Well, that was...not very fun.
The Utah Jazz stomped the New York Knicks a few months ago when the Knicks were at close to full strength. Needless to say, the ‘Bockers didn’t have much a shot on Wednesday night, as they were missing Dennis Smith Jr., Allonzo Trier, Noah Vonleh, Kadeem Allen and Frank Ntilikina (who should be coming back Friday!!!).
The Jazz jumped out to a double-digit lead right from the get-go and cruised throughout, pushing their lead to nearly 40 at one point. This is the second consecutive massacre the Knicks have endured since their miracle comeback over the Lakers. Still, remember that Mario Hezonja block on LeBron? Those were the days, y’all.
If you’d like some positives from this particular game, look no further than the rookies, Kevin Knox and Mitchell Robinson.
Knox had one of his finest scoring nights of the season, dropping an efficient 27 points on 10-17 shooting to go along with 8 rebounds and 3 assists in more than 46 minutes of playing time.
Knox has 27 points now tonight on 10-17 shooting pic.twitter.com/XNd7dfpbhX— The Knicks Wall (@TheKnicksWall) March 21, 2019
Wait a minutes...46 minutes? That’s too much, Fizdale.
As for Mitch, he notched a double-double with 14 points, 12 rebounds and three blocks. He also broke a couple of records along the way.
This trademark Mitchell Robinson blocked 3 gives him 20 straight games with at least two blocks AND breaks KP 's rookie record for blocked shots all at once pic.twitter.com/q9lHqiznes— Posting and Toasting (@ptknicksblog) March 21, 2019
Matt Miranda is on the recap.