Announcement FanSided's Game of Thrones recap show streams live at noon eastern. ×

NBA Rumors: New York Knicks interested in Ike Diogu

Oct. 1, 2012; Phoenix, AZ, USA: Phoenix Suns forward Ike Diogu poses for a portrait during media day at the US Airways Center. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

The New York Knicks will have two open roster spaces once Metta World Peace and Beno Udrih are officially bought out.

They may fill one of those slots with Ike Diogu, this according to Marc Berman of the New York Post.

The Knicks are mulling whether to use one of their two roster spots on power forward Ike Diogu, who impressed the team during training camp but was released, according to an NBA source.

The Knicks will have two open spots when Metta World Peace and Beno Udrih’s buyouts become official Monday. Diogu is in the D-League with Bakersfield, averaging 16.2 points and 8.2 rebounds.

It wouldn’t be the first time the Knicks have shown interest in the former Arizona State talent as he was invited to the team’s training camp earlier this season.

The ninth pick in the 2005 NBA Draft, Diogu has floated around the NBA, playing for six teams in his five-year career.

Diogu’s best stretch came with the Sacramento Kings in 2008-09 where he averaged nearly ten points a game in just 14 minutes.

Topics: Ike Diogu, New York Knicks

Want more from FanSided?  
Subscribe to FanSided Daily for your morning fix. Enter your email and stay in the know.

4 minutes ago

Logitech G502 Proteus Core Review

10 minutes ago

Portland police endorse theft from Houston Rockets

19 minutes ago

WWE referee Charles Robinson almost loses thumb (Photo)