WHITE PLAINS, NY – February 20, 2019 – The Westchester Knicks, the official NBA G League affiliate of the New York Knicks, announced today that the team has acquired Nate Hickman via the available player pool.
Hickman fills the absence of Stephen Zimmerman, who is competing with the USA Men’s World Cup Qualifying February Team until next week.
Prior to joining the Knicks, Hickman, 6’4, 175, played for the Delaware Blue Coats. He participated in the Blue Coats’ open tryouts and was later acquired by Delaware in mid-January from the available player pool. Hickman also attended G League training camp with the Long Island Nets.
A native of Newark, Delaware, Hickman played collegiately at Columbia University. As a senior for the Lions, he averaged 8.7 points, 3.1 rebounds and 1.4 assists in 27.2 minutes per game. Hickman earned starts in all 27 games in each of his junior and senior seasons with the Ivy.
Hickman will wear number 7.
The Westchester Knicks return to the County Center tonight, February 20 for a 7 PM battle against the Maine Red Claws.