1978-79 New Jersey Nets Statistics

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 Roster
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 Totals:

Player Pos GP GS Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Bernard KingF828028591359710619349251418669295118393233261769
John WilliamsonG7465245113676354373735314319625589122332151643
Eddie JordanG8240226096040127421374141215365201402442091015
Eric MoneyG4746143467632518313655701252497410166132786
Winford BoynesG-F69101176595256169133609515575437119117645
Jan Van Breda KolffF-G803919984231961831461082743821808574135235538
George JohnsonC-F787720584832061381052014156168868253178315517
Wilson WashingtonF-C62441139434218104668820629447316798186502
Phil JacksonF-C5911070303144105865911917885452278168374
Tim BassettF-C826150831311613189174244418994429103219321
Ralph SimpsonG-F320527237877148194261681245330222
Harvey CatchingsC-F321659175746147711332043015565190195
Al SkinnerG230334125558272123042492223853182
Bob ElliottC-F1402827341564116405622642634123

Player Averages:

Player Pos GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Bernard KingF828034.952.
John WilliamsonG746533.146.585.
Eddie JordanG824027.641.877.
Eric MoneyG474630.548.
Winford BoynesG-F691017.
Jan Van Breda KolffF-G803925.046.379.
George JohnsonC-F787726.442.776.
Wilson WashingtonF-C624418.450.
Phil JacksonF-C59118.147.581.
Tim BassettF-C82618.437.
Ralph SimpsonG-F32016.536.767.
Harvey CatchingsC-F32120.642.377.
Al SkinnerG23014.544.
Bob ElliottC-F14020.

Postseason - Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
John WilliamsonG2926223161333684014859
Bernard KingF28142212410561174061052
Eddie JordanG283381598691517836638
George JohnsonC-F270211431817252274829
Jan Van Breda KolffF-G28120865119207035921
Tim BassettF-C2175222202000146
Phil JacksonF-C2203122213010014
Ralph SimpsonG-F2105200022200104
Harvey CatchingsC-F2266130538101242

Postseason Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
John WilliamsonG246.
Bernard KingF240.550.
Eddie JordanG241.539.588.
George JohnsonC-F235.066.733.34.08.512.
Jan Van Breda KolffF-G240.540.
Tim BassettF-C28.540.0100.
Phil JacksonF-C210.033.3100.
Ralph SimpsonG-F25.
Harvey CatchingsC-F213.