1970-71 Carolina Cougars Roster

American Basketball Association (ABA)
Team Record: 34-50
Finishing 6th in the ABA's Eastern Division
Coach: Jerry Steele (17-25)
Location: Greensboro, North Carolina; Raleigh, North Carolina; Charlotte, North Carolina
Attendance: 241,182, Avg. 5,742 in 42 home dates
1970-71 Carolina Cougars Statistics
1970-71 Carolina Cougars Results

The Carolina Cougars of the American Basketball Association ended the 1970-71 season with a record of 34 wins and 50 losses, finishing sixth in the ABA's Eastern Division.

Carolina netted 9,688 points and yielded 10,026. Joe Caldwell tossed in a team-best 1,678 points for the Cougars, and Bob Verga scored 18 or more per game as well. George Peeples accounted for 771 boards. George Lehmann dished out 464 assists for the squad.

Jerry Steele coached the team.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
Gary BraddsFJuly 26, 19426'8"210Ohio StateJamestown, OH USA
Joe CaldwellF-GNovember 1, 19416'5"195Arizona StateTexas City, TX USA
Frank CardFDecember 28, 19446'7"195South Carolina StatePhiladelphia, PA USA
Mack DaughtryG6'3"175Albany State (GA)
Ira HargeCMarch 14, 19416'9"225New MexicoAnguila, MS USA
Rich JohnsonCDecember 18, 19466'7"210GramblingNew Orleans, LA USA
Arvesta KellyGNovember 20, 19456'2"175Lincoln (MO)Jackson, MS USA
Lonnie KluttzFSeptember 17, 19456'7"220North Carolina A&T
George LehmannGMay 1, 19426'0"180Campbell JCRiverside, NJ USA
Gene LittlesGJune 29, 19436'0"160High PointWashington, DC USA
Chuck LloydC-FMay 22, 19476'8"220Yankton
Randy MahaffeyFSeptember 28, 19456'7"202ClemsonLaGrange, GA USA
Larry MillerG-FApril 4, 19466'4"190North CarolinaAllentown, PA USA
Dave NewmarkCSeptember 11, 19467'0"240ColumbiaBrooklyn, NY USA
George PeeplesC-FOctober 30, 19436'7"190Iowa?, GA USA
Bob VergaGSeptember 7, 19456'0"180DukeNeptune, NJ USA
Vann WillifordFJanuary 26, 19486'6"195North Carolina StateFayetteville, NC USA



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