New York Knicks Regular Season Rosters

1998-1999 New York Knicks Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
9 Rick Brunson SG 6-4 190 2 Temple 1995 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
23 Marcus Camby C 6-11 240 2 Massachusetts 1996 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States
1 Chris Childs SG 6-3 195 5 Boise State 1989 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
35 Terry Cummings PF 6-9 220 16 DePaul 1982 Rnd 1 Pick 2 United States
4 Ben Davis FC 6-9 240 2 Arizona 1996 Rnd 2 Pick 14 United States
  Nick Davis PF 6-9 205 0 Arkansas 1998 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
14 Chris Dudley C 6-11 235 11 Yale 1987 Rnd 4 Pick 6 United States
33 Patrick Ewing C 7-0 240 13 Georgetown 1985 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States / Jamaica
20 Ronnie Grandison F 6-6 215 8 New Orleans 1987 Rnd 5 Pick 8 United States
20 Allan Houston G 6-6 205 5 Tennessee 1993 Rnd 1 Pick 11 United States
2 Larry Johnson F 6-6 250 7 UNLV 1991 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
42 Chris Mills SF 6-5 215 5 Arizona 1993 Rnd 1 Pick 22 United States
  Lawrence Moten G 6-5 185 2 Syracuse 1995 Rnd 2 Pick 7 United States
3 Dennis Scott SF 6-8 229 8 Georgia Tech 1990 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States
8 Latrell Sprewell SG 6-5 190 6 Alabama 1992 Rnd 1 Pick 24 United States
3 John Starks SG 6-3 180 9 Oklahoma State 1988 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
40 Kurt Thomas FC 6-9 240 3 Texas Christian 1995 Rnd 1 Pick 10 United States
6 Mirsad Turkcan F 6-9 250 0 Anadolu Efes (Turkey) 1998 Rnd 1 Pick 18 Turkey
21 Charlie Ward G 6-2 190 4 Florida State 1994 Rnd 1 Pick 26 United States
52 Buck Williams PF 6-8 215 17 Maryland 1981 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
32 Herb Williams C 6-10 242 17 Ohio State 1981 Rnd 1 Pick 14 United States
26 David Wingate GF 6-5 185 12 Georgetown 1986 Rnd 2 Pick 20 United States

1998-1999 New York Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters C. Ward A. Houston L. Johnson K. Thomas P. Ewing
Rotation R. Brunson L. Sprewell     M. Camby
Rotation   C. Childs     C. Dudley
Rotation         H. Williams
Lim PT   D. Wingate M. Turkcan B. Davis  

1998-1999 Atlantic Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Miami Heat33-17-
2Orlando Magic33-170
3Philadelphia Sixers28-225
4New York Knicks27-236
5Boston Celtics19-3114
6Washington Wizards18-3215
7New Jersey Nets16-3417

1998-1999 New York Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Allan Houston 50 36.3 16.3 3.0 2.7 0.7 0.2 2.6
Patrick Ewing 38 34.2 17.3 9.9 1.1 0.8 2.6 2.6
Latrell Sprewell 37 33.3 16.4 4.2 2.5 1.2 0.1 2.1
Larry Johnson 49 33.4 12.0 5.8 2.4 0.7 0.2 1.8
Kurt Thomas 50 23.6 8.1 5.7 1.1 0.9 0.3 1.5
Charlie Ward 50 31.1 7.6 3.4 5.4 2.1 0.2 2.6
Marcus Camby 46 20.5 7.2 5.5 0.3 0.6 1.6 0.8
Chris Childs 48 27.0 6.8 2.8 4.0 0.9 0.0 1.8
Chris Dudley 46 14.9 2.5 4.2 0.2 0.3 0.8 0.5
Dennis Scott 15 13.7 2.9 1.3 0.5 0.2 0.1 0.3
Rick Brunson 17 5.6 1.0 0.6 1.1 0.5 0.0 0.7
Ben Davis 8 2.6 2.1 1.4 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.1
David Wingate 20 4.6 0.7 0.4 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.3
Herb Williams 6 5.7 1.7 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.3

1998-1999 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. Patrick Ewing re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the New York Knicks on July 2, 1997.

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. Charlie Ward re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the New York Knicks on January 21, 1999.

Acquired via Draft Rights Trade

Draft Rights to Mirsad Turkcan, the #18 pick in the First Round of the 1998 NBA Draft, were acquired by the New York Knicks from the Philadelphia Sixers on March 11, 1999. Mirsad Turkcan signed a multi-year contract with the New York Knicks on April 13, 1999.

Acquired via Trade

Marcus Camby was acquired in a trade by the New York Knicks from the Toronto Raptors on June 25, 1998. Marcus Camby signed a multi-year extension with the New York Knicks on March 10, 1999.

Chris Dudley was acquired in a trade by the New York Knicks from the Portland Trail Blazers on October 9, 1997. Chris Dudley re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the New York Knicks on January 21, 1999.

Larry Johnson was acquired in a trade by the New York Knicks from the Charlotte Hornets (1988) on July 14, 1996.

Latrell Sprewell was acquired in a trade by the New York Knicks from the Golden State Warriors on January 21, 1999.

Acquired via Free Agency

Rick Brunson signed a contract as a free agent with the New York Knicks on January 21, 1999.

Chris Childs signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the New York Knicks on July 14, 1996.

Ben Davis signed a contract with the New York Knicks on February 27, 1998. Ben Davis re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the New York Knicks on March 10, 1998. Ben Davis re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the New York Knicks on March 20, 1998. Ben Davis re-signed to a contract as a free agent with the New York Knicks on January 21, 1999.

Allan Houston signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the New York Knicks on July 14, 1996.

Kurt Thomas signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the New York Knicks on January 22, 1999.

Herb Williams signed a contract with the New York Knicks on February 25, 1998. Herb Williams re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the New York Knicks on January 21, 1999.

David Wingate signed a contract as a free agent with the New York Knicks on February 1, 1999.

1998-1999 New York Knicks Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
James L. Dolan Owner 1997-1998 N/A
Charles Dolan Owner, Principal Owner 1997-1998 N/A
Dave Checketts Chief Executive Officer 1995-1996 General Manager (New York Knicks, 1991 to 1992)
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 General Manager 1991-1992 Assistant Coach (New York Knicks, 1989 to 1991)
Ed Tapscott General Manager 1998-1999 N/A
Glenn Carraro Basketball Operations Assistant 1995-1996 N/A
Matt Harding Assistant Video Coordinator 1998-1999 N/A
Paul Cormier Video Scout 1998-1999 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