1971-1972 New York Knicks

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Season Overview

48-34 Lost Finals
Record Outcome

1971-72 New York Knicks

What was the record of the 1971-72 New York Knicks?

The New York Knicks finished the regular season with a 48-34 record. They went 27-14 at home and 21-20 on the road. Including the playoffs, the New York Knicks went 57-41. Their final game was a loss in the Finals to the Los Angeles Lakers.

What division did the 1971-72 New York Knicks play in?

The 1971-72 New York Knicks played in the Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference.

What was the 1971-72 New York Knicks record by month?

The 1971-72 New York Knicks had their best month in December, when they went 10-4 and had a 71.4% win percentage. Their worst month was March, when they went 6-8 and had a 42.9% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Point Differential
October '71 5-5 50% +7
November '71 8-5 61.5% +69
December '71 10-4 71.4% +160
January '72 7-7 50% -61
February '72 12-5 70.6% +92
March '72 6-8 42.9% -66

Did the 1971-72 New York Knicks Win The NBA Title?

No. While the 1971-72 New York Knicks did play in the NBA Finals, they lost to the Los Angeles Lakers.

What was the point differential for the 1971-72 New York Knicks?

The New York Knicks finished the regular season with a point differential of +201. Based on their point differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Knicks could have been expected to have about 47.5 wins, or a 48-34 record in the regular season.

How did the 1971-72 New York Knicks perform in one-possession games?

In close, one-possession games, or games that went to overtime, the 1971-72 New York Knicks went 14-6.

How did the 1971-72 New York Knicks perform in overtime games?

During the regular season, the 1971-72 New York Knicks went 4-1 in overtime games.

How did the 1971-72 New York Knicks perform in overtime games in the playoffs?

In the playoffs, the 1971-72 New York Knicks went 0-2 in overtime games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1971-72 New York Knicks?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1971-72 New York Knicks was a 7 game winning streak on 2 separate stretches during the season.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1971-72 New York Knicks?

The longest losing streak that the New York Knicks had during the 1971-72 regular season was 5 games, which happened once during the season.

1971-72 New York Knicks Schedule

= Playoff Team

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Tue, Oct 12, 1971 vs Detroit Pistons Loss 84 - 91
Sat, Oct 16, 1971 vs Los Angeles Lakers Loss 104 - 119
Sun, Oct 17, 1971 @ Cleveland Cavaliers Win 121 - 120 OT
Tue, Oct 19, 1971 vs Golden State Warriors Win 93 - 84
Fri, Oct 22, 1971 @ Baltimore Bullets Win 110 - 87
Sat, Oct 23, 1971 vs Atlanta Hawks Loss 89 - 95
Tue, Oct 26, 1971 vs Boston Celtics Win 106 - 101
Wed, Oct 27, 1971 @ Atlanta Hawks Loss 96 - 110
Thu, Oct 28, 1971 vs Houston Rockets Win 112 - 94
Sat, Oct 30, 1971 vs Philadelphia 76ers Loss 101 - 108
Wed, Nov 3, 1971 @ Houston Rockets Win 117 - 98
Fri, Nov 5, 1971 @ Seattle SuperSonics Loss 97 - 101
Sun, Nov 7, 1971 @ Los Angeles Lakers Loss 96 - 103
Wed, Nov 10, 1971 @ Cincinnati Royals Loss 85 - 99
Thu, Nov 11, 1971 vs Golden State Warriors Loss 103 - 112
Sat, Nov 13, 1971 vs Detroit Pistons Win 127 - 105
Tue, Nov 16, 1971 vs Phoenix Suns Win 112 - 111
Sat, Nov 20, 1971 vs Baltimore Bullets Win 125 - 114
Tue, Nov 23, 1971 vs Cincinnati Royals Win 125 - 110
Wed, Nov 24, 1971 @ Baltimore Bullets Win 114 - 94
Fri, Nov 26, 1971 @ Boston Celtics Win 104 - 89
Sat, Nov 27, 1971 vs Chicago Bulls Win 100 - 99
Tue, Nov 30, 1971 vs Seattle SuperSonics Loss 109 - 110
Fri, Dec 3, 1971 @ Chicago Bulls Loss 96 - 122
Sat, Dec 4, 1971 vs Buffalo Braves Win 130 - 90
Tue, Dec 7, 1971 vs Boston Celtics Loss 97 - 105
Sat, Dec 11, 1971 vs Portland Trail Blazers Win 134 - 102
Sun, Dec 12, 1971 @ Cleveland Cavaliers Win 103 - 92
Tue, Dec 14, 1971 vs Phoenix Suns Loss 100 - 110
Fri, Dec 17, 1971 @ Buffalo Braves Win 115 - 95
Sat, Dec 18, 1971 vs Cleveland Cavaliers Win 104 - 84
Tue, Dec 21, 1971 @ Golden State Warriors Win 113 - 87
Wed, Dec 22, 1971 @ Seattle SuperSonics Win 120 - 104
Thu, Dec 23, 1971 @ Portland Trail Blazers Win 120 - 117
Sat, Dec 25, 1971 vs Golden State Warriors Win 114 - 89
Tue, Dec 28, 1971 @ Detroit Pistons Win 119 - 100
Thu, Dec 30, 1971 vs Baltimore Bullets Loss 102 - 110
Sat, Jan 1, 1972 vs Cincinnati Royals Win 104 - 94
Mon, Jan 3, 1972 vs Milwaukee Bucks Win 101 - 99
Tue, Jan 4, 1972 @ Milwaukee Bucks Loss 100 - 121
Fri, Jan 7, 1972 @ Philadelphia 76ers Loss 113 - 117
Sat, Jan 8, 1972 vs Chicago Bulls Loss 108 - 113
Tue, Jan 11, 1972 @ Chicago Bulls Loss 91 - 116
Fri, Jan 14, 1972 @ Golden State Warriors Loss 111 - 115
Sun, Jan 16, 1972 @ Houston Rockets Win 109 - 108
Thu, Jan 20, 1972 @ Phoenix Suns Loss 109 - 130
Fri, Jan 21, 1972 @ Los Angeles Lakers Win 104 - 101
Sun, Jan 23, 1972 @ Seattle SuperSonics Win 101 - 99
Tue, Jan 25, 1972 vs Boston Celtics Win 109 - 106
Fri, Jan 28, 1972 @ Boston Celtics Loss 116 - 122 OT
Sat, Jan 29, 1972 vs Seattle SuperSonics Win 110 - 106
Tue, Feb 1, 1972 vs Detroit Pistons Win 115 - 106
Wed, Feb 2, 1972 @ Cincinnati Royals Loss 105 - 116
Fri, Feb 4, 1972 @ Buffalo Braves Win 103 - 84
Sat, Feb 5, 1972 vs Philadelphia 76ers Win 112 - 104
Sun, Feb 6, 1972 @ Philadelphia 76ers Win 109 - 107
Tue, Feb 8, 1972 vs Los Angeles Lakers Loss 102 - 107
Wed, Feb 9, 1972 @ Detroit Pistons Win 126 - 102
Fri, Feb 11, 1972 @ Milwaukee Bucks Win 113 - 107
Sat, Feb 12, 1972 vs Cleveland Cavaliers Win 106 - 91
Wed, Feb 16, 1972 vs Houston Rockets Win 110 - 100
Thu, Feb 17, 1972 @ Chicago Bulls Win 102 - 99 OT
Sat, Feb 19, 1972 vs Buffalo Braves Win 100 - 95
Sun, Feb 20, 1972 @ Cleveland Cavaliers Loss 109 - 111
Tue, Feb 22, 1972 vs Portland Trail Blazers Win 122 - 105
Sat, Feb 26, 1972 vs Baltimore Bullets Loss 97 - 104
Sun, Feb 27, 1972 @ Baltimore Bullets Win 97 - 95 OT
Tue, Feb 29, 1972 vs Los Angeles Lakers Loss 111 - 114
Fri, Mar 3, 1972 @ Buffalo Braves Loss 97 - 105
Sat, Mar 4, 1972 vs Philadelphia 76ers Win 118 - 115 OT
Sun, Mar 5, 1972 @ Philadelphia 76ers Loss 98 - 100
Tue, Mar 7, 1972 vs Milwaukee Bucks Win 110 - 101
Sat, Mar 11, 1972 vs Phoenix Suns Loss 106 - 110
Sun, Mar 12, 1972 @ Boston Celtics Loss 109 - 112
Tue, Mar 14, 1972 vs Atlanta Hawks Win 115 - 107
Thu, Mar 16, 1972 @ Houston Rockets Win 103 - 102
Fri, Mar 17, 1972 @ Phoenix Suns Loss 106 - 111
Sat, Mar 18, 1972 @ Portland Trail Blazers Loss 86 - 133
Wed, Mar 22, 1972 vs Buffalo Braves Win 123 - 99
Fri, Mar 24, 1972 @ Milwaukee Bucks Loss 88 - 131
Sat, Mar 25, 1972 vs Cleveland Cavaliers Win 98 - 83
Sun, Mar 26, 1972 @ Atlanta Hawks Loss 106 - 120
Playoffs
Eastern Conference Semifinals (Won 4 - 2)
Fri, Mar 31, 1972 @ Baltimore Bullets Loss 105 - 108 OT
Sun, Apr 2, 1972 vs Baltimore Bullets Win 110 - 88
Tue, Apr 4, 1972 @ Baltimore Bullets Loss 103 - 104
Thu, Apr 6, 1972 vs Baltimore Bullets Win 104 - 98
Sun, Apr 9, 1972 @ Baltimore Bullets Win 106 - 82
Tue, Apr 11, 1972 vs Baltimore Bullets Win 107 - 101
Eastern Conference Finals (Won 4 - 1)
Thu, Apr 13, 1972 @ Boston Celtics Win 116 - 94
Sun, Apr 16, 1972 vs Boston Celtics Win 106 - 105
Wed, Apr 19, 1972 @ Boston Celtics Loss 109 - 115
Fri, Apr 21, 1972 vs Boston Celtics Win 116 - 98
Sun, Apr 23, 1972 @ Boston Celtics Win 111 - 103
Finals (Lost 1 - 4)
Wed, Apr 26, 1972 @ Los Angeles Lakers Win 114 - 92
Sun, Apr 30, 1972 @ Los Angeles Lakers Loss 92 - 106
Wed, May 3, 1972 vs Los Angeles Lakers Loss 96 - 107
Fri, May 5, 1972 vs Los Angeles Lakers Loss 111 - 116 OT
Sun, May 7, 1972 @ Los Angeles Lakers Loss 100 - 114

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