1971-1972 NBA Awards

* NBA awards back to 1946-1947 season

1971-1972 NBA Most Valuable Player

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Milwaukee Bucks C 7-2 225 24 UCLA 1969 2

1971-1972 NBA Bill Russell NBA Finals MVP

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Wilt Chamberlain Los Angeles Lakers C 7-1 265 35 Kansas 1959 12

1971-1972 NBA All-NBA First Team

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Milwaukee Bucks C 7-2 225 24 UCLA 1969 2
Walt Frazier New York Knicks PG 6-4 200 26 Southern Illinois 1967 4
John Havlicek Boston Celtics GF 6-5 200 31 Ohio State 1962 7
Spencer Haywood Seattle SuperSonics PF 6-8 225 22 Detroit-Mercy 1971 1
Jerry West Los Angeles Lakers SG 6-2 185 33 West Virginia 1960 11

1971-1972 NBA All-NBA Second Team

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Tiny Archibald Cincinnati Royals PG 6-1 150 23 UTEP 1970 1
Wilt Chamberlain Los Angeles Lakers C 7-1 265 35 Kansas 1959 12
Archie Clark Baltimore Bullets G 6-2 175 30 Minnesota 1966 5
Billy Cunningham Philadelphia Sixers FC 6-7 210 28 North Carolina 1965 6
Bob Love Chicago Bulls F 6-8 215 29 Southern 1965 5

1971-1972 NBA All-NBA Defensive First Team

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Wilt Chamberlain Los Angeles Lakers C 7-1 265 35 Kansas 1959 12
Dave DeBusschere New York Knicks F 6-6 220 31 Detroit-Mercy 1962 9
Walt Frazier New York Knicks PG 6-4 200 26 Southern Illinois 1967 4
John Havlicek Boston Celtics GF 6-5 200 31 Ohio State 1962 7
Jerry Sloan Chicago Bulls GF 6-5 195 29 Evansville 1965 6
Jerry West Los Angeles Lakers SG 6-2 185 33 West Virginia 1960 11

1971-1972 NBA All-NBA Defensive Second Team

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Don Chaney Boston Celtics G 6-5 210 25 Houston 1968 3
Bob Love Chicago Bulls F 6-8 215 29 Southern 1965 5
Paul Silas Phoenix Suns PF 6-7 225 28 Creighton 1964 7
Nate Thurmond Golden State Warriors FC 6-11 225 30 Bowling Green 1963 9
Norm Van Lier Chicago Bulls PG 6-1 173 24 St. Francis (PA) 1969 2

1971-1972 NBA Rookie Of The Year

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Sidney Wicks Portland Trail Blazers FC 6-8 225 22 UCLA 1971 0

1971-1972 NBA All-Rookie First Team

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Austin Carr Cleveland Cavaliers G 6-4 200 23 Notre Dame 1971 0
Phil Chenier Baltimore Bullets PG 6-3 180 21 California 1971 0
Clifford Ray Chicago Bulls FC 6-9 230 23 Oklahoma 1971 0
Elmore Smith Buffalo Braves C 7-0 250 22 Kentucky State 1971 0
Sidney Wicks Portland Trail Blazers FC 6-8 225 22 UCLA 1971 0

1971-1972 NBA Coach of the Year

Player Team Age Nationality
Bill Sharman Los Angeles Lakers N/A N/A