Brandon Knight has had fairly the journey since being chosen No. 8 total within the 2011 NBA Draft. After having a really profitable begin to his NBA profession, his manufacturing drastically began to fall off in the course of the 2016-17 season.
From there, he skilled knee accidents and by no means obtained again to being the participant he as soon as was when he signed a five-year, $70 million contract.
The previous NBA All-Rookie First Workforce guard is trying to get again into the league after a complete season off. As a primary step in doing that, he joined the Brooklyn Nets in NBA Summer season League, hoping to showcase his expertise and earn a roster spot someplace across the League.
Knight completed summer season league with averages of 8.8 factors and a couple of.0 assists in 23.3 minutes per recreation. He gave his ideas on the expertise and what he’s prepared to do to make it again to the NBA.
“I’ll do no matter man. I’m at a degree in my profession the place I simply wish to serve,” Knight mentioned on the finish of summer season league. “If a crew brings me in they usually need me to convey water, tie a shoe, no matter it’s, man. I’m a humble man, and I perceive the significance of roles.”
Knight final performed for the Detroit Pistons within the 2019-20 season the place he appeared in 9 video games. Nonetheless simply 29 years previous, he has profession averages of 14.1 factors and 4.0 assists per recreation whereas capturing 35.3 p.c from past the arc.
It’s going to take the right match, however don’t depend out a return to the NBA this season for Knight.