1977-78 New Jersey Nets Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 24-58
Finishing 5th in the NBA's Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference
Coach: Kevin Loughery (24-58)
Location: Piscataway, New Jersey
Attendance: 199,090, Avg. 4,856 in 41 home dates
1977-78 New Jersey Nets Statistics
1977-78 New Jersey Nets Results

The New Jersey Nets of the National Basketball Association ended the 1977-78 season with a record of 24 wins and 58 losses, finishing fifth in the NBA's Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference.

The Nets racked up 8,746 points and surrendered 9,223. Bernard King tossed in a team-leading 1,909 points for New Jersey, and George Johnson accounted for 779 boards. Kevin Porter dished out 801 assists for the squad.

Defensively, Bernard King added 122 steals, while George Johnson swatted 274 opponent shot attempts.

Kevin Loughery coached the team.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
Bird AverittGJuly 22, 19526'1"170PepperdineHopkinsville, KY USA
Tim BassettF-CApril 1, 19516'8"225GeorgiaWashington, DC USA
Bob CarringtonG-FJuly 3, 19536'6"195Boston CollegeBrookline, MA USA
Mark CrowFOctober 22, 19546'7"195DukeEdwards AFB, CA USA
Robert HawkinsGJune 30, 19546'4"190Illinois StateDetroit, MI USA
Darnell HillmanF-CAugust 29, 19496'9"215San Jose StateSacramento, CA USA
Kim HughesCJune 4, 19526'11"220WisconsinFreeport, IL USA
George JohnsonC-FDecember 18, 19486'11"205DillardTylertown, MS USA
Eddie JordanGJanuary 29, 19556'1"170RutgersWashington, DC USA
Bernard KingFDecember 4, 19566'7"205TennesseeBrooklyn, NY USA
Louie NelsonGMay 28, 19516'3"190WashingtonLos Angeles, CA USA
Howard PorterF-CAugust 31, 19486'8"220VillanovaStuart, FL USA
Kevin PorterGApril 17, 19506'0"170St. Francis (PA)Chicago, IL USA
Al SkinnerGJune 16, 19526'3"190MassachusettsMount Vernon, NY USA
Jan Van Breda KolffF-GDecember 16, 19516'7"195VanderbiltPalos Verdes, CA USA
Wilson WashingtonF-CAugust 3, 19556'9"227Old DominionNorfolk, VA USA
John WilliamsonGNovember 10, 19516'2"185New Mexico StateNew Haven, CT USA
Dave WohlGNovember 2, 19496'2"185PennsylvaniaFlushing, NY USA