1978-1979 New Jersey Nets

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Season Overview

37-45 Lost First Round
Record Outcome

1978-79 New Jersey Nets

What was the record of the 1978-79 New Jersey Nets?

The New Jersey Nets finished the regular season with a 37-45 record. They went 25-16 at home and 12-29 on the road. Including the playoffs, the New Jersey Nets went 37-47. Their final game was a loss in the Eastern Conference First Round to the Philadelphia 76ers.

What division did the 1978-79 New Jersey Nets play in?

The 1978-79 New Jersey Nets played in the Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference.

What was the 1978-79 New Jersey Nets record by month?

The 1978-79 New Jersey Nets had their best month in October, when they went 6-4 and had a 60% win percentage. Their worst month was April, when they went 1-5 and had a 16.7% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
October '78 6-4 60% -40
November '78 7-7 50% -100
December '78 4-6 40% -36
January '79 6-7 46.2% -8
February '79 8-6 57.1% -11
March '79 5-10 33.3% -101
April '79 1-5 16.7% -46

Did the 1978-79 New Jersey Nets make the Playoffs?

Yes, the New Jersey Nets made the Playoffs in 1979. They lost their only series against the Philadelphia 76ers in the Eastern Conference First Round.

What was the point differential for the 1978-79 New Jersey Nets?

The New Jersey Nets finished the regular season with a point differential of -342. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Nets could have been expected to have about 30.4 wins, or a 30-52 record in the regular season.

How did the 1978-79 New Jersey Nets perform in one-possession games?

In close, one-possession games, or games that went to overtime, the 1978-79 New Jersey Nets went 12-5.

How did the 1978-79 New Jersey Nets perform in overtime games?

During the regular season, the 1978-79 New Jersey Nets went 2-1 in overtime games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1978-79 New Jersey Nets?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1978-79 New Jersey Nets was a 5 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1978-79 New Jersey Nets?

The longest losing streak that the New Jersey Nets had during the 1978-79 regular season was 6 games, which happened once during the season.

1978-79 New Jersey Nets Schedule

= Playoff Team

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Fri, Oct 13, 1978 @ Detroit Pistons Win 107 - 105
Sat, Oct 14, 1978 vs Los Angeles Lakers Win 102 - 100
Tue, Oct 17, 1978 @ Washington Bullets Loss 109 - 113
Wed, Oct 18, 1978 @ Houston Rockets Loss 87 - 139
Fri, Oct 20, 1978 vs Denver Nuggets Loss 117 - 126
Sat, Oct 21, 1978 @ New York Knicks Loss 108 - 109
Tue, Oct 24, 1978 @ Indiana Pacers Win 97 - 95
Wed, Oct 25, 1978 vs Golden State Warriors Win 121 - 118
Fri, Oct 27, 1978 vs Cleveland Cavaliers Win 123 - 108
Sat, Oct 28, 1978 vs Boston Celtics Win 111 - 109
Wed, Nov 1, 1978 vs Milwaukee Bucks Win 131 - 110
Fri, Nov 3, 1978 vs Seattle SuperSonics Loss 81 - 102
Sat, Nov 4, 1978 @ Atlanta Hawks Win 118 - 117 OT
Wed, Nov 8, 1978 @ Philadelphia 76ers Loss 117 - 123
Fri, Nov 10, 1978 vs Portland Trail Blazers Win 91 - 86
Sat, Nov 11, 1978 @ Chicago Bulls Win 125 - 112
Tue, Nov 14, 1978 vs Philadelphia 76ers Win 124 - 108
Fri, Nov 17, 1978 vs Washington Bullets Loss 94 - 143
Sat, Nov 18, 1978 @ Kansas City Kings Loss 100 - 114
Tue, Nov 21, 1978 @ New Orleans Jazz Loss 118 - 140
Wed, Nov 22, 1978 vs Golden State Warriors Win 100 - 92
Fri, Nov 24, 1978 vs New Orleans Jazz Win 103 - 100
Sat, Nov 25, 1978 @ San Antonio Spurs Loss 110 - 151
Wed, Nov 29, 1978 @ Seattle SuperSonics Loss 111 - 125
Fri, Dec 1, 1978 @ Golden State Warriors Win 120 - 110
Sun, Dec 3, 1978 @ Los Angeles Lakers Win 107 - 105
Wed, Dec 6, 1978 @ Denver Nuggets Loss 83 - 92
Fri, Dec 8, 1978 @ Washington Bullets Win 108 - 100
Sat, Dec 9, 1978 vs San Diego Clippers Win 125 - 120
Fri, Dec 15, 1978 vs Atlanta Hawks Loss 104 - 121
Wed, Dec 20, 1978 vs Houston Rockets Loss 105 - 108
Wed, Dec 27, 1978 vs New York Knicks Loss 104 - 115
Fri, Dec 29, 1978 vs Kansas City Kings Loss 126 - 137
Sat, Dec 30, 1978 @ Cleveland Cavaliers Loss 94 - 104
Wed, Jan 3, 1979 @ Houston Rockets Loss 122 - 127
Thu, Jan 4, 1979 @ New Orleans Jazz Win 125 - 112
Fri, Jan 5, 1979 vs San Antonio Spurs Loss 104 - 110
Sun, Jan 7, 1979 vs Phoenix Suns Win 117 - 112
Wed, Jan 10, 1979 vs Chicago Bulls Loss 116 - 120
Fri, Jan 12, 1979 vs Los Angeles Lakers Loss 116 - 117
Sun, Jan 14, 1979 @ Boston Celtics Win 110 - 100
Wed, Jan 17, 1979 vs Detroit Pistons Win 106 - 99
Wed, Jan 24, 1979 vs Cleveland Cavaliers Loss 114 - 123
Fri, Jan 26, 1979 vs New Orleans Jazz Win 110 - 104
Sun, Jan 28, 1979 @ Phoenix Suns Win 117 - 114
Tue, Jan 30, 1979 @ Los Angeles Lakers Loss 108 - 127
Wed, Jan 31, 1979 @ San Diego Clippers Loss 104 - 112
Thu, Feb 1, 1979 @ Seattle SuperSonics Loss 102 - 107
Fri, Feb 2, 1979 @ Portland Trail Blazers Loss 100 - 117
Tue, Feb 6, 1979 @ Cleveland Cavaliers Loss 100 - 119
Wed, Feb 7, 1979 @ Indiana Pacers Win 90 - 84
Thu, Feb 8, 1979 @ Detroit Pistons Win 106 - 105
Sun, Feb 11, 1979 vs San Diego Clippers Win 104 - 98
Tue, Feb 13, 1979 vs Kansas City Kings Win 111 - 102
Wed, Feb 14, 1979 @ Milwaukee Bucks Loss 94 - 115
Fri, Feb 16, 1979 vs Indiana Pacers Loss 100 - 105
Sun, Feb 18, 1979 vs Houston Rockets Win 126 - 124 OT
Wed, Feb 21, 1979 vs Phoenix Suns Win 123 - 112
Fri, Feb 23, 1979 vs Portland Trail Blazers Win 110 - 99
Sat, Feb 24, 1979 @ New York Knicks Loss 107 - 111
Sun, Feb 25, 1979 vs New York Knicks Win 116 - 102
Fri, Mar 2, 1979 vs Milwaukee Bucks Win 99 - 91
Tue, Mar 6, 1979 vs San Antonio Spurs Loss 99 - 103
Wed, Mar 7, 1979 @ Milwaukee Bucks Loss 98 - 133
Fri, Mar 9, 1979 vs Seattle SuperSonics Loss 100 - 108
Sun, Mar 11, 1979 vs Philadelphia 76ers Win 104 - 103
Tue, Mar 13, 1979 @ Chicago Bulls Loss 102 - 105
Wed, Mar 14, 1979 @ Denver Nuggets Loss 100 - 120
Fri, Mar 16, 1979 @ Golden State Warriors Loss 102 - 117
Sat, Mar 17, 1979 @ Portland Trail Blazers Loss 113 - 124
Sun, Mar 18, 1979 @ San Diego Clippers Loss 98 - 110
Tue, Mar 20, 1979 vs Detroit Pistons Win 117 - 110
Fri, Mar 23, 1979 @ Philadelphia 76ers Loss 98 - 110
Sun, Mar 25, 1979 vs Chicago Bulls Win 99 - 88
Wed, Mar 28, 1979 vs Washington Bullets Loss 108 - 127
Fri, Mar 30, 1979 vs Atlanta Hawks Win 117 - 106
Sun, Apr 1, 1979 @ Atlanta Hawks Loss 98 - 109
Tue, Apr 3, 1979 vs Denver Nuggets Loss 97 - 110
Wed, Apr 4, 1979 @ San Antonio Spurs Loss 103 - 110
Fri, Apr 6, 1979 @ Kansas City Kings Loss 114 - 117 OT
Sat, Apr 7, 1979 vs Boston Celtics Win 126 - 112
Sun, Apr 8, 1979 @ Boston Celtics Loss 101 - 127
Playoffs
Eastern Conference First Round (Lost 0 - 2)
Wed, Apr 11, 1979 @ Philadelphia 76ers Loss 114 - 122
Fri, Apr 13, 1979 vs Philadelphia 76ers Loss 101 - 111

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