Alec Burks has put his best foot forward since replacing Kemba Walker in the starting lineup for the New York Knicks. Fresh off recording back-to-back season-high point totals, Burks looks to continue his hot hand on Thursday as the Knicks host the Chicago Bulls. Burks contributed 23 points in New York's 99-90 win over the Atlanta Hawks on Saturday and 25 points three nights later in a 112-110 setback to the Brooklyn Nets.
Alec Burks has done well since he was named starting point guard. But is it sustainable?
Insert Burks into the starting five for Walker and the lineup gets 28 points per 100 possessions better.
The Knicks are making a drastic change at point guard. Head coach Tom Thibodeau announced Monday that Alec Burks will become the starter after a 23-point performance in his first start of the season during Saturday's win in Atlanta. Bronx product ...
Knicks coach Tom Thibodeau confirmed that Kemba Walker is "out of the rotation" and Alec Burks will remain the point guard.