1974-75 New York Nets Roster

American Basketball Association (ABA)
Team Record: 58-26
Finishing 1st in the ABA's Eastern Division
Postseason: 1-5 Lost division semifinals
Division Tiebreaker - Lost to Kentucky Colonels 1-0
Division Semifinals - Lost to Spirits of St. Louis 4-1
Coach: Kevin Loughery (58-26)
Location: New York, New York
Attendance: 415,312, Avg. 9,229 in 45 home dates
1974-75 New York Nets Statistics
1974-75 New York Nets Results

The New York Nets of the American Basketball Association ended the 1974-75 season with a record of 58 wins and 26 losses, finishing first in the ABA's Eastern Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-5.

The Nets netted 9,328 points and yielded 8,685. Julius Erving tossed in a team-leading 2,343 points for New York, while Larry Kenon scored 18 or more per game, too. Julius Erving contributed 914 rebounds. Julius Erving dished out 462 assists for the squad.

Defensively, Brian Taylor added 221 steals, and Julius Erving blocked 157 shots.

Kevin Loughery coached the team. The 1974-75 New York Nets lost in the division semifinals.

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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
Larry KenonFDecember 13, 19526'9"205Memphis StateBirmingham, AL USA
Wendell LadnerFOctober 6, 19486'5"220Southern MississippiNecaise Crossing, MS USA
Ed ManningFJanuary 2, 19436'7"210Jackson StateSummit, MS USA
Bill MelchionniGOctober 19, 19446'1"165VillanovaPhiladelphia, PA USA
Billy PaultzC-FJuly 30, 19486'11"235St. John's (NY)River Edge, NJ USA
Billy SchaefferFDecember 11, 19516'5"200St. John's (NY)Bellerose, NY USA
Al SkinnerGJune 16, 19526'3"190MassachusettsMount Vernon, NY USA
Willie SojournerC-FSeptember 10, 19486'8"225Weber StatePhiladelphia, PA USA
Brian TaylorGJune 9, 19516'2"185PrincetonPerth Amboy, NJ USA
John WilliamsonGNovember 10, 19516'2"185New Mexico StateNew Haven, CT USA