NBA and ABA Games Played on December 16, 1972

Dec 16, 1972

6 NBA Games

Cleveland 94
Atlanta 100  
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Cleveland 23222722
Atlanta 23203126
PTS L. Hudson-ATL 26
Golden State 99
Baltimore 105  
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Golden State 20232630
Baltimore 24242829
PTS E. Hayes-BAL 33
TRB N. Thurmond-GSW 19
Houston 123
Detroit 112  
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Houston 29313132
Detroit 24282733
PTS B. Lanier-DET 36
Chicago 83
New York 97  
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Chicago 23221721
New York 25242325
PTS D. DeBusschere-NYK 27
TRB D. DeBusschere-NYK 11
Buffalo 126
Philadelphia 103  
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Buffalo 32322933
Philadelphia 31212427
PTS B. Kauffman-BUF 32
Boston 123
Portland 116  
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Boston 37263327
Portland 28312532
PTS G. Petrie-POR 38
TRB D. Cowens-BOS 17

4 ABA Games

San Diego 98
Carolina 100  
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San Diego 31162922
Carolina 27192925
PTS S. Johnson-SDA 26
Memphis 120
Indiana 125  
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Memphis 28343424
Indiana 35353124
PTS L. Davis-MMT 33
Denver 110
Kentucky 117  
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Denver 29312822
Kentucky 30293325
PTS D. Issel-KEN 38
New York 107
Virginia 124  
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New York 25322426
Virginia 39252535
PTS J. Erving-VIR 37

Division Standings

  • * Playoff teams
Division Standings Table
Eastern Conference W L W/L% GB PS/G PA/G
Atlantic Division
Boston Celtics*253.893112.1102.1
New York Knicks*258.7582.5106.895.8
Buffalo Braves922.29017.599.1108.8
Philadelphia 76ers330.09124.5103.1116.6
Central Division
Baltimore Bullets*1813.581104.2100.7
Atlanta Hawks*1715.5311.5109.4110.3
Houston Rockets1217.4145.0108.3109.9
Cleveland Cavaliers924.27310.099.1104.8

 

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  Table
Western Conference W L W/L% GB PS/G PA/G
Midwest Division
Milwaukee Bucks*229.710105.095.8
Chicago Bulls*2010.6671.5101.796.8
Kansas City-Omaha Kings1815.5455.0107.5109.3
Detroit Pistons1317.4338.5111.0113.3
Pacific Division
Los Angeles Lakers*255.833115.3104.4
Golden State Warriors*1911.6336.0107.9104.2
Phoenix Suns1318.41912.5109.2110.7
Seattle SuperSonics1024.29417.0100.4105.5
Portland Trail Blazers724.22618.5104.6112.8

Conference Standings

  • * Playoff teams
Conference Standings Table
Eastern Conference W L W/L% GB PS/G PA/G
Boston Celtics*253.893112.1102.1
New York Knicks*258.7582.5106.895.8
Baltimore Bullets*1813.5818.5104.2100.7
Atlanta Hawks*1715.53110.0109.4110.3
Houston Rockets1217.41413.5108.3109.9
Buffalo Braves922.29017.599.1108.8
Cleveland Cavaliers924.27318.599.1104.8
Philadelphia 76ers330.09124.5103.1116.6

 

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  Table
Western Conference W L W/L% GB PS/G PA/G
Los Angeles Lakers*255.833115.3104.4
Milwaukee Bucks*229.7103.5105.095.8
Chicago Bulls*2010.6675.0101.796.8
Golden State Warriors*1911.6336.0107.9104.2
Kansas City-Omaha Kings1815.5458.5107.5109.3
Detroit Pistons1317.43312.0111.0113.3
Phoenix Suns1318.41912.5109.2110.7
Seattle SuperSonics1024.29417.0100.4105.5
Portland Trail Blazers724.22618.5104.6112.8

 

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