1971-72 NBA season

  • Champion team: Los Angeles Lakers |
  • Season MVP: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar |
  • Scoring leader: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

1971-72 NBA season Finals, awards and best players

NBA Finals 1972

NBA Champion: Los Angeles Lakers

NBA Finals:  Los Angeles Lakers (W)  4  New York Knicks (E)  1

NBA Finals MVP: Wilt Chamberlain (Los Angeles Lakers)

Main players: Wilt Chamberlain, Happy Hairston, Jerry West (Los Angeles Lakers), Walt Frazier, Jerry Lucas, Dave DeBusschere (New York Knicks).

Best players for the 1971-72 NBA season

Regular Season MVP: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (Milwaukee Bucks).

All-NBA first team: Walt Frazier (New York Knicks), Jerry West (Los Angeles Lakers), John Havlicek (Boston Celtics), Spencer Haywood (Seattle SuperSonics), Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (Milwaukee Bucks).

All-NBA second team: Nate Archibald (Cincinnati Royals), Archie Clark (Baltimore Bullets), Bob Love (Chicago Bulls), Billy Cunningham (Philadelphia 76ers), Wilt Chamberlain (Los Angeles Lakers).

SEASON STATS LEADERS

CategoryPlayerPos.TeamValue
PointsKareem Abdul-JabbarCMilwaukee Bucks34.8
ReboundsWilt ChamberlainCLos Angeles Lakers19.2
AssistsJerry WestPG/SGLos Angeles Lakers9.7
EfficiencyKareem Abdul-JabbarCMilwaukee Bucks29.9

PLAYERS WITH THE BEST STATS IN THE 1971-72 REGULAR SEASON

PLAYERGPMPFG(%)3P(%)FT(%)RBASSTTOBKPTS
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar810.514.31/24.9357.4--/----6.22/9.0468.80.20.1------0.4
Wilt Chamberlain820.56.05/9.3264.9--/----2.70/6.3942.30.20.0------0.2
Bob Lanier800.510.43/21.1349.4--/----4.85/6.3176.90.20.0------0.3
John Havlicek820.610.94/23.8745.8--/----5.59/6.7083.40.10.1------0.3
Billy Cunningham750.58.77/19.0446.1--/----5.71/8.0171.30.20.1------0.3
Nate Archibald760.69.66/19.8848.6--/----8.91/10.8482.20.00.1------0.4
Nate Thurmond780.68.05/18.6443.2--/----5.35/7.1974.40.20.0------0.3
Spencer Haywood730.69.82/21.3346.0--/----6.58/8.0381.90.20.0------0.4
Jerry West770.59.55/20.0047.8--/----6.69/8.2281.40.10.1------0.3
Wes Unseld760.55.38/10.8249.7--/----2.25/3.5862.80.20.0------0.2
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