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Tony Wroten | Guard | #5

Team: New York Knicks
Age / DOB:  (23) / 4/13/1993
Ht / Wt:  6'6' / 205
College: Washington
Drafted: 2012 / Rd. 1 (25) / MEM
Contract: view contract details

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Tony Wroten believes that he will be the starting point guard for the Knicks next season.
"Without a doubt, without a doubt,’’ Wroten said. "I’m working hard. That’s what I want to be. That’s my mindset from here on out." The Knicks signed Wroten to get a good look at him during the summer league, and several reports have indicated that Phil Jackson is a fan. Wroten admitted that he wasn't 100 percent when he returned from his knee injury with Philly earlier in the season which would explain his poor play, so maybe he can redeem himself next season. Apr 8 - 12:06 PM

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Kurt Rambis said Tony Wroten has "deficiencies in his injured leg."

The Knicks have already made it clear that Wroten won't play this season, but it's not exactly clear what the point guard is dealing with as he attempts to rehab and get back into playing shape. We'll keep you updated, but Wroten is obviously not fantasy relevant at this time.
Source: Newsday
Mar 21 - 9:59 AM

Tony Wroten (knee) won't play for the Knicks during the 2015-16 season, according to head coach Kurt Rambis.

The Knicks made their signing of Wroten official on Wednesday, but Rambis said he won't play or practice with the team this season. Wroten can be ignored by fantasy owners as Summer League will be his first action as a member of the Knicks organization.
Mar 17 - 11:26 AM

Knicks sign G Tony Wroten.

He might not be playing at all and Phil Jackson said Wroten needs a lot of medical attention. Leave him on the wire in almost all leagues.
Mar 16 - 6:15 PM

Phil Jackson said that Tony Wroten (knee) "needs a lot of medical attention" and likely won’t play this season.

"He’s a big point guard, a tall kid that can do things," Jackson said. "Our process is going on, it’s a little underground, a little beneath the surface but this is one of our desires, that we have to have a penetrator and we have to have somebody that can handle those roles." The Knicks' plan is to evaluate Wroten during the summer league, so they're simply taking the cautious approach here. On the other hand, this is good news for the outlook of Jerian Grant and Langston Galloway for the remainder of the season.
Source: Newsday
Mar 12 - 9:44 AM

The Knicks are unsure if Tony Wroten (knee) will play this season.

The Knicks are in the process of finalizing a two-year contract with Wroten, but don't want to rush him back as he recovers from a partially-torn ACL. While Wroten's deal isn't guaranteed for next season, the Knicks are hoping to get a good look at him in order to evaluate how he'll fit in their system. "If he’s not healthy to play, we can evaluate him over summer," interim coach Kurt Rambis said. "We see potential in him. Now we have his rights." While Wroten has upside, he isn't worth stash in any fantasy league as long as his status is so uncertain.
Mar 8 - 10:08 AM

The Knicks and free agent guard Tony Wroten are finalizing a contract, sources told The Vertical.

It's being reported as a three-year deal, but there is some discrepancy on the length of the contract and it is likely to wind up as a two-year pact instead. Regardless, Wroten isn't a stash candidate in fantasy leagues as it's not even certain his health will allow him to play this season. He's not expected to join New York's upcoming five-game road trip.
Mar 7 - 11:34 AM

The Knicks recently met with free agent guard Tony Wroten.

Jimmer Fredette's 10-day contract with the Knicks expires on Thursday, but it's unclear if the Knicks will reach an agreement with Wroten. New York would be an ideal situation for Wroten to earn minutes considering he would be competing with Jose Calderon, Langston Galloway and Jerian Grant, but nothing is imminent for now. Wroten didn't look great in Philly this season with averages of 8.4 points, 2.5 assists and 3.6 turnovers in just 18.0 minutes, so he's only worth stashing in very deep points leagues.
Mar 1 - 12:38 PM

Tony Wroten stated on Twitter on Monday that he would "love" to join the Knicks and that playing in Madison Square Garden is a "dream" of his.

While Wroten may be interested in moving to New York, the feeling doesn't appear to be mutual as a report from January 3 stated that there's "nothing really happening" between Wroten and the Knicks, and there have not been any indications that anything has changed on that front.
Jan 26 - 3:59 PM

The Heat have reportedly expressed an interest in fee agent Tony Wroten.

Several teams have inquired about Wroten since the 76ers waived him back in December, but they are likely just doing their due diligence. The Heat have been devastated by injuries in their backcourt, but Wroten wouldn't have much value in Miami. Nothing is imminent and no offer was made.
Jan 22 - 9:08 AM

There is "nothing really happening" with Tony Wroten and the Knicks, a source told the New York Post.

This is our shocked face.
Jan 3 - 2:00 PM

The Knicks are among several teams who have reportedly expressed interest in signing unrestricted free agent Tony Wroten.

Wroten was having a horrible season coming off major knee surgery, but he still can hoop, and will likely find his way onto an NBA roster one way or the other. That being said, he's not going to be a fantasy option this season and belongs on the waiver wire in all leagues.
Tue, Dec 29, 2015 03:52:00 PM

Tony Wroten was not claimed off waivers and is a free agent.

There's a decent chance he will remain off an NBA roster until the NBA starts using 10-day moves next month. Wroten can be dropped in just about all leagues.
Sat, Dec 26, 2015 05:05:00 PM

The 76ers will reportedly waive Tony Wroten in order to make room for Ish Smith.

Wroten has been horrible this season, even by the 76ers standards, and this move to open up minutes for Smith really improves Smith's fantasy outlook in Philly. Ish could very well wind up as the 76ers starting point guard, so he's worth a speculative for those in need of a point guard with this news. Wroten can be cut in all formats.
Thu, Dec 24, 2015 04:41:00 PM

Tony Wroten (scheduled rest) will not play on Wednesday night against the Bucks.

He is still not cleared for back-to-back sets. Wroten has been a disaster so far this year with his 32.0 usage rate and he has just 8.4 points per game. He is more trouble than he's worth in standard leagues. Kendall Marshall will start and should play minutes close to 20.
Wed, Dec 23, 2015 04:15:00 PM

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