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1980-81 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 (12-23), Bob MacKinnon (12-35)

PTS/G: 106.9 (15th of 23) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 113.0 (22nd of 23)
SRS: -5.15 (20th of 23) ▪ Pace: 105.2 (2nd of 23)
Off Rtg: 101.0 (22nd of 23) ▪ Def Rtg: 106.7 (15th of 23)
Expected W-L: 26-56 (20th of 23)

Arena: Rutgers Athletic Center ▪ Attendance: 301,900 (20th of 23)

Game Results

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Roster

No. Player Pos Ht Wt Birth Date Exp College
12 Darwin Cook SG 6-3 184 August 6, 1958 R University of Portland
54 Bob Elliott C 6-9 225 August 18, 1955 2 University of Arizona
42 Mike Gminski C 6-11 250 August 3, 1959 R Duke University
42 Edgar Jones PF 6-10 225 June 17, 1956 R University of Nevada, Reno
15 Eddie Jordan PG 6-1 170 January 29, 1955 3 Rutgers University
20 Maurice Lucas PF 6-9 215 February 18, 1952 6 Marquette University
21 Bob McAdoo PF 6-9 210 September 25, 1951 8 University of North Carolina
11 Lowes Moore PG 6-1 170 May 5, 1957 R West Virginia University
14 Mike Newlin SG 6-4 200 January 2, 1949 9 University of Utah
31 Mike O'Koren SF 6-7 207 February 7, 1958 R University of North Carolina
44 Cliff Robinson PF 6-9 220 March 13, 1960 1 University of Southern California
34 Rory Sparrow PG 6-2 175 June 12, 1958 R Villanova University
22 Jan Van Breda Kolff SF 6-7 195 December 16, 1951 6 Vanderbilt University
10 Foots Walker PG 6-0 172 May 21, 1951 6 State University of West Georgia

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 19805 3477 7314 .475 34 138 .246 3443 7176 .480 1780 2371 .751 1092 2374 3466 2068 750 458 1664 2204 8768
Team/G 241.5 42.4 89.2 .475 0.4 1.7 .246 42.0 87.5 .480 21.7 28.9 .751 13.3 29.0 42.3 25.2 9.1 5.6 20.3 26.9 106.9
Lg Rank 7 16 9 17 12 15 10 16 9 18 14 12 13 20 13 17 12 10 11 19 22 15
Year/Year 0.0% 0.6% -2.5% +0.015 -60.0% -53.7% -0.039 2.1% -0.4% +0.012 -5.4% -1.5% -0.031 -11.1% -6.4% -7.9% -1.2% -13.7% -21.2% -2.2% 1.1% -1.3%
Opponent 82 19805 3612 7159 .505 28 130 .215 3584 7029 .510 2010 2663 .755 1059 2499 3558 2144 815 502 1637 2092 9262
Opponent/G 241.5 44.0 87.3 .505 0.3 1.6 .215 43.7 85.7 .510 24.5 32.5 .755 12.9 30.5 43.4 26.1 9.9 6.1 20.0 25.5 113.0
Lg Rank 7 19 9 19 1 2 5 20 13 18 21 22 16 1 19 11 17 21 20 8 15 22
Year/Year 0.0% 3.8% -3.6% +0.036 -51.7% -37.5% -0.063 4.7% -2.6% +0.036 2.7% 3.5% -0.006 -17.6% -3.7% -8.3% -2.1% -4.0% -2.3% -3.3% 2.4% 3.2%

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 -6.02 0.87 -5.15 101.0 106.7 105.2 .324 .019 .478 16.6 30.4 .243 .506 16.4 69.2 .281 Rutgers Athletic Center 301,900
Lg Rank 20 20 21 1 20 22 15 2 14 14 17 18 21 13 17 7 1 22 20

Totals

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 Mike Newlin 32 79 2911 632 1272 .497 10 30 .333 622 1242 .501 414 466 .888 78 141 219 299 87 9 248 237 1688
2 Mike O'Koren 22 79 2473 365 751 .486 5 18 .278 360 733 .491 135 212 .637 179 299 478 252 86 27 146 243 870
3 Maurice Lucas 28 68 2162 404 835 .484 0 2 .000 404 833 .485 191 254 .752 153 422 575 173 57 59 176 260 999
4 Darwin Cook 22 81 1980 383 819 .468 6 25 .240 377 794 .475 132 180 .733 96 140 236 297 141 36 176 197 904
5 Cliff Robinson 20 63 1822 525 1070 .491 1 1 1.000 524 1069 .490 178 248 .718 120 361 481 105 58 52 182 216 1229
6 Mike Gminski 21 56 1579 291 688 .423 0 1 .000 291 687 .424 155 202 .767 137 282 419 72 54 100 128 127 737
7 Jan Van Breda Kolff 29 78 1426 100 245 .408 2 8 .250 98 237 .414 98 117 .838 48 154 202 129 38 50 108 214 300
8 Lowes Moore 23 71 1406 212 478 .444 4 27 .148 208 451 .461 69 92 .750 43 125 168 228 61 17 108 179 497
9 Bob Elliott 25 73 1320 214 419 .511 1 2 .500 213 417 .511 121 202 .599 104 157 261 129 34 16 119 175 550
10 Foots Walker 29 41 1172 72 169 .426 2 9 .222 70 160 .438 88 111 .793 22 80 102 253 52 1 85 105 234
11 Edgar Jones 24 60 950 189 357 .529 0 4 .000 189 353 .535 146 218 .670 92 171 263 43 36 81 101 185 524
12 Eddie Jordan 26 14 239 30 73 .411 3 10 .300 27 63 .429 24 32 .750 5 13 18 46 24 1 23 29 87
13 Rory Sparrow 22 15 212 22 63 .349 0 0 22 63 .349 12 16 .750 7 11 18 32 13 3 18 15 56
14 Bob McAdoo 29 10 153 38 75 .507 0 1 .000 38 74 .514 17 21 .810 8 18 26 10 9 6 14 22 93

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 Mike Newlin 32 79 36.8 8.0 16.1 .497 0.1 0.4 .333 7.9 15.7 .501 5.2 5.9 .888 1.0 1.8 2.8 3.8 1.1 0.1 3.1 3.0 21.4
2 Maurice Lucas 28 68 31.8 5.9 12.3 .484 0.0 0.0 .000 5.9 12.3 .485 2.8 3.7 .752 2.3 6.2 8.5 2.5 0.8 0.9 2.6 3.8 14.7
3 Mike O'Koren 22 79 31.3 4.6 9.5 .486 0.1 0.2 .278 4.6 9.3 .491 1.7 2.7 .637 2.3 3.8 6.1 3.2 1.1 0.3 1.8 3.1 11.0
4 Cliff Robinson 20 63 28.9 8.3 17.0 .491 0.0 0.0 1.000 8.3 17.0 .490 2.8 3.9 .718 1.9 5.7 7.6 1.7 0.9 0.8 2.9 3.4 19.5
5 Foots Walker 29 41 28.6 1.8 4.1 .426 0.0 0.2 .222 1.7 3.9 .438 2.1 2.7 .793 0.5 2.0 2.5 6.2 1.3 0.0 2.1 2.6 5.7
6 Mike Gminski 21 56 28.2 5.2 12.3 .423 0.0 0.0 .000 5.2 12.3 .424 2.8 3.6 .767 2.4 5.0 7.5 1.3 1.0 1.8 2.3 2.3 13.2
7 Darwin Cook 22 81 24.4 4.7 10.1 .468 0.1 0.3 .240 4.7 9.8 .475 1.6 2.2 .733 1.2 1.7 2.9 3.7 1.7 0.4 2.2 2.4 11.2
8 Lowes Moore 23 71 19.8 3.0 6.7 .444 0.1 0.4 .148 2.9 6.4 .461 1.0 1.3 .750 0.6 1.8 2.4 3.2 0.9 0.2 1.5 2.5 7.0
9 Jan Van Breda Kolff 29 78 18.3 1.3 3.1 .408 0.0 0.1 .250 1.3 3.0 .414 1.3 1.5 .838 0.6 2.0 2.6 1.7 0.5 0.6 1.4 2.7 3.8
10 Bob Elliott 25 73 18.1 2.9 5.7 .511 0.0 0.0 .500 2.9 5.7 .511 1.7 2.8 .599 1.4 2.2 3.6 1.8 0.5 0.2 1.6 2.4 7.5
11 Eddie Jordan 26 14 17.1 2.1 5.2 .411 0.2 0.7 .300 1.9 4.5 .429 1.7 2.3 .750 0.4 0.9 1.3 3.3 1.7 0.1 1.6 2.1 6.2
12 Edgar Jones 24 60 15.8 3.2 6.0 .529 0.0 0.1 .000 3.2 5.9 .535 2.4 3.6 .670 1.5 2.9 4.4 0.7 0.6 1.4 1.7 3.1 8.7
13 Bob McAdoo 29 10 15.3 3.8 7.5 .507 0.0 0.1 .000 3.8 7.4 .514 1.7 2.1 .810 0.8 1.8 2.6 1.0 0.9 0.6 1.4 2.2 9.3
14 Rory Sparrow 22 15 14.1 1.5 4.2 .349 0.0 0.0 1.5 4.2 .349 0.8 1.1 .750 0.5 0.7 1.2 2.1 0.9 0.2 1.2 1.0 3.7

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 Mike Newlin 32 79 2911 7.8 15.7 .497 0.1 0.4 .333 7.7 15.4 .501 5.1 5.8 .888 1.0 1.7 2.7 3.7 1.1 0.1 3.1 2.9 20.9
2 Mike O'Koren 22 79 2473 5.3 10.9 .486 0.1 0.3 .278 5.2 10.7 .491 2.0 3.1 .637 2.6 4.4 7.0 3.7 1.3 0.4 2.1 3.5 12.7
3 Maurice Lucas 28 68 2162 6.7 13.9 .484 0.0 0.0 .000 6.7 13.9 .485 3.2 4.2 .752 2.5 7.0 9.6 2.9 0.9 1.0 2.9 4.3 16.6
4 Darwin Cook 22 81 1980 7.0 14.9 .468 0.1 0.5 .240 6.9 14.4 .475 2.4 3.3 .733 1.7 2.5 4.3 5.4 2.6 0.7 3.2 3.6 16.4
5 Cliff Robinson 20 63 1822 10.4 21.1 .491 0.0 0.0 1.000 10.4 21.1 .490 3.5 4.9 .718 2.4 7.1 9.5 2.1 1.1 1.0 3.6 4.3 24.3
6 Mike Gminski 21 56 1579 6.6 15.7 .423 0.0 0.0 .000 6.6 15.7 .424 3.5 4.6 .767 3.1 6.4 9.6 1.6 1.2 2.3 2.9 2.9 16.8
7 Jan Van Breda Kolff 29 78 1426 2.5 6.2 .408 0.1 0.2 .250 2.5 6.0 .414 2.5 3.0 .838 1.2 3.9 5.1 3.3 1.0 1.3 2.7 5.4 7.6
8 Lowes Moore 23 71 1406 5.4 12.2 .444 0.1 0.7 .148 5.3 11.5 .461 1.8 2.4 .750 1.1 3.2 4.3 5.8 1.6 0.4 2.8 4.6 12.7
9 Bob Elliott 25 73 1320 5.8 11.4 .511 0.0 0.1 .500 5.8 11.4 .511 3.3 5.5 .599 2.8 4.3 7.1 3.5 0.9 0.4 3.2 4.8 15.0
10 Foots Walker 29 41 1172 2.2 5.2 .426 0.1 0.3 .222 2.2 4.9 .438 2.7 3.4 .793 0.7 2.5 3.1 7.8 1.6 0.0 2.6 3.2 7.2
11 Edgar Jones 24 60 950 7.2 13.5 .529 0.0 0.2 .000 7.2 13.4 .535 5.5 8.3 .670 3.5 6.5 10.0 1.6 1.4 3.1 3.8 7.0 19.9
12 Eddie Jordan 26 14 239 4.5 11.0 .411 0.5 1.5 .300 4.1 9.5 .429 3.6 4.8 .750 0.8 2.0 2.7 6.9 3.6 0.2 3.5 4.4 13.1
13 Rory Sparrow 22 15 212 3.7 10.7 .349 0.0 0.0 3.7 10.7 .349 2.0 2.7 .750 1.2 1.9 3.1 5.4 2.2 0.5 3.1 2.5 9.5
14 Bob McAdoo 29 10 153 8.9 17.6 .507 0.0 0.2 .000 8.9 17.4 .514 4.0 4.9 .810 1.9 4.2 6.1 2.4 2.1 1.4 3.3 5.2 21.9

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
1 Mike Newlin 32 79 2911 9.9 19.9 .497 0.2 0.5 .333 9.7 15.4 .501 6.5 7.3 .888 1.2 2.2 3.4 4.7 1.4 0.1 3.9 3.7 26.4
2 Mike O'Koren 22 79 2473 6.7 13.9 .486 0.1 0.3 .278 6.6 10.7 .491 2.5 3.9 .637 3.3 5.5 8.8 4.6 1.6 0.5 2.7 4.5 16.0
3 Maurice Lucas 28 68 2162 8.5 17.6 .484 0.0 0.0 .000 8.5 13.9 .485 4.0 5.4 .752 3.2 8.9 12.1 3.6 1.2 1.2 3.7 5.5 21.1
4 Darwin Cook 22 81 1980 8.8 18.9 .468 0.1 0.6 .240 8.7 14.4 .475 3.0 4.1 .733 2.2 3.2 5.4 6.8 3.2 0.8 4.1 4.5 20.8
5 Cliff Robinson 20 63 1822 13.1 26.8 .491 0.0 0.0 1.000 13.1 21.1 .490 4.5 6.2 .718 3.0 9.0 12.0 2.6 1.5 1.3 4.6 5.4 30.8
6 Mike Gminski 21 56 1579 8.4 19.9 .423 0.0 0.0 .000 8.4 15.7 .424 4.5 5.8 .767 4.0 8.1 12.1 2.1 1.6 2.9 3.7 3.7 21.3
7 Jan Van Breda Kolff 29 78 1426 3.2 7.8 .408 0.1 0.3 .250 3.1 6.0 .414 3.1 3.7 .838 1.5 4.9 6.5 4.1 1.2 1.6 3.5 6.8 9.6
8 Lowes Moore 23 71 1406 6.9 15.5 .444 0.1 0.9 .148 6.7 11.5 .461 2.2 3.0 .750 1.4 4.1 5.5 7.4 2.0 0.6 3.5 5.8 16.1
9 Bob Elliott 25 73 1320 7.4 14.5 .511 0.0 0.1 .500 7.4 11.4 .511 4.2 7.0 .599 3.6 5.4 9.0 4.5 1.2 0.6 4.1 6.0 19.0
10 Foots Walker 29 41 1172 2.8 6.6 .426 0.1 0.4 .222 2.7 4.9 .438 3.4 4.3 .793 0.9 3.1 4.0 9.8 2.0 0.0 3.3 4.1 9.1
11 Edgar Jones 24 60 950 9.1 17.1 .529 0.0 0.2 .000 9.1 13.4 .535 7.0 10.5 .670 4.4 8.2 12.6 2.1 1.7 3.9 4.8 8.9 25.2
12 Eddie Jordan 26 14 239 5.7 13.9 .411 0.6 1.9 .300 5.2 9.5 .429 4.6 6.1 .750 1.0 2.5 3.4 8.8 4.6 0.2 4.4 5.5 16.6
13 Rory Sparrow 22 15 212 4.7 13.6 .349 0.0 0.0 4.7 10.7 .349 2.6 3.4 .750 1.5 2.4 3.9 6.9 2.8 0.6 3.9 3.2 12.0
14 Bob McAdoo 29 10 153 11.3 22.4 .507 0.0 0.3 .000 11.3 17.4 .514 5.1 6.3 .810 2.4 5.4 7.8 3.0 2.7 1.8 4.2 6.6 27.7

Advanced

Rk Player Age G MP PER TS% eFG% FTr 3PAr ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg OWS DWS WS WS/48
1 Mike Newlin 32 79 2911 15.6 .571 .501 .366 .024 3.0 5.6 4.2 15.5 1.4 0.2 14.4 23.4 109 110 4.8 1.3 6.1 .100
2 Mike O'Koren 22 79 2473 12.6 .515 .489 .282 .024 8.0 14.0 10.9 14.0 1.6 0.6 14.7 15.8 105 107 1.9 2.0 3.8 .075
3 Maurice Lucas 28 68 2162 14.6 .528 .484 .304 .002 7.8 22.5 15.0 11.6 1.2 1.5 15.7 20.5 102 105 1.2 2.3 3.5 .078
4 Darwin Cook 22 81 1980 15.0 .503 .471 .220 .031 5.3 8.2 6.7 21.9 3.2 1.0 16.4 21.4 99 105 0.6 2.1 2.7 .065
5 Cliff Robinson 20 63 1822 17.9 .521 .491 .232 .001 7.3 22.9 14.9 9.8 1.5 1.6 13.4 29.5 98 105 0.4 2.1 2.5 .065
6 Mike Gminski 21 56 1579 14.5 .474 .423 .294 .001 9.6 20.6 15.0 6.6 1.6 3.6 14.1 22.7 95 104 -0.5 2.0 1.5 .045
7 Jan Van Breda Kolff 29 78 1426 6.5 .506 .412 .478 .033 3.7 12.5 8.0 11.2 1.2 2.0 26.7 11.2 91 107 -0.6 1.2 0.6 .019
8 Lowes Moore 23 71 1406 11.1 .479 .448 .192 .056 3.4 10.3 6.7 22.3 2.0 0.7 17.2 17.6 97 107 0.0 1.1 1.1 .037
9 Bob Elliott 25 73 1320 12.3 .541 .512 .482 .005 8.7 13.7 11.2 13.7 1.2 0.7 19.0 18.8 101 108 0.6 0.9 1.6 .057
10 Foots Walker 29 41 1172 10.1 .537 .432 .657 .053 2.1 7.9 4.9 26.4 2.0 0.0 28.1 10.2 105 108 0.7 0.8 1.5 .060
11 Edgar Jones 24 60 950 17.6 .578 .529 .611 .011 10.7 20.8 15.6 6.7 1.7 4.8 18.2 23.0 104 102 0.9 1.4 2.3 .116
12 Eddie Jordan 26 14 239 13.3 .500 .432 .438 .137 2.3 6.3 4.2 25.6 4.6 0.2 20.9 18.2 98 104 0.0 0.3 0.3 .065
13 Rory Sparrow 22 15 212 8.2 .400 .349 .254 .000 3.6 6.0 4.8 19.5 2.8 0.8 20.4 16.4 84 107 -0.3 0.2 -0.1 -0.023
14 Bob McAdoo 29 10 153 17.6 .552 .507 .280 .013 5.8 13.6 9.6 10.4 2.7 2.2 14.3 25.4 103 104 0.1 0.2 0.3 .100