Knicks fall to the Suns as RJ Barrett’s slump continues

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New York Daily News

PHOENIX — RJ Barrett’s strategy of shooting his way out of a slump isn’t working. The All-Star hopeful produced another dud in Sunday’s 116-95 loss to the Suns, missing eight of his 11 attempts as the Knicks were embarrassed in the second half at the Footprint Center. In his last five games, Barrett made just 26 percent of his 76 shots. Even worse, he’s misfired on 24 of his last 26 3-point attempts. His efficiency is among the worst in the league for players with such high usage, yet both Barrett and coach Tom Thibodeau say the solution is to keep firing away. He was joined Sunday in the poor…

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