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Charles Oakley

Charles Oakley (Pro basketball.  Born, Cleveland, OH, Dec. 18, 1963.)  At 6’9″, 245 pounds, Charles Oakley was an intimidating presence who played for Knicks teams that went to the playoffs in each of his 10 seasons with the team (1988-98).  Oakley averaged just over 10 rebounds and 10 points per game for the Knicks while […]

Marcus Camby

Marcus Camby (Pro basketball.  Born, Hartford, CT, Mar. 22, 1974.)  An athletic 6’11” frontcourt swingman drafted by Toronto out of Massachusetts, Marcus Camby came to the Knicks June 25, 1998, in the deal that sent forward Charles Oakley to the Raptors.  Camby was dogged by health problems throughout his four-year tenure with the Knicks (1998-2002) and averaged […]

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