New York Knicks Worst Losses Ever

This list shows the NBA games with the largest margins of defeat in Knicks history, in the Regular Season and the Playoffs.

RS = Season / PL = Playoffs

Knicks All-Time Worst Losses - Top 50
Regular Season and Playoffs

Point
Margin
Game
Details
62
L
162
-
100  
1960-61 (RS) / Dec 25, 1960 / at Syracuse
50
L
128
-
78  
2009-10 (RS) / Jan 24, 2010 / at New York
47
L
133
-
86  
1971-72 (RS) / Mar 18, 1972 / at Portland
45
L
104
-
59  
2007-08 (RS) / Nov 29, 2007 / at Boston
L
131
-
86  
1979-80 (RS) / Feb 20, 1980 / at Indiana
44
L
114
-
70  
1953-54 (RS) / Jan 31, 1954 / at Syracuse
43
L
111
-
68  
2001-02 (RS) / Jan 21, 2002 / at New York
L
131
-
88  
1971-72 (RS) / Mar 24, 1972 / at Milwaukee
42
L
143
-
101  
1962-63 (RS) / Nov 28, 1962 / at Detroit
41
L
114
-
73  
2013-14 (RS) / Dec 8, 2013 / at New York
L
126
-
85  
1990-91 (PL) / Apr 25, 1991 / at Chicago /
Eastern Conference First Round
L
142
-
101  
1962-63 (RS) / Dec 15, 1962 / at Chicago
40
L
124
-
84  
2007-08 (RS) / Feb 20, 2008 / at Philadelphia
L
130
-
90  
1977-78 (PL) / Apr 16, 1978 / at Philadelphia /
Eastern Conference Semifinals
L
134
-
94  
1961-62 (RS) / Dec 10, 1961 / at Cincinnati
39
L
132
-
93  
1986-87 (RS) / Apr 10, 1987 / at New York
L
135
-
96  
1986-87 (RS) / Mar 24, 1987 / at Milwaukee
38
L
124
-
86  
2014-15 (RS) / Mar 3, 2015 / at New York Originally scheduled for Jan 26, 2015. Postponed due to bad weather
L
116
-
78  
1985-86 (RS) / Apr 12, 1986 / at Milwaukee
37
L
126
-
89  
1986-87 (RS) / Apr 3, 1987 / at Atlanta
L
132
-
95  
1961-62 (RS) / Oct 21, 1961 / at Philadelphia
L
144
-
107  
1960-61 (RS) / Mar 1, 1961 / neutral at Boston, MA
36
L
121
-
85  
2015-16 (RS) / Mar 16, 2016 / at Golden State
L
132
-
96  
2009-10 (RS) / Mar 26, 2010 / at Phoenix
L
118
-
82  
2008-09 (RS) / Dec 3, 2008 / at Cleveland
L
132
-
96  
1974-75 (RS) / Jan 9, 1975 / at Golden State
L
140
-
104  
1965-66 (RS) / Mar 2, 1966 / at Boston
L
128
-
92  
1962-63 (RS) / Dec 27, 1962 / at Syracuse
L
133
-
97  
1961-62 (RS) / Dec 6, 1961 / at Detroit
L
114
-
78  
1956-57 (RS) / Jan 20, 1957 / at Boston
35
L
112
-
77  
1989-90 (PL) / May 8, 1990 / at Detroit /
Eastern Conference Semifinals
L
141
-
106  
1966-67 (RS) / Jan 29, 1967 / at Boston
34
L
125
-
91  
2012-13 (RS) / Feb 20, 2013 / at Indiana
L
107
-
73  
2004-05 (RS) / Nov 6, 2004 / at New York
L
116
-
82  
2001-02 (RS) / Apr 7, 2002 / at Sacramento
L
112
-
78  
1996-97 (RS) / Dec 18, 1996 / at Detroit
L
125
-
91  
1967-68 (RS) / Feb 16, 1968 / neutral at Cleveland, OH
L
116
-
82  
1956-57 (RS) / Jan 12, 1957 / at Philadelphia
33
L
100
-
67  
2011-12 (PL) / Apr 28, 2012 / at Miami /
Eastern Conference First Round
L
118
-
85  
2009-10 (RS) / Feb 16, 2010 / at Chicago
L
130
-
97  
2005-06 (RS) / Jan 31, 2006 / at New York
L
119
-
86  
1985-86 (RS) / Jan 4, 1986 / at Milwaukee
L
124
-
91  
1976-77 (RS) / Mar 16, 1977 / at Phoenix
L
117
-
84  
1972-73 (RS) / Dec 19, 1972 / at Phoenix
L
130
-
97  
1962-63 (RS) / Jan 12, 1963 / at Chicago
L
149
-
116  
1962-63 (RS) / Oct 20, 1962 / at Boston
32
L
126
-
94  
2016-17 (RS) / Dec 7, 2016 / at New York
L
115
-
83  
2007-08 (RS) / Nov 17, 2007 / at Denver
L
111
-
79  
2003-04 (RS) / Jan 8, 2004 / at New York
L
142
-
110  
1986-87 (RS) / Apr 17, 1987 / at New York
L
131
-
99  
1981-82 (RS) / Jan 27, 1982 / at Boston
L
118
-
86  
1974-75 (PL) / Apr 12, 1975 / at Houston /
Eastern Conference First Round
L
129
-
97  
1962-63 (RS) / Feb 8, 1963 / at New York