1967–68 New Jersey Americans season

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1967–68 New Jersey Americans season
Head coach Max Zaslofsky
Arena Teaneck Armory
Results
Record 36–42 (.462)
Place Division: 5th (ABA)
Playoff finish Did not participate
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The 1967–68 New Jersey Americans season was the first season of the franchise in the American Basketball Association (ABA).

1967 ABA Draft[edit]

Player School/Club Team
Sonny Dove St. John's
Mal Graham New York University
George Stone Marshall
Dick Pruett Jacksonville
Bob Wolf Marquette
Tim Edwards Amherst
Dan Hansard St. Thomas (MN)
Frank Holloendoner Georgetown
Harry Laurie St. Peters (NJ)[1]

Roster[edit]

Number Player Position Height Weight Birthday Experience (in years) College/High School
20 Dan Anderson C 6-10 230 February 15, 1943 R Augsburg College
33 Johnny Austin SG 6-0 170 August 31, 1944 1 Boston College
22-41 Al Beard C 6-9 200 April 27, 1942 R Norfolk State University
41 Jim Caldwell C 6-10 240 January 28, 1943 R Georgia Institute of Technology
40 Art Heyman SG 6-5 205 June 24, 1941 3 Duke University
25 Tony Jackson SG 6-4 200 November 7, 1942 R St. John's University
41 Stew Johnson PF 6-8 220 August 19, 1944 R Murray State University
20 and 40 Barry Liebowitz PG 6-2 180 September 10, 1945 R Long Island University
3 Bobby Lloyd PG 6-2 184 January 3, 1946 R Rutgers University
32 Johnny Mathis PF 6-6 220 July 14, 1943 R Savannah State University
44 Bob McIntyre SF 6-6 215 January 23, 1944 R St. John's University
27 Mel Nowell PG 6-2 170 December 27, 1939 1 Ohio State University
4 Walter Simon SF 6-6 200 December 1, 1939 R Benedict College
30 Bruce Spraggins SF 6-5 188 R Virginia Union University
40 Levern Tart SG 6-2 195 June 1, 1942 R Bradley University
22 Dexter Westbrook F 6-8 190 R Providence College
44 Hank Whitney PF 6-7 230 April 28, 1939 R Iowa State University[2]

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