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Knicks’ Julius Randle not worried about Obi Toppin position clash

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Julius Randle isn’t worried about Obi Toppin.  The Knicks first-round pick plays the same power-forward position as Randle. There’s concern among NBA cognoscenti whether the two can share the...
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Will this be Frank Ntilikina's year? (And if so, will it be for the Knicks?)

Newsday Entering the final season of his contract, he finds himself in a familiar place, looking to acclimate to and impress a new head coach, his fourth in four seasons, and trying to tune out the trade...
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Julius Randle welcomes Obi Toppin to the Knicks, even if they play the same spot

Newsday Randle, the team's top scorer last season and their highest paid player, understands the game is "positionless" and that the best players will play.
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Carmelo Anthony: Why a Knicks reunion fizzled out

NY Post (Marc Berman) — At age 36, Carmelo Anthony didn’t see a fit in New York. Not this season. Anthony, who trained in New York during the brief offseason, said it was an easy decision to go back to Portland and...
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Knicks will start 2020-21 season (mostly) away from Madison Square Garden

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — Twelve of their opening 19 games are away from MSG, including a four-game, six-day Western Conference trip in late January.
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New York Knicks Announce First Half of 2020-21 Schedule

NBA.com: nyknicks.com NEW YORK, NY (December 4, 2020) – The New York Knicks announced today the first half of their 20
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Knicks’ first-half NBA schedule: How the Tom Thibodeau era begins

NY Post (Michael Blinn) — Leon Rose’s first full-season campaign with the retooled Knicks will begin on Dec. 23 in Indiana. The Knicks president, who took over the team midway through last season, has begun the...
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Frank Ntilikina’s fit and future with Knicks remains a mystery

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — Frank Ntilikina is on his fourth coach in four years and about his 35th trade rumor.
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Knicks tentatively scheduled to host Kevin Durant’s Nets on Jan. 13: source

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — Kevin Durant may come to MSG next month.
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Knicks’ Immanuel Quickley never worried about mock drafts

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Immanuel Quickley was predicted to be a second-round pick — not even an early second-round pick.  ESPN’s mock-draft kingpin, Jonathon Givony pegged Quickley at 45. Matt Babcock, former agent...
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Obi Toppin sets conditioning test record in Knicks rookie harbinger

NY Post (Marc Berman) — They say the NBA season — even a shortened 72-game campaign — is a marathon. Let’s hope Obi Toppin’s record-setting conditioning pays off in his rookie season. Toppin, the eighth pick in the draft...
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Knicks' Kevin Knox looking to bounce back after tough season

Newsday Knox saw his minutes drop from 28.8 minutes per game and 57 starts as a rookie to just 19.9 and four last season.
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Obi Toppin's athleticism, high-flying act impressing his Knicks teammates

Newsday "He's a freak athlete, man," Kevin Knox said of the rookie and Brooklyn native. "It was just crazy his athleticism is where it's at now. It's only going to continue to get better."
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Rookie Obi Toppin already wowing his Knicks teammates with his athleticism, but defense needs work

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — Some players like to get loose with a few jumpers. Maybe some lay-ups. Get a feel for the rim and the muscles. Then there’s Obi Toppin.
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Kevin Knox desperate to put sophomore slump behind him

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Knicks small forward Kevin Knox is anxious to rid the stench of his sophomore campaign, coming back more muscled and believing this season will be “huge.’’ Buried on the bench last season after a...
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Jazz connections enticed Alec Burks to join Knicks

NY Post (Marc Berman) — New Knicks swingman Alec Burks was in Utah for eight seasons and cherished his stability. Now that he’s bounced around of late, Burks found at least some familiarity in New York.  Knicks...
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Elfrid Payton looking to silence doubters as Knicks’ starting point guard

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The biggest surprise of Knicks president Leon Rose’s modest free-agent signings late last month was Elfrid Payton returning after the Knicks declined his $8 million team option.  But it was...
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Elfrid Payton not dwelling on his situation with Knicks

Newsday After being cut and then re-signed for less money, the point guard is part of a crowded backcourt.
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Mitchell Robinson may have edge but will compete with new Knick Nerlens Noel to be team’s starting center

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — Mitchell Robinson is on his third season with his third coach and third mentor, with the same question lingering about whether he’ll finally graduate to New York’s starting center.
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Austin Rivers wants to change Knicks’ dismal rap among free agents

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Welcome to the Austin Rivers Monologues, coming very soon to Broadway. The Knicks new combo guard on Wednesday went on a 16-minute spiel — much of it revolving on why players around the...
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Blog Articles

Notes from Day 4 of Knicks training camp: Frank Ntilikina, Mitchell Robinson speak

Posting and Toasting (Joe Flynn) — Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images Also: Mitch changes agents again. The rookies talked to the media on Thursday, and Friday’s media rounds were mostly saved for some popular and...
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New York Knicks: Robinson welcomes competition from Noel

Empire Sports Media (Alder Almo) — Third-year center Mitchell Robinson should be in line to become the New York Knicks’ starting center. But not so fast. Free-agent pickup Nerlens Noel is expected to give him a run for his...
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Do the Knicks have the assets to trade for James Harden?

Daily Knicks (Allen Settle) — What is the best offer the New York Knicks would make for star James Harden? As we enter the holiday season eagerly anticipating the launch of the NBA’s 2021-2022 season, now is the perfect...
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Knicks’ Obi Toppin bleeds confidence after condition test

Empire Sports Media (Alexander Wilson) — When the New York Knicks drafted Obi Toppin with the eighth overall selection in the 2020 NBA draft, some saw the move as malpractice, considering the team needed a point guard desperately....
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(Late) November mailbag part 3: team growth, player development & 2021’s top non-Cade Cunningham prospect

Posting and Toasting (MMiranda) — Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports This one’s all about the future. Part one of this mailbag dropped on Monday and part two hit Wednesday. Today, as Lieutenant Eckhart was once...
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Ep. 75 Shock Jacques Knicks Podcast

Posting and Toasting (Sean Saint Jacques) — The Knicks roster comes together, Westbrook-Wall trade and NBA dark horses Hey everyone! I’m back with a new show this week. Here is the show rundown: -The Knicks roster comes together. What...
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Where's The Juice?

$Knicks Film School In Part 4 of my 5 Biggest Camp Questions series, I address the elephant in the room: How in the world is this team going to score any points?
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NY Daily News: Rookie Obi Toppin already wowing his Knicks teammates with his athleticism, but defense needs work

Knicker Blogger (Brian Cronin) — From Stefan Bondy: Some players like to get loose with a few jumpers. Maybe some lay-ups. Get a feel for the rim and the muscles. Then there’s Obi Toppin. “He comes in the gym 8 in the morning and...
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Notes from Day 3 of Knicks training camp: Obi Toppin breaks records

Posting and Toasting (Joe Flynn) — Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images He’s athletic! As much as we enjoyed hearing from the Austin Rivers of the world Wednesday — seriously, he’s a great interview! — Thursday’s...
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New York Knicks: Obi Toppin enrolls at ‘House of Payne’

Empire Sports Media (Alder Almo) — Much has been said about the lore of the big man’s whisperer Kenny Payne out of Kentucky. Payne, who has helped produce some of today’s finest big men in the NBA, from Anthony Davis to...
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Knicks rookie Toppin believes in his defense

ESPN Obi Toppin isn't worried about concerns about his defensive play heading into his rookie season with the Knicks. Said Toppin: "I feel like I push myself every single day to get better at what I...
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New York Knicks: Obi Toppin reminds RJ Barrett of Zion Williamson

Empire Sports Media (Alder Almo) — New York Knicks‘ RJ Barrett and New Orlean Pelicans’ Zion Williamson were the first freshman teammates in college to average 20-plus points per game. The dynamic pair wound up their...
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How outsiders value the Knicks’ youngsters, part 2: RJ Barrett

Posting and Toasting (BennyBuckets71) — This dog surely values Barrett higher than any human being could ever hope to. | Photo by Getty Images/Getty Images for Amazon Pets + Amazon Treasure Truck Don’t worry, he ain’t going...
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New York Knicks: Evaluating the point guard rotation

Daily Knicks (Jeffrey Bellone) — How will the point guard rotation look for the New York Knicks under Tom Thibodeau? The New York Knicks entered the offseason hoping we wouldn’t be where we are today. In an ideal world,...
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New York Knicks: Projecting the starting five to open the 2020-21 season

Empire Sports Media (Alexander Wilson) — The New York Knicks are saturated with players that represent average talent, so figuring out their starting rotation could be tumultuous. However, we can project several promising players with...
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Rising to the Top

$Knicks Film School Obi Toppin might be a stud (just ask Austin Rivers). Here's why a fast start from the rookie could change the Knicks' fortunates in a New York minute.
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How Does Knicks’ Obi Toppin Fit With Tom Thibodeau?

The Knicks Wall (Dylan Burd) — The new member of the Knicks’ growing core of young players, Obi Toppin is the first to be thrown into head coach Tom Thibodeau’s fire. Just over two weeks ago, the New York Knicks’...
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NY Post: Rockets trade Russell Westbrook for John Wall in shocking NBA blockbuster

Knicker Blogger (Brian Cronin) — Jake Nisse on the most important trade for the Knicks not involving the Knicks! Someone had to do it. After the Knicks were linked to All Star guard Russell Westbrook as a possible trade target,...
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Notes from Day 2 of Knicks training camp: Some new and returning veterans speak

Posting and Toasting (Joe Flynn) — Photo by Scott Cunningham/NBAE via Getty Images Austin Rivers said some nice things! The Knicks made it through Day 2 of their abbreviated 2020-21 training camp Wednesday. They made a...
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Make New York Knicks Great Again: Austin Rivers embraces the challenge

Empire Sports Media (Alder Almo) — The New York Knicks haven’t attracted a superstar since Amar’e Stoudemire signed a five-year, $100-million deal in the 2010 free agency. The Knicks haven’t been to the playoffs...
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