The Knicks announced the signings of Sasha Vujacic and Thanasis Antetokounmpo on Friday afternoon.

Vujacic, a 6-7 combo guard, played for Knicks president Phil Jackson in Los Angeles during Jackson's second stint coaching the Lakers. Vujacic, 31, played six full seasons with the Lakers and was a member of the 2009 and 2010 world championship teams. Both of those championship teams were coached by Jackson.

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He was traded from the Lakers to the Nets, then playing in New Jersey, in December 2010. He averaged a career-high 11.4 points per game in 56 games, including 17 starts, for the Nets in the 2010-11 season. Vujacic last played in the NBA in 2014, appearing in two games for the Los Angeles Clippers. Vujacic has averaged 5.6 points per game in his NBA career.

Antetokounmpo, a 6-7 forward, played for the Knicks' D-League team in Westchester last season. The 23-year-old played in 47 games -- all starts -- and averaged 13.9 points per game.