Hot Stove Knicks Uniform Number Quiz Answers

Hot Stove New YorkSenior Writer IFebruary 11, 2009

Here are the answers to yesterday’s quiz.


Question One

Earl Monroe briefly wore No. 33 in 1972.


Question Two

The highest number ever worn by a New York Knick is 55, which was worn by Louis Orr, Bernard King, Kiki Vandeweghe, and Dikembe Mutombo.


Question Three

Numbers 27 and 29 have never been worn by a Knicks player.


Question Four

Henry Bibby wore No. 17 from 1973 to 1975 and is the last Knick to wear that number.


Question Five

Cazzie Russell was the first Knick to wear No. 33, from 1969 to 1971.

Question Six

The Knicks have retired seven numbers (eight if you count the 613 banner that hangs for former head coach Red Holzman): 10 (Walt Frazier), 12 (Dick Barnett), 15 (Earl Monroe), 19 (Willis Reed), 22 (Dave DeBusschere), 24 (Bill Bradley), and 33 (Patrick Ewing).


Question Seven

Mike Sweetney was the last Knick to wear No. 50 before Zach Randolph.


Question Eight

Len Chappell (1964-66) was the only other Knick to wear No. 24 besides Bill Bradley.


Question Nine

Phil Jackson wore No. 18 in his years playing for the Knicks.


Question Ten

Mark Jackson wore No. 13 for six-and-a-half seasons.