“And let’s be honest, if the Knicks are run right, the Knicks get them easily. It’s not even close. If the Knicks are run halfway decent, they get KD and Kyrie. Like, literally had to do everything right and got them. So, when Kenny [Atkinson] gets fired, you go, ‘OK, from a coaching standpoint, not having KD and Kyrie, Caris hurt 20-something games.
You look at their talent level, obviously, they’re seventh seed in the East. If they had Gregg Popovich, they would’ve had a better seed. Players win. You have to have a certain talent. Now, they’re thinking, it’s stylistic,” Dudley said.