Knicks Bring Back Amundson and Thomas

New York Knickerbockers President Phil Jackson announced today that the team has signed forwards Lou Amundson and Lance Thomas to 10-day contracts. Both players were originally acquired as part of a three-team deal on Jan. 5, but then waived on Jan. 7.

Amundson, 6-9, 225-pounds, scored 11 total points and grabbed 20 rebounds over 79 minutes in 12 games for Cleveland this season. The Boulder, CO-native, holds career averages of 3.5 points and 3.5 rebounds over 12.4 minutes in 358 games over eight seasons with Utah, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Golden State, Indiana, Minnesota, Chicago, New Orleans and Cleveland.

Thomas, 6-8, 225-pounds, averaged 5.1 points and 3.4 rebounds over 20.5 minutes in 22 games (13 starts) for Oklahoma City this season. The Brooklyn, NY-native, holds career averages of 3.4 points and 2.5 rebounds over 13.8 minutes in 128 games (32 starts) for New Orleans and Oklahoma City.

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