The Knicks have reportedly re-signed free agent Steve Novak following a season in New York during which he led the NBA in three point shooting percentage.
Novak had his best NBA season in 2011-12 averaging career highs in minutes per game (18.9), points (8.8) and rebounds (2.0). His 47% from beyond the arc was a key component to an improved Knicks team that desperately needed consistent long-range shooting (they ranked 21st overall in three point percentage among NBA teams even with Novak’s prowess from deep).
The 29 year-old Marquette product is limited offensively when not open and set, but he quickly became a Garden favorite with his hustle, team-first attitude and deadly accuracy once provided an open look. Not to mention, his patented discount double check move ranked high on the unintentional comedy scale until his treys become so common that his “signature move” started to be recognized as such.
Overall, we’re happy to see Novak get his payday and hope he continues to drain from downtown in 2012-13.
Cue incredibly dramatic “Novakaine” YouTube compilation we can’t believe exists…
The New York Knicks made some recent roster moves including re-signing three-point shooting ace Steve Novak.
“This is where he wanted to be,” said Mark Bartelstein, Novak’s agent. “He wanted to be back in New York.”
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