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2019-20 Westchester Knicks Season Recap: Ivan Rabb

Ivan Rabb finished the season with three straight double-doubles and a single game franchise record 24 rebounds.

Windy City Bulls v Westchester Knicks Photo by Matteo Marchi/NBAE via Getty Images

Ivan Rabb started out his third season as a two-way player for the New York Knicks. From the start of the season, he showed to be a presence on the glass. Rabb totaled 10 rebounds in each of his first two games, while scoring in double figures in eight straight games.

After getting waived from his two-way contract, he returned to Westchester. Rabb felt he was playing with a fire under him and recorded seven straight double-doubles. In that stretch, he totaled 33 points on 76.5 percent shooting from the field against the Iowa Wolves. Rabb missed three games from February 19-23 when he competed with the February 2020 USA AmeriCup Qualifying Team.

The third-year forward made an impact with his aggressiveness on the glass, interior presence, and defense. He finished the season as the No. 2 rebounder in the G League and was in the top 10 in offensive boards. Rabb would often create second chance opportunities and give Westchester more chances on offense. He did most of his damage within nine feet of the basket where he converted on 65.7 percent of his attempts.

Rabb tied the franchise’s record for rebounds in a game (20) on Jan. 2 then broke that record on Mar. 6 with 24 boards. His 351 rebounds is the most in a single season. Rabb’s 19 double-doubles is a franchise record in that statistical category.

Notable 2019-20 Season Stats (Stats Courtesy From Real GM)

16.5 PPG, 12.1 RPG, 1.2 BPG, 54.5 FG% in 29 games

Notable Season Highs (Stats Courtesy From Real GM)

Feb. 4 vs Iowa Wolves: 33 points (career high)
Mar. 6 vs Wisconsin Herd: 24 rebounds (career and franchise high)
Jan. 4 vs Windy City Bulls: 8 assists (tied career high)
Feb. 26 vs Greensboro Swarm: 14 field goals made

External links

Knicks Journal Entry #1: Ivan Rabb Speaks On Being With Knicks Who Are Committed To Development, Lessons Learned With Memphis Grizzlies, And More
Knicks Journal Entry #2: Ivan Rabb Evaluates Progression Through First Month, Importance Of Establishing Outside Game, And More
Knicks Journal Entry #3: Ivan Rabb Discusses What He Had To Prove When He Rejoined Westchester Knicks, How He Handles Call-Up Talk, And More
Recapping Westchester Knicks Week 13: Knicks Split Matinee Games, Fall To Canton Charge In Triple Overtime
Twitter thread

Video Links

Two-Way Player Ivan Rabb Scores 19 points in Westchester Knicks Victory (via Westchester Knicks/YouTube)
Ivan Rabb Adds Double-Double in First Game Back (via Westchester Knicks/YouTube)
Ivan Rabb Scores Team-High 28 Points in Double-Double (via Westchester Knicks/YouTube) Ivan Rabb Goes Off for 33 Points in Knicks Comeback Win (via Westchester Knicks/YouTube) Two-Way Player Ivan Rabb Ties Franchise Record on the Glass (via Westchester Knicks/YouTube)
Ivan Rabb Hauls Career-High in Rebounds in Double-Double Performance (via Westchester Knicks/YouTube)
Ivan Rabb Scores 25 Points Against the Mad Ants (via Westchester Knicks/YouTube)
Ivan Rabb Posts 32 Points in Knicks Win (via Westchester Knicks/YouTube)
Ivan Rabb Notches Double-Double in Knicks Victory (via Westchester Knicks/YouTube)
Ivan Rabb with 23 Points vs. Long Island Nets (via NBA G League/YouTube)
Ivan Rabb Notches 23 points and 15 Rebounds in Triple Overtime (via Westchester Knicks/YouTube)
Ivan Rabb with 20 Points vs. Long Island Nets (via NBA G League/YouTube)