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New York Knicks

1949-50 New York Knicks Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 40-28
Finished 2nd in the NBA's Eastern Division

Postseason: 3-2
Lost division finals

Division Semifinals - Defeated Washington Capitols 2-0

Division Finals - Lost to Syracuse Nationals 2-1

Coach: Joe Lapchick (40-28)

1949-50 Statistics
1949-50 Game-by-Game Results

The New York Knicks of the National Basketball Association ended the 1949-50 season with a record of 40 wins and 28 losses, finishing second in the NBA's Eastern Division, and compiled a postseason mark of 3-2. Joe Lapchick coached the team. The 1949-50 New York Knicks lost in the division finals.


PlayerPos.Birth DateHeightWeightCollege
Ed BartelsFOctober 8, 19256'5"195North Carolina State
Vince BorylaFMarch 11, 19276'4"210Denver
Carl BraunG-FSeptember 25, 19276'5"180Colgate
Harry DonovanGSeptember 10, 19266'2"180Muhlenberg
Harry GallatinF-CApril 26, 19276'6"210NE Missouri State
Gene JamesFFebruary 15, 19256'4"180Marshall
Ray LumppGJuly 11, 19236'1"178NYU
Dick McGuireGJanuary 25, 19266'0"180St. John's (NY)
Paul NoelFAugust 17, 19246'4"185Kentucky
Tex RitterG-FFebruary 26, 19246'2"185Eastern Kentucky
Connie SimmonsC-FMarch 15, 19256'8"222none
Bill Van Breda KolffG-FOctober 28, 19226'3"185NYU
Ernie VandewegheF-GSeptember 12, 19286'3"195Colgate