Cincinnati Royals Regular Season Rosters

1971-1972 Cincinnati Royals Regular Season Roster

Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
Tiny Archibald PG 6-1 150 1 UTEP 1970 Rnd 2 Pick 2 United States
Sid Catlett F 6-6 230 0 Notre Dame 1971 Rnd 4 Pick 4 United States
Ken Durrett SF 6-7 190 0 La Salle 1971 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States
Jim Fox C 6-10 230 4 South Carolina 1965 Rnd 8 Pick 6 United States
Johnny Green SF 6-5 200 12 Michigan State 1959 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
Matt Guokas GF 6-5 175 5 Saint Joseph's 1966 Rnd 1 Pick 9 United States
Darrall Imhoff C 6-10 220 11 California 1960 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
Jake Jones SG 6-3 180 0 Assumption College 1971 Rnd 6 Pick 12 United States
Sam Lacey C 6-10 235 1 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
John Mengelt SG 6-2 195 0 Auburn 1971 Rnd 2 Pick 4 United States
Fred Taylor SG 6-5 180 1 Texas-RGV 1970 Rnd 2 Pick 10 United States
Tom Van Arsdale GF 6-5 202 6 Indiana 1965 Rnd 2 Pick 3 United States
Norm Van Lier PG 6-1 173 2 St. Francis (PA) 1969 Rnd 3 Pick 5 United States
Nate Williams GF 6-5 215 0 Utah State 1971 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States

1971-1972 Cincinnati Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters T. Archibald M. Guokas T. Van Arsdale N. Williams S. Lacey
Rotation   J. Mengelt J. Green G. McGregor  
Rotation     K. Durrett    
Rotation     S. Catlett    
Lim PT   J. Jones     J. Fox
Lim PT   F. Taylor      

1971-1972 Central Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Baltimore Bullets38-44-
2Atlanta Hawks36-462
3Cincinnati Royals30-528
4Cleveland Cavaliers23-5915

1971-1972 Cincinnati Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Tiny Archibald All-NBA Second Team (1972)
Tom Van Arsdale Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection (1972)

1971-1972 Cincinnati Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST
Tiny Archibald 76 43.1 28.2 2.9 9.2
Tom Van Arsdale 73 35.6 19.2 4.8 2.7
Nate Williams 81 26.8 11.9 4.6 2.1
Sam Lacey 81 35.0 11.6 12.0 2.1
Jim Fox 71 28.8 12.3 9.3 1.1
Johnny Green 82 23.3 9.8 6.8 1.5
John Mengelt 78 18.4 10.0 1.9 1.9
Matt Guokas 61 32.4 7.3 2.3 5.3
Gil McGregor 42 12.7 4.1 3.5 0.4
Ken Durrett 19 12.3 4.4 2.1 0.7
Norm Van Lier 10 27.5 7.3 5.8 5.1
Fred Taylor 21 10.2 3.4 1.8 0.5
Jake Jones 11 14.6 5.2 1.8 0.9
Darrall Imhoff 9 8.4 2.6 3.0 0.2
Sid Catlett 9 4.4 0.7 0.4 0.1

1971-1972 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.

Sid Catlett was selected as the #4 pick in the 4 Round of the 1971 NBA Draft by the Cincinnati Royals. Sid Catlett signed a contract with the Cincinnati Royals on September 1, 1971.

Ken Durrett was selected as the #4 pick in the First Round of the 1971 NBA Draft by the Cincinnati Royals. Ken Durrett signed a multi-year contract with the Cincinnati Royals on April 9, 1971.

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.

Gil McGregor was selected as the #4 pick in the 6 Round of the 1971 NBA Draft by the Cincinnati Royals. Gil McGregor signed a contract with the Cincinnati Royals on June 4, 1971.

John Mengelt was selected as the #4 pick in the Second Round of the 1971 NBA Draft by the Cincinnati Royals. John Mengelt signed a multi-year contract with the Cincinnati Royals on September 1, 1971.

Acquired via Trade

Jim Fox was acquired in a trade by the Cincinnati Royals from the Chicago Bulls on November 9, 1971.

Matt Guokas was acquired in a trade by the Cincinnati Royals from the Chicago Bulls on May 14, 1971.

Fred Taylor was acquired in a trade by the Cincinnati Royals from the Phoenix Suns on December 24, 1971.

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

Nate Williams with the Cincinnati Royals on April 9, 1971. Nate Williams signed a multi-year contract with the Cincinnati Royals on September 11, 1971.

Acquired via Waiver Claim

Jake Jones was claimed off of the waiver wire by the Cincinnati Royals from the Philadelphia Sixers on November 29, 1971.

Acquired via Free Agency

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