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Knicks Sign Orlando Sanchez

NEW YORK -– New York Knickerbockers President Phil Jackson announced today that the team has signed forward Orlando Sanchez. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Sanchez, 6-9, 230-pounds, averaged 7.4 points, on 51.1-percent shooting, 5.6 rebounds and 1.4 rebounds over 22.3 minutes in 32 games (18 starts) for St. John’s University last season. The Nagua, Dominican Republic native previously played two seasons at Monroe College (NY) and for the Dominican national team.