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Jeremy Lin’s emotional and risky NBA comeback plan

NY Post (Zach Braziller) — Jeremy Lin is returning to America, giving the NBA another shot. The former Knick announced the move following a strong season in the Chinese Basketball Association with the Beijing Shougang Ducks. “This decision has really been the hardest in my life,” Lin told his seven million followers in Mandarin in a tear-filled video on Weibo....
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Knicks’ first workout back could feature Chris Paul irony

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The Knicks are back. It’s the first organized team activity since March 11 when the Knicks won in overtime in Atlanta before the pandemic shut down the league. Last month the NBA granted “The Delete 8’’ — teams not included in the July restart — this opportunity. According to a league source familiar with the...
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Kevin Durant was quickly turned off by idea of being Knicks savior

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Kevin Durant insisted again that as his last season in Golden State wore on, he wanted no part of the Knicks’ spotlight. Too bad former Knicks president Steve Mills didn’t anticipate that as he traded Kristaps Porzingis to Dallas in late January of the 2018-19 season to clear cap room for KD and a star...
  • 7 days ago
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The next NBA season is completely in flux

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Friday is the six-month mark of the Knicks’ last regular-season game. With the draft being pushed back from Oct. 16 to mid-November, league sources told The Post that the season opener will almost certainly be pushed back until after Jan. 1 – with no consensus on even the month. According to a source, some league...
  • 7 days ago
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Mike Woodson officially back with Knicks after unceremonious firing

NY Post (Marc Berman) — More than six years after Phil Jackson never met with him to discuss the possibility of coaching the triangle, Mike Woodson is officially back with the Knicks. The Knicks finally announced the rest of their coaching staff under Tom Thibodeau with Woodson, Utah’s Johnnie Bryant, Andy Greer and Dice Yoshimoto being officially named. The Knicks...
  • 13 days ago
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RJ Barrett’s dad Rowan: Friend Steve Nash ‘ready’ to be Nets coach

NY Post (Zach Braziller) — The news, that Steve Nash had become the Nets’ new coach came as a surprise to most observers. Few knew he was even in the mix, let alone interested in coaching. Rowan Barrett wasn’t part of that majority. Since he met Nash at the age of 16, he has seen coaching qualities in the terrific...
  • 14 days ago
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Knicks’ long-shot Donovan Mitchell chance dashed with looming Jazz extension

NY Post (Howie Kussoy) — Jazz assistant Johnnie Bryant is joining the Knicks as an associate coach. Don’t bank on Donovan Mitchell coming home to New York with him. Following an incredible performance in Utah’s seven-game first-round series loss to the Nuggets, Mitchell, who shares a close relationship with Bryant, is set to finalize a max extension — worth roughly...
  • 15 days ago
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Patrick Ewing had blood clot during ‘rough’ COVID-19 battle

NY Post (Zach Braziller) — Patrick Ewing, the former Knicks star and current Georgetown coach, was one of many big names to have contracted the novel coronavirus. He didn’t just have symptoms of the virus — he also suffered a blood clot as the result of it in May. “It was rough,” he told CNN. “In the hospital for five...
  • 16 days ago
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MSG Sports adds David Hopkinson to James Dolan advisers

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Knicks owner James Dolan has another chief adviser as MSG Sports hired David Hopkinson on Monday to oversee its sports properties. In a press release, the Garden said Hopkinson has “more than 25 years of diverse sports industry experience.” He was named executive vice president of MSG Sports in charge of its “strategic vision” and...
  • 17 days ago
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Carmelo Anthony’s Trail Blazers prayer makes Knicks reunion unlikely

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Sorry Leon Rose, Tom Thibodeau and Mike Woodson. Carmelo Anthony’s first choice is returning to Portland. Following the Blazers’ first-round elimination late Saturday night against the Lakers, the 36-year-old Anthony emphatically stated he wanted to return to the franchise that “revived” his dead career. “I pray that it could be Portland,” Anthony said on Zoom....
  • 18 days ago
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You can cast your 2020 vote at Madison Square Garden starting Oct. 24

NY Post (Julia Marsh) — Madison Square Garden, which has been dark since March due to the pandemic, has found a new use for itself — Election Day polling site. “Madison Square Garden is excited to support our community by partnering with NYC Board of Elections to serve as a polling site for residents to exercise their right to vote...
  • 20 days ago
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Tom Thibodeau adds Andy Greer, Dice Yoshimoto to Knicks coaching staff

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Tom Thibodeau will have at least two guys on his assistant staff with whom he’s worked closely. While the hirings of Kenny Payne, Johnnie Bryant and Mike Woodson had been cemented, Thibodeau will also add his longtime trusted lieutenants, Andy Greer and Dice Yoshimoto, sources confirm. The Post first reported Greer and Yoshimoto as candidates...
  • 20 days ago
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Mailbag: Why do some NBA players hate the Knicks?

NY Post (Marc Berman) — You ask, we answer. The Post is fielding questions from readers about New York’s biggest pro sports teams and getting our beat writers to answer them in a series of regularly published mailbags. In today’s installment: the Knicks. Why do so many NBA players hate the Knicks? They all celebrated when we fell to the eighth draft...
  • 22 days ago
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Knicks eyeing ‘relentless’ Isaac Okoro as NBA Draft option

NY Post (Marc Berman) — He’s not a scoring point guard, he’s not even a good shooter. But he’s got a reputation for being a winner and defender — and that might be what the moribund Knicks need with their No. 8 draft pick. According to an NBA source, Auburn’s 6-foot-6 small forward Isaac Okoro has support among Knicks brass...
  • 24 days ago
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Knicks must go hard after Fred VanVleet in NBA free agency

NY Post (Mike Vaccaro) — The Knicks have had as good an offseason as a franchise mired in a 20-year slump can have. They hired the best man available for their open coaching job in Tom Thibodeau. They have made a slew of excellent hires to flush out his staff and the front office, notably assistant coaches Kenny Payne and...
  • 25 days ago
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