1971-1972 Milwaukee Bucks

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1971-72 Milwaukee Bucks

What was the record of the 1971-72 Milwaukee Bucks?

The Milwaukee Bucks finished the regular season with a 63-19 record. They went 33-5 at home and 30-14 on the road. Including the playoffs, the Milwaukee Bucks went 69-24. Their final game was a loss in the Western Conference Finals to the Los Angeles Lakers.

What division did the 1971-72 Milwaukee Bucks play in?

The 1971-72 Milwaukee Bucks played in the Midwest Division of the Western Conference.

What was the 1971-72 Milwaukee Bucks record by month?

The 1971-72 Milwaukee Bucks had their best month in October, when they went 8-1 and had a 88.9% win percentage. Their worst month was March, when they went 8-4 and had a 66.7% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
October '71 8-1 88.9% +163
November '71 13-3 81.2% +176
December '71 11-3 78.6% +182
January '72 11-4 73.3% +209
February '72 12-4 75% +88
March '72 8-4 66.7% +97

Did the 1971-72 Milwaukee Bucks make the Playoffs?

Yes, the Milwaukee Bucks made the Playoffs in 1972. They won their first series against the Golden State Warriors in the Western Conference Semifinals. They eventually lost against the Los Angeles Lakers in the Western Conference Finals.

What was the point differential for the 1971-72 Milwaukee Bucks?

The Milwaukee Bucks finished the regular season with a point differential of +915. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Bucks could have been expected to have about 66.1 wins, or a 66-16 record in the regular season.

How did the 1971-72 Milwaukee Bucks perform in one-possession games?

In close, one-possession games, or games that went to overtime, the 1971-72 Milwaukee Bucks went 8-6.

How did the 1971-72 Milwaukee Bucks perform in overtime games?

During the regular season, the 1971-72 Milwaukee Bucks went 3-1 in overtime games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1971-72 Milwaukee Bucks?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1971-72 Milwaukee Bucks was a 10 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1971-72 Milwaukee Bucks?

The longest losing streak that the Milwaukee Bucks had during the 1971-72 regular season was 2 games, which occured 5 separate times.

1971-72 Milwaukee Bucks Schedule

= Playoff Team

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Thu, Oct 14, 1971 @ Phoenix Suns Win 110 - 97
Sat, Oct 16, 1971 @ Seattle SuperSonics Win 98 - 91
Sun, Oct 17, 1971 @ Portland Trail Blazers Win 127 - 94
Tue, Oct 19, 1971 vs Cleveland Cavaliers Win 116 - 82
Fri, Oct 22, 1971 vs Buffalo Braves Win 124 - 105
Sat, Oct 23, 1971 @ Philadelphia 76ers Win 110 - 88
Tue, Oct 26, 1971 vs Baltimore Bullets Win 120 - 90
Fri, Oct 29, 1971 @ Boston Celtics Loss 114 - 125
Sun, Oct 31, 1971 @ Cleveland Cavaliers Win 118 - 102
Fri, Nov 5, 1971 @ Chicago Bulls Win 104 - 102
Sat, Nov 6, 1971 vs Detroit Pistons Win 106 - 78
Tue, Nov 9, 1971 vs Phoenix Suns Win 118 - 113
Wed, Nov 10, 1971 @ Atlanta Hawks Win 116 - 110
Fri, Nov 12, 1971 vs Houston Rockets Win 111 - 102
Sat, Nov 13, 1971 @ Buffalo Braves Win 127 - 106
Sun, Nov 14, 1971 vs Philadelphia 76ers Win 125 - 114
Tue, Nov 16, 1971 @ Portland Trail Blazers Win 125 - 105
Fri, Nov 19, 1971 @ Seattle SuperSonics Win 108 - 107
Sat, Nov 20, 1971 @ Golden State Warriors Loss 100 - 107
Sun, Nov 21, 1971 @ Los Angeles Lakers Loss 105 - 112
Tue, Nov 23, 1971 @ Detroit Pistons Win 112 - 104
Wed, Nov 24, 1971 vs Atlanta Hawks Win 141 - 107
Fri, Nov 26, 1971 vs Portland Trail Blazers Win 120 - 105
Sat, Nov 27, 1971 @ Cincinnati Royals Win 114 - 81
Tue, Nov 30, 1971 vs Golden State Warriors Loss 103 - 106
Fri, Dec 3, 1971 vs Cincinnati Royals Win 120 - 82
Sat, Dec 4, 1971 vs Chicago Bulls Win 108 - 105
Tue, Dec 7, 1971 vs Seattle SuperSonics Win 116 - 83
Fri, Dec 10, 1971 vs Boston Celtics Win 120 - 104
Sat, Dec 11, 1971 @ Baltimore Bullets Win 107 - 101
Tue, Dec 14, 1971 vs Houston Rockets Win 106 - 98
Wed, Dec 15, 1971 @ Buffalo Braves Win 122 - 108
Fri, Dec 17, 1971 vs Seattle SuperSonics Win 120 - 113
Sun, Dec 19, 1971 vs Baltimore Bullets Win 111 - 96
Wed, Dec 22, 1971 @ Boston Celtics Loss 98 - 104
Sat, Dec 25, 1971 @ Detroit Pistons Loss 118 - 120 OT
Sun, Dec 26, 1971 vs Atlanta Hawks Win 114 - 92
Tue, Dec 28, 1971 @ Chicago Bulls Loss 105 - 116
Wed, Dec 29, 1971 vs Portland Trail Blazers Win 123 - 84
Mon, Jan 3, 1972 @ New York Knicks Loss 99 - 101
Tue, Jan 4, 1972 vs New York Knicks Win 121 - 100
Wed, Jan 5, 1972 @ Cincinnati Royals Win 115 - 106
Sat, Jan 8, 1972 vs Detroit Pistons Win 136 - 119
Sun, Jan 9, 1972 vs Los Angeles Lakers Win 120 - 104
Tue, Jan 11, 1972 vs Phoenix Suns Loss 114 - 115
Wed, Jan 12, 1972 @ Atlanta Hawks Loss 102 - 104
Fri, Jan 14, 1972 vs Chicago Bulls Win 104 - 77
Sun, Jan 16, 1972 vs Portland Trail Blazers Win 126 - 97
Fri, Jan 21, 1972 vs Cleveland Cavaliers Win 120 - 91
Sun, Jan 23, 1972 vs Atlanta Hawks Loss 113 - 118
Tue, Jan 25, 1972 vs Seattle SuperSonics Win 123 - 91
Wed, Jan 26, 1972 @ Detroit Pistons Win 120 - 94
Fri, Jan 28, 1972 @ Philadelphia 76ers Win 127 - 118
Sun, Jan 30, 1972 @ Baltimore Bullets Win 116 - 112
Tue, Feb 1, 1972 @ Golden State Warriors Win 108 - 97
Wed, Feb 2, 1972 @ Phoenix Suns Win 106 - 103
Fri, Feb 4, 1972 @ Los Angeles Lakers Loss 105 - 118
Sat, Feb 5, 1972 @ Houston Rockets Win 119 - 112
Tue, Feb 8, 1972 @ Buffalo Braves Win 126 - 108
Wed, Feb 9, 1972 @ Cleveland Cavaliers Win 126 - 121
Fri, Feb 11, 1972 vs New York Knicks Loss 107 - 113
Sat, Feb 12, 1972 vs Golden State Warriors Win 123 - 100
Sun, Feb 13, 1972 @ Boston Celtics Win 117 - 109
Thu, Feb 17, 1972 @ Cincinnati Royals Win 111 - 97
Fri, Feb 18, 1972 vs Philadelphia 76ers Loss 126 - 132
Sat, Feb 19, 1972 @ Chicago Bulls Loss 97 - 104
Sun, Feb 20, 1972 vs Chicago Bulls Win 103 - 100
Wed, Feb 23, 1972 @ Baltimore Bullets Win 113 - 105
Sat, Feb 26, 1972 vs Phoenix Suns Win 119 - 117 OT
Tue, Feb 29, 1972 vs Detroit Pistons Win 131 - 113
Wed, Mar 1, 1972 @ Los Angeles Lakers Loss 108 - 109
Fri, Mar 3, 1972 @ Philadelphia 76ers Win 94 - 81
Mon, Mar 6, 1972 vs Boston Celtics Win 132 - 127 OT
Tue, Mar 7, 1972 @ New York Knicks Loss 101 - 110
Sun, Mar 12, 1972 @ Seattle SuperSonics Win 109 - 99
Tue, Mar 14, 1972 @ Portland Trail Blazers Win 109 - 98
Wed, Mar 15, 1972 @ Phoenix Suns Loss 106 - 110
Fri, Mar 17, 1972 @ Los Angeles Lakers Loss 107 - 123
Sat, Mar 18, 1972 @ Houston Rockets Win 120 - 116 OT
Tue, Mar 21, 1972 vs Houston Rockets Win 111 - 94
Fri, Mar 24, 1972 vs New York Knicks Win 131 - 88
Sat, Mar 25, 1972 vs Cincinnati Royals Win 119 - 95
Playoffs
Western Conference Semifinals (Won 4 - 1)
Tue, Mar 28, 1972 vs Golden State Warriors Loss 106 - 117
Thu, Mar 30, 1972 vs Golden State Warriors Win 118 - 93
Sat, Apr 1, 1972 @ Golden State Warriors Win 122 - 94
Tue, Apr 4, 1972 @ Golden State Warriors Win 106 - 99
Thu, Apr 6, 1972 vs Golden State Warriors Win 108 - 100
Western Conference Finals (Lost 2 - 4)
Sun, Apr 9, 1972 @ Los Angeles Lakers Win 93 - 72
Wed, Apr 12, 1972 @ Los Angeles Lakers Loss 134 - 135
Fri, Apr 14, 1972 vs Los Angeles Lakers Loss 105 - 108
Sun, Apr 16, 1972 vs Los Angeles Lakers Win 114 - 88
Tue, Apr 18, 1972 @ Los Angeles Lakers Loss 90 - 115
Sat, Apr 22, 1972 vs Los Angeles Lakers Loss 100 - 104

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