NEW YORK, Jul 6, 2018 – The New York Knicks announced currently that a group has sealed center Luke Kornet. Kornet initial assimilated a group as a two-way actor final July, spending time with a Knicks and Westchester (G-League) final season. Terms of a understanding were not disclosed.
“Luke had a really successful initial year personification opposite Westchester and a Knicks, displaying considerable expansion via a season,” pronounced Scott Perry, General Manager. “Luke is a versatile actor who can play inside and divided from a basket. He brings a relentless work ethic and joining to a group that fits with Coach Fizdale’s complement and style.”
Kornet, 7-1, 250-pounds, seemed in 20 games for a Knicks (one start), averaging 6.7 points and 3.2 rebounds over 16.3 minutes. He available a deteriorate high 23 points in a season-finale on Apr 11 during Cleveland. He played in 36 games (35 starts) for Westchester (G-League), averaging 16.1 points and 6.2 rebounds over 32.4 mins and was named to a 2017-18
All NBA G-League third team.
The 22-year aged Lantana, TX-native, was one of dual Knicks two-way players final season. He was creatively sealed by New York as an undrafted free-agent on Jul 3, 2017. He played collegiately for 4 seasons during Vanderbilt University.