Knicks sign forward/center Kevin Seraphin

NEW YORK (AP) The New York Knicks have signed forward/center Kevin Seraphin, who averaged 6.6 points last season with the Washington Wizards.

The Knicks announced the signing Thursday. The 6-foot-10 Seraphin appeared in 79 games for the Wizards last season and shot 51 percent from the field.

He holds career averages of 6.4 points, 3.7 rebounds and 16.4 minutes in 326 games during five seasons with the Wizards.

The native of Cayenne, French Guiana, was originally selected by Chicago with the 17th overall pick in the 2010 NBA draft before being traded to Washington.

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