2. Patrick Ewing, C
- 22.8 PPG, 10.4 RPG
- 1st in franchise history with 23,665 career points
- Member of 1994 and 1999 Eastern Conference Champions
- No. 33 jersey retired, Basketball Hall of Famer
Once you get to the top two Knicks there ever was, it becomes very tricky. In fact, the No. 1 and 2 spots are completely interchangeable many would argue.
It can easily be argued Patrick Ewing is the greatest Knick of all-time, but on this list he comes in at No. 2.
Ewing is the all-time Knicks leader in points (22,665), rebounds (10,759), blocks (2,758), games (1,039), and a plethora of many other categories. He virtually played his entire career in the Big Apple and ushered in one of the more beloved Knicks eras in history.
Teaming up with other big-hearted Knicks like Charles Oakley, Anthony Mason and John Starks, Ewing and company brought the pain each and every night in an extremely tough Eastern Conference.
If not for Michael Jordan, Ewing would hands-down be the top Knicks player ever. One thing is for sure, he was the most under-appreciated Knicks superstar there ever was.