Knicks History


On This Date: Knicks trade Jamal Crawford and Zach Randolph

New Knicks GM Donnie Walsh accelerates his prep for 2010 Free Agency by trading Jamal Crawford and Zach Randolph.

On This Date: Knicks finish game on 19-0 run to beat the Milwaukee Bucks

Knicks go on 19-0 run to stun Milwaukee Bucks

On This Date: Knicks win in Larry Bird’s first visit to MSG

Larry Bird makes his first visit to Madison Square Garden in a Celtics Loss.

On This Date: Stephon Marbury scores game-winning finger roll against the Utah Jazz

Stephon Marbury goes coast-to-coast to hit game-winner against the Utah Jazz

On This Date: Knicks play on MLK Day for the first time

Revisit the Knicks' first MLK day game in team history.

On This Date: Tracy McGrady’s first game as a Knick

Relive T-Mac's Knick debut

On This Date: Ewing scores a career high 51 points

Relive Patrick Ewing’s career night

On This Date: Knicks win 18th straight game in comeback fashion

Knicks win 18th straight game with a historic comeback against the Cincinnati Royals.

On This Date: Knicks waive DeMarco Johnson

December 29th 1999: Knicks waive DeMarco Johnson In a sign of gutting the legacy of the Ed Tapscott/Ernie Grunfeld...

On This Date: Knicks acquire Othella Harrington

Revisiting the Othella Harrington trade.

On This Date: Maurice Cheeks hits go-ahead basket to defeat the Bucks

relive Mo Cheek's first big moment for the Knicks.

On This Date: “Bomb Squad” roster wins their first regular season game against...

Learn about the "Bomb Squad" who brought three-point shooting to the Garden long before it was fashionable.

On This Date: Bernard King returns to MSG as a Washington Bullets player and...

Bernard King returns to Madison Square Garden as a Washington Bullet and Jeff Van Gundy unexpectedly quits.

On This Date: Derrick Rose goes missing

Remembering the day Derrick Rose randomly disappeared from the team.

On This Date: Linsanity Part 3: Lin scores 38 to defeat the Lakers February 10th 2012: Jeremy Lin scores 38 points to defeat Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers On a Friday night nationally televised broadcast that...

On This Date: Mike D’Antoni resigns

relive Mike D'Antoni's resignation

On This Date: Pat Riley receives boos in return to MSG

  • This date marked the official beginning of the Knicks/Heat rivalry on the basketball floor, as Pat Riley aka Benedict Riley aka Pat The Rat returned to MSG with a swarm of boos as the head coach of the Miami Heat.
  • In the revenge game, the Knicks routed the Heat, sans Alonzo Mourning, 89-70.

On This Date: Eddie Donovan passed away

Remembering the life of Eddie Donovan, the GM behind the championship Knicks teams

On This Date: Knicks trade Rod Strickland

Relive the reasons why the Knicks traded Rod Strickland.

On This Date: Knicks set NBA home attendance record with victory

The Knicks broke the home attendance record again in the 1971-72 season.

On This Date: Chris Duhon sets Knicks record for assists in a game

Duhon sets franchise record in assists, David Lee has first 30-20 game since 1994, and Tim Thomas posterizes Anthony Randolph in win against Warriors.

On This Date: Knicks acquire Moochie Norris December 30, 2003: Knicks acquire Moochie Norris in a trade with the Houston Rockets New GM Isiah Thomas made...

On This Date: Knicks beat Kings without King

The Knicks beat the Kings without their King

On This Date: Micheal Ray Richardson nearly accomplished the rare quadruple double

Relive how Sugar Ray Richardson almost accomplished a quadruple double