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Location: New York, New York
Team Name: New York Knickerbockers

Seasons: 65; 1946-47 to 2010-11
Record: 2525-2556, .497 W-L%

Playoff Appearances: 40
Championships: 2

65 Seasons

Glossary ▪ An asterisk (*) indicates a playoff appearance
Season Lg Team W L W-L% Finish SRS ORtg DRtg Playoffs Coaches
2010-11 NBA New York Knickerbockers* 42 40 .512 2 0.48 110.9 110.1 Lost Eastern Conference First Round M. D'Antoni (42-40)
2009-10 NBA New York Knickerbockers 29 53 .354 3 -4.01 107.6 111.6 M. D'Antoni (29-53)
2008-09 NBA New York Knickerbockers 32 50 .390 5 -2.33 108.1 110.8 M. D'Antoni (32-50)
2007-08 NBA New York Knickerbockers 23 59 .280 5 -6.54 104.7 111.9 I. Thomas (23-59)
2006-07 NBA New York Knickerbockers 33 49 .402 4 -3.06 105.7 108.8 I. Thomas (33-49)
2005-06 NBA New York Knickerbockers 23 59 .280 5 -6.30 104.0 111.0 L. Brown (23-59)
2004-05 NBA New York Knickerbockers 33 49 .402 5 -2.73 106.2 108.9 L. Wilkens (17-22), H. Williams (16-27)
2003-04 NBA New York Knickerbockers* 39 43 .476 3 -1.97 101.7 103.3 Lost Eastern Conference First Round D. Chaney (15-24), H. Williams (1-0), L. Wilkens (23-19)
2002-03 NBA New York Knickerbockers 37 45 .451 6 -1.61 104.7 106.2 D. Chaney (37-45)
2001-02 NBA New York Knickerbockers 30 52 .366 7 -4.15 101.5 105.9 J. Van Gundy (10-9), D. Chaney (20-43)
2000-01 NBA New York Knickerbockers* 48 34 .585 3 1.98 101.2 98.2 Lost Eastern Conference First Round J. Van Gundy (48-34)
1999-00 NBA New York Knickerbockers* 50 32 .610 2 1.30 102.5 100.9 Lost Eastern Conference Finals J. Van Gundy (50-32)
1998-99 NBA New York Knickerbockers* 27 23 .540 4 1.45 98.6 97.5 Lost Finals J. Van Gundy (27-23)
1997-98 NBA New York Knickerbockers* 43 39 .524 2 2.74 103.0 100.2 Lost Eastern Conference Semifinals J. Van Gundy (43-39)
1996-97 NBA New York Knickerbockers* 57 25 .695 2 3.31 104.4 101.0 Lost Eastern Conference Semifinals J. Van Gundy (57-25)
1995-96 NBA New York Knickerbockers* 47 35 .573 2 2.24 106.0 103.5 Lost Eastern Conference Semifinals D. Nelson (34-25), J. Van Gundy (13-10)
1994-95 NBA New York Knickerbockers* 55 27 .671 2 2.78 107.2 103.8 Lost Eastern Conference Semifinals P. Riley (55-27)
1993-94 NBA New York Knickerbockers* 57 25 .695 1 6.48 105.7 98.2 Lost Finals P. Riley (57-25)
1992-93 NBA New York Knickerbockers* 60 22 .732 1 5.87 106.1 99.7 Lost Eastern Conference Finals P. Riley (60-22)
1991-92 NBA New York Knickerbockers* 51 31 .622 2 3.67 108.3 104.2 Lost Eastern Conference Semifinals P. Riley (51-31)
1990-91 NBA New York Knickerbockers* 39 43 .476 3 -0.44 107.1 107.3 Lost Eastern Conference First Round S. Jackson (7-8), J. MacLeod (32-35)
1989-90 NBA New York Knickerbockers* 45 37 .549 3 0.78 109.4 108.0 Lost Eastern Conference Semifinals S. Jackson (45-37)
1988-89 NBA New York Knickerbockers* 52 30 .634 1 3.63 111.1 107.5 Lost Eastern Conference Semifinals R. Pitino (52-30)
1987-88 NBA New York Knickerbockers* 38 44 .463 3 0.14 105.9 106.4 Lost Eastern Conference First Round R. Pitino (38-44)
1986-87 NBA New York Knickerbockers 24 58 .293 5 -5.42 104.8 111.1 H. Brown (4-12), B. Hill (20-46)
1985-86 NBA New York Knickerbockers 23 59 .280 5 -4.82 99.5 105.2 H. Brown (23-59)
1984-85 NBA New York Knickerbockers 24 58 .293 5 -4.09 104.9 109.6 H. Brown (24-58)
1983-84 NBA New York Knickerbockers* 47 35 .573 3 3.79 107.0 103.1 Lost Eastern Conference Semifinals H. Brown (47-35)
1982-83 NBA New York Knickerbockers* 44 38 .537 4 2.58 102.4 99.9 Lost Eastern Conference Semifinals H. Brown (44-38)
1981-82 NBA New York Knickerbockers 33 49 .402 5 -2.15 106.0 108.6 R. Holzman (33-49)
1980-81 NBA New York Knickerbockers* 50 32 .610 3 2.00 106.0 104.4 Lost Eastern Conference First Round R. Holzman (50-32)
1979-80 NBA New York Knickerbockers 39 43 .476 4 -0.96 106.5 107.5 R. Holzman (39-43)
1978-79 NBA New York Knickerbockers 31 51 .378 4 -3.29 102.2 105.4 W. Reed (6-8), R. Holzman (25-43)
1977-78 NBA New York Knickerbockers* 43 39 .524 2 -0.53 101.7 102.2 Lost Eastern Conference Semifinals W. Reed (43-39)
1976-77 NBA New York Knickerbockers 40 42 .488 3 0.02 100.1 100.1 R. Holzman (40-42)
1975-76 NBA New York Knickerbockers 38 44 .463 4 -1.05 98.0 99.2 R. Holzman (38-44)
1974-75 NBA New York Knickerbockers* 40 42 .488 3 -0.91 97.1 98.3 Lost Eastern Conference First Round R. Holzman (40-42)
1973-74 NBA New York Knickerbockers* 49 33 .598 2 2.42 97.4 94.7 Lost Eastern Conference Finals R. Holzman (49-33)
1972-73 NBA New York Knickerbockers* 57 25 .695 2 6.07 Won Finals R. Holzman (57-25)
1971-72 NBA New York Knickerbockers* 48 34 .585 2 2.28 Lost Finals R. Holzman (48-34)
1970-71 NBA New York Knickerbockers* 52 30 .634 1 5.05 Lost Eastern Conference Finals R. Holzman (52-30)
1969-70 NBA New York Knickerbockers* 60 22 .732 1 8.42 Won Finals R. Holzman (60-22)
1968-69 NBA New York Knickerbockers* 54 28 .659 3 5.48 Lost Eastern Division Finals R. Holzman (54-28)
1967-68 NBA New York Knickerbockers* 43 39 .524 3 1.78 Lost Eastern Division Semifinals D. McGuire (15-22), R. Holzman (28-17)
1966-67 NBA New York Knickerbockers* 36 45 .444 4 -2.74 Lost Eastern Division Semifinals D. McGuire (36-45)
1965-66 NBA New York Knickerbockers 30 50 .375 4 -2.31 H. Gallatin (6-15), D. McGuire (24-35)
1964-65 NBA New York Knickerbockers 31 49 .388 4 -3.26 E. Donovan (12-26), H. Gallatin (19-23)
1963-64 NBA New York Knickerbockers 22 58 .275 4 -5.91 E. Donovan (22-58)
1962-63 NBA New York Knickerbockers 21 59 .263 4 -6.20 E. Donovan (21-59)
1961-62 NBA New York Knickerbockers 29 51 .363 4 -3.98 E. Donovan (29-51)
1960-61 NBA New York Knickerbockers 21 58 .266 4 -5.44 C. Braun (21-58)
1959-60 NBA New York Knickerbockers 27 48 .360 4 -1.43 A. Levane (8-19), C. Braun (19-29)
1958-59 NBA New York Knickerbockers* 40 32 .556 2 0.49 Lost Eastern Division Semifinals A. Levane (40-32)
1957-58 NBA New York Knickerbockers 35 37 .486 4 1.35 V. Boryla (35-37)
1956-57 NBA New York Knickerbockers 36 36 .500 4 0.07 V. Boryla (36-36)
1955-56 NBA New York Knickerbockers* 35 37 .486 4 -0.20 Lost Eastern Division Third Place Tiebreaker J. Lapchick (26-25), V. Boryla (9-12)
1954-55 NBA New York Knickerbockers* 38 34 .528 2 0.11 Lost Eastern Division Semifinals J. Lapchick (38-34)
1953-54 NBA New York Knickerbockers* 44 28 .611 1 -0.17 Eliminated in Eastern Division Round Robin J. Lapchick (44-28)
1952-53 NBA New York Knickerbockers* 47 23 .671 1 4.39 Lost Finals J. Lapchick (47-23)
1951-52 NBA New York Knickerbockers* 37 29 .561 3 0.68 Lost Finals J. Lapchick (37-29)
1950-51 NBA New York Knickerbockers* 36 30 .545 3 0.49 Lost Finals J. Lapchick (36-30)
1949-50 NBA New York Knickerbockers* 40 28 .588 2 2.53 Lost Eastern Division Finals J. Lapchick (40-28)
1948-49 BAA New York Knickerbockers* 32 28 .533 2 1.25 Lost Eastern Division Finals J. Lapchick (32-28)
1947-48 BAA New York Knickerbockers* 26 22 .542 2 2.30 Lost Quarterfinals J. Lapchick (26-22)
1946-47 BAA New York Knickerbockers* 33 27 .550 3 0.61 Lost Semifinals N. Cohalan (33-27)