New York Knicks Regular Season Rosters
1996-1997 New York Knicks Regular Season Roster
1996-1997 New York Depth Chart
|Starters||C. Childs||A. Houston||L. Johnson||C. Oakley||P. Ewing|
|Rotation||C. Ward||J. Starks||J. Wallace||B. Williams||H. Williams|
|Lim PT||S. Brooks||D. Jones||W. McCarty|
1996-1997 Atlantic Division Standings
|2||New York Knicks||57-25||4|
|5||New Jersey Nets||26-56||35|
1996-1997 New York Awards & Honors
|Player||Award / Honor|
|Patrick Ewing||All-NBA Second Team (1997)
|Patrick Ewing||Player Of The Week (03/09/97)
|John Starks||Sixth Man Of The Year (1997)
|Patrick Ewing||Eastern All-Star Fan Vote Selection (1997)
|John Wallace||Rising Stars Challenge Participant (1997)
1996-1997 New York Season Stat Leaders
1996-1997 New York Knicks Roster Composition
|Selected via Draft
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.
|Acquired via Trade
Larry Johnson was acquired in a trade by the New York Knicks from the Charlotte Hornets (1988) on July 14, 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.
|Acquired via Free Agency
Scott Brooks signed a contract as a free agent with the New York Knicks on October 14, 1996.
Chris Childs signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the New York Knicks on July 14, 1996.
Allan Houston signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the New York Knicks on July 14, 1996.
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.
Buck Williams signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the New York Knicks on July 26, 1996.
1996-1997 New York Knicks Front Office
|Staff Member||Position||Start Season||Previous Job|
|Dave Checketts||Chief Executive Officer||1995-1996||President (New York Knicks, 1991 to 1996)|
|Jeff Van Gundy||Head Coach||1995-1996||N/A|
|Jeff Nix||Assistant Coach||1992-1993||Assistant Coach (Notre Dame, 1987 to 1992)|
|Brendan Malone||Assistant Coach||2003-2004||Assistant Coach (Indiana Pacers, 2000 to 2003)|
|Tom Thibodeau||Assistant Coach||1996-1997||Assistant Coach (Philadelphia Sixers, 1994 to 1996)|
|Ernie Grunfeld||President, General Manager||1991-1992||Assistant Coach (New York Knicks, 1989 to 1991)|
|Jim Eyen||Advance Scout||1996-1997||Assistant Coach (Milwaukee Bucks, 1992 to 1996)|
|Mike Walczewski||Public Address Announcer||1989-1990||N/A|