New York Knicks Playoff Rosters

1973-1974 New York Knicks Playoff Roster

Player Pos HT WT Birth Date Age Pre-Draft Team YOS Draft Status
Dennis Bell SF 6-5 185 Jun 2, 1951 22 Drake 0 1973 Rnd 5, Pick 14, New York Knicks
Henry Bibby PG 6-1 185 Nov 24, 1949 24 UCLA 1 1972 Rnd 4, Pick 11, New York Knicks
Bill Bradley GF 6-5 205 Jul 28, 1943 30 Princeton 6 1965 Territorial Pick, New York Knicks
Mel Davis SF 6-6 220 Nov 9, 1950 23 St. John's 0 1973 Rnd 1, Pick 14, New York Knicks
Dave DeBusschere SF 6-6 220 Oct 16, 1940 33 Detroit-Mercy 11 1962 Territorial Pick, Detroit Pistons
Walt Frazier PG 6-4 200 Mar 29, 1945 29 Southern Illinois 6 1967 Rnd 1, Pick 5, New York Knicks
John Gianelli FC 6-10 220 Jun 10, 1950 23 Pacific 1 1972 Rnd 2, Pick 7, Houston Rockets
Phil Jackson PF 6-8 220 Sep 17, 1945 28 North Dakota 6 1967 Rnd 2, Pick 5, New York Knicks
Jerry Lucas FC 6-8 230 Mar 30, 1940 33 Ohio State 10 1962 Territorial Pick, Cincinnati Royals
Dean Meminger PG 6-0 175 May 13, 1948 25 Marquette 2 1971 Rnd 1, Pick 16, New York Knicks
Earl Monroe PG 6-3 185 Nov 21, 1944 29 Winston-Salem State 6 1967 Rnd 1, Pick 2, Washington Wizards
Willis Reed FC 6-9 240 Jun 25, 1942 31 Grambling State 9 1964 Rnd 2, Pick 1, New York Knicks
Tom Riker C 6-10 225 Feb 28, 1950 24 South Carolina 1 1972 Rnd 1, Pick 8, New York Knicks
Hawthorne Wingo SF 6-6 210 Sep 9, 1947 26 Friendship College 1 1972 NBA Draft, Undrafted

1973-1974 Playoff Matchups

Eastern Conference
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
Second Round #1 Boston Celtics #4 Buffalo Braves BOS in 6
Second Round #2 New York Knicks #3 Capital Bullets NYK in 7
Conference Finals #1 Boston Celtics #2 New York Knicks BOS in 5

Western Conference
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
Second Round #1 Milwaukee Bucks #4 Los Angeles Lakers MIL in 5
Second Round #2 Chicago Bulls #3 Detroit Pistons CHI in 7
Conference Finals #1 Milwaukee Bucks #2 Chicago Bulls MIL in 4

NBA Finals
DescriptionHomeAwayResult
NBA Finals #1 Milwaukee Bucks #1 Boston Celtics BOS in 7

1973-1974 New York Playoff Stats

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK
Walt Frazier 12 40.9 22.5 7.9 4.0 1.8 0.3
Earl Monroe 12 33.9 17.4 4.0 2.1 0.7 0.8
Bill Bradley 12 35.4 12.6 2.3 1.1 0.6 0.2
Dave DeBusschere 12 33.7 12.0 8.2 3.2 0.6 0.3
Phil Jackson 12 24.8 11.2 4.8 1.2 0.8 0.4
John Gianelli 12 28.2 7.3 7.3 1.9 0.3 0.5
Henry Bibby 10 8.9 4.2 1.0 1.1 0.3 0.0
Willis Reed 11 12.0 3.4 2.0 0.4 0.2 0.0
Dean Meminger 12 14.9 1.9 2.0 2.1 0.3 0.0
Mel Davis 4 3.0 3.0 1.2 0.0 0.0 0.0
Hawthorne Wingo 5 3.2 2.4 0.6 0.2 0.2 0.0
Jerry Lucas 11 10.5 0.9 2.0 0.8 0.4 0.0

1973-1974 New York Knicks Conference Semi Finals Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record New York Leaders Washington Leaders
Mar 29, 1974
v.
Washington
W, 102-91 Madison Square Garden
Conference Semi Finals
1-0 PTS: 26. Earl Monroe
PTS: 40. Elvin Hayes
Mar 31, 1974
@
Washington
L, 99-87 US Airways Arena
Conference Semi Finals
1-1 PTS: 20. D. DeBusschere
PTS: 35. Phil Chenier
Apr 2, 1974
v.
Washington
L, 79-88 Madison Square Garden
Conference Semi Finals
1-2 PTS: 20. Walt Frazier
PTS: 22. Kevin Porter
Apr 5, 1974
@
Washington
W, 93-101 US Airways Arena
Conference Semi Finals
2-2 PTS: 23. Earl Monroe
PTS: 21. Phil Chenier
Apr 7, 1974
v.
Washington
W, 106-105 Madison Square Garden
Conference Semi Finals
3-2 PTS: 38. Walt Frazier
PTS: 27. Elvin Hayes
Apr 10, 1974
@
Washington
L, 109-92 US Airways Arena
Conference Semi Finals
3-3 PTS: 25. Walt Frazier
PTS: 31. Elvin Hayes
Apr 12, 1974
v.
Washington
W, 91-81 Madison Square Garden
Conference Semi Finals
4-3 PTS: 30. Earl Monroe
PTS: 21. Phil Chenier

1973-1974 New York Knicks Conference Finals Schedule

Date Opponent Result Venue Record New York Leaders Boston Leaders
Apr 14, 1974
@
Boston
L, 113-88 Boston Garden
Conference Finals
0-1 PTS: 16. Walt Frazier
PTS: 25. J. Havlicek
Apr 16, 1974
v.
Boston
L, 99-111 Madison Square Garden
Conference Finals
0-2 PTS: 21. Walt Frazier
PTS: 27. J. Havlicek
Apr 19, 1974
@
Boston
W, 100-103 Boston Garden
Conference Finals
1-2 PTS: 38. Walt Frazier
PTS: 28. Dave Cowens
Apr 21, 1974
v.
Boston
L, 91-98 Madison Square Garden
Conference Finals
1-3 PTS: 25. Walt Frazier
PTS: 36. J. Havlicek
Apr 24, 1974
@
Boston
L, 105-94 Boston Garden
Conference Finals
1-4 PTS: 27. Phil Jackson
PTS: 33. J. Havlicek