1982-83 New Jersey Nets Statistics

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 49-33
Finishing 3rd in the NBA's Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference
Postseason: 0-2 Lost conference first round
Conference First Round - Lost to New York Knicks 2-0
Coach: Larry Brown (47-29)
Coach: Bill Blair (2-4)
Location: East Rutherford, New Jersey
Attendance: 530,808, Avg. 12,947 in 41 home dates
1982-83 New Jersey Nets Roster
1982-83 New Jersey Nets Results

The New Jersey Nets of the National Basketball Association ended the 1982-83 season with a record of 49 wins and 33 losses, finishing third in the NBA's Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-2.

The Nets scored 8,672 points and yielded 8,445. Buck Williams tossed in a team-leading 1,396 points for New Jersey, and Albert King contributed 17 or more per game, too. Buck Williams accounted for 1,027 boards. Darwin Cook dished out 448 assists for the squad.

On the defensive side of the ball, Darwin Cook added 194 steals, while Darryl Dawkins swatted 152 opponent shot attempts.

Larry Brown and Bill Blair coached the team. The 1982-83 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
Buck WilliamsF-C82822961912536405233243656621027125911102462701396
Albert KingF-G79752447122658223622717615729945629195412452781346
Darwin CookG8247262598644338824218673167240448194482382131080
Darryl DawkinsC818120936694010025716612729342011467152281379968
Otis BirdsongG62541885834426621458253971502398516114155936
Mike GminskiC8011255426213102251751542283826135116126118601
Mickey JohnsonF4271001496199172201164661582241445621121135564
Micheal Ray RichardsonG-F31261002388170204765168821501878115107116395
Foots WalkerG7910138825011412214911630106136264783104134346
Mike O'KorenF-G461480325913692483442721148242116267308
Len ElmoreC-F740975244971084548115723839443883125248
Sleepy FloydG436494216921444538162642671994056226
Eddie PhillipsF48041613856205940275077291485058152
Phil FordG771633520101070773860212247
Bill WilloughbyF-C1008429111022291181151624
James BaileyF-C6050189002233621161520
Jan Van Breda KolffF-G130631450065211135223915

Player Averages:

Player Pos GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Buck WilliamsF-C828236.
Albert KingF-G797531.047.526.
Darwin CookG824732.044.921.
Darryl DawkinsC818125.859.964.
Otis BirdsongG625430.451.133.356.
Mike GminskiC80115.750.
Mickey JohnsonF42723.840.111.881.
Micheal Ray RichardsonG-F312632.343.820.
Foots WalkerG791017.645.616.777.
Mike O'KorenF-G461417.552.522.
Len ElmoreC-F74013.
Sleepy FloydG43611.542.628.684.
Eddie PhillipsF4808.740.
Phil FordG7723.357.
Bill WilloughbyF-C1008.437.90.0100.
James BaileyF-C608.350.0100.
Jan Van Breda KolffF-G1304.835.783.

Postseason - Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Albert KingF-G2683818216544832041242
Buck WilliamsF-C28522110020169142342251238
Darryl DawkinsC2592217102228102458736
Darwin CookG263279102233610104820
Micheal Ray RichardsonG-F25821810532685504319
Mike GminskiC2299600434591041215
Otis BirdsongG23716610211129301313
Eddie PhillipsF212632041325300127
Foots WalkerG2366200330001100217
Len ElmoreC-F215520021549110145
Mike O'KorenF-G218820000156300234

Postseason Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Albert KingF-G234.047.450.
Buck WilliamsF-C242.550.
Darryl DawkinsC229.577.30.0100.
Darwin CookG231.533.30.0100.
Micheal Ray RichardsonG-F229.
Mike GminskiC214.566.775.
Otis BirdsongG218.537.
Eddie PhillipsF26.
Foots WalkerG218.033.3100.
Len ElmoreC-F27.540.
Mike O'KorenF-G29.