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
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
Sonny DoveF29520032101100246
Elnardo WebsterF814630020011100226
Bob GreacenF420210000112100212
Jarrett DurhamF11000000000000100

Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Rick BarryF8045.245.830.887.
Bill MelchionniG8041.649.910.580.
Billy PaultzC-F8334.
John RocheG8231.646.934.377.
Trooper WashingtonF-C8031.457.
Ollie TaylorG-F8223.
Gene MooreC-F6816.947.633.372.
Jim ArdF-C7116.
Johnny BaumF4412.560.678.
Joe DePreG4612.239.333.363.
Manny LeaksC-F915.833.866.
Gary ZellerG126.823.
Sonny DoveF24.540.
Elnardo WebsterF81.850.
Bob GreacenF45.
Jarrett DurhamF11.

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

Postseason Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Rick BarryF1841.647.385.
John RocheG1842.447.575.
Billy PaultzC-F1942.650.763.
Ollie TaylorG-F1936.943.973.
Bill MelchionniG1134.
Trooper WashingtonF-C1830.459.858.
Johnny BaumF1717.855.
Gene MooreC-F186.244.487.
Jim ArdF-C139.043.830.
Joe DePreG145.320.850.
Gary ZellerG33.0100.