Knicks Sign Chris Copeland

New York Knicks Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations and General Manager Glen Grunwald announced the team has signed free agent forward Chris Copeland to a contract.

Copeland, 6-8, 224 pounds, has played the past five seasons in Belgium, Germany and Spain and appeared in 19 games for Fort Wayne of the NBA D-League in 2006-07. The Orange, NJ native played four years at the University of Colorado and averaged 12.1 points and 5.1 rebounds in 30 games during his senior season in 2005-06. He is currently representing the Knicks entry at the 2012 NBA Summer League in Las Vegas.