Knicks To Sign Bobby Portis To Two-Year, $31 Million Deal

by July 01, 2019
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Bobby Portis of the Washington Wizards

The Knicks have agreed to a two-year, $31 million deal with big man Bobby Portis, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports. Portis split last season between the Wizards and Bulls.

During his half-season stint with Washington, Portis averaged 14.3 points and 8.6 rebounds per game. He’ll slot into a suddenly crowded Knicks from court that also contains fellow newcomers Julius Randle and Taj Gibson.

Portis is a restricted free agent so there’s still the chance that the Wizards would match an offer sheet that he signs but Candace Buckner of the Washington Post tweets that there’s been a sense that the two parties were going to move on.