1970-71 New York Nets Statistics

American Basketball Association (ABA)
Team Record: 40-44
Finishing 3rd in the ABA's Eastern Division
Postseason: 2-4 Lost division semifinals
Division Semifinals - Lost to Virginia Squires 4-2
Coach: Lou Carnesecca (40-44)
Location: New York, New York
Attendance: 199,389, Avg. 4,747 in 42 home dates
1970-71 New York Nets Roster
1970-71 New York Nets Results

The New York Nets of the American Basketball Association ended the 1970-71 season with a record of 40 wins and 44 losses, finishing third in the ABA's Eastern Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 2-4.

New York racked up 9,327 points and conceded 9,378. Rick Barry netted a team-leading 1,734 points for the Nets, while Billy Paultz contributed 940 rebounds. Bill Melchionni dished out 672 assists for the squad.

Lou Carnesecca coached the team. The 1970-71 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
Rick BarryF59250213486328619507451105296401294002022051734
Bill MelchionniG813284124456122237030149188237672003002731425
Billy PaultzC-F83275897351020269201239701940160002062741221
Sonny DoveF832280100646714427318626441267688002243041124
Ollie TaylorG-F80161749625112527718711119630714600162231694
Manny LeaksC-F401427553274101791301362493854900100108678
Joe DePreG721707488250401721325512017513800137262632
Levern TartG-F2798545319294133102525410673008784490
Jim ArdF-C73102738217430132791122253374000108119427
Ed JohnsonC265922189700110748313922226006680268
Bill BuntingF-C3968715165006960647814234005194190
Jeff CongdonG4257915062134373210445497005150160
Jim HayesG474941094600675220254547004573144
Luther GreenF261648840404418223355300211998
Les HunterF-C51103914008461521200171132
Billy DeAngelisG84763006424680051610

Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Rick BarryF5942.446.922.
Bill MelchionniG8140.545.
Billy PaultzC-F8333.
Sonny DoveF8327.546.428.668.
Ollie TaylorG-F8020.250.641.767.
Manny LeaksC-F4035.749.
Joe DePreG7223.751.
Levern TartG-F2736.542.444.476.
Jim ArdF-C7314.
Ed JohnsonC2622.844.567.
Bill BuntingF-C3917.643.
Jeff CongdonG4213.841.330.886.
Jim HayesG4710.542.
Luther GreenF266.345.
Les HunterF-C522.035.950.
Billy DeAngelisG85.950.

Postseason - Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Rick BarryF62871357014594817537024003323202
Billy PaultzC-F623976451403017739018002529121
Bill MelchionniG520582440262416741001816112
Manny LeaksC-F620469350126123547300101676
Joe DePreG6171552901915108181300163273
Ollie TaylorG-F612831151292278151300101853
Jim ArdF-C69829160221511182930061547
Jeff CongdonG47621805524611005221
Sonny DoveF532105041471110011011

Postseason Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Rick BarryF647.851.981.42.88.811.
Billy PaultzC-F639.859.275.02.812.
Bill MelchionniG541.053.792.
Manny LeaksC-F634.050.750.
Joe DePreG628.552.778.
Ollie TaylorG-F621.348.475.
Jim ArdF-C616.355.
Jeff CongdonG419.038.1100.
Sonny DoveF56.450.