It hasn’t been a great stretch for the Westchester Knicks who have dropped five of their last six games even though Jimmer Fredette has had some very nice outings.
The Knicks dropped a heartbreaking 105-103 decision to the Texas Legends in the their first game in the D-League Showcase.
Tu Holloway and Jamil Wilson carried the load offensively thanks to a combined 9 for 13 shooting night from beyond the arc to knock off Westchester. Holloway finished with 24 points on 9 for 15 shooting from the floor, including 5 for 6 from 3-point range with seven assists while Wilson added 18 points on 5 for 12 shooting from the floor, including 4 for 7 from 3-point land off the bench.
Jimmer Fredette did most of the scoring for the Knicks in the loss. Fredette had 24 points on 9 for 16 shooting from the floor, including 2 for 6 from beyond the arc and 4 for 4 from the foul line with seven assists, five rebounds and three steals. Travis Trice II totaled 18 points on 4 for 6 shooting from 3-point range with seven assists while Jordan Bachynski chipped in with 17 points on 8 for 12 shooting with six rebounds.
The Westchester Knicks used a 34-point fourth quarter to came-from-behind and knock off the Reno Bighorns 115-114.
Jordan Bachynski and Jimmer Fredette led the way for the Knicks. Bachynski finished with 24 points on 9 for 16 shooting from the floor with 12 rebounds, six blocks and two assists while Fredette had 21 points on 8 for 19 shooting from the floor, including 3 for 8 from 3-point land and 2 for 3 from the free-throw line. He added six assists, three rebounds, three steals and a block in 40 minutes.
Eric Green paced the Bighorns with 37 points on 12 for 17 shooting from the floor, including 6 for 7 from 3-point land with five rebounds and five assists while Vincent Hunter chipped in with 23 points on 50 percent shooting with 16 rebounds.
The Knicks had no answers for the balanced offensive attack of the Energy as Westchester fell to Iowa 111-90.
Andrew Harrison led six Energy players in double figures on the way to the easy win. Harrison had a game-high 18 points on 4 for 9 shooting from the floor and 9 for 10 from the free-throw line with six rebounds and for assists while Alex Stepheson recorded 14 points and 10 rebounds.
Kevin Capers and Jordan Bachynski paced the Knicks in the loss. Bachynski had 13 points on 5 for 11 shooting from the floor with seven rebounds, three blocks and two assists while Capers totaled 13 points on 4 for 7 shooting from the field and 4 for 4 from the free-throw line in 19 minutes off the bench.
Jimmer Fredette ended the night with 12 points on 4 for 12 shooting from the floor, including 0 for 4 from 3-point range and 4 for 4 from the free-throw line. He added a team-high four assists, three rebounds and a steal in 33 minutes.
The Knicks couldn’t hold on to a big lead as they were outscored 23-10 in the fourth quarter on the way to a 91-89 loss to the Erie BayHawks.
Jordan Sibert and Devyn Marble led the attack for the BayHawks in the come-from-behind win. Sibert had a team-high 18 points on the strength of a 50 percent shooting night from 3-point land while Marble registered 17 points, four rebounds and two assists off the bench.
Travis Trice II and Jimmer Fredette led Westchester in the defeat. Trice had 24 points on 7 for 11 shooting from the floor, including 4 for 6 from beyond the arc while Fredette recorded 22 points on 7 for 15 shooting from the floor and 7 for 7 from the free-throw line. He added a game-high nine assists and five rebounds in 39 minutes.
Jimmer Fredette had a difficult shooting night from beyond the arc as the Knicks fell to Raptors 905, 107-94 on Saturday.
Delon Wright and Anthony Bennett led seven Raptors in double figures in the big home win. Wright had 20 points on 5 for 12 shooting from the floor and 9 for 10 from the line with four rebounds, three assists and two steals while Bennett added 19 points, four rebounds and two blocked shots. Bruno Caboclo also had a nice showing with 17 points, 10 rebounds, four assists and two blocks in 36 minutes.
Travis Trice II and Fredette did most of the scoring damage as Westchester dropped another road game. Trice had 20 points on 50 percent shooting from the floor with five rebounds, four assists and two steals while Fredette totaled 17 points on 7 for 17 shooting from the floor, including just 1 for 8 from beyond the arc and 2 for 2 from the charity stripe. He added seven rebounds, four assists and a steal in 37 minutes.
On the season, Fredette is averaging 22.5 points on 49 percent shooting from the floor, including 41.2 percent from 3-point range and 92.5 percent from the free-throw line. He also chips in with 5.3 assists, 4.2 rebounds and 1.8 steals in 37.1 minutes.
Up next for Jimmer and the Knicks is another matchup with the Delaware 87ers on Tuesday night.