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Overview

Dick Barnett

Date of birth
Oct 02, 1936

Ht: 6'4"Wt: 190 lbs.

Birthplace
Gary, IN

Hometown
Gary, IN

College
Tennessee State University

High school
Theodore Roosevelt

Summary
Richard "Dick" Barnett (born October 2, 1936 in Gary, Indiana) is a former pro basketball player. He spent 14 seasons in the NBA (1959-74), but is mostly known for his 9 seasons with the New York Knicks. Barnett played in the 1968 NBA All-Star Game and was a part of the famous 1970 Knicks team, that won the NBA championship against the Los Angeles Lakers. He scored 15,358 regular...
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Nicknames
Dick , Fall Back Baby, Skull

Where are they now?
  • Teaches Sports Management at St. John's University in New York, NY Dec 8, 2010

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Updated personal notes for Dick Barnett
Edited the personal notes for Dick Barnett.
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by jrl7575 Feb 24, 2013
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Top Five Small Forwards in New York Knicks History (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
Qualifiers: The New York Knicks have more than 60 years of history so players should have at least three seasons with the team. Also, players will be classified under one position even if they played at more than one. Bernard King: The first and last Knick to...
Yahoo! Sports, Nov 28, 2011
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Top Five Shooting Guards in New York Knicks History (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
Qualifiers: The New York Knicks have more than 60 years of history so players should have at least three seasons with the team. Also, players will be classified under one position even if they played at more than one. Earl Monroe: Hall of Famer and New York...
Yahoo! Sports, Nov 17, 2011
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Dollar Bill Bradley…My Favorite Knick (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
Fine. They want to take NBA basketball away from us? We'll adjust. Based on reports, the owners and players actually seem to have made progress, but are still maddeningly inflexible. While we wait, we'll dwell on better times, when they actually played.
Yahoo! Sports, Oct 31, 2011
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Walt “Clyde” Frazier…One of My Favorite Knicks (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
Fine. They want to take NBA basketball away from us? We'll adjust. Based on reports, the owners and players actually seem to be making progress, but I'll believe a deal when I see it, and perhaps not even then. While we wait, we'll dwell on better times, when...
Yahoo! Sports, Oct 27, 2011
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Dave Debusschere…One of My Favorite Knicks (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
Fine. They want to take NBA basketball away from us? We'll adjust. We know the eventual result anyway. They'll arrive at a solution at some point that could easily happen right this minute, if all the enormous egos were dismissed.
Yahoo! Sports, Oct 19, 2011
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NBA teams with the most retired jersey numbers (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
These are the NBA teams that have retired the most jersey numbers . Retiring jersey numbers is something some franchises do far more than others, and it is generally based more upon the longevity of players, rather than by how many championships a franchise...
Yahoo! Sports, Oct 11, 2011
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Fan's view: Dave Stallworth, one of my favorite Knicks (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
Fine. They want to take NBA basketball away from us? We'll adjust. We know the eventual result anyway. They'll arrive at a solution at some point that could easily happen right this minute, if all the enormous egos were dismissed.
Yahoo! Sports, Sep 27, 2011
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Willis Reed is one of my favorite Knicks: Fan flashback (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
Fine. They want to take NBA basketball away from us? We'll adjust. We know the eventual result anyway. They'll arrive at a solution at some point that could easily happen right this minute, if all the enormous egos were dismissed.
Yahoo! Sports, Sep 21, 2011
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Why Earl “The Pearl” Monroe is one of my favorite Knicks: Fan flashback (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
Fine. They want to take NBA basketball away from us? We'll adjust. We know the eventual result anyway. They'll arrive at a solution at some point that could easily happen right this minute, if all the enormous egos were dismissed.
Yahoo! Sports, Sep 19, 2011
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John Starks is one of my favorite Knicks: Fan flashback (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
Fine. They want to take NBA basketball away from us? We'll adjust. We know the eventual result anyway. They'll arrive at a solution at some point that could easily happen right this minute, if all the enormous egos were dismissed.
Yahoo! Sports, Sep 19, 2011
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Bernard King is one of my favorite Knicks: A fan's tribute (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
Fine. They want to take NBA basketball away from us? We'll adjust. We know the eventual result anyway. They'll arrive at a solution at some point that could easily happen right this minute, if all the enormous egos were dismissed.
Yahoo! Sports, Sep 16, 2011
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Dick Barnett: One of my favorite Knicks (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
Fine. They want to take NBA basketball away from us? We'll adjust. We know the eventual result anyway. They'll arrive at a solution at some point that could easily happen right this minute, if all the enormous egos were dismissed.
Yahoo! Sports, Sep 16, 2011
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The 10 best NBA Playoffs series of all time (Associated Content)
There is nothing like the ebb and flow of a competitive multi-game playoff series in any sport, particularly when it involves two rival teams with an axe to grind. The Red-Sox and the Yankees top that list at the moment, but the Canadiens against the Bruins...
Yahoo! Sports, Apr 13, 2011
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Dick Barnett (Tennessee State).jpg
Dick Barnett (Tennessee State).jpg
by thesemers Dec 17, 2010
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Knicks Notebook
NBA.com, Dec 16, 2010
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Dick Barnett (New York Knicks).jpg
Dick Barnett (New York Knicks).jpg
by thesemers Dec 08, 2010
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Updated personal notes for Dick Barnett
Edited the personal notes for Dick Barnett.
  • Added nicknames: "Dick the Skull"
  • Added nicknames: "Fall Back Baby"
  • Added where are they now: "Teaches Sports Management at St. John's University in New York, NY"
by thesemers Dec 08, 2010
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Updated athletic career information for Dick Barnett
Added Dick Barnett to the 1956-57 Tennessee State Tigers Men's Basketball team roster.
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Added Dick Barnett to the 1957-58 Tennessee State Tigers Men's Basketball team roster.
  • Set role to Guard.
  • Set role to Forward.
Added Dick Barnett to the 1958-59 Tennessee State Tigers Men's Basketball team roster.
  • Set role to Guard.
  • Set role to Forward.
Edited the career summary for Dick Barnett.
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by thesemers Dec 08, 2010
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by nailboys Nov 10, 2010
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