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1978-79 New Jersey Nets Schedule and Results

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Record: 37-45, Finished 3rd in NBA Atlantic Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Kevin Loughery (37-45)

PTS/G: 107.7 (17th of 22) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 111.9 (16th of 22)
SRS: -4.00 (20th of 22) ▪ Pace: 109.5 (2nd of 22)
Off Rtg: 98.0 (22nd of 22) ▪ Def Rtg: 101.8 (3rd of 22)
Expected W-L: 30-52 (20th of 22)

Arena: Rutgers Athletic Center ▪ Attendance: NA

NBA 1979 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Eastern Conference First Round (0-2) versus Philadelphia 76ers  (Series Stats)

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Fri, Oct 13, 1978 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons W 107 105 1 0 W 1
2 Sat, Oct 14, 1978 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers W 102 100 2 0 W 2
3 Tue, Oct 17, 1978 Box Score @ Washington Bullets L 109 113 2 1 L 1
4 Wed, Oct 18, 1978 Box Score @ Houston Rockets L 87 139 2 2 L 2
5 Fri, Oct 20, 1978 Box Score Denver Nuggets L 117 126 2 3 L 3
6 Sat, Oct 21, 1978 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 108 109 2 4 L 4
7 Tue, Oct 24, 1978 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers W 97 95 3 4 W 1
8 Wed, Oct 25, 1978 Box Score Golden State Warriors W 121 118 4 4 W 2
9 Fri, Oct 27, 1978 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers W 123 108 5 4 W 3
10 Sat, Oct 28, 1978 Box Score Boston Celtics W 111 109 6 4 W 4
11 Wed, Nov 1, 1978 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks W 131 110 7 4 W 5
12 Fri, Nov 3, 1978 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics L 81 102 7 5 L 1
13 Sat, Nov 4, 1978 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks W OT 118 117 8 5 W 1
14 Wed, Nov 8, 1978 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 117 123 8 6 L 1 Game protested and completed on 1979-03-23
15 Fri, Nov 10, 1978 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W 91 86 9 6 W 1
16 Sat, Nov 11, 1978 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls W 125 112 10 6 W 2
17 Tue, Nov 14, 1978 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 124 108 11 6 W 3
18 Fri, Nov 17, 1978 Box Score Washington Bullets L 94 143 11 7 L 1
19 Sat, Nov 18, 1978 Box Score @ Kansas City Kings L 100 114 11 8 L 2
20 Tue, Nov 21, 1978 Box Score @ New Orleans Jazz L 118 140 11 9 L 3
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Wed, Nov 22, 1978 Box Score Golden State Warriors W 100 92 12 9 W 1
22 Fri, Nov 24, 1978 Box Score New Orleans Jazz W 103 100 13 9 W 2
23 Sat, Nov 25, 1978 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs L 110 151 13 10 L 1
24 Wed, Nov 29, 1978 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L 111 125 13 11 L 2
25 Fri, Dec 1, 1978 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors W 120 110 14 11 W 1
26 Sun, Dec 3, 1978 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers W 107 105 15 11 W 2
27 Wed, Dec 6, 1978 Box Score @ Denver Nuggets L 83 92 15 12 L 1
28 Fri, Dec 8, 1978 Box Score @ Washington Bullets W 108 100 16 12 W 1
29 Sat, Dec 9, 1978 Box Score San Diego Clippers W 125 120 17 12 W 2
30 Fri, Dec 15, 1978 Box Score Atlanta Hawks L 104 121 17 13 L 1
31 Wed, Dec 20, 1978 Box Score Houston Rockets L 105 108 17 14 L 2
32 Wed, Dec 27, 1978 Box Score New York Knicks L 104 115 17 15 L 3
33 Fri, Dec 29, 1978 Box Score Kansas City Kings L 126 137 17 16 L 4
34 Sat, Dec 30, 1978 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers L 94 104 17 17 L 5
35 Wed, Jan 3, 1979 Box Score @ Houston Rockets L 122 127 17 18 L 6
36 Thu, Jan 4, 1979 Box Score @ New Orleans Jazz W 125 112 18 18 W 1
37 Fri, Jan 5, 1979 Box Score San Antonio Spurs L 104 110 18 19 L 1
38 Sun, Jan 7, 1979 Box Score Phoenix Suns W 117 112 19 19 W 1
39 Wed, Jan 10, 1979 Box Score Chicago Bulls L 116 120 19 20 L 1
40 Fri, Jan 12, 1979 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers L 116 117 19 21 L 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Sun, Jan 14, 1979 Box Score @ Boston Celtics W 110 100 20 21 W 1
42 Wed, Jan 17, 1979 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 106 99 21 21 W 2
43 Wed, Jan 24, 1979 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers L 114 123 21 22 L 1
44 Fri, Jan 26, 1979 Box Score New Orleans Jazz W 110 104 22 22 W 1 at Princeton, NJ
45 Sun, Jan 28, 1979 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns W 117 114 23 22 W 2
46 Tue, Jan 30, 1979 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 108 127 23 23 L 1
47 Wed, Jan 31, 1979 Box Score @ San Diego Clippers L 104 112 23 24 L 2
48 Thu, Feb 1, 1979 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L 102 107 23 25 L 3
49 Fri, Feb 2, 1979 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers L 100 117 23 26 L 4
50 Tue, Feb 6, 1979 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers L 100 119 23 27 L 5
51 Wed, Feb 7, 1979 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers W 90 84 24 27 W 1
52 Thu, Feb 8, 1979 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons W 106 105 25 27 W 2
53 Sun, Feb 11, 1979 Box Score San Diego Clippers W 104 98 26 27 W 3
54 Tue, Feb 13, 1979 Box Score Kansas City Kings W 111 102 27 27 W 4
55 Wed, Feb 14, 1979 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks L 94 115 27 28 L 1
56 Fri, Feb 16, 1979 Box Score Indiana Pacers L 100 105 27 29 L 2
57 Sun, Feb 18, 1979 Box Score Houston Rockets W OT 126 124 28 29 W 1
58 Wed, Feb 21, 1979 Box Score Phoenix Suns W 123 112 29 29 W 2
59 Fri, Feb 23, 1979 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W 110 99 30 29 W 3
60 Sat, Feb 24, 1979 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 107 111 30 30 L 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Sun, Feb 25, 1979 Box Score New York Knicks W 116 102 31 30 W 1
62 Fri, Mar 2, 1979 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks W 99 91 32 30 W 2
63 Tue, Mar 6, 1979 Box Score San Antonio Spurs L 99 103 32 31 L 1
64 Wed, Mar 7, 1979 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks L 98 133 32 32 L 2
65 Fri, Mar 9, 1979 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics L 100 108 32 33 L 3
66 Sun, Mar 11, 1979 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 104 103 33 33 W 1
67 Tue, Mar 13, 1979 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 102 105 33 34 L 1
68 Wed, Mar 14, 1979 Box Score @ Denver Nuggets L 100 120 33 35 L 2
69 Fri, Mar 16, 1979 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors L 102 117 33 36 L 3
70 Sat, Mar 17, 1979 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers L 113 124 33 37 L 4
71 Sun, Mar 18, 1979 Box Score @ San Diego Clippers L 98 110 33 38 L 5
72 Tue, Mar 20, 1979 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 117 110 34 38 W 1
73 Fri, Mar 23, 1979 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 98 110 34 39 L 1
74 Sun, Mar 25, 1979 Box Score Chicago Bulls W 99 88 35 39 W 1
75 Wed, Mar 28, 1979 Box Score Washington Bullets L 108 127 35 40 L 1
76 Fri, Mar 30, 1979 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W 117 106 36 40 W 1
77 Sun, Apr 1, 1979 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks L 98 109 36 41 L 1
78 Tue, Apr 3, 1979 Box Score Denver Nuggets L 97 110 36 42 L 2
79 Wed, Apr 4, 1979 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs L 103 110 36 43 L 3
80 Fri, Apr 6, 1979 Box Score @ Kansas City Kings L OT 114 117 36 44 L 4
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
81 Sat, Apr 7, 1979 Box Score Boston Celtics W 126 112 37 44 W 1
82 Sun, Apr 8, 1979 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 101 127 37 45 L 1

Playoffs

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Wed, Apr 11, 1979 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 114 122 0 1 L 1
2 Fri, Apr 13, 1979 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers L 101 111 0 2 L 2