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Ex-Knicks point guard chooses Nets’ youth to coach

NY Post (Brian Lewis) — The Nets are adding to their coaching staff, with The Post learning ex-Knick Pablo Prigioni will join the group. He will aid in development, especially helping to groom a glut of young point guards who will be key in their rebuilding process. The Knicks also had interest in hiring Prigioni, who spent 2012-15 in the...
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Knicks should feel lucky Mike Budenholzer wants their job

NY Post (Fred Kerber) — All indications are Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer wants the Knicks. And according to a random sampling of NBA scouts and executives, the feeling should be mutual. “He’d be good there,” said one Western Conference scout. “I’m just looking at the [reported] list of the people they’ve talked to, he would have to be at the...
  • 83 days ago
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Joakim Noah emerges from Knicks exile looking different

NY Post (Zach Braziller) — It’s uncertain where Joakim Noah’s NBA career goes from here, but his beard game isn’t past its prime. The exiled Knicks forward checked in from the wilderness somewhere, sporting a blond beard and wavy long hair, without his preferred ponytail. The two-time All-Star is almost recognizable from the player who has spent 11 seasons in...
  • 83 days ago
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Knicks’ coaching choice is obvious to this Hall of Famer

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Larry Brown, the Hall of Famer and ex-Knicks coach from Long Beach, has read the list of the team’s coaching candidates and can’t think of anyone whose credentials top Mike Woodson’s. Brown, Woodson and Knicks general manager Scott Perry were together in Detroit in the early 2000s during glorious times for the Pistons. Perry was...
  • 84 days ago
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Mike Budenholzer wants Knicks job because he’s sick of losing

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Mike Budenholzer is genuinely interested in the Knicks’ job, according to an NBA source who has spoken to the Hawks coach. “New York’s his top choice,’’ the NBA source said. “If they offered him the job, he’d say yes. He wants to live in New York.’’ Moreover, Budenholzer appears so disillusioned with the current Hawks’...
  • 84 days ago
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David Blatt wants redemption after LeBron James fiasco

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The unseemly details of former Cavaliers coach David Blatt’s sour relationship with LeBron James in Cleveland were spelled out in a recent book, “Return of The King.’’ In an interview published Saturday in the Israeli newspaper Haaretz and translated from Hebrew, Blatt declined to talk about the book but admitted he didn’t “realize my potential’’...
  • 85 days ago
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David Lee knew guard the Knicks passed on could be great player

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Former Knick David Lee doesn’t want a piece of Donovan Mitchell’s potential Rookie of the Year Award, but he wouldn’t turn down a piece of his next contract. Lee, soon heading off to the French Open with his fiancée, Caroline Wozniacki, recalled Mitchell attended his annual kids camp in Chappaqua for four straight years and...
  • 85 days ago
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Knicks to interview Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The Knicks plan to meet with Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Both parties appear ready to move on as the Hawks embark on a massive rebuilding process. Indications are Budenholzer is upset at losing some personnel power. The Hawks, in turn, likely don’t want to pay Budenholzer for the two years...
  • 86 days ago
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Ernie Johnson, Barkley and Shaq give Kenny Smith advice for Knicks interview

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The TNT crew is trying to help out Kenny Smith’s bid to become the Knicks’ next head coach. After being teased on the air by his colleagues late Thursday night during the NBA postgame show on TNT, Smith confirmed he will be interviewing for the Knicks job Friday in the Big Apple. “I know how...
  • 87 days ago
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One ex-Knick believes Jackson a perfect fit for New York

NY Post (Marc Berman) — David Lee will leave for the French Open in 10 days. He hopes before heading to Paris with fiancée Caroline Wozniacki that Mark Jackson is named the Knicks head coach. The ex-Knicks/ex-Warriors power forward played for Jackson in Golden State for all three of Jackson’s seasons. “He has a very smart perspective looking at the...
  • 87 days ago
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The hours after Kristaps Porzingis’ heartbreak: Tequila shots

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Tequila, anyone? In a 23-minute documentary that went online Thursday about his rehab, Janis Porzingis, Kristaps’ brother and agent, revealed the night of the ACL-tear diagnosis, his entourage needed a ceremonial shot to absorb the devastating news. Janis said he took a tequila bottle and poured shots for his brother Martins, Kristaps and their longtime...
  • 87 days ago
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Trying to decipher Knicks’ Kristaps Porzingis thinking

NY Post (Marc Berman) — At least coaches interviewing for the Knicks’ job should know now a possibility exists — although small and a worst-case scenario – Kristaps Porzingis will sit out all next season to rest his left knee. Not that the Knicks’ job was bouquets and roses before owner James Dolan spoke his piece to The Post’s Larry...
  • 87 days ago
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Knicks to interview Kenny Smith for coaching job

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Add another former Queens point guard turned broadcaster into the Knicks’ coaching mix — though this one doesn’t appear to have much of a shot. TNT’s Kenny Smith, who interviewed for the Knicks’ general manager vacancy in 2008, reportedly will get an audience Friday with team president Steve Mills and general manager Scott Perry, according...
  • 88 days ago
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Dolan talks about his Knicks’ rebuild vision

NY Post (Larry Brooks) — Jim Dolan was talking about the Rangers and then he was talking about the Knicks. “Basketball is different than hockey,” the Garden executive chairman said during a conversation at his MSG office on Wednesday. “A great player in hockey is the difference, but a great player in basketball is the team. “And I think we...
  • 88 days ago
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Mark Jackson’s Golden State tenure may be red flag for Knicks

NY Post (Marc Berman) — If Knicks brass has read “Betaball,’’ there are enough red flags about coaching candidate Mark Jackson to stop a NASCAR race. The recently released book detailing the making of the Warriors dynasty painted a bleak picture of Jackson being too resistant to analytics, mismanaging his coaching staff, making an ill-timed, anti-gay remark and harboring a...
  • 89 days ago
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