NY Knicks Sign Baron Davis

Monday December 19th, 2011

The New York Knicks have reportedly entered into a contract with free agent point guard Baron Davis, NBA.com writer John Schuhmann tweeted.

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Davis will sign a one-year, $2.5 million deal with the franchise.  The two-time All-Star, however, will sit out the first month of the season with a back issue, the Boston Herald reports.

The former first round draft pick was waived by the Cleveland Cavaliers last week using the amnesty provision.  It was reported at that time that he would be out for eight to ten weeks.  No teams bid on the high scoring guard, allowing him to clear waivers and become a free agent. Last season, Davis averaged 13.1 points and 6.7 assists with the Cavaliers and the Los Angeles Clippers.  Through his 12 year career, Davis has registered 16.5 points and 7.3 assists per game.

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