Kevin Knox working to develop ball-handling and pick-and-roll skills

“Fiz wants me to handle the ball a lot during the season – be able to get rebounds, push it,” Knox said. “At the top of the key, be able to come in pick-and-rolls. It’s what I’ve been working on a lot this summer so I just wanted to show people I could handle the ball and make plays out of pick-and-roll.”

Knox invested heavily in improving his ball-handling, especially, in the pick-and-roll, in the months leading up his pre-draft workouts. Nick Friedman, his trainer, told The Athletic he had Knox work on developing a “a sense of comfort and fluidity with the ball.” They studied Paul George, Kevin Durant and Otto Porter as templates, trying to build up by Summer League.


via Mike Vorkunov, The Athletic

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