1979-1980 stats

New York Knicks

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1979-1980 Team records - Points

Ray Williams scores a season high 39 points for New York Knicks

On November 11, 1979, Ray Williams set a season high in points in a NBA game. That day he scored 39 points in New York Knicks's road win against Sacramento Kings, 111-112. He also had 53 efficiency.

1979-1980 Team records - Rebounds

Bill Cartwright grabs a season high 18 rebounds for New York Knicks

On December 12, 1979, Bill Cartwright set a season high in rebounds in a NBA game. That day he grabbed 18 rebounds in New York Knicks's road loss against Brooklyn Nets, 118-105. He also had 32 points and finished the game with a 50 efficiency.

1979-1980 Team records - Assists

Michael Ray Richardson dishes a season high 18 assists for New York Knicks

On January 01, 1980, Michael Ray Richardson set a season high in assists in a NBA game. That day he dished 18 assists in New York Knicks's road win against Phoenix Suns, 109-119. He also had 22 points, 10 rebounds, 3 steals and finished the game with a 40 efficiency.

1979-1980 Team records - Steals

Michael Ray Richardson has a season high 7 steals for New York Knicks

On January 01, 1980, Michael Ray Richardson set a season high in steals in a NBA game. That day he reached 7 steals in New York Knicks's road loss against Milwaukee Bucks, 109-107. He also had 18 points, 11 rebounds, 7 steals and finished the game with a 38 efficiency.

1979-1980 Team records - Blocks

Joe Meriweather blocks a season high 10 blocks for New York Knicks Joe Meriweather

On December 12, 1979, Joe Meriweather set a season high in blocks in a NBA game. That day he went for 10 blocks in New York Knicks's road loss against Atlanta Hawks, 114-102. He also had 12 points, 6 rebounds and finished the game with a 20 efficiency.

1979-1980 Team records - Efficiency

Ray Williams set a season high 53 efficiency for New York Knicks

On November 11, 1979, Ray Williams set a season high in efficiency in a NBA game. That day he accomplished 53 efficiency in New York Knicks's road win against Sacramento Kings, 111-112. He also had 39 points and finished the game with a 53 efficiency.

New York Knicks roster

1979-1980 season

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Bill Cartwright
2m17 / 7-2
22 Years old

Jim Cleamons
1m92 / 6-4
30 Years old

Hollis Copeland
1m98 / 6-6
24 Years old

Larry Demic
2m05 / 6-9
22 Years old

Mike Glenn
1m89 / 6-2
24 Years old

Geoff Huston
1m89 / 6-2
22 Years old

Toby Knight
2m05 / 6-9
24 Years old

Joe Meriweather
2m08 / 6-10
26 Years old

Earl Monroe
1m91 / 6-3
35 Years old

Michael Ray Richardson
1m95 / 6-5
24 Years old

Marvin Webster
2m18 / 7-2
27 Years old

Ray Williams
1m92 / 6-4
25 Years old

Sly Williams
2m01 / 6-7
21 Years old

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Season Highlights

New York Knicks: 1979-1980 NBA season breakdown

The New York Knicks won 39 of their 82 games during the 1979-1980 NBA season.

They scored 114.0 points per contest and allowed 115.1 points to their opponents.

The New York Knicks's largest win was a 37 points home win against LA Clippers on January 03, 1980 (138-101).

That night Ray Williams scored 23 points, and Bill Cartwright had 20.

The New York Knicks's biggest loss was a 45 points home loss against Indiana Pacers on February 20, 1980 (131-86).

They were dominated by Billy Knight (26 points) and Johnny Davis (23 points).

Team leaders

Bill Cartwright led the team in scoring with 21.7 points per game.

Bill Cartwright led the team in rebounding with 7 rebounds per game.

Michael Ray Richardson led the team in assists with 7.6 assists per game.

Bill Cartwright had the team's best efficiency rating with 25.4. He averaged 21.7 points, 7 rebounds, 1.6 assists, 0.2 steals, and 0.7 blocks.

Winning streaks

The New York Knicks had a season-high 5-Game winning streak.

And a season worse 7-Game losing streak.

The New York Knicks's longest home winning streak lasted 6 games. And it's longest home losing streak lasted 3 games.

The New York Knicks's longest road winning streak lasted 4 games. And it's longest road losing streak lasted 5 games.

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