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2009–10 New Jersey Nets season
Head coach Kiki Vandeweghe
Arena Izod Center
Results
Record 7–59 (.106)
Place Division: TBD (Atlantic)
Conference: TBD (Eastern)
Playoff finish Did not Qualify

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
New Jersey Nets seasons
< 2008–09 2010–11 >

The 2009–10 New Jersey Nets season is the 43rd season of the franchise, 34th in the National Basketball Association (NBA). With a loss to the Dallas Mavericks on 02009-12-02 December 2, 2009, the Nets became the first team in NBA history to start the season 0–18.[1] The Nets got their first win of the season at home against the Charlotte Bobcats on 02009-12-04 December 4, 2009.[2] With a loss to the Houston Rockets on 02009-12-26 December 26, 2009, the Nets became the sixth team in NBA history to lose 28 of its first 30 games, tying the worst 30-game start in NBA history. With a loss to the Utah Jazz on 02010-01-23 January 23, 2010, the Nets became the third team in NBA history to lose 40 of its first 43 games, tying the worst 3-win start in NBA history. On February 6, the Nets lost to the Detroit Pistons, falling to 4–46 and tying the record for worst 50 game start in the history of the three major sports (NBA, MLB, NHL) who play seasons that long.

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Key dates

  • June 25 - The 2009 NBA Draft took place in New York City.
  • July 8 - The free agency period started.
  • November 29 - Lawrence Frank was relieved of his duties as head coach after the team began the season with 16 consecutive losses, one shy of the NBA record. This streak was ongoing at the time of his dismissal. Tom Barrise, who previously served as assistant coach under Frank, became his replacement as interim head coach for the Nets' game that night against the Los Angeles Lakers, which the Nets lost 106–87 for their record-tying 17th consecutive loss.[3] After a two-game stint by Barrise, general manager Kiki Vandeweghe was named the head coach for the remainder of the season, and Del Harris was given a position as assistant coach.[4]
  • December 4 - New Jersey Nets defeated the Charlotte Bobcats to break 18-game losing streak.

Summary

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NBA Draft 2009

Free agency

Draft picks

Round Pick Player Position Nationality College
1 11 Terrence Williams Small forward  United States Louisville

Roster

New Jersey Nets roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Nat. Name Ht. Wt. From
F/C 7 United States Battie, Tony 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 240 lb (109 kg) Texas Tech
F/C 2 United States Boone, Josh 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 240 lb (109 kg) Connecticut
G 55 United States Dooling, Keyon 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Missouri
G/F 17 United States Douglas-Roberts, Chris 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Memphis
G 34 United States Harris, Devin (C) 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Wisconsin
F 44 United States Hassell, Trenton 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 233 lb (106 kg) Austin Peay
F 22 United States Hayes, Jarvis 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 228 lb (103 kg) Georgia
F 43 United States Humphries, Kris 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 235 lb (107 kg) Minnesota
G/F 6 United States Lee, Courtney 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Western Kentucky
C 11 United States Lopez, Brook 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 260 lb (118 kg) Stanford
G 1 United States Quinn, Chris 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Notre Dame
F 21 United States Simmons, Bobby (IN) 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 230 lb (104 kg) DePaul
G/F 8 United States Williams, Terrence 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Louisville
F/C 9 People's Republic of China Yi, Jianlian Injured (IN) 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 238 lb (108 kg) People's Republic of China
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
Athletic trainer(s)

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

RosterTransactions
Last transaction: 2010-02-27

Pre-season

2009 Pre-season Game Log: 1–6 (Home: 1–2 ; Road: 0–4)
# Date Visitor Score Home OT Attendance Record Recap
1 October 4 New Jersey Nets 107–115 New York Knicks 0–1
2 October 9 (at Wachovia Center) New Jersey Nets 92–93 Philadelphia 76ers 0–2
3 October 11 (at TD Garden) New Jersey Nets 93–100 Boston Celtics 0–3
4 October 13 (in Newark, NJ) Boston Celtics 91–88 New Jersey Nets 0–4
5 October 16 (at Madison Square Garden) New Jersey Nets 89–93 New York Knicks 0–5
6 October 22 (in Newark, NJ) New York Knicks 94–92 New Jersey Nets 0–6
7 October 23 Philadelphia 76ers 88–110 New Jersey Nets 1–6

Regular season

Season standings

Atlantic Division    W L PCT GB Home Road Div GP
Boston Celtics 41 23 .641 19–12 22–11 11–2 64
Toronto Raptors 32 32 .500 9.0 22–10 10–22 8–4 64
Philadelphia 76ers 23 42 .354 18.5 10–21 13–21 6–6 65
New York Knicks 23 43 .348 19.0 14–21 9–22 3–8 66
New Jersey Nets 7 59 .106 35.0 3–28 4–31 3–11 66
# Eastern Conference   
Team W L PCT GB GP
1 x-Cleveland Cavaliers 51 15 .773 66
2 Orlando Magic 47 20 .701 4.5 67
3 Atlanta Hawks 42 23 .646 8.5 65
4 Boston Celtics 41 23 .641 9.0 64
5 Milwaukee Bucks 35 29 .547 15.0 64
6 Charlotte Bobcats 33 31 .516 17.0 64
7 Miami Heat 34 32 .515 17.0 66
8 Toronto Raptors 32 32 .500 18.0 64
9 Chicago Bulls 31 34 .477 19.5 65
10 Philadelphia 76ers 23 42 .354 27.5 65
11 New York Knicks 23 43 .348 28.0 66
12 Detroit Pistons 23 43 .348 28.0 66
13 Washington Wizards 21 43 .328 29.0 64
14 Indiana Pacers 21 44 .323 29.5 65
15 e-New Jersey Nets 7 59 .106 44.0 66

x - clinched playoff spot, e - eliminated from playoff contention

Game log

2009–10 season game log
2009–10 season schedule

Player statistics

Season

Awards, records and milestones

Awards

Week/Month

All-Star

Season

Records

NBA

  • Worst 30-game start in NBA history (2-28)
  • Worst 3-win start in NBA history (3-40)
  • The 1993-94 Dallas Mavericks and 1997-98 Denver Nuggets also started 3-40.
  • Worst 50-game start in NBA history (4-46)

Franchise

  • Most points allowed in any one quarter (49; second quarter) – December 2, 2009 vs. Dallas Mavericks[1]

Milestones

Injuries and surgeries

Devin Harris missed 10 games at the beginning of November due to a groin strain before returning on November 21 against the New York Knicks.[5]

Transactions

New Jersey Nets

Players Added

Via Draft

Via Trade

Players Lost

Via Trade

References

External Links


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