The Post’s Steve Serby sat down on Thursday afternoon with the 6-foot-10, 27-year-old power forward after he officially became a Knick on a five-year, $99 million sign-and-trade deal.
Q: Your definition of swagger?
A: Swagger is something that you are born with. Some folks can practice it. But on the basketball court, it’s really more so knowing that you’re good. When you know you’re a good player, your swag comes out and it takes you to a different level.
Q: You’ve always had it?
A: I have always had it. I was blessed to be a good basketball player at a young age, and the swag just kept growing from there.
Q: On a scale of 1 to 10, where is your swag at now?
A: My swag is probably at 9.8 (laughs). Hopefully the city of New York will get my swag up to a 10.
Q: So the best is yet to come?
A: Absolutely the best is yet to come.
Q: Describe your on-court temperament.
A: I’m always playing chess on the basketball court.
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