Who Won the 1973 NBA Championship?

New York Knicks

Earl Monroe in the 1973 NBA Finals
May 10, 1973
The Forum - Inglewood, CA
Runner Up: 
Los Angeles Lakers

The New York Knicks won their second NBA title in 1973 with a 4 games to 1 series win over the Los Angeles Lakers. It was a rematch of the previous year when the Lakers won by the same score.

Willis Reed of the Knicks was named the finals MVP.


New York Knicks 4
Los Angeles Lakers 1

GameDateScoreSiteHigh Scorer
GAME 1May 1Los Angeles 115, New York 112, Los AngelesGail Goodrich (30)
GAME 2May 3New York 99, Los Angeles 95Los AngelesJerry West (32)
GAME 3May 6New York 87, Los Angeles 83New YorkWillis Reed & Jim McMillian (22)
GAME 4May 8New York 103, Los Angeles 98New YorkDave DeBusschere (33)
GAME 5May 10New York 102, Los Angeles 93Los AngelesGail Goodrich (28)

1973 NBA Playoffs

  1 Milwaukee Bucks2  
  4 Golden State Warriors1 
  4 Golden State Warriors4  
   Los Angeles Lakers1
  2 Los Angeles Lakers4  
  2 Los Angeles Lakers4 
  3 Chicago Bulls3  
1972-73 NBA Champion
  1 Boston Celtics4  
  1 Boston Celtics3 
  4 Atlanta Hawks2  
   New York Knicks4
  2 New York Knicks4  
  2 New York Knicks4 
  3 Baltimore Bullets1