After spending the majority of his rookie season in the G-League with the Phoenix Suns, Jared Harper is headed to New York.
The former Auburn point guard was claimed off free agency waivers on Thursday by the New York Knicks.
Shams Charania of The Athletic first reported the news.
During his three years at Auburn, Harper started in 104 of his 106 game appearances. His freshman year, he averaged 11.4 points per game, his sophomore year average was 13.2 points per game, and his final season, he averaged 15.3 points per game.
In his 33 games in the G-League, Harper was averaging 20.8 points per game, 5.7 assists and 2.8 rebounds per game. Harper was shooting 41.2% from the field and 35.9% from three.
Harper made brief appearances on the Suns NBA roster, scoring his first career NBA points in February against the Nets.
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The Suns opted to release Harper from his two-way contract on March 12 as the team already had several point guards ahead of him on the depth chart.
Harper now joins the Knicks, who are not a part of the 22 teams who will resume NBA play July 30.
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