GREENBURGH, N.Y. — The New York Knicks sealed former lottery collect Trey Burke on Wednesday, a group announced.
Burke, a No. 9 collect in a 2013 NBA draft, averaged 5 points and 1.8 assists in 12 mins per diversion final deteriorate with a Washington Wizards.
Burke was creatively drafted by a Minnesota Timberwolves though traded on breeze night to a Utah Jazz. Burke finished third in a NBA Rookie of a Year voting in 2013-14 though fell out of a starting lineup in 2015-16 and was traded to a Wizards in a 2016 offseason.
Burke, a 2012-13 Associated Press NCAA Player of a Year, faces prolonged contingency to make a Knicks’ regular-season roster.
The bar has 15 players sealed to guaranteed contracts.
Even with 15 guaranteed contracts, New York can keep Jarrett Jack or Burke for a initial 12 games while Joakim Noah serves a residue of his cessation for violating a league’s drug policy. Once Noah’s cessation is over, New York will usually be authorised to have 15 players on a roster.
If a Knicks select to relinquish Burke, a bar will still have his G League rights.
Burke now reunites with former Michigan teammate Tim Hardaway Jr.
ESPN Bobby Marks contributed to this report.