Throughout the history of the Knicks organization, they have only had six players make the All-NBA first team. They’ve only had five players finish in the top five in the MVP voting.
However, in a league dominated by star players for the most part, the Knicks have only had a single player win MVP, and that man, the Captain, Willis Reed, is now gone.
Let us hope that the Knicks go on a nice playoffs streak to honor Reed.
All my old Unsung Knick History posts are gone, so I reposted the story of Reed and his famous Lakers fight here.
And here‘s a piece I wrote about the unusual circumstances behind the Knicks getting Reed in the SECOND round of the 1964 NBA Draft.