October 1, 2018, 11:40 amMario HezonjaF/G, New York Knicks
According to Stefan Bondy, Lance Thomas is expected to start Monday's preseason game versus the Wizards while Mario Hezonja will come off of the bench.
This is interesting as the Knicks went out and spent $6.5 million to sign Hezonja to a one-year deal. Courtney Lee (neck) has already been ruled out forcing Tim Hardaway Jr. to slide down to shooting guard, while Thomas and rookie Kevin Knox start at the forward positions. Hezonja should see see solid minutes and take plenty of shots coming off of the bench. This lineup is not indicative what what the Knicks' may look like on opening night. Once Lee is healthy we should have a better idea on whether or not Hezonja will be starting.
Source: Stefan Bondy on Twitter