ORLANDO, Fla. — There could be a Feron sighting. If Tom Thibodeau will get his way, the Knicks will last but not least see their other two-way agreement gamers join rookie centre Jericho Sims, now that the G-League year finished Saturday.
Electrical power forward Feron Hunt, signed previous thirty day period to the 2nd two-way offer just after injured Luka Samanic was waived, could be on the transfer to the significant club. He completed off with a 15-issue, 10-rebound, five-support game Saturday.
In seven Westchester Knicks online games, Hunt, 22, averaged 16.9 factors, shot 54.3 per cent — 31.8 from 3-level assortment. An SMU graduate, the 6-foot-8 Hunt began the calendar year as a whole-time G-Leaguer with the Texas Legends just before the Knicks signed him to a two-way contract.
There could be home for Hunt to see some motion due to the fact Julius Randle has shut it down for the season. Randle didn’t make the vacation here, and Thibodeau stated he’s “most likely’’ completed.
“I’m open to all that things,’’ Thibodeau stated of receiving Hunt on the roster. “We like who he is, so I want to get a chance to see him as nicely.’’
Thibodeau claimed he nonetheless has to communicate to Knicks brass in advance of the Hunt advertising results in being solidified. The Knicks have 3 online games left immediately after Sunday. They host the Nets on Wednesday, go to Washington on Friday and finish up Sunday at house as opposed to Toronto. The Knicks coach has caught Hunt’s highlights but has not witnessed him perform stay nonetheless.
“I’ve noticed a very little little bit, but I’ve favored what I’ve listened to and what I have viewed in the stories,’’ Thibodeau said. “This summer season, the offseason, will be important.’’
Samanic, a electrical power forward who received G-League Participant of the 7 days in December, never ever received a search with the Knicks for the reason that of various accidents. In advance of getting lower, the 6-foot-10 Croatian experienced appeared in a person video game in two months mainly because of plantar fasciitis.
Rookies Quentin Grimes (sore knee) and Miles McBride (sore knee) returned to motion Sunday in a 118-88 get about the Magic. Grimes scored two details and grabbed 4 rebounds in 16 minutes when McBride had eight details — which includes 2-for-3 from over and above the arc. Grimes had missed the last four online games, though McBride sat out Saturday vs. Cleveland.