New York Knicks Sign Andy Rautins, Waiting On the Other Rookies

August 21st, 2010 by Jonathan Goldberg Leave a reply »
Last week, the New York Knicks signed Andy Rautins, officially putting him on the roster for his rookie year. Meanwhile, the two other rookies the Knicks picked up through the draft remained unsigned. Those two rookies are Landry Fields, the forward out of Stanford, and Jerome Jordan, the center out of Tulsa.

These three were all taken in the second round of the 2010 NBA Draft. Picks that late are always hit or miss; most fade into obscurity, others become solid roll players, and very few become the go-to guys on their teams (think Michael Redd and Gilbert Arenas).

When it comes down to it, you just don't know what you're getting with a second round pick until the season is underway (sometimes it takes a few years for the pick to either pay off or bite you in the ass).

There is not much the basketball watching world knows about these three, so it seems that perhaps a closer look is needed to get know these players.


Andy Rautins

Rautins is a professional, and not just because he signed a contract. While Wesley Johnson may have been the star at Syracuse last year, Andy was the team leader. He averaged about 12 ...

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