New York Knicks Regular Season Rosters

1970-1971 New York Knicks Regular Season Roster

Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
Dick Barnett SG 6-4 190 10 Tennessee State 1959 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States
Bill Bradley GF 6-5 205 3 Princeton 1965 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Dave DeBusschere F 6-6 220 8 Detroit-Mercy 1962 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Greg Fillmore C 7-1 240 0 Cheyney 1970 Rnd 8 Pick 17 United States
Walt Frazier PG 6-4 200 3 Southern Illinois 1967 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
Phil Jackson PF 6-8 220 3 North Dakota 1967 Rnd 2 Pick 5 United States
Jerry Lucas FC 6-8 230 7 Ohio State 1962 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Eddie Mast PF 6-9 220 0 Temple 1969 Rnd 3 Pick 11 United States
Ken Mayfield SG 6-2 185 0 Tuskegee 1971 Rnd 3 Pick 15 United States
Mike Price SG 6-3 200 0 Illinois 1970 Rnd 1 Pick 17 United States
Willis Reed FC 6-9 240 6 Grambling State 1964 Rnd 2 Pick 1 United States
Mike Riordan GF 6-4 200 2 Providence 1967 Rnd 12 Pick 5 United States
Cazzie Russell GF 6-5 218 4 Michigan 1966 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
Dave Stallworth SF 6-7 200 3 Wichita State 1965 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
Milt Williams PG 6-2 182 0 Lincoln (MO) 1968 Rnd 17 Pick 5 United States

1970-1971 New York Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters W. Frazier D. Barnett B. Bradley D. DeBusschere W. Reed
Rotation   M. Price D. Stallworth P. Jackson G. Fillmore
Rotation     M. Riordan E. Mast  
Rotation     C. Russell    
Lim PT M. Williams        

1970-1971 Atlantic Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1New York Knicks52-30-
2Philadelphia Sixers47-355
3Boston Celtics44-388
4Buffalo Braves22-6030

1970-1971 New York Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Walt Frazier All-NBA Second Team (1971)
Willis Reed All-NBA Second Team (1971)
Walt Frazier All-NBA Defensive First Team (1971)
Dave DeBusschere All-NBA Defensive First Team (1971)
Walt Frazier Eastern All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1971)
Willis Reed Eastern All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1971)
Dave DeBusschere Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection (1971)

1970-1971 New York Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST
Walt Frazier 80 43.2 21.7 6.8 6.7
Willis Reed 73 39.1 20.9 13.7 2.0
Dick Barnett 82 34.7 15.5 2.9 2.7
Dave DeBusschere 81 35.7 15.6 11.1 2.7
Bill Bradley 78 29.5 12.4 3.3 3.6
Dave Stallworth 81 19.3 9.4 4.3 1.3
Cazzie Russell 57 18.5 9.2 3.4 1.4
Mike Riordan 82 16.1 4.8 2.1 1.5
Phil Jackson 71 10.9 4.7 3.4 0.4
Greg Fillmore 39 6.9 2.6 2.4 0.4
Mike Price 56 4.5 1.5 0.5 0.2
Eddie Mast 30 5.5 2.0 1.9 0.1
Milt Williams 5 2.6 0.8 0.0 0.4

1970-1971 New York Knicks Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Greg Fillmore was selected as the #17 pick in the 8 Round of the 1970 NBA Draft by the New York Knicks. Greg Fillmore signed a contract with the New York Knicks on November 24, 1970.

Walt Frazier was selected as the #5 pick in the First Round of the 1967 NBA Draft by the New York Knicks. Walt Frazier signed a multi-year contract with the New York Knicks on June 22, 1967. Walt Frazier re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the New York Knicks on September 1, 1969.

Phil Jackson was selected as the #5 pick in the Second Round of the 1967 NBA Draft by the New York Knicks. Phil Jackson signed a multi-year contract with the New York Knicks on September 1, 1967.

Eddie Mast was selected as the #11 pick in the 3 Round of the 1969 NBA Draft by the New York Knicks. Eddie Mast signed a contract with the New York Knicks on September 1, 1970.

Mike Price was selected as the #17 pick in the First Round of the 1970 NBA Draft by the New York Knicks. Mike Price signed a multi-year contract with the New York Knicks on September 1, 1970.

Willis Reed was selected as the #1 pick in the Second Round of the 1964 NBA Draft by the New York Knicks. Willis Reed signed a multi-year contract with the New York Knicks on September 1, 1964.

Mike Riordan was selected as the #5 pick in the 12 Round of the 1967 NBA Draft by the New York Knicks. Mike Riordan signed a multi-year contract with the New York Knicks on July 21, 1968.

Cazzie Russell was selected as the #1 pick in the First Round of the 1966 NBA Draft by the New York Knicks. Cazzie Russell signed a multi-year contract with the New York Knicks on September 1, 1966.

Dave Stallworth was selected as the #3 pick in the First Round of the 1965 NBA Draft by the New York Knicks. Dave Stallworth signed a multi-year contract with the New York Knicks on September 1, 1965. Dave Stallworth re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the New York Knicks on September 1, 1969.

Milt Williams was selected as the #5 pick in the 17 Round of the 1968 NBA Draft by the New York Knicks. Milt Williams signed a multi-year contract with the New York Knicks on May 30, 1970.

Acquired via Trade

Dick Barnett was acquired in a trade by the New York Knicks from the Los Angeles Lakers on October 14, 1965.

Bill Bradley with the New York Knicks on July 21, 1968.

Dave DeBusschere was acquired in a trade by the New York Knicks from the Detroit Pistons on December 19, 1968.

1970-1971 New York Knicks Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Red Holzman Head Coach, General Manager 1978-1979 General Manager (New York Knicks, 1970 to 1975)