Emmanuel Quickley (23) and Julius Randle (28) led the New York Knicks (hereinafter referred to as New York) to victory.
New York beat Houston in the regular league home game of the NBA 2022-23 season held at Madison Square Garden in New York, New York, USA on the morning of the 28th (Korean time).
New York, which escaped its 3rd consecutive defeat, renewed its career high score in about 3 weeks with Quickley scoring 40 points and 9 assists, including 5 3-pointers, in this game (previous 38 points). And Randle scored 26 points, 4 rebounds and 3 assists, RJ Barrett made a big success with 19 points, 3 rebounds and 5 assists.
Houston, who took a step closer to the Wembanyama race, had Kevin Porter Jr. with 26 points and 4 assists, including 3 3-pointers, Jaylen Green with 19 points, 3 rebounds and 4 assists, and Kenyon Martin Jr. with 18 points and 6 rebounds.
Quikley and Randle, who fought in the last game against the Orlando Magic, poured out scores like water from the first quarter. Quikley responded with 15 points, including 13 points, including three 3-pointers. Houston also produced points to pursue with the efforts of Martin Jr. and Porter Jr. As a result, the score difference between the two teams did not widen dramatically.
Instead of Randall, who was relatively quiet in the second quarter, Barrett led the team’s offense with Quikley. In particular, Barrett was active on both sides of the offense and defense as he scored nine consecutive points at the beginning of the quarter and swept the ball from Tari Eason. However, Houston’s bench players struggled and even achieved one possession. Accordingly, New York ended the first half with a 66-61, 5-point lead despite Barrett’s performance.온라인바카라
However, New York, where Randall came back to life, gave Houston a chance to win in the third quarter. Randle started the quarter in a good mood with Andone play and also made two 3-point shots. And Quikley, who played more than Randall, scored a total of 27 points with 15 points and 5 assists. Houston also made three pull-up 3-pointers by Porter Jr., but it was not enough. Therefore, New York entered the fourth quarter with a 102-90, 12-point lead.
New York, which led to Orbie Taupin’s three-point shot, succeeded in increasing the score to 20 points at the beginning of the fourth quarter, but Porter Jr. and Eason gradually accumulated points and could not conclude the game. New York then had no choice but to reintroduce the Quikri. Returning to the court, Quikley ended the game by assisting Quenti Grimes’ consecutive 3-pointers.
Afterwards, New York waited until Quikley’s 40 points and sent him back to the bench. Thanks to Taupin’s performance in the garbage time that followed, New York won Houston by 137-115, 22 points.