1974–75 New York Nets season

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1974–75 New York Nets season
Head coach Kevin Loughery
Arena Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Results
Record 58–26 (.690)
Place Division: 2nd (ABA)
Playoff finish Lost ABA Eastern Division Semifinals
Local media
Television WOR
Radio WMCA
< 1973–74 1975–76 >

The 1974–75 New York Nets season was the eighth season of the franchise in the ABA basketball.

ABA Draft[edit]

Main article: 1974 ABA Draft
Round Player School/Club Team
1 Brian Winters South Carolina
2 Rich Kelley Stanford
3 Tom Boswell South Carolina
4 Talvin Skinner Maryland Eastern Shore
5 Eric Fernsten San Francisco
6 Gary Brokaw Notre Dame
7 Dean Tolson Arkansas
8 AI Skinner Massachusetts
9 Bob Fleischer Duke[1]

Roster[edit]

Number Player Position Height Weight Birthday Experience (in years) College/High School
32 Julius Erving SF 6-6 200 February 22, 1950 3 University of Massachusetts Amherst
12 Mike Gale PG 6-4 185 July 18, 1950 3 Elizabeth City State University
35 Larry Kenon PF 6-9 205 December 13, 1952 1 University of Memphis
4 Wendell Ladner SF 6-5 220 October 6, 1948 4 University of Southern Mississippi
22 Ed Manning SF 6-7 210 January 2, 1944 7 Jackson State University
25 Bill Melchionni PG 6-1 165 October 19, 1944 7 Villanova University
5 Billy Paultz C 6-11 235 July 30, 1948 4 St. John's University
15 Billy Schaeffer SF 6-5 200 December 11, 1951 1 St. John's University
30 Al Skinner SG 6-3 190 June 16, 1952 R University of Massachusetts Amherst
40 Willard Sojourner C 6-8 225 September 10, 1948 3 Weber State University
14 Brian Taylor PG 6-2 185 June 9, 1951 2 Princeton University
23 John Williamson SG 6-2 185 November 10, 1951 1 New Mexico State University

Playoffs[edit]

Main article: 1975 ABA playoffs
  • The New York Nets lost Eastern Division Semifinals to the Spirits of St. Louis, 4-1[2]

References[edit]