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Knicks’ NBA draft dream: RJ Barrett ‘a lot like’ James Harden

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Here’s a juicy comparison to chew on over Memorial Day Weekend – courtesy of ESPN’s college basketball savant Jay Bilas. Bilas sees a lot of 2018 MVP James Harden in Duke’s lefty 6-7 shooting-guard sniper, RJ Barrett, who should be available at No. 3 when the Knicks are on the clock at the June 20...
  • 114 days ago
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Kemba Walker’s All-NBA nod is a problem for Knicks’ pursuit

NY Post (Howie Kussoy) — If the Knicks want Kemba Walker, they may need the New York native to take quite the hometown discount. The 29-year-old Hornets guard was named to the All-NBA Third Team Thursday, making Walker immediately eligible to receive a supermax extension from the team that drafted him in 2011. Walker, one of the top targets in...
  • 115 days ago
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Clippers hype, Warriors belief as Knicks’ Kevin Durant threats are set

NY Post (Ethan Sears) — The Knicks’ competition for Kevin Durant is falling into place. As the superstar approaches free agency with speculation rampant, Durant’s former teammate Kendrick Perkins suggested to Fox Sports that Durant could end up with the Clippers when all is said and done. While many have believed Durant is New York bound, the Clippers have long...
  • 115 days ago
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This may be closest Ja Morant gets to the Knicks

NY Post (Ethan Sears) — Ja Morant hasn’t heard from the Knicks since meeting with the team in Chicago last week at the draft combine. He also hadn’t visited New York before Wednesday, and coming from Sumter, S.C., before playing at Murray State, a school of roughly 11,000 in rural southwestern Kentucky, it was an adjustment. “I’m from a small...
  • 115 days ago
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How RJ Barrett is ‘wired differently:’ Duke recruiter

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The man who recruited RJ Barrett to Duke said his best attribute is his “competitive streak.’’ Jeff Capel, a former Blue Devils assistant and now head coach at Pittsburgh, said he feels Barrett’s game translates better to the pros than it did in college. “I think the kid is a winner and he’s a competitor....
  • 115 days ago
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Knicks’ Steve Mills: Porzingis’ trade demand came with Europe threat

NY Post (Post Sports Desk) — Knicks President Steve Mills said Kristaps Porzingis threatened to return to Europe if he wasn’t traded within seven days. “He … point-blank said to us, ‘I don’t want to be here,'” Mills said at a Chase Fan Forum Series on Wednesday” ‘I’m not going to re-sign with the Knicks and I’m going to give you...
  • 115 days ago
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RJ Barrett would be Knicks star — or happy Zion wingman: close friend

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Georgia Tech shooting guard Michael Devoe knows how much his former Florida classmate RJ Barrett would love to play with his Duke buddy Zion Williamson in the NBA. Devoe also knows how much the Knicks need a player of Barrett’s ilk. Devoe, who led the nation in 3-point shooting percentage at Montverde (Fla.) Academy in...
  • 116 days ago
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RJ Barrett schedules pro day as Knicks mull options

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Duke swingman RJ Barrett will stage a pro day with the rest of agent Bill Duffy’s draft-eligibles Tuesday at UCLA. Unlike the other participants, however, Barrett is not expected to perform drills — just interview with teams and speak with the media. This at least gives a chance for the Pelicans to meet with Barrett,...
  • 116 days ago
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Kevin Durant’s closest confidant dodges Knicks hype

NY Post (Mark Fischer) — Kevin Durant’s closest confidant is playing it safe. The superstar’s manager and media business partner, Rich Kleiman, offered little hints over his client’s future Tuesday during an appearance at the Wall Street Journal’s Future of Everything Festival. “That is 100 percent undecided and I’m waiting on Kevin,” Kleiman said.  “That’s...
  • 117 days ago
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Pelicans lay out ‘next step’ in their Anthony Davis plan

NY Post (Brian Lewis) — Anthony Davis’ status is the elephant in the NBA’s room. New Pelicans boss David Griffin said Davis’ status should be clearer after he meets with his disgruntled star next month in California for a frank face-to-face. “Yeah, we’ll visit together. We’ll probably sit together in Los Angeles at some point around the draft workouts that...
  • 117 days ago
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Mitchell Robinson gets NBA honor before Knicks’ uncertain offseason

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The 17-65 record didn’t net Zion Williamson, but the season gave birth to one positive: center Mitchell Robinson. That became official when Robinson was named to the NBA’s All-Rookie Second Team on Tuesday. The Knicks’ lottery pick, forward Kevin Knox, did not make it, despite being an alternate selection in the Rising Stars Challenge. However,...
  • 117 days ago
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Why Frank Ntilikina changed agents amid Knicks’ trade talk

NY Post (Marc Berman) — According to a French podcast, Frank Ntilikina changed agents to French rep Bouna Ndiaye, leaving CAA’s Leon Rose. Ntilikina, who suffered through an injury-marred second season, will likely be shopped on draft night as the Knicks look to add another selection — either late in the first round or early in the second. Ndiaye denied...
  • 117 days ago
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Knicks’ draft target RJ Barrett has ‘great’ case for No. 1 pick

NY Post (Marc Berman) — RJ Barrett’s high school coach believes his former player didn’t get the attention he was due at Duke because of Zion Williamson and feels there could be a case made for the 6-foot-7 stud to be the No. 1 pick of the draft. Kevin Boyle, head coach at national powerhouse Montverde Academy in Florida, said...
  • 118 days ago
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The Anthony Davis snub that changed Zion Williamson

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Zion Williamson is used to getting snubbed by Anthony Davis. Williamson, in a documentary made in 2016 in which he extols the importance of signing autographs, revealed he was once turned down by Anthony Davis — a rejection that made an impact on his life. Williamson, who will be headed to New Orleans after the...
  • 118 days ago
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Knicks getting close look at Tacko Fall as soon as they could

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The Knicks will begin private draft workouts Monday at their Tarrytown headquarters, and the first one up is also the tallest: 7-foot-7 Tacko Fall, The Post has learned. The gargantuan Central Florida big man is coming off a rousing draft combine in Chicago, to which he was not even invited at the start. Fall needed...
  • 119 days ago
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