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Report: Knicks signing Michael Kidd-Gilchrist

/ 05:04 PM November 29, 2020
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Michael Kidd-Gilchrist #9 of the Dallas Mavericks drives toward the basket as Marcus Morris Sr. #31 of the LA Clippers defends during the second half of Game Four of the first round of the playoffs between the Los Angeles Clippers and the Dallas Mavericks at the AdventHealth Arena at the ESPN Wide World Of Sports Complex on August 22, 2020 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Ashley Landis-Pool/Getty Images/AFP

The New York Knicks are signing forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist to a one-year contract, ESPN reported on Saturday morning.

Kidd-Gilchrist will see a number of fellow University of Kentucky alumni who recently joined the Knicks, including guard Immanuel Quickley, center Nerlens Noel and assistant coach Kenny Payne. Forwards Julius Randle and Kevin Knox also played at Kentucky.

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Kidd-Gilchrist, who was the former No. 2 overall pick of the 2012 NBA Draft, split last season with the Charlotte Hornets and Dallas Mavericks. He averaged 2.4 points and 2.7 rebounds per game in 2019-20.

Kidd-Gilchrist, 27, has averaged 8.4 points and 5.4 rebounds over 446 career games with the Hornets and Mavericks.

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