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Former Knicks center Kyle O’Quinn joins Pacers on 1-year deal, source says

Kyle O'Quinn #9 of the New York Knicks

Kyle O'Quinn #9 of the New York Knicks reacts in the third quarter against the Washington Wizards during their game at Madison Square Garden on February 14, 2018 in New York City. Photo Credit: Getty Images / Abbie Parr

Backup center Kyle O’Quinn officially is an ex-Knick. O’Quinn, who opted out of a contract that would have paid him $4.25 million next season, agreed to terms on a one-year, $4.5 million deal with the Pacers, a league source confirmed. The Queens product spent three years with the Knicks, averaging 6.1 points, 5.2 rebounds and 1.1 blocks.

O’Quinn becomes the third free agent to pick Indiana this summer, joining Doug McDermott and Tyreke Evans.

O’Quinn is entering his seventh NBA season, after spending three with Orlando and three with the Knicks. He averaged a career-high 7.1 points per game last season and has yet to appear in a postseason game.

-With The Associated Press


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