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1968-69 New York Knicks Roster and Stats

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Record: 54-28, Finished 3rd in NBA Eastern Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Red Holzman (54-28)

PTS/G: 110.8 (11th of 14) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 105.1 (1st of 14)
SRS: 5.48 (1st of 14) ▪ Pace: 112.4 (14th of 14)
Off Rtg: 98.4 (3rd of 14) ▪ Def Rtg: 93.3 (4th of 14)
Expected W-L: 56-26 (1st of 14)

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

NBA 1969 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Eastern Division Finals (2-4) versus Boston Celtics  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Eastern Division Semifinals (0-4) versus Baltimore Bullets  (Series Stats)

Game Results

Height of bar is margin of victory up to 20 points  ▪  Mouseover bar for details  ▪  Click for box score  ▪  Grouped by Month

Roster

No. Player Pos Ht Wt Birth Date Exp College
12 Dick Barnett SG 6-4 190 October 2, 1936 8 Tennessee State University
8 Walt Bellamy C 6-11 225 July 24, 1939 7 Indiana University
17 Nate Bowman C 6-10 230 March 19, 1943 2 Wichita State University
24 Bill Bradley SF 6-5 205 July 28, 1943 1 Princeton University
22 Dave DeBusschere PF 6-6 220 October 16, 1940 6 University of Detroit Mercy
10 Walt Frazier PG 6-4 200 March 29, 1945 1 Southern Illinois University
20 Bill Hosket PF 6-8 225 December 20, 1946 R Ohio State University
18 Phil Jackson PF 6-8 220 September 17, 1945 1 University of North Dakota
16 Howard Komives PG 6-1 185 May 9, 1941 4 Bowling Green State University
5 Don May SF 6-4 200 January 3, 1946 R University of Dayton
19 Willis Reed C 6-9 235 June 25, 1942 4 Grambling State University
6 Mike Riordan SF 6-4 200 July 9, 1945 R Providence College
33 Cazzie Russell SF 6-5 218 June 7, 1944 2 University of Michigan

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 82 19730 3588 7813 .459 3588 7813 .459 1911 2596 .736 4246 2071 2175 9087
Team/G 240.6 43.8 95.3 .459 43.8 95.3 .459 23.3 31.7 .736 51.8 25.3 26.5 110.8
Lg Rank 12 6 12 4 6 12 4 13 13 3 14 1 12 11
Year/Year -0.8% -2.6% -3.2% +0.003 -2.6% -3.2% +0.003 -11.5% -14.7% +0.026 -17.1% 5.3% -8.0% -4.6%
Opponent 82 19730 8616
Opponent/G 240.6 105.1
Lg Rank 12 1
Year/Year -0.8% -8.1%

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 56 26 5.74 -0.26 5.48 98.4 93.3 112.4 .332 .459 .245 Madison Square Garden (IV)
Lg Rank 1 1 1 12 1 3 4 14 10 4 8

Totals

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 Willis Reed 26 82 3108 704 1351 .521 704 1351 .521 325 435 .747 1191 190 314 1733
2 Dick Barnett 32 82 2953 565 1220 .463 565 1220 .463 312 403 .774 251 291 239 1442
3 Walt Frazier 23 80 2949 531 1052 .505 531 1052 .505 341 457 .746 499 635 245 1403
4 Bill Bradley 25 82 2413 407 948 .429 407 948 .429 206 253 .814 350 302 295 1020
5 Dave DeBusschere 28 47 1851 317 717 .442 317 717 .442 135 198 .682 535 128 179 769
6 Cazzie Russell 24 50 1645 362 804 .450 362 804 .450 191 240 .796 209 115 140 915
7 Walt Bellamy 29 35 1136 204 402 .507 204 402 .507 125 202 .619 385 77 123 533
8 Phil Jackson 23 47 924 126 294 .429 126 294 .429 80 119 .672 246 43 168 332
9 Howard Komives 27 32 836 107 309 .346 107 309 .346 73 86 .849 95 137 96 287
10 Nate Bowman 25 67 607 82 226 .363 82 226 .363 29 61 .475 220 53 142 193
11 Don May 23 48 560 81 223 .363 81 223 .363 42 58 .724 114 35 64 204
12 Mike Riordan 23 54 397 49 144 .340 49 144 .340 28 42 .667 57 46 93 126
13 Bill Hosket 22 50 351 53 123 .431 53 123 .431 24 42 .571 94 19 77 130

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 Dave DeBusschere 28 47 39.4 6.7 15.3 .442 6.7 15.3 .442 2.9 4.2 .682 11.4 2.7 3.8 16.4
2 Willis Reed 26 82 37.9 8.6 16.5 .521 8.6 16.5 .521 4.0 5.3 .747 14.5 2.3 3.8 21.1
3 Walt Frazier 23 80 36.9 6.6 13.2 .505 6.6 13.2 .505 4.3 5.7 .746 6.2 7.9 3.1 17.5
4 Dick Barnett 32 82 36.0 6.9 14.9 .463 6.9 14.9 .463 3.8 4.9 .774 3.1 3.5 2.9 17.6
5 Cazzie Russell 24 50 32.9 7.2 16.1 .450 7.2 16.1 .450 3.8 4.8 .796 4.2 2.3 2.8 18.3
6 Walt Bellamy 29 35 32.5 5.8 11.5 .507 5.8 11.5 .507 3.6 5.8 .619 11.0 2.2 3.5 15.2
7 Bill Bradley 25 82 29.4 5.0 11.6 .429 5.0 11.6 .429 2.5 3.1 .814 4.3 3.7 3.6 12.4
8 Howard Komives 27 32 26.1 3.3 9.7 .346 3.3 9.7 .346 2.3 2.7 .849 3.0 4.3 3.0 9.0
9 Phil Jackson 23 47 19.7 2.7 6.3 .429 2.7 6.3 .429 1.7 2.5 .672 5.2 0.9 3.6 7.1
10 Don May 23 48 11.7 1.7 4.6 .363 1.7 4.6 .363 0.9 1.2 .724 2.4 0.7 1.3 4.3
11 Nate Bowman 25 67 9.1 1.2 3.4 .363 1.2 3.4 .363 0.4 0.9 .475 3.3 0.8 2.1 2.9
12 Mike Riordan 23 54 7.4 0.9 2.7 .340 0.9 2.7 .340 0.5 0.8 .667 1.1 0.9 1.7 2.3
13 Bill Hosket 22 50 7.0 1.1 2.5 .431 1.1 2.5 .431 0.5 0.8 .571 1.9 0.4 1.5 2.6

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 Willis Reed 26 82 3108 8.2 15.6 .521 8.2 15.6 .521 3.8 5.0 .747 13.8 2.2 3.6 20.1
2 Dick Barnett 32 82 2953 6.9 14.9 .463 6.9 14.9 .463 3.8 4.9 .774 3.1 3.5 2.9 17.6
3 Walt Frazier 23 80 2949 6.5 12.8 .505 6.5 12.8 .505 4.2 5.6 .746 6.1 7.8 3.0 17.1
4 Bill Bradley 25 82 2413 6.1 14.1 .429 6.1 14.1 .429 3.1 3.8 .814 5.2 4.5 4.4 15.2
5 Dave DeBusschere 28 47 1851 6.2 13.9 .442 6.2 13.9 .442 2.6 3.9 .682 10.4 2.5 3.5 15.0
6 Cazzie Russell 24 50 1645 7.9 17.6 .450 7.9 17.6 .450 4.2 5.3 .796 4.6 2.5 3.1 20.0
7 Walt Bellamy 29 35 1136 6.5 12.7 .507 6.5 12.7 .507 4.0 6.4 .619 12.2 2.4 3.9 16.9
8 Phil Jackson 23 47 924 4.9 11.5 .429 4.9 11.5 .429 3.1 4.6 .672 9.6 1.7 6.5 12.9
9 Howard Komives 27 32 836 4.6 13.3 .346 4.6 13.3 .346 3.1 3.7 .849 4.1 5.9 4.1 12.4
10 Nate Bowman 25 67 607 4.9 13.4 .363 4.9 13.4 .363 1.7 3.6 .475 13.0 3.1 8.4 11.4
11 Don May 23 48 560 5.2 14.3 .363 5.2 14.3 .363 2.7 3.7 .724 7.3 2.3 4.1 13.1
12 Mike Riordan 23 54 397 4.4 13.1 .340 4.4 13.1 .340 2.5 3.8 .667 5.2 4.2 8.4 11.4
13 Bill Hosket 22 50 351 5.4 12.6 .431 5.4 12.6 .431 2.5 4.3 .571 9.6 1.9 7.9 13.3

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
1 Willis Reed 26 82 3108 .521 15.6 .521 .747
2 Dick Barnett 32 82 2953 .463 14.9 .463 .774
3 Walt Frazier 23 80 2949 .505 12.8 .505 .746
4 Bill Bradley 25 82 2413 .429 14.1 .429 .814
5 Dave DeBusschere 28 47 1851 .442 13.9 .442 .682
6 Cazzie Russell 24 50 1645 .450 17.6 .450 .796
7 Walt Bellamy 29 35 1136 .507 12.7 .507 .619
8 Phil Jackson 23 47 924 .429 11.5 .429 .672
9 Howard Komives 27 32 836 .346 13.3 .346 .849
10 Nate Bowman 25 67 607 .363 13.4 .363 .475
11 Don May 23 48 560 .363 14.3 .363 .724
12 Mike Riordan 23 54 397 .340 13.1 .340 .667
13 Bill Hosket 22 50 351 .431 12.6 .431 .571

Advanced

Rk Player Age G MP PER TS% eFG% FTr 3PAr ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg OWS DWS WS WS/48
1 Willis Reed 26 82 3108 21.4 .562 .521 .322 9.0 9.5 5.1 14.7 .227
2 Dick Barnett 32 82 2953 14.3 .516 .463 .330 13.7 5.2 2.6 7.8 .126
3 Walt Frazier 23 80 2949 20.2 .560 .505 .434 29.5 8.3 4.4 12.7 .207
4 Bill Bradley 25 82 2413 13.1 .481 .429 .267 16.9 1.9 2.7 4.7 .093
5 Dave DeBusschere 28 47 1851 14.3 .478 .442 .276 9.4 1.2 2.6 3.8 .097
6 Cazzie Russell 24 50 1645 15.2 .503 .450 .299 10.1 2.6 1.5 4.1 .119
7 Walt Bellamy 29 35 1136 17.9 .543 .507 .502 9.3 2.5 1.8 4.3 .181
8 Phil Jackson 23 47 924 10.6 .479 .429 .405 6.0 0.5 1.2 1.7 .087
9 Howard Komives 27 32 836 10.4 .414 .346 .278 21.0 -0.7 1.0 0.3 .018
10 Nate Bowman 25 67 607 9.2 .382 .363 .270 11.3 -1.0 1.0 0.0 .000
11 Don May 23 48 560 9.2 .410 .363 .260 8.2 -0.6 0.6 0.0 .002
12 Mike Riordan 23 54 397 6.2 .388 .340 .292 14.7 -0.6 0.4 -0.1 -0.016
13 Bill Hosket 22 50 351 9.9 .459 .431 .341 7.1 0.0 0.5 0.5 .068

Playoffs Totals

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 Willis Reed 26 10 429 101 198 .510 101 198 .510 55 70 .786 141 19 40 257
2 Bill Bradley 25 10 419 65 141 .461 65 141 .461 30 39 .769 73 40 38 160
3 Dave DeBusschere 28 10 419 61 174 .351 61 174 .351 41 50 .820 148 33 43 163
4 Walt Frazier 23 10 415 89 177 .503 89 177 .503 34 57 .596 74 91 30 212
5 Dick Barnett 32 10 402 65 163 .399 65 163 .399 37 54 .685 35 27 32 167
6 Mike Riordan 23 10 108 20 39 .513 20 39 .513 12 16 .750 17 3 27 52
7 Don May 23 9 88 9 30 .300 9 30 .300 7 9 .778 23 8 7 25
8 Nate Bowman 25 10 62 4 15 .267 4 15 .267 3 3 1.000 32 3 16 11
9 Cazzie Russell 24 5 36 5 21 .238 5 21 .238 2 2 1.000 5 1 4 12
10 Bill Hosket 22 4 22 3 6 .500 3 6 .500 0 1 .000 7 2 3 6

Playoffs 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 Willis Reed 26 10 42.9 10.1 19.8 .510 10.1 19.8 .510 5.5 7.0 .786 14.1 1.9 4.0 25.7
2 Bill Bradley 25 10 41.9 6.5 14.1 .461 6.5 14.1 .461 3.0 3.9 .769 7.3 4.0 3.8 16.0
3 Dave DeBusschere 28 10 41.9 6.1 17.4 .351 6.1 17.4 .351 4.1 5.0 .820 14.8 3.3 4.3 16.3
4 Walt Frazier 23 10 41.5 8.9 17.7 .503 8.9 17.7 .503 3.4 5.7 .596 7.4 9.1 3.0 21.2
5 Dick Barnett 32 10 40.2 6.5 16.3 .399 6.5 16.3 .399 3.7 5.4 .685 3.5 2.7 3.2 16.7
6 Mike Riordan 23 10 10.8 2.0 3.9 .513 2.0 3.9 .513 1.2 1.6 .750 1.7 0.3 2.7 5.2
7 Don May 23 9 9.8 1.0 3.3 .300 1.0 3.3 .300 0.8 1.0 .778 2.6 0.9 0.8 2.8
8 Cazzie Russell 24 5 7.2 1.0 4.2 .238 1.0 4.2 .238 0.4 0.4 1.000 1.0 0.2 0.8 2.4
9 Nate Bowman 25 10 6.2 0.4 1.5 .267 0.4 1.5 .267 0.3 0.3 1.000 3.2 0.3 1.6 1.1
10 Bill Hosket 22 4 5.5 0.8 1.5 .500 0.8 1.5 .500 0.0 0.3 .000 1.8 0.5 0.8 1.5

Playoffs 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 Willis Reed 26 10 429 8.5 16.6 .510 8.5 16.6 .510 4.6 5.9 .786 11.8 1.6 3.4 21.6
2 Bill Bradley 25 10 419 5.6 12.1 .461 5.6 12.1 .461 2.6 3.4 .769 6.3 3.4 3.3 13.7
3 Dave DeBusschere 28 10 419 5.2 14.9 .351 5.2 14.9 .351 3.5 4.3 .820 12.7 2.8 3.7 14.0
4 Walt Frazier 23 10 415 7.7 15.4 .503 7.7 15.4 .503 2.9 4.9 .596 6.4 7.9 2.6 18.4
5 Dick Barnett 32 10 402 5.8 14.6 .399 5.8 14.6 .399 3.3 4.8 .685 3.1 2.4 2.9 15.0
6 Mike Riordan 23 10 108 6.7 13.0 .513 6.7 13.0 .513 4.0 5.3 .750 5.7 1.0 9.0 17.3
7 Don May 23 9 88 3.7 12.3 .300 3.7 12.3 .300 2.9 3.7 .778 9.4 3.3 2.9 10.2
8 Nate Bowman 25 10 62 2.3 8.7 .267 2.3 8.7 .267 1.7 1.7 1.000 18.6 1.7 9.3 6.4
9 Cazzie Russell 24 5 36 5.0 21.0 .238 5.0 21.0 .238 2.0 2.0 1.000 5.0 1.0 4.0 12.0
10 Bill Hosket 22 4 22 4.9 9.8 .500 4.9 9.8 .500 0.0 1.6 .000 11.5 3.3 4.9 9.8

Playoffs 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
1 Willis Reed 26 10 429 .510 16.6 .510 .786
2 Bill Bradley 25 10 419 .461 12.1 .461 .769
3 Dave DeBusschere 28 10 419 .351 14.9 .351 .820
4 Walt Frazier 23 10 415 .503 15.4 .503 .596
5 Dick Barnett 32 10 402 .399 14.6 .399 .685
6 Mike Riordan 23 10 108 .513 13.0 .513 .750
7 Don May 23 9 88 .300 12.3 .300 .778
8 Nate Bowman 25 10 62 .267 8.7 .267 1.000
9 Cazzie Russell 24 5 36 .238 21.0 .238 1.000
10 Bill Hosket 22 4 22 .500 9.8 .500 .000

Playoffs Advanced

Rk Player Age G MP PER TS% eFG% FTr 3PAr ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg OWS DWS WS WS/48
1 Willis Reed 26 10 429 22.0 .562 .510 .354 6.9 1.6 0.6 2.2 .242
2 Bill Bradley 25 10 419 13.7 .506 .461 .277 13.2 0.6 0.5 1.1 .124
3 Dave DeBusschere 28 10 419 14.0 .416 .351 .287 10.7 -0.3 0.6 0.4 .040
4 Walt Frazier 23 10 415 21.3 .525 .503 .322 33.0 1.1 0.6 1.7 .198
5 Dick Barnett 32 10 402 10.3 .447 .399 .331 9.4 0.1 0.3 0.4 .044
6 Mike Riordan 23 10 108 12.8 .565 .513 .410 4.0 0.3 0.1 0.4 .185
7 Don May 23 9 88 9.8 .368 .300 .300 11.7 -0.1 0.1 0.0 -0.014
8 Nate Bowman 25 10 62 8.8 .337 .267 .200 5.9 -0.1 0.1 0.0 .013
9 Cazzie Russell 24 5 36 0.6 .274 .238 .095 3.8 -0.2 0.0 -0.2 -0.256
10 Bill Hosket 22 4 22 12.2 .466 .500 .167 12.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 .093