New York Knicks: Takeaways from the preseason finale

By Rob Wolkenbrod

NEW YORK, NY – OCTOBER 12: Caris LeVert #22 of the Brooklyn Nets handles the ball against the New York Knicks on October 12, 2018 at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2018 NBAE (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

The New York Knicks lost their last preseason game, but players still made an impression against the Brooklyn Nets.

The New York Knicks finished their preseason schedule with Friday’s game against the Brooklyn Nets, losing it 103-97. It dropped them to 3-2—winning the first three and losing the final two, before Wednesday’s season opener against the Atlanta Hawks.

These five games acted as a test for the Knicks, who showcased new talents from free agency and the draft. It came to fruition with the finale, which flashed positives and negatives for not just the 48 minutes, but the potential expectations for 2018-19.

So what takeaways developed from New York’s loss to Brooklyn? Let’s take a look, as the five day gap between games...

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