Here in New York, we live for the big names.
Glancing up at the Madison Square Garden rafters is a history lesson in itself. Patrick Ewing, Willis Reed, Earl Monroe, Walt Frazier and the names go on. We thrive on the big acquisitions and more often than not, their big contracts too.
What Knicks fans sometimes forget are the names of those caught between the superstars, the role players. With the arrival of superstar Carmelo Anthony still fresh in the minds of all Knicks fans, let's take a trip down memory lane and try to remember some of those in-between guys. These are 10 of those most underrated Knicks of all time, key pieces on a lot of good teams but largely forgotten after their tenures.