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Why the NBA can’t fix the Zion Williamson draft lottery

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Forty-five minutes before a nationally televised audience views the ceremonial unveiling of the NBA draft lottery’s results Tuesday, the actual ping-pong ball drawing will unfold in a separate room inside the Chicago Hilton. Moderator Kiki Vandeweghe, a team official from 14 franchises, select media members and an Ernst and Young lawyer will be present —...
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The Zion Williamson-Anthony Davis decision Knicks could face

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Pelicans GM David Griffin still has a goal of changing Anthony Davis’ mind on a trade and have him “buy into the program,’’ according to a source. Griffin plans to meet with Davis soon. But Tuesday’s lottery could be a determining factor in where Davis ends up, depending how the ping-pong balls roll. If the...
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Nearly half wager Knicks will get top pick, despite just 14 percent shot

NY Post (VSiN) — LAS VEGAS — As we have reached the crux of the 2019 NBA playoffs, it seems premature to have too much of a focus on next season. But more than two-thirds of the league’s 30 teams and their respective fan bases are doing exactly that — and savvy bettors are doing the same. The first...
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Zion Williamson and the playoffs may not be perfect match

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Legendary Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim said he never has seen, in his 43 seasons, as scary a college player as Duke’s 6-foot-7 power forward Zion Williamson. The Hall of Fame coach, however, held off calling Williamson a potential NBA superstar. In an appearance Thursday on MSG Network’s “MSG 150’’ Boeheim said Williamson is a...
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Kyrie Irving’s playoff flop should be red flag for Knicks

NY Post (Marc Berman) — On the surface, the Celtics’ second-round flameout to Milwaukee is good news for the Knicks, paving the way for Kyrie Irving to bail on a dysfunctional situation. However, Irving’s nosedive in the Milwaukee series and off-kilter season with the Celtics causes concern if he’s the right guy at the right time for the young Knicks....
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Kevin Durant has mild calf strain for Warriors test, Knicks exhale

NY Post (Post Sports Desk) — The exhale is louder in New York than it is in California. Kevin Durant has a mild strain of his right calf, ESPN first reported Thursday, after the alarms-ringing non-contact injury he suffered in Golden State’s 104-99 Game 5 victory the night prior. The superstar forward will be re-evaluated next week, meaning he will miss...
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Kyrie Irving gets revealing defense as he quietly slips out Celtics door: ‘That’s bulls–t’

NY Post (Justin Terranova) — The strongest defense of Kyrie Irving came after he likely left for good. Irving did not speak to reporters after his exit meeting Thursday, but several teammates came to his defense as the calls blaming him for Boston’s demise steadily rose throughout their 4-1 series dismantling at the hands of the Bucks. Celtics forward Marcus...
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Kevin Durant injury: Warriors’ star exits early in scary scene

NY Post (Post Sports Desk) — Warriors (and Knicks) fans are holding their breaths. The superstar impending free agent exited Game 5 of the Golden State Warriors-Houston Rockets second round series early with a right calf sprain, and the Warriors later announced Wednesday night he wouldn’t return. After pouring in 22 points, four assists and five rebounds through three quarters, Durant...
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Kyrie Irving and the Knicks are officially on the clock

NY Post (Marc Berman) — You can now ask him about July 1. Kyrie Irving’s two-year stint with the Celtics appears over as he bowed out with another stinker of an outing Wednesday — 6-for-21 from the field, 15 points, one assist, three turnovers in a 116-91 Milwaukee victory that eliminated Boston in five games. Irving saved his worst for...
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‘KD’ author: Knicks’ Kevin Durant scuttlebutt is way too much

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The author of a new biography on Kevin Durant said Knicks fans should slow down before buying a Kevin Durant jersey. “If they don’t mind their hearts broken, they can listen [to the speculation],’’ author Marcus Thompson II told The Post. Knowing Durant’s “vacillating’’ nature, Thompson believes any Knicks talk is premature regarding pontificators who...
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The Knicks know exactly what they’d do with NBA draft’s No. 1 pick

NY Post (Marc Berman) — David Fizdale claimed there’s no debate on whom the Knicks would take if they win Tuesday’s lottery. “If we win the lottery, do we know who we’re taking?” the Knicks coach said in an appearance Wednesday morning on the “Dan Patrick Show.” “Yes.” Patrick then quipped, “OK, let’s bring out Zion Williamson.” Fizdale laughed. Asked...
  • 70 days ago
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College coach: Why Ja Morant and Knicks are perfect match

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The head coach at Murray State believes Broadway is the perfect stage to showcase Ja Morant’s point-guard “basketball genius,’’ and predicts he will be one of the NBA’s top shoe salesmen if he lands with the Knicks. Morant, the creative sophomore being heralded in several mock drafts as the second pick after Zion Williamson, had...
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Knicks or Nets? Jalen Rose says Kyrie Irving’s choice is obvious

NY Post (Brian Lewis) — The Knicks and Nets can both afford to chase the biggest free-agent stars this summer, and both are expected to be in the race for Kyrie Irving, whose stay in Boston looks over more and more by the day. Though the Lakers’ impending coaching decision could certainly make Los Angeles a landing spot, Irving is...
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Warriors ‘brace for seismic change’ with Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson free agency

NY Post (Greg Joyce) — The Warriors are not hiding from reality. They are trying to extend their playoff run to chase a third straight championship, but also to delay the inevitable. Breakups are coming, and next year’s team may look much different than the edition that has become the NBA’s gold standard in recent years. “Internally in Golden State,...
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Kyrie Irving’s depressing Celtics season ending predictably: ‘Who cares?’

NY Post (Justin Terranova) — It was seven months ago that Kyrie Irving told a raucous Boston crowd he was going to re-sign with the Celtics. That now seems as likely as the Earth actually being flat. Irving played what is likely his last home game with the Celtics on Monday night, shooting 7-of-23 in Boston’s 113-101 loss to the...
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