Who Won the 1965
NBA Rookie Of The Year

Willis Reed

New York Knicks

1964 NBA Rookie Of The Year Winner
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Sin comes to the Garden

The State
In the same place where Willis Reed inspired a multitude to take one for the team, Wayne Gretzky retired, Joe Frazier handed Muhammad Ali his first loss and Hulkamania was created, the Gamecocks got ready for their next biggest game of the year. “You ...

1965 NBA Rookie Of The Year Winner Willis Reed News

Dave Stallworth; overcame heart attack to win NBA title

The Boston Globe
The Knicks' Willis Reed had left after injuring his thigh, and Nate Bowman and Bill Hosket, backup big men, had been unable to contain Chamberlain. Dave DeBusschere, a rugged forward who was only 6 feet 6 inches, was more effective against the 7-foot-1 ...

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Newcomers share the spotlight in NAIA semifinals

Kansas City Star
Now, they're bidding to become the first school from Louisiana to win an NAIA Tournament since Willis Reed led Grambling to the 1961 title. “It takes a lot of hard work and dedication,” said Generals coach Larry Cordaro, whose brother, Martie, is ...

1965 NBA Rookie Of The Year Winner Willis Reed News

Ranking the 70 Greatest Knicks of All-Time (Part 2)

Basketball Insiders
Walt Bellamy, Willis Reed and Tyson Chandler are the only other Knicks to have matched that streak. 33. Ray Williams The Knicks selected Williams with the 10th overall selection in 1977. He struggled as a rookie, but then averaged at least 17 points ...

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