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The Knicks have signed point guard Trey Burke

Former lottery pick!

Utah Jazz v New York Knicks Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images

The New York Knicks have filled out their preseason roster once again, signing former Jazz and Wizards point guard trey Burke.

The soon-to-be-25-year-old Burke has been a massive bust since being drafted out of the University of Michigan with the No. 9 overall pick in the 2013 draft. He played 57 games with the Wizards last season, shooting a career-high 45.5% in 703 total minutes. He was all but unplayable for Washington down the stretch, however, so much so that they had to sign ex-Knick Brandon Jennings.

It should be noted that the highlight of Burke’s NBA career—by far!—came against the Knicks.

Oh, but he was Tim Hardaway Jr.’s college teammate!

The Knicks still have a full roster of 15 guaranteed deals, but they do have one remaining two-way contract. Also, they can carry an extra player for the first 12 games of the season while Joakim Noah serves his suspension.

Burke could be in competition with fellow point guard Jarrett Jack, who is also on a non-guaranteed deal.

Also important: The Knicks now have the inside track on getting Burke on their G-League team.

Honestly, I’d still rather have the recently-released Jamel Artis. Alas.