Latest News, NBA / Aug 8, 2013 / 10:27 am

Report: Beno Udrih Likely Signing With The Knicks

Beno Udrih

Free agent point guard Beno Udrih is likely to sign with the New York Knicks, according to a report from The New York Post. New York has been courting the 31-year-old all summer in an effort to find a replacement for Jason Kidd. Just as Kidd did last year, the Knicks will probably often play Udrih off the ball at the two-guard (something he’s accustomed to) while also using him in a point guard rotation that includes starter Raymond Felton and Pablo Prigioni.

Last season, during stops in both Milwaukee and Orlando, the 6-3 Udrih averaged 8.2 points and 4.6 assists while making $7 million. In New York, he’ll likely only receive the $1.27 million veteran’s minimum salary, but it’ll be his first extended action with a contender since playing with the Spurs in 2007.

Is this a good move?

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  • Stradio

    The should have tried to replace Kidd with more of a veteran locker-room presence, because lord knows that the Knicks are gonna need it now that he’s gone.