What Is the New York Knicks’ Record in NBA Playoff Conference Semifinals?

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Obi Toppin of the New York Knicks performs his dunk during the 2022 NBA All-Star Weekend Slam Dunk competition.
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Anatoly Pimentel @AnatolyPimentel Dec 11, 2023, 1:10 AM

In 32 conference semifinals, the New York Knicks recorded 74 wins and 78 losses since joining the league in 1949.

When Was The Last Time the Knicks Reached the Conference Semifinals?

The last time the New York Knicks competed in the Eastern Conference Semifinals was in 2013 and faced the Indiana Pacers. Carmelo Anthony was the team’s number option that year, but it was not enough because the Pacers defeated them in six games.

New York Knicks Conference Semifinals History

YearConference Semifinals OpponentSeries Result
1947Cleveland Rebels2-1 series win
1948Baltimore Bullets1-2 series loss
1949Baltimore Bullets2-1 series win
1950Washington Capitols2-0 series win
1951Boston Celtics2-0 series win
1952Boston Celtics2-1 series win
1953Baltimore Bullets2-0 series win
1955Boston Celtics1-2 series loss
1959Syracuse Nationals0-2 series loss
1967Boston Celtics1-3 series loss
1968Philadelphia 76ers2-4 series loss
1969Washington Bullets4-0 series win
1970Washington Bullets4-3 series win
1971Atlanta Hawks4-1 series win
1972Washington Bullets4-2 series win
1973Washington Bullets4-1 series win
1974Washington Bullets4-3 series win
1978Philadelphia 76ers0-4 series loss
1983Philadelphia 76ers0-4 series loss
1984Boston Celtics3-4 series loss
1989Chicago Bulls2-4 series loss
1990Detroit Pistons1-4 series loss
1992Chicago Bulls3-4 series loss
1993Charlotte Hornets4-1 series win
1994Chicago Bulls4-3 series win
1995Indiana Pacers3-4 series loss
1996Chicago Bulls1-4 series loss
1997Miami Heat3-4 series loss
1998Indiana Pacers1-4 series loss
1999Atlanta Hawks4-0 series win
2000Miami Heat2-4 series loss
2013Indiana Pacers2-4 series loss

New York Knicks are in the middle of their conference semifinals showdown with the Miami Heat, and they are the favorites to win the series in the NBA odds at -145.

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Anatoly Pimentel

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Anatoly Pimentel is an NBA and MMA writer previously featured in ASEAN Sports, Asian Persuasion MMA, and Overtime Heroics MMA. He graduated from Adamson University with a B.A in Communication and is a Web Content Writer for BetMGM.

Anatoly Pimentel is an NBA and MMA writer previously featured in ASEAN Sports, Asian Persuasion MMA, and Overtime Heroics MMA. He graduated from Adamson University with a B.A in Communication and is a Web Content Writer for BetMGM.