Kansas City Kings Regular Season Rosters

1973-1974 Kansas City Kings Regular Season Roster

Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
Tiny Archibald PG 6-1 150 3 UTEP 1970 Rnd 2 Pick 2 United States
Ron Behagen FC 6-9 185 0 Minnesota 1973 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States
John Block FC 6-9 207 7 USC 1966 Rnd 3 Pick 7 United States
Mike D'Antoni SG 6-3 185 0 Marshall 1973 Rnd 2 Pick 2 United States
Ken Durrett SF 6-7 190 2 La Salle 1971 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States
Matt Guokas GF 6-5 175 7 Saint Joseph's 1966 Rnd 1 Pick 9 United States
Don Kojis SF 6-3 202 10 Marquette 1961 Rnd 2 Pick 12 United States
Howard Komives PG 6-1 185 9 Bowling Green 1964 Rnd 2 Pick 6 United States
Sam Lacey C 6-10 235 3 New Mexico State 1970 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
Ted Manakas SG 6-2 180 0 Princeton 1973 Rnd 3 Pick 1 United States
Larry McNeill FC 6-9 195 0 Marquette 1973 Rnd 2 Pick 7 United States
Otto Moore C 6-11 205 5 Texas-RGV 1968 Rnd 1 Pick 6 United States
Ron Riley PF 6-8 195 1 USC 1972 Rnd 3 Pick 8 United States
Justus Thigpen G 6-1 160 1 Weber State 1969 Rnd 11 Pick 6 United States
Jimmy Walker SG 6-3 195 6 Providence 1967 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
Nate Williams GF 6-5 215 2 Utah State 1971 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States

1973-1974 Kansas City Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters T. Archibald D. Kojis N. Williams R. Behagen S. Lacey
Rotation H. Komives M. D'Antoni K. Durrett J. Block  
Rotation   T. Manakas   L. McNeill  
Lim PT   J. Walker     O. Moore

1973-1974 Midwest Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Milwaukee Bucks59-23-
2Chicago Bulls54-285
3Detroit Pistons52-307
4Kansas City Kings33-4926

1973-1974 Kansas City Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Ron Behagen All-Rookie First Team (1974)

1973-1974 Kansas City Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK
Jimmy Walker 72 40.6 19.8 2.8 4.2 1.1 0.1
Nate Williams 82 30.6 15.5 4.2 2.2 1.8 0.4
Sam Lacey 79 39.3 14.2 13.4 3.8 1.6 2.3
Don Kojis 77 27.2 13.1 5.0 1.4 1.0 0.2
Ron Behagen 80 25.7 10.9 7.1 1.7 0.7 0.5
John Block 82 21.7 8.7 4.7 1.1 0.8 0.4
Tiny Archibald 35 36.3 17.6 2.4 7.6 1.6 0.2
Larry McNeill 54 9.6 5.8 2.7 0.4 0.6 0.1
Mike D'Antoni 52 19.0 4.8 1.8 2.4 1.4 0.3
Ken Durrett 45 10.3 4.8 1.7 0.4 0.3 0.1
Otto Moore 65 9.7 3.2 3.1 0.7 0.2 0.5
Howard Komives 44 18.9 4.3 1.0 2.2 0.7 0.1
Matt Guokas 9 35.0 10.0 2.3 4.0 0.9 0.1
Ron Riley 12 14.2 5.2 4.7 0.7 0.2 0.2
Ted Manakas 5 9.0 2.4 0.6 0.4 0.2 0.0
Justus Thigpen 1 2.0 2.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Mike Ratliff 2 2.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

1973-1974 Kansas City Kings Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Ron Behagen was selected as the #7 pick in the First Round of the 1973 NBA Draft by the Kansas City Kings. Ron Behagen signed a multi-year contract with the Kansas City Kings on August 8, 1973.

Mike D'Antoni was selected as the #2 pick in the Second Round of the 1973 NBA Draft by the Kansas City Kings. Mike D'Antoni signed a multi-year contract with the Kansas City Kings on July 5, 1973.

Larry McNeill was selected as the #7 pick in the Second Round of the 1973 NBA Draft by the Kansas City Kings. Larry McNeill signed a multi-year contract with the Kansas City Kings on September 1, 1973.

Acquired via Trade

John Block was acquired in a trade by the Kansas City Kings from the Philadelphia Sixers on January 26, 1973.

Don Kojis was acquired in a trade by the Kansas City Kings from the Seattle SuperSonics on August 9, 1972.

Otto Moore was acquired in a trade by the Kansas City Kings from the Houston Rockets on November 11, 1973.

Jimmy Walker was acquired in a trade by the Kansas City Kings from the Houston Rockets on October 29, 1973.

Acquired via Free Agency

Tiny Archibald signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Kansas City Kings on July 21, 1973.

Howard Komives signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Kansas City Kings on October 8, 1973.

Ted Manakas signed a contract as a free agent with the Kansas City Kings on November 16, 1973.

1973-1974 Kansas City Kings Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Phil Johnson Head Coach 1984-1985 Head Coach (Chicago Bulls, 1981 to 1982)