1946-47 New York Knicks

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Overview

Team
New York Knicks

League
Basketball Association of America
Eastern Division

Current venue
Madison Square Garden

Head Coach
Neil Cohalan

Website
http://www.nba.com/knicks/

Summary
The 1946-47 New York Knicks season was the first season of the franchise in the National Basketball Association (NBA). The Knicks, the shortened form of Knickerbockers, named for Father Knickerbocker (a popular symbol of New York), are one of only two teams of the original National Basketball Association still located in its original city (the other being the Boston Celtics). The Knickerbockers...
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Updated personal notes for MIke Knorek
Edited the personal notes for MIke Knorek.
by Commissioner Jul 30, 2011
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Updated personal notes for Lee Knorek
Edited the personal notes for Lee Knorek.
  • Added trivia: "In 1946-47, Knorek signed with the New York Knickerbockers for the first season of NBA play. The move was controversial because Knorek had not yet graduated from college, despite 3 seasons at DeSales College and a year at Detroit (plus playing a year at Denison College was getting specialized military training during... " View more
by Commissioner Jan 02, 2011
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Updated personal notes for Lee Knorek
Edited the personal notes for Lee Knorek.
  • Added trivia: "According to other reports, Knorek was born in Woods County, Ohio, and the NBA lists his birthplace as Warsaw, Poland, as the result of a practical joke."
by Commissioner Jan 02, 2011
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Updated personal notes for Lee Knorek
Edited the personal notes for Lee Knorek.
  • Added trivia: "Knorek was born in Warsaw, Poland, and played at Denison College in Granville, Ohio before transferring to the University of Detroit."
by Commissioner Nov 25, 2010
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