Westchester Knicks

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Westchester Knicks
Westchester Knicks logo
League NBA Development League
Founded 2014
History Westchester Knicks
NBA D-League:
2014–present
Arena Westchester County Center
Location White Plains, New York
Team colors Blue, Orange, White, Silver
                   
Ownership The Madison Square Garden Company (New York Knicks)
Affiliation(s) New York Knicks
(2014–present)
Championships 0
Website www.westchesterknicks.com

The Westchester Knicks are an American professional basketball team of the NBA Development League scheduled to begin play in for the 2014-15 season as an affiliate of the New York Knicks in the National Basketball Association. Based in Westchester County, New York, the Knicks will play their home games at Westchester County Center in White Plains.

The Knicks will be the seventh D-League team to be owned by an NBA team and will replace the Erie BayHawks as the Knicks' D-League affiliate.[1]

The Knicks had filed for trademarks for five possible names: New York 914s, New York 'Bockers, New York Plainsmen, New York Empire, and New York Hutch[2] On May 14, 2014, the Westchester Knicks name and logo were announced; in addition to retaining the parent club's "Knicks" name, the Knicks have also incorporated the original "Father Knickerbocker" logo (drawn by Willard Mullin) which was in use by the parent Knicks from the team's founding in 1946 until 1964.[3]

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