Age: 2019 Height: 6-9 Weight: 212 lbs School: Kentucky
The Cleveland Cavaliers and New York Knicks are among the NBA's worst teams and are engaged in rebuilding projects due to varying circumstances. The Cavaliers are rebuilding after losing LeBron James in free agency for the second time, while the Knicks are rebuilding yet again with an eye toward next summer's free agent class. A pair of intriguing rookies will be on display when Kevin Knox's Knicks visit Collin Sexton's Cavaliers on Wednesday.
Key stats: 11.3 points, 1.9 assists, 47.0 percent FG, 39.1 percent 3PT Coming out of the draft, the excitement in New York focused on Kevin Knox and Mitchell Robinson. And then Allonzo Trier emerged during preseason. He's a now a top-10 rookie scorer with a higher field-goal percentage than Doncic
This time, it was the Bulls who moved on from their leader, replacing Fred Hoiberg on the sidelines because the Bears are doing all the winning in Chicago, apparently. Kevin Knox scoring 26 points in the loss to Charlotte was also a great sign from another young piece on this roster.
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Boston Celtics big man Aron Baynes suffered a left ankle sprain late in the first quarter of Thursday's game against the New York Knicks and did not return. Baynes crumpled to the floor after his left ankle bent awkwardly after stepping on the foot of the Knicks rookie Kevin Knox. After being helped up, Baynes hobbled straight to the locker room.