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New York Knicks

1954-55 New York Knicks Roster

National Basketball Association (NBA)
Team Record: 38-34
Finished 2nd in the NBA's Eastern Division

Postseason: 1-2
Lost division semi-finals

Division Semifinals - Lost to Boston Celtics 2-1

Coach: Joe Lapchick (38-34)

1954-55 Statistics
1954-55 Game-by-Game Results

The New York Knicks of the National Basketball Association ended the 1954-55 season with a record of 38 wins and 34 losses, finishing second in the NBA's Eastern Division, and compiled a postseason mark of 1-2. Joe Lapchick coached the team. The 1954-55 New York Knicks lost in the division semi-finals.


PlayerPos.Birth DateHeightWeightCollege
Don AnielakFNovember 1, 19306'7"190SW Missouri State
Jim BaechtoldF-GDecember 9, 19276'4"205Eastern Kentucky
Carl BraunG-FSeptember 25, 19276'5"180Colgate
Fred ChristGAugust 6, 19306'4"210Fordham
Nat CliftonC-FOctober 13, 19226'6"220Xavier (LA)
Bert CookG-FApril 26, 19296'3"185Utah State
Ray FelixCDecember 10, 19306'11"220LIU
Harry GallatinF-CApril 26, 19276'6"210NE Missouri State
Chuck GrigsbyGAugust 15, 19286'5"190Dayton
Herm HedderickGJanuary 1, 19306'5"170Canisius
Paul HoffmanG-FApril 12, 19226'2"195Purdue
Bob KnightG-FApril 30, 19296'2"185none
Dick McGuireGJanuary 25, 19266'0"180St. John's (NY)
Bob PetersonFJanuary 25, 19326'5"210Oregon
Gene ShueGDecember 18, 19316'2"170Maryland
Jack TurnerF-GJune 29, 19306'4"170Western Kentucky