Record and standing: 60-22, 1st in Atlantic Division
Hall of Famer(s): Patrick Ewing
Scoring leader: Patrick Ewing (24.2 PPG)
Rebounds leader: Patrick Ewing (12.1 RPG)
Assists leader: Greg Anthony (5.7 APG)
Round eliminated: Eastern Conference Finals
The Knicks had the Eastern Conference on lock in 1992-93, as their 60 total wins were tied for the most in a regular season in franchise history. Under the guidance of Pat Riley, star Patrick Ewing enjoyed one of the finest seasons of his career as he helped anchor a bruising interior defense. Despite having one of the lowest total scoring offenses in the league (they were 24th out of 27 in points per game), the Knicks were dominant on the defensive end as they allowed the fewest points in the league and the lowest opponent field goal percentage, both better than the second place teams by significant margins.
They even took the first two games of the Eastern Conference Finals against the Bulls, before Michael Jordan awoke and rallied his team back to win four straight and the series.