2005–06 New York Knicks season

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2005–06 New York Knicks season
Head coach Larry Brown
Owner(s) Cablevision
Arena Madison Square Garden
Results
Record 23–59 (.280)
Place Division: 5th
Conference: 15th
Playoff finish Did not qualify
Local media
Television MSG Network
Radio WEPN
< 2004–05 2006–07 >

The 2005–06 New York Knicks season was the 60th season for the team in the National Basketball Association (NBA). The Knicks finished with a 23–59 record, which left them in last place in the Atlantic Division.[1] They had the fewest wins in the Eastern Conference in the 2005–06 season, and only the Portland Trail Blazers had fewer wins in the NBA.[2] The Knicks' payroll for the 2005-2006 season was $124 million, putting them $74.5 million above the salary cap, and $62.3 million above the luxury tax line.[3][4]

NBA Draft[edit]

Main article: 2005 NBA Draft
Round Pick Player Position Nationality School/Club Team
1 8 Channing Frye C  United States Arizona
1 30 David Lee F  United States Florida
2 54 Dijon Thompson G/F  United States UCLA

Standings[edit]

Atlantic Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div
y-New Jersey Nets 49 33 .598 - 29–12 20–21 10–6
Philadelphia 76ers 38 44 .463 6 23–18 15–26 10–6
Boston Celtics 33 49 .402 12 21–20 12–29 10–6
Toronto Raptors 27 55 .329 14 15–26 12–29 6–10
New York Knicks 23 59 .280 23 15–26 8–33 4–12


See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2005-06 New York Knickerbockers Roster and Statistics". Basketball-Reference. Archived from the original on 15 April 2009. Retrieved May 20, 2009. 
  2. ^ "2005-06 NBA Season Summary". Basketball-Reference. Archived from the original on 27 April 2009. Retrieved May 20, 2009. 
  3. ^ "NBA: Feb. 2, 2006". CNN Sports Illustrated. February 2, 2006. Retrieved July 28, 2010. 
  4. ^ "NBA Notebook: NBA, union sign deal". The Providence Journal. July 31, 2005. Retrieved July 28, 2010.