Knicks could be changing course on picking up Shane Larkin 2015-'16 option, now leaning toward the cap space, sources say. Deadline Friday.
Seems really clear that Fisher & Co. want to give Larkin every chance to win backup PG role. Im not convinced yet hes better than Pablo, tho
Shane Larkin of Knicks (who I have yet to call Barry) just hit a shot "pour trois" according to Bell Centre PA.
Replace Calderon for Larkin and that could be the Knicks' opening night starting five.
Fisher said he likely would start Larkin, Shumpert, Melo, Jason Smith and Dalembert tonight.
Shane Larkin may be freakishly fast - but John Wall just blew by him like he was Amar'e.
Good outing for Shane Larkin so far. Looking much better in his mins with the 1st string than he had with the 2nd string previously.
The Larkin, Hardaway lineup is not the defensive line.
Larkin vs. Wall in a speed battle.
As for Prigioni, Fisher likes Larkin's change of speed but says Prigioni had a long summer playing for Argentina & needs him for long haul.
Fish, on why Larkin is gets mins as 2nd-string PG over Pablo: Cites his ability to get into paint, & his change of pace.
Says Larkin's excessive playing time in preseason is also due to keeping Pablo fresh for regular season and give Shane seasoning
Fisher said Larkin is young change of pace guy - but resting Pablo for season is part of minutes decisions now.
New York Knicks will start Shane Larkin, Tim Hardaway Jr., Carmelo Anthony, Jason Smith and Samuel Dalembert, coach Derek Fisher says.
Larkin, Hardaway, Jason Smith, Dalembert, Melo are the Knicks starters. Okay.
Fisher is starting Shane Larkin, Tim hardaway Jr., melo, Jason smith and Sam dalembert tonight
Larkin, Hardaway, Jason Smith, Dalembert, Melo are starters. Saving real one for Mont Royale..
Fisher says Larkin, Hardaway, Melo, Jason Smith and Dalembert will start
Larkin still getting backup PG minutes over Prigioni.
Based on what Fish said last night, seems guys like Larkin and Wear get a lot of burn early in preseason for "future" investment.
Larkin: Coaches tell him they want him to push ball to see what he can find in transition. Fallback option: to start triangle w 17-18 secs
Shane Larkin has great potential as a change-of-pace guard, but he may need to sit and watch for a bit with this new offense.
Shane Larkin is going to kill at the Garden when the Millrose Games begin.
I like Acy with an "energy" 2nd Unit with Larkin, Iman, JR and Amare. Run-n-Gun.
It's not only the end-to-end speed from Larkin but the quicks too.
Pablo Prigioni is sitting out tonight on a rest day so lot of Shane Larkin. Unsure if it's good or bad. So fast but so turnover-prone.
Second unit coming in: Larkin, Hardaway Jr, Stoudemire, JR Smith and Aldrich are on the floor together.