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Fisher focuses on defense in Knicks first practice

NY Post (Marc Berman) — WEST POINT — Triangle this. At the first practice of Knicks training camp at West Point, the triangle was an unspoken word. The 2 ¹/₂-hour session at Christl Arena was all...
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Grant Hill says he was almost a Knick

NY Daily News (CHRISTIAN RED) — Grant Hill once had a chance to sign with the Knicks when the roster included Hill’s boyhood idol, Patrick Ewing, as well as Allan Houston and Latrell Sprewell.
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Bondy: Knicks star Carmelo Anthony off on right foot

NY Daily News (Filip Bondy) — The only two measurements that matter, Derek Fisher’s first day on the job went very well at West Point. Phil Jackson didn’t stand up from his seat by the bleachers to take over the defensive...
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Knicks practice at West Point

$Newsday The Knicks stressed defense as they held their first practice for the season during training camp at the U.S. Military Academy Tuesday on Sept. 30, 2014. (Credit: Newsday / Chuck Fadely)
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Knicks' plan will restrict minutes for Amar'e Stoudemire

$Newsday There was a familiar sight at Knicks practice Tuesday with Amar'e Stoudemire standing and watching from the sideline.
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Carmelo has best shot at earning Jeter-like devotion from fans

NY Post (Jamie McCarty) — WEST POINT — The visiting athlete who stirred the masses and nearly fried the Internet was Matt Harvey, who attended Derek Jeter’s final game at Yankee Stadium last week (wearing...
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J.R. Smith knows he would make the absolute worst Army cadet

NY Post (Marc Berman) — J.R. Smith grew up not so far away, in Freehold, NJ, but had never stepped foot on the post of West Point. Nor has he ever been in this sort...
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J.R. Smith on Phil Jackson’s Dennis Rodman comparison: It's an honor

NY Daily News (PETER BOTTE) — J.R. Smith wasn't bothered by Phil Jackson's recent public assessment that the volatile guard reminded him of Dennis Rodman with his antics on and off the court.
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Derek Fisher spends all of first practice as Knicks coach on defense

NY Daily News (PETER BOTTE) — The first-year head coach spent the entirety of his first official three-hour session working exclusively on defensive drills tells you what kind of team he expects to field with the Knicks...
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Amar’e restricted in Knicks’ defense-only 1st practice

NY Post (Marc Berman) — WEST POINT – While all of his Knicks teammates went to the finish, Amar’e Stoudemire stood and watched the final 30 minutes of Derek Fisher’s first practice as coach to...
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Derek Fisher begins Knicks coaching career preaching defense

$Newsday In Derek Fisher's first practice as an NBA coach, he didn't spend hours teaching the Knicks the triangle offense. He didn't even spend one minute on it.
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Knicks fan suing team after ejection for heckling Carmelo

NY Post (Julia Marsh) — A diehard Knicks fan is hauling Madison Square Garden to court over his right to heckle star forward Carmelo Anthony. Former ING Broker Anthony Rotondi says in a new Manhattan...
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Knicks Insider: Amar'e Stoudemire, Andrea Bargnani are healthy, happy

NY Daily News (PETER BOTTE) — Better check those expiration dates. Amar’e Stoudemire and Andrea Bargnani will combine for $35.4 million in expiring contracts after the upcoming season for Phil Jackson and the Knicks to have...
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Isola: Clock already ticking on Knicks and Carmelo Anthony's partnership with Phil Jackson

NY Daily News (Frank Isola) — Carmelo Anthony’s waistline shrunk this summer as his wallet expanded. For those of you who believe money can’t buy happiness, take a good look at the thinner, more optimistic Melo. “I feel...
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Calderon will be sharp at point

NY Post (Fred Kerber) — For many Knicks fans, Jose Calderon is being — and already has been — embraced at point guard because he’s not Raymond Felton. But to others, Calderon is being embraced...
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New System and Season Bring Carmelo Anthony and Knicks Fresh Perspective

NY Times (SCOTT CACCIOLA) — As the Knicks prepared to begin training camp Tuesday at West Point, Carmelo Anthony addressed the news media with a renewed sense of optimism.
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Kevin Love thrilled to have break from trade rumors

NY Post (Fred Kerber) — INDEPENDENCE, Ohio — For several years while they toiled their way back to relevance, the Knicks quietly but not very subtly let it be known that when their salary books...
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Bargnani primed to improve

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Everything seems better about Italy’s Andrea Bargnani — even his English. Last season with the Knicks turned into a mess for Bargnani, who partially tore the ulnnar nerve in his...
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J.R. Smith seeks serious attitude adjustment

$Newsday J.R. Smith, the Knicks shooting guard with the bad-boy image, is trying to head into training camp with a good attitude.
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Amar’e Stoudemire feeling up for 30-35 minutes per game

NY Post (Marc Berman) — There were none of the usual big boasts from Amar’e Stoudemire. His health speaks for itself. “It’s great to finally go through a summer where I can just work on...
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Blog Articles

As camp begins, Fisher must forge identity independent of Jackson

theKNICKSblog.com (Adam Zagoria) — When Derek Fisher began Day 1 of his first training camp as the head coach of the Knicks on Tuesday, team President Phil Jackson sat courtside overseeing the day’s events. The 69-year-old...
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Fisher-Phil era begins in defense mode

ESPN (Ohm Youngmisuk) — WEST POINT, N.Y. -- With Phil Jackson seated sideline next to executives, Derek Fisher’s first-ever practice as a head coach lasted nearly three hours. And there wasn’t a single drill...
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J.R. likes Rodman comp; Amar'e limited

ESPN (Ian Begley & Ohm Youngmisuk) — WEST POINT, N.Y. -- Some people might be offended if you compared them to Dennis Rodman. Those people aren't Knicks guard J.R. Smith. Smith said Tuesday that it was an “honor” to be...
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J.R. Smith on training camp at West Point: ‘I come in peace’

theKNICKSblog.com (Adam Zagoria) — J.R. Smith surrounded by more than 1,000 West Point cadets sounds like the makings of a good slapstick comedy starring Damon Wayans Jr. After all, this is the man who likes to untie...
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Quotes and photos from Day 1 of Knicks training camp

Posting and Toasting (Joe Flynn) — Here's what the Knicks did and said during their first day at West Point. At long last, the time has come for New York Knicks training camp. All praise be to the Zen Master! --makes the sign of...
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Melo tips cap to 'mentor' Jeter

ESPN (Ian Begley) — WEST POINT, N.Y. -- Carmelo Anthony was in the stands at Yankee Stadium last Thursday when Derek Jeter knocked in the game-winning run in his final at-bat in pinstripes.“He kind of gave me...
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The Knicks Blog Podcast: Training Camp begins…

theKNICKSblog.com (Andrew Vazzano, SNY.tv) — Anthony Donahue and Moke Hamilton are pumped up for the start of training camp. The guys welcome Hard 2 Guard’s Edgar Burgos into the studio for his take on this year’s team. Plus,...
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Fisher Has Plan to Protect Stoudemire’s Knees

theKNICKSblog.com (Adam Zagoria) — On the first day of Derek Fisher’s first training camp as head coach of the Knicks, Amar’e Stoudemire participated for the first two hours and then stood on the sideline watching his...
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The Knicks' individual media day photos, captioned

Posting and Toasting (Seth) — People often wonder why players do Media Day in full uniform-- sleeves and headbands and all. It's because Media Day for the players is half about fielding questions from reporters and half about...
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SportsNite: Melo at Media Day

theKNICKSblog.com (Andrew Vazzano, SNY.tv) — At Knicks Media Day on Monday, Carmelo Anthony discussed committing his future to New York, and SNY’s Kerith Burke and Knicks Insider Frank Isola break down the upcoming season. Sorry, this video...
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2,015 Questions- #1070: How would the Knicks fare in a zombie apocalypse?

Posting and Toasting (MMiranda) — Forget points per game. Forget field goal percentage. Forget WAR and Drtg and eFG%. Distilled to its simplest form, basketball is made up of three things: the expected, the better than expected,...
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Cleanthony Early already feels right at home with Knicks

theKNICKSblog.com (Keith Schlosser, Lead Writer) — It’s clear Early, who Anthony referred to as “a steal” in this summer’s NBA Draft, can do plenty of the little things quite well. Still, there’s pressure to succeed...
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Stoudemire: I can log 30 minutes per night

ESPN (Ian Begley) — GREENBURGH, N.Y. -- Amar'e Stoudemire is confident that he’ll be able to play 30 minutes per night this season. “Oh, for sure. Having the year I had last year from a health standpoint...
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TKB Radio at 9 p.m.

theKNICKSblog.com (Andrew Vazzano, SNY.tv) — Anthony Donahue will be joined by Jadakiss on Monday night’s TKB Radio, live at 9 p.m. He’ll also take calls from fans, so if you want to have your voice heard, dial (646) 478-5554....
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Melo buys in to 'Bockers, Phil's plan

ESPN (Ohm Youngmisuk) — GREENBURGH, N.Y. -- Carmelo Anthony had heard Phil Jackson’s pitch about all the things he can accomplish in the triangle offense. And Anthony was sold enough to spurn Derrick Rose, Dwight...
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This has to be Iman Shumpert's year

Posting and Toasting (Seth) — Yesterday, we saw the predictable report that Iman Shumpert is not negotiating a contract extension with the Knicks , who would rather let him reach restricted free agency next summer. And...
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J.R.: This camp is 'definitely a clean slate'

ESPN (Ohm Youngmisuk) — GREENBURGH, N.Y. –- J.R. Smith is looking forward to starting training camp without having to worry about his health or an impending suspension.“I think it’s definitely a clean...
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Knicks Media Day!

Posting and Toasting (Seth) — Notes from the Knicks' pre-camp media availability. Hello! I am back in my apartment after a trip up to Greenburgh for Knicks Media Day. If you're unfamiliar, the Knicks do Media Day a bit...
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Melo says he has ‘unfinished business’ in New York

theKNICKSblog.com (Adam Zagoria) — Carmelo Anthony flirted with the Chicago Bulls, the Houston Rockets and the Los Angeles Lakers, among others, during his brief time this summer as a free agent. But in the end, Melo said he signed...
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Five things to watch during Knicks camp

ESPN (Ian Begley) — With training camp opening Tuesday, we take a look at five things to watch for the New York Knicks: 1. Melo, the Knicks and the triangle: Training camp will give the Knicks an opportunity to learn...
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