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New Jersey Nets center Dikembe Mutombo reacts after being called for traveling during the first half of their pre-season game against the Philadephia 76ers in Trenton, N.J. (Oct. 22, 2002)

They played for both the Knicks and Nets

Look back at the NBA players who played with both teams.

KEITH VAN HORNKnicks: Lasted less than a full
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KEITH VAN HORN
Knicks
: Lasted less than a full season in New York. Averaged 16.4 points, shooting 37.3 percent from three.
Nets: Traded to the Nets from the Sixers after he was taken No. 2 in the 1997 draft. Scoring average dipped each of his final four seasons with the team.

CHRIS DUDLEYKnicks: Came off the bench as a
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CHRIS DUDLEY
Knicks
: Came off the bench as a defensive and rebounding specialist from 1997-2000.
Nets: Played four seasons in New Jersey, averaging at least eight rebounds three times.

CHRIS CHILDSKnicks: Made the playoffs from 1996-2000 and
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CHRIS CHILDS
Knicks
: Made the playoffs from 1996-2000 and averaged 4.7 points and 3.7 assists during the team's run to the Finals in 1999.
Nets: Started and ended his career in New Jersey. Averaged a career-high 12.8 points in 1995-96, his second NBA season.

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COREY GAINESKnicks: Averaged 4.3 minutes in 18 games
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COREY GAINES
Knicks
: Averaged 4.3 minutes in 18 games for the Knicks in 1993-94.
Nets: Spent his rookie season in New Jersey. Totaled 67 points and 67 assists in 32 games.

HUBERT DAVISKnicks: Drafted 20th overall in 1992. Played
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HUBERT DAVIS
Knicks
: Drafted 20th overall in 1992. Played four seasons, shooting better than 40 percent from beyond the arc three times.
Nets: Appeared in 14 games during the 2003-04 season, his final in the NBA.

RON CAVENALLKnicks: A 7-1 defensive specialist, he averaged
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RON CAVENALL
Knicks
: A 7-1 defensive specialist, he averaged 1.5 points and 3.1 rebounds during the 1984-85 season.
Nets: After a four-year hiatus, returned to the league for five games in 1988-89.

ANTHONY MASONKnicks: Helped the Knicks make the playoffs
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ANTHONY MASON
Knicks
: Helped the Knicks make the playoffs in each of his five seasons with the team. Led the league in minutes (3,457) in 1995-96.
Nets: Played in 21 games as a rookie in 1989-90.

RICK CARLISLEKnicks: Signed as a free agent for
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RICK CARLISLE
Knicks
: Signed as a free agent for the 1987-88 season. Came off the bench in 26 games.
Nets: Appeared in five games during the 1989-90 season, the last of his playing career.

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XAVIER MCDANIELKnicks: Totaled 3.2 defensive win shares in
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XAVIER MCDANIEL
Knicks
: Totaled 3.2 defensive win shares in 1991-92. Started all 82 games he appeared in.
Nets: Played 82 games over two seasons (1996-98), his final two in the league.

RORY SPARROWKnicks: Bounced between the starting lineup and
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RORY SPARROW
Knicks
: Bounced between the starting lineup and the bench over five-plus seasons. Averaged a career-high 7.1 assists in 1984-85.
Nets: Drafted by the Nets in the fourth round in 1980. Appeared in 15 games as a rookie, his lone season in New Jersey.

BUCK WILLIAMSKnicks: Signed with the Knicks as a
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BUCK WILLIAMS
Knicks
: Signed with the Knicks as a 36-year-old. Came off the bench for two seasons before retiring.
Nets: Drafted third overall in 1981. Played 635 games over eight seasons, totaling 10,440 points and 7,576 rebounds.

MICHEAL RAY RICHARDSONKnicks: In 1979-80, at 24, emerged
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MICHEAL RAY RICHARDSON
Knicks
: In 1979-80, at 24, emerged as one of the NBA's elite point guards, averaging 15.3 points, 10.1 assists and 3.2 steals. Spent four seasons with the Knicks.
Nets: Played his final four NBA seasons with the Nets. Averaged 20.1 points (a career high) and 3 steals in 1984-85. Suspended by the team in 1986, and never played in the NBA again.

RAY WILLIAMSKnicks: Played five seasons in New York.
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RAY WILLIAMS
Knicks
: Played five seasons in New York. Averaged career highs in points (20.9) and rebounds (5.0) in 1979-80.
Nets: Played for the Nets in 1981-82 -- when he averaged 20.4 points -- then again from 1985-87.

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BERNARD KINGKnicks: Averaged 32.9 points during the 1984-85
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BERNARD KING
Knicks
: Averaged 32.9 points during the 1984-85 season. A knee injury kept him out the next season, and he'd only play in six games in 1986-87.
Nets: Played for two seasons in New Jersey after being taken seventh overall in 1977. Returned to the Nets for his final NBA season in 1992-93.

MAURICE CHEEKSKnicks: Ran the point toward the end
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MAURICE CHEEKS
Knicks
: Ran the point toward the end of his career. Averaged 5.7 assists during the 1990-91 season.
Nets: Spent his final season in the league with the Nets, appearing in 35 games.

LEN ELMOREKnicks: Appeared in 65 games during the
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LEN ELMORE
Knicks
: Appeared in 65 games during the 1983-84 season, his last in the league.
Nets: Played for New Jersey for two seasons. Started 70 games in 1981-82, averaging 9.1 points and 5.4 rebounds.

RAY TOLBERTKnicks: Averaged 4.3 points in 11 games
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RAY TOLBERT
Knicks
: Averaged 4.3 points in 11 games in 1987-88.
Nets: Played 12 games in New Jersey as a rookie before being dealt mid-season to the Sonics.

MIKE WOODSONKnicks: Taken by the Knicks with the
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MIKE WOODSON
Knicks
: Taken by the Knicks with the 12th overall pick in 1980. Came off the bench, averaging 4.7 points in 81 games.
Nets: Acquired from the Knicks for Mike Newlin on June 10, 1981. Played just seven games with the team before being traded again, this time to the Kansas City Kings.

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JIM CALDWELLKnicks: Took one shot in two games
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JIM CALDWELL
Knicks
: Took one shot in two games in 1967-68.
Nets: Played for the Americans of the ABA. Shot 34.8 percent from the field in 12 games.

MEL DAVISKnicks: Taken with the 14th pick in
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MEL DAVIS
Knicks
: Taken with the 14th pick in 1973. Waived during the 1976-77 season after playing sparingly for parts of four seasons.
Nets: Signed with New Jersey in January 1977 after being waived by the Knicks. Played in 34 gamesthat season.

MAURICE LUCASKnicks: Landed in New York as compensation
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MAURICE LUCAS
Knicks
: Landed in New York as compensation for the Nets' signing Ray Williams. He averaged 15.8 points and 11.3 rebounds in his lone season with the team.
Nets: Traded to the Nets from the Blazers at the end of the 1979-80 season. Played in 90 games, averaging 14.8 points.

STEPHON MARBURYKnicks: Traded to the Knicks on Jan.
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STEPHON MARBURY
Knicks
: Traded to the Knicks on Jan. 5, 2004. Knicks made the playoffs just once (2003-04) in Marbury's 4 1/2 years with the team.
Nets: Played for the Nets from 1998-2001. Averaged a career-high 23.9 points in 2000-01.

BOB MCADOOKnicks: Future Hall of Famer played in
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BOB MCADOO
Knicks
: Future Hall of Famer played in 171 games over parts of three seasons. Averaged 26.5 points in 1977-78, his lone full season with the Knicks.
Nets: Appeared in 10 games at the end of the 1980-81 season after signing as a free agent.

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HOWARD PORTERKnicks: After appearing in 17 games early
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HOWARD PORTER
Knicks
: After appearing in 17 games early in the 1974-75 season, was traded to the Pistons for a draft pick.
Nets: Averaged 12.8 points and 4.8 rebounds in 55 games for the Nets in 1977-78.

PHIL JACKSONKnicks: Played for the Knicks from 1967-1978.
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PHIL JACKSON
Knicks
: Played for the Knicks from 1967-1978. Missed the 1969-70 championship season due to injury. Won a title with the team in 1973.
Nets: Finished his NBA career in New Jersey, appearing in 75 total games frome1978-80.

PETE MYERSKnicks: Had two stints with the Knicks
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PETE MYERS
Knicks
: Had two stints with the Knicks -- from 1988-90, and then his final NBA season in 1997-98. Averaged less than three points each season.
Nets: Claimed on waivers from the Knicks on Feb. 27, 1990. Averaged 7.1 points in 19.4 minutes his lone season with the team.

JAMES BAILEYKnicks: Started 64 games in two seasons.
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JAMES BAILEY
Knicks
: Started 64 games in two seasons. Averaged 11.1 points in 1985-86.
Nets: Played for New Jersey from 1981-83 and from 1986-87. Averaged 8.3 points, 4 rebounds in final year with team.

MIKE NEWLINKnicks: After a career year in New
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MIKE NEWLIN
Knicks
: After a career year in New Jersey, played in 76 games during the 1981-82 season. Averaged 9.3 points, lowest since his rookie season.
Nets: Newlin averaged 20.9 points in 1979-80, then improved his career-best to 21.4 points in 1980-81.

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TOM HOOVERKnicks: A 6-9 center, averaged 4.8 points
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TOM HOOVER
Knicks
: A 6-9 center, averaged 4.8 points and 5.6 rebounds during the 1963-64 season before his playing time dropped the following year.
Nets: Finished his career in the ABA, appearing in 40 games for the Americans. Averaged career highs in points (11) and rebounds (10.3).

ART HEYMANKnicks: Taken first overall by the Knicks
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ART HEYMAN
Knicks
: Taken first overall by the Knicks in 1963, the only Long Island-born player to be selected first in the NBA Draft.
Nets: Averaged 13.8 points in 19 games for the Americans in the first half of the 1967-68 season.

SHELDEN WILLIAMSKnicks: Arrived in New York as part
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SHELDEN WILLIAMS
Knicks
: Arrived in New York as part of the Carmelo Anthony deal in 2011. Played in 17 games, averaging 11.6 minutes.
Nets: Signed prior to the 2011-12 season. Started 35 games, averaging a career-high 6.0 rebounds.

DAN GADZURICKnicks: Played in two games at the
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DAN GADZURIC
Knicks
: Played in two games at the end of the 2011-12 season. Totaled five rebounds and four fouls.
Nets: Appeared in 14 games (five starts) after being traded to the Nets at the end of the 2010-11 season.

SHAWNE WILLIAMSKnicks: In his lone season with the
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SHAWNE WILLIAMS
Knicks
: In his lone season with the Knicks, set career highs in points (7.1), rebounds (3.7) and three-point percentage (40.1).
Nets: Signed with the Nets prior to the 2011-12 season. Shot just 24.1 percent from three in 25 games.

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TIM MCCORMICKKnicks: Averaged 1.8 points in 22 games
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TIM MCCORMICK
Knicks
: Averaged 1.8 points in 22 games in 1991-92, his final NBA season.
Nets: Started 38 games in 1987-88. Averaged 14.1 points and 6.9 rebounds.

EDDIE HOUSEKnicks: Shot a career-worst 25 percent from
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EDDIE HOUSE
Knicks
: Shot a career-worst 25 percent from three in 18 games with the Knicks in 2009-10.
Nets: Shot 75-for-175 from downtown during the 2006-07 season in New Jersey.

DIKEMBE MUTOMBOKnicks: At 37, signed a free-agent deal
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DIKEMBE MUTOMBO
Knicks
: At 37, signed a free-agent deal before the 2003-04 season. Averaged 6.7 rebounds and 1.9 blocks in 65 games.
Nets: Made the playoffs in his lone season with the team (2002-03). Averaged 1.8 points and 2.7 rebounds in 10 postseason games.

BARRY KRAMERKnicks: Played 19 games and averaged 4.4
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BARRY KRAMER
Knicks
: Played 19 games and averaged 4.4 points in 1964-65.
Nets: Played his lone ABA season with the Nets in 1969-70. Scored 27 total points in seven games.

JOHNNY NEWMANKnicks: Attempted 522 three-pointers in three seasons,
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JOHNNY NEWMAN
Knicks
: Attempted 522 three-pointers in three seasons, including a career-high 287 in 1988-89.
Nets: Played for the Nets in 1993-94, then again from 1999-2001. Came off the bench in 201 of his 227 games.

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JASON KIDDKnicks: Signed a free-agent deal prior to
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JASON KIDD
Knicks
: Signed a free-agent deal prior to the 2012-13 season. Once he plays, he'll be the 39th player to appear for both the Knicks and Nets.
Nets: Guided the Nets to the NBA Finals in 2002 and 2003. Made four All-Star teams (2002-04, '07) as a Net.

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