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Free agent guard Pablo Prigioni has reached agreement on a three-year, $6 million contract to re-sign with the New York Knicks, league sources told RealGM.
Prigioni’s new deal with the Knicks allows him to earn $2 million per season and includes a team option in the third season, partially guaranteed, a source said.
With Jason Kidd retired and now coaching the Brooklyn Nets, the Knicks moved swiftly to bring back Prigioni. After the season ended in the Eastern Conference semifinals, Prigioni went back to his native Argentina to contemplate his future, but the 36-year-old returned before the NBA draft and notified the Knicks that he planned to continue playing in the NBA.
Prigioni has given Mike Woodson an experienced, sharp point guard, and the Knicks understood his importance early in free agency. Prigioni averaged 3.5 points and three assists in 78 games a season ago. The Knicks also re-signed J.R. Smith on Thursday.
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There’s lots of speculation of what the New York Knicks may or may not do to strengthen their point guard position. One thing the organization and the fans can agree on is everyone would like to see Pablo Prigioni return for a second season. The franchise would like to see Prigioni come back so much that they’ve reportedly offered him a two-year contract.
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Copeland will get two years for six million. Knicks can’t match.
— Marc Berman (@NYPost_Berman) July 6, 2013
BREAKING: Chris Copeland signing an offer sheet with the Pacers. #Knicks
— Jared Zwerling (@JaredZwerling) July 6, 2013
You would think after this move, the Knicks will look to add a SF very soon. Francisco Garcia is an option, Garcia is a better defender than he...
J.R. Smith and the Knicks reportedly are working out the details on a contract that will keep the NBA's Sixth Man of the Year with the team for another four years.
The New York Knicks and J.R. Smith agreed to a four-year contract worth $24.7 million on Thursday. As the 2013 Sixth-Man of the Year winner, the 27-year-old Smith averaged 18.1 points, 5.3 rebounds and 2.7 assists over 80 contests last season. An erratic gunslinger on the court and a liability off of it, the 6-foot-6, 220 pound Smith is a pricey gamble for New York. Connecting on...
Pablo Prigioni has agreed to return to the New York Knicks.
Prigioni was a 35-year-old NBA rookie last season after a long career in Spain.
J.R. Smith and the New York Knicks are reportedly finalizing a deal that will bring the 2012-13 Sixth Man of the Year back to NY, Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports reports.
Smith, spent the last 2 season with New York where he averaged 18.1 points, 2.7 assists and 5.3 rebounds for the Knicks off the bench.
Free agent shooting guard, O.J. Mayo is reportedly close to agreeing to...
A few teams had shown interest in the New York Knicks‘ explosive shooting guard J.R. Smith, but a report from the New York Post states he has re-signed with the Knicks for four years and $24.7 million. J.R. Smith has accepted the terms of a new 4-year, $24.7 million contract this morning, his agent Leon [...]The post Report: J.R. Smith, New York Knicks agree to four-year, $24.7...
Frank Isola of The New York Daily News is reporting the Knicks have reached an agreement with guard J.R. Smith worth $24.7 million over four years.
Breaking: The Knicks and J.R. Smith agree to a new deal, Smith’s agent, Leon Rose, tells the Daily News.
— Frank Isola (@FisolaNYDN) July 4, 2013
Smith was the NBA’s 6th Man of the Year last season while averaging...
We’ve heard a little about the players that the Cavaliers are pursuing in free agency, including Earl Clark and Darren Collison, Chauncey Billups, Greg Oden, and Nikola Pekovic, but a new name has emerged as a frontcourt option. ESPN New York’s Jared Zwerling reports that the Cavaliers may be prepared to offer New York Knicks center Chris Copeland a multi-year contract.
Even if he was going to have to take a little less money, I just couldn’t imagine JR Smith not returning to the Knicks. Finally they locked him down. Breaking: The Knicks and J.R. Smith agree to a new deal, Smith's agent, Leon Rose, tells the Daily News. — Frank Isola (@FisolaNYDN) July 4, 2013
Chris Copeland has agreed to sign a two-year, $6.1 million deal with the Indiana Pacers.
The New York Knicks will be unable to match despite Copeland's status as a restricted free agent.
The New York Knicks are looking for a small forward who can shoot from three-point range and defend on the wing, according to a league source.
The Knicks have expressed interest in Carlos Delfino, Francisco Garcia and Dahntay Jones.
After signing Pablo Prigioni, the Knicks have about $1.7 million of their mid-level exception to use on free agents.