Well they snuck their way back into the thick of things yet again! It was, of course, the New York basketball Knicks so they stuttered on a few possessions late in the fourth and the Summer Celtics were able to snatch the game right back.
The big takeaways are that Mitchell Robinson has a chance to be too much fun. Kevin Knox is quite a talented young man. And if they only had a quality defender at the point of attack, the game would not have looked so easy for Boston.
Boston came to Summer League with two second year guys, that helped propel their success. So, for an amuse bouche, take a look at this rookie heave ho.
Rook Rook. pic.twitter.com/tMp775MX7N— NEW YORK KNICKS (@nyknicks) July 12, 2018
Robinson is all over the place in good ways and bad ways.
That close out though pic.twitter.com/uAbtUWkyWR— NEW YORK KNICKS (@nyknicks) July 12, 2018
That’s good. This too is good...
Robinson cleans up a lot of misses— Knicks Film School (@KnickFilmSchool) July 12, 2018
Knox needs to kick this ball out pic.twitter.com/Y5ZLzGYLoe
And we won’t be looking at the bad because that’s annoying.
Knox struggled shooting as per the norm. He still found ways to generate success for himself and others. Nice to see him stick with it even when the Knicks were getting pummeled.
Knox had missed three straight jumpers then does this eurostep to make me cry tears of joy. pic.twitter.com/DeBRb46wpj— The Knicks Wall (@TheKnicksWall) July 12, 2018
He also lazered in on Troy Williams out of this post up:
Troy’s balls to the wall play sometimes works. Knocks down the layup and draws the foul. pic.twitter.com/URuURNAQIe— The Knicks Wall (@TheKnicksWall) July 12, 2018
The video cuts the set up a little short, but Knox absorbed a double team, kept his composure and rifled a one-hander mid dribble across the court. It gave Troy a chance to kamikaze the cup the way he needs to. Really nice aspect of his game that has not been touched on.
All told, not enough attention to detail. Boston was able to just chop wood and drink from their thermos’. It seemed like Jarrod Uthoff was having his way for most of the game and let’s be honest with one another: that can’t happen.
Despite this loss, the Knicks still one more game coming up. Please do not let Troy Williams hurt any of the people. Full recap to come later on.