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‘Unbelievable’ Tom Thibodeau making case for Coach of the Year

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Tom Thibodeau has never been married — except to his team. Thibodeau prefers poring over game film than lying on a beach in Turks and Caicos. He got too much beach time during a 1 ½-year hiatus...
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Nerlens Noel stepping up to be Knicks’ stabilizing force

NY Post (Peter Botte) — The surging Knicks have won six of eight games since starting center Mitchell Robinson broke his hand, moving above .500 this late in any season for the first time since 2012-13 and into fourth...
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Pistons’ Wayne Ellington sees big difference in Tom Thibodeau’s Knicks

NY Post (Peter Botte) — The Knicks have improved drastically under first-year head coach Tom Thibodeau, winning 18 of their first 35 games after needing 60 games to reach that victory total last season. Take it from a...
  • 14 hr 52 min ago
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GM Scott Perry laid the groundwork for Knicks upward trajectory

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — Let’s start at the top, with Julius Randle.
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Knicks are above .500, in fourth place and believe in themselves

Newsday The Knicks are not threatening for first place, but they may be exceeding expectations in a way no other team in the NBA is.
  • 21 hr 6 min ago
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Nerlens Noel’s dynamic play is easing Knicks’ depth issues

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Who needs another center? The Knicks have Nerlens Noel. Mitchell Robinson has a broken hand. Backup center Taj Gibson was back in New York with a sprained ankle and could be out awhile. Coach Tom...
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Julius Randle-RJ Barrett is electric duo Knicks have longed for

NY Post (Mike Vaccaro) — It wasn’t supposed to be like this for the Knicks, who haven’t had a legit 1-2 punch, a Butch and Sundance, in too many years to remember. For a few years there was hope that Amar’e...
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Julius Randle, Knicks shake off fatigue to rout Pistons in Detroit, go above .500

Newsday The victory pushes the Knicks' record to 18-17 and they now hold the fourth seed in the Eastern Conference.
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Julius Randle carries Knicks to significant win over Pistons

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Julius Randle became an All-Star last week. He became a winner Sunday in Detroit. After six previous seasons being part of losing teams, Randle has spearheaded the Knicks to a winning record —...
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Walt Frazier isn’t on board with Kobe Bryant being NBA logo

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Knicks legend Walt Frazier said on Sunday’s broadcast the NBA logo shouldn’t be Jerry West. And it shouldn’t be Kobe Bryant. There’s been a recent groundswell of support to change the logo’s...
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Julius Randle, Knicks overwhelm the Pistons in Detroit to improve to 18-17

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — Julius Randle dropped 25 points Sunday night, carrying the Knicks in the game-breaking third quarter of a 109-90 blowout victory over the Pistons.
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Former Knicks guard Dennis Smith Jr. finds starting role with Pistons

Newsday Injuries in Detroit have provided him with an opportunity after having been in just three games for the Knicks that totaled less than 30 minutes of playing time.
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Trade that brought Derrick Rose back to the Knicks is working out for both teams

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — It’s one of those rare trades that has worked out for everybody. So far.
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Dennis Smith Jr. looks reborn with Pistons ahead of Knicks matchup

NY Post (Marc Berman) — With the Pistons losing starting point guard Delon Wright to a groin strain and the Knicks losing Elfrid Payton to a hamstring strain, Sunday’s Motown PG matchup is set. Derrick Rose vs. Dennis...
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Knicks’ Nerlen Noels steps up after Taj Gibson exits with injury

NY Post (Peter Botte) — Starting center Mitchell Robinson is out following hand surgery, so it was hardly ideal for the Knicks when Taj Gibson limped to the locker room during the first half Saturday night. Nerlens Noel...
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Leon Rose’s Knicks project working, but he’s had help

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The Knicks are a .500 team. Leon Rose can take a bow as his anniversary as team president approaches. But Scott Perry could take some credit too — if he were here. One of the benefits of attending...
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Facing uncertain future, Knicks’ Austin Rivers not seen on bench

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Austin Rivers, who has labeled his future with the Knicks as uncertain, was not seen on the bench during any part of their 110-107 victory over the Pacers on Saturday night at the Garden. Rivers...
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Knicks fans dropping hundreds on last-minute COVID tests before games

NY Post (Sara Dorn, Khristina Narizhnaya) — Knicks fans desperate to get back to Madison Square Garden are ponying up $250 for last-minute COVID tests before tip off, in order to meet new state testing rules for large venues. Under the...
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Knicks nip Pacers to finally reach .500

NY Post (Peter Botte) — Twice in the previous 10 days, the Knicks had wasted opportunities to push their record to the .500 mark in unsightly losses to the Magic and Warriors. They appeared headed for another blown...
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Julius Randle shows All-Star stuff as Knicks win to land at .500

Newsday Outduels Indy's Domantas Sabonis as Knicks slip past Pacers to move up to fourth in the Eastern Conference stand.
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Blog Articles

NYK101 with The Professor: Frank Ntilikina needs to play more, how to do it & how great is Julius Randle?

Posting and Toasting (MMiranda) — Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images Fun questions to ponder. Welcome to another NYK101 class, where we focus on a statement, a question and a suggestion. Times are good...
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First Half Report Card: Obi Toppin

$Knicks Film School The Knicks "other" rookie has underwhelmed, but a closer look reveals that he may be more on track than we realize.
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Knicks: Can NY create an Oladipo, KAT, Randle Big 3 this season?

Daily Knicks (Brad Dressler) — Before the entire New York Knicks fan base comes after me, I am aware this is just a crazy little fantasy of mine and would be best if it didn’t happen. Being a Knicks fan for my entire...
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Knicks defeat Pistons: Nerlens Noel playing a big role in team’s success

Daily Knicks (Stephen Samra) — As the seconds waned in the final game of February, the best month for the NY Knicks in years, center Nerlens Noel walked off the court exasperated. His legs wobbly and sweat dripping down his...
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Knicks 109, Pistons 90: “This team is a pleasure to root for”

Posting and Toasting (BennyBuckets71) — The winning continues. | Photo by Chris Schwegler/NBAE via Getty Images The Knicks are 4th in the East. In March. Tom Thibodeau’s Knicks don’t care about how the franchise has been...
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Is Knicks’ Julius Randle Ready for Stardom?

Daily Knicks (Brendan Moffatt) — The Knicks‘ free-agent signing of Julius Randle was a move of desperation after the failure to sign any stars. With this signing, the Knicks got what every other team got in Julius Randle....
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The New York Knicks are bringing the most out of their reserve big-man

Empire Sports Media (Alexander Wilson) — The New York Knicks earned an impressive win over the Detroit Pistons on Sunday evening, 109-90. Thanks to stellar defense, New York broke the .500 mark, taking control of fourth place in the...
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NBA Power Rankings: Luka snaps Brooklyn's streak; Miami stays hot

ESPN Who are the league's best as we approach the All-Star break? See where all 30 teams stand now.
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Why the Knicks Have No Ideal Trade Candidate

The Knicks Wall (Quentin Haynes) — The Knicks are ostensibly buyers at the trade deadline as they see the playoff picture. But there are issues abound with Zach LaVine and more. For the New York Knicks, things appear closer than...
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How Sweet It Is

$Knicks Film School The Knicks - the KNICKS - are over .500 and sitting at 4th place in the East. Let's enjoy.
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NY Post: Julius Randle carries Knicks to significant win over Pistons

Knicker Blogger (Brian Cronin) — From Marc Berman: Julius Randle became an All-Star last week. He became a winner Sunday in Detroit. After six previous seasons being part of losing teams, Randle has spearheaded the Knicks to a...
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Motown Beatdown: Knicks seize solo fourth after routing Pistons

Empire Sports Media (Alder Almo) — There was no redemption game for Dennis Smith Jr. Only a painful reminder of what he’s missing after he got traded. The New York Knicks shackled Smith and his new team, Detroit Pistons,...
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Knicks Demolish Pistons, Rise Above .500

The Knicks Wall (Nick Scolaro) — Controlling the young Pistons, the Knicks won the second night of a back-to-back to get over the .500 hump. New York is rocking right now. The New York Knicks (18-17) took care of business in...
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Knicks 109, Pistons 90: Scenes from a tired Knicks team getting the job done with gusto

Posting and Toasting (Joe Flynn) — Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports SEGABABA? No problem At the stroke of midnight, it’ll be March, the time of year where Knicks fans are usually glued to tankathon.com while waiting for...
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Knicks handle Pistons, Randle and Barrett “Batman and Robin”

Daily Knicks (Adam Kester) — The New York Knicks won their 3rd straight game on Sunday night, easily defeating the Detroit Pistons (SCore). The team gets a road win on the 2nd game of a back-to-back, and just like that, the...
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Knicks: Should New York pursue a trade for Jerami Grant?

Daily Knicks (Brad Dressler) — The New York Knicks are coming off of a couple of huge wins with back-to-back games against the Detroit Pistons coming up, and this begs the question…Should the Knicks even let Jerami Grant...
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Sources: Simons, Stanley, Toppin in dunk contest

ESPN Anfernee Simons and Cassius Stanley are expected to join Obi Toppin in the slam dunk contest on March 7, sources told ESPN.
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Knicks’ Julius Randle shines, took matchup with Sabonis “Personally”

Daily Knicks (Adam Kester) — The New York Knicks finally reached the .500 mark on Saturday, and they can thank their All-Star forward Julius Randle for igniting the victory. Randle put the team on his back – He finished...
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Knicks: Is RJ Barrett a legitimate three-point shooter?

Daily Knicks (Tyler Harris) — The New York Knicks hosted the Pacers on Saturday night in front of a loud and passionate 1,981 fans. RJ Barrett shined against Indiana for the third time this season. It’s also just the...
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Westchester Knicks can’t stop Raptors 905 in the fourth, suffer 127-115 loss

Posting and Toasting (Chris Priczak) — Photo by Juan Ocampo/NBAE via Getty Images Four Knicks finished in double figures, while the team shot 45 percent from beyond the arc. After both teams combined for 16 total points in...
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