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Knicks sign center Jericho Sims to 3-year deal

Apr 10, 2022; New York, New York, USA; New York Knicks forward Jericho Sims (45) passes the ball as Toronto Raptors guard Malachi Flynn (22) defends during the second half at Madison Square Garden. Mandatory Credit: Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports
Credit: Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports

The New York Knicks agreed to a three-year NBA deal with center Jericho Sims, The Athletic reported Thursday.

Sims, 23, averaged 2.2 points, 4.1 rebounds and 13.5 minutes in 41 games (five starts) as a rookie last season.

The third-to-last pick in the 2021 NBA Draft (58th overall), Sims shot 72.2 percent from the field with the Knicks.

The 6-foot-10 Sims played four seasons at the University of Texas.

–Field Level Media