1985-86 New Jersey Nets Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 39-43
Finishing 3rd in the NBA's Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference
Postseason: 0-3 Lost conference first round
Conference First Round - Lost to Milwaukee Bucks 3-0
Coach: Dave Wohl (39-43)
Location: East Rutherford, New Jersey
Attendance: 483,554, Avg. 11,794 in 41 home dates
1985-86 New Jersey Nets Statistics
1985-86 New Jersey Nets Results

The New Jersey Nets of the National Basketball Association ended the 1985-86 season with a record of 39 wins and 43 losses, finishing third in the NBA's Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-3.

New Jersey poured in 8,949 points and allowed 9,112. Mike Gminski tossed in a team-leading 1,333 points for the Nets, and Buck Williams contributed 986 boards. Darwin Cook dished out 390 assists for the squad.

On the defensive side of the ball, Darwin Cook added 156 steals.

Dave Wohl coached the team. The 1985-86 New Jersey Nets lost in the conference first round.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
Otis BirdsongGDecember 9, 19556'3"190HoustonWinter Haven, FL USA
Bobby CattageFAugust 17, 19586'9"250AuburnHuntsville, AL USA
Darwin CookGAugust 6, 19586'3"184PortlandLos Angeles, CA USA
Darryl DawkinsCJanuary 11, 19576'10"245noneOrlando, FL USA
Mike GminskiCAugust 3, 19596'11"250DukeMonroe, CT USA
Rod HigginsF-C-GJanuary 31, 19606'7"200Fresno StateMonroe, LA USA
Mickey JohnsonFAugust 31, 19526'10"190AuroraChicago, IL USA
Yvon JosephCOctober 31, 19576'11"245Georgia TechCap-Haitian, HAI
Albert KingF-GDecember 17, 19596'6"190MarylandBrooklyn, NY USA
Mike O'KorenF-GFebruary 7, 19586'7"207North CarolinaJersey City, NJ USA
Kelvin RanseyGMay 3, 19586'1"170Ohio StateToledo, OH USA
Micheal Ray RichardsonG-FApril 11, 19556'5"189MontanaLubbock, TX USA
Jeff TurnerF-CApril 9, 19626'9"230VanderbiltBangor, ME USA
Buck WilliamsF-CMarch 8, 19606'8"215MarylandRocky Mount, NC USA
Ray WilliamsGOctober 14, 19546'2"188MinnesotaMount Vernon, NY USA