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1976-77 New York Knicks Roster and Stats

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Record: 40-42, Finished 3rd in NBA Atlantic Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Red Holzman (40-42)

PTS/G: 108.6 (7th of 22) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 108.6 (18th of 22)
SRS: 0.02 (13th of 22) ▪ Pace: 108.1 (6th of 22)
Off Rtg: 100.1 (10th of 22) ▪ Def Rtg: 100.1 (15th of 22)
Expected W-L: 41-41 (13th of 22)

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

Game Results

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Roster

No. Player Pos Ht Wt Birth Date Exp College
9 Butch Beard PG 6-3 185 May 4, 1947 6 University of Louisville
24 Bill Bradley SF 6-5 205 July 28, 1943 9 Princeton University
14 Ticky Burden SG 6-2 185 February 28, 1953 1 University of Utah
31 Mel Davis PF 6-6 220 November 9, 1950 3 St. John's University
10 Walt Frazier PG 6-4 200 March 29, 1945 9 Southern Illinois University
40 John Gianelli C 6-10 220 June 10, 1950 4 University of the Pacific
42 Spencer Haywood PF 6-8 225 April 22, 1949 7 University of Detroit Mercy
18 Phil Jackson PF 6-8 220 September 17, 1945 8 University of North Dakota
35 Mo Layton SG 6-1 180 December 24, 1948 3 University of Southern California
11 Bob McAdoo C 6-9 210 September 25, 1951 4 University of North Carolina
52 Tom McMillen C 6-11 215 May 26, 1952 1 University of Maryland
5 Jim McMillian SF 6-5 215 March 11, 1948 6 Columbia University
7 Dean Meminger SG 6-0 175 May 13, 1948 5 Marquette University
15 Earl Monroe SG 6-3 185 November 21, 1944 9 Winston-Salem State University
8 Lonnie Shelton PF 6-8 240 October 19, 1955 R Oregon State University
41 Neal Walk C 6-10 220 July 29, 1948 7 University of Florida

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 19755 3659 7530 .486 3659 7530 .486 1587 2078 .764 974 2680 3654 1956 714 304 1680 2007 8905
Team/G 240.9 44.6 91.8 .486 44.6 91.8 .486 19.4 25.3 .764 11.9 32.7 44.6 23.9 8.7 3.7 20.5 24.5 108.6
Lg Rank 12 6 13 1 6 13 1 18 18 6 22 8 21 14 15 21 12 7 7
Year/Year -0.3% 6.3% -0.3% +0.030 6.3% -0.3% +0.030 3.6% 4.7% -0.008 -4.7% -1.6% -2.4% 17.8% 24.2% 17.4% 19.7% 0.0% 5.8%
Opponent 82 19755 3577 7610 .470 3577 7610 .470 1752 2327 .753 1163 2716 3879 1847 793 412 1612 2008 8906
Opponent/G 240.9 43.6 92.8 .470 43.6 92.8 .470 21.4 28.4 .753 14.2 33.1 47.3 22.5 9.7 5.0 19.7 24.5 108.6
Lg Rank 12 17 12 14 17 12 14 14 13 13 7 16 12 5 13 11 15 9 18
Year/Year -0.3% 5.0% 2.5% +0.011 5.0% 2.5% +0.011 2.8% 2.3% +0.003 8.9% -6.1% -2.0% 1.9% 30.4% 23.0% 10.9% 2.8% 4.5%

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 41 41 -0.01 0.03 0.02 100.1 100.1 108.1 .276 .486 16.6 26.4 .211 .470 15.7 69.7 .230 Madison Square Garden (IV)
Lg Rank 13 13 13 11 13 10 15 6 18 1 14 22 17 14 15 6 12

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 31 76 2687 532 1089 .489 532 1089 .489 259 336 .771 52 241 293 403 132 9 194 1323
2 Earl Monroe 32 77 2656 613 1185 .517 613 1185 .517 307 366 .839 45 178 223 366 91 23 197 1533
3 Jim McMillian 28 67 2158 298 642 .464 298 642 .464 67 86 .779 66 241 307 139 63 5 103 663
4 Lonnie Shelton 21 82 2104 398 836 .476 398 836 .476 159 225 .707 220 413 633 149 125 98 363 955
5 Bob McAdoo 25 52 2031 558 1045 .534 558 1045 .534 271 358 .757 133 529 662 140 61 65 188 1387
6 Tom McMillen 24 56 1222 229 471 .486 229 471 .486 70 87 .805 85 232 317 51 10 4 134 528
7 Butch Beard 29 70 1082 148 293 .505 148 293 .505 75 109 .688 50 113 163 144 57 5 137 371
8 Phil Jackson 31 76 1033 102 232 .440 102 232 .440 51 71 .718 75 154 229 85 33 18 184 255
9 Bill Bradley 33 67 1027 127 274 .464 127 274 .464 34 42 .810 27 76 103 128 25 8 122 288
10 Spencer Haywood 27 31 1021 202 449 .450 202 449 .450 109 131 .832 77 203 280 50 14 29 72 513
11 Mo Layton 28 56 765 134 277 .484 134 277 .484 58 73 .795 11 36 47 154 21 6 87 326
12 John Gianelli 26 19 630 86 182 .473 86 182 .473 35 48 .729 60 118 178 26 14 28 54 207
13 Ticky Burden 23 61 608 148 352 .420 148 352 .420 51 85 .600 26 40 66 62 47 1 88 347
14 Mel Davis 26 22 342 41 110 .373 41 110 .373 22 31 .710 30 70 100 24 9 1 45 104
15 Dean Meminger 28 32 254 15 36 .417 15 36 .417 13 23 .565 12 14 26 29 8 1 17 43
16 Neal Walk 28 11 135 28 57 .491 28 57 .491 6 7 .857 5 22 27 6 4 3 22 62

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 Bob McAdoo 25 52 39.1 10.7 20.1 .534 10.7 20.1 .534 5.2 6.9 .757 2.6 10.2 12.7 2.7 1.2 1.3 3.6 26.7
2 Walt Frazier 31 76 35.4 7.0 14.3 .489 7.0 14.3 .489 3.4 4.4 .771 0.7 3.2 3.9 5.3 1.7 0.1 2.6 17.4
3 Earl Monroe 32 77 34.5 8.0 15.4 .517 8.0 15.4 .517 4.0 4.8 .839 0.6 2.3 2.9 4.8 1.2 0.3 2.6 19.9
4 John Gianelli 26 19 33.2 4.5 9.6 .473 4.5 9.6 .473 1.8 2.5 .729 3.2 6.2 9.4 1.4 0.7 1.5 2.8 10.9
5 Spencer Haywood 27 31 32.9 6.5 14.5 .450 6.5 14.5 .450 3.5 4.2 .832 2.5 6.5 9.0 1.6 0.5 0.9 2.3 16.5
6 Jim McMillian 28 67 32.2 4.4 9.6 .464 4.4 9.6 .464 1.0 1.3 .779 1.0 3.6 4.6 2.1 0.9 0.1 1.5 9.9
7 Lonnie Shelton 21 82 25.7 4.9 10.2 .476 4.9 10.2 .476 1.9 2.7 .707 2.7 5.0 7.7 1.8 1.5 1.2 4.4 11.6
8 Tom McMillen 24 56 21.8 4.1 8.4 .486 4.1 8.4 .486 1.3 1.6 .805 1.5 4.1 5.7 0.9 0.2 0.1 2.4 9.4
9 Mel Davis 26 22 15.5 1.9 5.0 .373 1.9 5.0 .373 1.0 1.4 .710 1.4 3.2 4.5 1.1 0.4 0.0 2.0 4.7
10 Butch Beard 29 70 15.5 2.1 4.2 .505 2.1 4.2 .505 1.1 1.6 .688 0.7 1.6 2.3 2.1 0.8 0.1 2.0 5.3
11 Bill Bradley 33 67 15.3 1.9 4.1 .464 1.9 4.1 .464 0.5 0.6 .810 0.4 1.1 1.5 1.9 0.4 0.1 1.8 4.3
12 Mo Layton 28 56 13.7 2.4 4.9 .484 2.4 4.9 .484 1.0 1.3 .795 0.2 0.6 0.8 2.8 0.4 0.1 1.6 5.8
13 Phil Jackson 31 76 13.6 1.3 3.1 .440 1.3 3.1 .440 0.7 0.9 .718 1.0 2.0 3.0 1.1 0.4 0.2 2.4 3.4
14 Neal Walk 28 11 12.3 2.5 5.2 .491 2.5 5.2 .491 0.5 0.6 .857 0.5 2.0 2.5 0.5 0.4 0.3 2.0 5.6
15 Ticky Burden 23 61 10.0 2.4 5.8 .420 2.4 5.8 .420 0.8 1.4 .600 0.4 0.7 1.1 1.0 0.8 0.0 1.4 5.7
16 Dean Meminger 28 32 7.9 0.5 1.1 .417 0.5 1.1 .417 0.4 0.7 .565 0.4 0.4 0.8 0.9 0.3 0.0 0.5 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 Walt Frazier 31 76 2687 7.1 14.6 .489 7.1 14.6 .489 3.5 4.5 .771 0.7 3.2 3.9 5.4 1.8 0.1 2.6 17.7
2 Earl Monroe 32 77 2656 8.3 16.1 .517 8.3 16.1 .517 4.2 5.0 .839 0.6 2.4 3.0 5.0 1.2 0.3 2.7 20.8
3 Jim McMillian 28 67 2158 5.0 10.7 .464 5.0 10.7 .464 1.1 1.4 .779 1.1 4.0 5.1 2.3 1.1 0.1 1.7 11.1
4 Lonnie Shelton 21 82 2104 6.8 14.3 .476 6.8 14.3 .476 2.7 3.8 .707 3.8 7.1 10.8 2.5 2.1 1.7 6.2 16.3
5 Bob McAdoo 25 52 2031 9.9 18.5 .534 9.9 18.5 .534 4.8 6.3 .757 2.4 9.4 11.7 2.5 1.1 1.2 3.3 24.6
6 Tom McMillen 24 56 1222 6.7 13.9 .486 6.7 13.9 .486 2.1 2.6 .805 2.5 6.8 9.3 1.5 0.3 0.1 3.9 15.6
7 Butch Beard 29 70 1082 4.9 9.7 .505 4.9 9.7 .505 2.5 3.6 .688 1.7 3.8 5.4 4.8 1.9 0.2 4.6 12.3
8 Phil Jackson 31 76 1033 3.6 8.1 .440 3.6 8.1 .440 1.8 2.5 .718 2.6 5.4 8.0 3.0 1.2 0.6 6.4 8.9
9 Bill Bradley 33 67 1027 4.5 9.6 .464 4.5 9.6 .464 1.2 1.5 .810 0.9 2.7 3.6 4.5 0.9 0.3 4.3 10.1
10 Spencer Haywood 27 31 1021 7.1 15.8 .450 7.1 15.8 .450 3.8 4.6 .832 2.7 7.2 9.9 1.8 0.5 1.0 2.5 18.1
11 Mo Layton 28 56 765 6.3 13.0 .484 6.3 13.0 .484 2.7 3.4 .795 0.5 1.7 2.2 7.2 1.0 0.3 4.1 15.3
12 John Gianelli 26 19 630 4.9 10.4 .473 4.9 10.4 .473 2.0 2.7 .729 3.4 6.7 10.2 1.5 0.8 1.6 3.1 11.8
13 Ticky Burden 23 61 608 8.8 20.8 .420 8.8 20.8 .420 3.0 5.0 .600 1.5 2.4 3.9 3.7 2.8 0.1 5.2 20.5
14 Mel Davis 26 22 342 4.3 11.6 .373 4.3 11.6 .373 2.3 3.3 .710 3.2 7.4 10.5 2.5 0.9 0.1 4.7 10.9
15 Dean Meminger 28 32 254 2.1 5.1 .417 2.1 5.1 .417 1.8 3.3 .565 1.7 2.0 3.7 4.1 1.1 0.1 2.4 6.1
16 Neal Walk 28 11 135 7.5 15.2 .491 7.5 15.2 .491 1.6 1.9 .857 1.3 5.9 7.2 1.6 1.1 0.8 5.9 16.5

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 31 76 2687 8.8 18.0 .489 8.8 18.0 .489 4.3 5.6 .771 0.9 4.0 4.8 6.7 2.2 0.1 3.2 21.9
2 Earl Monroe 32 77 2656 10.2 19.8 .517 10.2 19.8 .517 5.1 6.1 .839 0.8 3.0 3.7 6.1 1.5 0.4 3.3 25.6
3 Jim McMillian 28 67 2158 6.1 13.2 .464 6.1 13.2 .464 1.4 1.8 .779 1.4 5.0 6.3 2.9 1.3 0.1 2.1 13.6
4 Lonnie Shelton 21 82 2104 8.4 17.6 .476 8.4 17.6 .476 3.4 4.7 .707 4.6 8.7 13.4 3.1 2.6 2.1 7.7 20.2
5 Bob McAdoo 25 52 2031 12.2 22.8 .534 12.2 22.8 .534 5.9 7.8 .757 2.9 11.6 14.5 3.1 1.3 1.4 4.1 30.3
6 Tom McMillen 24 56 1222 8.3 17.1 .486 8.3 17.1 .486 2.5 3.2 .805 3.1 8.4 11.5 1.9 0.4 0.1 4.9 19.2
7 Butch Beard 29 70 1082 6.1 12.0 .505 6.1 12.0 .505 3.1 4.5 .688 2.1 4.6 6.7 5.9 2.3 0.2 5.6 15.2
8 Phil Jackson 31 76 1033 4.4 10.0 .440 4.4 10.0 .440 2.2 3.1 .718 3.2 6.6 9.8 3.7 1.4 0.8 7.9 11.0
9 Bill Bradley 33 67 1027 5.5 11.8 .464 5.5 11.8 .464 1.5 1.8 .810 1.2 3.3 4.5 5.5 1.1 0.3 5.3 12.5
10 Spencer Haywood 27 31 1021 8.8 19.5 .450 8.8 19.5 .450 4.7 5.7 .832 3.3 8.8 12.2 2.2 0.6 1.3 3.1 22.3
11 Mo Layton 28 56 765 7.8 16.1 .484 7.8 16.1 .484 3.4 4.2 .795 0.6 2.1 2.7 8.9 1.2 0.3 5.1 18.9
12 John Gianelli 26 19 630 6.1 12.8 .473 6.1 12.8 .473 2.5 3.4 .729 4.2 8.3 12.5 1.8 1.0 2.0 3.8 14.6
13 Ticky Burden 23 61 608 10.8 25.7 .420 10.8 25.7 .420 3.7 6.2 .600 1.9 2.9 4.8 4.5 3.4 0.1 6.4 25.3
14 Mel Davis 26 22 342 5.3 14.3 .373 5.3 14.3 .373 2.9 4.0 .710 3.9 9.1 13.0 3.1 1.2 0.1 5.8 13.5
15 Dean Meminger 28 32 254 2.6 6.3 .417 2.6 6.3 .417 2.3 4.0 .565 2.1 2.4 4.5 5.1 1.4 0.2 3.0 7.5
16 Neal Walk 28 11 135 9.2 18.7 .491 9.2 18.7 .491 2.0 2.3 .857 1.6 7.2 8.9 2.0 1.3 1.0 7.2 20.4

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 31 76 2687 16.6 .535 .489 .309 2.1 9.2 5.7 20.6 2.2 0.2 101 3.8 2.3 6.1 .108
2 Earl Monroe 32 77 2656 18.1 .569 .517 .309 1.8 6.9 4.4 19.8 1.5 0.4 103 6.2 1.6 7.8 .141
3 Jim McMillian 28 67 2158 9.9 .488 .464 .134 3.3 11.5 7.5 8.2 1.3 0.1 102 1.1 1.5 2.6 .057
4 Lonnie Shelton 21 82 2104 16.7 .511 .476 .269 11.2 20.2 15.8 9.6 2.6 2.4 95 1.2 3.4 4.6 .105
5 Bob McAdoo 25 52 2031 22.6 .577 .534 .343 7.0 26.8 17.1 10.6 1.3 1.7 97 5.0 2.9 7.9 .187
6 Tom McMillen 24 56 1222 12.7 .518 .486 .185 7.4 19.5 13.6 5.6 0.4 0.2 102 1.0 0.9 2.0 .077
7 Butch Beard 29 70 1082 13.4 .544 .505 .372 4.9 10.7 7.9 16.9 2.3 0.2 100 0.9 1.0 2.0 .088
8 Phil Jackson 31 76 1033 9.4 .484 .440 .306 7.8 15.3 11.6 9.9 1.4 0.9 100 -0.1 1.0 0.9 .043
9 Bill Bradley 33 67 1027 9.5 .492 .464 .153 2.8 7.6 5.3 15.5 1.1 0.4 103 0.3 0.5 0.8 .038
10 Spencer Haywood 27 31 1021 15.6 .506 .450 .292 8.1 20.4 14.4 6.7 0.6 1.5 100 1.1 1.0 2.1 .096
11 Mo Layton 28 56 765 14.5 .527 .484 .264 1.5 4.8 3.2 26.8 1.2 0.4 104 0.7 0.4 1.1 .068
12 John Gianelli 26 19 630 12.9 .510 .473 .264 10.2 19.3 14.8 5.2 1.0 2.3 99 0.6 0.7 1.3 .097
13 Ticky Burden 23 61 608 14.6 .446 .420 .241 4.6 6.8 5.7 14.9 3.4 0.1 99 -0.7 0.7 0.0 -0.004
14 Mel Davis 26 22 342 10.1 .421 .373 .282 9.4 21.0 15.3 8.7 1.2 0.2 100 -0.3 0.4 0.1 .010
15 Dean Meminger 28 32 254 8.0 .466 .417 .639 5.1 5.7 5.4 13.2 1.4 0.2 104 0.0 0.1 0.2 .032
16 Neal Walk 28 11 135 12.6 .516 .491 .123 4.0 16.8 10.5 6.2 1.3 1.2 100 0.1 0.1 0.2 .070