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1956-57 New York Knicks Roster and Stats

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Record: 36-36, Finished 4th in NBA Eastern Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Vince Boryla (36-36)

PTS/G: 100.8 (3rd of 8) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 100.9 (6th of 8)
SRS: 0.07 (3rd of 8) ▪ Pace: 110.5 (4th of 8)
Off Rtg: 90.6 (2nd of 8) ▪ Def Rtg: 90.7 (6th of 8)
Expected W-L: 36-36 (4th of 8)

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

Game Results

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Roster

No. Player Pos Ht Wt Birth Date Exp College
10 Jim Baechtold SF 6-4 205 December 9, 1927 4 Eastern Kentucky University
18 Gary Bergen C 6-8 210 July 16, 1932 R University of Utah
4 Carl Braun PG 6-5 180 September 25, 1927 7 Colgate University
8 Nathaniel Clifton PF 6-6 220 October 13, 1922 6 Xavier University of Louisiana
19 Ray Felix C 6-11 220 December 10, 1930 3 Long Island University
11 Harry Gallatin PF 6-6 210 April 26, 1927 8 Truman State University
9 Richie Guerin SG 6-4 195 May 29, 1932 R Iona College
18 Phil Jordon C-F 6-10 205 September 12, 1933 R Whitworth
7 Slater Martin PG 5-10 170 October 22, 1925 7 University of Texas at Austin
15 Dick McGuire PG 6-0 180 January 25, 1926 7 St. John's University
6 Willie Naulls PF 6-6 225 October 7, 1934 R University of California, Los Angeles
12 Kenny Sears SF 6-9 198 August 17, 1933 1 Santa Clara University
14 Ron Shavlik F 6-8 200 December 4, 1933 R North Carolina State University
17 Ron Sobie SG 6-3 185 September 21, 1934 R DePaul University

Team and Opponent Stats

Year/year calculations use per game statistics
G MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
Team 72 2569 6645 .387 2569 6645 .387 2117 2844 .744 4723 1312 1824 7255
Team/G 35.7 92.3 .387 35.7 92.3 .387 29.4 39.5 .744 65.6 18.2 25.3 100.8
Lg Rank 4 6 2 4 6 2 2 2 6 2 5 4 3
Year/Year 2.4% 3.9% -0.006 2.4% 3.9% -0.006 -3.6% -2.4% -0.010 3.5% -18.5% -5.1% 0.6%
Opponent 72 7265
Opponent/G 100.9
Lg Rank 6
Year/Year 0.3%

Year-by-year: Team Stats Totals / Team Stats Per Game / Opponent Stats Totals / Opponent Stats Per Game

Team Miscellaneous

Offense Four Factors Defense Four Factors
PW PL MOV SOS SRS ORtg DRtg Pace FTr 3PAr eFG% TOV% ORB% FT/FGA eFG% TOV% DRB% FT/FGA Arena Attendance
Team 36 36 -0.14 0.21 0.07 90.6 90.7 110.5 .428 .387 .319 Madison Square Garden (III)
Lg Rank 4 4 4 2 3 2 6 4 1 2 1

Totals

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% eFG% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Kenny Sears 23 72 2516 343 821 .418 343 821 .418 .418 383 485 .790 614 101 226 1069
2 Carl Braun 29 72 2345 378 993 .381 378 993 .381 .381 245 303 .809 259 256 195 1001
3 Nathaniel Clifton 34 71 2231 308 818 .377 308 818 .377 .377 146 217 .673 557 164 243 762
4 Harry Gallatin 29 72 1943 332 817 .406 332 817 .406 .406 415 519 .800 725 85 202 1079
5 Richie Guerin 24 72 1793 257 699 .368 257 699 .368 .368 181 292 .620 334 182 186 695
6 Ray Felix 26 72 1622 295 709 .416 295 709 .416 .416 277 371 .747 587 36 284 867
7 Ron Sobie 22 71 1378 166 442 .376 166 442 .376 .376 152 199 .764 326 129 158 484
8 Willie Naulls 22 52 1340 216 609 .355 216 609 .355 .355 91 135 .674 450 62 129 523
9 Dick McGuire 31 72 1191 140 366 .383 140 366 .383 .383 105 163 .644 146 222 103 385
10 Jim Baechtold 29 45 462 75 197 .381 75 197 .381 .381 66 88 .750 80 33 39 216
11 Slater Martin 31 13 426 33 96 .344 33 96 .344 .344 44 53 .830 42 39 28 110
12 Phil Jordon 23 9 91 18 49 .367 18 49 .367 .367 8 12 .667 34 2 15 44
13 Ron Shavlik 23 7 72 4 22 .182 4 22 .182 .182 2 5 .400 22 0 12 10
14 Gary Bergen 24 6 40 3 11 .273 3 11 .273 .273 2 2 1.000 8 1 4 8

Per Game

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Kenny Sears 23 72 34.9 4.8 11.4 .418 4.8 11.4 .418 5.3 6.7 .790 8.5 1.4 3.1 14.8
2 Slater Martin 31 13 32.8 2.5 7.4 .344 2.5 7.4 .344 3.4 4.1 .830 3.2 3.0 2.2 8.5
3 Carl Braun 29 72 32.6 5.3 13.8 .381 5.3 13.8 .381 3.4 4.2 .809 3.6 3.6 2.7 13.9
4 Nathaniel Clifton 34 71 31.4 4.3 11.5 .377 4.3 11.5 .377 2.1 3.1 .673 7.8 2.3 3.4 10.7
5 Harry Gallatin 29 72 27.0 4.6 11.3 .406 4.6 11.3 .406 5.8 7.2 .800 10.1 1.2 2.8 15.0
6 Willie Naulls 22 52 25.8 4.2 11.7 .355 4.2 11.7 .355 1.8 2.6 .674 8.7 1.2 2.5 10.1
7 Richie Guerin 24 72 24.9 3.6 9.7 .368 3.6 9.7 .368 2.5 4.1 .620 4.6 2.5 2.6 9.7
8 Ray Felix 26 72 22.5 4.1 9.8 .416 4.1 9.8 .416 3.8 5.2 .747 8.2 0.5 3.9 12.0
9 Ron Sobie 22 71 19.4 2.3 6.2 .376 2.3 6.2 .376 2.1 2.8 .764 4.6 1.8 2.2 6.8
10 Dick McGuire 31 72 16.5 1.9 5.1 .383 1.9 5.1 .383 1.5 2.3 .644 2.0 3.1 1.4 5.3
11 Ron Shavlik 23 7 10.3 0.6 3.1 .182 0.6 3.1 .182 0.3 0.7 .400 3.1 0.0 1.7 1.4
12 Jim Baechtold 29 45 10.3 1.7 4.4 .381 1.7 4.4 .381 1.5 2.0 .750 1.8 0.7 0.9 4.8
13 Phil Jordon 23 9 10.1 2.0 5.4 .367 2.0 5.4 .367 0.9 1.3 .667 3.8 0.2 1.7 4.9
14 Gary Bergen 24 6 6.7 0.5 1.8 .273 0.5 1.8 .273 0.3 0.3 1.000 1.3 0.2 0.7 1.3

Per 36 Minutes

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Kenny Sears 23 72 2516 4.9 11.7 .418 4.9 11.7 .418 5.5 6.9 .790 8.8 1.4 3.2 15.3
2 Carl Braun 29 72 2345 5.8 15.2 .381 5.8 15.2 .381 3.8 4.7 .809 4.0 3.9 3.0 15.4
3 Nathaniel Clifton 34 71 2231 5.0 13.2 .377 5.0 13.2 .377 2.4 3.5 .673 9.0 2.6 3.9 12.3
4 Harry Gallatin 29 72 1943 6.2 15.1 .406 6.2 15.1 .406 7.7 9.6 .800 13.4 1.6 3.7 20.0
5 Richie Guerin 24 72 1793 5.2 14.0 .368 5.2 14.0 .368 3.6 5.9 .620 6.7 3.7 3.7 14.0
6 Ray Felix 26 72 1622 6.5 15.7 .416 6.5 15.7 .416 6.1 8.2 .747 13.0 0.8 6.3 19.2
7 Ron Sobie 22 71 1378 4.3 11.5 .376 4.3 11.5 .376 4.0 5.2 .764 8.5 3.4 4.1 12.6
8 Willie Naulls 22 52 1340 5.8 16.4 .355 5.8 16.4 .355 2.4 3.6 .674 12.1 1.7 3.5 14.1
9 Dick McGuire 31 72 1191 4.2 11.1 .383 4.2 11.1 .383 3.2 4.9 .644 4.4 6.7 3.1 11.6
10 Jim Baechtold 29 45 462 5.8 15.4 .381 5.8 15.4 .381 5.1 6.9 .750 6.2 2.6 3.0 16.8
11 Slater Martin 31 13 426 2.8 8.1 .344 2.8 8.1 .344 3.7 4.5 .830 3.5 3.3 2.4 9.3
12 Phil Jordon 23 9 91 7.1 19.4 .367 7.1 19.4 .367 3.2 4.7 .667 13.5 0.8 5.9 17.4
13 Ron Shavlik 23 7 72 2.0 11.0 .182 2.0 11.0 .182 1.0 2.5 .400 11.0 0.0 6.0 5.0
14 Gary Bergen 24 6 40 2.7 9.9 .273 2.7 9.9 .273 1.8 1.8 1.000 7.2 0.9 3.6 7.2

Per 100 Poss

Per possession stats available as of 1973-74 season
Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS ORtg DRtg
1 Kenny Sears 23 72 2516 .418 .418 .790
2 Carl Braun 29 72 2345 .381 .381 .809
3 Nathaniel Clifton 34 71 2231 .377 .377 .673
4 Harry Gallatin 29 72 1943 .406 .406 .800
5 Richie Guerin 24 72 1793 .368 .368 .620
6 Ray Felix 26 72 1622 .416 .416 .747
7 Ron Sobie 22 71 1378 .376 .376 .764
8 Willie Naulls 22 52 1340 .355 .355 .674
9 Dick McGuire 31 72 1191 .383 .383 .644
10 Jim Baechtold 29 45 462 .381 .381 .750
11 Slater Martin 31 13 426 .344 .344 .830
12 Phil Jordon 23 9 91 .367 .367 .667
13 Ron Shavlik 23 7 72 .182 .182 .400
14 Gary Bergen 24 6 40 .273 .273 1.000

Advanced

Rk Player Age G MP PER TS% 3PAr FTr ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% OWS DWS WS WS/48 OBPM DBPM BPM VORP
1 Kenny Sears 23 72 2516 16.6 .517 .591 6.4 1.6 8.0 .153
2 Carl Braun 29 72 2345 13.8 .444 .305 2.3 1.4 3.7 .077
3 Nathaniel Clifton 34 71 2231 12.1 .417 .265 0.2 1.6 1.8 .040
4 Harry Gallatin 29 72 1943 22.9 .516 .635 6.4 1.6 8.1 .199
5 Richie Guerin 24 72 1793 12.8 .420 .418 0.5 1.3 1.7 .046
6 Ray Felix 26 72 1622 18.8 .497 .523 4.2 1.3 5.5 .162
7 Ron Sobie 22 71 1378 14.0 .457 .450 1.5 1.0 2.6 .090
8 Willie Naulls 22 52 1340 13.2 .391 .222 -1.1 1.1 0.0 .000
9 Dick McGuire 31 72 1191 14.2 .440 .445 1.1 1.0 2.1 .084
10 Jim Baechtold 29 45 462 15.3 .458 .447 0.6 0.3 0.9 .096
11 Slater Martin 31 13 426 10.0 .461 .552 0.4 0.2 0.6 .072
12 Phil Jordon 23 9 91 13.8 .405 .245 0.0 0.1 0.0 .013
13 Ron Shavlik 23 7 72 -0.9 .207 .227 -0.3 0.0 -0.3 -0.180
14 Gary Bergen 24 6 40 4.7 .337 .182 -0.1 0.0 0.0 -0.044