2003–04 New Jersey Nets season

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2003–04 New Jersey Nets season
Atlantic Division Champions
Head coach Byron Scott
Lawrence Frank
Arena Continental Airlines Arena
Results
Record 45–37 (.549)
Place Division: 1st (Atlantic)
Conference: 2nd (Eastern)
Playoff finish East Conference Semifinals
(Eliminated 3-4)

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
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The 2003-04 NBA season was the Nets' 28th season in the NBA.[1]

Offseason[edit]

Draft picks[edit]

Main article: 2003 NBA Draft
Round Pick Player Position Nationality College
1 22 Zoran Planinic  Croatia
2 51 Kyle Korver  United States Creighton

Roster[edit]

New Jersey Nets roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight DOB (YYYY–MM–DD) From
SG 1 United States Armstrong, Brandon 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 188 lb (85 kg) Pepperdine
C 35 United States Collins, Jason 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 255 lb (116 kg) Stanford
SG 44 United States Davis, Hubert 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 183 lb (83 kg) North Carolina
SG 12 United States Harris, Lucious 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Long Beach State
SF 24 United States Jefferson, Richard 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 230 lb (104 kg) Arizona
PG 5 United States Kidd, Jason 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 210 lb (95 kg) California
SG 30 United States Kittles, Kerry 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 179 lb (81 kg) Villanova
PF 6 United States Martin, Kenyon 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 225 lb (102 kg) Cincinnati
C 33 United States Mourning, Alonzo 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 240 lb (109 kg) Georgetown
PG 10 Croatia Planinić, Zoran 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Croatia
SF 54 United States Rogers, Rodney 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 235 lb (107 kg) Wake Forest
PF 21 United States Scalabrine, Brian 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 235 lb (107 kg) Southern California
SG 8 United States Slay, Tamar 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Marshall
C 34 United States Williams, Aaron 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Xavier
Head coach




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

Roster

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Atlantic Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div
y-New Jersey Nets 47 35 .573 28–13 19–22 18–7
x-Miami Heat 42 40 .512 5 29–12 13–28 15–10
x-New York Knicks 39 43 .476 8 23–18 16–25 15–7
x-Boston Celtics 36 46 .439 11 19–22 17–24 14–10
Philadelphia 76ers 33 49 .402 14 21–20 12–29 10–14
Washington Wizards 25 57 .305 22 17–24 8–33 3–21
Orlando Magic 21 61 .256 26 11–30 10–31 8–16
# Eastern Conference
Team W L PCT GB
1 z-Indiana Pacers 61 21 .744
2 y-New Jersey Nets 47 35 .573 14
3 x-Detroit Pistons 54 28 .659 7
4 x-Miami Heat 42 40 .512 19
5 x-New Orleans Hornets 41 41 .500 20
6 x-Milwaukee Bucks 41 41 .500 20
7 x-New York Knicks 39 43 .476 22
8 x-Boston Celtics 36 46 .439 25
9 Cleveland Cavaliers 35 47 .427 26
10 Toronto Raptors 33 49 .402 28
10 Philadelphia 76ers 33 49 .402 28
12 Atlanta Hawks 28 54 .341 33
13 Washington Wizards 25 57 .305 36
14 Chicago Bulls 23 59 .280 37
15 Orlando Magic 21 61 .256 39
z - clinched division title
y - clinched division title
x - clinched playoff spot

Game log[edit]

Playoffs[edit]

East First Round[edit]

(2) New Jersey Nets vs. (7) New York Knicks:Nets win series 4–0

Last Playoff Meeting: 1994 Eastern Conference First Round (New York won 3-1)

East Conference Semifinals[edit]

(2) New Jersey Nets vs. (3) Detroit Pistons: Pistons win series 4–3

Last Playoff Meeting: 2003 Eastern Conference Finals (New Jersey won 4-0)

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]

Free Agents[edit]

Additions
Player Date signed Former team
Alonzo Mourning July 16 Miami Heat
Doug Overton September 30 FC Barcelona
Damone Brown September 30 North Charleston Lowgators (NBDL)
Mikki Moore December 22 Roanoke Dazzle (NBDL)
Robert Pack January 19 New Orleans Hornets
Hubert Davis January 26 Detroit Pistons
Anthony Goldwire March 22 Minnesota Timberwolves
Subtractions
Player Date signed New Team
Dikembe Mutombo October 7 New York Knicks
Doug Overton November 13 Los Angeles Clippers
Damone Brown December 22 none
Mikki Moore January 7 Utah Jazz
Robert Pack January 26 Zalgiris Kaunas
Anthony Goldwire April 6 Criollos de Caguas

References[edit]

See also[edit]