2009–10 New York Knicks season

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2009–10 New York Knicks season
Head coach Mike D'Antoni
General manager Donnie Walsh
Owner(s) James Dolan
Arena Madison Square Garden
Results
Record 29–53 (.354)
Place Division: 3rd (Atlantic)
Conference: 11th (Eastern)
Playoff finish Did not qualify

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
Local media
Television MSG Network, MSG Plus
Radio WEPN
< 2008–09 2010–11 >

The 2009-10 New York Knicks season was the 64th season of the New York Knicks in the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Key dates[edit]

Summary[edit]

NBA Draft 2009[edit]

Main article: 2009 NBA Draft

Free agency[edit]

Draft picks[edit]

Main article: 2009 NBA Draft
Round Pick Player Position Nationality College/Team
1 8 Jordan Hill PF  United States Arizona
1 29 Toney Douglas (from L.A. Lakers) PG  United States Florida State

Roster[edit]

New York Knicks roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight DOB (YYYY–MM–DD) From
F/C 30 United States Barron, Earl 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 245 lb (111 kg) Memphis
F 9 United States Bender, Jonathan Injured 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 230 lb (104 kg) Picayune Memorial HS (MS)
G/F 21 United States Chandler, Wilson Injured 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 225 lb (102 kg) DePaul
C 34 United States Curry, Eddy Injured (IN) 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 295 lb (134 kg) Thornwood High School
G 23 United States Douglas, Toney 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Florida State
G 1 United States Duhon, Chris 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Duke
F 8 Italy Gallinari, Danilo 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 225 lb (102 kg) Italy
G 4 United States Giddens, J. R. 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 215 lb (98 kg) New Mexico
F 7 United States Harrington, Al Injured 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 250 lb (113 kg) SPHS (NJ)
G 50 United States House, Eddie 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Arizona State
F/C 42 United States Lee, David 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 250 lb (113 kg) Florida
G/F 3 United States McGrady, Tracy 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 223 lb (101 kg) Mt. Zion Christian Academy
G 13 Spain Rodríguez, Sergio 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 176 lb (80 kg) Spain
G/F 5 United States Walker, Bill 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Kansas State
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
Athletic trainer(s)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (DP) Unsigned draft pick
  • (FA) Free agent
  • (S) Suspended
  • Injured Injured

Pre-season[edit]

2009 Pre-season Game Log: 0–0–0 (Home: 0–0–0 ; Road: 0–0–0)
# Date Visitor Score Home OT Decision Attendance Record Recap
1 October 18 Maccabi Tel Aviv (Israel) New York Knicks
2 October 22 (in Newark, NJ) New York Knicks New Jersey Nets

Regular season[edit]

Standings[edit]

Atlantic Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div
y-Boston Celtics 50 32 .610 24–17 26–15 13–3
Toronto Raptors 40 42 .488 10 25–16 15–26 11–5
New York Knicks 29 53 .354 21 18–23 11–30 6–10
Philadelphia 76ers 27 55 .329 23 12–29 15–26 7–9
New Jersey Nets 12 70 .146 38 8–33 4–37 3–13
# Eastern Conference
Team W L PCT GB
1 z-Cleveland Cavaliers 61 21 .744
2 y-Orlando Magic 59 23 .720 2
3 x-Atlanta Hawks 53 29 .646 8
4 y-Boston Celtics 50 32 .610 11
5 x-Miami Heat 47 35 .573 14
6 x-Milwaukee Bucks 46 36 .561 15
7 x-Charlotte Bobcats 44 38 .537 17
8 x-Chicago Bulls 41 41 .500 20
9 Toronto Raptors 40 42 .488 21
10 Indiana Pacers 32 50 .390 29
11 New York Knicks 29 53 .354 32
12 Detroit Pistons 27 55 .329 34
13 Philadelphia 76ers 27 55 .329 34
14 Washington Wizards 26 56 .317 35
15 New Jersey Nets 12 70 .146 49


Game log[edit]

2009–10 game log Total: 29–53 (Home: 18–23; Road: 11–30)
2009–10 season schedule

Player statistics[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Player GP GS MPG FG% 3FG% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
Earl Barron 7 6 33.1 .441 .000 .759 11.0 1.1 .6 .6 11.7
Jonathan Bender 25 1 11.7 .400 .359 .923 2.1 .6 .1 .7 4.7
Wilson Chandler 65 64 35.7 .479 .267 .806 5.4 2.1 .7 .8 15.3
Eddy Curry 7 0 8.9 .381 .000 .588 1.9 .0 .0 .1 3.7
Toney Douglas 56 12 19.4 .458 .389 .809 1.9 2.0 .8 .0 8.6
Chris Duhon 67 59 30.9 .373 .349 .716 2.7 5.6 .9 .0 7.4
Danilo Gallinari 81 74 33.9 .423 .381 .818 4.9 1.7 .9 .7 15.1
J. R. Giddens 11 0 12.7 .487 .000 .636 2.8 .6 .5 .1 4.1
Al Harrington 72 15 30.5 .435 .342 .757 5.6 1.5 .9 .4 17.7
Eddie House 18 0 20.6 .331 .250 1.000 2.2 2.1 .7 .0 6.4
David Lee 81 81 37.3 .545 .000 .812 11.7 3.6 1.0 .5 20.2
Tracy McGrady 24 24 26.1 .389 .242 .754 3.7 3.9 .6 .5 9.4
Sergio Rodríguez 27 8 19.7 .491 .347 .806 1.4 3.4 .8 .1 7.4
Bill Walker 27 13 27.4 .518 .431 .787 3.1 1.4 .8 .1 11.9

Awards, records and milestones[edit]

Awards[edit]

Week/Month[edit]

All-Star[edit]

Season[edit]

Records[edit]

Milestones[edit]

Injuries and surgeries[edit]

Transactions[edit]

Trades[edit]

June 24, 2009
To New York Knicks
Darko Miličić
To Memphis Grizzlies
Quentin Richardson, Cash considerations

Free agents[edit]

Additions[edit]

Player Signed Former team
Warren Carter September 11 BK Ventspils (Latvia)
Gabe Pruitt September 11 Boston Celtics
Sun Yue September 17 Los Angeles Lakers

Subtractions[edit]

Player Waived
Warren Carter October 7
Gabe Pruitt October 7
Sun Yue October 7
Ron Howard October 7
Joe Crawford October 22
Chris Hunter October 22

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kidd replaces injured Kobe; Lee steps in for Iverson". NBA.com. Retrieved 23 June 2012. 
  2. ^ Steve, Aschburner. "High-flying Nate becomes first three-time Slam Dunk champ". NBA.com. Retrieved 23 June 2012. 
  3. ^ "Billups, Pierce try to dethrone Cook in Three-Point Contest". NBA.com. Retrieved 23 June 2012. 

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