In a 101-90 victory over the Orlando Magic, former Westchester Knicks guard Chasson Randle received a warm welcome upon making his 2017 New York Knicks debut on the road.
Responding to echoing Chasson Randle chants in the final minutes of the fourth quarter, New York Knicks head coach Jeff Hornacek called the former #DubKnicks talent’s number with 1:30 remaining in the game. Though Randle, 24, was scoreless in his debut, Orlando’s New York Knicks fans sent a resounding message that the scoring guard who averaged 20.4 points,on 42 percent shooting during his 20 games with Westchester, has a growing fan base around the league.
You can also count New York Knicks commentators Kenny Albert and Walt Clyde Frazier among Randle’s admirers. The broadcasting duo praised the 6-2, 185 pound point guard’s impressive scoring ability during his time with Westchester and the Philadelphia 76ers, where he averaged 5.3 points over 9.3 minutes in eight games; as well as acknowledged the Stanford standout as the school’s all-time leading men’s basketball scorer with 2,375 points.
Watch below as familiar “Chasson Randle” chants fill Amway Center in the New York Knicks’ win over the Magic.