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BBNBA: Kanter and Knox outscore all Knicks starters, still lose by 26

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  • Enes Kanter’s 16 points and Kevin Knox’s 17 points, both off the bench yesterday, outpaced the New York Knicks starters by a total of 33 to 20. The Knicks seem to have moved into full-on tank mode early this year, as they didn’t have a single starter score double-figures in the 115-89 loss to Orlando.
  • Conversely, Eric Bledsoe was the only Milwaukee Bucks starter to not score 20 or more points in their win over the Denver Nuggets yesterday. Bledsoe’s 12 points and 8 rebounds were enough to help lead the Bucks to victory. In the loss, Jamal Murray scored 14, and Trey Lyles had 16 off the bench.
  • Michael Kidd-Gilchrist went down early during the Hornets 113-103 win over the Pistons yesterday. MKG played just 5 minutes before suffering what Charlotte is calling a right ankle sprain. He was seen in a walking boot after the game, but there is no timeline for his return as of right now. Malik Monk also went down hard after a cheap shot from Blake Griffin. Griffin was ejected for the play and Monk was able to return to the game (you can see the play below).


PlayerResult PointsFG (3FG)Reb.Ast.StealsBlocksTOs+/-Mins.
Enes Kanter115-89 loss to Magic167-15 (0-1)151001-2026
Kevin Knox115-89 loss to Magic174-11 (2-6)30002-1326
Isaiah Briscoe115-89 win over Knicks00-0 (0-000000+0DNP - Coach's Decision
Eric Bledsoe121-114 win over Nuggets124-10 (1-3)83311+1430
Trey Lyles121-114 loss to Bucks167-11 (2-5)50000+720
Jamal Murray121-114 loss to Bucks147-16 (0-1)52203-434
Malik Monk113-103 win over Pistons40-5 (0-3)52001+718
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist113-103 win over Pistons52-3 (0-1)00020-35
Rajon Rondo107-106 win over Hawks21-4 (0-1)65001-1716
Alex Poythress107-106 loss to Lakers00-1 (0-1)00000-93




  • Orlando Magic (Isaiah Briscoe) at Washington Wizards (John Wall), 7pm ET
  • Philadelphia 76ers at Miami Heat (Bam Adebayo), 7:30pm ET
  • New Orleans Pelicans (Anthony Davis, Darius Miller, Julius Randle) at Toronto Raptors, 7:30pm ET
  • Brooklynn Nets at Minnesota Timberwolves (Karl-Anthony Towns), 8pm ET
  • Dallas Mavericks at Chicago Bulls, 8pm ET
  • Utah Jazz at Memphis Grizzlies, 8pm ET
  • Phoenix Suns (Devin Booker) at Oklahoma City Thunder (Patrick Patterson, Nerlens Noel, Hamidou Diallo), 8pm ET
  • San Antonio Spurs at Sacramento Kings (Willie Cauley-Stein, Skal Labissiere, De’Aaron Fox), 10pm ET
  • Golden State Warriors (DeMarcus Cousins) at Los Angeles Clippers (Shai Gilgeous-Alexander), 10:30pm ET


Article written by Brett Bibbins

Graduate of the University of Kentucky in 2015. Spend my free time watching sports, The Office or Harry Potter. Three-word phrases to live by: For The Kids and Cats by 90 @BrettBibbinsKSR

3 Comments for BBNBA: Kanter and Knox outscore all Knicks starters, still lose by 26

  1. bigblue2284
    3:01 pm November 12, 2018 Permalink

    Awesome glad these guys are having success! This is what it’s all about! Right Cal?

  2. N-UR-i
    4:57 pm November 12, 2018 Permalink

    Fire Eddie Gran and get Cal coaching lessons

  3. Luether
    9:26 pm November 12, 2018 Permalink

    Anybody driving the lane with Blake already there should expect to get hit…