New York Knicks Regular Season Rosters

1960-1961 New York Knicks Regular Season Roster

Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
Whitey Bell PG 6-0 180 1 NC State 1958 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Carl Braun SG 6-5 180 11 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Dave Budd SF 6-6 205 0 Wake Forest 1960 Rnd 2 Pick 2 United States
Mike Farmer F 6-7 210 2 San Francisco 1958 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
Dick Garmaker GF 6-3 200 5 Minnesota 1954 Rnd 9 Pick 8 United States
Jack George G 6-2 190 7 La Salle 1953 Rnd 13 Pick 1 United States
Johnny Green SF 6-5 200 1 Michigan State 1959 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
Richie Guerin SG 6-4 195 4 Iona 1954 Rnd 2 Pick 8 United States
Darrall Imhoff C 6-10 220 0 California 1960 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
Phil Jordon C 6-10 205 4 Whitworth University 1956 Rnd 6 Pick 3 United States
Bob McNeill G 6-1 186 0 Saint Joseph's 1960 Rnd 3 Pick 3 United States
Willie Naulls F 6-6 225 4 UCLA 1956 Rnd 2 Pick 2 United States
Jim Palmer F 6-8 199 2 Dayton 1957 Rnd 2 Pick 4 United States
Phil Rollins G 6-2 155 2 Louisville 1956 Rnd 2 Pick 8 United States
Kenny Sears F 6-9 198 5 Santa Clara 1953 Rnd 15 Pick 2 United States
Charlie Tyra FC 6-8 230 3 Louisville 1957 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States

1960-1961 New York Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters R. Guerin D. Garmaker W. Naulls K. Sears C. Tyra
Rotation W. Bell B. McNeill J. Green   D. Imhoff
Rotation   J. George D. Budd    
Rotation   C. Braun J. Palmer    
Lim PT   P. Rollins     P. Jordon

1960-1961 Eastern Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Boston Celtics57-22-
2San Francisco Warriors46-3311
3Syracuse Nationals38-4119
4New York Knicks21-5836

1960-1961 New York Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Richie Guerin Eastern All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1961)
Willie Naulls Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection (1961)

1960-1961 New York Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST
Willie Naulls 79 37.7 23.4 13.4 2.4
Richie Guerin 79 38.3 21.8 7.9 6.4
Dick Garmaker 71 31.5 15.6 3.9 3.1
Johnny Green 78 22.9 10.2 10.7 1.2
Kenny Sears 52 26.8 14.4 5.6 2.0
Charlie Tyra 59 23.8 8.8 6.7 1.4
Bob McNeill 75 18.5 5.8 1.6 3.2
Phil Jordon 31 29.8 13.1 8.1 2.4
Dave Budd 61 17.6 6.5 4.9 0.7
Jim Palmer 55 12.5 5.3 3.3 0.5
Darrall Imhoff 62 16.0 4.7 4.8 0.8
Phil Rollins 40 16.5 5.8 2.1 2.5
Carl Braun 15 14.5 5.7 2.1 3.2
Jack George 16 16.8 5.1 2.0 2.4
Whitey Bell 5 9.0 3.0 1.4 0.2
Mike Farmer 2 3.0 0.0 1.0 0.0

1960-1961 New York Knicks Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Dave Budd was selected as the #2 pick in the Second Round of the 1960 NBA Draft by the New York Knicks. Dave Budd signed a multi-year contract with the New York Knicks on September 1, 1960.

Johnny Green was selected as the #5 pick in the First Round of the 1959 NBA Draft by the New York Knicks. Johnny Green signed a multi-year contract with the New York Knicks on September 1, 1959.

Richie Guerin was selected as the #8 pick in the Second Round of the 1954 NBA Draft by the New York Knicks. Richie Guerin signed a multi-year contract with the New York Knicks on September 1, 1956.

Darrall Imhoff was selected as the #3 pick in the First Round of the 1960 NBA Draft by the New York Knicks. Darrall Imhoff signed a multi-year contract with the New York Knicks on September 1, 1960.

Bob McNeill was selected as the #3 pick in the 3 Round of the 1960 NBA Draft by the New York Knicks. Bob McNeill signed a multi-year contract with the New York Knicks on September 1, 1960.

Kenny Sears was selected as the #4 pick in the First Round of the 1955 NBA Draft by the New York Knicks. Kenny Sears signed a multi-year contract with the New York Knicks on September 1, 1955.

Acquired via Draft Rights Trade

Draft Rights to Charlie Tyra, the #2 pick in the First Round of the 1957 NBA Draft, were acquired by the New York Knicks from the Detroit Pistons on August 1, 1957. Charlie Tyra signed a multi-year contract with the New York Knicks on September 1, 1957.

Acquired via Trade

Dick Garmaker was acquired in a trade by the New York Knicks from the Minneapolis Lakers on January 24, 1960.

Jack George was acquired in a trade by the New York Knicks from the Philadelphia Warriors on January 28, 1959. Jack George re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the New York Knicks on September 1, 1959.

Phil Jordon was acquired in a trade by the New York Knicks from the Minneapolis Lakers on October 26, 1956.

Willie Naulls was acquired in a trade by the New York Knicks from the St. Louis Hawks on December 10, 1956.

Jim Palmer was acquired in a trade by the New York Knicks from the Cincinnati Royals on December 4, 1959.

Phil Rollins was acquired in a trade by the New York Knicks from the St. Louis Hawks on December 17, 1960.

Acquired via Free Agency

Whitey Bell signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the New York Knicks on January 11, 1960.

Carl Braun with the on September 1, 1959.

1960-1961 New York Knicks Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Vince Boryla General Manager 1960-1961 N/A