Originally written on Beyond The Buzzer  |  Last updated 10/19/14
Kenyon Martin may of had to wait longer than he wanted to sign with an NBA team this season, but the 12-year-veteran is proving he can still make an impact. In six games without Tyson Chandler (neck injury), Martin has averaged 12 points and 7 rebounds as a starter. And while he’s “focused on the present”, the former No. 1 pick says he would love to return with the Knicks next season. According to Ian Begley, ESPN: “I just want people to know that I still can play the game of basketball,” Martin said. “I wasn’t the No. 1 pick for nothing. I didn’t stick around for 12 years for nothing. So just letting people know that I’m still here and hopefully I’m going to be around.” Martin said he’d “love” to be back with the Knicks next season. For now, he’s focused on the present.
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