Knicks' RJ Barrett has a chip on his shoulder after not being named to All-Rookie teams

NEW YORK — RJ Barrett arrived in New York last year with high expectations and questions about whether he can serve as the franchise savior. When his first season was over, Barrett, the third overall pick, wasn’t even voted to either of the All-Rookie teams.It was a bit surprising considering his cumulative statistics were certainly in the top-10 of rookies, and Barrett took the snub personally.“It bothered me a lot. Not going to lie,” Barrett said. “I really don’t understand why I wasn’t on it. But it was motivation for next season. It was good to have an extra chip on my shoulder and just pr…

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