1972-73 NBA season Finals, awards and best players

NBA Finals 1973

NBA Champion: New York Knicks

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

NBA Finals MVP: Willis Reed (New York Knicks)

Main players: Walt Frazier, Dave DeBusschere, Willis Reed (New York Knicks), Wilt Chamberlain, Jerry West, Gail Goodrich (Los Angeles Lakers).

Best players for the 1972-73 NBA season

Regular Season MVP: Dave Cowens (Boston Celtics).

All-NBA first team: Nate Archibald (Kansas City-Omaha Kings), Jerry West (Los Angeles Lakers), John Havlicek (Boston Celtics), Spencer Haywood (Seattle SuperSonics), Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (Milwaukee Bucks).

All-NBA second team: Walt Frazier (New York Knicks), Pete Maravich (Atlanta Hawks), Rick Barry (Golden State Warriors), Dave Cowens (Boston Celtics), Elvin Hayes (Baltimore Bullets).

SEASON STATS LEADERS

CategoryPlayerPos.TeamValue
PointsNate ArchibaldPGKansas City-Omaha Kings34.0
ReboundsWilt ChamberlainCLos Angeles Lakers18.6
AssistsNate ArchibaldPGKansas City-Omaha Kings11.4
EfficiencyKareem Abdul-JabbarCMilwaukee Bucks28.5

PLAYERS WITH THE BEST STATS IN THE 1972-73 REGULAR SEASON

PLAYERGPMPFG(%)3P(%)FT(%)RBASSTTOBKPTS
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar760.612.92/23.3255.4--/----4.32/6.0571.40.20.1------0.4
Nate Archibald800.612.85/26.3348.8--/----8.29/9.7984.70.00.1------0.4
Wilt Chamberlain820.55.20/7.1572.7--/----2.83/5.5551.00.20.1------0.2
Spencer Haywood770.511.55/24.2647.6--/----6.14/7.3283.90.20.0------0.4
Bob Lanier810.510.00/20.4249.0--/----3.79/4.9077.30.20.0------0.3
Dave Cowens820.59.02/19.9645.2--/----2.49/3.2077.80.20.0------0.3
Nate Thurmond790.56.54/14.6744.6--/----3.99/5.5671.80.20.0------0.2
Sidney Wicks800.59.51/21.0545.2--/----4.80/6.6472.30.10.1------0.3
Wes Unseld790.55.33/10.8149.3--/----1.89/2.6870.50.20.1------0.2
Bob Kauffman770.56.95/13.7550.5--/----3.64/4.6678.10.10.1------0.2

Best rookies for the 1972-73 season