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1955-56 New York Knicks Schedule and Results

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Record: 35-37, Finished 4th in NBA Eastern Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Joe Lapchick (26-25), Vince Boryla (9-12)

PTS/G: 100.2 (3rd of 8) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 100.6 (7th of 8)
SRS: -0.20 (5th of 8) ▪ Pace: 106.5 (7th of 8)
Off Rtg: 92.4 (2nd of 8) ▪ Def Rtg: 92.8 (8th of 8)
Expected W-L: 35-37 (5th of 8)

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

NBA 1956 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Eastern Division Third Place Tiebreaker (0-1) versus Syracuse Nationals  (Series Stats)

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Sat, Nov 5, 1955 Box Score @ Rochester Royals W OT 100 98 1 0 W 1
2 Thu, Nov 10, 1955 Box Score Minneapolis Lakers W 112 105 2 0 W 2
3 Sat, Nov 12, 1955 Box Score Boston Celtics W 96 95 3 0 W 3
4 Sun, Nov 13, 1955 Box Score N Rochester Royals W 94 91 4 0 W 4 at Fort Wayne, IN
5 Tue, Nov 15, 1955 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks L 95 121 4 1 L 1
6 Thu, Nov 17, 1955 Box Score N Fort Wayne Pistons W 110 88 5 1 W 1 at Syracuse, NY
7 Sat, Nov 19, 1955 Box Score St. Louis Hawks L 91 104 5 2 L 1
8 Sun, Nov 20, 1955 Box Score @ Fort Wayne Pistons W OT 119 115 6 2 W 1
9 Wed, Nov 23, 1955 Box Score @ Boston Celtics W OT 115 111 7 2 W 2
10 Thu, Nov 24, 1955 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors L 97 118 7 3 L 1
11 Sat, Nov 26, 1955 Box Score Syracuse Nationals W 100 99 8 3 W 1
12 Sun, Nov 27, 1955 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals L 74 85 8 4 L 1
13 Tue, Nov 29, 1955 Box Score Fort Wayne Pistons L 99 104 8 5 L 2
14 Thu, Dec 1, 1955 Box Score N Minneapolis Lakers L 90 97 8 6 L 3 at Philadelphia, PA
15 Sat, Dec 3, 1955 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors L 102 109 8 7 L 4
16 Tue, Dec 6, 1955 Box Score Rochester Royals W 116 105 9 7 W 1
17 Sat, Dec 10, 1955 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks W 99 80 10 7 W 2
18 Tue, Dec 13, 1955 Box Score Minneapolis Lakers W 98 91 11 7 W 3
19 Wed, Dec 14, 1955 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 100 102 11 8 L 1
20 Sat, Dec 17, 1955 Box Score @ Fort Wayne Pistons W 100 95 12 8 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Sun, Dec 18, 1955 Box Score Boston Celtics L 92 95 12 9 L 1
22 Tue, Dec 20, 1955 Box Score Syracuse Nationals L 91 98 12 10 L 2
23 Sun, Dec 25, 1955 Box Score @ Fort Wayne Pistons L 87 92 12 11 L 3
24 Mon, Dec 26, 1955 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors W 108 97 13 11 W 1
25 Tue, Dec 27, 1955 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors W 80 79 14 11 W 2
26 Wed, Dec 28, 1955 Box Score @ Rochester Royals W 113 91 15 11 W 3
27 Sat, Dec 31, 1955 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals L 92 101 15 12 L 1
28 Sun, Jan 1, 1956 Box Score Rochester Royals L 92 101 15 13 L 2
29 Tue, Jan 3, 1956 Box Score N Boston Celtics W 107 97 16 13 W 1 at Philadelphia, PA
30 Wed, Jan 4, 1956 Box Score N Boston Celtics W 103 86 17 13 W 2 at Syracuse, NY
31 Thu, Jan 5, 1956 Box Score Boston Celtics L 87 92 17 14 L 1
32 Fri, Jan 6, 1956 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors L 97 104 17 15 L 2
33 Sun, Jan 8, 1956 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors L 83 95 17 16 L 3
34 Sat, Jan 14, 1956 Box Score St. Louis Hawks L 2OT 101 104 17 17 L 4
35 Sun, Jan 15, 1956 Box Score @ Boston Celtics W OT 109 104 18 17 W 1
36 Tue, Jan 17, 1956 Box Score Rochester Royals W 112 107 19 17 W 2
37 Wed, Jan 18, 1956 Box Score @ Rochester Royals L 103 108 19 18 L 1
38 Fri, Jan 20, 1956 Box Score N Minneapolis Lakers W 122 109 20 18 W 1 at Boston, MA
39 Sat, Jan 21, 1956 Box Score Minneapolis Lakers L 89 109 20 19 L 1
40 Sun, Jan 22, 1956 Box Score @ Minneapolis Lakers W 100 95 21 19 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Wed, Jan 25, 1956 Box Score @ Minneapolis Lakers L 95 104 21 20 L 1
42 Fri, Jan 27, 1956 Box Score N Rochester Royals L 93 111 21 21 L 2 at Boston, MA
43 Sat, Jan 28, 1956 Box Score Fort Wayne Pistons L OT 91 92 21 22 L 3
44 Sun, Jan 29, 1956 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals W OT 99 95 22 22 W 1
45 Tue, Jan 31, 1956 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors W 105 95 23 22 W 2
46 Wed, Feb 1, 1956 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors W 2OT 105 104 24 22 W 3
47 Thu, Feb 2, 1956 Box Score N Philadelphia Warriors L 87 88 24 23 L 1 at Syracuse, NY
48 Sat, Feb 4, 1956 Box Score Syracuse Nationals L 94 103 24 24 L 2
49 Sun, Feb 5, 1956 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 104 114 24 25 L 3
50 Tue, Feb 7, 1956 Box Score Boston Celtics W 113 102 25 25 W 1
51 Wed, Feb 8, 1956 Box Score @ Rochester Royals W 102 97 26 25 W 2
52 Fri, Feb 10, 1956 Box Score N Syracuse Nationals L 88 94 26 26 L 1 at Boston, MA
53 Sat, Feb 11, 1956 Box Score St. Louis Hawks W 107 91 27 26 W 1
54 Sun, Feb 12, 1956 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 108 116 27 27 L 1
55 Tue, Feb 14, 1956 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks W 103 99 28 27 W 1
56 Wed, Feb 15, 1956 Box Score N Minneapolis Lakers L 102 113 28 28 L 1 at Saint Paul, MN
57 Fri, Feb 17, 1956 Box Score N Syracuse Nationals L 86 91 28 29 L 2 at Philadelphia, PA
58 Sun, Feb 19, 1956 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals L 98 118 28 30 L 3
59 Tue, Feb 21, 1956 Box Score Syracuse Nationals L 2OT 107 108 28 31 L 4
60 Wed, Feb 22, 1956 Box Score @ Philadelphia Warriors W 117 108 29 31 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Sat, Feb 25, 1956 Box Score St. Louis Hawks L 89 99 29 32 L 1
62 Sun, Feb 26, 1956 Box Score @ St. Louis Hawks L 85 103 29 33 L 2
63 Mon, Feb 27, 1956 Box Score N St. Louis Hawks W 113 109 30 33 W 1 at Fort Wayne, IN
64 Tue, Feb 28, 1956 Box Score Fort Wayne Pistons L 95 99 30 34 L 1
65 Fri, Mar 2, 1956 Box Score N Fort Wayne Pistons L 97 104 30 35 L 2 at Boston, MA
66 Sun, Mar 4, 1956 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals W 2OT 118 111 31 35 W 1
67 Tue, Mar 6, 1956 Box Score Boston Celtics W 119 99 32 35 W 2
68 Wed, Mar 7, 1956 Box Score N Philadelphia Warriors L 87 108 32 36 L 1 at Boston, MA
69 Sat, Mar 10, 1956 Box Score Syracuse Nationals W 104 84 33 36 W 1
70 Sun, Mar 11, 1956 Box Score @ Fort Wayne Pistons W 122 96 34 36 W 2
71 Tue, Mar 13, 1956 Box Score N Minneapolis Lakers L 89 102 34 37 L 1 at Moorhead, MN
72 Wed, Mar 14, 1956 Box Score Philadelphia Warriors W 115 108 35 37 W 1

Playoffs

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Thu, Mar 15, 1956 Box Score @ Syracuse Nationals L 77 82 0 1 L 1 Tiebreaker