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How Mikal Bridges’ mom raised the Knicks’ ideal draft pick

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Tyneeha Rivers is usually the interviewer as vice president of human resources for Harris Blitzer Sports and Entertaining, hiring and recruiting employees for the 76ers and Devils. Just a day earlier, her 21-year-old son, Villanova standout Mikal Bridges, auditioned for the 76ers at their new training headquarters in Camden, N.J., where Rivers’ office is located....
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The Porzingis caveat that could block a Knicks-Kawhi trade

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The good news for the Knicks is that Spurs coach/president Gregg Popovich likes Knicks young point guard Frank Ntilikina a lot. The bad news for the Knicks is, Popovich also loves Kristaps Porzingis — whose inclusion is probably the only way a Kawhi Leonard deal gets done. According to sources, Knicks brass was interested in...
  • 123 days ago
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NBA mock draft: A huge Knicks gamble and a towering top 3

NY Post (Fred Kerber) — Using the resources of people who swear they know what they’re talking about and above all a dartboard with lots of names on it, here is The Post’s latest NBA mock draft for how things could go Thursday at Barclays Center: 1. Phoenix: Deandre Ayton, Arizona, C, 7-1, 250 After his workout with the Suns,...
  • 123 days ago
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Michael Porter quickly jumping out of Knicks’ draft range

NY Post (Justin Terranova) — Among the Knicks’ draft forecasts, there was a hope that Michael Porter Jr. would fall back to No. 9. Those chances seem to be slipping away. USA Today reports that the Kings are now looking at Porter at No. 2 in the draft, along with Luka Doncic and Marvin Bagley III, assuming the Suns take...
  • 124 days ago
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Damyean Dotson: Things are already changing with the Knicks

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Second-year Knicks shooting guard Damyean Dotson already sees a changing culture under new head coach David Fizdale after less than two months. Exactly a year ago, Dotson staged his pre-draft workout for the Knicks in Tarrytown before president Phil Jackson, coach Jeff Hornacek and assistant Kurt Rambis. None of those guys are around anymore. And...
  • 125 days ago
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Kyrie Irving hints at testing 2019 free-agent waters

NY Post (Hannah Withiam) — Kyrie Irving is letting Knicks fans dream for another year. The Celtics’ star guard, who has been rumored to have interest in signing with the Knicks should he opt out of his contract and become a free agent next summer, hinted at testing the free-agent market in 2019. Speaking to reporters on Tuesday for the...
  • 125 days ago
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Knicks analyst’s draft wish is also indictment of their young PGs

NY Post (Marc Berman) — MSG Network’s Wally Szczerbiak likes both Villanova’s Mikal Bridges and Michigan State’s Miles Bridges — but believes the Knicks’ focus in the June 21 draft should be on their need for a top-line point guard. Szczerbiak, who doubles as a CBS college-basketball analyst, told The Post he would take point-guard studs Trae Young or Collin...
  • 125 days ago
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Knicks want to see more of ‘best player’ in draft

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Top-level Knicks brass will head to Chicago on Friday to work out Missouri small forward Michael Porter Jr., according to an NBA source. One year ago, the uber-athletic Porter was projected as the No. 1 pick of the 2018 draft, but he played in just three games for the Tigers last season after suffering a...
  • 127 days ago
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Miles Bridges’ path to the NBA doesn’t look like anyone else’s

NY Post (Howie Kussoy) — The NBA mock drafts look like they did last spring — overpopulated with teenagers, who dutifully served one season in college. The 10 freshmen — and 18-year-old Frank Ntilikina — selected with last year’s top 11 picks couldn’t wait to enter the league. They couldn’t wait to become millionaires. And Miles Bridges couldn’t wait to...
  • 128 days ago
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Kentucky forward’s youth won’t make him less intriguing to Knicks

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Freshman Kevin Knox plays the position the Knicks crave — he’s a rangy, 6-foot-9 athletic small forward who can shoot daggers from 3-point range and possesses a 7-foot wingspan. But John Calipari, who coached Knox at Kentucky, warned at the draft combine any team that drafts his former player must be patient because “you’re going...
  • 128 days ago
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Bill Bradley knows one Knicks do-over Phil Jackson would like

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Phil Jackson was a no-show Monday, when the Hospital for Special Surgery honored Bill Bradley at its annual tribute gala, but the former Knicks president was not far from the Knicks legend’s thoughts. Willis Reed, Earl Monroe, Dick Barnett and Walt Frazier, part of the Knicks’ 1970s glory days, were on hand at the Museum...
  • 129 days ago
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Duke star: The appeal of falling to Knicks at No. 9

NY Post (Zach Braziller) — If Wendell Carter Jr. winds up a Knick, it would mean he fell further in the NBA draft than anticipated. And yet the one-and-done former Duke star smiled when asked about the possibility of winding up in blue and orange — after all, when he worked out for the Knicks on Friday, it wasn’t just for...
  • 130 days ago
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Celtics ‘scared’ of Kyrie Irving’s future with Knicks lurking

NY Post (Zach Braziller) — The Celtics are concerned about Kyrie Irving’s long-term future in Boston, in part because of his desire to flee for a division rival, according to one NBA insider. Chris Mannix of Yahoo Sports said on his podcast the Celtics are “scared” Irving could leave next summer, and the Knicks are viewed as a potential destination....
  • 130 days ago
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David Fizdale’s Knicks coaching staff starts taking shape

NY Post (Ethan Sears) — David Fizdale’s coaching staff is starting to fill out. The Knicks announced Thursday that Keith Smart, Jud Buechler, Pat Sullivan and Royal Ivey have been hired as assistant coaches. Howard Eisley, a Hornacek assistant, is still in the organization, but it’s unclear whether he’ll keep his assistant role. Smart, a former player, was a Fizdale...
  • 131 days ago
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Mikal Bridges: Why I would be great Knicks pick

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Villanova junior Mikal Bridges has heard the chatter about being a perfect fit with the Knicks — and he embraces the potential of playing full time at the Garden. In fact, Bridges believes he’s had more success at the Garden than anywhere else, and he’s won two NCAA titles. “The Garden is a special place,’’...
  • 131 days ago
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