NBA Team Sweep History

Note: The First Round didn’t start until 1975, prior to that the Semifinals was the start of the NBA playoffs.

*Note: The High Seed is the team with Home Court advantage.


New York Knicks Sweep data

The New York Knicks were also known as :
  • New York Knicks
RoundFirst RoundSemifinalsConference FinalsLeague FinalsTotal
Total Series233216879
High Seed Sweeps32005
Low Seed Sweeps33006
High Seed Swepts33006
Low Seed Swepts11002

Sweeps By Season (Seasons with no sweeps or swepts are ommited)
SeasonFirst RoundSemifinals Conference FinalsFinalsTotal
1947 Swepts: 01001
1950 Sweeps: 01001
1951 Sweeps: 01001
1953 Sweeps: 01001
1959 Swepts: 01001
1969 Sweeps: 01001
1978 Sweeps: 10001
1978 Swepts: 01001
1981 Swepts: 10001
1983 Sweeps: 10001
1983 Swepts: 01001
1989 Sweeps: 10001
1991 Swepts: 10001
1996 Sweeps: 10001
1997 Sweeps: 10001
1999 Sweeps: 01001
2000 Sweeps: 10001
2004 Swepts: 10001
2011 Swepts: 10001