1997-98 New Jersey Nets Game-by-Game Results

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 43-39
Finishing 2nd in the NBA's Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference
Postseason: 0-3 Lost conference first round
Conference First Round - Lost to Chicago Bulls 3-0
Coach: John Calipari (43-39)
Location: East Rutherford, New Jersey
Attendance: 718,523, Avg. 17,525 in 41 home dates
1997-98 New Jersey Nets Statistics
1997-98 New Jersey Nets Roster

The New Jersey Nets of the National Basketball Association ended the 1997-98 season with a record of 43 wins and 39 losses, finishing second in the NBA's Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-3. John Calipari coached the team. The 1997-98 New Jersey Nets lost in the conference first round.

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Regular Season Points For: 8170
Regular Season Points Against: 8041

Date Game Res Home Road Record
October 31, 1997 Indiana Pacers 95 at New Jersey Nets 97 W 1-0 0-0 1-0
November 1, 1997 New Jersey Nets 113 at Milwaukee Bucks 109 W 1-0 1-0 2-0 OT
November 5, 1997 Golden State Warriors 96 at New Jersey Nets 112 W 2-0 1-0 3-0
November 7, 1997 Miami Heat 87 at New Jersey Nets 99 W 3-0 1-0 4-0
November 8, 1997 New Jersey Nets 86 at Chicago Bulls 99 L 3-0 1-1 4-1
November 13, 1997 Cleveland Cavaliers 85 at New Jersey Nets 74 L 3-1 1-1 4-2
November 15, 1997 New Jersey Nets 88 at Detroit Pistons 96 L 3-1 1-2 4-3 OT
November 16, 1997 New Jersey Nets 77 at Cleveland Cavaliers 72 W 3-1 2-2 5-3
November 19, 1997 Boston Celtics 100 at New Jersey Nets 108 W 4-1 2-2 6-3
November 21, 1997 New Jersey Nets 93 at Boston Celtics 101 L 4-1 2-3 6-4
November 22, 1997 Portland Trail Blazers 87 at New Jersey Nets 93 W 5-1 2-3 7-4
November 25, 1997 New Jersey Nets 101 at Golden State Warriors 87 W 5-1 3-3 8-4
November 26, 1997 New Jersey Nets 99 at Phoenix Suns 111 L 5-1 3-4 8-5
November 28, 1997 New Jersey Nets 104 at Los Angeles Clippers 92 W 5-1 4-4 9-5 at Anaheim, CA
November 30, 1997 New Jersey Nets 87 at Sacramento Kings 73 W 5-1 5-4 10-5
December 1, 1997 New Jersey Nets 95 at Utah Jazz 100 L 5-1 5-5 10-6
December 3, 1997 Seattle Supersonics 93 at New Jersey Nets 89 L 5-2 5-5 10-7
December 5, 1997 Philadelphia 76ers 88 at New Jersey Nets 107 W 6-2 5-5 11-7
December 8, 1997 New Jersey Nets 97 at Miami Heat 105 L 6-2 5-6 11-8
December 9, 1997 New Jersey Nets 99 at Washington Wizards 120 L 6-2 5-7 11-9
December 11, 1997 New Jersey Nets 99 at Detroit Pistons 103 L 6-2 5-8 11-10
December 13, 1997 Denver Nuggets 95 at New Jersey Nets 133 W 7-2 5-8 12-10
December 17, 1997 Detroit Pistons 101 at New Jersey Nets 105 W 8-2 5-8 13-10
December 20, 1997 Chicago Bulls 100 at New Jersey Nets 92 L 8-3 5-8 13-11
December 22, 1997 New Jersey Nets 99 at Orlando Magic 88 W 8-3 6-8 14-11
December 26, 1997 New Jersey Nets 96 at Minnesota Timberwolves 116 L 8-3 6-9 14-12
December 27, 1997 Milwaukee Bucks 104 at New Jersey Nets 112 W 9-3 6-9 15-12 2OT
December 29, 1997 Washington Wizards 91 at New Jersey Nets 99 W 10-3 6-9 16-12
December 30, 1997 New Jersey Nets 91 at Indiana Pacers 109 L 10-3 6-10 16-13
January 2, 1998 New York Knicks 98 at New Jersey Nets 103 W 11-3 6-10 17-13
January 3, 1998 New Jersey Nets 81 at Cleveland Cavaliers 95 L 11-3 6-11 17-14
January 7, 1998 New Jersey Nets 88 at New York Knicks 89 L 11-3 6-12 17-15 OT
January 8, 1998 Orlando Magic 87 at New Jersey Nets 89 W 12-3 6-12 18-15
January 10, 1998 Minnesota Timberwolves 108 at New Jersey Nets 101 L 12-4 6-12 18-16
January 12, 1998 New Jersey Nets 108 at Toronto Raptors 100 W 12-4 7-12 19-16
January 13, 1998 New Jersey Nets 81 at Charlotte Hornets 68 W 12-4 8-12 20-16
January 15, 1998 Los Angeles Clippers 119 at New Jersey Nets 116 L 12-5 8-12 20-17
January 17, 1998 Atlanta Hawks 81 at New Jersey Nets 97 W 13-5 8-12 21-17
January 19, 1998 San Antonio Spurs 84 at New Jersey Nets 95 W 14-5 8-12 22-17
January 21, 1998 Houston Rockets 112 at New Jersey Nets 117 W 15-5 8-12 23-17 OT
January 23, 1998 Chicago Bulls 100 at New Jersey Nets 98 L 15-6 8-12 23-18 OT
January 24, 1998 New Jersey Nets 87 at Washington Wizards 104 L 15-6 8-13 23-19
January 27, 1998 New Jersey Nets 120 at Denver Nuggets 87 W 15-6 9-13 24-19
January 28, 1998 New Jersey Nets 106 at Los Angeles Lakers 95 W 15-6 10-13 25-19
January 31, 1998 New Jersey Nets 116 at Vancouver Grizzlies 106 W 15-6 11-13 26-19
February 1, 1998 New Jersey Nets 87 at Seattle Supersonics 97 L 15-6 11-14 26-20
February 3, 1998 New Jersey Nets 97 at Portland Trail Blazers 98 L 15-6 11-15 26-21
February 5, 1998 Phoenix Suns 94 at New Jersey Nets 106 W 16-6 11-15 27-21
February 10, 1998 Dallas Mavericks 81 at New Jersey Nets 90 W 17-6 11-15 28-21
February 13, 1998 Toronto Raptors 115 at New Jersey Nets 130 W 18-6 11-15 29-21
February 14, 1998 New Jersey Nets 105 at Philadelphia 76ers 98 W 18-6 12-15 30-21
February 16, 1998 Milwaukee Bucks 92 at New Jersey Nets 103 W 19-6 12-15 31-21
February 18, 1998 New Jersey Nets 104 at Atlanta Hawks 114 L 19-6 12-16 31-22 at Georgia Tech, Atlanta, GA
February 20, 1998 Cleveland Cavaliers 109 at New Jersey Nets 95 L 19-7 12-16 31-23
February 21, 1998 Philadelphia 76ers 98 at New Jersey Nets 89 L 19-8 12-16 31-24
February 24, 1998 Vancouver Grizzlies 101 at New Jersey Nets 110 W 20-8 12-16 32-24
February 26, 1998 Sacramento Kings 99 at New Jersey Nets 102 W 21-8 12-16 33-24
February 28, 1998 Miami Heat 95 at New Jersey Nets 93 L 21-9 12-16 33-25
March 1, 1998 New Jersey Nets 84 at Miami Heat 85 L 21-9 12-17 33-26
March 3, 1998 New Jersey Nets 91 at New York Knicks 94 L 21-9 12-18 33-27
March 6, 1998 Utah Jazz 122 at New Jersey Nets 115 L 21-10 12-18 33-28
March 8, 1998 Charlotte Hornets 109 at New Jersey Nets 100 L 21-11 12-18 33-29
March 10, 1998 New Jersey Nets 78 at San Antonio Spurs 79 L 21-11 12-19 33-30
March 12, 1998 New Jersey Nets 104 at Houston Rockets 115 L 21-11 12-20 33-31
March 14, 1998 New Jersey Nets 108 at Dallas Mavericks 93 W 21-11 13-20 34-31
March 16, 1998 New Jersey Nets 72 at Chicago Bulls 88 L 21-11 13-21 34-32
March 19, 1998 Orlando Magic 87 at New Jersey Nets 93 W 22-11 13-21 35-32
March 20, 1998 New Jersey Nets 92 at Indiana Pacers 99 L 22-11 13-22 35-33
March 22, 1998 Washington Wizards 102 at New Jersey Nets 100 L 22-12 13-22 35-34 OT
March 25, 1998 New Jersey Nets 91 at Philadelphia 76ers 86 W 22-12 14-22 36-34
March 27, 1998 Boston Celtics 82 at New Jersey Nets 76 L 22-13 14-22 36-35
March 31, 1998 Atlanta Hawks 90 at New Jersey Nets 105 W 23-13 14-22 37-35
April 2, 1998 Los Angeles Lakers 117 at New Jersey Nets 106 L 23-14 14-22 37-36
April 4, 1998 New York Knicks 94 at New Jersey Nets 97 W 24-14 14-22 38-36
April 6, 1998 Charlotte Hornets 115 at New Jersey Nets 125 W 25-14 14-22 39-36
April 8, 1998 New Jersey Nets 117 at Boston Celtics 104 W 25-14 15-22 40-36
April 11, 1998 New Jersey Nets 124 at Milwaukee Bucks 117 W 25-14 16-22 41-36
April 12, 1998 New Jersey Nets 116 at Toronto Raptors 109 W 25-14 17-22 42-36
April 14, 1998 Toronto Raptors 96 at New Jersey Nets 92 L 25-15 17-22 42-37
April 15, 1998 New Jersey Nets 103 at Charlotte Hornets 109 L 25-15 17-23 42-38
April 17, 1998 New Jersey Nets 109 at Orlando Magic 121 L 25-15 17-24 42-39
April 19, 1998 Detroit Pistons 101 at New Jersey Nets 114 W 26-15 17-24 43-39
April 24, 1998 New Jersey Nets 93 at Chicago Bulls 96 L 0-0 0-1 0-1 OT
April 26, 1998 New Jersey Nets 91 at Chicago Bulls 96 L 0-0 0-2 0-2
April 29, 1998 Chicago Bulls 116 at New Jersey Nets 101 L 0-1 0-2 0-3


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