|1992–93 New York Knicks season|
|Head coach||Pat Riley|
|General manager||Ernie Grunfeld|
|Owners||Paramount Communications, Inc.|
|Arena||Madison Square Garden|
|Place||Division: 1st (Atlantic)|
Conference: 1st (Eastern)
|Playoff finish|| Eastern Conference Finals |
(Lost to Bulls 2–4)
The 1992–93 New York Knicks season was the 47th season for the Knicks in the National Basketball Association (NBA).During the offseason, the Knicks acquired Charles D. Smith, Doc Rivers and Bo Kimble from the Los Angeles Clippers. Other acquisitions included Rolando Blackman from the Dallas Mavericks, Tony Campbell from the Minnesota Timberwolves, and free agent Herb Williams. The Knicks finished the season by winning 24 of their final 28 games, including a nine-game winning streak in March and five straight victories to end the season. The team had the most wins in the Eastern Conference during the regular season; their 60–22 record earned them the conference's top seed in the 1993 NBA Playoffs. They also posted a 37–4 home record at Madison Square Garden. Head coach Pat Riley was named Coach of The Year, and Patrick Ewing was selected for the 1993 NBA All-Star Game.
In the opening round of the playoffs, the Knicks defeated the Indiana Pacers, three games to one, and advanced to the conference semifinals. The Knicks won their series with the 5th-seeded Charlotte Hornets in five games and gained a spot in the Eastern Conference Finals,where they faced the Chicago Bulls, who had eliminated the Knicks from the playoffs in three of the previous four years. After taking a 2–0 series lead, New York lost the next four games to end its season.
|1||20||Hubert Davis||SG||North Carolina|
New York Knicks roster
|y- New York Knicks||60||22||.732||—||37–4||23–18||23–5|
|x- Boston Celtics||48||34||.585||12||28–13||20–21||19–9|
|x- New Jersey Nets||43||39||.524||17||26–15||17–24||14–14|
|1||c-New York Knicks||60||22||.732||–|
|6||x-New Jersey Nets||43||39||.524||17|
|1992–93 NBA Records|
|1||November 6||@ Atlanta||106–94||1–0|
|3||November 10||New Jersey||99–96||3–0|
|4||November 13||@ Washington||104–106||3–1|
|6||November 16||@ Portland||94–109||4–2|
|7||November 17||@ Seattle||90–100||4–3|
|8||November 19||@ L.A. Clippers||91–101||4–4|
|11||November 25||@ Minnesota||99–78||7–4|
|13||November 29||@ Detroit||76–92||8–5|
|15||December 3||@ Cleveland||90–100||9–6|
|18||December 10||Charlotte||103–110 (OT)||11–7|
|21||December 15||@ New Jersey||108–94||14–7|
|22||December 18||@ Boston||113–87||15–7|
|24||December 25||@ Chicago||77–89||16–8|
|25||December 26||@ Milwaukee||100–102 (OT)||16–9|
|27||December 30||@ Indiana||94–90||18–9|
|28||January 2||L.A. Clippers||97–98 (OT)||18–10|
|30||January 8||@ Orlando||94–95||19–11|
|32||January 12||@ Sacramento||104–93||20–12|
|33||January 13||@ Denver||92–108||20–13|
|34||January 15||@ Dallas||107–93||21–13|
|35||January 16||@ Houston||102–104||21–14|
|38||January 22||@ Philadelphia||109–91||24–14|
|42||February 4||Golden State||105–101||27–15|
|43||February 5||@ Miami||108–105||28–15|
|45||February 8||@ Philadelphia||120–115 (OT)||30–15|
|47||February 12||@ Chicago||104–98||32–15|
|48||February 14||@ Orlando||100–102 (3OT)||32–16|
|50||February 17||@ Charlotte||124–116||34–16|
|52||February 24||@ Milwaukee||91–90||36–16|
|53||February 26||@ Detroit||80–108||36–17|
|54||February 28||@ New Jersey||76–102||36–18|
|57||March 8||Orlando||109–107 (OT)||39–18|
|58||March 10||L.A. Lakers||110–104||40–18|
|59||March 12||@ Washington||109–98||41–18|
|62||March 18||@ Cleveland||115–95||44–18|
|63||March 21||San Antonio||115–96||45–18|
|64||March 23||@ Phoenix||92–121||45–19|
|65||March 25||@ Utah||87–104||45–20|
|66||March 26||@ L.A. Lakers||105–95||46–20|
|67||March 28||@ Golden State||94–84||47–20|
|70||April 2||@ Miami||123–107||50–20|
|71||April 4||@ San Antonio||108–103 (OT)||51–20|
|72||April 6||@ Atlanta||104–109 (OT)||51–21|
|74||April 11||@ Boston||102–90||53–21|
|76||April 14||@ Charlotte||111–107||55–21|
|77||April 16||@ Indiana||94–100||55–22|
|79||April 20||@ Miami||109–97||57–22|
|80||April 21||New Jersey||105–74||58–22|
|81||April 23||@ Philadelphia||99–84||59–22|
(1) New York Knicks vs. (8) Indiana Pacers: Knicks win series 3–1
Last Playoff Meeting: Not available (first playoff series)
(1) New York Knicks vs. (5) Charlotte Hornets: Knicks win series 4–1
Last Playoff Meeting: Not available (first playoff series)
(1) New York Knicks vs. (2) Chicago Bulls : Bulls win series 4–2 (after trailing 2–0 to Knicks)
Last Playoff Meeting: 1992 Eastern Conference Semifinals (Chicago won 4–3)
|GP||Games played||GS||Games started||MPG||Minutes per game|
|FG%||Field-goal percentage||3P%||3-point field-goal percentage||FT%||Free-throw percentage|
|RPG||Rebounds per game||APG||Assists per game||SPG||Steals per game|
|BPG||Blocks per game||PPG||Points per game|
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