Marshall Plumlee knows what it means to seize an opportunity. The New York Knicks were in need of a big man against the Celtics after it was determined that Joakim Noah would not be able to go. On assignment to practice with the Westchester Knicks, Plumlee was exactly what the Knicks needed. After an early morning phone call bringing news of the change of plans, Plumlee boarded a train to Boston, ready to suit up for the fourth NBA game of his budding young career.
Plumlee scored five points behind seven rebounds and dished out three assists en route to the Knicks’ much needed 117-106 win over the Celtics. >> Check Out Highlights from the Knicks Win
Marshall Plumlee was sharp and ready when called upon by the New York Knicks. His quality play can be attributed to his time with the Westchester Knicks. With Westchester, Plumlee has sharpened his skills every day to be prepared for NBA action. Plumlee leads Westchester in rebounding this season, averaging 9.1 boards per game. Don’t be surprised one day when you hear Marshall Plumlee’s name in the New York Knicks’ starting lineup. Westchester Knicks fans sure won’t.
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