New York 78, Detroit 112

December 18, 1996

Regular Season

The Palace of Auburn Hills (Auburn Hills, Michigan)

Attendance: 21,454

Officials: Steve Javie, Blane Reichelt, Terry Durham

Team Rebounds: New York (3) Detroit (8)

Technicals: New York (0) Detroit (0)

  1 2 3 4 Final
NYK (16-7) 21 22 15 20 78
DET (19-4) 33 27 31 21 112

Advanced Poss ORtg DRtg
NYK 87 90.1 129.4
DET 87 129.4 90.1

Four Factors eFG% TO% OR% FTR
NYK .493 0.266 0.293 0.097
DET .606 0.081 0.263 0.188

New York Knicks

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL BLK TO PTS
1 Chris Childs Starter PG 25:00 1-3 0-0 1-2 7.2 0.0 1 1 10 3 2 0 4 3
33 Patrick Ewing Starter C 27:00 3-11 0-0 0-1 2.1 2.0 5 7 1 2 0 1 2 6
20 Allan Houston Starter SG 20:00 1-4 0-1 0-0 -6.2 1.0 1 2 0 4 0 0 5 2
2 Larry Johnson Starter SF 22:00 6-8 1-1 0-0 7.5 1.0 2 3 0 4 1 0 1 13
34 Charles Oakley Starter PF 31:00 7-12 0-0 0-0 13.0 3.0 8 11 3 2 0 0 3 14
40 Walter McCarty Bench C 14:00 1-6 0-1 1-1 -2.9 1.0 2 3 1 5 0 0 2 3
3 John Starks Bench SG 33:00 5-11 2-6 3-5 6.9 1.0 4 5 1 2 1 0 3 15
44 John Wallace Bench PF 18:00 4-6 1-1 0-0 4.8 2.0 1 3 0 1 0 0 2 9
21 Charlie Ward Bench PG 25:00 3-6 1-2 2-3 8.6 1.0 1 2 5 1 0 0 1 9
52 Buck Williams Bench PF 08:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 2.5 0.0 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0
32 Herb Williams Bench C 17:00 2-4 0-0 0-0 2.8 0.0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 4
  Team                   3            
        240 33-72 5-12 7-12 88.2 12 29 44 22 24 4 2 23 78
          45.8% 41.7% 58.3%                    

Detroit Pistons

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL BLK TO PTS
4 Joe Dumars Starter SG 31:00 7-13 2-4 5-5 13.6 1.0 1 2 2 1 2 0 1 21
33 Grant Hill Starter SF 34:00 6-13 0-0 5-10 24.8 1.0 9 10 11 3 5 0 1 17
10 Lindsey Hunter Starter PG 34:00 11-17 4-6 2-2 16.8 0.0 1 1 1 3 2 0 0 28
44 Rick Mahorn Starter C 14:00 0-2 0-0 0-2 3.5 3.0 1 4 1 0 1 0 0 0
50 Otis Thorpe Starter PF 30:00 6-8 0-0 0-0 14.2 2.0 5 7 4 1 0 0 1 12
2 Stacey Augmon Bench SF 11:00 1-5 0-0 2-2 1.5 1.0 0 1 1 2 0 1 0 4
12 Michael Curry Bench SG 13:00 1-1 0-0 0-0 3.0 0.0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2
9 Litterial Green Bench PG 16:00 1-2 0-0 0-0 2.8 0.0 1 1 3 1 0 0 1 2
43 Grant Long Bench PF 12:00 3-6 3-4 0-0 8.8 1.0 3 4 0 2 3 0 1 9
6 Terry Mills Bench C 23:00 5-9 4-8 0-0 9.8 0.0 4 4 1 1 1 0 2 14
42 Theo Ratliff Bench C 14:00 0-3 0-0 0-0 0.8 1.0 2 3 0 1 0 1 0 0
52 Don Reid Bench PF 08:00 1-1 0-0 1-2 3.5 0.0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 3
  Team                   8            
        240 42-80 13-22 15-23 112.9 10 28 46 27 15 14 2 7 112
          52.5% 59.1% 65.2%                    

New York Knicks Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Chris Childs
10p, 1.7r, 5.9a
Allan Houston
12.6p, 2.7r, 2.4a
Larry Johnson
12.5p, 4.4r, 2a
Charles Oakley
10.2p, 9.2r, 2.8a
Patrick Ewing
20.7p, 10.8r, 1.7a
Rotation Charlie Ward
6.5p, 3.2r, 5.2a
John Starks
13.8p, 2.8r, 3.1a
 
 
John Wallace
5.7p, 3.1r, 0.4a
Herb Williams
1.6p, 1.4r, 0.3a
Rotation  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Walter McCarty
3.5p, 1.8r, 0.5a
Lim PT  
 
 
 
 
 
Buck Williams
6.2p, 5.5r, 0.7a
 
 

Detroit Pistons Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Lindsey Hunter
14.6p, 2.7r, 2a
Joe Dumars
16.8p, 2.7r, 3.7a
Grant Hill
20.6p, 7.7r, 6.4a
Otis Thorpe
12.4p, 7.2r, 1.7a
Rick Mahorn
2.3p, 2.7r, 0.4a
Rotation Litterial Green
2.7p, 0.6r, 1.7a
Michael Curry
3.2p, 1.4r, 0.5a
Stacey Augmon
4.4p, 2.4r, 0.8a
Grant Long
6.8p, 5.3r, 1.1a
Terry Mills
10.3p, 4.1r, 1.3a
Rotation  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Theo Ratliff
2.7p, 2.9r, 0.1a
Lim PT  
 
 
 
 
 
Don Reid
2.7p, 1.5r, 0.4a
 
 

New York Knicks Leaders

MPG Patrick Ewing 36.2
FG% Larry Johnson .542
3P% John Wallace 1.000
FT% Scott Brooks 1.000
ORPG Charles Oakley 3.4
DRPG Patrick Ewing 8.8
RPG Patrick Ewing 10.8
SPG Patrick Ewing 1.4
APG Chris Childs 5.9
BPG Patrick Ewing 2.1
PPG Patrick Ewing 20.7

Detroit Pistons Leaders

MPG Grant Hill 37.5
FG% Don Reid .536
3P% Joe Dumars .563
FT% Terry Mills 1.000
ORPG Otis Thorpe 2.6
DRPG Grant Hill 6.5
RPG Grant Hill 7.7
SPG Grant Hill 1.9
APG Grant Hill 6.4
BPG Theo Ratliff 0.9
PPG Grant Hill 20.6

Today's Games

Cleveland Cavaliers 99
New Jersey Nets 81

Denver Nuggets 95
Sacramento Kings 79

Detroit Pistons 112
New York Knicks 78

Golden State Warriors 123
Minnesota Timberwolves 96

Milwaukee Bucks 105
Los Angeles Lakers 111

Orlando Magic 95
Indiana Pacers 102

Phoenix Suns 114
Washington Wizards 107

Portland Trail Blazers 102
Seattle SuperSonics 106