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1972-73 New York Knicks Roster and Stats

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Record: 57-25, Finished 2nd in NBA Atlantic Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Red Holzman (57-25)

PTS/G: 105.0 (11th of 17) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 98.2 (1st of 17)
SRS: 6.07 (4th of 17) ▪ Pace: 105.9 (16th of 17)
Off Rtg: 98.9 (3rd of 17) ▪ Def Rtg: 92.5 (4th of 17)
Expected W-L: 59-23 (4th of 17)

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

NBA 1973 Playoffs:
Won NBA Finals (1-4) versus Los Angeles Lakers  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Eastern Conference Finals (3-4) versus Boston Celtics  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals (1-4) 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 12 Tennessee State University
17 Henry Bibby PG 6-1 185 November 24, 1949 R University of California, Los Angeles
24 Bill Bradley SF 6-5 205 July 28, 1943 5 Princeton University
22 Dave DeBusschere PF 6-6 220 October 16, 1940 10 University of Detroit Mercy
10 Walt Frazier PG 6-4 200 March 29, 1945 5 Southern Illinois University
40 John Gianelli C 6-10 220 June 10, 1950 R University of the Pacific
18 Phil Jackson PF 6-8 220 September 17, 1945 4 University of North Dakota
32 Jerry Lucas PF 6-8 230 March 30, 1940 9 Ohio State University
7 Dean Meminger SG 6-0 175 May 13, 1948 1 Marquette University
15 Earl Monroe SG 6-3 185 November 21, 1944 5 Winston-Salem State University
23 Luther Rackley C 6-10 220 June 11, 1946 3 Xavier University
19 Willis Reed C 6-9 235 June 25, 1942 8 Grambling State University
6 Tom Riker C 6-10 225 February 28, 1950 R University of South Carolina
43 Harthorne Wingo PF 6-6 210 September 9, 1947 R Friendship Junior College

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 3627 7764 .467 3627 7764 .467 1356 1739 .780 3882 2187 1775 8610
Team/G 240.6 44.2 94.7 .467 44.2 94.7 .467 16.5 21.2 .780 47.3 26.7 21.6 105.0
Lg Rank 10 9 15 4 9 15 4 15 16 4 16 5 5 11
Year/Year -0.4% 3.0% 1.2% +0.008 3.0% 1.2% +0.008 -22.2% -24.5% +0.023 -0.7% 10.2% -6.5% -2.0%
Opponent 82 19730 3291 7561 .435 3291 7561 .435 1471 1961 .750 4100 1714 1781 8053
Opponent/G 240.6 40.1 92.2 .435 40.1 92.2 .435 17.9 23.9 .750 50.0 20.9 21.7 98.2
Lg Rank 10 1 2 4 1 2 4 6 6 4 6 1 4 1
Year/Year -0.4% -1.2% 0.6% -0.008 -1.2% 0.6% -0.008 -23.4% -23.5% +0.002 -1.7% 5.4% -5.9% -6.2%

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 59 23 6.79 -0.73 6.07 98.9 92.5 105.9 .224 .467 .175 .435 .195 Madison Square Garden (IV)
Lg Rank 4 4 4 16 4 3 4 16 15 4 15 4 7

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 Walt Frazier 27 78 3181 681 1389 .490 681 1389 .490 286 350 .817 570 461 186 1648
2 Bill Bradley 29 82 2998 575 1252 .459 575 1252 .459 169 194 .871 301 367 273 1319
3 Dave DeBusschere 32 77 2827 532 1224 .435 532 1224 .435 194 260 .746 787 259 215 1258
4 Earl Monroe 28 75 2370 496 1016 .488 496 1016 .488 171 208 .822 245 288 195 1163
5 Jerry Lucas 32 71 2001 312 608 .513 312 608 .513 80 100 .800 510 317 157 704
6 Willis Reed 30 69 1876 334 705 .474 334 705 .474 92 124 .742 590 126 205 760
7 Dean Meminger 24 80 1453 188 365 .515 188 365 .515 81 129 .628 229 133 109 457
8 Phil Jackson 27 80 1393 245 553 .443 245 553 .443 154 195 .790 344 94 218 644
9 John Gianelli 22 52 516 79 175 .451 79 175 .451 23 33 .697 150 25 72 181
10 Dick Barnett 36 51 514 88 226 .389 88 226 .389 16 30 .533 41 50 52 192
11 Henry Bibby 23 55 475 78 205 .380 78 205 .380 73 86 .849 82 64 67 229
12 Tom Riker 22 14 65 10 24 .417 10 24 .417 15 24 .625 16 2 15 35
13 Harthorne Wingo 25 13 59 9 22 .409 9 22 .409 2 6 .333 16 1 9 20
14 Luther Rackley 26 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0

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 Walt Frazier 27 78 40.8 8.7 17.8 .490 8.7 17.8 .490 3.7 4.5 .817 7.3 5.9 2.4 21.1
2 Dave DeBusschere 32 77 36.7 6.9 15.9 .435 6.9 15.9 .435 2.5 3.4 .746 10.2 3.4 2.8 16.3
3 Bill Bradley 29 82 36.6 7.0 15.3 .459 7.0 15.3 .459 2.1 2.4 .871 3.7 4.5 3.3 16.1
4 Earl Monroe 28 75 31.6 6.6 13.5 .488 6.6 13.5 .488 2.3 2.8 .822 3.3 3.8 2.6 15.5
5 Jerry Lucas 32 71 28.2 4.4 8.6 .513 4.4 8.6 .513 1.1 1.4 .800 7.2 4.5 2.2 9.9
6 Willis Reed 30 69 27.2 4.8 10.2 .474 4.8 10.2 .474 1.3 1.8 .742 8.6 1.8 3.0 11.0
7 Dean Meminger 24 80 18.2 2.4 4.6 .515 2.4 4.6 .515 1.0 1.6 .628 2.9 1.7 1.4 5.7
8 Phil Jackson 27 80 17.4 3.1 6.9 .443 3.1 6.9 .443 1.9 2.4 .790 4.3 1.2 2.7 8.1
9 Dick Barnett 36 51 10.1 1.7 4.4 .389 1.7 4.4 .389 0.3 0.6 .533 0.8 1.0 1.0 3.8
10 John Gianelli 22 52 9.9 1.5 3.4 .451 1.5 3.4 .451 0.4 0.6 .697 2.9 0.5 1.4 3.5
11 Henry Bibby 23 55 8.6 1.4 3.7 .380 1.4 3.7 .380 1.3 1.6 .849 1.5 1.2 1.2 4.2
12 Tom Riker 22 14 4.6 0.7 1.7 .417 0.7 1.7 .417 1.1 1.7 .625 1.1 0.1 1.1 2.5
13 Harthorne Wingo 25 13 4.5 0.7 1.7 .409 0.7 1.7 .409 0.2 0.5 .333 1.2 0.1 0.7 1.5
14 Luther Rackley 26 1 2.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 0.0 2.0 0.0

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 Walt Frazier 27 78 3181 7.7 15.7 .490 7.7 15.7 .490 3.2 4.0 .817 6.5 5.2 2.1 18.7
2 Bill Bradley 29 82 2998 6.9 15.0 .459 6.9 15.0 .459 2.0 2.3 .871 3.6 4.4 3.3 15.8
3 Dave DeBusschere 32 77 2827 6.8 15.6 .435 6.8 15.6 .435 2.5 3.3 .746 10.0 3.3 2.7 16.0
4 Earl Monroe 28 75 2370 7.5 15.4 .488 7.5 15.4 .488 2.6 3.2 .822 3.7 4.4 3.0 17.7
5 Jerry Lucas 32 71 2001 5.6 10.9 .513 5.6 10.9 .513 1.4 1.8 .800 9.2 5.7 2.8 12.7
6 Willis Reed 30 69 1876 6.4 13.5 .474 6.4 13.5 .474 1.8 2.4 .742 11.3 2.4 3.9 14.6
7 Dean Meminger 24 80 1453 4.7 9.0 .515 4.7 9.0 .515 2.0 3.2 .628 5.7 3.3 2.7 11.3
8 Phil Jackson 27 80 1393 6.3 14.3 .443 6.3 14.3 .443 4.0 5.0 .790 8.9 2.4 5.6 16.6
9 John Gianelli 22 52 516 5.5 12.2 .451 5.5 12.2 .451 1.6 2.3 .697 10.5 1.7 5.0 12.6
10 Dick Barnett 36 51 514 6.2 15.8 .389 6.2 15.8 .389 1.1 2.1 .533 2.9 3.5 3.6 13.4
11 Henry Bibby 23 55 475 5.9 15.5 .380 5.9 15.5 .380 5.5 6.5 .849 6.2 4.9 5.1 17.4
12 Tom Riker 22 14 65 5.5 13.3 .417 5.5 13.3 .417 8.3 13.3 .625 8.9 1.1 8.3 19.4
13 Harthorne Wingo 25 13 59 5.5 13.4 .409 5.5 13.4 .409 1.2 3.7 .333 9.8 0.6 5.5 12.2
14 Luther Rackley 26 1 2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 18.0 0.0 36.0 0.0

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 Walt Frazier 27 78 3181 .490 .490 .817
2 Bill Bradley 29 82 2998 .459 .459 .871
3 Dave DeBusschere 32 77 2827 .435 .435 .746
4 Earl Monroe 28 75 2370 .488 .488 .822
5 Jerry Lucas 32 71 2001 .513 .513 .800
6 Willis Reed 30 69 1876 .474 .474 .742
7 Dean Meminger 24 80 1453 .515 .515 .628
8 Phil Jackson 27 80 1393 .443 .443 .790
9 John Gianelli 22 52 516 .451 .451 .697
10 Dick Barnett 36 51 514 .389 .389 .533
11 Henry Bibby 23 55 475 .380 .380 .849
12 Tom Riker 22 14 65 .417 .417 .625
13 Harthorne Wingo 25 13 59 .409 .409 .333
14 Luther Rackley 26 1 2

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 Walt Frazier 27 78 3181 19.7 .534 .490 .252 8.9 20.6 7.3 5.7 13.0 .196
2 Bill Bradley 29 82 2998 13.8 .493 .459 .155 5.0 16.8 2.9 4.1 7.0 .112
3 Dave DeBusschere 32 77 2827 16.0 .470 .435 .212 13.8 12.5 0.9 5.8 6.6 .113
4 Earl Monroe 28 75 2370 16.1 .525 .488 .205 5.1 17.1 4.5 3.3 7.8 .158
5 Jerry Lucas 32 71 2001 17.3 .540 .513 .164 12.6 20.8 3.4 4.4 7.8 .188
6 Willis Reed 30 69 1876 15.4 .500 .474 .176 15.5 9.1 1.9 3.9 5.8 .149
7 Dean Meminger 24 80 1453 12.4 .542 .515 .353 7.8 11.6 2.2 2.2 4.4 .144
8 Phil Jackson 27 80 1393 14.8 .504 .443 .353 12.2 9.1 1.7 2.5 4.2 .146
9 John Gianelli 22 52 516 12.1 .478 .451 .189 14.4 6.3 0.2 1.0 1.2 .110
10 Dick Barnett 36 51 514 8.1 .401 .389 .133 3.9 13.0 -0.8 0.6 -0.2 -0.022
11 Henry Bibby 23 55 475 15.1 .472 .380 .420 8.5 17.8 0.2 0.8 1.0 .106
12 Tom Riker 22 14 65 14.1 .506 .417 1.000 12.2 4.0 0.1 0.1 0.2 .151
13 Harthorne Wingo 25 13 59 8.1 .406 .409 .273 13.4 2.2 -0.1 0.1 0.0 .013
14 Luther Rackley 26 1 2 -6.7 24.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 .128

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 Walt Frazier 27 17 765 150 292 .514 150 292 .514 73 94 .777 124 106 52 373
2 Dave DeBusschere 32 17 632 117 265 .442 117 265 .442 31 40 .775 179 58 57 265
3 Bill Bradley 29 17 587 99 221 .448 99 221 .448 40 50 .800 57 45 59 238
4 Earl Monroe 28 16 504 111 211 .526 111 211 .526 36 48 .750 51 51 39 258
5 Willis Reed 30 17 486 97 208 .466 97 208 .466 18 21 .857 129 30 65 212
6 Jerry Lucas 32 17 368 54 112 .482 54 112 .482 20 23 .870 85 39 47 128
7 Phil Jackson 27 17 338 60 120 .500 60 120 .500 28 38 .737 72 24 59 148
8 Dean Meminger 24 17 323 31 56 .554 31 56 .554 19 34 .559 37 37 29 81
9 John Gianelli 22 7 55 11 20 .550 11 20 .550 3 7 .429 13 1 6 25
10 Henry Bibby 23 6 43 8 18 .444 8 18 .444 4 8 .500 2 3 5 20
11 Dick Barnett 36 4 17 3 6 .500 3 6 .500 0 0 0 2 5 6
12 Harthorne Wingo 25 3 12 5 13 .385 5 13 .385 1 2 .500 7 0 1 11

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 Walt Frazier 27 17 45.0 8.8 17.2 .514 8.8 17.2 .514 4.3 5.5 .777 7.3 6.2 3.1 21.9
2 Dave DeBusschere 32 17 37.2 6.9 15.6 .442 6.9 15.6 .442 1.8 2.4 .775 10.5 3.4 3.4 15.6
3 Bill Bradley 29 17 34.5 5.8 13.0 .448 5.8 13.0 .448 2.4 2.9 .800 3.4 2.6 3.5 14.0
4 Earl Monroe 28 16 31.5 6.9 13.2 .526 6.9 13.2 .526 2.3 3.0 .750 3.2 3.2 2.4 16.1
5 Willis Reed 30 17 28.6 5.7 12.2 .466 5.7 12.2 .466 1.1 1.2 .857 7.6 1.8 3.8 12.5
6 Jerry Lucas 32 17 21.6 3.2 6.6 .482 3.2 6.6 .482 1.2 1.4 .870 5.0 2.3 2.8 7.5
7 Phil Jackson 27 17 19.9 3.5 7.1 .500 3.5 7.1 .500 1.6 2.2 .737 4.2 1.4 3.5 8.7
8 Dean Meminger 24 17 19.0 1.8 3.3 .554 1.8 3.3 .554 1.1 2.0 .559 2.2 2.2 1.7 4.8
9 John Gianelli 22 7 7.9 1.6 2.9 .550 1.6 2.9 .550 0.4 1.0 .429 1.9 0.1 0.9 3.6
10 Henry Bibby 23 6 7.2 1.3 3.0 .444 1.3 3.0 .444 0.7 1.3 .500 0.3 0.5 0.8 3.3
11 Dick Barnett 36 4 4.3 0.8 1.5 .500 0.8 1.5 .500 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5 1.3 1.5
12 Harthorne Wingo 25 3 4.0 1.7 4.3 .385 1.7 4.3 .385 0.3 0.7 .500 2.3 0.0 0.3 3.7

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 Walt Frazier 27 17 765 7.1 13.7 .514 7.1 13.7 .514 3.4 4.4 .777 5.8 5.0 2.4 17.6
2 Dave DeBusschere 32 17 632 6.7 15.1 .442 6.7 15.1 .442 1.8 2.3 .775 10.2 3.3 3.2 15.1
3 Bill Bradley 29 17 587 6.1 13.6 .448 6.1 13.6 .448 2.5 3.1 .800 3.5 2.8 3.6 14.6
4 Earl Monroe 28 16 504 7.9 15.1 .526 7.9 15.1 .526 2.6 3.4 .750 3.6 3.6 2.8 18.4
5 Willis Reed 30 17 486 7.2 15.4 .466 7.2 15.4 .466 1.3 1.6 .857 9.6 2.2 4.8 15.7
6 Jerry Lucas 32 17 368 5.3 11.0 .482 5.3 11.0 .482 2.0 2.3 .870 8.3 3.8 4.6 12.5
7 Phil Jackson 27 17 338 6.4 12.8 .500 6.4 12.8 .500 3.0 4.0 .737 7.7 2.6 6.3 15.8
8 Dean Meminger 24 17 323 3.5 6.2 .554 3.5 6.2 .554 2.1 3.8 .559 4.1 4.1 3.2 9.0
9 John Gianelli 22 7 55 7.2 13.1 .550 7.2 13.1 .550 2.0 4.6 .429 8.5 0.7 3.9 16.4
10 Henry Bibby 23 6 43 6.7 15.1 .444 6.7 15.1 .444 3.3 6.7 .500 1.7 2.5 4.2 16.7
11 Dick Barnett 36 4 17 6.4 12.7 .500 6.4 12.7 .500 0.0 0.0 0.0 4.2 10.6 12.7
12 Harthorne Wingo 25 3 12 15.0 39.0 .385 15.0 39.0 .385 3.0 6.0 .500 21.0 0.0 3.0 33.0

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 Walt Frazier 27 17 765 .514 .514 .777
2 Dave DeBusschere 32 17 632 .442 .442 .775
3 Bill Bradley 29 17 587 .448 .448 .800
4 Earl Monroe 28 16 504 .526 .526 .750
5 Willis Reed 30 17 486 .466 .466 .857
6 Jerry Lucas 32 17 368 .482 .482 .870
7 Phil Jackson 27 17 338 .500 .500 .737
8 Dean Meminger 24 17 323 .554 .554 .559
9 John Gianelli 22 7 55 .550 .550 .429
10 Henry Bibby 23 6 43 .444 .444 .500
11 Dick Barnett 36 4 17 .500 .500
12 Harthorne Wingo 25 3 12 .385 .385 .500

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 Walt Frazier 27 17 765 19.7 .559 .514 .322 8.6 19.6 2.3 0.8 3.0 .189
2 Dave DeBusschere 32 17 632 16.0 .469 .442 .151 15.0 12.8 0.3 0.7 1.0 .079
3 Bill Bradley 29 17 587 12.0 .490 .448 .226 5.1 10.4 0.6 0.4 1.0 .078
4 Earl Monroe 28 16 504 17.7 .556 .526 .227 5.3 14.8 1.5 0.4 1.9 .177
5 Willis Reed 30 17 486 15.1 .488 .466 .101 14.0 8.8 0.5 0.5 1.0 .096
6 Jerry Lucas 32 17 368 14.7 .524 .482 .205 12.2 14.0 0.6 0.4 1.0 .125
7 Phil Jackson 27 17 338 15.2 .541 .500 .317 11.3 9.8 0.7 0.3 1.1 .152
8 Dean Meminger 24 17 323 11.4 .571 .554 .607 6.1 14.2 0.6 0.3 0.8 .121
9 John Gianelli 22 7 55 15.2 .542 .550 .350 12.5 2.6 0.1 0.0 0.2 .148
10 Henry Bibby 23 6 43 10.9 .465 .444 .444 2.5 9.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 .043
11 Dick Barnett 36 4 17 7.6 .500 .500 .000 0.0 16.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 .078
12 Harthorne Wingo 25 3 12 23.5 .396 .385 .154 30.8 0.0 -0.1 0.0 0.0 -0.122