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Earl Monroe

Earl Monroe (Pro basketball. Born, Philadelphia, PA, Nov. 21, 1944.) Of all of the trades made by the New York Knicks in their history, few excited Knicks fans as much as the deal on Nov. 10, 1971, that sent Dave Stallworth, Mike Riordan, and cash to the Baltimore Bullets for Earl (the Pearl) Monroe. Over […]

Walt Frazier

Walt Frazier (Pro basketball.  Born, Atlanta, GA, Mar. 29, 1945.)  Remembered by many for his flashy lifestyle and stylish dress, Walt Frazier earned the nickname “Clyde” after the lead character in a popular movie of the time.  But his up-tempo public face was only a small part of his well-earned fame.  On the court, the 6’4” […]

Patrick Ewing

Patrick Ewing (Pro Basketball.  Born, Kingston, Jamaica, Aug. 5, 1962.)  Although his 1997-98 and 1999 seasons were limited by injury, Patrick Aloysius Ewing produced 15 seasons with the Knicks that arguably made him the greatest player in team history.  Ewing holds virtually every club record, including games played (1,039), points scored (23,665), rebounds (10,759), and […]

Ira Berkow

Ira Berkow (Sportswriter.  Born, Chicago, IL, Jan. 7, 1940.)  With a tour at the Minneapolis Tribune and nearly a decade at the Newspaper Enterprise Association behind him, Ira Berkow joined The New York Times in 1981.  Berkow became a “Sports of The Times” columnist on a regular basis and his exhibited a willingness to attack […]

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