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Ron Baker held an AMA (Ask me anything) On reddit answering fans questions.

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Post#1 » by Knicksfan20 » Thu Apr 20, 2017 7:17 am

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Post#2 » by knicksh20b » Thu Apr 20, 2017 8:56 am

Idolizes Kirk Hinrich. Good answer that I think says a lot about him.

Edit: I'd be ecstatic if he reaches that level.
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Post#3 » by Knicksfan20 » Thu Apr 20, 2017 9:16 am

knicksh20b wrote:Idolizes Kirk Hinrich. Good answer that I think says a lot about him.

Edit: I'd be ecstatic if he reaches that level.


I honestly think Kirk is a great comparison for Baker. That's if Baker can develop into a consistent 3pt shooter.
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Post#4 » by br7knicks » Thu Apr 20, 2017 10:42 am

Hinrich would be great, but I doubt he reaches that level, defensively. Would love that though
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Post#5 » by alphad0gz » Thu Apr 20, 2017 11:16 am

br7knicks wrote:Hinrich would be great, but I doubt he reaches that level, defensively. Would love that though


Defensively, he's already as good. It's his jumper that's lagging.
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Post#6 » by br7knicks » Thu Apr 20, 2017 11:20 am

alphad0gz wrote:
br7knicks wrote:Hinrich would be great, but I doubt he reaches that level, defensively. Would love that though


Defensively, he's already as good. It's his jumper that's lagging.


i'll admit, i didn't watch a lot after mid-marchish. but hinrich was one of the best perimeter defenders in the NBA for a few years. think he made an all-defensive team a year or two. i don't see baker making that. i hope i'm wrong
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Post#7 » by xNewYorkMadex » Thu Apr 20, 2017 12:29 pm

Says his favorite shape is rectangle

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Post#8 » by HarthorneWingo » Thu Apr 20, 2017 3:47 pm

Knicksfan20 wrote:
knicksh20b wrote:Idolizes Kirk Hinrich. Good answer that I think says a lot about him.

Edit: I'd be ecstatic if he reaches that level.


I honestly think Kirk is a great comparison for Baker. That's if Baker can develop into a consistent 3pt shooter.


I'd have to look again to make double sure, but it appeared to me that Baker had a slight hitch in his release towards the end of the year. Either way, you're right, he really needs to work on that open 3 pointer because it's going to be there for him.
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Post#9 » by dakomish23 » Thu Apr 20, 2017 3:51 pm

Wish we played him more when the games counted. Covered a lot of the basics we lacked with his defense and ability to make the right pass on time.

We may suck next year, but it won't be from the lack of effort this guy brings on the floor.

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Post#10 » by Mecca » Thu Apr 20, 2017 4:17 pm

His pre-game meal is Berries, chicken noodle soup and chocolate milk.

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Post#11 » by JohnWillow » Thu Apr 20, 2017 4:20 pm

Mecca wrote:His pre-game meal is Berries, chicken noodle soup and chocolate milk.

Dawg. wtf


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Post#12 » by KnicksGod » Thu Apr 20, 2017 4:21 pm

Someone ask him if and why he skipped the exit interview with Phil.
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Post#13 » by Rasho Brezec » Thu Apr 20, 2017 4:23 pm

He actually typed "Derek Rose". That's priceless.
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Post#14 » by MrProb » Thu Apr 20, 2017 5:34 pm

alphad0gz wrote:
br7knicks wrote:Hinrich would be great, but I doubt he reaches that level, defensively. Would love that though


Defensively, he's already as good. It's his jumper that's lagging.


As someone following Hinrich back in days, I don't think Hinrich was a good shooter though.

His shooting was decent but his game is impactful, kinda like white, SG version of Draymond.
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Post#15 » by thebuzzardman » Thu Apr 20, 2017 6:01 pm

Did anyone ask him why the whole team hates Phil?
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Post#16 » by magnumt » Thu Apr 20, 2017 8:06 pm

Knicksfan20 wrote:
knicksh20b wrote:Idolizes Kirk Hinrich. Good answer that I think says a lot about him.

Edit: I'd be ecstatic if he reaches that level.


I honestly think Kirk is a great comparison for Baker. That's if Baker can develop into a consistent 3pt shooter.


Baker's gameplay reminds me of Steve Blake a little IMO. If he adds a 3PT shot then yeah, he'll be a great Kirk Hinrich comparison.

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Post#17 » by WesleyExChiFan » Fri Apr 21, 2017 1:21 am

MrProb wrote:
alphad0gz wrote:
br7knicks wrote:Hinrich would be great, but I doubt he reaches that level, defensively. Would love that though


Defensively, he's already as good. It's his jumper that's lagging.


As someone following Hinrich back in days, I don't think Hinrich was a good shooter though.

His shooting was decent but his game is impactful, kinda like white, SG version of Draymond.

Hinrich is the franchise leader in 3pt field goals made for Chicago. His average was above league average too IIRC.
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Post#18 » by captvict » Fri Apr 21, 2017 2:36 am

Baker will be a great pr guy for the Knicks. Will be a good community voice as well. Hope he sticks
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Post#19 » by Jim Dolan » Fri Apr 21, 2017 1:50 pm

hes the only good thing going we have for this franchise

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