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Knicks Pick Knox @ 9 - Update PG 33 - Press Conference

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Re: Knicks Pick Knox @ 9 - Update PG 33 - Press Conference 

Post#1721 » by AllanHoustonFan » Thu Jul 12, 2018 1:38 am

N Y K wrote:Don't know if this was posted, but do what you will with it...



draftexpress6'9 and 18-year-old Kevin Knox, a #kentucky product and the 9th overall pick by the #newyork #knicks, leads all 2018 #nbadraft class members in scoring @nbasummerleague in #lasvegas but there are still areas that he needs work
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In 2 appearances Knox has driven to his left and maneuvered back to try to finish with his right hand 12 times
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Learning to use his left hand in traffic and working on the creativity in his in-between game would do wonders moving forward
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Yes, it's a glaring weakness many on this board has pointed out. I have the upmost confidence he will continue working on finish with his left.
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Re: With the 9th pick in the 2018 NBA Draft the New York Knicks select Kevin Knox 

Post#1722 » by blueNorange » Thu Jul 12, 2018 2:34 am

Tron Carter wrote:
blueNorange wrote:
Kampuchea wrote:
He may be overrated but nowhere near terrible.

his game is pretty

he ugly
tho


another draft, another pick bNo is completely wrong about. you're like our version of the the crying knicks fan :lol:

did i trash knox post draft?

or are you once again making stuff up without any backing?
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Re: Knicks Pick Knox @ 9 - Update PG 33 - Press Conference 

Post#1723 » by danzou » Thu Jul 12, 2018 2:42 am

Fat Kat wrote:
Mecca wrote:If we’re playing comp game, I see PG13


Young Melo.


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Re: Knicks Pick Knox @ 9 - Update PG 33 - Press Conference 

Post#1724 » by blueNorange » Thu Jul 12, 2018 5:54 am

for the record, if me being chit on means knox being great then i'll allow it.
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Re: Knicks Pick Knox @ 9 - Update PG 33 - Press Conference 

Post#1725 » by HarthorneWingo » Thu Jul 12, 2018 6:02 am

AllanHoustonFan wrote:
N Y K wrote:Don't know if this was posted, but do what you will with it...



draftexpress6'9 and 18-year-old Kevin Knox, a #kentucky product and the 9th overall pick by the #newyork #knicks, leads all 2018 #nbadraft class members in scoring @nbasummerleague in #lasvegas but there are still areas that he needs work
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In 2 appearances Knox has driven to his left and maneuvered back to try to finish with his right hand 12 times
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Learning to use his left hand in traffic and working on the creativity in his in-between game would do wonders moving forward
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By @formshooting

Yes, it's a glaring weakness many on this board has pointed out. I have the upmost confidence he will continue working on finish with his left.


We'll have to keep in mind he's only 18 and was originally a football player. I think he'll develop that left hand.
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Re: Knicks Pick Knox @ 9 - Update PG 33 - Press Conference 

Post#1726 » by Cookies4Life » Thu Jul 12, 2018 6:08 am

His handles have improved greatly over this summer and can seemingly take it to the rack whenever he wants now.

I have no doubt he'll work on driving to his left as he continues to develop. His areas of weakness won't be that hard to improve on if his work ethic is as good as management has stated. He won't even be entering his prime for another 6-7 years.
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Post#1727 » by EchelonNYK » Thu Jul 12, 2018 7:27 am

taj2133 wrote:looks like knox getting endorsement deal sleep ovation mattress?



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Post#1728 » by TheGreenArrow » Thu Jul 12, 2018 1:05 pm

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Post#1729 » by Tron Carter » Thu Jul 12, 2018 1:15 pm

In New York I NtiliRock. Beatin em wit my Knox. KP wit the block, then he pick and pop.
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Re: Knicks Pick Knox @ 9 - Update PG 33 - Press Conference 

Post#1731 » by N Y K » Thu Jul 12, 2018 1:31 pm

HarthorneWingo wrote:
AllanHoustonFan wrote:
N Y K wrote:Don't know if this was posted, but do what you will with it...




Yes, it's a glaring weakness many on this board has pointed out. I have the upmost confidence he will continue working on finish with his left.


We'll have to keep in mind he's only 18 and was originally a football player. I think he'll develop that left hand.

Wait.... He's 18?
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Re: With the 9th pick in the 2018 NBA Draft the New York Knicks select Kevin Knox 

Post#1732 » by Kampuchea » Thu Jul 12, 2018 2:12 pm

Tron Carter wrote:
blueNorange wrote:
Kampuchea wrote:
He may be overrated but nowhere near terrible.

his game is pretty

he ugly
tho


another draft, another pick bNo is completely wrong about. you're like our version of the the crying knicks fan :lol:


He should be hired by the Knicks as draft scout, having someone you know is always wrong has significant value.
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Re: Knicks Pick Knox @ 9 - Update PG 33 - Press Conference 

Post#1733 » by ny-n-md » Thu Jul 12, 2018 2:43 pm

I spent the last day checking out Porzingis videos from rookie year to last year. I love Knox and his potential but I don’t see him supplanting KP as the number 1 option. KP was ridiculous before the injury.
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Post#1734 » by whocares1 » Thu Jul 12, 2018 2:47 pm

ny-n-md wrote:I spent the last day checking out Porzingis videos from rookie year to last year. I love Knox and his potential but I don’t see him supplanting KP as the number 1 option. KP was ridiculous before the injury.


Kevin will probably be the guy with the ball in his hands at the end of the game tho. I’m of course referring to an older Kevin Knox as he most definitely won’t be the first option over KP right now.
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Re: Knicks Pick Knox @ 9 - Update PG 33 - Press Conference 

Post#1735 » by Fury » Thu Jul 12, 2018 2:47 pm

ny-n-md wrote:I spent the last day checking out Porzingis videos from rookie year to last year. I love Knox and his potential but I don’t see him supplanting KP as the number 1 option. KP was ridiculous before the injury.


If it’s the Porzingis of the first two months, it will be tough to overtake him as the number 1 option. But I see it as a 1 and 1a.
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Post#1736 » by taj2133 » Thu Jul 12, 2018 2:48 pm

With Kevin Knox, the Knicks’ New Era Is Officially Here
https://www.theringer.com/nba/2018/7/12/17562832/kevin-knox-knicks-summer-league
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Post#1737 » by K P 6 » Thu Jul 12, 2018 2:50 pm

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N Y K wrote:Don't know if this was posted, but do what you will with it...



draftexpress6'9 and 18-year-old Kevin Knox, a #kentucky product and the 9th overall pick by the #newyork #knicks, leads all 2018 #nbadraft class members in scoring @nbasummerleague in #lasvegas but there are still areas that he needs work
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In 2 appearances Knox has driven to his left and maneuvered back to try to finish with his right hand 12 times
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Learning to use his left hand in traffic and working on the creativity in his in-between game would do wonders moving forward
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By @formshooting

Yes, it's a glaring weakness many on this board has pointed out. I have the upmost confidence he will continue working on finish with his left.

He has a ton of weaknesses which is scary because he can improve so much. I keep saying he needs to take 1 more dribble when attacking. He doesnt exactly blow by guys either, they have been fouling him.
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Re: Knicks Pick Knox @ 9 - Update PG 33 - Press Conference 

Post#1738 » by stuporman » Thu Jul 12, 2018 3:00 pm

Wait... an 18 yr old rookie doesn't have a complete and flawless game but instead still needs to work and improve? I'm shocked....
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Post#1739 » by taj2133 » Thu Jul 12, 2018 3:00 pm

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Re: Knicks Pick Knox @ 9 - Update PG 33 - Press Conference 

Post#1740 » by SmoothLefty21 » Thu Jul 12, 2018 3:03 pm

N Y K wrote:Don't know if this was posted, but do what you will with it...


He also has to get better at drawing contact in some of these situations, which is amazing given how much he already gets to the line. He's going to live at the FT eventually. When he drives left and tries to finish with his right he tends to float or drift and avoid contact.

The other thing I've noticed about his offensive game is that his shooting inconsistencies stem from him slightly short-arming some jump shots. When he struggled the first two games he wasn't fully extending his right arm, which will lead to inconsistencies and a less accurate & flatter shot, instead of finishing with that long/straight arm in his follow through. He did that in the second half vs the Lakers and he was on fire. He gets consistent with that he's going to be a 40% 3PT guy.

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