1970-71 Utah Stars Roster

American Basketball Association (ABA)
Team Record: 57-27
Finishing 2nd in the ABA's Western Division
Postseason: 12-6 Won ABA championship
Division Semifinals - Defeated Texas Chaparrals 4-0
Division Finals - Defeated Indiana Pacers 4-3
Finals - Defeated Kentucky Colonels 4-3
Coach: Bill Sharman (57-27)
Location: Salt Lake City, Utah
Attendance: 262,293, Avg. 6,245 in 42 home dates
1970-71 Utah Stars Statistics
1970-71 Utah Stars Results

The Utah Stars of the American Basketball Association ended the 1970-71 season with a record of 57 wins and 27 losses, finishing second in the ABA's Western Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 12-6.

The Stars tossed in 9,994 points and allowed 9,400. Zelmo Beaty netted a team-leading 1,744 points for Utah and contributed 1,190 rebounds. Merv Jackson dished out 225 assists for the squad.

Bill Sharman coached the team. The 1970-71 Utah Stars won the ABA championship.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
Zelmo BeatyCOctober 25, 19396'9"225Prairie View A&MHillister, TX USA
Ron BooneG-FSeptember 6, 19466'2"200Idaho StateOklahoma City, OK USA
Mike ButlerGOctober 22, 19466'2"170Memphis StateMemphis, TN USA
Glen CombsGOctober 30, 19466'2"185Virginia TechHazard, KY USA
Jeff CongdonGOctober 17, 19436'1"180Brigham YoungElkhorn, WI USA
Donnie FreemanGJuly 18, 19446'3"185IllinoisMadison, IL USA
Wayne HightowerF-CJanuary 14, 19406'8"192KansasPhiladelphia, PA USA
Merv JacksonGAugust 15, 19466'3"175UtahSavannah, GA USA
Rod McDonaldFApril 9, 19456'6"205WhitworthJacksonville, FL USA
Dick NemelkaGOctober 1, 19436'0"175Brigham Young
Red RobbinsF-CSeptember 30, 19446'8"190TennesseeLeesburg, FL USA
Sam SmithFJanuary 27, 19446'7"230Kentucky WesleyanHazard, KY USA
George StoneFFebruary 9, 19466'7"195MarshallMurray, KY USA
Willie WiseFMarch 3, 19476'5"210DrakeSan Francisco, CA USA
Tom WorkmanF-CNovember 14, 19446'7"218SeattleSeattle, WA USA