1961-1962 New York Knicks

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29-51 Missed Playoffs
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1961-62 New York Knicks

What was the record of the 1961-62 New York Knicks?

The New York Knicks finished the regular season with a 29-51 record. They went 21-20 at home and 8-31 on the road.

What division did the 1961-62 New York Knicks play in?

The 1961-62 New York Knicks played in the Eastern Division, which didn't have any divisions in 1961-62.

What was the 1961-62 New York Knicks record by month?

The 1961-62 New York Knicks had their best month in October, when they went 4-2 and had a 66.7% win percentage. Their worst month was November, when they went 3-12 and had a 20% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
October '61 4-2 66.7% -41
November '61 3-12 20% -123
December '61 5-11 31.2% -119
January '62 7-9 43.8% -26
February '62 8-11 42.1% -50
March '62 2-6 25% -28

Did the 1961-62 New York Knicks make the Playoffs?

No, the Knicks didn't make the Playoffs in 1962.

What was the point differential for the 1961-62 New York Knicks?

The New York Knicks finished the regular season with a point differential of -387. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Knicks could have been expected to have about 28.8 wins, or a 29-51 record in the regular season.

How did the 1961-62 New York Knicks perform in one-possession games?

In close, one-possession games, or games that went to overtime, the 1961-62 New York Knicks went 6-9.

How did the 1961-62 New York Knicks perform in overtime games?

During the regular season, the 1961-62 New York Knicks went 1-0 in overtime games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1961-62 New York Knicks?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1961-62 New York Knicks was a 3 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1961-62 New York Knicks?

The longest losing streak that the New York Knicks had during the 1961-62 regular season was 8 games, which happened once during the season.

1961-62 New York Knicks Schedule

= Playoff Team

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Thu, Oct 19, 1961 vs Chicago Packers Win 120 - 103
Sat, Oct 21, 1961 @ Philadelphia Warriors Loss 95 - 132
Tue, Oct 24, 1961 vs St. Louis Hawks Win 112 - 110
Thu, Oct 26, 1961 vs Cincinnati Royals Win 120 - 117
Sat, Oct 28, 1961 @ Boston Celtics Loss 102 - 132
Tue, Oct 31, 1961 @ Cincinnati Royals Win 131 - 127
Wed, Nov 1, 1961 @ Detroit Pistons Loss 95 - 111
Fri, Nov 3, 1961 @ Chicago Packers Loss 118 - 129
Sat, Nov 4, 1961 @ St. Louis Hawks Loss 111 - 112
Tue, Nov 7, 1961 @ Cincinnati Royals Loss 98 - 123
Wed, Nov 8, 1961 @ Chicago Packers Win 130 - 108
Fri, Nov 10, 1961 vs Detroit Pistons Loss 118 - 124
Sat, Nov 11, 1961 @ Syracuse Nationals Loss 109 - 135
Tue, Nov 14, 1961 vs Philadelphia Warriors Win 124 - 122
Wed, Nov 15, 1961 vs Syracuse Nationals Loss 102 - 114
Fri, Nov 17, 1961 vs Boston Celtics Loss 100 - 104
Tue, Nov 21, 1961 vs Chicago Packers Loss 107 - 109
Wed, Nov 22, 1961 vs Syracuse Nationals Win 110 - 109
Fri, Nov 24, 1961 vs Los Angeles Lakers Loss 89 - 100
Sat, Nov 25, 1961 @ Boston Celtics Loss 96 - 116
Tue, Nov 28, 1961 vs Cincinnati Royals Loss 117 - 131
Fri, Dec 1, 1961 vs Syracuse Nationals Win 118 - 100
Tue, Dec 5, 1961 vs Philadelphia Warriors Loss 105 - 122
Wed, Dec 6, 1961 @ Detroit Pistons Loss 97 - 133
Sat, Dec 9, 1961 @ St. Louis Hawks Loss 91 - 102
Sun, Dec 10, 1961 @ Cincinnati Royals Loss 94 - 134
Tue, Dec 12, 1961 vs Syracuse Nationals Loss 124 - 126
Wed, Dec 13, 1961 @ Chicago Packers Loss 112 - 113
Fri, Dec 15, 1961 vs St. Louis Hawks Loss 108 - 120
Sun, Dec 17, 1961 vs Boston Celtics Loss 109 - 117
Tue, Dec 19, 1961 vs St. Louis Hawks Win 128 - 111
Thu, Dec 21, 1961 @ Boston Celtics Loss 103 - 122
Sat, Dec 23, 1961 @ Boston Celtics Loss 111 - 122
Mon, Dec 25, 1961 vs Philadelphia Warriors Win 136 - 135 OT2
Wed, Dec 27, 1961 @ Philadelphia Warriors Loss 119 - 131
Fri, Dec 29, 1961 vs Boston Celtics Win 110 - 100
Sat, Dec 30, 1961 @ Cincinnati Royals Win 123 - 119
Tue, Jan 2, 1962 vs Detroit Pistons Win 110 - 104
Wed, Jan 3, 1962 @ Cincinnati Royals Loss 111 - 122
Sat, Jan 6, 1962 @ Detroit Pistons Win 115 - 111
Sun, Jan 7, 1962 vs Syracuse Nationals Loss 116 - 123
Fri, Jan 12, 1962 vs St. Louis Hawks Win 128 - 126
Sun, Jan 14, 1962 @ Syracuse Nationals Loss 118 - 141
Wed, Jan 17, 1962 @ Los Angeles Lakers Loss 121 - 129
Fri, Jan 19, 1962 @ Los Angeles Lakers Loss 107 - 108
Sun, Jan 21, 1962 @ St. Louis Hawks Loss 113 - 124
Mon, Jan 22, 1962 @ Chicago Packers Win 131 - 94
Tue, Jan 23, 1962 vs Chicago Packers Loss 103 - 109
Thu, Jan 25, 1962 @ Chicago Packers Win 117 - 102
Fri, Jan 26, 1962 vs Boston Celtics Win 129 - 121
Sat, Jan 27, 1962 @ Detroit Pistons Loss 107 - 115
Tue, Jan 30, 1962 vs Philadelphia Warriors Win 116 - 110
Wed, Jan 31, 1962 @ Syracuse Nationals Loss 109 - 138
Fri, Feb 2, 1962 vs Philadelphia Warriors Loss 116 - 129
Sat, Feb 3, 1962 vs Cincinnati Royals Win 121 - 110
Sun, Feb 4, 1962 @ Boston Celtics Loss 114 - 130
Tue, Feb 6, 1962 vs Los Angeles Lakers Win 116 - 112
Thu, Feb 8, 1962 vs Philadelphia Warriors Loss 120 - 136
Fri, Feb 9, 1962 vs Syracuse Nationals Win 120 - 111
Sat, Feb 10, 1962 @ Chicago Packers Loss 111 - 126
Sun, Feb 11, 1962 vs Philadelphia Warriors Loss 111 - 121
Wed, Feb 14, 1962 vs Boston Celtics Win 125 - 112
Fri, Feb 16, 1962 @ Boston Celtics Loss 104 - 127
Sat, Feb 17, 1962 vs Los Angeles Lakers Loss 121 - 128
Sun, Feb 18, 1962 @ Syracuse Nationals Loss 126 - 141
Tue, Feb 20, 1962 vs Detroit Pistons Win 110 - 103
Thu, Feb 22, 1962 @ Los Angeles Lakers Loss 116 - 118
Fri, Feb 23, 1962 vs St. Louis Hawks Win 130 - 118
Sat, Feb 24, 1962 vs Syracuse Nationals Loss 117 - 120
Sun, Feb 25, 1962 @ Philadelphia Warriors Win 149 - 135
Tue, Feb 27, 1962 vs Syracuse Nationals Loss 120 - 130
Wed, Feb 28, 1962 @ Detroit Pistons Win 119 - 109
Fri, Mar 2, 1962 vs Philadelphia Warriors Loss 147 - 169
Sun, Mar 4, 1962 vs Philadelphia Warriors Loss 128 - 129
Tue, Mar 6, 1962 vs Boston Celtics Win 113 - 106
Wed, Mar 7, 1962 @ Detroit Pistons Loss 112 - 119
Fri, Mar 9, 1962 vs Los Angeles Lakers Win 122 - 100
Sat, Mar 10, 1962 @ Chicago Packers Loss 116 - 128
Mon, Mar 12, 1962 @ Los Angeles Lakers Loss 106 - 119
Wed, Mar 14, 1962 @ Cincinnati Royals Loss 134 - 136

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