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Former UA player Trier lands two-year deal with Knicks

Posted: 12:09 PM, Dec 13, 2018
Updated: 2018-12-13 19:14:42Z
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TUCSON, Ariz. - Former Arizona Wildcats star Allonzo Trier overcame NBA draft disappointment to reach the promised land of an NBA contract.

According to ESPN , the 6-5 guard signed a two-year, $7 million contract with a team option for the second year.

After foregoing his senior year to turn pro, Trier went undrafted but landed a two-way contract with the Knicks organization. He cracked the roster and has been a regular contributor throughout the season, averaging 11.3 points per game.

In his time at UA, Trier was ensared in a scandal that forced him to miss 19 games after he tested positive for a performance-enhancing drug he unknowingly took.