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Frank Ntilikina returns, but Knicks thrashed by Nuggets

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Frank Ntilikina warned his return “was not going to be perfect.’’ And he was right — from a scoring standpoint. Ntilikina contributed energetic defense and some playmaking Friday night, but it was hardly enough for the listless Knicks to avoid a 111-93 blowout loss to the Nuggets at the Garden. Still rusty with his shot...
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Easing Knicks fans’ fears and confusion about hiking ticket prices

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Even if the Knicks win May’s lottery for the chance to select Duke superstar Zion Williamson or sign Kevin Durant, owner James Dolan is sticking to his policy of not raising season-ticket prices next season, The Post has learned. This will be the sixth straight year Dolan won’t raise season-ticket prices, as his policy is...
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Ja Morant’s dad heats up battle with Zion Williamson for No. 1 pick

NY Post (Kyle Schnitzer) — Ja Morant’s dad has sent a message to Zion Williamson. Just about all draft boards predict Williamson will go No. 1 (and perhaps to the Knicks) in the upcoming draft, but after Morant’s superstar show in 12th-seeded Murray State’s blowout upset over fifth-seeded Marquette, his father thinks he should be going before the Duke star....
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Willis Reed gives Knicks reason to believe future can be bright

NY Post (Peter Botte) — If nothing else, the Knicks have enjoyed a “Who’s Who” series of guest speakers with strong franchise ties throughout this lost season. Coach David Fizdale may have saved the biggest and best boldfaced name for last, with Hall of Fame big man and team legend Willis Reed addressing the lottery-bound Knicks at practice Friday in...
  • 61 days ago
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The Frank Ntilikina wait continues after Knicks practice

NY Post (Peter Botte) — The Knicks still haven’t fully committed to Frank Ntilikina’s return to the lineup. The second-year guard took part in a light practice Thursday at the team’s facility, but David Fizdale wasn’t ready to say Ntilikina would make his first appearance in nearly two months Friday night against Denver at the Garden. “We didn’t do a...
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Zion Williamson confirms the Knicks’ interest is mutual

NY Post (Steve Serby) — COLUMBIA, S.C. — Zion Williamson sent the hearts of Knicks fans aflutter again on Thursday, the eve of his first March Madness game against North Dakota State. “I would love to play for the Knicks,” he said. Asked what he knows about the Knicks, Williamson said: “It’s an historic franchise.” The Knicks, of course, crave...
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NCAA Tournament reminds Allonzo Trier of the worst — and Zion

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Knicks rookie Allonzo Trier will watch the first round of the NCAA Tournament — and Zion Williamson. But it may all bring back some tough memories of a year ago. Trier’s red-hot Arizona Wildcats were stunned, 89-68, in the first round last March by the mid-major University at Buffalo, a SUNY school. Trier, who scored...
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Donovan Mitchell lights up Knicks as Ntilikina sits again

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Frank Ntilikina, the Knicks’ 2017 lottery pick, was held out again and the Westchester County product the franchise bypassed that year, Donovan Mitchell, lit up the Garden in his homecoming for 30 points in 29 minutes in a 137-116 rout by the Jazz on Wednesday night. As the Knicks began their six-game homestand disastrously, Ntilikina...
  • 62 days ago
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‘Funky’ Porzingis situation forced my son off Knicks: Tim Hardaway Sr.

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Hall of Fame finalist Tim Hardaway Sr. realizes his son likely would still be a Knick if Kristaps Porzingis had wanted part of David Fizdale’s program. The Jan. 29 trade left his son “disappointed’’ and the father surprised the 7-foot-3 Latvian didn’t want to play for Fizdale, whom Hardaway Sr. had known in Miami. While...
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Final stretch stands between the Knicks and historic futility

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The season mercifully will be over soon, but first the Knicks will stage a six-game homestand that will determine whether they go down as the most dreadful team in franchise history. The Knicks (14-57) need to go 4-7 in their final 11 games to avoid the franchise record for futility. Derek Fisher’s 2014-15 club had...
  • 63 days ago
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Knicks’ brief, telling look at Frank Ntilikina is just about here

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Frank Ntilikina is on the verge of a ballyhooed return from his groin injury. The Knicks announced Ntilikina was cleared for practice and would train Tuesday with the G League Westchester Knicks. Their 2017 lottery pick hasn’t been completely ruled out for Wednesday’s game against Utah, when the Knicks kick off a six-game homestand, pending...
  • 63 days ago
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Mitchell Robinson fires back over Kyle Lowry’s ‘dirty’ accusation

NY Post (Marc Berman) — TORONTO — Knicks center Mitchell Robinson tied Patrick Ewing’s rookie record of posting at least one block in 28 straight contests. But that mark got overshadowed when he fell onto Kyle Lowry in the third quarter, leaving the Raptors star point guard writhing on the ground, clutching his leg. After a replay review, Robinson was...
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The career advice LeBron James gave to Kevin Knox

NY Post (Marc Berman) — TORONTO — It was about 10 minutes in real time. Knicks coach David Fizdale hopes it lasts 10 years. After several foiled attempts, Fizdale got rookie Kevin Knox to huddle with LeBron James after the Knicks pulled out a 124-123 victory in the final seconds Sunday at the Garden. James went from hero to goat...
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Hezonja is still adapting to his ‘ridiculous’ post-LeBron-block world

NY Post (Marc Berman) — TORONTO — St. Patrick’s Day hero Mario Hezonja had one idea flash through his mind when LeBron James got the ball in the backcourt with 15 seconds left and the game on the line. The moment almost got to him. “I had a couple of thoughts,’’ Hezonja said. “Holy sh-t. I’m in the Garden in...
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Fizdale pulls starters in Knicks’ ugly rout to Kawhi-less Raptors

NY Post (Marc Berman) — TORONTO — The Knicks got a little more than 24 hours to savor their last-second Sunday matinee victory over the Lakers before reality bit them in Canada. The Raptors don’t lose at home to the Atlantic Division. Especially not to the league-worst Knicks, even if the Raptors were without their best player, Kawhi Leonard. The...
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