During the recent New York Knicks vs Washington Wizards game at Madison Square Garden. The New York Knicks, even after rising up and controlling the game for a while, lost to the Washington Wizards and were 7 points ahead when the final whistle blew and lost to the Wizards with a final Box score of 124- 117. Washington Wizards is currently rated 6order seeded in the eastern convention with a record of 17 wins and 15 losses while on the other hand the New York Knicks are currently ranked 12thorder seeded in the Eastern Conference with a record of 14 wins and 18 losses.
Kemba Walker was the only reason the New York Knicks were even alive during their game against the Washington Wizards as the team was already short of players due to COVID-19 health and safety protocols and the team’s other starters as Julius Randle and Evan Fournier were down in form and lacking in effort. The COVID-19 outbreak has given Kemba Walker an opportunity to prove him and his worth to the league. As head coach of the New York Knicks Tom Thibodeau has forced Kemba Walker to miss 9 consecutive matches.
The return of Kemba Walker to rotation proves the decisions of the coaches were wrong and Tom Thibodeau is facing some serious criticism from fans for owning such a nasty property. In just 3 quarters of the game, Kemba Walker had 41 points and the game looked decent in the pocket of the New York Knicks but 4order Not really a smooth round for the Knicks, especially in terms of defence.
Twitter reacts to New York Knicks wasting Kemba Walker’s 44-point game
Having 41 at the end of the 3rd half, Kemba Walker only gained 3 more points in the 4th half for himself when the team was struggling and lacked effort in all aspects. Kemba Walker’s final stats at the end of the game were 44 points, 8 assists and 9 rebounds in 42 minutes 59 seconds. Kemba Walker had a great night on the ball, scoring 51.9% of his goals on the pitch and 50% of his shots from downtown.
All of these efforts by Kemba Walker will only add to his numbers as these efforts were wasted as the team lost to the Washington Wizards. Kemba Walker has now created space for him in the squad by showing his potential and should have a permanent spot at least in the rotation once everyone is back. Twitter users and New York City in particular are criticizing the team and coach for squandering Kemba’s potential by leaving him and not having the right pieces around him.
Twitter got a lot of backlash when it came to some of the reactions below:
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