New York Knicks Regular Season Rosters

1964-1965 New York Knicks Regular Season Roster

Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
Jim Barnes FC 6-8 210 0 UTEP 1964 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
Bob Boozer PF 6-8 215 4 Kansas State 1959 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
Emmette Bryant PG 6-1 175 0 DePaul 1964 Rnd 7 Pick 1 United States
Dave Budd SF 6-6 205 4 Wake Forest 1960 Rnd 2 Pick 2 United States
Len Chappell PF 6-8 240 2 Wake Forest 1962 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States
Johnny Egan PG 5-11 180 3 Providence 1961 Rnd 2 Pick 3 United States
Tom Gola GF 6-6 205 8 La Salle 1955 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Johnny Green SF 6-5 200 5 Michigan State 1959 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
Art Heyman GF 6-5 205 1 Duke 1963 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
Tom Hoover FC 6-9 230 1 Camden Bullets (United States) 1963 Rnd 1 Pick 6 United States
Howard Komives PG 6-1 185 0 Bowling Green 1964 Rnd 2 Pick 6 United States
Barry Kramer F 6-4 200 0 NYU 1964 Rnd 1 Pick 6 United States
Willis Reed FC 6-9 240 0 Grambling State 1964 Rnd 2 Pick 1 United States
John Rudometkin F 6-6 205 2 USC 1962 Rnd 2 Pick 2 United States

1964-1965 New York Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters J. Egan H. Komives J. Barnes B. Boozer W. Reed
Rotation E. Bryant   T. Gola L. Chappell  
Rotation     J. Green    
Rotation     D. Budd    
Rotation     A. Heyman    
Lim PT     B. Kramer    

1964-1965 Eastern Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Boston Celtics62-18-
2Cincinnati Royals48-3214
3Philadelphia Sixers40-4022
4New York Knicks31-4931

1964-1965 New York Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Willis Reed Rookie Of The Year (1965)
Jim Barnes All-Rookie First Team (1965)
Willis Reed All-Rookie First Team (1965)
Howard Komives All-Rookie First Team (1965)
Johnny Green Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection (1965)
Willis Reed Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection (1965)

1964-1965 New York Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST
Willis Reed 80 38.0 19.5 14.7 1.7
Jim Barnes 75 34.5 15.5 9.7 1.2
Bob Boozer 80 26.7 14.2 7.5 1.4
Howard Komives 80 29.7 12.2 2.4 3.3
Johnny Green 78 22.1 11.0 7.0 1.7
Johnny Egan 74 22.5 9.2 1.9 3.4
Tom Gola 77 22.4 7.0 4.1 2.9
Dave Budd 62 19.2 8.3 5.0 1.0
Emmette Bryant 77 17.3 4.9 2.2 2.2
Len Chappell 43 15.2 8.3 3.3 0.3
Art Heyman 55 12.1 5.7 1.8 1.4
Barry Kramer 19 12.2 4.4 2.2 0.8
Tom Hoover 24 6.4 1.4 2.4 0.5
John Rudometkin 1 22.0 6.0 7.0 0.0

1964-1965 New York Knicks Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

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

Emmette Bryant was selected as the #1 pick in the 7 Round of the 1964 NBA Draft by the New York Knicks. Emmette Bryant signed a multi-year contract with the New York Knicks on September 1, 1964.

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.

Howard Komives was selected as the #6 pick in the Second Round of the 1964 NBA Draft by the New York Knicks. Howard Komives signed a multi-year contract with the New York Knicks on September 1, 1964.

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.

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.

Len Chappell was acquired in a trade by the New York Knicks from the Philadelphia Sixers on October 21, 1963. Len Chappell re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the New York Knicks on July 21, 1964.

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.

Acquired via Waiver Claim

Barry Kramer was claimed off of the waiver wire by the New York Knicks from the Golden State Warriors on February 8, 1965.

1964-1965 New York Knicks Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Harry Gallatin Head Coach 1964-1965 Head Coach (Atlanta Hawks, 1962 to 1965)
Ned Irish President 1946-1947 N/A
Fred Podesta General Manager 1961-1962 General Manager (New York Knicks, 1957 to 1960)