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Changing Pelicans landscape could help Knicks land Anthony Davis

NY Post (Marc Berman) — CHICAGO — Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry didn’t exactly make a plea to Anthony Davis remaining with the Pelicans. In saying after the lottery that the situation will be ironed out, Gentry never once said he wishes Davis will be back. The Knicks are monitoring the Davis soap opera in the wake of New Orleans winning...
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RJ Barrett’s NBA draft preference: Landing with Knicks or Lakers

NY Post (Marc Berman) — CHICAGO — It looks like RJ Barrett won’t be singing the Memphis blues. According to an NBA source, the 6-foot-7 Duke swingman prefers if he drops past Memphis, to No. 3 or No. 4, to get to play with either the Knicks or Lakers. Memphis has the No. 2 pick, but the source told The...
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RJ Barrett is NBA draft godsend Knicks fans didn’t want: Shades of Wade

NY Post (Mark Hale) — Be disappointed about not getting Zion Williamson if you want, Knicks fans. But you should also be excited about RJ Barrett. There seems to be a dejected feeling among some fans about Barrett, that not only is he far inferior to Williamson but that he’s not much of a prospect, period, and that the fan...
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The Knicks’ Zion Williamson ‘hangover’ is nothing to fear

NY Post (Peter Botte) — Once the Zion Williamson “hangover” subsides, the Knicks are poised to get a “really, really good player” with the third overall pick in the 2019 draft. So says ESPN NBA draft analyst Mike Schmitz, who believes the Knicks still should be excited about the likelihood of landing either Murray State point guard Ja Morant or...
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Knicks guard Damyean Dotson undergoes shoulder surgery

NY Post (Marc Berman) — CHICAGO — Damyean Dotson, who ended the final stretch of this past season as the Knicks’ starting shooting guard, underwent surgery Wednesday to repair a torn labrum in his right shoulder and is expected to be back for the start of training camp, according to a source. If the Knicks select Duke swingman RJ Barrett...
  • 69 days ago
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Barrett or Morant? Knicks begin working on draft decision they won’t get to make

NY Post (Marc Berman) — CHICAGO — As Zion Williamson left town, Knicks brass interviewed his Duke wingman, RJ Barrett, Wednesday morning in Chicago, according to an NBA source. In the afternoon, brass grilled Murray State point guard Ja Morant. After months of hope, Williamson is out of the picture and the Knicks are zeroing in on the two likeliest...
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Vegas didn’t punish Knicks for losing out on Zion Williamson

NY Post (Post Sports Desk) — The Knicks may have lost out on Zion Williamson, but they weren’t losers, according to Westgate SuperBook. The Knicks, who finished with a league-worst 17-65 record, remained a 16/1 choice to win the NBA title in 2020, in odds Westgate released after the lottery. The lofty odds stem from the belief the Knicks will make...
  • 70 days ago
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Isiah Thomas talks Kevin Durant and Zion Williamson’s star power

NY Post (Marc Berman) — CHICAGO — Isiah Thomas believes any team that lands Kevin Durant one day may be sipping his champagne during a championship celebration. On hand at the Chicago Hilton to promote a champagne partnership with the Players Association on Tuesday night before the Knicks got the No. 3 pick in the NBA Draft Lottery, the former...
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This fan’s Zion Williamson Knicks tattoo didn’t age well

NY Post (Ted Holmlund) — Maybe this Knicks fan should have waited until after the NBA draft lottery to get a tattoo of Zion Williamson with the team’s logo. The Pelicans won the lottery that was held in Chicago and are expected to take the Duke star with the No. 1 pick. The Knicks had to settle for the third...
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2019 NBA Draft lottery: The night tanking died

NY Post (Mark Fischer) — The Knicks, Cavaliers and Suns lost one more time. And the NBA won big-time. Tanks. For. Nothing! The league, in an effort to crack down on teams losing with a purpose, bumped down the worst team’s odds to win the draft lottery — from a staggering 25 to 14 percent — just in time for...
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Inside Knicks’ edgy lottery party: Zion Williamson grief and hope

NY Post (Zach Braziller) — They chanted and screamed for an hour, hoping their vocal chords could somehow translate into NBA draft lottery luck. They chanted, “We Want Zion” and “14 percent” and “Let’s Go Knicks.” Slattery’s Midtown Pub in Manhattan sounded like the Garden used to sound this time of year, when the Knicks were fighting for championships, not...
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Knicks’ Anthony Davis chances likely take huge hit

NY Post (Marc Berman) — CHICAGO — Not only don’t the Knicks have Zion Williamson to make the centerpiece of a package for Anthony Davis, but the Pelicans already have him. In a double-whammy, the Pelicans won the NBA Draft Lottery and the rights to Williamson. That has emboldened new Pelicans general manager David Griffin to attempt to sway Davis...
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Zion Williamson’s heartbreak: He wanted Knicks before shocker

NY Post (Mark Fischer) — Zion Williamson may have been more heartbroken than Knicks fans. The wunderkind Duke phenom was “quickly whisked” out of the NBA draft lottery room in Chicago after the New Orleans Pelicans shockingly stole the No. 1 pick, according to ESPN. The outlet reported Williamson had been rooting for the Knicks to win his namesake sweepstakes,...
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Knicks fans: Zion Williamson lottery nightmare won’t sting forever

NY Post (Mike Vaccaro) — WASHINGTON — In a few days, the disappointment will fade — honestly, it will — and reason will take over. In a few days — OK, maybe it’ll take a week — the reality that Zion Williamson is likely headed for Bourbon Street instead of Broadway will stop gnawing at you, and you will allow...
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What Anthony Davis’ Pelicans future may look like after NBA lottery stunner

NY Post (Ted Holmlund) — Anthony Davis has been looking for his New Orleans exit, but could that change now that it appears likely the Pelicans will draft Duke star Zion Williamson? Before the 2019 NBA draft lottery, The Post’s Marc Berman reported that Pelicans GM David Griffin had a goal of changing Anthony Davis’ mind on a trade and...
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