1969-70 Denver Rockets Statistics

American Basketball Association (ABA)
Team Record: 51-33
Finishing 1st in the ABA's Western Division
Postseason: 5-7 Lost division finals
Division Semifinals - Defeated Washington Capitols 4-3
Division Finals - Lost to Los Angeles Stars 4-1
Coach: John McLendon (9-19)
Coach: Joe Belmont (42-14)
Location: Denver, Colorado
Attendance: 257,505, Avg. 6,281 in 41 home dates
1969-70 Denver Rockets Roster
1969-70 Denver Rockets Results

The Denver Rockets of the American Basketball Association ended the 1969-70 season with a record of 51 wins and 33 losses, finishing first in the ABA's Western Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 5-7.

Denver racked up 9,697 points and yielded 9,326. Spencer Haywood tossed in a team-best 2,519 points for the Rockets, and Larry Jones scored 18 or more per game, too. Spencer Haywood racked up 1,637 boards. Jeff Congdon dished out 446 assists for the squad.

John McLendon and Joe Belmont coached the team. The 1969-70 Denver Rockets lost in the division finals.

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Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Spencer HaywoodF-C843808199898611070554753311041637190002532212519
Larry JonesG-F753027144162516541732579143248391426002372281870
Byron BeckC-F79245484144020174137250514764112001372931017
Lonnie WrightG79223795239319354175121491672161490097278961
Julian HammondF6918476603291024316920426747110900158183827
Jeff CongdonG832461775299178631921515218123344600205205812
Julius KeyeF-C77164161824570193116188342530470099209606
Walt PiatkowskiF74130253521550119976106146252410075180517
Greg WittmanF5045320480174593230689815003687196
Ben WarleyF-G424751706058157658268411030003698193
Floyd TheardG2540611339102818843514400454996
Lonnie LynnF1214046200012815355040071848
Dwight WallerF787241010199162238400161229
Cliff AndersonG-F322420062134400336

Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Spencer HaywoodF-C8445.349.
Larry JonesG-F7540.443.424.879.
Byron BeckC-F7931.
Lonnie WrightG7928.341.328.
Julian HammondF6926.849.
Jeff CongdonG8329.738.635.478.
Julius KeyeF-C7721.339.
Walt PiatkowskiF7417.640.
Greg WittmanF509.139.223.554.
Ben WarleyF-G4211.335.325.976.
Floyd TheardG2516.
Lonnie LynnF1211.743.566.
Dwight WallerF712.441.
Cliff AndersonG-F37.350.

Postseason - Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Spencer HaywoodF-C125683621855183690023739004131440
Larry JonesG-F1253520711320510188006476002941319
Julian HammondF1239517085003622007934002749192
Byron BeckC-F12439176774147360014419002441191
Jeff CongdonG123131184350163224003368002541126
Lonnie WrightG113341093282231800324400113384
Ben WarleyF-G1012938161671060029110092745
Walt PiatkowskiF6502412414200114002927
Julius KeyeF-C7138421010630029600101623
Greg WittmanF24211131000000024

Postseason Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Spencer HaywoodF-C1247.351.
Larry JonesG-F1244.654.625.
Julian HammondF1232.950.
Byron BeckC-F1236.643.825.
Jeff CongdonG1226.136.432.
Lonnie WrightG1130.429.425.
Ben WarleyF-G1012.942.143.860.
Walt PiatkowskiF68.350.
Julius KeyeF-C719.723.
Greg WittmanF22.050.0100.