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1972-73 Denver Rockets Schedule and Results

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Record: 47-37, Finished 3rd in ABA Western Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Alex Hannum (47-37)

PTS/G: 109.4 (8th of 10) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 106.3 (2nd of 10)
SRS: 2.80 (4th of 10) ▪ Pace: 106.8 (9th of 10)
Off Rtg: 103.1 (4th of 10) ▪ Def Rtg: 100.1 (4th of 10)
Expected W-L: 50-34 (4th of 10)

Arena: Denver Auditorium Arena ▪ Attendance: NA

ABA 1973 Playoffs:
Lost ABA Western Division Semifinals (1-4) versus Indiana Pacers  (Series Stats)

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Thu, Oct 12, 1972 @ Utah Stars L 104 115 0 1 L 1
2 Fri, Oct 13, 1972 @ San Diego Conquistadors W 109 100 1 1 W 1
3 Sat, Oct 14, 1972 @ Indiana Pacers W 96 90 2 1 W 2
4 Wed, Oct 18, 1972 Virginia Squires W 115 109 3 1 W 3
5 Fri, Oct 20, 1972 Indiana Pacers W 116 99 4 1 W 4
6 Wed, Oct 25, 1972 Carolina Cougars L 112 118 4 2 L 1
7 Thu, Oct 26, 1972 @ Virginia Squires L 0 2 4 3 L 2 at Richmond, VA; forfeit to VIR
8 Fri, Oct 27, 1972 @ New York Nets L 112 117 4 4 L 3
9 Sat, Oct 28, 1972 Indiana Pacers L 106 119 4 5 L 4
10 Tue, Oct 31, 1972 Utah Stars W 116 103 5 5 W 1
11 Wed, Nov 1, 1972 @ Utah Stars L 113 122 5 6 L 1
12 Fri, Nov 3, 1972 @ Dallas Chaparrals W 107 94 6 6 W 1
13 Sun, Nov 5, 1972 New York Nets W 137 107 7 6 W 2
14 Wed, Nov 8, 1972 Virginia Squires L 111 116 7 7 L 1
15 Sat, Nov 11, 1972 Memphis Tams W OT 114 111 8 7 W 1
16 Tue, Nov 14, 1972 Indiana Pacers W 118 108 9 7 W 2
17 Sat, Nov 18, 1972 Dallas Chaparrals W 111 103 10 7 W 3
18 Sun, Nov 19, 1972 @ San Diego Conquistadors L OT 116 122 10 8 L 1
19 Tue, Nov 21, 1972 Utah Stars W 106 100 11 8 W 1
20 Fri, Nov 24, 1972 San Diego Conquistadors W 130 111 12 8 W 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Wed, Nov 29, 1972 Kentucky Colonels L 113 114 12 9 L 1
22 Thu, Nov 30, 1972 @ Utah Stars L 95 111 12 10 L 2
23 Sat, Dec 2, 1972 Memphis Tams W 127 99 13 10 W 1
24 Wed, Dec 6, 1972 @ Dallas Chaparrals L 104 110 13 11 L 1
25 Thu, Dec 7, 1972 San Diego Conquistadors W 102 89 14 11 W 1
26 Fri, Dec 8, 1972 @ Carolina Cougars L 104 107 14 12 L 1 at Greensboro, NC
27 Sat, Dec 9, 1972 @ Virginia Squires L 98 101 14 13 L 2 at Richmond, VA
28 Tue, Dec 12, 1972 @ San Diego Conquistadors W OT 110 103 15 13 W 1
29 Thu, Dec 14, 1972 Virginia Squires W 103 99 16 13 W 2
30 Fri, Dec 15, 1972 @ Dallas Chaparrals L 99 104 16 14 L 1
31 Sat, Dec 16, 1972 @ Kentucky Colonels L 110 117 16 15 L 2
32 Sun, Dec 17, 1972 @ San Diego Conquistadors L 104 113 16 16 L 3
33 Tue, Dec 19, 1972 Dallas Chaparrals W 137 115 17 16 W 1
34 Thu, Dec 21, 1972 New York Nets W 106 96 18 16 W 2
35 Fri, Dec 22, 1972 @ Kentucky Colonels L 116 128 18 17 L 1
36 Tue, Dec 26, 1972 @ San Diego Conquistadors W 103 101 19 17 W 1
37 Wed, Dec 27, 1972 Virginia Squires W 115 113 20 17 W 2
38 Sat, Dec 30, 1972 New York Nets W 136 98 21 17 W 3
39 Wed, Jan 3, 1973 @ Utah Stars L 103 108 21 18 L 1
40 Thu, Jan 4, 1973 Dallas Chaparrals W 125 111 22 18 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Sun, Jan 7, 1973 Carolina Cougars L 111 113 22 19 L 1
42 Tue, Jan 9, 1973 @ San Diego Conquistadors L 109 113 22 20 L 2
43 Wed, Jan 10, 1973 Indiana Pacers W 106 105 23 20 W 1
44 Thu, Jan 11, 1973 N San Diego Conquistadors W 113 109 24 20 W 2 at Dallas, TX
45 Fri, Jan 12, 1973 @ Indiana Pacers W 128 119 25 20 W 3 at Fort Wayne, IN
46 Tue, Jan 16, 1973 @ Indiana Pacers L 113 130 25 21 L 1
47 Wed, Jan 17, 1973 @ New York Nets L 92 102 25 22 L 2
48 Thu, Jan 18, 1973 @ Virginia Squires L 110 116 25 23 L 3 at Norfolk, VA
49 Fri, Jan 19, 1973 @ Carolina Cougars L 113 117 25 24 L 4 at Greensboro, NC
50 Sun, Jan 21, 1973 Kentucky Colonels L 111 118 25 25 L 5
51 Tue, Jan 23, 1973 @ Utah Stars L 104 108 25 26 L 6
52 Wed, Jan 24, 1973 @ Kentucky Colonels W 98 87 26 26 W 1
53 Fri, Jan 26, 1973 @ Memphis Tams L 107 114 26 27 L 1
54 Sun, Jan 28, 1973 New York Nets W 106 77 27 27 W 1
55 Wed, Jan 31, 1973 Memphis Tams W 134 106 28 27 W 2
56 Thu, Feb 1, 1973 @ Indiana Pacers W 97 92 29 27 W 3
57 Fri, Feb 2, 1973 @ Carolina Cougars L 105 113 29 28 L 1 at Greensboro, NC
58 Sun, Feb 4, 1973 @ Memphis Tams W 104 99 30 28 W 1
59 Sun, Feb 11, 1973 Carolina Cougars W 117 108 31 28 W 2
60 Mon, Feb 12, 1973 @ Utah Stars L 107 119 31 29 L 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Wed, Feb 14, 1973 Kentucky Colonels L 103 111 31 30 L 2
62 Fri, Feb 16, 1973 N Memphis Tams W OT 127 121 32 30 W 1 at Saint Paul, MN
63 Sun, Feb 18, 1973 Utah Stars W 109 90 33 30 W 2
64 Wed, Feb 21, 1973 San Diego Conquistadors W 110 109 34 30 W 3
65 Fri, Feb 23, 1973 @ Memphis Tams W 129 103 35 30 W 4
66 Sat, Feb 24, 1973 @ Carolina Cougars W 115 104 36 30 W 5 at Charlotte, NC
67 Sun, Feb 25, 1973 Kentucky Colonels W 87 86 37 30 W 6
68 Wed, Feb 28, 1973 Carolina Cougars L 96 104 37 31 L 1
69 Fri, Mar 2, 1973 @ Indiana Pacers L 105 114 37 32 L 2
70 Sat, Mar 3, 1973 @ Dallas Chaparrals W 124 106 38 32 W 1 at Denton, TX
71 Sun, Mar 4, 1973 Utah Stars W OT 133 125 39 32 W 2
72 Wed, Mar 7, 1973 Dallas Chaparrals W 116 111 40 32 W 3
73 Fri, Mar 9, 1973 @ New York Nets W 120 105 41 32 W 4
74 Sat, Mar 10, 1973 @ Virginia Squires L 103 106 41 33 L 1 at Hampton, VA
75 Sun, Mar 11, 1973 @ Kentucky Colonels L 82 119 41 34 L 2
76 Tue, Mar 13, 1973 San Diego Conquistadors W 114 96 42 34 W 1
77 Sat, Mar 17, 1973 @ Dallas Chaparrals L 107 124 42 35 L 1
78 Sun, Mar 18, 1973 Dallas Chaparrals W 122 105 43 35 W 1
79 Tue, Mar 20, 1973 @ Memphis Tams W 113 97 44 35 W 2
80 Wed, Mar 21, 1973 @ New York Nets W 116 101 45 35 W 3
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
81 Fri, Mar 23, 1973 Indiana Pacers W 101 92 46 35 W 4
82 Sat, Mar 24, 1973 @ Indiana Pacers L 94 116 46 36 L 1
83 Sun, Mar 25, 1973 Dallas Chaparrals W 114 106 47 36 W 1
84 Tue, Mar 27, 1973 Utah Stars L 109 115 47 37 L 1

Playoffs

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Sat, Mar 31, 1973 @ Indiana Pacers L 91 114 0 1 L 1
2 Sun, Apr 1, 1973 @ Indiana Pacers L 93 106 0 2 L 2
3 Tue, Apr 3, 1973 Indiana Pacers W 105 94 1 2 W 1
4 Thu, Apr 5, 1973 Indiana Pacers L 95 97 1 3 L 1
5 Sat, Apr 7, 1973 @ Indiana Pacers L 107 121 1 4 L 2