1986-87 New Jersey Nets Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 24-58
Finishing 4th in the NBA's Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference
Coach: Dave Wohl (24-58)
Location: East Rutherford, New Jersey
Attendance: 452,686, Avg. 11,041 in 41 home dates
1986-87 New Jersey Nets Statistics
1986-87 New Jersey Nets Results

The New Jersey Nets of the National Basketball Association ended the 1986-87 season with a record of 24 wins and 58 losses, finishing fourth in the NBA's Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference.

The Nets scored 8,893 points and conceded 9,307. Orlando Woolridge tossed in a team-leading 1,551 points for New Jersey, while Buck Williams netted 17 or more per game, too. Buck Williams contributed 1,023 boards. Leon Wood dished out 370 assists for the squad.

Defensively, Pearl Washington added 92 thefts.

Dave Wohl coached the team.

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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
Tony BrownF-GJuly 29, 19606'3"185ArkansasChicago, IL USA
Ben ColemanFNovember 14, 19616'9"235MarylandMinneapolis, MN USA
Darryl DawkinsCJanuary 11, 19576'10"245noneOrlando, FL USA
Chris EnglerCMarch 1, 19596'11"245WyomingStillwater, MN USA
Mike GminskiCAugust 3, 19596'11"250DukeMonroe, CT USA
Albert KingF-GDecember 17, 19596'6"190MarylandBrooklyn, NY USA
Pace MannionGSeptember 22, 19606'7"190UtahSalt Lake City, UT USA
Kevin McKennaG-FJanuary 8, 19596'5"195CreightonSt. Paul, MN USA
Jeff TurnerF-CApril 9, 19626'9"230VanderbiltBangor, ME USA
Pearl WashingtonGJanuary 6, 19646'2"190SyracuseBrooklyn, NY USA
Buck WilliamsF-CMarch 8, 19606'8"215MarylandRocky Mount, NC USA
Ray WilliamsGOctober 14, 19546'2"188MinnesotaMount Vernon, NY USA
Mike WilsonGSeptember 15, 19596'3"175MarquetteMemphis, TN USA
Leon WoodGMarch 25, 19626'2"185Cal. St.-FullertonColumbia, SC USA
Orlando WoolridgeFDecember 16, 19596'9"215Notre DameBernice, LA USA