1972-73 New York Nets Roster

American Basketball Association (ABA)
Team Record: 30-54
Finishing 4th in the ABA's Eastern Division
Postseason: 1-4 Lost division semifinals
Division Semifinals - Lost to Carolina Cougars 4-1
Coach: Lou Carnesecca (30-54)
Location: New York, New York
Attendance: 300,081, Avg. 6,820 in 44 home dates
1972-73 New York Nets Statistics
1972-73 New York Nets Results

The New York Nets of the American Basketball Association ended the 1972-73 season with a record of 30 wins and 54 losses, finishing fourth in the ABA's Eastern Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-4.

New York scored 8,700 points, worst in the league and yielded 9,245. George Carter netted a team-leading 1,578 points for the Nets, and Billy Paultz contributed 1,015 rebounds. Bill Melchionni dished out 453 assists for the squad.

Billy Paultz blocked 214 shots.

Lou Carnesecca coached the team. The 1972-73 New York Nets lost in the division semifinals.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
Jim ArdF-CSeptember 19, 19486'8"215CincinnatiHarvey, IL USA
Johnny BaumFJune 17, 19466'5"200TemplePhiladelphia, PA USA
Art BeckerFJanuary 12, 19426'6"205Arizona StateAkron, OH USA
George BrunsGAugust 30, 19466'0"160ManhattanBrooklyn, NY USA
George CarterF-GJanuary 10, 19446'4"210St. BonaventureBuffalo, NY USA
Jim ChonesC-FNovember 30, 19496'11"220MarquetteRacine, WI USA
Joe DePreGDecember 19, 19476'3"185St. John's (NY)Westbury, NY USA
Gary GregorF-CAugust 13, 19456'7"225South CarolinaCharleston, WV USA
Bob LackeyG-FApril 4, 19496'5"200MarquetteEvanston, IL USA
Brian MahoneyGDecember 17, 19486'3"175Manhattan
Bill MelchionniGOctober 19, 19446'1"165VillanovaPhiladelphia, PA USA
Billy PaultzC-FJuly 30, 19486'11"235St. John's (NY)River Edge, NJ USA
John RocheGSeptember 26, 19496'2"160South CarolinaNew York, NY USA
Brian TaylorGJune 9, 19516'2"185PrincetonPerth Amboy, NJ USA
Trooper WashingtonF-CApril 21, 19446'7"215Cheyney StatePhiladelphia, PA USA