Knicks agree to two-way contract with Duane Washington Jr.

The Knicks are signing guard Duane Washington Jr. to a two-way contract, the team announced.

Washington last played in the NBA in 2022-23 for the Phoenix Suns, appearing in 31 games and averaging 7.9 points, 2.0 assists and 1.2 rebounds per game. A year prior, the guard out of Ohio State made his debut with the Indiana Pacers and played in 48 games after going undrafted in the 2021 draft.

Most recently, the 23-year-old made three appearances for the Westchester Knicks in the Showcase Cup played in November and December and put on a show by averaging 27.3 points, 6.3 assists and 4.3 rebounds per game.

The Germany native also played in four regular-season games for the Westchester Knicks in 2022-23 and averaged 20.8 points in 28.8 minutes per game.

He is the son of former NBA player Duane Washington Sr. who briefly played for the then-New Jersey Nets in 1987-88.