New York Knicks was founded in 1946. The team colors are blue, orange, silver, black and white. The Knicks are the member of the league's Eastern Conference Atlantic Division. The home games are played Madison Square Garden. They have won two NBA Championships in 1970 and 1973. They have lost 6 NBA Finals; to Rochester Royals in 1951, to Minneapolis Lakers in 1952 and 1953, to Los Angeles Lakers in 1972, to Houston Rockets in 1994 and to San Antonio in 1999. The retired jerseys of the team are 7. Pete Maravich, 10. Walt Frazier, 12. Dick Barnett, 15. Earl Monroe, 15. Dick McGuire, 19. Willis Reed, 22. Dave DeBusschere, 24. Bill Bradley, 33. Patrick Ewing and 613. Red Holzman (as coach). New York Knicks mvp was Willis Reed in 1970. Two coaches received an award as Coach of the year; Pat Riley in 1993 and Red Holzman in 1970. Tyson Chandler received an award as Defensive Player of the year in 2012.