New York Knicks Regular Season Rosters

1963-1964 New York Knicks Regular Season Roster

Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
Bob Boozer PF 6-8 215 3 Kansas State 1959 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
Dave Budd SF 6-6 205 3 Wake Forest 1960 Rnd 2 Pick 2 United States
Donnie Butcher G 6-2 200 2 Pikeville 1961 Rnd 7 Pick 1 United States
Al Butler G 6-2 175 2 Niagara 1961 Rnd 2 Pick 8 United States
Len Chappell PF 6-8 240 1 Wake Forest 1962 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States
Gene Conley PF 6-8 225 5 Washington State 1952 Rnd 10 Pick 4 United States
Bob Duffy G 6-3 165 1 Colgate 1962 Rnd 2 Pick 3 United States
Johnny Egan PG 5-11 180 2 Providence 1961 Rnd 2 Pick 3 United States
Tom Gola GF 6-6 205 7 La Salle 1955 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Johnny Green SF 6-5 200 4 Michigan State 1959 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
Jerry Harkness G 6-2 175 0 Loyola (IL) 1962 Rnd 8 Pick 5 United States
Art Heyman GF 6-5 205 0 Duke 1963 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
Tom Hoover FC 6-9 230 0 Camden Bullets (United States) 1963 Rnd 1 Pick 6 United States
Bill McGill FC 6-9 225 1 Utah 1962 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
Bevo Nordmann C 6-10 230 2 Saint Louis 1961 Rnd 3 Pick 2 United States
Hub Reed C 6-9 215 5 Oklahoma City 1958 Rnd 2 Pick 7 United States
John Rudometkin F 6-6 205 1 USC 1962 Rnd 2 Pick 2 United States

1963-1964 New York Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters A. Butler J. Green A. Heyman T. Gola T. Hoover
Rotation     D. Budd G. Conley  
Rotation     J. Rudometkin    
Lim PT J. Egan     B. McGill  
Lim PT       B. Boozer  
Lim PT       L. Chappell  

1963-1964 Eastern Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Boston Celtics59-21-
2Cincinnati Royals55-254
3Philadelphia Sixers34-4625
4New York Knicks22-5837

1963-1964 New York Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Art Heyman All-Rookie First Team (1964)
Tom Gola Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection (1964)
Len Chappell Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection (1964)

1963-1964 New York Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST
Len Chappell 78 31.9 17.3 9.8 1.1
Johnny Green 80 26.7 14.5 10.0 2.0
Art Heyman 75 29.8 15.4 4.0 3.4
Bill McGill 68 25.5 16.0 5.9 1.8
Bob Boozer 49 33.7 17.5 8.5 1.3
Tom Gola 74 29.1 9.1 6.3 3.5
Al Butler 76 18.1 8.7 2.2 2.1
Johnny Egan 42 35.4 14.1 3.1 5.8
John Rudometkin 52 13.4 7.6 3.2 0.5
Dave Budd 73 14.1 4.7 3.8 0.8
Tom Hoover 59 16.7 4.8 5.6 0.6
Gene Conley 46 12.0 4.2 3.4 0.5
Donnie Butcher 26 16.1 4.5 2.6 2.5
Bevo Nordmann 7 15.1 4.9 3.6 0.1
Jerry Harkness 5 11.8 5.8 1.2 1.2
Richie Guerin 2 13.0 13.0 1.5 2.0
Paul Hogue 6 14.8 3.2 2.5 0.8
Bob Duffy 4 12.5 4.0 1.5 1.2

1963-1964 New York Knicks Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

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.

Art Heyman was selected as the #1 pick in the First Round of the 1963 NBA Draft by the New York Knicks. Art Heyman signed a multi-year contract with the New York Knicks on September 1, 1963.

John Rudometkin was selected as the #2 pick in the Second Round of the 1962 NBA Draft by the New York Knicks. John Rudometkin signed a multi-year contract with the New York Knicks on May 22, 1962.

Acquired via Trade

Bob Boozer was acquired in a trade by the New York Knicks from the Cincinnati Royals on December 15, 1963.

Dave Budd was acquired in a trade by the New York Knicks from the Chicago Zephyrs on May 16, 1961.

Al Butler was acquired in a trade by the New York Knicks from the Boston Celtics on December 5, 1961.

Len Chappell was acquired in a trade by the New York Knicks from the Philadelphia Sixers on October 21, 1963.

Gene Conley was acquired in a trade by the New York Knicks from the Chicago Zephyrs on September 10, 1962.

Johnny Egan was acquired in a trade by the New York Knicks from the Detroit Pistons on December 15, 1963.

Tom Gola was acquired in a trade by the New York Knicks from the Golden State Warriors on December 5, 1962.

Tom Hoover was acquired in a trade by the New York Knicks from the Philadelphia Sixers on October 16, 1963.

Bill McGill was acquired in a trade by the New York Knicks from the Washington Wizards on October 28, 1963.

1963-1964 New York Knicks Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Fred Podesta General Manager 1961-1962 General Manager (New York Knicks, 1957 to 1960)