The New York Knicks introduced that they’ve signed former Florida State guard M.J. Walker to a contract late final week for coaching camp. Particulars of the deal are unsure however in accordance with ESPN’s Jordan Schultz, it’ll reportedly be an Exhibit 10 contract.
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The 6’5 Walker participated on the Knicks Summer season League roster in Las Vegas with averages of 4.7 factors and a couple of.7 rebounds together with a strong efficiency towards the Cleveland Cavaliers. M.J. had a stat line of 9 factors, 5 rebounds, two steals and a block in a Knicks win on August 14th. All of his factors got here from behind the arc.
Walker performed 4 seasons at Florida State College, averaging 9 factors, two rebounds and 1.6 assists in 120 video games (82 begins). He averaged 12.2 factors, 2.5 assists and a couple of.5 rebounds in 24 video games throughout his senior season and was named to the second-team All-ACC group.
The rumored Exhibit 10 contract offers the Knicks the choice to vary Walker’s present deal to an ordinary or two-way contract if he makes the group. If he’s launched, it leaves the chance to earn a bonus price as much as $50,000 by becoming a member of the Westchester Knicks, the franchise’s G League affiliate.
Including Walker will go away the Knicks with only one roster spot open for coaching camp.