July 7, 2019, 10:00 amDennis Smith Jr.PG, New York Knicks
Dennis Smith Jr. recently discussed working with assistant coach Keith Smart on his jump shot, noting that he is seeing a "big difference".
An NBA player working on his jump shot is hardly newsworthy these days, but for DSJ, it could be something that defines his first full season with the Knicks. Smith Jr. is far from a lock to be the team's starting PG with the free agent addition of Elfrid Payton, a player who similarly lacks shooting touch but offers a much more polished passing game. At the moment, the two guards seem destined for a fantasy value-depleting timeshare. If Smith Jr. is able to go from shooting 41.3 percent from the field and 31.6 percent from three to something more competent, however, perhaps he can separate himself enough to hold some semblance of fantasy value this year.
Source: New York Post