Former Wichita State Shocker Ron Baker plays point guard for the New York Knicks against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday night in Oklahoma City. Baker, after an illustrious career at WSU, signed with a free agent with the Knicks and beat the odds by making the team. Travis Heying File photo
Former Wichita State Shocker Ron Baker plays point guard for the New York Knicks against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday night in Oklahoma City. Baker, after an illustrious career at WSU, signed with a free agent with the Knicks and beat the odds by making the team. Travis Heying File photo

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Ron Baker dancing as Jake from State Farm? Only for Halloween

By Taylor Eldridge

teldridge@wichitaeagle.com

November 02, 2017 01:59 PM

The picture of Ron Baker dressed up as Jake from State Farm (with a headset and all) at a Halloween party in New York was funny enough.

Then videos started surfacing on New York Knicks teammate Tim Hardaway Jr.’s Instagram story of Baker delighting the crowd by dancing to the viral hit “Juju on That Beat” blasting from the speakers.

Ron Baker lit as Jake from State Farm. ( @br_hoops) #Wichita #Shockers #PlayAngry #NBA #Knicks #BucketBros pic.twitter.com/i0VfP8GszU

— The Bucket Bros (@_BucketBros) November 2, 2017

It’s safe to say, the former Shocker won the dance-off among NBA players on Halloween. And he even got a shoutout from the Jake from State Farm Twitter account on Thursday.

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Baker signed a two-year, $9 million contract with the Knicks this offseason. Baker played in New York’s first three games of the season, averaging 3.7 points and 3.7 assists in 16 minutes, but has sat out the last four games due to an ankle injury.

@RonBaker31 Just saw a video of you dressed as me. Nice headset. Nice moves.

— Jake from State Farm (@JakeStateFarm) November 2, 2017