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Sep 17, 2019 · Walt Frazier reminisced his trade to the Cavs in 1977, calling it like being sent to the vast, Russian wasteland of frozen Siberia.
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Who was Walt Frazier traded for?
On the eve of the 1977-78 season New York sent Frazier to the Cleveland Cavaliers as compensation for the free-agent signing of Jim Cleamons.
Who did the Knicks trade for Dave DeBusschere?
During the 1968–1969 season, DeBusschere was traded to the New York Knicks for Walt Bellamy and Howard Komives. While a member of the Pistons, DeBusschere appeared as himself on the April 29, 1963 episode of the game show To Tell the Truth. He received two votes.
What were Frazier's great statistics in game 7 of the 1970 NBA Finals?
In a Game 7 of the NBA Finals, with six other future Hall of Famers on the court — including names that get no bigger in Wilt Chamberlain and Jerry West — it was Frazier who dominated. It was Frazier who rose to the moment: 36 points, 19 assists, seven rebounds and five steals.
How did Walt Frazier get the nickname Clyde?
During his rookie season with the Knicks, he picked up the nickname "Clyde" because he wore a fedora similar to that of Warren Beatty, who played Clyde Barrow in the 1967 film Bonnie and Clyde.
Oct 8, 1977 · NY Knicks to send Walt Frazier to Cleveland as compensation for Jim Cleamons; Frazier por (M)
Walter "Clyde" Frazier Jr. (born March 29, 1945) is an American former professional ... Frazier was traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers after the 1976–77 season ...
NBA draft: 1967 / Round: 1 / Pick: 5th overall
College: Southern Illinois (1963–1967)
High school: David T. Howard (Atlanta, Georgia)
Listed height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Frazier was stunned by the trade but dutifully reported to Cleveland after a decade in the Manhattan limelight. The move did not, however, restore the on-court ...
Feb 4, 2022 · He was the coach when they picked Willis Reed. He picked Bill Bradley. He traded for Debusschere. He traded for Barnett. He picked Clyde. He ...
Sep 18, 2019 · NBA legend Walt Frazier remembered the time when he got traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers in 1977 after ten years with the New York Knicks.
Nov 3, 2013 · For the Knicks, the big one happened 45 years ago next month, when they traded Walt Bellamy, an All-Star-caliber center, for Dave DeBusschere.
Feb 6, 2022 · Walt “Clyde” Frazier is now 76 years old. I hate to alarm you, but I doubt he'll be calling Knicks games for much longer.
Feb 18, 2022 · He played for New York from 1967-1976, then was traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers. Frazier was named an All-Star each year from 1970 through ...