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Tyson Chandler: There’s a lot wrong with Knicks

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Center Tyson Chandler said in a brutally harsh critique the Knicks need a raft of philosophical and strategic changes next season but not necessarily to the roster. Chandler said the...
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Carmelo Anthony endorses Mike Woodson’s return

NY Post (Marc Berman) — In a surprising development, an emotional Carmelo Anthony gave his season’s strongest endorsement to lame-duck coach Mike Woodson, saying he’d give him “a recommendation’’ if that’s what it takes...
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Source: Steve Kerr ‘absolutely expects’ offer to be new Knicks coach

NY Post (George Willis) — Phil Jackson’s first real imprint on the Knicks organization will come when he names a new head coach or stuns the basketball world by retaining Mike Woodson. Among those waiting...
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Lupica: Easy on the ax, Jax, Woodson deserves Knicks respect

NY Daily News (Mike Lupica) — Even with this rush in basketball New York to make Mike Woodson the fall guy for everything wrong at the Garden except ticket prices and get him out of here, maybe somebody at the Garden other...
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Woodson wants decision, not meeting with Knicks president Jackson

NY Daily News (FRANK ISOLA) — Phil Jackson didn’t have time for Mike Woodson during the season, and now it appears that the head coach doesn’t have time for the Knicks’ new president. The standoff between the coaching legend...
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Unmoved, Anthony Is Still on Fence Over Future

NY Times (SCOTT CACCIOLA) — Knicks players conducted exit interviews on Thursday with Phil Jackson, the team’s new president.
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Al Iannazzone's Knicks roster predictions

$Newsday Al Iannazzone takes a look at the Knicks' roster -- who might be back and who might not (in alphabetical order):
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Unlikely Superstar Swap Could Aid Knicks

NY Times (WILLIAM C. RHODEN) — If they really want to contend for a title, maybe the Knicks should try a trade with the Los Angeles Lakers: Carmelo Anthony for Kobe Bryant.
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Nothing but (Brooklyn) Nets

NY Post (Steve Serby) — The Knicks did this to themselves. Carmelo Anthony will be busy fixing his shoulder and Phil Jackson will be busy trying to fix his team, while the basketball Garden is...
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Carmelo Anthony backs Mike Woodson; Tyson Chandler cites 'disconnect'

$Newsday Mike Woodson didn't take part in Thursday's exit interviews with players, which could be an indication that he won't be part of the Knicks' future.
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Carmelo Anthony: ‘I want to come back’ — but winning comes first

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Carmelo Anthony said he “wants to stay’’ with the Knicks, but competing for a title is still his No. 1 priority in his free-agent decision. Anthony was impressed with Knicks...
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Amar’e Stoudemire: ‘We didn’t buy into’ Mike Woodson’s system

NY Post (Brian Lewis) — As the Knicks cleaned out their lockers while 16 other teams got ready for the playoffs, Amar’e Stoudemire had no problem discerning why his squad wasn’t among them. It wasn’t...
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Melo wants Woodson back with Knicks next season

NY Daily News (MITCH ABRAMSON) — The final chapter of the book on Mike Woodson's career has basically been written when it comes to the Knicks. The beleaguered coach is not expected to come back next season, not with Phil Jackson...
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Carmelo's mixed message: 'I want to come back, but I also want to win'

$Newsday Carmelo Anthony wore a red baseball cap with the letters "NY" on the front and talked about wanting to remain a Knick. But Anthony also sounded tormented about not being in the playoffs for the...
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Melo open to staying in NY if Knicks build a winner

NY Daily News (PETER BOTTE) — An emotional Carmelo Anthony used words like "embarrassing" and "failure" while talking Thursday about missing the playoffs for the first time in his NBA career. The soon-to-be free agent also...
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Carmelo says he wants to stay, but doesn’t want to rebuild

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Carmelo Anthony said after his exit meeting with Knicks president Phil Jackson he definitely “wants to stay,’’ that the “grass isn’t always greener on the other side,’’ but competing for...
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LeBron still has NBA's most popular jersey; Carmelo No. 6

NY Daily News LeBron James’ jersey remains the most popular in the NBA. The league announced Thursday that the Miami Heat star topped the list of jersey sales in the NBA for the sixth time. With teammate Dwyane...
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Phil Jackson’s offseason to-do list

NY Post (Marc Berman) — A look at the five offseason priorities for new Knicks team president Phil Jackson: 1. Hire a new coach to replace Mike Woodson — someone, perhaps with experience running the...
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Lawrence: No excuses, Knicks terrible season should mean Kerr-tains for Woodson

NY Daily News (Mitch Lawrence) — Over in Brooklyn they’re preparing for the playoffs, but at the Garden the lights are out on the basketball season and apparently so is Mike Woodson’s run as coach of the Knicks.
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J.R. says Melo too unsatisfied to go

NY Daily News (PETER BOTTE) — J.R. Smith still has hope that Carmelo Anthony, his longtime teammate with the Nuggets and the Knicks, will decide to stay in New York as a free agent this summer.
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Blog Articles

The offseason Steve Kerr and Pau Gasol rumors have begun

Posting and Toasting (Seth) — Hey, Phil Jackson knows those guys! It is now the offseason in New York. This will be a very offseasony offseason, with new management in place and several uncertainties to solve. It's now fair...
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Opening Tip: Woody's worst mistake?

ESPN (Ian Begley) — Mike Woodson’s future is unclear with the Knicks. Most expect president Phil Jackson to bring in a new coach for the 2014-15 season. The Knicks underachieved greatly under Woodson this...
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Tyson: Knicks need a 'culture' change

ESPN (Ian Begley) — Tyson Chandler has some interesting theories on why the Knicks struggled this season. One is that they lack a winning culture. “What has to be different [next season]? I think we all have...
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Melo: Knicks' season was a 'failure'

ESPN (Ian Begley) — GREENBURGH, N.Y. -- Carmelo Anthony talked about a wide range of subjects with reporters on Thursday after his exit interview with president Phil Jackson. He discussed his priorities as a free...
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Carmelo backs Woodson

ESPN (Ohm Youngmisuk) — GREENBURGH, N.Y. –- Carmelo Anthony passionately offered his support for Mike Woodson in his final talk with reporters on Thursday.“To be honest with you, Mike Woodson, he and I have...
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Quotes from the Knicks' exit interviews

Posting and Toasting (Seth) — Melo, Amar'e, and Tyson spoke. That's it. Exit interviews were today, and they were kinda underwhelming. Only Carmelo Anthony, Tyson Chandler, and Amar'e Stoudemire spoke. Obviously, reporters...
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Good times from a bad 2013-2014 Knicks season

Posting and Toasting (Seth) — There were some. This was a very bad Knicks season. The tale is best told with thick brushstrokes of darkness dotted with moments of sick hilarity. Embedded in all the losing and strife would be...
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Opening Tip: If Woodson's out, who's in?

ESPN (Ian Begley) — About an hour after after the last game of the Knicks' miserable season, J.R. Smith took some time to reflect on the uncertainty surrounding his coach. "He's in a tough situation," Smith said of...
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K-Mart to undergo ankle surgery

ESPN (Ian Begley) — NEW YORK -- Kenyon Martin plans to undergo surgery to repair a nagging ankle injury in the coming weeks. Martin's ankle injury sidelined him for the final 35 games of the season. Martin will be a...
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Knicks 95, Raptors 92: Goodbye-ee

Knicker Blogger (Robert Silverman) — Toronto Raptors 92 Final Recap | Box Score 95 New York Knicks Cole Aldrich, C 40 MIN | 5-8 FG | 3-4 FT | 16 REB | 1 AST | 2 STL | 5 BLK | 1 TO | 13 PTS...
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Rapid Reaction: Knicks 95, Raptors 92

ESPN (Ian Begley) — NEW YORK -- At least the Knicks went down fighting. New York overcame a 21-point first-half deficit to beat Toronto at home, 95-92. It was the biggest comeback for the Knicks this season. Even in...
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Knicks 95, Raptors 92: "We're gonna destroy in the NIT"

Posting and Toasting (Seth) — So it ends. KNICKS WIN. KNICKS WIN. KNICKS WIN. KNICKS WIN. YEAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH Of course the Knicks gave up an and-one opportunity and a couple threatening rebounds to the Raptors down...
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STAT: We didn't buy into Woodson's system

ESPN (Ohm Youngmisuk) — NEW YORK -- Amar'e Stoudemire says one of the Knicks’ downfalls this season was the team’s unwillingness to completely buy into Mike Woodson’s coaching. “I think next year...
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Phil begins rebuild with an old friend

ESPN (Ohm Youngmisuk) — NEW YORK -- Phil Jackson’s first signing as team president is an indicator of one way he will try to improve the team. By bringing Queens product Lamar Odom to New York, Jackson is trying to...
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Lamar Odom is a Knick

Posting and Toasting (Seth) — SAVE US LAMAR There it is, at the last possible second: April 16-NY Knicks President Phil Jackson announced that the team has signed forward Lamar Odom for the remainder of the season....
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W2W4: Knicks vs. Raptors

ESPN (Ian Begley) — Here are a few things to keep an eye on during tonight's Knicks-Toronto game: The Young and the Restless: With the Knicks out of the playoff picture, Wednesday's season finale will give some of...
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Chandler not interested in rebuild?

ESPN (Ian Begley) — It's been written and reported ad nauseam throughout the season: Phil Jackson and the Knicks plan to use the cap space and first-round draft pick that they'll have in the summer of 2015 to...
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The Nets are living the Knicks' dream

ESPN (Stephen A. Smith) — NEW YORK -- Even as the New York Knicks ran around the Barclays Center on Tuesday night, acting as if the borough of Brooklyn belonged to them every bit as much as it used to, the reality of this...
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Knickerblogger Question of the Day: If Carmelo Anthony Re-Signs With the Knicks, How Much Money Will He Re-Sign For?

Knicker Blogger (Brian Cronin) — Sam Amico of Fox Sports had the following two tweets yesterday: In talking w several execs today, consensus is LeBron, Wade, Bosh all re-up w #Heat. Doesn’t mean it happens. But that’s...
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