Jeff Hornacek, Derrick Rose, and Brandon Jennings all already do a terrific job in this area. Hornacek already understands how good Porzingis is. D-Rose and B-Jennings are both extremely smart show-runners who get the simple notion that the offense must run through KP more times than not.
This comes as a stark contrast to what we saw a season ago.
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At times, Porzingis wouldn’t even see 24 minutes of action on a given night. At times, he wouldn’t close the game during crunch time. Fast-forward to the now and those thoughts seem like a distant bad memory.
There is no more Fisher playing it same. There is no more Jose Calderon doing his best NBA point guard impersonation.
There is only talent and skill.