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1985: PATRICK EWING, Center, Georgetown Drafted: 1st round,

1985: PATRICK EWING, Center, Georgetown
Drafted: 1st round, No. 1 overall
The prize of the NBA's first lottery, Ewing lived up to the hype, becoming the centerpiece of a Knicks team that became an Eastern Conference power. While he never won a ring, he is undoubtedly one of the great centers of all-time, finishing with 24,815 career points and 11,607 career rebounds.
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Hit or miss: Knicks draft picks since 1985

A look back at the Knicks draft history since they won the 1985 lottery and selected Patrick Ewing first overall.

(First round picks are evaluated, with the exception of years that the Knicks had no first round pick. Ratings based only on direct value to Knicks.)

Compiled by Bobby Bonett

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