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New York Knicks

1988-89 New York Knicks Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 52-30
Finished 1st in the NBA's Atlantic Division

Postseason: 5-4
Lost conference semi-finals

Conference First Round - Defeated Philadelphia 76ers 3-0

Conference Semifinals - Lost to Chicago Bulls 4-2

Coach: Rick Pitino (52-30)

1988-89 Statistics
1988-89 Game-by-Game Results

The New York Knicks of the National Basketball Association ended the 1988-89 season with a record of 52 wins and 30 losses, finishing first in the NBA's Atlantic Division, and compiled a postseason mark of 5-4. Rick Pitino coached the team. The 1988-89 New York Knicks lost in the conference semi-finals.


PlayerPos.Birth DateHeightWeightCollege
Greg ButlerCMarch 11, 19666'11"240Stanford
Patrick EwingC-FAugust 5, 19627'0"240Georgetown
Sidney GreenF-CJanuary 4, 19616'9"220UNLV
Mark JacksonGApril 1, 19656'1"180St. John's (NY)
Pete MyersG-FSeptember 15, 19636'6"180Arkansas-Little Rock
Johnny NewmanF-GNovember 28, 19636'7"190Richmond
Charles OakleyF-CDecember 18, 19636'8"225Virginia Union
Rod StricklandGJuly 11, 19666'3"175DePaul
Trent TuckerGDecember 20, 19596'5"190Minnesota
Kiki VandewegheFAugust 1, 19586'8"220UCLA
Kenny WalkerFAugust 18, 19646'8"210Kentucky
Eddie Lee WilkinsF-CMay 7, 19626'10"220Gardner-Webb
Gerald WilkinsG-FSeptember 11, 19636'6"185Tennessee-Chattanooga