1972-73

Summary and Awards / Teams
Season: Scores / Standings / Leaders

NBA 1972-73 Regular Season and Playoffs Summary.

Information about the 1972-1973 NBA season, including champion, MVP awards, statistical leaders and other basic data.

Playoffs Summary

NBA Champion
1973 NBA Champion
New York Knicks
1973 NBA Champion
NBA Finals
New York Knicks
4 - 1
Los Angeles Lakers
Finals MVP
Willis Reed
New York Knicks

Regular Season Summary

Best Record
Boston Celtics
68-14 (.829)
Season MVP
Dave Cowens
Boston Celtics
Defensive Player
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Rookie of the Year
Bob McAdoo
Buffalo Braves
Coach of the Year
Tom Heinsohn
Boston Celtics
All-Star Game MVP
Dave Cowens
Boston Celtics
Most Improved Player
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6th Man of the Year
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Scoring Leader
Tiny Archibald
Kansas City-Omaha Kings
34.0 points per game
Rebounds Leader
Wilt Chamberlain
Los Angeles Lakers
18.6 rebounds per game
Assists Leader
Tiny Archibald
Kansas City-Omaha Kings
11.4 assists per game
Steals Leader
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Blocks Leader
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All-NBA 3rd Team
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All-Rookie 2nd Team
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