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1978-79Head coach; Kevin LougheryRegular season record: 37-45Result: The
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Head coach; Kevin Loughery
Regular season record: 37-45
Result: The Nets finished third in the Atlantic Division to advance to their first-ever NBA playoff appearance. Bernard King, Phil Jackson and the rest of the Nets lost to the Philadelphia 76ers in two games back when the first round was quick a best-of-three series.(Credit: AP / Gene Puskar)

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Nets playoff history

This is the 18th NBA playoff appearance for the Nets, and though they have two ABA titles, theyve yet to hoist the Larry OBrien Trophy. Here's a look back at each of the Nets' trips to the postseason.

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