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1977-78 New Jersey Nets Roster and Stats

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Record: 24-58, Finished 5th in NBA Atlantic Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Kevin Loughery (24-58)

PTS/G: 106.7 (14th of 22) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 112.5 (20th of 22)
SRS: -5.61 (22nd of 22) ▪ Pace: 110.9 (2nd of 22)
Off Rtg: 95.0 (22nd of 22) ▪ Def Rtg: 100.2 (7th of 22)
Expected W-L: 26-56 (22nd of 22)

Arena: Rutgers Athletic Center ▪ Attendance: NA

Game Results

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Roster

No. Player Pos Ht Wt Birth Date Exp College
14 Bird Averitt SG 6-1 170 July 22, 1952 4 Pepperdine University
21 Tim Bassett PF 6-8 225 April 1, 1951 4 University of Georgia
16 Bob Carrington SG 6-6 195 July 3, 1953 R Boston College
31 Mark Crow SF 6-7 210 October 22, 1954 R Duke University
11 Robert Hawkins SG 6-4 190 June 30, 1954 2 Illinois State University
28 Darnell Hillman PF 6-9 215 August 29, 1949 6 San Jose State University
35 Kim Hughes C 6-11 220 June 4, 1952 2 University of Wisconsin
52 George Johnson C 6-11 205 December 18, 1948 5 Dillard University
15 Eddie Jordan PG 6-1 170 January 29, 1955 R Rutgers University
22 Bernard King SF 6-7 205 December 4, 1956 R University of Tennessee
11 Louie Nelson SG 6-3 190 May 28, 1951 4 University of Washington
54 Howard Porter SF 6-8 220 August 31, 1948 6 Villanova University
1 Kevin Porter PG 6-0 170 April 17, 1950 5 Saint Francis University
30 Al Skinner SG 6-3 190 June 16, 1952 3 University of Massachusetts Amherst
20 Jan Van Breda Kolff SF 6-7 195 December 16, 1951 3 Vanderbilt University
42 Wilson Washington PF 6-9 227 August 3, 1955 R Old Dominion University
23 John Williamson SG 6-2 185 November 10, 1951 4 New Mexico State University
15 Dave Wohl PG 6-2 185 November 2, 1949 6 University of Pennsylvania

Team and Opponent Stats

Year/year calculations use per game statistics
G MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
Team 82 19905 3547 8004 .443 3547 8004 .443 1652 2304 .717 1306 2595 3901 1879 857 631 1774 2312 8746
Team/G 242.7 43.3 97.6 .443 43.3 97.6 .443 20.1 28.1 .717 15.9 31.6 47.6 22.9 10.5 7.7 21.6 28.2 106.7
Lg Rank 3 14 1 22 14 1 22 17 12 20 5 15 8 19 6 1 21 21 14
Year/Year 0.9% 14.6% 10.8% +0.014 14.6% 10.8% +0.014 -1.3% 1.3% -0.019 12.9% 1.9% 5.3% 32.1% 6.9% 45.1% 8.8% 6.2% 11.2%
Opponent 82 19905 3544 7620 .465 3544 7620 .465 2135 2830 .754 1312 2996 4308 2073 852 560 1864 1999 9223
Opponent/G 242.7 43.2 92.9 .465 43.2 92.9 .465 26.0 34.5 .754 16.0 36.5 52.5 25.3 10.4 6.8 22.7 24.4 112.5
Lg Rank 3 7 9 9 7 9 9 21 21 13 18 22 22 10 18 22 3 7 20
Year/Year 0.9% 8.1% 7.7% +0.002 8.1% 7.7% +0.002 14.6% 13.7% +0.006 14.2% 2.0% 5.4% 8.5% 9.5% 9.4% 7.4% 1.5% 9.5%

Year-by-year: Team Stats Totals / Team Stats Per Game / Opponent Stats Totals / Opponent Stats Per Game

Team Miscellaneous

Offense Four Factors Defense Four Factors
PW PL MOV SOS SRS ORtg DRtg Pace FTr 3PAr eFG% TOV% ORB% FT/FGA eFG% TOV% DRB% FT/FGA Arena Attendance
Team 26 56 -5.82 0.21 -5.61 95.0 100.2 110.9 .288 .443 16.4 30.4 .206 .465 17.4 66.4 .280 Rutgers Athletic Center
Lg Rank 22 22 22 1 22 22 7 2 15 22 16 17 17 9 3 18 21

Totals

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% eFG% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Bernard King 21 79 3092 798 1665 .479 798 1665 .479 .479 313 462 .677 265 486 751 193 122 36 311 302 1909
2 Kevin Porter 27 74 2686 481 1024 .470 481 1024 .470 .470 235 307 .765 48 151 199 801 118 15 348 265 1197
3 George Johnson 29 81 2411 285 721 .395 285 721 .395 .395 133 185 .719 245 534 779 111 78 274 221 339 703
4 Tim Bassett 26 65 1474 149 384 .388 149 384 .388 .388 50 97 .515 142 262 404 63 62 33 80 181 348
5 Jan Van Breda Kolff 26 68 1419 107 292 .366 107 292 .366 .366 87 123 .707 66 178 244 105 52 46 73 192 301
6 John Williamson 26 33 1282 388 854 .454 388 854 .454 .454 197 230 .857 32 75 107 82 47 10 101 105 973
7 Darnell Hillman 28 45 1220 236 501 .471 236 501 .471 .471 118 205 .576 126 212 338 49 49 44 109 160 590
8 Howard Porter 29 55 1216 293 592 .495 293 592 .495 .495 120 148 .811 95 167 262 40 26 33 50 119 706
9 Eddie Jordan 23 51 1042 196 482 .407 196 482 .407 .407 119 151 .788 33 75 108 145 114 18 92 84 511
10 Bob Carrington 24 37 1032 157 392 .401 157 392 .401 .401 72 97 .742 42 70 112 55 43 12 66 132 386
11 Kim Hughes 25 56 854 57 160 .356 57 160 .356 .356 9 29 .310 95 145 240 38 49 49 57 163 123
12 Wilson Washington 22 24 523 92 187 .492 92 187 .492 .492 26 47 .553 48 94 142 9 17 35 53 72 210
13 Bird Averitt 25 21 409 69 188 .367 69 188 .367 .367 36 45 .800 7 26 33 68 17 1 55 37 174
14 Louie Nelson 26 25 353 82 197 .416 82 197 .416 .416 48 73 .658 12 37 49 29 20 6 40 28 212
15 Robert Hawkins 23 15 343 69 150 .460 69 150 .460 .460 25 29 .862 21 29 50 37 22 13 43 51 163
16 Al Skinner 25 8 277 41 101 .406 41 101 .406 .406 39 44 .886 14 38 52 33 13 5 29 34 121
17 Mark Crow 23 15 154 35 80 .438 35 80 .438 .438 14 20 .700 14 13 27 8 5 1 12 24 84
18 Dave Wohl 28 10 118 12 34 .353 12 34 .353 .353 11 12 .917 1 3 4 13 3 0 16 24 35

Per Game

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Bernard King 21 79 39.1 10.1 21.1 .479 10.1 21.1 .479 4.0 5.8 .677 3.4 6.2 9.5 2.4 1.5 0.5 3.9 3.8 24.2
2 John Williamson 26 33 38.8 11.8 25.9 .454 11.8 25.9 .454 6.0 7.0 .857 1.0 2.3 3.2 2.5 1.4 0.3 3.1 3.2 29.5
3 Kevin Porter 27 74 36.3 6.5 13.8 .470 6.5 13.8 .470 3.2 4.1 .765 0.6 2.0 2.7 10.8 1.6 0.2 4.7 3.6 16.2
4 Al Skinner 25 8 34.6 5.1 12.6 .406 5.1 12.6 .406 4.9 5.5 .886 1.8 4.8 6.5 4.1 1.6 0.6 3.6 4.3 15.1
5 George Johnson 29 81 29.8 3.5 8.9 .395 3.5 8.9 .395 1.6 2.3 .719 3.0 6.6 9.6 1.4 1.0 3.4 2.7 4.2 8.7
6 Bob Carrington 24 37 27.9 4.2 10.6 .401 4.2 10.6 .401 1.9 2.6 .742 1.1 1.9 3.0 1.5 1.2 0.3 1.8 3.6 10.4
7 Darnell Hillman 28 45 27.1 5.2 11.1 .471 5.2 11.1 .471 2.6 4.6 .576 2.8 4.7 7.5 1.1 1.1 1.0 2.4 3.6 13.1
8 Robert Hawkins 23 15 22.9 4.6 10.0 .460 4.6 10.0 .460 1.7 1.9 .862 1.4 1.9 3.3 2.5 1.5 0.9 2.9 3.4 10.9
9 Tim Bassett 26 65 22.7 2.3 5.9 .388 2.3 5.9 .388 0.8 1.5 .515 2.2 4.0 6.2 1.0 1.0 0.5 1.2 2.8 5.4
10 Howard Porter 29 55 22.1 5.3 10.8 .495 5.3 10.8 .495 2.2 2.7 .811 1.7 3.0 4.8 0.7 0.5 0.6 0.9 2.2 12.8
11 Wilson Washington 22 24 21.8 3.8 7.8 .492 3.8 7.8 .492 1.1 2.0 .553 2.0 3.9 5.9 0.4 0.7 1.5 2.2 3.0 8.8
12 Jan Van Breda Kolff 26 68 20.9 1.6 4.3 .366 1.6 4.3 .366 1.3 1.8 .707 1.0 2.6 3.6 1.5 0.8 0.7 1.1 2.8 4.4
13 Eddie Jordan 23 51 20.4 3.8 9.5 .407 3.8 9.5 .407 2.3 3.0 .788 0.6 1.5 2.1 2.8 2.2 0.4 1.8 1.6 10.0
14 Bird Averitt 25 21 19.5 3.3 9.0 .367 3.3 9.0 .367 1.7 2.1 .800 0.3 1.2 1.6 3.2 0.8 0.0 2.6 1.8 8.3
15 Kim Hughes 25 56 15.3 1.0 2.9 .356 1.0 2.9 .356 0.2 0.5 .310 1.7 2.6 4.3 0.7 0.9 0.9 1.0 2.9 2.2
16 Louie Nelson 26 25 14.1 3.3 7.9 .416 3.3 7.9 .416 1.9 2.9 .658 0.5 1.5 2.0 1.2 0.8 0.2 1.6 1.1 8.5
17 Dave Wohl 28 10 11.8 1.2 3.4 .353 1.2 3.4 .353 1.1 1.2 .917 0.1 0.3 0.4 1.3 0.3 0.0 1.6 2.4 3.5
18 Mark Crow 23 15 10.3 2.3 5.3 .438 2.3 5.3 .438 0.9 1.3 .700 0.9 0.9 1.8 0.5 0.3 0.1 0.8 1.6 5.6

Per 36 Minutes

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Bernard King 21 79 3092 9.3 19.4 .479 9.3 19.4 .479 3.6 5.4 .677 3.1 5.7 8.7 2.2 1.4 0.4 3.6 3.5 22.2
2 Kevin Porter 27 74 2686 6.4 13.7 .470 6.4 13.7 .470 3.1 4.1 .765 0.6 2.0 2.7 10.7 1.6 0.2 4.7 3.6 16.0
3 George Johnson 29 81 2411 4.3 10.8 .395 4.3 10.8 .395 2.0 2.8 .719 3.7 8.0 11.6 1.7 1.2 4.1 3.3 5.1 10.5
4 Tim Bassett 26 65 1474 3.6 9.4 .388 3.6 9.4 .388 1.2 2.4 .515 3.5 6.4 9.9 1.5 1.5 0.8 2.0 4.4 8.5
5 Jan Van Breda Kolff 26 68 1419 2.7 7.4 .366 2.7 7.4 .366 2.2 3.1 .707 1.7 4.5 6.2 2.7 1.3 1.2 1.9 4.9 7.6
6 John Williamson 26 33 1282 10.9 24.0 .454 10.9 24.0 .454 5.5 6.5 .857 0.9 2.1 3.0 2.3 1.3 0.3 2.8 2.9 27.3
7 Darnell Hillman 28 45 1220 7.0 14.8 .471 7.0 14.8 .471 3.5 6.0 .576 3.7 6.3 10.0 1.4 1.4 1.3 3.2 4.7 17.4
8 Howard Porter 29 55 1216 8.7 17.5 .495 8.7 17.5 .495 3.6 4.4 .811 2.8 4.9 7.8 1.2 0.8 1.0 1.5 3.5 20.9
9 Eddie Jordan 23 51 1042 6.8 16.7 .407 6.8 16.7 .407 4.1 5.2 .788 1.1 2.6 3.7 5.0 3.9 0.6 3.2 2.9 17.7
10 Bob Carrington 24 37 1032 5.5 13.7 .401 5.5 13.7 .401 2.5 3.4 .742 1.5 2.4 3.9 1.9 1.5 0.4 2.3 4.6 13.5
11 Kim Hughes 25 56 854 2.4 6.7 .356 2.4 6.7 .356 0.4 1.2 .310 4.0 6.1 10.1 1.6 2.1 2.1 2.4 6.9 5.2
12 Wilson Washington 22 24 523 6.3 12.9 .492 6.3 12.9 .492 1.8 3.2 .553 3.3 6.5 9.8 0.6 1.2 2.4 3.6 5.0 14.5
13 Bird Averitt 25 21 409 6.1 16.5 .367 6.1 16.5 .367 3.2 4.0 .800 0.6 2.3 2.9 6.0 1.5 0.1 4.8 3.3 15.3
14 Louie Nelson 26 25 353 8.4 20.1 .416 8.4 20.1 .416 4.9 7.4 .658 1.2 3.8 5.0 3.0 2.0 0.6 4.1 2.9 21.6
15 Robert Hawkins 23 15 343 7.2 15.7 .460 7.2 15.7 .460 2.6 3.0 .862 2.2 3.0 5.2 3.9 2.3 1.4 4.5 5.4 17.1
16 Al Skinner 25 8 277 5.3 13.1 .406 5.3 13.1 .406 5.1 5.7 .886 1.8 4.9 6.8 4.3 1.7 0.6 3.8 4.4 15.7
17 Mark Crow 23 15 154 8.2 18.7 .438 8.2 18.7 .438 3.3 4.7 .700 3.3 3.0 6.3 1.9 1.2 0.2 2.8 5.6 19.6
18 Dave Wohl 28 10 118 3.7 10.4 .353 3.7 10.4 .353 3.4 3.7 .917 0.3 0.9 1.2 4.0 0.9 0.0 4.9 7.3 10.7

Per 100 Poss

Per possession stats available as of 1973-74 season
Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS ORtg DRtg
1 Bernard King 21 79 3092 11.2 23.3 .479 11.2 23.3 .479 4.4 6.5 .677 3.7 6.8 10.5 2.7 1.7 0.5 4.4 4.2 26.7 98 101
2 Kevin Porter 27 74 2686 7.7 16.5 .470 7.7 16.5 .470 3.8 4.9 .765 0.8 2.4 3.2 12.9 1.9 0.2 5.6 4.3 19.3 98 104
3 George Johnson 29 81 2411 5.1 12.9 .395 5.1 12.9 .395 2.4 3.3 .719 4.4 9.6 14.0 2.0 1.4 4.9 4.0 6.1 12.6 84 95
4 Tim Bassett 26 65 1474 4.4 11.3 .388 4.4 11.3 .388 1.5 2.8 .515 4.2 7.7 11.9 1.8 1.8 1.0 2.3 5.3 10.2 87 99
5 Jan Van Breda Kolff 26 68 1419 3.3 8.9 .366 3.3 8.9 .366 2.7 3.8 .707 2.0 5.4 7.4 3.2 1.6 1.4 2.2 5.9 9.2 90 101
6 John Williamson 26 33 1282 13.1 28.8 .454 13.1 28.8 .454 6.6 7.8 .857 1.1 2.5 3.6 2.8 1.6 0.3 3.4 3.5 32.8 101 104
7 Darnell Hillman 28 45 1220 8.4 17.8 .471 8.4 17.8 .471 4.2 7.3 .576 4.5 7.5 12.0 1.7 1.7 1.6 3.9 5.7 20.9 95 99
8 Howard Porter 29 55 1216 10.4 21.1 .495 10.4 21.1 .495 4.3 5.3 .811 3.4 5.9 9.3 1.4 0.9 1.2 1.8 4.2 25.1 111 102
9 Eddie Jordan 23 51 1042 8.1 20.0 .407 8.1 20.0 .407 4.9 6.3 .788 1.4 3.1 4.5 6.0 4.7 0.7 3.8 3.5 21.2 94 97
10 Bob Carrington 24 37 1032 6.6 16.4 .401 6.6 16.4 .401 3.0 4.1 .742 1.8 2.9 4.7 2.3 1.8 0.5 2.8 5.5 16.2 89 103
11 Kim Hughes 25 56 854 2.9 8.1 .356 2.9 8.1 .356 0.5 1.5 .310 4.8 7.3 12.2 1.9 2.5 2.5 2.9 8.3 6.2 77 97
12 Wilson Washington 22 24 523 7.6 15.5 .492 7.6 15.5 .492 2.2 3.9 .553 4.0 7.8 11.7 0.7 1.4 2.9 4.4 6.0 17.4 89 98
13 Bird Averitt 25 21 409 7.3 19.9 .367 7.3 19.9 .367 3.8 4.8 .800 0.7 2.8 3.5 7.2 1.8 0.1 5.8 3.9 18.4 80 104
14 Louie Nelson 26 25 353 10.1 24.1 .416 10.1 24.1 .416 5.9 8.9 .658 1.5 4.5 6.0 3.6 2.5 0.7 4.9 3.4 26.0 89 101
15 Robert Hawkins 23 15 343 8.7 18.9 .460 8.7 18.9 .460 3.2 3.7 .862 2.6 3.7 6.3 4.7 2.8 1.6 5.4 6.4 20.6 91 100
16 Al Skinner 25 8 277 6.4 15.8 .406 6.4 15.8 .406 6.1 6.9 .886 2.2 5.9 8.1 5.2 2.0 0.8 4.5 5.3 18.9 96 100
17 Mark Crow 23 15 154 9.8 22.5 .438 9.8 22.5 .438 3.9 5.6 .700 3.9 3.7 7.6 2.2 1.4 0.3 3.4 6.7 23.6 95 104
18 Dave Wohl 28 10 118 4.4 12.5 .353 4.4 12.5 .353 4.0 4.4 .917 0.4 1.1 1.5 4.8 1.1 0.0 5.9 8.8 12.8 75 106

Advanced

Rk Player Age G MP PER TS% 3PAr FTr ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% OWS DWS WS WS/48 OBPM DBPM BPM VORP
1 Bernard King 21 79 3092 17.3 .511 .277 7.9 16.0 11.8 9.9 1.7 0.6 14.3 26.0 2.6 3.3 5.9 .092 1.0 0.0 0.9 2.3
2 Kevin Porter 27 74 2686 15.8 .516 .300 1.7 5.7 3.6 41.9 1.9 0.3 23.1 20.7 2.1 1.8 4.0 .071 0.3 -2.3 -2.0 0.0
3 George Johnson 29 81 2411 11.6 .438 .257 9.4 22.6 15.7 6.0 1.4 5.9 21.6 15.7 -2.2 4.2 2.0 .040 -3.7 3.7 0.0 1.2
4 Tim Bassett 26 65 1474 8.6 .408 .253 8.9 18.1 13.3 5.4 1.8 1.2 15.8 12.7 -0.7 1.8 1.1 .036 -3.1 1.3 -1.8 0.1
5 Jan Van Breda Kolff 26 68 1419 7.5 .435 .421 4.3 12.8 8.3 9.1 1.6 1.7 17.4 10.9 -0.2 1.4 1.2 .040 -3.2 1.6 -1.7 0.1
6 John Williamson 26 33 1282 18.5 .509 .269 2.3 6.0 4.0 10.9 1.6 0.4 9.6 30.4 2.0 0.8 2.8 .103 1.1 -2.5 -1.4 0.2
7 Darnell Hillman 28 45 1220 14.6 .499 .409 9.6 17.7 13.4 5.8 1.7 1.9 15.6 21.2 0.4 1.5 2.0 .077 -1.3 0.3 -1.1 0.3
8 Howard Porter 29 55 1216 18.3 .537 .250 7.2 14.0 10.4 5.1 0.9 1.4 7.1 21.5 2.9 1.0 3.9 .155 0.4 -1.8 -1.4 0.2
9 Eddie Jordan 23 51 1042 16.6 .466 .313 2.9 7.3 5.0 19.8 4.7 0.9 14.4 22.7 0.2 1.6 1.8 .084 -0.4 1.1 0.7 0.7
10 Bob Carrington 24 37 1032 8.3 .444 .247 3.8 6.9 5.3 7.2 1.8 0.6 13.2 17.9 -0.4 0.8 0.4 .017 -2.7 -0.2 -2.9 -0.2
11 Kim Hughes 25 56 854 6.8 .356 .181 10.3 17.3 13.6 5.4 2.5 3.0 24.8 9.9 -1.0 1.3 0.4 .021 -4.0 3.2 -0.8 0.3
12 Wilson Washington 22 24 523 11.9 .506 .251 8.5 18.3 13.2 2.4 1.4 3.5 20.3 18.4 -0.3 0.7 0.4 .041 -3.8 0.4 -3.4 -0.2
13 Bird Averitt 25 21 409 8.2 .419 .239 1.6 6.5 3.9 23.0 1.8 0.1 20.9 23.7 -0.8 0.3 -0.5 -0.059 -4.2 -2.1 -6.3 -0.4
14 Louie Nelson 26 25 353 14.0 .463 .371 3.1 10.7 6.7 12.5 2.5 0.9 14.9 28.1 -0.3 0.4 0.1 .016 -2.7 -1.4 -4.1 -0.2
15 Robert Hawkins 23 15 343 13.3 .501 .193 5.7 8.6 7.1 15.6 2.8 2.0 20.9 22.1 -0.1 0.4 0.3 .042 -1.4 1.0 -0.4 0.1
16 Al Skinner 25 8 277 13.3 .503 .436 4.7 14.0 9.1 16.0 2.0 0.9 19.4 19.9 0.1 0.3 0.4 .073 -1.3 0.6 -0.6 0.1
17 Mark Crow 23 15 154 12.8 .473 .250 8.4 8.6 8.5 7.8 1.4 0.3 11.9 24.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 .051 -1.6 -2.5 -4.1 -0.1
18 Dave Wohl 28 10 118 1.5 .446 .353 0.8 2.6 1.6 14.0 1.1 0.0 28.9 17.3 -0.2 0.0 -0.2 -0.079 -6.6 -2.7 -9.3 -0.2