1970–71 New York Nets season

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1970–71 New York Nets season
Head coach Lou Carnesecca
Arena Island Garden
Results
Record 40–44 (.476)
Place Division: 3rd (ABA)
Playoff finish Lost ABA Eastern Division Semifinals
< 1969–70 1971–72 >

The 1970–71 New York Nets season was the fourth season of the franchise.

Roster[edit]

Number Player Position Height Weight Birthday Experience (in years) College/High School
12 Jim Ard C 6-8 215 September 19, 1948 Rookie University of Cincinnati
24 Rick Barry SF 6-7 205 March 28, 1944 4 University of Miami
3 and 15 Bill Bunting SF 6-8 200 August 26, 1947 1 University of North Carolina
4 Jeffrey Congdon PG 6-1 180 October 17, 1943 3 Brigham Young University
3 Billy DeAngelis G 6-1 180 October 5, 1946 Rookie Saint Joseph's University
21 Joe DePre SG 6-3 185 December 19, 1947 Rookie St. John's University
11 Sonny Dove PF 6-7 198 August 16, 1945 3 St. John's University
14 Luther Green PF 6-7 190 November 13, 1946 1 Long Island University
10 and 15 Jim Hayes SG 6-3 200 February 18, 1948 Rookie Boston University
40 Les Hunter PF 6-7 210 August 16, 1942 4 Loyola University of Chicago
20 Ed Johnson C 6-8 205 June 17, 1944 2 Tennessee State University
3 Manny Leaks C 6-8 225 November 27, 1945 2 Niagara University
25 Bill Melchionni PG 6-1 165 October 19, 1944 3 Villanova University
5 Billy Paultz C 6-11 235 July 30, 1948 Rookie St. John's University
23 Levern Tart SG 6-2 195 June 1, 1942 3 Bradley University
20 Oliver Taylor SG 6-2 194 March 7, 1947 Rookie University of Houston

Final Standings[edit]

1970-71 ABA Western Standings
Eastern Division W L PCT. GB
Virginia Squires 55 29 .655 -
Kentucky Colonels 44 40 .524 11
New York Nets 40 44 .476 15
The Floridians 37 47 .440 18
Pittsburgh Condors 36 48 .429 19
Carolina Cougars 34 50 .405 21

Playoffs[edit]

Main article: 1971 ABA playoffs

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Lost ABA Eastern Division Semifinals to Virginia Squires, 4-2
Game Date Away Team Home Team
1 Fri, April 2 New York Nets 105 Virginia Squires 113
2 Sun, April 4 New York Nets 108 Virginia Squires 114
3 Tue, April 6 Virginia Squires 131 New York Nets 135
4 Wed, April 7 Virginia Squires 127 New York Nets 130
5 Fri, April 9 New York Nets 124 Virginia Squires 127
6 Sat, April 10 Virginia Squires 118 New York Nets 114

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