Knox made 65 appearances with the Knicks during the 2019-20 season. He averaged 6.4 points and 2.8 rebounds across 17.9 minutes per game. He shot 35.9 percent from the field, 32.7 percent from three and 65.3 percent from the free-throw line. Knox set new single-game career highs of three blocks and three steals. His other single-game season highs were 19 points, eight rebounds, four threes and four assists. Knox had 17 performances with double-digit points, 11 performances with at least five rebounds and 19 performances with multiple assists. He also had at least one steal in 16 games and at least one block in 21 games. Knox's longest streak of double-digit points was four games from Dec. 15 through Dec. 21. During that stretch, he averaged 14.0 points on 11.0 shots plus 3.3 rebounds, 1.3 assists, 1.3 steals and 1.0 blocks. In the nine games in which Knox saw at least 24 minutes, he averaged 12.1 points on 9.4 shots plus 3.7 rebounds, 1.4 assists and 1.0 steals.2018
Knox dressed in 75 games and started 57 as a rookie after being selected ninth overall in the 2018 draft by the Knicks. The 6-foot-9, 215-pound teenager proved capable of slotting in at either forward position while flashing strong finishing skills on the interior and the ability to stretch the floor. Knox finished with per game averages of 12.8 points, 4.5 rebounds and 1.1 assists. He shot 37 percent from the field and made 1.7 of his 4.9 three-point attempts per game for a 34.3 percent mark from deep. Knox sprained his ankle against the Celtics on Oct. 20 but was able to return from the injury on Nov. 5 and didn't miss another game all season. On Dec. 1, Knox delivered 26 points, four boards, one steal and one block during an impressive home win over the Bucks. That performance kick off a strong month of December, for which he won Eastern Conference Rookie of the Month. Knox poured in a season-high 31 points, plus seven rebounds, against the 76ers on Jan. 13. Despite his prominent role with the Knicks, Knox was originally left out of the NBA's Rising Stars Challenge at the NBA's All-Star Weekend before being added to the roster as an injury replacement. He contributed 11 points in the game, going 5-for-9 from the field in 16 minutes. Knox finished the season with three double-doubles, 11 performances with at least 20 points, and seven games with nine or more rebounds. On the defensive end, he recorded at least one steal in 35 contests and at least one block in 21 outings.
June 21, 2018Drafted by the New York Knicks in the 1st round (9th pick) of the 2018 NBA Draft.
July 5, 2018Signed a multi-year rookie contract with the New York Knicks