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Knicks Insider: Jose Calderon the latest injury

NY Daily News (PETER BOTTE) — Imported point guard Jose Calderon left Monday’s preseason loss to the Bucks early in the first quarter with a strained right calf and did not return. 'We’re not sure at this moment, but it’s not...
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Bondy: Jason Kidd finds fertile ground with Bucks while Derek still Fishin'

NY Daily News (Filip Bondy) — Milwaukee is very different from Brooklyn for Jason Kidd, twice as lucrative and with a far greater upside in the standings. He would never admit it, because Kidd doesn’t admit much of anything,...
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‘I feel like I’m 19 again': Amar’e Stoudemire is back

NY Post (Fred Kerber) — The joy is back for Amar’e Stoudemire. And no, it’s not because he’s been sampling his red wine baths. Rather, Stoudemire feels healthy and with that health comes a feeling...
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Knicks’ shiny new defense gives up 120 points to Bucks

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The most alarming news of Monday night figured to be Jose Calderon’s calf injury that forced him out for good, limping to the locker room, after just four minutes. But...
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Amar'e Stoudemire feeling healthy like in his rookie season

$Newsday If Amar'e Stoudemire were as young as he feels, he wouldn't be allowed to drink red wine, let alone bathe in it.
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Knicks’ Amar’e Stoudemire feels young again, starts at center in preseason loss to Bucks

NY Daily News (PETER BOTTE) — Derek Fisher offered a new wrinkle to the remaining questions surrounding his starting lineup on Monday night, going with veteran big man Amar’e Stoudemire at center against Milwaukee at the...
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Jason Kidd: Derek Fisher will become 'a great coach'

$Newsday Jason Kidd was meeting the media Monday night at the Garden when Knicks coach Derek Fisher reached through a wall of cameras to shake the Bucks coach's hand.
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For Derek Fisher, Knicks’ New Coach, a Rivalry Resumes

NY Times (SCOTT CACCIOLA) — Fisher was opposed by Jason Kidd in a preseason game against the Bucks, and perhaps there was a bit of symbolism as two former point guards went about the business of coaching their new teams.
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Kidd: Knicks will be Fisher’s team, not Jackson’s

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Bucks headmaster Jason Kidd never had a Phil Jackson to mentor him when he was a rookie coach with the Brooklyn Nets last season and started off 10-21. He had...
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Greek Freak showing brotherly love or did the Knicks get a steal?

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Giannis Antetokounmpo, “The Greek Freak” of the Bucks, had a splendid rookie season and sees no reason why his older brother – Thanasis – can’t approach that level when he...
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Rapaport: Current Knicks 'got it' watching 'When the Garden Was Eden'

$Newsday Pro athletes' interest in sports history usually does not extend to before their early adolescences.
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Knicks moving forward without Andrea Bargnani

NY Daily News (PETER BOTTE) — Derek Fisher hopes to solidify his playing rotation later this week, but Andrea Bargnani’s continued absence will offer further opportunities for the other power forwards on the Knicks to impress...
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Four-man battle to be Knicks' starting power forward

$Newsday On Opening Night last season, the Knicks' starting power forward was Carmelo Anthony. That is unlikely to be repeated Oct. 29 when the Knicks open this season against the Bulls at the Garden.
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Kurt Rambis looks to ease pressure on Derek Fisher

NY Post (Marc Berman) — As associate coach, Kurt Rambis has aided rookie Derek Fisher in writing up practice plans, selecting training-camp offensive and defensive drills and often giving a discourse in triangle amid...
  • 1 day 14 hr ago
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Is Jason Smith the Knicks’ starting forward right now?

NY Post (Marc Berman) — With Andrea Bargnani out for Monday’s game against Jason Kidd’s Bucks, Derek Fisher has another decision to make on whom to audition as starting power forward. It’s all but certain...
  • 1 day 17 hr ago
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Melo says Knicks don’t need 25 per game from him in Phil Jackson’s system

NY Daily News (FRANK ISOLA) — Carmelo Anthony believes the days of the Knicks needing him to score 25 or more points per game are over. Of course, those words were barely out of Anthony’s mouth when he was politely reminded...
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Carmelo Anthony expects his scoring average to go down

$Newsday It is only four games into the preseason, but that's a big enough sample for Carmelo Anthony to make some predictions about how his role will change this season in the triangle offense.
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No pickup games for Fisher

NY Post (Fred Kerber) — Other than a right foot stress fracture that limited him to 20 games in 2000-01, Knicks coach Derek Fisher endured 18 NBA seasons as a player relatively unscathed. And he...
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Melo won’t pass up assists in Knicks’ new offense

NY Post (Fred Kerber) — Carmelo Anthony doesn’t foresee a second scoring title in his immediate future, even with reigning champ Kevin Durant sidelined for the start of the season. Anthony predicts more of a...
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Phil on film: Plenty of praise for Anthony

NY Post (Marc Berman) — In a scene during the upcoming documentary on his triangle offense, Knicks team president Phil Jackson said if Carmelo Anthony wins a championship in New York, you can refer to...
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Blog Articles

Preseason- Bucks 120, Knicks 107: "We just look tired."

Posting and Toasting (Seth) — It's funny-- after all the talk of improved conditioning heading into Monday night's exhibition versus the Bucks , the Knicks just looked exhausted, like Jackaroe and others said. The guys...
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Fisher: Too many 'breakdowns' on D

ESPN (Ian Begley) — The regular season is still more than a week away. But if Monday night was any indication, the Knicks have a few things to clean up on defense before they hit the big stage. New York gave up 120...
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Pre-Bucks 120, Pre-Knicks 107

Knicker Blogger (Kevin Udwary) — there is one thing I’ve learned in my brief time as a mild mannered #sporps blogger for a major metropolitan website, it’s that you can make very precise and incredibly accurate...
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Iman Shumpert's clock hat: An investigation

Posting and Toasting (Joe Flynn) — Will this hat save the Knicks season? How did the hatters get that clock in there in the first place? The Knicks may have lost the battle (i.e. the basketball game) on Monday night, but they...
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Derek Fisher can take a page from Jason Kidd's book in first season as Knicks coach

ESPN (Ohm Youngmisuk) — NEW YORK -- As Jason Kidd spoke in a hallway at Madison Square Garden before playing the Knicks, the new Bucks coach recognized a face in the middle of the media throng in front of him. Derek...
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Final Score: Bucks 120, Knicks 107

Posting and Toasting (Joe Flynn) — Please stop that man with the basketball, Knicks. Did you know the Milwaukee Bucks were bad at defense last year? It's true -- they finished 26th in offensive efficiency. You wouldn't have...
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STAT's goal: Be a 'better defensive player'

ESPN (Ian Begley) — Amar'e Stoudemire has a new outlook on life in the NBA now that he’s fully healthy. “My joy is there. My love of the game is there. I feel like I’m 19 [years old] again as far as...
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Game Recap: Bucks 120 – Knicks 107

theKNICKSblog.com (Danny Abriano) — Recap: The Knicks lost the Bucks on Monday night at Madison Square Garden. Need to Know: Carmelo Anthony had a solid overall game, with 24 points, 9 rebounds, 6 assists, and a pair of steals....
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Calderon leaves game with strained right calf

theKNICKSblog.com (Danny Abriano) — PG Jose Calderon left Monday night’s game in the first quarter due to a strained right calf. Per the Knicks, he’s doubtful to return.
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Tonight’s Game: Bucks at Knicks

theKNICKSblog.com (Andrew Vazzano, SNY.tv) — Game: The Milwaukee Bucks come to Madison Square Garden on Monday night to take on the Knicks. Time: The game is scheduled to start at 7:30 p.m. and air on MSG. You can follow the game online at...
  • 15 hr ago
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Should Knicks keep Travis Wear?

ESPN (Ian Begley) — Travis Wear may not end up on the Knicks’ regular season roster. But it sounds as if he has a future with the organization. Knicks head coach Derek Fisher has been impressed with Wear's play...
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Monday Rock Gobies

Posting and Toasting (Seth) — Links! Good afternoon! The Knicks begin the final M/W/F stretch of their preseason tonight against Milwaukee. We're probably about to see some lifelike lineups and rotations! Between now and game...
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Giannis Antetokounmpo of Bucks says older brother Thanasis could be better than him

theKNICKSblog.com (Adam Zagoria) — Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Bucks says his older brother Thanasis could potentially be better than him. “He can be better than me,” Giannis said Monday at Bucks shootaround at MSG...
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Should Knicks consider giving Orlando Sanchez a chance to play?

theKNICKSblog.com (Keith Schlosser, Lead Writer) — But perhaps it’s worth giving him an opportunity to hit the hardwood beforehand. A local product out of St. John’s University (and Monroe College before that), Sanchez is likely to...
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Fisher's day: In at 6 a.m., out at 6 p.m.

ESPN (Ian Begley) — New York Knicks rookie Travis Wear is trying to make his way in the NBA. So in addition to spending time at the team's facility during practice, Wear is often on the court in the morning working...
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Fisher: No minutes limit for Amar'e

ESPN (Ian Begley) — GREENBURGH, N.Y. -- For the first time in a long time, Amar'e Stoudemire is not playing with a minutes restriction.Stoudemire has played with minutes restrictions for most of the past two seasons....
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Andrea Bargnani ruled out for Monday night and other power forward notes

Posting and Toasting (Joe Flynn) — A hamstring problem will keep Bargs in street clothes. Bad news for those looking forward to a "DalemBargs" sequel -- Italian large gentleman Andrea Bargnani has officially been ruled out for...
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Bargnani out; PF rotation up in the air

ESPN (Ian Begley) — GREENBURGH, N.Y. -- Andrea Bargnani will miss his third straight game due to a hamstring ailment, Knicks coach Derek Fisher said Sunday.“He hasn't been able to practice the last few days so...
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Knicks’ Travis Wear hoping to avoid twin brother’s fate by making an NBA roster

theKNICKSblog.com (Adam Zagoria) — Travis Wear estimates that he and his twin brother, David, have never spent more than a “few days apart” in their entire lives. The 6-foot-10 twins played basketball together at...
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Bargnani to miss third straight preseason game with hamstring injury

theKNICKSblog.com (Adam Zagoria) — Knicks forward Andrea Bargnani will miss his third straight preseason game Monday against Jabari Parker and the Milwaukee Bucks with a hamstring injury. “No, he hasn’t been able to...
  • 1 day 20 hr ago
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