The Knicks are 26-15, meaning they’ve played 41 games – half of the 82 they will play this regular season. The Knicks’ record is the sixth best in the league, but second best in the Eastern Conference (behind the Miami Heat). All in all, this season has been a slight surprise, as many pegged the Knicks as a 48-50 win team, and they’re on pace for about 53 wins. Below are a few mid-season statistics to show where the Knicks stand in these categories.
- New York is third in the league in offensive efficiency, scoring 107.8 points per 100 possessions.
- New York is 15th in the league in defensive efficiency, allowing 102.6 points per 100 possessions.
- New York leads the league in turnover percent, turning over just 12.1% of their possessions.
- New York is eight in true shooting percentage, at 54.1%.
- New York is the league’s eight slowest team, playing at a pace of 93.11.
- New York is allows their opponents to shoot 50.4% from the field, which is good for seventh worst.
- New York forces their opponents to turnover 16.3% of their possessions, which is seventh best, as well.
- New York leads the league in percentage of points that are three-pointers — 32.3%.