Former Wildcats star Shurna signs with Knicks

Former Wildcats star Shurna signs with Knicks
September 11, 2012, 12:39 am
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Just when it looked like former Northwestern star John Shurna would be playing basketball overseas in Japan, the sharpshooter signed a contract with the New York Knicks Monday.

According to Howard Beck of the New York Times, the deal is for one year and is partially guarnateed.

Shurna averaged 20 points per game to lead the Big Ten in scoring last season while shooting 44 percent from 3-point range. He did not get drafted in June and played for the Atlanta Hawks in the NBA summer league.

According to reports, Shurna made 36 out of 40 3's in a workout for the Milwaukee Bucks.