The New York Knicks, adrift last season with 17-65, are gradually rebuilding. After recording the arrivals of Arron Afflalo and Robin Lopez (Portland), the franchise directed by Phil Jackson has reached an agreement with Derrick Williams.

The 24 years old forward, second choice of the 2011 draft in Minnesota, would commit for two years (optional second season) and $10 million although although it’s not been announced yet. Author of 8.3 points, 44.7%, 31.4% 3-point in 19.8 minutes in 2014-2015 he also averaged an 8.3 points and 2.7 rebounds in 74 games, last year with the Sacramento Kings.

Wanting to fulfil the promise he, once upon a time, showed, he’s decided to head for New York. He was recruited behind Kyrie Irving in 2011 by the Minnesota Timberwolves but he never gained a secure position from which he could of progressed.

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