Atkins, a 6-foot-8 forward, averaged 7.6 points, 6.0 rebounds and 23.9 minutes as a senior at Virginia. He led the Portsmouth Invitational in scoring at 20.0 points, and played nine Summer League games in Las Vegas and Orlando for San Antonio (2.3 ppg and rpg, 12.7 mpg).
Saunders, a 6-5 swingman, averaged 16.6 points, 6.1 rebounds and 4.3 assists as a senior at Harvard. He played six Las Vegas Summer League games for Utah (2.8 ppg, 2.7 rpg, 2.2 apg, 15.3 mpg).
The Knicks open camp Sept. 28.