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1985-86 New York Knicks Roster and Stats

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Record: 23-59, Finished 5th in NBA Atlantic Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Hubie Brown (23-59)

PTS/G: 98.7 (23rd of 23) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 104.3 (1st of 23)
SRS: -4.82 (22nd of 23) ▪ Pace: 98.6 (22nd of 23)
Off Rtg: 99.5 (23rd of 23) ▪ Def Rtg: 105.2 (5th of 23)
Expected W-L: 26-56 (22nd of 23)

Arena: Madison Square Garden (IV) ▪ Attendance: 592,484 (6th of 23)

Game Results

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Roster

No. Player Pos Ht Wt Birth Date Exp College
20 James Bailey PF 6-9 220 May 21, 1957 6 Rutgers University
1 Ken Bannister PF 6-9 235 April 1, 1960 1 Saint Augustine's College
7 Butch Carter SG 6-5 180 June 11, 1958 5 Indiana University
25 Bill Cartwright C 7-1 245 July 30, 1957 5 University of San Francisco
35 Fred Cofield PG 6-3 190 January 4, 1962 R Eastern Michigan University
42 Pat Cummings C 6-9 230 July 11, 1956 6 University of Cincinnati
33 Patrick Ewing C 7-0 240 August 5, 1962 R Georgetown University
3 Ken Green PF 6-8 215 September 19, 1959 R University of Texas-Pan American
18 Ernie Grunfeld SF 6-6 210 April 24, 1955 8 University of Tennessee
14 Chris McNealy PF 6-7 210 July 15, 1961 R San Jose State University
55 Louis Orr SF 6-8 175 May 7, 1958 5 Syracuse University
2 Rory Sparrow PG 6-2 175 June 12, 1958 5 Villanova University
23 Bob Thornton PF 6-10 225 July 10, 1962 R University of California, Irvine
6 Trent Tucker SG 6-5 193 December 20, 1959 3 University of Minnesota
4 Darrell Walker PG 6-4 180 March 9, 1961 2 University of Arkansas
21 Gerald Wilkins SG 6-6 185 September 11, 1963 R University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

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 19805 3239 7034 .460 82 239 .343 3157 6795 .465 1534 2237 .686 1081 2170 3251 1877 714 308 1438 2213 8094
Team/G 241.5 39.5 85.8 .460 1.0 2.9 .343 38.5 82.9 .465 18.7 27.3 .686 13.2 26.5 39.6 22.9 8.7 3.8 17.5 27.0 98.7
Lg Rank 8 23 21 23 10 13 2 23 21 23 23 22 23 17 23 23 22 14 22 12 21 23
Year/Year -0.1% -5.7% -0.9% -0.023 60.8% 20.7% +0.086 -6.7% -1.6% -0.026 -10.1% -4.8% -0.040 -3.1% 3.2% 1.0% -6.1% -5.3% 15.4% -1.4% -7.7% -6.2%
Opponent 82 19805 3192 6672 .478 68 274 .248 3124 6398 .488 2102 2744 .766 1166 2587 3753 2007 701 444 1629 2018 8554
Opponent/G 241.5 38.9 81.4 .478 0.8 3.3 .248 38.1 78.0 .488 25.6 33.5 .766 14.2 31.5 45.8 24.5 8.5 5.4 19.9 24.6 104.3
Lg Rank 8 1 1 8 6 12 3 1 1 8 22 22 19 11 21 21 5 10 12 4 11 1
Year/Year -0.1% -4.1% -0.9% -0.016 1.5% 19.7% -0.044 -4.2% -1.6% -0.013 -7.9% -8.7% +0.007 -4.3% 7.7% 3.7% -6.3% 5.1% -0.4% 2.5% -1.0% -5.0%

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 26 56 -5.61 0.79 -4.82 99.5 105.2 98.6 .318 .034 .466 15.2 29.5 .218 .484 17.1 65.0 .315 Madison Square Garden (IV) 592,484
Lg Rank 22 22 22 1 22 23 5 22 17 13 23 13 22 23 8 1 21 23 6

Totals

Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% eFG% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1 Rory Sparrow 27 74 74 2344 345 723 .477 5 20 .250 340 703 .484 .481 101 127 .795 50 120 170 472 85 14 154 182 796
2 Louis Orr 27 74 64 2237 330 741 .445 0 4 .000 330 737 .448 .445 218 278 .784 123 189 312 179 61 26 118 177 878
3 Gerald Wilkins 22 81 53 2025 437 934 .468 7 25 .280 430 909 .473 .472 132 237 .557 92 116 208 161 68 9 157 155 1013
4 Darrell Walker 24 81 35 2023 324 753 .430 0 10 .000 324 743 .436 .430 190 277 .686 100 120 220 337 146 36 192 216 838
5 Trent Tucker 26 77 23 1788 349 740 .472 41 91 .451 308 649 .475 .499 79 100 .790 70 99 169 192 65 8 70 167 818
6 Patrick Ewing 23 50 50 1771 386 814 .474 0 5 .000 386 809 .477 .474 226 306 .739 124 327 451 102 54 103 172 191 998
7 Ken Bannister 25 70 15 1405 235 479 .491 0 1 .000 235 478 .492 .491 131 249 .526 89 233 322 42 42 24 129 208 601
8 Ernie Grunfeld 30 76 0 1402 148 355 .417 26 61 .426 122 294 .415 .454 90 108 .833 42 164 206 119 39 13 50 192 412
9 Bob Thornton 23 71 23 1323 125 274 .456 0 0 125 274 .456 .456 86 162 .531 113 177 290 43 30 7 83 209 336
10 James Bailey 28 48 36 1245 202 443 .456 0 4 .000 202 439 .460 .456 129 167 .772 102 232 334 50 33 40 99 207 533
11 Pat Cummings 29 31 30 1007 195 408 .478 0 2 .000 195 406 .480 .478 97 139 .698 92 188 280 47 27 12 87 136 487
12 Chris McNealy 24 30 6 627 70 144 .486 0 0 70 144 .486 .486 31 47 .660 62 141 203 41 38 12 35 88 171
13 Fred Cofield 24 45 1 469 75 184 .408 3 15 .200 72 169 .426 .416 12 20 .600 6 40 46 82 20 3 49 65 165
14 Ken Green 26 7 0 72 13 27 .481 0 0 13 27 .481 .481 5 9 .556 12 15 27 2 4 0 1 8 31
15 Bill Cartwright 28 2 0 36 3 7 .429 0 0 3 7 .429 .429 6 10 .600 2 8 10 5 1 1 6 6 12
16 Butch Carter 27 5 0 31 2 8 .250 0 1 .000 2 7 .286 .250 1 1 1.000 2 1 3 3 1 0 6 6 5

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 Patrick Ewing 23 50 50 35.4 7.7 16.3 .474 0.0 0.1 .000 7.7 16.2 .477 4.5 6.1 .739 2.5 6.5 9.0 2.0 1.1 2.1 3.4 3.8 20.0
2 Pat Cummings 29 31 30 32.5 6.3 13.2 .478 0.0 0.1 .000 6.3 13.1 .480 3.1 4.5 .698 3.0 6.1 9.0 1.5 0.9 0.4 2.8 4.4 15.7
3 Rory Sparrow 27 74 74 31.7 4.7 9.8 .477 0.1 0.3 .250 4.6 9.5 .484 1.4 1.7 .795 0.7 1.6 2.3 6.4 1.1 0.2 2.1 2.5 10.8
4 Louis Orr 27 74 64 30.2 4.5 10.0 .445 0.0 0.1 .000 4.5 10.0 .448 2.9 3.8 .784 1.7 2.6 4.2 2.4 0.8 0.4 1.6 2.4 11.9
5 James Bailey 28 48 36 25.9 4.2 9.2 .456 0.0 0.1 .000 4.2 9.1 .460 2.7 3.5 .772 2.1 4.8 7.0 1.0 0.7 0.8 2.1 4.3 11.1
6 Gerald Wilkins 22 81 53 25.0 5.4 11.5 .468 0.1 0.3 .280 5.3 11.2 .473 1.6 2.9 .557 1.1 1.4 2.6 2.0 0.8 0.1 1.9 1.9 12.5
7 Darrell Walker 24 81 35 25.0 4.0 9.3 .430 0.0 0.1 .000 4.0 9.2 .436 2.3 3.4 .686 1.2 1.5 2.7 4.2 1.8 0.4 2.4 2.7 10.3
8 Trent Tucker 26 77 23 23.2 4.5 9.6 .472 0.5 1.2 .451 4.0 8.4 .475 1.0 1.3 .790 0.9 1.3 2.2 2.5 0.8 0.1 0.9 2.2 10.6
9 Chris McNealy 24 30 6 20.9 2.3 4.8 .486 0.0 0.0 2.3 4.8 .486 1.0 1.6 .660 2.1 4.7 6.8 1.4 1.3 0.4 1.2 2.9 5.7
10 Ken Bannister 25 70 15 20.1 3.4 6.8 .491 0.0 0.0 .000 3.4 6.8 .492 1.9 3.6 .526 1.3 3.3 4.6 0.6 0.6 0.3 1.8 3.0 8.6
11 Bob Thornton 23 71 23 18.6 1.8 3.9 .456 0.0 0.0 1.8 3.9 .456 1.2 2.3 .531 1.6 2.5 4.1 0.6 0.4 0.1 1.2 2.9 4.7
12 Ernie Grunfeld 30 76 0 18.4 1.9 4.7 .417 0.3 0.8 .426 1.6 3.9 .415 1.2 1.4 .833 0.6 2.2 2.7 1.6 0.5 0.2 0.7 2.5 5.4
13 Bill Cartwright 28 2 0 18.0 1.5 3.5 .429 0.0 0.0 1.5 3.5 .429 3.0 5.0 .600 1.0 4.0 5.0 2.5 0.5 0.5 3.0 3.0 6.0
14 Fred Cofield 24 45 1 10.4 1.7 4.1 .408 0.1 0.3 .200 1.6 3.8 .426 0.3 0.4 .600 0.1 0.9 1.0 1.8 0.4 0.1 1.1 1.4 3.7
15 Ken Green 26 7 0 10.3 1.9 3.9 .481 0.0 0.0 1.9 3.9 .481 0.7 1.3 .556 1.7 2.1 3.9 0.3 0.6 0.0 0.1 1.1 4.4
16 Butch Carter 27 5 0 6.2 0.4 1.6 .250 0.0 0.2 .000 0.4 1.4 .286 0.2 0.2 1.000 0.4 0.2 0.6 0.6 0.2 0.0 1.2 1.2 1.0

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 Rory Sparrow 27 74 74 2344 5.3 11.1 .477 0.1 0.3 .250 5.2 10.8 .484 1.6 2.0 .795 0.8 1.8 2.6 7.2 1.3 0.2 2.4 2.8 12.2
2 Louis Orr 27 74 64 2237 5.3 11.9 .445 0.0 0.1 .000 5.3 11.9 .448 3.5 4.5 .784 2.0 3.0 5.0 2.9 1.0 0.4 1.9 2.8 14.1
3 Gerald Wilkins 22 81 53 2025 7.8 16.6 .468 0.1 0.4 .280 7.6 16.2 .473 2.3 4.2 .557 1.6 2.1 3.7 2.9 1.2 0.2 2.8 2.8 18.0
4 Darrell Walker 24 81 35 2023 5.8 13.4 .430 0.0 0.2 .000 5.8 13.2 .436 3.4 4.9 .686 1.8 2.1 3.9 6.0 2.6 0.6 3.4 3.8 14.9
5 Trent Tucker 26 77 23 1788 7.0 14.9 .472 0.8 1.8 .451 6.2 13.1 .475 1.6 2.0 .790 1.4 2.0 3.4 3.9 1.3 0.2 1.4 3.4 16.5
6 Patrick Ewing 23 50 50 1771 7.8 16.5 .474 0.0 0.1 .000 7.8 16.4 .477 4.6 6.2 .739 2.5 6.6 9.2 2.1 1.1 2.1 3.5 3.9 20.3
7 Ken Bannister 25 70 15 1405 6.0 12.3 .491 0.0 0.0 .000 6.0 12.2 .492 3.4 6.4 .526 2.3 6.0 8.3 1.1 1.1 0.6 3.3 5.3 15.4
8 Ernie Grunfeld 30 76 0 1402 3.8 9.1 .417 0.7 1.6 .426 3.1 7.5 .415 2.3 2.8 .833 1.1 4.2 5.3 3.1 1.0 0.3 1.3 4.9 10.6
9 Bob Thornton 23 71 23 1323 3.4 7.5 .456 0.0 0.0 3.4 7.5 .456 2.3 4.4 .531 3.1 4.8 7.9 1.2 0.8 0.2 2.3 5.7 9.1
10 James Bailey 28 48 36 1245 5.8 12.8 .456 0.0 0.1 .000 5.8 12.7 .460 3.7 4.8 .772 2.9 6.7 9.7 1.4 1.0 1.2 2.9 6.0 15.4
11 Pat Cummings 29 31 30 1007 7.0 14.6 .478 0.0 0.1 .000 7.0 14.5 .480 3.5 5.0 .698 3.3 6.7 10.0 1.7 1.0 0.4 3.1 4.9 17.4
12 Chris McNealy 24 30 6 627 4.0 8.3 .486 0.0 0.0 4.0 8.3 .486 1.8 2.7 .660 3.6 8.1 11.7 2.4 2.2 0.7 2.0 5.1 9.8
13 Fred Cofield 24 45 1 469 5.8 14.1 .408 0.2 1.2 .200 5.5 13.0 .426 0.9 1.5 .600 0.5 3.1 3.5 6.3 1.5 0.2 3.8 5.0 12.7
14 Ken Green 26 7 0 72 6.5 13.5 .481 0.0 0.0 6.5 13.5 .481 2.5 4.5 .556 6.0 7.5 13.5 1.0 2.0 0.0 0.5 4.0 15.5
15 Bill Cartwright 28 2 0 36 3.0 7.0 .429 0.0 0.0 3.0 7.0 .429 6.0 10.0 .600 2.0 8.0 10.0 5.0 1.0 1.0 6.0 6.0 12.0
16 Butch Carter 27 5 0 31 2.3 9.3 .250 0.0 1.2 .000 2.3 8.1 .286 1.2 1.2 1.000 2.3 1.2 3.5 3.5 1.2 0.0 7.0 7.0 5.8

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 ORtg DRtg
1 Rory Sparrow 27 74 74 2344 7.2 15.0 .477 0.1 0.4 .250 7.1 14.6 .484 2.1 2.6 .795 1.0 2.5 3.5 9.8 1.8 0.3 3.2 3.8 16.5 105 108
2 Louis Orr 27 74 64 2237 7.2 16.1 .445 0.0 0.1 .000 7.2 16.0 .448 4.7 6.1 .784 2.7 4.1 6.8 3.9 1.3 0.6 2.6 3.9 19.1 105 107
3 Gerald Wilkins 22 81 53 2025 10.5 22.5 .468 0.2 0.6 .280 10.3 21.9 .473 3.2 5.7 .557 2.2 2.8 5.0 3.9 1.6 0.2 3.8 3.7 24.4 95 108
4 Darrell Walker 24 81 35 2023 7.8 18.1 .430 0.0 0.2 .000 7.8 17.9 .436 4.6 6.7 .686 2.4 2.9 5.3 8.1 3.5 0.9 4.6 5.2 20.2 96 103
5 Trent Tucker 26 77 23 1788 9.5 20.2 .472 1.1 2.5 .451 8.4 17.7 .475 2.2 2.7 .790 1.9 2.7 4.6 5.2 1.8 0.2 1.9 4.5 22.3 109 108
6 Patrick Ewing 23 50 50 1771 10.6 22.4 .474 0.0 0.1 .000 10.6 22.2 .477 6.2 8.4 .739 3.4 9.0 12.4 2.8 1.5 2.8 4.7 5.3 27.4 99 101
7 Ken Bannister 25 70 15 1405 8.1 16.6 .491 0.0 0.0 .000 8.1 16.6 .492 4.5 8.6 .526 3.1 8.1 11.2 1.5 1.5 0.8 4.5 7.2 20.8 91 104
8 Ernie Grunfeld 30 76 0 1402 5.1 12.3 .417 0.9 2.1 .426 4.2 10.2 .415 3.1 3.8 .833 1.5 5.7 7.2 4.1 1.4 0.5 1.7 6.7 14.3 108 106
9 Bob Thornton 23 71 23 1323 4.6 10.1 .456 0.0 0.0 4.6 10.1 .456 3.2 6.0 .531 4.2 6.5 10.7 1.6 1.1 0.3 3.1 7.7 12.4 93 106
10 James Bailey 28 48 36 1245 7.9 17.3 .456 0.0 0.2 .000 7.9 17.2 .460 5.0 6.5 .772 4.0 9.1 13.1 2.0 1.3 1.6 3.9 8.1 20.8 98 103
11 Pat Cummings 29 31 30 1007 9.4 19.7 .478 0.0 0.1 .000 9.4 19.6 .480 4.7 6.7 .698 4.4 9.1 13.5 2.3 1.3 0.6 4.2 6.6 23.6 98 103
12 Chris McNealy 24 30 6 627 5.4 11.2 .486 0.0 0.0 5.4 11.2 .486 2.4 3.7 .660 4.8 11.0 15.8 3.2 3.0 0.9 2.7 6.8 13.3 104 98
13 Fred Cofield 24 45 1 469 7.8 19.1 .408 0.3 1.6 .200 7.5 17.5 .426 1.2 2.1 .600 0.6 4.2 4.8 8.5 2.1 0.3 5.1 6.7 17.1 84 106
14 Ken Green 26 7 0 72 8.8 18.3 .481 0.0 0.0 8.8 18.3 .481 3.4 6.1 .556 8.1 10.1 18.3 1.4 2.7 0.0 0.7 5.4 21.0 116 100
15 Bill Cartwright 28 2 0 36 4.1 9.5 .429 0.0 0.0 4.1 9.5 .429 8.1 13.5 .600 2.7 10.8 13.5 6.8 1.4 1.4 8.1 8.1 16.2 83 101
16 Butch Carter 27 5 0 31 3.1 12.6 .250 0.0 1.6 .000 3.1 11.0 .286 1.6 1.6 1.000 3.1 1.6 4.7 4.7 1.6 0.0 9.4 9.4 7.9 51 109

Advanced

Rk Player Age G MP PER TS% 3PAr FTr ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% OWS DWS WS WS/48 OBPM DBPM BPM VORP
1 Rory Sparrow 27 74 2344 13.0 .511 .028 .176 2.3 6.1 4.1 30.0 1.8 0.4 16.5 16.7 1.5 2.2 3.7 .077 -1.0 -0.5 -1.5 0.3
2 Louis Orr 27 74 2237 12.4 .509 .005 .375 5.9 10.0 7.9 11.9 1.3 0.7 12.0 18.4 1.5 2.3 3.7 .080 -1.0 0.7 -0.4 0.9
3 Gerald Wilkins 22 81 2025 12.2 .488 .027 .254 4.9 6.8 5.8 13.2 1.6 0.3 13.1 24.7 -1.2 1.9 0.7 .018 -1.7 -0.8 -2.5 -0.3
4 Darrell Walker 24 81 2023 14.0 .479 .013 .368 5.3 7.0 6.2 25.3 3.5 1.1 18.0 22.1 -0.9 3.0 2.1 .050 -0.9 1.7 0.9 1.5
5 Trent Tucker 26 77 1788 14.6 .522 .123 .135 4.2 6.6 5.3 17.2 1.8 0.3 8.2 20.0 2.3 1.7 4.0 .107 0.8 -0.6 0.2 1.0
6 Patrick Ewing 23 50 1771 17.4 .526 .006 .376 7.6 21.9 14.4 9.6 1.5 3.6 15.3 26.5 0.0 3.1 3.1 .084 -1.3 2.0 0.7 1.2
7 Ken Bannister 25 70 1405 10.4 .511 .002 .520 6.8 19.7 13.0 4.6 1.5 1.1 18.0 21.4 -1.3 2.0 0.7 .025 -4.3 0.0 -4.3 -0.8
8 Ernie Grunfeld 30 76 1402 9.8 .512 .172 .304 3.2 13.9 8.3 11.9 1.4 0.6 11.0 13.5 1.0 1.6 2.7 .091 -2.0 0.7 -1.3 0.2
9 Bob Thornton 23 71 1323 6.9 .487 .000 .591 9.2 15.9 12.4 4.5 1.1 0.3 19.4 13.6 -0.6 1.6 0.9 .034 -3.8 0.5 -3.3 -0.4
10 James Bailey 28 48 1245 12.6 .516 .009 .377 8.8 22.1 15.2 6.1 1.3 2.0 16.1 20.7 0.0 2.0 1.9 .075 -2.9 1.0 -1.9 0.0
11 Pat Cummings 29 31 1007 14.0 .519 .005 .341 9.9 22.2 15.7 7.5 1.3 0.7 15.6 23.1 0.0 1.5 1.5 .070 -1.8 0.4 -1.4 0.2
12 Chris McNealy 24 30 627 13.7 .519 .000 .326 10.7 26.7 18.3 9.3 3.0 1.2 17.5 13.3 0.3 1.3 1.6 .122 -1.8 3.4 1.6 0.6
13 Fred Cofield 24 45 469 7.9 .428 .082 .109 1.4 10.1 5.5 26.6 2.1 0.4 20.3 21.6 -0.9 0.6 -0.4 -0.039 -4.6 -0.8 -5.4 -0.4
14 Ken Green 26 7 72 19.3 .501 .000 .333 18.0 24.7 21.2 4.4 2.7 0.0 3.1 18.6 0.1 0.1 0.3 .184 0.0 -0.7 -0.7 0.0
15 Bill Cartwright 28 2 36 8.9 .526 .000 1.429 6.0 26.4 15.7 18.9 1.4 1.7 34.5 20.2 -0.1 0.1 0.0 -0.016 -5.9 2.0 -4.0 0.0
16 Butch Carter 27 5 31 -5.4 .296 .125 .125 7.0 3.8 5.5 12.8 1.6 0.0 41.6 19.5 -0.2 0.0 -0.2 -0.252 -10.3 0.2 -10.1 -0.1

Salaries

Rk Player Salary
1 Patrick Ewing $1,250,000
2 Bill Cartwright $925,000
3 Bernard King $874,000
4 Pat Cummings $612,500
5 James Bailey $500,000
6 Rory Sparrow $500,000
7 Marvin Webster $450,000
8 Louis Orr $425,000
9 Trent Tucker $300,000
10 Ernie Grunfeld $275,000
11 Darrell Walker $265,000
12 Ken Bannister $105,000
13 Fred Cofield $70,000
14 Bob Thornton $70,000
15 Gerald Wilkins $70,000