It’s been no secret that the New York Knicks are looking for a third point guard to team with Raymond Felton and Pablo Prigioni for the 2013-14 season and while they have been showing a lot of attention to unrestricted free agent Beno Udrih as of late, it looks as if they may be starting to lean in a different direction.
It looks like up next on the list of potential point guard additions is 33-year-old Jannero Pargo. A source tells Jared Zwerling of ESPNNewYork.com that New York and the Mark Bartelstein client have entered talks on a contract.
Pargo bounced around the league last season, spending time with the Wizards, Hawks and Bobcats.
He doesn’t do much but he is a guy that can knock down open threes and should be a good locker room guy. If the Knicks can’t land Udrih and have moved off guys like Bobby Brown and Sebastian Telfair, then Pargo wouldn’t be that awful of a signing for the veterans’ minimum.
The nine-year veteran out of Arkansas hasn’t really done much in the NBA, although he has been able to stick around for nine years.
He boasts career averages of 6.5 points and 2.0 assists although his Per 36 minute numbers are decent at 15.1 points and 4.7 assists.
He is a career 35.2 percent shooter from behind the arc, but he is coming off a season in which he knocked down only 33.6 percent of his long-range attempts during his three stops around the league.
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