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Ricky Ledo | Guard

Team: New York Knicks
Age / DOB:  (22) / 9/10/1992
Ht / Wt:  6'7' / 200
College: Providence
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Ricky Ledo worked out for the Lakers in Las Vegas on Monday, and he could secure a training camp invite with the Los Angeles club.
If Ledo does wind up with the Lakers, it would be tough for him to earn a meaningful role with D'Angelo Russell, Lou Williams, Kobe Bryant and Nick Young all on the roster. In other words, Ledo can't be considered a viable fantasy option in most leagues. Aug 12 - 12:09 PM

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According to the New York Post, the Knicks' front office and coaching staff were split over the decision to waive Ricky Ledo.

According to the Post, the front office was intrigued with Ledo's skill set, but the coaching staff clearly had other ideas. Ledo has a lot of potential as a scorer, but he often made poor decisions on the court and was prone to turnovers. He could get another camp invite from an NBA team, but he won't be on the fantasy radar next season.
Jul 31 - 9:09 AM

The Knicks have waived G Ricky Ledo.

Ledo averaged 7.4 points, 2.8 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 0.8 3-pointers in 12 appearances for New York last season, but the Knicks have decided to move on. It's still possible that Ledo gets a camp invite from another team, but if he couldn't make a significant impact on the lowly Knicks then there is no reason to give him a look in fantasy leagues.
Jul 30 - 4:42 PM

Ricky Ledo was a DNP-CD on Saturday against the Magic.

Tim Hardaway Jr. and Cleanthony Early were back and Ledo was the odd man out. He'll need a very strong summer to have a chance for regular minutes next season.
Apr 11 - 9:51 PM

Ricky Ledo scored two points on 1-of-6 shooting with two rebounds, one steal and one block in 16 minutes off the bench on Friday.

Ricky Ledo has really only had one 'Ricky Ledo' game and owners might not want to hold their breath waiting for the next one. If you're on a hope and a prayer, he does have lottery ticket appeal though.
Apr 11 - 1:08 AM

Ricky Ledo played 22 minutes against the Pacers on Wednesday, making 2-of-7 from the field for six points with one rebound, three assists, one steal and one turnover.

He was 2-of-4 from the line and is right back to being very inefficient. Ledo gave us some hope back on Apr. 3 with a career-high 21 points, but he's struggled badly in his last two. He might have a big game in at least one of the remaining games this season, but it's almost impossible to predict when that'll be.
Apr 8 - 11:45 PM

The Knicks signed G Ricky Ledo for the remainder of the season on Wednesday.

Ledo has played pretty well for the Knicks and is averaging 9.5 points and 3.4 rebounds through eight appearances. His minutes were held in check vs. the 76ers on Sunday mainly due to Tim Hardaway Jr. taking back his minutes, so Ledo is only an option in deeper leagues.
Source: NBA.com
Apr 8 - 11:10 AM

Ricky Ledo scored a career-high 21 points off the bench on Friday, hitting 6-of-13 shots (2-of-4 from deep, 7-of-8 from the line) with nine rebounds, three assists and one steal in 32 minutes.

It could be time for the Ricky Ledo show and when things are good it could very well look like this. He'll have issues with his efficiency and it's not clear if he'll be fully unleashed, but this is a good enough sign for him to be given a close look as a pickup.
Apr 3 - 11:33 PM

Ricky Ledo hit 4-of-11 shots and two 3-pointers for 13 points, six rebounds and four assists in 26 minutes on Wednesday.

Like teammate Cleanthony Early, Ledo is suddenly making some noise for the Knicks, averaging 10.8 points, 3.8 rebounds and 1.5 3-pointers over his last four games. If you're in a deep league and looking for some points, boards and threes, he might be able to help.
Apr 1 - 11:35 PM

The Knicks have signed Ricky Ledo to a second 10-day contract.

Ledo has seen his minutes steadily increase playing for a Knicks squad that has been devastated by injuries. However, he doesn't shoot a good percentage (35.9 percent from the field) and his turnovers are a problem (2.6 turnovers per game), so he's still not worth owning in standard leagues. Owners in very deep leagues desperate for some points and 3-point shooting can give him a look.
Mar 29 - 3:18 PM

Ricky Ledo played a career-high 29 minutes against the Bulls on Saturday with 11 points, three rebounds, one assist, two steals and one 3-pointer.

He's going to get minutes and this was his third consecutive game with at least 20. Ledo may have the inside track for bench minutes right now because Cleanthony Early can't seem to show any sort of consistency. Ledo is still only worth a look in deep leagues for now.
Mar 28 - 10:38 PM

Head coach Derek Fisher is still encouraging Ricky Ledo to be aggressive despite his high number of turnovers.

Ledo has turned the ball over a combined 10 times in the past two games, but Fisher acknowledged that he will have a learning curve in the NBA. "I think he’s trying to be aggressive and make plays,’’ Fisher said. "You don’t want to turn it over that many times. I don’t know if you want to dial back the aggression. We need to continue to have guys willing to get in there and try to attack and make plays. He’s still getting comfortable offensively. I don’t think it’s about reining him in, just having him understand his options in those situations." Due to injuries to Alexey Shved, Tim Hardaway Jr. and Jose Calderon, Ledo will likely get another 10-day contract on Sunday and should have plenty of opportunities to improve. That being said, Ledo is only worth monitoring in deeper leagues.
Mar 28 - 10:56 AM

Ricky Ledo came off the bench for 12 points, three rebounds, a steal and two 3-pointers on 5-of-14 shooting in Wednesday's brutal loss.

The Knicks are so bad that Ledo was one of their leading scorers tonight. He could have a good game or two, but it's hard to imagine him doing enough consistently to be worth owning.
Mar 26 - 12:06 AM

Ricky Ledo played just nine minutes on Monday and had only one rebound to his stat line.

Ledo certainly looked lost out there and wasn't thrown into the fire with Alexey Shved (ribs) like many had hoped for. Look for the Knicks to slowly step up his minutes and he should be watched closely down the stretch. Shved could return as soon as Wednesday's game.
Mar 23 - 11:06 PM

Mavericks owner Mark Cuban praised the Knicks for taking a chance on Ricky Ledo.

"Ricky deserves to be in the NBA,’’ Cuban said. "He is incredibly talented. Because we are trying to compete for a championship, we really weren’t in a position to give him minutes to help his development. I think with playing time he will get better and better and could be a steal for the Knicks.’’ Ledo has an excellent opportunity to carve out a role on the lowly Knicks, and he still has a lot of potential. With Tim Hardaway Jr. struggling with a wrist injury, owners in deeper leagues should monitor Ledo closely in the coming week.
Mar 21 - 10:07 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
PG1Jose Calderon
2Jerian Grant
SG1Arron Afflalo
2Langston Galloway
3Sasha Vujacic
SF1Carmelo Anthony
2Cleanthony Early
3Lance Thomas
PF1Kristaps Porzingis
2Derrick Williams
C1Robin Lopez
2Kyle O'Quinn
3Kevin Seraphin
4Lou Amundson