New York Knicks Opening Day Rosters

2021-2022 New York Knicks Opening Day Roster

Player Pos HT WT Birth Date Age Pre-Draft Team YOS Draft Status
R.J. Barrett SG 6-7 202 Jun 14, 2000 21 Duke 2 2019 Rnd 1, Pick 3, New York Knicks
Alec Burks SG 6-6 214 Jul 20, 1991 30 Colorado 10 2011 Rnd 1, Pick 12, Utah Jazz
Evan Fournier SG 6-7 205 Oct 29, 1992 28 Poitiers Basket 86 (France) 9 2012 Rnd 1, Pick 20, Denver Nuggets
Taj Gibson PF 6-9 232 Jun 24, 1985 36 USC 12 2009 Rnd 1, Pick 26, Chicago Bulls
Quentin Grimes SG 6-5 205 May 8, 2000 21 Houston 0 2021 Rnd 1, Pick 25, Los Angeles Clippers
Kevin Knox SF 6-9 215 Aug 11, 1999 22 Kentucky 3 2018 Rnd 1, Pick 9, New York Knicks
Miles McBride PG 6-2 196 Sep 8, 2000 21 West Virginia 0 2021 Rnd 2, Pick 6, Oklahoma City Thunder
Nerlens Noel C 6-11 220 Apr 10, 1994 27 Kentucky 8 2013 Rnd 1, Pick 6, New Orleans Pelicans
Immanuel Quickley PG 6-3 188 Jun 17, 1999 22 Kentucky 1 2020 Rnd 1, Pick 25, Oklahoma City Thunder
Julius Randle PF 6-9 250 Nov 29, 1994 26 Kentucky 7 2014 Rnd 1, Pick 7, Los Angeles Lakers
Mitchell Robinson C 7-1 240 Apr 1, 1998 23   3 2018 Rnd 2, Pick 6, New York Knicks
Derrick Rose PG 6-3 200 Oct 4, 1988 33 Memphis 13 2008 Rnd 1, Pick 1, Chicago Bulls
Luka Samanic PF 6-11 235 Jan 9, 2000 21 Union Olimpija (Slovenia) 2 2019 Rnd 1, Pick 19, San Antonio Spurs
Wayne Selden SG 6-5 230 Sep 30, 1994 27 Kansas 3 2016 NBA Draft, Undrafted
Jericho Sims C 6-10 240 Oct 20, 1998 23 Texas 0 2021 Rnd 2, Pick 28, New York Knicks
Obi Toppin PF 6-9 193 Mar 4, 1998 23 Dayton 1 2020 Rnd 1, Pick 8, New York Knicks
Kemba Walker PG/SG 6-0 184 May 8, 1990 31 Connecticut 10 2011 Rnd 1, Pick 9, Charlotte Hornets

Boston 134, New York 138

October 20, 2021

Regular Season

Madison Square Garden (Manhattan, New York)

Attendance: 19,812

Officials: Ed Malloy, Scott Foster, Lauren Holtkamp

Team Rebounds: Boston (10) New York (16)

Technicals: Boston (0) New York (1 (Bench))

  1 2 3 4 OT 2OT Final
BOS (0-1) 35 23 24 34 12 6 134
NYK (1-0) 29 25 32 30 12 10 138

Advanced Poss ORtg DRtg
BOS 125 106.8 110.0
NYK 125 110.0 106.8

Four Factors eFG% TO% OR% FTR
BOS .500 0.143 0.268 0.145
NYK .567 0.135 0.127 0.181

Boston Celtics

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL BLK TO PTS
36 Marcus Smart Starter PG 45:55 5-14 5-11 0-0 13.0 0.0 8 8 6 3 2 0 4 15
0 Jayson Tatum Starter SF 44:37 7-30 2-15 4-5 6.9 4.0 7 11 4 2 1 1 3 20
7 Jaylen Brown Starter SG 45:58 16-30 8-14 6-8 30.8 0.0 9 9 6 5 3 1 4 46
40 Grant Williams Starter PF 31:29 6-9 3-5 0-0 13.5 0.0 5 5 4 5 1 1 2 15
44 Robert Williams Starter C 44:49 5-5 0-0 6-8 28.0 3.0 7 10 3 1 3 5 0 16
71 Dennis Schroder Bench PG 32:00 5-16 1-4 1-2 8.5 2.0 1 3 8 3 2 0 2 12
11 Payton Pritchard Bench PG 11:17 0-3 0-2 0-0 4.8 3.0 2 5 2 1 0 1 0 0
9 Romeo Langford Bench SG 22:36 4-6 2-3 0-0 5.2 2.0 1 3 0 2 1 0 3 10
26 Aaron Nesmith Bench PF 11:19 0-4 0-3 0-0 -1.2 1.0 1 2 1 2 0 0 0 0
  Team                   10            
        290 48-117 21-57 17-23 127.4 15 41 66 34 24 13 9 18 134
          41.0% 36.8% 73.9%                    

New York Knicks

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL BLK TO PTS
8 Kemba Walker Starter PG 35:32 3-8 3-4 1-2 7.2 0.0 8 8 3 4 1 0 4 10
30 Julius Randle Starter PF 46:00 12-27 3-8 8-8 20.8 0.0 8 8 9 4 0 3 7 35
13 Evan Fournier Starter SG 44:26 13-25 6-13 0-0 22.8 0.0 6 6 3 4 4 1 1 32
23 Mitchell Robinson Starter C 34:28 5-5 0-0 1-4 22.8 5.0 12 17 3 2 0 2 1 11
9 R.J. Barrett Starter SF 47:03 6-11 3-7 4-6 13.8 0.0 5 5 2 5 0 2 0 19
4 Derrick Rose Bench PG 22:28 3-11 1-3 2-2 9.0 0.0 4 4 5 0 2 1 2 9
18 Alec Burks Bench SF 16:17 2-5 1-4 0-0 3.0 0.0 1 1 1 2 1 0 0 5
5 Immanuel Quickley Bench PG 08:25 1-4 0-3 0-0 0.0 0.0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 2
45 Jericho Sims Bench C 06:58 0-0 0-0 1-2 1.0 0.0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
6 Quentin Grimes Bench SG 00:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 Obi Toppin Bench PF 28:23 6-9 0-3 2-3 9.9 2.0 3 5 0 1 0 1 1 14
  Team                   16         2  
        290 51-105 17-45 19-27 124.1 7 48 71 27 22 9 10 19 138
          48.6% 37.8% 70.4%                    

Boston Celtics Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Marcus Smart
15p, 8r, 6a
Jaylen Brown
46p, 9r, 6a
Jayson Tatum
20p, 11r, 4a
Grant Williams
15p, 5r, 4a
Robert Williams
16p, 10r, 3a
Rotation Dennis Schroder
12p, 3r, 8a
Romeo Langford
10p, 3r, 0a
 
 
Aaron Nesmith
0p, 2r, 1a
 
 
Rotation Payton Pritchard
0p, 5r, 2a
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

New York Knicks Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Kemba Walker
10p, 8r, 3a
Evan Fournier
32p, 6r, 3a
R.J. Barrett
19p, 5r, 2a
Julius Randle
35p, 8r, 9a
Mitchell Robinson
11p, 17r, 3a
Rotation Derrick Rose
9p, 4r, 5a
 
 
Alec Burks
5p, 1r, 1a
Obi Toppin
14p, 5r, 0a
 
 
Lim PT Immanuel Quickley
2p, 0r, 1a
Quentin Grimes
0p, 0r, 0a
 
 
 
 
Jericho Sims
1p, 1r, 0a

2 Celtics Leaders

MPG Jaylen Brown 46.0
FG% Robert Williams 1.000
3P% Romeo Langford .667
FT% Jayson Tatum .800
ORPG Jayson Tatum 4.0
DRPG Jaylen Brown 9.0
RPG Jayson Tatum 11.0
SPG Jaylen Brown 3.0
APG Dennis Schroder 8.0
BPG Robert Williams 5.0
PPG Jaylen Brown 46.0

20 Knicks Leaders

MPG R.J. Barrett 47.0
FG% Mitchell Robinson 1.000
3P% Kemba Walker .750
FT% Derrick Rose 1.000
ORPG Mitchell Robinson 5.0
DRPG Mitchell Robinson 12.0
RPG Mitchell Robinson 17.0
SPG Evan Fournier 4.0
APG Julius Randle 9.0
BPG Julius Randle 3.0
PPG Julius Randle 35.0