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RJ Barrett is making it really easy to like him

RJ Barrett is making it really easy to like him

R.J. Barrett cradles a basketball like it’s his own child. | Photo by Sean Berry/NBAE via Hopefully the likability translates once the real hooping begins RJ Barrett has been described as a consolation prize, but the 19-year-old swingman is quickly hardwiring himself into the hearts of Knicks fans and providing hope that the team might have selected someone who could be part of a successful core for the long haul. When even Patrick Ewing’s presence on the dais didn’t help the Knicks win the Zion Williamson lottery, there was at first a pervasive sense of dismay in New York. That...
Posting and Toasting Sep 7, 2019
Recap: France 78, Lithuania 75: “Battle of the Garden Favourites”

Recap: France 78, Lithuania 75: “Battle of the Garden Favourites”

Quiet game for Frank, but France perseveres GUEST RECAP TIME! It’s ya boy Prez AKA Julius Rambles AKA Young RJ Barrett Old Man Professor Clothes AKA Draft Prep P AKA Lamelo Ball Majority Shareholder **Funk Flex airhorns** While most of us slept, France began what is shaping up to be an absolutely brutal second round group stage versus a stout and physical Lithuanian team, starring none other than our beloved sons and Garden Favourites Frank Ntilikina and Mindaugus Kuzminskas! France had a different veteran player prop up the offense each of the first three quarters. In the first...
Daily Knicks Sep 7, 2019

Knicks rumors: Kris Wilkes’ two-way contract voided

The New York Knicks have voided Kris Wilkes’ two-way contract before it was officially announced, according to a report from the New York Post. After the New York Knicks selected RJ Barrett and Ignas Brazdeikis in the 2019 NBA Draft, they turned to the undrafted free agent pool, which featured dozens of available players. Most […] Knicks rumors: Kris Wilkes’ two-way contract voided - Daily Knicks - Daily Knicks - A New York Knicks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Daily Knicks Sep 6, 2019

New York Knicks: Is Ignas Brazdeikis another steal in the second round?

Is Ignas Brazdeikis another second-round steal for the New York Knicks out of the NBA draft? New York Knicks picked two players in this year’s draft, with RJ Barrett receiving all the attention but second-rounder Ignas Brazdeikis could be another home run. Remember how Mitchell Robinson turned out? Brazdeikis could be an impactful player and […] New York Knicks: Is Ignas Brazdeikis another steal in the second round? - Daily Knicks - Daily Knicks - A New York Knicks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Daily Knicks Sep 5, 2019

New York Knicks: RJ Barrett not projected to win top rookie award by ESPN

ESPN held the New York Knicks’ RJ Barrett on the outside, looking in at the top of the 2019-20 NBA Rookie of the Year award predictions. The New York Knicks drafted RJ Barrett as the next piece to their rebuilding puzzle. Players to follow before him included Kevin Knox and Mitchell Robinson, who were the […] New York Knicks: RJ Barrett not projected to win top rookie award by ESPN - Daily Knicks - Daily Knicks - A New York Knicks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Daily Knicks Sep 5, 2019

New York Knicks: RJ Barrett is prepared to learn and win

In an interview with GQ, the New York Knicks’ RJ Barrett said he is prepared to learn if the team loses and hopes to return the team to its old heights. Part of the weight of New York Knicks basketball will sit on RJ Barrett‘s shoulders. As the No. 3 pick of the 2019 NBA […] New York Knicks: RJ Barrett is prepared to learn and win - Daily Knicks - Daily Knicks - A New York Knicks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
ClutchPoints Sep 5, 2019
RJ Barrett wants to get a shoutout from Drake in a song

RJ Barrett wants to get a shoutout from Drake in a song

Nowadays, it’s not uncommon to hear an NBA player’s name in a song. In fact, several players in the league have already heard their names mentioned in various rap hits. However, Knicks rookie RJ Barrett has not had this fine pleasure, and he’s calling on Drake to make it happen. Barrett recently joined GQ for […] The post RJ Barrett wants to get a shoutout from Drake in a song appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Sep 5, 2019
Knicks’ RJ Barrett reveals that John Starks is one of his favorite players

Knicks’ RJ Barrett reveals that John Starks is one of his favorite players

Most NBA players have a particular role model they looked up to as a child. A lot of ’80s babies hold Chicago Bulls legend Michael Jordan in the highest regard, while most of the newer generation follows stars like LeBron James or Stephen Curry. While New York Knicks rookie RJ Barrett is a fan of […] The post Knicks’ RJ Barrett reveals that John Starks is one of his favorite players appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Sep 5, 2019
Knicks’ RJ Barrett has been watching a lot of Steve Nash, James Harden, Russell Westbrook

Knicks’ RJ Barrett has been watching a lot of Steve Nash, James Harden, Russell Westbrook

New York Knicks rookie RJ Barrett recently sat down with Ben Detrick of GQ, with the 19-year-old opening up about some of his idols in the sport. First off, Barrett conceded that in his mind, there is no one greater than Chicago Bulls legend Michael Jordan. However, growing up, the former Duke standout admitted that […] The post Knicks’ RJ Barrett has been watching a lot of Steve Nash, James Harden, Russell Westbrook appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Daily Knicks Sep 4, 2019

New York Knicks: RJ Barrett’s top five challengers for NBA Rookie of the Year

Who are the biggest threats to the New York Knicks’ RJ Barrett winning the 2019-20 NBA Rookie of the Year award? The New York Knicks rarely had the chance to feature an NBA Rookie of the Year candidate over the past two decades. From draft picks just not succeeding or failing to have a first-round […] New York Knicks: RJ Barrett’s top five challengers for NBA Rookie of the Year - Daily Knicks - Daily Knicks - A New York Knicks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
ClutchPoints Aug 29, 2019
Knicks’ RJ Barrett has his eyes on Rookie of the Year

Knicks’ RJ Barrett has his eyes on Rookie of the Year

New York Knicks rookie RJ Barrett has his sights set on winning this season’s Rookie of the Year award. During the discussion, Barrett noted that he has set a pair of ambitious goals: a playoff appearance for the Knicks and claiming Rookie of the Year honors. He knows he will have to work hard to […] The post Knicks’ RJ Barrett has his eyes on Rookie of the Year appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Aug 29, 2019
Knicks’ RJ Barrett circled November game in Toronto on calendar

Knicks’ RJ Barrett circled November game in Toronto on calendar

New York Knicks rookie RJ Barrett is excited to begin his NBA career. If there’s one thing he’s anticipating more than suiting up for the team on opening night, it’s the prospect of him playing in his hometown of Toronto. According to Stefan Bondy of the New York Daily News, Barrett has already circled Nov. […] The post Knicks’ RJ Barrett circled November game in Toronto on calendar appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Aug 29, 2019
Knicks rookie RJ Barrett says he has become used to being doubted

Knicks rookie RJ Barrett says he has become used to being doubted

Knicks rookie RJ Barrett recently joined Stefan Bondy of the New York Daily News for a wide-ranging interview. Amid their discussion, the Toronto native pointed out that he’s been doubted throughout his development as a player. He says that’s okay, though, because he’s out to prove the naysayers wrong. “Being the Canadian kid, I’ve kind […] The post Knicks rookie RJ Barrett says he has become used to being doubted appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Posting and Toasting Aug 29, 2019
August Mailbag, Part Three: Hybrid dream players, an NYC golden age and Knick detective duos

August Mailbag, Part Three: Hybrid dream players, an NYC golden age and Knick detective duos

Photo by Garrett Ellwood/NBAE via The epic conclusion to another classic American trilogy It’s the third and final installment of the August mailbag. In Part One we covered relative excitement for this season versus others, David Fizdale and the worst of NBA media personalities; Part Two focused on the best, worst and most fun Knicks of the past decade, paths to the playoffs and national anthems. Now, the riveting conclusion. 1) Me and my boys been debating...for hours. Would you rather have: A. RJ Barrett with his current skillset + the ability to shoot like Steph Curry or B....
Daily Knicks Aug 28, 2019

New York Knicks: RJ Barrett joins Kevin Knox in signing with PUMA

The latest player from the New York Knicks to sign with PUMA Basketball, RJ Barrett made his partnership official Wednesday. Sponsorships and company collaborations are normal in the NBA. Star players have it and when rookies enter from the draft, they are targeted to represent a brand, whether it is Adidas, the Jordan Brand, Nike, […] New York Knicks: RJ Barrett joins Kevin Knox in signing with PUMA - Daily Knicks - Daily Knicks - A New York Knicks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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