New York Knicks Regular Season Rosters

1967-1968 New York Knicks Regular Season Roster

Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
Dick Barnett SG 6-4 190 7 Tennessee State 1959 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States
Walt Bellamy C 6-11 225 6 Indiana 1961 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
Nate Bowman C 6-10 230 1 Wichita State 1965 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States
Bill Bradley GF 6-5 205 0 Princeton 1965 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Emmette Bryant PG 6-1 175 3 DePaul 1964 Rnd 7 Pick 1 United States
Jim Caldwell C 6-10 240 0 Georgia Tech 1965 Rnd 3 Pick 8 United States
Freddie Crawford SG 6-4 189 1 St. Bonaventure 1963 Rnd 8 Pick 1 United States
Walt Frazier PG 6-4 200 0 Southern Illinois 1967 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
Phil Jackson PF 6-8 220 0 North Dakota 1967 Rnd 2 Pick 5 United States
Neil Johnson F 6-7 220 1 Creighton 1966 Rnd 2 Pick 5 United States
Howard Komives PG 6-1 185 3 Bowling Green 1964 Rnd 2 Pick 6 United States
Willis Reed FC 6-9 240 3 Grambling State 1964 Rnd 2 Pick 1 United States
Cazzie Russell GF 6-5 218 1 Michigan 1966 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
Dick Van Arsdale GF 6-5 210 2 Indiana 1965 Rnd 2 Pick 2 United States

1967-1968 New York Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters W. Frazier D. Barnett C. Russell W. Reed W. Bellamy
Rotation H. Komives   D. Van Arsdale P. Jackson  
Rotation E. Bryant   B. Bradley    
Lim PT     N. Johnson   N. Bowman

1967-1968 Eastern Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Philadelphia Sixers62-20-
2Boston Celtics54-288
3New York Knicks43-3919
4Detroit Pistons40-4222
5Cincinnati Royals39-4323
6Baltimore Bullets36-4626

1967-1968 New York Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Willis Reed All-NBA Second Team (1968)
Walt Frazier All-Rookie First Team (1968)
Phil Jackson All-Rookie First Team (1968)
Willis Reed Eastern All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1968)
Dick Barnett Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection (1968)

1967-1968 New York Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST
Willis Reed 81 35.5 20.8 13.2 2.0
Dick Barnett 81 30.7 18.0 2.9 3.0
Cazzie Russell 82 28.0 16.9 4.6 2.4
Walt Bellamy 82 32.9 16.7 11.7 2.0
Dick Van Arsdale 78 30.1 11.0 5.4 2.9
Walt Frazier 74 21.5 9.0 4.2 4.1
Howard Komives 78 21.3 7.7 2.2 3.2
Phil Jackson 75 14.6 6.2 4.5 0.7
Bill Bradley 45 19.4 8.0 2.5 3.0
Emmette Bryant 77 12.6 3.7 1.7 1.7
Freddie Crawford 31 13.7 5.4 2.7 1.5
Nate Bowman 42 6.5 2.7 2.7 0.5
Neil Johnson 43 6.7 2.6 1.7 0.8
Jim Caldwell 2 3.5 0.0 0.5 0.5

1967-1968 New York Knicks Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Dick Van Arsdale was selected as the #2 pick in the Second Round of the 1965 NBA Draft by the New York Knicks. Dick Van Arsdale signed a multi-year contract with the New York Knicks on September 1, 1965.

Acquired via Draft Rights Trade

Draft Rights to Neil Johnson, the #5 pick in the Second Round of the 1966 NBA Draft, were acquired by the New York Knicks from the Washington Wizards on October 31, 1966. Neil Johnson signed a multi-year contract with the New York Knicks on November 1, 1966.

Acquired via Trade

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

Walt Bellamy was acquired in a trade by the New York Knicks from the Washington Wizards on November 1, 1965.

Nate Bowman was acquired in a trade by the New York Knicks from the Seattle SuperSonics on September 18, 1967.

Bill Bradley with the New York Knicks on September 1, 1967.

1967-1968 New York Knicks Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Eddie Donovan General Manager 1975-1976 General Manager (Los Angeles Clippers, 1970 to 1975)
Dick McGuire Head Coach 1965-1966 Head Coach (Detroit Pistons, 1959 to 1963)
Red Holzman Head Coach 1978-1979 General Manager (New York Knicks, 1970 to 1975)