The New York Knicks officially sign RJ Barrett

R.J. Barrett
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The New York Knicks have officially signed No. 3 overall pick forward RJ Barrett to his rookie contract.

Per Sportrac, “Barrett’s two-year deal will see him earn $16,071,720 in fully guaranteed money over the next two years – that’s an annual average salary of $8,035,860. The contract includes club options in both 2021 and 2022, with total earnings over four years set at just over $35.5 million.”

Last season, the 19-year-old averaged 22.6 points, 7.6 rebounds, 0.9 steals and 4.3 assists per game for Duke.