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1972-73 Los Angeles Lakers Transactions

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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)

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1972 to June 30, 1973.
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August 31, 1972

Traded Jim Cleamons to the Cleveland Cavaliers for a 1974 2nd round draft pick (Billy Knight was later selected).

September 19, 1972

Traded Paul Stovall to the Phoenix Suns for a 1974 2nd round draft pick (Truck Robinson was later selected) and a future draft pick.

October 20, 1972

Waived Roger Brown.

November 2, 1972

Traded Leroy Ellis and John Trapp to the Philadelphia 76ers for Bill Bridges and Mel Counts.

December 6, 1972

Traded Flynn Robinson to the Baltimore Bullets for a 1973 2nd round draft pick (Jim Chones was later selected).

January 2, 1973

Signed Bill Turner as a free agent.

April 24, 1973

Drafted Kermit Washington in the 1st round (5th pick) of the 1973 NBA Draft.

Drafted Bill Schaeffer in the 2nd round (23rd pick) of the 1973 NBA Draft.

Drafted Jim Chones in the 2nd round (31st pick) of the 1973 NBA Draft.

Drafted John Perry in the 2nd round (34th pick) of the 1973 NBA Draft.

Drafted Larry Finch in the 4th round (68th pick) of the 1973 NBA Draft.

Drafted Kresimir Cosic in the 5th round (84th pick) of the 1973 NBA Draft.

Drafted David Brent in the 6th round (102nd pick) of the 1973 NBA Draft.

Drafted Nate Hawthorne in the 7th round (118th pick) of the 1973 NBA Draft.

Drafted Roy McPipe in the 8th round (136th pick) of the 1973 NBA Draft.