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1972-73 Los Angeles Lakers Schedule and Results

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Record: 60-22, Finished 1st in NBA Pacific Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bill Sharman (60-22)

PTS/G: 111.7 (4th of 17) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 103.2 (5th of 17)
SRS: 8.15 (1st of 17) ▪ Pace: 112.0 (7th of 17)
Off Rtg: 99.4 (2nd of 17) ▪ Def Rtg: 91.8 (3rd of 17)
Expected W-L: 62-20 (2nd of 17)

Arena: The Forum ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1973 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Finals (1-4) versus New York Knicks  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Western Conference Finals (1-4) versus Golden State Warriors  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Western Conference Semifinals (3-4) versus Chicago Bulls  (Series Stats)

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Wed, Oct 11, 1972 Box Score @ Kansas City-Omaha Kings W 129 94 1 0 W 1 at Omaha, NE
2 Fri, Oct 13, 1972 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 104 112 1 1 L 1
3 Sat, Oct 14, 1972 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 100 125 1 2 L 2
4 Sun, Oct 15, 1972 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers W 95 83 2 2 W 1
5 Fri, Oct 20, 1972 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W 126 104 3 2 W 2
6 Sun, Oct 22, 1972 Box Score Chicago Bulls W 104 99 4 2 W 3
7 Tue, Oct 24, 1972 Box Score @ Kansas City-Omaha Kings W 114 94 5 2 W 4
8 Wed, Oct 25, 1972 Box Score N Houston Rockets W 112 107 6 2 W 5 at San Antonio, TX
9 Fri, Oct 27, 1972 Box Score Golden State Warriors L 91 119 6 3 L 1
10 Sun, Oct 29, 1972 Box Score Phoenix Suns W 133 123 7 3 W 1
11 Fri, Nov 3, 1972 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 116 107 8 3 W 2
12 Sat, Nov 4, 1972 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers W 134 120 9 3 W 3
13 Sun, Nov 5, 1972 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics W 124 115 10 3 W 4
14 Tue, Nov 7, 1972 Box Score Houston Rockets W 122 109 11 3 W 5
15 Fri, Nov 10, 1972 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers W 118 88 12 3 W 6
16 Tue, Nov 14, 1972 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks W 95 92 13 3 W 7
17 Wed, Nov 15, 1972 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons W 110 99 14 3 W 8
18 Fri, Nov 17, 1972 Box Score Buffalo Braves W 103 100 15 3 W 9
19 Sun, Nov 19, 1972 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 135 95 16 3 W 10
20 Fri, Nov 24, 1972 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 140 123 17 3 W 11
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Sat, Nov 25, 1972 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns W 116 109 18 3 W 12
22 Sun, Nov 26, 1972 Box Score Phoenix Suns W 112 107 19 3 W 13
23 Fri, Dec 1, 1972 Box Score Atlanta Hawks L OT 109 114 19 4 L 1
24 Sat, Dec 2, 1972 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors W 112 103 20 4 W 1
25 Tue, Dec 5, 1972 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks W 116 94 21 4 W 2
26 Fri, Dec 8, 1972 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics W 119 100 22 4 W 3
27 Sun, Dec 10, 1972 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W 137 101 23 4 W 4
28 Tue, Dec 12, 1972 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls W OT 106 105 24 4 W 5
29 Wed, Dec 13, 1972 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers W 128 90 25 4 W 6
30 Fri, Dec 15, 1972 Box Score Boston Celtics L 98 102 25 5 L 1
31 Tue, Dec 19, 1972 Box Score @ Buffalo Braves W 126 100 26 5 W 1
32 Wed, Dec 20, 1972 Box Score @ Baltimore Bullets W 96 90 27 5 W 2
33 Fri, Dec 22, 1972 Box Score Phoenix Suns L 110 118 27 6 L 1
34 Tue, Dec 26, 1972 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W 116 92 28 6 W 1
35 Wed, Dec 27, 1972 Box Score @ Houston Rockets L 104 136 28 7 L 1
36 Fri, Dec 29, 1972 Box Score Kansas City-Omaha Kings W 121 92 29 7 W 1
37 Mon, Jan 1, 1973 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics W 108 103 30 7 W 2
38 Tue, Jan 2, 1973 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors L 106 112 30 8 L 1
39 Sat, Jan 6, 1973 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers L 93 108 30 9 L 2
40 Sun, Jan 7, 1973 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks L 92 99 30 10 L 3
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Wed, Jan 10, 1973 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers W 120 96 31 10 W 1
42 Fri, Jan 12, 1973 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls W 109 97 32 10 W 2
43 Sun, Jan 14, 1973 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks W 102 100 33 10 W 3
44 Tue, Jan 16, 1973 Box Score Baltimore Bullets L 104 112 33 11 L 1
45 Fri, Jan 19, 1973 Box Score New York Knicks W 95 88 34 11 W 1
46 Sat, Jan 20, 1973 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns W 124 104 35 11 W 2
47 Sun, Jan 21, 1973 Box Score Kansas City-Omaha Kings W 123 102 36 11 W 3
48 Fri, Jan 26, 1973 Box Score Golden State Warriors W 100 84 37 11 W 4
49 Sat, Jan 27, 1973 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors W 122 107 38 11 W 5
50 Sun, Jan 28, 1973 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics W 130 94 39 11 W 6
51 Tue, Jan 30, 1973 Box Score Chicago Bulls W 95 92 40 11 W 7
52 Thu, Feb 1, 1973 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns W 120 106 41 11 W 8
53 Fri, Feb 2, 1973 Box Score Houston Rockets W 126 109 42 11 W 9
54 Sun, Feb 4, 1973 Box Score N Baltimore Bullets W 125 115 43 11 W 10 at College Park, MD
55 Tue, Feb 6, 1973 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 95 90 44 11 W 11
56 Wed, Feb 7, 1973 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L OT 112 113 44 12 L 1
57 Fri, Feb 9, 1973 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks L 88 109 44 13 L 2
58 Sun, Feb 11, 1973 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 108 90 45 13 W 1
59 Tue, Feb 13, 1973 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics W 101 98 46 13 W 2
60 Fri, Feb 16, 1973 Box Score Baltimore Bullets W 121 103 47 13 W 3
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Sat, Feb 17, 1973 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers W 110 103 48 13 W 4
62 Sun, Feb 18, 1973 Box Score Atlanta Hawks L 92 99 48 14 L 1
63 Tue, Feb 20, 1973 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 89 103 48 15 L 2
64 Wed, Feb 21, 1973 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L 98 106 48 16 L 3
65 Fri, Feb 23, 1973 Box Score Golden State Warriors L 106 111 48 17 L 4
66 Sun, Feb 25, 1973 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks W 91 82 49 17 W 1
67 Tue, Feb 27, 1973 Box Score Kansas City-Omaha Kings L 103 107 49 18 L 1
68 Fri, Mar 2, 1973 Box Score Chicago Bulls W 108 88 50 18 W 1
69 Sun, Mar 4, 1973 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers W 127 84 51 18 W 2
70 Tue, Mar 6, 1973 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers W 114 102 52 18 W 3
71 Fri, Mar 9, 1973 Box Score Boston Celtics L 111 119 52 19 L 1
72 Sun, Mar 11, 1973 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 141 117 53 19 W 1
73 Tue, Mar 13, 1973 Box Score @ Buffalo Braves W 121 112 54 19 W 2
74 Wed, Mar 14, 1973 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons W 121 112 55 19 W 3
75 Fri, Mar 16, 1973 Box Score New York Knicks L 98 109 55 20 L 1
76 Sun, Mar 18, 1973 Box Score Phoenix Suns W 131 113 56 20 W 1
77 Tue, Mar 20, 1973 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks L 112 114 56 21 L 1
78 Wed, Mar 21, 1973 Box Score @ Kansas City-Omaha Kings W 124 118 57 21 W 1
79 Fri, Mar 23, 1973 Box Score Buffalo Braves W 121 101 58 21 W 2
80 Sun, Mar 25, 1973 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics W 109 93 59 21 W 3
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
81 Tue, Mar 27, 1973 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks L 84 85 59 22 L 1
82 Wed, Mar 28, 1973 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors W 96 89 60 22 W 1

Playoffs

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Fri, Mar 30, 1973 Box Score Chicago Bulls W OT 107 104 1 0 W 1
2 Sun, Apr 1, 1973 Box Score Chicago Bulls W 108 93 2 0 W 2
3 Fri, Apr 6, 1973 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 86 96 2 1 L 1
4 Sun, Apr 8, 1973 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 94 98 2 2 L 2
5 Tue, Apr 10, 1973 Box Score Chicago Bulls W 123 102 3 2 W 1
6 Fri, Apr 13, 1973 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 93 101 3 3 L 1
7 Sun, Apr 15, 1973 Box Score Chicago Bulls W 95 92 4 3 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
8 Tue, Apr 17, 1973 Box Score Golden State Warriors W 101 99 5 3 W 2
9 Thu, Apr 19, 1973 Box Score Golden State Warriors W 104 93 6 3 W 3
10 Sat, Apr 21, 1973 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors W 126 70 7 3 W 4
11 Mon, Apr 23, 1973 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors L 109 117 7 4 L 1
12 Wed, Apr 25, 1973 Box Score Golden State Warriors W 128 118 8 4 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
13 Tue, May 1, 1973 Box Score New York Knicks W 115 112 9 4 W 2
14 Thu, May 3, 1973 Box Score New York Knicks L 95 99 9 5 L 1
15 Sun, May 6, 1973 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 83 87 9 6 L 2
16 Tue, May 8, 1973 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 98 103 9 7 L 3
17 Thu, May 10, 1973 Box Score New York Knicks L 93 102 9 8 L 4