/Knicks agree to five-year deal with GM Scott Perry, Kings net second-rounder in return

Knicks agree to five-year deal with GM Scott Perry, Kings net second-rounder in return

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The New York Knicks have agreed on a five-year deal with Sacramento Kings executive vice president of basketball operations Scott Perry for their general manager job, two people with knowledge of the situation confirmed to USA TODAY Sports. The people spoke on condition of anonymity because the deal wasn’t announced publicly.

In return, the Kings will get a 2019 second round pick and cash considerations. The Knicks are set to receive the worst two of Orlando’s, Cleveland’s and Houston’s second round picks in 2019, and the Kings will get the better of the two. Perry’s agreement was reached on Thursday, but the terms of compensation weren’t finalized until Friday. 

Perry, a longtime executive, made a significant impact in his short time in Sacramento. Perry was fired by the Orlando Magic in mid-April as part of a front office overhaul that included then-general manager Rob Hennigan, and he then joined the Kings on…

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