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This Date in Knicks History: May 5
Walt "Clyde" Frazier Enshrined In Springfield in 1987
(1972) Knicks drop third straight game of the NBA Finals to the Lakers 116-111 (OT) at the Garden, and fall in a 3-1 series deficit.
(1987) Walt Frazier enshrined into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, MA.
(1992) Knicks defeat Bulls 94-89 in Game 1 of Eastern Conference Semifinals, snapping a 14-game losing streak against Chicago and a 17-game drought at Chicago Stadium. Patrick Ewing scores 34 points, including 28 points in the second half.
(1999) Knicks wrap-up 1998-99 regular-season campaign with a wire-to-wire 101-88 win over Miami at MSG. Marcus Camby scores 22 points. Kurt Thomas adds 20 points and Rick Brunson dishes out 12 assists.
(2005) Mike Saunders’ final day as Knicks trainer after 27 years.