1972-1973 NBA Awards

* NBA awards back to 1946-1947 season

1972-1973 NBA Most Valuable Player

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Dave Cowens Boston Celtics FC 6-9 230 24 Florida State 1970 2

1972-1973 NBA Bill Russell NBA Finals MVP

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Willis Reed New York Knicks FC 6-9 240 30 Grambling State 1964 8

1972-1973 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 25 UCLA 1969 3
Tiny Archibald Sacramento Kings PG 6-1 150 24 UTEP 1970 2
John Havlicek Boston Celtics GF 6-5 200 32 Ohio State 1962 8
Spencer Haywood Seattle SuperSonics PF 6-8 225 23 Detroit-Mercy 1971 2
Jerry West Los Angeles Lakers SG 6-2 185 34 West Virginia 1960 12

1972-1973 NBA All-NBA Second Team

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Rick Barry Golden State Warriors F 6-7 205 28 Miami (FL) 1965 2
Dave Cowens Boston Celtics FC 6-9 230 24 Florida State 1970 2
Walt Frazier New York Knicks PG 6-4 200 27 Southern Illinois 1967 5
Elvin Hayes Baltimore Bullets FC 6-9 235 27 Houston 1968 4
Pete Maravich Atlanta Hawks GF 6-5 197 25 LSU 1970 2

1972-1973 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 36 Kansas 1959 13
Dave DeBusschere New York Knicks F 6-6 220 32 Detroit-Mercy 1962 10
Walt Frazier New York Knicks PG 6-4 200 27 Southern Illinois 1967 5
John Havlicek Boston Celtics GF 6-5 200 32 Ohio State 1962 8
Jerry West Los Angeles Lakers SG 6-2 185 34 West Virginia 1960 12

1972-1973 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 26 Houston 1968 4
Mike Riordan Baltimore Bullets GF 6-4 200 27 Providence 1967 4
Paul Silas Boston Celtics PF 6-7 225 29 Creighton 1964 8
Nate Thurmond Golden State Warriors FC 6-11 225 31 Bowling Green 1963 10
Norm Van Lier Chicago Bulls PG 6-1 173 25 St. Francis (PA) 1969 3

1972-1973 NBA Rookie Of The Year

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Bob McAdoo Buffalo Braves FC 6-9 210 21 North Carolina 1972 0

1972-1973 NBA All-Rookie First Team

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Freddie Boyd Philadelphia Sixers G 6-2 180 22 Oregon State 1972 0
Dwight Davis Cleveland Cavaliers PF 6-8 220 23 Houston 1972 0
Bob McAdoo Buffalo Braves FC 6-9 210 21 North Carolina 1972 0
Lloyd Neal Portland Trail Blazers PF 6-7 225 22 Tennessee State 1972 0
Jim Price Los Angeles Lakers G 6-3 195 23 Louisville 1972 0

1972-1973 NBA Coach of the Year

Player Team Age Nationality
Tom Heinsohn Boston Celtics N/A N/A

1972-1973 NBA Executive of the Year

Player Team Age Nationality
Joe Axelson Kansas City Kings N/A N/A