New York Knicks Regular Season Rosters

1984-1985 New York Knicks Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
20 James Bailey FC 6-9 220 5 Rutgers 1979 Rnd 1 Pick 6 United States
1 Ken Bannister FC 6-9 235 0 St. Augustine's College (Raleigh) 1984 Rnd 7 Pick 17 United States
7 Butch Carter G 6-5 180 4 Indiana 1980 Rnd 2 Pick 14 United States
25 Bill Cartwright C 7-1 245 5 San Francisco 1979 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
8 Ron Cavenall C 7-1 230 0 Texas Southern 1981 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
42 Pat Cummings FC 6-9 230 6 Cincinnati 1978 Rnd 3 Pick 15 United States
18 Ernie Grunfeld GF 6-6 210 7 Tennessee 1977 Rnd 1 Pick 11 Romania / United States
30 Bernard King SF 6-7 205 7 Tennessee 1977 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States
55 Louis Orr F 6-8 175 4 Syracuse 1980 Rnd 2 Pick 6 United States
21 Truck Robinson F 6-7 225 10 Tennessee State 1974 Rnd 2 Pick 4 United States
2 Rory Sparrow G 6-2 175 4 Villanova 1980 Rnd 4 Pick 6 United States
6 Trent Tucker G 6-5 193 2 Minnesota 1982 Rnd 1 Pick 6 United States
4 Darrell Walker SG 6-4 180 1 Arkansas 1983 Rnd 1 Pick 12 United States
45 Eddie Lee Wilkins FC 6-10 220 0 Gardner-Webb 1984 Rnd 6 Pick 17 United States

1984-1985 New York Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters D. Walker T. Tucker B. King P. Cummings K. Bannister
Rotation   R. Sparrow L. Orr J. Bailey R. Cavenall
Rotation   B. Carter T. Robinson E. Wilkins  
Rotation     E. Grunfeld    
Lim PT         B. Cartwright

1984-1985 Atlantic Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Boston Celtics63-19-
2Philadelphia Sixers58-245
3New Jersey Nets42-4021
4Washington Bullets40-4223
5New York Knicks24-5839

1984-1985 New York Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Bernard King All-NBA First Team (1985)
Bernard King Player Of The Week (11/25/84)
Bernard King Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection (1985)

1984-1985 New York Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Bernard King 55 37.5 32.9 5.8 3.7 1.3 0.3 3.7
Darrell Walker 82 30.4 13.5 3.4 5.0 2.0 0.3 2.5
Louis Orr 79 31.0 12.7 4.9 1.7 1.3 0.3 1.7
Pat Cummings 63 32.8 15.8 8.2 1.7 0.8 0.3 2.6
Rory Sparrow 79 29.0 9.9 2.1 7.1 1.0 0.1 1.9
Trent Tucker 77 23.6 8.5 2.4 2.6 1.0 0.2 0.8
Butch Carter 69 18.5 7.9 1.4 2.4 0.8 0.1 1.6
Ken Bannister 75 18.7 6.8 4.4 0.5 0.5 0.5 1.9
Ernie Grunfeld 69 15.4 6.6 2.2 1.5 0.7 0.1 0.6
James Bailey 74 17.5 5.2 4.6 0.5 0.4 0.7 1.4
Eddie Lee Wilkins 54 17.0 5.5 4.9 0.3 0.4 0.3 1.2
Ron Cavenall 53 12.3 1.5 3.1 0.4 0.2 0.8 0.8
Truck Robinson 2 17.5 2.0 4.5 1.5 1.0 1.5 2.5

1984-1985 New York Knicks Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Ken Bannister was selected as the #17 pick in the 7 Round of the 1984 NBA Draft by the New York Knicks. Ken Bannister signed a multi-year contract with the New York Knicks on August 1, 1984.

Bill Cartwright was selected as the #3 pick in the First Round of the 1979 NBA Draft by the New York Knicks. Bill Cartwright signed a multi-year contract with the New York Knicks on September 1, 1979.

Trent Tucker was selected as the #6 pick in the First Round of the 1982 NBA Draft by the New York Knicks. Trent Tucker signed a multi-year contract with the New York Knicks on October 5, 1982.

Darrell Walker was selected as the #12 pick in the First Round of the 1983 NBA Draft by the New York Knicks. Darrell Walker signed a multi-year contract with the New York Knicks on August 1, 1983.

Eddie Lee Wilkins was selected as the #17 pick in the 6 Round of the 1984 NBA Draft by the New York Knicks. Eddie Lee Wilkins signed a contract with the New York Knicks on September 1, 1984.

Acquired via Trade

James Bailey was acquired in a trade by the New York Knicks from the San Antonio Spurs on October 24, 1984.

Butch Carter was acquired in a trade by the New York Knicks from the Indiana Pacers on October 19, 1984.

Bernard King was acquired in a trade by the New York Knicks from the Golden State Warriors on October 22, 1982.

Truck Robinson was acquired in a trade by the New York Knicks from the Phoenix Suns on July 7, 1982.

Rory Sparrow was acquired in a trade by the New York Knicks from the Atlanta Hawks on February 12, 1983.

Acquired via Free Agency

Ron Cavenall signed a contract as a free agent with the New York Knicks on November 9, 1984.

Pat Cummings signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the New York Knicks on July 3, 1984.

Ernie Grunfeld signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the New York Knicks on September 10, 1982.

Louis Orr signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the New York Knicks on October 22, 1982.

1984-1985 New York Knicks Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Hubie Brown Head Coach 1982-1983 Head Coach (Atlanta Hawks, 1976 to 1981)
Dave DeBusschere General Manager 1982-1983 General Manager (Brooklyn Nets, 1974 to 1975)