NBA and ABA Games Played on December 16, 1971

Dec 16, 1971

2 NBA Games

Cincinnati 101
Detroit 107  
Cincinnati  27282224
Detroit  28282130
PTS J. Walker-DET 34
TRB B. Lanier-DET 19
Philadelphia 93
Golden State 113  
Philadelphia  27221232
Golden State  18283433
PTS C. Russell-GSW 30
TRB N. Thurmond-GSW 19

1 ABA Game

Pittsburgh 103
Floridians 129  
Pittsburgh  19242931
Floridians  34214232
PTS 2 tied 29
TRB I. Harge-FLO 15

Division Standings

  • * Playoff teams
Division Standings Table
Eastern Conference W L W/L% GB PS/G PA/G
Atlantic Division
Boston Celtics*2012.625113.9109.4
New York Knicks*1613.5522.5106.6102.6
Philadelphia 76ers1417.4525.5109.3113.3
Buffalo Braves1217.4146.5102.9108.3
Central Division
Baltimore Bullets*1118.379105.4109.4
Cleveland Cavaliers1120.3551.0102.2108.5
Cincinnati Royals1020.3331.5104.5109.7
Atlanta Hawks*821.2763.0105.6111.3


Western Conference W L W/L% GB PS/G PA/G
Midwest Division
Milwaukee Bucks*284.875114.7100.4
Chicago Bulls*209.6906.5111.1103.0
Phoenix Suns1713.56710.0116.6109.6
Detroit Pistons1218.40015.0106.9112.7
Pacific Division
Los Angeles Lakers*283.903120.2107.5
Seattle SuperSonics2013.6069.0106.6103.3
Golden State Warriors*1715.53111.5103.9104.2
Houston Rockets1023.30319.0104.9110.8
Portland Trail Blazers624.20021.5106.1118.5
Please note that teams tied in the standings are sorted by team name and no tiebreakers are being applied to these standings.