1988–89 New Jersey Nets season

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1988–89 New Jersey Nets season
Head coach Willis Reed
Arena Brendan Byrne Arena
Results
Record 26–56 (.317)
Place Division: 5th (Atlantic)
Conference: 11th (Eastern)
Playoff finish DNQ

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
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The 1988-89 NBA season was the Nets' 13th season in the NBA.[1]

Draft picks[edit]

Main article: 1988 NBA Draft
Round Pick Player Position Nationality College
1 4 Chris Morris SF/PF  United States Auburn
2 32 Charles Shackleford PF/C  United States North Carolina State
3 52 Derrick Hamilton SF  United States Southern Mississippi

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Atlantic Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div
y-New York Knicks 52 30 .634 35–6 17–24 18–12
x-Philadelphia 76ers 46 36 .561 6 30–11 16–25 19–11
x-Boston Celtics 42 40 .512 10 32–9 10–31 19–11
Washington Bullets 40 42 .488 12 30–11 10–31 17–13
New Jersey Nets 26 56 .317 26 17–24 9–32 9–21
Charlotte Hornets 20 62 .244 32 12–29 8–33 8–22
# Eastern Conference
Team W L PCT GB
1 z-Detroit Pistons 63 19 .768
2 y-New York Knicks 52 30 .634 11
3 x-Cleveland Cavaliers 57 25 .695 6
4 x-Atlanta Hawks 52 30 .634 11
5 x-Milwaukee Bucks 49 33 .598 14
6 x-Chicago Bulls 47 35 .573 16
7 x-Philadelphia 76ers 46 36 .561 17
8 x-Boston Celtics 42 40 .512 21
9 Washington Bullets 40 42 .488 23
10 Indiana Pacers 28 54 .341 35
11 New Jersey Nets 26 56 .317 37
12 Charlotte Hornets 20 62 .244 43
z - clinched division title
y - clinched division title
x - clinched playoff spot

Awards and records[edit]

Transactions[edit]

References[edit]