TRENDING: Knicks’ Has Set Another Incredible NBA Record With Recent Performance

Throughout the lengthy NBA regular season, teams require various players to step up at times. Josh Hart, a dynamic player, is one of the New York Knicks’ recent call-ups.

Breaking down why Josh Hart plays so much - Posting and Toasting

Whatever head coach Tom Thibodeau asked of him, he delivered. Earlier this season, he expressed his frustration with having to play so many minutes at power forward. Hart, a natural shooting guard, was dissatisfied but persevered.

When the Knicks traded for OG Anunoby and Precious Achiuwa, Hart returned to his natural wing position. That lasted a few weeks until injuries decimated the roster.

New York has been without their top forwards for over a month, and injuries have also affected the center position. Hart has been playing every position for Thibodeau every night, despite being undermanned and undersized.

It has resulted in a massive minutes load, yet he has answered the phone once more. Hart seldom leaves games at this point, having played 40 minutes or more in seven of the last eight. He has made the most of his minutes, establishing NBA history in his last two games.

According to The Strickland on X, Hart became the only guard in NBA history to have 37+ rebounds and 6+ 3-pointers in a two-game span. Nikola Vucevic, Shawn Marion, Karl-Anthony Towns, DeMarcus Cousins, and Kevin Love are the only players to have accomplished this feat.

All of these players are at least 6’7″ and classified as power forwards or centers. Hart stands 6’4″ but possesses the toughness and strength to hold his own in the paint. He is widely regarded as one of the best rebounding guards in NBA history.

In the first game of this run against the Golden State Warriors, Hart had 14 points, 18 rebounds, seven assists, and two steals in 47 minutes. Hart got his third NBA triple-double on Sunday against the Cleveland Cavaliers.

He scored 13 points and had a career-high 19 rebounds and 10 assists, as well as two steals and two blocks. Hart is one of the guys who has stopped the team from collapsing despite all of its injuries, and he will be heavily relied on until his colleagues are fit enough to return.

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