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1961-62 New York Knicks Roster and Stats

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Record: 29-51, Finished 4th in NBA Eastern Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Eddie Donovan (29-51)

PTS/G: 114.8 (8th of 9) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 119.7 (6th of 9)
SRS: -3.98 (8th of 9) ▪ Pace: 125.6 (4th of 9)
Off Rtg: 91.2 (8th of 9) ▪ Def Rtg: 95.0 (6th of 9)
Expected W-L: 29-51 (8th of 9)

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

Game Results

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Roster

No. Player Pos Ht Wt Birth Date Exp College
15 George Blaney PG 6-1 175 November 12, 1939 R College of the Holy Cross
12 Cleveland Buckner PF 6-9 210 August 17, 1938 R Jackson State University
10 Dave Budd SF 6-6 205 October 28, 1938 1 Wake Forest University
14 Ed Burton F 6-6 225 August 13, 1939 R Michigan State University
19 Donnie Butcher PG 6-2 200 February 8, 1936 R Pikeville College
3 Al Butler PG 6-2 175 July 9, 1938 R Niagara University
11 Johnny Green PF 6-5 200 December 8, 1933 2 Michigan State University
9 Richie Guerin SG 6-4 195 May 29, 1932 5 Iona College
18 Darrall Imhoff C 6-10 220 October 11, 1938 1 University of California
8 Phil Jordon C 6-10 205 September 12, 1933 5 Whitworth
5 Doug Kistler F 6-9 210 March 21, 1938 R Duke University
7 Whitey Martin SG 6-2 185 April 11, 1939 R St. Bonaventure University
6 Willie Naulls SF 6-6 225 October 7, 1934 5 University of California, Los Angeles
16 Bill Smith G-F 6-5 190 April 26, 1939 R Saint Peter's College
17 Sam Stith SG 6-2 185 July 22, 1937 R St. Bonaventure 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 80 3638 8696 .418 3638 8696 .418 1911 2693 .710 5440 1765 2056 9187
Team/G 45.5 108.7 .418 45.5 108.7 .418 23.9 33.7 .710 68.0 22.1 25.7 114.8
Lg Rank 6 4 6 6 4 6 9 9 7 9 8 5 8
Year/Year 5.0% 2.9% +0.008 5.0% 2.9% +0.008 -11.6% -6.3% -0.043 1.1% -4.3% -8.7% 1.0%
Opponent 80 9574
Opponent/G 119.7
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 29 51 -4.84 0.86 -3.98 91.2 95.0 125.6 .310 .418 .220 Madison Square Garden (III)
Lg Rank 8 8 8 2 8 8 6 4 8 6 8

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 Richie Guerin 29 78 3348 839 1897 .442 839 1897 .442 .442 625 762 .820 501 539 299 2303
2 Willie Naulls 27 75 2978 747 1798 .415 747 1798 .415 .415 383 455 .842 867 192 260 1877
3 Johnny Green 28 80 2789 507 1164 .436 507 1164 .436 .436 261 434 .601 1066 191 265 1275
4 Phil Jordon 28 76 2195 403 1028 .392 403 1028 .392 .392 96 168 .571 482 156 258 902
5 Al Butler 23 54 1969 336 725 .463 336 725 .463 .463 124 176 .705 324 201 147 796
6 Darrall Imhoff 23 76 1481 186 482 .386 186 482 .386 .386 80 139 .576 470 82 230 452
7 Dave Budd 23 79 1370 188 431 .436 188 431 .436 .436 138 231 .597 345 86 162 514
8 Whitey Martin 22 66 1018 95 292 .325 95 292 .325 .325 37 55 .673 158 115 158 227
9 Cleveland Buckner 23 62 696 158 367 .431 158 367 .431 .431 83 133 .624 236 39 114 399
10 Donnie Butcher 25 47 479 48 155 .310 48 155 .310 .310 42 69 .609 79 51 63 138
11 Sam Stith 24 32 440 59 162 .364 59 162 .364 .364 23 38 .605 51 60 55 141
12 George Blaney 22 36 363 54 142 .380 54 142 .380 .380 9 17 .529 36 45 34 117
13 Bill Smith 22 9 83 8 33 .242 8 33 .242 .242 7 8 .875 16 7 6 23
14 Ed Burton 22 8 28 7 14 .500 7 14 .500 .500 1 4 .250 5 1 3 15
15 Doug Kistler 23 5 13 3 6 .500 3 6 .500 .500 2 4 .500 1 0 2 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 Richie Guerin 29 78 42.9 10.8 24.3 .442 10.8 24.3 .442 8.0 9.8 .820 6.4 6.9 3.8 29.5
2 Willie Naulls 27 75 39.7 10.0 24.0 .415 10.0 24.0 .415 5.1 6.1 .842 11.6 2.6 3.5 25.0
3 Al Butler 23 54 36.5 6.2 13.4 .463 6.2 13.4 .463 2.3 3.3 .705 6.0 3.7 2.7 14.7
4 Johnny Green 28 80 34.9 6.3 14.6 .436 6.3 14.6 .436 3.3 5.4 .601 13.3 2.4 3.3 15.9
5 Phil Jordon 28 76 28.9 5.3 13.5 .392 5.3 13.5 .392 1.3 2.2 .571 6.3 2.1 3.4 11.9
6 Darrall Imhoff 23 76 19.5 2.4 6.3 .386 2.4 6.3 .386 1.1 1.8 .576 6.2 1.1 3.0 5.9
7 Dave Budd 23 79 17.3 2.4 5.5 .436 2.4 5.5 .436 1.7 2.9 .597 4.4 1.1 2.1 6.5
8 Whitey Martin 22 66 15.4 1.4 4.4 .325 1.4 4.4 .325 0.6 0.8 .673 2.4 1.7 2.4 3.4
9 Sam Stith 24 32 13.8 1.8 5.1 .364 1.8 5.1 .364 0.7 1.2 .605 1.6 1.9 1.7 4.4
10 Cleveland Buckner 23 62 11.2 2.5 5.9 .431 2.5 5.9 .431 1.3 2.1 .624 3.8 0.6 1.8 6.4
11 Donnie Butcher 25 47 10.2 1.0 3.3 .310 1.0 3.3 .310 0.9 1.5 .609 1.7 1.1 1.3 2.9
12 George Blaney 22 36 10.1 1.5 3.9 .380 1.5 3.9 .380 0.3 0.5 .529 1.0 1.3 0.9 3.3
13 Bill Smith 22 9 9.2 0.9 3.7 .242 0.9 3.7 .242 0.8 0.9 .875 1.8 0.8 0.7 2.6
14 Ed Burton 22 8 3.5 0.9 1.8 .500 0.9 1.8 .500 0.1 0.5 .250 0.6 0.1 0.4 1.9
15 Doug Kistler 23 5 2.6 0.6 1.2 .500 0.6 1.2 .500 0.4 0.8 .500 0.2 0.0 0.4 1.6

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 Richie Guerin 29 78 3348 9.0 20.4 .442 9.0 20.4 .442 6.7 8.2 .820 5.4 5.8 3.2 24.8
2 Willie Naulls 27 75 2978 9.0 21.7 .415 9.0 21.7 .415 4.6 5.5 .842 10.5 2.3 3.1 22.7
3 Johnny Green 28 80 2789 6.5 15.0 .436 6.5 15.0 .436 3.4 5.6 .601 13.8 2.5 3.4 16.5
4 Phil Jordon 28 76 2195 6.6 16.9 .392 6.6 16.9 .392 1.6 2.8 .571 7.9 2.6 4.2 14.8
5 Al Butler 23 54 1969 6.1 13.3 .463 6.1 13.3 .463 2.3 3.2 .705 5.9 3.7 2.7 14.6
6 Darrall Imhoff 23 76 1481 4.5 11.7 .386 4.5 11.7 .386 1.9 3.4 .576 11.4 2.0 5.6 11.0
7 Dave Budd 23 79 1370 4.9 11.3 .436 4.9 11.3 .436 3.6 6.1 .597 9.1 2.3 4.3 13.5
8 Whitey Martin 22 66 1018 3.4 10.3 .325 3.4 10.3 .325 1.3 1.9 .673 5.6 4.1 5.6 8.0
9 Cleveland Buckner 23 62 696 8.2 19.0 .431 8.2 19.0 .431 4.3 6.9 .624 12.2 2.0 5.9 20.6
10 Donnie Butcher 25 47 479 3.6 11.6 .310 3.6 11.6 .310 3.2 5.2 .609 5.9 3.8 4.7 10.4
11 Sam Stith 24 32 440 4.8 13.3 .364 4.8 13.3 .364 1.9 3.1 .605 4.2 4.9 4.5 11.5
12 George Blaney 22 36 363 5.4 14.1 .380 5.4 14.1 .380 0.9 1.7 .529 3.6 4.5 3.4 11.6
13 Bill Smith 22 9 83 3.5 14.3 .242 3.5 14.3 .242 3.0 3.5 .875 6.9 3.0 2.6 10.0
14 Ed Burton 22 8 28 9.0 18.0 .500 9.0 18.0 .500 1.3 5.1 .250 6.4 1.3 3.9 19.3
15 Doug Kistler 23 5 13 8.3 16.6 .500 8.3 16.6 .500 5.5 11.1 .500 2.8 0.0 5.5 22.2

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 Richie Guerin 29 78 3348 .442 .442 .820
2 Willie Naulls 27 75 2978 .415 .415 .842
3 Johnny Green 28 80 2789 .436 .436 .601
4 Phil Jordon 28 76 2195 .392 .392 .571
5 Al Butler 23 54 1969 .463 .463 .705
6 Darrall Imhoff 23 76 1481 .386 .386 .576
7 Dave Budd 23 79 1370 .436 .436 .597
8 Whitey Martin 22 66 1018 .325 .325 .673
9 Cleveland Buckner 23 62 696 .431 .431 .624
10 Donnie Butcher 25 47 479 .310 .310 .609
11 Sam Stith 24 32 440 .364 .364 .605
12 George Blaney 22 36 363 .380 .380 .529
13 Bill Smith 22 9 83 .242 .242 .875
14 Ed Burton 22 8 28 .500 .500 .250
15 Doug Kistler 23 5 13 .500 .500 .500

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 Richie Guerin 29 78 3348 20.9 .516 .402 9.2 3.0 12.1 .174
2 Willie Naulls 27 75 2978 17.7 .470 .253 2.8 2.7 5.5 .089
3 Johnny Green 28 80 2789 15.8 .470 .373 2.1 3.0 5.1 .088
4 Phil Jordon 28 76 2195 9.8 .409 .163 -1.9 1.7 -0.2 -0.003
5 Al Butler 23 54 1969 12.9 .496 .243 2.4 1.5 3.9 .096
6 Darrall Imhoff 23 76 1481 9.1 .416 .288 -0.7 1.4 0.7 .021
7 Dave Budd 23 79 1370 11.6 .483 .536 1.2 1.1 2.3 .081
8 Whitey Martin 22 66 1018 5.4 .359 .188 -1.3 0.8 -0.5 -0.022
9 Cleveland Buckner 23 62 696 15.7 .469 .362 0.6 0.7 1.3 .087
10 Donnie Butcher 25 47 479 6.8 .372 .445 -0.6 0.4 -0.3 -0.026
11 Sam Stith 24 32 440 7.9 .394 .235 -0.4 0.3 -0.1 -0.006
12 George Blaney 22 36 363 7.8 .391 .120 -0.4 0.3 -0.1 -0.014
13 Bill Smith 22 9 83 5.7 .315 .242 -0.2 0.1 -0.2 -0.101
14 Ed Burton 22 8 28 12.6 .476 .286 0.0 0.0 0.0 .075
15 Doug Kistler 23 5 13 12.1 .515 .667 0.0 0.0 0.0 .123