Kevin Knox

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Basketball player
Kevin Knox
20170329 MCDAAG Kevin Knox II sitting on the bench.jpg

Knox in March 2017

Player information
Full name Kevin Devon Knox II
birthday 11th August 1999 (age 21)
place of birth Phoenix , Arizona , United States
size 206 cm
position Small forward / power forward
college Kentucky
NBA draft 2018 , 9th Pick , New York Knicks
Club information
society New York Knicks
league NBA
Jersey number 20th
Clubs as active
Since 02018 United StatesUnited States New York Knicks

Kevin Devon Knox II (born August 11, 1999 in Phoenix , Arizona ) is an American basketball player who is currently under contract with the New York Knicks in the NBA .


Knox moved from Tampa Catholic High School ( Florida ) to the University of Kentucky for the 2017/18 season after scoring 28.5 points and 11.3 rebounds per game for the school team the previous year. In Kentucky, in his first year in the NCAA, under the direction of coach John Calipari , Knox promptly became the team's best scorer and scored an average of 15.6 points in 37 missions. There were also 5.4 rebounds per match.

Beginning of April 2018 he finished his University after his freshman -year and declared that he would continue to play as a professional and for the draft process  of the NBA to sign. There he was selected ninth in June 2018 by the New York Knicks  . As a member of a New York team that only won 17 games in the 2018/19 season, Knox revealed ups and downs in his first NBA year. In December 2018 he was named Rookie of the Month in the Eastern Conference . He achieved averages of 12.8 points and 4.5 rebounds per encounter.

Web links

Commons : Kevin Knox  - Collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. Kevin Devon KNOX II at the FIBA ​​U17 World Championship 2016. In: Retrieved May 25, 2020 (English).
  2. Kevin Knox - 2017-18 Men's Basketball Roster - University of Kentucky. Retrieved June 21, 2018 .
  3. 2017-2018 Men's Basketball Cumulative Statistics - University of Kentucky. Retrieved June 21, 2018 .
  4. Kevin Knox to Enter 2018 NBA Draft - University of Kentucky. Retrieved June 21, 2018 .
  5. Knicks pick Kevin Knox as their draft gamble . In: New York Post . June 22, 2018 ( [accessed June 22, 2018]).
  6. Kevin Knox Named KIA NBA Eastern Conference Rookie of the Month. Retrieved June 13, 2019 .
  7. ^ New York Knicks: Evaluating Kevin Knox's rookie season. In: Hoops Habit. May 20, 2019. Retrieved May 27, 2019 (American English).