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As Losses Mount, Knicks Cling to Their Plan and Their Patience

NY Times (SCOTT CACCIOLA) — Hamstrung by the handiwork of previous regimes, Phil Jackson appears determined to wait it out until next summer, when the Knicks will dip well below the salary cap and finally have money to spend.
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Goran Dragic: Knicks ‘an option’ in free agency

NY Post (Jonathan Lehman) — Suns point guard Goran Dragic, one of the headliners of the 2015 free-agent class, promised to take a look at the Knicks this summer, offering an open-minded assessment of the team’s...
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Andrea Bargnani takes big step toward return

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Andrea Bargnani’s 20-minute on-court workout at United Center on Thursday was a big step toward rejoining Knicks practice as he is bent on making his season debut shortly, said his...
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Knicks get glimpse at stud point guard tailor-made for them

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Here come the Suns. And here comes Phoenix point guard Goran Dragic into the Garden for a Saturday matinee — a crafty, left-handed point guard who will be a free...
  • 16 hr 18 min ago
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Tough-talking Carmelo to critics: I’m not ‘a loser’

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Carmelo Anthony said he’s not “a loser,’’ despite the possibility of being the leader of the Knicks team with the most losses in franchise history. Anthony said his new $124...
  • 16 hr 31 min ago
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Jose Calderon says Knicks won't lose fight despite record

NY Daily News (PETER BOTTE) — Jose Calderon knows the injuries and the losses are building “like a snowball.”
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Knicks’ disastrous season leaves MSG Media in the red

NY Post (Claire Atkinson) — As even the most casual basketball fan can see, the 5-23 Knicks have been losers on the court so far this season. On Friday, a Wall Street analyst broke down...
  • 17 hr 33 min ago
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Twitter beefs, Barkley quips and some injuries sum up Knicks' season thus far

$Newsday Jose Calderon was speaking about Andrea Bargnani's situation, but his words aptly described the Knicks' season.
  • 21 hr 42 min ago
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Knicks rewind: ‘Moral victory’ is sign of team that’s given up

NY Post (Marc Berman) — CHICAGO – The night after Thanksgiving, Amar’e Stoudemire questioned the team’s heart, desire to win, sense of urgency and courage in an epic locker-room rant, saying the team looked “afraid.’’...
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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.
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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...
  • 1 day 16 hr ago
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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.
  • 1 day 22 hr ago
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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’’...
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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.
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Blog Articles

Free-agent-to-be Dragic says he’s open to Knicks

theKNICKSblog.com (Adam Zagoria) — Free-agent-to-be point guard Goran Dragic says he’s open to the Knicks — as well as everybody else – when he gets on the market this summer. “Every team that is going to be...
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Shumpert hopes to return from dislocated shoulder ‘as soon as possible’

theKNICKSblog.com (Adam Zagoria) — Knicks shooting guard Iman Shumpert is glad he didn’t need surgery on his dislocated left shoulder and hopes to make a quick return. “I want to get back on the court as soon as...
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Today’s Game: Suns at Knicks

theKNICKSblog.com (jmcguire860) — The Knicks are home to host the Phoenix Suns Saturday afternoon at Madison Square Garden. The game tips off at 1 p.m. on MSG and ESPN New York 98.7 FM. Quincy Acy, Tim Hardaway Jr., Travis Wear,...
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Barkley: Phil not attracting free agents

ESPN (Ian Begley) — The idea that free agents will sign with the New York Knicks now that Phil Jackson is in town is a “flawed theory,” Charles Barkley says. Barkley shared his thoughts on Friday on...
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Derek Fisher has a 'crazy' notion

ESPN (Ian Begley) — New York Knicks coach Derek Fisher knows the idea “sounds crazy.” But he remains confident that the Knicks will make a run at the playoffs this season. “I think if we can get...
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Melo, Amar’e questionable; Smith doubtful

theKNICKSblog.com (Andrew Vazzano, SNY.tv) — Carmelo Anthony and Amar’e Stoudemire are listed as questionable to play against the Suns on Saturday. J.R. Smith is listed as doubtful. Anthony has been battling a knee injury, while...
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Rajon Rondo trade escalates Knicks-Celtics tank warfare

Posting and Toasting (Joe Flynn) — Their nemesis is loaded with picks, so the Knicks need to make their pick count. Let me just begin by saying: Screw the Boston Celtics . Those green devils from the frozen North finally dealt...
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FanDuel Tournament for Friday's NBA Games

Posting and Toasting (Joe Flynn) — $$$ It's the last weekend before Christmas, folks... everybody panic!!! If you haven't finished your Christmas shopping, now would be a good time to win some extra cash. You can test your NBA...
  • 1 day 4 hr ago
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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...
  • 1 day 5 hr ago
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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...
  • 1 day 6 hr ago
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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...
  • 1 day 17 hr ago
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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,...
  • 1 day 22 hr 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...
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