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1988-89 New Jersey Nets Schedule and Results

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Record: 26-56, Finished 5th in NBA Atlantic Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Willis Reed (26-56)

PTS/G: 103.7 (23rd of 25) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 110.1 (13th of 25)
SRS: -5.69 (21st of 25) ▪ Pace: 100.1 (14th of 25)
Off Rtg: 103.0 (22nd of 25) ▪ Def Rtg: 109.3 (19th of 25)
Expected W-L: 25-57 (21st of 25)

Arena: Brendan Byrne Arena ▪ Attendance: 378,397 (21st of 25)

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Fri, Nov 4, 1988 Box Score Atlanta Hawks L 105 113 0 1 L 1
2 Sat, Nov 5, 1988 Box Score New York Knicks W 112 102 1 1 W 1
3 Tue, Nov 8, 1988 Box Score Washington Bullets W 109 101 2 1 W 2
4 Fri, Nov 11, 1988 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 85 97 2 2 L 1
5 Sat, Nov 12, 1988 Box Score Chicago Bulls W 97 91 3 2 W 1
6 Mon, Nov 14, 1988 Box Score Golden State Warriors L 96 100 3 3 L 1
7 Tue, Nov 15, 1988 Box Score @ Charlotte Hornets W 106 99 4 3 W 1
8 Thu, Nov 17, 1988 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks W 105 96 5 3 W 2
9 Fri, Nov 18, 1988 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers L 94 95 5 4 L 1
10 Sun, Nov 20, 1988 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers L 106 117 5 5 L 2
11 Tue, Nov 22, 1988 Box Score @ Denver Nuggets L 106 141 5 6 L 3
12 Wed, Nov 23, 1988 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns W 133 129 6 6 W 1
13 Fri, Nov 25, 1988 Box Score @ Los Angeles Clippers L 93 100 6 7 L 1
14 Sat, Nov 26, 1988 Box Score @ Sacramento Kings W 98 97 7 7 W 1
15 Tue, Nov 29, 1988 Box Score Boston Celtics L 93 100 7 8 L 1
16 Wed, Nov 30, 1988 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 100 133 7 9 L 2
17 Fri, Dec 2, 1988 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks L 92 103 7 10 L 3
18 Sun, Dec 4, 1988 Box Score Detroit Pistons L 99 102 7 11 L 4
19 Tue, Dec 6, 1988 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers L 93 97 7 12 L 5
20 Fri, Dec 9, 1988 Box Score @ Charlotte Hornets L 95 96 7 13 L 6
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Sat, Dec 10, 1988 Box Score Charlotte Hornets W OT 121 112 8 13 W 1
22 Tue, Dec 13, 1988 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 100 121 8 14 L 1
23 Wed, Dec 14, 1988 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers W OT 118 113 9 14 W 1
24 Fri, Dec 16, 1988 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers L 106 114 9 15 L 1
25 Sat, Dec 17, 1988 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers W 100 92 10 15 W 1
26 Wed, Dec 21, 1988 Box Score Dallas Mavericks W OT 122 120 11 15 W 2
27 Mon, Dec 26, 1988 Box Score Washington Bullets L 108 120 11 16 L 1
28 Wed, Dec 28, 1988 Box Score Indiana Pacers W 118 101 12 16 W 1
29 Fri, Dec 30, 1988 Box Score Phoenix Suns L 109 116 12 17 L 1
30 Tue, Jan 3, 1989 Box Score @ Charlotte Hornets W 109 106 13 17 W 1
31 Wed, Jan 4, 1989 Box Score New York Knicks L 96 105 13 18 L 1
32 Sat, Jan 7, 1989 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks L 93 103 13 19 L 2
33 Wed, Jan 11, 1989 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 94 103 13 20 L 3
34 Thu, Jan 12, 1989 Box Score Boston Celtics L 103 106 13 21 L 4
35 Sat, Jan 14, 1989 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers W 106 97 14 21 W 1
36 Tue, Jan 17, 1989 Box Score San Antonio Spurs W 117 112 15 21 W 2
37 Wed, Jan 18, 1989 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L 90 103 15 22 L 1
38 Sat, Jan 21, 1989 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers L 103 115 15 23 L 2
39 Tue, Jan 24, 1989 Box Score Denver Nuggets W 117 115 16 23 W 1
40 Thu, Jan 26, 1989 Box Score Sacramento Kings L 109 112 16 24 L 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Sat, Jan 28, 1989 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers L 105 123 16 25 L 2
42 Tue, Jan 31, 1989 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics W 118 112 17 25 W 1
43 Thu, Feb 2, 1989 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors L 113 127 17 26 L 1
44 Fri, Feb 3, 1989 Box Score @ Utah Jazz L 101 129 17 27 L 2
45 Sun, Feb 5, 1989 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 116 134 17 28 L 3
46 Tue, Feb 7, 1989 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics W 109 99 18 28 W 1
47 Thu, Feb 9, 1989 Box Score @ Washington Bullets L 103 110 18 29 L 1
48 Tue, Feb 14, 1989 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks L 91 132 18 30 L 2
49 Wed, Feb 15, 1989 Box Score Atlanta Hawks L 112 119 18 31 L 3
50 Fri, Feb 17, 1989 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers W OT 129 127 19 31 W 1
51 Sat, Feb 18, 1989 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 115 125 19 32 L 1
52 Mon, Feb 20, 1989 Box Score Miami Heat W 117 109 20 32 W 1
53 Wed, Feb 22, 1989 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers L 111 130 20 33 L 1
54 Thu, Feb 23, 1989 Box Score Los Angeles Clippers W 111 100 21 33 W 1
55 Sat, Feb 25, 1989 Box Score Detroit Pistons L 95 113 21 34 L 1
56 Mon, Feb 27, 1989 Box Score Utah Jazz L 96 109 21 35 L 2
57 Wed, Mar 1, 1989 Box Score @ Washington Bullets L 105 120 21 36 L 3
58 Thu, Mar 2, 1989 Box Score Charlotte Hornets W 114 103 22 36 W 1
59 Sat, Mar 4, 1989 Box Score Boston Celtics W 98 95 23 36 W 2
60 Mon, Mar 6, 1989 Box Score @ Dallas Mavericks L 99 105 23 37 L 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Thu, Mar 9, 1989 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs L 98 112 23 38 L 2
62 Sat, Mar 11, 1989 Box Score @ Houston Rockets L 94 124 23 39 L 3
63 Mon, Mar 13, 1989 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 91 114 23 40 L 4 at Hartford, CT
64 Wed, Mar 15, 1989 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 96 100 23 41 L 5
65 Fri, Mar 17, 1989 Box Score Washington Bullets L OT 121 124 23 42 L 6
66 Sun, Mar 19, 1989 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers L 91 101 23 43 L 7
67 Tue, Mar 21, 1989 Box Score Indiana Pacers L 89 92 23 44 L 8
68 Fri, Mar 24, 1989 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L 96 112 23 45 L 9
69 Mon, Mar 27, 1989 Box Score @ Miami Heat L 79 100 23 46 L 10
70 Tue, Mar 28, 1989 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W 111 108 24 46 W 1
71 Thu, Mar 30, 1989 Box Score Houston Rockets L 101 109 24 47 L 1
72 Fri, Mar 31, 1989 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks L 99 116 24 48 L 2
73 Sun, Apr 2, 1989 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 95 106 24 49 L 3
74 Tue, Apr 4, 1989 Box Score @ Washington Bullets L 96 104 24 50 L 4
75 Fri, Apr 7, 1989 Box Score New York Knicks W 115 105 25 50 W 1
76 Mon, Apr 10, 1989 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 112 113 25 51 L 1
77 Tue, Apr 11, 1989 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks L 93 125 25 52 L 2
78 Fri, Apr 14, 1989 Box Score Chicago Bulls W 123 111 26 52 W 1
79 Sun, Apr 16, 1989 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks L 96 100 26 53 L 1
80 Tue, Apr 18, 1989 Box Score Charlotte Hornets L 105 121 26 54 L 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
81 Thu, Apr 20, 1989 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers L 92 105 26 55 L 3
82 Sat, Apr 22, 1989 Box Score @ New York Knicks L 99 109 26 56 L 4