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Richard Jefferson and the Decline of the New Jersey Nets

May 5, 2008 by


The New Jersey Nets joined the NBA in 1976.  Over the next 24 years the Nets only had seven winning seasons.  The best of these teams was seen in 1982-83, when the Nets posted a 2.58 efficiency differential (offensive efficiency minus defensive efficiency) and won 49 games.  If this is your best, obviously your franchise […]