RJ Barrett to Sit Out Against Celtics Due to MigraineNovember 14, 2023
The Knicks’ RJ Barrett missed Monday’s game against Boston due to a migraine. He was previously out due to knee soreness. Coach Tom Thibodeau emphasized the importance of defensive play, urging the next man in to step up. Barrett, the Knicks’ second leading scorer, was looking forward to the game. Boston was deemed a worthy opponent by Thibodeau due to their strong offense and defense. He also praised Boston’s pickups Porzingis and Holiday. Thibodeau stressed the importance of defending against Boston’s three-point shooting in preparation for the game.