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Brandon Jennings is ready to prove everybody wrong with the Knicks

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Brandon Jennings is still only 26-years-old, but he's had more ups and downs than most in his relatively short NBA career.

The point guard was the 10th overall selection in the 2009 NBA Draft and after making an exciting start to life in the league with the Milwaukee Bucks, Jennings was signed-and-traded to the Detroit Pistons where his stock gradually declined.

A ruptured Achilles in early 2015 truly put his career on the rocks before he was traded to the Orlando Magic just before the trade deadline this year.

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He hasn't been able to show the league what he is truly capable of in the past few years, but now he has joined the New York Knicks, his time may well be coming again.

“I’m as hungry as I’ve ever been now. I’m on a one-year deal. I’m coming off an Achilles injury, everybody [wrote] me off. So right now I’m hungry, I’m more hungry than ever,” Jennings said last week on The Stashed’s “33rd & 7th” podcast with Anthony Donahue.

For a 26-year-old top-10 draft pick, it's unusual to be on a one-year-deal.

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Normally, franchises are clamouring to tie down young superstars for the best years of their career at this juncture.

However, Jennings will serve as a capable scorer off the bench for the new-look Knicks and he is excellent backup for the historically injury-troubled Derrick Rose.

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