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1967-68 | 1968-69 | 1969-70 | 1970-71 | 1971-72 | 1972-73 | 1973-74 | 1974-75 | 1975-76

1974-75: NETS TIE FOR FIRST DIVISION CHAMPIONSHIP; LOSE ONE GAME PLAYOFF TO KENTUCKY
Final Record: 58-26
Head Coach: Kevin Loughery
Nets post their finest regular season record, finishing 58-26, but fall to the Spirits of St. Louis in just five games.The Nets swept all 12 games from St. Louis during the regular season, winning those games by an average of 19 points.Julius adds to his personal accomplishments by setting a single game scoring record and personal career-high game with a 63-point performance in a marathon four-overtime loss in San Diego on February 14. He also leads the team in scoring for the second year in a row with a 27.9 average.
 
1974-75 ROSTER
32 Julius Erving F 6-7 200 2/22/1950 Massachusetts
12 Mike Gale G 6-4 190 7/18/1950 Elizabeth City
35 Larry Kenon F 6-9 215 12/13/1952 Memphis
4 Wendell Ladner F 6-5 220 10/6/1948 So. Mississippi
22 Ed Manning F 6-8 215 1/2/1944 Jackson State
25 Bill Melchionni G 6-2 170 10/19/1944 Villanova
5 Billy Paultz C 6-11 240 7/30/1948 St. John's
15 Billy Schaeffer F 6-5 200 12/11/1951 St. John's
30 Al Skinner G 6-4 190 6/16/1952 Massachusetts
40 Willie Sojourner C 6-8 225 9/10/1948 Weber State
14 Brian Taylor G 6-3 185 6/9/1951 Princeton
23 John Williamson G 6-2 185 11/10/1951 New Mexico State
 

FINAL 1974-75 STATISTICS (58-26) NEW YORK NETS
NAME G MIN FGM FGA FGP 3PM 3PA 3PP FTM FTA FTP REB AST PTS RPG APG PPG
Julius Erving 84 3402 885 1719 .514 486 608 .799 29 87 .333 914 462 2343 10.9 5.5 27.9
Mike Gale 72 1624 228 492 .463 72 91 .791 0 0 .000 236 165 535 3.3 2.3 7.4
Larry Kenon 84 3165 676 1327 .509 217 282 .769 0 0 .000 900 122 1570 10.7 1.5 18.7
Wendell Ladner 25 436 45 173 .260 6 10 .600 0 0 .000 68 39 103 2.7 1.6 4.1
Ed Manning 70 992 103 243 .423 35 42 .833 0 0 .000 212 58 241 3.0 0.8 3.4
Bill Melchionni 77 1384 193 386 .500 62 78 .794 8 27 .296 75 320 472 1.0 4.2 6.1
Billy Paultz 80 2826 524 1080 .485 214 286 .833 0 0 .000 772 179 1262 9.7 2.2 15.8
Billy Schaeffer 27 280 59 124 .475 15 25 .600 2 7 .286 37 20 139 1.4 0.7 5.1
Al Skinner 51 733 129 263 .490 72 94 .765 1 3 .333 120 121 333 2.4 2.4 6.5
Willie Sojourner 79 1020 155 324 .478 49 70 .700 0 0 .000 275 42 360 3.5 0.5 4.6
Brian Taylor 79 2611 463 874 .529 150 196 .765 10 46 .217 232 282 1104 2.0 2.6 13.9
John Williamson 75 1872 370 768 .481 123 147 .836 0 0 .000 149 197 866 2.0 2.6 11.5