Knicks News: Fizdale Explains ‘Very Important’ Frank Ntilikina’s DNP vs. Bucks
New York Knicks guard Frank Ntilikina pauses on the court during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Brooklyn Nets, Friday, Oct. 19, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

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New York Knicks coach David Fizdale kept second-year guard Frank Ntilikina on the bench during Tuesday’s 109-95 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks, a decision he tried to justify after the game:

Ntilikina was also held out of three games earlier in the month but had been earning regular playing time for the last eight contests before being benched on Christmas Day.

He is averaging 6.3 points and 2.6 assists per game this season in 31 appearances.


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