Isaiah Hartenstein: “I’m just adjusting to more of a Mitch (Robinson) role”

Isaiah Hartenstein: “I’m just adjusting to more of a Mitch (Robinson) role”

Credit: AP The New York Knicks big man Isaiah Hartenstein acknowledged on Wednesday that he has been asked to play more like a traditional center with the team. “It’s adjusting to a different role where it’s playing more like (the Knicks’ other centers), I guess. Not more of what I’m…

Chris Finch explains why Jaden McDaniels is such a good defender: “He’s got a little nasty streak in him”

Chris Finch explains why Jaden McDaniels is such a good defender: “He’s got a little nasty streak in him”

Photo: Michael Reaves/Getty Images Here’s Minnesota Timberwolves head coach Chris Finch breaking down what makes Jaden McDaniels such a versatile defender. (via Bally Sports North): “He has the obvious physical attributes. He’s quick. He’s long. He’s athletic. But what really makes him a great defender is that he cares. He…

Dwane Casey: “Kevin Knox and Jalen Duren’s defense on one of the top players in the league in Markkanen was impressive”

Dwane Casey: “Kevin Knox and Jalen Duren’s defense on one of the top players in the league in Markkanen was impressive”

Photo: Chris Gardner/ Getty Images Detroit Pistons head coach Dwane Casey said he was super pleased with the job Kevin Knox & Jalen Duren did while guarding Utah Jazz star Lauri Markkanen in Wednesday’s 125-116 road victory. (via Bally Sports Detroit): “I’m really proud of some of the growth of…

Erik Spoelstra on Caleb Martin: “He’s really developing into a really unique winning basketball player”

Erik Spoelstra on Caleb Martin: “He’s really developing into a really unique winning basketball player”

Photo: Issac Baldizon/Getty Images Miami Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra talked about the development of Caleb Martin following his big night on Wednesday vs. the Washington Wizards (24 points, 9 rebounds, 4 assists, 2 steals, and 1 block in a 113-105 home win). (via Bally Sports Sun): “Caleb was really…

Three teams emerge as main trade suitors for Jae Crowder – report

Three teams emerge as main trade suitors for Jae Crowder – report

Photo: Matt York/AP The Suns are reportedly close to finally making trading Jae Crowder. The 32-year-old forward has not suited up for the team this season after making a trade request during the offseason. According to Eric Pincus of Bleacher Report, the list of potential suitor include the Bucks, Hawks…

Woj: Boston expected to look for another big man addition ahead of season’s trade deadline

Woj: Boston expected to look for another big man addition ahead of season’s trade deadline

BOSTON, MA – JANUARY 05: Jakob Poeltl #25 of the San Antonio Spurs drives to the baskey past Robert Williams III #44 of the Boston Celtics during a game at TD Garden on January 5, 2022 in Boston, Massachusetts. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading…