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1967-68 New Jersey Americans Roster and Stats

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Record: 36-42, Finished 5th in ABA Eastern Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Max Zaslofsky (36-42)

PTS/G: 110.8 (5th of 11) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 112.4 (9th of 11)
SRS: -1.14 (8th of 11) ▪ Pace: 108.2 (4th of 11)
Off Rtg: 102.2 (4th of 11) ▪ Def Rtg: 103.7 (9th of 11)
Expected W-L: 35-43 (8th of 11)

Arena: Teaneck Armory ▪ Attendance: NA

Game Results

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Roster

No. Player Pos Ht Wt Birth Date Exp College
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
20-40 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

Team and Opponent Stats

Year/year calculations use per game statistics
G MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
Team 78 18745 3189 7727 .413 125 456 .274 3064 7271 .421 2138 2876 .743 4075 1200 1231 2051 8641
Team/G 240.3 40.9 99.1 .413 1.6 5.8 .274 39.3 93.2 .421 27.4 36.9 .743 52.2 15.4 15.8 26.3 110.8
Lg Rank 11 6 3 8 4 4 7 7 5 8 3 5 2 10 5 2 10 5
Opponent 78 18745 3285 7659 .429 112 369 .304 3173 7290 .435 2086 2955 .706 4406 1095 1292 1952 8768
Opponent/G 240.3 42.1 98.2 .429 1.4 4.7 .304 40.7 93.5 .435 26.7 37.9 .706 56.5 14.0 16.6 25.0 112.4
Lg Rank 11 8 7 8 7 6 8 9 7 7 7 10 3 7 4 8 7 9

Year-by-year: Team Stats Totals / Team Stats Per Game / Opponent Stats Totals / Opponent Stats Per Game

Team Miscellaneous

Offense Four Factors Defense Four Factors
PW PL MOV SOS SRS ORtg DRtg Pace FTr 3PAr eFG% TOV% ORB% FT/FGA eFG% TOV% DRB% FT/FGA Arena Attendance
Team 35 43 -1.63 0.49 -1.14 102.2 103.7 108.2 .372 .059 .421 12.0 .277 .436 12.6 .272 Teaneck Armory
Lg Rank 8 8 8 1 8 8 8 2 7 4 8 2 5 8 9 6

Totals

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% eFG% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Tony Jackson 25 74 2638 449 1171 .383 91 302 .301 358 869 .412 .422 450 543 .829 500 140 144 184 1439
2 Dan Anderson 24 78 2626 463 938 .494 0 0 463 938 .494 .494 223 320 .697 303 553 856 92 131 329 1149
3 Walter Simon 28 78 2518 433 955 .453 1 15 .067 432 940 .460 .454 169 266 .635 524 212 173 272 1036
4 Bruce Spraggins 70 1590 306 686 .446 2 5 .400 304 681 .446 .448 238 336 .708 329 66 81 173 852
5 Mel Nowell 28 76 1555 273 679 .402 9 32 .281 264 647 .408 .409 176 213 .826 193 155 142 188 731
6 Stew Johnson 23 55 1196 200 581 .344 16 53 .302 184 528 .348 .358 55 88 .625 327 44 70 128 471
7 Hank Whitney 28 37 1159 217 552 .393 0 0 217 552 .393 .393 157 220 .714 477 56 54 158 591
8 Levern Tart 25 31 1085 212 517 .410 0 3 .000 212 514 .412 .410 165 199 .829 120 102 82 89 589
9 Bobby Lloyd 22 58 995 147 349 .421 3 8 .375 144 341 .422 .426 170 199 .854 108 93 74 114 467
10 Barry Liebowitz 22 24 707 98 287 .341 0 7 .000 98 280 .350 .341 77 96 .802 72 93 62 68 273
11 Johnny Austin 23 41 692 108 279 .387 0 11 .000 108 268 .403 .387 101 140 .721 64 58 57 110 317
12 Johnny Mathis 24 51 656 69 186 .371 0 2 .000 69 184 .375 .371 35 55 .636 194 28 42 102 173
13 Bob McIntyre 24 21 451 70 187 .374 0 1 .000 70 186 .376 .374 34 58 .586 101 11 27 27 174
14 Art Heyman 26 19 439 97 252 .385 3 17 .176 94 235 .400 .391 65 101 .644 70 37 54 35 262
15 Jim Caldwell 25 12 261 23 66 .348 0 0 23 66 .348 .348 10 22 .455 85 11 19 29 56
16 Al Beard 25 12 118 12 23 .522 0 0 12 23 .522 .522 6 11 .545 46 0 12 29 30
17 Dexter Westbrook 7 59 12 19 .632 0 0 12 19 .632 .632 7 9 .778 9 2 7 16 31

Per Game

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Tony Jackson 25 74 35.6 6.1 15.8 .383 1.2 4.1 .301 4.8 11.7 .412 6.1 7.3 .829 6.8 1.9 1.9 2.5 19.4
2 Levern Tart 25 31 35.0 6.8 16.7 .410 0.0 0.1 .000 6.8 16.6 .412 5.3 6.4 .829 3.9 3.3 2.6 2.9 19.0
3 Dan Anderson 24 78 33.7 5.9 12.0 .494 0.0 0.0 5.9 12.0 .494 2.9 4.1 .697 3.9 7.1 11.0 1.2 1.7 4.2 14.7
4 Walter Simon 28 78 32.3 5.6 12.2 .453 0.0 0.2 .067 5.5 12.1 .460 2.2 3.4 .635 6.7 2.7 2.2 3.5 13.3
5 Hank Whitney 28 37 31.3 5.9 14.9 .393 0.0 0.0 5.9 14.9 .393 4.2 5.9 .714 12.9 1.5 1.5 4.3 16.0
6 Barry Liebowitz 22 24 29.5 4.1 12.0 .341 0.0 0.3 .000 4.1 11.7 .350 3.2 4.0 .802 3.0 3.9 2.6 2.8 11.4
7 Art Heyman 26 19 23.1 5.1 13.3 .385 0.2 0.9 .176 4.9 12.4 .400 3.4 5.3 .644 3.7 1.9 2.8 1.8 13.8
8 Bruce Spraggins 70 22.7 4.4 9.8 .446 0.0 0.1 .400 4.3 9.7 .446 3.4 4.8 .708 4.7 0.9 1.2 2.5 12.2
9 Jim Caldwell 25 12 21.8 1.9 5.5 .348 0.0 0.0 1.9 5.5 .348 0.8 1.8 .455 7.1 0.9 1.6 2.4 4.7
10 Stew Johnson 23 55 21.7 3.6 10.6 .344 0.3 1.0 .302 3.3 9.6 .348 1.0 1.6 .625 5.9 0.8 1.3 2.3 8.6
11 Bob McIntyre 24 21 21.5 3.3 8.9 .374 0.0 0.0 .000 3.3 8.9 .376 1.6 2.8 .586 4.8 0.5 1.3 1.3 8.3
12 Mel Nowell 28 76 20.5 3.6 8.9 .402 0.1 0.4 .281 3.5 8.5 .408 2.3 2.8 .826 2.5 2.0 1.9 2.5 9.6
13 Bobby Lloyd 22 58 17.2 2.5 6.0 .421 0.1 0.1 .375 2.5 5.9 .422 2.9 3.4 .854 1.9 1.6 1.3 2.0 8.1
14 Johnny Austin 23 41 16.9 2.6 6.8 .387 0.0 0.3 .000 2.6 6.5 .403 2.5 3.4 .721 1.6 1.4 1.4 2.7 7.7
15 Johnny Mathis 24 51 12.9 1.4 3.6 .371 0.0 0.0 .000 1.4 3.6 .375 0.7 1.1 .636 3.8 0.5 0.8 2.0 3.4
16 Al Beard 25 12 9.8 1.0 1.9 .522 0.0 0.0 1.0 1.9 .522 0.5 0.9 .545 3.8 0.0 1.0 2.4 2.5
17 Dexter Westbrook 7 8.4 1.7 2.7 .632 0.0 0.0 1.7 2.7 .632 1.0 1.3 .778 1.3 0.3 1.0 2.3 4.4

Per 36 Minutes

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Tony Jackson 25 74 2638 6.1 16.0 .383 1.2 4.1 .301 4.9 11.9 .412 6.1 7.4 .829 6.8 1.9 2.0 2.5 19.6
2 Dan Anderson 24 78 2626 6.3 12.9 .494 0.0 0.0 6.3 12.9 .494 3.1 4.4 .697 4.2 7.6 11.7 1.3 1.8 4.5 15.8
3 Walter Simon 28 78 2518 6.2 13.7 .453 0.0 0.2 .067 6.2 13.4 .460 2.4 3.8 .635 7.5 3.0 2.5 3.9 14.8
4 Bruce Spraggins 70 1590 6.9 15.5 .446 0.0 0.1 .400 6.9 15.4 .446 5.4 7.6 .708 7.4 1.5 1.8 3.9 19.3
5 Mel Nowell 28 76 1555 6.3 15.7 .402 0.2 0.7 .281 6.1 15.0 .408 4.1 4.9 .826 4.5 3.6 3.3 4.4 16.9
6 Stew Johnson 23 55 1196 6.0 17.5 .344 0.5 1.6 .302 5.5 15.9 .348 1.7 2.6 .625 9.8 1.3 2.1 3.9 14.2
7 Hank Whitney 28 37 1159 6.7 17.1 .393 0.0 0.0 6.7 17.1 .393 4.9 6.8 .714 14.8 1.7 1.7 4.9 18.4
8 Levern Tart 25 31 1085 7.0 17.2 .410 0.0 0.1 .000 7.0 17.1 .412 5.5 6.6 .829 4.0 3.4 2.7 3.0 19.5
9 Bobby Lloyd 22 58 995 5.3 12.6 .421 0.1 0.3 .375 5.2 12.3 .422 6.2 7.2 .854 3.9 3.4 2.7 4.1 16.9
10 Barry Liebowitz 22 24 707 5.0 14.6 .341 0.0 0.4 .000 5.0 14.3 .350 3.9 4.9 .802 3.7 4.7 3.2 3.5 13.9
11 Johnny Austin 23 41 692 5.6 14.5 .387 0.0 0.6 .000 5.6 13.9 .403 5.3 7.3 .721 3.3 3.0 3.0 5.7 16.5
12 Johnny Mathis 24 51 656 3.8 10.2 .371 0.0 0.1 .000 3.8 10.1 .375 1.9 3.0 .636 10.6 1.5 2.3 5.6 9.5
13 Bob McIntyre 24 21 451 5.6 14.9 .374 0.0 0.1 .000 5.6 14.8 .376 2.7 4.6 .586 8.1 0.9 2.2 2.2 13.9
14 Art Heyman 26 19 439 8.0 20.7 .385 0.2 1.4 .176 7.7 19.3 .400 5.3 8.3 .644 5.7 3.0 4.4 2.9 21.5
15 Jim Caldwell 25 12 261 3.2 9.1 .348 0.0 0.0 3.2 9.1 .348 1.4 3.0 .455 11.7 1.5 2.6 4.0 7.7
16 Al Beard 25 12 118 3.7 7.0 .522 0.0 0.0 3.7 7.0 .522 1.8 3.4 .545 14.0 0.0 3.7 8.8 9.2
17 Dexter Westbrook 7 59 7.3 11.6 .632 0.0 0.0 7.3 11.6 .632 4.3 5.5 .778 5.5 1.2 4.3 9.8 18.9

Per 100 Poss

Per possession stats available as of 1973-74 season
Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS ORtg DRtg
1 Tony Jackson 25 74 2638 .383 .301 .412 .829
2 Dan Anderson 24 78 2626 .494 .494 .697
3 Walter Simon 28 78 2518 .453 .067 .460 .635
4 Bruce Spraggins 70 1590 .446 .400 .446 .708
5 Mel Nowell 28 76 1555 .402 .281 .408 .826
6 Stew Johnson 23 55 1196 .344 .302 .348 .625
7 Hank Whitney 28 37 1159 .393 .393 .714
8 Levern Tart 25 31 1085 .410 .000 .412 .829
9 Bobby Lloyd 22 58 995 .421 .375 .422 .854
10 Barry Liebowitz 22 24 707 .341 .000 .350 .802
11 Johnny Austin 23 41 692 .387 .000 .403 .721
12 Johnny Mathis 24 51 656 .371 .000 .375 .636
13 Bob McIntyre 24 21 451 .374 .000 .376 .586
14 Art Heyman 26 19 439 .385 .176 .400 .644
15 Jim Caldwell 25 12 261 .348 .348 .455
16 Al Beard 25 12 118 .522 .522 .545
17 Dexter Westbrook 7 59 .632 .632 .778

Advanced

Rk Player Age G MP PER TS% 3PAr FTr ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% OWS DWS WS WS/48 OBPM DBPM BPM VORP
1 Tony Jackson 25 74 2638 18.7 .510 .258 .464 8.4 7.8 9.3 21.6 5.2 2.1 7.3 .133
2 Dan Anderson 24 78 2626 18.4 .533 .000 .341 14.4 5.2 10.8 16.9 5.2 2.7 7.9 .145
3 Walter Simon 28 78 2518 13.8 .483 .016 .279 9.2 12.4 13.9 18.1 2.4 2.4 4.8 .092
4 Bruce Spraggins 70 1590 18.0 .511 .007 .490 9.1 6.3 8.9 21.1 3.0 1.3 4.3 .131
5 Mel Nowell 28 76 1555 12.1 .473 .047 .314 5.5 14.8 15.5 21.6 1.3 1.3 2.6 .081
6 Stew Johnson 23 55 1196 9.1 .380 .091 .151 12.1 5.4 10.1 21.1 -2.3 1.1 -1.2 -0.047
7 Hank Whitney 28 37 1159 19.6 .455 .000 .399 18.2 7.3 7.7 22.2 0.4 1.5 1.8 .076
8 Levern Tart 25 31 1085 16.2 .487 .006 .385 4.9 14.3 11.9 23.2 1.5 0.9 2.4 .104
9 Bobby Lloyd 22 58 995 14.9 .535 .023 .570 4.8 13.3 14.5 18.8 2.3 0.8 3.1 .148
10 Barry Liebowitz 22 24 707 8.9 .415 .024 .334 4.5 18.5 15.8 20.3 -0.5 0.6 0.2 .013
11 Johnny Austin 23 41 692 9.7 .465 .039 .502 4.1 12.1 14.3 21.1 0.4 0.5 0.9 .064
12 Johnny Mathis 24 51 656 7.3 .412 .011 .296 13.1 5.7 16.7 14.1 -0.4 0.7 0.3 .020
13 Bob McIntyre 24 21 451 9.8 .409 .005 .310 9.9 3.5 11.3 19.5 -0.4 0.4 -0.1 -0.009
14 Art Heyman 26 19 439 13.1 .442 .067 .401 7.0 13.4 15.4 29.3 0.0 0.4 0.3 .037
15 Jim Caldwell 25 12 261 6.2 .370 .000 .333 14.4 5.5 20.1 13.3 -0.3 0.3 0.0 -0.006
16 Al Beard 25 12 118 6.3 .539 .000 .478 17.2 0.0 30.1 12.4 0.1 0.1 0.3 .107
17 Dexter Westbrook 7 59 13.5 .675 .000 .474 6.7 5.2 23.4 18.6 0.3 0.0 0.3 .270