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1996-97 New York Knicks Schedule and Results

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Record: 57-25, Finished 2nd in NBA Atlantic Division (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Jeff Van Gundy (57-25)

PTS/G: 95.4 (19th of 29) ▪ Opp PTS/G: 92.2 (5th of 29)
SRS: 3.31 (10th of 29) ▪ Pace: 90.5 (15th of 29)
Off Rtg: 104.4 (25th of 29) ▪ Def Rtg: 101.0 (2nd of 29)
Expected W-L: 50-32 (10th of 29)

Arena: Madison Square Garden (IV) ▪ Attendance: 790,520 (5th of 29)

NBA 1997 Playoffs:
Lost NBA Eastern Conference Semifinals (3-4) versus Miami Heat  (Series Stats)
Won NBA Eastern Conference First Round (0-3) versus Charlotte Hornets  (Series Stats)

Regular Season

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Fri, Nov 1, 1996 Box Score @ Toronto Raptors W 107 99 1 0 W 1
2 Sun, Nov 3, 1996 Box Score Charlotte Hornets W 113 86 2 0 W 2
3 Tue, Nov 5, 1996 Box Score Los Angeles Lakers L 92 98 2 1 L 1
4 Thu, Nov 7, 1996 Box Score @ Golden State Warriors W 105 100 3 1 W 1
5 Fri, Nov 8, 1996 Box Score @ Los Angeles Clippers W OT 88 81 4 1 W 2
6 Sun, Nov 10, 1996 Box Score @ Vancouver Grizzlies W 101 82 5 1 W 3
7 Tue, Nov 12, 1996 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers L 97 101 5 2 L 1
8 Thu, Nov 14, 1996 Box Score Toronto Raptors W 99 96 6 2 W 1
9 Sat, Nov 16, 1996 Box Score Minnesota Timberwolves W 82 79 7 2 W 2
10 Tue, Nov 19, 1996 Box Score @ Orlando Magic W 92 88 8 2 W 3
11 Wed, Nov 20, 1996 Box Score @ Charlotte Hornets L 86 93 8 3 L 1
12 Sat, Nov 23, 1996 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers L 92 109 8 4 L 2
13 Sun, Nov 24, 1996 Box Score Seattle SuperSonics L 92 102 8 5 L 3
14 Sat, Nov 30, 1996 Box Score Sacramento Kings W 115 101 9 5 W 1
15 Tue, Dec 3, 1996 Box Score Miami Heat L 75 99 9 6 L 1
16 Wed, Dec 4, 1996 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets W 109 102 10 6 W 1
17 Fri, Dec 6, 1996 Box Score @ Miami Heat W 103 85 11 6 W 2
18 Sat, Dec 7, 1996 Box Score Los Angeles Clippers W 89 80 12 6 W 3
19 Tue, Dec 10, 1996 Box Score Washington Bullets W 85 73 13 6 W 4
20 Thu, Dec 12, 1996 Box Score Golden State Warriors W 90 79 14 6 W 5
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
21 Sat, Dec 14, 1996 Box Score Denver Nuggets W 89 82 15 6 W 6
22 Tue, Dec 17, 1996 Box Score Utah Jazz W 99 94 16 6 W 7
23 Wed, Dec 18, 1996 Box Score @ Detroit Pistons L 78 112 16 7 L 1
24 Fri, Dec 20, 1996 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers W 110 103 17 7 W 1
25 Sat, Dec 21, 1996 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 95 92 18 7 W 2
26 Mon, Dec 23, 1996 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W 82 76 19 7 W 3
27 Thu, Dec 26, 1996 Box Score @ Minnesota Timberwolves L 80 88 19 8 L 1
28 Sat, Dec 28, 1996 Box Score Orlando Magic W 96 85 20 8 W 1
29 Mon, Dec 30, 1996 Box Score New Jersey Nets W 98 86 21 8 W 2
30 Thu, Jan 2, 1997 Box Score @ Washington Bullets W 92 80 22 8 W 3
31 Sat, Jan 4, 1997 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks L 71 88 22 9 L 1
32 Sun, Jan 5, 1997 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks W 97 92 23 9 W 1
33 Tue, Jan 7, 1997 Box Score Dallas Mavericks W 102 72 24 9 W 2
34 Fri, Jan 10, 1997 Box Score @ Boston Celtics W 111 98 25 9 W 3
35 Sat, Jan 11, 1997 Box Score Boston Celtics W 112 99 26 9 W 4
36 Tue, Jan 14, 1997 Box Score @ Houston Rockets L 86 106 26 10 L 1
37 Wed, Jan 15, 1997 Box Score @ San Antonio Spurs W 94 77 27 10 W 1
38 Sat, Jan 18, 1997 Box Score @ Phoenix Suns L 98 105 27 11 L 1
39 Mon, Jan 20, 1997 Box Score Washington Bullets W 95 79 28 11 W 1
40 Tue, Jan 21, 1997 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls L 87 88 28 12 L 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
41 Thu, Jan 23, 1997 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers W 92 90 29 12 W 1
42 Fri, Jan 24, 1997 Box Score @ Charlotte Hornets L OT 104 113 29 13 L 1
43 Sun, Jan 26, 1997 Box Score Miami Heat W 95 89 30 13 W 1
44 Tue, Jan 28, 1997 Box Score Boston Celtics W 109 107 31 13 W 2
45 Wed, Jan 29, 1997 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers W 75 65 32 13 W 3
46 Sun, Feb 2, 1997 Box Score Charlotte Hornets L 93 99 32 14 L 1
47 Tue, Feb 4, 1997 Box Score Houston Rockets W 99 95 33 14 W 1
48 Thu, Feb 6, 1997 Box Score San Antonio Spurs W 96 84 34 14 W 2
49 Tue, Feb 11, 1997 Box Score @ Washington Bullets W 97 92 35 14 W 3
50 Thu, Feb 13, 1997 Box Score Philadelphia 76ers W 107 92 36 14 W 4
51 Sun, Feb 16, 1997 Box Score Indiana Pacers W 89 80 37 14 W 5
52 Tue, Feb 18, 1997 Box Score Phoenix Suns W 95 94 38 14 W 6
53 Thu, Feb 20, 1997 Box Score @ Sacramento Kings W 109 87 39 14 W 7
54 Fri, Feb 21, 1997 Box Score @ Seattle SuperSonics L 64 84 39 15 L 1
55 Sun, Feb 23, 1997 Box Score @ Los Angeles Lakers W 2OT 127 121 40 15 W 1
56 Tue, Feb 25, 1997 Box Score @ Utah Jazz L 99 110 40 16 L 1
57 Wed, Feb 26, 1997 Box Score @ Portland Trail Blazers W OT 96 95 41 16 W 1
58 Fri, Feb 28, 1997 Box Score @ Denver Nuggets W OT 112 108 42 16 W 2
59 Sun, Mar 2, 1997 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers W 90 82 43 16 W 3
60 Tue, Mar 4, 1997 Box Score Milwaukee Bucks W 93 86 44 16 W 4
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
61 Wed, Mar 5, 1997 Box Score @ Toronto Raptors W 100 94 45 16 W 5
62 Fri, Mar 7, 1997 Box Score @ Boston Celtics W 113 102 46 16 W 6
63 Sun, Mar 9, 1997 Box Score Chicago Bulls W 97 93 47 16 W 7
64 Tue, Mar 11, 1997 Box Score @ Dallas Mavericks L 83 91 47 17 L 1
65 Sun, Mar 16, 1997 Box Score New Jersey Nets L 74 89 47 18 L 2
66 Tue, Mar 18, 1997 Box Score Vancouver Grizzlies W 98 73 48 18 W 1
67 Wed, Mar 19, 1997 Box Score @ Philadelphia 76ers W 111 100 49 18 W 2
68 Sat, Mar 22, 1997 Box Score @ Milwaukee Bucks L 79 80 49 19 L 1
69 Sun, Mar 23, 1997 Box Score Portland Trail Blazers L 88 94 49 20 L 2
70 Wed, Mar 26, 1997 Box Score Detroit Pistons W 105 94 50 20 W 1
71 Fri, Mar 28, 1997 Box Score @ New Jersey Nets L 86 92 50 21 L 1
72 Sun, Mar 30, 1997 Box Score @ Orlando Magic W 101 86 51 21 W 1
73 Tue, Apr 1, 1997 Box Score @ Cleveland Cavaliers W 94 88 52 21 W 2
74 Fri, Apr 4, 1997 Box Score Orlando Magic L 84 93 52 22 L 1
75 Sat, Apr 5, 1997 Box Score @ Atlanta Hawks W 102 97 53 22 W 1
76 Tue, Apr 8, 1997 Box Score Cleveland Cavaliers L 73 93 53 23 L 1
77 Thu, Apr 10, 1997 Box Score Chicago Bulls L 103 105 53 24 L 2
78 Sat, Apr 12, 1997 Box Score @ Miami Heat W 100 99 54 24 W 1
79 Mon, Apr 14, 1997 Box Score @ Indiana Pacers L OT 107 110 54 25 L 1
80 Wed, Apr 16, 1997 Box Score Atlanta Hawks W 96 92 55 25 W 1
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
81 Fri, Apr 18, 1997 Box Score Indiana Pacers W 97 89 56 25 W 2
82 Sat, Apr 19, 1997 Box Score @ Chicago Bulls W 103 101 57 25 W 3

Playoffs

G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
1 Thu, Apr 24, 1997 Box Score Charlotte Hornets W 109 99 1 0 W 1
2 Sat, Apr 26, 1997 Box Score Charlotte Hornets W 100 93 2 0 W 2
3 Mon, Apr 28, 1997 Box Score @ Charlotte Hornets W 104 95 3 0 W 3
G Date Opponent Tm Opp W L Streak Notes
4 Wed, May 7, 1997 Box Score @ Miami Heat W 88 79 4 0 W 4
5 Fri, May 9, 1997 Box Score @ Miami Heat L 84 88 4 1 L 1
6 Sun, May 11, 1997 Box Score Miami Heat W 77 73 5 1 W 1
7 Mon, May 12, 1997 Box Score Miami Heat W 89 76 6 1 W 2
8 Wed, May 14, 1997 Box Score @ Miami Heat L 81 96 6 2 L 1
9 Fri, May 16, 1997 Box Score Miami Heat L 90 95 6 3 L 2
10 Sun, May 18, 1997 Box Score @ Miami Heat L 90 101 6 4 L 3