1969-70 New York Nets Statistics

American Basketball Association (ABA)
Team Record: 39-45
Finishing 4th in the ABA's Eastern Division
Postseason: 3-4 Lost division semifinals
Division Semifinals - Lost to Kentucky Colonels 4-3
Coach: York Larese (39-45)
Location: New York, New York
1969-70 New York Nets Roster
1969-70 New York Nets Results

The New York Nets of the American Basketball Association ended the 1969-70 season with a record of 39 wins and 45 losses, finishing fourth in the ABA's Eastern Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 3-4.

New York racked up 9,146 points and gave up 9,219. Levern Tart netted a team-leading 1,935 points for the Nets, and Ed Johnson contributed 879 rebounds. Bill Melchionni dished out 457 assists for the squad.

York Larese coached the team. The 1969-70 New York Nets lost in the division semifinals.

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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
Levern TartG-F80321015287563511526412252294546264002482681935
Les HunterF-C7928591122486416432317234439673215002973351295
Bill MelchionniG803157103047928531125566164230457001862821218
Walt SimonF-G8126961030454201338253152322474294001972961162
Sonny DoveF802284987456132379240236307543107002012951154
Ed JohnsonC7424868484052140422632855187988002183051037
Ron TaylorC728733181530097541191672866400120207360
George LehmannG46679300111126419481182139104007380344
Luther GreenF5973930311430975596167263270054117283
Steve ChubinG112321184062423722133526003029119
Billy EvansG536028732207038172239100004789102
Bob ArnzenF13984819106212102250081140
Barry KramerF-G756311010877613300111027
Bob McIntyreF79432123110911205006825
John SmithC161654091075273360300133023
Dennis GreyC-F4742460012611142500031518
Jack GillespieF227500022257000032
Bob ChristianC14310000112000212

Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Levern TartG-F8040.149.531.478.
Les HunterF-C7936.243.314.673.
Bill MelchionniG8039.546.517.982.
Walt SimonF-G8133.344.
Sonny DoveF8028.646.215.463.
Ed JohnsonC7433.647.850.
Ron TaylorC7212.
George LehmannG4614.837.032.586.
Luther GreenF5912.537.
Steve ChubinG1121.133.933.388.
Billy EvansG5311.436.
Bob ArnzenF137.539.
Barry KramerF-G78.
Bob McIntyreF713.437.533.
John SmithC1610.322.
Dennis GreyC-F418.525.
Jack GillespieF213.50.0100.
Bob ChristianC14.

Postseason - Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Levern TartG-F7313143706252450030360000187
Bill MelchionniG7316104483138310022330000128
Sonny DoveF72819748413926007190000123
Les HunterF-C72331004510329200042110000113
Walt SimonF-G722278396028230053210000101
Ed JohnsonC7216693200523000675000094
Luther GreenF782291121151000283000033
Billy EvansG627211031003000003
Ron TaylorC25400010002000000
John SmithC210301000002000000

Postseason Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Levern TartG-F744.749.033.386.
Bill MelchionniG745.146.233.381.
Sonny DoveF740.149.525.
Les HunterF-C733.345.
Walt SimonF-G731.750.
Ed JohnsonC730.946.457.
Luther GreenF711.737.950.
Billy EvansG64.550.
Ron TaylorC22.
John SmithC25.


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