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Dick Barnett
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Personal information
Born Richard Barnett
October 2, 1936 (1936-10-02) (age 84)
Gary, Indiana
Nationality American
Physical stats
Listed height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Listed weight 190 lbs (86 kg)
Career information
High school Theodore Roosevelt
(Gary, Indiana)
College Tennesse State (1955–1959)
NBA Draft 1959 / Round: 1 / Pick: 1st overall
Selected by the Cincinnati Royals
Playing career 1959–1973 (14 years)
Position Guard / Forward
Career history
19591961 Syracuse Nationals
1961–1962 Cleveland Pipers (ABL)
19621965 Los Angeles Lakers
19651973 New York Knicks
Career highlights and awards
  • NBA champion (1970, 1973)
  • NBA All-Star (1968)
  • ABL champion (1962)
  • All-ABL First Team (1962)
  • No. 12 retired by New York Knicks
  • 3x NAIA champion (1957–1959)
  • 2x NAIA Tournament MVP (1958, 1959)


Richard "Dick" Barnett (born October 2, 1936) is an American former professional basketball player. He spent 14 seasons in the NBA, but is mostly known for his nine seasons with the New York Knicks. He won two NBA championships in 1970 and 1973 with the Knicks.

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