NEW YORK, July 15 (UPI) -- The New York Knicks announced Monday they had agreed to a two-year deal with forward Metta World Peace.
Although financial terms were not disclosed, it was reported the Knicks will pay World Peace $3.2 million. The second year of the contract includes a player option.
He has played in 902 games with 832 starts during a career that began when the Chicago Bulls made him the 16th overall pick in the 1999 draft. He was named the league's defensive player of the year during the 2003-04 season.