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1977-78 New York Knicks Schedule and Results

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Record: 43-39, Finished 2nd in NBA Atlantic Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Willis Reed (43-39)

PTS/G: 113.4 (3rd of 22) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 114.0 (22nd of 22)
SRS: -0.53 (12th of 22) ▪ Pace: 109.7 (3rd of 22)
Off Rtg: 101.7 (9th of 22) ▪ Def Rtg: 102.2 (18th of 22)
Expected W-L: 40-42 (12th of 22)

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

NBA 1978 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals (4-0) versus Philadelphia 76ers  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Eastern Conference First Round (2-0) versus Cleveland Cavaliers  (Series Stats)

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Tue, Oct 18, 1977 Box Score Kansas City Kings W 120 113 1 0 W 1
2 Sat, Oct 22, 1977 Box Score Washington Bullets W 141 115 2 0 W 2
3 Tue, Oct 25, 1977 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers L OT 112 117 2 1 L 1
4 Wed, Oct 26, 1977 Box Score @ New Orleans Jazz L 106 123 2 2 L 2
5 Sat, Oct 29, 1977 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 124 117 3 2 W 1
6 Tue, Nov 1, 1977 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers L 104 113 3 3 L 1
7 Fri, Nov 4, 1977 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics W 95 92 4 3 W 1
8 Sun, Nov 6, 1977 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers W 106 102 5 3 W 2
9 Tue, Nov 8, 1977 Box Score San Antonio Spurs W 123 117 6 3 W 3
10 Wed, Nov 9, 1977 Box Score @ Buffalo Braves L 113 124 6 4 L 1
11 Fri, Nov 11, 1977 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 119 127 6 5 L 2
12 Sat, Nov 12, 1977 Box Score New Jersey Nets W 101 90 7 5 W 1
13 Tue, Nov 15, 1977 Box Score New Orleans Jazz W 108 105 8 5 W 2
14 Fri, Nov 18, 1977 Box Score @ Washington Bullets L 103 123 8 6 L 1
15 Sat, Nov 19, 1977 Box Score Indiana Pacers W OT 129 127 9 6 W 1
16 Tue, Nov 22, 1977 Box Score Buffalo Braves L 101 102 9 7 L 1
17 Fri, Nov 25, 1977 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L OT 119 121 9 8 L 2
18 Sat, Nov 26, 1977 Box Score Golden State Warriors W 112 106 10 8 W 1
19 Mon, Nov 28, 1977 Box Score Houston Rockets W 104 86 11 8 W 2
20 Tue, Nov 29, 1977 Box Score @ Houston Rockets L 103 120 11 9 L 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Thu, Dec 1, 1977 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs L 116 120 11 10 L 2
22 Sat, Dec 3, 1977 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks L 108 115 11 11 L 3
23 Tue, Dec 6, 1977 Box Score Boston Celtics W OT 122 119 12 11 W 1
24 Fri, Dec 9, 1977 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks W 103 84 13 11 W 2
25 Sat, Dec 10, 1977 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers L 106 107 13 12 L 1
26 Tue, Dec 13, 1977 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W 107 106 14 12 W 1
27 Wed, Dec 14, 1977 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers W 101 98 15 12 W 2
28 Fri, Dec 16, 1977 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks L 3OT 150 152 15 13 L 1
29 Sat, Dec 17, 1977 Box Score Chicago Bulls W 112 103 16 13 W 1
30 Tue, Dec 20, 1977 Box Score Phoenix Suns L 99 110 16 14 L 1
31 Thu, Dec 22, 1977 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers L 100 112 16 15 L 2
32 Sun, Dec 25, 1977 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 113 110 17 15 W 1
33 Thu, Dec 29, 1977 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets W 109 101 18 15 W 2
34 Fri, Dec 30, 1977 Box Score New Orleans Jazz W 118 116 19 15 W 3
35 Sun, Jan 1, 1978 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers W 96 87 20 15 W 4
36 Tue, Jan 3, 1978 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers L 117 120 20 16 L 1
37 Fri, Jan 6, 1978 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls W 99 97 21 16 W 1
38 Sat, Jan 7, 1978 Box Score @ Kansas City Kings W 100 93 22 16 W 2
39 Tue, Jan 10, 1978 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers L 113 126 22 17 L 1
40 Fri, Jan 13, 1978 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors L 96 109 22 18 L 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Sun, Jan 15, 1978 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L 102 108 22 19 L 3
42 Tue, Jan 17, 1978 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers L 108 121 22 20 L 4
43 Thu, Jan 19, 1978 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 114 134 22 21 L 5
44 Sun, Jan 22, 1978 Box Score @ Denver Nuggets W OT 143 141 23 21 W 1
45 Tue, Jan 24, 1978 Box Score Golden State Warriors W 99 97 24 21 W 2
46 Thu, Jan 26, 1978 Box Score Kansas City Kings W 112 105 25 21 W 3
47 Fri, Jan 27, 1978 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks L 96 105 25 22 L 1
48 Sat, Jan 28, 1978 Box Score Chicago Bulls W 108 96 26 22 W 1
49 Tue, Jan 31, 1978 Box Score Denver Nuggets L 115 119 26 23 L 1
50 Thu, Feb 2, 1978 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs L 113 123 26 24 L 2
51 Fri, Feb 3, 1978 Box Score @ Houston Rockets L 102 112 26 25 L 3
52 Thu, Feb 9, 1978 Box Score Indiana Pacers W 126 117 27 25 W 1
53 Sat, Feb 11, 1978 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks W 133 122 28 25 W 2
54 Sun, Feb 12, 1978 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets L 110 112 28 26 L 1
55 Tue, Feb 14, 1978 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers L 2OT 127 136 28 27 L 2
56 Fri, Feb 17, 1978 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons W 128 108 29 27 W 1
57 Sat, Feb 18, 1978 Box Score Buffalo Braves L 112 122 29 28 L 1
58 Tue, Feb 21, 1978 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics W 122 120 30 28 W 1
59 Sat, Feb 25, 1978 Box Score Phoenix Suns W 122 115 31 28 W 2
60 Tue, Feb 28, 1978 Box Score San Antonio Spurs W 138 123 32 28 W 3
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Thu, Mar 2, 1978 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W 128 117 33 28 W 4
62 Sat, Mar 4, 1978 Box Score Boston Celtics W 99 91 34 28 W 5
63 Sun, Mar 5, 1978 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 94 112 34 29 L 1
64 Tue, Mar 7, 1978 Box Score Houston Rockets W 112 101 35 29 W 1
65 Wed, Mar 8, 1978 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks L 2OT 125 127 35 30 L 1
66 Fri, Mar 10, 1978 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers L 115 122 35 31 L 2
67 Sat, Mar 11, 1978 Box Score New Jersey Nets W 126 117 36 31 W 1
68 Tue, Mar 14, 1978 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers L 117 135 36 32 L 1
69 Fri, Mar 17, 1978 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 117 129 36 33 L 2
70 Sat, Mar 18, 1978 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers L 127 141 36 34 L 3
71 Sun, Mar 19, 1978 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 118 125 36 35 L 4
72 Tue, Mar 21, 1978 Box Score @ Denver Nuggets W 115 114 37 35 W 1
73 Thu, Mar 23, 1978 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 108 120 37 36 L 1
74 Sat, Mar 25, 1978 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors L 123 133 37 37 L 2
75 Tue, Mar 28, 1978 Box Score Denver Nuggets W 106 103 38 37 W 1
76 Thu, Mar 30, 1978 Box Score Washington Bullets L 108 123 38 38 L 1
77 Fri, Mar 31, 1978 Box Score @ New Orleans Jazz W 117 116 39 38 W 1
78 Sun, Apr 2, 1978 Box Score @ Washington Bullets W 114 109 40 38 W 2
79 Tue, Apr 4, 1978 Box Score Atlanta Hawks L 101 105 40 39 L 1
80 Thu, Apr 6, 1978 Box Score Detroit Pistons W OT 129 125 41 39 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
81 Fri, Apr 7, 1978 Box Score @ Kansas City Kings W 125 112 42 39 W 2
82 Sat, Apr 8, 1978 Box Score @ Buffalo Braves W 118 107 43 39 W 3

Playoffs

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Wed, Apr 12, 1978 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers W 132 114 1 0 W 1
2 Fri, Apr 14, 1978 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers W 109 107 2 0 W 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
3 Sun, Apr 16, 1978 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 90 130 2 1 L 1
4 Tue, Apr 18, 1978 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 100 119 2 2 L 2
5 Thu, Apr 20, 1978 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers L 126 137 2 3 L 3
6 Sun, Apr 23, 1978 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers L 107 112 2 4 L 4