1980–81 New Jersey Nets season

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1980–81 New Jersey Nets season
Head coach Kevin Loughery
Bob MacKinnon
Arena Rutgers Athletic Center
Results
Record 24–58 (.293)
Place Division: 5th (Atlantic)
Conference: 10th (Eastern)
Playoff finish DNQ

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
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The 1980-81 NBA season was the Nets' 5th season in the NBA.[1] It was their final season of play at the Rutgers Athletic Center in Piscataway, as the team moved to Brendan Byrne Arena in the Meadowlands for the following season.

Draft picks[edit]

Round Pick Player Position Nationality College
1 6 Mike O'Koren SF  United States North Carolina
1 7 Mike Gminski C  United States Duke
3 52 Lowes Moore PG  United States West Virginia
4 75 Rory Sparrow PF  United States Villanova
5 98 Aaron Curry  United States Oklahoma
6 121 Rick Mattick  United States Louisiana State
7 144 Larry Spicer  United States Alabama-Birmingham
8 165 Lloyd Terry  United States New Orleans
9 185 Barry Young  United States Colorado State

Roster[edit]

New Jersey Nets roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Nat. Name Height Weight DOB (YYYY–MM–DD) From
G 12 Cook, Darwin 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 184 lb (83 kg) 1958–08–06 Portland
F/C 54 Elliott, Bob 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 225 lb (102 kg) 1955–08–18 Arizona
C 42 Gminski, Mike 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 250 lb (113 kg) 1959–08–03 Duke
F/C 42 Jones, Edgar 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 225 lb (102 kg) 1956–06–17 Nevada
G 15 Jordan, Eddie 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 170 lb (77 kg) 1955–02–29 Rutgers
F/C 20 Lucas, Maurice 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 215 lb (98 kg) 1952–02–18 Marquette
F/C 21 McAdoo, Bob 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 210 lb (95 kg) 1951–09–25 North Carolina
G 11 Moore, Lowes 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 170 lb (77 kg) 1957–05–05 West Virginia
G/F 14 Newlin, Mike 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 200 lb (91 kg) 1949–01–02 Utah
G/F 31 O'Koren, Mike 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 207 lb (94 kg) 1958–02–07 North Carolina
F 44 Robinson, Cliff 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 220 lb (100 kg) 1960–03–13 Southern California
G 34 Sparrow, Rory 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 175 lb (79 kg) 1958–06–12 Villanova
G/F 22 van Breda Kolff, Jan 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 195 lb (88 kg) 1951–12–16 Vanderbilt
G 10 Walker, Foots 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 172 lb (78 kg) 1951-05-21 West Georgia
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
Athletic trainer(s)
Strength and conditioning coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (DP) Unsigned draft pick
  • (FA) Free agent
  • (S) Suspended
  • Injured Injured

Roster
Last transaction: 2012–06–28

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

# Eastern Conference
Team W L PCT GB
1 z-Boston Celtics 62 20 .756
2 y-Milwaukee Bucks 60 22 .732 2
3 x-Philadelphia 76ers 62 20 .756
4 x-New York Knicks 50 32 .610 12
5 x-Chicago Bulls 45 37 .549 17
6 x-Indiana Pacers 44 38 .537 18
7 Washington Bullets 39 43 .476 23
8 Atlanta Hawks 31 51 .378 31
9 Cleveland Cavaliers 28 54 .341 34
10 New Jersey Nets 24 58 .293 38
11 Detroit Pistons 21 61 .256 41


z - clinched division title
y - clinched division title
x - clinched playoff spot

Game log[edit]

Player statistics[edit]

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[edit]

Awards and records[edit]

Transactions[edit]

References[edit]

See also[edit]