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1970–71 Cincinnati Royals season
Head coach Bob Cousy
Arena Cincinnati Gardens
Results
Record 33–49 (.402)
Place Division: 3rd
Conference: 6th
Playoff finish Did not qualify
Cincinnati Royals seasons
< 1969–70 1971–72 >

After trading Oscar Robertson, the Royals became a quick, young team. Some players included Norm Van Lier, a second-year guard who would lead the league in assists with 10.1 assists per game. [1 ] Draft picks Sam Lacey and Nate "Tiny" Archibald were new additions to the team. The Royals would continue its fast-breaking, high-scoring ways. During the season, they were held below 100 points only four times all season. The Royals also broke the 130 point mark an astounding 11 times. [1 ] The team's 116.0 scoring average was good for 3rd place in the NBA. Bob Cousy, the Royals coach was not defensive minded, and opposing teams racked up an average of 119.2 points per game. The Royals finished the season in 3rd place in the newly formed Central Division. The Royals would finish the season with a record of 33 wins, compared to 49 losses.

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Offseason

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NBA Draft

Pick Player Position School/Club Team

Regular season

Season standings

Central Division
Team W L PCT. GB
Baltimore Bullets 42 40 .512 -
Atlanta Hawks 36 46 .439 6
Cincinnati Royals 33 49 .402 9
Cleveland Cavaliers 15 67 .183 27

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Season Schedule

Date Opponent Score Result Loss

[3]

Player stats

Note: GP= Games played; REB= Rebounds; AST= Assists; STL = Steals; BLK = Blocks; PTS = Points; AVG = Average

Player GP REB AST STL BLK PTS AVG

Awards and honors

References


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