Kevin Knox: ‘Going to Be Hard’ to Replicate Summer-League Stardom as a Rookie

LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 10:  Kevin Knox #20 of the New York Knicks dribbles against the Los Angeles Lakers during the 2018 NBA Summer League at the Thomas & Mack Center on July 10, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Sam Wasson/Getty Images)

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New York Knicks small forward Kevin Knox admitted it won’t be easy to translate his NBA Summer League success into high-end rookie results when the 2018-19 regular season gets underway.

On Wednesday, Marc Berman of the New York Post provided comments from the ninth overall pick of the 2018 draft about his instant success so far in Las Vegas.

“It’s going to be hard to do this in the NBA [as a rookie],” Knox said. “As coach [Keith] Smart says in the locker room, it’s hard to be in the NBA. I’m playing well right now. I hope I can carry it over. It’s a different system playing against different people. It’s going to be little tougher, but I’ll stay in the gym and keep getting better and learn form the older guys and veterans.”

                 

This article will be updated to provide more information on this story as it becomes available.

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July 12, 2018 at 05:15AM

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