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The night Willis Reed punched all the Lakers

NY Post (Jonathan Lehman) — Knicks all-timer Willis Reed’s most famous moment came when the injured center hit two shots to catapult a Game 7 win over the Lakers in the 1970 NBA Finals. In...
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Phil Jackson backs Flea over ESPN’s scathing Kobe story

NY Post (Justin Terranova) — Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist Flea and Knicks president Phil Jackson have formed an unlikely duo in their defense of Kobe Bryant against a scathing ESPN story on the Lakers...
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Knicks season opener in doubt for banged-up Andrea Bargnani

NY Daily News (FRANK ISOLA) — Derek Fisher may have more faith in Andrea Bargnani than the big Italian has in himself. With the Oct. 29 season opener against the Chicago Bulls on the horizon, Fisher refused to rule Bargnani...
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Injured Andrea Bargnani might not be ready for Knicks' opener

$Newsday As Derek Fisher experiments with different lineup configurations in advance of next week's regular-season opener, the lingering absence of Andrea Bargnani has added an untimely wrinkle into the...
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Knicks’ big plans for Andrea Bargnani already gone awry

NY Post (Marc Berman) — With a preseason that’s starting to resemble a disappointment, Knicks coach Derek Fisher admitted there’s a definite chance Andrea Bargnani won’t be ready for the season opener against the Bulls...
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How the Knicks could benefit from a revised NBA draft lottery

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The NBA’s Board of Governors will vote on a proposed change to the draft lottery Wednesday that could have a beneficial effect on the Knicks and other big-market clubs. Opponents...
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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...
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Blog Articles

Examining Phil Jackson’s influence on Knicks’ glory days

theKNICKSblog.com (Keith Schlosser, Lead Writer) — But ironically enough, despite winning eleven championship rings by preaching the triangle offense to his players as a coach, he wasn’t known for putting the ball in the basket as a player....
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Let's watch Willis Reed beat up all the Lakers

Posting and Toasting (Seth) — Perhaps the rarest, most prized footage showcased in  When The Garden Was Eden on ESPN Tuesday night was tape of the final seconds of the Knicks' relatively underwhelming 1973 Championship...
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Fish pleased with 'unselfish' Knicks offense

ESPN (Ian Begley) — GREENBURGH, N.Y. -- Derek Fisher knows some people think Carmelo Anthony is too selfish to fit into the triangle offense. He knows others believe there’s no way J.R. Smith can thrive in an...
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SportsNite: Knicks unsure of starters

theKNICKSblog.com (Andrew Vazzano, SNY.tv) — Knicks head coach Derek Fisher talks about the uncertainty of his opening-night lineup due to a number of injuries. Sorry, this video could not be loaded…
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Bargs status for opener up in air

ESPN (Ian Begley) — GREENBURGH, N.Y. -- Here’s what we know about Andrea Bargnani: He hasn’t played in a game since Oct. 8 because of a hamstring injury. He didn’t practice on Tuesday and...
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Knicks need healthy Calderon to lead

ESPN (Ohm Youngmisuk) — GREENBURGH, N.Y. –- Jose Calderon says his calf injury is nothing to worry about. Calderon left in the first quarter of the Knicks’ 120-107 loss to the Bucks after just four minutes....
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Triangulatin': How the Knicks build a strong-side pick-and-roll

Posting and Toasting (Seth) — Last week,  we looked at how the weak side of the Triangle offense can create easy baskets off backdoor "blind pig" cuts to the rim. Let's look at something else the Knicks tried (with limited...
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What could big minutes mean for Amar'e Stoudemire?

Posting and Toasting (Joe Flynn) — When it comes to STAT, is bigger better? We do not yet know for sure whether Amar'e Stoudemire will start or come off the bench this season, but one thing seems certain: He won't be held back...
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Observations from the Knicks’ preseason loss to the Bucks

theKNICKSblog.com (Keith Schlosser, Lead Writer) — Can all of this be attributed to preseason jitters? Or should it be a cause for concern? If these preseason games are simply a time for trial and error by head coach Derek Fisher, then it’s...
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Hamilton: For better or worse, Amar’e Stoudemire should start for Knicks

theKNICKSblog.com (Moke Hamilton) — Stoudemire saw him and threaded the needle beautifully. Anthony received the pass in stride and on time, but he couldn’t finish one of the the easiest shots he had all night. And that’s exactly...
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Jason Kidd says Derek Fisher can be ‘one of’ NBA’s best coaches

theKNICKSblog.com (Adam Zagoria) — One year after Jason Kidd went straight from the basketball court to the coach’s seat with the Nets, Derek Fisher is following suit with the Knicks. And Kidd thinks his counterpart has all...
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SportsNite: Derek Fisher on the loss

theKNICKSblog.com (Andrew Vazzano, SNY.tv) — Derek Fisher discusses where his team needs to improve following their 120-107 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks on Monday. Sorry, this video could not be loaded…
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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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