1977-1978 New York Knicks Schedule

NBA Playoffs - Opening Round

Date Opponent Result Venue Record New York Leaders Cleveland Leaders PPP
Apr 12, 1978
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Cleveland
W, 114 - 132 Richfield Coliseum
Opening Round
1-0 PTS: 41. Bob McAdoo
PTS: 23. C. Russell
317.8 - 368.0
Apr 14, 1978
v.
Cleveland
W, 109 - 107 Madison Square Garden
Opening Round
2-0 PTS: 27. S. Haywood
PTS: 32. C. Russell
321.8 - 315.9

NBA Playoffs - Conference Semi Finals

Date Opponent Result Venue Record New York Leaders Philadelphia Leaders PPP
Apr 16, 1978
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Philadelphia
L, 130 - 90 Spectrum
Conference Semi Finals
0-1 PTS: 24. Ray Williams
PTS: 19. Steve Mix
338.4 - 234.3
Apr 18, 1978
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Philadelphia
L, 119 - 100 Spectrum
Conference Semi Finals
0-2 PTS: 24. Ray Williams
PTS: 22. J. Erving
340.6 - 286.2
Apr 20, 1978
v.
Philadelphia
L, 126 - 137 Madison Square Garden
Conference Semi Finals
0-3 PTS: 29. Bob McAdoo
PTS: 29. W. Free
309.2 - 336.2
Apr 23, 1978
v.
Philadelphia
L, 107 - 112 Madison Square Garden
Conference Semi Finals
0-4 PTS: 24. Bob McAdoo
PTS: 24. Doug Collins
284.5 - 297.8

Regular Season

Date Opponent Result Venue Record New York Leaders Opponent Leaders PPP
Oct 18, 1977
v.
Kansas City
W, 120 - 113 Madison Square Garden
Regular Season
1-0 PTS: 27. Earl Monroe
PTS: 29. Scott Wedman
298.4 - 281.0
Oct 22, 1977
v.
Washington
W, 141 - 115 Madison Square Garden
Regular Season
2-0 PTS: 22. Earl Monroe
PTS: 26. Elvin Hayes
297.2 - 242.4
Oct 25, 1977
v.
Cleveland
L, 112 - 117 Madison Square Garden
Regular Season
2-1 PTS: 29. Bob McAdoo
PTS: 28. Walt Frazier
290.6 - 303.6
Oct 26, 1977
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New Orleans
L, 123 - 106 Mercedes-Benz Superdome
Regular Season
2-2 PTS: 21. L. Shelton
PTS: 30. P. Maravich
304.4 - 262.3
Oct 29, 1977
v.
Detroit
W, 124 - 117 Madison Square Garden
Regular Season
3-2 PTS: 37. Bob McAdoo
PTS: 22. Bob Lanier
273.0 - 257.6
Nov 1, 1977
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Portland
L, 113 - 104 Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
3-3 PTS: 29. Earl Monroe
PTS: 23. Bill Walton
317.4 - 292.1
Nov 4, 1977
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Seattle
W, 92 - 95 Kingdome
Regular Season
4-3 PTS: 22. Earl Monroe
PTS: 31. Fred Brown
288.1 - 297.5
Nov 6, 1977
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L.A. Lakers
W, 102 - 106 The Forum
Regular Season
5-3 PTS: 22. J. McMillian
PTS: 20. J. Edwards
309.7 - 321.9
Nov 8, 1977
v.
San Antonio
W, 123 - 117 Madison Square Garden
Regular Season
6-3 PTS: 33. Bob McAdoo
PTS: 35. G. Gervin
320.1 - 304.5
Nov 9, 1977
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Buffalo
L, 124 - 113 Buffalo Memorial Auditorium
Regular Season
6-4 PTS: 19. S. Haywood
PTS: 30. Billy Knight
328.0 - 298.9
Nov 11, 1977
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Philadelphia
L, 127 - 119 Spectrum
Regular Season
6-5 PTS: 22. J. McMillian
PTS: 30. Doug Collins
316.9 - 296.9
Nov 12, 1977
v.
New Jersey
W, 101 - 90 Madison Square Garden
Regular Season
7-5 PTS: 26. Earl Monroe
PTS: 25. D. Hillman
318.9 - 284.2
Nov 15, 1977
v.
New Orleans
W, 108 - 105 Madison Square Garden
Regular Season
8-5 PTS: 34. Bob McAdoo
PTS: 20. Rich Kelley
300.5 - 292.2
Nov 18, 1977
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Washington
L, 123 - 103 US Airways Arena
Regular Season
8-6 PTS: 20. S. Haywood
PTS: 27. Elvin Hayes
350.0 - 293.1
Nov 19, 1977
v.
Indiana
W, 129 - 127 Madison Square Garden
Regular Season
9-6 PTS: 28. Ray Williams
PTS: 28. Ricky Sobers
298.5 - 293.8
Nov 22, 1977
v.
Buffalo
L, 101 - 102 Madison Square Garden
Regular Season
9-7 PTS: 36. Bob McAdoo
PTS: 34. Billy Knight
302.3 - 305.3
Nov 25, 1977
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Boston
L, 121 - 119 Boston Garden
Regular Season
9-8 PTS: 37. Earl Monroe
PTS: 23. C. Scott
336.1 - 330.5
Nov 26, 1977
v.
Golden State
W, 112 - 106 Madison Square Garden
Regular Season
10-8 PTS: 23. Bob McAdoo
PTS: 21. Phil Smith
342.1 - 323.8
Nov 28, 1977
v.
Houston
W, 104 - 86 Madison Square Garden
Regular Season
11-8 PTS: 22. Earl Monroe
PTS: 24. Moses Malone
309.5 - 255.9
Nov 29, 1977
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Houston
L, 120 - 103 Compaq Center
Regular Season
11-9 PTS: 20. Bob McAdoo
PTS: 24. C. Murphy
330.2 - 283.4
Dec 1, 1977
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San Antonio
L, 120 - 116 HemisFair Arena
Regular Season
11-10 PTS: 30. Bob McAdoo
PTS: 29. G. Gervin
321.8 - 311.1
Dec 3, 1977
v.
Milwaukee
L, 108 - 115 Madison Square Garden
Regular Season
11-11 PTS: 27. Bob McAdoo
PTS: 30. B. Winters
313.3 - 333.6
Dec 6, 1977
v.
Boston
W, 122 - 119 Madison Square Garden
Regular Season
12-11 PTS: 40. Bob McAdoo
PTS: 27. Jo Jo White
287.6 - 280.5
Dec 9, 1977
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Atlanta
W, 84 - 103 Omni Coliseum
Regular Season
13-11 PTS: 22. J. McMillian
PTS: 25. John Drew
283.3 - 347.3
Dec 10, 1977
v.
Portland
L, 106 - 107 Madison Square Garden
Regular Season
13-12 PTS: 25. Earl Monroe
PTS: 20. Johnny Davis
305.7 - 308.6
Dec 13, 1977
v.
Atlanta
W, 107 - 106 Madison Square Garden
Regular Season
14-12 PTS: 30. Bob McAdoo
PTS: 19. Tree Rollins
321.7 - 318.7
Dec 14, 1977
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Indiana
W, 98 - 101 Market Square Arena
Regular Season
15-12 PTS: 27. Bob McAdoo
PTS: 23. Ricky Sobers
316.8 - 326.5
Dec 16, 1977
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Milwaukee
L, 152 - 150 UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena
Regular Season
15-13 PTS: 41. L. Shelton
PTS: 27. M. Johnson
318.2 - 314.0
Dec 17, 1977
v.
Chicago
W, 112 - 103 Madison Square Garden
Regular Season
16-13 PTS: 25. Bob McAdoo
PTS: 23. A. Gilmore
305.3 - 280.8
Dec 20, 1977
v.
Phoenix
L, 99 - 110 Madison Square Garden
Regular Season
16-14 PTS: 35. Bob McAdoo
PTS: 32. P. Westphal
282.3 - 313.7
Dec 22, 1977
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Cleveland
L, 112 - 100 Richfield Coliseum
Regular Season
16-15 PTS: 35. Bob McAdoo
PTS: 23. Walt Frazier
324.3 - 289.5
Dec 25, 1977
v.
Philadelphia
W, 113 - 110 Madison Square Garden
Regular Season
17-15 PTS: 30. Bob McAdoo
PTS: 31. G. McGinnis
298.9 - 291.0
Dec 29, 1977
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New Jersey
W, 101 - 109 Louis Brown Athletic Center
Regular Season
18-15 PTS: 38. Bob McAdoo
PTS: 21. G. Johnson
294.2 - 317.5
Dec 30, 1977
v.
New Orleans
W, 118 - 116 Madison Square Garden
Regular Season
19-15 PTS: 33. Bob McAdoo
PTS: 32. P. Maravich
306.6 - 301.4
Jan 1, 1978
v.
Cleveland
W, 96 - 87 Madison Square Garden
Regular Season
20-15 PTS: 22. S. Haywood
PTS: 24. Jim Chones
313.0 - 283.7
Jan 3, 1978
v.
L.A. Lakers
L, 117 - 120 Madison Square Garden
Regular Season
20-16 PTS: 38. Bob McAdoo
PTS: 26. Norm Nixon
295.8 - 303.4
Jan 6, 1978
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Chicago
W, 97 - 99 Chicago Stadium
Regular Season
21-16 PTS: 28. Bob McAdoo
PTS: 27. M. Johnson
334.5 - 341.4
Jan 7, 1978
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Kansas City
W, 93 - 100 Kemper Arena
Regular Season
22-16 PTS: 30. Bob McAdoo
PTS: 26. Ron Boone
312.1 - 335.6
Jan 10, 1978
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Portland
L, 126 - 113 Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
22-17 PTS: 21. Ray Williams
PTS: 22. Tom Owens
302.3 - 271.1
Jan 13, 1978
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Golden State
L, 109 - 96 Oracle Arena
Regular Season
22-18 PTS: 20. Earl Monroe
PTS: 29. Rick Barry
324.3 - 285.6
Jan 15, 1978
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Seattle
L, 108 - 102 Kingdome
Regular Season
22-19 PTS: 31. Bob McAdoo
PTS: 30. Gus Williams
286.2 - 270.3
Jan 17, 1978
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L.A. Lakers
L, 121 - 108 The Forum
Regular Season
22-20 PTS: 28. Bob McAdoo
PTS: 27. K. Abdul-Jabbar
358.6 - 320.0
Jan 19, 1978
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Phoenix
L, 134 - 114 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
22-21 PTS: 33. Bob McAdoo
PTS: 31. P. Westphal
320.5 - 272.6
Jan 22, 1978
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Denver
W, 141 - 143 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
23-21 PTS: 39. Bob McAdoo
PTS: 37. D. Thompson
318.0 - 322.5
Jan 24, 1978
v.
Golden State
W, 99 - 97 Madison Square Garden
Regular Season
24-21 PTS: 23. Bob McAdoo
PTS: 22. Phil Smith
340.6 - 333.7
Jan 26, 1978
v.
Kansas City
W, 112 - 105 Madison Square Garden
Regular Season
25-21 PTS: 25. Earl Monroe
PTS: 23. O. Birdsong
321.8 - 301.7
Jan 27, 1978
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Atlanta
L, 105 - 96 Omni Coliseum
Regular Season
25-22 PTS: 26. Earl Monroe
PTS: 21. John Drew
316.2 - 289.1
Jan 28, 1978
v.
Chicago
W, 108 - 96 Madison Square Garden
Regular Season
26-22 PTS: 28. Bob McAdoo
PTS: 26. A. Gilmore
294.4 - 261.7
Jan 31, 1978
v.
Denver
L, 115 - 119 Madison Square Garden
Regular Season
26-23 PTS: 33. Bob McAdoo
PTS: 41. D. Thompson
304.6 - 315.2
Feb 2, 1978
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San Antonio
L, 123 - 113 HemisFair Arena
Regular Season
26-24 PTS: 20. Bob McAdoo
PTS: 42. Larry Kenon
339.0 - 311.5
Feb 3, 1978
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Houston
L, 112 - 102 Compaq Center
Regular Season
26-25 PTS: 24. L. Shelton
PTS: 23. C. Murphy
341.4 - 310.9
Feb 9, 1978
v.
Indiana
W, 126 - 117 Madison Square Garden
Regular Season
27-25 PTS: 37. S. Haywood
PTS: 24. Earl Tatum
310.7 - 288.5
Feb 11, 1978
v.
Milwaukee
W, 133 - 122 Madison Square Garden
Regular Season
28-25 PTS: 35. Bob McAdoo
PTS: 35. J. Bridgeman
299.9 - 275.1
Feb 12, 1978
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New Jersey
L, 112 - 110 Louis Brown Athletic Center
Regular Season
28-26 PTS: 27. S. Haywood
PTS: 43. J. Williamson
321.2 - 315.5
Feb 14, 1978
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Cleveland
L, 136 - 127 Richfield Coliseum
Regular Season
28-27 PTS: 40. Bob McAdoo
PTS: 26. Walt Frazier
318.1 - 297.1
Feb 17, 1978
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Detroit
W, 108 - 128 Cobo Center
Regular Season
29-27 PTS: 28. Earl Monroe
PTS: 21. Eric Money
313.3 - 371.3
Feb 18, 1978
v.
Buffalo
L, 112 - 122 Madison Square Garden
Regular Season
29-28 PTS: 33. Bob McAdoo
PTS: 29. Randy Smith
298.9 - 325.6
Feb 21, 1978
v.
Seattle
W, 122 - 120 Madison Square Garden
Regular Season
30-28 PTS: 37. Bob McAdoo
PTS: 24. Gus Williams
318.1 - 312.9
Feb 25, 1978
v.
Phoenix
W, 122 - 115 Madison Square Garden
Regular Season
31-28 PTS: 21. Earl Monroe
PTS: 27. P. Westphal
322.1 - 303.6
Feb 28, 1978
v.
San Antonio
W, 138 - 123 Madison Square Garden
Regular Season
32-28 PTS: 33. Bob McAdoo
PTS: 27. Billy Paultz
299.0 - 266.5
Mar 2, 1978
v.
Portland
W, 128 - 117 Madison Square Garden
Regular Season
33-28 PTS: 34. Bob McAdoo
PTS: 25. Tom Owens
319.8 - 292.4
Mar 4, 1978
v.
Boston
W, 99 - 91 Madison Square Garden
Regular Season
34-28 PTS: 32. Bob McAdoo
PTS: 23. Dave Cowens
336.0 - 308.8
Mar 5, 1978
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Boston
L, 112 - 94 Boston Garden
Regular Season
34-29 PTS: 24. Ray Williams
PTS: 17. Sidney Wicks
335.2 - 281.4
Mar 7, 1978
v.
Houston
W, 112 - 101 Madison Square Garden
Regular Season
35-29 PTS: 29. Bob McAdoo
PTS: 28. C. Murphy
336.5 - 303.5
Mar 8, 1978
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Milwaukee
L, 127 - 125 UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena
Regular Season
35-30 PTS: 34. Bob McAdoo
PTS: 22. J. Bridgeman
313.2 - 308.2
Mar 10, 1978
@
Indiana
L, 122 - 115 Market Square Arena
Regular Season
35-31 PTS: 30. Bob McAdoo
PTS: 20. Ricky Sobers
307.4 - 289.8
Mar 11, 1978
v.
New Jersey
W, 126 - 117 Madison Square Garden
Regular Season
36-31 PTS: 32. Butch Beard
PTS: 31. J. Williamson
313.9 - 291.5
Mar 14, 1978
v.
L.A. Lakers
L, 117 - 135 Madison Square Garden
Regular Season
36-32 PTS: 26. Bob McAdoo
PTS: 29. A. Dantley
304.5 - 351.4
Mar 17, 1978
@
Chicago
L, 129 - 117 Chicago Stadium
Regular Season
36-33 PTS: 32. Bob McAdoo
PTS: 31. A. Gilmore
349.7 - 317.2
Mar 18, 1978
v.
Philadelphia
L, 127 - 141 Madison Square Garden
Regular Season
36-34 PTS: 40. Bob McAdoo
PTS: 23. W. Free
305.2 - 338.8
Mar 19, 1978
@
Philadelphia
L, 125 - 118 Spectrum
Regular Season
36-35 PTS: 24. J. McMillian
PTS: 28. Doug Collins
323.1 - 305.0
Mar 21, 1978
@
Denver
W, 114 - 115 McNichols Sports Arena
Regular Season
37-35 PTS: 35. Bob McAdoo
PTS: 29. D. Thompson
303.1 - 305.8
Mar 23, 1978
@
Phoenix
L, 120 - 108 Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Regular Season
37-36 PTS: 22. L. Shelton
PTS: 29. Walter Davis
340.7 - 306.6
Mar 25, 1978
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Golden State
L, 133 - 123 Oracle Arena
Regular Season
37-37 PTS: 35. Earl Monroe
PTS: 55. Rick Barry
328.6 - 303.9
Mar 28, 1978
v.
Denver
W, 106 - 103 Madison Square Garden
Regular Season
38-37 PTS: 31. L. Shelton
PTS: 25. Dan Issel
336.1 - 326.6
Mar 30, 1978
v.
Washington
L, 108 - 123 Madison Square Garden
Regular Season
38-38 PTS: 26. Ray Williams
PTS: 28. B. Dandridge
321.3 - 366.0
Mar 31, 1978
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New Orleans
W, 116 - 117 Mercedes-Benz Superdome
Regular Season
39-38 PTS: 24. J. McMillian
PTS: 38. G. Goodrich
291.9 - 294.4
Apr 2, 1978
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Washington
W, 109 - 114 US Airways Arena
Regular Season
40-38 PTS: 25. L. Shelton
PTS: 30. M. Kupchak
319.9 - 334.6
Apr 4, 1978
v.
Atlanta
L, 101 - 105 Madison Square Garden
Regular Season
40-39 PTS: 33. Bob McAdoo
PTS: 24. John Drew
275.5 - 286.5
Apr 6, 1978
v.
Detroit
W, 129 - 125 Madison Square Garden
Regular Season
41-39 PTS: 26. Bob McAdoo
PTS: 39. Eric Money
315.4 - 305.7
Apr 7, 1978
@
Kansas City
W, 112 - 125 Kemper Arena
Regular Season
42-39 PTS: 27. L. Shelton
PTS: 25. O. Birdsong
301.0 - 335.9
Apr 8, 1978
@
Buffalo
W, 107 - 118 Buffalo Memorial Auditorium
Regular Season
43-39 PTS: 31. Bob McAdoo
PTS: 23. Randy Smith
308.0 - 339.7