Knicks agree to deal with Nerlens Noel, yet another ex-Kentucky Wildcat

NEW YORK — The Knicks keep filling up the roster with Kentucky players.Nerlens Noel became the latest product of John Calipari’s program to join New York, agreeing Saturday night to a one-year, $5 million deal.Noel, a 26-year-old center, hasn’t lived up to his hype as a sixth overall pick in 2013, but recently settled into a role as an efficient finisher around the rim and a solid defensive backup center. He averaged 7.4 points and 1.5 blocks in 18.5 minutes last season with the Thunder.With the Knicks, Noel will likely serve as a backup to center Mitchell Robinson, the 22-year-old foundationa…

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