Evan Fournier has formally damaged the Knicks’ single-season file for made three-pointers after flattening 4 in a 121-106 win over the Hornets.
— NEW YORK KNICKS (@nyknicks) March 24, 2022
This season, Fournier has hit 218 three-pointers, passing over Knock nice John Starks. When Fournier broke the franchise file, the Hornets have been knocking on the door of getting back from a 19-point deficit, slicing the result in six within the third quarter when Fournier slammed the door shut with a stepback triple from the left-wing that put the Knicks up by 9 with simply over 90 seconds left.
“Simply earlier than that, I had three beauty that I missed off the catch,” Fournier stated per New York Submit. “I made a joke on the bench I need to hit a handsome 3 for the file. It simply occurred I had a superb mismatch with [Mason] Plumlee in entrance of me. He saved backing it up. So I had a wide-open stepback.”
— Evan Fournier (@EvanFourmizz) March 24, 2022
The Knicks’ win over the Hornets broke the Hornets’ five-game profitable streak. The win improves the Knicks to 31-42 forward of their matchup with the Warmth (47-26) on Friday. Fournier is on tempo to make 246 three-pointers with 9 video games left within the season.
“I’ve quite a lot of feelings. I’m proud, pleased,” Fournier stated. “I’m grateful for all of the assists I obtained from my teammates. Guys placing me within the state of affairs to interrupt the file. The very fact it’s such an enormous, historic franchise, take the file from John Starks, well-known man, well-known participant. It’s onerous to place phrases on precisely how I really feel, however I’m going to be calling associates and fogeys. It’s going to be an ideal night time.”