• Julius Randle scores 36, Isaiah Hartenstein makes huge defensive stop to lead Knicks to win over Cavaliers

    1 day ago - By Bésame

    Isaiah Hartenstein heard the word from his coach so many times it stuck in his brain on the final possession.
    Verticality.
    It's hands up on a contest, arms raised vertical, preventing the shot without fouling. And on Tuesday night, Hartenstein did Tom Thibodeau proud.
    “Thibs screams it all the time, ‘Verticality. Verticality,'” Hartenstein said. “So that was going through my head, just being vertical. No matter what he does, try to dunk it. Be vertical. If he tries to do what he did, tries to get a foul. My main thing was being vertical.”
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