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New York Knicks
(43-39, Tied for 2nd in Atlantic, 12 games back)
DRAFT PICKS: (38, 44)

1998 Draft Order
Round Pick Name School Position
   2 38 DeMarco Johnson UNC-Charlotte PF
   2 44 Sean Marks California PF/C
Traded with Charles Oakley to the Toronto Raptors for Marcus Camby

Team Strengths
  • Defense
  • Experience
  • Team Statistics
      PPG FG% REBs TOs
    Knicks 91.6(25th).447 (19th)41.6 (13th)15.2 (t12th)
    Opponents 89.1 (2nd).428 (2nd)39.0 (3rd)15.0 (19th)
    Weaknesses
  • Age
  • Inconsistency
  • Capped-out
  • Changes
  • Childs Out?
  • Acquired Marcus Camby For Charles Oakley And The Rights Of Sean Marks
  • Needs
  • Point Guard
  • Notes:
  • Went 12-17 in games decided by five points or less and they went 19-5 last year
  • Their 43 wins were the fewest since the '90/'91 season (39-43)
  • Knicks' season featured wins over Phoenix (twice), Los Angeles Lakers, Miami (twice), Indiana and Seattle
  • They had losses to Sacramento, Dallas, Toronto (in Madison Square Garden) and Golden State (in MSG)
  • Lost Patrick Ewing to a dislocated right wrist on December 22nd and the Knicks went 15-11 with him and 28-28 without him
  • The Knicks lost 191 manpower games to injury, their highest total since '93/'94 (269)
  • Have sold out 263 straight games at home (regular season and playoffs) - that's the third-longest streak in the league (Chicago and Phoenix have longer one's)
  • 15-5 when they scored over 100 points and 2-12 when they allowed over 100 points
  • Were only 19-13 vs teams under .500
  • Have been knocked out of the playoffs in the Conference Semis in the past four years
  • First Round Draft Picks in the 90's
    1990 Jerrod Mustaf, F, Maryland (17)
    1991 Greg Anthony, G, UNLV (12)
    1992 Hubert Davis, North Carolina
    1993 None
    1994 Monty Williams, F, Notre Dame (24)
    1994 Charlie Ward, G, Florida State (26)
    1995 None
    1996 John Wallace, F, Syracuse (18)
    1996 Walter McCarty, F, Kentucky (19)
    1996 Dontae Jones, F, Mississippi St (21)
    1997 John Thomas, F, Minnesota (25)
    Complete draft list over the years
    Players by Position
    Small Forwards Power Forwards Centers Point Guards Shooting Guards
    Larry Johnson
    Chris Mills
    Anthony Bowie
    Marcus Camby
    Buck Williams
    Ben Davis
    Patrick Ewing
    Chris Dudley
    Terry Cummings
    Herb Williams
    Charlie Ward
    Chris Childs
    Brooks Thompson
    Allen Houston
    John Starks
    Free Agents
    1998 1999 2000
    Herb Williams
    Brooks Thompson
    Chris Dudley
    Ben Davis
    Anthony Bowie
    Charlie Ward (P-FA) ETO
    Marcus Camby
    Buck Williams
    Terry Cummings
    John Starks
    Chris Childs (P-FA)
     

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