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1978–79 New Jersey Nets season

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1978–79 New Jersey Nets season
Head coach Kevin Loughery

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Results
Record 37–45 (.451)
Place Division: 3rd (Atlantic)
Conference: 6th (Eastern)
Playoff finish East First Round
(Eliminated 0-2)

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The 1978–79 NBA season was the Nets' 3rd season in the NBA.[1]

Draft picks

Main article: 1978 NBA Draft
Round Pick Player Position Nationality College
1 13 Winford Boynes SG/SF 23x15px United States San Francisco
3 45 Mike Phillips C 23x15px United States Kentucky
3 62 Dave Batton C 23x15px United States Notre Dame
4 84 Walter Jordan SF 23x15px United States Purdue
5 89 Cecile Rose 23x15px United States Houston
6 111 Golie Augustus 23x15px United States South Carolina
7 132 Doug Jemison 23x15px United States San Francisco
8 153 Bruce Campbell 23x15px United States Providence
9 171 Frank Sowinski 23x15px United States Princeton
10 187 Michael Vicens 23x15px United States Holy Cross

Roster

Regular season

Season standings

Atlantic Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div
y-Washington Bullets 54 28 .659 31–10 23–18 11–5
x-Philadelphia 76ers 47 35 .573 7 31–10 16–25 9–7
x-New Jersey Nets 37 45 .451 17 25–16 12–29 7–9
New York Knicks 31 51 .378 23 23–18 8–33 7–9
Boston Celtics 29 53 .354 25 21–20 8–33 6–10
# Eastern Conference
Team W L PCT GB
1 z-Washington Bullets 54 28 .659
2 y-San Antonio Spurs 48 34 .585 6
3 x-Philadelphia 76ers 47 35 .573 7
4 x-Houston Rockets 47 35 .573 7
5 x-Atlanta Hawks 46 36 .561 8
6 x-New Jersey Nets 37 45 .451 17
7 New York Knicks 31 51 .378 23
8 Cleveland Cavaliers 30 52 .366 24
8 Detroit Pistons 30 52 .366 24
10 Boston Celtics 29 53 .354 25
11 New Orleans Jazz 26 56 .317 28


Game log

Playoffs

East First Round

(3) Philadelphia 76ers vs. (6) New Jersey Nets: 76ers win series 2-0

  • Game 1 @ Philadelphia: Philadelphia 122, New Jersey 114
  • Game 2 @ New Jersey: Philadelphia 111, New Jersey 101

Player statistics

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game

Season

Playoffs

Awards and records

Transactions

References

See also