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How IHOP placemat inspired Knicks fan’s decades-long quest

NY Post (Marc Berman) — It has aged like fine wine. The artifact lies in Houston, in possession of 63-year-old Knicks fan Rick Wrabel, who obtained it as a 12-year-old living in Norwalk, Conn. The 50-year-old treasure has survived 20 house moves, including one to Australia. This quirky piece of Knicks memorabilia is an IHOP paper placemat. As a Christmas...
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50 years later, Ron Swoboda’s catch still symbol of Mets miracle

NY Post (Mike Vaccaro) — This is about how an ordinary man can seize one extraordinary moment, as much as anything. The coming weeks and months will be a glorious celebration of the golden anniversary of the Mets’ golden summer, and all the wonderful memories forever attached to it. For my money, there is one moment that symbolizes what happened...
  • 120 days ago
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Knicks ‘better pick’ RJ Barrett if he’s available: Ex-team exec

NY Post (Marc Berman) — CHICAGO — Brendan Suhr, the Knicks’ former scouting director and the man who used to run their draft, doesn’t have any misgivings about the club taking 6-foot-7 Duke swingman RJ Barrett as the third pick instead of trading it. “They better pick him if he’s there,’’ Suhr told The Post at the draft combine, which...
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Kevin Durant ticked off by harsh Warriors’ narrative

NY Post (Mark Fischer) — Kevin Durant’s mysterious injury and curious future initiated the narrative. By taking down the Houston Rockets without him and becoming two wins from their fifth Finals in a row, the Golden State Warriors only fueled it. Then Seth Curry, of course Steph’s younger brother, set it ablaze, by saying the Warriors “are harder to guard”...
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Tacko Fall is changing everyone’s mind — including the Knicks

NY Post (Marc Berman) — CHICAGO — Tacko Fall, the 7-foot-7 center who nearly slayed Duke after giving Zion Williamson fits in the NCAA Tournament, has popped onto the Knicks radar with their 55th pick following his head-turning draft combine in Chicago, according to a source. The Knicks met with 30 kids but did not interview Fall. Knicks brass entered...
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Past video proves Kevin Durant could like playing with RJ Barrett

NY Post (Marc Berman) — CHICAGO — Kevin Durant apparently has a longtime yen for Duke’s RJ Barrett, the player the Knicks could select at No. 3 in the draft and who possibly could become his future teammate. A 2017 video surfaced from the sports network Overtime in which Durant gives a scouting report on some young high school prospects...
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Knicks’ Steve Mills mum on possibly using No. 3 pick for Anthony Davis trade

NY Post (Marc Berman) — CHICAGO — In breaking his silence, Knicks president Steve Mills declined to speculate about moving the third pick in the draft for Pelicans superstar Anthony Davis and said Knicks fans should be happy — and not sad — about Tuesday’s lottery results. “We’re excited about where we are,’’ Mills said at Friday’s Chicago Draft Combine...
  • 121 days ago
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Shamorie Ponds faces steep NBA draft climb; Knicks not yet involved

NY Post (Marc Berman) — CHICAGO — St. John’s star guard Shamorie Ponds was supposed to work out for the Knicks last spring, but a conflict arose with another NBA team and he never got the chance. Disappointed by his reviews, Ponds wound up pulling his name from the draft and going back to St. John’s for his junior year....
  • 121 days ago
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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...
  • 121 days ago
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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...
  • 122 days ago
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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...
  • 122 days ago
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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...
  • 122 days ago
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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...
  • 122 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...
  • 123 days ago
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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...
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