The New York Knicks duo of Julius Randle and RJ Barrett balled out on Monday’s 113-108 away win over Trae Young and the Atlanta Hawks. Randle led the ‘Bockers with a monster line of 28 points, 17 boards, and nine assists, while Barrett dazzled in his own right with a 26-11-5 evening.

Per the Knicks’ PR team on Twitter, this is the first time since 1977 when a tandem for New York posted at least 25 points, 10 rebounds, and five assists each in a game. The last duo to do it was Bob McAdoo and Lonnie Shelton almost four and a half decades ago.

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Aside from their huge lines, Julius Randle and RJ Barrett two should be happier they got a W to push the Knicks to a 4-3 record early in the season. New York outscored the Hawks 29-20 in the last quarter to help them grab the much-needed W.

A lot of people have shunned the Knicks this offseason and it’s way too early to overreact, but the young New York squad is looking fresh. With Randle and Barrett clicking early in the season, they are slowly looking like a team with a ton of potential. These two young stars, however, would have to do the heavy lifting all season long.

So far, Randle and Barrett have been leading the way to help the Knicks grab four wins out of their first seven outings. The 26-year-old Randle has been on an absolute tear, averaging 21.2 points, 10.5 rebounds and 7.2 assists coming into Monday’s game against Atlanta. The younger Barrett has also upped his play this 2020-21 and has been a huge compliment to his starting forward.