INDIANAPOLIS - MARCH 19: James White #21 of the Cincinnati Bearcats attempts a dunk against the Kentucy Wildcats in the second round game of the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament March 19, 2005 at RCA Dome in Indianapolis, …
CINCINNATI - Former University of Cincinnati standout guard/forward James White is returning to the NBA.
White, 29, has agreed to a one-year contract with the New York Knicks, according to ESPN. The 6-7, 200-pound White has played the last two years in Italy.
After his career at UC, White played for the San Antonio Spurs and Houston Rockets during the 2006-07 and 2008-09 seasons. However, he only played in 10 games.
White, known for his leaping ability, averaged 10.3 points and 4.2 rebounds, while appearing in 93 games for UC from 2003-06. He led Cincinnati in scoring with 16.3 points per game and became the 44th player in school history to accumulate more than 1,000 career points.
White also became the seventh Bearcat to win an NBA title when the Spurs defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers and LeBron James in 2006.
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