According to reports, Westchester Knicks star Jimmer Fredette is headed to New York City.

ESPN New York’s Ian Begley was the first to break the news that the Knicks plan to sign Fredette from their NBA D-League affiliate.

redette, a former first-round pick who’s played parts of five years in the NBA, is a career 41.1 percent shooter over the course of tenures with the Sacramento KingsChicago Bulls and New Orleans Pelicans.

The former BYU Cougars standout won D-League All-Star Game MVP last weekend, and Tuesday he reiterated his intent to return to the NBA, per Marc Berman of the New York Post:

NBA D-LEAGUE BASKETBALL 2015 - DEC 26 - Westchester Knicks defeated Delaware 87ers 107-93

BYU alumni JIMMER FREDETTE (16) sets up one defends in the second half of a NBA D-league regular season basketball game between the Delaware 87ers and the Westchester Knicks Saturday Dec, 26, 2015 at The Bob Carpenter Sports Convocation Center in Newark, DEL. Photo By Saquan Stimpson

Fredette is fourth in the D-League in scoring at 22.3 PPG while shooting over 40% from three-point range and currently ranks No. 4 on NBADLeague.com’s Prospect Watch. He was also recently named the league’s All-Star Game MVP after scoring a record 35 points in the game.

Begley reported Fredette will join the team early next week, filling an open roster spot, and terms of the deal were not immediately disclosed.

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Dec. 27, 2015 – Newark, DE, United States of America – BYU alumni JIMMER FREDETTE (16) dribbles down court as Delaware 87ers Guard GARY TALTON (6) defends in the second half of a NBA D-league regular season basketball game between the Delaware 87ers and the Westchester Knicks Saturday Dec, 26, 2015 at The Bob Carpenter Sports Convocation Center in Newark, DEL (Cal Sport Media via AP Images) Saquan Stimpson, AP

New York also gave consideration to Tim Frazier for the final slot, per Chris Herring of the Wall Street Journal, as he was waived Thursday by the Portland Trail Blazers

The Pelicans waived Fredette in November after he played just 13 minutes over four games. The team had signed him amid injury woes soon after the San Antonio Spurs waived him mid-October.

Fredette then landed with the Westchester Knicks, who selected him with the D-League No. 2 overall pick a week before he signed with New Orleans, and has found a resurrection of sorts. 

Watch his season highlights:

 

NBA D-LEAGUE BASKETBALL 2016 - JAN 19 - Westchester Knicks defeats Delaware 87ers 119-108

BYU alumni JIMMER FREDETTE (16) attempts a free throw in the first half of a NBA D-league regular season basketball game between the Delaware 87ers and the Westchester Knicks Tuesday, JAN, 19, 2016 at The Bob Carpenter Sports Convocation Center in Newark, DEL. Photo By Saquan Stimpson

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