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Knicks nearing best lottery odds, but snagging Zion far from lock

NY Post (Marc Berman) — One more Knicks loss Saturday against Miami and you can start doing your 14 percent, Zion King lottery dance. Either a Knicks defeat or a Chicago victory over Toronto on Saturday ensures the Knicks a bottom-3 regular-season finish, which will officially grant them a 14 percent chance of winning the NBA draft lottery on May...
  • 80 days ago
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Knicks shut down Frank Ntilikina as they begin to consider his future

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The Knicks announced Frank Ntilikina will miss the rest of the season with his re-aggravated groin, ending an alarmingly poor second season in the NBA. The 2017 lottery pick played in just 43 games. He missed 24 straight with a groin pull and returned Friday. But in his second game on Sunday, his groin flared...
  • 80 days ago
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Kevin Knox, Dennis Smith return, but Knicks still get destroyed

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Kevin Knox returned to action for the Knicks without missing any time after spraining his ankle Sunday and Dennis Smith Jr., despite his back injury, played for the first time in more than two weeks. Neither provided a spark and the Raptors didn’t even need their resting superstar Kawhi Leonard, punishing the Knicks from the...
  • 81 days ago
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Knicks players rave about forgotten lottery stud PG Darius Garland

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Knicks reserves John Jenkins and Luke Kornet haven’t had much to brag about regarding their alma mater this season. Vanderbilt became the first SEC team since 1954 to go winless in conference action. Jenkins and Kornet represent the first time Vandy has had two NBA players on the same squad. And now a third prospect...
  • 81 days ago
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David Fizdale: Knicks need to add players who can defend

NY Post (Marc Berman) — David Fizdale, after failing to get the Knicks to defend with consistency this season, vowed the club will add more defensive-minded players in the offseason. It just so happens Kevin Durant’s most underrated attribute is his length and effectiveness on the defensive end, but Fizdale knows the overall mindset is to add defenders. Ironically, Fizdale...
  • 82 days ago
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Dennis Smith nears return as Ntilikina experiment hope dies

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Dennis Smith Jr. was back to practice and back to talking. In his first public comments since throwing his back out and missing six straight games, Smith revealed an MRI exam showed a disc issue. Indicating he’ll need further rehab to correct the malady, the 21-year-old Smith believes he will be back on the court...
  • 82 days ago
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What the Knicks’ Damyean Dotson has riding on the NCAAs

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Damyean Dotson’s alma mater is in the NCAA Tournament’s Sweet 16 — a sweet capper to his resurgent second season. Nobody is more proud to be from Houston than Dotson, who has remained close to the University of Houston program and runs a children’s charity in his hometown. It was a natural he and rookie...
  • 83 days ago
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Frank Ntilikina’s Knicks season might officially be a waste

NY Post (Marc Berman) — While there is hope rookie Kevin Knox potentially can return Thursday against Toronto and not miss any action, Knicks coach David Fizdale could not commit to Frank Ntilikina’s return this season. Knox practiced limitedly on Tuesday, and that was the good news coming out of Knicks practice after he suffered an ankle sprain that looked...
  • 83 days ago
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David Fizdale’s Knicks honeymoon is coming to an end

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Player development and progression is in the eye of the beholder. Looking through David Fizdale’s trademark thick black glasses, the Knicks first-year coach says it is happening. As the Knicks descended to 14-60 Sunday against the Clippers, on pace to set the worst record in franchise history, Fizdale is throwing the kitchen sink at the...
  • 84 days ago
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Kevin Knox’s ankle injury may end Knicks rookie’s promising stretch run

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Kevin Knox’s game had grown this month in David Fizdale’s eyes. On most nights, Knox saw the court better, was more aggressive, assertive and not afraid to keep launching shots even when he was off. His weakside defense was another matter, but Fizdale felt legitimate steps were being made despite a lethargic outing here and...
  • 84 days ago
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Cal Ramsey, Knicks and NYC hoops legend, passes away at 81

NY Post (Marc Berman) — New York basketball legend Cal Ramsey, an ex-Knick and their former TV color analyst, passed away Monday at age 81 of cardiac arrest at Riverside Rehabilitation and Healing Center after a long battle with diabetes. The Knicks will honor Ramsey with a moment of silence and other tributes, including the wearing of a memorial uniform...
  • 84 days ago
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Knicks just saw the many reasons Kevin Durant would pick Clippers

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Two hours before tip-off of Sunday’s noon matinee 124-113 loss to the Clippers, James Dolan entered a near-empty Knicks locker room with one of his young sons. The boy immediately spotted last Sunday’s LeBron James slayer, Mario Hezonja. “The Croatian sensation,” the youngster shouted. Dolan and his son chatted up Hezonja for a few minutes...
  • 85 days ago
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Frank Ntilikina, Kevin Knox go down in awful few minutes for Knicks

NY Post (Marc Berman) — With the Knicks potentially facing their season’s 60th loss, they were dealt a double whammy in the first half of Sunday’s matinee against the Clippers when their last two lottery picks went down. Rookie Kevin Knox, who had scored 11 points in the half, was lost for the game with a sprained right ankle after...
  • 85 days ago
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The all-time best players who were ‘lifers’ with their NY teams

NY Post (Mike Vaccaro) — Now that Mike Trout is signing for what will surely be the balance of his career to play for the Angels, he has a distinct opportunity to join what has become a shrinking club: the great player who plays every moment of his career for one team. This is something that fascinates us as sports...
  • 86 days ago
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Kevin Knox wants future Knicks’ Marches to have Kentucky feel

NY Post (Peter Botte) — A year ago at this time, Kevin Knox was another member of the Kentucky basketball factory, albeit with his freshman season ending abruptly in a heartbreaking loss to Kansas State in the Sweet 16. The rookie forward has endured both high and low stretches within his game during his first year with the league-worst Knicks,...
  • 86 days ago
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