Knicks Sign DaJuan Summers

TUESDAY, 4:32pm: The signing official, the Knicks have announced.

MONDAY, 9:44am: The Knicks have agreed to sign DaJuan Summers, according to Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports (on Twitter).  Summers’ agent, Brian Elfus of Impact, has confirmed the deal.

Summers, 27, last appeared in the NBA in 2012/13 when he saw a handful of minutes across two games for the Clippers. Prior to that, Summers spent two seasons with the Pistons and also had a stint with New Orleans in 2011/12. For his NBA career, Summers has averaged 3.3 PPG and 1.0 RPG in 9.9 minutes per game.

While he has yet to make a real impact at the NBA level, Summers played well in 29 games for the D-League’s Maine Red Claws in 2012/13, averaging 18.0 PPG and 7.6 RPG in 33.1 minutes per contest.  He has also performed well overseas with stints in Italy, Ukraine, and Spain.  Summers auditioned for the rival Nets back in June, but it turns out that he’ll be signing with New York City’s other club.

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