1971-72 New York Knicks Roster

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 Results

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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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight College Hometown
Dick BarnettG-FOctober 2, 19366'4"190Tennessee StateGary, IN USA
Bill BradleyF-GJuly 28, 19436'5"205PrincetonCrystal City, MO USA
Dave DeBusschereF-GOctober 16, 19406'6"220DetroitDetroit, MI USA
Greg FillmoreCMarch 7, 19477'1"240Cheyney StatePhiladelphia, PA USA
Walt FrazierGMarch 29, 19456'4"200Southern IllinoisAtlanta, GA USA
Phil JacksonF-CSeptember 17, 19456'8"220North DakotaDeer Lodge, MT USA
Jerry LucasF-CMarch 30, 19406'8"230Ohio StateMiddletown, OH USA
Eddie MastF-COctober 3, 19486'9"220TemplePhiladelphia, PA USA
Dean MemingerGMay 13, 19486'0"175MarquetteWalterboro, SC USA
Eddie MilesG-FJuly 5, 19406'4"195SeattleNorth Little Rock, AR USA
Earl MonroeGNovember 21, 19446'3"185Winston-Salem StatePhiladelphia, PA USA
Charlie PaulkF-CJune 14, 19466'7"211NE Oklahoma StateFitzgerald, GA USA
Mike PriceGSeptember 11, 19486'3"200IllinoisRussellville, KY USA
Luke RackleyCJune 11, 19466'10"220Xavier (OH)Bainbridge, GA USA
Willis ReedC-FJune 25, 19426'9"235GramblingHico, LA USA
Mike RiordanG-FJuly 9, 19456'4"200ProvidenceNew York, NY USA
Dave StallworthF-CDecember 20, 19416'7"200Wichita StateDallas, TX USA