|No. 23 – New York Knicks|
|Born||April 1, 1998 Pensacola, Florida|
New York Knicks: Patrick Ewing and the 50 Greatest Players in Franchise History.
The ” Knickerbocker ” name comes from the pseudonym used by Washington Irving in his book A History of New York , a name that became applied to the descendants of the original Dutch settlers of what later became New York , and later, by extension, to New Yorkers in general.
58 years (August 5, 1962)
|1993–94 New York Knicks season|
|Head coach||Pat Riley|
|General manager||Ernie Grunfeld|
|Owners||Paramount Communications, Inc. (through March 10, 1994) Viacom (starting on March 11, 1994)|
|Arena||Madison Square Garden|
Randle’s triple-double powers Knicks to 95-86 win over Cavs.
In its annual rankings, Forbes said the Knicks , who last won an NBA title in 1973, are worth $4.6 billion, up 15% from a year ago, due to a renovation of their arena, a blockbuster local TV deal and playing in the richest North American sports market.
Americanized spelling of the Dutch occupational name Knickerbacker ‘marble baker’, i.e., a baker of children’s clay marbles.
New York Knicks , American professional basketball team based in New York City. The Knicks (which is a shortened version of their official nickname, Knickerbockers) have won two National Basketball Association (NBA) championships (1970 and 1973) and are among the most lucrative franchises in professional basketball.