The Knicks struggled in the first quarter and tried their best to get back a game, but it was not enough. The Washington Wizards took the lead and won 116-105.
This is takeaway…
– After starting the game trailing 7-0, Quentin Grimes A 3-pointer put the Knicks on the field.former knicks Kristaps Porzingis And buried his second three, bradley beal Porzingis scored again on a step-back shot to tie the game at 14-3, forcing Tom Thibodeau A timeout was called three minutes into the game.New York’s slow start continues Julius Randall Dribble the ball off his feet and he, Jalen Brunsonand RJ Barrett are missed from the depths.
Monte Morris The Knicks made his second 3-pointer of the night in Washington and Brunson came back with a floater and the Knicks trailed 22-10 with five minutes left in the quarter. Randle then grabbed an offensive rebound and found Grimes for a 3 to tie it in single digits. Kyle Kuzma The Wizards hit the seventh three-pointer in this section, and then scored a throw. At the end of the first quarter, the Wizards led 35-22. In this section, the Knicks made 8 of 22 shots and 2 of 9 three-pointers.
-Barrett opens the second with what looks like a floater, but the ball goes right in Isaiah HartensteinHands for alley-oop competition. Barrett then scored in two consecutive rounds, and the Knicks fell behind 35-28. Deni Avdija With 8:13 left in the half, Washington scored eight straight points for the biggest lead, 43-28.center Mitchell Robinson Left the game with a sprained right thumb and was ruled out for the rest of the night jerry cosims Play in his place.
Sims blocked Porzingis at the rim, causing Brunson to foul on the other end as he fouled twice and the Knicks trailed by nine. Sims then grabbed the offensive rebound and hit a mid-range jumper from Brunson. Randle then turned back across the lane and found Brunson for a corner 3 with a minute left. New York outscored Washington 26-21 in the second quarter but trailed 56-48 at halftime. Brunson led the team with 16 points, while Barrett and Grimes each had 10 points, and Randall scored only 6 points in the half.
— Barrett fouled three times in just three minutes to open the second half, and the Wizards took a 65-51 lead on the Bills’ step-back baseline jumper. Hartenstein tipped Brunson, but Morris hit another 3 and the Wizards pulled the lead back to 15. Barrett roused the crowd in the Garden with a layup and a floater as the Knicks attempted a comeback. Brunson scored 12 points in 13 games for the Knicks and made a 3-pointer as the shot clock expired to make the game 83-71. Emmanuel Quickley He missed, scored and was fouled on a 3-pointer before Brunson made a steal and made two free throws to put the Knicks down 88-78. Brunson scored 16 points in the third quarter to keep New York in the game as they still trailed 32-30 in the third quarter.
– Quickley opened the fourth quarter with another 3-pointer, then Myles McBride The Knicks played a huge alley-oop with Sims, and the Knicks trailed by just seven points, 90-83. Quikley continued to light it up and hit a 3-pointer to keep it close. Kuzma scored consecutive points and the Wizards took an 8-0 run to a 103-88 lead midway through the fourth quarter. Sims was ejected with 5:12 left as Thibs was forced to move Randle to the five. Grimes scored 11 points on a 3-pointer, Randle got an offensive rebound on a Brunson turnover and scored in the paint to cut the Wizards’ lead to 110-101. Porzingis then fouled out and was booed by the crowd, but Randle was unable to convert as their comeback attempt failed.
– The Knicks shot 41.7 percent from the field (40 of 96) and just 26.9 percent of their threes (7 of 26), while they allowed the Wizards to make 16 threes (16 of 42) Center) ) and shot 44.2 percent from the field. Brunson led the team with 32 points, 4 assists, 3 rebounds and 2 steals. Randle scored just 14 points on 6-for-17 shooting, including 0-for-5 3-pointers, but he did grab 15 rebounds and four assists. Barrett had 21 points and seven rebounds, and Quikley scored 18 points in 32 minutes off the bench. Kuzma led the Wizards with 27 points and 13 rebounds, and Porzingis had 22 points and 11 points.
Knicks host Atlanta Hawks at 7:30 p.m. Friday