New York Knicks: 5 players that should be re-signed this summer

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Noah Vonleh

Although 23-year-old Noah Vonleh has been traded three times in his five-year career, it looks like he has finally settled into his role with the Knicks.

Despite not having played since March 15th due to a right ankle injury, Vonleh has also had his best season in the NBA. In his most starts (57) as a pro, Vonleh has posted all career-high averages of 8.7 points, 7.8 rebounds (also team-best), 1.9 assists, 0.8 blocks, and 0.7 steals and 25.3 minutes per game.

Vonleh can definitely be a key contributor off the bench or even in the starting lineup moving forward especially if the Knicks are unable to sign a star free agent.

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Up next is Kadeem Allen.

Kadeem Allen

Formally drafted and subsequently waived by the Boston Celtics at the end of last season, the Knicks decided to give Kadeem Allen another chance after also waiving him last October and re-signing him this January.

In only 16 games played, Allen has been a surprise this season for the lowly Knicks. He has posted career-high averages of 9.5 points, 3.7 assists, and 2.6 rebounds, and 22.1 minutes per game on 46.5% (53-114) FG percentage and 48% (13-27) from beyond the arc in such a short span of time.

Despite the fact that Allen’s production is based on a small sample size of 16 games with the Knicks this season, he is using his opportunity with the Knicks to showcase his skills for a lengthier contract and higher payday by next season.