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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” […]

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