1981-82 New Jersey Nets Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 44-38
Finishing 3rd in the NBA's Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference
Postseason: 0-2 Lost conference first round
Conference First Round - Lost to Washington Bullets 2-0
Coach: Larry Brown (44-38)
Location: East Rutherford, New Jersey
Attendance: 568,861, Avg. 13,875 in 41 home dates
1981-82 New Jersey Nets Statistics
1981-82 New Jersey Nets Results

The New Jersey Nets of the National Basketball Association ended the 1981-82 season with a record of 44 wins and 38 losses, finishing third in the NBA's Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-2.

The Nets racked up 8,746 points and allowed 8,690. Ray Williams tossed in a team-leading 1,674 points for New Jersey, and Buck Williams contributed 1,005 boards. Ray Williams dished out 488 assists for the squad.

On defense, Ray Williams added 199 steals.

Larry Brown coached the team. The 1981-82 New Jersey Nets lost in the conference first round.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
James BaileyF-CMay 21, 19576'9"220RutgersDublin, GA USA
Otis BirdsongGDecember 9, 19556'3"190HoustonWinter Haven, FL USA
David BurnsGJuly 3, 19586'2"180St. LouisDallas, TX USA
Darwin CookGAugust 6, 19586'3"184PortlandLos Angeles, CA USA
Joe CooperC-FSeptember 1, 19576'10"225ColoradoHouston, TX USA
Len ElmoreC-FMarch 28, 19526'9"220MarylandNew York, NY USA
Mike GminskiCAugust 3, 19596'11"250DukeMonroe, CT USA
Albert KingF-GDecember 17, 19596'6"190MarylandBrooklyn, NY USA
Sam LaceyCMarch 28, 19486'10"230New Mexico StateIndianaola, MS USA
Mike O'KorenF-GFebruary 7, 19586'7"207North CarolinaJersey City, NJ USA
Ed SherodGSeptember 13, 19596'2"170Virginia CommonwealthRichmond, VA USA
Ray TolbertFSeptember 10, 19586'9"225IndianaAnderson, IN USA
Jan Van Breda KolffF-GDecember 16, 19516'7"195VanderbiltPalos Verdes, CA USA
Foots WalkerGMay 21, 19516'0"170West GeorgiaSouthampton, NY USA
Buck WilliamsF-CMarch 8, 19606'8"215MarylandRocky Mount, NC USA
Ray WilliamsGOctober 14, 19546'2"188MinnesotaMount Vernon, NY USA
Mike WoodsonG-FMarch 24, 19586'5"195IndianaIndianapolis, IN USA


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