New York Knicks all-time roster

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Dick Atha

  • Height: 6-2
  • School: Indiana State
  • How acquired: Draft
  • Years with team: 1
  • Jersey number: 17
  • Knicks earnings: *
  • * denotes incomplete earnings

Dick Atha was drafted by the Knicks in 1953. He first appeared for the team during the 1955-56 season.

Atha came off the bench in 25 games during his lone season with the Knicks. He averaged 3.7 points and 1.7 rebounds in 11.5 minutes.

The following offseason, Atha was dealt with Nathaniel Clifton and Harry Gallatin to the Pistons for Mel Hutchins and Charlie Tyra.

Atha, who went to college at Indiana State, was inducted into the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame in 1988.

Statistics with Knicks

  • Points: 93
  • Games: 25
  • Minutes: 288
  • PPG: 3.7
  • RPG: 1.7
  • APG: 1.3
  • Rebounds: 42
  • Assists: 32
  • Steals: 0
  • Blocks: 0
  • Field goals: 36
  • 3-pointers: 0
  • Free throws: 21
  • FG%: 0.409
  • 3P%: 0.000

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