1975-76 New York Nets Roster

American Basketball Association (ABA)
Team Record: 55-29
Finishing 2nd in the ABA
Postseason: 8-5 Won ABA championship
Semifinals - Defeated San Antonio Spurs 4-3
Finals - Defeated Denver Nuggets 4-2
Coach: Kevin Loughery (55-29)
Location: New York, New York
Attendance: 406,426, Avg. 8,294 in 49 home dates
1975-76 New York Nets Statistics
1975-76 New York Nets Results

The New York Nets of the American Basketball Association ended the 1975-76 season with a record of 55 wins and 29 losses, finishing second in the ABA. The team compiled a postseason mark of 8-5.

The Nets scored 9,390 points and allowed 9,142. Julius Erving netted a team-leading 2,462 points for New York and contributed 925 rebounds. Julius Erving dished out 423 assists for the squad.

On defense, Julius Erving added 207 steals and blocked a team-best 160 shots.

Kevin Loughery coached the team. The 1975-76 New York Nets won the ABA championship.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
Tim BassettF-CApril 1, 19516'8"225GeorgiaWashington, DC USA
George BucciGJuly 9, 19536'3"200ManhattanCornwall, NY USA
Jim EakinsCMay 24, 19466'11"215Brigham YoungSacramento, CA USA
Julius ErvingF-G-CFebruary 22, 19506'6"200MassachusettsRoosevelt, NY USA
Kim HughesCJune 4, 19526'11"220WisconsinFreeport, IL USA
Rich JonesF-CDecember 27, 19466'6"220Memphis StateMemphis, TN USA
Ted McClainGAugust 30, 19466'1"180Tennessee StateNashville, TN USA
Bill MelchionniGOctober 19, 19446'1"165VillanovaPhiladelphia, PA USA
Swen NaterCJanuary 14, 19506'11"240UCLADenhelder, HOL
Billy SchaefferFDecember 11, 19516'5"200St. John's (NY)Bellerose, NY USA
Al SkinnerGJune 16, 19526'3"190MassachusettsMount Vernon, NY USA
Brian TaylorGJune 9, 19516'2"185PrincetonPerth Amboy, NJ USA
Chuck TerryFSeptember 27, 19506'6"215Long Beach StateLong Beach, CA USA
John WilliamsonGNovember 10, 19516'2"185New Mexico StateNew Haven, CT USA