New Jersey Nets Playoff Rosters

1984-1985 New Jersey Nets Playoff Roster

Player Pos HT WT Birth Date Age Pre-Draft Team YOS Draft Status
Otis Birdsong GF 6-3 190 Dec 9, 1955 29 Houston 7 1977 Rnd 1, Pick 2, Kansas City Kings
Ron Brewer SG 6-4 180 Sep 16, 1955 29 Arkansas 6 1978 Rnd 1, Pick 7, Portland Trail Blazers
Darwin Cook PG 6-3 184 Aug 6, 1958 26 Portland 0 1980 Rnd 4, Pick 1, Detroit Pistons
Darryl Dawkins C 6-11 251 Jan 11, 1957 28 Evans High School (Florida) 9 1975 Rnd 1, Pick 5, Philadelphia Sixers
Mike Gminski C 6-11 250 Aug 3, 1959 25 Duke 4 1980 Rnd 1, Pick 7, New Jersey Nets
George Johnson FC 6-11 205 Dec 18, 1948 36 Dillard 13 1970 Rnd 5, Pick 11, Chicago Bulls
Albert King GF 6-6 190 Dec 17, 1959 25 Maryland 3 1981 Rnd 1, Pick 10, New Jersey Nets
Kevin McKenna GF 6-5 195 Jan 8, 1959 26 Creighton 2 1981 Rnd 4, Pick 19, Los Angeles Lakers
Mike O'Koren GF 6-7 207 Feb 7, 1958 27 North Carolina 4 1980 Rnd 1, Pick 6, New Jersey Nets
Kelvin Ransey PG 6-1 170 May 3, 1958 26 Ohio State 4 1980 Rnd 1, Pick 4, Chicago Bulls
Micheal Ray Richardson SG 6-5 189 Apr 11, 1955 30 Montana 6 1978 Rnd 1, Pick 4, New York Knicks
Wayne Sappleton PF 6-9 215 Nov 17, 1960 24 Loyola (IL) 0 1982 Rnd 2, Pick 15, Golden State Warriors
Jeff Turner FC 6-9 230 Apr 9, 1962 23 Vanderbilt 0 1984 Rnd 1, Pick 17, New Jersey Nets
Buck Williams PF 6-8 215 Mar 8, 1960 25 Maryland 3 1981 Rnd 1, Pick 3, New Jersey Nets

1984-1985 Playoff Matchups

Eastern Conference
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
First Round #1 Boston Celtics #8 Cleveland Cavaliers BOS in 4
First Round #2 Milwaukee Bucks #7 Chicago Bulls MIL in 4
First Round #3 Philadelphia Sixers #6 Washington Bullets PHI in 4
First Round #4 Detroit Pistons #5 New Jersey Nets DET in 3
Second Round #1 Boston Celtics #4 Detroit Pistons BOS in 6
Second Round #2 Milwaukee Bucks #3 Philadelphia Sixers PHI in 4
Conference Finals #1 Boston Celtics #3 Philadelphia Sixers BOS in 5

Western Conference
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
First Round #1 Los Angeles Lakers #8 Phoenix Suns LAL in 3
First Round #2 Denver Nuggets #7 San Antonio Spurs DEN in 5
First Round #3 Houston Rockets #6 Utah Jazz UTA in 5
First Round #4 Dallas Mavericks #5 Portland Trail Blazers POR in 4
Second Round #1 Los Angeles Lakers #5 Portland Trail Blazers LAL in 5
Second Round #2 Denver Nuggets #6 Utah Jazz DEN in 5
Conference Finals #1 Los Angeles Lakers #2 Denver Nuggets LAL in 5

NBA Finals
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
NBA Finals #1 Boston Celtics #1 Los Angeles Lakers LAL in 6

1984-1985 New Jersey Playoff Stats

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Buck Williams 3 41.0 24.7 10.7 0.3 1.0 1.7 2.0
Albert King 3 35.0 22.0 7.7 1.7 2.3 0.7 3.3
Micheal Ray Richardson 3 41.7 18.3 6.0 11.3 1.3 0.0 2.7
Mike Gminski 3 27.0 14.0 6.3 1.3 1.0 1.7 3.3
Ron Brewer 3 31.0 12.0 1.7 1.7 1.0 0.0 1.0
Darryl Dawkins 3 21.3 8.3 4.7 1.3 0.7 2.0 2.3
Kelvin Ransey 3 21.0 5.7 1.7 5.7 0.7 0.3 0.7
Darwin Cook 1 7.0 6.0 0.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 2.0
Mike O'Koren 3 11.3 2.0 3.3 1.3 0.0 0.0 0.3
Jeff Turner 3 7.0 1.3 1.3 0.7 0.0 0.0 0.0
George Johnson 1 4.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

1984-1985 New Jersey Nets Opening Round Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record New Jersey Leaders Detroit Leaders
Apr 18, 1985
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Detroit
L, 125-105 Joe Louis Arena
Opening Round
0-1 PTS: 23. B. Williams
REB: 9. B. Williams
AST: 10. M. Richardson
PTS: 23. B. Laimbeer
REB: 13. B. Laimbeer
AST: 11. Isiah Thomas
Apr 21, 1985
@
Detroit
L, 121-111 Joe Louis Arena
Opening Round
0-2 PTS: 27. Albert King
REB: 11. B. Williams
AST: 14. M. Richardson
PTS: 29. Isiah Thomas
REB: 12. B. Laimbeer
AST: 14. Isiah Thomas
Apr 24, 1985
v.
Detroit
L, 115-116 Izod Center
Opening Round
0-3 PTS: 28. B. Williams
REB: 12. B. Williams
AST: 10. M. Richardson
PTS: 23. Terry Tyler
REB: 11. Terry Tyler
AST: 11. Isiah Thomas