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Knicks Acquire Draft Rights To Josh Harrellson

New York, June 23 2011 - The New York Knickerbockers have acquired the draft rights to forward Josh Harrellson from New Orleans for cash considerations. The St. Charles, MO-native was selected in the second round (45th overall) of the 2011 NBA Draft by the Hornets.

Harrellson, 6-10, 275-pounds, averaged 7.6 points and 4.7 rebounds in 38 games during his senior season. He led the Southeastern Conference in field goal percentage (.611) and ranked second in rebounding (8.7).