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Re: Fort Knox: A defense of Kevin Knox 

Post#861 » by melo4three » Tue Sep 24, 2019 7:01 pm

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I don't even think he's terrible. The stats kind of indicate he is, but it has to be taken in the context of a young player. Of course he got too many minutes, but maybe the Knicks felt that would fast track his development; I don't know. He wound up at 28 mpg average. I guess it could have been 20 mpg, but I'm not going to argue about 8 mpg when the alternative was more Dotson or Mario.

Point is, he may not do anything in a standout way, other than the floater, which, stats aside, I think is a big deal, but going on form and 3 point shooting percentage, and a mix of "decent" all around offensive skills, I think he's a project who will pan out to be good offensively.

This is going to be an ongoing thing, with players coming it at 18, 19 years old. That they are projects. I mean, Frank has defenders, and he's pretty awful offensively as well, and yet they retain optimism over things like "aggression" or "form".

Knox is way ahead of first year Frank, offensively, other than Frank is a better passer, which is to be expected based on position. Obviously, Frank is worlds ahead of Knox defensively. Both guys have major question marks.

Get ready for RJ to have some question marks too.


It’s not age, Mitch was the same age and didn’t play any kind of ball higher than high school. And yet he was amazing


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All he does is dunk, he has yet to take at least one jump shot. You expect Knox to be able to do much more.


dunk, block, set screens, play d, rebounds he does a lot really well. All I really want from knox is to hit his open 3's and not get torched too bad by his man on d.
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Re: Fort Knox: A defense of Kevin Knox 

Post#862 » by Are We Ther Yet » Tue Sep 24, 2019 8:49 pm

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It’s not age, Mitch was the same age and didn’t play any kind of ball higher than high school. And yet he was amazing


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All he does is dunk, he has yet to take at least one jump shot. You expect Knox to be able to do much more.


dunk, block, set screens, play d, rebounds he does a lot really well. All I really want from knox is to hit his open 3's and not get torched too bad by his man on d.


Mitch is almost a year and a half older than Knox.
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Re: Fort Knox: A defense of Kevin Knox 

Post#863 » by moocow007 » Wed Sep 25, 2019 5:56 pm

I actually expect Knox to be much much better this season. Strength was a huge problem for him last season and hindered him with being able to keep his balance when shooting and his lack of explosiveness (why he got better as the season went along)...and he looks a lot stronger now. And honestly, not only does he look bigger than he did last season but he actually looks taller to me. There was a lot of talk that Knox was still growing and could end up somewhere in the 6'10"-6'11" range so I would not be surprised if he's already on the higher side of 6'10". If so, then that's pretty damn good for a SF. Knox can shoot. He's shown that. His shooting was inconsistent but IMO a lot of that had to do with some mix of deer-in-the-headlights and his lack of strength. He's clearly stronger and the expectation (hope) is that the newness of the game is a lot less. I'm honestly more excited about watching how Knox does than anyone else and that he's the one that is set to explode the most among the Knicks young players.

I expect a lot more regular displays of what he showed in December when he won Rookie of the Month. Imagine what a taller, stronger, more experience and explosive Knox can do? A lot of the layups in the highlight vid would be powerful dunks IMO.

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Re: Fort Knox: A defense of Kevin Knox 

Post#864 » by melo4three » Wed Sep 25, 2019 7:04 pm

If I had to rank the kids and their potential it would go
1. rj barrett
2. mitch
3. dsj
4. trier
5. iggy
6. knox
7. frank
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Re: Fort Knox: A defense of Kevin Knox 

Post#865 » by Spree2Houston » Wed Sep 25, 2019 8:01 pm

melo4three wrote:If I had to rank the kids and their potential it would go
1. rj barrett
2. mitch
3. dsj
4. trier
5. iggy
6. knox
7. frank


1) Mitch
2) DSJ
3) Barrett
4) Knox
5) Frank
6) Trier
7) Iggy
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Re: Fort Knox: A defense of Kevin Knox 

Post#866 » by dakomish23 » Wed Sep 25, 2019 8:45 pm

Look how much hate this kid got. Same impatient people with all the other kids.

Rinse & repeat.
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Re: Fort Knox: A defense of Kevin Knox 

Post#867 » by MadGrinch » Wed Sep 25, 2019 9:16 pm

Spree2Houston wrote:
melo4three wrote:If I had to rank the kids and their potential it would go
1. rj barrett
2. mitch
3. dsj
4. trier
5. iggy
6. knox
7. frank


1) Mitch
2) DSJ
3) Barrett
4) Knox
5) Frank
6) Trier
7) Iggy


1. Mitch
2. RJ
3.Frank
4.DSJ
5. Knox
6. Trier
7. Iggy
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Re: Fort Knox: A defense of Kevin Knox 

Post#868 » by 3toheadmelo » Wed Sep 25, 2019 9:16 pm

dakomish23 wrote:Look how much hate this kid got. Same impatient people with all the other kids.

Rinse & repeat.

People wanted him traded earlier this year :lol:
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Re: Fort Knox: A defense of Kevin Knox 

Post#869 » by Naughtyfatboy » Wed Sep 25, 2019 9:24 pm

I was watching a twitch stream and guess which nba player was on 2k in park mode :0

Bro really is a game head training camps right around the corner he needs to be more focused
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Re: Fort Knox: A defense of Kevin Knox 

Post#870 » by moocow007 » Wed Sep 25, 2019 10:02 pm

dakomish23 wrote:Look how much hate this kid got. Same impatient people with all the other kids.

Rinse & repeat.


But if he does well the haters go back into their hole or pretend they were always on his side and believed in him.
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Re: Fort Knox: A defense of Kevin Knox 

Post#871 » by camillepd » Wed Sep 25, 2019 10:23 pm

Spree2Houston wrote:
melo4three wrote:If I had to rank the kids and their potential it would go
1. rj barrett
2. mitch
3. dsj
4. trier
5. iggy
6. knox
7. frank


1) Mitch
2) DSJ
3) Barrett
4) Knox
5) Frank
6) Trier
7) Iggy


Based on potential:

1) RJ Barrett
2) Knox
3) Mitch
4) DSJ
5) Trier
6) Iggy
7) Frank
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Re: Fort Knox: A defense of Kevin Knox 

Post#872 » by NYKnickerbocker » Wed Sep 25, 2019 11:40 pm

FatboyRealPetty wrote:I was watching a twitch stream and guess which nba player was on 2k in park mode :0

Bro really is a game head training camps right around the corner he needs to be more focused

What if that was his rest day lol
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Re: Fort Knox: A defense of Kevin Knox 

Post#873 » by GONYK » Thu Sep 26, 2019 12:20 am

NYKnickerbocker wrote:
FatboyRealPetty wrote:I was watching a twitch stream and guess which nba player was on 2k in park mode :0

Bro really is a game head training camps right around the corner he needs to be more focused

What if that was his rest day lol

Are dudes not allowed a few hours off?
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Re: Fort Knox: A defense of Kevin Knox 

Post#874 » by F N 11 » Thu Sep 26, 2019 12:24 am

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NYKnickerbocker wrote:
FatboyRealPetty wrote:I was watching a twitch stream and guess which nba player was on 2k in park mode :0

Bro really is a game head training camps right around the corner he needs to be more focused

What if that was his rest day lol

Are dudes not allowed a few hours off?

That’s why RJ stay out the media. He’s smart
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Re: Fort Knox: A defense of Kevin Knox 

Post#875 » by melo4three » Thu Sep 26, 2019 8:01 am

camillepd wrote:
Spree2Houston wrote:
melo4three wrote:If I had to rank the kids and their potential it would go
1. rj barrett
2. mitch
3. dsj
4. trier
5. iggy
6. knox
7. frank


1) Mitch
2) DSJ
3) Barrett
4) Knox
5) Frank
6) Trier
7) Iggy


Based on potential:

1) RJ Barrett
2) Knox
3) Mitch
4) DSJ
5) Trier
6) Iggy
7) Frank



What has knox done to say he has that high of potential, I don't get it
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Re: Fort Knox: A defense of Kevin Knox 

Post#876 » by TruthBeTold » Thu Sep 26, 2019 9:11 am

camillepd wrote:
Spree2Houston wrote:
melo4three wrote:If I had to rank the kids and their potential it would go
1. rj barrett
2. mitch
3. dsj
4. trier
5. iggy
6. knox
7. frank


1) Mitch
2) DSJ
3) Barrett
4) Knox
5) Frank
6) Trier
7) Iggy


Based on potential:

1) RJ Barrett
2) Knox
3) Mitch
4) DSJ
5) Trier
6) Iggy
7) Frank


My ranking based on POTENTIAL:
1) Mitch - (#1 because of last season. Offense this season? I see a similar player from last season, which is still a good thing)
2) DSJ - (Improved Shooting, especially FT & 3 point shooting could take his game to the next level)
3) RJ Barrett - (Too early to tell, but good shooting will help him live up to expectations)
4) Iggy - (Will not get much playing time, but has the talented and potential to be top 3 on this list)
5) Trier - (Could end up being the best shooting guard on the Knicks. Defense?)
6) Knox - (I'm expecting better shooting. Will play hard for a new contract. Defense?)
7) Frank - (Expecting better shooting. Will play hard like Knox this upcoming season, but it won't be enough. Future: Europe or NBA backup)

My current potential list is base on gut feeling and what I've seen so far.
After preseason and even before the regular season, my updated list will be more accurate base on the eye test.

Edit: I just saw a DSJ free throw shooting video, so I'm just going to move him down the ranking a notch. :lol: :roll: :nonono: Preseason. :nod:
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Re: Fort Knox: A defense of Kevin Knox 

Post#877 » by dakomish23 » Thu Sep 26, 2019 6:05 pm

moocow007 wrote:
dakomish23 wrote:Look how much hate this kid got. Same impatient people with all the other kids.

Rinse & repeat.


But if he does well the haters go back into their hole or pretend they were always on his side and believed in him.


Tale as old as time
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Re: Fort Knox: A defense of Kevin Knox 

Post#878 » by Infinitimind » Thu Sep 26, 2019 6:09 pm

melo4three wrote:
camillepd wrote:
Spree2Houston wrote:
1) Mitch
2) DSJ
3) Barrett
4) Knox
5) Frank
6) Trier
7) Iggy


Based on potential:

6-11 , 7-1 wingspan, smooth athletic, pure shot, one of the youngest player in the nba last year

1) RJ Barrett
2) Knox
3) Mitch
4) DSJ
5) Trier
6) Iggy
7) Frank



What has knox done to say he has that high of potential, I don't get it
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Re: Fort Knox: A defense of Kevin Knox 

Post#879 » by F N 11 » Thu Sep 26, 2019 8:01 pm

I guess all he do is play video games -Clowns

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Re: Fort Knox: A defense of Kevin Knox 

Post#880 » by NYKnickerbocker » Thu Sep 26, 2019 8:36 pm

Knox has the best offensive potential of all out kids. In the strictly getting buckets department. Just gotta hope he develops right skill wise and IQ wise.

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