Knicks Sign Lance Thomas to a Second 10-Day Deal

The New York Knicks have officially announced that Lance Thomas will sign his second consecutive ten-day deal with the team.

The new deal comes two days after Thomas played 22 minutes in the Knicks’ 99-92 win over the New Orleans Pelicans. In those 22 minutes, he totaled 4 points, 3 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 block, and 1 steal.

So far this season, Thomas is averaging 5.2 points, 3.4 rebounds, and 1.0 assist per game. These numbers are all slightly above his career averages.

Thomas, a Brooklyn native, was acquired by the Knicks from the Oklahoma City Thunder in the three-team deal that sent J.R. Smith and Iman Shumpert to the Cleveland Cavaliers and Dion Waiters to the Thunder. The Knicks released him immediately following the trade, but then opted to pick him back up off of waivers on a ten-day contract.

He has provided some solid minutes in his short stint in New York thus far. Should he perform well over these next ten days, it is likely that the Knicks will lock him into a contract for the remainder of the season.

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