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Look: Mitchell Robinson Just Broke A Nearly 30-Year Knicks "Curse"

Mitchell Robinson of the Knicks.

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - DECEMBER 21: Mitchell Robinson #23 of the New York Knicks in action against the Detroit Pistons at Madison Square Garden on December 21, 2021 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

The streak is officially over. For the first time since 1994, the New York Knicks have signed a draft pick to a second contract. 

On Friday, the Knicks agreed to a four-year, $60 million deal with center Mitchell Robinson. 

Prior to this week, Charlie Ward was the last player drafted by the Knicks to sign a multi-year deal once his rookie contract expired.

Knicks fans are relieved that Robinson broke the "Charlie Ward Curse." 

Robinson earned a raise after the way he played this past season. He appeared in a career-high 72 games, averaging 8.5 points per contest while making 76.1 percent of his shots from the field. 

The former second-round pick also averaged 8.6 rebounds and 1.8 blocks per game for the Knicks. He's the definition of a rim protector.

Now that Robinson has broken the "Charlie Ward Curse," the Knicks can try to put together a streak of re-signing their draft picks. After all, RJ Barrett is eligible for an extension this offseason.