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Sun Yue | Guard/Forward

Team: New York Knicks
Age / DOB:  (29) / 11/6/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'7' / 205
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The Knicks waived guards Sun Yue and Gabe Pruitt, along with Warren Carter and Ron Howard on Wednesday.
Yue and Pruitt won a ring with the Lakers and Celtics in the last two years, but neither player had much to do with his team's success. Wed, Oct 7, 2009 04:04:00 PM

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Sun Yue - G/F - Knicks

The New York Times reports that the Knicks signed Sun Yue to a partially guaranteed contract.

The 6'9" guard played a total of 28 minutes for the Lakers last season, and there's a chance he won't even make the Knicks' regular season roster.
Mon, Sep 14, 2009 12:33:00 AM
Sun Yue - G/F - Knicks

The Lakers on Friday waived guard Sun Yue.

Yue skipped summer league to play in China, which appears to have sealed his fate. They're also going to have to pay some luxury tax, and dumping Yue will save them about $1.5 million. He wasn't set to get many minutes anyway.
Fri, Jul 31, 2009 04:36:00 PM
Sun Yue - G/F - Knicks

Lakers assistant GM Ronnie Lester said on Saturday that Sun Yue might be the "odd-man out" of the regular season roster.

Yue has skipped summer league for two consecutive years, opting to play overseas, which doesn't sit well with the Lakers. L.A. wants a maximum of 13 players heading into the season, and Yue is not a significant role player anyway.
Sat, Jul 11, 2009 07:21:00 PM
Sun Yue - G/F - Knicks

Sun Yue, who has been playing in the D-League, sprained his ankle on Monday and is expected to miss the rest of the season.

Not that he would have had any fantasy value over the duration of the season anyway. Sun finishes his rookie year having averaged 0.6 points in 10 games and will need to make a significant leap to claim a spot in the Lakers' rotation in 2009-10.
Wed, Mar 25, 2009 05:03:00 PM
Sun Yue - G/F - Knicks

The Lakers have sent Sun Yue back to the D-League.

He has totaled just six points in 10 games with the Lakers this season and doesn't have any fantasy value.
Thu, Mar 19, 2009 01:47:00 PM
Sun Yue - G/F - Knicks

Sun Yue will return to the Lakers as soon as Friday, according to the L.A. Times.

Yue averaged 10 points on 37.5% shooting with 3.3 assists per game for the D-Fenders, prompting Phil Jackson to say "his stats haven't been outstanding." Yue will not be a fantasy factor this year, but China's Magic Johnson could emerge down the road.
Sun, Mar 15, 2009 11:21:00 PM
Sun Yue - G/F - Knicks

The Lakers have sent Sun Yue to the D-League.

Sun, averaging just 0.6 points in 10 games this season, has not gotten into a game since February 2.
Fri, Mar 6, 2009 03:26:00 PM
Sun Yue - G/F - Knicks

Rookie Sun Yue made his NBA debut on Sunday and scored four points on 2-of-3 shooting with no rebounds or assists.

Yue got activated when Luke Walton left the stadium with a respiratory infection, and was sent into the game when the Lakers started to blow out the Bucks. "China's Magic Johnson" got a warm ovation from the fans, who are intrigued by his size for being a PG.
Mon, Dec 8, 2008 01:21:00 AM
Sun Yue - G/F - Knicks

Rookie Sun Yue (foot) has rejoined the Lakers on their road trip.

He's only with the team because Phil Jackson likes having an extra body around for practice, and he could end up the D-League soon. No fantasy value here.
Tue, Dec 2, 2008 06:37:00 PM
Sun Yue - G/F - Knicks

Lakers rookie Sun Yue sprained his left foot recently and will undergo medical testing on Monday.

Sun was not sure how he injured the foot and he might not accompany the team on its upcoming trip. He will likely be sent to the D-League in the near future, and has no fantasy value.
Mon, Dec 1, 2008 11:51:00 AM
Sun Yue - G/F - Knicks

Sun Yue will likely be sent to the D-league next week according to the Orange County Register.

Yue does not have any fantasy value at this time.
Sun, Nov 23, 2008 11:27:00 PM
Sun Yue - G/F - Knicks

Sun Yue showed up to Lakers training camp on Friday after missing the early sessions with a case of mono.

He should make the team but will probably spend a lot of time in street clothes and the D-League this season.
Fri, Oct 3, 2008 04:51:00 PM
Sun Yue - G/F - Knicks

Lakers guard Sun Yue will miss the start of camp due to a bout with mono.

Sun is causing a stir in L.A. despite the fact he'll spend the season at the end of the bench.
Thu, Sep 25, 2008 03:24:00 PM
Sun Yue - G/F - Knicks

The Lakers officially signed Chinese guard Sun Yue to a multi-year contract on Monday.

Details were not disclosed, but it is believed to be a two-year deal. He will compete for playing time at both guard positions, but shouldn't offer any fantasy value this season.
Tue, Aug 26, 2008 08:46:00 AM

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