1976–77 New York Nets season

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1976–77 New York Nets season
First NBA season
Head coach Kevin Loughery
Arena Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Results
Record 22–60 (.268)
Place Division: 5th (Atlantic)
Conference: 11th (Eastern)
Playoff finish DNQ

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
Local media
Television SportsChannel New York, WOR
Radio WMCA
< 1975–76 1977–78 >

The 1976–77 New York Nets season was the tenth season for the franchise, and the first for the team in the NBA. It was also their last before moving to New Jersey.

Offseason[edit]

NBA Draft[edit]

Main article: 1976 NBA Draft
Round Pick Player Position School/Club Team

Regular season[edit]

In a special $6 million deal, the Nets sold Julius Erving, the ABA's leading scorer, to the Philadelphia 76ers for $3 million.[1] The other $3 million went to Erving, by way of a new contract.[1]

Season standings[edit]

Atlantic Division
Team W L PCT. GB
Philadelphia 76ers 50 32 .610 -
Boston Celtics 44 38 .537 6
New York Knicks 40 42 .488 10
Buffalo Braves 30 52 .366 20
New York Nets 22 60 .268 28

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Schedule[edit]

Game Date Opponent Result Nets points Opponents Record Streak Notes
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Player stats[edit]

Note: GP= Games played; MIN= Minutes; STL= Steals; REB = Rebounds; ASST = Assists; BLK = Blocks; PTS = Points

Player GP MIN STL REB ASST BLK PTS

Awards, Records and Honors[edit]

References[edit]