May 6, 1965: Selected Bill Bradley (1st round, 2nd pick), Dave Stallworth (1st round, 5th pick), Dick Van Arsdale (2nd round, 13th pick), Hal Blevins (2nd round, 17th pick), Barry Clemens (3rd round, 22nd pick), Larry Lembo (4th round, 31st pick), Steve Nisenson (5th round, 40th pick), Warren Davis (6th round, 49th pick), Dale Neel (7th round, 58th pick), Frank Granat (8th round, 66th pick), Jay Neary (9th round, 72nd pick), Wayne Molis (10th round, 78th pick), Bill Meyer (11th round, 84th pick), Steve Trupin (12th round, 90th pick) and Dennis McGovern (13th round, 95th pick) in the 1965 NBA Draft.
May 11, 1966: Selected Cazzie Russell (1st round, 1st pick), Henry Akin (2nd round, 11th pick), Stewart Johnson (3rd round, 21st pick), Lee DeFore (4th round, 31st pick), Ron Jackson (5th round, 41st pick), George Fisher (6th round, 51st pick), Mike Dabich (7th round, 60th pick), Mike Silliman (8th round, 69th pick), Bill Turner (9th round, 78th pick), Rich Moore (10th round, 85th pick), Rich Dyer (11th round, 92nd pick), Dave Deutsch (12th round, 98th pick) and Bob Bennett (13th round, 101st pick) in the 1966 NBA Draft.
May 3, 1967: Selected Walt Frazier (1st round, 5th pick), Phil Jackson (2nd round, 17th pick), Gary Gregor (3rd round, 24th pick), Keith Swagerty (4th round, 36th pick), Barry Leibowitz (5th round, 48th pick), Bob Benfield (6th round, 60th pick), Butch Wade (7th round, 72nd pick), Gil Radday (8th round, 84th pick), Ray Smith (9th round, 95th pick), Bruce Kaplan (10th round, 106th pick), Mark Merkin (11th round, 117th pick) and Mike Riordan (12th round, 128th pick) in the 1967 NBA Draft.
March 29, 1971: Selected Elmore Smith (1st round, 3rd pick), Fred Hilton (2nd round, 19th pick), Amos Thomas (2nd round, 26th pick), Spencer Haywood (2nd round, 30th pick), Jim O'Brien (4th round, 53rd pick), Garry Nelson (5th round, 70th pick), Glen Summors (6th round, 87th pick), Randy Smith (7th round, 104th pick), Craig Love (8th round, 121st pick), Gary Stewart (9th round, 138th pick), Don Ward (10th round, 154th pick), Bill Warner (11th round, 170th pick), Butch Webster (12th round, 184th pick), Pete Smith (13th round, 197th pick), Ray Lavender (14th round, 209th pick), William Chatmon (15th round, 218th pick), James Douglas (16th round, 226th pick), Nelson Isley (17th round, 230th pick) and Joey Meyer (18th round, 233rd pick) in the 1971 NBA Draft.
April 24, 1973: Selected Ernie DiGregorio (1st round, 3rd pick), Ken Charles (3rd round, 38th pick), Doug Little (4th round, 54th pick), Randy Knoll (5th round, 72nd pick), Mike Macaluso (6th round, 88th pick), Tim Bassett (7th round, 106th pick), Carl Jackson (8th round, 122nd pick), Bob Fullerton (9th round, 140th pick), Nick Connor (10th round, 153rd pick), Mike Lee (11th round, 168th pick), Aaron Covington (12th round, 176th pick), Bob Vartanian (13th round, 184th pick), Ron Gilliam (14th round, 190th pick), John Fraley (15th round, 195th pick), John Green (16th round, 200th pick), Jim Garvin (17th round, 204th pick), Don Johnston (18th round, 207th pick), Ron Thornson (19th round, 209th pick) and Phil Tollestrop (20th round, 211th pick) in the 1973 NBA Draft.
May 28, 1974: Selected Tom McMillen (1st round, 9th pick), Kim Hughes (3rd round, 45th pick), Bernie Harris (4th round, 63rd pick), Tony Byers (5th round, 81st pick), Gary Link (6th round, 99th pick), Tommy Curtis (7th round, 117th pick), Glenn Price (8th round, 135th pick), John Falconi (9th round, 153rd pick) and Andy Rimol (10th round, 170th pick) in the 1974 NBA Draft.
May 29, 1975: Selected Gene Short (1st round, 9th pick), Ticky Burden (2nd round, 26th pick), Larry Fogle (2nd round, 34th pick), John Ramsey (3rd round, 46th pick), David Vaughn (4th round, 63rd pick), Don Washington (5th round, 80th pick), Henry Williams (6th round, 100th pick), Peter Davis (7th round, 117th pick), Jerry Homan (8th round, 134th pick), Tim van Blommesteyn (9th round, 153rd pick) and Mo Rivers (10th round, 168th pick) in the 1975 NBA Draft.
June 10, 1977: Selected Ray Williams (1st round, 10th pick), Glen Gondrezick (2nd round, 26th pick), Toby Knight (2nd round, 32nd pick), Lloyd McMillian (3rd round, 54th pick), Steve Hayes (4th round, 76th pick), Bill Terry (5th round, 98th pick), Jerry Graycraft (6th round, 120th pick), Tom Weadock (7th round, 140th pick) and Ken Slappy (8th round, 159th pick) in the 1977 NBA Draft.
October 4, 1978: Traded Lonnie Shelton and a 1979 1st round draft pick (Vinnie Johnson was later selected) to the Seattle SuperSonics for a 1981 1st round draft pick (Steve Johnson was later selected). This exchange was arranged as compensation for New York signing veteran free agent Marvin Webster on September 29, 1978.
December 15, 1978: Jim McMillian signed as a veteran free agent with the Portland Trail Blazers; received a 1979 2nd round draft pick (Kim Goetz was later selected) as compensation.
June 25, 1979: Selected Bill Cartwright (1st round, 3rd pick), Larry Demic (1st round, 9th pick), Sly Williams (1st round, 21st pick), Reggie Carter (2nd round, 27th pick), Kim Goetz (2nd round, 34th pick), Geoff Huston (3rd round, 50th pick), Larry Rogers (4th round, 71st pick), Johnny Green (5th round, 94th pick), Phil Abney (6th round, 113th pick), Marc Coleman (7th round, 134th pick), Billy Tucker (8th round, 152nd pick), Brett Wyatt (9th round, 172nd pick) and Gordon Thomas (10th round, 189th pick) in the 1979 NBA Draft.