Knicks keep former EKU coach Scott Perry as general manager

New York Knicks general manager Scott Perry poses for a picture after a news conference in Greenburgh, N.Y., Monday, July 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

LEXINGTON, Ky, (WKYT) - Scott Perry will remain general manager of the New York Knicks after agreeing to a new one-year deal with the team.

Perry ran the Knicks basketball operations after Steve Mills was fired as president in February. He was hired by the Knicks on July 14, 2017.

Perry previously coached the EKU men's basketball team from 1997-2000.