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, born March 22, 1974 in Hartford
is joining the New York Knicks
for the second time in his career
. Marcus will be a welcomed addition to the core players that surround Amare Stoudemire
and Carmelo Anthony
In his senior year at Hartford High School
, Marcus averaged 27 points 11 rebounds 8 blocks and 8 assists per game with a perfect 27-0 record. He was named Connecticut Player of the Year. The question most media people and writers had was, can Marcus do this on the collegiate level.
and was coached by John Calipari
, an up and coming coach at the time. Camby was a block machine and led the Minuteman to a Final Four
appearance in 1996. He recorded 43 blocks in 11 games setting a March Madness
record. Camby was selected 2nd
overall in the 1996 draft
by the Toronto Raptors
. At 6’11”, Marcus was an immediate presence on the glass, along with his shot blocking abilities. Although Marcus was skinny and needed to add weight, he still established himself as a rookie.
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