Kyle O'Quinn mocks awful Knicks on his way out

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More specifically, O'Quinn said he turned down an offer to remain with NY, and also said he was looking forward to playing for something other than next year's draft.

The Pacers finished fifth in the Eastern Conference in 2017-18, and like the rest of the conference, they won't have to deal with LeBron James after he agreed to a four-year deal with the Los Angeles Lakers.

"I just felt like at this point, I owed it to myself to be a part of something bigger than next year's draft", O'Quinn said Monday to reporters in IN as he spoke for the first time since joining the Pacers.

NY likely will be one of the league's worst teams during the 2018-19 campaign, especially because star center Kristaps Porzingis won't be ready to begin the season as he recovers from a torn ACL in his knee.

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O'Quinn was selected by the Magic in the second round of the 2012 draft. He spent the last three seasons with NY and averaged 6.1 points and 5.2 rebounds over 221 games.

The Knicks registered a 92-154 and failed to make a playoff appearance during O'Quinn's three seasons with the team. They had 29 wins this past year, and Kristaps Porzingis is recovering from a torn ACL.

Contrarily, the Pacers had a surprisingly strong regular season past year, finishing with 48 wins and locking up the No. 5 seed in the playoffs. They pushed the Cavaliers to a Game 7 but were ultimately eliminated in the first round after a 105-101 loss in Cleveland.

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