I don’t want to overreact to the Summer League, but that’s exactly what I’m about to do.
Kevin Knox is an athletic monster and the New York Knicks made the perfect pick.
The former Kentucky wing is proving that he’s a capable four-man at the NBA level this Summer League, as he’s put up 22/8/2 and 19/5/2 over the last couple nights for the New York Knicks’ summer team.
And it’s not just the numbers that he’s putting up, it’s the highlight reel plays he’s giving us.
Hot damn! Kevin Knox starts off with a BANG! pic.twitter.com/8wiDYl0ipQ— Scott Charlton (@Scott_Charlton) July 7, 2018
Kevin Knox has come to slam everything today. Lordy. pic.twitter.com/suTX7jg870— Scott Charlton (@Scott_Charlton) July 7, 2018
His latest dunk might be his best.
Lord have MERCY, Kevin Knox with the hammer!!! pic.twitter.com/GAPq0klTsM— Scott Charlton (@Scott_Charlton) July 9, 2018
And he’s certainly taking advantage of the leniency on rim hangs in the NBA.
Like I said, I don’t want to overreact to the Summer League (that’s how you end up on Freezing Cold Takes). But in this first opportunity, Knox is showing that the Knicks made the right choice by taking him. And Knicks fans appear to have changed their views on Knox after their boos reined down at the NBA Draft.
Tweets of the day
Frank Ramsey in Game 6 of the NBA Finals (1963)— Classic KY (@KY_Clips) July 8, 2018
Rest in Peace to the Original 6th Man pic.twitter.com/DIEGtanwdV
Nah this dunk is BIG FIRE pic.twitter.com/NVVbLw1Jef— #Mickstape (Scary Hours) (@MickstapeShow) July 8, 2018
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