1988-89 New York Knicks Game-by-Game Results

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 52-30
Finishing 1st in the NBA's Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference
Postseason: 5-4 Lost conference semifinals
Conference First Round - Defeated Philadelphia 76ers 3-0
Conference Semifinals - Lost to Chicago Bulls 4-2
Coach: Rick Pitino (52-30)
Location: New York, New York
Attendance: 746,851, Avg. 18,216 in 41 home dates
1988-89 New York Knicks Statistics
1988-89 New York Knicks Roster

The New York Knicks of the National Basketball Association ended the 1988-89 season with a record of 52 wins and 30 losses, finishing first in the NBA's Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 5-4.

The Knicks racked up 9,567 points and conceded 9,258. Patrick Ewing tossed in a team-leading 1,815 points for New York, while Charles Oakley accounted for 861 boards. Mark Jackson dished out 619 assists for the squad.

On defense, Mark Jackson added 139 steals, and Patrick Ewing blocked 281 shots.

Rick Pitino coached the team. The 1988-89 New York Knicks lost in the conference semifinals.

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Regular Season Points For: 9567
Regular Season Points Against: 9258

Date Game Res Home Road Record
November 4, 1988 New York Knicks 115 at Boston Celtics 122 L 0-0 0-1 0-1 OT
November 5, 1988 New York Knicks 102 at New Jersey Nets 112 L 0-0 0-2 0-2
November 8, 1988 Chicago Bulls 117 at New York Knicks 126 W 1-0 0-2 1-2
November 9, 1988 New York Knicks 117 at Washington Bullets 110 W 1-0 1-2 2-2
November 11, 1988 New York Knicks 121 at Indiana Pacers 120 W 1-0 2-2 3-2 OT
November 12, 1988 Washington Bullets 101 at New York Knicks 111 W 2-0 2-2 4-2
November 15, 1988 New York Knicks 126 at Houston Rockets 121 W 2-0 3-2 5-2
November 18, 1988 New York Knicks 135 at Philadelphia 76ers 137 L 2-0 3-3 5-3
November 19, 1988 Philadelphia 76ers 122 at New York Knicks 141 W 3-0 3-3 6-3
November 22, 1988 Los Angeles Lakers 110 at New York Knicks 98 L 3-1 3-3 6-4
November 23, 1988 New York Knicks 133 at Detroit Pistons 111 W 3-1 4-3 7-4
November 26, 1988 Cleveland Cavaliers 112 at New York Knicks 127 W 4-1 4-3 8-4
November 29, 1988 New York Knicks 119 at Denver Nuggets 139 L 4-1 4-4 8-5
November 30, 1988 New York Knicks 135 at Los Angeles Clippers 128 W 4-1 5-4 9-5 OT
December 2, 1988 New York Knicks 104 at Dallas Mavericks 101 W 4-1 6-4 10-5
December 3, 1988 New York Knicks 109 at San Antonio Spurs 122 L 4-1 6-5 10-6
December 6, 1988 Denver Nuggets 123 at New York Knicks 124 W 5-1 6-5 11-6 OT
December 8, 1988 Milwaukee Bucks 109 at New York Knicks 113 W 6-1 6-5 12-6
December 10, 1988 Sacramento Kings 111 at New York Knicks 124 W 7-1 6-5 13-6
December 13, 1988 New Jersey Nets 100 at New York Knicks 121 W 8-1 6-5 14-6
December 15, 1988 Utah Jazz 116 at New York Knicks 117 W 9-1 6-5 15-6
December 17, 1988 Washington Bullets 102 at New York Knicks 117 W 10-1 6-5 16-6
December 18, 1988 New York Knicks 104 at Boston Celtics 117 L 10-1 6-6 16-7
December 20, 1988 Indiana Pacers 113 at New York Knicks 141 W 11-1 6-6 17-7
December 22, 1988 Detroit Pistons 85 at New York Knicks 88 W 12-1 6-6 18-7
December 27, 1988 New York Knicks 126 at Atlanta Hawks 128 L 12-1 6-7 18-8
December 29, 1988 New York Knicks 106 at Chicago Bulls 108 L 12-1 6-8 18-9
December 30, 1988 New York Knicks 111 at Charlotte Hornets 122 L 12-1 6-9 18-10
January 3, 1989 Boston Celtics 107 at New York Knicks 109 W 13-1 6-9 19-10 OT
January 4, 1989 New York Knicks 105 at New Jersey Nets 96 W 13-1 7-9 20-10
January 7, 1989 New York Knicks 96 at Cleveland Cavaliers 104 L 13-1 7-10 20-11
January 8, 1989 Los Angeles Clippers 100 at New York Knicks 134 W 14-1 7-10 21-11
January 11, 1989 New York Knicks 100 at Detroit Pistons 93 W 14-1 8-10 22-11
January 12, 1989 Charlotte Hornets 89 at New York Knicks 106 W 15-1 8-10 23-11
January 14, 1989 Atlanta Hawks 122 at New York Knicks 132 W 16-1 8-10 24-11
January 16, 1989 San Antonio Spurs 106 at New York Knicks 116 W 17-1 8-10 25-11
January 18, 1989 New York Knicks 119 at Golden State Warriors 133 L 17-1 8-11 25-12
January 19, 1989 New York Knicks 106 at Sacramento Kings 112 L 17-1 8-12 25-13
January 21, 1989 New York Knicks 119 at Seattle Supersonics 121 L 17-1 8-13 25-14
January 22, 1989 New York Knicks 120 at Portland Trail Blazers 116 W 17-1 9-13 26-14
January 24, 1989 New York Knicks 122 at Los Angeles Lakers 117 W 17-1 10-13 27-14
January 27, 1989 New York Knicks 130 at Phoenix Suns 132 L 17-1 10-14 27-15
January 28, 1989 New York Knicks 104 at Utah Jazz 127 L 17-1 10-15 27-16
January 31, 1989 Indiana Pacers 111 at New York Knicks 120 W 18-1 10-15 28-16
February 2, 1989 Cleveland Cavaliers 109 at New York Knicks 125 W 19-1 10-15 29-16
February 4, 1989 New York Knicks 113 at Indiana Pacers 106 W 19-1 11-15 30-16
February 7, 1989 Washington Bullets 105 at New York Knicks 117 W 20-1 11-15 31-16
February 8, 1989 New York Knicks 113 at Atlanta Hawks 101 W 20-1 12-15 32-16
February 14, 1989 New York Knicks 129 at Charlotte Hornets 117 W 20-1 13-15 33-16
February 15, 1989 New York Knicks 107 at Cleveland Cavaliers 129 L 20-1 13-16 33-17
February 18, 1989 New Jersey Nets 115 at New York Knicks 125 W 21-1 13-16 34-17
February 21, 1989 Houston Rockets 115 at New York Knicks 120 W 22-1 13-16 35-17
February 23, 1989 Charlotte Hornets 114 at New York Knicks 139 W 23-1 13-16 36-17
February 24, 1989 New York Knicks 127 at Washington Bullets 130 L 23-1 13-17 36-18 at Baltimore, MD
February 26, 1989 Boston Celtics 110 at New York Knicks 122 W 24-1 13-17 37-18
March 1, 1989 New York Knicks 111 at Milwaukee Bucks 121 L 24-1 13-18 37-19
March 2, 1989 Miami Heat 123 at New York Knicks 132 W 25-1 13-18 38-19
March 4, 1989 Chicago Bulls 104 at New York Knicks 122 W 26-1 13-18 39-19
March 7, 1989 Phoenix Suns 119 at New York Knicks 124 W 27-1 13-18 40-19
March 11, 1989 Indiana Pacers 95 at New York Knicks 114 W 28-1 13-18 41-19
March 14, 1989 Seattle Supersonics 110 at New York Knicks 116 W 29-1 13-18 42-19
March 16, 1989 Philadelphia 76ers 121 at New York Knicks 112 L 29-2 13-18 42-20
March 17, 1989 New York Knicks 124 at Chicago Bulls 129 L 29-2 13-19 42-21
March 19, 1989 Milwaukee Bucks 104 at New York Knicks 128 W 30-2 13-19 43-21
March 20, 1989 New York Knicks 129 at Philadelphia 76ers 109 W 30-2 14-19 44-21
March 22, 1989 New York Knicks 103 at Miami Heat 107 L 30-2 14-20 44-22
March 24, 1989 New York Knicks 111 at Boston Celtics 115 L 30-2 14-21 44-23
March 25, 1989 Atlanta Hawks 115 at New York Knicks 108 L 30-3 14-21 44-24
March 27, 1989 New York Knicks 121 at Charlotte Hornets 105 W 30-3 15-21 45-24
March 28, 1989 Portland Trail Blazers 124 at New York Knicks 128 W 31-3 15-21 46-24
March 30, 1989 Dallas Mavericks 98 at New York Knicks 99 W 32-3 15-21 47-24
March 31, 1989 Golden State Warriors 134 at New York Knicks 114 L 32-4 15-21 47-25
April 4, 1989 Philadelphia 76ers 124 at New York Knicks 113 L 32-5 15-21 47-26
April 6, 1989 New York Knicks 112 at Milwaukee Bucks 99 W 32-5 16-21 48-26
April 7, 1989 New York Knicks 105 at New Jersey Nets 115 L 32-5 16-22 48-27
April 9, 1989 New York Knicks 94 at Washington Bullets 92 W 32-5 17-22 49-27
April 12, 1989 Charlotte Hornets 104 at New York Knicks 99 L 32-6 17-22 49-28
April 14, 1989 Detroit Pistons 100 at New York Knicks 104 W 33-6 17-22 50-28
April 16, 1989 New York Knicks 112 at Philadelphia 76ers 115 L 33-6 17-23 50-29
April 17, 1989 New York Knicks 100 at Chicago Bulls 104 L 33-6 17-24 50-30
April 20, 1989 Boston Celtics 117 at New York Knicks 137 W 34-6 17-24 51-30
April 22, 1989 New Jersey Nets 99 at New York Knicks 109 W 35-6 17-24 52-30
April 27, 1989 Philadelphia 76ers 96 at New York Knicks 102 W 1-0 0-0 1-0
April 29, 1989 Philadelphia 76ers 106 at New York Knicks 107 W 2-0 0-0 2-0
May 2, 1989 New York Knicks 116 at Philadelphia 76ers 115 W 2-0 1-0 3-0 OT
May 9, 1989 Chicago Bulls 120 at New York Knicks 109 L 2-1 1-0 3-1 OT
May 11, 1989 Chicago Bulls 97 at New York Knicks 114 W 3-1 1-0 4-1
May 13, 1989 New York Knicks 88 at Chicago Bulls 111 L 3-1 1-1 4-2
May 14, 1989 New York Knicks 93 at Chicago Bulls 106 L 3-1 1-2 4-3
May 16, 1989 Chicago Bulls 114 at New York Knicks 121 W 4-1 1-2 5-3
May 19, 1989 New York Knicks 111 at Chicago Bulls 113 L 4-1 1-3 5-4