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This Date in Knicks History: May 15

Earl "The Pearl" Monroe Inducted into Hall of Fame

(1970) World Champion Knicks honored by Mayor Lindsay at Gracie Mansion.

(1973) World Champion Knicks receive city’s diamond jubilee medals from Mayor John Lindsay at City Hall before a crowd of 2,000.

(1975) Knicks legend Dave DeBusschere is named the commissioner of the ABA.

(1990) Earl Monroe inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, MA.

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