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1971-72 Houston Rockets Schedule and Results

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Record: 34-48, Finished 4th in NBA Pacific Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Tex Winter (34-48)

PTS/G: 109.7 (7th of 17) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 111.2 (10th of 17)
SRS: -1.22 (9th of 17) ▪ Pace: 114.7 (4th of 17)
Off Rtg: 95.4 (14th of 17) ▪ Def Rtg: 96.8 (8th of 17)
Expected W-L: 37-45 (10th of 17)

Arena: Hofheinz Pavilion ▪ Attendance: NA

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Thu, Oct 14, 1971 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers L 94 105 0 1 L 1
2 Sat, Oct 16, 1971 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 108 128 0 2 L 2
3 Sun, Oct 17, 1971 Box Score N Detroit Pistons L 99 112 0 3 L 3 at San Antonio, TX
4 Wed, Oct 20, 1971 Box Score N Chicago Bulls L 110 125 0 4 L 4 at Waco, TX
5 Fri, Oct 22, 1971 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L 91 110 0 5 L 5
6 Sun, Oct 24, 1971 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers L 103 113 0 6 L 6
7 Tue, Oct 26, 1971 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons W 104 103 1 6 W 1
8 Wed, Oct 27, 1971 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 97 108 1 7 L 1
9 Thu, Oct 28, 1971 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 94 112 1 8 L 2
10 Sun, Oct 31, 1971 Box Score Buffalo Braves W 102 87 2 8 W 1
11 Wed, Nov 3, 1971 Box Score New York Knicks L 98 117 2 9 L 1
12 Thu, Nov 4, 1971 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers L 110 112 2 10 L 2
13 Sun, Nov 7, 1971 Box Score Baltimore Bullets L 106 109 2 11 L 3
14 Tue, Nov 9, 1971 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors L 99 115 2 12 L 4 at Oakland, CA
15 Wed, Nov 10, 1971 Box Score Boston Celtics L 103 142 2 13 L 5
16 Fri, Nov 12, 1971 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks L 102 111 2 14 L 6
17 Sat, Nov 13, 1971 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 102 111 2 15 L 7
18 Tue, Nov 16, 1971 Box Score @ Baltimore Bullets L 107 110 2 16 L 8
19 Wed, Nov 17, 1971 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers W 118 112 3 16 W 1
20 Fri, Nov 19, 1971 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 99 106 3 17 L 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Sun, Nov 21, 1971 Box Score N Golden State Warriors W 115 96 4 17 W 1 at San Diego, CA
22 Wed, Nov 24, 1971 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 109 108 5 17 W 2
23 Sun, Nov 28, 1971 Box Score Phoenix Suns L 110 116 5 18 L 1
24 Tue, Nov 30, 1971 Box Score @ Buffalo Braves W 115 101 6 18 W 1
25 Wed, Dec 1, 1971 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers L 106 116 6 19 L 1
26 Fri, Dec 3, 1971 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L 112 113 6 20 L 2
27 Sat, Dec 4, 1971 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 107 117 6 21 L 3
28 Wed, Dec 8, 1971 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers L 120 125 6 22 L 4
29 Fri, Dec 10, 1971 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W 95 88 7 22 W 1
30 Sat, Dec 11, 1971 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns W 111 110 8 22 W 2
31 Sun, Dec 12, 1971 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics W 100 98 9 22 W 3
32 Tue, Dec 14, 1971 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks L 98 106 9 23 L 1
33 Wed, Dec 15, 1971 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks W OT 117 115 10 23 W 1
34 Fri, Dec 17, 1971 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls W 109 98 11 23 W 2
35 Sat, Dec 18, 1971 Box Score @ Cincinnati Royals W 126 116 12 23 W 3
36 Tue, Dec 21, 1971 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers W 132 119 13 23 W 4
37 Sun, Dec 26, 1971 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 115 137 13 24 L 1
38 Wed, Dec 29, 1971 Box Score Phoenix Suns L 106 124 13 25 L 2
39 Thu, Dec 30, 1971 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W 129 115 14 25 W 1
40 Sun, Jan 2, 1972 Box Score Detroit Pistons L 107 109 14 26 L 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Tue, Jan 4, 1972 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics W 119 110 15 26 W 1
42 Wed, Jan 5, 1972 Box Score Boston Celtics L 105 113 15 27 L 1
43 Sun, Jan 9, 1972 Box Score Golden State Warriors L 112 113 15 28 L 2
44 Tue, Jan 11, 1972 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L 126 141 15 29 L 3
45 Sat, Jan 15, 1972 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers W 112 109 16 29 W 1
46 Sun, Jan 16, 1972 Box Score New York Knicks L 108 109 16 30 L 1
47 Thu, Jan 20, 1972 Box Score @ Cincinnati Royals W 104 87 17 30 W 1
48 Fri, Jan 21, 1972 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 105 110 17 31 L 1
49 Sat, Jan 22, 1972 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 108 115 17 32 L 2
50 Sun, Jan 23, 1972 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons W 109 107 18 32 W 1
51 Tue, Jan 25, 1972 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W 118 104 19 32 W 2
52 Wed, Jan 26, 1972 Box Score N Chicago Bulls L 108 117 19 33 L 1 at San Antonio, TX
53 Fri, Jan 28, 1972 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 105 118 19 34 L 2
54 Wed, Feb 2, 1972 Box Score N Seattle SuperSonics W 111 88 20 34 W 1 at San Antonio, TX
55 Fri, Feb 4, 1972 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers L 113 114 20 35 L 1
56 Sat, Feb 5, 1972 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks L 112 119 20 36 L 2
57 Sun, Feb 6, 1972 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W 120 113 21 36 W 1
58 Tue, Feb 8, 1972 Box Score N Seattle SuperSonics L 119 127 21 37 L 1 at Portland, OR
59 Fri, Feb 11, 1972 Box Score Baltimore Bullets W 116 95 22 37 W 1
60 Sun, Feb 13, 1972 Box Score Cincinnati Royals W 112 111 23 37 W 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Mon, Feb 14, 1972 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers W 130 116 24 37 W 3
62 Tue, Feb 15, 1972 Box Score @ Baltimore Bullets L 98 113 24 38 L 1
63 Wed, Feb 16, 1972 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 100 110 24 39 L 2
64 Fri, Feb 18, 1972 Box Score @ Buffalo Braves W 108 96 25 39 W 1
65 Wed, Feb 23, 1972 Box Score N Los Angeles Lakers W 115 110 26 39 W 2 at Waco, TX
66 Sat, Feb 26, 1972 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 122 106 27 39 W 3
67 Sun, Feb 27, 1972 Box Score Golden State Warriors L 104 117 27 40 L 1
68 Wed, Mar 1, 1972 Box Score N Cincinnati Royals W 108 96 28 40 W 1 at El Paso, TX
69 Fri, Mar 3, 1972 Box Score N Golden State Warriors L 107 108 28 41 L 1 at San Diego, CA
70 Sat, Mar 4, 1972 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers L 123 130 28 42 L 2
71 Sun, Mar 5, 1972 Box Score Chicago Bulls L 97 128 28 43 L 3
72 Thu, Mar 9, 1972 Box Score N Portland Trail Blazers W 114 111 29 43 W 1 at Seattle, WA
73 Fri, Mar 10, 1972 Box Score Golden State Warriors L 116 119 29 44 L 1
74 Sat, Mar 11, 1972 Box Score Buffalo Braves W 121 100 30 44 W 1
75 Sun, Mar 12, 1972 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 121 112 31 44 W 2
76 Thu, Mar 16, 1972 Box Score New York Knicks L 102 103 31 45 L 1
77 Sat, Mar 18, 1972 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks L OT 116 120 31 46 L 2
78 Tue, Mar 21, 1972 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks L 94 111 31 47 L 3
79 Wed, Mar 22, 1972 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks L 106 107 31 48 L 4
80 Fri, Mar 24, 1972 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers W 127 119 32 48 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
81 Sat, Mar 25, 1972 Box Score @ Baltimore Bullets W 106 85 33 48 W 2
82 Sun, Mar 26, 1972 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W 131 109 34 48 W 3