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Wesley Matthews starting may be for trade-deadline purposes

NY Post (Mike Mazzeo) — Wesley Matthews may not be a Knick for long, but he’s getting a shot in the starting lineup. Matthews, who could be on the move again as Thursday’s NBA trade deadline approaches, got the start at forward for the Knicks on Tuesday night against the Pistons. The 32-year-old veteran, acquired last week in the blockbuster...
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How pro sports teams get to the top by racing to the bottom

NY Post (Greg Joyce) — Every time the Knicks step onto the court these days, it’s clear — their strategy isn’t based on trying to win games this season. Their strategy is completely about the future. They won’t use the word, but everyone know what they are doing. It’s called tanking. The issue of tanking has become one of the...
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Courtney Lee understands Knicks’ Porzingis purge, and why he was part of it

NY Post (Marc Berman) — DALLAS — While sources suggest Tim Hardaway Jr. was shocked and disappointed to be dealt from the Knicks again, Courtney Lee can’t complain. In fact, Lee, 33, thinks the Knicks did the right thing. The veteran shooting guard now gets to play again, and in meaningful games with the Mavericks — 24-28 and four games...
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The stud guards Knicks couldn’t get for Kristaps Porzingis

NY Post (Anthony Barstow) — The Knicks got what they wanted from the Mavericks in the Kristaps Porzingis trade. But it doesn’t sound like that’s all they were hoping for when they started shopping, according to a New York Times report. While the Knicks say they are happy with their haul of Dennis Smith Jr., a pair of veterans, two...
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Lakers, Celtics getting desperate in Anthony Davis sweepstakes

NY Post (Justin Terranova) — Anthony Davis wants the Lakers, but the trade offers have been underwhelming. Davis does not want the Celtics and Boston is ready to go all-in this offseason, when they are able to trade for the prolific big man. ESPN.com reported on the latest drama in the high-stakes situation with Thursday’s 3 p.m. trade deadline hanging...
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Enes Kanter’s WWE girlfriend supporting him through tough Knicks time

NY Post (Jaclyn Hendricks) — Dana Brooke is punching her ticket to the Enes Kanter show at The Garden before it’s too late. The WWE girlfriend of the 6-foot-11 center, who may be on his way out of New York with Thursday’s NBA trade deadline approaching, was recently spotted at Knicks games, according to screen grabs obtained by SportsGossip.com. The...
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Tim Hardaway Jr.: It wasn’t my decision to leave Knicks

NY Post (Marc Berman) — DALLAS — Thursday’s trade of Kristaps Porzingis to the Mavericks launched Tim Hardaway Jr. up in the standings — no longer part of the NBA’s worst team. But Hardaway still didn’t seem like the happiest guy on the dais during Monday’s press conference at American Airlines Center. Hardaway has been traded twice by the Knicks...
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Dennis Smith Jr. is loving how much David Fizdale trusts him

NY Post (Howie Kussoy) — David Fizdale said he expects the Knicks’ newest players to be up to speed with his system in about a week. What little Dennis Smith Jr. knows of it already looks appealing. “I’m loving it. It’s a lot of free play,” Smith said following his first practice with the Knicks on Monday. “Coach Fiz, he’s...
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DeAndre Jordan sees a lot of himself in Knicks rookie Mitchell Robinson

NY Post (Howie Kussoy) — Practice was wrapping up. Knicks guards, and wings, were on one hoop. The bigs were on another, rotating one-on-one matchups in the post. New Knicks center DeAndre Jordan received an entry pass. Rookie center Mitchell Robinson reached for a deflection, and failed to make contact, allowing Jordan to spin, and throw down a powerful two-handed...
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Where LaVar Ball vows he’ll steer son to in possible Lakers trade

NY Post (Joseph Staszewski) — Not to be out done by Anthony Davis’ father, LaVar Ball became the latest NBA dad to chime in on his son’s desired landing spot. The Athletic reported last week that Lonzo Ball’s camp doesn’t want the point guard to be stuck in New Orleans as part of a potential Lakers’ mega-deal for Anthony Davis....
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Kristaps Porzingis curiously reveals he never planned to play this year

NY Post (Marc Berman) — DALLAS — Kristaps Porzingis declined to elaborate on why he wanted out of New York but revealed he never intended to come back this season. At Monday’s introductory press conference here, Mavericks owner Mark Cuban said it’s “100 percent” certain Porzingis won’t play until next season, when he will be paired with fellow European stud...
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Kristaps Porzingis holds his fire in first words after ‘surprise’ Knicks trade

NY Post (Zach Braziller) — Kristaps Porzingis claimed he never expected to be moved, but otherwise he held back from firing back at the Knicks. Speaking for the first time publicly since he was traded by the Knicks on Thursday in a stunning blockbuster deal with the Mavericks, the one-time face of the Knicks franchise declined to address if he...
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Anthony Davis open to Knicks — and not Celtics — with trade list

NY Post (Zach Braziller) — At least one player favors the Knicks over the Celtics, and it’s a pretty significant one. Anthony Davis, the superstar forward who has requested a trade from the Pelicans, has included the Knicks — and not the Celtics — on his list of teams he would sign a long-term contract with, according to ESPN. Davis...
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Knicks fans will not like first look at Kristaps Porzingis the Maverick

NY Post (Zach Braziller) — Hide your eyes, Knicks fans. It’s Kristaps Porzingis is a Mavericks uniform. Porzingis, the former Knicks star, is set to meet the media Monday afternoon, speaking publicly for the first time since the stunning trade sent him, along with Trey Burke and Tim Hardaway Jr., away for Dennis Smith Jr., Wesley Matthews, DeAndre Jordan and...
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Dennis Smith Jr. shows Knicks signs they made the right move

NY Post (Marc Berman) — This wasn’t Dennis Smith Jr. going for a triple-double as he did Wednesday at the Garden when he was wearing a Mavericks uniform. But Smith’s Knicks debut became an exciting glimpse for David Fizdale on how he can mold the new point guard acquired in Thursday’s Kristaps Porzingis blockbuster. “The early foul trouble was tough,’’...
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