Cincinnati Royals Regular Season Rosters

1970-1971 Cincinnati Royals Regular Season Roster

Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
Tiny Archibald PG 6-1 150 0 UTEP 1970 Rnd 2 Pick 2 United States
Bob Arnzen G 6-5 205 0 Notre Dame 1969 Rnd 8 Pick 4 United States
Moe Barr G 6-4 195 0 Duquesne 1969 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Tom Black C 6-10 220 0 South Dakota State 1964 Rnd 9 Pick 2 United States
Ken Durrett SF 6-7 190 0 La Salle 1971 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States
Johnny Green SF 6-5 200 11 Michigan State 1959 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
Matt Guokas GF 6-5 175 4 Saint Joseph's 1966 Rnd 1 Pick 9 United States
Greg Hyder SF 6-6 215 0 Eastern New Mexico 1970 Rnd 3 Pick 5 United States
Darrall Imhoff C 6-10 220 10 California 1960 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
Sam Lacey C 6-10 235 0 New Mexico State 1970 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
Gil McGregor PF 6-8 240 0 Wake Forest 1971 Rnd 6 Pick 4 United States
Charlie Paulk PF 6-8 219 1 Northeastern State 1968 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States
Flynn Robinson G 6-1 185 4 Wyoming 1965 Rnd 2 Pick 7 United States
Bill Turner F 6-7 220 3 Akron 1967 Rnd 3 Pick 8 United States
Tom Van Arsdale GF 6-5 202 5 Indiana 1965 Rnd 2 Pick 3 United States
Norm Van Lier PG 6-1 173 1 St. Francis (PA) 1969 Rnd 3 Pick 5 United States
Willie Williams F 6-7 200 0 Florida State 1970 Rnd 3 Pick 4 United States

1970-1971 Cincinnati Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters T. Archibald N. Van Lier J. Green T. Van Arsdale S. Lacey
Rotation   F. Robinson G. Hyder C. Paulk D. Imhoff
Rotation   B. Arnzen      
Rotation   M. Barr      
Lim PT     W. Williams   T. Black

1970-1971 Central Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Baltimore Bullets42-40-
2Atlanta Hawks36-466
3Cincinnati Royals33-499
4Cleveland Cavaliers15-6727

1970-1971 Cincinnati Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Norm Van Lier All-NBA Defensive Second Team (1971)
Tom Van Arsdale Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection (1971)
Johnny Green Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection (1971)

1970-1971 Cincinnati Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST
Tom Van Arsdale 82 38.4 22.9 6.1 2.2
Norm Van Lier 82 40.5 16.0 7.1 10.1
Tiny Archibald 82 35.0 16.0 3.0 5.5
Johnny Green 75 28.6 16.7 8.7 1.2
Sam Lacey 81 32.7 13.5 11.3 1.4
Flynn Robinson 71 19.3 13.3 2.0 1.9
Charlie Paulk 68 17.8 9.2 4.7 0.4
Greg Hyder 77 17.6 5.4 4.3 0.6
Bob Arnzen 55 10.8 5.5 2.8 0.4
Darrall Imhoff 34 24.3 8.1 6.9 2.3
Moe Barr 31 4.7 2.0 0.6 0.9
Tom Black 16 6.2 1.6 2.1 0.1
Willie Williams 9 5.4 0.9 1.4 0.7
Fred Foster 1 21.0 7.0 4.0 0.0
Connie Dierking 1 23.0 6.0 7.0 1.0

1970-1971 Cincinnati Royals Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Tiny Archibald was selected as the #2 pick in the Second Round of the 1970 NBA Draft by the Cincinnati Royals. Tiny Archibald signed a multi-year contract with the Cincinnati Royals on April 15, 1970.

Greg Hyder was selected as the #5 pick in the 3 Round of the 1970 NBA Draft by the Cincinnati Royals. Greg Hyder signed a contract with the Cincinnati Royals on September 1, 1970.

Sam Lacey was selected as the #5 pick in the First Round of the 1970 NBA Draft by the Cincinnati Royals. Sam Lacey signed a multi-year contract with the Cincinnati Royals on September 1, 1970.

Acquired via Trade

Darrall Imhoff was acquired in a trade by the Cincinnati Royals from the Philadelphia Sixers on October 16, 1970.

Charlie Paulk was acquired in a trade by the Cincinnati Royals from the Milwaukee Bucks on April 21, 1970.

Flynn Robinson was acquired in a trade by the Cincinnati Royals from the Milwaukee Bucks on April 21, 1970.

Tom Van Arsdale was acquired in a trade by the Cincinnati Royals from the Detroit Pistons on February 1, 1968.

Norm Van Lier was acquired in a trade by the Cincinnati Royals from the Chicago Bulls on October 12, 1969.

Acquired via Waiver Claim

Tom Black was claimed off of the waiver wire by the Cincinnati Royals from the Seattle SuperSonics on February 9, 1971.

Willie Williams was claimed off of the waiver wire by the Cincinnati Royals from the Boston Celtics on January 28, 1971.

Acquired via Free Agency

Bob Arnzen signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Cincinnati Royals on October 14, 1970.

Moe Barr signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Cincinnati Royals on October 5, 1970.

Johnny Green signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Cincinnati Royals on September 23, 1969.