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1988-89 New York Knicks Schedule and Results

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Record: 52-30, Finished 1st in NBA Atlantic Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Rick Pitino (52-30)

PTS/G: 116.7 (3rd of 25) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 112.9 (20th of 25)
SRS: 3.62 (8th of 25) ▪ Pace: 104.4 (5th of 25)
Off Rtg: 111.1 (6th of 25) ▪ Def Rtg: 107.5 (10th of 25)
Expected W-L: 50-32 (8th of 25)

Arena: Madison Square Garden (IV) ▪ Attendance: 746,851 (3rd of 25)

NBA 1989 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals (2-4) versus Chicago Bulls  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Eastern Conference First Round (0-3) versus Philadelphia 76ers  (Series Stats)

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Fri, Nov 4, 1988 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L OT 115 122 0 1 L 1
2 Sat, Nov 5, 1988 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets L 102 112 0 2 L 2
3 Tue, Nov 8, 1988 Box Score Chicago Bulls W 126 117 1 2 W 1
4 Wed, Nov 9, 1988 Box Score @ Washington Bullets W 117 110 2 2 W 2
5 Fri, Nov 11, 1988 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers W OT 121 120 3 2 W 3
6 Sat, Nov 12, 1988 Box Score Washington Bullets W 111 101 4 2 W 4
7 Tue, Nov 15, 1988 Box Score @ Houston Rockets W 126 121 5 2 W 5
8 Fri, Nov 18, 1988 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 135 137 5 3 L 1
9 Sat, Nov 19, 1988 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 141 122 6 3 W 1
10 Tue, Nov 22, 1988 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers L 98 110 6 4 L 1
11 Wed, Nov 23, 1988 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons W 133 111 7 4 W 1
12 Sat, Nov 26, 1988 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers W 127 112 8 4 W 2
13 Tue, Nov 29, 1988 Box Score @ Denver Nuggets L 119 139 8 5 L 1
14 Wed, Nov 30, 1988 Box Score @ Los Angeles Clippers W OT 135 128 9 5 W 1
15 Fri, Dec 2, 1988 Box Score @ Dallas Mavericks W 104 101 10 5 W 2
16 Sat, Dec 3, 1988 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs L 109 122 10 6 L 1
17 Tue, Dec 6, 1988 Box Score Denver Nuggets W OT 124 123 11 6 W 1
18 Thu, Dec 8, 1988 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks W 113 109 12 6 W 2
19 Sat, Dec 10, 1988 Box Score Sacramento Kings W 124 111 13 6 W 3
20 Tue, Dec 13, 1988 Box Score New Jersey Nets W 121 100 14 6 W 4
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Thu, Dec 15, 1988 Box Score Utah Jazz W 117 116 15 6 W 5
22 Sat, Dec 17, 1988 Box Score Washington Bullets W 117 102 16 6 W 6
23 Sun, Dec 18, 1988 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 104 117 16 7 L 1
24 Tue, Dec 20, 1988 Box Score Indiana Pacers W 141 113 17 7 W 1
25 Thu, Dec 22, 1988 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 88 85 18 7 W 2
26 Tue, Dec 27, 1988 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks L 126 128 18 8 L 1
27 Thu, Dec 29, 1988 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 106 108 18 9 L 2
28 Fri, Dec 30, 1988 Box Score @ Charlotte Hornets L 111 122 18 10 L 3
29 Tue, Jan 3, 1989 Box Score Boston Celtics W OT 109 107 19 10 W 1
30 Wed, Jan 4, 1989 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets W 105 96 20 10 W 2
31 Sat, Jan 7, 1989 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers L 96 104 20 11 L 1
32 Sun, Jan 8, 1989 Box Score Los Angeles Clippers W 134 100 21 11 W 1
33 Wed, Jan 11, 1989 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons W 100 93 22 11 W 2
34 Thu, Jan 12, 1989 Box Score Charlotte Hornets W 106 89 23 11 W 3
35 Sat, Jan 14, 1989 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W 132 122 24 11 W 4
36 Mon, Jan 16, 1989 Box Score San Antonio Spurs W 116 106 25 11 W 5
37 Wed, Jan 18, 1989 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors L 119 133 25 12 L 1
38 Thu, Jan 19, 1989 Box Score @ Sacramento Kings L 106 112 25 13 L 2
39 Sat, Jan 21, 1989 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L 119 121 25 14 L 3
40 Sun, Jan 22, 1989 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers W 120 116 26 14 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Tue, Jan 24, 1989 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers W 122 117 27 14 W 2
42 Fri, Jan 27, 1989 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 130 132 27 15 L 1
43 Sat, Jan 28, 1989 Box Score @ Utah Jazz L 104 127 27 16 L 2
44 Tue, Jan 31, 1989 Box Score Indiana Pacers W 120 111 28 16 W 1
45 Thu, Feb 2, 1989 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers W 125 109 29 16 W 2
46 Sat, Feb 4, 1989 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers W 113 106 30 16 W 3
47 Tue, Feb 7, 1989 Box Score Washington Bullets W 117 105 31 16 W 4
48 Wed, Feb 8, 1989 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks W 113 101 32 16 W 5
49 Tue, Feb 14, 1989 Box Score @ Charlotte Hornets W 129 117 33 16 W 6
50 Wed, Feb 15, 1989 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers L 107 129 33 17 L 1
51 Sat, Feb 18, 1989 Box Score New Jersey Nets W 125 115 34 17 W 1
52 Tue, Feb 21, 1989 Box Score Houston Rockets W 120 115 35 17 W 2
53 Thu, Feb 23, 1989 Box Score Charlotte Hornets W 139 114 36 17 W 3
54 Fri, Feb 24, 1989 Box Score @ Washington Bullets L 127 130 36 18 L 1 at Baltimore, MD
55 Sun, Feb 26, 1989 Box Score Boston Celtics W 122 110 37 18 W 1
56 Wed, Mar 1, 1989 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks L 111 121 37 19 L 1
57 Thu, Mar 2, 1989 Box Score Miami Heat W 132 123 38 19 W 1
58 Sat, Mar 4, 1989 Box Score Chicago Bulls W 122 104 39 19 W 2
59 Tue, Mar 7, 1989 Box Score Phoenix Suns W 124 119 40 19 W 3
60 Sat, Mar 11, 1989 Box Score Indiana Pacers W 114 95 41 19 W 4
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Tue, Mar 14, 1989 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics W 116 110 42 19 W 5
62 Thu, Mar 16, 1989 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers L 112 121 42 20 L 1
63 Fri, Mar 17, 1989 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 124 129 42 21 L 2
64 Sun, Mar 19, 1989 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks W 128 104 43 21 W 1
65 Mon, Mar 20, 1989 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers W 129 109 44 21 W 2
66 Wed, Mar 22, 1989 Box Score @ Miami Heat L 103 107 44 22 L 1
67 Fri, Mar 24, 1989 Box Score @ Boston Celtics L 111 115 44 23 L 2
68 Sat, Mar 25, 1989 Box Score Atlanta Hawks L 108 115 44 24 L 3
69 Mon, Mar 27, 1989 Box Score @ Charlotte Hornets W 121 105 45 24 W 1
70 Tue, Mar 28, 1989 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers W 128 124 46 24 W 2
71 Thu, Mar 30, 1989 Box Score Dallas Mavericks W 99 98 47 24 W 3
72 Fri, Mar 31, 1989 Box Score Golden State Warriors L 114 134 47 25 L 1
73 Tue, Apr 4, 1989 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers L 113 124 47 26 L 2
74 Thu, Apr 6, 1989 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks W 112 99 48 26 W 1
75 Fri, Apr 7, 1989 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets L 105 115 48 27 L 1
76 Sun, Apr 9, 1989 Box Score @ Washington Bullets W 94 92 49 27 W 1
77 Wed, Apr 12, 1989 Box Score Charlotte Hornets L 99 104 49 28 L 1
78 Fri, Apr 14, 1989 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 104 100 50 28 W 1
79 Sun, Apr 16, 1989 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 112 115 50 29 L 1
80 Mon, Apr 17, 1989 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 100 104 50 30 L 2
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
81 Thu, Apr 20, 1989 Box Score Boston Celtics W 137 117 51 30 W 1
82 Sat, Apr 22, 1989 Box Score New Jersey Nets W 109 99 52 30 W 2

Playoffs

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Thu, Apr 27, 1989 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 102 96 1 0 W 1
2 Sat, Apr 29, 1989 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 107 106 2 0 W 2
3 Tue, May 2, 1989 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers W OT 116 115 3 0 W 3
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
4 Tue, May 9, 1989 Box Score Chicago Bulls L OT 109 120 3 1 L 1
5 Thu, May 11, 1989 Box Score Chicago Bulls W 114 97 4 1 W 1
6 Sat, May 13, 1989 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 88 111 4 2 L 1
7 Sun, May 14, 1989 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 93 106 4 3 L 2
8 Tue, May 16, 1989 Box Score Chicago Bulls W 121 114 5 3 W 1
9 Fri, May 19, 1989 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 111 113 5 4 L 1