Harry Gallatin and Nathaniel Clifton poses for a photo. Gallatin, nicknamed "The Horse," played nine seasons in New York and was a seven time all-star. "Sweetwater" Clifton was a Knick for seven years and made on all-star team.
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Zaslofsky, who grew up in Brooklyn and attended St. John's, joined the Knicks in 1950 after four seasons in Chicago. He was a dependable scorer who played in the 1952 All-Star game, his best season in New York.
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Knicks forward Nat "Sweetwater" Clifton puts back a rebound during a game against the Rochester Royals.
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Carl Braun and Neil Johnston
New York's Carl Braun (No. 4) and Philadelphia's Neil Johnston chase down a loose ball.
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Phil Jackson, Dick McGuire and Walt Frazier
Coach McGuire welcomes Jackson and Frazier to Knicks Training Camp at McGuire Air Force Base in New Jersey. Frazier was New York's No. 1 draft choice from Southern Illinois while Jackson of Montana State was their second pick.
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Bill Bradley shoots a jumper over a pair of Washington defenders. The former New Jersey senator spent 10 years as a member of the Knicks and was elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame in 1982.
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The always intense Dave DeBusschere appeared on this SI cover from May 1970.
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Phil Jackson passes out of traffic during a game against Baltimore.
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Willis Reed and Dave Cowens
Willis Reed and Dave Cowens battle for a rebound.
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Jerry Lucas squeezes a shot off in the lane during a game against Boston.
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Earl Monroe looks for daylight during a game against Baltimore.
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Walt Frazier sneaks past Boston's Don Chaney and glides to the rim.
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Dean Meminger (left) and Earl Monroe (right) enjoy a game of cards on their charter plane back to New York after beating Los Angeles for the championship.
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Phil Jackson drives past Buffalo's Kenny Charles and heads toward the basket.
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Earl Monroe lofts a shot over the extended hand of Dave Cowens during a game against the Celtics.
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Legendary Knicks coach Red Holzman watches the action from the sidelines.
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Knicks guard Bernard King heads to the hoop in the May 1984 cover.
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Former Knicks guard and New Jersey state senator Bill Bradley poses in his office.
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Former Knicks point guard Mark Jackson drives to the basket against the Lakers.
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Rick Pitino and Patrick Ewing
Rick Pitino gives some instructions to Patrick Ewing during a game against the Bulls.
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John Starks leads a fast break during a playoff game against the Bulls.
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Patrick Ewing and Shaquille O'Neal battle for a rebound.
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Derek Harper bears down on defense during a game against the Magic.
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Charles Oakley sports a rather stylish ensemble as he takes in a game from the Knicks bench.
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Jeff Van Gundy
Jeff Van Gundy tries to keep his composure on the sidelines.
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Latrell Sprewell and Allan Houston show off their dribbling skills.
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Latrell Sprewell searches for an opening during a game against the Suns.
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Isiah Thomas and David Lee
Isiah Thomas gives David Lee instructions during the first half of a game against the Pacers.
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Stephon Marbury and Eddy Curry
Stephon Marbury and Eddy Curry take in the action.
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Knicks owner James Dolan looks less than pleased with the play of his squad.
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Amar'e Stoudemire and Carmelo Anthony
With the new tandom of Amar'e Stoudemire and Carmelo Anthony, the Knicks are positioned for success for years to come.
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Amar'e Stoudemire signed with the Knicks as a free agent during the summer of 2010 and immediately turned the team into contenders. He also became the first Knick to start an All-Star Game since Patrick Ewing in 1992.
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