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1972-73 Kentucky Colonels Roster and Stats

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Record: 56-28, Finished 2nd in ABA Eastern Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Joe Mullaney (56-28)

PTS/G: 111.9 (5th of 10) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 105.5 (1st of 10)
SRS: 5.62 (1st of 10) ▪ Pace: 108.3 (8th of 10)
Off Rtg: 103.4 (3rd of 10) ▪ Def Rtg: 97.4 (1st of 10)
Expected W-L: 58-26 (1st of 10)

Arena: Freedom Hall ▪ Attendance: NA

ABA 1973 Playoffs:
Lost ABA Finals (4-3) versus Indiana Pacers  (Series Stats)
Won ABA Eastern Division Finals (4-3) versus Carolina Cougars  (Series Stats)
Won ABA Eastern Division Semifinals (4-1) versus Virginia Squires  (Series Stats)

Game Results

Height of bar is margin of victory up to 20 points  ▪  Mouseover bar for details  ▪  Click for box score  ▪  Grouped by Month

Roster

No. Player Pos Ht Wt Birth Date Exp College
42 Bill Chamberlain SF 6-6 188 December 16, 1949 R University of North Carolina
10 Louie Dampier PG 6-0 170 November 20, 1944 5 University of Kentucky
32 Mike Gale PG 6-4 185 July 18, 1950 1 Elizabeth City State University
53 Artis Gilmore C 7-2 240 September 21, 1949 1 Jacksonville University
44 Dan Issel PF 6-9 235 October 25, 1948 2 University of Kentucky
4 Wendell Ladner SF 6-5 220 October 6, 1948 2 University of Southern Mississippi
30 Rick Mount SG 6-3 175 January 5, 1947 2 Purdue University
14 Jimmy O'Brien PG 6-1 170 April 9, 1949 1 Boston College
15 Pierre Russell SG 6-4 190 December 13, 1949 1 University of Kansas
2 Walter Simon SF 6-6 200 December 1, 1939 5 Benedict College
8 Ronald Thomas PF 6-6 215 November 19, 1950 R University of Louisville
24 Claude Virden SF 6-6 195 November 25, 1947 R Murray State University

Team and Opponent Stats

G MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS PTS/G
Team 84 20160 3770 7900 .477 82 296 .277 3688 7604 .485 1779 2453 .725 1379 2784 4163 2287 1359 1976 9401 111.9
Lg Rank 7 2 3 5 6 7 7 2 2 5 10 10 9 7 3 3 1 1 10 5 5
Opponent 84 20160 3504 7563 .463 84 340 .247 3420 7223 .473 1768 2369 .746 1393 2884 4277 1865 1624 2055 8860 105.5
Lg Rank 7 3 3 3 2 9 1 3 3 4 1 1 5 5 10 9 2 4 2 1 1

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 58 26 6.44 -0.82 5.62 103.4 97.4 108.3 .311 .037 .482 13.1 32.3 .225 .469 15.9 66.7 .234 Freedom Hall
Lg Rank 1 1 1 10 1 3 1 8 10 7 4 1 9 10 3 3 3 2

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 Dan Issel 24 84 3531 902 1757 .513 3 15 .200 899 1742 .516 485 635 .764 329 593 922 220 216 255 2292
2 Artis Gilmore 23 84 3502 687 1228 .559 1 2 .500 686 1226 .560 368 572 .643 449 1027 1476 295 259 286 302 1743
3 Louie Dampier 28 80 3039 515 1143 .451 54 155 .348 461 988 .467 262 334 .784 55 158 213 521 188 216 1346
4 Walter Simon 33 83 2403 432 897 .482 3 17 .176 429 880 .488 143 191 .749 122 273 395 336 156 271 1010
5 Mike Gale 22 81 1854 218 463 .471 1 6 .167 217 457 .475 100 143 .699 78 163 241 248 131 108 207 537
6 Rick Mount 26 61 1780 369 804 .459 9 30 .300 360 774 .465 159 198 .803 50 88 138 194 119 172 906
7 Jimmy O'Brien 23 68 1014 126 317 .397 0 9 .000 126 308 .409 68 89 .764 27 65 92 174 77 103 320
8 Claude Virden 25 31 825 130 327 .398 0 2 .000 130 325 .400 46 59 .780 49 105 154 74 49 84 306
9 Wendell Ladner 24 37 659 109 318 .343 8 38 .211 101 280 .361 44 58 .759 57 124 181 72 52 132 270
10 Pierre Russell 23 59 618 119 266 .447 2 17 .118 117 249 .470 49 78 .628 54 75 129 61 33 80 289
11 Bill Chamberlain 23 43 566 101 248 .407 1 3 .333 100 245 .408 34 55 .618 56 51 107 69 54 81 237
12 Ronald Thomas 22 31 369 62 132 .470 0 2 .000 62 130 .477 21 41 .512 53 62 115 23 21 73 145

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 Dan Issel 24 84 42.0 10.7 20.9 .513 0.0 0.2 .200 10.7 20.7 .516 5.8 7.6 .764 3.9 7.1 11.0 2.6 2.6 3.0 27.3
2 Artis Gilmore 23 84 41.7 8.2 14.6 .559 0.0 0.0 .500 8.2 14.6 .560 4.4 6.8 .643 5.3 12.2 17.6 3.5 3.1 3.4 3.6 20.8
3 Louie Dampier 28 80 38.0 6.4 14.3 .451 0.7 1.9 .348 5.8 12.4 .467 3.3 4.2 .784 0.7 2.0 2.7 6.5 2.4 2.7 16.8
4 Rick Mount 26 61 29.2 6.0 13.2 .459 0.1 0.5 .300 5.9 12.7 .465 2.6 3.2 .803 0.8 1.4 2.3 3.2 2.0 2.8 14.9
5 Walter Simon 33 83 29.0 5.2 10.8 .482 0.0 0.2 .176 5.2 10.6 .488 1.7 2.3 .749 1.5 3.3 4.8 4.0 1.9 3.3 12.2
6 Claude Virden 25 31 26.6 4.2 10.5 .398 0.0 0.1 .000 4.2 10.5 .400 1.5 1.9 .780 1.6 3.4 5.0 2.4 1.6 2.7 9.9
7 Mike Gale 22 81 22.9 2.7 5.7 .471 0.0 0.1 .167 2.7 5.6 .475 1.2 1.8 .699 1.0 2.0 3.0 3.1 1.6 1.3 2.6 6.6
8 Wendell Ladner 24 37 17.8 2.9 8.6 .343 0.2 1.0 .211 2.7 7.6 .361 1.2 1.6 .759 1.5 3.4 4.9 1.9 1.4 3.6 7.3
9 Jimmy O'Brien 23 68 14.9 1.9 4.7 .397 0.0 0.1 .000 1.9 4.5 .409 1.0 1.3 .764 0.4 1.0 1.4 2.6 1.1 1.5 4.7
10 Bill Chamberlain 23 43 13.2 2.3 5.8 .407 0.0 0.1 .333 2.3 5.7 .408 0.8 1.3 .618 1.3 1.2 2.5 1.6 1.3 1.9 5.5
11 Ronald Thomas 22 31 11.9 2.0 4.3 .470 0.0 0.1 .000 2.0 4.2 .477 0.7 1.3 .512 1.7 2.0 3.7 0.7 0.7 2.4 4.7
12 Pierre Russell 23 59 10.5 2.0 4.5 .447 0.0 0.3 .118 2.0 4.2 .470 0.8 1.3 .628 0.9 1.3 2.2 1.0 0.6 1.4 4.9

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 Dan Issel 24 84 3531 9.2 17.9 .513 0.0 0.2 .200 9.2 17.8 .516 4.9 6.5 .764 3.4 6.0 9.4 2.2 2.2 2.6 23.4
2 Artis Gilmore 23 84 3502 7.1 12.6 .559 0.0 0.0 .500 7.1 12.6 .560 3.8 5.9 .643 4.6 10.6 15.2 3.0 2.7 2.9 3.1 17.9
3 Louie Dampier 28 80 3039 6.1 13.5 .451 0.6 1.8 .348 5.5 11.7 .467 3.1 4.0 .784 0.7 1.9 2.5 6.2 2.2 2.6 15.9
4 Walter Simon 33 83 2403 6.5 13.4 .482 0.0 0.3 .176 6.4 13.2 .488 2.1 2.9 .749 1.8 4.1 5.9 5.0 2.3 4.1 15.1
5 Mike Gale 22 81 1854 4.2 9.0 .471 0.0 0.1 .167 4.2 8.9 .475 1.9 2.8 .699 1.5 3.2 4.7 4.8 2.5 2.1 4.0 10.4
6 Rick Mount 26 61 1780 7.5 16.3 .459 0.2 0.6 .300 7.3 15.7 .465 3.2 4.0 .803 1.0 1.8 2.8 3.9 2.4 3.5 18.3
7 Jimmy O'Brien 23 68 1014 4.5 11.3 .397 0.0 0.3 .000 4.5 10.9 .409 2.4 3.2 .764 1.0 2.3 3.3 6.2 2.7 3.7 11.4
8 Claude Virden 25 31 825 5.7 14.3 .398 0.0 0.1 .000 5.7 14.2 .400 2.0 2.6 .780 2.1 4.6 6.7 3.2 2.1 3.7 13.4
9 Wendell Ladner 24 37 659 6.0 17.4 .343 0.4 2.1 .211 5.5 15.3 .361 2.4 3.2 .759 3.1 6.8 9.9 3.9 2.8 7.2 14.7
10 Pierre Russell 23 59 618 6.9 15.5 .447 0.1 1.0 .118 6.8 14.5 .470 2.9 4.5 .628 3.1 4.4 7.5 3.6 1.9 4.7 16.8
11 Bill Chamberlain 23 43 566 6.4 15.8 .407 0.1 0.2 .333 6.4 15.6 .408 2.2 3.5 .618 3.6 3.2 6.8 4.4 3.4 5.2 15.1
12 Ronald Thomas 22 31 369 6.0 12.9 .470 0.0 0.2 .000 6.0 12.7 .477 2.0 4.0 .512 5.2 6.0 11.2 2.2 2.0 7.1 14.1

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 Dan Issel 24 84 3531 22.4 .563 .514 .361 .009 8.8 16.2 12.5 9.2 9.6 24.9 8.8 6.9 15.8 .214
2 Artis Gilmore 23 84 3502 24.1 .589 .560 .466 .002 12.1 28.3 20.1 11.4 4.1 16.2 19.7 8.7 9.8 18.5 .253
3 Louie Dampier 28 80 3039 14.3 .522 .474 .292 .136 1.7 5.0 3.3 22.4 12.7 19.0 2.8 4.7 7.4 .117
4 Walter Simon 33 83 2403 13.8 .515 .483 .213 .019 4.8 11.0 7.9 18.5 13.7 18.5 1.7 4.4 6.1 .122
5 Mike Gale 22 81 1854 13.5 .511 .472 .309 .013 4.0 8.5 6.2 16.4 3.3 17.0 13.3 0.8 3.1 3.9 .100
6 Rick Mount 26 61 1780 13.1 .508 .465 .246 .037 2.7 4.8 3.7 15.0 11.8 22.1 1.2 2.3 3.5 .094
7 Jimmy O'Brien 23 68 1014 8.6 .449 .397 .281 .028 2.5 6.2 4.3 21.2 17.8 16.7 -0.7 1.7 1.0 .046
8 Claude Virden 25 31 825 9.6 .433 .398 .180 .006 5.6 12.3 8.9 11.5 12.2 19.0 -1.0 1.4 0.4 .023
9 Wendell Ladner 24 37 659 8.4 .393 .355 .182 .119 8.2 18.2 13.1 14.2 13.1 23.4 -1.8 1.5 -0.3 -0.024
10 Pierre Russell 23 59 618 14.2 .481 .451 .293 .064 8.3 11.7 10.0 13.3 9.9 21.0 -0.1 1.2 1.1 .084
11 Bill Chamberlain 23 43 566 9.6 .435 .409 .222 .012 9.4 8.7 9.0 16.1 16.6 22.5 -0.8 1.1 0.3 .025
12 Ronald Thomas 22 31 369 12.5 .483 .470 .311 .015 13.6 16.2 14.9 8.1 12.3 18.1 0.0 0.8 0.8 .103

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 Dan Issel 24 19 825 198 398 .497 1 6 .167 197 392 .503 124 156 .795 60 165 225 28 47 71 521
2 Artis Gilmore 23 19 780 142 261 .544 0 0 142 261 .544 77 123 .626 84 176 260 75 63 68 361
3 Rick Mount 26 19 676 119 293 .406 10 22 .455 109 271 .402 73 87 .839 21 26 47 49 42 48 321
4 Walter Simon 33 19 639 92 207 .444 0 4 .000 92 203 .453 27 31 .871 19 74 93 79 38 67 211
5 Jimmy O'Brien 23 19 435 33 93 .355 1 3 .333 32 90 .356 39 45 .867 9 25 34 82 33 35 106
6 Louie Dampier 28 12 411 65 126 .516 10 22 .455 55 104 .529 21 30 .700 6 19 25 39 19 35 161
7 Mike Gale 22 12 291 23 58 .397 0 2 .000 23 56 .411 20 23 .870 8 22 30 40 15 41 66
8 Wendell Ladner 24 19 269 55 142 .387 14 53 .264 41 89 .461 12 14 .857 18 38 56 21 25 67 136
9 Ronald Thomas 22 17 247 38 77 .494 0 1 .000 38 76 .500 9 23 .391 28 47 75 13 24 44 85
10 Pierre Russell 23 12 37 7 12 .583 0 0 7 12 .583 3 6 .500 5 7 12 2 1 5 17

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 Dan Issel 24 19 43.4 10.4 20.9 .497 0.1 0.3 .167 10.4 20.6 .503 6.5 8.2 .795 3.2 8.7 11.8 1.5 2.5 3.7 27.4
2 Artis Gilmore 23 19 41.1 7.5 13.7 .544 0.0 0.0 7.5 13.7 .544 4.1 6.5 .626 4.4 9.3 13.7 3.9 3.3 3.6 19.0
3 Rick Mount 26 19 35.6 6.3 15.4 .406 0.5 1.2 .455 5.7 14.3 .402 3.8 4.6 .839 1.1 1.4 2.5 2.6 2.2 2.5 16.9
4 Louie Dampier 28 12 34.3 5.4 10.5 .516 0.8 1.8 .455 4.6 8.7 .529 1.8 2.5 .700 0.5 1.6 2.1 3.3 1.6 2.9 13.4
5 Walter Simon 33 19 33.6 4.8 10.9 .444 0.0 0.2 .000 4.8 10.7 .453 1.4 1.6 .871 1.0 3.9 4.9 4.2 2.0 3.5 11.1
6 Mike Gale 22 12 24.3 1.9 4.8 .397 0.0 0.2 .000 1.9 4.7 .411 1.7 1.9 .870 0.7 1.8 2.5 3.3 1.3 3.4 5.5
7 Jimmy O'Brien 23 19 22.9 1.7 4.9 .355 0.1 0.2 .333 1.7 4.7 .356 2.1 2.4 .867 0.5 1.3 1.8 4.3 1.7 1.8 5.6
8 Ronald Thomas 22 17 14.5 2.2 4.5 .494 0.0 0.1 .000 2.2 4.5 .500 0.5 1.4 .391 1.6 2.8 4.4 0.8 1.4 2.6 5.0
9 Wendell Ladner 24 19 14.2 2.9 7.5 .387 0.7 2.8 .264 2.2 4.7 .461 0.6 0.7 .857 0.9 2.0 2.9 1.1 1.3 3.5 7.2
10 Pierre Russell 23 12 3.1 0.6 1.0 .583 0.0 0.0 0.6 1.0 .583 0.3 0.5 .500 0.4 0.6 1.0 0.2 0.1 0.4 1.4

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 Dan Issel 24 19 825 8.6 17.4 .497 0.0 0.3 .167 8.6 17.1 .503 5.4 6.8 .795 2.6 7.2 9.8 1.2 2.1 3.1 22.7
2 Artis Gilmore 23 19 780 6.6 12.0 .544 0.0 0.0 6.6 12.0 .544 3.6 5.7 .626 3.9 8.1 12.0 3.5 2.9 3.1 16.7
3 Rick Mount 26 19 676 6.3 15.6 .406 0.5 1.2 .455 5.8 14.4 .402 3.9 4.6 .839 1.1 1.4 2.5 2.6 2.2 2.6 17.1
4 Walter Simon 33 19 639 5.2 11.7 .444 0.0 0.2 .000 5.2 11.4 .453 1.5 1.7 .871 1.1 4.2 5.2 4.5 2.1 3.8 11.9
5 Jimmy O'Brien 23 19 435 2.7 7.7 .355 0.1 0.2 .333 2.6 7.4 .356 3.2 3.7 .867 0.7 2.1 2.8 6.8 2.7 2.9 8.8
6 Louie Dampier 28 12 411 5.7 11.0 .516 0.9 1.9 .455 4.8 9.1 .529 1.8 2.6 .700 0.5 1.7 2.2 3.4 1.7 3.1 14.1
7 Mike Gale 22 12 291 2.8 7.2 .397 0.0 0.2 .000 2.8 6.9 .411 2.5 2.8 .870 1.0 2.7 3.7 4.9 1.9 5.1 8.2
8 Wendell Ladner 24 19 269 7.4 19.0 .387 1.9 7.1 .264 5.5 11.9 .461 1.6 1.9 .857 2.4 5.1 7.5 2.8 3.3 9.0 18.2
9 Ronald Thomas 22 17 247 5.5 11.2 .494 0.0 0.1 .000 5.5 11.1 .500 1.3 3.4 .391 4.1 6.9 10.9 1.9 3.5 6.4 12.4
10 Pierre Russell 23 12 37 6.8 11.7 .583 0.0 0.0 6.8 11.7 .583 2.9 5.8 .500 4.9 6.8 11.7 1.9 1.0 4.9 16.5

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 Dan Issel 24 19 825 24.4 .558 .499 .392 .015 13.7 5.7 9.2 26.0 2.4 1.2 3.6 .207
2 Artis Gilmore 23 19 780 21.9 .573 .544 .471 .000 16.8 14.7 16.7 20.2 1.9 1.4 3.4 .208
3 Rick Mount 26 19 676 13.0 .484 .423 .297 .075 3.5 11.0 11.3 23.0 0.3 0.6 0.8 .058
4 Walter Simon 33 19 639 11.6 .478 .444 .150 .019 7.3 17.8 14.7 16.9 0.1 0.8 0.9 .070
5 Jimmy O'Brien 23 19 435 9.8 .470 .360 .484 .032 3.9 24.8 22.6 14.0 0.0 0.6 0.6 .066
6 Louie Dampier 28 12 411 14.2 .578 .556 .238 .175 3.1 14.0 12.0 16.1 0.9 0.4 1.3 .148
7 Mike Gale 22 12 291 8.3 .484 .397 .397 .034 5.2 18.1 18.0 11.9 0.1 0.3 0.4 .069
8 Wendell Ladner 24 19 269 9.9 .459 .437 .099 .373 10.5 12.3 14.4 26.8 -0.1 0.4 0.2 .043
9 Ronald Thomas 22 17 247 10.2 .488 .494 .299 .013 15.3 7.7 21.6 18.8 0.1 0.4 0.5 .092
10 Pierre Russell 23 12 37 22.9 .581 .583 .500 .000 16.3 8.3 6.4 17.6 0.1 0.1 0.2 .204