LAS VEGAS — Immanuel Quickley can’t wait to be taught from Bronx level guard Kemba Walker.
Quickley mentioned he’s been speaking to totally different level guards across the NBA to get their really feel of the sport. And now he’ll have a four-time All-Star in his locker room — even when the 31-year-old Walker is growing older and probably unable to play a full 82-game season due to an arthritic left knee.
“Offseason strikes had been nice,’’ Quickley mentioned after beginning at level guard Monday and dropping 32 factors and eight assists with just one turnover in a summer time league victory over Indiana. “We added a man, Kemba Walker, who can do all of it, anyone I can be taught from, compete with to develop my sport. I need to be the place he’s ultimately at some point. So no higher man than Kemba Walker to come back in — identical to I realized from Derrick Rose, I can be taught from anyone else. And Evan Fournier, competitor, shooter — so we added taking pictures and protection. I feel we made nice strikes this offseason.’’
The Knicks haven’t introduced the Walker signing. A report surfaced that Walker’s buyout with Oklahoma Metropolis noticed him hand over roughly $20.5 million of the $74 million left on his contract to conform to phrases with the Knicks.