1982–83 New Jersey Nets season

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1982–83 New Jersey Nets season
Head coach Larry Brown
Bill Blair
Arena Brendan Byrne Arena
Results
Record 49–33 (.598)
Place Division: 3rd (Atlantic)
Conference: 4th (Eastern)
Playoff finish East First Round
(Eliminated 0-2)

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
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The 1982–83 NBA 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[edit]

Main article: 1982 NBA Draft
Round Pick Player Position Nationality College
1 13 Sleepy Floyd PG  United States Georgetown
1 21 Eddie Phillips PF  United States Alabama
3 59 Jimmie Black  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[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

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

Game log[edit]

Playoffs[edit]

East First Round[edit]

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

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]

Playoffs[edit]

Awards and records[edit]

Transactions[edit]

References[edit]

See also[edit]