Earl Monroe

Walt Frazier #10 of the New York Knicks drives to the basket against Dave Cowens #18 of the Boston Celtics during a game played in 1973 at the Boston Garden in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Dick Raphael/NBAE via Getty Images)

Ranking The Best Local Athletes In History By Jersey/Uniform Number: 19-10

Continuing with our weekly rankings of the best local athletes by jersey/uniform number, here are numbers 19-10.


4.25.13 Earl Monroe

Earl ‘The Pearl’ Pens First Book

Hall of Famer Earl Monroe was one of the key players on the legendary 1973 Knicks team. His new book, “Earl The Pearl: My Story,” tells his incredible journey from the streets of Philadelphia to NBA immortality.


Jeremy Lin (credit: Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Keidel: Jeremy Lin’s Sins

It’s hard to separate the Jeremy Lin — the man from the myth.


(Al ‘Hughes’ Dukes Photography)

B&C Morning Show: Earl ‘The Pearl’ Monroe Has Himself Some Fun With Boomer & Craig

The man, the myth, the legend. Earl ‘The Pearl’ Monroe made the trip to Manhattan to sit down with Boomer & Craig.


Patrick Ewing #33 of the Georgetown University walks on the court during warm-ups prior to NCAA game played in 1983 at the Boston Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Dick Raphael/NBAE via Getty Images)

Trio of Knicks Chosen For College Hoops Hall

Patrick Ewing, Earl Monroe, and Willis Reed were announced as part of the 10-member class that will be inducted into the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame in November.


Paul Pierce #34 of the Boston Celtics throws his headband into the stands after Game Four of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals against the New York Knicks in the 2011 NBA Playoffs on April 24, 2011 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. (credit: Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Keidel: Knicks Sweep Leaves Madison Square Gutted

Putting an April post mortem on the Knickerbockers has become as predictable as the asters popping pink in Bryant Park. For all the hype, the Knicks left with a whimper and without a fight.


(Al ‘Hughes’ Dukes Photography)

B&C Morning Show: Earl ‘The Pearl’ Monroe Talks Knicks With Boomer & Carton

Earl “The Pearl” Monroe is a legend — basketball royalty in every sense. This morning he joined Boomer & Craig in the Allstate Studio to talk a little Knicks basketball.


Chauncey Billups #4 of the New York Knicks drives past Dwyane Wade #3 of the Miami Heat during a game at American Airlines Arena on February 27, 2011 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Knicks’ Billups Lives Up To ‘Mr. Big Shot’ Name

You may have heard the big news last week: The Knicks finally got Carmelo Anthony. Perhaps lost in the shuffle of Melomania was that Chauncey Billups made the trip from Denver as well — and that move is already looking brilliant for New York.


(Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

B&C Show Blog & Audio: ‘Melo’ Times Are Finally Here

It was a ‘Melo’ morning here on the B&C Morning Extravaganza as Craig declares today a great day in New York and one of the greatest days in Knicks history…


Knicks legend John Starks with Boomer & Carton (WFAN/Al Dukes)

On WFAN: Knicks’ Starks ‘Elated’ Over Carmelo Trade

John Starks will be among the former Knicks honored with “Legends Awards” at halftime against the Bucks on Wednesday. Starks joined Boomer & Carton Tuesday to talk about the award, and of course, the Knicks’ blockbuster trade for Carmelo Anthony.


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Knicks To Honor Monroe, Other Greats Next Month

The Knicks will honor one player for each decade from the 1950s to 2000s at halftime of their game against Milwaukee on Feb. 23.


Raymond Felton (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Keidel: Knicks Fix

Whenever you abandoned the Knicks, it may be time to return, to emerge from your cave and wipe the crust from your heavily blinking eyes. There may again be a basketball team in New York City.