1972-1973 Cleveland Cavaliers

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32-50 Missed Playoffs
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1972-73 Cleveland Cavaliers

What was the record of the 1972-73 Cleveland Cavaliers?

The Cleveland Cavaliers finished the regular season with a 32-50 record. They went 22-22 at home and 10-28 on the road.

What division did the 1972-73 Cleveland Cavaliers play in?

The 1972-73 Cleveland Cavaliers played in the Central Division of the Eastern Conference.

What was the 1972-73 Cleveland Cavaliers record by month?

The 1972-73 Cleveland Cavaliers had their best month in January, when they went 9-5 and had a 64.3% win percentage. Their worst month was December, when they went 2-12 and had a 14.3% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
October '72 3-8 27.3% -81
November '72 5-8 38.5% -36
December '72 2-12 14.3% -86
January '73 9-5 64.3% +41
February '73 5-9 35.7% -38
March '73 8-8 50% -19

Did the 1972-73 Cleveland Cavaliers make the Playoffs?

No, the Cavaliers didn't make the Playoffs in 1973.

What was the point differential for the 1972-73 Cleveland Cavaliers?

The Cleveland Cavaliers finished the regular season with a point differential of -219. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Cavaliers could have been expected to have about 33.8 wins, or a 34-48 record in the regular season.

How did the 1972-73 Cleveland Cavaliers perform in one-possession games?

In close, one-possession games, or games that went to overtime, the 1972-73 Cleveland Cavaliers went 7-12.

How did the 1972-73 Cleveland Cavaliers perform in overtime games?

During the regular season, the 1972-73 Cleveland Cavaliers went 3-2 in overtime games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1972-73 Cleveland Cavaliers?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1972-73 Cleveland Cavaliers was a 6 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1972-73 Cleveland Cavaliers?

The longest losing streak that the Cleveland Cavaliers had during the 1972-73 regular season was 9 games, which happened once during the season.

1972-73 Cleveland Cavaliers Schedule

= Playoff Team

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Tue, Oct 10, 1972 vs Baltimore Bullets Loss 90 - 102
Fri, Oct 13, 1972 vs Houston Rockets Loss 108 - 109
Sun, Oct 15, 1972 vs Los Angeles Lakers Loss 83 - 95
Fri, Oct 20, 1972 vs New York Knicks Loss 89 - 92
Sat, Oct 21, 1972 @ Detroit Pistons Loss 96 - 103
Sun, Oct 22, 1972 vs Milwaukee Bucks Loss 84 - 104
Tue, Oct 24, 1972 @ New York Knicks Loss 90 - 123
Wed, Oct 25, 1972 @ Philadelphia 76ers Win 113 - 108
Fri, Oct 27, 1972 @ Boston Celtics Loss 97 - 123
Sun, Oct 29, 1972 vs Kansas City-Omaha Kings Win 115 - 97
Tue, Oct 31, 1972 vs Philadelphia 76ers Win 126 - 116
Fri, Nov 3, 1972 vs Buffalo Braves Win 124 - 97
Sat, Nov 4, 1972 @ Baltimore Bullets Loss 98 - 108
Sun, Nov 5, 1972 vs Phoenix Suns Loss 106 - 107
Wed, Nov 8, 1972 @ Phoenix Suns Loss 99 - 107
Fri, Nov 10, 1972 @ Los Angeles Lakers Loss 88 - 118
Sun, Nov 12, 1972 @ Seattle SuperSonics Win 113 - 107
Tue, Nov 14, 1972 @ Portland Trail Blazers Loss 91 - 100
Fri, Nov 17, 1972 @ Kansas City-Omaha Kings Loss 96 - 115
Sun, Nov 19, 1972 vs Atlanta Hawks Win 109 - 98
Tue, Nov 21, 1972 vs Seattle SuperSonics Win 98 - 88
Sat, Nov 25, 1972 @ Buffalo Braves Win 103 - 90
Sun, Nov 26, 1972 vs Portland Trail Blazers Loss 102 - 105
Tue, Nov 28, 1972 @ New York Knicks Loss 84 - 107
Fri, Dec 1, 1972 vs Detroit Pistons Loss 113 - 114
Sun, Dec 3, 1972 vs Seattle SuperSonics Win 105 - 103 OT
Tue, Dec 5, 1972 vs Baltimore Bullets Loss 100 - 103
Fri, Dec 8, 1972 vs Boston Celtics Loss 87 - 96
Sat, Dec 9, 1972 @ Boston Celtics Loss 88 - 123
Sun, Dec 10, 1972 vs Golden State Warriors Loss 100 - 103
Tue, Dec 12, 1972 @ Kansas City-Omaha Kings Loss 99 - 100
Fri, Dec 15, 1972 @ Milwaukee Bucks Loss 82 - 98
Sat, Dec 16, 1972 @ Atlanta Hawks Loss 94 - 100
Sun, Dec 17, 1972 vs Houston Rockets Loss 109 - 110
Fri, Dec 22, 1972 vs New York Knicks Loss 87 - 98
Tue, Dec 26, 1972 vs Atlanta Hawks Win 115 - 96
Thu, Dec 28, 1972 @ Golden State Warriors Loss 105 - 118
Fri, Dec 29, 1972 @ Seattle SuperSonics Loss 91 - 99
Tue, Jan 2, 1973 vs Phoenix Suns Win 111 - 88
Wed, Jan 3, 1973 @ Baltimore Bullets Loss 80 - 89
Sat, Jan 6, 1973 vs Los Angeles Lakers Win 108 - 93
Sun, Jan 7, 1973 vs Houston Rockets Win 102 - 97
Tue, Jan 9, 1973 @ Buffalo Braves Loss 102 - 106
Fri, Jan 12, 1973 vs Philadelphia 76ers Win 113 - 109
Sat, Jan 13, 1973 @ Houston Rockets Win 123 - 115
Tue, Jan 16, 1973 @ Golden State Warriors Win 100 - 98
Fri, Jan 19, 1973 @ Houston Rockets Win 108 - 104
Sat, Jan 20, 1973 @ Atlanta Hawks Loss 84 - 96
Fri, Jan 26, 1973 vs Philadelphia 76ers Win 105 - 100
Sun, Jan 28, 1973 vs Baltimore Bullets Loss 93 - 102
Tue, Jan 30, 1973 vs Milwaukee Bucks Win 112 - 98
Wed, Jan 31, 1973 @ Boston Celtics Loss 89 - 94
Sat, Feb 3, 1973 @ New York Knicks Loss 90 - 95
Sun, Feb 4, 1973 vs New York Knicks Loss 97 - 114
Tue, Feb 6, 1973 vs Boston Celtics Win 110 - 105
Thu, Feb 8, 1973 @ Atlanta Hawks Win 136 - 132 OT
Fri, Feb 9, 1973 vs Chicago Bulls Loss 97 - 103
Sun, Feb 11, 1973 vs Atlanta Hawks Loss 107 - 115
Tue, Feb 13, 1973 vs Golden State Warriors Loss 90 - 103
Fri, Feb 16, 1973 @ Chicago Bulls Loss 92 - 100
Sat, Feb 17, 1973 @ Detroit Pistons Win 106 - 104
Sun, Feb 18, 1973 vs Buffalo Braves Win 122 - 98
Tue, Feb 20, 1973 vs Milwaukee Bucks Loss 100 - 118
Fri, Feb 23, 1973 vs Portland Trail Blazers Win 121 - 102
Sun, Feb 25, 1973 vs Boston Celtics Loss 92 - 105
Tue, Feb 27, 1973 @ Baltimore Bullets Loss 95 - 99
Fri, Mar 2, 1973 @ Portland Trail Blazers Loss 92 - 106
Sun, Mar 4, 1973 @ Los Angeles Lakers Loss 84 - 127
Tue, Mar 6, 1973 @ Phoenix Suns Loss 102 - 110
Wed, Mar 7, 1973 vs Houston Rockets Win 118 - 100
Sat, Mar 10, 1973 @ Houston Rockets Loss 116 - 131
Tue, Mar 13, 1973 vs Atlanta Hawks Win 115 - 107
Fri, Mar 16, 1973 vs Kansas City-Omaha Kings Win 114 - 99
Sat, Mar 17, 1973 @ Buffalo Braves Win 114 - 97
Sun, Mar 18, 1973 vs Buffalo Braves Win 102 - 101
Tue, Mar 20, 1973 vs Philadelphia 76ers Win 131 - 105
Wed, Mar 21, 1973 @ Philadelphia 76ers Win 112 - 109
Fri, Mar 23, 1973 vs Baltimore Bullets Loss 104 - 106
Sat, Mar 24, 1973 @ Baltimore Bullets Loss 116 - 120 OT
Sun, Mar 25, 1973 vs Chicago Bulls Win 112 - 105
Tue, Mar 27, 1973 @ Chicago Bulls Loss 105 - 121
Wed, Mar 28, 1973 vs Detroit Pistons Loss 119 - 131 OT

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