New York Knickerbockers Senior Vice President, Basketball Operations and Interim General Manager Glen Grunwald announced today that the team has re-signed free agent forward Jared Jeffries. Per team policy, terms of the deal will not disclosed.
Jeffries, 6-11, 235-pounds, posts career averages of 5.1 points, 4.3 rebounds, 1.4 assists and 22.6 minutes in 552 games (331 starts) over nine seasons with Washington, New York and Houston. He originally signed with New York on Aug. 8, 2006, was traded to Houston on Feb. 18, 2010 and then re-signed by the Knicks on Mar. 1, 2011. The Indiana University alum averaged 2.0 points, 3.4 rebounds, 1.0 assists over 19.3 minutes in 24 games (nine starts). He has appeared in 260 games (144 starts) with New York, averaging 4.3 points on .431 shooting, 3.9 rebounds and 1.2 assists over 22.6 minutes.