1977-78 New York Knicks Statistics

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 43-39
Finishing 2nd in the NBA's Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference
Postseason: 2-4 Lost conference semifinals
Conference First Round - Defeated Cleveland Cavaliers 2-0
Conference Semifinals - Lost to Philadelphia 76ers 4-0
Coach: Willis Reed (43-39)
Location: New York, New York
Attendance: 626,815, Avg. 15,288 in 41 home dates
1977-78 New York Knicks Roster
1977-78 New York Knicks Results

The New York Knicks of the National Basketball Association ended the 1977-78 season with a record of 43 wins and 39 losses, finishing second in the NBA's Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 2-4.

New York scored 9,300 points and yielded 9,345, most in the circuit. Bob McAdoo tossed in a team-leading 2,097 points for the Knicks and contributed 1,010 rebounds. Ray Williams dished out 363 assists for the squad.

On defense, Butch Beard added 117 steals, while Bob McAdoo blocked 126 shots.

Willis Reed coached the team. The 1977-78 New York Knicks lost in the conference semifinals.

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Player Totals:

Player Pos GP GS Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Bob McAdooC-F79783182156481464546923677410102981051263462972097
Earl MonroeG7673236911235562912424713518236160191791891354
Lonnie SheltonF-C824523199885082762032043765801951091122283501219
Spencer HaywoodF-C67571765852412135961413014421263772140188920
Ray WilliamsG811015506893052071468512420936310815242211756
Butch BeardG79371979614308160129761882643391173154201745
Jim McMillianF81631977623288134115802092892057617104116691
Jim CleamonsG7944200944821510381691432122836817113142511
Toby KnightF8031169465222976312120032138502897211507
Glen GondrezickF-G7201017339131121839215825083561882181345
Phil JacksonF-C630654115555643298111046311547106153
Ticky BurdenG20152100000110012
Totals841410200057822381500222516701180268938692338818442173221939300


Player Averages:

Player Pos GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Bob McAdooC-F797840.352.072.73.09.812.83.81.31.64.43.826.5
Earl MonroeG767331.249.583.20.61.82.44.80.80.32.42.517.8
Lonnie SheltonF-C824528.351.473.62.54.67.12.41.31.42.84.314.9
Spencer HaywoodF-C675726.348.471.12.14.56.61.90.61.12.12.813.7
Ray WilliamsG811019.144.370.51.01.52.64.51.30.23.02.69.3
Butch BeardG793725.150.280.61.02.43.34.31.50.01.92.59.4
Jim McMillianF816324.446.285.81.02.63.62.50.90.21.31.48.5
Jim CleamonsG794425.448.078.60.91.82.73.60.90.21.41.86.5
Toby KnightF80314.647.764.91.52.54.00.50.60.41.22.66.3
Glen GondrezickF-G72014.138.668.61.32.23.51.20.80.31.12.54.8
Phil JacksonF-C63010.447.876.80.51.31.70.70.50.20.71.72.4
Ticky BurdenG207.550.00.00.00.00.50.50.00.00.51.0
Averages84141023.848.875.11.43.24.62.81.00.52.12.611.1

Postseason - Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Bob McAdooC-F6238126613521114758237122319143
Ray WilliamsG614078412623691531601725105
Spencer HaywoodF-C6177854311111923421225102497
Lonnie SheltonF-C61515630861826441725142966
Earl MonroeG614562241811145176061559
Butch BeardG616048241067142127102112254
Jim McMillianF61345324659122111707353
Jim CleamonsG61273614665813233081334
Glen GondrezickF-G6701910857101765061225
Toby KnightF64820684910191143916
Phil JacksonF-C6508464461033041112
Totals66144059128100142102961692651715228109182664

Postseason Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Bob McAdooC-F639.748.460.01.87.89.73.81.22.03.83.223.8
Ray WilliamsG623.352.688.51.01.52.55.21.00.02.84.217.5
Spencer HaywoodF-C629.550.6100.03.23.87.02.00.30.81.74.016.2
Lonnie SheltonF-C625.253.675.03.04.37.32.80.30.82.34.811.0
Earl MonroeG624.238.761.10.20.70.82.81.00.01.02.59.8
Butch BeardG626.750.060.01.22.33.54.51.70.31.83.79.0
Jim McMillianF622.345.383.31.52.03.51.81.20.01.20.58.8
Jim CleamonsG621.238.9100.00.81.32.23.80.50.01.32.25.7
Glen GondrezickF-G611.752.662.51.21.72.81.00.80.01.02.04.2
Toby KnightF68.030.050.01.51.73.20.20.20.70.51.52.7
Phil JacksonF-C68.350.066.70.71.01.70.50.50.00.71.82.0
Averages84121.847.571.81.52.64.02.60.80.41.72.810.1


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