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This Date in Knicks History: June 29

No. 6 overall pick Tucker remembered by NBA rule change

(1982) With the sixth overall pick in the NBA Draft, the Knicks select guard Trent Tucker from the University of Minnesota. He'd go on to an 11-year career, but he will always be remembered for his role in a new league rule; it was Tucker who made a 3-pointer with one-tenth of a second left on the clock to win a game in 1990, causing the NBA to create the rule that says there must be at least 0.4 seconds remaining to attempt a (non-tip) shot.

(1983) Knicks trade forward Sly Williams to Atlanta with cash considerations in exchange for guard/forward Rudy Macklin.

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