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1971-72 Kentucky Colonels Roster and Stats

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Record: 68-16, Finished 1st in ABA Eastern Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Joe Mullaney (68-16)

PTS/G: 116.0 (4th of 11) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 107.0 (2nd of 11)
SRS: 7.99 (1st of 11) ▪ Pace: 110.7 (7th of 11)
Off Rtg: 104.2 (2nd of 11) ▪ Def Rtg: 96.2 (1st of 11)
Expected W-L: 63-21 (1st of 11)

Arena: Freedom Hall ▪ Attendance: NA

ABA 1972 Playoffs:
Lost ABA Eastern Division Semifinals (2-4) versus New York Nets  (Series Stats)

Game Results

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Roster

No. Player Pos Ht Wt Birth Date Exp College
35 Darel Carrier SG 6-3 185 October 26, 1940 4 Western Kentucky University
10 Louie Dampier PG 6-0 170 November 20, 1944 4 University of Kentucky
32 Mike Gale SG 6-4 185 July 18, 1950 R Elizabeth City State University
53 Artis Gilmore C 7-2 240 September 21, 1949 R Jacksonville University
4 Les Hunter PF 6-7 210 August 16, 1942 5 Loyola University of Chicago
44 Dan Issel PF 6-9 235 October 25, 1948 1 University of Kentucky
22 Goose Ligon PF 6-7 210 February 22, 1944 4
3 Jimmy O'Brien PG 6-1 170 April 9, 1949 R Boston College
9 Cincinnatus Powell SF 6-7 220 February 25, 1942 4 University of Portland
33 Mike Pratt SG 6-4 195 August 4, 1948 1 University of Kentucky
15-30 Pierre Russell SG 6-4 190 December 13, 1949 R University of Kansas
2 Walter Simon SF 6-6 200 December 1, 1939 4 Benedict College
3 Howie Wright SG 6-3 185 February 22, 1947 1 Austin Peay State University

Team and Opponent Stats

Year/year calculations use per game statistics
G MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
Team 84 20260 3803 7796 .488 134 391 .343 3669 7405 .495 2003 2697 .743 1419 3083 4502 2136 1543 1959 9743
Team/G 241.2 45.3 92.8 .488 1.6 4.7 .343 43.7 88.2 .495 23.8 32.1 .743 16.9 36.7 53.6 25.4 18.4 23.3 116.0
Lg Rank 10 4 8 1 7 7 2 4 6 1 6 6 9 8 1 5 1 7 2 4
Year/Year 0.4% -3.2% -8.5% +0.027 -30.6% -34.5% +0.019 -1.8% -6.5% +0.024 -9.5% -8.0% -0.013 -11.5% -3.2% -6.0% 13.7% -1.7% -13.7% -5.1%
Opponent 84 20260 3597 8142 .442 134 514 .261 3463 7628 .454 1661 2227 .746 1530 2750 4280 1806 1469 2094 8989
Opponent/G 241.2 42.8 96.9 .442 1.6 6.1 .261 41.2 90.8 .454 19.8 26.5 .746 18.2 32.7 51.0 21.5 17.5 24.9 107.0
Lg Rank 10 3 7 1 7 11 1 4 7 1 1 1 1 7 2 3 5 8 4 2
Year/Year 0.4% -8.9% -5.2% -0.018 -15.7% 4.3% -0.062 -8.6% -5.7% -0.014 -24.7% -24.8% +0.001 -5.5% -0.6% -1.4% -6.1% -12.4%

Year-by-year: Team Stats Totals / Team Stats Per Game / Opponent Stats Totals / Opponent Stats Per Game

Team Miscellaneous

Offense Four Factors Defense Four Factors
PW PL MOV SOS SRS ORtg DRtg Pace FTr 3PAr eFG% TOV% ORB% FT/FGA eFG% TOV% DRB% FT/FGA Arena Attendance
Team 63 21 8.98 -1.04 7.99 104.2 96.2 110.7 .346 .050 .496 14.7 34.0 .257 .450 13.9 66.8 .204 Freedom Hall
Lg Rank 1 1 1 11 1 2 1 7 4 7 1 9 7 6 1 8 3 1

Totals

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Artis Gilmore 22 84 3666 806 1348 .598 0 0 806 1348 .598 391 605 .646 421 1070 1491 230 422 335 280 2003
2 Dan Issel 23 83 3570 972 2001 .486 3 11 .273 969 1990 .487 591 753 .785 353 578 931 195 244 242 2538
3 Louie Dampier 27 83 3214 477 1078 .442 84 233 .361 393 845 .465 281 336 .836 43 216 259 515 211 237 1319
4 Cincinnatus Powell 29 65 2288 430 907 .474 4 13 .308 426 894 .477 185 256 .723 158 342 500 237 178 219 1049
5 Mike Gale 21 78 1701 201 447 .450 0 3 .000 201 444 .453 95 140 .679 100 171 271 200 113 206 497
6 Jimmy O'Brien 22 66 1424 139 354 .393 4 23 .174 135 331 .408 54 66 .818 46 128 174 299 114 152 336
7 Walter Simon 32 67 1111 243 464 .524 1 10 .100 242 454 .533 109 156 .699 72 161 233 137 72 157 596
8 Les Hunter 29 70 967 183 383 .478 5 16 .313 178 367 .485 101 144 .701 65 160 225 93 93 154 472
9 Mike Pratt 23 65 889 133 301 .442 16 40 .400 117 261 .448 84 98 .857 67 91 158 98 81 151 366
10 Darel Carrier 31 23 629 117 288 .406 16 37 .432 101 251 .402 76 88 .864 11 46 57 44 38 64 326
11 Goose Ligon 27 16 400 37 72 .514 1 2 .500 36 70 .514 20 33 .606 43 67 110 37 30 41 95
12 Pierre Russell 22 51 397 65 153 .425 0 3 .000 65 150 .433 16 21 .762 40 53 93 51 33 56 146
13 Howie Wright 24 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 0 0 0 0 1 0 0

Per Game

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Artis Gilmore 22 84 43.6 9.6 16.0 .598 0.0 0.0 9.6 16.0 .598 4.7 7.2 .646 5.0 12.7 17.8 2.7 5.0 4.0 3.3 23.8
2 Dan Issel 23 83 43.0 11.7 24.1 .486 0.0 0.1 .273 11.7 24.0 .487 7.1 9.1 .785 4.3 7.0 11.2 2.3 2.9 2.9 30.6
3 Louie Dampier 27 83 38.7 5.7 13.0 .442 1.0 2.8 .361 4.7 10.2 .465 3.4 4.0 .836 0.5 2.6 3.1 6.2 2.5 2.9 15.9
4 Cincinnatus Powell 29 65 35.2 6.6 14.0 .474 0.1 0.2 .308 6.6 13.8 .477 2.8 3.9 .723 2.4 5.3 7.7 3.6 2.7 3.4 16.1
5 Darel Carrier 31 23 27.3 5.1 12.5 .406 0.7 1.6 .432 4.4 10.9 .402 3.3 3.8 .864 0.5 2.0 2.5 1.9 1.7 2.8 14.2
6 Goose Ligon 27 16 25.0 2.3 4.5 .514 0.1 0.1 .500 2.3 4.4 .514 1.3 2.1 .606 2.7 4.2 6.9 2.3 1.9 2.6 5.9
7 Mike Gale 21 78 21.8 2.6 5.7 .450 0.0 0.0 .000 2.6 5.7 .453 1.2 1.8 .679 1.3 2.2 3.5 2.6 1.4 2.6 6.4
8 Jimmy O'Brien 22 66 21.6 2.1 5.4 .393 0.1 0.3 .174 2.0 5.0 .408 0.8 1.0 .818 0.7 1.9 2.6 4.5 1.7 2.3 5.1
9 Walter Simon 32 67 16.6 3.6 6.9 .524 0.0 0.1 .100 3.6 6.8 .533 1.6 2.3 .699 1.1 2.4 3.5 2.0 1.1 2.3 8.9
10 Les Hunter 29 70 13.8 2.6 5.5 .478 0.1 0.2 .313 2.5 5.2 .485 1.4 2.1 .701 0.9 2.3 3.2 1.3 1.3 2.2 6.7
11 Mike Pratt 23 65 13.7 2.0 4.6 .442 0.2 0.6 .400 1.8 4.0 .448 1.3 1.5 .857 1.0 1.4 2.4 1.5 1.2 2.3 5.6
12 Pierre Russell 22 51 7.8 1.3 3.0 .425 0.0 0.1 .000 1.3 2.9 .433 0.3 0.4 .762 0.8 1.0 1.8 1.0 0.6 1.1 2.9
13 Howie Wright 24 1 4.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 0.0 0.0

Per 36 Minutes

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Artis Gilmore 22 84 3666 7.9 13.2 .598 0.0 0.0 7.9 13.2 .598 3.8 5.9 .646 4.1 10.5 14.6 2.3 4.1 3.3 2.7 19.7
2 Dan Issel 23 83 3570 9.8 20.2 .486 0.0 0.1 .273 9.8 20.1 .487 6.0 7.6 .785 3.6 5.8 9.4 2.0 2.5 2.4 25.6
3 Louie Dampier 27 83 3214 5.3 12.1 .442 0.9 2.6 .361 4.4 9.5 .465 3.1 3.8 .836 0.5 2.4 2.9 5.8 2.4 2.7 14.8
4 Cincinnatus Powell 29 65 2288 6.8 14.3 .474 0.1 0.2 .308 6.7 14.1 .477 2.9 4.0 .723 2.5 5.4 7.9 3.7 2.8 3.4 16.5
5 Mike Gale 21 78 1701 4.3 9.5 .450 0.0 0.1 .000 4.3 9.4 .453 2.0 3.0 .679 2.1 3.6 5.7 4.2 2.4 4.4 10.5
6 Jimmy O'Brien 22 66 1424 3.5 8.9 .393 0.1 0.6 .174 3.4 8.4 .408 1.4 1.7 .818 1.2 3.2 4.4 7.6 2.9 3.8 8.5
7 Walter Simon 32 67 1111 7.9 15.0 .524 0.0 0.3 .100 7.8 14.7 .533 3.5 5.1 .699 2.3 5.2 7.5 4.4 2.3 5.1 19.3
8 Les Hunter 29 70 967 6.8 14.3 .478 0.2 0.6 .313 6.6 13.7 .485 3.8 5.4 .701 2.4 6.0 8.4 3.5 3.5 5.7 17.6
9 Mike Pratt 23 65 889 5.4 12.2 .442 0.6 1.6 .400 4.7 10.6 .448 3.4 4.0 .857 2.7 3.7 6.4 4.0 3.3 6.1 14.8
10 Darel Carrier 31 23 629 6.7 16.5 .406 0.9 2.1 .432 5.8 14.4 .402 4.3 5.0 .864 0.6 2.6 3.3 2.5 2.2 3.7 18.7
11 Goose Ligon 27 16 400 3.3 6.5 .514 0.1 0.2 .500 3.2 6.3 .514 1.8 3.0 .606 3.9 6.0 9.9 3.3 2.7 3.7 8.6
12 Pierre Russell 22 51 397 5.9 13.9 .425 0.0 0.3 .000 5.9 13.6 .433 1.5 1.9 .762 3.6 4.8 8.4 4.6 3.0 5.1 13.2
13 Howie Wright 24 1 4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 9.0 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 9.0 0.0 0.0

Per 100 Poss

Per possession stats available as of 1973-74 season
Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Artis Gilmore 22 84 3666 .598 .598 .646
2 Dan Issel 23 83 3570 .486 .273 .487 .785
3 Louie Dampier 27 83 3214 .442 .361 .465 .836
4 Cincinnatus Powell 29 65 2288 .474 .308 .477 .723
5 Mike Gale 21 78 1701 .450 .000 .453 .679
6 Jimmy O'Brien 22 66 1424 .393 .174 .408 .818
7 Walter Simon 32 67 1111 .524 .100 .533 .699
8 Les Hunter 29 70 967 .478 .313 .485 .701
9 Mike Pratt 23 65 889 .442 .400 .448 .857
10 Darel Carrier 31 23 629 .406 .432 .402 .864
11 Goose Ligon 27 16 400 .514 .500 .514 .606
12 Pierre Russell 22 51 397 .425 .000 .433 .762
13 Howie Wright 24 1 4 .000

Advanced

Rk Player Age G MP PER TS% eFG% FTr 3PAr ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg OWS DWS WS WS/48
1 Artis Gilmore 22 84 3666 26.6 .620 .598 .449 .000 11.2 25.6 18.8 8.7 6.1 17.2 20.5 12.6 7.2 19.8 .259
2 Dan Issel 23 83 3570 23.3 .544 .487 .376 .005 9.6 14.2 12.0 8.2 9.5 27.8 8.4 5.1 13.5 .181
3 Louie Dampier 27 83 3214 13.4 .538 .481 .312 .216 1.3 5.9 3.7 20.3 14.7 17.2 4.2 3.9 8.1 .121
4 Cincinnatus Powell 29 65 2288 14.7 .514 .476 .282 .014 6.7 13.1 10.1 13.8 14.9 20.2 2.1 3.4 5.4 .114
5 Mike Gale 21 78 1701 9.1 .489 .450 .313 .007 5.7 8.8 7.4 14.3 18.2 14.1 0.4 2.2 2.6 .073
6 Jimmy O'Brien 22 66 1424 8.4 .439 .398 .186 .065 3.1 7.9 5.6 25.0 22.9 13.4 -0.7 2.2 1.5 .050
7 Walter Simon 32 67 1111 18.4 .559 .525 .336 .022 6.3 12.7 9.7 17.1 11.9 21.0 2.4 1.7 4.1 .177
8 Les Hunter 29 70 967 13.6 .529 .484 .376 .042 6.5 14.5 10.7 12.8 17.2 21.5 1.3 1.4 2.7 .134
9 Mike Pratt 23 65 889 11.3 .532 .468 .326 .133 7.3 9.0 8.2 14.0 19.1 18.4 1.0 1.2 2.2 .121
10 Darel Carrier 31 23 629 12.1 .499 .434 .306 .128 1.7 6.4 4.2 9.3 10.4 22.3 0.4 0.6 0.9 .072
11 Goose Ligon 27 16 400 10.7 .549 .521 .458 .028 10.4 14.7 12.7 10.9 25.7 11.2 0.4 0.6 1.0 .120
12 Pierre Russell 22 51 397 11.0 .450 .425 .137 .020 9.8 11.7 10.8 16.6 16.9 18.9 -0.2 0.6 0.4 .048
13 Howie Wright 24 1 4 -18.0 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 69.4 13.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 -0.122

Playoffs Totals

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Artis Gilmore 22 6 285 52 91 .571 0 1 .000 52 90 .578 27 38 .711 106 25 29 17 131
2 Dan Issel 23 6 269 47 114 .412 0 1 .000 47 113 .416 38 50 .760 54 5 31 23 132
3 Louie Dampier 27 6 254 29 69 .420 11 23 .478 18 46 .391 10 16 .625 19 45 16 17 79
4 Mike Pratt 23 6 170 33 63 .524 1 4 .250 32 59 .542 5 5 1.000 17 15 11 23 72
5 Cincinnatus Powell 29 6 169 28 52 .538 0 1 .000 28 51 .549 15 19 .789 24 9 13 17 71
6 Les Hunter 29 6 123 22 41 .537 2 6 .333 20 35 .571 9 11 .818 21 8 10 14 55
7 Walter Simon 32 6 99 16 39 .410 0 0 16 39 .410 7 8 .875 12 3 2 21 39
8 Mike Gale 21 2 31 3 14 .214 0 2 .000 3 12 .250 0 0 4 8 1 2 6
9 Jimmy O'Brien 22 5 23 3 7 .429 0 1 .000 3 6 .500 3 3 1.000 3 3 0 0 9
10 Darel Carrier 31 2 17 3 8 .375 0 1 .000 3 7 .429 0 0 1 1 4 3 6

Playoffs Per Game

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Artis Gilmore 22 6 47.5 8.7 15.2 .571 0.0 0.2 .000 8.7 15.0 .578 4.5 6.3 .711 17.7 4.2 4.8 2.8 21.8
2 Dan Issel 23 6 44.8 7.8 19.0 .412 0.0 0.2 .000 7.8 18.8 .416 6.3 8.3 .760 9.0 0.8 5.2 3.8 22.0
3 Louie Dampier 27 6 42.3 4.8 11.5 .420 1.8 3.8 .478 3.0 7.7 .391 1.7 2.7 .625 3.2 7.5 2.7 2.8 13.2
4 Mike Pratt 23 6 28.3 5.5 10.5 .524 0.2 0.7 .250 5.3 9.8 .542 0.8 0.8 1.000 2.8 2.5 1.8 3.8 12.0
5 Cincinnatus Powell 29 6 28.2 4.7 8.7 .538 0.0 0.2 .000 4.7 8.5 .549 2.5 3.2 .789 4.0 1.5 2.2 2.8 11.8
6 Les Hunter 29 6 20.5 3.7 6.8 .537 0.3 1.0 .333 3.3 5.8 .571 1.5 1.8 .818 3.5 1.3 1.7 2.3 9.2
7 Walter Simon 32 6 16.5 2.7 6.5 .410 0.0 0.0 2.7 6.5 .410 1.2 1.3 .875 2.0 0.5 0.3 3.5 6.5
8 Mike Gale 21 2 15.5 1.5 7.0 .214 0.0 1.0 .000 1.5 6.0 .250 0.0 0.0 2.0 4.0 0.5 1.0 3.0
9 Darel Carrier 31 2 8.5 1.5 4.0 .375 0.0 0.5 .000 1.5 3.5 .429 0.0 0.0 0.5 0.5 2.0 1.5 3.0
10 Jimmy O'Brien 22 5 4.6 0.6 1.4 .429 0.0 0.2 .000 0.6 1.2 .500 0.6 0.6 1.000 0.6 0.6 0.0 0.0 1.8

Playoffs Per 36 Minutes

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Artis Gilmore 22 6 285 6.6 11.5 .571 0.0 0.1 .000 6.6 11.4 .578 3.4 4.8 .711 13.4 3.2 3.7 2.1 16.5
2 Dan Issel 23 6 269 6.3 15.3 .412 0.0 0.1 .000 6.3 15.1 .416 5.1 6.7 .760 7.2 0.7 4.1 3.1 17.7
3 Louie Dampier 27 6 254 4.1 9.8 .420 1.6 3.3 .478 2.6 6.5 .391 1.4 2.3 .625 2.7 6.4 2.3 2.4 11.2
4 Mike Pratt 23 6 170 7.0 13.3 .524 0.2 0.8 .250 6.8 12.5 .542 1.1 1.1 1.000 3.6 3.2 2.3 4.9 15.2
5 Cincinnatus Powell 29 6 169 6.0 11.1 .538 0.0 0.2 .000 6.0 10.9 .549 3.2 4.0 .789 5.1 1.9 2.8 3.6 15.1
6 Les Hunter 29 6 123 6.4 12.0 .537 0.6 1.8 .333 5.9 10.2 .571 2.6 3.2 .818 6.1 2.3 2.9 4.1 16.1
7 Walter Simon 32 6 99 5.8 14.2 .410 0.0 0.0 5.8 14.2 .410 2.5 2.9 .875 4.4 1.1 0.7 7.6 14.2
8 Mike Gale 21 2 31 3.5 16.3 .214 0.0 2.3 .000 3.5 13.9 .250 0.0 0.0 4.6 9.3 1.2 2.3 7.0
9 Jimmy O'Brien 22 5 23 4.7 11.0 .429 0.0 1.6 .000 4.7 9.4 .500 4.7 4.7 1.000 4.7 4.7 0.0 0.0 14.1
10 Darel Carrier 31 2 17 6.4 16.9 .375 0.0 2.1 .000 6.4 14.8 .429 0.0 0.0 2.1 2.1 8.5 6.4 12.7

Playoffs Per 100 Poss

Per possession stats available as of 1973-74 season
Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Artis Gilmore 22 6 285 .571 .000 .578 .711
2 Dan Issel 23 6 269 .412 .000 .416 .760
3 Louie Dampier 27 6 254 .420 .478 .391 .625
4 Mike Pratt 23 6 170 .524 .250 .542 1.000
5 Cincinnatus Powell 29 6 169 .538 .000 .549 .789
6 Les Hunter 29 6 123 .537 .333 .571 .818
7 Walter Simon 32 6 99 .410 .410 .875
8 Mike Gale 21 2 31 .214 .000 .250
9 Jimmy O'Brien 22 5 23 .429 .000 .500 1.000
10 Darel Carrier 31 2 17 .375 .000 .429

Playoffs Advanced

Rk Player Age G MP PER TS% eFG% FTr 3PAr ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg OWS DWS WS WS/48
1 Artis Gilmore 22 6 285 21.7 .608 .571 .418 .011 20.2 13.8 21.2 20.3 0.8 0.2 1.0 .169
2 Dan Issel 23 6 269 10.6 .485 .412 .439 .009 10.9 2.9 18.6 26.3 0.0 0.1 0.1 .019
3 Louie Dampier 27 6 254 12.4 .519 .500 .232 .333 4.1 25.1 17.4 15.3 0.2 0.1 0.3 .055
4 Mike Pratt 23 6 170 12.9 .552 .532 .079 .063 5.4 14.1 14.4 19.0 0.3 0.1 0.3 .094
5 Cincinnatus Powell 29 6 169 13.5 .588 .538 .365 .019 7.7 8.1 17.7 18.4 0.4 0.1 0.4 .126
6 Les Hunter 29 6 123 15.2 .600 .561 .268 .146 9.3 10.2 17.9 19.2 0.3 0.0 0.4 .146
7 Walter Simon 32 6 99 8.3 .459 .410 .205 .000 6.6 4.6 4.5 19.0 -0.1 0.0 0.0 -0.019
8 Mike Gale 21 2 31 4.9 .214 .214 .000 .143 7.0 35.7 6.7 20.5 -0.2 0.0 -0.2 -0.326
9 Jimmy O'Brien 22 5 23 20.8 .541 .429 .429 .143 7.1 18.9 0.0 15.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 .083
10 Darel Carrier 31 2 17 -8.4 .375 .375 .000 .125 3.2 9.1 33.3 29.9 -0.1 0.0 0.0 -0.139