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The New York Knicks shone from the treble and beat the Washington Wizards |  NBA.com Mexico

The New York Knicks shone from the treble and beat the Washington Wizards | NBA.com Mexico

New York Knicks They were one of the teams that had a lead last season, but had success despite their 3-point shooting problems and not because of them. This is one of the ways New Yorkers can grow and grow as much as possible His fans can be a little excited What the team just did Washington Wizards: nix They scored 24 triples! On the victory 117-99 as visitors.

The New York team from the ocean fared so well that had this been an official game and not a pre-season game, they would have outperformed by a large margin. A three-time franchise record, set at 20 since 2011. Accuracy, 46.2%, was significantly higher than New York’s in their first pre-season game (29.7% against the Indiana Pacers) and so was the volume of attempts: this Saturday Knicks tried three more times (52) than multiples (32)Even though they had already been involved in that duel against Indiana, they looked much more ready to shoot from the outside than last season.

That’s not much due to some rare rotation of coach Tom Tebodeau, who once again only left 10 players with 7 minutes or more on the field which was in this match. Only three important absences (Julius Randle, Nerlence Noel and Mitchell Robinson), but instead of incorporating more bowlers into the team, such as Evan Fournier and Kemba Walker, the midfield holders.

Neither the French Fournier (14 points with 2-7 from outside) nor the American Walker (6 points with 2-6 from the periphery) was very firm with the shot: the victory figures were the youth. RJ Barrett, Obi Toppin, Kevin Knox e Immanuel Quickley And the veteran warrior who excelled in leading the boys’ team and had an unusual night out with a knockout: Derek rose.

Rose contributed 15 points and 8 assists in 19 minutes 3-3 When it comes to three-point shots: The Wizards didn’t have an answer for him between the end of the third quarter and the beginning of the last period, and that was when New York finished with a victory.

The Knicks had played the match before, dropping by one point when the third quarter had just started, but They got 23-4 runs with Barrett (18 points, 4 assists, 4-8 on threes) y top (13 points and 8 rebounds with 2-6 on triples) as heroes middle. Three times as Barrett scored Knox who fell 4-6. The Knicks’ second team, consisting of Rose, Alec Burks, Quikley, Knox and rookie Jericho Sims, scored 32 of the team’s 59 points in the first half.

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Just like in New York this game is a little confidence shot for the 2021-2022 season, Things weren’t good for Washington.

processors, in De Kentavius ​​Caldwell’s Pop Debut With the team and thus in the first game that coach Wes Unseld Jr. was able to put in what appeared to be the key five (Spencer Dinwiddy, Bradley Beal, KCB, Kyle Kuzma and Daniel Gafford) at least until he could count on Thomas Bryant, They did not make good impressions either in attack or in what was the main reason for their losses a few seasons ago, defence.. Bale’s regular night (14 points, 4 assists with 5-13 from the field) didn’t help Barrett’s defense so well despite the locals trying their best.

Washington’s Third Quarter was an account of three lost trios by different players: The wizards 1-11 erected from the outside in that period They finished 5-31 off what New York did.

Montrezl Harrell’s number was from the stats, leads the team in points with 18 and in rebounds with 10 and is the central hub of the second unit, but gives fewer defensive guarantees than Gafford. Among the former Washington Lakers players, Caldwell Pope debuted (4 points, 3 rebounds and 3 steals) and Kyle Kuzma didn’t seem too comfortable sharing court with Bill and Dinwiddy: In fact, the striker gave up his attacking position and finished with just four points in 24 minutes, landing a 2-8 shot from the field.

Good news for Washington? Deni Avdega returns to the field after breaking his right ankle at the end of April. The 20-year-old Israeli played 16 minutes as a boy 4 points and 3 rebounds.

Colombian Axle Jaime Echnik, who is striving to be the first player from his country to make his official debut in the NBA, this time I played 4 minutes in the fourth quarter: He hits a rebound in attack and another in defense and misses his shot in the basket.

The Wizards will return to action next Tuesday, hosting the Toronto Raptors, while New York will play again on Wednesday when they face the Detroit Pistons at Madison Square Garden.

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