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NBA 73 43 Top 5 Knicks of all time 31287915 Not these guys Not+these+guys NBA

The Knicks have two so-called superstars in Amar'e Stoudemire (left) and Carmelo Anthony, but both are a long way from being considered franchise greats. (Winning a playoff series would help.) Despite a lousy recent decade, the team has a proud history, with many players firmly etched in Madison Square Garden lore. Here's our top five.


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NBA 73 43 Top 5 Knicks of all time 31287914 Walt Frazier +Walt+Frazier NBA

Though Ewing broke many of his franchise records, Frazier will forever be Mr. Knick because he is everything New Yorkers want to be: ultra-cool, stylish and a winner. Smooth on offense and dynamic on defense, he led the Knicks to two titles and made seven All-Star teams from 1970-76. His 36-point, 19-assist performance in Game 7 of the 1970 Finals was the kind of signature performance Ewing never delivered.


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NBA 73 43 Top 5 Knicks of all time 31287913 Patrick Ewing Patrick+Ewing+ NBA

Ewing was expected to restore New York's glory days as the No. 1 overall draft pick in 1985, and for the most part he did just that. In 15 seasons, he made 11 All-Star teams and led the Knicks to the playoffs 13 times. He never won a title, thanks mainly to Michael Jordan and Hakeem Olajuwon, but he remains the franchise's all-time leading scorer and rebounder. The Knicks haven't won a playoff series since he left in 2000.


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NBA 73 43 Top 5 Knicks of all time 31290573 Willis Reed Willis+Reed++ NBA

Reed did a lot of great things in 11 years with the Knicks, making seven All-Star teams, averaging 18.7 points and 12.9 rebounds, and winning the MVP award in 1970. But he'll always be best remembered for a game in which he scored just four points. By walking onto the court for Game 7 of the 1970 NBA Finals with a torn thigh muscle and making his first two shots, he helped deliver the Knicks' first championship and forever became a New York legend.


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NBA 73 43 Top 5 Knicks of all time 31287911 Dave DeBusschere Dave+DeBusschere+ NBA

A rugged defender and rebounder with a deft outside touch, DeBusschere was one of the NBA's first great power forwards and played a key role on New York's 1970 and 1973 title teams. A five-time All-Star, he was a versatile enough athlete to pitch a shutout for the Chicago White Sox before giving up baseball to focus on basketball.


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NBA 73 43 Top 5 Knicks of all time 31287912 Earl Monroe Earl+Monroe NBA

One of the most creative and flamboyant players in NBA history, Monroe also owns two of the coolest nicknames: "Earl the Pearl" and "Black Jesus". But there was substance as well as style. Paired with Walt Frazier in the "Rolls Royce Backcourt" – another great nickname – Monroe toned down his flashy game when necessary and helped the Knicks win the 1973 championship.

 

Honorable mention: Bill Bradley, Harry Gallatin, Bernard King, Charles Oakley.

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