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MSG Company may spin off Knicks, Rangers

NY Post (Alexandra Steigrad) — The Madison Square Garden Company is exploring a possible spin-off that would create a separately traded public company made up of its sports franchises, including the Knicks and Rangers. The other half of the company would be comprised of a live entertainment business that includes venues, MSG and its Hulu theater, Radio City Music Hall,...
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Enes Kanter clue: Ready to mentor Knicks ‘athletic’ rookie

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Enes Kanter said he wouldn’t mind being a mentor to new Knicks rookie center Mitchell Robinson, who was drafted Thursday in the second round with the 36th pick. Kanter, who will decide Friday on whether he will opt into the final, $18.6 million year of his Knicks contract, sounded like he’ll eventually be teammates with...
  • 114 days ago
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The first sign Joakim Noah will be ready for Knicks

NY Post (Zach Braziller) — Joakim Noah has impressed one former teammate this offseason. “I just worked out with Jo, actually a couple of days ago. Jo is doing great,” Corey Brewer, who won two national titles with Noah at the University of Florida, told Kevin Brockway of GatorSports.com at Brewer’s annual youth summer camp at Santa Fe College in...
  • 115 days ago
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Enes Kanter likes David Fizdale but won’t commit to Knicks

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Knicks center Enes Kanter swears he has not made a final decision on whether to opt out of his contract by Friday’s deadline, but said the addition of coach David Fizdale has made his desire to stay in New York even stronger. Kanter met with Fizdale for two hours during the Chicago draft combine in...
  • 116 days ago
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Kyrie Irving knows how he’ll handle Knicks recruitment

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Kyrie Irving’s debut in New York is Tuesday. His movie debut, “Uncle Drew,” that is. The film premieres Tuesday in Manhattan and is officially released in theaters Friday. Irving, the West Orange, N.J., superstar who becomes a free agent in 2019, when the Knicks will be in hot pursuit, says he hears recruiting-type comments from...
  • 116 days ago
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David Fizdale has team he wants, now he must make it work

NY Post (Marc Berman) — David Fizdale’s middle name isn’t Naismith, but Knicks brass does have confidence its brand-new coach invented basketball. Thursday’s draft was confirmation after the Knicks selected 18-year-old small forward Kevin Knox over the more established Mikal Bridges and Miles Bridges, and snagging the rawest of 20-year-olds in Louisiana mystery man Mitchell Robinson without a workout. Since...
  • 117 days ago
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Carmelo Anthony celebrates $28M by laughing at angry fans

NY Post (Post Wire Report) — Carmelo Anthony decided that a foray into free agency wouldn’t be cost effective — and knows how angry he just made a lot of Thunder fans. The 34-year-old veteran forward decided against opting out of his player option and will stick with Oklahoma City for a $27.9 million salary in the 2018-19 season. Anthony faced...
  • 117 days ago
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Knicks taking a chance on Arizona guard after two bans

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Ostarine is partly the reason Arizona junior shooting guard Allonzo Trier is expected to be a Knick this season. The Knicks plan to sign the 6-foot-5 Trier to a two-way contract in July, and he would play on the summer league team. Trier went undrafted Thursday after a college career marred by testing positive twice...
  • 118 days ago
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Kevin Knox’s goal for first Knicks season posted on bedroom wall

NY Post (Steve Serby) — Knicks first-round draft pick Kevin Knox takes his first shot at some Q&A with Post columnist Steve Serby. Q: Do you burn to be great? A: Yes. That’s why I love this game, that’s why I play this game, that’s the goal. I want to be great. I want to have my name up in...
  • 118 days ago
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Mitchell Robinson pick puts one Knick’s future in doubt

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The drafting of 7-footer Mitchell Robinson in the second round Thursday has put 7-foot-1 center Luke Kornet’s future in flux, according to sources. Kornet was on a two-way contract last season after being undrafted last June and the Knicks have extended a qualifying offer for another two-way deal ahead of his restricted-free agency. If another...
  • 118 days ago
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High school coach sheds light on enigma of Knicks’ second pick

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Chalmette (La.) High School coach Butch Stockton may have concerns for his former player’s first summer league game in Las Vegas as the Knicks’ new 7-foot center Mitchell Robinson gets into game shape. Robinson, selected by the Knicks in the second round Thursday with the 36th pick in the NBA draft, hasn’t played a 5-on-5...
  • 118 days ago
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Don’t expect Knicks to be active in free agency

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Knicks general manager Scott Perry didn’t sound as if he will be signing LeBron James in July. Or as if he’ll have any cap space at all. If center Enes Kanter opts in by June 29, as would seem the judicious move, the Knicks will have just their $8.4 million mid-level exception to wield July...
  • 119 days ago
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What Kristaps Porzingis told the Knicks’ top draft pick

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Kristaps Porzingis has gone from exit-interview blow-off malcontent to team leader in one offseason. Kevin Knox, the Knicks’ No. 9 selection in Thursday’s NBA draft, received a big, 7-foot-3 welcome from Porzingis late Thursday night. According to Knox, Porzingis called him on FaceTime from Madrid, where he is doing his ACL rehab at soccer giant...
  • 119 days ago
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Knicks’ top pick needs to be ready for NYC pressure cooker

NY Post (Fred Kerber) — Shortly before the Knicks picked fourth in 2015 — their highest selection since they won the first NBA lottery — the grand prize from the 1985 draft, Patrick Ewing, was asked about playing in New York. “Whoever they get,” Ewing said, “tell him he better have a thick skin. A really thick skin.” No one...
  • 119 days ago
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Knicks feeling lucky athletic ‘Clint Capela-type’ fell to them

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Knicks new 7-foot shotblocking center Mitchell Robinson is a mystery man – and man of few words. Robinson, 20, let Knicks coach David Fizdale and team brass do the hyping for him after becoming their second-round pick at No. 36 in Thursday’s draft. At Friday’s introductory press conference for Kevin Knox and Robinson, Fizdale even...
  • 119 days ago
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