1972-73 New York Nets Statistics

American Basketball Association (ABA)
Team Record: 30-54
Finishing 4th in the ABA's Eastern Division
Postseason: 1-4 Lost division semifinals
Division Semifinals - Lost to Carolina Cougars 4-1
Coach: Lou Carnesecca (30-54)
Location: New York, New York
Attendance: 300,081, Avg. 6,820 in 44 home dates
1972-73 New York Nets Roster
1972-73 New York Nets Results

The New York Nets of the American Basketball Association ended the 1972-73 season with a record of 30 wins and 54 losses, finishing fourth in the ABA's Eastern Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-4.

New York scored 8,700 points, worst in the league and yielded 9,245. George Carter netted a team-leading 1,578 points for the Nets, and Billy Paultz contributed 1,015 rebounds. Bill Melchionni dished out 453 assists for the squad.

Billy Paultz blocked 214 shots.

Lou Carnesecca coached the team. The 1972-73 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
George CarterF-G832976124956990529440205310515173002553081578
Billy PaultzC-F812800102753220405287279736101518902142132591351
John RocheG7726159094041033434726533113146348002071701107
Brian TaylorG6320387673952542261687712620317500137219962
Jim ChonesC-F822153769395102401421434435869500213291932
Bill MelchionniG6118496462911561941631910812745300184155751
Johnny BaumF751071438221201431077512620131007699549
Trooper WashingtonF-C762027425229001016317437955320300183242521
Bob LackeyG-F68118535515352167996010016013600120170407
Gary GregorF-C40595204991139324011015031004184231
Jim ArdF-C42426140534050344810014814002950140
George BrunsG1323666314227221783600202686
Brian MahoneyG191815717204024410141200173558
Art BeckerF84616910551561001323
Joe DePreG112520000202200014

Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
George CarterF-G8335.945.
Billy PaultzC-F8134.651.
John RocheG7734.044.433.
Brian TaylorG6332.351.516.
Jim ChonesC-F8226.351.
Bill MelchionniG6130.345.
Johnny BaumF7514.350.
Trooper WashingtonF-C7626.753.962.
Bob LackeyG-F6817.443.
Gary GregorF-C4014.948.5100.
Jim ArdF-C4210.
George BrunsG1318.
Brian MahoneyG199.529.
Art BeckerF85.856.30.0100.
Joe DePreG112.

Postseason - Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
George CarterF-G521872360403416294513002127106
Billy PaultzC-F51725634043271243551000141795
Johnny BaumF519178410171210112140082094
Brian TaylorG5166582801512313161100101468
Bill MelchionniG5174432412117010103100202566
John RocheG4833316212701110007741
Jim ChonesC-F574238084423275005820
Trooper WashingtonF-C468116043414183002815
Bob LackeyG-F56084011435850071012
Gary GregorF-C11261022134000034
George BrunsG2710021000100231

Postseason Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
George CarterF-G543.650.
Billy PaultzC-F534.460.762.82.48.611.
Johnny BaumF538.252.670.
Brian TaylorG533.248.380.
Bill MelchionniG534.855.881.
John RocheG420.848.558.
Jim ChonesC-F514.834.850.
Trooper WashingtonF-C417.054.575.
Bob LackeyG-F512.
Gary GregorF-C112.016.7100.
George BrunsG23.