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1971-72 New York Knicks Transactions

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Record: 48-34, Finished 2nd in NBA Atlantic Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Red Holzman (48-34)

PTS/G: 107.1 (13th of 17) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 104.7 (3rd of 17)
SRS: 2.28 (6th of 17) ▪ Pace: 108.0 (17th of 17)
Off Rtg: 98.5 (7th of 17) ▪ Def Rtg: 96.3 (6th of 17)
Expected W-L: 48-34 (6th of 17)

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

NBA 1972 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Finals (4-1) versus Los Angeles Lakers  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Eastern Conference Finals (4-1) versus Boston Celtics  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals (4-2) versus Baltimore Bullets  (Series Stats)

Transactions listed are from July 1, 1971 to June 30, 1972.
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October 13, 1971

Milt Williams claimed on waivers by the Atlanta Hawks.

October 22, 1971

Signed Eddie Miles as a free agent.

November 10, 1971

Traded Mike Riordan, Dave Stallworth and cash to the Baltimore Bullets for Earl Monroe.

November 15, 1971

Traded a 1972 2nd round draft pick (Steve Hawes was later selected) and a future draft pick to the Cleveland Cavaliers for Luther Rackley.

November 22, 1971

Waived Mike Price.

December 10, 1971

Traded a 1973 2nd round draft pick (Caldwell Jones was later selected) to the Chicago Bulls for Charlie Paulk.

April 10, 1972

Drafted Tom Riker in the 1st round (8th pick) of the 1972 NBA Draft.

Drafted Ansley Truitt in the 3rd round (41st pick) of the 1972 NBA Draft.

Drafted Henry Bibby in the 4th round (58th pick) of the 1972 NBA Draft.

Drafted Bob Ford in the 5th round (74th pick) of the 1972 NBA Draft.

Drafted Greg Cleuss in the 6th round (91st pick) of the 1972 NBA Draft.

Drafted Tracy Tripucka in the 7th round (108th pick) of the 1972 NBA Draft.

Drafted Tom Corde in the 8th round (124th pick) of the 1972 NBA Draft.

Drafted Tom Sullivan in the 9th round (139th pick) of the 1972 NBA Draft.

Drafted Richie Garner in the 10th round (152nd pick) of the 1972 NBA Draft.

Drafted Chic Downing in the 11th round (163rd pick) of the 1972 NBA Draft.

June, 1972

Waived Charlie Paulk.