1970-71 New York Nets Game-by-Game Results

American Basketball Association (ABA)
Team Record: 40-44
Finishing 3rd in the ABA's Eastern Division
Postseason: 2-4 Lost division semifinals
Division Semifinals - Lost to Virginia Squires 4-2
Coach: Lou Carnesecca (40-44)
Location: New York, New York
Attendance: 199,389, Avg. 4,747 in 42 home dates
1970-71 New York Nets Statistics
1970-71 New York Nets Roster

The New York Nets of the American Basketball Association ended the 1970-71 season with a record of 40 wins and 44 losses, finishing third in the ABA's Eastern Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 2-4.

The Nets racked up 9,327 points and conceded 9,378. Rick Barry netted a team-leading 1,734 points for New York, while Billy Paultz contributed 940 rebounds. Bill Melchionni dished out 672 assists for the squad.

Lou Carnesecca coached the team. The 1970-71 New York Nets lost in the division semifinals.

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Regular Season Points For: 9327
Regular Season Points Against: 9378

Date Game Res Home Road Record
October 15, 1970 New York Nets 102 at Pittsburgh Condors 105 L 0-0 0-1 0-1
October 16, 1970 The Floridians 92 at New York Nets 105 W 1-0 0-1 1-1
October 18, 1970 Virginia Squires 103 at New York Nets 88 L 1-1 0-1 1-2
October 20, 1970 New York Nets 108 at Memphis Pros 103 W 1-1 1-1 2-2
October 22, 1970 New York Nets 100 at The Floridians 110 L 1-1 1-2 2-3
October 23, 1970 Carolina Cougars 97 at New York Nets 117 W 2-1 1-2 3-3
October 25, 1970 Pittsburgh Condors 98 at New York Nets 115 W 3-1 1-2 4-3
October 27, 1970 New York Nets 99 at Texas Chaparrals 103 L 3-1 1-3 4-4 at Ft Worth, TX
October 29, 1970 New York Nets 105 at Utah Stars 114 L 3-1 1-4 4-5
October 31, 1970 New York Nets 100 at Kentucky Colonels 113 L 3-1 1-5 4-6
November 1, 1970 Virginia Squires 109 at New York Nets 121 W 4-1 1-5 5-6
November 7, 1970 New York Nets 108 at Carolina Cougars 98 W 4-1 2-5 6-6 at Charlotte, NC
November 8, 1970 Denver Rockets 104 at New York Nets 114 W 5-1 2-5 7-6
November 11, 1970 Carolina Cougars 106 at New York Nets 102 L 5-2 2-5 7-7
November 15, 1970 Texas Chaparrals 129 at New York Nets 144 W 6-2 2-5 8-7
November 20, 1970 New York Nets 103 at Denver Rockets 121 L 6-2 2-6 8-8
November 21, 1970 New York Nets 92 at Kentucky Colonels 114 L 6-2 2-7 8-9
November 22, 1970 Carolina Cougars 108 at New York Nets 92 L 6-3 2-7 8-10
November 25, 1970 Pittsburgh Condors 99 at New York Nets 96 L 6-4 2-7 8-11
November 27, 1970 Indiana Pacers 97 at New York Nets 99 W 7-4 2-7 9-11
November 29, 1970 Texas Chaparrals 113 at New York Nets 129 W 8-4 2-7 10-11
December 3, 1970 New York Nets 98 at Memphis Pros 87 W 8-4 3-7 11-11
December 4, 1970 The Floridians 110 at New York Nets 115 W 9-4 3-7 12-11
December 6, 1970 Carolina Cougars 94 at New York Nets 90 L 9-5 3-7 12-12
December 8, 1970 Virginia Squires 120 at New York Nets 116 L 9-6 3-7 12-13
December 9, 1970 Indiana Pacers 129 at New York Nets 108 L 9-7 3-7 12-14 at New York City, NY
December 10, 1970 New York Nets 100 at Virginia Squires 127 L 9-7 3-8 12-15 at Hampton, VA
December 11, 1970 Kentucky Colonels 99 at New York Nets 128 W 10-7 3-8 13-15
December 13, 1970 The Floridians 100 at New York Nets 97 L 10-8 3-8 13-16
December 18, 1970 Indiana Pacers 129 at New York Nets 117 L 10-9 3-8 13-17
December 20, 1970 Texas Chaparrals 118 at New York Nets 106 L 10-10 3-8 13-18
December 23, 1970 Pittsburgh Condors 95 at New York Nets 116 W 11-10 3-8 14-18
December 26, 1970 New York Nets 104 at Carolina Cougars 98 W 11-10 4-8 15-18 at Raleigh, NC
December 27, 1970 Kentucky Colonels 108 at New York Nets 114 W 12-10 4-8 16-18
December 29, 1970 New York Nets 90 at The Floridians 91 L 12-10 4-9 16-19
December 30, 1970 Virginia Squires 124 at New York Nets 123 L 12-11 4-9 16-20
January 2, 1971 New York Nets 99 at Carolina Cougars 118 L 12-11 4-10 16-21 at Greensboro, NC
January 3, 1971 New York Nets 109 at Pittsburgh Condors 115 L 12-11 4-11 16-22
January 6, 1971 Memphis Pros 101 at New York Nets 110 W 13-11 4-11 17-22
January 8, 1971 Kentucky Colonels 111 at New York Nets 125 W 14-11 4-11 18-22
January 9, 1971 New York Nets 88 at Indiana Pacers 116 L 14-11 4-12 18-23
January 10, 1971 Virginia Squires 117 at New York Nets 107 L 14-12 4-12 18-24 OT
January 15, 1971 Pittsburgh Condors 120 at New York Nets 117 L 14-13 4-12 18-25
January 16, 1971 New York Nets 117 at Kentucky Colonels 116 W 14-13 5-12 19-25
January 17, 1971 New York Nets 120 at Carolina Cougars 112 W 14-13 6-12 20-25 at Greensboro, NC
January 19, 1971 The Floridians 112 at New York Nets 107 L 14-14 6-12 20-26 at Pittsburgh, PA
January 20, 1971 The Floridians 106 at New York Nets 113 W 15-14 6-12 21-26
January 24, 1971 Utah Stars 107 at New York Nets 108 W 16-14 6-12 22-26 OT
January 26, 1971 New York Nets 97 at The Floridians 121 L 16-14 6-13 22-27 at Tampa, FL
January 27, 1971 New York Nets 100 at Indiana Pacers 116 L 16-14 6-14 22-28
January 29, 1971 Pittsburgh Condors 131 at New York Nets 132 W 17-14 6-14 23-28 OT
January 30, 1971 New York Nets 115 at Virginia Squires 112 W 17-14 7-14 24-28 at Norfolk, VA
January 31, 1971 Carolina Cougars 125 at New York Nets 121 L 17-15 7-14 24-29
February 2, 1971 New York Nets 111 at Pittsburgh Condors 119 L 17-15 7-15 24-30
February 3, 1971 The Floridians 100 at New York Nets 104 W 18-15 7-15 25-30
February 4, 1971 New York Nets 99 at Kentucky Colonels 106 L 18-15 7-16 25-31
February 6, 1971 New York Nets 109 at Indiana Pacers 110 L 18-15 7-17 25-32 OT
February 7, 1971 Memphis Pros 84 at New York Nets 103 W 19-15 7-17 26-32
February 11, 1971 New York Nets 110 at Pittsburgh Condors 114 L 19-15 7-18 26-33
February 13, 1971 Memphis Pros 109 at New York Nets 105 L 19-16 7-18 26-34
February 14, 1971 New York Nets 118 at Denver Rockets 117 W 19-16 8-18 27-34
February 15, 1971 New York Nets 98 at Utah Stars 89 W 19-16 9-18 28-34
February 17, 1971 New York Nets 128 at Virginia Squires 120 W 19-16 10-18 29-34 at Richmond, VA
February 19, 1971 New York Nets 109 at Carolina Cougars 105 W 19-16 11-18 30-34 at Greensboro, NC
February 20, 1971 New York Nets 120 at Texas Chaparrals 100 W 19-16 12-18 31-34 at Dallas, TX
February 21, 1971 New York Nets 121 at Kentucky Colonels 125 L 19-16 12-19 31-35
February 24, 1971 Pittsburgh Condors 108 at New York Nets 134 W 20-16 12-19 32-35
February 27, 1971 Denver Rockets 115 at New York Nets 122 W 21-16 12-19 33-35
March 2, 1971 New York Nets 127 at Texas Chaparrals 130 L 21-16 12-20 33-36 at Dallas, TX
March 4, 1971 New York Nets 114 at Pittsburgh Condors 110 W 21-16 13-20 34-36 at Miami Beach, FL
March 6, 1971 New York Nets 127 at Carolina Cougars 112 W 21-16 14-20 35-36 at Raleigh, NC
March 7, 1971 Virginia Squires 121 at New York Nets 123 W 22-16 14-20 36-36
March 9, 1971 New York Nets 132 at Virginia Squires 120 W 22-16 15-20 37-36 at Hampton, VA
March 12, 1971 Denver Rockets 127 at New York Nets 132 W 23-16 15-20 38-36
March 16, 1971 New York Nets 104 at Kentucky Colonels 122 L 23-16 15-21 38-37
March 17, 1971 Kentucky Colonels 120 at New York Nets 122 W 24-16 15-21 39-37 at New York City, NY
March 19, 1971 Utah Stars 115 at New York Nets 104 L 24-17 15-21 39-38
March 20, 1971 New York Nets 125 at Virginia Squires 135 L 24-17 15-22 39-39 at Norfolk, VA
March 23, 1971 New York Nets 110 at Memphis Pros 117 L 24-17 15-23 39-40
March 26, 1971 Kentucky Colonels 122 at New York Nets 115 L 24-18 15-23 39-41
March 27, 1971 New York Nets 104 at The Floridians 118 L 24-18 15-24 39-42
March 28, 1971 Utah Stars 120 at New York Nets 133 W 25-18 15-24 40-42
March 30, 1971 New York Nets 97 at Utah Stars 115 L 25-18 15-25 40-43
March 31, 1971 New York Nets 121 at Denver Rockets 132 L 25-18 15-26 40-44
April 2, 1971 New York Nets 105 at Virginia Squires 113 L 0-0 0-1 0-1 at Hampton, VA
April 4, 1971 New York Nets 108 at Virginia Squires 114 L 0-0 0-2 0-2 at Hampton, VA
April 6, 1971 Virginia Squires 131 at New York Nets 135 W 1-0 0-2 1-2 at Hempstead, NY
April 7, 1971 Virginia Squires 127 at New York Nets 130 W 2-0 0-2 2-2
April 9, 1971 New York Nets 124 at Virginia Squires 127 L 2-0 0-3 2-3 at Richmond, VA
April 10, 1971 Virginia Squires 118 at New York Nets 114 L 2-1 0-3 2-4


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