New York Knicks Regular Season Rosters
1955-1956 New York Knicks Regular Season Roster
|Player||Pos||HT||WT||YOS||Pre-Draft Team||Draft Status||Nationality|
|Dick Atha||PG||6-2||190||0||Indiana State||1953 Rnd 3 Pick 8||United States|
|Jim Baechtold||F||6-4||205||3||Eastern Kentucky||1952 Rnd 1 Pick 2||United States|
|Carl Braun||SG||6-5||180||6||NBA Draft, Undrafted||United States|
|Nat Clifton||PF||6-6||220||5||NBA Draft, Undrafted||United States|
|Walter Dukes||C||7-0||220||0||Seton Hall||1953 NBA Draft, Undrafted||United States|
|Ray Felix||C||6-11||220||2||Manchester (ABL) (United States)||1953 Rnd 1 Pick 1||United States|
|Harry Gallatin||FC||6-6||210||7||Truman State||1947 Rnd 4 Pick 10||United States|
|Dick McGuire||G||6-0||180||6||St. John's||1949 Rnd 1 Pick 8||United States|
|Bob Peterson||F||6-5||210||2||Oregon||1952 Rnd 11 Pick 2||United States|
|Bob Santini||F||6-5||190||0||Iona||1953 Rnd 5 Pick 8||United States|
|Kenny Sears||F||6-9||198||0||Santa Clara||1953 Rnd 15 Pick 2||United States|
|Gene Shue||G||6-2||170||1||Maryland||1954 Rnd 1 Pick 3||United States|
|Ernie Vandeweghe||G||6-3||195||5||Colgate||1949 Rnd 3 Pick 8||Canada|
1955-1956 New York Depth Chart
|Lim PT||D. Atha||D. McGuire||K. Sears||N. Clifton||R. Felix|
|Lim PT||C. Braun||J. Baechtold||H. Gallatin||W. Dukes|
|Lim PT||G. Shue||B. Santini|
|Lim PT||E. Vandeweghe||B. Peterson|
1955-1956 Eastern Division Standings
|1||San Francisco Warriors||45-27||-|
|4||New York Knicks||35-37||10|
1955-1956 New York Awards & Honors
|Player||Award / Honor|
|Dick McGuire||Eastern All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1956)
|Harry Gallatin||Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection (1956)
|Carl Braun||Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection (1956)
1955-1956 New York Season Stat Leaders
1955-1956 New York Knicks Roster Composition
|Selected via Draft
Harry Gallatin was selected as the #1 pick in the Second Round of the 1947 NBA Draft by the Baltimore Bullets (BAA). Harry Gallatin signed a multi-year contract with the New York Knicks on September 1, 1948.
Ernie Vandeweghe was selected as the #1 pick in the 3 Round of the 1949 NBA Draft by the New York Knicks. Ernie Vandeweghe signed a multi-year contract with the New York Knicks on September 1, 1949. Ernie Vandeweghe re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the New York Knicks on September 1, 1955.
|Acquired via Trade
Jim Baechtold was acquired in a trade by the New York Knicks from the Baltimore Bullets (BAA) on August 24, 1953.
Carl Braun was acquired in a trade by the from the Philadelphia Warriors on November 29, 1954.
Nat Clifton with the on September 1, 1955.
Ray Felix was acquired in a trade by the New York Knicks from the Baltimore Bullets (BAA) on June 30, 1954.
Gene Shue was acquired in a trade by the New York Knicks from the Philadelphia Warriors on November 29, 1954.
|Acquired via Free Agency
Bob Peterson signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the New York Knicks on January 10, 1955.
1955-1956 New York Knicks Front Office
|Staff Member||Position||Start Season||Previous Job|
|Ned Irish||General Manager||1946-1947||N/A|