WHITE PLAINS, NY – February 18, 2020 – The Westchester Knicks, the official NBA G League affiliate of the New York Knicks, have acquired Nate Hickman via the available player pool.
Hickman, 6’4 175, fills the absence of Ivan Rabb, who is competing with the February 2020 USA AmeriCup Qualifying Team through the duration of the month.
Hickman was a member of Westchester’s 15-man 2019 Training Camp roster but was waived prior to the start of the regular season.
After being acquired by Westchester last season, Hickman went on to average 1.1 points, 1.1 rebounds and 0.6 assists through seven games played.
Rabb and the USA team will train Feb. 14-22 with a rest day in between, before playing a pair of games in the February FIBA AmeriCup Qualifying window. Both games will feature Puerto Rico as an opponent, first on February 20 at 7 PM ET in San Juan and the second, February 23 at 3 PM ET at the Entertainment and Sports Arena in Washington, DC The full AmeriCup Qualifying schedule is available at https://www.usab.com/mens/americup/game-schedule.aspx.
The Knicks return to action Wednesday, February 19 at Raptors 905.