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1979-80 New York Knicks Game-by-Game Results

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 39-43
Finishing 3rd in the NBA's Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference
Coach: Red Holzman (39-43)
Location: New York, New York
Attendance: 508,597, Avg. 12,405 in 41 home dates
1979-80 New York Knicks Statistics
1979-80 New York Knicks Roster

The New York Knicks of the National Basketball Association ended the 1979-80 season with a record of 39 wins and 43 losses, finishing third in the NBA's Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference.

The Knicks tossed in 9,344 points and conceded 9,438. Bill Cartwright scored a team-leading 1,781 points for New York, while Toby Knight and Ray Williams netted 18 or more per game as well. Bill Cartwright racked up 726 boards. Micheal Ray Richardson dished out 832 assists for the squad.

On the defensive side of the ball, Micheal Ray Richardson added 265 steals.

Red Holzman coached the team.

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Regular Season Points For: 9344
Regular Season Points Against: 9438

Date Game Res Home Road Record
October 12, 1979 New York Knicks 104 at Atlanta Hawks 121 L 0-0 0-1 0-1
October 13, 1979 Washington Bullets 118 at New York Knicks 125 W 1-0 0-1 1-1 OT
October 16, 1979 Houston Rockets 121 at New York Knicks 126 W 2-0 0-1 2-1
October 18, 1979 New York Knicks 115 at Detroit Pistons 129 L 2-0 0-2 2-2
October 19, 1979 New York Knicks 111 at New Jersey Nets 106 W 2-0 1-2 3-2
October 20, 1979 Philadelphia 76ers 136 at New York Knicks 111 L 2-1 1-2 3-3
October 23, 1979 Indiana Pacers 112 at New York Knicks 136 W 3-1 1-2 4-3
October 26, 1979 New York Knicks 116 at Philadelphia 76ers 127 L 3-1 1-3 4-4
October 27, 1979 New Jersey Nets 92 at New York Knicks 94 W 4-1 1-3 5-4
October 30, 1979 New York Knicks 112 at Denver Nuggets 121 L 4-1 1-4 5-5
November 1, 1979 New York Knicks 134 at Utah Jazz 118 W 4-1 2-4 6-5
November 2, 1979 New York Knicks 112 at Kansas City Kings 111 W 4-1 3-4 7-5
November 6, 1979 Atlanta Hawks 98 at New York Knicks 96 L 4-2 3-4 7-6
November 10, 1979 San Antonio Spurs 123 at New York Knicks 119 L 4-3 3-4 7-7
November 13, 1979 Washington Bullets 111 at New York Knicks 107 L 4-4 3-4 7-8
November 15, 1979 New York Knicks 132 at San Antonio Spurs 136 L 4-4 3-5 7-9
November 16, 1979 New York Knicks 130 at Houston Rockets 133 L 4-4 3-6 7-10
November 17, 1979 Boston Celtics 109 at New York Knicks 113 W 5-4 3-6 8-10
November 20, 1979 Houston Rockets 125 at New York Knicks 130 W 6-4 3-6 9-10 OT
November 21, 1979 New York Knicks 108 at Indiana Pacers 119 L 6-4 3-7 9-11
November 24, 1979 Cleveland Cavaliers 113 at New York Knicks 133 W 7-4 3-7 10-11
November 27, 1979 Detroit Pistons 114 at New York Knicks 116 W 8-4 3-7 11-11 OT
November 29, 1979 New York Knicks 115 at Cleveland Cavaliers 117 L 8-4 3-8 11-12
November 30, 1979 New York Knicks 97 at Boston Celtics 100 L 8-4 3-9 11-13
December 1, 1979 Denver Nuggets 112 at New York Knicks 121 W 9-4 3-9 12-13
December 4, 1979 Phoenix Suns 114 at New York Knicks 118 W 10-4 3-9 13-13
December 5, 1979 New York Knicks 107 at Washington Bullets 104 W 10-4 4-9 14-13
December 8, 1979 Kansas City Kings 145 at New York Knicks 129 L 10-5 4-9 14-14
December 11, 1979 Indiana Pacers 124 at New York Knicks 122 L 10-6 4-9 14-15 OT
December 12, 1979 New York Knicks 102 at Atlanta Hawks 114 L 10-6 4-10 14-16
December 14, 1979 New York Knicks 105 at New Jersey Nets 118 L 10-6 4-11 14-17
December 15, 1979 Boston Celtics 99 at New York Knicks 96 L 10-7 4-11 14-18
December 18, 1979 Atlanta Hawks 99 at New York Knicks 101 W 11-7 4-11 15-18
December 20, 1979 New York Knicks 118 at San Diego Clippers 128 L 11-7 4-12 15-19
December 21, 1979 New York Knicks 102 at Seattle Supersonics 121 L 11-7 4-13 15-20
December 23, 1979 New York Knicks 111 at Portland Trail Blazers 103 W 11-7 5-13 16-20
December 25, 1979 New Jersey Nets 102 at New York Knicks 131 W 12-7 5-13 17-20
December 27, 1979 New York Knicks 110 at Cleveland Cavaliers 125 L 12-7 5-14 17-21
December 28, 1979 New York Knicks 120 at Chicago Bulls 102 W 12-7 6-14 18-21
December 29, 1979 Milwaukee Bucks 105 at New York Knicks 117 W 13-7 6-14 19-21
January 1, 1980 San Antonio Spurs 120 at New York Knicks 128 W 14-7 6-14 20-21
January 3, 1980 San Diego Clippers 101 at New York Knicks 138 W 15-7 6-14 21-21
January 5, 1980 Chicago Bulls 117 at New York Knicks 124 W 16-7 6-14 22-21
January 8, 1980 Philadelphia 76ers 111 at New York Knicks 108 L 16-8 6-14 22-22
January 9, 1980 New York Knicks 95 at Boston Celtics 112 L 16-8 6-15 22-23
January 11, 1980 New York Knicks 107 at Milwaukee Bucks 109 L 16-8 6-16 22-24
January 13, 1980 New York Knicks 112 at Philadelphia 76ers 126 L 16-8 6-17 22-25
January 15, 1980 Cleveland Cavaliers 129 at New York Knicks 110 L 16-9 6-17 22-26
January 18, 1980 Seattle Supersonics 124 at New York Knicks 117 L 16-10 6-17 22-27
January 21, 1980 New York Knicks 114 at Los Angeles Lakers 132 L 16-10 6-18 22-28
January 23, 1980 New York Knicks 119 at Phoenix Suns 109 W 16-10 7-18 23-28
January 25, 1980 New York Knicks 110 at Golden State Warriors 105 W 16-10 8-18 24-28
January 27, 1980 New York Knicks 98 at Detroit Pistons 93 W 16-10 9-18 25-28
January 28, 1980 Golden State Warriors 103 at New York Knicks 107 W 17-10 9-18 26-28
January 31, 1980 New York Knicks 112 at Indiana Pacers 102 W 17-10 10-18 27-28
February 5, 1980 Los Angeles Lakers 116 at New York Knicks 105 L 17-11 10-18 27-29
February 9, 1980 Detroit Pistons 107 at New York Knicks 114 W 18-11 10-18 28-29
February 13, 1980 New York Knicks 117 at Houston Rockets 122 L 18-11 10-19 28-30
February 14, 1980 New York Knicks 128 at San Antonio Spurs 124 W 18-11 11-19 29-30
February 16, 1980 Utah Jazz 121 at New York Knicks 102 L 18-12 11-19 29-31
February 19, 1980 Portland Trail Blazers 103 at New York Knicks 113 W 19-12 11-19 30-31
February 20, 1980 New York Knicks 86 at Indiana Pacers 131 L 19-12 11-20 30-32
February 23, 1980 Cleveland Cavaliers 112 at New York Knicks 127 W 20-12 11-20 31-32
February 24, 1980 New York Knicks 97 at Washington Bullets 112 L 20-12 11-21 31-33
February 28, 1980 San Antonio Spurs 124 at New York Knicks 133 W 21-12 11-21 32-33
March 1, 1980 New Jersey Nets 108 at New York Knicks 115 W 22-12 11-21 33-33
March 2, 1980 New York Knicks 96 at New Jersey Nets 113 L 22-12 11-22 33-34
March 5, 1980 New York Knicks 113 at Detroit Pistons 120 L 22-12 11-23 33-35
March 7, 1980 New York Knicks 118 at San Antonio Spurs 112 W 22-12 12-23 34-35
March 8, 1980 Detroit Pistons 104 at New York Knicks 110 W 23-12 12-23 35-35
March 9, 1980 New York Knicks 92 at Atlanta Hawks 98 L 23-12 12-24 35-36
March 11, 1980 Houston Rockets 109 at New York Knicks 129 W 24-12 12-24 36-36
March 13, 1980 Indiana Pacers 107 at New York Knicks 100 L 24-13 12-24 36-37
March 15, 1980 Boston Celtics 123 at New York Knicks 120 L 24-14 12-24 36-38
March 16, 1980 New York Knicks 133 at Washington Bullets 124 W 24-14 13-24 37-38
March 18, 1980 Atlanta Hawks 110 at New York Knicks 111 W 25-14 13-24 38-38
March 19, 1980 New York Knicks 113 at Houston Rockets 139 L 25-14 13-25 38-39
March 22, 1980 Washington Bullets 122 at New York Knicks 113 L 25-15 13-25 38-40
March 23, 1980 New York Knicks 108 at Philadelphia 76ers 112 L 25-15 13-26 38-41
March 25, 1980 New York Knicks 128 at Cleveland Cavaliers 115 W 25-15 14-26 39-41
March 26, 1980 New York Knicks 121 at Boston Celtics 129 L 25-15 14-27 39-42
March 27, 1980 Philadelphia 76ers 103 at New York Knicks 101 L 25-16 14-27 39-43