1958-1959 New York Knicks

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40-32 Lost Conf Semi
Record Outcome

1958-59 New York Knicks

What was the record of the 1958-59 New York Knicks?

The New York Knicks finished the regular season with a 40-32 record. They went 24-12 at home and 16-20 on the road. Including the playoffs, the New York Knicks went 40-34. Their final game was a loss in the Eastern Division Semifinals to the Syracuse Nationals.

What division did the 1958-59 New York Knicks play in?

The 1958-59 New York Knicks played in the Eastern Division, which didn't have any divisions in 1958-59.

What was the 1958-59 New York Knicks record by month?

Among qualifying months, the 1958-59 New York Knicks had their best month in November, when they went 9-4 and had a 69.2% win percentage. Their worst month was March, when they went 3-3 and had a 50% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
October '58 2-0 100% +8
November '58 9-4 69.2% +59
December '58 8-8 50% -56
January '59 9-8 52.9% -4
February '59 9-9 50% +31
March '59 3-3 50% -20

Did the 1958-59 New York Knicks make the Playoffs?

Yes, the New York Knicks made the Playoffs in 1959. They lost their only series against the Syracuse Nationals in the Eastern Division Semifinals.

What was the point differential for the 1958-59 New York Knicks?

The New York Knicks finished the regular season with a point differential of +18. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Knicks could have been expected to have about 36.6 wins, or a 37-35 record in the regular season.

How did the 1958-59 New York Knicks perform in one-possession games?

In close, one-possession games, or games that went to overtime, the 1958-59 New York Knicks went 13-5.

How did the 1958-59 New York Knicks perform in overtime games?

During the regular season, the 1958-59 New York Knicks went 3-1 in overtime games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1958-59 New York Knicks?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1958-59 New York Knicks was a 8 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1958-59 New York Knicks?

The longest losing streak that the New York Knicks had during the 1958-59 regular season was 5 games, which happened once during the season.

1958-59 New York Knicks Schedule

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Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Sat, Oct 25, 1958 vs Boston Celtics Win 127 - 125 OT
Sun, Oct 26, 1958 @ Philadelphia Warriors Win 100 - 94 OT
Sat, Nov 1, 1958 vs Philadelphia Warriors Loss 92 - 111
Wed, Nov 5, 1958 @ Cincinnati Royals Win 108 - 97
Fri, Nov 7, 1958 @ Detroit Pistons Win 115 - 101
Sat, Nov 8, 1958 @ Minneapolis Lakers Win 108 - 100
Thu, Nov 13, 1958 vs St. Louis Hawks Win 119 - 102
Sat, Nov 15, 1958 @ Syracuse Nationals Win 96 - 92
Sun, Nov 16, 1958 vs Minneapolis Lakers Win 98 - 90
Fri, Nov 21, 1958 @ Boston Celtics Win 112 - 106
Sat, Nov 22, 1958 vs Syracuse Nationals Win 114 - 99
Tue, Nov 25, 1958 vs Cincinnati Royals Loss 113 - 115
Wed, Nov 26, 1958 @ Boston Celtics Loss 109 - 121
Sat, Nov 29, 1958 vs Philadelphia Warriors Win 115 - 103
Sun, Nov 30, 1958 @ Philadelphia Warriors Loss 100 - 103
Tue, Dec 2, 1958 vs Boston Celtics Loss 90 - 109
Wed, Dec 3, 1958 @ Cincinnati Royals Loss 108 - 110
Fri, Dec 5, 1958 @ Detroit Pistons Win 110 - 108
Sat, Dec 6, 1958 vs Detroit Pistons Loss 92 - 99
Tue, Dec 9, 1958 vs Minneapolis Lakers Win 110 - 97
Fri, Dec 12, 1958 vs St. Louis Hawks Win 106 - 104
Sat, Dec 13, 1958 @ St. Louis Hawks Loss 94 - 108
Sun, Dec 14, 1958 @ Minneapolis Lakers Win 100 - 99
Tue, Dec 16, 1958 vs Cincinnati Royals Win 118 - 106
Wed, Dec 17, 1958 vs St. Louis Hawks Loss 122 - 136
Sat, Dec 20, 1958 @ Boston Celtics Loss 106 - 135
Sun, Dec 21, 1958 vs Syracuse Nationals Win 108 - 94
Thu, Dec 25, 1958 vs Boston Celtics Loss 120 - 129
Fri, Dec 26, 1958 vs Philadelphia Warriors Loss 93 - 106
Sat, Dec 27, 1958 @ Syracuse Nationals Win 106 - 102
Tue, Dec 30, 1958 vs Detroit Pistons Win 93 - 90
Fri, Jan 2, 1959 @ Minneapolis Lakers Loss 97 - 107
Sat, Jan 3, 1959 @ Detroit Pistons Win 106 - 102
Sun, Jan 4, 1959 @ St. Louis Hawks Win 122 - 114
Tue, Jan 6, 1959 vs Syracuse Nationals Win 118 - 108
Wed, Jan 7, 1959 @ Boston Celtics Loss 78 - 109
Sat, Jan 10, 1959 @ Philadelphia Warriors Loss 97 - 103
Sun, Jan 11, 1959 vs Philadelphia Warriors Win 111 - 105
Wed, Jan 14, 1959 @ Boston Celtics Loss 112 - 123
Thu, Jan 15, 1959 vs Philadelphia Warriors Loss 91 - 95
Sat, Jan 17, 1959 vs Cincinnati Royals Win 117 - 105
Sun, Jan 18, 1959 @ Syracuse Nationals Win 120 - 118
Tue, Jan 20, 1959 @ Cincinnati Royals Loss 108 - 114
Wed, Jan 21, 1959 @ Cincinnati Royals Win 130 - 109
Sat, Jan 24, 1959 vs Detroit Pistons Win 122 - 118 OT
Sun, Jan 25, 1959 @ St. Louis Hawks Loss 111 - 115
Tue, Jan 27, 1959 vs St. Louis Hawks Loss 111 - 112 OT
Sat, Jan 31, 1959 vs Syracuse Nationals Win 119 - 117
Sun, Feb 1, 1959 vs Philadelphia Warriors Loss 105 - 113
Tue, Feb 3, 1959 vs Syracuse Nationals Win 115 - 114
Wed, Feb 4, 1959 @ Boston Celtics Win 129 - 126
Thu, Feb 5, 1959 vs Syracuse Nationals Win 111 - 98
Sat, Feb 7, 1959 vs Boston Celtics Loss 116 - 124
Sun, Feb 8, 1959 @ Syracuse Nationals Loss 104 - 113
Mon, Feb 9, 1959 @ Minneapolis Lakers Loss 122 - 128
Thu, Feb 12, 1959 @ St. Louis Hawks Loss 105 - 106
Fri, Feb 13, 1959 @ Detroit Pistons Loss 90 - 96
Sun, Feb 15, 1959 vs Cincinnati Royals Win 124 - 97
Tue, Feb 17, 1959 vs St. Louis Hawks Win 112 - 93
Wed, Feb 18, 1959 @ Cincinnati Royals Win 118 - 116
Fri, Feb 20, 1959 @ Minneapolis Lakers Loss 106 - 116
Sat, Feb 21, 1959 @ Detroit Pistons Loss 101 - 114
Sun, Feb 22, 1959 vs Philadelphia Warriors Win 111 - 90
Tue, Feb 24, 1959 vs Boston Celtics Win 134 - 122
Wed, Feb 25, 1959 @ Philadelphia Warriors Loss 123 - 134
Sat, Feb 28, 1959 vs Minneapolis Lakers Win 112 - 107
Sun, Mar 1, 1959 @ Syracuse Nationals Loss 115 - 140
Tue, Mar 3, 1959 vs Syracuse Nationals Loss 120 - 127
Wed, Mar 4, 1959 vs Philadelphia Warriors Win 118 - 115
Thu, Mar 5, 1959 @ Minneapolis Lakers Loss 115 - 135
Sun, Mar 8, 1959 vs Detroit Pistons Win 127 - 120
Tue, Mar 10, 1959 @ Boston Celtics Win 138 - 116
Playoffs
Eastern Division Semifinals (Lost 0 - 2)
Fri, Mar 13, 1959 vs Syracuse Nationals Loss 123 - 129
Sun, Mar 15, 1959 @ Syracuse Nationals Loss 115 - 131

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