RJ Barrett Rumors

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RJ Barrett
RJ Barrett
Position: G
Born: 06/14/00
Height: 6-7 / 2.01
Weight:200 lbs. / 90.7 kg.
Salary: $7,839,960
RJ Barrett chose Kristaps Porzingis as the opponent he would most like to dunk on. The former Knick didn’t completely dunk on the prized rookie in response, but let him know it won’t be easy. “He said he wants to dunk on me? That’s fine,” a smiling Porzingis told reporters in Dallas on Thursday. “I’m a shot-blocker. I don’t know what some people are saying. I’m one of the best shot-blockers in the league and I’m always up for the challenge. I think that’s a pretty good goal for him to try to dunk on me. That would be cool. I respect that.”

Free agent Nick ‘Swaggy P” Young was among the veterans to play in the Knicks’ informal scrimmages in the weeks leading up to training camp. “He can still play,” Fizdale said. “He’s Swaggy P.” New Net Lance Thomas and Carmelo Anthony also attended the workouts. When asked how Anthony looked in the scrimmages, RJ Barrett said, “He was good, he was good. I mean it’s Carmelo Anthony, come on.”
Storyline: Carmelo Anthony Free Agency
RJ Barrett’s said he’s already accustomed to the doubters, the overlooking. “Being the Canadian kid, I’ve kind of been doubted my whole life,” Barrett told the Daily News. “So I’m just used to it now.” The Knicks, according to Vegas betting odds, are expected to lose more than 50 games and miss the playoffs for a seventh consecutive season. A rookie survey released by the NBA, which polled 42 members of Barrett’s 2019 class, was harsh on the third overall pick. Barrett received just two votes apiece in the categories for ‘Rookie of
On Wednesday, for instance, Barrett was introduced as the latest athlete to endorse Puma sneakers. It was a pop-up ceremony across the street from the Garden, shadowed by a billboard of Barrett’s smiling face painted on a 31st St. building. “First of all, we’re fresh,” Barrett said of signing with Puma, which now counts three Knicks as its athletes (Barrett, Kevin Knox and the original Puma endorser, Walt ‘Clyde’ Frazier).
Storyline: Sneaker Deals