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Rick Fox’s ‘selfish’ reason for wanting Kobe on the Knicks

NY Post (Justin Terranova) — Ahead of the NBA’s full Christmas Day slate, NBA TV and Turner analyst Rick Fox talks Knicks, Kobe Bryant and Steve Kerr with The Post’s Justin Terranova. Q: Why did...
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Knicks Insider: With Carmelo out, Amar'e rejects day of rest

NY Daily News (PETER BOTTE) — Recovery will have to wait for another day.
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Bulls, Without Rose, Edge Knicks, Without Anthony

NY Times (ANDREW KEH) — Carmelo Anthony sat out with pain in his left knee, and the Bulls, playing without an ill Derrick Rose, prevailed at home.
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The bright side to the Knicks whiffing on Rondo

NY Post (Marc Berman) — CHICAGO — The Knicks didn’t come close to getting point guard Rajon Rondo, according to a league source, but at least they saw him leave the Eastern Conference. According to...
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For Knicks, Futile Start Is Factor in Deciding Whether to Play Through Pain

NY Times (ANDREW KEH) — With a 5-22 record, and injuries to Carmelo Anthony, J.R. Smith, Iman Shumpert and others, Amar’e Stoudemire chose to pass on a planned day of rest.
  • New: 11 hr 56 min ago
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Without Carmelo, just another painful loss for Knicks

NY Post (Marc Berman) — CHICAGO — In reference to Carmelo Anthony spurning the Bulls, Mike Dunleavy said before Thursday’s United Center showdown: “Sometimes it’s nice to have a Bentley, but a Honda Accord will...
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Phil Jackson defends his trade with Mavericks

$Newsday Knicks president Phil Jackson defended the Tyson Chandler trade on Twitter on Thursday to a reporter who said he was "hornswoggled'' in the deal.
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Knicks president Phil Jackson gets defensive on Twitter

NY Daily News (PETER BOTTE) — Phil Jackson got more defensive on Twitter on Thursday than the Knicks have been all season.
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Raissman: James Dolan shouldn't charge more to watch Knicks

NY Daily News (Bob Raissman) — As a musician, James (Guitar Jimmy) Dolan must have a keen sense of timing. As a businessman, not so much.
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Phil Jackson gives Twitter defense of Tyson Chandler trade

NY Post (Marc Berman) — CHICAGO – Phil Jackson took to Twitter on Thursday to defend his first big trade as Knicks president, which sent Tyson Chandler packing in late June, saying he’s still “OK’’...
  • 19 hr 42 min ago
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Carmelo Anthony: Multiple people telling me to shut it down

NY Daily News (PETER BOTTE) — Anthony is questionable for Thursday's game and he said the Knicks' plight is causing him to resist the urge to rest his left knee.
  • 20 hr 43 min ago
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Carmelo Anthony, Amar'e Stoudemire could be out vs. Bulls

$Newsday The Knicks could be without Carmelo Anthony and Amar'e Stoudemire for Thursday's game against the Bulls.
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Carmelo Anthony: ‘Multiple people saying shut it down’

NY Post (Marc Berman) — CHICAGO – Carmelo Anthony’s first visit to Chicago since his free-agent tour may turn out to be just that – a visit. Anthony said he may sit out Thursday night’s...
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Isola: Carmelo wrong to pass on Bulls offer for Knicks mess

NY Daily News (Frank Isola) — Carmelo Anthony saw Chicago as a "perfect fit" which shows you that in NBA free agency, you don't go with your branding expert.
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No more Mr. ‘Nice’ Guy for Knicks coach Derek Fisher

NY Daily News (JUSTIN TASCH) — Derek Fisher had finally had enough, or at least it seemed like the first time he had on the surface.
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Knicks trying to ‘accelerate the healing’ for J.R. Smith

NY Post (Fred Kerber) — The Knicks had hopes to have J.R. Smith ready for their trip to Chicago for Thursday’s game with the Bulls. Yeah, well, they also had hoped to have a won-lost...
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Why Knicks fans should be glad to see new Derek Fisher trait

NY Post (Mike Vaccaro) — When you get right down to it, coaching is a simple job. Not easy, mind you: look at the creases and the wrinkles and the dark circles, you know it...
  • 1 day 15 hr ago
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A Zen Question: Why Watch the Knicks?

NY Times (MICHAEL POWELL) — I was raised a connoisseur of terrible, horrible, very bad pro teams: Mets-Jets-Knicks. But the 2014-15 Knicks are in hot pursuit of historic bad.
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Carmelo won’t allow himself to think ‘what if’ on Bulls

NY Post (Fred Kerber) — The courtship was intense, the lure undeniable. But Carmelo Anthony chose to remain a Knick rather than sign with the Bulls. The Knicks are 5-22 and on a fast track...
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Carmelo Anthony won't second-guess decision not to sign with Bulls

$Newsday When Carmelo Anthony takes on the Bulls Thursday night, he'll have a clear picture of what could have been had he chosen differently and signed with them in the offseason. Namely, the Knicks will...
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Blog Articles

DraftKings $45,000 one-day fantasy basketball contest

theKNICKSblog.com (Andrew Vazzano, SNY.tv) — DraftKings is offering The Knicks Blog readers a great opportunity to win a share of $45,000 by picking a fantasy basketball team for tonight. All you have to do is pick the eight NBA players you...
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Zenmaster takes to Twitter to battle Barkley

theKNICKSblog.com (Adam Zagoria) — The Zenmaster took to Twitter Thursday night to battle Charles Barkley. And that was after he Tweeted out a response to writer Chris Sheridan. Phil Jackson wasn’t at the Knicks-Bulls game in...
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Happy Holliday!

Knicker Blogger (Mike Kurylo) — I hereby proclaim the Eighteenth of December of every year as Derek Fisher Day. This holiday, also known as Fisherday, will mark the day that the Knicks’ coach not only started Cole Aldrich,...
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Bulls 103, Knicks 97 "That's usually how it looks."

Posting and Toasting (MMiranda) — If there's such a thing as a moral loss...this was it. My sister's basement flooded today. She had to call a plumber, which ain't cheap. The plumber noticed something and suggested she contact...
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Final: Bulls 103, Knicks 97

Posting and Toasting (Joe Flynn) — Great effort, magnificent tanking. I think we can all agree that, with the notable exception of that first win in Cleveland, this was by far the most entertaining game of the year. The Melo-less...
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Game Recap: Bulls 103 – Knicks 97

theKNICKSblog.com (Danny Abriano) — Recap: Without Carmelo Anthony, the Knicks put forth a valiant effort but lost to the Bulls on Thursday night in Chicago. Need to Know: The Knicks played the Bulls evenly for most of the first...
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Phil Jackson, Charles Barkley exchange jabs over Knicks criticism

ESPN (Ian Begley) — They were hundreds of miles away from one another, but Phil Jackson and Charles Barkley got into a little war of words on Thursday night. Barkley, a TNT analyst, was calling the Knicks-Bulls game...
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Bulls 103, Knicks 97; Talent dooms 'Bockers

ESPN (Ian Begley) — Effort wasn’t an issue for the New York Knicks on Thursday night. Talent was. The undermanned Knicks fought for 48 minutes against the Chicago Bulls but came up short to lose their third...
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Tonight’s Game: Knicks at Bulls

theKNICKSblog.com (Danny Abriano) — The Knicks are in Chicago to take on the Bulls on Thursday night. The game is scheduled for 8 p.m. on TNT and ESPN New York. Jose Calderon, Tim Hardaway Jr., Travis Wear, Amar’e Stoudemire...
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Nate Silver: Knicks have 3 percent chance of winning an NBA title in next five years

ESPN (Ian Begley) — According to one metric, Phil Jackson faces pretty long odds in his quest to bring a title to New York. Fivethirtyeight.com has taken a look at every NBA team’s chances of winning an NBA...
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Knicks wouldn’t get in on Rondo deal if they couldn’t get him

theKNICKSblog.com (Andrew Vazzano, SNY.tv) — Rajon Rondo could have been dealt in a three-way deal, with the Knicks included, but with the Boston point guard landing elsewhere. The Knicks declined to participate in that deal (Wojnarowski,...
  • 18 hr 28 min ago
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Here is Knicks president Phil Jackson defending his first big trade on Twitter

Posting and Toasting (Seth) — This is not the kind of thing we've ever experienced before as Knicks fans, both because Twitter is relatively new and because having an executive who can and does say whatever he wants is...
  • 19 hr 54 min ago
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Phil Jackson takes to Twitter to respond to article

theKNICKSblog.com (Andrew Vazzano, SNY.tv) — Phil Jackson took to Twitter to defend his first major trade. SheridanHoops.com posted an article titled “Trade Autopsy: Mark Cuban Fleeced Phil Jackson,” about how the Knicks’...
  • 20 hr 15 min ago
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Multiple people telling Carmelo to ‘shut it down’

theKNICKSblog.com (Andrew Vazzano, SNY.tv) — People are telling Carmelo Anthony to “shut it down,” he said on Thursday. Anthony is battling a knee injury that forced him to miss a game last week and will likely keep him sidelined...
  • 20 hr 55 min ago
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Knicks can learn something from Larry Brown’s 2005-06 squad

theKNICKSblog.com (Keith Schlosser, Lead Writer) — Frye said the “crazy” year is worthy of a 30 for 30 documentary of sorts, though it’d be difficult to get those on the team to shed light on what truly went down. “You know...
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Tonight, the Knicks may face a top-10 defense on national TV without 4 of their top 5 scorers

Posting and Toasting (Seth) — Iman Shumpert is recovering from a dislocated shoulder. J.R. Smith did not make the trip to Chicago because of his foot injury. And: Fisher said Amare probably won't play tonight and called...
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Amar’e out, Carmelo questionable on Thursday night

theKNICKSblog.com (Andrew Vazzano, SNY.tv) — Amar’e Stoudemire will likely not play against the Chicago Bulls on Thursday night, Derek Fisher said. Carmelo Anthony is also questionable with knee soreness. Stoudemire is resting while...
  • 23 hr 55 min ago
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Knicks looking to trade for Rondo?

theKNICKSblog.com (Gabby Lucivero) — The Knicks are one of several teams engaging in trade talks with the Boston Celtics over point guard Rajon Rondo (ESPN, Dec. 18). ESPN.com’s Marc Stein reported that the Dallas Mavericks...
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Stein: Knicks, Celtics talk trade for Rondo

ESPN (Ian Begley) — The New York Knicks are one of several teams that the Boston Celtics have engaged in trade discussions involving point guard Rajon Rondo, sources have told ESPN.com’s Marc Stein. The Dallas...
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