1978-79 New Jersey Nets Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 37-45
Finishing 3rd in the NBA's Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference
Postseason: 0-2 Lost conference first round
Conference First Round - Lost to Philadelphia 76ers 2-0
Coach: Kevin Loughery (37-45)
Location: Piscataway, New Jersey
Attendance: 198,990, Avg. 4,853 in 41 home dates
1978-79 New Jersey Nets Statistics
1978-79 New Jersey Nets Results

The New Jersey Nets of the National Basketball Association ended the 1978-79 season with a record of 37 wins and 45 losses, finishing third in the NBA's Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-2. Kevin Loughery coached the team. The 1978-79 New Jersey Nets lost in the conference first round.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
Tim BassettF-CApril 1, 19516'8"225GeorgiaWashington, DC USA
Winford BoynesG-FMay 17, 19576'6"185San FranciscoGreenville, SC USA
Harvey CatchingsC-FSeptember 2, 19516'9"218Hardin-SimmonsJackson, MS USA
Bob ElliottC-FAugust 18, 19556'8"225ArizonaAnn Arbor, MI USA
Phil JacksonF-CSeptember 17, 19456'8"220North DakotaDeer Lodge, MT 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
Eric MoneyGFebruary 6, 19556'0"170ArizonaDetroit, MI USA
Ralph SimpsonG-FAugust 10, 19496'5"200Michigan StateDetroit, MI 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


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