1979-80 New Jersey Nets Statistics

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 34-48
Finishing 5th in the NBA's Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference
Coach: Kevin Loughery (34-48)
Location: Piscataway, New Jersey
Attendance: 257,418, Avg. 6,278 in 41 home dates
1979-80 New Jersey Nets Roster
1979-80 New Jersey Nets Results

The New Jersey Nets of the National Basketball Association ended the 1979-80 season with a record of 34 wins and 48 losses, finishing fifth in the NBA's Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference.

The Nets poured in 8,879 points and yielded 8,975. Mike Newlin tossed in a team-leading 1,634 points for New Jersey, while George Johnson accounted for 602 boards. Eddie Jordan dished out 557 assists for the squad.

On the defensive side of the ball, Eddie Jordan added 223 steals, and George Johnson swatted 258 opponent shot attempts.

Kevin Loughery coached the team.

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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
Mike NewlinG-F7867251013296111524541536710116326431411542311951634
Eddie JordanG828226571017437481225820162208270557223272582381087
Calvin NattF535220468794215128019917334051311278221331481042
Cliff RobinsonF7021166183339141242168174332506986134137178951
George JohnsonC-F81582119543248101268919241060217353258199312585
Rich KelleyC-F57251466399186302501971562413971285079152215569
Jan Van Breda KolffF-G8274239945821220715513010332642924710076158307561
Winford BoynesG-F640110246722140136104518213395591996132546
John WilliamsonG28147714612061988876243054872694371496
Maurice LucasF-C22167082611284010279581542128319277082335
Roger PhegleyG-F281541260126428373264470321544952327
Robert SmithG59073625411326887751759768522452102309
Bob ElliottC-F54072222810141152104671181855329148897307
Phil JacksonF-C160194462920107121224125493565
Ralph SimpsonG-F80814718201056511149012341
Tim BassettF-C7092228001287111845041424

Player Averages:

Player Pos GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Mike NewlinG-F786732.246.029.688.
Eddie JordanG828232.443.
Calvin NattF535238.647.920.
Cliff RobinsonF702123.746.925.
George JohnsonC-F815826.
Rich KelleyC-F572525.746.
Jan Van Breda KolffF-G827429.346.335.
Winford BoynesG-F64017.
John WilliamsonG281427.544.742.
Maurice LucasF-C221632.
Roger PhegleyG-F28119.348.550.
Robert SmithG59012.544.530.886.
Bob ElliottC-F54013.444.325.
Phil JacksonF-C16012.
Ralph SimpsonG-F8010.
Tim BassettF-C7013.136.466.