Knicks guard Baker picks up contract option

Free-agent guard Ron Baker was waived by both the Knicks and Wizards this season.

New York Knicks guard Ron Baker has exercised his $4.5 million player option for the 2018-19 season, according to multiple reports.

Baker is a 6-foot-4 guard and just completed his second season, both with the Knicks. Injuries limited him to just 29 games this past year.

For his career, Baker has played in 81 games and compiled averaged of 3.5 points and 1.9 assists.