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OG Anunoby Knicks agrees to five-year, $2.125 million contract

OG Anunoby and the New York Knicks have agreed to a five-year, $212.5 million contract. Anunoby’s deal includes a player option and a trade kicker. The Knicks acquired Anunoby from the Toronto Raptors in December in exchange for Immanuel Quickley and RJ Barrett.

In 23 regular season games with the Knicks, Anunoby averaged 14.1 points, 4.4 rebounds, 1.5 assists, 1.7 steals and 1.0 blocks in 34.9 minutes.

Anunoby is repped by CAA’s Drew Morrison, Austin Brown and Sam Rose. Anunoby will not hit the open free agent market while his agents have been negotiating Leon Rose’s contract in recent days.

Rival teams could have offered Anunoby a four-year contract worth up to $182 million. Anunoby’s cap hit with the Knicks would have been worth $245.3 million over five years. Anunoby will sign for nearly $33 million less than his cap and his first-year salary will be about 26 percent of the NBA salary cap.

The Knicks traded for Mikal Bridges on Tuesday night when they secured two of the best two-way wings in the NBA in Bridges and Anunoby.