1955–56 New York Knicks season
The 1955–56 New York Knicks season was the tenth season for the team in the National Basketball Association (NBA). In the regular season, the Knicks finished with a 35–37 record and tied for third place in the Eastern Division with the Syracuse Nationals. New York lost to the Nationals in a one-game playoff for a berth in the Eastern Division Semifinals.
|1955–56 New York Knicks season|
|Head coach||Joe Lapchick|
|General manager||Ned Irish|
|Arena||Madison Square Garden|
|Place||Division: 4th (Eastern)|
|Playoff finish||Did Not Qualify|
(Lost Division third-place tiebreaker to Nationals, 0–1)
(Bob Wolff, Bud Palmer)
(Les Keiter, Jim Gordon)
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.
|1||4||Ken Sears||F||United States||Santa Clara|
|2||11||Jerry Mullen||F||United States||San Francisco|
|3||19||Guy Sparrow||F||United States||Detroit|
|New York Knicks||35||37||.486||10||13-15||16-13||6-9||17-19|
- x – clinched playoff spot
Record vs. opponentsEdit
|1955–56 NBA Records|
- The Fourth Estate (PDF). New York Knicks. 2003. p. 331. Retrieved November 24, 2017.
- The Fourth Estate (PDF). New York Knicks. 2003. p. 330. Retrieved November 24, 2017.
- "1955–56 NBA Season Summary". Basketball-Reference. Retrieved March 27, 2010.
- "1955 NBA Draft". Basketball-Reference. Retrieved December 29, 2012.