We know about the players who have starred for the Knicks, but how about the ones who defined futility? In franchise history, 12 players have played for the team and not scored a point, according to Basketball-Reference.com.

CHRIS SMITH (2013-14): Played two minutes in two games and didn't take a shot or produce a single stat.

SOLOMON JONES (2012-13): Played 26 minutes in two games (one start), missing on his only two-point attempt. He did record three rebounds and a block -- and three turnovers and three fouls.

DAN GADZURIC (2011-12): Played 13 minutes in two games, missing two two-point attempts and two free throw attempts. He grabbed five rebounds and had a steal and a block. He also picked up four fouls.

CHEIKH SAMB (2008-09): Played eight minutes in two games, missing three two-point attempts and two free-throw attempts. He did pull down two rebounds.

SHANDON ANDERSON (2004-05): Played 20 minutes in one game, missing a two-point attempt and a three-point attempt. He had one rebound.

GREG KITE (1994-95): Played 16 minutes in two games, missing three two-point attempts but grabbing four rebounds.

DENNIS BELL (1973-74): Played four minutes in one game, missing his only two-point attempt and not recording any other stats.

LUTHER RACKLEY (1972-73): Played two minutes in one game and didn't attempt a basket. He had one rebound.

JIM CALDWELL (1967-68): Played seven minutes in two games missing his only two-point attempt. He had one rebound and one assist.

MIKE FARMER (1960-61): Played six minutes in two games, missing a two-point attempt but grabbing two rebounds.

BRENDAN MCCANN (1958-59): Played seven minutes in one game, missing three two-point attempts. He had one rebound and one assist.

RON SHAVLIK (1957-58): Played two minutes in one game, missing his only two-point attempt. He pulled down one rebound.

The final tally: 113 minutes in 19 games, 0-for-18 in field goal attempts, 0-for-1 in three-point attempts, 21 rebounds, two assists, two blocks and one steal.