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Wednesday, May 31, 2023

Tom Thibodeau praises Jalen Brunson: He's simply unbelievable

What’s the excitement on Twitter?

Ian Begley @IanBegley
By taking part in 48 minutes in Recreation 5, Jalen Brunson and Quentin Grimes grew to become the primary Knick duo to play a whole regulation playoff recreation since Walt Frazier and Jerry Lucas did it in 1972. – 12:47 AM
Brian Mahoney @briancmahoney
Knicks say Jalen Brunson and Quentin Grimes have been their first duo to play all 48 minutes in regulation in a playoff recreation since Walt Frazier and Jerry Lucas in 1972. – 11:35 PM
Tommy Beer @TommyBeer
If – IF – the Knicks discover a option to survive the humidity in Miami on Friday after which come again to shut out the collection at MSG on Monday … this Jalen Brunson recreation can be talked about for an extended, very long time PM

Kurt Helin @basketballtalk
Jalen Brunson scores 38 factors, Knicks beat Warmth 112-103 in Recreation 5 to chop collection deficit…10:52 PM
Ian Begley @IanBegley
Jay Wright walked with Jalen Brunson in a hallway on the Backyard as Brunson made his option to the press convention room. Final week, Brunson publicly known as out Wright – his coach at Villanova – for not attending a Knick recreation. Wright had nice timing; Brunson had 38 pts in G5 win. – 10:41 PM
Brian Lewis @NYPost_Lewis
Tom Thibodeau on what modified from the #Knicks horrible 14-point first quarter to an 18-2 run to open the second: “I’d slightly not touch upon that, as a result of I’m afraid I might get fined. So I’m gonna go away it at that.” #nyk #nba #Warmth10:36 PM
Fred Katz @FredKatz
Jay Wright within the Knicks locker room hugging it out with Jalen Brunson after the sport – 10:35 PM
Fred Katz @FredKatz
Tom Thibodeau on Grimes and Brunson every taking part in 48 minutes: “These are world-class athletes. That is how they arrive up. So should you situation your self for that workload, you’re gonna be tremendous.” – 10:31 PM
Stefan Bondy @SBondyNYDN
The Knicks wanted a hero to maintain their season alive. Jalen Brunson strapped on the cape. activities/basketb…10:28 PM
Fred Katz @FredKatz
Tom Thibodeau on Jalen Brunson: “I’ve by no means seen anybody work the best way he does.” – 10:26 PM
Fred Katz @FredKatz
Tom Thibodeau on Jalen Brunson: “What are you able to say concerning the man? He’s simply unbelievable.” – 10:23 PM
Regulation Murray @LawMurrayTheNU
30-point playoff video games from the 2018 NBA Draft class
– Luka: 17
– Trae: 12
– Everybody else mixed: 5 (JJJ 2x, Mikal 2x, Shai) – 10:13 PM
Tommy Beer @TommyBeer
Legendary, epic efficiency from
Jalen Brunson:
38 factors
9 rebounds,
7 assists (vs. 1 turnover)
4 made 3-pointers
48 minutes
1 season-saving win – 10:12 PM
Scott Agness @ScottAgness
Oh, what may have been. Jalen Brunson is a flat-out winner.
A second-round decide in 2018 and now among the best guards within the NBA. PM

Dan Favale @danfavale
x-rays on jalen brunson and quentin grimes simply got here again PM

Ian Begley @IanBegley
Jalen Brunson had 38 pts, 7 assists & 9 rebs in 48 min vs. MIA to assist elevate NYK to Recreation 5 win. Julius Randle & RJ Barrett mixed for 50 pts on 15-for-30 taking pictures. NYK went 9-for-12 on FTs in ultimate 5:17. Mitchell Robinson went 4-for-6 on FTs when MIA put him on line. RJ was 4-4. – 10:10 PM
Knicks vs. Warmth rating: Jalen Brunson leads New York to pivotal Recreation 5 victory over Miami to keep away from elimination…10:08 PM
StatMuse @statmuse
Factors during the last 2 playoffs:
939 — Stephen Curry
911 — Jayson Tatum
832 — Jaylen Brown
734 — Jimmy Butler
653 — Jalen Brunson
No one else has greater than 650. PM

Fred Katz @FredKatz
Jalen Brunson together with his workforce’s season on the road:
• 48 minutes
• 38 factors
• 9 rebounds
• 7 assists
• 12-22 taking pictures
• 4-10 3Ps
• 10-12 FTs
• 1 turnover – 10:06 PM
Rob Perez @WorldWideWob
Jalen Brunson and Quentin Grimes simply performed 48 minutes. – 10:06 PM
Regulation Murray @LawMurrayTheNU
Basic Tom Thibodeau win dealing with elimination… 48 minutes for Brunson/Grimes
*I’m with it. You’ll be able to relaxation when the season is over dammit PM

Nick Friedell @NickFriedell
Jalen Brunson finishes with 38 factors, 9 rebounds and 7 assists — in all 48 minutes.
A real Thibs particular. – 10:05 PM
StatMuse @statmuse
Jalen Brunson tonight:
38 PTS
12-22 FG
First Knick in franchise historical past to achieve these numbers in a playoff recreation. PM

Dan Favale @danfavale
jalen brunson and quentin grimes are undoubtedly testing adverse for cartilage after recreation 5 – 10:04 PM
Fred Katz @FredKatz
Kyle Lowry’s and Jalen Brunson’s Dangerous Locations are simply the 2 of them arguing in perpetuity over whether or not a foul is a block or cost – 9:29 PM
Barbara Barker @meanbarb
I don’t suppose anybody desires this recreation greater than Jalen Brunson. His fingerprints are throughout this recreation. He has performed each minutes and is refusing to lose. – 9:04 PM
Mike Vorkunov @MikeVorkunov
The Knicks are on a 53-30 run during the last 16:24. They’re up 13. Jalen Brunson has 26 factors and has sat for a single second but. – 9:00 PM
Barbara Barker @meanbarb
Oh my, Knicks outscore Warmth, 36-23, within the second quarter. Jalen Brunson’s fingerprints are all over the place and Knicks lead, 50-47, at half. – 8:38 PM
Fred Katz @FredKatz
Jalen Brunson and Quentin Grimes each performed your entire first half. Would possibly change some within the second half, contemplating Josh Hart’s foul hassle most likely contributed to Grimes’ minutes, however Knicks are undoubtedly managing this factor with desperation. – 8:38 PM
Kristian Winfield @Krisplashed
Julius Randle knocks down a step again 3 over Bam Adebayo to present the Knicks a 50-47 lead getting into the half.
Randle, RJ Barrett, Jalen Brunson and Quentin Grimes have scored 46 of the Knicks’ 50 factors thus far. – 8:37 PM
Ian Begley @IanBegley
Jalen Brunson has scored or assisted on 30 of the Knicks’ 43 factors thus far in Recreation 5. Knicks and Warmth tied, 43-43, with 2:11 to go within the first half. – 8:29 PM
Stefan Bondy @SBondyNYDN
Jalen Brunson was fuming on the referees. Julius comes from the bench to carry him again.
Warmth 33, Knicks 32 – 8:17 PM
Fred Katz @FredKatz
Jalen Brunson would most likely be an amazing baseball participant. Dude is so wildly coordinated. – 8:13 PM
Fred Katz @FredKatz
Jalen Brunson simply obtained fouled by 2 dudes and it went in. That was absurd. – 8:12 PM
Mike Vorkunov @MikeVorkunov
Obi Toppin and Jalen Brunson convey some zazz again to MSG and the Knicks are inside 2. – 8:08 PM
Fred Katz @FredKatz
Knicks right an error from the world:
Tom Thibodeau did NOT problem that Josh Hart name, workforce says. It was a flagrant overview. Was introduced incorrectly within the area. Knicks nonetheless have their problem. – 8:05 PM
Rob Perez @WorldWideWob
previous three video games i really feel like i can rely on one hand the quantity of instances the knicks have been capable of inbound the ball to jalen brunson when gabe vincent is on the ground. – 7:51 PM
Kristian Winfield @Krisplashed
Julius Randle says “perhaps they need it extra.” Tom Thibodeau disagrees.
A Miami Warmth workforce that ranked twenty sixth in rebounding throughout the common season beat the Knicks on the glass in Video games 3 & 4.
That has to alter “if we wish to maintain this season alive.” PM
Fred Katz @FredKatz
Knicks starters:
Jalen Brunson
Quentin Grimes
RJ Barrett
Julius Randle
Mitchell Robinson – 7:17 PM
Ian Begley @IanBegley
NYK’s Jalen Brunson and BKN’s Mikal Bridges are amongst gamers who obtained All NBA votes: PM

Fred Katz @FredKatz
Jalen Brunson didn’t make an All-NBA workforce.
All-NBA guards have been, so as of first to 3rd workforce: Luka Doncic, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, Stephen Curry, Donovan Mitchell, De’Aaron Fox and Damian Lillard. – 7:05 PM
Anthony Chiang @Anthony_Chiang
Knicks coach Tom Thibodeau continued to reward Kyle Lowry throughout his pregame media session tonight: “Lowry is a starter. He’s an elite starter.” – 5:50 PM
Stefan Bondy @SBondyNYDN
Tom Thibodeau stated he favored Quentin within the beginning lineup final recreation. Hinted that he’d keep that means however wouldn’t commit.
“We may keep that means, we may go one other means, we’ll see.” – 5:49 PM
Ian Begley @IanBegley
Immanuel Quickley is out for Recreation 5, Tom Thibodeau says. Thibodeau says Quickley’s ankle is enhancing. His standing stays day-to-day. – 5:48 PM
Brian Lewis @NYPost_Lewis
#Knicks coach Tom Thibodeau says Immanuel Quickley (ankle) is out tonight vs. the #Warmth. – 5:47 PM
Ira Winderman @IraHeatBeat
Tom Thibodeau says Immanuel Quickley (ankle) is out. – 5:47 PM
Ian Begley @IanBegley
Jalen Brunson on NYK’s strategy whereas dealing with elimination tonight in Recreation 5: “All we gotta do is maintain our confidence, stick collectively and maintain transferring ahead… that’s all we’ve got to deal with. And we’ve got a bunch of men who can try this.” PM

Barbara Barker @meanbarb
“You’ll be able to’t shrink back from the second,” Jalen Brunson says of taking part in elimination recreation tonight. AM

Shams Charania @ShamsCharania
Knicks’ Derrick Rose sits down with @Stadium: “Nobody is aware of your journey however you…even with me saying that I used to be going to win MVP, my mother most likely didn’t even consider me.”
– Management
– No. 1 doubtlessly retired by Bulls “could be cool”
– Jalen Brunson
– Jimmy Butler
– Chess AM

Extra on this storyline

“If I’m taking part in,” Brunson has stated repeatedly, “then I’m tremendous.” Wednesday, that meant taking part in each second, each quarter, demanding each the basketball and the burden, delivering on each promise that accompanied him to New York. “The factor I like about him is, you put together your self for that,” Thibodeau stated, referring to going the complete 48. “I’ve by no means seen anybody work the best way he does, whether or not in entrance of everybody or our fitness center. And he’s all the time at recreation pace so he by no means has to regulate himself.” -via New York Submit / Might 11, 2023
Each Grimes and level guard Jalen Brunson performed the whole lot of the Knicks’ season–extending Recreation 5 victory over the Warmth, with the second-year guard dealing with a lot of the duty once more of defending six-time All-Star Jimmy Butler within the Knicks’ 112–103 victory on the Backyard. “He’s most likely been one of the best participant of the playoffs thus far. So figuring out I’ve that matchup each night time, I’ve to be extra disciplined and possibly should play 48,” Grimes stated. “Forty eight or 25, it actually doesn’t matter to me. I’ve simply obtained to verify I’m locked in on him defensively and attempt to do no matter I can to sluggish him down.” -via New York Submit / Might 11, 2023

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