1973-74 New York Nets Roster

American Basketball Association (ABA)
Team Record: 55-29
Finishing 1st in the ABA's Eastern Division
Postseason: 12-2 Won ABA championship
Division Semifinals - Defeated Virginia Squires 4-1
Division Finals - Defeated Kentucky Colonels 4-0
Finals - Defeated Utah Stars 4-1
Coach: Kevin Loughery (55-29)
Location: New York, New York
Attendance: 478,449, Avg. 9,569 in 50 home dates
1973-74 New York Nets Statistics
1973-74 New York Nets Results

The New York Nets of the American Basketball Association ended the 1973-74 season with a record of 55 wins and 29 losses, finishing first in the ABA's Eastern Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 12-2.

New York netted 9,188 points and gave up 8,739. Julius Erving tossed in a team-leading 2,299 points for the Nets, while Larry Kenon contributed 962 rebounds. Julius Erving dished out 434 assists for the squad.

Defensively, Julius Erving added 190 steals and blocked a team-best 204 shots.

Kevin Loughery coached the team. The 1973-74 New York Nets won the ABA championship.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
Julius ErvingF-G-CFebruary 22, 19506'6"200MassachusettsRoosevelt, NY USA
Mike GaleGJuly 18, 19506'4"185Elizabeth City StatePhiladelphia, PA USA
Gary GregorF-CAugust 13, 19456'7"225South CarolinaCharleston, WV USA
Larry KenonFDecember 13, 19526'9"205Memphis StateBirmingham, AL USA
Bob LackeyG-FApril 4, 19496'5"200MarquetteEvanston, IL USA
Wendell LadnerFOctober 6, 19486'5"220Southern MississippiNecaise Crossing, MS USA
Bill MelchionniGOctober 19, 19446'1"165VillanovaPhiladelphia, PA USA
Jim O'BrienFNovember 7, 19516'7"180MarylandFalls Church, VA USA
Billy PaultzC-FJuly 30, 19486'11"235St. John's (NY)River Edge, NJ USA
Rich RinaldiGAugust 3, 19496'3"195St. Peter's
John RocheGSeptember 26, 19496'2"160South CarolinaNew York, NY USA
Billy SchaefferFDecember 11, 19516'5"200St. John's (NY)Bellerose, NY USA
Willie SojournerC-FSeptember 10, 19486'8"225Weber StatePhiladelphia, PA USA
Brian TaylorGJune 9, 19516'2"185PrincetonPerth Amboy, NJ USA
Ollie TaylorG-FMarch 7, 19476'2"194HoustonNew York, NY USA
John WilliamsonGNovember 10, 19516'2"185New Mexico StateNew Haven, CT USA