Knicks’ Tom Thibodeau looks forward to Mitchell Robinson development, reflects on Pat Riley influence

Tom Thibodeau seems like a big Mitchell Robinson fan.

On Friday, Thibodeau was asked about his impressions of Robinson.

Here’s what he said about the Knicks’ third-year center:

“What he did last year was put a lot of pressure on the rim,” Thibodeau said. “He’s an incredible athlete. But we don’t want to put a ceiling on him. We want to continue to work on all aspects of his game and develop.

“He spent some time here (in New York) earlier in the summer and we’re hopeful that, you know, we can get him back in and get to work with him so he can build on those skills.”

Robinson won’t be part of the Knicks’ voluntary team workouts in the bubble. He’s missing the sessions due to personal reasons. But Robinson was in New York for individual workouts earlier this month and worked with the coaching staff over the

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