On Twitter, he preferred to highlight the feat of his teammate RJ Barrett, author on the buzzer of the shooting of New York's victory over Boston (108-105), Thursday at Madison Square Garden. Evan Fournier broke his NBA points (41) and shots behind the arc (10) record to allow the Knicks to overthrow the Celtics, after being 25 lengths behind.
Lately, the matches follow and are not alike for the back, silver medalist with the Blues at the Tokyo Games. In the loss to Oklahoma City on December 31, he was limited to three points, before reacting to the next game, also lost in Toronto (20 pts). Tuesday, he had reached the bottom, with a zero point in scoring, assistant of the bench, during all the last quarter, with the victory against Indiana.
Certainly upset, and remembering that the Celtics had done very well for him (32 points) for his first in the New York jersey at the opening of the championship, he showed pride and an unprecedented flamboyance at home in ten seasons of NBA.
13 Points In The Last Quarter
Fournier, whose previous personal best at three points amounted to 7 baskets registered in April 2021 in the jersey of … Boston against Houston, planted in the money-time his 9th and 10th banderillas (in 14 attempts), the latter making pass New York in front of the score for the first time (99-98) two minutes from time. During this last quarter, he put 13 points, which made 41 in total (8 rebounds). Nine better than his previous personal best.
“Obviously I'm lacking consistency at the moment. But I didn't think I was doing as well as I did in my first game here, ”Fournier commented hotly. “When you're going through a season where there's a lot of inconstancies and you're trying to find a rhythm, you have to stay positive and look forward. That's what I try to do, sometimes it works and sometimes it doesn't ”. We can say that this time, it worked quite well.