Kevin Knox, born on August 11, 1999), whose hometown is located in Tampa, Florida, USA, is an American professional basketball player who serves as a small forward.
Location: F (No. 20)
Height: 2.01 meters / 6 feet 7
Weight: 98 kg/215 lbs
Team: Detroit Pistons
School: University of Kentucky
Draft: No. 9 pick in the first round of 2018
Salary this season: $4.59 million
Knox attended Tampa Catholic High School in Tampa, Florida. As a senior, he averaged 30.1 points, 11.2 rebounds and 2.4 assists while leading the Crusaders to regional and regional titles and a runner-up finish in the 2016 Florida State Class 4A semifinals. Kevin Knox was named the All-Rookie and All-SEC First Team in his freshman year. On April 6, 2018, Knox declared for the 2018 NBA Draft and hired an agent, forgoing his final three years of college eligibility. On June 21, 2018, Knox was selected by the New York Knicks with the ninth overall pick in the 2018 NBA Draft. On July 5, 2018, the Knicks announced the signing of Knox. On December 21, 2020, the Knicks announced that they had exercised their fourth-year option on Knox.
Kevin Knox is in good physical condition, with a fat percentage of only 7.14%, a wingspan of about 2.15 meters, and a vertical take-off height of about 93 centimeters, which proves that he is a small forward with outstanding athletic ability. The basic skills of shooting on the offensive end are also good, and he is very good at hitting the basket and scoring, especially one-handed throws. The offensive methods are also relatively diverse, and can play back in the low post. Knox’s biggest weakness is the large ups and downs. Once the shot is not accurate, his influence will drop significantly. Because of his habit of looking down when dribbling, his court vision is somewhat limited. The breakthrough ability is limited, and sometimes it is impossible to create mobile opportunities for yourself.