Posted February 24, 2014

Knicks waive Metta World Peace, Beno Udrih

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 Metta World Peace has averaged 13.8 points in his 14-year career. (Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Metta World Peace has averaged 13.8 points in his 14-year career. (Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

The New York Knicks waived forward Metta World Peace and guard Beno Udrih, the team announced Monday.

World Peace, 34, averaged 4.8 points and 2.0 rebounds over 13.4 minutes in 29 games for the Knicks this season after signing as a free agent last July. World Peace last played on Friday, logging seven minutes in a 129-121 loss to the Orlando Magic.

“We are disappointed that it did not work out for Beno and Metta here in New York,” general manager Steve Mills said. “We thank them for their contributions this season and wish them well.

Udrih averaged 5.6 points and 3.5 assists over 19.0 minutes in 31 games, including 12 starts.


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