1972-1973 Los Angeles Lakers

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60-22 Lost Finals
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1972-73 Los Angeles Lakers

What was the record of the 1972-73 Los Angeles Lakers?

The Los Angeles Lakers finished the regular season with a 60-22 record. They went 30-11 at home and 30-11 on the road. Including the playoffs, the Los Angeles Lakers went 69-30. Their final game was a loss in the Finals to the New York Knicks.

What division did the 1972-73 Los Angeles Lakers play in?

The 1972-73 Los Angeles Lakers played in the Pacific Division of the Western Conference.

What was the 1972-73 Los Angeles Lakers record by month?

The 1972-73 Los Angeles Lakers had their best month in November, when they went 12-0 and were undefeated. Their worst month was February, when they went 9-7 and had a 56.2% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
October '72 7-3 70% +48
November '72 12-0 100% +161
December '72 10-4 71.4% +161
January '73 11-4 73.3% +125
February '73 9-7 56.2% +41
March '73 11-4 73.3% +162

Did the 1972-73 Los Angeles Lakers Win The NBA Title?

No. While the 1972-73 Los Angeles Lakers did play in the NBA Finals, they lost to the New York Knicks.

What was the point differential for the 1972-73 Los Angeles Lakers?

The Los Angeles Lakers finished the regular season with a point differential of +698. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Lakers could have been expected to have about 61.6 wins, or a 62-20 record in the regular season.

How did the 1972-73 Los Angeles Lakers perform in one-possession games?

In close, one-possession games, or games that went to overtime, the 1972-73 Los Angeles Lakers went 6-4.

How did the 1972-73 Los Angeles Lakers perform in overtime games?

During the regular season, the 1972-73 Los Angeles Lakers went 1-2 in overtime games.

How did the 1972-73 Los Angeles Lakers perform in overtime games in the playoffs?

In the playoffs, the 1972-73 Los Angeles Lakers went 1-0 in overtime games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1972-73 Los Angeles Lakers?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1972-73 Los Angeles Lakers was a 13 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1972-73 Los Angeles Lakers?

The longest losing streak that the Los Angeles Lakers had during the 1972-73 regular season was 4 games, which happened once during the season.

1972-73 Los Angeles Lakers Schedule

= Playoff Team

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Wed, Oct 11, 1972 @ Kansas City-Omaha Kings Win 129 - 94
Fri, Oct 13, 1972 @ Boston Celtics Loss 104 - 112
Sat, Oct 14, 1972 @ New York Knicks Loss 100 - 125
Sun, Oct 15, 1972 @ Cleveland Cavaliers Win 95 - 83
Fri, Oct 20, 1972 vs Portland Trail Blazers Win 126 - 104
Sun, Oct 22, 1972 vs Chicago Bulls Win 104 - 99
Tue, Oct 24, 1972 @ Kansas City-Omaha Kings Win 114 - 94
Wed, Oct 25, 1972 @ Houston Rockets Win 112 - 107
Fri, Oct 27, 1972 vs Golden State Warriors Loss 91 - 119
Sun, Oct 29, 1972 vs Phoenix Suns Win 133 - 123
Fri, Nov 3, 1972 vs Detroit Pistons Win 116 - 107
Sat, Nov 4, 1972 @ Portland Trail Blazers Win 134 - 120
Sun, Nov 5, 1972 @ Seattle SuperSonics Win 124 - 115
Tue, Nov 7, 1972 vs Houston Rockets Win 122 - 109
Fri, Nov 10, 1972 vs Cleveland Cavaliers Win 118 - 88
Tue, Nov 14, 1972 @ Milwaukee Bucks Win 95 - 92
Wed, Nov 15, 1972 @ Detroit Pistons Win 110 - 99
Fri, Nov 17, 1972 vs Buffalo Braves Win 103 - 100
Sun, Nov 19, 1972 vs Philadelphia 76ers Win 135 - 95
Fri, Nov 24, 1972 vs Detroit Pistons Win 140 - 123
Sat, Nov 25, 1972 @ Phoenix Suns Win 116 - 109
Sun, Nov 26, 1972 vs Phoenix Suns Win 112 - 107
Fri, Dec 1, 1972 vs Atlanta Hawks Loss 109 - 114 OT
Sat, Dec 2, 1972 @ Golden State Warriors Win 112 - 103
Tue, Dec 5, 1972 vs Milwaukee Bucks Win 116 - 94
Fri, Dec 8, 1972 vs Seattle SuperSonics Win 119 - 100
Sun, Dec 10, 1972 vs Portland Trail Blazers Win 137 - 101
Tue, Dec 12, 1972 @ Chicago Bulls Win 106 - 105 OT
Wed, Dec 13, 1972 @ Philadelphia 76ers Win 128 - 90
Fri, Dec 15, 1972 vs Boston Celtics Loss 98 - 102
Tue, Dec 19, 1972 @ Buffalo Braves Win 126 - 100
Wed, Dec 20, 1972 @ Baltimore Bullets Win 96 - 90
Fri, Dec 22, 1972 vs Phoenix Suns Loss 110 - 118
Tue, Dec 26, 1972 vs Portland Trail Blazers Win 116 - 92
Wed, Dec 27, 1972 @ Houston Rockets Loss 104 - 136
Fri, Dec 29, 1972 vs Kansas City-Omaha Kings Win 121 - 92
Mon, Jan 1, 1973 @ Seattle SuperSonics Win 108 - 103
Tue, Jan 2, 1973 @ Golden State Warriors Loss 106 - 112
Sat, Jan 6, 1973 @ Cleveland Cavaliers Loss 93 - 108
Sun, Jan 7, 1973 @ Milwaukee Bucks Loss 92 - 99
Wed, Jan 10, 1973 @ Philadelphia 76ers Win 120 - 96
Fri, Jan 12, 1973 @ Chicago Bulls Win 109 - 97
Sun, Jan 14, 1973 @ Atlanta Hawks Win 102 - 100
Tue, Jan 16, 1973 vs Baltimore Bullets Loss 104 - 112
Fri, Jan 19, 1973 vs New York Knicks Win 95 - 88
Sat, Jan 20, 1973 @ Phoenix Suns Win 124 - 104
Sun, Jan 21, 1973 vs Kansas City-Omaha Kings Win 123 - 102
Fri, Jan 26, 1973 vs Golden State Warriors Win 100 - 84
Sat, Jan 27, 1973 @ Golden State Warriors Win 122 - 107
Sun, Jan 28, 1973 vs Seattle SuperSonics Win 130 - 94
Tue, Jan 30, 1973 vs Chicago Bulls Win 95 - 92
Thu, Feb 1, 1973 @ Phoenix Suns Win 120 - 106
Fri, Feb 2, 1973 vs Houston Rockets Win 126 - 109
Sun, Feb 4, 1973 @ Baltimore Bullets Win 125 - 115
Tue, Feb 6, 1973 @ New York Knicks Win 95 - 90
Wed, Feb 7, 1973 @ Boston Celtics Loss 112 - 113 OT
Fri, Feb 9, 1973 @ Milwaukee Bucks Loss 88 - 109
Sun, Feb 11, 1973 vs Philadelphia 76ers Win 108 - 90
Tue, Feb 13, 1973 vs Seattle SuperSonics Win 101 - 98
Fri, Feb 16, 1973 vs Baltimore Bullets Win 121 - 103
Sat, Feb 17, 1973 @ Portland Trail Blazers Win 110 - 103
Sun, Feb 18, 1973 vs Atlanta Hawks Loss 92 - 99
Tue, Feb 20, 1973 @ Chicago Bulls Loss 89 - 103
Wed, Feb 21, 1973 @ Detroit Pistons Loss 98 - 106
Fri, Feb 23, 1973 vs Golden State Warriors Loss 106 - 111
Sun, Feb 25, 1973 vs Milwaukee Bucks Win 91 - 82
Tue, Feb 27, 1973 vs Kansas City-Omaha Kings Loss 103 - 107
Fri, Mar 2, 1973 vs Chicago Bulls Win 108 - 88
Sun, Mar 4, 1973 vs Cleveland Cavaliers Win 127 - 84
Tue, Mar 6, 1973 @ Portland Trail Blazers Win 114 - 102
Fri, Mar 9, 1973 vs Boston Celtics Loss 111 - 119
Sun, Mar 11, 1973 vs Detroit Pistons Win 141 - 117
Tue, Mar 13, 1973 @ Buffalo Braves Win 121 - 112
Wed, Mar 14, 1973 @ Detroit Pistons Win 121 - 112
Fri, Mar 16, 1973 vs New York Knicks Loss 98 - 109
Sun, Mar 18, 1973 vs Phoenix Suns Win 131 - 113
Tue, Mar 20, 1973 @ Atlanta Hawks Loss 112 - 114
Wed, Mar 21, 1973 @ Kansas City-Omaha Kings Win 124 - 118
Fri, Mar 23, 1973 vs Buffalo Braves Win 121 - 101
Sun, Mar 25, 1973 @ Seattle SuperSonics Win 109 - 93
Tue, Mar 27, 1973 vs Milwaukee Bucks Loss 84 - 85
Wed, Mar 28, 1973 @ Golden State Warriors Win 96 - 89
Playoffs
Western Conference Semifinals (Won 4 - 3)
Fri, Mar 30, 1973 vs Chicago Bulls Win 107 - 104 OT
Sun, Apr 1, 1973 vs Chicago Bulls Win 108 - 93
Fri, Apr 6, 1973 @ Chicago Bulls Loss 86 - 96
Sun, Apr 8, 1973 @ Chicago Bulls Loss 94 - 98
Tue, Apr 10, 1973 vs Chicago Bulls Win 123 - 102
Fri, Apr 13, 1973 @ Chicago Bulls Loss 93 - 101
Sun, Apr 15, 1973 vs Chicago Bulls Win 95 - 92
Western Conference Finals (Won 4 - 1)
Tue, Apr 17, 1973 vs Golden State Warriors Win 101 - 99
Thu, Apr 19, 1973 vs Golden State Warriors Win 104 - 93
Sat, Apr 21, 1973 @ Golden State Warriors Win 126 - 70
Mon, Apr 23, 1973 @ Golden State Warriors Loss 109 - 117
Wed, Apr 25, 1973 vs Golden State Warriors Win 128 - 118
Finals (Lost 1 - 4)
Tue, May 1, 1973 vs New York Knicks Win 115 - 112
Thu, May 3, 1973 vs New York Knicks Loss 95 - 99
Sun, May 6, 1973 @ New York Knicks Loss 83 - 87
Tue, May 8, 1973 @ New York Knicks Loss 98 - 103
Thu, May 10, 1973 vs New York Knicks Loss 93 - 102

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