New York Knicks Regular Season Rosters

1995-1996 New York Knicks Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
  Victor Alexander PF 6-9 265 4 Iowa State 1991 Rnd 1 Pick 17 United States
40 Willie Anderson SF 6-7 190 7 Georgia 1988 Rnd 1 Pick 10 United States
35 Doug Christie SG 6-6 200 3 Pepperdine 1992 Rnd 1 Pick 17 United States
44 Hubert Davis SF 6-5 183 3 North Carolina 1992 Rnd 1 Pick 20 United States
33 Patrick Ewing C 7-0 240 10 Georgetown 1985 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States / Jamaica
6 Matt Fish PF 6-11 235 2 UNC Wilmington 1992 Rnd 2 Pick 23 United States
20 Ronnie Grandison F 6-6 215 5 New Orleans 1987 Rnd 5 Pick 8 United States
23 Gary Grant G 6-3 185 7 Michigan 1988 Rnd 1 Pick 15 United States
11 Derek Harper PG 6-4 185 12 Illinois 1983 Rnd 1 Pick 11 United States
54 Brad Lohaus FC 6-11 230 8 Iowa 1987 Rnd 2 Pick 22 United States
14 Anthony Mason PF 6-7 250 7 Tennessee State 1988 Rnd 3 Pick 3 United States
34 Charles Oakley PF 6-8 225 10 Virginia Union 1985 Rnd 1 Pick 9 United States
7 J.R. Reid PF 6-9 247 6 North Carolina 1989 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
6 Charles Daniel Smith PF 6-10 230 7 Pittsburgh 1988 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
3 John Starks SG 6-3 180 6 Oklahoma State 1988 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
  Anthony Tucker F 6-8 220 1 Wake Forest 1992 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
21 Charlie Ward G 6-2 190 1 Florida State 1994 Rnd 1 Pick 26 United States
32 Herb Williams C 6-10 242 14 Ohio State 1981 Rnd 1 Pick 14 United States
41 Monty Williams SF 6-8 225 1 Notre Dame 1994 Rnd 1 Pick 24 United States

1995-1996 New York Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters D. Harper J. Starks A. Mason C. Oakley P. Ewing
Rotation C. Ward H. Davis W. Anderson   H. Williams
Lim PT   G. Grant R. Grandison J. Reid B. Lohaus
Lim PT     A. Tucker    

1995-1996 Atlantic Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Orlando Magic60-22-
2New York Knicks47-3513
3Miami Heat42-4018
4Washington Bullets39-4321
5Boston Celtics33-4927
6New Jersey Nets30-5230
7Philadelphia Sixers18-6442

1995-1996 New York Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Patrick Ewing Eastern All-Star Coaches Selection (1996)
Doug Christie Slam Dunk Contest Participant (1996)
Hubert Davis Three Point Shootout Participant (1996)

1995-1996 New York Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Patrick Ewing 76 36.6 22.5 10.6 2.1 0.9 2.4 2.9
Anthony Mason 82 42.2 14.6 9.3 4.4 0.8 0.4 2.6
Derek Harper 82 35.3 14.0 2.5 4.3 1.6 0.1 2.2
John Starks 81 30.8 12.6 2.9 3.9 1.3 0.1 1.9
Hubert Davis 74 24.0 10.7 1.7 1.4 0.4 0.1 0.9
Charles Oakley 53 33.5 11.4 8.7 2.6 1.1 0.3 2.0
Charles Daniel Smith 41 21.7 7.4 3.9 0.7 0.4 1.2 1.5
Charlie Ward 62 12.7 3.9 1.6 2.1 0.9 0.1 1.3
Gary Grant 47 12.7 4.9 1.1 1.5 0.8 0.1 1.0
J.R. Reid 33 20.3 6.6 4.0 0.8 0.5 0.2 0.9
Willie Anderson 27 18.4 5.0 2.2 1.8 0.6 0.3 0.9
Herb Williams 43 12.6 3.1 1.9 0.6 0.3 0.7 0.5
Doug Christie 23 9.5 4.0 1.5 1.1 0.5 0.1 0.8
Brad Lohaus 23 14.1 3.9 1.3 1.2 0.3 0.4 0.5
Monty Williams 14 4.4 1.4 1.2 0.3 0.1 0.0 0.4
Ronnie Grandison 6 9.5 3.0 2.2 0.3 0.7 0.2 0.2
Matt Fish 2 8.5 6.0 1.5 0.5 0.0 0.5 0.0

1995-1996 New York Knicks Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Hubert Davis was selected as the #20 pick in the First Round of the 1992 NBA Draft by the New York Knicks. Hubert Davis signed a multi-year contract with the New York Knicks on October 2, 1992.

Patrick Ewing was selected as the #1 pick in the First Round of the 1985 NBA Draft by the New York Knicks. Patrick Ewing signed a multi-year contract with the New York Knicks on August 1, 1985. Patrick Ewing signed a multi-year extension with the New York Knicks on November 22, 1991.

Charlie Ward was selected as the #26 pick in the First Round of the 1994 NBA Draft by the New York Knicks. Charlie Ward signed a multi-year contract with the New York Knicks on October 6, 1994.

Acquired via Trade

Willie Anderson was acquired in a trade by the New York Knicks from the Toronto Raptors on February 18, 1996.

Derek Harper was acquired in a trade by the New York Knicks from the Dallas Mavericks on January 6, 1994.

Brad Lohaus was acquired in a trade by the New York Knicks from the San Antonio Spurs on February 8, 1996.

Charles Oakley was acquired in a trade by the New York Knicks from the Chicago Bulls on June 27, 1988. Charles Oakley signed a multi-year extension with the New York Knicks on November 1, 1991. Charles Oakley signed an extension with the New York Knicks on November 2, 1994.

J.R. Reid was acquired in a trade by the New York Knicks from the San Antonio Spurs on February 8, 1996.

Acquired via Free Agency

Ronnie Grandison signed a contract with the New York Knicks on March 12, 1996. Ronnie Grandison re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the New York Knicks on March 22, 1996. Ronnie Grandison re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the New York Knicks on April 1, 1996.

Gary Grant signed a contract as a free agent with the New York Knicks on November 8, 1995.

Anthony Mason signed a contract with the New York Knicks on July 30, 1991. Anthony Mason re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the New York Knicks on October 8, 1992. Anthony Mason re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the New York Knicks on September 20, 1995.

John Starks signed a contract with the New York Knicks on October 1, 1990. John Starks re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the New York Knicks on August 1, 1991. John Starks signed a multi-year extension with the New York Knicks on October 1, 1992. John Starks re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the New York Knicks on November 8, 1994.

Anthony Tucker signed a contract as a free agent with the New York Knicks on October 6, 1995.

Herb Williams signed a contract as a free agent with the New York Knicks on February 28, 1996.

1995-1996 New York Knicks Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Dave Checketts Chief Executive Officer 1995-1996 General Manager (New York Knicks, 1991 to 1992)
Don Nelson Head Coach 1995-1996 Head Coach (Golden State Warriors, 1988 to 1995)
Jeff Van Gundy Head Coach 1995-1996 N/A
Jeff Nix Assistant Coach 1992-1993 Assistant Coach (Notre Dame, 1987 to 1992)
Gary Boren Free Throw Coach 1995-1996 Free Throw Coach (Golden State Warriors, 1994 to 1995)
Ernie Grunfeld General Manager 1991-1992 Assistant Coach (New York Knicks, 1989 to 1991)
Glenn Carraro Basketball Operations Assistant 1995-1996 N/A
Mike Martinez Equipment Manager 1992-1993 Ball Boy (New York Knicks, 1989 to 1992)
Walt Frazier Television Analyst 1987-1988 N/A
Mike Breen Television Play-By-Play 1995-1996 N/A
Mike Walczewski Public Address Announcer 1989-1990 N/A
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