Reggie Bullock appears to be on track after a poor shooting night in the series opener with two more general performances in the next two games.
A small start to the Knicks and one of their most reliable outside shooters was emptied in Sunday’s crucial Game 4 loss in Atlanta. Bullock attempted just four in 34 minutes. Three of them. 3-point range and missed every match in the Hawks’ 113-96 victory at State Farm Arena.
“I think he only had three or four matches. We are asking him to do a lot,” Knicks coach Tom Thibodeau said when asked about the bullock after the game. “He has a lot of aggression, but he defends Trae. [Young]. You spend a lot of energy there.
“But the same thing with him, when he opened, we wanted him to shoot. He will find his own way. He̵7;s a great professional, he’ll be ready. [for Game 5 on Wednesday]”
The Knicks didn’t serve Bullock after the game, but he wasn’t the only customary participant to endure a night of shooting in Game 4.
while the hawk fires 15 shots from a distance The Knicks connected just 9 of 29 from just outside the curve, and rookie defender Immanuel Quigley was also scoreless, finishing 0-2 on three-point attempts (total 0v3) in 13 minutes.
“We scored three great all year round. I think it’s important for us to make decisions quickly,” Thibodeau said. We were able to create those shots. I don’t want men to hesitate. You can do it all season and show how talented you are. Keep it simple. Open shot? shoot it.”
The 30-year-old Bullock also missed all five of his 3-point attempts in the Knicks’ Game 1 loss, but he sank 4 of 7 from deep and scored 15 points to help fuel a second-half comeback in the Serie A. s The evening won at the park two nights later.
Bullock’s most memorable moment from Sunday’s game came as his team trail 25 points with 3:30 remaining.
After Bullock appeared to be elbowed from behind by Atlanta’s Danilo Gallinari under the basket, he charged onto the Hawks’ bench during a stoppage and was stopped by Obi Toppin and another teammate.
Bullock has been assessed for technical fouls in play. And he was replaced by Kevin Knox. He later high five Julius Randle, who blatantly fouled the Gallinary in junk time.