1997-98 New Jersey Nets Statistics

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 43-39
Finishing 2nd in the NBA's Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference
Postseason: 0-3 Lost conference first round
Conference First Round - Lost to Chicago Bulls 3-0
Coach: John Calipari (43-39)
Location: East Rutherford, New Jersey
Attendance: 718,523, Avg. 17,525 in 41 home dates
1997-98 New Jersey Nets Roster
1997-98 New Jersey Nets Results

The New Jersey Nets of the National Basketball Association ended the 1997-98 season with a record of 43 wins and 39 losses, finishing second in the NBA's Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-3.

New Jersey scored 8,170 points and allowed 8,041. Sam Cassell tossed in a team-leading 1,471 points for the Nets, while Keith Van Horn and Kerry Kittles netted 16 or more per game, too. Jayson Williams racked up 883 boards. Sam Cassell dished out 603 assists for the squad.

On the defensive side of the ball, Kendall Gill added 156 steals.

John Calipari coached the team. The 1997-98 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
Sam CassellG757226061156510801550743673155228603121202692621471
Kerry KittlesG777628141154508263110250202132230362176132371061521328
Keith Van HornF6262232510474462246930525814226640810664251642161219
Kendall GillG8181273397441810126327225112279391200156641242681087
Jayson WilliamsF-C656523436453214029319544344088367454995236837
Chris GatlingF-C571613595452484126515911821633453522999152656
Sherman DouglasG8011169951525546141721155283135319557110156639
David BenoitF530799269102119414437429914117261639120282
Lucious HarrisG5006711776939125541213152424252177191
Brian EvansF2813321064642179618345224751444115
Michael CageF-C79171201844310362011519330832454423105106
Kevin EdwardsG27535210637114151311233426210202091
David VaughnF-C1521613319009619304925493444
Rony SeikalyC921524113002716162036834122742
Xavier McDanielF2001803010008512193193282325
Jack HaleyC-F16051185102112510150014922
Yinka DareC-F100601840084107171022912
Don MacLeanF90421012100325000273

Player Averages:

Player Pos GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Sam CassellG757234.744.118.886.
Kerry KittlesG777636.544.041.880.
Keith Van HornF626237.542.630.884.
Kendall GillG818133.742.925.768.
Jayson WilliamsF-C656536.
Chris GatlingF-C571623.845.525.
Sherman DouglasG801121.249.530.466.
David BenoitF53015.137.934.584.
Lucious HarrisG50013.439.030.874.
Brian EvansF28111.943.440.566.
Michael CageF-C791715.
Kevin EdwardsG27513.034.936.486.
David VaughnF-C15210.757.666.
Rony SeikalyC9216.931.759.
Xavier McDanielF2009.033.362.
Jack HaleyC-F1603.
Yinka DareC-F1006.
Don MacLeanF904.710.

Postseason - Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Sherman DouglasG3125442352107178256013555
Kerry KittlesG3126401713511100151584271249
Chris GatlingF-C38138190012864102223946
Kendall GillG3100401800873101334141543
Keith Van HornF37729132015122791002738
Jayson WilliamsF-C311621900632022425232821
Rony SeikalyC3379700643690104418
Lucious HarrisG3526220651781202119
Sam CassellG326930000123501276
Brian EvansF34000000011000000
David VaughnF-C11000000000001000

Postseason Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Sherman DouglasG341.752.340.
Kerry KittlesG342.042.538.590.
Chris GatlingF-C327.
Kendall GillG333.345.
Keith Van HornF325.744.
Jayson WilliamsF-C338.742.950.06.77.314.
Rony SeikalyC312.377.866.
Lucious HarrisG317.333.
Sam CassellG38.733.
Brian EvansF31.
David VaughnF-C11.