Knicks Sign Trevor Keels To Two-Way Contract

The Knicks have signed second-round pick Trevor Keels to a two-way contract, the team announced in a press release.Trevor Keels

Keels, 18, is a 6-foot-5 shooting guard and was selected with the No. 42 overall pick out of Duke. averaged 11.5 points and 3.4 rebounds in 36 games with the Blue Devils last season.

The official NBA Draft Guide wrote of his strengths: “Powerful combo guard with a versatile skill set. Strong feel for the game; makes smart decisions with the ball. Capable shooter and aggressive play.”

The Knicks recently signed center Jericho Sims to a three-year contract, as we relayed here, opening a two-way spot for Keels. Players on two-way deals can appear in up to 50 NBA games, spending the rest of their time in the G League.

“At 6’4″ and 221 pounds, Keels is a combo guard, with some scouts questioning his conditioning, which may have impacted his draft status,” noted Rory Maher of Hoops Rumors. “He was considered a fringe first-round pick but ultimately fell to the middle of the second round.”

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