St. Francis — Nothing is pointed in the right direction for the Milwaukee Bucks at present.
But if and when they do get things turned around, point guard Brandon Knight promises to be an integral part.
The 22-year-old Knight is showing leadership skills in his first season with the Bucks, after arriving with Khris Middleton in the late July trade that sent Brandon Jennings to Detroit.
Knight put on an eye-popping performance at the Staples Center on New Year”s Eve, when he scored a career-high 37 points in a Bucks victory over the Los Angeles Lakers.
He had 25 online slots points against Phoenix on Saturday and played tough defense against Golden State”s Stephen Curry while adding 18 points in the Bucks” 101-80 loss to the Warriors on Tuesday night.
“Brandon is coming along real fine,” Bucks coach Larry Drew said after Wednesday”s practice at the Cousins Center. “I love his relentless attack on the rim. When he goes to the basket, he”s not afraid of the collision. That just tells you how much heart he has.”
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