05/03/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 05/03/2021 16:00
Knicks' Louis King becomes 14th player in franchise history to receive a call-up
SACRAMENTO, CA - May 5, 2021 - Louis King of the Westchester Knicks, the official NBA G League affiliate of the New York Knicks, signed a Two-Way contract with the Sacramento Kings as announced by the team Sunday.
King, 6'7 205, joined Westchester prior to the start of the 2021 NBA G League single site season as an affiliate to commence his second professional campaign. The Secaucus, NJ native accrued averages of 13.7 points on 52.1-percent, 4.9 rebounds, 3.0 assists, and 1.5 steals in 15 games. King's 45.6-percent clip from far slotted him first in the league and bested his rookie season. The forward nabbed season-highs of 22 points against Long Island (2/17), 13 rebounds versus Erie (3/5) and four three-pointers made on three consecutive occasions.
King was picked up as a Two-Way player via the Detroit Pistons and then-affiliate Grand Rapids Drive for the 2019-20 season. He averaged 15.0 points on 42.0-percent, 5.4 rebounds and 3.0 assists in 31 contests.
King becomes the 14th player to receive a call-up in Westchester Knicks' history and the fourth under head coach, Derrick Alston.