1982–83 New York Knicks season

The 1982–83 New York Knicks season was the 37th season for the team in the National Basketball Association (NBA).[3] In the regular season, the Knicks started off by losing their first seven games of the season, but improved during the second half of their schedule.[4] They finished in fourth place in the Atlantic Division with a 44–38 win–loss record, and qualified for the NBA Playoffs. New York defeated the New Jersey Nets 2–0 in the best-of-three first round of the playoffs and advanced to the Eastern Conference Semifinals, where they were swept in four games by the eventual NBA champion Philadelphia 76ers.[5][6]

Season of National Basketball Association team the New York Knicks
1982–83 New York Knicks season
Head coach Hubie Brown
General manager Dave DeBusschere
Owners Gulf+Western
Arena Madison Square Garden
Record 4438 (.537)
Place Division: 4th (Atlantic)
Conference: 5th (Eastern)
Playoff finish East Semifinals
(Lost to 76ers 0–4)

Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Local media
Television WOR-TV
(Marv Albert, Butch Beard)
MSG Network
(Jim Karvellas, Butch Beard)[1]
Radio WNEW
(Marv Albert, John Andariese)[2]
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Main article: 1982 NBA Draft

Note: This is not an extensive list; it only covers the first and second rounds, and any other players picked by the franchise that played at least one game in the league.[7]

Round Pick Player Position Nationality School/Club Team
1 6 Trent Tucker G  United States Minnesota
2 29 Scott Hastings F–C  United States Arkansas
2 34 Vince Taylor F  United States Duke

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