @ Memphis Pros L 102 113 29 42 L 2
72 Fri, Mar 10, 1972 @ Indiana Pacers L 115 127 29 43 L 3
73 Sat, Mar 11, 1972 @ New York Nets L 114 132 29 44 L 4 at Uniondale, NY
74 Sun, Mar 12, 1972 Memphis Pros L 100 105 29 45 L 5
75 Tue, Mar 14, 1972 Indiana Pacers W 123 106 30 45 W 1
76 Thu, Mar 16, 1972 Carolina Cougars W 131 121 31 45 W 2
77 Fri, Mar 17, 1972 @ Dallas Chaparrals W 91 87 32 45 W 3
78 Sun, Mar 19, 1972 Utah Stars L 113 125 32 46 L 1
79 Tue, Mar 21, 1972 @ Utah Stars L 120 132 32 47 L 2
80 Wed, Mar 22, 1972 @ Dallas Chaparrals L 96 105 32 48 L 3
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
81 Fri, Mar 24, 1972 @ Indiana Pacers W 93 92 33 48 W 1 at Fort Wayne, IN
82 Sat, Mar 25, 1972 @ Kentucky Colonels L 117 134 33 49 L 1
83 Sun, Mar 26, 1972 New York Nets W 108 91 34 49 W 1
84 Wed, Mar 29, 1972 Utah Stars L 109 112 34 50 L 1

Playoffs

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Fri, Mar 31, 1972 @ Indiana Pacers L 96 102 0 1 L 1
2 Sat, Apr 1, 1972 @ Indiana Pacers W 106 105 1 1 W 1
3 Tue, Apr 4, 1972 Indiana Pacers L OT 120 122 1 2 L 1
4 Thu, Apr 6, 1972 Indiana Pacers W 112 96 2 2 W 1
5 Sat, Apr 8, 1972 @ Indiana Pacers L 79 91 2 3 L 1
6 Sun, Apr 9, 1972 Indiana Pacers W 106 99 3 3 W 1
7 Thu, Apr 13, 1972 @ Indiana Pacers L 89 91 3 4 L 1