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1973-74 Buffalo Braves Roster and Statistics

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42-40, Finished 3rd in NBA Atlantic Division (Schedule and Results)
Coached by: Jack Ramsay (42-40)

Points Per Game: 111.6 (1st of 17) ▪ Opponent Points Per Game: 111.8 (17th of 17)
Pythagorean W-L: 41-41 (9th of 17)

Arena: Buffalo Memorial Auditorium ▪ Attendance: 427,270 (4th of 17)

SRS: -0.19 (9th of 17) ▪ Pace Factor: 111.6 (2nd of 17)
Offensive Rating: 99.3 (4th of 17) ▪ Defensive Rating: 99.4 (12th of 17)

Playoffs:
Lost NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals (4-2) versus Boston Celtics

1973-74 Buffalo Braves:

Roster

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No. Player Pos Ht Wt Birth Date Exp College
14 Ken Charles G 6-3 180 July 10, 1951 R Fordham University
15 Ernie DiGregorio G 6-0 180 January 15, 1951 R Providence College
30 Jim Garvin F 6-7 200 February 5, 1950 R Boston University
4 Matt Guokas G-F 6-5 175 February 25, 1944 7 Saint Joseph's University
24 Gar Heard F 6-6 219 May 3, 1948 3 University of Oklahoma
44 Bob Kauffman F-C 6-8 240 July 13, 1946 5 Guilford College
43 Kevin Kunnert C-F 7-0 230 November 11, 1951 R University of Iowa
21 Mike Macaluso F 6-5 210 July 20, 1951 R Canisius College
42 Jack Marin F-G 6-7 200 October 12, 1944 7 Duke University
11 Bob McAdoo C-F 6-9 210 September 25, 1951 1 University of North Carolina
5 Jim McMillian F 6-5 215 March 11, 1948 3 Columbia University
22 Paul Ruffner C-F 6-10 225 October 15, 1948 2 Brigham Young University
9 Randy Smith G-F 6-3 180 December 12, 1948 2 Buffalo State College
3 Lee Winfield G 6-2 174 February 4, 1947 4 North Texas State University
13 Dave Wohl G 6-2 185 November 2, 1949 2 University of Pennsylvania

Team and Opponent Statistics

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G MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS PTS
Team 82 19830 3728 7763 .480 1699 2221 .765 1150 2830 3980 2165 786 600 1828 1875 9155 111.6
Opponent 82 19830 3786 8106 .467 1592 2013 .791 1271 2733 4004 2256 798 435 1763 1992 9164 111.8

Player Statistics

Totals

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Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Bob McAdoo 22 74 3185 901 1647 .547 459 579 .793 281 836 1117 170 88 246 252 2261
2 Jim McMillian 25 82 3322 600 1214 .494 325 379 .858 216 394 610 256 129 26 186 1525
3 Randy Smith 25 82 2745 531 1079 .492 205 288 .712 87 228 315 383 203 4 261 1267
4 Gar Heard 25 81 2889 524 1205 .435 191 294 .650 270 677 947 180 136 230 300 1239
5 Ernie DiGregorio 23 81 2910 530 1260 .421 174 193 .902 48 171 219 663 59 9 242 1234
6 Bob Kauffman 27 74 1304 171 366 .467 107 150 .713 97 229 326 142 37 18 155 449
7 Jack Marin 29 27 680 145 266 .545 71 81 .877 30 92 122 46 23 18 93 361
8 Ken Charles 22 59 693 88 185 .476 53 79 .671 25 40 65 54 31 10 91 229
9 Dave Wohl 24 41 606 60 150 .400 42 60 .700 7 22 29 127 33 1 72 162
10 Matt Guokas 29 27 549 61 110 .555 10 20 .500 12 28 40 69 19 6 56 132
11 Kevin Kunnert 22 39 340 49 101 .485 11 16 .688 43 63 106 25 5 25 83 109
12 Lee Winfield 26 36 433 37 105 .352 33 52 .635 19 24 43 47 15 5 42 107
13 Mike Macaluso 22 30 112 19 44 .432 10 17 .588 10 15 25 3 7 1 31 48
14 Paul Ruffner 25 20 51 11 27 .407 8 13 .615 4 7 11 0 1 1 10 30
15 Jim Garvin 23 6 11 1 4 .250 0 0 1 4 5 0 0 0 1 2

Per Game

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Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Bob McAdoo 22 74 43.0 12.2 22.3 .547 6.2 7.8 .793 3.8 11.3 15.1 2.3 1.2 3.3 3.4 30.6
2 Jim McMillian 25 82 40.5 7.3 14.8 .494 4.0 4.6 .858 2.6 4.8 7.4 3.1 1.6 0.3 2.3 18.6
3 Randy Smith 25 82 33.5 6.5 13.2 .492 2.5 3.5 .712 1.1 2.8 3.8 4.7 2.5 0.0 3.2 15.5
4 Gar Heard 25 81 35.7 6.5 14.9 .435 2.4 3.6 .650 3.3 8.4 11.7 2.2 1.7 2.8 3.7 15.3
5 Ernie DiGregorio 23 81 35.9 6.5 15.6 .421 2.1 2.4 .902 0.6 2.1 2.7 8.2 0.7 0.1 3.0 15.2
6 Jack Marin 29 27 25.2 5.4 9.9 .545 2.6 3.0 .877 1.1 3.4 4.5 1.7 0.9 0.7 3.4 13.4
7 Bob Kauffman 27 74 17.6 2.3 4.9 .467 1.4 2.0 .713 1.3 3.1 4.4 1.9 0.5 0.2 2.1 6.1
8 Matt Guokas 29 27 20.3 2.3 4.1 .555 0.4 0.7 .500 0.4 1.0 1.5 2.6 0.7 0.2 2.1 4.9
9 Dave Wohl 24 41 14.8 1.5 3.7 .400 1.0 1.5 .700 0.2 0.5 0.7 3.1 0.8 0.0 1.8 4.0
10 Ken Charles 22 59 11.7 1.5 3.1 .476 0.9 1.3 .671 0.4 0.7 1.1 0.9 0.5 0.2 1.5 3.9
11 Lee Winfield 26 36 12.0 1.0 2.9 .352 0.9 1.4 .635 0.5 0.7 1.2 1.3 0.4 0.1 1.2 3.0
12 Kevin Kunnert 22 39 8.7 1.3 2.6 .485 0.3 0.4 .688 1.1 1.6 2.7 0.6 0.1 0.6 2.1 2.8
13 Mike Macaluso 22 30 3.7 0.6 1.5 .432 0.3 0.6 .588 0.3 0.5 0.8 0.1 0.2 0.0 1.0 1.6
14 Paul Ruffner 25 20 2.6 0.6 1.4 .407 0.4 0.7 .615 0.2 0.4 0.6 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.5 1.5
15 Jim Garvin 23 6 1.8 0.2 0.7 .250 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.7 0.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.3

Per 36 Minutes

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Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Bob McAdoo 22 74 3185 10.2 18.6 .547 5.2 6.5 .793 3.2 9.4 12.6 1.9 1.0 2.8 2.8 25.6
2 Paul Ruffner 25 20 51 7.8 19.1 .407 5.6 9.2 .615 2.8 4.9 7.8 0.0 0.7 0.7 7.1 21.2
3 Jack Marin 29 27 680 7.7 14.1 .545 3.8 4.3 .877 1.6 4.9 6.5 2.4 1.2 1.0 4.9 19.1
4 Randy Smith 25 82 2745 7.0 14.2 .492 2.7 3.8 .712 1.1 3.0 4.1 5.0 2.7 0.1 3.4 16.6
5 Jim McMillian 25 82 3322 6.5 13.2 .494 3.5 4.1 .858 2.3 4.3 6.6 2.8 1.4 0.3 2.0 16.5
6 Mike Macaluso 22 30 112 6.1 14.1 .432 3.2 5.5 .588 3.2 4.8 8.0 1.0 2.3 0.3 10.0 15.4
7 Gar Heard 25 81 2889 6.5 15.0 .435 2.4 3.7 .650 3.4 8.4 11.8 2.2 1.7 2.9 3.7 15.4
8 Ernie DiGregorio 23 81 2910 6.6 15.6 .421 2.2 2.4 .902 0.6 2.1 2.7 8.2 0.7 0.1 3.0 15.3
9 Bob Kauffman 27 74 1304 4.7 10.1 .467 3.0 4.1 .713 2.7 6.3 9.0 3.9 1.0 0.5 4.3 12.4
10 Ken Charles 22 59 693 4.6 9.6 .476 2.8 4.1 .671 1.3 2.1 3.4 2.8 1.6 0.5 4.7 11.9
11 Kevin Kunnert 22 39 340 5.2 10.7 .485 1.2 1.7 .688 4.6 6.7 11.2 2.6 0.5 2.6 8.8 11.5
12 Dave Wohl 24 41 606 3.6 8.9 .400 2.5 3.6 .700 0.4 1.3 1.7 7.5 2.0 0.1 4.3 9.6
13 Lee Winfield 26 36 433 3.1 8.7 .352 2.7 4.3 .635 1.6 2.0 3.6 3.9 1.2 0.4 3.5 8.9
14 Matt Guokas 29 27 549 4.0 7.2 .555 0.7 1.3 .500 0.8 1.8 2.6 4.5 1.2 0.4 3.7 8.7
15 Jim Garvin 23 6 11 3.3 13.1 .250 0.0 0.0 3.3 13.1 16.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 3.3 6.5

Advanced

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Rk Player Age G MP PER TS% eFG% ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg OWS DWS WS
1 Bob McAdoo 22 74 3185 24.7 .594 .547 9.0 25.4 17.4 8.1 1.2 3.8 95 10.9 4.4 15.3
2 Jim McMillian 25 82 3322 15.6 .552 .494 6.6 11.5 9.1 10.1 1.7 0.4 101 6.9 1.9 8.9
3 Randy Smith 25 82 2745 15.9 .525 .492 3.2 8.0 5.7 18.7 3.2 0.1 99 3.4 2.3 5.7
4 Gar Heard 25 81 2889 16.0 .464 .435 9.5 22.7 16.3 8.2 2.0 3.9 94 0.7 4.3 5.0
5 Jack Marin 29 27 680 16.6 .598 .545 4.5 13.1 8.9 9.3 1.5 1.3 100 1.6 0.5 2.1
6 Bob Kauffman 27 74 1304 13.1 .520 .467 7.6 17.0 12.4 13.5 1.2 0.7 100 1.1 1.0 2.0
7 Ernie DiGregorio 23 81 2910 13.6 .459 .421 1.7 5.7 3.7 30.1 0.9 0.2 105 0.9 0.4 1.2
8 Matt Guokas 29 27 549 9.5 .556 .555 2.2 4.9 3.6 15.2 1.5 0.5 103 0.5 0.2 0.6
9 Ken Charles 22 59 693 10.2 .521 .476 3.7 5.6 4.7 9.6 1.9 0.7 102 0.3 0.3 0.6
10 Kevin Kunnert 22 39 340 12.1 .504 .485 12.9 17.9 15.5 9.2 0.6 3.6 98 0.1 0.3 0.4
11 Dave Wohl 24 41 606 10.8 .459 .400 1.2 3.5 2.4 24.9 2.3 0.1 102 -0.2 0.3 0.1
12 Paul Ruffner 25 20 51 11.7 .458 .407 8.0 13.3 10.7 0.0 0.8 1.0 102 0.0 0.0 0.0
13 Jim Garvin 23 6 11 3.9 .250 .250 9.3 35.2 22.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 98 0.0 0.0 0.0
14 Mike Macaluso 22 30 112 10.2 .466 .432 9.1 13.0 11.1 3.5 2.7 0.4 98 -0.1 0.1 0.0
15 Lee Winfield 26 36 433 8.1 .418 .352 4.5 5.4 4.9 12.7 1.5 0.6 103 -0.2 0.1 -0.1

Playoffs

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Totals Shooting Per Game
Rk Player Age G MP FG FGA 3P 3PA FT FTA ORB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST
1 Bob McAdoo 22 6 271 76 159 38 47 14 82 9 6 13 25 190 .478 .809 45.2 31.7 13.7 1.5
2 Gar Heard 25 6 240 42 92 17 24 22 88 15 9 12 20 101 .457 .708 40.0 16.8 14.7 2.5
3 Jim McMillian 25 6 224 38 92 11 16 24 53 12 4 1 14 87 .413 .688 37.3 14.5 8.8 2.0
4 Randy Smith 25 6 227 36 90 13 20 5 26 27 10 1 21 85 .400 .650 37.8 14.2 4.3 4.5
5 Ernie DiGregorio 23 6 240 37 86 8 9 3 16 52 1 0 14 82 .430 .889 40.0 13.7 2.7 8.7
6 Jack Marin 29 6 121 22 47 7 9 5 19 8 2 0 17 51 .468 .778 20.2 8.5 3.2 1.3
7 Matt Guokas 29 6 85 8 15 3 4 3 8 13 0 1 8 19 .533 .750 14.2 3.2 1.3 2.2
8 Ken Charles 22 2 10 3 4 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 2 6 .750 5.0 3.0 1.0 0.0
9 Bob Kauffman 27 2 10 1 3 0 2 1 1 2 0 0 3 2 .333 .000 5.0 1.0 0.5 1.0
10 Lee Winfield 26 1 12 0 2 1 2 0 3 2 1 0 0 1 .000 .500 12.0 1.0 3.0 2.0

Playoffs Advanced

Glossary ▪ CSV ▪ PRE
Rk Player Age G MP PER TS% eFG% ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg OWS DWS WS
1 Bob McAdoo 22 6 271 21.1 .529 .478 4.9 23.4 14.3 5.2 1.0 2.3 92 0.5 0.4 1.0
2 Gar Heard 25 6 240 17.1 .492 .457 8.7 25.6 17.3 8.5 1.6 2.3 90 0.2 0.5 0.7
3 Jim McMillian 25 6 224 12.1 .439 .413 10.2 12.1 11.2 7.2 0.8 0.2 98 0.1 0.2 0.3
4 Jack Marin 29 6 121 11.4 .500 .468 3.9 10.8 7.4 9.0 0.7 0.0 99 0.1 0.1 0.2
5 Ernie DiGregorio 23 6 240 12.1 .456 .430 1.2 5.0 3.1 28.5 0.2 0.0 102 0.1 0.1 0.2
6 Randy Smith 25 6 227 11.2 .430 .400 2.1 8.6 5.4 15.8 1.9 0.2 97 -0.1 0.2 0.1
7 Matt Guokas 29 6 85 9.9 .567 .533 3.4 5.5 4.4 18.7 0.0 0.6 101 0.1 0.0 0.1
8 Lee Winfield 26 1 12 7.8 .174 .000 0.0 23.3 11.8 18.3 3.6 0.0 89 0.0 0.0 0.0
9 Ken Charles 22 2 10 20.1 .750 .750 19.1 0.0 9.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 103 0.0 0.0 0.0
10 Bob Kauffman 27 2 10 2.5 .258 .333 9.5 0.0 4.7 24.6 0.0 0.0 103 -0.1 0.0 -0.1

Salaries

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Rk Player Salary
1 Jim McMillian $165,000
2 Jack Marin $140,000
3 Bob Kauffman $90,000
4 Lee Winfield $60,000
Estimated salaries are marked with an asterisk (*)