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1981-82 New Jersey Nets Schedule and Results

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Record: 44-38, Finished 3rd in NBA Atlantic Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Larry Brown (44-38)

PTS/G: 106.7 (14th of 23) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 106.0 (10th of 23)
SRS: 0.86 (9th of 23) ▪ Pace: 103.1 (5th of 23)
Off Rtg: 103.0 (22nd of 23) ▪ Def Rtg: 102.3 (2nd of 23)
Expected W-L: 43-39 (10th of 23)

Arena: Brendan Byrne Arena ▪ Attendance: 560,734 (4th of 23)

NBA 1982 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Eastern Conference First Round (2-0) versus Washington Bullets  (Series Stats)

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Fri, Oct 30, 1981 Box Score New York Knicks L 99 103 0 1 L 1
2 Wed, Nov 4, 1981 Box Score Atlanta Hawks L 86 95 0 2 L 2
3 Thu, Nov 5, 1981 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L 103 109 0 3 L 3
4 Sat, Nov 7, 1981 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 105 118 0 4 L 4
5 Sun, Nov 8, 1981 Box Score Indiana Pacers W 89 86 1 4 W 1
6 Tue, Nov 10, 1981 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 99 111 1 5 L 1
7 Wed, Nov 11, 1981 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks L 88 100 1 6 L 2
8 Fri, Nov 13, 1981 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 97 111 1 7 L 3 at Hartford, CT
9 Sat, Nov 14, 1981 Box Score Kansas City Kings W 103 92 2 7 W 1
10 Wed, Nov 18, 1981 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors L 107 121 2 8 L 1
11 Fri, Nov 20, 1981 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers L 86 106 2 9 L 2
12 Sun, Nov 22, 1981 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L 92 109 2 10 L 3
13 Tue, Nov 24, 1981 Box Score @ Houston Rockets W 102 84 3 10 W 1
14 Fri, Nov 27, 1981 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs L 86 114 3 11 L 1
15 Sat, Nov 28, 1981 Box Score @ Dallas Mavericks L 107 111 3 12 L 2
16 Wed, Dec 2, 1981 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers W 125 106 4 12 W 1
17 Sat, Dec 5, 1981 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers L 105 114 4 13 L 1
18 Tue, Dec 8, 1981 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks W 98 88 5 13 W 1
19 Wed, Dec 9, 1981 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 100 109 5 14 L 1
20 Fri, Dec 11, 1981 Box Score Denver Nuggets W 131 123 6 14 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Sat, Dec 12, 1981 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers L 88 101 6 15 L 1
22 Wed, Dec 16, 1981 Box Score Chicago Bulls L OT 97 98 6 16 L 2
23 Fri, Dec 18, 1981 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks W 100 88 7 16 W 1
24 Sat, Dec 19, 1981 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers W 119 107 8 16 W 2
25 Wed, Dec 23, 1981 Box Score New York Knicks W 115 99 9 16 W 3
26 Fri, Dec 25, 1981 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 96 95 10 16 W 4
27 Sat, Dec 26, 1981 Box Score Washington Bullets L 90 105 10 17 L 1
28 Mon, Dec 28, 1981 Box Score Indiana Pacers L 95 103 10 18 L 2
29 Wed, Dec 30, 1981 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 130 119 11 18 W 1
30 Sat, Jan 2, 1982 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks L 95 97 11 19 L 1
31 Tue, Jan 5, 1982 Box Score @ Washington Bullets W 114 108 12 19 W 1
32 Wed, Jan 6, 1982 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks L 95 109 12 20 L 1
33 Fri, Jan 8, 1982 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers W 110 100 13 20 W 1
34 Sat, Jan 9, 1982 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers W 120 113 14 20 W 2
35 Mon, Jan 11, 1982 Box Score Boston Celtics L 94 112 14 21 L 1
36 Thu, Jan 14, 1982 Box Score Chicago Bulls W 130 104 15 21 W 1
37 Fri, Jan 15, 1982 Box Score @ Kansas City Kings L 104 114 15 22 L 1
38 Sun, Jan 17, 1982 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 105 97 16 22 W 1
39 Wed, Jan 20, 1982 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 113 132 16 23 L 1
40 Fri, Jan 22, 1982 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns W 99 97 17 23 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Sat, Jan 23, 1982 Box Score @ San Diego Clippers W 113 109 18 23 W 2
42 Tue, Jan 26, 1982 Box Score @ Utah Jazz W OT 138 129 19 23 W 3
43 Wed, Jan 27, 1982 Box Score @ Denver Nuggets L 116 130 19 24 L 1
44 Tue, Feb 2, 1982 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls W 116 112 20 24 W 1
45 Wed, Feb 3, 1982 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W 112 103 21 24 W 2
46 Fri, Feb 5, 1982 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 112 116 21 25 L 1
47 Sat, Feb 6, 1982 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons W 125 120 22 25 W 1
48 Sun, Feb 7, 1982 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers W 110 94 23 25 W 2
49 Wed, Feb 10, 1982 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 115 108 24 25 W 3
50 Fri, Feb 12, 1982 Box Score Golden State Warriors W 109 98 25 25 W 4
51 Sun, Feb 14, 1982 Box Score Dallas Mavericks L 109 111 25 26 L 1
52 Wed, Feb 17, 1982 Box Score Chicago Bulls W 115 105 26 26 W 1
53 Fri, Feb 19, 1982 Box Score Houston Rockets L 96 103 26 27 L 1
54 Sat, Feb 20, 1982 Box Score Utah Jazz W 125 108 27 27 W 1
55 Sun, Feb 21, 1982 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers L 107 118 27 28 L 1
56 Wed, Feb 24, 1982 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks L 106 113 27 29 L 2
57 Fri, Feb 26, 1982 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W 110 106 28 29 W 1
58 Sun, Feb 28, 1982 Box Score San Diego Clippers W 110 95 29 29 W 2
59 Tue, Mar 2, 1982 Box Score @ Washington Bullets W 2OT 130 124 30 29 W 3
60 Wed, Mar 3, 1982 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers W 111 103 31 29 W 4
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Fri, Mar 5, 1982 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls W 107 90 32 29 W 5
62 Sat, Mar 6, 1982 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks L 92 112 32 30 L 1
63 Wed, Mar 10, 1982 Box Score Phoenix Suns W 113 105 33 30 W 1
64 Fri, Mar 12, 1982 Box Score Boston Celtics L 109 113 33 31 L 1
65 Sun, Mar 14, 1982 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics L 97 98 33 32 L 2
66 Wed, Mar 17, 1982 Box Score San Antonio Spurs W 93 90 34 32 W 1
67 Sat, Mar 20, 1982 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers L 101 104 34 33 L 1
68 Sun, Mar 21, 1982 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks L 86 102 34 34 L 2
69 Wed, Mar 24, 1982 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers W 111 106 35 34 W 1
70 Fri, Mar 26, 1982 Box Score @ Washington Bullets L 88 104 35 35 L 1
71 Sat, Mar 27, 1982 Box Score Detroit Pistons L 121 123 35 36 L 2
72 Sun, Mar 28, 1982 Box Score New York Knicks W 113 106 36 36 W 1
73 Wed, Mar 31, 1982 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers W 103 87 37 36 W 2
74 Fri, Apr 2, 1982 Box Score Washington Bullets W 98 96 38 36 W 3
75 Sun, Apr 4, 1982 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers W 119 109 39 36 W 4
76 Wed, Apr 7, 1982 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers L 113 116 39 37 L 1
77 Fri, Apr 9, 1982 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 103 106 39 38 L 2
78 Sat, Apr 10, 1982 Box Score Indiana Pacers W 115 86 40 38 W 1
79 Tue, Apr 13, 1982 Box Score @ New York Knicks W 104 102 41 38 W 2
80 Wed, Apr 14, 1982 Box Score Washington Bullets W 98 94 42 38 W 3
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
81 Fri, Apr 16, 1982 Box Score Boston Celtics W 113 96 43 38 W 4
82 Sat, Apr 17, 1982 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons W 147 132 44 38 W 5

Playoffs

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Tue, Apr 20, 1982 Box Score Washington Bullets L 83 96 0 1 L 1
2 Fri, Apr 23, 1982 Box Score @ Washington Bullets L 92 103 0 2 L 2