1970-71 Denver Rockets Roster

American Basketball Association (ABA)
Team Record: 30-54
Finishing 4th in the ABA's Western Division
Postseason: 0-1 Lost division tie
Division Tiebreaker - Lost to Texas Chaparrals 1-0
Coach: Joe Belmont (3-10)
Coach: Stan Albeck (27-44)
Location: Denver, Colorado
Attendance: 173,849, Avg. 4,139 in 42 home dates
1970-71 Denver Rockets Statistics
1970-71 Denver Rockets Results

The Denver Rockets of the American Basketball Association ended the 1970-71 season with a record of 30 wins and 54 losses, finishing fourth in the ABA's Western Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-1.

The Rockets tossed in 9,965 points and yielded 10,306. Larry Cannon scored a team-best 2,126 points for Denver, while Julius Keye contributed 1,454 boards. Larry Cannon dished out 414 assists for the squad.

Joe Belmont and Stan Albeck coached the team. The 1970-71 Denver Rockets lost in the division tie.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
John BarnhillGMarch 20, 19386'1"170Tennessee StateEvansville, IN USA
Byron BeckC-FJanuary 25, 19456'9"225DenverEllensburg, WA USA
Art BeckerFJanuary 12, 19426'6"205Arizona StateAkron, OH USA
Larry BrownGSeptember 14, 19405'9"160North CarolinaBrooklyn, NY USA
Larry CannonGApril 12, 19476'4"195LaSallePhiladelphia, PA USA
Wayne ChapmanG-FJune 15, 19456'5"190Western KentuckyOwensboro, KY USA
Julian HammondFMay 27, 19436'5"205TulsaChicago, IL USA
Dan HesterFNovember 8, 19486'8"210Louisiana State
Julius KeyeF-CSeptember 5, 19466'10"200Alcorn A&MToccoa, GA USA
Don SidleF-CJune 21, 19466'8"215OklahomaDallas, TX USA
Ralph SimpsonG-FAugust 10, 19496'5"200Michigan StateDetroit, MI USA
Steve WilsonGOctober 16, 19486'5"185HanoverRichmond, IN USA
Tom WorkmanF-CNovember 14, 19446'7"218SeattleSeattle, WA USA
Lonnie WrightGJanuary 23, 19446'2"205Colorado StateNewark, NJ USA