It's finally happening, people. M.W.F.W.
Spanish forward Wily Hernangomez has reached agreement with the Knicks on a multi-year deal, league sources tell @TheVertical.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojVerticalNBA) July 5, 2016
The Knicks' 2015 second-round pick is currently with the Spanish National Team, training for the Rio Olympics. He played last season for the Spanish League champion Real Madrid, and two years ago he was teammates with Kristaps Porzingis on Sevilla.
New head coach Jeff Hornacek has already done his homework on Hernangomez, per Marc Berman:
"I've seen some tape. I think he's ready to come over here," Hornacek said. "He had a pretty good year in Europe. A guy that can help at that spot, he's a big body, got skills. We think he'll fit good in the system.
"But until you get in this league, you don't know if anyone's NBA ready. Even the great players have an adjustment period, but he has played against good competition, and he'll be able to pick up things quickly. He has some bulk and lends that power. You can always use those type of guys."
He's right, course. Nobody knows if Hernangomez is ready to make an impact. But he'll get his chance. So let's dance the night away!