Westchester Knicks Acquire Walker Russell Jr.
WHITE PLAINS - The Westchester Knicks, the official NBA Development League affiliate of the New York Knickerbockers, announced today that they acquired guard Walker Russell Jr. out of the NBA D-League available player pool.
Russell, Jr., the 6-0, 175 pounds, is the son of former NBA player and long-time New York Knicks scout Walker Russell Sr. and played in the NBA D-League with the Reno Bighorns in 2012-13. In 178 career D-League games the five-year veteran averaged guard averaged 14 points, 7.7 assists, and 3.3 rebounds. In 2007, Russell Jr. was invited to New York Knicks training camp, signed as a free agent on Oct. 1 and waived on Oct. 25.
Westchester also announced the release of center Jordan Vandenberg and guard Kris Clark.
Tickets for the Westchester Knicks are on sale now at Ticketmaster outlets and the Westchester County Center Box Office and start at $10. For information on season tickets and partial plans, visit WestchesterKnicks.com or call (914) 559-6889. Fans can stay up-to-date on team news by following the team at: @wcknicks on Twitter and on Facebook at facebook.com/wcknicks.
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