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chriscopeland Chris Copeland Stands Out at Summer League

With a winless record of 0-4, the Knicks didn’t have the summer league success they may of hoped for, but at least we can take a couple of things away from the past week of games. For one, James White is an athlete. And while fans are understandably in the hunt for a shooting guard, White definitely has the potential to be a low cost, high reward player.

Aside from James White, who the Knicks signed to the veteran’s minimum, Chris Copeland has also been signed to a non-guaranteed deal and will join the team at training camp. The 6’8 forward has been a definite stand out in the summer league, averaging 14.3 PPG, 4.3 RPG, and 1.0 BLKPG- but most importantly, showing his versatility. He can dunk, knock down the outside jumper, and break ankles- what else could you ask from a power forward? 

The New Jersey native played 4 years at the University of Colorado Boulder before going undrafted. After spending some time in the D-League, his last stint being in 2006-07, Copeland decided to make the move to Europe and play overseas. He’s spent the last 2 years playing with the Okapi Alastar in Belgium where he’s attracted some scouts, including the Knicks, with his average’s of 18.5 points and 5.6 rebounds per game. 

Depending on how training camp pans out, the 28-year old could serve as a solid backup for our newly acquired older bigs- the 38-year old Marcus Camby, and 39-year old Kurt Thomas. 

Chris Copeland Breaks Ankles:




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