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1990–91 New York Knicks season

1990–91 New York Knicks season
Head coach Stu Jackson/John MacLeod
Owner(s) Paramount Communications, Inc.
Arena Madison Square Garden
Results
Record 39–43 (.476)
Place Division: 3rd (Atlantic)
Conference: 8th (Eastern)
Playoff finish East First Round
(eliminated 0–3)
Local media
Television MSG Network, EMI
Radio WFAN
< 1989–90 1991–92 >

The 1990–91 New York Knicks season was the 45th season for the team in the National Basketball Association (NBA). In the regular season, the Knicks finished in third place in the Atlantic Division, and earned the eighth seed in the Eastern Conference for the NBA Playoffs. The Chicago Bulls recorded a 3–0 series victory over the Knicks in the first round of the playoffs.[1]

NBA Draft

Main article: 1990 NBA Draft
Round Pick Player Position Nationality College
1 17 Jerrod Mustaf F/C  United States Maryland

Roster

New York Knicks 1990–91 roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Nat. Name Ht. Wt. From
G 1 United States Cheeks, Maurice 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 180 lb (82 kg) West Texas A&M
F/C 33 United States Ewing, Patrick 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 240 lb (109 kg) Georgetown
G 14 United States Grant, Greg 5 ft 7 in (1.7 m) 140 lb (64 kg) Trenton State
F/C 40 Panama Gray, Stuart (waived) 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 235 lb (107 kg) UCLA
G 13 United States Jackson, Mark 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 180 lb (82 kg) St. John's
F/C 32 United States Mustaf, Jerrod 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 238 lb (108 kg) Maryland
F/C 34 United States Oakley, Charles 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 225 lb (102 kg) Virginia Union
F 23 United States Quinnett, Brian 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 235 lb (107 kg) Washington State
G 3 United States Starks, John 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Oklahoma State
G 6 United States Tucker, Trent 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 193 lb (88 kg) Minnesota
F 55 United States Vandeweghe, Kiki 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 220 lb (100 kg) UCLA
F 7 United States Walker, Kenny 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Kentucky
F/C 45 United States Wilkins, Eddie Lee 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Gardner-Webb
G/F 21 United States Wilkins, Gerald 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Chattanooga
Head coach




Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (DP) Unsigned draft pick
  • (FA) Free agent
  • (S) Suspended
  • Injured

Regular season

Season standings

Atlantic Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div
y-Boston Celtics 56 26 .683 35–6 21–20 20-6
x-Philadelphia 76ers 44 38 .537 12 29-12 15-26 14-12
x-New York Knicks 39 43 .476 17 21-20 18-23 17–9
Washington Bullets 30 52 .366 26 21-20 9-32 10-16
New Jersey Nets 26 56 .317 30 20-21 6–35 8-18
Miami Heat 24 58 .293 32 18-23 6-35 9-17
y – clinched division title
x – clinched playoff spot
# Eastern Conference
Team W L PCT GB
1 c-Chicago Bulls 61 21 .744
2 y-Boston Celtics 56 26 .683 5
3 x-Detroit Pistons 50 32 .610 11
4 x-Milwaukee Bucks 48 34 .585 13
5 x-Philadelphia 76ers 44 38 .537 17
6 x-Atlanta Hawks 43 39 .524 18
7 x-Indiana Pacers 41 41 .500 20
8 x-New York Knicks 39 43 .476 22
9 Cleveland Cavaliers 33 49 .402 28
10 Washington Bullets 30 52 .366 31
11 New Jersey Nets 26 56 .317 35
12 Charlotte Hornets 26 56 .317 35
13 Miami Heat 24 58 .293 37


z – clinched division title
y – clinched division title
x – clinched playoff spot

Game log

Playoffs

East First Round

(1) Chicago Bulls vs. (8) New York Knicks: Bulls win series 3–0

Last Playoff Meeting: 1989 Eastern Conference Semifinals (Chicago won 4–2)

Player statistics

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game

Season

Playoffs

Awards and Records

Transactions

See also

References

External links

  • 1990–91 New York Knickerbockers Statistics
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