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1971-72 Phoenix Suns Roster and Stats

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Record: 49-33, Finished 3rd in NBA Midwest Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Cotton Fitzsimmons (49-33)

PTS/G: 116.3 (2nd of 17) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 110.8 (8th of 17)
SRS: 5.57 (4th of 17) ▪ Pace: 113.7 (5th of 17)
Off Rtg: 101.3 (4th of 17) ▪ Def Rtg: 96.5 (7th of 17)
Expected W-L: 54-28 (4th of 17)

Arena: Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum ▪ Attendance: NA

Game Results

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Roster

No. Player Pos Ht Wt Birth Date Exp College
31 Mel Counts C 7-0 230 October 16, 1941 7 Oregon State University
16 Lamar Green PF 6-7 210 March 22, 1947 2 Morehead State University
23 Art Harris SG 6-4 185 January 13, 1947 3 Stanford University
11 Clem Haskins PG 6-3 195 July 11, 1943 4 Western Kentucky University
42 Connie Hawkins SF 6-8 210 July 17, 1942 4 University of Iowa
1 Mo Layton PG 6-1 180 December 24, 1948 R University of Southern California
34 Otto Moore C 6-11 205 August 27, 1946 3 University of Texas-Pan American
33 Charlie Scott PG 6-5 175 December 15, 1948 1 University of North Carolina
29 Paul Silas PF 6-7 220 July 12, 1943 7 Creighton University
10 Fred Taylor SG 6-5 180 February 5, 1948 1 University of Texas-Pan American
5 Dick Van Arsdale SG 6-5 210 February 22, 1943 6 Indiana University
41 Neal Walk C 6-10 220 July 29, 1948 2 University of Florida
10 Jeff Webb SG 6-4 170 July 6, 1948 1 Kansas State University
25 John Wetzel SG 6-5 190 October 22, 1944 2 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and 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 82 19880 3599 7877 .457 3599 7877 .457 2336 2999 .779 4301 1976 2026 9534
Team/G 242.4 43.9 96.1 .457 43.9 96.1 .457 28.5 36.6 .779 52.5 24.1 24.7 116.3
Lg Rank 1 4 7 7 4 7 7 1 1 1 7 9 13 2
Year/Year 0.5% 2.7% -1.8% +0.020 2.7% -1.8% +0.020 0.4% -2.6% +0.023 -3.2% 2.5% -5.0% 2.2%
Opponent 82 19880 3568 7896 .452 3568 7896 .452 1947 2658 .733 4009 1929 2182 9083
Opponent/G 242.4 43.5 96.3 .452 43.5 96.3 .452 23.7 32.4 .733 48.9 23.5 26.6 110.8
Lg Rank 1 10 11 7 10 11 7 11 12 2 4 8 17 8
Year/Year 0.5% 1.8% 0.9% +0.004 1.8% 0.9% +0.004 -10.1% -9.1% -0.008 -3.9% -6.8% -0.9% -1.0%

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 54 28 5.50 0.07 5.57 101.3 96.5 113.7 .381 .457 .297 .452 .247 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Lg Rank 4 4 4 7 4 4 7 5 1 7 1 7 8

Totals

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% eFG% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Dick Van Arsdale 28 82 3096 545 1178 .463 545 1178 .463 .463 529 626 .845 334 297 232 1619
2 Paul Silas 28 80 3082 485 1031 .470 485 1031 .470 .470 433 560 .773 955 343 201 1403
3 Connie Hawkins 29 76 2798 571 1244 .459 571 1244 .459 .459 456 565 .807 633 296 235 1598
4 Clem Haskins 28 79 2453 509 1054 .483 509 1054 .483 .483 220 258 .853 270 290 194 1238
5 Neal Walk 23 81 2142 506 1057 .479 506 1057 .479 .479 256 344 .744 665 151 295 1268
6 Mo Layton 23 80 1849 304 717 .424 304 717 .424 .424 122 165 .739 164 247 219 730
7 Otto Moore 25 81 1624 260 597 .436 260 597 .436 .436 94 156 .603 540 88 212 614
8 Lamar Green 24 67 991 133 298 .446 133 298 .446 .446 66 90 .733 348 45 134 332
9 Mel Counts 30 76 906 147 344 .427 147 344 .427 .427 101 140 .721 257 96 159 395
10 John Wetzel 27 51 419 31 82 .378 31 82 .378 .378 24 30 .800 65 56 71 86
11 Charlie Scott 23 6 177 48 113 .425 48 113 .425 .425 17 21 .810 23 26 19 113
12 Art Harris 25 21 145 23 70 .329 23 70 .329 .329 9 21 .429 13 18 26 55
13 Jeff Webb 23 27 129 31 65 .477 31 65 .477 .477 5 10 .500 17 16 21 67
14 Fred Taylor 23 13 69 6 27 .222 6 27 .222 .222 4 13 .308 17 7 8 16

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 Paul Silas 28 80 38.5 6.1 12.9 .470 6.1 12.9 .470 5.4 7.0 .773 11.9 4.3 2.5 17.5
2 Dick Van Arsdale 28 82 37.8 6.6 14.4 .463 6.6 14.4 .463 6.5 7.6 .845 4.1 3.6 2.8 19.7
3 Connie Hawkins 29 76 36.8 7.5 16.4 .459 7.5 16.4 .459 6.0 7.4 .807 8.3 3.9 3.1 21.0
4 Clem Haskins 28 79 31.1 6.4 13.3 .483 6.4 13.3 .483 2.8 3.3 .853 3.4 3.7 2.5 15.7
5 Charlie Scott 23 6 29.5 8.0 18.8 .425 8.0 18.8 .425 2.8 3.5 .810 3.8 4.3 3.2 18.8
6 Neal Walk 23 81 26.4 6.2 13.0 .479 6.2 13.0 .479 3.2 4.2 .744 8.2 1.9 3.6 15.7
7 Mo Layton 23 80 23.1 3.8 9.0 .424 3.8 9.0 .424 1.5 2.1 .739 2.1 3.1 2.7 9.1
8 Otto Moore 25 81 20.0 3.2 7.4 .436 3.2 7.4 .436 1.2 1.9 .603 6.7 1.1 2.6 7.6
9 Lamar Green 24 67 14.8 2.0 4.4 .446 2.0 4.4 .446 1.0 1.3 .733 5.2 0.7 2.0 5.0
10 Mel Counts 30 76 11.9 1.9 4.5 .427 1.9 4.5 .427 1.3 1.8 .721 3.4 1.3 2.1 5.2
11 John Wetzel 27 51 8.2 0.6 1.6 .378 0.6 1.6 .378 0.5 0.6 .800 1.3 1.1 1.4 1.7
12 Art Harris 25 21 6.9 1.1 3.3 .329 1.1 3.3 .329 0.4 1.0 .429 0.6 0.9 1.2 2.6
13 Fred Taylor 23 13 5.3 0.5 2.1 .222 0.5 2.1 .222 0.3 1.0 .308 1.3 0.5 0.6 1.2
14 Jeff Webb 23 27 4.8 1.1 2.4 .477 1.1 2.4 .477 0.2 0.4 .500 0.6 0.6 0.8 2.5

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 Dick Van Arsdale 28 82 3096 6.3 13.7 .463 6.3 13.7 .463 6.2 7.3 .845 3.9 3.5 2.7 18.8
2 Paul Silas 28 80 3082 5.7 12.0 .470 5.7 12.0 .470 5.1 6.5 .773 11.2 4.0 2.3 16.4
3 Connie Hawkins 29 76 2798 7.3 16.0 .459 7.3 16.0 .459 5.9 7.3 .807 8.1 3.8 3.0 20.6
4 Clem Haskins 28 79 2453 7.5 15.5 .483 7.5 15.5 .483 3.2 3.8 .853 4.0 4.3 2.8 18.2
5 Neal Walk 23 81 2142 8.5 17.8 .479 8.5 17.8 .479 4.3 5.8 .744 11.2 2.5 5.0 21.3
6 Mo Layton 23 80 1849 5.9 14.0 .424 5.9 14.0 .424 2.4 3.2 .739 3.2 4.8 4.3 14.2
7 Otto Moore 25 81 1624 5.8 13.2 .436 5.8 13.2 .436 2.1 3.5 .603 12.0 2.0 4.7 13.6
8 Lamar Green 24 67 991 4.8 10.8 .446 4.8 10.8 .446 2.4 3.3 .733 12.6 1.6 4.9 12.1
9 Mel Counts 30 76 906 5.8 13.7 .427 5.8 13.7 .427 4.0 5.6 .721 10.2 3.8 6.3 15.7
10 John Wetzel 27 51 419 2.7 7.0 .378 2.7 7.0 .378 2.1 2.6 .800 5.6 4.8 6.1 7.4
11 Charlie Scott 23 6 177 9.8 23.0 .425 9.8 23.0 .425 3.5 4.3 .810 4.7 5.3 3.9 23.0
12 Art Harris 25 21 145 5.7 17.4 .329 5.7 17.4 .329 2.2 5.2 .429 3.2 4.5 6.5 13.7
13 Jeff Webb 23 27 129 8.7 18.1 .477 8.7 18.1 .477 1.4 2.8 .500 4.7 4.5 5.9 18.7
14 Fred Taylor 23 13 69 3.1 14.1 .222 3.1 14.1 .222 2.1 6.8 .308 8.9 3.7 4.2 8.3

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 ORtg DRtg
1 Dick Van Arsdale 28 82 3096 .463 .463 .845
2 Paul Silas 28 80 3082 .470 .470 .773
3 Connie Hawkins 29 76 2798 .459 .459 .807
4 Clem Haskins 28 79 2453 .483 .483 .853
5 Neal Walk 23 81 2142 .479 .479 .744
6 Mo Layton 23 80 1849 .424 .424 .739
7 Otto Moore 25 81 1624 .436 .436 .603
8 Lamar Green 24 67 991 .446 .446 .733
9 Mel Counts 30 76 906 .427 .427 .721
10 John Wetzel 27 51 419 .378 .378 .800
11 Charlie Scott 23 6 177 .425 .425 .810
12 Art Harris 25 21 145 .329 .329 .429
13 Jeff Webb 23 27 129 .477 .477 .500
14 Fred Taylor 23 13 69 .222 .222 .308

Advanced

Rk Player Age G MP PER TS% 3PAr FTr ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% OWS DWS WS WS/48 OBPM DBPM BPM VORP
1 Dick Van Arsdale 28 82 3096 16.0 .557 .531 5.2 13.2 7.4 3.0 10.4 .161
2 Paul Silas 28 80 3082 18.3 .549 .543 14.8 14.9 6.1 5.0 11.0 .172
3 Connie Hawkins 29 76 2798 18.7 .535 .454 10.8 15.1 5.8 3.8 9.6 .165
4 Clem Haskins 28 79 2453 15.4 .530 .245 5.3 16.9 4.3 2.6 6.8 .133
5 Neal Walk 23 81 2142 18.4 .525 .325 14.9 10.5 3.9 3.2 7.1 .159
6 Mo Layton 23 80 1849 10.6 .462 .230 4.2 18.0 0.0 1.9 1.9 .049
7 Otto Moore 25 81 1624 12.1 .461 .261 15.9 7.3 -0.2 2.4 2.3 .067
8 Lamar Green 24 67 991 12.1 .492 .302 16.8 5.9 0.5 1.5 2.0 .097
9 Mel Counts 30 76 906 13.8 .487 .407 13.6 14.3 0.5 1.4 1.9 .101
10 John Wetzel 27 51 419 7.3 .452 .366 7.4 16.1 0.0 0.5 0.5 .056
11 Charlie Scott 23 6 177 16.4 .462 .186 6.2 23.2 0.0 0.2 0.2 .054
12 Art Harris 25 21 145 4.8 .347 .300 4.3 16.6 -0.5 0.1 -0.4 -0.119
13 Jeff Webb 23 27 129 13.3 .483 .154 6.3 18.7 0.1 0.1 0.2 .080
14 Fred Taylor 23 13 69 2.6 .244 .481 11.8 12.4 -0.4 0.1 -0.3 -0.206