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1968-69 New York Nets Roster and Stats

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Record: 17-61, Finished 5th in ABA Eastern Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Max Zaslofsky (17-61)

PTS/G: 108.5 (11th of 11) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 117.2 (9th of 11)
SRS: -7.90 (11th of 11) ▪ Pace: 109.4 (6th of 11)
Off Rtg: 98.4 (11th of 11) ▪ Def Rtg: 106.3 (10th of 11)
Expected W-L: 20-58 (11th of 11)

Arena: Long Island Arena ▪ 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 1 Augsburg College
32 Tommie Bowens PF 6-8 220 July 7, 1940 1 Grambling State University
22 Stephen Chubin SG 6-2 200 February 8, 1944 1 University of Rhode Island
9 Ollie Darden PF 6-7 235 July 28, 1944 1 University of Michigan
30 Will Frazier C 6-7 210 August 24, 1942 2 Grambling State University
10 Tom Hoover C 6-9 230 January 23, 1941 4 Villanova University
32 Tony Jackson SF 6-4 200 November 7, 1942 1 St. John's University
10 Stew Johnson PF 6-8 220 August 19, 1944 1 Murray State University
42 Rod Knowles C 6-9 215 February 27, 1946 R Davidson College
27 Tony Koski SF 6-8 215 June 26, 1946 R Providence College
9 Manny Leaks C 6-8 225 November 27, 1945 R Niagara University
27 Leary Lentz SF 6-6 200 February 23, 1945 1 University of Houston
3 Bobby Lloyd PG 6-2 184 January 3, 1946 1 Rutgers University
20 Randolph Mahaffey PF 6-7 210 September 28, 1945 1 Clemson University
22 Maurice McHartley SG 6-3 185 August 1, 1942 1 North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
22 Ron Perry SG 6-3 190 December 29, 1943 1 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
4 Walter Simon SF 6-6 200 December 1, 1939 1 Benedict College
33 Willie Somerset PG 5-8 170 March 17, 1942 2 Duquesne University
40 Levern Tart SG 6-2 195 June 1, 1942 1 Bradley University
27 Bob Verga SG 6-1 190 September 7, 1945 1 Duke University
11 Hank Whitney PF 6-7 230 April 28, 1939 1 Iowa State University
10 Ken Wilburn SF 6-6 195 June 8, 1944 1 Central State University
33 Willie Worsley PG 5-9 175 November 13, 1945 R University of Texas at El Paso

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 18870 3148 7563 .416 77 264 .292 3071 7299 .421 2090 2816 .742 1459 2576 4035 1409 1537 2260 8463
Team/G 241.9 40.4 97.0 .416 1.0 3.4 .292 39.4 93.6 .421 26.8 36.1 .742 18.7 33.0 51.7 18.1 19.7 29.0 108.5
Lg Rank 6 11 8 9 9 9 6 7 4 11 8 9 4 9 10 11 6 10 10 11
Year/Year 0.7% -1.3% -2.1% +0.004 -38.4% -42.1% +0.018 0.2% 0.4% -0.001 -2.2% -2.1% -0.001 -1.0% 17.4% 24.9% 10.2% -2.1%
Opponent 78 18870 3324 7396 .449 126 412 .306 3198 6984 .458 2369 3273 .724 4401 1489 1571 1962 9143
Opponent/G 241.9 42.6 94.8 .449 1.6 5.3 .306 41.0 89.5 .458 30.4 42.0 .724 56.4 19.1 20.1 25.2 117.2
Lg Rank 6 6 1 10 4 4 8 6 2 10 11 11 3 9 8 2 1 9
Year/Year 0.7% 1.2% -3.4% +0.021 12.5% 11.7% +0.002 0.8% -4.2% +0.023 13.6% 10.8% +0.018 -0.1% 36.0% 21.6% 0.5% 4.3%

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 20 58 -8.72 0.82 -7.90 98.4 106.3 109.4 .372 .035 .421 14.9 .276 .458 15.1 .320 Long Island Arena
Lg Rank 11 11 11 2 11 10 11 10 7 9 10 10 8 10 1 11

Totals

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 Walter Simon 29 68 2750 570 1296 .440 6 27 .222 564 1269 .444 290 417 .695 181 373 554 234 183 289 1436
2 Randolph Mahaffey 23 48 1594 249 577 .432 0 1 .000 249 576 .432 164 228 .719 137 250 387 64 149 162 662
3 Tommie Bowens 28 76 1550 186 453 .411 0 3 .000 186 450 .413 83 128 .648 159 296 455 52 111 236 455
4 Will Frazier 26 75 1370 217 512 .424 0 0 217 512 .424 120 194 .619 148 268 416 66 75 200 554
5 Bobby Lloyd 23 67 1358 215 541 .397 12 31 .387 203 510 .398 218 246 .886 25 87 112 136 95 176 660
6 Willie Somerset 26 31 1325 282 657 .429 19 64 .297 263 593 .444 164 200 .820 62 73 135 106 92 103 747
7 Tom Hoover 28 40 1256 165 354 .466 0 2 .000 165 352 .469 110 162 .679 121 290 411 106 156 187 440
8 Levern Tart 26 35 920 190 427 .445 0 1 .000 190 426 .446 133 170 .782 68 60 128 87 88 85 513
9 Stephen Chubin 24 28 828 153 394 .388 1 17 .059 152 377 .403 138 169 .817 53 50 103 139 112 109 445
10 Ron Perry 25 23 812 165 425 .388 22 57 .386 143 368 .389 92 131 .702 32 63 95 85 73 81 444
11 Ollie Darden 24 30 726 133 279 .477 0 0 133 279 .477 78 110 .709 80 134 214 42 72 107 344
12 Manny Leaks 23 20 713 96 289 .332 0 1 .000 96 288 .333 58 81 .716 133 150 283 40 34 62 250
13 Dan Anderson 25 25 677 101 233 .433 0 0 101 233 .433 75 91 .824 79 138 217 34 43 83 277
14 Maurice McHartley 26 24 645 107 266 .402 0 4 .000 107 262 .408 83 107 .776 27 49 76 76 80 86 297
15 Hank Whitney 29 31 643 104 248 .419 0 0 104 248 .419 60 82 .732 64 117 181 38 51 90 268
16 Bob Verga 23 24 521 99 273 .363 5 18 .278 94 255 .369 103 144 .715 27 41 68 41 51 68 306
17 Willie Worsley 23 24 460 36 123 .293 10 30 .333 26 93 .280 63 84 .750 6 29 35 39 32 48 145
18 Leary Lentz 23 26 442 48 126 .381 0 0 48 126 .381 33 43 .767 40 67 107 9 25 46 129
19 Stew Johnson 24 9 205 28 72 .389 2 8 .250 26 64 .406 16 17 .941 12 32 44 9 9 24 74
20 Tony Koski 22 5 30 2 7 .286 0 0 2 7 .286 2 2 1.000 4 3 7 4 2 9 6
21 Ken Wilburn 24 4 22 2 8 .250 0 0 2 8 .250 6 9 .667 1 3 4 2 4 6 10
22 Tony Jackson 26 3 20 0 3 .000 0 0 0 3 .000 1 1 1.000 0 3 3 0 0 2 1
23 Rod Knowles 22 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0

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 Willie Somerset 26 31 42.7 9.1 21.2 .429 0.6 2.1 .297 8.5 19.1 .444 5.3 6.5 .820 2.0 2.4 4.4 3.4 3.0 3.3 24.1
2 Walter Simon 29 68 40.4 8.4 19.1 .440 0.1 0.4 .222 8.3 18.7 .444 4.3 6.1 .695 2.7 5.5 8.1 3.4 2.7 4.3 21.1
3 Manny Leaks 23 20 35.7 4.8 14.5 .332 0.0 0.1 .000 4.8 14.4 .333 2.9 4.1 .716 6.7 7.5 14.2 2.0 1.7 3.1 12.5
4 Ron Perry 25 23 35.3 7.2 18.5 .388 1.0 2.5 .386 6.2 16.0 .389 4.0 5.7 .702 1.4 2.7 4.1 3.7 3.2 3.5 19.3
5 Randolph Mahaffey 23 48 33.2 5.2 12.0 .432 0.0 0.0 .000 5.2 12.0 .432 3.4 4.8 .719 2.9 5.2 8.1 1.3 3.1 3.4 13.8
6 Tom Hoover 28 40 31.4 4.1 8.9 .466 0.0 0.1 .000 4.1 8.8 .469 2.8 4.1 .679 3.0 7.3 10.3 2.7 3.9 4.7 11.0
7 Stephen Chubin 24 28 29.6 5.5 14.1 .388 0.0 0.6 .059 5.4 13.5 .403 4.9 6.0 .817 1.9 1.8 3.7 5.0 4.0 3.9 15.9
8 Dan Anderson 25 25 27.1 4.0 9.3 .433 0.0 0.0 4.0 9.3 .433 3.0 3.6 .824 3.2 5.5 8.7 1.4 1.7 3.3 11.1
9 Maurice McHartley 26 24 26.9 4.5 11.1 .402 0.0 0.2 .000 4.5 10.9 .408 3.5 4.5 .776 1.1 2.0 3.2 3.2 3.3 3.6 12.4
10 Levern Tart 26 35 26.3 5.4 12.2 .445 0.0 0.0 .000 5.4 12.2 .446 3.8 4.9 .782 1.9 1.7 3.7 2.5 2.5 2.4 14.7
11 Ollie Darden 24 30 24.2 4.4 9.3 .477 0.0 0.0 4.4 9.3 .477 2.6 3.7 .709 2.7 4.5 7.1 1.4 2.4 3.6 11.5
12 Stew Johnson 24 9 22.8 3.1 8.0 .389 0.2 0.9 .250 2.9 7.1 .406 1.8 1.9 .941 1.3 3.6 4.9 1.0 1.0 2.7 8.2
13 Bob Verga 23 24 21.7 4.1 11.4 .363 0.2 0.8 .278 3.9 10.6 .369 4.3 6.0 .715 1.1 1.7 2.8 1.7 2.1 2.8 12.8
14 Hank Whitney 29 31 20.7 3.4 8.0 .419 0.0 0.0 3.4 8.0 .419 1.9 2.6 .732 2.1 3.8 5.8 1.2 1.6 2.9 8.6
15 Tommie Bowens 28 76 20.4 2.4 6.0 .411 0.0 0.0 .000 2.4 5.9 .413 1.1 1.7 .648 2.1 3.9 6.0 0.7 1.5 3.1 6.0
16 Bobby Lloyd 23 67 20.3 3.2 8.1 .397 0.2 0.5 .387 3.0 7.6 .398 3.3 3.7 .886 0.4 1.3 1.7 2.0 1.4 2.6 9.9
17 Willie Worsley 23 24 19.2 1.5 5.1 .293 0.4 1.3 .333 1.1 3.9 .280 2.6 3.5 .750 0.3 1.2 1.5 1.6 1.3 2.0 6.0
18 Will Frazier 26 75 18.3 2.9 6.8 .424 0.0 0.0 2.9 6.8 .424 1.6 2.6 .619 2.0 3.6 5.5 0.9 1.0 2.7 7.4
19 Leary Lentz 23 26 17.0 1.8 4.8 .381 0.0 0.0 1.8 4.8 .381 1.3 1.7 .767 1.5 2.6 4.1 0.3 1.0 1.8 5.0
20 Tony Jackson 26 3 6.7 0.0 1.0 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 .000 0.3 0.3 1.000 0.0 1.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.7 0.3
21 Tony Koski 22 5 6.0 0.4 1.4 .286 0.0 0.0 0.4 1.4 .286 0.4 0.4 1.000 0.8 0.6 1.4 0.8 0.4 1.8 1.2
22 Ken Wilburn 24 4 5.5 0.5 2.0 .250 0.0 0.0 0.5 2.0 .250 1.5 2.3 .667 0.3 0.8 1.0 0.5 1.0 1.5 2.5
23 Rod Knowles 22 1 3.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 0.0

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 Walter Simon 29 68 2750 7.5 17.0 .440 0.1 0.4 .222 7.4 16.6 .444 3.8 5.5 .695 2.4 4.9 7.3 3.1 2.4 3.8 18.8
2 Randolph Mahaffey 23 48 1594 5.6 13.0 .432 0.0 0.0 .000 5.6 13.0 .432 3.7 5.1 .719 3.1 5.6 8.7 1.4 3.4 3.7 15.0
3 Tommie Bowens 28 76 1550 4.3 10.5 .411 0.0 0.1 .000 4.3 10.5 .413 1.9 3.0 .648 3.7 6.9 10.6 1.2 2.6 5.5 10.6
4 Will Frazier 26 75 1370 5.7 13.5 .424 0.0 0.0 5.7 13.5 .424 3.2 5.1 .619 3.9 7.0 10.9 1.7 2.0 5.3 14.6
5 Bobby Lloyd 23 67 1358 5.7 14.3 .397 0.3 0.8 .387 5.4 13.5 .398 5.8 6.5 .886 0.7 2.3 3.0 3.6 2.5 4.7 17.5
6 Willie Somerset 26 31 1325 7.7 17.9 .429 0.5 1.7 .297 7.1 16.1 .444 4.5 5.4 .820 1.7 2.0 3.7 2.9 2.5 2.8 20.3
7 Tom Hoover 28 40 1256 4.7 10.1 .466 0.0 0.1 .000 4.7 10.1 .469 3.2 4.6 .679 3.5 8.3 11.8 3.0 4.5 5.4 12.6
8 Levern Tart 26 35 920 7.4 16.7 .445 0.0 0.0 .000 7.4 16.7 .446 5.2 6.7 .782 2.7 2.3 5.0 3.4 3.4 3.3 20.1
9 Stephen Chubin 24 28 828 6.7 17.1 .388 0.0 0.7 .059 6.6 16.4 .403 6.0 7.3 .817 2.3 2.2 4.5 6.0 4.9 4.7 19.3
10 Ron Perry 25 23 812 7.3 18.8 .388 1.0 2.5 .386 6.3 16.3 .389 4.1 5.8 .702 1.4 2.8 4.2 3.8 3.2 3.6 19.7
11 Ollie Darden 24 30 726 6.6 13.8 .477 0.0 0.0 6.6 13.8 .477 3.9 5.5 .709 4.0 6.6 10.6 2.1 3.6 5.3 17.1
12 Manny Leaks 23 20 713 4.8 14.6 .332 0.0 0.1 .000 4.8 14.5 .333 2.9 4.1 .716 6.7 7.6 14.3 2.0 1.7 3.1 12.6
13 Dan Anderson 25 25 677 5.4 12.4 .433 0.0 0.0 5.4 12.4 .433 4.0 4.8 .824 4.2 7.3 11.5 1.8 2.3 4.4 14.7
14 Maurice McHartley 26 24 645 6.0 14.8 .402 0.0 0.2 .000 6.0 14.6 .408 4.6 6.0 .776 1.5 2.7 4.2 4.2 4.5 4.8 16.6
15 Hank Whitney 29 31 643 5.8 13.9 .419 0.0 0.0 5.8 13.9 .419 3.4 4.6 .732 3.6 6.6 10.1 2.1 2.9 5.0 15.0
16 Bob Verga 23 24 521 6.8 18.9 .363 0.3 1.2 .278 6.5 17.6 .369 7.1 10.0 .715 1.9 2.8 4.7 2.8 3.5 4.7 21.1
17 Willie Worsley 23 24 460 2.8 9.6 .293 0.8 2.3 .333 2.0 7.3 .280 4.9 6.6 .750 0.5 2.3 2.7 3.1 2.5 3.8 11.3
18 Leary Lentz 23 26 442 3.9 10.3 .381 0.0 0.0 3.9 10.3 .381 2.7 3.5 .767 3.3 5.5 8.7 0.7 2.0 3.7 10.5
19 Stew Johnson 24 9 205 4.9 12.6 .389 0.4 1.4 .250 4.6 11.2 .406 2.8 3.0 .941 2.1 5.6 7.7 1.6 1.6 4.2 13.0
20 Tony Koski 22 5 30 2.4 8.4 .286 0.0 0.0 2.4 8.4 .286 2.4 2.4 1.000 4.8 3.6 8.4 4.8 2.4 10.8 7.2
21 Ken Wilburn 24 4 22 3.3 13.1 .250 0.0 0.0 3.3 13.1 .250 9.8 14.7 .667 1.6 4.9 6.5 3.3 6.5 9.8 16.4
22 Tony Jackson 26 3 20 0.0 5.4 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 5.4 .000 1.8 1.8 1.000 0.0 5.4 5.4 0.0 0.0 3.6 1.8
23 Rod Knowles 22 1 3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 12.0 0.0

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
1 Walter Simon 29 68 2750 .440 .222 .444 .695
2 Randolph Mahaffey 23 48 1594 .432 .000 .432 .719
3 Tommie Bowens 28 76 1550 .411 .000 .413 .648
4 Will Frazier 26 75 1370 .424 .424 .619
5 Bobby Lloyd 23 67 1358 .397 .387 .398 .886
6 Willie Somerset 26 31 1325 .429 .297 .444 .820
7 Tom Hoover 28 40 1256 .466 .000 .469 .679
8 Levern Tart 26 35 920 .445 .000 .446 .782
9 Stephen Chubin 24 28 828 .388 .059 .403 .817
10 Ron Perry 25 23 812 .388 .386 .389 .702
11 Ollie Darden 24 30 726 .477 .477 .709
12 Manny Leaks 23 20 713 .332 .000 .333 .716
13 Dan Anderson 25 25 677 .433 .433 .824
14 Maurice McHartley 26 24 645 .402 .000 .408 .776
15 Hank Whitney 29 31 643 .419 .419 .732
16 Bob Verga 23 24 521 .363 .278 .369 .715
17 Willie Worsley 23 24 460 .293 .333 .280 .750
18 Leary Lentz 23 26 442 .381 .381 .767
19 Stew Johnson 24 9 205 .389 .250 .406 .941
20 Tony Koski 22 5 30 .286 .286 1.000
21 Ken Wilburn 24 4 22 .250 .250 .667
22 Tony Jackson 26 3 20 .000 .000 1.000
23 Rod Knowles 22 1 3

Advanced

Rk Player Age G MP PER TS% eFG% FTr 3PAr ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg OWS DWS WS WS/48
1 Walter Simon 29 68 2750 16.4 .485 .442 .322 .021 9.0 13.6 11.0 22.1 1.8 1.5 3.4 .059
2 Randolph Mahaffey 23 48 1594 11.7 .489 .432 .395 .002 10.9 5.9 18.0 18.9 0.9 0.8 1.8 .053
3 Tommie Bowens 28 76 1550 8.5 .447 .411 .283 .007 13.1 4.7 17.9 14.6 -0.4 0.9 0.5 .015
4 Will Frazier 26 75 1370 13.5 .464 .424 .379 .000 13.6 7.1 11.2 17.9 0.0 0.9 0.9 .031
5 Bobby Lloyd 23 67 1358 13.1 .508 .409 .455 .057 3.7 14.8 12.8 20.0 1.6 0.6 2.2 .079
6 Willie Somerset 26 31 1325 16.2 .501 .444 .304 .097 4.6 12.9 11.0 23.1 1.5 0.6 2.1 .076
7 Tom Hoover 28 40 1256 11.3 .517 .466 .458 .006 14.6 12.0 26.8 16.9 1.3 0.9 2.2 .084
8 Levern Tart 26 35 920 16.4 .511 .445 .398 .002 6.2 15.1 14.9 23.4 1.3 0.5 1.8 .092
9 Stephen Chubin 24 28 828 13.7 .475 .390 .429 .043 5.6 25.9 19.3 25.6 0.4 0.5 0.9 .053
10 Ron Perry 25 23 812 13.3 .460 .414 .308 .134 5.2 16.6 13.1 25.0 0.0 0.4 0.4 .021
11 Ollie Darden 24 30 726 15.2 .525 .477 .394 .000 13.2 8.9 18.0 20.1 1.1 0.5 1.5 .102
12 Manny Leaks 23 20 713 14.4 .385 .332 .280 .003 17.8 8.0 9.5 18.4 -1.3 0.5 -0.8 -0.052
13 Dan Anderson 25 25 677 15.6 .507 .433 .391 .000 14.3 7.3 13.6 17.0 0.6 0.4 1.1 .077
14 Maurice McHartley 26 24 645 9.9 .474 .402 .402 .015 5.3 17.6 20.4 22.2 0.2 0.3 0.6 .042
15 Hank Whitney 29 31 643 12.8 .472 .419 .331 .000 12.6 8.8 15.2 19.0 0.1 0.4 0.5 .040
16 Bob Verga 23 24 521 12.7 .455 .372 .527 .066 5.8 12.2 13.2 27.1 -0.1 0.2 0.1 .010
17 Willie Worsley 23 24 460 6.4 .453 .333 .683 .244 3.4 11.2 16.7 15.2 0.0 0.2 0.1 .014
18 Leary Lentz 23 26 442 8.6 .445 .381 .341 .000 10.8 2.8 14.7 14.0 -0.1 0.2 0.1 .008
19 Stew Johnson 24 9 205 11.1 .466 .403 .236 .111 9.6 6.3 10.2 15.8 0.0 0.1 0.1 .027
20 Tony Koski 22 5 30 4.9 .381 .286 .286 .000 10.4 17.4 20.2 12.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 -0.016
21 Ken Wilburn 24 4 22 1.7 .418 .250 1.125 .000 8.1 12.2 25.1 26.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 -0.031
22 Tony Jackson 26 3 20 -1.8 .145 .000 .333 .000 6.7 0.0 0.0 6.3 -0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.122
23 Rod Knowles 22 1 3 -7.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 .007