The Knicks, load management and the RJ Barrett controversy

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The Knicks, load management and the RJ Barrett controversy
The Knicks, load management and the RJ Barrett controversy

This edition of the NBA mailbag features questions on RJ Barrett's minutes load, a hypothetical West-East move and pick-sixes in the NBA. You can tweet your questions using the hashtag #peltonmailbag or email them to peltonmailbag@gmail.com. The furor over the heavy workload for No. 3 overall pick RJ Barrett erupted after he played 41 minutes, including seven in the fourth quarter, during a 21-point loss to the Sacramento Kings on Nov. 3. Following the game, New York Knicks coach David Fizdale pushed back on a question about Barrett's playing time. "We've got to get off this load management crap," Fizdale said. "Latrell Sprewell averaged 42 minutes for a season. This kid is 19. Drop it already."

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