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Free-agent Mario Hezonja had a meeting with the New York Knicks, according to a report.
Michael Scotto of The Athletic reports, Hezonja, the fifth overall pick of the 2015 NBA draft by the Orlando Magic, is being eyed by the Knicks.
The New York Knicks had a meeting with free agent Mario Hezonja, league sources told The Athletic. https://t.co/7TEqu9kIlU
— Michael Scotto (@MikeAScotto) July 1, 2018
Ian Begley of ESPN reports the Sacramento Kings are also interested in Hezonja.
As free agency opens, there is mutual interest between Mario Hezonja and the Knicks, sources say. Hezonja has multiple suitors and the Knicks are looking to offer short-term contracts to maintain cap space for 2019. Sacramento also has interest in Hezonja.
— Ian Begley (@IanBegley) July 1, 2018
Hezonja averaged 9.7 points, 3.7 rebounds, 1.4 assists, 1.1 steals and 1.2 3-point field goals made per game last season for the Orlando Magic. He set career highs in points (15.7), rebounds (6.1), steals (1.8), and 3-point field goals made (2.0) per 36 minutes, as well as field goal percentage (44.2).