New York Knicks Regular Season Rosters

1974-1975 New York Knicks Regular Season Roster

Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
Jim Barnett GF 6-4 170 8 Oregon 1966 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States
Dennis Bell SF 6-5 185 1 Drake 1973 Rnd 5 Pick 14 United States
Henry Bibby G 6-1 185 2 UCLA 1972 Rnd 4 Pick 11 United States
Bill Bradley GF 6-5 205 7 Princeton 1965 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Jesse Dark SG 6-5 210 0 VCU 1974 Rnd 2 Pick 14 United States
Mel Davis F 6-6 220 1 St. John's 1973 Rnd 1 Pick 14 United States
Walt Frazier PG 6-4 200 7 Southern Illinois 1967 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
John Gianelli FC 6-10 220 2 Pacific 1972 Rnd 2 Pick 7 United States
Greg Jackson PG 6-0 180 0 Guilford 1974 Rnd 5 Pick 14 United States
Phil Jackson PF 6-8 220 7 North Dakota 1967 Rnd 2 Pick 5 United States
Rudy Jackson PF 6-9 205 0 Wichita State 1974 Rnd 3 Pick 14 United States
Earl Monroe G 6-3 185 7 Winston-Salem State 1967 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States
Howard Porter PF 6-8 220 3 Villanova 1971 Rnd 2 Pick 15 United States
Tom Riker C 6-10 225 2 South Carolina 1972 Rnd 1 Pick 8 United States
Dave Stallworth SF 6-7 200 7 Wichita State 1965 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
Neal Walk C 6-10 220 5 Florida 1969 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States
Hawthorne Wingo F 6-6 210 2 Friendship College 1972 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States

1974-1975 New York Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters W. Frazier E. Monroe B. Bradley J. Gianelli P. Jackson
Rotation   J. Dark H. Wingo    
Rotation     M. Davis    
Rotation     D. Bell    
Lim PT     J. Barnett   T. Riker
Lim PT         N. Walk

1974-1975 Atlantic Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Boston Celtics60-22-
2Buffalo Braves49-3311
3New York Knicks40-4220
4Philadelphia Sixers34-4826

1974-1975 New York Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Walt Frazier All-NBA First Team (1975)
Walt Frazier All-NBA Defensive First Team (1975)
Walt Frazier Eastern All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1975)
Earl Monroe Eastern All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1975)
Walt Frazier All-Star MVP (1975)

1974-1975 New York Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK
Walt Frazier 78 41.1 21.5 6.0 6.1 2.4 0.2
Earl Monroe 78 36.1 20.9 4.2 3.5 1.4 0.4
Bill Bradley 79 35.3 13.3 3.2 3.1 0.9 0.2
Phil Jackson 78 29.3 10.8 7.7 1.7 1.1 0.7
John Gianelli 80 35.0 10.3 8.6 2.0 0.5 1.5
Hawthorne Wingo 82 20.6 7.4 5.6 1.0 0.6 0.4
Henry Bibby 47 18.6 9.1 1.9 2.2 0.6 0.1
Mel Davis 62 14.6 5.7 5.2 0.9 0.3 0.1
Jim Barnett 28 19.2 6.5 1.8 1.4 0.4 0.0
Jesse Dark 47 8.5 3.6 0.8 0.6 0.1 0.0
Dennis Bell 52 8.9 3.0 2.0 0.5 0.4 0.2
Tom Riker 51 9.5 3.0 2.1 0.4 0.3 0.1
Neal Walk 30 9.1 3.9 2.6 0.7 0.2 0.1
Howard Porter 17 7.8 1.9 2.2 0.1 0.2 0.1
Dave Stallworth 7 8.1 1.4 2.9 0.3 0.4 0.4
Greg Jackson 5 5.4 1.6 0.4 0.6 0.0 0.0

1974-1975 New York Knicks Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Jesse Dark was selected as the #14 pick in the Second Round of the 1974 NBA Draft by the New York Knicks. Jesse Dark signed a multi-year contract with the New York Knicks on July 24, 1974.

Mel Davis was selected as the #14 pick in the First Round of the 1973 NBA Draft by the New York Knicks. Mel Davis signed a multi-year contract with the New York Knicks on October 13, 1973.

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. Phil Jackson re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the New York Knicks on July 11, 1972.

Acquired via Trade

Jim Barnett was acquired in a trade by the New York Knicks from the New Orleans Jazz on February 2, 1975.

John Gianelli was acquired in a trade by the New York Knicks from the Houston Rockets on September 19, 1972.

Earl Monroe was acquired in a trade by the New York Knicks from the Washington Wizards on November 11, 1971.

Neal Walk was acquired in a trade by the New York Knicks from the New Orleans Jazz on February 2, 1975.

Acquired via Free Agency

Dennis Bell signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the New York Knicks on January 27, 1974.

Bill Bradley with the New York Knicks on September 1, 1969. Bill Bradley re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the New York Knicks on August 19, 1972. Bill Bradley re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the New York Knicks on September 1, 1973.

Tom Riker signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the New York Knicks on October 3, 1974.

Hawthorne Wingo signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the New York Knicks on February 1, 1973.

1974-1975 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)