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MSG would do better without Rangers, Knicks: investor

NY Post (Carleton English) — The Knicks and Rangers aren’t the only franchises at Madison Square Garden not playing up to their potential, one Wall Street investor said Thursday. The Garden itself is underperforming — and James Dolan should take decisive action to bring full value to shareholders, according to Samantha Greenberg of the Margate Capital hedge fund. Greenberg, speaking...
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Kristaps Porzingis has three lofty goals for this season

NY Post (Marc Berman) — OKLAHOMA CITY — Kristaps Porzingis has lofty individual goals that go beyond making his first All-Star Game — which he made known over the summer. In an interview with the Players Tribune, Porzingis listed two other honors in his sights — one likely unreachable considering his defensive rebounding numbers. “As far as individual goals …...
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Jeff Hornacek desperately wants to turn page on Carmelo

NY Post (Marc Berman) — OKLAHOMA CITY – Jeff Hornacek declined to get into a war of words with Carmelo Anthony, but made an indirect dig about his former star. Hornack said this season’s team is “really committed to doing the right things.’’ In an interview with The Post and two other New York-area papers ahead of Thursday’s showdown between...
  • 33 days ago
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The critical advice one ex-Knicks coach gave to GM Scott Perry

NY Post (Justin Terranova) — It’s a good time to start a rebuild, and the Knicks finally seem ready to commit to one. That’s the current state of the top-heavy NBA with another season tipping off this week. “The Knicks are going to be in the same position as 28 other teams and that’s looking up to the Golden State...
  • 33 days ago
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Knicks-Thunder Melodrama comes to head in teams’ opener

NY Post (Marc Berman) — OKLAHOMA CITY — It’s the Knicks season opener, but it’s also “The Melo Bowl.’’ Carmelo Anthony believes his broken marriage isn’t over until he gets through with the Knicks on Thursday at Chesapeake Energy Arena. “Melo wants this, as he should,” Paul George, his new OKC partner in crime, said. “Melo wants this game and...
  • 33 days ago
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Enes Kanter will have a lot on his mind in ‘emotional’ Knicks debut

NY Post (Marc Berman) — It’s an emotional time for Enes Kanter. His former Utah teammate, Gordon Hayward, suffered one of the most gruesome on-court injuries in recent years Tuesday, after which the Knicks center tweeted his prayers. And his former Thunder teammates are ready to do battle Thursday in the Knicks’ season opener at Chesapeake Arena, where Kanter toiled...
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Carmelo Anthony: I was ‘stabbed in the back’ by Knicks

NY Post (Fred Kerber) — OKLAHOMA CITY — Carmelo Anthony still does not know how or exactly when it all went so bad in New York. But even though he was “stabbed in the back,” he still was prepared to return to the Knicks this season. “I always envisioned myself coming back even when I was being pushed out,” Anthony...
  • 33 days ago
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What to expect from Frank Ntilikina in his NBA debut

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Knicks point guard Frank Ntilikina said he’s “100 percent” to go for his NBA debut but Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek cautioned about the rookie’s playing time in the season opener Thursday in Oklahoma City. “We have some guys at the point guard spot so hopefully we can get him in there some minutes,” Hornacek said....
  • 34 days ago
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Knicks brass took a field trip to learn from one of NFL’s best

NY Post (Marc Berman) — When the Knicks staged training camp in late September, there were a handful of sessions open to families of players and staff. It was a new concept for the Knicks — gleaned from one of sports’ model franchises, the Pittsburgh Steelers. According to sources, Knicks president Steve Mills and new general manager Scott Perry attended...
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Shaq: Knicks players failed Phil Jackson

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Shaquille O’Neal says Phil Jackson meant well, but his cardinal sin during his three-year, three-month stint as Knicks president was trusting that millennial NBA players would adapt to the selfless aspects of the triangle. In a conference call promoting TNT’s coverage, O’Neal supported Jackson’s attempt at resurrecting the Knicks while Charles Barkley said he got...
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Kristaps Porzingis: I’ll guard Carmelo, but it won’t be easy

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The mentor will square off against the master in Oklahoma City on Thursday night in the Knicks’ deliciously compelling season opener. With Carmelo Anthony lining up at power forward in the Thunder’s smallball lineup, Porzingis said he will defend his former teammate at the outset. At 7’3, Porzingis has the height advantage, but the 6’8...
  • 35 days ago
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Knicks preview: Finding out how low they can go

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The only question is whether Jeff Hornacek will replace Derek Fisher in the history books for worst single-season record for a Knicks coach. Probably not, but after an 0-5 preseason, it’s not out of the realm of possibility the rebuilding, post-Carmelo Anthony club could challenge 17-65. The new regime of Steve Mills and Scott Perry...
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Knicks’ Frank Ntilikina caretaker is just happy to be here

NY Post (Zach Braziller) — Ramon Sessions has no problem babysitting. He has spent large segments of his 10-year NBA career serving as a caretaker for younger players such as Kyrie Irving and Kemba Walker. So when he inked a one-year deal for the veteran’s minimum with the Knicks on July 28, Sessions knew mentoring rookie Frank Ntilikina would be...
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Frank Ntilikina: I’ll be ready for Knicks opener

NY Post (Zach Braziller) — Frank Ntilikina is making progress, slowly but it seems steadily, in advance of Thursday’s regular season opener against Carmelo Anthony and the Thunder. The Knicks’ rookie point guard from France took part in his second straight practice on Monday, doing more than he did on Saturday, and the expectation is he will be available when...
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What would be a success for these Knicks?

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Greg Anthony agrees it will be one of the most difficult seasons to judge whether this edition of the Knicks will be a success. No, Anthony does not see this Carmelo Anthony-less team with a chance at a playoff berth. But he believes that doesn’t mean management can’t stamp 2017-18 campaign as worthwhile. The former...
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