The Knicks can bring 20 men to training camp, and they appear to have added number 18 (right?) today:
The #Knicks have signed former St. John's big man Orlando Sanchez to a 1-year deal, his agent BJ Bass says— Adam Zagoria (@AdamZagoria) September 17, 2014
With 15 guys already signed up, I assume a "one-year deal" is of the non-guaranteed, training camp variety.
Sanchez is an unusual rookie. He's a 6'9, 26-year-old forward from the Dominican Republic who spent a couple seasons in junior college before joining St. John's last season. You can read about his frustrating path to St. John's here and some post-draft thoughts from our St. John's blog here. And here, watch some highlights (A jumper! Maybe not an accurate one...but a jumper!):
The Knicks don't have space, but Sanchez is a veeeeery interesting little training camp invite. I am intrigued. The roster is full, but there's always Westchester.
Please speak up if you're a St. John's fan and have some extra insight on Sanchez's game (or if you paid close to attention the Dominican Republic during the FIBA World Cup, which I now wish I did).