New York Knicks Sign Canyon Barry to Summer League Team (Report)
Mar 26, 2017; New York, NY, USA; Florida Gators guard Canyon Barry (24) reacts during the first half against the South Carolina Gamecocks in the finals of the East Regional of the 2017 NCAA Tournament at Madison Square Garden. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

Florida guard Canyon Barry will play with the New York Knicks‘ summer league team. The 23-year-old is the son of NBA legend Rick Barry.

The Knicks worked out Canyon Barry, son of NBA legend Ricky Barry, back in May and apparently it went well. One day after the 2017 NBA Draft, Canyon was offered a spot on the Knicks’ summer league team.

Ian Begley of ESPN New York reported that Barry would be in Orlando.

If Barry ever makes it to New York fans will get to see how he shoots free throws underhand, just like his famous father. It worked for him too. Barry shot 80.8 percent from the line during his four-year career.

The 23-year-old played three seasons at the College of Charleston before playing his final year of eligibility with the Florida Gators.

Former Wisconsin big man Nigel Hayes also reportedly will be a part of New York’s summer league team. Like Barry, Hayes, 22, gives the Knicks veteran experience.

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Chip Murphy

I’m ESNY’s Executive Editor for EliteSportsNY.com.
I cover the New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets.
Email: chip.murphy@elitesportsny.com

Chip Murphy covers the NBA for Elite Sports NY. You can find him on Twitter @ChipperMurphy.