The New York Knicks are back in the NBA Playoffs for the first time in eight years! As if that wasn’t reason enough to tune in and get excited, they will face Kevin Huerter of the Capital Region and the Atlanta Hawks. The only way it would be better for us here in upstate New York is if Huerter was on the Knicks. Bart and Hahn host on ESPN Radio (as well as pretty much every other show on the network right now) and Super Knicks fan Alan Hahn joined Levack and Bahl to preview the game and provide insight into how the Knicks made such an incredible turnaround. this year.
While many of us are talking about how Knicks Julius Randle or Hawks Trae Young will decide this series and others focus on the size of the paint, Hahn believes this series will be decided by another factor. . Hahn looks at the benches. He thinks Randle and Young will have theirs and do what they do and that Taj Gibson and Nerlens Noel are up to the challenge for the Knicks, but which team bench will have an impact?
Here’s where Kevin Huerter comes in. Alan Hahn pointed out that Huerter’s intelligence when it comes to finding his shots as well as being there to make baskets if Trae Young is covered, the more his defensive ability could in. make a factor here. Perhaps Huerter even came off the bench to force specific clashes in favor of the Hawks. Listen to Alan Hahn’s full interview below.
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