Monday , Feb , 28 , 2005 C.Y. Ellis

Knicks sign Butler for remainder of season

New York, NY (Sports Network) – The New York Knicks have signed center Jackie
Butler for the remainder of the seasons, the team announced Sunday.

The 19-year-old Butler played in 40 games for the Great Lakes Storm of the
Continental Basketball Association. The 6-10, 250-pound center was averaging
18.1 points, 10.7 rebounds and 1.45 blocks this season.

Butler, who played high school basketball at Coastal Christian Academy in
Virginia Beach, VA, was an undrafted early entry candidate for the 2004 NBA