1971-72 New York Knicks Game-by-Game Results

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 48-34
Finishing 2nd in the NBA's Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference
Postseason: 9-7 Lost finals
Conference Semifinals - Defeated Baltimore Bullets 4-2
Conference Finals - Defeated Boston Celtics 4-1
Finals - Lost to Los Angeles Lakers 4-1
Coach: Red Holzman (48-34)
Location: New York, New York
Attendance: 785,298, Avg. 19,154 in 41 home dates
1971-72 New York Knicks Statistics
1971-72 New York Knicks Roster

The New York Knicks of the National Basketball Association ended the 1971-72 season with a record of 48 wins and 34 losses, finishing second in the NBA's Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 9-7.

New York tossed in 8,785 points and surrendered 8,584. Walt Frazier scored a team-leading 1,788 points for the Knicks, while Jerry Lucas contributed 1,011 boards. Walt Frazier dished out 446 assists for the squad.

Red Holzman coached the team. The 1971-72 New York Knicks lost in the finals.

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Regular Season Points For: 8785
Regular Season Points Against: 8584

Date Game Res Home Road Record
October 12, 1971 Detroit Pistons 91 at New York Knicks 84 L 0-1 0-0 0-1
October 16, 1971 Los Angeles Lakers 119 at New York Knicks 104 L 0-2 0-0 0-2
October 17, 1971 New York Knicks 121 at Cleveland Cavaliers 120 W 0-2 1-0 1-2 OT
October 19, 1971 Golden State Warriors 84 at New York Knicks 93 W 1-2 1-0 2-2
October 22, 1971 New York Knicks 110 at Baltimore Bullets 87 W 1-2 2-0 3-2
October 23, 1971 Atlanta Hawks 95 at New York Knicks 89 L 1-3 2-0 3-3
October 26, 1971 Boston Celtics 101 at New York Knicks 106 W 2-3 2-0 4-3
October 27, 1971 New York Knicks 96 at Atlanta Hawks 110 L 2-3 2-1 4-4
October 28, 1971 Houston Rockets 94 at New York Knicks 112 W 3-3 2-1 5-4
October 30, 1971 Philadelphia 76ers 108 at New York Knicks 101 L 3-4 2-1 5-5
November 3, 1971 New York Knicks 117 at Houston Rockets 98 W 3-4 3-1 6-5
November 5, 1971 New York Knicks 97 at Seattle Supersonics 101 L 3-4 3-2 6-6
November 7, 1971 New York Knicks 96 at Los Angeles Lakers 103 L 3-4 3-3 6-7
November 10, 1971 New York Knicks 85 at Cincinnati Royals 99 L 3-4 3-4 6-8
November 11, 1971 Golden State Warriors 112 at New York Knicks 103 L 3-5 3-4 6-9
November 13, 1971 Detroit Pistons 105 at New York Knicks 127 W 4-5 3-4 7-9
November 16, 1971 Phoenix Suns 111 at New York Knicks 112 W 5-5 3-4 8-9
November 20, 1971 Baltimore Bullets 114 at New York Knicks 125 W 6-5 3-4 9-9
November 23, 1971 Cincinnati Royals 110 at New York Knicks 125 W 7-5 3-4 10-9
November 24, 1971 New York Knicks 114 at Baltimore Bullets 94 W 7-5 4-4 11-9
November 26, 1971 New York Knicks 104 at Boston Celtics 89 W 7-5 5-4 12-9
November 27, 1971 Chicago Bulls 99 at New York Knicks 100 W 8-5 5-4 13-9
November 30, 1971 Seattle Supersonics 110 at New York Knicks 109 L 8-6 5-4 13-10
December 3, 1971 New York Knicks 96 at Chicago Bulls 122 L 8-6 5-5 13-11
December 4, 1971 Buffalo Braves 90 at New York Knicks 130 W 9-6 5-5 14-11
December 7, 1971 Boston Celtics 105 at New York Knicks 97 L 9-7 5-5 14-12
December 11, 1971 Portland Trail Blazers 102 at New York Knicks 134 W 10-7 5-5 15-12
December 12, 1971 New York Knicks 103 at Cleveland Cavaliers 92 W 10-7 6-5 16-12
December 14, 1971 Phoenix Suns 110 at New York Knicks 100 L 10-8 6-5 16-13
December 17, 1971 New York Knicks 115 at Buffalo Braves 95 W 10-8 7-5 17-13
December 18, 1971 Cleveland Cavaliers 84 at New York Knicks 104 W 11-8 7-5 18-13
December 21, 1971 New York Knicks 113 at Golden State Warriors 87 W 11-8 8-5 19-13 at Oakland, CA
December 22, 1971 New York Knicks 120 at Seattle Supersonics 104 W 11-8 9-5 20-13
December 23, 1971 New York Knicks 120 at Portland Trail Blazers 117 W 11-8 10-5 21-13
December 25, 1971 Golden State Warriors 89 at New York Knicks 114 W 12-8 10-5 22-13
December 28, 1971 New York Knicks 119 at Detroit Pistons 100 W 12-8 11-5 23-13
December 30, 1971 Baltimore Bullets 110 at New York Knicks 102 L 12-9 11-5 23-14
January 1, 1972 Cincinnati Royals 94 at New York Knicks 104 W 13-9 11-5 24-14
January 3, 1972 Milwaukee Bucks 99 at New York Knicks 101 W 14-9 11-5 25-14
January 4, 1972 New York Knicks 100 at Milwaukee Bucks 121 L 14-9 11-6 25-15
January 7, 1972 New York Knicks 113 at Philadelphia 76ers 117 L 14-9 11-7 25-16
January 8, 1972 Chicago Bulls 113 at New York Knicks 108 L 14-10 11-7 25-17
January 11, 1972 New York Knicks 91 at Chicago Bulls 116 L 14-10 11-8 25-18
January 14, 1972 Golden State Warriors 115 at New York Knicks 111 L 14-11 11-8 25-19 at San Diego, CA
January 16, 1972 New York Knicks 109 at Houston Rockets 108 W 14-11 12-8 26-19
January 20, 1972 New York Knicks 109 at Phoenix Suns 130 L 14-11 12-9 26-20
January 21, 1972 New York Knicks 104 at Los Angeles Lakers 101 W 14-11 13-9 27-20
January 23, 1972 New York Knicks 101 at Seattle Supersonics 99 W 14-11 14-9 28-20
January 25, 1972 Boston Celtics 106 at New York Knicks 109 W 15-11 14-9 29-20
January 28, 1972 New York Knicks 116 at Boston Celtics 122 L 15-11 14-10 29-21 OT
January 29, 1972 Seattle Supersonics 106 at New York Knicks 110 W 16-11 14-10 30-21
February 1, 1972 Detroit Pistons 106 at New York Knicks 115 W 17-11 14-10 31-21
February 2, 1972 New York Knicks 105 at Cincinnati Royals 116 L 17-11 14-11 31-22
February 4, 1972 New York Knicks 103 at Buffalo Braves 84 W 17-11 15-11 32-22
February 5, 1972 Philadelphia 76ers 104 at New York Knicks 112 W 18-11 15-11 33-22
February 6, 1972 New York Knicks 109 at Philadelphia 76ers 107 W 18-11 16-11 34-22
February 8, 1972 Los Angeles Lakers 107 at New York Knicks 102 L 18-12 16-11 34-23
February 9, 1972 New York Knicks 126 at Detroit Pistons 102 W 18-12 17-11 35-23
February 11, 1972 New York Knicks 113 at Milwaukee Bucks 107 W 18-12 18-11 36-23
February 12, 1972 Cleveland Cavaliers 91 at New York Knicks 106 W 19-12 18-11 37-23
February 16, 1972 Houston Rockets 100 at New York Knicks 110 W 20-12 18-11 38-23
February 17, 1972 New York Knicks 102 at Chicago Bulls 99 W 20-12 19-11 39-23 OT
February 19, 1972 Buffalo Braves 95 at New York Knicks 100 W 21-12 19-11 40-23
February 20, 1972 New York Knicks 109 at Cleveland Cavaliers 111 L 21-12 19-12 40-24
February 22, 1972 Portland Trail Blazers 105 at New York Knicks 122 W 22-12 19-12 41-24
February 26, 1972 Baltimore Bullets 104 at New York Knicks 97 L 22-13 19-12 41-25
February 27, 1972 New York Knicks 97 at Baltimore Bullets 95 W 22-13 20-12 42-25 OT at College Park, MD
February 29, 1972 Los Angeles Lakers 114 at New York Knicks 111 L 22-14 20-12 42-26
March 3, 1972 New York Knicks 97 at Buffalo Braves 105 L 22-14 20-13 42-27
March 4, 1972 Philadelphia 76ers 115 at New York Knicks 118 W 23-14 20-13 43-27 OT
March 5, 1972 New York Knicks 98 at Philadelphia 76ers 100 L 23-14 20-14 43-28
March 7, 1972 Milwaukee Bucks 101 at New York Knicks 110 W 24-14 20-14 44-28
March 11, 1972 Phoenix Suns 110 at New York Knicks 106 L 24-15 20-14 44-29
March 12, 1972 New York Knicks 109 at Boston Celtics 112 L 24-15 20-15 44-30
March 14, 1972 Atlanta Hawks 107 at New York Knicks 115 W 25-15 20-15 45-30
March 16, 1972 New York Knicks 103 at Houston Rockets 102 W 25-15 21-15 46-30
March 17, 1972 New York Knicks 106 at Phoenix Suns 111 L 25-15 21-16 46-31
March 18, 1972 New York Knicks 86 at Portland Trail Blazers 133 L 25-15 21-17 46-32
March 22, 1972 Buffalo Braves 99 at New York Knicks 123 W 26-15 21-17 47-32
March 24, 1972 New York Knicks 88 at Milwaukee Bucks 131 L 26-15 21-18 47-33
March 25, 1972 Cleveland Cavaliers 83 at New York Knicks 98 W 27-15 21-18 48-33
March 26, 1972 New York Knicks 106 at Atlanta Hawks 120 L 27-15 21-19 48-34
March 31, 1972 New York Knicks 105 at Baltimore Bullets 108 L 0-0 0-1 0-1 OT
April 2, 1972 Baltimore Bullets 88 at New York Knicks 110 W 1-0 0-1 1-1
April 4, 1972 New York Knicks 103 at Baltimore Bullets 104 L 1-0 0-2 1-2
April 6, 1972 Baltimore Bullets 98 at New York Knicks 104 W 2-0 0-2 2-2
April 9, 1972 New York Knicks 106 at Baltimore Bullets 82 W 2-0 1-2 3-2
April 11, 1972 Baltimore Bullets 101 at New York Knicks 107 W 3-0 1-2 4-2
April 13, 1972 New York Knicks 116 at Boston Celtics 94 W 3-0 2-2 5-2
April 16, 1972 Boston Celtics 105 at New York Knicks 106 W 4-0 2-2 6-2
April 19, 1972 New York Knicks 109 at Boston Celtics 115 L 4-0 2-3 6-3
April 21, 1972 Boston Celtics 98 at New York Knicks 116 W 5-0 2-3 7-3
April 23, 1972 New York Knicks 111 at Boston Celtics 103 W 5-0 3-3 8-3
April 26, 1972 New York Knicks 114 at Los Angeles Lakers 92 W 5-0 4-3 9-3
April 30, 1972 New York Knicks 92 at Los Angeles Lakers 106 L 5-0 4-4 9-4
May 3, 1972 Los Angeles Lakers 107 at New York Knicks 96 L 5-1 4-4 9-5
May 5, 1972 Los Angeles Lakers 116 at New York Knicks 111 L 5-2 4-4 9-6 OT
May 7, 1972 New York Knicks 100 at Los Angeles Lakers 114 L 5-2 4-5 9-7


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