1969–70 New York Nets season

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1969–70 New York Nets season
Head coach York Larese
Arena Island Garden
Results
Record 39–45 (.464)
Place Division: 4th (ABA)
Playoff finish Lost ABA Eastern Division Semifinals
< 1968–69 1970–71 >

The 1969–70 New York Nets season was the third season of the franchise. [1]

Roster[edit]

Number Player Position Height Weight Birthday Experience (in years) College/High School
12 Bob Arnzen SF 6-5 205 November 3, 1947 Rookie University of Notre Dame
45 Bob Christian C 6-10 255 May 11, 1946 Rookie Grambling State University
9 Stephen Chubin SG 6-2 200 February 8, 1944 2 University of Rhode Island
11 Sonny Dove PF 6-7 198 August 16, 1945 2 St. John's University
21 and 33 Billy Evans PG 6-0 170 March 3, 1947 Rookie Boston College
11 Jack Gillespie F 6-6 215 October 1, 1947 Rookie Montana State University
14 and 27 Luther Green PF 6-7 190 November 13, 1946 Rookie Long Island University
10 Dennis Grey C 6-8 215 August 26, 1947 1 California Western University
40 Les Hunter PF 6-7 210 August 16, 1942 3 Loyola University of Chicago
20 Ed Johnson C 6-8 205 June 17, 1944 1 Tennessee State University
15 Barry Kramer SF 6-4 200 November 10, 1942 1 New York University
32 George Lehmann PG 6-0 180 May 1, 1942 2 Campbell University
27 Bob McIntyre SF 6-6 215 January 23, 1944 1 St. John's University
3 and 25 Bill Melchionni PG 6-1 165 October 19, 1944 2 Villanova University
4 Walter Simon SF 6-6 200 December 1, 1939 2 Benedict College
10 and 21 John Smith C 7-0 235 May 24, 1944 1 University of Southern Colorado
23 and 30 Levern Tart SG 6-2 195 June 1, 1942 2 Bradley University
5 Ronald Taylor C 7-1 265 November 21, 1947 Rookie University of Southern California

Standings[edit]

1969-70 ABA EasternStandings
Eastern Division W L PCT. GB
Indiana Pacers 59 25 .702
Kentucky Colonels 45 39 .536 14
Carolina Cougars 42 42 .500 17
New York Nets 39 45 .464 20
Pittsburgh Pipers 29 55 .345 30
Miami Floridians 23 61 .274 36

Playoffs[edit]

Eastern Division Semifinals vs. Kentucky Colonels[2]

Game Date Location Score Record Attendance
1 April 17 Kentucky 122–118 (OT) 1–0 2,105
2 April 18 Kentucky 111–113 1–1 3,178
3 April 19 New York 107–99 2–1 2,106
4 April 22 New York 101–128 2–2 4,721
5 April 26 Kentucky 127–112 3–2 2,045
6 April 28 New York 113–116 3–3 5,039
7 April 29 Kentucky 101–112 3–4 2,876

Nets lose series, 4–3

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