Mike Martinez


Senior member of Knicks’ fulltime support staff is currently in 22nd season as equipment manager, 25th overall campaign with the Knicks...Oversees team’s locker room setup at the Garden and on the road, as well as MSG Training Center in Greenburgh...Responsible for the acquisition, purchasing and maintenance of all uniforms, apparel and game equipment...Supervises Knicks’ game-night locker room attendant staff...Has accompanied Knicks on all road trips for the past 17 seasons...Originally joined Knicks as ballboy in 1989-90, and was promoted to equipment manager in 1992-93...Has also served as equipment manager for Garden college basketball (including Big East Tournament) and arena football CityHawks (1997-98)...Long Island native; joined Knicks while still a student at SUNY-Farmingdale...Graduate of Long Island’s Walter G. O’Connell Copiague HS...Avid follower of the international soccer scene...Mike and wife Susan live in suburban Valhalla and are proud parents of four children: son Mikaele (8) and daughters Milan (7), Mia Scarlette (5) and Mikenzie Skywalker (3).