Jeff Hornacek not sure Knicks have enough talent to play defense

Knicks players endured a bit of honesty Monday night when coach Jeff Hornacek pondered whether the team has enough talent after a 115-103 loss to the Magic.

I don’t think our guys aren’t trying. Maybe we’re just not capable of it. I don’t know, Hornacek said, via ESPN.com. That’s what we’re going to have to figure out. Maybe you have to play some of these other guys. We might have to mix the lineup up somehow.

Brandon Tate Authentic Jersey But now, the 7-1 Austin is officially a professional basketball player. He signed a contract with KK Crvena zvezda, a European basketball club based in Belgrade, and part of the Red Star Sports Society. Austin shared video of his signing on Facebook.

The Marfan diagnosis was supposed to be career-ending, but Austin was cleared to play in November.

Jeremy Hill Authentic Jersey Austin was selected to the Big 12’s All-Defensive team in 2014 after averaging 11.2 points, 5.5 rebounds, 1.4 assists and 3.1 blocks in 28.0 minutes per game. It was the second straight year Austin, now 23, tried to leave Baylor early. He had declared for the 2013 draft, but returned to Baylor following a shoulder injury. Over his two seasons at Baylor, Austin averaged 12.1 points, 6.9 rebounds and 2.4 blocks in 28.9 minutes per game.

This past weekend, he and his Ohio-based Northeast Bluechips youth outfit took their talents to Indiana to compete in the Speice MLK tournament. As you’d expect, Bronny put on a show displaying all the skills that has college coaches salivating six years before he’ll ever enroll on anyone’s campus.

Along with his stellar play, he also showed he possesses the same playful personality that’s made his dad a favorite among his teammates throughout his career. He played bottle flip with his teammates on the bench, something Big Bron did earlier this season during a blowout of the Knicks at Madison Square Garden.

Fastforward to the 1:39 mark to get right to the sideline shenanigans.

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