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Knicks 124, Wizards 121 (OT): Scenes from a promising (and long) preseason opener

The Knicks did some things!

NBA: Preseason-New York Knicks at Washington Wizards Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports

That was fun!

The Knicks faced off against the Wizards to open the preseason tonight, and, although it probably took about a quarter too long for a preseason game, the Knicks came out on top, 124-121, in the first win of the David Fizdale era.

There was so much to feel good about with this one. Kevin Knox, first off! The rookie looked every bit like a player that belongs in the NBA already, leading the team with 26 minutes, and notching a 13-point, 10-rebound double-double:

Damyean Dotson ignited in overtime to push the Knicks to victory (overtime seemed like a general annoyance to everyone, from Mike Breen and Clyde Frazier to the fans in the stands, and was basically extended garbage time):

Frank Ntilikina led the team with a +7 plus/minus (tied with, you guessed it, Kevin Knox) and had five points, two assists and a steal:

Mitchell Robinson totally blew up my season preview that I was writing where I say that he should probably split time between the NBA and the G-League:

Literally every eligible Knick touched the floor tonight (17 players!!!) so there’s plenty to talk about ahead in the recap. But to end this tweet-cap, here’s my favorite moment — Noah Vonleh absolutely annihilating Jason Smith, even if it didn’t count:

I’m also happy to announce that P&T has teamed up with KnicksFanTV this season, so check out CP and J. Ellis’ stream below for live analysis of the game, and live interaction with chatters and callers on YouTube! Feel free to also call in yourself! The number’s right there!

Recap coming in a bit!