Five Takeaways: Knicks Open Preseason With A Win Over Boston

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4. Pesky Prigioni In Midseason Form

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Coach Woodson opened the game with the double point guard lineup of Raymond Felton and Pablo Prigioni and we immediately saw why it was so successful last year.
 
Pablo, although only in his second year in the NBA, is a seasoned veteran of the game and appears to be fully ready for the season. His trademarked pesky defense was on display from the opening tip, causing several Celtic turnovers before all the fans were even in their seats. Prigioni's ability to disrupt the flow of opposing offenses will pay dividends for his teammates. When asked to run the offense, he had his usual calming effect and the starters' success reflected that.Having a dependable court general to steady the team will be invaluable throughout the season.
 
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