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13 biggest trades in Knicks history

Jan. 5, 2004The Phoenix Suns trade Anfernee Hardaway,

Jan. 5, 2004
The Phoenix Suns trade Anfernee Hardaway, Stephon Marbury and Cezary Trybanski to the Knicks for Howard Eisley, Maciej Lampe, Antonio McDyess, Charlie Ward, Milos Vujanic, a 2004 1st round draft pick (Kirk Snyder) and a 2010 first-round draft pick (Gordon Hayward).
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The 12-player deal that landed the Knicks Carmelo Anthony may be the biggest trade in team history. It's not the only deal that sent waves through the Knicks' fan base, though.

Dec. 19, 1968 The Knicks trade Walt Bellamy
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Dec. 19, 1968
The Knicks trade Walt Bellamy and Howard Komives to the Detroit Pistons for Dave DeBusschere.

May 7, 1971 The Knicks trade Cazzie Russell
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May 7, 1971
The Knicks trade Cazzie Russell to the San Francisco Warriors for Jerry Lucas (pictured).

Nov. 10, 1971 The Baltimore Bullets trade Earl
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Nov. 10, 1971
The Baltimore Bullets trade Earl Monroe to the Knicks for Mike Riordan, Dave Stallworth and cash.

Oct. 22, 1982 The Golden State Warriors trade
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Oct. 22, 1982
The Golden State Warriors trade Bernard King to the Knicks for Micheal Ray Richardson and a 1984 fifth-round draft pick (Scott McCollum).

June 27, 1988The Knicks trade Bill Cartwright, a
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June 27, 1988
The Knicks trade Bill Cartwright, a 1988 first-round draft pick (Will Perdue) and a 1988 third-round draft pick (Derrick Lewis) to the Chicago Bulls for Charles Oakley, a 1988 first-round draft pick (Rod Strickland) and a 1988 third-round draft pick (Phil Stinnie).

July 14, 1996The Charlotte Hornets trade Larry Johnson
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July 14, 1996
The Charlotte Hornets trade Larry Johnson to the Knickerbockers for Brad Lohaus and Anthony Mason.

Jan. 21, 1999The Knicks trade Terry Cummings, Chris
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Jan. 21, 1999
The Knicks trade Terry Cummings, Chris Mills and John Starks to the Golden State Warriors for Latrell Sprewell.

June 26, 2002The Knicks trade Marcus Camby, Nene
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June 26, 2002
The Knicks trade Marcus Camby, Nene Hilario and Mark Jackson to the Denver Nuggets for Antonio McDyess, Frank Williams and a 2003 second-round draft pick (Maciej Lampe).

Jan. 5, 2004The Phoenix Suns trade Anfernee Hardaway,
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Jan. 5, 2004
The Phoenix Suns trade Anfernee Hardaway, Stephon Marbury and Cezary Trybanski to the Knicks for Howard Eisley, Maciej Lampe, Antonio McDyess, Charlie Ward, Milos Vujanic, a 2004 1st round draft pick (Kirk Snyder) and a 2010 first-round draft pick (Gordon Hayward).

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