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1971-72 NBA

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League Champion: Los Angeles Lakers

Most Valuable Player: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (34.8/16.6/4.6)
Rookie of the Year: Sidney Wicks (24.5/11.5/4.3)

PPG Leader: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (34.8)
RPG Leader: Wilt Chamberlain (19.2)
APG Leader: Jerry West (9.7)
WS Leader: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (25.4)

Eastern ConferenceWLW/L%GBPS/GPA/GSRS
Atlantic Division       
Boston Celtics(1) 5626.683115.6110.84.38
New York Knicks(3) 4834.5858.0107.1104.72.28
Philadelphia 76ers (6) 3052.36626.0112.2115.9-3.44
Buffalo Braves (8) 2260.26834.0102.0111.3-9.44
Central Division       
Baltimore Bullets(2) 3844.463107.1108.3-1.26
Atlanta Hawks(4) 3646.4392.0109.5111.3-1.94
Cincinnati Royals (5) 3052.3668.0107.8111.8-4.13
Cleveland Cavaliers (7) 2359.28015.0105.8113.4-7.90
Western ConferenceWLW/L%GBPS/GPA/GSRS
Midwest Division       
Milwaukee Bucks(2) 6319.768114.6103.510.70
Chicago Bulls(3) 5725.6956.0111.2102.97.91
Phoenix Suns (5) 4933.59814.0116.3110.85.57
Detroit Pistons (8) 2656.31737.0109.1115.9-6.11
Pacific Division       
Los Angeles Lakers(1) 6913.841121.0108.711.65
Golden State Warriors(4) 5131.62218.0108.2107.40.92
Seattle SuperSonics (6) 4735.57322.0109.2108.80.86
Houston Rockets (7) 3448.41535.0109.7111.2-1.22
Portland Trail Blazers (9) 1864.22051.0106.8116.5-8.84