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ESPN: Langston Galloway Hasn’t Forgotten His D-League Roots

By Brian Kotloff | November 12, 2015

With one game in Westchester ushering in the new season before the rest of the league opens play this weekend, year’s NBA D-League Tip-Off has a different feel.

That’s especially true for Knicks guard Langston Galloway.

ESPN.com’s Ian Begley explains:

A year ago today, Langston Galloway was in Westchester with the New York Knicks D-League team, getting ready for the season opener. He was like most other D-Leaguers at the time: an undrafted free agent with an uncertain future in professional basketball.

Fast-forward 12 months.

Galloway will take the court for the Knicks on Tuesday against the Toronto Raptors as the NBA’s leader in 3-point field-goal percentage (61.5 percent) and a key member of New York’s rotation.

Galloway’s story will surely be told to prospects across the minor league as players begin their chase for a Call-Up this year — and for years to come if his big-league success continues.

TIMELINE: Galloway’s Rise from Westchester to New York City

“I definitely look back and say I cherish that moment because it made me better as a player and better as a person,” he told Begley. “I just continue to strive on. (Playing in the D League shows that) there’s nothing given, you have to earn it. So I try to take every day and just go earn it, and everything will work out.”

Click here to read the full Q&A on ESPN.com

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