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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...
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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...
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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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Serby’s Sunday Q&A with Jose Calderon

NY Post (Steve Serby) — New Knicks point guard Jose Calderon dished out some Q&A with Post columnist Steve Serby. Q: Is there anybody in the NBA now you think is similar to the way...
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J.R. Smith digs sweet tweet from Dennis Rodman

$Newsday Meet J.R. Smith, the new Dennis Rodman?
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Knicks’ Fisher not worried about banged-up Bargnani

NY Post (Fred Kerber) — Andrea Bargnani, who missed three preseason games with a sore hamstring, remained limited at Knicks practice Friday. But coach Derek Fisher isn’t overly concerned the power forward is falling...
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J.R. Smith gets Rodman comparison: ‘Females, nightlife’

NY Post (Fred Kerber) — The average guy of course would love to be known for the attributes the Knicks’ J.R. Smith figures led Dennis Rodman to compare the two. “Reputation. Females. Nightlife,” Smith said...
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J.R. Smith says he sees similarities with Dennis Rodman

NY Daily News (FRANK ISOLA) — J.R. Smith has a pretty good idea to why Dennis Rodman called him the new Rodman. "Reputation, females, nightlife ... whatever people want to say about us, it's similar," Smith said on Friday.
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Why Michael Rapaport is telling the story of the championship Knicks

NY Post (Justin Terranova) — Michael Rapaport is hoping his documentary won’t be telling the story of the Knicks’ only championships. In the meantime, those title-winning glory days serve as the inspiration for the...
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Knicks Insider: Iman Shumpert staying positive

NY Daily News (PETER BOTTE) — There was very little Shumping for joy last season, and very little smiling. Iman Shumpert spent much of the 2013-14 campaign struggling with his game and nagging injuries while facing persistent...
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Carmelo: Can’t be ‘a better feeling’ than winning a title in NY

NY Post (Tim Bontemps) — No matter how far away the Knicks may be from their elusive third NBA championship, Carmelo Anthony still thinks about the day he will hold the Larry O’Brien Trophy. “I...
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Carmelo Anthony says best place to win is in New York

NY Daily News (MITCH ABRAMSON) — Aside from the fact that no other team could offer him more dough, Carmelo Anthony reiterated a common talking point in his decision to re-sign with the Knicks this summer: The appeal of winning a...
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Blog Articles

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...
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Does Jason Smith have inside track as starting power forward?

theKNICKSblog.com (Keith Schlosser, Lead Writer) — The one position that’s still left wide open is power forward. Perhaps rightfully so, because as much talent as there is at the position, there’s probably just as many question marks...
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SportsNite: Anthony on role in the triangle

theKNICKSblog.com (mlbam1) — Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony doesn’t think he’ll have to lead the league in scoring this season in the Knicks’ new triangle offense. Sorry, this video could not be loaded…
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Carmelo Anthony: Fewer back-to-backs? 'That's the dream'

ESPN (Ian Begley) — GREENBURGH, N.Y. -- If it were up to Carmelo Anthony, teams would play fewer sets of consecutive games. “I don’t know if that will ever happen, but that’s the dream,”...
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Derek Fisher gives possible lineup hints and other notes from Knicks practice

Posting and Toasting (Joe Flynn) — Hint: It won't be Travis Outlaw The Knicks practiced on Saturday -- balls were shot, triangles were formed. Let's start with the hold-outs: #Knicks say Amare (recovery day) did not...
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Jason Smith to start at PF?

ESPN (Ian Begley) — Quincy Acy has started at power forward in the Knicks' past three preseason games. But it seems there remains an open competition for the job. Derek Fisher reiterated on Friday that "things are...
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P&T Round(ball) Table: How do you watch Knicks games?

Posting and Toasting (Joe Flynn) — There is no wrong way to watch a Knicks game...unless you're wearing pants, that is. The Knicks will soon begin playing meaningful basketball, which means it's time to settle back into your...
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Friday Cownose Rays

Posting and Toasting (Seth) — Links! Hi! The Knicks don't play at all this weekend because preseason scheduling is odd. The Knicks' inactivity doesn't stop you from READING, though*. *Update: My lawyers have informed me this...
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J.R. the new Worm? 'I like it'

ESPN (Ian Begley) — J.R. Smith knows all about Dennis Rodman calling him the “new” Rodman on Twitter. And he appreciates it. “I thought it was funny. He took time out of his day to think about me...
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J.R. Smith honored to be the new Dennis Rodman

theKNICKSblog.com (Adam Zagoria) — J.R. Smith is honored to be the new Dennis Rodman. “To be compared to Dennis Rodman I think is a great thing, so I’ll take it,” Smith said Friday at Knicks practice. “I...
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Will Travis Wear make Knicks’ roster instead of Travis Outlaw?

theKNICKSblog.com (Keith Schlosser, Lead Writer) — That said, one question that has come about after four preseason contests (perhaps unexpectedly) is this: which Travis will still be donning orange and blue come opening night? That very question,...
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Westchester: A Thanasis Antetokounmpo prequel series

Posting and Toasting (Joe Flynn) — Before there was New York, there was Westchester (Not literally, of course). Prequels and origin stories are all the rage on TV nowadays. FOX is pulling down big ratings with their new show...
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TKB Exclusive: Jerry Stackhouse on new TV deal and potential lockout in 2017

theKNICKSblog.com (Moke Hamilton) — “Duped” is the exact word that one NBA player with whom I spoke used. That is an adjective that former two-time NBA All-Star Jerry Stackhouse seems to agree with. “The owners and teams can’t come...
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