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2002-03 New Jersey Nets Game-by-Game Results

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 49-33
Finishing 1st in the NBA's Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference
Postseason: 14-6 Lost finals
Conference First Round - Defeated Milwaukee Bucks 4-2
Conference Semifinals - Defeated Boston Celtics 4-0
Conference Finals - Defeated Detroit Pistons 4-0
Finals - Lost to San Antonio Spurs 4-2
Coach: Byron Scott (49-33)
Location: East Rutherford, New Jersey
Attendance: 622,574, Avg. 15,185 in 41 home dates
2002-03 New Jersey Nets Statistics
2002-03 New Jersey Nets Roster

The New Jersey Nets of the National Basketball Association ended the 2002-03 season with a record of 49 wins and 33 losses, finishing first in the NBA's Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 14-6.

The Nets scored 7,820 points and allowed 7,392. Jason Kidd tossed in a team-leading 1,495 points for New Jersey, while Richard Jefferson and Kenyon Martin averaged 15 or more per game also. Kenyon Martin contributed 640 boards. Jason Kidd dished out 711 assists for the squad.

On defense, Jason Kidd added 179 steals.

Byron Scott coached the team. The 2002-03 New Jersey Nets lost in the finals.

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Regular Season Points For: 7820
Regular Season Points Against: 7392

Date Game Res Home Road Record
October 30, 2002 Atlanta Hawks 94 at New Jersey Nets 105 W 1-0 0-0 1-0
November 1, 2002 Indiana Pacers 91 at New Jersey Nets 102 W 2-0 0-0 2-0
November 2, 2002 New Jersey Nets 87 at Washington Wizards 79 W 2-0 1-0 3-0
November 4, 2002 Minnesota Timberwolves 82 at New Jersey Nets 106 W 3-0 1-0 4-0
November 6, 2002 New Jersey Nets 93 at Milwaukee Bucks 99 L 3-0 1-1 4-1
November 8, 2002 Los Angeles Clippers 92 at New Jersey Nets 106 W 4-0 1-1 5-1
November 9, 2002 New Jersey Nets 93 at Chicago Bulls 100 L 4-0 1-2 5-2
November 13, 2002 San Antonio Spurs 82 at New Jersey Nets 91 W 5-0 1-2 6-2
November 15, 2002 New Jersey Nets 93 at Miami Heat 84 W 5-0 2-2 7-2
November 16, 2002 Dallas Mavericks 96 at New Jersey Nets 88 L 5-1 2-2 7-3
November 18, 2002 Denver Nuggets 79 at New Jersey Nets 99 W 6-1 2-2 8-3
November 20, 2002 New Jersey Nets 79 at Boston Celtics 96 L 6-1 2-3 8-4
November 22, 2002 Cleveland Cavaliers 79 at New Jersey Nets 120 W 7-1 2-3 9-4
November 23, 2002 New Jersey Nets 96 at Minnesota Timberwolves 82 W 7-1 3-3 10-4
November 27, 2002 New Jersey Nets 75 at Phoenix Suns 82 L 7-1 3-4 10-5
November 28, 2002 New Jersey Nets 118 at Los Angeles Clippers 126 L 7-1 3-5 10-6 OT
November 30, 2002 New Jersey Nets 93 at Portland Trail Blazers 86 W 7-1 4-5 11-6
December 1, 2002 New Jersey Nets 95 at Seattle Supersonics 96 L 7-1 4-6 11-7
December 3, 2002 Atlanta Hawks 72 at New Jersey Nets 87 W 8-1 4-6 12-7
December 7, 2002 Orlando Magic 88 at New Jersey Nets 121 W 9-1 4-6 13-7
December 9, 2002 Phoenix Suns 93 at New Jersey Nets 106 W 10-1 4-6 14-7
December 11, 2002 Portland Trail Blazers 104 at New Jersey Nets 105 W 11-1 4-6 15-7
December 13, 2002 Washington Wizards 65 at New Jersey Nets 79 W 12-1 4-6 16-7
December 15, 2002 New Jersey Nets 91 at Detroit Pistons 101 L 12-1 4-7 16-8
December 17, 2002 New Jersey Nets 99 at New York Knicks 101 L 12-1 4-8 16-9
December 19, 2002 Los Angeles Lakers 71 at New Jersey Nets 98 W 13-1 4-8 17-9
December 21, 2002 Detroit Pistons 92 at New Jersey Nets 100 W 14-1 4-8 18-9
December 23, 2002 Chicago Bulls 83 at New Jersey Nets 99 W 15-1 4-8 19-9
December 25, 2002 Boston Celtics 81 at New Jersey Nets 117 W 16-1 4-8 20-9
December 27, 2002 Milwaukee Bucks 90 at New Jersey Nets 110 W 17-1 4-8 21-9
December 28, 2002 New Jersey Nets 104 at Milwaukee Bucks 96 W 17-1 5-8 22-9
December 30, 2002 Cleveland Cavaliers 88 at New Jersey Nets 102 W 18-1 5-8 23-9
January 3, 2003 New Jersey Nets 100 at Miami Heat 80 W 18-1 6-8 24-9
January 4, 2003 New Jersey Nets 88 at Orlando Magic 83 W 18-1 7-8 25-9
January 6, 2003 New Jersey Nets 101 at Atlanta Hawks 94 W 18-1 8-8 26-9
January 9, 2003 Sacramento Kings 118 at New Jersey Nets 82 L 18-2 8-8 26-10
January 10, 2003 New Jersey Nets 94 at Toronto Raptors 79 W 18-2 9-8 27-10
January 15, 2003 New Jersey Nets 107 at Philadelphia 76ers 108 L 18-2 9-9 27-11
January 17, 2003 Toronto Raptors 77 at New Jersey Nets 88 W 19-2 9-9 28-11
January 20, 2003 New Jersey Nets 103 at Utah Jazz 106 L 19-2 9-10 28-12 OT
January 21, 2003 New Jersey Nets 102 at Sacramento Kings 109 L 19-2 9-11 28-13
January 23, 2003 New Jersey Nets 97 at Golden State Warriors 105 L 19-2 9-12 28-14
January 24, 2003 New Jersey Nets 89 at Los Angeles Lakers 83 W 19-2 10-12 29-14
January 27, 2003 New Jersey Nets 92 at Denver Nuggets 66 W 19-2 11-12 30-14
January 29, 2003 Washington Wizards 78 at New Jersey Nets 86 W 20-2 11-12 31-14
January 31, 2003 New Orleans Hornets 72 at New Jersey Nets 89 W 21-2 11-12 32-14
February 1, 2003 New Jersey Nets 84 at Detroit Pistons 106 L 21-2 11-13 32-15
February 3, 2003 Seattle Supersonics 108 at New Jersey Nets 109 W 22-2 11-13 33-15 OT
February 5, 2003 New Jersey Nets 111 at Philadelphia 76ers 85 W 22-2 12-13 34-15
February 11, 2003 New Jersey Nets 83 at Orlando Magic 92 L 22-2 12-14 34-16
February 12, 2003 New Jersey Nets 90 at Memphis Grizzlies 97 L 22-2 12-15 34-17
February 14, 2003 Chicago Bulls 72 at New Jersey Nets 90 W 23-2 12-15 35-17
February 16, 2003 Philadelphia 76ers 90 at New Jersey Nets 83 L 23-3 12-15 35-18
February 18, 2003 Miami Heat 79 at New Jersey Nets 84 W 24-3 12-15 36-18
February 20, 2003 Indiana Pacers 91 at New Jersey Nets 98 W 25-3 12-15 37-18
February 21, 2003 New Jersey Nets 86 at Washington Wizards 89 L 25-3 12-16 37-19
February 23, 2003 Orlando Magic 113 at New Jersey Nets 105 L 25-4 12-16 37-20
February 25, 2003 New Jersey Nets 90 at Cleveland Cavaliers 93 L 25-4 12-17 37-21
February 26, 2003 New York Knicks 76 at New Jersey Nets 105 W 26-4 12-17 38-21
March 2, 2003 Utah Jazz 91 at New Jersey Nets 90 L 26-5 12-17 38-22
March 4, 2003 New Jersey Nets 79 at Dallas Mavericks 88 L 26-5 12-18 38-23
March 6, 2003 New Jersey Nets 78 at San Antonio Spurs 92 L 26-5 12-19 38-24
March 8, 2003 New Jersey Nets 71 at Houston Rockets 83 L 26-5 12-20 38-25
March 9, 2003 New Jersey Nets 102 at New Orleans Hornets 92 W 26-5 13-20 39-25
March 13, 2003 Boston Celtics 75 at New Jersey Nets 90 W 27-5 13-20 40-25
March 16, 2003 Philadelphia 76ers 92 at New Jersey Nets 87 L 27-6 13-20 40-26
March 18, 2003 New Jersey Nets 87 at Boston Celtics 74 W 27-6 14-20 41-26
March 19, 2003 Milwaukee Bucks 104 at New Jersey Nets 85 L 27-7 14-20 41-27
March 22, 2003 Memphis Grizzlies 99 at New Jersey Nets 107 W 28-7 14-20 42-27
March 23, 2003 New Jersey Nets 88 at Cleveland Cavaliers 93 L 28-7 14-21 42-28
March 26, 2003 New York Knicks 95 at New Jersey Nets 101 W 29-7 14-21 43-28
March 28, 2003 New Jersey Nets 122 at New York Knicks 101 W 29-7 15-21 44-28
March 29, 2003 Golden State Warriors 97 at New Jersey Nets 109 W 30-7 15-21 45-28
March 31, 2003 Houston Rockets 86 at New Jersey Nets 110 W 31-7 15-21 46-28
April 2, 2003 New Jersey Nets 97 at New Orleans Hornets 106 L 31-7 15-22 46-29
April 4, 2003 Miami Heat 83 at New Jersey Nets 99 W 32-7 15-22 47-29
April 6, 2003 New Jersey Nets 96 at Toronto Raptors 87 W 32-7 16-22 48-29
April 9, 2003 New Jersey Nets 92 at Atlanta Hawks 97 L 32-7 16-23 48-30
April 11, 2003 New Jersey Nets 86 at Chicago Bulls 95 L 32-7 16-24 48-31
April 12, 2003 Toronto Raptors 86 at New Jersey Nets 94 W 33-7 16-24 49-31
April 14, 2003 New Orleans Hornets 87 at New Jersey Nets 74 L 33-8 16-24 49-32
April 16, 2003 New Jersey Nets 83 at Indiana Pacers 90 L 33-8 16-25 49-33
April 19, 2003 Milwaukee Bucks 96 at New Jersey Nets 109 W 1-0 0-0 1-0
April 22, 2003 Milwaukee Bucks 88 at New Jersey Nets 85 L 1-1 0-0 1-1
April 24, 2003 New Jersey Nets 103 at Milwaukee Bucks 101 W 1-1 1-0 2-1
April 26, 2003 New Jersey Nets 114 at Milwaukee Bucks 119 L 1-1 1-1 2-2 OT
April 29, 2003 Milwaukee Bucks 82 at New Jersey Nets 89 W 2-1 1-1 3-2
May 1, 2003 New Jersey Nets 113 at Milwaukee Bucks 101 W 2-1 2-1 4-2
May 5, 2003 Boston Celtics 93 at New Jersey Nets 97 W 3-1 2-1 5-2
May 7, 2003 Boston Celtics 95 at New Jersey Nets 104 W 4-1 2-1 6-2
May 9, 2003 New Jersey Nets 94 at Boston Celtics 76 W 4-1 3-1 7-2
May 12, 2003 New Jersey Nets 110 at Boston Celtics 101 W 4-1 4-1 8-2 2OT
May 18, 2003 New Jersey Nets 76 at Detroit Pistons 74 W 4-1 5-1 9-2
May 20, 2003 New Jersey Nets 88 at Detroit Pistons 86 W 4-1 6-1 10-2
May 22, 2003 Detroit Pistons 85 at New Jersey Nets 97 W 5-1 6-1 11-2
May 24, 2003 Detroit Pistons 82 at New Jersey Nets 102 W 6-1 6-1 12-2
June 4, 2003 New Jersey Nets 89 at San Antonio Spurs 101 L 6-1 6-2 12-3
June 6, 2003 New Jersey Nets 87 at San Antonio Spurs 85 W 6-1 7-2 13-3
June 8, 2003 San Antonio Spurs 84 at New Jersey Nets 79 L 6-2 7-2 13-4
June 11, 2003 San Antonio Spurs 76 at New Jersey Nets 77 W 7-2 7-2 14-4
June 13, 2003 San Antonio Spurs 93 at New Jersey Nets 83 L 7-3 7-2 14-5
June 15, 2003 New Jersey Nets 77 at San Antonio Spurs 88 L 7-3 7-3 14-6