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                      ***** New York Knickerbockers *****
 
                        From The Sports Network
 
 Team Founded:  1946-47         - New York Knickerbockers (BAA)
 Team History:  1949-Present    - New York Knickerbockers (NBA)
 
 Arena Address:
 Madison Square Garden
 Two Pennsylvania Plaza
 New York, NY 10001
 
 Opened:  February 11, 1968
 First Official Game:  April 14, 1968, 114-102, over the San Diego Clippers
 Arena Capacity: 19,763
 
 Chief Executive Officer: James Dolan
 President of Basketball Operations: Phil Jackson
 General Manager: Steve Mills
 Head Coach: Derek Fisher
 
                           Coaching History:
 
 Term               Coach                        Reg.Season      Playoff
 1946-47            Neil Cohalan                  33- 27          2- 3
 1947-56            Joe Lapchick                 326-247         30-30
                    (Released after 51 games in 1955-56 Season)
                    Vince Boryla                  35- 37          0- 1
 1956-58            Vince Boryla                  71- 73
 1958-60            Fuzzy Levane                  48- 51          0- 2
                    (Released after 27 games in 1959-60 Season)
                    Carl Braun                    19- 29
 1960-61            Carl Braun                    21- 58
 1961-65            Eddie Donovan                 84-194
                    (Released after 38 games in 1964-65 Season)
                    Harry Gallatin                19- 23
 1965-66            Harry Gallatin                 6- 15
                    (Released after 21 games in  1965-66 Season)
                    Dick McGuire                  24- 35
 1966-68            Dick McGuire                  51- 67          1- 3
                    (Released after 37 games in 1967-68 Season)
                    Red Holzman                   28- 17
 1968-77            Red Holzman                  438-300         52-37
 1977-79            Willis Reed                   49- 47          2- 4
                    (Released after 14 games in 1978-79 Season)
                    Red Holzman                   25- 43
 1979-82            Red Holzman                  122-175          0- 2
 1982-87            Hubie Brown                  142-202          8-10
                    (Replaced after 16 games in 1986-87 Season)
                    Bob Hill                      20- 46
                    (Interim Head Coach for 66 games in  1986-87 Season)
 1987-89            Rick Pitino                   90- 74          6- 7
 1989-91            Stu Jackson                   52- 45          5- 4
                    (Replaced after 15 games in  1990-91 Season)
                    John MacLeod                  32- 35          0- 3
 1991-95            Pat Riley                    223-105         35-28
 1995-96            Don Nelson                    34- 25
                    (Replaced after 59 games of 1995-96 season)
                    Jeff Van Gundy                13- 10          4- 4
 1996-2001          Jeff Van Gundy               235- 162        29-25
                    (Resigned after 19 games in 2001-02 season)
 2001-2004          Don Chaney                    72-112
                    (Replaced after 39 games in 2003-04 season)
                    Herb Williams                  1- 0
                    (Interim coach for 1 game)
 2004-2005          Lenny Wilkens                 40- 41          0- 4
                    (Resigned after 39 games in 2004-05 season)
                    Herb Williams                 16- 27
                    (Interim coach for 43 games in 2004-05 season)
 2005-2006          Larry Brown                   23- 59
 2006-2008          Isiah Thomas                  56-108
 2008-2012          Mike D'Antoni                121-167          0- 4
                    (resigned after 42 games in 2011-12 season)
 2012-2014          Mike Woodson                 109-79           7-10
 2014-present       Derek Fisher
 
 Retired Numbers: (8)
 
 10 - Walt Frazier
 12 - Dick Barnett
 15 - Earl Monroe
 15 - Dick McGuire
 19 - Willis Reed
 22 - Dave DeBusshere
 24 - Bill Bradley
 613 - Red Holzman
 
 Knicks in the Hall of Fame: (20)
 
 1964 - N. Irish
 1966 - J. Lapchick
 1975 - Tom Gola
 1979 - Jerry Lucas
 1981 - Willis Reed, Slater Martin
 1982 - Bill Bradley
 1985 - Red Holzman
 1986 - Walt Frazier
 1990 - Earl Monroe
 1991 - Harry Gallatin
 1992 - Al McGuire
 1993 - Dick McGuire, Walt Bellamy
 2000 - Robert McAdoo
 2005 - Hubie Brown
 2008 - Patrick Ewing, Pat Riley
 2013 - Bernard King, Don Nelson
 
 POST-SEASON APPEARANCES:
 
 Championships: (2) 1970, '73
 Division Titles: (9) 1953, '54, '70, '71, '89, '92, '93, '94, '2012
 
 Most Valuable Player                   Rookie of the Year
 --------------------                   ------------------
 (Maurice Podoloff Trophy)              (Eddie Gotlieb Trophy)
 1970 - Willis Reed                     1965 - Willis Reed
                                        1986 - Patrick Ewing
                                        1988 - Mark Jackson
 
 Coach of the Year                      Executive of the Year
 -----------------                      ---------------------
 (Red Auerbach Trophy)
 1970 - Red Holtzman                    None
 1993 - Pat Riley
 
                            Yearly Records:
 
                        Reg. Season                Playoffs
 Year    Location      W   L   Pct.  Pos.  Div.    W   L   Pct.
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------
 1946-47 New York     33  27   .550  (3)   East    2   3   .400
 1947-48 New York     26  22   .542  (2)   East    1   2   .333
 1948-49 New York     32  28   .533  (2)   East    3   3   .500
 1949-50 New York     40  28   .588  (2)   East    3   2   .600
 1950-51 New York     36  30   .545  (3)   East    8   6   .571
 1951-52 New York     37  29   .561  (3)   East    8   6   .571
 1952-53 New York     47  23   .671  (1)   East    6   5   .545
 1953-54 New York     44  28   .611  (1)   East    0   4   .000
 1954-55 New York     38  34   .528  (2)   East    1   2   .333
 1955-56 New York     35  37   .486  (4)   East
 1956-57 New York     36  35   .500  (4)   East
 1957-58 New York     35  37   .486  (4)   East
 1958-59 New York     40  32   .556  (2)   East    0   2   .000
 1959-60 New York     27  48   .360  (4)   East
 1960-61 New York     21  58   .266  (4)   East
 1961-62 New York     29  51   .362  (4)   East
 1962-63 New York     21  59   .263  (4)   East
 1963-64 New York     22  58   .275  (4)   East
 1964-65 New York     31  49   .388  (4)   East
 1965-66 New York     30  50   .375  (4)   East
 1966-67 New York     36  45   .444  (4)   East    1   3   .250
 1967-68 New York     43  39   .524  (3)   East    2   4   .333
 1968-69 New York     54  28   .659  (3)   East    6   4   .600
 1969-70 New York     60  22   .732  (1)   East   12   7   .632 NBA Champs
 1970-71 New York     52  30   .634  (1)   Atl     7   5   .583
 1971-72 New York     48  34   .585  (2)   Atl     9   7   .562
 1972-73 New York     57  25   .695  (2)   Atl    12   5   .706 NBA Champs
 1973-74 New York     49  33   .598  (2)   Atl     5   7   .417
 1974-75 New York     40  42   .488  (3)   Atl     1   2   .333
 1975-76 New York     38  44   .463  (4)   Atl
 1976-77 New York     40  42   .488  (3)   Atl
 1977-78 New York     43  39   .524  (2)   Atl     2   4   .333
 1978-79 New York     31  51   .378  (4)   Atl
 1979-80 New York     39  43   .476  (4)   Atl
 1980-81 New York     50  32   .610  (3)   Atl     0   2   .000
 1981-82 New York     33  49   .402  (5)   Atl
 1982-83 New York     44  38   .537  (4)   Atl     2   4   .333
 1983-84 New York     47  35   .573  (3)   Atl     6   6   .500
 1984-85 New York     24  58   .293  (5)   Atl
 1985-86 New York     23  59   .280  (5)   Atl
 1986-87 New York     24  58   .293  (4t)  Atl
 1987-88 New York     38  44   .463  (2t)  Atl     1   3   .250
 1988-89 New York     52  30   .634  (1)   Atl     5   4   .556
 1989-90 New York     45  37   .549  (3)   Atl     4   6   .400
 1990-91 New York     39  43   .476  (3)   Atl     0   3   .000
 1991-92 New York     51  31   .622  (1t)  Atl     6   6   .500
 1992-93 New York     60  22   .732  (1)   Atl     9   6   .600
 1993-94 New York     57  25   .695  (1)   Atl    14  11   .560
 1994-95 New York     55  27   .671  (2)   Atl     6   5   .545
 1995-96 New York     47  35   .573  (2)   Atl     4   4   .500
 1996-97 New York     57  25   .695  (2)   Atl     6   4   .600
 1997-98 New York     43  39   .524  (2t)  Atl     4   6   .400
 1998-99 New York*    27  23   .540  (4)   Atl    12   8   .600
 1999-00 New York     50  32   .610  (2)   Atl     5   4   .556
 2000-01 New York     48  34   .585  (3)   Atl     2   3   .400
 2001-02 New York     30  52   .366  (7)   Atl
 2002-03 New York     37  45   .451  (5t)  Atl
 2003-04 New York     39  43   .476  (3)   Atl     0   4   .000
 2004-05 New York     33  49   .402  (4t)  Atl
 2005-06 New York     23  59   .280  (5)   Atl
 2006-07 New York     33  49   .402  (4)   Atl
 2007-08 New York     23  59   .280  (5)   Atl
 2008-09 New York     32  50   .390  (5)   Atl
 2009-10 New York     29  53   .354  (3)   Atl
 2010-11 New York     42  40   .512  (2)   Atl     0   4   .000
 2011-12 New York*    36  30   .545  (2)   Atl     1   4   .200
 2012-13 New York     54  28   .659  (1)   Atl     6   6   .500
 2013-14 New York     37  45   .451  (4)   Atl
 
 * - strike-shortened season
 
 Overall Regular Season Record: 2652 - 2659 (.499)
 Overall Post Season Record:     182 -  186 (.495)
 
 
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