1987-88 New York Knicks Statistics

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 38-44
Finishing 2nd in the NBA's Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference
Postseason: 1-3 Lost conference first round
Conference First Round - Lost to Boston Celtics 3-1
Coach: Rick Pitino (38-44)
Location: New York, New York
Attendance: 586,752, Avg. 14,311 in 41 home dates
1987-88 New York Knicks Roster
1987-88 New York Knicks Results

The New York Knicks of the National Basketball Association ended the 1987-88 season with a record of 38 wins and 44 losses, finishing second in the NBA's Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-3.

New York tossed in 8,655 points and yielded 8,695. Patrick Ewing scored a team-leading 1,653 points for the Knicks, while Gerald Wilkins netted 17 or more per game also. Patrick Ewing contributed 676 boards. Mark Jackson dished out 868 assists for the squad.

On the defensive side of the ball, Mark Jackson added 205 steals, and Patrick Ewing blocked 245 shots.

Rick Pitino coached the team. The 1987-88 New York Knicks lost in the conference first round.

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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
Patrick EwingC-F828225461183656304763412454316761251042452873321653
Gerald WilkinsG-F8178270313245911293924319110616427032690222121831412
Mark JacksonG8280324910134381263226620612027639686820562582441114
Bill CartwrightC824167652828700426340127257384854343135234914
Kenny WalkerF826121397283441017813819219738986635983290826
Johnny NewmanF-G7725158962027093262462078772159627211103204773
Sidney GreenF-C8265204958525820190126221421642936532148318642
Trent TuckerG7141248455193167697151328711911753647158506
Pat CummingsF-C6299463071401080598215323537201065143339
Billy DonovanG4403641094470211752025871614233105
Rick CarlisleG26020467291761110671332114223974
Chris McNealyF190265742300312124406423162175067
Sedric ToneyG210139482114511103582491122057
Ray TolbertF110177411900179142135552102547
Tony WhiteG1201174617101391231010131443
Louis OrrF290180501610168132134960142740
Bob ThorntonF-C70851960085581342082317
Gerald HendersonG626914542221910132081414
Rory SparrowG305219510001125406710
Carey ScurryF408210000123121232

Player Averages:

Player Pos GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Patrick EwingC-F828231.
Gerald WilkinsG-F817833.444.630.
Mark JacksonG828039.643.225.477.
Bill CartwrightC82420.454.479.
Kenny WalkerF826126.
Johnny NewmanF-G772520.643.528.
Sidney GreenF-C826525.
Trent TuckerG71417.642.441.371.
Pat CummingsF-C62915.345.
Billy DonovanG4408.340.
Rick CarlisleG2607.843.335.390.
Chris McNealyF19013.931.
Sedric ToneyG2106.643.835.790.
Ray TolbertF11016.146.352.
Tony WhiteG1209.837.
Louis OrrF2906.
Bob ThorntonF-C7012.131.662.
Gerald HendersonG6211.535.750.0100.
Rory SparrowG3017.326.
Carey ScurryF402.

Postseason - Player Totals:

Player Pos GP Min FGA FGM 3PA 3PM FTA FTM Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Gerald WilkinsG-F414969334214121781940111280
Johnny NewmanF-G41136831901614831176161676
Patrick EwingC-F4153572810221916355110613111775
Mark JacksonG417160221251186131939100141357
Bill CartwrightC4761890015118111960381229
Trent TuckerG471198136430224301425
Kenny WalkerF480248002236952311118
Sidney GreenF-C49317800008253370191416
Sedric ToneyG3156363220002102411
Pat CummingsF-C3285200432573000117
Rick CarlisleG28412000112010012
Louis OrrF23100021112000001

Postseason Player Averages:

Player Pos GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% Off Def Reb Ast Stl Blk TO PF Pts
Gerald WilkinsG-F437.347.850.
Johnny NewmanF-G428.345.
Patrick EwingC-F438.349.
Mark JacksonG442.836.741.772.
Bill CartwrightC419.
Trent TuckerG417.842.
Kenny WalkerF420.033.3100.
Sidney GreenF-C423.347.
Sedric ToneyG35.050.050.0100.
Pat CummingsF-C39.340.
Rick CarlisleG24.
Louis OrrF21.