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Bill Bradley

Bill Bradley

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SPORT: Basketball TEAM: Knicks POSITION: Small forward INDUCTED: 1983 CAREER: 1967-1977 IN NY: 1967-1977 Bradley averaged 12.4 points in 10 seasons with the Knicks. He averaged 12.9 points in 95 playoff games, winning the 1970 and 1973 championships with the Knicks. An All-Star in 1973, Bradley went on to a career in the U.S. Senate, representing New Jersey.

Dave DeBusschere

Dave DeBusschere

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SPORT: Basketball TEAM: Knicks POSITION: Forward INDUCTED: 1983 CAREER: 1962-1974 IN NY: 1968-1974 DeBusschere averaged 16.1 points and 11 rebounds in 12 seasons with the Pistons and Knicks. He averaged 16 points and 12 rebounds in 96 playoff games, winning championships in 1970 and 1973 with the Knicks. An eight-time All-Star, he was named to the NBA All-Defensive first team six times.

Julius Erving

Julius Erving

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SPORT: Basketball TEAM: Nets POSITION: Small forward INDUCTED: 1993 CAREER: 1971-1987 IN NY: 1973-1976 Erving averaged 24.2 points and 8.5 rebounds per game in 16 seasons for the Virginia Squires, New York Nets and Philadelphia 76ers. He led the league in points per game three times and total points twice. Erving averaged 24.2 points in 189 playoff games and won championships with the Nets in 1974 and 1976 and the 76ers in 1983. A 16-time All-Star and two-time All-Star Game MVP, “Dr. J” was the ABA MVP in back-to-back-to-back seasons for the Nets. He won the 1980-81 NBA MVP. He ranks sixth in NBA history with 30,026 points and 32nd with 10,525 rebounds.

Patrick Ewing

Patrick Ewing

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SPORT: Basketball TEAM: Knicks POSITION: Center INDUCTED: 2008 CAREER: 1985-2002 IN NY: 1985-2000 Ewing averaged 21 points and 9.8 rebounds per game in 17 seasons with the Knicks, Magic and SuperSonics. He averaged 20.2 points and 10.3 rebounds in 139 playoff games. An 11-time All-Star, Ewing won the 1985-86 Rookie of the Year award. He ranked 25th in NBA history with 11,607 total rebounds and 24,815 points and is seventh with 2,894 blocks. Ewing, the No. 1 overall pick in 1985, is the Knicks’ all-time leading scorer. He won a gold medal at the 1984 and 1992 Olympics.

Walt Frazier

Walt Frazier

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SPORT: Basketball TEAM: Knicks POSITION: Point guard INDUCTED: 1987 CAREER: 1967-1980 IN NY: 1967-1977 Walt “Clyde” Frazier averaged 18.9 points, 6.1 assists and 5.9 rebounds per game in 13 seasons with the Knicks and Cavaliers. He averaged 20.7 points, 6.4 assists and 7.2 rebounds in 93 playoff games. A seven-time All-Star, he was named the 1974-75 All-Star Game MVP and won championships with the Knicks in 1970 and 1973. He ranks 58th all-time with 5,040 assists.

Harry Gallatin

Harry Gallatin

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SPORT: Basketball TEAM: Knicks POSITION: Forward INDUCTED: 1991 CAREER: 1948-1958 IN NY: 1948-1957 Gallatin averaged 13 points and 11.9 rebounds per game in 10 seasons with the Knicks and Pistons. He led the NBA with 15.3 rebounds per game for the 1953-54 season. Gallatin averaged 12 points and 11.2 rebounds in 64 playoff games and was a seven-time All-Star. He ranks 21st all-time in rebounds per game. He was the 1963 NBA Coach of the Year with the St. Louis Hawks.

Richie Guerin

Richie Guerin

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SPORT: Basketball TEAM: Knicks POSITION: Shooting guard INDUCTED: 2013 CAREER: 1956-1970 IN NY: 1956-1964 Guerin averaged 17.3 points, five rebounds and five assists per game in 13 seasons with the Knicks and Hawks. He averaged 15.6 points and 5.1 assists in 42 playoff games. A six-time All-Star, Guerin was NBA Coach of the Year for the 1967-1968 season, the Hawks’ last season in St. Louis.

Dick McGuire

Dick McGuire

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SPORT: Basketball TEAM: Knicks POSITION: Point guard INDUCTED: 1993 CAREER: 1949-1960 IN NY: 1949-1957 McGuire averaged 8 points, 5.7 assists and 4.2 rebounds per game in 11 seasons with the Knicks and Pistons. He averaged 8.3 points and 5.6 assists in 63 playoff games. He was a seven-time All-Star.

Earl Monroe

Earl Monroe

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SPORT: Basketball TEAM: Knicks POSITION: Guard INDUCTED: 1990 CAREER: 1967-1980 IN NY: 1971-1980 Earl “The Pearl” Monroe averaged 18.8 points and 3.9 assists per game in 13 seasons with the Knicks and Bullets. He averaged 17.9 points and 3.2 assists in 82 playoff games. The 1967-68 Rookie of the Year, Monroe was a four-time All-Star and won the 1973 championship with the Knicks.

Willis Reed

Willis Reed

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SPORT: Basketball TEAM: Knicks POSITION: Center INDUCTED: 1982 CAREER: 1964-1974 IN NY: 1964-1974 Reed averaged 18.7 points and 12.9 rebounds per game in 10 seasons with the Knicks. He averaged 17.4 points and 10.3 assists in 78 playoff games, winning championships with the Knicks in 1970 and 1973. Reed was the NBA Finals MVP both times. A seven-time All-Star, Reed was the 1964-65 Rookie of the Year, 1969-70 All-Star Game MVP and 1969-70 NBA MVP. Reed ranks 12th all-time in rebounds per game.