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Knicks’ NBA draft history: The good, bad and very ugly

NY Post (Mike Vaccaro) — The Knicks’ golden era was built through the draft. The final pieces that came later on — Dave DeBusschere, Dick Barnett, and later still Pearl Monroe and Jerry Lucas — were the auxiliary pieces that put them over the top. But from 1964-67, the following players arrived directly to the Knicks, who were smart enough...
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Raptors’ Danny Green not ready to ponder a Knicks homecoming

NY Post (Marc Berman) — TORONTO — When Long Island’s Danny Green re-signed with the Spurs in 2015, ignoring the Knicks’ inquiry, he felt destined to make a third Finals appearance. That didn’t happen until San Antonio traded Green to Toronto in the Kawhi Leonard package last July. The North Babylon product is back for a third try and made...
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Ja Morant needs surgery as NBA draft buzz ramps up

NY Post (Mark Fischer) — This may give the Memphis Grizzlies some pause. Ja Morant will undergo a minor arthroscopic procedure on his right knee to remove loose fragments of bone or cartilage, ESPN reported Saturday, and is expected to be fully recovered in three to four weeks. The surgery, considered minor, “allows doctors to view the knee joint without...
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Quinn Cook has unique view of Kevin Durant-Kyrie Irving free agency

NY Post (Marc Berman) — TORONTO — Quinn Cook, the Warriors’ backup point guard out of Duke, can’t confirm where his two buddies, Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving, will land this summer, but he can confirm the two are tight. Cook, who followed Irving at Duke and is a childhood friend of Durant’s from Seat Pleasant, Md., has socialized with...
  • 79 days ago
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Jeff Van Gundy and Mark Jackson’s ESPN reign has no end in sight

NY Post (Justin Terranova) — If only NBA executives felt as strongly about Jeff Van Gundy and Mark Jackson as the two feel about each other. The two are widely respected for the work they have done on the sidelines, but recent attempts to return there have proven fruitless. Both were considered for the Knicks job last year that went...
  • 79 days ago
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Pelicans’ best shot with Anthony Davis may have just come and gone

NY Post (Mark Fischer) — Anthony Davis’ future in flux, and now he may no longer have a seat at the table. The New Orleans Pelicans superstar, with super-agent Rich Paul in tow, met with David Griffin on Wednesday in Los Angeles, the newly minted GM trying desperately to save a relationship destroyed by public trade demands. Davis is not...
  • 79 days ago
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Jeremy Lin sells New York to Kevin Durant as Knicks now wait

NY Post (Marc Berman) — TORONTO — Jeremy Lin is back in the spotlight — in the NBA Finals — though his Raptors’ playoff role has been more of an out-of-the-rotation cheerleader than the star of “Linsanity.” But nobody knows better than Lin what New York feels like and what the Garden sounds like to a basketball star of the...
  • 80 days ago
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RJ Barrett is now hinting at Knicks fantasy: ‘New York is my favorite’

NY Post (Kevin Kernan) — LOS ANGELES — RJ Barrett said all the right things, but you could sense he can’t wait to become a Knick. “It would be a lot of fun, definitely, playing in the Garden, those bright lights and they have so much history,’’ the Duke swingman said Tuesday at the BDA Sports Management Pro Day at...
  • 81 days ago
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Van Gundy, Jackson aren’t going there with Kevin Durant doubts

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Former Knicks coach Jeff Van Gundy and Mark Jackson had precious little to say on whether they believe Kevin Durant should seriously consider New York as a prime destination. But the legendary broadcasting duo know the notion the Warriors are better — or as good — without the injured Durant is ludicrous. “He’s an all-time...
  • 81 days ago
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Awaiting RJ Barrett’s first comments amid Knicks intrigue

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Duke swingman RJ Barrett will stage his Pro Day at UCLA Tuesday, along with 18 other Bill Duffy clients, but he will not participate in workouts. Presumably, Barrett will be on hand to speak to teams present and also break his post-lottery silence with the media. After the lottery reveal that put the Knicks in...
  • 82 days ago
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Kevin Durant center of attention in packed sports summer

NY Post (Steve Serby) — After all the winters of their discontent, the Knicks are poised to be the Boys of Summer. LeBron James never intended to take his talents to New York, but here we are, nine years later, and the Knicks will be asking the basketball gods for help. The lottery awarded Zion Williamson to New Orleans, but...
  • 84 days ago
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Bernard King: Kevin Durant can’t let himself become next Patrick Ewing

NY Post (Marc Berman) — If Kevin Durant wants to come to the Knicks, he had better bring along another star or he’ll wind up like Patrick Ewing — ringless. So says Brooklyn-born Bernard King, the former Knicks legend who played a role this past season as rookie Kevin Knox’s unofficial mentor. King, who signed as a Knicks free agent...
  • 84 days ago
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Nets’ Irving, Russell curiosity could ‘1,000 percent’ work

NY Post (Brian Lewis) — The Nets’ summer has been framed as having to pick between keeping D’Angelo Russell or chasing Kyrie Irving. But maybe they don’t have to choose. Sources told The Post that some within Barclays Center feel Russell and Irving could actually coexist. And Kevin Boyle — the only man who has coached both — guarantees that...
  • 84 days ago
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Kevin Durant snaps back at talk of being Warriors outsider

NY Post (Marc Berman) — In his first interview since being felled by a calf strain, Kevin Durant gave another indication Friday about still being perceived as a Warriors outsider — one of the factors in a growing belief he will leave as a free agent. The Warriors have moved on to The Finals without Durant. On Friday, the elephant...
  • 84 days ago
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LeBron James steps up Kyrie Irving recruitment in bold Instagram move

NY Post (Ethan Sears) — LeBron James has another superstar target, and the Knicks may have a competitor for Kyrie Irving. James liked an Instagram post Friday afternoon displaying Irving in a Lakers jersey, adding fuel to the fire that ESPN’s Brian Windhorst started Thursday. “I think Kyrie is considering the Lakers,” Windhorst told Stephen A. Smith. “… I know...
  • 85 days ago
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