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When the Garden Was Eden: Clyde, the Captain, Dollar Bill, and the Glory Days of the New York Knicks

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  • Posted May 3, 2013

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    Great Read for Knick and Basketball Fans

    Even if you are too young to remember Willis Reed's iconic entry onto the Garden floor before that pivoital play-off game with the Lakers, you'll enjoy this rich history book about the way the game should be played.

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  • Posted January 11, 2013

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    Relive the era of Clyde and the Pearl

    Very entertaining retrospective on the Knick teams of the early 1970s. Quite a cast of characters- Reed, Frazier, Bradley, Lucas, Jackson, Monroe, DeBusschere, Meminger, Holzman. The NBA game was different and far more interesting in that era and this book reminds you why. I recommend it to anyone who enjoyed watching that team or anyone interested in NBA history.

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  • Posted February 4, 2012

    Great History of the Knicks

    Ecvellent book - I found it engrossing and Araton puts a human touch on it by writing about the fans as well as the team.

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  • Posted December 19, 2011

    the garden was alive

    araton brought back the excitement of the old knicks and made me feel like i was back in high school(at power memorial) and sitting up in the nose bleed seats. this is so much more than a story about old sport heroes. you can feel the 60's & 70's come back to life. the way that araton captures the feel of each player and different they were from each other yet performed as one of the best TEAMS in nba history. he truly shows all that is missing from the game today.

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  • Posted September 1, 2011

    Beautifully done

    Have seen the uncorrected copy of this book and it is a gem of a sports book and more. Tremendous reporting and heartening writing. Much more than a book for fans of the old Knicks.

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