1980-81 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 (12-23)
Coach: Bob MacKinnon (12-35)
Location: Piscataway, New Jersey
Attendance: 302,061, Avg. 7,367 in 41 home dates
1980-81 New Jersey Nets Statistics
1980-81 New Jersey Nets Results

The New Jersey Nets of the National Basketball Association ended the 1980-81 season with a record of 24 wins and 58 losses, finishing fifth in the NBA's Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference.

The Nets netted 8,768 points and allowed 9,262. Mike Newlin tossed in a team-leading 1,688 points for New Jersey, and Cliff Robinson scored 17 or more per game also. Maurice Lucas contributed 575 boards. Mike Newlin dished out 299 assists for the squad.

Defensively, Darwin Cook added 141 steals.

Kevin Loughery and Bob MacKinnon coached the team.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
Darwin CookGAugust 6, 19586'3"184PortlandLos Angeles, CA USA
Bob ElliottC-FAugust 18, 19556'8"225ArizonaAnn Arbor, MI USA
Mike GminskiCAugust 3, 19596'11"250DukeMonroe, CT USA
Edgar JonesF-CJune 17, 19566'10"225Nevada-RenoFort Rucker, AL USA
Eddie JordanGJanuary 29, 19556'1"170RutgersWashington, DC USA
Maurice LucasF-CFebruary 18, 19526'9"215MarquettePittsburgh, PA USA
Bob McAdooC-FSeptember 25, 19516'9"210North CarolinaGreensboro, NC USA
Lowes MooreGMay 5, 19576'1"170West VirginiaPlymouth, SC USA
Mike NewlinG-FJanuary 2, 19496'4"200UtahPortland, OR USA
Mike O'KorenF-GFebruary 7, 19586'7"207North CarolinaJersey City, NJ USA
Cliff RobinsonFMarch 13, 19606'9"220USCOakland, CA USA
Rory SparrowGJune 12, 19586'2"175VillanovaSuffolk, VA USA
Jan Van Breda KolffF-GDecember 16, 19516'7"195VanderbiltPalos Verdes, CA USA
Foots WalkerGMay 21, 19516'0"170West GeorgiaSouthampton, NY USA