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Former NBA player and ESPN analyst Kendrick Perkins expressed his admiration for New York Knicks guard Jalen Brunson following an outstanding performance against the Miami Heat.

Brunson, 27, showcased his skills by leading the Knicks to victory with an impressive 24 points on 10-of-16 shooting in a 34-minute display.

Taking to X, Perkins voiced his appreciation, stating, “We can debate all day if Brunson is Number 1 or Number 2 on a Contender team… but I do know this! He’s a damn Hooper and a Winner!!! The Knicks stood on Business tonight. Carry the hell on…”

This season, Brunson has been a standout player, averaging 24.2 points, 3.4 rebounds, and 5.1 assists per game in 35.2 minutes of play.

Perkins’ praise underscores Brunson’s impact on the court and his ability to contribute significantly to the Knicks’ success.