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John Starks

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10, 1965
Tulsa, OK
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10, 1965 (age 55)
Tulsa, OK


NBA shooting guard who played for the New York Knicks from 1990 to 1998 and was selected to his only NBA All-Star game in 1994. He led the NBA in three-point field goals in 1995 and he was named Sixth Man of the Year in 1997.

Before Fame

He played college basketball for a number of schools including Rogers State and Oklahoma State.


In Game 2 of the 1993 Eastern Conference Finals, he threw down a left handed dunk over the Bulls' Horace Grant. The play became known to Knicks fans as The Dunk.

Family Life

He had three daughters with his wife Jackie, whom he married in December 1986.

Associated With

He played alongside Patrick Ewing for a number of seasons on the Knicks.