The New York Knicks are signing free-agent forward Henry Ellenson to a 10-day deal, according to Shams Charania of Stadium.
— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) February 20, 2019
Ellenson, 22, the 18th overall pick of the 2016 draft out of Marquette by the Detroit Pistons, was waived by them on Feb. 9.
The 6-foot-10, 245-pounder played in two games for Detroit this season, averaging 6.0 points and 4.5 rebounds in 12.5 minutes, shooting 36.4 percent from the field. He was waived when Detroit needed a roster spot to add guard Wayne Ellington.
Ellenson carries career averages of 3.8 points and 2.2 rebounds in 8.5 minutes n 59 games (2 starts), shooting 36.4 percent from the field, 32.3 percent from deep and 79.5 percent from the free-throw line.