Originally written on Pass The Pill  |  Last updated 11/18/14

Baron Davis will be staying with the Knicks this season, but in a different role.
credit: twitter.com

It is safe to say that Baron Davis had a bit of a rough season with the Knicks. He never really got on track with the team, as he shot only 37% from the field and had a very mediocre Player Efficiency Rating (PER). Some Knicks fans had high hopes for the once exciting point guard, the one who led his eighth-seeded Golden State Warriors past the top-seeded Dallas Mavericks.

Jeremy Lin was the point guard that New York was talking about, and the 33-year-old veteran ended his season with a torn ACL and MCL in an eventual playoff loss to the Miami Heat.

Some were curious as to what Baron Davis might do now. The Knicks have a lot of point guards, with Raymond Felton, Jason Kidd, and Pablo Prigioni now on the roster. He won’t be playing for the team this season, but it does look like he will have a role with the Knicks.

According to Slam Online, Baron Davis will serve in a “multi-faceted” role with the Knicks this season. It will be off the court, but it sounds like he will be pretty active with the organization.

“Baron Davis will have a multi-faceted role with the Knicks this season: He will spend some time around the team in an advisory role; he will work with Madison Square Garden’s ‘Garden of Dreams’ Foundation; he’s expected to provide content for MSG’s in-game entertainment and he may do some scouting for the team, according to two sources with knowledge of Davis’ agreement with the Knicks. Davis, 33, suffered a serious right knee injury in last season’s playoffs, and is expected to miss the entire 2012-13 season. He’s currently an unrestricted free agent, but the veteran point guard has maintained close ties with the team. He’s spent a significant time rehabbing his injury at the team facility and he maintains a close relationship with several players.”

Well, it looks like Davis liked the team enough during his brief stay to stick around. Actually, the more likely situation is that he realized no team really needs his services on the court, and he wanted to take what he could get to stick around the game.

Many around the league believe Baron Davis was a underachiever in his team in the NBA. His weight frequently fluctuated, and he never really seemed like he was in great shape. Davis averaged over 20 points per game multiple times in his career, although he was never a terribly efficient player.

Baron Davis averaged 6 points and 5 assists for the Knicks last season.

Follow us on Twitter

The post Baron Davis to stay with Knicks in “Multi-Faceted” Role appeared first on Pass The Pill.

GET THE YARDBARKER APP:
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Kentucky remains unbeaten after thrilling win over ND

Alabama DT arrested on domestic violence charges again

John Calipari blasted for postgame interview

WATCH: MJ, Tom Brady play pickup game in Bahamas

WATCH: Wrong national anthem played for El Salvador

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

WATCH: Russell Wilson smashes HR in Rangers BP

John Fox: Jay Cutler will have to earn starting QB job

Report: Shaka Smart, Gregg Marshall candidates for Texas

Kurt Warner is helping to turn around Colin Kaepernick

Bizarre call allows Duke to cover spread against Utah

Saints love TE Josh Hill following Jimmy Graham trade

Aaron Rodgers, sports writer get into it over on-court access

Sam Dekker's hot shooting sends Wisconsin to Final Four

Jim McElwain complains about Florida roster

Mark Few: I put Coach K up there with John Wooden

WATCH: Enes Kanter embraces boos in return to Utah

Mariners prospect dies from boat accident injuries

T.J. Ford sends heartfelt tweet about Rick Barnes

Bruins coach suits up as backup goalie

Tennessee fans show love for Bruce Pearl on campus rock

Louisville guard turned off phone after clutch NC State win

Steve Spurrier hung out with Kenny Chesney before concert

Winnipeg Jets prospect had a rough night on the ice

NBA News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

John Fox: Cutler will have to earn job

Texas eyeing Shaka Smart, Gregg Marshall?

WATCH: Brady jumps off cliff in Costa Rica

WATCH: 2 Chainz beats Nique in HORSE

Elite Eight preview and predictions: Notre Dame vs. Kentucky

Elite Eight preview and predictions: Arizona vs. Wisconsin

NFL owners chose cost over game integrity

Be careful how loudly you cheer on Mo'ne Davis' olive branch

James Harden and the collective consciousness

Hottest coaching seats in NBA

Under-the-radar NL MVP candidates

Notre Dame’s coach makes first Elite Eight

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.