New York Knicks all-time roster

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Bud Palmer

  • Height: 6-4
  • School: Princeton
  • How acquired:
  • Years with team: 3
  • Jersey number: 16
  • Knicks earnings: *
  • * denotes incomplete earnings

Bud Palmer is an original Knick, a member of the 1946-47 team in the first year of the BAA.

Palmer was one of the Knicks' leading scorers each of his three seasons with the team. He averaged 9.5 points his rookie season, best on the team, and more than 12 points per game the next two years.

John Christgau, author of “The Origin of the Jump Shot: Eight Men Who Shook the World of Basketball,” credits Palmer as one of the pioneers of the jump shot.

Statistics with Knicks

  • Points: 1,737
  • Games: 148
  • Minutes: 0
  • PPG: 11.7
  • RPG: 0.0
  • APG: 1.3
  • Rebounds: 0
  • Assists: 187
  • Steals: 0
  • Blocks: 0
  • Field goals: 624
  • 3-pointers: 0
  • Free throws: 489
  • FG%: 0.326
  • 3P%: 0.000

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