1992–93 New Jersey Nets season

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1992–93 New Jersey Nets season
Head coach Chuck Daly
General manager Willis Reed
Arena Brendan Byrne Arena
Results
Record 43–39 (.524)
Place Division: 3rd (Atlantic)
Conference: 6th (Eastern)
Playoff finish East First Round
(eliminated 2–3)

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
Local media
Television SportsChannel New York, WABC, EMI
Radio WNEW
< 1991–92 1993–94 >

The 1992–93 New Jersey Nets season was the 26th season, 17th in the NBA basketball in East Rutherford, New Jersey.[1] They finished third in the Atlantic Division with a 43–39 record. The club qualified for the playoffs but were eliminated in the first round by the Cleveland Cavaliers. On June 7, 1993, shooting guard Dražen Petrović died in an automobile accident.

Draft picks[edit]

Main article: 1992 NBA Draft
Round Pick Player Position Nationality College
2 29 P. J. Brown PF  United States Louisiana Tech
2 40 Steve Rogers SG  United States Alabama State

Roster[edit]

New Jersey Nets 1992–93 roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Nat. Name Ht. Wt. From
G/F 21 United States Addison, Rafael 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Syracuse
G 7 United States Anderson, Kenny 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 168 lb (76 kg) Georgia Tech
F/C 31 United States Bowie, Sam 7 ft 1 in (2.16 m) 235 lb (107 kg) Kentucky
F 52 United States Brown, Chucky 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 214 lb (97 kg) North Carolina State
G 10 United States Cheeks, Maurice 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 180 lb (82 kg) West Texas A&M
F 44 United States Coleman, Derrick 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 230 lb (104 kg) Syracuse
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/C 42 United States Hoppen, Dave (waived) 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 235 lb (107 kg) Nebraska
F 30 United States King, Bernard 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 205 lb (93 kg) Tennessee
G/F 20 United States Lee, Doug (waived) 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Purdue
F/C 4 United States Mahorn, Rick 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 240 lb (109 kg) Hampton
F 34 United States Morris, Chris 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Auburn
C 54 United States O'Sullivan, Dan (waived) 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 250 lb (113 kg) Fordham
G 3 Croatia Petrović, Dražen 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 205 lb (93 kg)
G 24 United States Robinson, Rumeal 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Michigan
C 33 United States Schintzius, Dwayne 7 ft 1 in (2.16 m) 260 lb (118 kg) Florida
F/C 55 United States Williams, Jayson 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 240 lb (109 kg) St. John's
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-New York Knicks 60 22 .732 37–4 23–18 23–5
x-Boston Celtics 48 34 .585 12 28–13 20–21 19–9
x-New Jersey Nets 43 39 .524 17 26–15 17–24 14–14
Orlando Magic 41 41 .500 19 27–14 14–27 15–13
Miami Heat 36 46 .439 24 26–15 10–31 9–19
Philadelphia 76ers 26 56 .317 34 15–26 11–30 11–17
Washington Bullets 22 60 .268 38 15–26 7–34 7–21
# Eastern Conference
Team W L PCT GB
1 c-New York Knicks 60 22 .732
2 y-Chicago Bulls 57 25 .695 3
3 x-Cleveland Cavaliers 54 28 .659 6
4 x-Boston Celtics 48 34 .585 12
5 x-Charlotte Hornets 44 38 .537 16
6 x-New Jersey Nets 43 39 .524 17
7 x-Atlanta Hawks 43 39 .524 17
8 x-Indiana Pacers 41 41 .500 19
9 Orlando Magic 41 41 .500 19
10 Detroit Pistons 40 42 .488 20
11 Miami Heat 36 46 .439 24
12 Milwaukee Bucks 28 54 .341 32
13 Philadelphia 76ers 26 56 .317 36
14 Washington Bullets 22 60 .268 38
z - clinched division title
y - clinched division title
x - clinched playoff spot

Game log[edit]

Playoffs[edit]

East First Round[edit]

(3) Cleveland Cavaliers vs. (6) New Jersey Nets: Cavaliers win series 3–2

  • Game 1 @ The Coliseum, Richfield (April 29): Cleveland 114, New Jersey 98
  • Game 2 @ The Coliseum, Richfield (May 1): New Jersey 101, Cleveland 99
  • Game 3 @ Brendan Byrne Arena, East Rutherford (May 5): Cleveland 93, New Jersey 84
  • Game 4 @ Brendan Byrne Arena, East Rutherford (May 7): New Jersey 96, Cleveland 79
  • Game 5 @ The Coliseum, Richfield (May 9): Cleveland 99, New Jersey 89

Last Playoff Meeting: 1992 Eastern Conference First Round (Cleveland won 3–1)

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

Season[edit]

Playoffs[edit]

Awards, Records and Honors[edit]

Transactions[edit]

References[edit]