Which NBA team had the longest winning streak in the 1972-73 season?

The Milwaukee Bucks had the longest winning streak within the 1972-73 regular season at 15 straight games. During this streak they beat their opponents by an average of 13.7 points. The streak started on Feb 28, 1973 and ended on Mar 30, 1973. In the playoffs, the Bucks made the Western Conference Semifinals where they lost to the Golden State Warriors.

Were there any historic NBA winning steaks in 1972-73?

Yes, one winning streak during the 1972-73 NBA season is in the all time top 50 winning streaks in the same season. The 14 game winning streak by the Milwaukee Bucks is the 39th longest same season winning streak in NBA history.

Longest 1972-73 NBA Winning Streaks

Team Winning Streak Start End Result
1 Milwaukee Bucks 14 Feb 28 Mar 27 Lost Conf Semi
2 Los Angeles Lakers 13 Oct 29 Nov 26 Lost Finals
3 Los Angeles Lakers 11 Jan 19 Feb 6 Lost Finals
New York Knicks 11 Dec 28 Jan 16 Won Finals
5 Boston Celtics 10 Jan 5 Jan 26 Lost Conf Finals
Boston Celtics 10 Oct 11 Nov 3 Lost Conf Finals
7 Boston Celtics 9 Nov 29 Dec 17 Lost Conf Finals
8 New York Knicks 8 Oct 17 Nov 3 Won Finals
Milwaukee Bucks 8 Jan 3 Jan 21 Lost Conf Semi
Boston Celtics 8 Feb 28 Mar 14 Lost Conf Finals
Chicago Bulls 8 Feb 14 Feb 27 Lost Conf Semi
Boston Celtics 8 Feb 11 Feb 25 Lost Conf Finals
Boston Celtics 8 Mar 18 Mar 28 Lost Conf Finals
14 Golden State Warriors 7 Dec 28 Jan 9 Lost Conf Finals
Milwaukee Bucks 7 Dec 12 Dec 25 Lost Conf Semi
Baltimore Bullets 7 Jan 9 Jan 21 Lost Conf Semi
17 Los Angeles Lakers 6 Dec 2 Dec 13 Lost Finals
Golden State Warriors 6 Oct 27 Nov 7 Lost Conf Finals
Milwaukee Bucks 6 Oct 20 Oct 28 Lost Conf Semi
Milwaukee Bucks 6 Nov 24 Dec 3 Lost Conf Semi
Cleveland Cavaliers 6 Mar 13 Mar 21 Missed Playoffs
Atlanta Hawks 6 Feb 27 Mar 10 Lost Conf Semi
Chicago Bulls 6 Oct 24 Nov 3 Lost Conf Semi
Detroit Pistons 6 Jan 30 Feb 9 Missed Playoffs
25 Detroit Pistons 5 Feb 18 Feb 27 Missed Playoffs
Detroit Pistons 5 Mar 21 Mar 28 Missed Playoffs
Los Angeles Lakers 5 Oct 15 Oct 25 Lost Finals
Chicago Bulls 5 Dec 26 Jan 4 Lost Conf Semi
Kansas City-Omaha Kings 5 Nov 14 Nov 21 Missed Playoffs
Baltimore Bullets 5 Feb 7 Feb 15 Lost Conf Semi
Atlanta Hawks 5 Dec 13 Dec 23 Lost Conf Semi
Atlanta Hawks 5 Dec 1 Dec 8 Lost Conf Semi
Phoenix Suns 5 Nov 4 Nov 12 Missed Playoffs
34 Baltimore Bullets 4 Jan 27 Feb 2 Lost Conf Semi
Phoenix Suns 4 Dec 17 Dec 25 Missed Playoffs
New York Knicks 4 Nov 14 Nov 21 Won Finals
Kansas City-Omaha Kings 4 Nov 3 Nov 10 Missed Playoffs
Los Angeles Lakers 4 Feb 11 Feb 17 Lost Finals
Boston Celtics 4 Nov 8 Nov 15 Lost Conf Finals
Baltimore Bullets 4 Dec 9 Dec 16 Lost Conf Semi
Chicago Bulls 4 Feb 4 Feb 10 Lost Conf Semi
Atlanta Hawks 4 Feb 10 Feb 18 Lost Conf Semi
Chicago Bulls 4 Nov 18 Nov 25 Lost Conf Semi
New York Knicks 4 Jan 25 Jan 29 Won Finals
Cleveland Cavaliers 4 Jan 12 Jan 19 Missed Playoffs
46 Los Angeles Lakers 3 Mar 2 Mar 6 Lost Finals
New York Knicks 3 Nov 25 Nov 29 Won Finals
Milwaukee Bucks 3 Nov 5 Nov 10 Lost Conf Semi
New York Knicks 3 Mar 6 Mar 10 Won Finals
Cleveland Cavaliers 3 Oct 29 Nov 3 Missed Playoffs
Atlanta Hawks 3 Jan 20 Jan 27 Lost Conf Semi
Boston Celtics 3 Nov 21 Nov 24 Lost Conf Finals
Houston Rockets 3 Dec 22 Dec 27 Missed Playoffs
Los Angeles Lakers 3 Mar 21 Mar 25 Lost Finals
Los Angeles Lakers 3 Mar 11 Mar 14 Lost Finals
Chicago Bulls 3 Mar 9 Mar 13 Lost Conf Semi
Golden State Warriors 3 Dec 10 Dec 15 Lost Conf Finals
Chicago Bulls 3 Dec 1 Dec 5 Lost Conf Semi
Los Angeles Lakers 3 Jan 10 Jan 14 Lost Finals
Seattle SuperSonics 3 Nov 17 Nov 19 Missed Playoffs
New York Knicks 3 Nov 6 Nov 10 Won Finals
New York Knicks 3 Dec 20 Dec 25 Won Finals
Phoenix Suns 3 Feb 8 Feb 14 Missed Playoffs
Cleveland Cavaliers 3 Nov 19 Nov 25 Missed Playoffs
Kansas City-Omaha Kings 3 Feb 1 Feb 4 Missed Playoffs
Golden State Warriors 3 Nov 11 Nov 16 Lost Conf Finals
Golden State Warriors 3 Mar 11 Mar 15 Lost Conf Finals
Detroit Pistons 3 Dec 6 Dec 9 Missed Playoffs
Baltimore Bullets 3 Dec 23 Dec 28 Lost Conf Semi
Phoenix Suns 3 Oct 14 Oct 21 Missed Playoffs
Kansas City-Omaha Kings 3 Dec 10 Dec 15 Missed Playoffs
New York Knicks 3 Mar 13 Mar 17 Won Finals
Baltimore Bullets 3 Dec 1 Dec 6 Lost Conf Semi
Baltimore Bullets 3 Mar 16 Mar 18 Lost Conf Semi
Phoenix Suns 3 Jan 5 Jan 10 Missed Playoffs
Portland Trail Blazers 3 Nov 12 Nov 17 Missed Playoffs
Golden State Warriors 3 Feb 20 Feb 24 Lost Conf Finals
Golden State Warriors 3 Oct 16 Oct 21 Lost Conf Finals
Houston Rockets 3 Oct 27 Nov 1 Missed Playoffs
Atlanta Hawks 3 Nov 3 Nov 7 Lost Conf Semi
Detroit Pistons 3 Nov 28 Dec 1 Missed Playoffs
Baltimore Bullets 3 Mar 23 Mar 25 Lost Conf Semi
Atlanta Hawks 3 Feb 2 Feb 6 Lost Conf Semi
Team Winning Streak Start End Result
1 Milwaukee Bucks 15 Feb 28 Mar 30 Lost Conf Semi
2 Los Angeles Lakers 13 Oct 29 Nov 26 Lost Finals
3 Los Angeles Lakers 11 Jan 19 Feb 6 Lost Finals
New York Knicks 11 Dec 28 Jan 16 Won Finals
5 Boston Celtics 10 Jan 5 Jan 26 Lost Conf Finals
Boston Celtics 10 Oct 11 Nov 3 Lost Conf Finals
Boston Celtics 10 Mar 18 Apr 4 Lost Conf Finals
8 Boston Celtics 9 Nov 29 Dec 17 Lost Conf Finals
9 New York Knicks 8 Oct 17 Nov 3 Won Finals
Milwaukee Bucks 8 Jan 3 Jan 21 Lost Conf Semi
Boston Celtics 8 Feb 28 Mar 14 Lost Conf Finals
Chicago Bulls 8 Feb 14 Feb 27 Lost Conf Semi
Boston Celtics 8 Feb 11 Feb 25 Lost Conf Finals
14 Golden State Warriors 7 Dec 28 Jan 9 Lost Conf Finals
Milwaukee Bucks 7 Dec 12 Dec 25 Lost Conf Semi
Baltimore Bullets 7 Jan 9 Jan 21 Lost Conf Semi
17 Los Angeles Lakers 6 Dec 2 Dec 13 Lost Finals
Golden State Warriors 6 Oct 27 Nov 7 Lost Conf Finals
Milwaukee Bucks 6 Oct 20 Oct 28 Lost Conf Semi
Milwaukee Bucks 6 Nov 24 Dec 3 Lost Conf Semi
Cleveland Cavaliers 6 Mar 13 Mar 21 Missed Playoffs
Atlanta Hawks 6 Feb 27 Mar 10 Lost Conf Semi
Chicago Bulls 6 Oct 24 Nov 3 Lost Conf Semi
Detroit Pistons 6 Jan 30 Feb 9 Missed Playoffs
25 Detroit Pistons 5 Feb 18 Feb 27 Missed Playoffs
Detroit Pistons 5 Mar 21 Mar 28 Missed Playoffs
Los Angeles Lakers 5 Oct 15 Oct 25 Lost Finals
Chicago Bulls 5 Dec 26 Jan 4 Lost Conf Semi
Kansas City-Omaha Kings 5 Nov 14 Nov 21 Missed Playoffs
Baltimore Bullets 5 Feb 7 Feb 15 Lost Conf Semi
Atlanta Hawks 5 Dec 13 Dec 23 Lost Conf Semi
Atlanta Hawks 5 Dec 1 Dec 8 Lost Conf Semi
Phoenix Suns 5 Nov 4 Nov 12 Missed Playoffs
34 Los Angeles Lakers 4 Apr 15 Apr 21 Lost Finals
Baltimore Bullets 4 Jan 27 Feb 2 Lost Conf Semi
Phoenix Suns 4 Dec 17 Dec 25 Missed Playoffs
New York Knicks 4 Nov 14 Nov 21 Won Finals
Kansas City-Omaha Kings 4 Nov 3 Nov 10 Missed Playoffs
Los Angeles Lakers 4 Feb 11 Feb 17 Lost Finals
Boston Celtics 4 Nov 8 Nov 15 Lost Conf Finals
Baltimore Bullets 4 Dec 9 Dec 16 Lost Conf Semi
Chicago Bulls 4 Feb 4 Feb 10 Lost Conf Semi
Atlanta Hawks 4 Feb 10 Feb 18 Lost Conf Semi
Chicago Bulls 4 Nov 18 Nov 25 Lost Conf Semi
New York Knicks 4 Jan 25 Jan 29 Won Finals
New York Knicks 4 May 3 May 10 Won Finals
Cleveland Cavaliers 4 Jan 12 Jan 19 Missed Playoffs
48 Los Angeles Lakers 3 Mar 2 Mar 6 Lost Finals
New York Knicks 3 Nov 25 Nov 29 Won Finals
Milwaukee Bucks 3 Nov 5 Nov 10 Lost Conf Semi
New York Knicks 3 Mar 6 Mar 10 Won Finals
Cleveland Cavaliers 3 Oct 29 Nov 3 Missed Playoffs
Boston Celtics 3 Apr 11 Apr 15 Lost Conf Finals
Atlanta Hawks 3 Jan 20 Jan 27 Lost Conf Semi
Boston Celtics 3 Nov 21 Nov 24 Lost Conf Finals
Houston Rockets 3 Dec 22 Dec 27 Missed Playoffs
New York Knicks 3 Apr 18 Apr 22 Won Finals
Los Angeles Lakers 3 Mar 11 Mar 14 Lost Finals
Los Angeles Lakers 3 Mar 21 Mar 25 Lost Finals
Chicago Bulls 3 Mar 9 Mar 13 Lost Conf Semi
Golden State Warriors 3 Dec 10 Dec 15 Lost Conf Finals
Chicago Bulls 3 Dec 1 Dec 5 Lost Conf Semi
New York Knicks 3 Mar 30 Apr 4 Won Finals
Seattle SuperSonics 3 Nov 17 Nov 19 Missed Playoffs
Los Angeles Lakers 3 Jan 10 Jan 14 Lost Finals
New York Knicks 3 Nov 6 Nov 10 Won Finals
New York Knicks 3 Dec 20 Dec 25 Won Finals
Phoenix Suns 3 Feb 8 Feb 14 Missed Playoffs
Cleveland Cavaliers 3 Nov 19 Nov 25 Missed Playoffs
Kansas City-Omaha Kings 3 Feb 1 Feb 4 Missed Playoffs
Golden State Warriors 3 Nov 11 Nov 16 Lost Conf Finals
Golden State Warriors 3 Mar 11 Mar 15 Lost Conf Finals
Detroit Pistons 3 Dec 6 Dec 9 Missed Playoffs
Los Angeles Lakers 3 Mar 28 Apr 1 Lost Finals
Baltimore Bullets 3 Dec 23 Dec 28 Lost Conf Semi
Phoenix Suns 3 Oct 14 Oct 21 Missed Playoffs
Kansas City-Omaha Kings 3 Dec 10 Dec 15 Missed Playoffs
New York Knicks 3 Mar 13 Mar 17 Won Finals
Baltimore Bullets 3 Dec 1 Dec 6 Lost Conf Semi
Golden State Warriors 3 Apr 7 Apr 13 Lost Conf Finals
Baltimore Bullets 3 Mar 16 Mar 18 Lost Conf Semi
Phoenix Suns 3 Jan 5 Jan 10 Missed Playoffs
Portland Trail Blazers 3 Nov 12 Nov 17 Missed Playoffs
Houston Rockets 3 Oct 27 Nov 1 Missed Playoffs
Golden State Warriors 3 Oct 16 Oct 21 Lost Conf Finals
Golden State Warriors 3 Feb 20 Feb 24 Lost Conf Finals
Atlanta Hawks 3 Nov 3 Nov 7 Lost Conf Semi
Detroit Pistons 3 Nov 28 Dec 1 Missed Playoffs
Baltimore Bullets 3 Mar 23 Mar 25 Lost Conf Semi
Atlanta Hawks 3 Feb 2 Feb 6 Lost Conf Semi

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