1990–91 New Jersey Nets season

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1990–91 New Jersey Nets season
Head coach Bill Fitch
Arena Meadowlands
Results
Record 26–56 (.317)
Place Division: 6th (Atlantic)
Conference: 12th (Eastern)
Playoff finish DNQ
Local media
Television SportsChannel New York, WABC, EMI
Radio WNEW
< 1989–90 1991–92 >

The 1990–91 New Jersey Nets season was the 24th season, 15th in the NBA basketball in East Rutherford, New Jersey.

Draft picks[edit]

Main article: 1990 NBA Draft
Round Pick Player Position Nationality School/Club Team
1 1 Derrick Coleman PF/C  United States Syracuse
1 22 Tate George SG  United States Connecticut

Roster[edit]

New Jersey Nets 1990-91 roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Nat. Name Ht. Wt. From
F/C 33 United States Anderson, Cadillac (to MIL) 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 230 lb (104 kg) Houston
G 10 United States Blaylock, Mookie 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Oklahoma
F/C 31 United States Bowie, Sam 7 ft 1 in (2.16 m) 235 lb (107 kg) Kentucky
G/F 35 United States Buechler, Jud 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Arizona
F 44 United States Coleman, Derrick 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 230 lb (104 kg) Syracuse
G 15 United States Conner, Lester 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Oregon State
C 22 United States Dudley, Chris 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 235 lb (107 kg) Yale
G 12 United States George, Tate 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Connecticut
F 30 United States Gervin, Derrick 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Texas-San Antonio
F/C 54 United States Haley, Jack 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 240 lb (109 kg) UCLA
F/C 6 United States Hinson, Roy 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Rutgers
G 20 United States Lee, Kurk (waived) 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Towson
F 5 United States Mills, Terry (from DEN) 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 230 lb (104 kg) Michigan
F 34 United States Morris, Chris 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Auburn
G 3 Croatia Petrović, Dražen (from POR) 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 195 lb (88 kg)
G 24 United States Theus, Reggie 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 190 lb (86 kg) UNLV
Head coach




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

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Atlantic Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div
y-Boston Celtics 56 26 .683 35–6 21–20 20-6
x-Philadelphia 76ers 44 38 .537 12 29-12 15-26 14-12
x-New York Knicks 39 43 .476 17 21-20 18-23 17–9
Washington Bullets 30 52 .366 26 21-20 9-32 10-16
New Jersey Nets 26 56 .317 30 20-21 6–35 8-18
Miami Heat 24 58 .293 32 18-23 6-35 9-17
y - clinched division title
x - clinched playoff spot
# Eastern Conference
Team W L PCT GB
1 c-Chicago Bulls 61 21 .744
2 y-Boston Celtics 56 26 .683 5
3 x-Detroit Pistons 50 32 .610 11
4 x-Milwaukee Bucks 48 34 .585 13
5 x-Philadelphia 76ers 44 38 .537 17
6 x-Atlanta Hawks 43 39 .524 18
7 x-Indiana Pacers 41 41 .500 20
8 x-New York Knicks 39 43 .476 22
9 Cleveland Cavaliers 33 49 .402 28
10 Washington Bullets 30 52 .366 31
11 New Jersey Nets 26 56 .317 35
12 Charlotte Hornets 26 56 .317 35
13 Miami Heat 24 58 .293 37


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

Schedule[edit]

Game Date Opponent Result Nets points Opponents Record Streak Notes
1 November 2 @ Indiana Loss 81 100 0-1 Lost 1
2 November 3 @ Philadelphia Loss 110 112 0-2 Lost 2
3 November 6 @ Charlotte Loss 105 113 0-3 Lost 3
4 November 8 Miami Win 114 103 1-3 Won 1
5 November 10 Boston Loss 91 105 1-4 Lost 1
6 November 12 Washington Loss 92 97 1-5 Lost 2
7 November 14 Milwaukee Win 112 95 2-5 Won 1
8 November 16 Detroit Loss 96 105 2-6 Lost 1
9 November 17 @ Milwaukee Loss 99 111 2-7 Lost 2
10 November 20 @ Seattle Loss 88 105 2-8 Lost 3
11 November 21 @ LA Clippers Loss 90 99 2-9 Lost 4
12 November 23 @ Phoenix Win 116 114 3-9 Won 1
13 November 24 @ Golden State Win 117 113 4-9 Won 2
14 November 27 Philadelphia Win 98 92 5-9 Won 3
15 November 28 @ Miami Loss 79 97 5-10 Lost 1
16 December 1 Orlando Win 111 92 6-10 Won 1
17 December 4 Seattle Win 106 102 7-10 Won 2
18 December 7 Phoenix Loss 110 129 7-11 Lost 1
19 December 10 Charlotte Win 121 115 8-11 Won 1
20 December 13 @ Atlanta Loss 97 106 8-12 Lost 1
21 December 15 New York Loss 104 125 8-13 Lost 2
22 December 17 Utah Loss 98 100 8-14 Lost 3
23 December 19 LA Clippers Win 118 105 9-14 Won 1
24 December 21 Cleveland Win 111 103 10-14 Won 2
25 December 22 @ New York Loss 93 106 10-15 Lost 1
26 December 26 Atlanta Loss 111 113 10-16 Lost 2
27 December 28 Houston Loss 99 101 10-17 Lost 3
28 December 29 @ Indiana Loss 105 114 10-18 Lost 4
29 January 4 San Antonio Loss 89 93 10-19 Lost 5
30 January 5 @ Detroit Loss 83 99 10-20 Lost 6
31 January 7 Dallas Loss 87 88 10-21 Lost 7 OT
32 January 8 @ Chicago Loss 102 111 10-22 Lost 8
33 January 12 @ Philadelphia Loss 99 109 10-23 Lost 9
34 January 13 Portland Loss 103 116 10-24 Lost 10
35 January 15 Golden State Loss 111 112 10-25 Lost 11 OT
36 January 18 @ Boston Win 111 106 11-25 Won 1
37 January 19 @ Atlanta Loss 84 114 11-26 Lost 1
38 January 22 @ Charlotte Win 92 90 12-26 Won 1
39 January 23 Chicago Win 99 95 13-26 Won 2
40 January 25 LA Lakers Loss 103 108 13-27 Lost 1 OT
41 January 26 @ Miami Win 127 105 14-27 Won 1
42 January 28 @ Sacramento Loss 83 101 14-28 Lost 1
43 January 29 @ LA Lakers Loss 89 110 14-29 Lost 2
44 January 31 @ Denver Loss 119 123 14-30 Lost 3
45 February 2 @ Utah Loss 103 111 14-31 Lost 4
46 February 4 @ Portland Loss 102 117 14-32 Lost 5
47 February 6 Miami Loss 119 134 14-33 Lost 6
48 February 7 @ Washington Loss 117 124 14-34 Lost 7
49 February 13 Atlanta Win 140 106 15-34 Won 1
50 February 15 Denver Win 138 110 16-34 Won 2
51 February 16 @ Chicago Loss 87 99 16-35 Lost 1
52 February 19 Sacramento Win 97 83 17-35 Won 1
53 February 22 @ Boston Loss 99 111 17-36 Lost 1
54 February 23 Philadelphia Loss 90 103 17-37 Lost 2
55 February 26 Indiana Win 129 104 18-37 Won 1
56 February 28 Milwaukee Win 98 93 19-37 Won 2
57 March 2 New York Loss 105 115 19-38 Lost 1
58 March 4 @ Dallas Loss 100 102 19-39 Lost 2
59 March 5 @ Houston Loss 100 112 19-40 Lost 3
60 March 7 @ San Antonio Loss 99 111 19-41 Lost 4
61 March 10 @ Miami Loss 88 101 19-42 Lost 5
62 March 11 @ New York Loss 85 90 19-43 Lost 6
63 March 14 Detroit Win 118 110 20-43 Won 1
64 March 16 Washington Win 110 86 21-43 Won 2
65 March 17 Charlotte Loss 108 121 21-44 Lost 1
66 March 20 Minnesota Win 118 111 22-44 Won 1 OT
67 March 22 @ Detroit Loss 93 109 22-45 Lost 1
68 March 23 @ Cleveland Loss 82 108 22-46 Lost 2
69 March 25 @ Washington Loss 106 113 22-47 Lost 3
70 March 26 Philadelphia Win 98 95 23-47 Won 1 OT
71 March 28 Chicago Loss 94 128 23-48 Lost 1
72 March 30 New York Loss 117 130 23-49 Lost 2
73 April 2 Boston Loss 77 94 23-50 Lost 3
74 April 4 @ Boston Loss 104 123 23-51 Lost 4
75 April 6 @ Milwaukee Loss 114 133 23-52 Lost 5
76 April 9 @ Minnesota Loss 89 109 23-53 Lost 6
77 April 12 Cleveland Win 104 103 24-53 Won 1
78 April 13 @ Cleveland Loss 98 102 24-54 Lost 1
79 April 16 Indiana Loss 126 132 24-55 Lost 2
80 April 18 @ Washington Win 108 103 25-55 Won 1
81 April 20 Miami Win 118 103 26-55 Won 2
82 April 21 @ Orlando Loss 110 120 26-56 Lost 1

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

Awards, Records and Honors[edit]

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