Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Sports, Health, and Physical Education, ISMINA 2021, 28-29 April 2021, Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia

Research Article

Was it Right New York Knicks Coach’s Decision to Recruit a Point Guard?

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.28-4-2021.2312142,
        author={Anggit  Wicaksono and Margono  Margono},
        title={Was it Right New York Knicks Coach’s Decision to Recruit a Point Guard?},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Sports, Health, and Physical Education, ISMINA 2021, 28-29 April 2021, Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ISMINA},
        year={2021},
        month={10},
        keywords={basketball new york knicks nba},
        doi={10.4108/eai.28-4-2021.2312142}
    }
    
  • Anggit Wicaksono
    Margono Margono
    Year: 2021
    Was it Right New York Knicks Coach’s Decision to Recruit a Point Guard?
    ISMINA
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.28-4-2021.2312142
Anggit Wicaksono1,*, Margono Margono1
  • 1: Universitas Negeri Semarang, Semarang, Indonesia
*Contact email: anggit_w@mail.unnes.ac.id

Abstract

The aims of this study was to analyze New York Knicks Coach’s decision in recruiting a point guard. In the 2019-2020 season, NY Knicks ended up in ranked 25 of 30 NBA teams. NY Knicks is ranked 29th for FG% and 24th for 3PA and 3P%. NY Knicks need a shooter to strengthen the team. But interestingly, the coach recruited a point guard. In the first 25 games in 2020-2021 season without this point guard, NY Knicks recorded 11 wins and 14 loses and is in 9th place on the eastern conference. In the next 25 games after new point guard joined, NY Knicks recorded 14 wins and 11 loses and is in 7th position. This means that NY Knicks' game has increased and has the potential for the playoffs. The research method uses descriptive quantitative. The data source is taken from the NBA official website.