1983-84 New Jersey Nets Season
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1983%E2%80%9384 New Jersey Nets Season
1983-84 New Jersey Nets season
Head coachStan Albeck
ArenaBrendan Byrne Arena
Results
Record45–37 (.549)
PlaceDivision: 4th (Atlantic)
Conference: 6th (Eastern)
Playoff finishConference Semifinals
(Lost to Bucks 2-4)

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com

The 1983-84 New Jersey Nets season was the Nets' eighth season in the NBA,[1] and saw the franchise win its first NBA playoff series, although this would remain the Nets' only playoff series win until 2002.

Draft picks

Round Pick Player Position Nationality College
2 44 Horace Owens  United States Rhode Island
3 59 Bruce Kuczenski PF/C  United States Connecticut
4 87 Barney Mines  United States Bradley
5 110 Tyren Naulls  United States Texas A&M
6 133 Oscar Taylor  United States New Orleans
7 156 Keith Bennett  United States Sacred Heart
8 179 Joe Myers  United States Duquesne
9 201 Kevin Black  United States Rutgers
10 222 Rich Simkus  United States Princeton

Roster

Regular season

Season standings

Atlantic Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div
y-Boston Celtics 62 20 .756 - 33-8 29-12 13-11
x-Philadelphia 76ers 52 30 .634 10 32-9 20-21 15-9
x-New York Knicks 47 35 .573 15 29-12 18-23 12-12
x-New Jersey Nets 45 37 .549 17 29-12 16-25 12-12
x-Washington Bullets 35 47 .427 27 25-16 10-31 8-16
# Eastern Conference
Team W L PCT GB
1 z-Boston Celtics 62 20 .756 -
2 y-Milwaukee Bucks 50 32 .610 12
3 x-Philadelphia 76ers 52 30 .634 10
4 x-Detroit Pistons 49 33 .598 13
5 x-New York Knicks 47 35 .573 15
6 x-New Jersey Nets 45 37 .549 17
7 x-Atlanta Hawks 40 42 .488 22
8 x-Washington Bullets 35 47 .427 27
9 Cleveland Cavaliers 28 54 .341 34
10 Chicago Bulls 27 55 .329 35
11 Indiana Pacers 26 56 .317 36
z - clinched division title
y - clinched division title
x - clinched playoff spot

Record vs. opponents

1983-84 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 -- 0-5 4-2 3-3 1-1 0-2 2-4 1-1 1-1 4-2 0-2 0-2 3-3 3-3 4-1 5-1 1-1 0-2 1-1 1-1 1-1 1-1 4-2
Boston 5-0 -- 5-0 6-0 2-0 2-0 4-2 2-0 1-1 5-1 2-0 0-2 5-1 4-2 3-3 2-4 2-0 2-0 2-0 1-1 2-0 1-1 4-2
Chicago 2-4 0-5 -- 2-4 1-1 0-2 1-5 2-0 0-2 3-3 1-1 0-2 2-4 2-4 2-4 2-3 1-1 2-0 0-2 1-1 0-2 1-1 2-4
Cleveland 3-3 0-6 4-2 -- 1-1 0-2 1-5 1-1 1-1 2-4 0-2 0-2 1-5 2-3 1-5 2-4 1-1 1-1 1-1 1-1 1-1 0-2 4-1
Dallas 1-1 0-2 1-1 1-1 -- 4-2 0-2 4-1 4-2 2-0 3-3 3-2 0-2 1-1 0-2 1-1 3-2 2-3 4-2 4-1 1-4 4-2 0-2
Denver 2-0 0-2 2-0 2-0 2-4 -- 1-1 2-3 4-2 0-2 4-2 1-4 1-1 1-1 1-1 1-1 2-3 1-4 3-3 3-2 2-3 3-3 0-2
Detroit 4-2 2-4 5-1 5-1 2-0 1-1 -- 1-1 1-1 4-2 1-1 1-1 3-2 1-4 4-2 3-3 2-0 1-1 1-1 2-0 1-1 1-1 3-3
Golden State 1-1 0-2 0-2 1-1 1-4 3-2 1-1 -- 2-3 2-0 4-1 3-3 0-2 1-1 1-1 1-1 1-5 2-4 3-2 3-3 4-2 1-4 2-0
Houston 1-1 1-1 2-0 1-1 2-4 2-4 1-1 3-2 -- 1-1 2-4 1-4 1-1 0-2 0-2 0-2 2-3 1-4 2-4 2-3 3-2 1-5 0-2
Indiana 2-4 1-5 3-3 4-2 0-2 2-0 2-4 0-2 1-1 -- 0-2 1-1 1-5 1-5 2-4 0-5 1-1 1-1 0-2 1-1 1-1 1-1 1-4
Kansas City 2-0 0-2 1-1 2-0 3-3 2-4 1-1 1-4 4-2 2-0 -- 0-5 0-2 2-0 0-2 0-2 2-3 2-3 5-1 3-2 1-4 3-3 2-0
Los Angeles 2-0 2-0 2-0 2-0 2-3 4-1 1-1 3-3 4-1 1-1 5-0 -- 2-0 1-1 0-2 1-1 3-3 5-1 2-3 4-2 3-3 4-1 1-1
Milwaukee 3-3 1-5 4-2 5-1 2-0 1-1 2-3 2-0 1-1 5-1 2-0 0-2 -- 4-2 4-1 2-4 2-0 1-1 1-1 1-1 1-1 1-1 5-1
New Jersey 3-3 2-4 4-2 3-2 1-1 1-1 4-1 1-1 2-0 5-1 0-2 1-1 2-4 -- 3-3 3-3 2-0 0-2 0-2 2-0 1-1 1-1 4-2
New York 1-4 3-3 4-1 5-1 2-0 1-1 2-4 1-1 2-0 4-2 2-0 2-0 1-4 3-3 -- 2-4 1-1 0-2 2-0 2-0 1-1 2-0 4-2
Philadelphia 1-5 4-2 3-2 4-2 1-1 1-1 3-3 1-1 2-0 5-0 2-0 1-1 4-2 3-3 4-2 -- 1-1 1-1 2-0 2-0 1-1 2-0 4-2
Phoenix 1-1 0-2 1-1 1-1 2-3 3-2 0-2 5-1 3-2 1-1 3-2 3-3 0-2 0-2 1-1 1-1 -- 2-4 5-0 4-2 2-4 1-4 2-0
Portland 2-0 0-2 0-2 1-1 3-2 4-1 1-1 4-2 4-1 1-1 3-2 1-5 1-1 2-0 2-0 1-1 4-2 -- 4-1 4-2 4-2 1-4 1-1
San Antonio 1-1 0-2 2-0 1-1 2-4 3-3 1-1 2-3 4-2 2-0 1-5 3-2 1-1 2-0 0-2 0-2 0-5 1-4 -- 4-1 2-3 4-2 1-1
San Diego 1-1 1-1 1-1 1-1 1-4 2-3 0-2 3-3 3-2 1-1 2-3 2-4 1-1 0-2 0-2 0-2 2-4 2-4 1-4 -- 3-3 2-3 1-1
Seattle 1-1 0-2 2-0 1-1 4-1 3-2 1-1 2-4 2-3 1-1 4-1 3-3 1-1 1-1 1-1 1-1 4-2 2-4 3-2 3-3 -- 1-4 1-1
Utah 1-1 1-1 1-1 2-0 2-4 3-3 1-1 4-1 5-1 1-1 3-3 1-4 1-1 1-1 0-2 0-2 4-1 4-1 2-4 3-2 4-1 -- 1-1
Washington 2-4 2-4 4-2 1-4 2-0 2-0 3-3 0-2 2-0 4-1 0-2 1-1 1-5 2-4 2-4 2-4 0-2 1-1 1-1 1-1 1-1 1-1 --

Game log

Playoffs

East First Round

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

  • Game 1 @ The Spectrum, Philadelphia (April 18): New Jersey 116, Philadelphia 101
  • Game 2 @ The Spectrum, Philadelphia (April 20): New Jersey 116, Philadelphia 102
  • Game 3 @ Brendan Byrne Arena, East Rutherford (April 22): Philadelphia 108, New Jersey 100
  • Game 4 @ Brendan Byrne Arena, East Rutherford (April 24): Philadelphia 110, New Jersey 102
  • Game 5 @ The Spectrum, Philadelphia (April 26): New Jersey 101, Philadelphia 98

Previous Playoff Meeting: 1979 Eastern Conference First Round (Philadelphia won 2-0)

East Conference Semifinals

(2) Milwaukee Bucks vs. (6) New Jersey Nets: Bucks win series 4-2

  • Game 1 @ The MECCA, Milwaukee (April 29): New Jersey 106, Milwaukee 100
  • Game 2 @ The MECCA, Milwaukee (May 1): Milwaukee 98, New Jersey 94
  • Game 3 @ Brendan Byrne Arena, East Rutherford (May 3): Milwaukee 100, New Jersey 93
  • Game 4 @ Brendan Byrne Arena, East Rutherford (May 5): New Jersey 106, Milwaukee 99
  • Game 5 @ The MECCA, Milwaukee (May 8): Milwaukee 94, New Jersey 82
  • Game 6 @ Brendan Byrne Arena, East Rutherford (May 10): Milwaukee 98, New Jersey 97

Previous Playoff Meeting: This is the first meeting between the Bucks and Nets.

Player statistics

Season

Playoffs

Awards and records

Transactions

References

See also


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