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The 2007–08 New Jersey Nets season was the 41st season, 32nd in the NBA basketball in East Rutherford, New Jersey. In midseason, All-Star point guard Jason Kidd was shipped to the Dallas Mavericks, the team where he began his career. He would later help the Mavericks win their first ever NBA championship in 2011. Kidd would later return to the Nets, in Brooklyn, as their head coach for the 2013–14 season.

2007–08 New Jersey Nets season
Head coachLawrence Frank
ArenaIzod Center
Results
Record34–48 (.415)
PlaceDivision: 4th (Atlantic)
Conference: 10th (Eastern)
Playoff finishDid not qualify

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
Local media
TelevisionYES Network, WWOR
RadioWFAN
< 2006–07 2008–09 >

Key dates prior to the start of the season:

Draft picksEdit

Round Pick Player Position Nationality College
1 17 Sean Williams Forward   United States Boston College

RosterEdit

New Jersey Nets roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Height Weight DOB (YYYY-MM-DD) From
G 13   Ager, Maurice 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 202 lb (92 kg) Michigan State
PG 10   Armstrong, Darrell 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Fayetteville State
PF 2   Boone, Josh 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 245 lb (111 kg) Connecticut
SG 15   Carter, Vince (C) 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 220 lb (100 kg) North Carolina
C 14   Diop, DeSagana 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 280 lb (127 kg) Oak Hill Academy (VA)
PG 34   Harris, Devin 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Wisconsin
G/F 44   Hassell, Trenton 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 233 lb (106 kg) Austin Peay
SF 24   Jefferson, Richard 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 230 lb (104 kg) Arizona
C 12   Krstić, Nenad 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 260 lb (118 kg) Serbia
SF 7   Nachbar, Boštjan 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 221 lb (100 kg) Slovenia
F/C 6   Swift, Stromile 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 220 lb (100 kg) LSU
PF 22   Van Horn, Keith 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 240 lb (109 kg) Utah
PG 1   Williams, Marcus 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 205 lb (93 kg) Connecticut
PF 51   Williams, Sean 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 235 lb (107 kg) Boston College
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (DP) Unsigned draft pick
  • (FA) Free agent
  • (S) Suspended
  •   Injured

Roster
Last transaction: 2008-02-04

Regular seasonEdit

StandingsEdit

Atlantic Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div
y-Boston Celtics 66 16 .805 35–6 31–10 14–2
x-Toronto Raptors 41 41 .500 25 25–16 16–25 10–6
x-Philadelphia 76ers 40 42 .488 26 22–19 18–23 7–9
New Jersey Nets 34 48 .415 32 21–20 13–28 4–12
New York Knicks 23 59 .280 43 15–26 8–33 5–11
Eastern Conference
# Team W L PCT GB
1 w-Boston Celtics 66 16 .805
2 y-Detroit Pistons 60 22 .732 6
3 y-Orlando Magic 52 30 .634 14
4 x-Cleveland Cavaliers 45 37 .549 21
5 x-Washington Wizards 43 39 .524 23
6 x-Toronto Raptors 41 41 .500 25
7 x-Philadelphia 76ers 40 42 .488 26
8 x-Atlanta Hawks 37 45 .451 29
9 Indiana Pacers 36 46 .439 30
10 New Jersey Nets 34 48 .415 32
11 Chicago Bulls 33 49 .402 33
12 Charlotte Bobcats 32 50 .390 34
13 Milwaukee Bucks 26 56 .317 40
14 New York Knicks 23 59 .280 43
15 Miami Heat 15 67 .183 51


Record vs. opponentsEdit

2007-08 NBA Records
Team ATL BOS CHA CHI CLE DAL DEN DET GSW HOU IND LAC LAL MEM MIA MIL MIN NJN NOH NYK ORL PHI PHO POR SAC SAS SEA TOR UTA WAS
Atlanta 0–3 2–2 2–2 1–2 1–1 1–1 0–4 1–1 0–2 1–2 1–1 1–1 2–0 3–1 2–2 2–0 1–3 0–2 4–0 2–2 3–1 1–1 0–2 1–1 0–2 1–1 1–2 1–1 2–2
Boston 3–0 3–1 4–0 2–2 2–0 1–1 2–1 1–1 2–0 3–0 2–0 2–0 2–0 4–0 4–0 2–0 4–0 1–1 4–0 1–2 3–1 1–1 2–0 2–0 2–0 2–0 3–1 1–1 0–3
Charlotte 2–2 1–3 1–3 1–3 0–2 1–1 0–3 1–1 0–2 3–1 2–0 1–1 1–1 3–1 1–2 2–0 1–3 0–2 1–2 1–3 1–2 0–2 2–0 0–2 0–2 2–0 2–2 1–1 1–3
Chicago 2–2 0–4 3–1 3–1 0–2 1–1 3–1 1–1 0–2 2–2 1–1 0–2 1–1 2–1 3–1 1–1 1–2 0–2 2–2 0–4 1–3 0–2 0–2 1–1 0–2 2–0 1–2 1–1 1–2
Cleveland 2–1 2–2 3–1 1–3 1–1 0–2 1–3 1–1 0–2 4–0 2–0 2–0 2–0 3–0 1–3 2–0 1–3 0–2 2–1 1–3 2–1 0–2 2–0 2–0 1–1 1–1 3–1 1–1 2–2
Dallas 1–1 0–2 2–0 2–0 1–1 1–2 1–1 3–1 3–1 1–1 4–0 1–3 4–0 2–0 1–1 3–0 1–1 2–2 2–0 2–0 1–1 2–1 2–2 2–1 1–3 3–1 1–1 2–2 0–2
Denver 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–1 2–0 2–1 0–2 3–1 2–2 1–1 3–1 0–3 4–0 2–0 1–1 4–0 2–0 1–2 1–1 1–1 1–1 2–2 2–2 2–1 2–2 3–1 2–0 1–3 2–0
Detroit 4–0 1–2 3–0 1–3 3–1 1–1 2–0 2–0 1–1 4–0 2–0 1–1 2–0 4–0 3–1 2–0 3–0 2–0 2–2 2–2 2–2 2–0 1–1 0–2 2–0 2–0 3–1 0–2 2–1
Golden State 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–3 1–3 0–2 2–2 1–1 3–1 2–2 4–0 2–0 2–0 3–1 1–1 1–2 1–1 1–1 2–0 2–2 2–2 3–1 2–1 2–1 2–0 0–3 2–0
Houston 2–0 0–2 2–0 2–0 2–0 1–3 2–2 1–1 2–2 2–0 3–0 2–1 3–1 1–1 2–0 3–0 2–0 2–2 2–0 1–1 0–2 2–2 4–0 2–2 2–2 4–0 1–1 1–2 2–0
Indiana 2–1 0–3 1–3 2–2 0–4 1–1 1–1 0–4 1–1 0–2 1–1 0–2 1–1 3–1 3–1 1–1 2–2 1–1 4–0 1–2 3–0 0–2 2–0 1–1 0–2 1–1 1–3 1–1 2–2
L.A. Clippers 1–1 0–2 0–2 1–1 0–2 0–4 1–3 0–2 1–3 0–3 1–1 0–4 3–1 1–1 1–1 1–3 2–0 0–4 2–0 0–2 0–2 1–3 0–3 3–1 0–3 2–1 1–1 1–3 0–2
L.A. Lakers 1–1 0–2 1–1 2–0 0–2 3–1 3–0 1–1 2–2 1–2 2–0 4–0 2–1 2–0 1–1 3–0 1–1 2–2 2–0 1–1 2–0 3–1 2–2 3–1 2–2 4–0 2–0 3–1 2–0
Memphis 0–2 0–2 1–1 1–1 0–2 0–4 0–4 0–2 0–4 1–3 1–1 1–3 1–2 2–0 0–2 2–2 2–0 0–4 2–0 1–1 0–2 0–3 0–3 2–2 1–3 3–1 0–2 0–3 1–1
Miami 1–3 0–4 1–3 1–2 0–3 0–2 0–2 0–4 0–2 1–1 1–3 1–1 0–2 0–2 2–2 1–1 1–2 0–2 1–3 0–4 0–3 1–1 0–2 1–1 0–2 1–1 0–4 1–1 0–4
Milwaukee 2–2 0–4 2–1 1–3 3–1 1–1 1–1 1–3 0–2 0–2 1–3 1–1 1–1 2–0 2–2 1–1 0–4 0–2 1–3 1–3 1–2 0–2 0–2 0–2 0–2 1–1 1–2 0–2 2–2
Minnesota 0–2 0–2 0–2 1–1 0–2 0–3 0–4 0–2 1–3 0–3 1–1 3–1 0–3 2–2 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–3 1–1 1–1 1–1 2–2 0–4 2–1 0–4 1–3 0–2 2–2 0–2
New Jersey 3–1 0–4 3–1 2–1 3–1 1–1 0–2 0–3 1–1 0–2 2–2 0–2 1–1 0–2 2–1 4–0 1–1 0–2 1–3 1–3 2–2 0–2 1–1 0–2 0–2 2–0 1–3 1–1 2–1
New Orleans 2–0 1–1 2–0 2–0 2–0 2–2 2–1 0–2 2–1 2–2 1–1 4–0 2–2 4–0 2–0 2–0 3–1 2–0 2–0 1–1 2–0 4–0 2–2 1–2 2–2 3–0 1–1 1–3 0–2
New York 0–4 0–4 2–1 2–2 1–2 0–2 1–1 2–2 1–1 0–2 0–4 0–2 0–2 0–2 3–1 3–1 1–1 3–1 0–2 1–3 1–3 0–2 0–2 0–2 0–2 0–2 1–3 1–1 2–1
Orlando 2–2 2–1 3–1 4–0 3–1 0–2 1–1 2–2 1–1 1–1 2–1 2–0 1–1 1–1 4–0 3–1 1–1 3–1 1–1 3–1 3–1 0–2 2–0 1–1 0–2 2–0 2–1 0–2 3–1
Philadelphia 1–3 1–3 2–1 3–1 1–2 1–1 1–1 2–2 0–2 2–0 0–3 2–0 0–2 2–0 3–0 2–1 1–1 2–2 0–2 3–1 1–3 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–1 2–0 1–3 0–2 2–2
Phoenix 1–1 1–1 2–0 2–0 2–0 1–2 2–2 0–2 2–2 2–2 2–0 3–1 1–3 3–0 1–1 2–0 2–2 2–0 0–4 2–0 2–0 1–1 3–0 4–0 3–1 4–0 2–0 1–2 2–0
Portland 2–0 0–2 0–2 2–0 0–2 2–2 2–2 1–1 2–2 0–4 0–2 3–0 2–2 3–0 2–0 2–0 4–0 1–1 2–2 2–0 0–2 1–1 0–3 1–3 0–3 2–2 1–1 3–1 1–1
Sacramento 1–1 0–2 2–0 1–1 0–2 1–2 1–2 2–0 1–3 2–2 1–1 1–3 1–3 2–2 1–1 2–0 1–2 2–0 2–1 2–0 1–1 1–1 0–4 3–1 1–3 3–1 1–1 2–2 0–2
San Antonio 2–0 0–2 2–0 2–0 1–1 3–1 2–2 0–2 1–2 2–2 2–0 3–0 2–2 3–1 2–0 2–0 4–0 2–0 2–2 2–0 2–0 1–1 1–3 3–0 3–1 2–1 1–1 2–2 2–0
Seattle 1–1 0–2 0–2 0–2 1–1 1–3 1–3 0–2 1–2 0–4 1–1 1–2 0–4 1–3 1–1 1–1 3–1 0–2 0–3 2–0 0–2 0–2 0–4 2–2 1–3 1–2 1–1 0–4 0–2
Toronto 2–1 1–3 2–2 2–1 1–3 1–1 0–2 1–3 0–2 1–1 3–1 1–1 0–2 2–0 4–0 2–1 2–0 3–1 1–1 3–1 1–2 3–1 0–2 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–1 0–2 1–3
Utah 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–1 2–2 3–1 2–0 3–0 2–1 1–1 3–1 1–3 3–0 1–1 2–0 2–2 1–1 3–1 1–1 2–0 2–0 2–1 1–3 2–2 2–2 4–0 2–0 2–0
Washington 2–2 3–0 3–1 2–1 2–2 2–0 0–2 1–2 0–2 0–2 2–2 2–0 0–2 1–1 4–0 2–2 2–0 1–2 2–0 1–2 1–3 2–2 0–2 1–1 2–0 0–2 2–0 3–1 0–2

Game logEdit

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NovemberEdit

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  • Green background indicates win.
  • Red background indicates regulation loss.
  • White background indicates overtime/shootout loss.

Player statsEdit

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game

Regular seasonEdit

Player GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
Maurice Ager* 26 3 6.3 .323 .158 .500 .5 .3 .00 .04 2.0
Darrell Armstrong 50 2 11.0 .364 .333 .667 1.3 1.5 .56 .04 2.5
Josh Boone 70 53 25.3 .548 .000 .456 7.3 .8 .51 .87 8.2
Vince Carter 76 72 38.9 .456 .359 .816 6.0 5.1 1.22 .43 21.3
DeSagana Diop* 79 23 16.4 .522 .000 .543 5.0 .5 .33 1.11 2.9
Devin Harris* 64 61 31.6 .463 .335 .824 2.7 5.8 1.41 .16 14.8
Trenton Hassell* 63 6 12.3 .422 .222 .700 1.3 .7 .21 .05 2.0
Richard Jefferson 82 82 39.0 .466 .362 .798 4.2 3.1 .93 .26 22.6
Nenad Krstić 45 38 18.0 .410 .000 .754 4.4 .6 .20 .38 6.6
Quinton McBride 47 31 22.1 .402 .359 .786 3.5 4.2 .8 .8 15.8
Stromile Swift* 56 4 15.1 .509 .000 .670 3.6 .5 .27 .96 6.1
Marcus Williams 53 7 16.1 .379 .380 .787 1.9 2.6 .47 .06 5.9
Sean Williams 73 29 17.5 .538 .000 .609 4.4 .4 .38 1.45 5.6

*Total for entire season including previous team(s)

Awards and recordsEdit

RecordsEdit

MilestonesEdit

TransactionsEdit

The Nets have been involved in the following transactions during the 2007–08 season.

TradesEdit

February 19, 2008 To New Jersey Nets
Devin Harris, DeSagana Diop, Trenton Hassell, Maurice Ager, Keith Van Horn, and 1st round picks in the 2009 NBA draft and 2010 NBA draft
To Dallas Mavericks
Jason Kidd, Malik Allen, and Antoine Wright

See alsoEdit

External linksEdit