2012–13 New York Knicks season

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2012–13 New York Knicks season
Head coach Mike Woodson
Owner(s) Madison Square Garden, Inc.
Arena Madison Square Garden
Results
Record 54–28 (.659)
Place Division: 1st (Atlantic)
Conference: 2nd (Eastern)
Playoff finish Lost in Semifinals to Indiana

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
Local media
Television MSG Network, MSG Plus, WWOR
Radio ESPN
< 2011–12 2013–14 >

The 2012–13 New York Knicks season was the 67th season of the franchise in the National Basketball Association (NBA). They clinched a playoff berth on March 22 with a win over the Toronto Raptors,[1] and clinched the Atlantic division title on April 9 against the Washington Wizards.

Key dates[edit]

Draft picks[edit]

Main article: 2012 NBA Draft
Round Pick Player Position Nationality College
2 48 Kostas Papanikolaou F  Greece Olympiacos B.C.

Roster[edit]

2012–13 New York Knicks roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight DOB (YYYY–MM–DD) From
F 7 Anthony, Carmelo (C) 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 230 lb (104 kg) 1984–05–29 Syracuse
F/C 42 Barron, Earl 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 250 lb (113 kg) 1981–08–14 Memphis
F/C 23 Camby, Marcus 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 240 lb (109 kg) 1974–03–22 Massachusetts
C 6 Chandler, Tyson 7 ft 1 in (2.16 m) 240 lb (109 kg) 1982–10–02 Dominguez HS (CA)
F 14 Copeland, Chris 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 225 lb (102 kg) 1984–03–17 Colorado
G 2 Felton, Raymond 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 205 lb (93 kg) 1984–06–26 North Carolina
G 5 Kidd, Jason 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 210 lb (95 kg) 1973–03–23 California
F 3 Martin, Kenyon 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 240 lb (109 kg) 1977-12-30 Cincinnati
F 16 Novak, Steve 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 235 lb (107 kg) 1983–06–13 Marquette
G 9 Prigioni, Pablo 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 185 lb (84 kg) 1977–05–17 Argentina
F 55 Richardson, Quentin 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 228 lb (103 kg) 1980–04–13 DePaul
G/F 21 Shumpert, Iman 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 220 lb (100 kg) 1990–06–26 Georgia Tech
G 8 Smith, J. R. 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 220 lb (100 kg) 1985–09–09 St. Benedict's Prep (NJ)
F/C 1 Stoudemire, Amar'e (C) 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 245 lb (111 kg) 1982–11–16 Cypress Creek HS (FL)
G/F 4 White, James 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 215 lb (98 kg) 1982–10–21 Cincinnati
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
Athletic trainer(s)
  • Roger Hinds
  • Anthony Goenaga

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (DP) Unsigned draft pick
  • (FA) Free agent
  • (S) Suspended
  • (DL) On assignment to D-League affiliate
  • Injured Injured

RosterTransactions
Last transaction: 2013–04–17

Pre-season[edit]

2012 pre-season game log
2012–13 season schedule

Regular Season[edit]

Game Log[edit]

2012–13 game log
Total: 54–28 (Home: 31–10; Road: 23–18)
2012–13 season schedule

Playoffs[edit]

Game log[edit]

2013 playoff game log
2013 playoff schedule

Standings[edit]

Atlantic Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div GP
y-New York Knicks 54 28 .659 31–10 23–18 10–6 82
x-Brooklyn Nets 49 33 .598 5 26–15 23–18 11–5 82
x-Boston Celtics 41 40 .506 12.5 27–13 14–27 7–9 81dagger
Philadelphia 76ers 34 48 .415 20 23–18 11–30 7–9 82
Toronto Raptors 34 48 .415 20 21–20 13–28 4–11 82


# Eastern Conference
Team W L PCT GB GP
1 z-Miami Heat 66 16 .805 - 82
2 y-New York Knicks 54 28 .659 12 82
3 y-Indiana Pacers 49 32 .605 16.5 81dagger
4 x-Brooklyn Nets 49 33 .598 17 82
5 x-Chicago Bulls 45 37 .549 21 82
6 x-Atlanta Hawks 44 38 .537 22 82
7 x-Boston Celtics 41 40 .506 24.5 81dagger
8 x-Milwaukee Bucks 38 44 .463 28 82
9 Philadelphia 76ers 34 48 .415 32 82
10 Toronto Raptors 34 48 .415 32 82
11 Detroit Pistons 29 53 .354 37 82
12 Washington Wizards 29 53 .354 37 82
13 Cleveland Cavaliers 24 58 .293 42 82
14 Charlotte Bobcats 21 61 .256 45 82
15 Orlando Magic 20 62 .244 46 82

Player statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game
Player GP GS MPG FG% 3FG% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
Carmelo Anthony 66 66 37.1 .451 .384 .830 6.9 2.6 0.77 0.48 28.7
Marcus Camby 24 4 10.4 .321 .000 .421 3.3 0.6 0.29 0.58 1.8
Tyson Chandler 66 66 32.8 .637 .000 .694 10.7 0.9 0.64 1.14 10.4
Chris Copeland 51 9 13.4 .478 .425 .778 1.4 2 0.4 0.16 7.4
Raymond Felton 65 65 34.0 .425 .353 .789 2.8 5.5 1.42 0.18 14.0
Jason Kidd 72 48 26.9 .379 .358 .833 4.2 3.30 1.67 0.33 6.2
Kenyon Martin 18 11 23.9 .602 .000 .425 3.3 0.4 0.89 3.56 7.2
Steve Novak 70 0 20.1 .414 .424 .938 2.0 0.4 0.37 0.10 6.6
Pablo Prigioni 67 7 15.1 .440 .376 .909 1.8 3.0 0.90 0.01 3.3
Iman Shumpert 34 34 20.7 .378 .411 .686 2.6 1.4 1.03 0.12 6.1
J. R. Smith 80 0 33.5 .415 .352 .785 5.1 2.7 1.27 0.31 17.7
Amar'e Stoudemire 29 0 23.5 .577 .000 .808 5.0 0.4 0.34 0.72 14.2
Kurt Thomas 39 17 10.1 .542 1.000 .462 2.3 0.5 0.26 0.41 2.5
Rasheed Wallace 20 0 14.6 .388 .324 .700 4.2 0.3 0.65 0.75 7.2
James White 49 14 6.7 .420 .345 .429 0.7 0.4 0.18 0.06 1.8

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Awards, records, and milestones[edit]

Awards[edit]

Week/Month[edit]

  • On December 3, 2012 Carmelo Anthony was named the Eastern Conference Player of the week for November 26 to December 2.[3]
  • On April 1, 2013 J.R. Smith was named the Eastern Conference Player of the week for March 25 to March 1.[4]
  • On April 8, 2013 Carmelo Anthony was named the Eastern Conference Player of the week for April 1 to April 7.[5]
  • On April 15, 2013 Carmelo Anthony was named the Eastern Conference Player of the week for April 8 to April 14, his second consecutive (3rd overall) week winning the award.[6]

All-Star[edit]

Records[edit]

  • Carmelo Anthony set a franchise record of 31 consecutive games played with 20+ points, lasting from November 16 against the Grizzlies and ending on February 2 against the Kings.[8]
  • Tyson Chandler tied the franchise record (previously set by Willis Reed in 1969) of 3 consecutive games played with 20+ rebounds against the Bucks, Kings, and Pistons in games played on February 1 through February 4.[9]
  • Carmelo Anthony tied the franchise record of 5 consecutive games played with 35+ points (previously set by Bernard King in 1985) in games played April 2 through April 9.[10]
  • The Knicks tied the franchise record of 20 3-point shots made in a game on April 9 against the Washington Wizards.[11]
  • After the Knicks beat the Oklahoma City Thunder on April 7, coach Mike Woodson improved to 68-32 as Knicks head coach, the best 100 game mark in franchise history.[12]
  • The Knicks set new NBA records of 891 3-point shots made and 2371 3-point shots attempted in a season.

Milestones[edit]

  • On February 8, 2013 Jason Kidd broke the 12,000 career assist mark against the Minnesota Timberwolves.[13]

Notes[edit]

  • The Knicks started off 6–0, their best start since the 1993–94 season.[14]
  • The Knicks went 11–4 in November, the first time they won 11 games in a month since March 2000.
  • The Knicks went 12-6 in March, the first time they won 12 games in a month since March 1994.[15]
  • The Knicks won 50 games for the first time since the 1999-00 season.
  • The Knicks won the Atlantic Division title for the first time since the 1993-94 season.
  • The Knicks had a 13-game winning streak from March 18 to April 9, the 3rd longest in franchise history, and the longest since the 1993-94 Knicks had a 15-game winning streak.

Transactions[edit]

Overview[edit]

Players Added

Via draft

Via free agency

Via trade

Players Lost

Via trade

Via free agency

Waived

Free Agency[edit]

Additions
Player Date Signed Former team
Jason Kidd July 11 Dallas Mavericks
James White July 11 Scavolini Pesaro
Steve Novak July 11 Re-signed
J. R. Smith July 11 Re-signed
Chris Copeland July 16 Genrali Okapi Aalstar
Pablo Prigioni July 24 Saski Baskonia
Ronnie Brewer July 25 Chicago Bulls
Rasheed Wallace September 28 Boston Celtics
Kenyon Martin February 23 Los Angeles Clippers
Jones, SolomonSolomon Jones April 12 Liaoning Hengye Jaguars
Quentin Richardson April 15 Orlando Magic
Earl Barron April 17 Washington Wizards
Subtractions
Player Date New Team Type
Landry Fields July 14 Toronto Raptors RFA | Offer Sheet
Jeremy Lin July 18 Houston Rockets RFA | Offer Sheet
Ronnie Brewer February 21 Oklahoma City Thunder Traded
Kurt Thomas April 12 - Waived
Solomon Jones April 15 - Waived
Rasheed Wallace April 17 - Retired/Waived

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Trades[edit]

July 11, 2012 To New York Knicks
Marcus Camby (sign and trade)
To Houston Rockets
Toney Douglas
Josh Harrellson
Jerome Jordan
2014 second round pick
2015 second round pick
July 14, 2012 To New York Knicks
Raymond Felton (sign and trade)
Kurt Thomas
To Portland Trail Blazers
Jared Jeffries (sign and trade)
Dan Gadzuric
Kostas Papanikolaou
Draft rights to Georgios Printezis
2016 second round pick
February 21, 2013 To New York Knicks
2014 second round pick
Cash Considerations
To Oklahoma City Thunder
Ronnie Brewer

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Carmelo Anthony drops 37 as Knicks clinch playoff berth". USA Today. March 22, 2013. Retrieved 23 March 2013. 
  2. ^ "New York Knicks Statistics". NBA.com. 
  3. ^ "Anthony, Durant named conference Players of the Week". NBA.com. Retrieved 10 April 2013. 
  4. ^ "J.R. Smith, Jefferson named conference Players of Week". NBA.com. Retrieved 1 April 2013. 
  5. ^ "Anthony, Pekovic named conference Players of Week". NBA.com. Retrieved 10 April 2013. 
  6. ^ "Knicks' Anthony, Lakers' Bryant named Players of the Week". NBA.com. Retrieved 17 April 2013. 
  7. ^ "All-Star 2013 Roster". NBA.com. Retrieved 10 April 2013. 
  8. ^ "Raymond Felton injures pinkie in Knicks' win over Bucks". Newsday. Retrieved 10 April 2013. 
  9. ^ Taylor, Nate (February 5, 2013). "Knicks’ Chandler on Cusp of a Team Rebound Mark". New York Times. Retrieved 10 April 2013. 
  10. ^ "NY Knicks clinch Atlantic Division title as Carmelo Anthony continues historic tear, but Kenyon Martin injured in win". New York Daily News. Retrieved 10 April 2013. 
  11. ^ "Small ball fuels franchise-record 20 3s". ESPN.com. Retrieved 10 April 2013. 
  12. ^ "Mike Woodson: NY Knicks are ‘in desperate times right now to win a title’". New York: nydailynews.com. Retrieved 10 April 2013. 
  13. ^ "Jason Kidd records 12,000th Assist". NBA.com. Retrieved 10 April 2013. 
  14. ^ "Knicks over Magic 99–89". NBA.com. Retrieved 5 November 2012. 
  15. ^ "Boston Celtics vs. New York Knicks - Recap - March 31, 2013". ESPN.com. Retrieved 10 April 2013. 
  16. ^ "Transactions: 2012-13 Season". NBA.com. Retrieved 11 April 2013.