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1948-49 New York Knicks Schedule and Results

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Record: 32-28, Finished 2nd in BAA Eastern Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Joe Lapchick (32-28)

PTS/G: 79.2 (7th of 12) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 77.7 (4th of 12)
SRS: 1.25 (5th of 12)
Expected W-L: 34-26 (5th of 12)

Arena: Madison Square Garden (III) ▪ Attendance: NA

BAA 1949 Playoffs:
Lost BAA Eastern Division Finals (1-2) versus Washington Capitols
Won BAA Eastern Division Semifinals (1-2) versus Baltimore Bullets

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Wed, Nov 3, 1948 Box Score @ Fort Wayne Pistons W 80 76 1 0 W 1
2 Fri, Nov 5, 1948 Box Score @ Indianapolis Jets W 87 71 2 0 W 2
3 Tue, Nov 9, 1948 Box Score @ St. Louis Bombers L 56 60 2 1 L 1
4 Thu, Nov 11, 1948 Box Score Minneapolis Lakers L 68 77 2 2 L 2
5 Sat, Nov 13, 1948 Box Score Baltimore Bullets W 91 87 3 2 W 1
6 Tue, Nov 16, 1948 Box Score @ Rochester Royals L 63 75 3 3 L 1
7 Wed, Nov 17, 1948 Box Score Washington Capitols L 62 73 3 4 L 2
8 Thu, Nov 18, 1948 Box Score @ Baltimore Bullets W 67 55 4 4 W 1
9 Sat, Nov 20, 1948 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors W 91 86 5 4 W 2
10 Sat, Nov 27, 1948 Box Score Fort Wayne Pistons W 80 70 6 4 W 3
11 Tue, Nov 30, 1948 Box Score @ Providence Steam Rollers W 88 61 7 4 W 4
12 Wed, Dec 1, 1948 Box Score Rochester Royals L 72 73 7 5 L 1
13 Sat, Dec 4, 1948 Box Score Indianapolis Jets W 66 63 8 5 W 1
14 Wed, Dec 8, 1948 Box Score Providence Steam Rollers W OT 83 74 9 5 W 2
15 Thu, Dec 9, 1948 Box Score @ Providence Steam Rollers W 74 63 10 5 W 3
16 Sat, Dec 11, 1948 Box Score Baltimore Bullets W 72 71 11 5 W 4
17 Sun, Dec 12, 1948 Box Score @ Fort Wayne Pistons W 89 78 12 5 W 5
18 Mon, Dec 13, 1948 Box Score @ Indianapolis Jets W 80 74 13 5 W 6
19 Fri, Dec 17, 1948 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors L 78 87 13 6 L 1
20 Sat, Dec 18, 1948 Box Score St. Louis Bombers W 88 79 14 6 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Sun, Dec 19, 1948 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 75 77 14 7 L 1
22 Wed, Dec 22, 1948 Box Score Minneapolis Lakers W 97 79 15 7 W 1
23 Sat, Dec 25, 1948 Box Score Chicago Stags L 64 70 15 8 L 1
24 Wed, Dec 29, 1948 Box Score Rochester Royals W 77 74 16 8 W 1
25 Sat, Jan 1, 1949 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors W 88 80 17 8 W 2
26 Sun, Jan 2, 1949 Box Score @ Chicago Stags L 79 81 17 9 L 1
27 Tue, Jan 4, 1949 Box Score @ Indianapolis Jets L 58 63 17 10 L 2
28 Fri, Jan 7, 1949 Box Score @ Boston Celtics W 69 67 18 10 W 1
29 Sat, Jan 8, 1949 Box Score Baltimore Bullets L 81 83 18 11 L 1
30 Wed, Jan 12, 1949 Box Score Boston Celtics W 81 64 19 11 W 1
31 Sat, Jan 15, 1949 Box Score @ Washington Capitols L 73 75 19 12 L 1
32 Mon, Jan 17, 1949 Box Score St. Louis Bombers L 71 79 19 13 L 2
33 Thu, Jan 20, 1949 Box Score @ Baltimore Bullets L 68 82 19 14 L 3
34 Sat, Jan 22, 1949 Box Score @ Rochester Royals L 2OT 98 103 19 15 L 4
35 Sun, Jan 23, 1949 Box Score Washington Capitols L 93 97 19 16 L 5
36 Wed, Jan 26, 1949 Box Score Providence Steam Rollers W 89 77 20 16 W 1
37 Thu, Jan 27, 1949 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors L 96 102 20 17 L 1
38 Sat, Jan 29, 1949 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors L 73 78 20 18 L 2
39 Sat, Feb 5, 1949 Box Score @ Washington Capitols W 83 73 21 18 W 1
40 Sun, Feb 6, 1949 Box Score Chicago Stags L 75 87 21 19 L 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Wed, Feb 9, 1949 Box Score @ St. Louis Bombers W 95 83 22 19 W 1
42 Thu, Feb 10, 1949 Box Score @ Minneapolis Lakers L 75 95 22 20 L 1
43 Sat, Feb 12, 1949 Box Score Fort Wayne Pistons W 85 58 23 20 W 1
44 Sun, Feb 13, 1949 Box Score @ Fort Wayne Pistons L 73 82 23 21 L 1
45 Tue, Feb 15, 1949 Box Score N St. Louis Bombers W OT 79 75 24 21 W 1 at Chicago, IL
46 Thu, Feb 17, 1949 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors L 82 86 24 22 L 1
47 Sat, Feb 19, 1949 Box Score Boston Celtics L 77 87 24 23 L 2
48 Tue, Feb 22, 1949 Box Score Minneapolis Lakers L 74 101 24 24 L 3
49 Thu, Feb 24, 1949 Box Score @ Providence Steam Rollers L 84 89 24 25 L 4
50 Sat, Feb 26, 1949 Box Score Indianapolis Jets W 81 76 25 25 W 1
51 Wed, Mar 2, 1949 Box Score Chicago Stags W 81 79 26 25 W 2
52 Thu, Mar 3, 1949 Box Score Providence Steam Rollers W 86 65 27 25 W 3
53 Sat, Mar 5, 1949 Box Score Boston Celtics W 66 61 28 25 W 4
54 Wed, Mar 9, 1949 Box Score Washington Capitols W 90 74 29 25 W 5
55 Thu, Mar 10, 1949 Box Score @ Baltimore Bullets W 99 94 30 25 W 6
56 Sat, Mar 12, 1949 Box Score @ Chicago Stags W 85 80 31 25 W 7
57 Sun, Mar 13, 1949 Box Score @ Minneapolis Lakers L 90 100 31 26 L 1
58 Wed, Mar 16, 1949 Box Score Rochester Royals L 89 94 31 27 L 2
59 Fri, Mar 18, 1949 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 56 70 31 28 L 3
60 Sat, Mar 19, 1949 Box Score @ Washington Capitols W 82 70 32 28 W 1

Playoffs

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Wed, Mar 23, 1949 Box Score @ Baltimore Bullets L 81 82 0 1 L 1
2 Thu, Mar 24, 1949 Box Score Baltimore Bullets W 84 74 1 1 W 1
3 Sat, Mar 26, 1949 Box Score Baltimore Bullets W OT 103 99 2 1 W 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
4 Tue, Mar 29, 1949 Box Score @ Washington Capitols L 71 77 2 2 L 1 at Washington's National Guard Armory
5 Thu, Mar 31, 1949 Box Score Washington Capitols W OT 86 84 3 2 W 1
6 Sat, Apr 2, 1949 Box Score @ Washington Capitols L 76 84 3 3 L 1 at Washington's National Guard Armory