NBA and ABA Games Played on October 20, 1972

Oct 20, 1972

6 NBA Games

Buffalo 118
Boston 126  
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Buffalo 14192758
Boston 26393823
PTS R. Smith-BUF 29
TRB P. Silas-BOS 17
New York 92
Cleveland 89  
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New York 30182420
Cleveland 21272120
PTS W. Frazier-NYK 33
TRB R. Roberson-CLE 17
Atlanta 108
Houston 120  
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Atlanta 27292032
Houston 30292338
PTS P. Maravich-ATL 39
Portland 104
LA Lakers 126  
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Portland 17282138
LA Lakers 33283629
PTS 2 tied 20
TRB H. Hairston-LAL 19
Detroit 86
Milwaukee 109  
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Detroit 18182525
Milwaukee 28301932
PTS B. Dandridge-MIL 27
TRB D. Cunningham-MIL 15
Golden State 101
Seattle 92  
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Golden State 40132226
Seattle 18252623
PTS J. Mullins-GSW 28
TRB S. Haywood-SEA 17

4 ABA Games

Utah 127
Carolina 111  
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Utah 31313134
Carolina 31253223
PTS W. Wise-UTS 29
Indiana 99
Denver 116  
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Indiana 37212021
Denver 26362727
PTS R. Simpson-DNR 24
Virginia 130
New York 120  
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Virginia 37342930
New York 30362529
PTS 2 tied 26
Memphis 107
San Diego 132  
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Memphis 23292728
San Diego 33333333
PTS L. Miller-SDA 37

Division Standings

  • * Playoff teams
Division Standings Table
Eastern Conference W L W/L% GB PS/G PA/G
Atlantic Division
Boston Celtics*501.000114.8106.6
New York Knicks*41.8001.0106.896.4
Buffalo Braves23.4003.0113.2116.4
Philadelphia 76ers04.0004.5101.0106.5
Central Division
Houston Rockets31.750111.3108.0
Baltimore Bullets*32.6000.5101.095.0
Atlanta Hawks*23.4001.5110.0112.8
Cleveland Cavaliers04.0003.092.599.5

 

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  Table
Western Conference W L W/L% GB PS/G PA/G
Midwest Division
Milwaukee Bucks*31.750103.894.8
Chicago Bulls*12.3331.591.395.0
Kansas City-Omaha Kings12.3331.596.7108.0
Detroit Pistons13.2502.098.8108.5
Pacific Division
Los Angeles Lakers*32.600110.8103.6
Golden State Warriors*21.66791.789.7
Phoenix Suns21.667112.0111.7
Seattle SuperSonics22.5000.594.599.5
Portland Trail Blazers13.2501.5104.8112.5

Conference Standings

  • * Playoff teams
Conference Standings Table
Eastern Conference W L W/L% GB PS/G PA/G
Boston Celtics*501.000114.8106.6
New York Knicks*41.8001.0106.896.4
Houston Rockets31.7501.5111.3108.0
Baltimore Bullets*32.6002.0101.095.0
Atlanta Hawks*23.4003.0110.0112.8
Buffalo Braves23.4003.0113.2116.4
Cleveland Cavaliers04.0004.592.599.5
Philadelphia 76ers04.0004.5101.0106.5

 

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  Table
Western Conference W L W/L% GB PS/G PA/G
Milwaukee Bucks*31.750103.894.8
Los Angeles Lakers*32.6000.5110.8103.6
Golden State Warriors*21.6670.591.789.7
Phoenix Suns21.6670.5112.0111.7
Seattle SuperSonics22.5001.094.599.5
Chicago Bulls*12.3331.591.395.0
Kansas City-Omaha Kings12.3331.596.7108.0
Detroit Pistons13.2502.098.8108.5
Portland Trail Blazers13.2502.0104.8112.5

 

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