In Memory of Dick McGuire
Dick McGuire, who spent 53 years with the Knicks, passed away at the age of 84.
McGuire represented the Knicks in five NBA All-Star Games. He is still third on the franchises all-time assists list (2,950).
Under Hall of Fame coach Joe Lapchick and along with Harry Gallatin (L) and Carl Braun (R), McGuire piloted the Knicks to three straight East crowns in the early 1950's.
McGuire (second from left) enjoying the perks with his teammates at a local car dealership during the 1951 Finals.
McGuire as head coach of the Knicks alongside Walt "Clyde" Frazier and Phil Jackson.
He served as an assistant coach for the 1977-78 Knicks under Head Coach Willis Reed.
Over his 53 years with the orange and blue, he served the team as a player, head coach, assistant coach, chief scout, and in his most current position of senior basketball consultant.
Earl Monroe, who also donned number 15, was on hand to retire McGuire's jersey in a pre-game ceremony in 1992.
McGuire was placed among the games immortals in 1993 with his long-overdue election to Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame
He was one of five inducted into the Madison Square Garden Walk of Fame in 2003 along with Carol Blazejowski, Harry Howell, Dick McGuire, Bob Wolff and Vince McMahon.
McGuire holds onto the plaque that now graces the entrance to Madison Square Garden.
McGuire was honored as an inaugural Knicks Legend on March 23, 2009
Some of the greatest in franchise history were on hand to honor him as one of the inaugural Knicks Legends.
Accepting the Dick McGuire Knicks Legacy Award which is named in his honor for exuding qualities of what it means to be a Knickerbocker: pride, tradition and class.
Dick McGuire - Jan. 25, 1926 - Feb. 3, 2010
On The Court
Knicks City Dancers
Douglas Elliman Celebrity Row
Training Camp presented by SAP