The New York Knicks announced on Tuesday that they signed Quentin Richardson for the rest of the season.

A 12-year NBA veteran, Richardson played four seasons with the Knicks from 2005 to 2009. He has career averages of 10.3 points and 4.7 rebounds.

Richardson had not played for an NBA team this season and will be eligible for the playoffs.

The Knicks were pursuing a wing player after releasing Solomon Jones on Monday.