Hoops Links: Bulls, Harden, Granger, Wizards

November 10 2012 at 10:15am CST By Zach Links

On this date in 1971, the Knicks sent Mike Riordan, Dave Stallworth, and cash to the rival Bullets for Earl Monroe.  The trade shocked the basketball world as The Pearl was a thorn in the Knicks' side in six consecutive postseason showdowns from 1969 through 1974.  The trade put Monroe and Walt Frazier in the same starting lineup, giving the Knicks one of the most exciting and potent backcourts of all-time.  With Monroe in the fold, the Knicks beat the Lakers in five games to capture the 1973 NBA Championship. 

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