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Knicks sign Wisconsin F Nigel Hayes to partial guaranteed deal

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The New York Knicks have signed Wisconsin forward Nigel Hayes to a partial guaranteed deal after the four-year college star went undrafted on Thursday night.

Scouting report -- positives:

  • Long, active forward

  • Has NBA strength and athleticism

  • Excellent scorer around the rim

  • Has range all the way to the 3-point line

Scouting report -- negatives:

  • A bit undersized, possibly a tweener

  • Only an average rebounder

  • Very inconsistent shooter

Read the full scouting report (Insider)

ESPN Analytics projection (within his first five seasons):

  • Chances he'll be an All-Star: 0.00 percent

  • Chances he'll be an NBA starter: 1.80 percent

  • Chances he'll be a role player: 3.57 percent

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