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David Fizdale has set a lofty goal for Frank Ntilikina

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Even if Frank Ntilikina doesn’t start the first game of his second season, the 20-year-old remains a big part of the Knicks’ plans. While waiting for coach David Fizdale to determine his starting...
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Knicks season preview: What they’re really playing for

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The flowery offseason rhetoric is over and now the games — and probable losses — begin for the 2018-19 Knicks. Player development is the priority over the won-loss record that won’t be aided by...
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Knicks gamble by letting Kristaps Porzingis become restricted free agent in 2019

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — Kristaps Porzingis will hit free agency. The Knicks gambled with their future and did not sign their star Latvian to the five-year, $158 million contract extension by Monday’s deadline,...
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Knicks make Porzingis decision official with 2019 splashes in mind

NY Post (Howie Kussoy) — As expected, the Knicks announced they exercised their third-year option on guard Frank Ntilikina, while the team will pass on extending Kristaps Porzingis’ rookie contract before Monday’s 6 p.m....
  • 13 hr 33 min ago
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Knicks exercise third-year option on Frank Ntilikina

NY Daily News (Daily News Sports Staff) — Let’s be frank, this isn’t a big surprise. The Knicks announced Monday that the team has exercised its third-year option on guard Frank Ntilikina, their first-round pick in 2017 draft (8th...
  • 16 hr 58 min ago
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Courtney Lee knows he may not get to witness Knicks’ end game

NY Post (Howie Kussoy) — It would be different if Kristaps Porzingis were healthy. It would be different if the Knicks front office took after its predecessors and considered a shortcut to the postseason. But now there is...
  • 1 day 3 hr ago
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Jeanie Buss: Phil Jackson set himself up to fail with Knicks

NY Post (Howie Kussoy) — Phil Jackson made plenty of mistakes in three years as Knicks president. He gave $72 million to Joakim Noah, who provided 53 games of service to the Knicks before finally being waived this...
  • 1 day 7 hr ago
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Knicks forward explains slow start: Don’t want to be ‘a–hole’

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Mario Hezonja is playing for his next contract, but first, he’s playing for his new teammates. Hezonja has avoided any temptation to try to put up numbers. In fact, by design, Hezonja took his...
  • 1 day 9 hr ago
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Frank Ntilikina’s growth forcing Knicks into difficult decision

NY Post (Marc Berman) — A host of negative issues surfaced that took the buzz off the final week of the Knicks’ preseason: Rookie Kevin Knox’s mysterious funk. Fellow rookie Mitchell Robinson’s rawness, which will lead...
  • 2 days ago
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Knicks mercifully end their Joakim Noah limbo with release

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The Knicks officially released center Joakim Noah on Saturday and officially rid themselves of their worst signing in franchise history in a stretch provision. Sources indicated the delay was...
  • 2 days ago
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BREAKING: Knicks officially waive Joakim Noah, still owe former All-Star $38 million

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — The Knicks finally severing ties with Joakim Noah on Saturday afternoon, announcing they have waived the former All-Star after two astoundingly disappointing seasons. The 33-year-old has...
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Undrafted rookie Alonzo Trier has gone from phenom to forgotten to now having a place on the Knicks

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — For Allonzo Trier, the NBA draft was unforgettable for all the wrong reasons. He watched the night painfully unfold 3,000 miles away from the Barclays Center on a TV in L.A. with his mother...
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Which Knicks have their stock rising with the regular season looming? Who is on the downswing?

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — After the Knicks completed a 3-2 preseason on Friday, here’s a look at their stock report heading into Wednesday’s opener: Lance Thomas (Up) Seized the starting power forward spot by...
  • 2 days ago
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Knicks dragging out rookie’s roster promotion

NY Post (Marc Berman) — David Fizdale said undrafted rookie guard Allonzo Trier’s two-way contract will not be ripped up until, at the earliest, after his 45 days of service is completed on the Knicks roster. Trier still...
  • 3 days ago
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Knicks end preseason with a dud and no answers at point guard

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The Knicks finished their preseason Friday with a Garden loss to the Nets, a 3-2 record and no official answer on who will be the starting point guard on opening night. However, things cleared up...
  • 3 days ago
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Knicks' starting point guard spot is still an open battle, with nobody emerging yet

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — Five days before the regular season begins, the Knicks’ starting point guard spot remains an open battle. David Fizdale started four different point guards in five preseason games –...
  • 3 days ago
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Nets guard: Why wouldn’t we be better than the Knicks?

NY Post (Brian Lewis) — After Spencer Dinwiddie had already stirred the pot with his assertion that he should’ve won last year’s Most Improved Player award, the Brooklyn guard continued to stoke the fires of a...
  • 3 days ago
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Knicks call on Chris Bosh for help with talented rookie

NY Post (Greg Joyce) — More important than the 30 minutes Kevin Knox played against the Wizards on Monday night might have been the 35-40 minutes he spent with Chris Bosh. The 11-time All-Star, who played under Knicks...
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Smart offseason proves Knicks are rebuilding the right way

NY Post (Justin Terranova) — The Knicks aren’t back. There is no talk of making the playoffs or of a big name acquired in the offseason. The possibility of trading for Jimmy Butler at the expense of future assets was met with...
  • 4 days ago
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Knicks are ready to give Frank Ntilikina a major defensive test

NY Post (Greg Joyce) — David Fizdale was not kidding around about the Knicks playing position-less basketball. Coming Friday night to the Garden: Frank Ntilikina versus a power forward. “You might see that next game,”...
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Blog Articles

Knicks pick up Ntilikina’s option, don’t extend Porzingis (yet)

Posting and Toasting (Alex Wolfe) — The French Prince will be a Knick for a while longer Today was a pretty important day across the NBA: the deadline to pick up team options on rookie contracts and to extend players in the final...
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Knicks decide against extending Porzingis deal

ESPN The Knicks decided against signing Kristaps Porzingis to a rookie extension prior to Monday's deadline -- a move that will give New York an extra $10 million in cap space next summer and will make...
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The Math of Joakim Noah’s Stretch Provision

Knicker Blogger (Brian Cronin) — There is some understandable confusion with regards to how this stuff works, so I figured I’d spell it all out for you. There are two different times in a season when a player can be waived...
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New York Knicks: One key stat from the 2018 preseason

Daily Knicks (Holden Walter-Warner) — Whittling down the 2018 preseason to just one important statistic for the New York Knicks may not be as hard as it seems. The preseason has come to an end for the New York Knicks. Starting this...
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New York Knicks exercise team option for Frank Ntilikina

Daily Knicks (Rob Wolkenbrod) — The New York Knicks officially exercised their team option on Frank Ntilikina for the 2019-20 season. When the New York Knicks signed Frank Ntilikina to a rookie-scale contract after the 2017 NBA...
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Knicks exercise 2019-20 option on Ntilikina

ESPN The New York Knicks have exercised their third-year option on Frank Ntilikina's contract.
  • 15 hr 27 min ago
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How They Drew It Up: Knicks Preseason

Posting and Toasting (Drew Steele) — Examining the small things that highlights don’t always capture Folks, welcome to “How They Drew It Up.” This is yet another pun-titled series I will be doing for the finest Knicks blog in the...
  • 16 hr 45 min ago
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New York Knicks: No Kristaps Porzingis extension was the only call

Daily Knicks (Rob Wolkenbrod) — The New York Knicks won’t give Kristaps Porzingis an extension before Monday’s deadline, according to a report. Kristaps Porzngis may not appear in a game all season for the New York...
  • 18 hr 14 min ago
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Locked on Knicks, Episode 353: Voicemailbag!

Posting and Toasting (James Marceda) — Is Pac better than Biggie? On today’s I reach DEEP into the voicemail sack to pull out some fun and funky questions from YOU, the listener. Do the Jets have a better future than the...
  • 20 hr 54 min ago
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New York Knicks: Hypothetical over/under scenarios for 2018-19

Daily Knicks (Rob Wolkenbrod) — Unofficial hypothetical scenarios for the New York Knicks in the 2018-19 season. The New York Knicks will embark on the 2018-19 season on Wednesday, Oct. 17 against the Atlanta Hawks. Training...
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New York Knicks: Joakim Noah is gone, but not forgotten, financially

Daily Knicks (Rob Wolkenbrod) — The New York Knicks no longer roster Joakim Noah, but they still must pay him in the interim. After two years of controversy, the New York Knicks waived Joakim Noah and his $18.5 million...
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New York Knicks: Point guard power rankings

Daily Knicks (Rob Wolkenbrod) — The New York Knicks have no answer to the point guard dilemma, so until they do, let’s look at how they match up against each other. When training camp opened, head coach David Fizdale...
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ESPN.com: Knicks waive Joakim Noah, will clear cap space for 2019

Knicker Blogger (Brian Cronin) — Ian BegleyAdrian Wojnarowski report: After waiving Joakim Noah on Saturday, the New York Knicks will use the stretch provision on the remaining year of his contract to clear salary-cap space in an...
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Knicks 2018-19 Preview: Enes Kanter

Posting and Toasting (The Ghost of Kristaps Past) — A dying breed of big man fighting against the tide Enes Kanter ’s game is a relic from a bygone era. If he had been drafted in 1991 he would have long established himself as a superstar big...
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How New York's chase for Durant and other stars changes now

ESPN Here's what waiving Joakim Noah means for the Knicks' plans in 2019 free agency.
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Knicks have waived Joakim Noah

Posting and Toasting (Jonathan Schulman) — Bye. So here’s the deal, folks. The Knicks have made some roster cuts in preparation for the season. It’s been a long time coming but today was the day. The Knicks have waived Joakim Noah,...
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Knicks waive veteran center Noah

ESPN Joakim Noah, who had two years left on his deal, has been waived by the Knicks, who will spread out the $37.8M owed to the center over the next three years.
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Knicks waive Joakim Noah; will use waive-and-stretch provision

Daily Knicks (Rob Wolkenbrod) — The New York Knicks have waived Joakim Noah. According to ESPN, they will also use the waive-and-stretch provision. The New York Knicks entered training camp without Joakim Noah, who was exiled...
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Locked on Knicks, Episode 352: Frank’s gotta start

Posting and Toasting (James Marceda) — OR SO HELP ME GOD! On today’s ‘sode I break down the Knicks’ loss to the vile and loathsome Brooklyn Nets , focusing on the play of Frank Ntilikina, Allonzo Trier, Mitchell Robinson, Kevin...
  • 2 days ago
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New York Knicks: For now, Allonzo Trier will stay on two-way deal

Daily Knicks (Rob Wolkenbrod) — The New York Knicks will let Allonzo Trier’s contract situation play into the season, before making a decision on what to do with his two-way deal. Allonzo Trier rose from undrafted...
  • 2 days ago
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