1970-71 Kentucky Colonels Statistics

American Basketball Association (ABA)
Team Record: 44-40
Finishing 2nd in the ABA's Eastern Division
Postseason: 11-8 Lost finals
Division Semifinals - Defeated The Floridians 4-2
Division Finals - Defeated Virginia Squires 4-2
Finals - Lost to Utah Stars 4-3
Coach: Gene Rhodes (10-5)
Coach: Alex Groza (2-0)
Coach: Frank Ramsey (32-35)
Location: Louisville, Kentucky
Attendance: 307,578, Avg. 7,323 in 42 home dates
1970-71 Kentucky Colonels Roster
1970-71 Kentucky Colonels Results

The Kentucky Colonels of the American Basketball Association ended the 1970-71 season with a record of 44 wins and 40 losses, finishing second in the ABA's Eastern Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 11-8.

The Colonels tossed in 10,264 points and allowed 10,260. Dan Issel scored a team-best 2,480 points for Kentucky and racked up 1,093 rebounds. Lou Dampier dished out 460 assists for the squad.

Gene Rhodes, Alex Groza and Frank Ramsey coached the team. The 1970-71 Kentucky Colonels lost in the 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
Dan IsselC-F83327419349381507486044216721093162002213232480
Lou DampierG843221135356628010337632073224297460002442131555
Cincy PowellF-C8129331173578164398302311579890255002353231462
Darel CarrierG84266411404951616337732750182232244001992291380
Goose LigonF-C84275379542960391214312677989211001673311072
Les HunterF-C75141560627449102151551533194729300135242713
Walt SimonF-G84141157827411115610010221331515600128253649
Mike PrattG-F781213416173113121919113422518800124135440
Howie WrightG5261224594429494023578063005989237
Bobby CroftC33222114352042252243651500176795
Sam SmithF2525973332035222939681600183488
Dan HesterF7933818109782836500121643
Al WilliamsF11704319001059172650071343
Tom HaganG4341021020011400024
Dennis HamiltonF311210011011100313

Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Dan IsselC-F8339.448.
Lou DampierG8438.341.836.885.
Cincy PowellF-C8136.249.325.
Darel CarrierG8431.743.439.
Goose LigonF-C8432.854.
Les HunterF-C7518.945.220.472.
Walt SimonF-G8416.847.
Mike PrattG-F7815.641.627.375.
Howie WrightG5211.838.421.481.
Bobby CroftC336.730.
Sam SmithF2510.445.
Dan HesterF713.347.
Al WilliamsF116.444.
Tom HaganG48.520.
Dennis HamiltonF33.750.0100.

Postseason - Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Dan IsselC-F1967040820601391227914222128005678534
Darel CarrierG1967528013021988811475869005365369
Cincy PowellF-C197023821383102717717124847005183350
Lou DampierG19828304117228966245478179005456322
Goose LigonF-C1958717081067387614321935002174200
Les HunterF-C19352168651734525638833003876176
Walt SimonF-G19385155700493434639752002667174
Mike PrattG-F19318124470473737296653002930131
Howie WrightG5362072940224001620
Dan HesterF742144098310131002916

Postseason Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Dan IsselC-F1935.350.587.84.27.511.
Darel CarrierG1935.546.489.
Cincy PowellF-C1936.936.
Lou DampierG1943.638.574.
Goose LigonF-C1930.947.656.74.07.511.
Les HunterF-C1918.538.761.
Walt SimonF-G1920.345.
Mike PrattG-F1916.737.978.
Howie WrightG57.
Dan HesterF76.028.688.


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