NBA and ABA Games Played on October 17, 1971

Oct 17, 1971

3 NBA Games

New York 121
Cleveland 120 OT
New York  2526342313
Cleveland  2229263112
PTS W. Wesley-CLE 34
TRB W. Reed-NYK 14
Houston 99
Detroit 112  
Houston  20212731
Detroit  28153435
PTS J. Walker-DET 38
TRB R. Tomjanovich-HOU 16
Milwaukee 127
Portland 94  
Milwaukee  38243728
Portland  21252226
PTS K. Abdul-Jabbar-MIL 25
TRB K. Abdul-Jabbar-MIL 15

No games played on this date.

Division Standings

  • * Playoff teams
Division Standings Table
Eastern Conference W L W/L% GB PS/G PA/G
Atlantic Division
Philadelphia 76ers301.000107.798.7
New York Knicks*12.3332.0103.0110.0
Buffalo Braves12.3332.096.7108.3
Boston Celtics*01.0002.075.097.0
Central Division
Cincinnati Royals101.000127.0113.0
Baltimore Bullets*11.5000.595.099.5
Cleveland Cavaliers12.3331.0107.3107.0
Atlanta Hawks*02.0001.5107.5115.5


Western Conference W L W/L% GB PS/G PA/G
Midwest Division
Milwaukee Bucks*301.000111.794.0
Detroit Pistons21.6671.0102.0105.0
Chicago Bulls*11.5001.5103.098.0
Phoenix Suns11.5001.5112.5109.0
Pacific Division
Los Angeles Lakers*201.000125.5103.5
Seattle SuperSonics21.6670.5111.092.0
Golden State Warriors*11.5001.095.091.5
Portland Trail Blazers02.0002.091.0123.0
Houston Rockets03.0002.5100.3115.0
Please note that teams tied in the standings are sorted by team name and no tiebreakers are being applied to these standings.