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YouTube Gold: RJ Barrett Goes OFF

What a game by the young Knick

NBA: New York Knicks at Oklahoma City Thunder
Mar 13, 2021; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA; New York Knicks guard RJ Barrett (9) goes to the basket between Oklahoma City Thunder guard Ty Jerome (16), center Moses Brown (9) and forward Aleksej Pokusevski (17) during the second half at Chesapeake Energy Arena. New York won 119-97. 
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RJ Barrett had a tremendous night for the New York Knicks Saturday, finishing with 32 points, five rebounds, three assists, three steals and just one turnover as New York beat Oklahoma City 119-97 - despite missing two point guards.

He and Julius Randle are fast becoming an exceptional duo for the Knicks and more importantly, they seem to like and respect each other.

Rookie point guard Immanuel Quickley is coming on fast and is looking more and more like one of those guys who a lot of teams are going to be sorry they passed on.

New York also has, at least today, the 18th pick in the upcoming NBA Draft. If they can turn it into another smart pick, as they did with Quickley, the Knicks will have as great young core to build on.