1971-72 New York Nets Statistics

American Basketball Association (ABA)
Team Record: 44-40
Finishing 3rd in the ABA's Eastern Division
Postseason: 10-9 Lost finals
Division Semifinals - Defeated Kentucky Colonels 4-2
Division Finals - Defeated Virginia Squires 4-3
Finals - Lost to Indiana Pacers 4-2
Coach: Lou Carnesecca (44-40)
Location: New York, New York
Attendance: 390,579, Avg. 7,658 in 51 home dates
1971-72 New York Nets Roster
1971-72 New York Nets Results

The New York Nets of the American Basketball Association ended the 1971-72 season with a record of 44 wins and 40 losses, finishing third in the ABA's Eastern Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 10-9. Lou Carnesecca coached the team. The 1971-72 New York Nets 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
Rick BarryF803616196990223773730641155447602327002632612518
Bill MelchionniG803326134667219241633651197248669003142751682
Billy PaultzC-F8328241021498302992072637721035128002142981203
John RocheG822593859403351231124045127172259001882111058
Trooper WashingtonF-C8025106783870016610728146975016100188291881
Ollie TaylorG-F8218915422456030821812820233015300153213708
Gene MooreC-F68114944521231106771492604094000126178502
Jim ArdF-C7111453531598212777124244368340098150397
Johnny BaumF44551170103005241548113517002475247
Joe DePreG465622017962543416334945006680194
Manny LeaksC-F91427124009611324340051054
Gary ZellerG12823071064551020091618
Elnardo WebsterF814630020011100226
Sonny DoveF29520032101100246
Bob GreacenF420210000112100212
Jarrett DurhamF11000000000000100
Totals75220435769836973189225891990128428714155184200165520659476


Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Rick BarryF8045.245.830.887.81.95.67.54.10.00.03.33.331.5
Bill MelchionniG8041.649.910.580.80.62.53.18.40.00.03.93.421.0
Billy PaultzC-F8334.048.80.069.23.29.312.51.50.00.02.63.614.5
John RocheG8231.646.934.377.20.51.52.13.20.00.02.32.612.9
Trooper WashingtonF-C8031.457.164.53.55.99.42.00.00.02.43.611.0
Ollie TaylorG-F8223.145.20.070.81.62.54.01.90.00.01.92.68.6
Gene MooreC-F6816.947.633.372.62.23.86.00.60.00.01.92.67.4
Jim ArdF-C7116.145.025.060.61.73.45.20.50.00.01.42.15.6
Johnny BaumF4412.560.678.81.21.83.10.40.00.00.51.75.6
Joe DePreG4612.239.333.363.00.30.71.11.00.00.01.41.74.2
Manny LeaksC-F915.833.866.71.23.64.80.40.00.00.61.16.0
Gary ZellerG126.823.30.066.70.40.40.80.20.00.00.81.31.5
Elnardo WebsterF81.850.00.00.00.10.10.10.00.00.30.30.8
Sonny DoveF24.540.066.70.50.00.50.50.00.01.02.03.0
Bob GreacenF45.050.00.30.30.50.30.00.00.50.30.5
Jarrett DurhamF11.00.00.00.00.00.00.01.00.00.0
Averages75227.248.028.976.91.73.85.52.40.00.02.22.712.6

Postseason - Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Rick BarryF18749429203231461250011769006167554
John RocheG187633431631011889003184005342425
Billy PaultzC-F19809276140090570028829005174337
Ollie TaylorG-F1970218079072530010047006860211
Bill MelchionniG113761526104637002669003232159
Trooper WashingtonF-C1854810764024140017343002663142
Johnny BaumF17302107590161000727002134128
Gene MooreC-F1811136160870029200102139
Jim ArdF-C1311732140103002840061931
Joe DePreG147424518400860061315
Gary ZellerG3911010001000372
Totals1684560168780503453939900873360003374322043

Postseason Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Rick BarryF1841.647.385.60.00.06.53.80.00.03.43.730.8
John RocheG1842.447.575.40.00.01.74.70.00.02.92.323.6
Billy PaultzC-F1942.650.763.30.00.015.21.50.00.02.73.917.7
Ollie TaylorG-F1936.943.973.60.00.05.32.50.00.03.63.211.1
Bill MelchionniG1134.240.180.40.00.02.46.30.00.02.92.914.5
Trooper WashingtonF-C1830.459.858.30.00.09.62.40.00.01.43.57.9
Johnny BaumF1717.855.162.50.00.04.20.40.00.01.22.07.5
Gene MooreC-F186.244.487.50.00.01.60.10.00.00.61.22.2
Jim ArdF-C139.043.830.00.00.02.20.30.00.00.51.52.4
Joe DePreG145.320.850.00.00.00.60.40.00.00.40.91.1
Gary ZellerG33.0100.00.00.00.00.30.00.00.01.02.30.7
Averages75227.147.774.00.00.05.22.10.00.02.02.612.2


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