1950-51 New York Knicks Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 36-30
Finishing 3rd in the NBA's Eastern Division
Postseason: 8-6 Lost finals
Division Semifinals - Defeated Boston Celtics 2-0
Division Finals - Defeated Syracuse Nationals 3-2
Finals - Lost to Rochester Royals 4-3
Coach: Joe Lapchick (36-30)
Location: New York, New York
Attendance: 146,347, Avg. 5,420 in 27 home dates
1950-51 New York Knicks Statistics
1950-51 New York Knicks Results

The New York Knicks of the National Basketball Association ended the 1950-51 season with a record of 36 wins and 30 losses, finishing third in the NBA's Eastern Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 8-6.

New York racked up 5,666 points and gave up 5,639. Vince Boryla tossed in a team-leading 982 points for the Knicks, while Harry Gallatin accounted for 800 boards. Dick McGuire dished out 400 assists for the squad.

Joe Lapchick coached the team. The 1950-51 New York Knicks lost in the finals.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
Vince BorylaFMarch 11, 19276'4"210DenverEast Chicago, IN USA
Nat CliftonC-FOctober 13, 19226'6"220Xavier (LA)England, AR USA
Harry GallatinF-CApril 26, 19276'6"210NE Missouri StateRoxana, IL USA
Gene JamesFFebruary 15, 19256'4"180MarshallIronton, OH USA
George KaftanFFebruary 22, 19286'3"190Holy CrossNew York, NY USA
Tony LavelliFJuly 11, 19266'3"185YaleSomerville, MA USA
Ray LumppGJuly 11, 19236'1"178NYUBrooklyn, NY USA
Dick McGuireGJanuary 25, 19266'0"180St. John's (NY)Huntington, NY USA
Tex RitterG-FFebruary 26, 19246'2"185Eastern KentuckyRichmond, KY USA
Connie SimmonsC-FMarch 15, 19256'8"222noneNewark, NJ USA
Ernie VandewegheF-GSeptember 12, 19286'3"195ColgateMontreal, QU CAN
Max ZaslofskyG-FDecember 7, 19256'2"170St. John's (NY)Brooklyn, NY USA