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1972-73 Indiana Pacers Schedule and Results

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Record: 51-33, Finished 2nd in ABA Western Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Slick Leonard (51-33)

PTS/G: 114.7 (3rd of 10) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 112.5 (6th of 10)
SRS: 1.97 (5th of 10) ▪ Pace: 112.7 (1st of 10)
Off Rtg: 100.7 (7th of 10) ▪ Def Rtg: 98.8 (2nd of 10)
Expected W-L: 48-36 (5th of 10)

Arena: Indiana State Fair Coliseum ▪ Attendance: NA

ABA 1973 Playoffs:
Won ABA Finals (4-3) versus Kentucky Colonels  (Series Stats)
Won ABA Western Division Finals (4-2) versus Utah Stars  (Series Stats)
Won ABA Western Division Semifinals (4-1) versus Denver Rockets  (Series Stats)

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Thu, Oct 12, 1972 @ Memphis Tams W 109 105 1 0 W 1
2 Fri, Oct 13, 1972 Carolina Cougars L 88 106 1 1 L 1
3 Sat, Oct 14, 1972 Denver Rockets L 90 96 1 2 L 2
4 Wed, Oct 18, 1972 Utah Stars W 107 103 2 2 W 1
5 Fri, Oct 20, 1972 @ Denver Rockets L 99 116 2 3 L 1
6 Sat, Oct 21, 1972 New York Nets L 104 113 2 4 L 2
7 Fri, Oct 27, 1972 Memphis Tams W 128 102 3 4 W 1
8 Sat, Oct 28, 1972 @ Denver Rockets W 119 106 4 4 W 2
9 Sun, Oct 29, 1972 @ San Diego Conquistadors W 112 98 5 4 W 3
10 Wed, Nov 1, 1972 Virginia Squires W 120 109 6 4 W 4
11 Fri, Nov 3, 1972 Kentucky Colonels W 118 116 7 4 W 5
12 Tue, Nov 7, 1972 @ Memphis Tams W 124 116 8 4 W 6
13 Wed, Nov 8, 1972 Utah Stars W 135 124 9 4 W 7
14 Thu, Nov 9, 1972 @ Virginia Squires L 126 134 9 5 L 1 at Hampton, VA
15 Sat, Nov 11, 1972 @ Utah Stars W 129 109 10 5 W 1
16 Sun, Nov 12, 1972 @ San Diego Conquistadors W 124 119 11 5 W 2
17 Tue, Nov 14, 1972 @ Denver Rockets L 108 118 11 6 L 1
18 Fri, Nov 17, 1972 @ Carolina Cougars L 120 127 11 7 L 2 at Greensboro, NC
19 Tue, Nov 21, 1972 @ Memphis Tams W 121 120 12 7 W 1
20 Wed, Nov 22, 1972 Carolina Cougars W 114 103 13 7 W 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Fri, Nov 24, 1972 Kentucky Colonels W 109 99 14 7 W 3
22 Sat, Nov 25, 1972 San Diego Conquistadors W 111 103 15 7 W 4
23 Tue, Nov 28, 1972 @ Dallas Chaparrals W OT 120 117 16 7 W 5
24 Fri, Dec 1, 1972 Dallas Chaparrals L 117 123 16 8 L 1
25 Sat, Dec 2, 1972 @ Utah Stars L 105 111 16 9 L 2
26 Sun, Dec 3, 1972 @ New York Nets W 113 110 17 9 W 1
27 Wed, Dec 6, 1972 San Diego Conquistadors W 124 112 18 9 W 2
28 Thu, Dec 7, 1972 @ Virginia Squires L 129 132 18 10 L 1 at Richmond, VA
29 Fri, Dec 8, 1972 @ Kentucky Colonels L 114 121 18 11 L 2
30 Sat, Dec 9, 1972 @ Dallas Chaparrals L 128 129 18 12 L 3
31 Thu, Dec 14, 1972 San Diego Conquistadors W 111 104 19 12 W 1
32 Sat, Dec 16, 1972 Memphis Tams W 125 120 20 12 W 2
33 Thu, Dec 21, 1972 Utah Stars L 112 118 20 13 L 1
34 Fri, Dec 22, 1972 @ Dallas Chaparrals L 2OT 142 147 20 14 L 2
35 Tue, Dec 26, 1972 @ Kentucky Colonels L 120 129 20 15 L 3
36 Wed, Dec 27, 1972 Carolina Cougars L 114 122 20 16 L 4
37 Thu, Dec 28, 1972 @ Carolina Cougars L 106 120 20 17 L 5 at Raleigh, NC
38 Sat, Dec 30, 1972 Dallas Chaparrals W 109 101 21 17 W 1
39 Wed, Jan 3, 1973 @ Kentucky Colonels L 107 109 21 18 L 1
40 Thu, Jan 4, 1973 San Diego Conquistadors W 125 115 22 18 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Sat, Jan 6, 1973 Utah Stars L 118 125 22 19 L 1
42 Wed, Jan 10, 1973 @ Denver Rockets L 105 106 22 20 L 2
43 Thu, Jan 11, 1973 @ Dallas Chaparrals W 107 106 23 20 W 1
44 Fri, Jan 12, 1973 Denver Rockets L 119 128 23 21 L 1 at Fort Wayne, IN
45 Sat, Jan 13, 1973 San Diego Conquistadors W 108 107 24 21 W 1
46 Tue, Jan 16, 1973 Denver Rockets W 130 113 25 21 W 2
47 Thu, Jan 18, 1973 Dallas Chaparrals W 116 109 26 21 W 3
48 Fri, Jan 19, 1973 @ Virginia Squires W 129 121 27 21 W 4 at Richmond, VA
49 Sat, Jan 20, 1973 Virginia Squires W 121 110 28 21 W 5
50 Tue, Jan 23, 1973 New York Nets W 110 103 29 21 W 6
51 Thu, Jan 25, 1973 Kentucky Colonels W 96 94 30 21 W 7
52 Fri, Jan 26, 1973 @ Carolina Cougars L 108 114 30 22 L 1 at Greensboro, NC
53 Sun, Jan 28, 1973 Memphis Tams L 126 127 30 23 L 2
54 Tue, Jan 30, 1973 @ San Diego Conquistadors W 126 120 31 23 W 1
55 Wed, Jan 31, 1973 @ Utah Stars L 107 122 31 24 L 1
56 Thu, Feb 1, 1973 Denver Rockets L 92 97 31 25 L 2
57 Sat, Feb 3, 1973 Kentucky Colonels W 110 103 32 25 W 1
58 Sun, Feb 4, 1973 Utah Stars W 113 86 33 25 W 2
59 Fri, Feb 9, 1973 @ New York Nets W 115 98 34 25 W 3
60 Sat, Feb 10, 1973 N Dallas Chaparrals W 105 99 35 25 W 4 at Birmingham, AL
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Sun, Feb 11, 1973 @ Kentucky Colonels L 87 98 35 26 L 1
62 Mon, Feb 12, 1973 Virginia Squires W OT 127 119 36 26 W 1
63 Wed, Feb 14, 1973 @ Memphis Tams W OT 129 125 37 26 W 2
64 Fri, Feb 16, 1973 @ Utah Stars L 114 124 37 27 L 1
65 Sun, Feb 18, 1973 @ San Diego Conquistadors W 118 103 38 27 W 1
66 Tue, Feb 20, 1973 @ Dallas Chaparrals L 112 119 38 28 L 1
67 Sat, Feb 24, 1973 @ Virginia Squires L 115 126 38 29 L 2 at Norfolk, VA
68 Sun, Feb 25, 1973 @ New York Nets L 97 118 38 30 L 3
69 Mon, Feb 26, 1973 New York Nets W 112 107 39 30 W 1 at Fort Wayne, IN
70 Wed, Feb 28, 1973 San Diego Conquistadors W 109 106 40 30 W 2
71 Fri, Mar 2, 1973 Denver Rockets W 114 105 41 30 W 3
72 Sun, Mar 4, 1973 Dallas Chaparrals W 121 118 42 30 W 4
73 Wed, Mar 7, 1973 Memphis Tams W 122 114 43 30 W 5
74 Fri, Mar 9, 1973 Carolina Cougars W 110 105 44 30 W 6
75 Sun, Mar 11, 1973 @ Carolina Cougars W 115 105 45 30 W 7 at Charlotte, NC
76 Wed, Mar 14, 1973 Utah Stars W 113 106 46 30 W 8
77 Fri, Mar 16, 1973 New York Nets W 98 89 47 30 W 9
78 Sun, Mar 18, 1973 Virginia Squires W 119 105 48 30 W 10
79 Wed, Mar 21, 1973 Dallas Chaparrals W 2OT 133 131 49 30 W 11
80 Fri, Mar 23, 1973 @ Denver Rockets L 92 101 49 31 L 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
81 Sat, Mar 24, 1973 Denver Rockets W 116 94 50 31 W 1
82 Sun, Mar 25, 1973 @ New York Nets L OT 115 118 50 32 L 1
83 Tue, Mar 27, 1973 @ San Diego Conquistadors W 110 107 51 32 W 1
84 Wed, Mar 28, 1973 @ Utah Stars L 136 138 51 33 L 1

Playoffs

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Sat, Mar 31, 1973 Denver Rockets W 114 91 1 0 W 1
2 Sun, Apr 1, 1973 Denver Rockets W 106 93 2 0 W 2
3 Tue, Apr 3, 1973 @ Denver Rockets L 94 105 2 1 L 1
4 Thu, Apr 5, 1973 @ Denver Rockets W 97 95 3 1 W 1
5 Sat, Apr 7, 1973 Denver Rockets W 121 107 4 1 W 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
6 Thu, Apr 12, 1973 @ Utah Stars L 107 124 4 2 L 1
7 Sat, Apr 14, 1973 @ Utah Stars W 116 110 5 2 W 1
8 Mon, Apr 16, 1973 Utah Stars W 118 108 6 2 W 2
9 Wed, Apr 18, 1973 Utah Stars L 103 104 6 3 L 1
10 Thu, Apr 19, 1973 @ Utah Stars W 104 102 7 3 W 1
11 Sat, Apr 21, 1973 Utah Stars W 107 98 8 3 W 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
12 Sat, Apr 28, 1973 @ Kentucky Colonels W OT 111 107 9 3 W 3
13 Mon, Apr 30, 1973 @ Kentucky Colonels L 102 114 9 4 L 1
14 Thu, May 3, 1973 Kentucky Colonels L 88 92 9 5 L 2
15 Sat, May 5, 1973 Kentucky Colonels W 90 86 10 5 W 1
16 Tue, May 8, 1973 @ Kentucky Colonels W 89 86 11 5 W 2
17 Thu, May 10, 1973 Kentucky Colonels L 93 109 11 6 L 1
18 Sat, May 12, 1973 @ Kentucky Colonels W 88 81 12 6 W 1