On Sunday, New York Knicks rookie Immanuel Quickley dropped a career-high 31 factors off the bench throughout a 116-113 loss to the Portland Path Blazers.
Quickley led the Knicks in scoring, whereas changing on 9-of-18 pictures from the sector and 5-of-8 from 3-point vary. He’s the primary rookie in Knicks franchise historical past to attain a minimum of 30 factors with 5 made 3-pointers in a sport off of the bench, based on StatMuse.
His 31 factors are the second-most by a rookie this season, trailing solely the 39 factors by Tyrese Maxey on Jan. 9.
The twenty fifth general choose scored 21 of his 31 factors within the fourth quarter as he accounted for over half of the crew’s factors (36) within the interval. New York trailed by 12 factors coming into the interval and so they practically pulled off the comeback win behind the heroics of Quickley.
Quickley had the whole lot engaged on Sunday night time, from his taking pictures to his capacity to drive into the lane and end on the rim. After all, he additionally threw in some floaters, a shot he has seemingly perfected this season.
Regardless of the robust efficiency, the Knicks had been unable to tug off the win however Quickley has confirmed to be the true deal this season and solely improves every time he steps onto the court docket.
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