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Brandon Knight

25-Year-Old       Phoenix Suns

2016-17 NBA Stats

PTS

11.0

REB

2.2

AST

2.4

STL

0.5

BLK

0.1

2016 NBA ROS Projections

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2016-17 Fantasy Basketball Outlook

Knight combined with Eric Bledsoe to form one of the league’s more potent backcourts through the first two months of the season before injuries befell both of them. Bledsoe went down first with a season-ending torn meniscus in December, allowing Knight to take control of the...

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STATUS:  Out For Season    INJURY:  Knee    EST. RETURN:  5/1/2018
HT: 6' 3"   WT: 189 lbs   DOB: 12/2/1991  College: Kentucky
DRAFTED: 1st Rd, #8 Overall in 2011   Show ContractHide Contract

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Brandon Knight Contract Information:

Signed a five-year, $70 million contract extension with the Suns in July of 2015. Contract runs through the end of the 2019-20 season.

July 25, 2017  –  Brandon Knight News

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Knight has suffered a torn ACL in his left knee, requiring surgery, and could miss the entirety of the upcoming 2017-18 season, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports.

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Brandon Knight NBA Stats – Per Game
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2011-12 19 DET 66 32.3 12.8 3.2 3.8 0.7 0.2 1.6 41.5 75.9 2.6 0.5 2.7 4.2 38.0 4.8 11.7 1.6 2.1
2012-13 20 DET 75 31.5 13.3 3.3 4.0 0.8 0.1 1.6 40.7 73.3 2.7 0.7 2.6 4.4 36.7 4.8 11.7 2.2 3.0
2013-14 21 MIL 72 33.3 17.9 3.5 4.9 1.0 0.2 1.5 42.2 80.2 2.6 0.6 2.9 4.7 32.5 6.4 15.2 3.6 4.5
2014-15 22 MIL 52 32.5 17.8 4.3 5.4 1.6 0.2 2.0 43.5 88.1 3.2 0.5 3.8 4.9 40.9 6.2 14.3 3.3 3.7
2014-15 22 PHO 11 31.5 13.4 2.1 4.5 0.5 0.1 1.9 35.7 82.8 2.1 0.2 1.9 6.1 31.3 4.6 13.0 2.2 2.6
2014-15 22 MIL/PHO 63 32.3 17.0 3.9 5.2 1.4 0.2 2.0 42.2 87.4 3.0 0.4 3.4 5.1 38.9 6.0 14.1 3.1 3.5
2015-16 23 PHO 52 36.0 19.6 3.9 5.1 1.2 0.4 2.3 41.5 85.2 3.4 0.7 3.2 6.8 34.2 7.1 17.2 3.0 3.5
2016-17 24 PHO 54 21.1 11.0 2.2 2.4 0.5 0.1 0.8 39.8 85.7 1.6 0.5 1.7 2.6 32.4 3.9 9.7 2.4 2.9
2016-17 Projections 25 PHO 71 28.7 Subscribe now to see our 2016-17 projections for Brandon Knight

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Brandon Knight NBA Stats – Recent Stat Breakdown
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Time Period G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
Last 7 Days 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Last 14 Days 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Last 30 Days 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Last 5 Games 5 20.0 9.4 1.6 2.2 0.4 0.2 0.8 41.9 77.8 1.4 0.4 1.2 2.6 30.8 3.6 8.6 1.4 1.8
Last 10 Games 10 17.4 7.7 1.5 2.2 0.2 0.2 0.6 40.0 84.6 1.5 0.3 1.2 2.5 24.0 3.0 7.5 1.1 1.3
Last 20 Games 20 17.8 8.1 1.5 2.0 0.3 0.2 0.5 40.7 90.9 1.1 0.4 1.1 2.1 24.4 3.1 7.5 1.5 1.7

 

2016-17 NBA Game Log   Brandon Knight
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Date Opp SCORE MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO FGM FGA FTM FTA 3PM 3PA OREB DREB FOULS
Apr 11 @SAC 129-104 Did Not Play
Apr 9 DAL 124-111 Did Not Play
Apr 7 OKC 120-99 Did Not Play
Apr 5 GSW 111-120 Did Not Play
Apr 2 HOU 116-123 Did Not Play
Apr 1 @POR 130-117 Did Not Play
Mar 30 LAC 118-124 Did Not Play
Mar 28 @ATL 95-91 Did Not Play
Mar 26 @CHA 120-106 Did Not Play
Mar 24 @BOS 130-120 Did Not Play
Mar 23 @BKN 126-98 Did Not Play
Mar 21 @MIA 112-97 Did Not Play
Mar 19 @DET 112-95 Did Not Play
Mar 17 ORL 103-109 Did Not Play
Mar 15 SAC 101-107 Did Not Play
Mar 12 POR 101-110 Did Not Play
Mar 11 @DAL 98-100 Did Not Play
Mar 9 LAL 110-122 Did Not Play
Mar 7 WAS 127-131 Did Not Play
Mar 5 BOS 109-106 Did Not Play
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Mar 3 OKC 118-111 Did Not Play
Mar 2 CHA 120-103 Did Not Play
Feb 28 @MEM 130-112 Did Not Play
Feb 26 @MIL 100-96 Did Not Play
Feb 24 @CHI 128-121 Did Not Play
Feb 15 LAL 137-101 21 11 2 4 0 1 0 5 10 0 0 1 4 0 2 2
Feb 13 NOP 108-110 18 11 1 2 0 0 1 4 8 2 3 1 1 0 1 2
Feb 11 @HOU 133-102 20 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 8 1 2 0 2 0 0 0
Feb 10 CHI 115-97 15 6 3 3 0 0 1 3 6 0 0 0 2 1 2 0
Feb 8 @MEM 110-91 26 16 2 2 2 0 3 5 11 4 4 2 4 1 1 4
Feb 6 @NOP 111-106 24 12 2 6 0 0 3 5 11 2 2 0 3 0 2 0
Feb 4 MIL 112-137 7 2 1 3 0 0 1 1 5 0 0 0 2 1 0 2
Feb 3 @SAC 103-105 19 12 2 1 0 0 2 5 9 0 0 2 4 0 2 0
Feb 1 LAC 114-124 8 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Jan 30 MEM 96-115 16 4 2 1 0 0 1 1 4 2 2 0 2 0 2 1
Jan 28 DEN 112-123 16 2 1 3 0 0 0 1 8 0 0 0 3 0 1 2
Jan 26 @DEN 127-120 29 17 1 4 0 1 2 8 11 0 0 1 2 0 1 0
Jan 24 MIN 111-112 22 10 2 1 1 0 0 3 7 4 4 0 1 0 2 2
Jan 22 @TOR 103-115 24 12 1 1 0 0 1 3 6 6 6 0 0 0 1 2
Jan 21 @NYK 105-107 20 11 5 2 1 0 1 5 12 0 0 1 4 1 4 2
Jan 19 @CLE 118-103 4 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 4
Jan 16 UTA 101-106 Did Not Play
Jan 14 SAS 108-105 Did Not Play
Jan 12 DAL 108-113 19 5 1 1 0 0 1 2 9 1 1 0 1 0 1 1
Jan 8 CLE 116-120 14 3 1 1 1 0 1 0 4 3 4 0 3 1 0 0
Jan 5 @DAL 95-102 26 17 2 2 1 0 0 6 11 4 4 1 1 2 0 3
Jan 3 MIA 99-90 Did Not Play
Jan 2 @LAC 109-98 7 5 0 3 0 0 0 2 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 2
Dec 31 @UTA 91-86 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Dec 29 TOR 99-91 9 7 2 0 1 0 2 3 5 0 0 1 1 0 2 3
Dec 28 @SAS 119-98 23 14 1 5 1 1 3 6 12 0 1 2 2 0 1 2
Dec 26 @HOU 131-115 24 21 5 1 0 0 1 6 12 7 8 2 5 0 5 2
Dec 23 PHI 123-116 15 12 3 1 0 0 2 4 7 4 5 0 0 1 2 0
Dec 21 HOU 111-125 26 17 5 2 2 1 2 5 10 5 6 2 2 1 4 3
Dec 19 @MIN 115-108 29 21 2 4 0 0 3 8 13 5 5 0 2 0 2 4
Dec 17 @OKC 114-101 20 8 1 2 0 0 1 3 10 1 1 1 2 0 1 3
Dec 15 SAS 92-107 22 11 1 2 3 0 1 2 7 7 8 0 1 0 1 2
Dec 13 NYK 113-111 20 14 2 3 0 0 2 4 11 4 6 2 5 0 2 0
Dec 11 NOP 119-120 16 7 2 2 1 0 1 3 6 1 2 0 1 0 2 1
Dec 9 @LAL 115-119 23 14 2 4 1 0 0 5 11 3 3 1 3 1 1 1
Dec 7 IND 94-109 25 10 3 3 1 0 1 3 10 2 2 2 5 1 2 1
Dec 6 @UTA 112-105 27 15 7 5 0 0 1 6 18 3 5 0 2 4 3 1
Dec 3 @GSW 138-109 22 14 1 2 0 0 3 6 12 2 2 0 3 0 1 2
Nov 30 ATL 109-107 31 23 5 2 1 0 3 6 18 8 9 3 3 1 4 0
Nov 27 DEN 114-120 17 11 2 0 0 0 3 2 10 7 10 0 0 1 1 2
Nov 25 MIN 85-98 28 15 4 1 1 0 0 5 12 4 4 1 5 1 3 2
Nov 23 @ORL 87-92 25 12 0 3 0 0 3 5 10 0 0 2 5 0 0 2
Nov 21 @WAS 106-101 28 4 6 3 0 0 4 2 7 0 0 0 2 0 6 0
Nov 19 @PHI 120-105 21 12 2 2 1 0 0 3 9 5 6 1 2 1 1 1
Nov 18 @IND 96-116 22 17 0 5 1 0 2 6 14 2 2 3 5 0 0 4
Nov 16 @DEN 120-104 27 32 4 4 1 0 1 12 20 5 7 3 5 1 3 1
Nov 13 @GSW 133-120 25 10 2 3 1 0 1 3 8 3 4 1 3 0 2 3
Nov 12 BKN 104-122 22 6 9 4 0 0 2 2 13 2 2 0 4 2 7 1
Nov 9 DET 107-100 17 14 1 3 0 0 3 5 9 3 3 1 2 0 1 0
Nov 8 @POR 124-121 19 11 4 6 1 0 5 5 10 0 0 1 3 0 4 2
Nov 6 @LAL 119-108 17 2 0 4 0 0 1 1 8 0 0 0 2 0 0 3
Nov 4 @NOP 111-112 23 10 1 1 1 0 2 4 10 1 1 1 3 0 1 1
Nov 2 POR 118-115 32 16 4 3 0 0 1 6 17 3 3 1 4 1 3 3
Oct 31 @LAC 116-98 31 18 0 0 0 0 2 6 13 4 4 2 4 0 0 2
Oct 30 GSW 100-106 26 9 1 3 2 0 3 3 12 2 2 1 3 1 0 3
Oct 28 @OKC 113-110 35 19 6 2 1 0 5 7 18 4 4 1 6 1 5 1
Oct 26 SAC 94-113 26 7 1 5 0 0 2 1 8 5 6 0 3 0 1 1
Brandon Knight Projections For Upcoming Games – Next 3 Days
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Brandon Knight – Playing Time & Selected Stats

Depth Chart Status   (See Full Depth Chart)

#5 Point Guard
Also Listed As:  #7 Shooting Guard

1.  Eric Bledsoe

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2.  Devin Booker

3.  Mike James

XBrandon Knight

Phoenix Suns

True Shooting Percentage

50.2%

True Shooting % in 2016-17

In 2016-17, Brandon Knight has a true shooting percentage of 50.2%.

Projected True Shooting % in 2016-17

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Brandon Knight NBA Stats – Per 36 Minutes
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2011-12 19 DET 66 36.0 14.3 3.6 4.2 0.8 0.2 1.8 41.5 75.9 2.9 0.6 3.0 4.7 38.0 5.4 13.0 1.8 2.3
2012-13 20 DET 75 36.0 15.2 3.8 4.6 0.9 0.1 1.8 40.7 73.3 3.1 0.8 2.9 5.0 36.7 5.4 13.4 2.5 3.4
2013-14 21 MIL 72 36.0 19.4 3.8 5.3 1.0 0.3 1.7 42.2 80.2 2.8 0.7 3.1 5.1 32.5 6.9 16.4 3.9 4.8
2014-15 22 MIL 52 36.0 19.7 4.7 6.0 1.8 0.2 2.2 43.5 88.1 3.5 0.6 4.2 5.4 40.9 6.9 15.9 3.6 4.1
2014-15 22 PHO 11 36.0 15.3 2.4 5.1 0.6 0.1 2.2 35.7 82.8 2.4 0.2 2.2 7.0 31.3 5.3 14.8 2.5 3.0
2014-15 22 MIL/PHO 63 36.0 18.9 4.3 5.8 1.6 0.2 2.2 42.2 87.4 3.3 0.5 3.8 5.7 38.9 6.6 15.7 3.4 3.9
2015-16 23 PHO 52 36.0 19.6 3.9 5.1 1.2 0.4 2.3 41.5 85.2 3.4 0.7 3.2 6.8 34.2 7.1 17.2 3.0 3.5
2016-17 24 PHO 54 36.0 18.8 3.7 4.1 0.9 0.2 1.4 39.8 85.7 2.8 0.8 2.9 4.4 32.4 6.6 16.6 4.2 4.9
2016-17 Projections 25 PHO 71 36.0 Subscribe now to see our 2016-17 projections for Brandon Knight

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Brandon Knight NBA Stats – Totals
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2011-12 19 DET 66 2129 847 211 251 49 10 105 41.5 75.9 171 33 178 276 38.0 319 769 104 137
2012-13 20 DET 75 2365 999 247 303 58 8 120 40.7 73.3 205 54 193 327 36.7 357 878 165 225
2013-14 21 MIL 72 2400 1291 255 352 69 17 110 42.2 80.2 188 46 209 338 32.5 461 1092 259 323
2014-15 22 MIL 52 1688 923 221 281 84 9 104 43.5 88.1 166 26 195 254 40.9 324 745 171 194
2014-15 22 PHO 11 347 147 23 49 6 1 21 35.7 82.8 23 2 21 67 31.3 51 143 24 29
2014-15 22 MIL/PHO 63 2035 1070 244 330 90 10 125 42.2 87.4 189 28 216 321 38.9 375 888 195 223
2015-16 23 PHO 52 1870 1018 202 263 61 20 120 41.5 85.2 177 36 166 351 34.2 371 895 156 183
2016-17 24 PHO 54 1138 595 118 130 27 5 45 39.8 85.7 88 25 93 139 32.4 209 525 132 154
2016-17 Projections 25 PHO 71 2038 Subscribe now to see our 2016-17 projections for Brandon Knight

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Brandon Knight NBA Advanced Stats
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Season Age Team G Min TS% eFG% AR TOR AST/TO EFF
2011-12 19 DET 66 32.3 51.1 48.3 20.1 13.7 1.5 10.8
2012-13 20 DET 75 31.5 51.1 47.5 20.4 13.8 1.5 11.1
2013-14 21 MIL 72 33.3 52.3 47.3 19.8 10.6 1.9 15.3
2014-15 22 MIL 52 32.5 55.6 50.5 22.0 13.0 1.7 17.5
2014-15 22 PHO 11 31.5 47.2 43.0 21.5 10.1 2.1 9.6
2014-15 22 MIL/PHO 63 32.3 54.3 49.3 21.9 12.6 1.7 16.1
2015-16 23 PHO 52 36.0 52.2 48.2 18.6 12.5 1.5 16.1
2016-17 24 PHO 54 21.1 50.2 44.1 16.0 10.9 1.5 8.3
2016-17 Projections 25 PHO 71 28.7 Subscribe now to see our 2016-17 projections for Brandon Knight

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Brandon Knight: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Coach Earl Watson said Knight (back) won't play for the remainder of the season, Doug Haller of The Arizona Republic reports.

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Knight (back) has been ruled out for Friday's game against the Magic, John Gambadoro of ArizonaSports.com reports.

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Knight (back) is questionable for Friday's game against the Magic, Doug Haller of The Arizona Republic reports.

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Knight is dealing with back spasms and has been ruled out for Wednesday's game against the Kings.

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Knight will likely remain out of the Suns' rotation for the remainder of the season, Doug Haller of AZCentral Sports reports.

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Knight (coach's decision) didn't see the floor in a 100-96 loss to the Bucks on Sunday.

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Knight will come off the bench for Monday's game against the Pelicans, Craig Grialou of ArizonaSports.com reports.

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Knight will start at point guard for Saturday's game against the Rockets, Calvin Watkins of ESPN.com reports.

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Knight supplied 16 points (5-11 FG, 2-4 3Pt, 4-4 FT), two rebounds, two assists and two steals across 26 minutes during a 110-91 loss to the Grizzlies on Wednesday.

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Knight registered 17 points (8-11 FG, 1-2 3Pt), four assists, one rebound and one block across 29 minutes in Thursday's 127-120 loss to the Nuggets.

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Wright (wrist) played only four minutes in a 118-103 loss to the Cavaliers on Thursday.

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Knight (wrist) is listed as questionable for Thursday's game against the Cavaliers, Doug Haller of The Arizona Republic reports.

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2016-17

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2015-16

For the first half of last season, Knight was the catalyst for a surprise Bucks team that exceeded expectations and would go on to earn the sixth seed in the Eastern Conference. He averaged career-bests in field goal percentage, assists, and rebounds and was nearly an All-Star, just missing out on the final Eastern Conference reserve spot. Despite Knight's hot start, Milwaukee had reservations about making the 23-year-old its point guard of the future. At the trade deadline, the Bucks dealt Knight to Phoenix in a massive, three-team deal that brought reigning Rookie of the Year Michael Carter-Williams to Milwaukee. Knight, who signed a five-year, $70 million deal with the Suns this offseason, played in only 11 games after the trade, as a severe ankle sprain kept him sidelined for 15 of the team's final 16 contests. When he was on the court, he struggled, averaging just 13.4 points per game on 36 percent shooting, down from 17.8 points and 44 percent shooting in 52 games with the Bucks. Expected back at full health, and with a summer to acquaint himself with coach Jeff Hornacek's system, Knight projects to start alongside Eric Bledsoe in the backcourt. Neither player fits the mold of a "true" point guard, so it's likely they'll share primary ball-handling duties. While playing multiple point guards together ultimately failed for Hornacek last season, Knight, given his catch-and-shoot ability, figures to be a better fit off the ball than Goran Dragic or, especially, Isaiah Thomas. Archie Goodwin is expected to take a step forward, and rookie Devin Booker, after an encouraging summer, will be tough to keep off the floor, but Knight and Bledsoe are the clear top two in the Phoenix backcourt.

2014-15

In his third NBA season, and first with the Bucks, Knight appeared in 72 games (starting 69) and set career highs in scoring (17.9), assists (4.9), rebounds (3.5), field goal percentage (42%), and free-throw percentage (80%). With a new coach to impress, Knight will look to prove last season's numbers weren't simply a result of him taking advantage of being the de facto go-to guy on a bad team. The biggest criticism of Knight at this point in his career is his inability to see the floor like a true point guard. While he was thrust into that role last season, the offseason additions of Jerryd Bayless and Kendall Marshall should allow Knight to play off the ball more frequently. He's a decent three-point shooter (36% career) but saw his percentage drop to a career-low 33 percent last season. One of the primary reasons for the decline was his high rate of pull-up attempts. Just 65 percent of Knight's made three-pointers resulted in an assist last season, compared to 89 percent with Detroit in 2012-13, when he shot nearly 37 percent from long range. Similar to last season, the Bucks' rotations are difficult to predict at this point. There's no doubt Knight will be one of Milwaukee's top contributors, but it remains to be seen if he'll spend more of his time at point guard or shooting guard.

2013-14

In his first season with Milwaukee, Knight will start at point guard and could see minutes at the shooting guard spot as well. He struggled in the pick-and-roll setting in his two seasons with Detroit, averaging just 4.0 assists per game in 2012-13. Knight is a better three-point shooter and locker room presence than Brandon Jennings, but his decision-making will need to improve before he’s considered an upgrade at the position.

2012-13

Knight put together a solid rookie campaign for the Pistons, earning All-Rookie First Team honors while finishing with averages of 12.8 points, 3.8 assists, 3.2 rebounds, 1.6 threes and 0.7 steals in 32 mpg. The 21-year-old point guard was an efficient scorer all season long, hitting 41.5 percent from the floor, 38.0 percent from downtown and 75.0 percent from the charity stripe. He also proved to be a decent rebounder for a 6-3 point guard, pulling down five or more boards 18 times. The one area where Knight needs to show growth is in his ball distribution. He will probably never be among the league leaders in dimes, but Knight’s assist totals should start climbing as he continues to develop. Any restraints the Pistons had on Knight last season should be gone from the equation this year as he’s clearly one of the team’s top building blocks alongside Monroe and Stuckey. After Kyrie Irving and Klay Thompson, Knight should be one of the top targets in fantasy from the 2011 NBA Draft class.

2011-12

Knight was selected by the Pistons with the eighth overall pick of the 2011 NBA Draft. He’s known more for his scoring prowess than ability to create for his teammates, as evident by his 17.3 points per game during his lone college season at Kentucky. While not as highly touted as previous John Calipari point guards (Derrick Rose, Tyreke Evans, John Wall), Knight was still considered the second best point guard of his draft class. He may not start right off the bat, but Knight is expected to have a significant role for the Pistons during his rookie season.