Trevor Keels becomes free agent after 10-day contract with Knicks
After spending time with the New York Knicks, rookie Trevor Keels is now a free agent after the team opted against signing him to a second 10-day contract, according to Steve Popper of Newsday.
Keels was previously signed to a two-way contract with New York and spent the majority of the season with the Westchester Knicks in the G League. The team converted him to a 10-day contract on Feb. 23 in order to meet the league-mandated 14-player roster minimum.
Teams can sign players to a second 10-day contract or for the rest of the season, but the Knicks instead let his deal expire. He is now a free agent and will return to Westchester.
Keels made just two appearances with New York this season. He logged 57 seconds on Oct. 21 in their second game of the season and then three minutes on March 1 on his 10-day contract. He scored three points and one rebound in that outing.
The 19-year-old is averaging 13.9 points, 3.2 assists and 3.2 rebounds on 40.9% shooting from the field in 33 games with Westchester. He has recorded seven 20-point games, including a season-high 27 points and seven 3-pointers on Nov. 22.
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