Brandon Knight seeks larger leadership role

Brandon Knight - photo by Mark Duncan | AP
Brandon Knight – photo by Mark Duncan | AP

Pistons guard Brandon Knight pored over hours of game film from his rookie season, evaluating his crash course introduction to the NBA.  Although Knight found plenty of things he needs to work on to make himself a top-flight lead guard, such as pick-and-roll play, getting stronger and gaining a better feel for the position, his biggest step can’t be quantified in the film room, he said.  Knight wants to become a more vocal player and an effective leader.  “That’s the biggest thing,” Knight said. “Doing whatever it takes to help this team take the next step. Holding my teammates accountable.”


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