1982-83 New Jersey Nets Season
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1982%E2%80%9383 New Jersey Nets Season
1982-83 New Jersey Nets season
Head coachLarry Brown
Bill Blair
ArenaBrendan Byrne Arena
Results
Record49–33 (.598)
PlaceDivision: 3rd (Atlantic)
Conference: 4th (Eastern)
Playoff finishFirst Round
(Lost to Knicks 0-2)

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com

The 1982-83 New Jersey Nets season was the Nets' 7th season in the NBA.[1] With 49 wins and 33 losses, it was also their best record since the ABA-NBA merger--a mark that would stand until the 2001-02 season.

Draft picks

Round Pick Player Position Nationality College
1 13 Sleepy Floyd PG  United States Georgetown
1 21 Eddie Phillips PF  United States Alabama
3 59 Jimmy Black PG  United States North Carolina
4 80 James Griffin  United States Illinois
4 82 Tony Brown SG/SF  United States Arkansas
5 105 Chris Giles  United States Alabama-Birmingham
6 128 Mel Daniel  United States Furman
7 151 Tony Anderson  United States UCLA
8 174 Otis Jackson  United States Memphis
9 197 Gary Johnson  United States Oral Roberts
10 218 Sean Tuohy PG  United States Mississippi

Roster

Regular season

Season standings

Atlantic Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div
y-Philadelphia 76ers 65 17 .793 - 35-6 30-11 15-9
x-Boston Celtics 56 26 .683 9 33-8 23-18 14-10
x-New Jersey Nets 49 33 .598 16 30-11 19-22 11-13
x-New York Knicks 44 38 .537 21 26-15 18-23 10-14
Washington Bullets 42 40 .512 23 27-14 15-26 10-14
# Eastern Conference
Team W L PCT GB
1 z-Philadelphia 76ers 65 17 .793 -
2 y-Milwaukee Bucks 51 31 .622 14
3 x-Boston Celtics 56 26 .683 9
4 x-New Jersey Nets 49 33 .598 16
5 x-New York Knicks 44 38 .537 21
6 x-Atlanta Hawks 43 39 .524 22
7 Washington Bullets 42 40 .512 23
8 Detroit Pistons 37 45 .451 28
9 Chicago Bulls 28 54 .341 37
10 Cleveland Cavaliers 23 59 .280 42
11 Indiana Pacers 20 62 .244 45
z - clinched division title
y - clinched division title
x - clinched playoff spot

Record vs. opponents

1982-83 NBA Records
Team ATL BOS CHI CLE DAL DEN DET GSW HOU IND KCK LAL MIL NJN NYK PHI PHO POR SAS SDC SEA UTA WAS
Atlanta -- 1-5 5-1 6-0 1-1 1-1 3-3 0-2 2-0 6-0 0-2 0-2 1-4 2-4 3-2 2-4 1-1 1-1 0-2 1-1 1-1 2-0 4-2
Boston 5-1 -- 3-2 5-1 2-0 2-0 3-3 1-1 2-0 4-1 1-1 2-0 3-3 5-1 3-3 3-3 2-0 1-1 2-0 1-1 1-1 2-0 3-3
Chicago 1-5 2-3 -- 5-1 1-1 1-1 2-4 2-0 1-1 4-2 0-2 0-2 1-5 2-4 1-4 1-5 0-2 1-1 0-2 1-1 0-2 1-1 1-5
Cleveland 0-6 1-5 1-5 -- 2-0 0-2 1-5 2-0 2-0 5-1 1-1 0-2 1-5 0-6 1-5 0-5 0-2 1-1 0-2 1-1 1-1 0-2 3-2
Dallas 1-1 0-2 1-1 0-2 -- 3-3 2-0 3-2 5-1 2-0 3-3 2-3 0-2 0-2 0-2 0-2 2-3 3-2 2-4 5-0 2-3 2-4 0-2
Denver 1-1 0-2 1-1 2-0 3-3 -- 2-0 4-1 5-1 1-1 3-3 1-4 2-0 1-1 0-2 0-2 4-1 2-3 2-4 3-2 3-2 4-2 1-1
Detroit 3-3 3-3 4-2 5-1 0-2 0-2 -- 2-0 2-0 4-2 0-2 0-2 3-3 3-2 1-5 0-6 1-1 1-1 1-1 1-1 0-2 0-2 3-2
Golden State 2-0 1-1 0-2 0-2 2-3 1-4 0-2 -- 3-2 1-1 1-4 1-5 1-1 0-2 1-1 0-2 2-4 2-4 1-4 3-3 3-3 3-2 2-0
Houston 0-2 0-2 1-1 0-2 1-5 1-5 0-2 2-3 -- 2-0 1-5 0-5 0-2 1-1 0-2 0-2 0-5 0-5 1-5 2-3 1-4 0-6 1-1
Indiana 0-6 1-4 2-4 1-5 0-2 1-1 2-4 1-1 0-2 -- 1-1 0-2 1-5 0-6 3-3 1-4 1-1 0-2 0-2 1-1 1-1 2-0 1-5
Kansas City 2-0 1-1 2-0 1-1 3-3 3-3 2-0 4-1 5-1 1-1 -- 1-4 1-1 1-1 1-1 0-2 1-4 2-3 3-3 4-1 1-4 4-2 2-0
Los Angeles 2-0 0-2 2-0 2-0 3-2 4-1 2-0 5-1 5-0 2-0 4-1 -- 2-0 1-1 2-0 0-2 3-3 3-3 1-4 5-1 5-1 4-1 1-1
Milwaukee 4-1 3-3 5-1 5-1 2-0 0-2 3-3 1-1 2-0 5-1 1-1 0-2 -- 3-2 4-2 1-5 1-1 2-0 2-0 2-0 0-2 2-0 3-2
New Jersey 4-2 1-5 4-2 6-0 2-0 1-1 2-3 2-0 1-1 6-0 1-1 1-1 2-3 -- 4-2 3-3 1-1 1-1 0-2 1-1 2-0 1-1 3-2
New York 2-3 3-3 4-1 5-1 2-0 2-0 5-1 1-1 2-0 3-3 1-1 0-2 2-4 2-4 -- 1-5 0-2 1-1 2-0 0-2 1-1 1-1 4-2
Philadelphia 4-2 3-3 5-1 5-0 2-0 2-0 6-0 2-0 2-0 4-1 2-0 2-0 5-1 3-3 5-1 -- 2-0 0-2 1-1 2-0 2-0 2-0 4-2
Phoenix 1-1 0-2 2-0 2-0 3-2 1-4 1-1 4-2 5-0 1-1 4-1 3-3 1-1 1-1 2-0 0-2 -- 5-1 3-2 4-2 5-1 5-0 0-2
Portland 1-1 1-1 1-1 1-1 2-3 3-2 1-1 4-2 5-0 2-0 3-2 3-3 0-2 1-1 1-1 2-0 1-5 -- 2-3 5-1 3-3 3-2 1-1
San Antonio 2-0 0-2 2-0 2-0 4-2 4-2 1-1 4-1 5-1 2-0 3-3 4-1 0-2 2-0 0-2 1-1 2-3 3-2 -- 4-1 1-4 5-1 2-0
San Diego 1-1 1-1 1-1 1-1 0-5 2-3 1-1 3-3 3-2 1-1 1-4 1-5 0-2 1-1 2-0 0-2 2-4 1-5 1-4 -- 0-6 2-3 0-2
Seattle 1-1 1-1 2-0 1-1 3-2 2-3 2-0 3-3 4-1 1-1 4-1 1-5 2-0 0-2 1-1 0-2 1-5 3-3 4-1 6-0 -- 5-0 1-1
Utah 0-2 0-2 1-1 2-0 4-2 2-4 2-0 2-3 6-0 0-2 2-4 1-4 0-2 1-1 1-1 0-2 0-5 2-3 1-5 3-2 0-5 -- 0-2
Washington 2-4 3-3 5-1 2-3 2-0 1-1 2-3 0-2 1-1 5-1 0-2 1-1 3-3 3-3 2-4 2-4 2-0 1-1 0-2 2-0 1-1 2-0 --

Game log

Playoffs

East First Round

(4) New Jersey Nets vs. (5) New York Knicks: Knicks win series 2-0

Player statistics

Season

Playoffs

Awards and records

Transactions

References

See also


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