Jeff Hornacek, an elite level coach with many years experience of raising players to their peak spoke recently about Enes. He considers Enes one of the best centers in the league. If you look at a per minute basis it is clear Enes is one of the most efficient players in the NBA. In two preseason games he is averaging nearly one point per minute. With the New York Knicks Enes is expected to play more minutes and be a regular contributor to the team.
“The game has slowed down for him — I think he’s become better defensively on what teams are trying to do,’’ Hornacek told the New York Daily News. “He didn’t play at Kentucky, [so] he was pretty raw his first year. Now he’s been around the league. He’s one of the best [true] centers in this league right now.’’