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There’s only one way for Knicks to answer Kevin Durant’s sucker punch

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The Garden opens for Knicks business Friday with the Knicks’ first preseason home game against the Wizards. The arena may burst with noise because the arena has stayed mostly full amid the depressing six-year playoff drought. When the Knicks last left the Garden court six months ago, 115-89 losers to the Pistons on April 10,...
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John Calipari watches two ex-players in visit to Knicks camp

NY Post (Peter Botte) — Ben Wallace wasn’t the only big-name guest attending Knicks practice Thursday. John Calipari, who coached current Knicks Julius Randle and Kevin Knox at Kentucky, spent the day seated with president Steve Mills and GM Scott Perry during the team’s session in Tarrytown. “I’m taking advantage of that. We don’t have him here for long. But...
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No-star Knicks get a look at their inspiration

NY Post (Peter Botte) — The Knicks surrounded their guest lecturer on the practice court Thursday, and David Fizdale only can hope what Ben Wallace had to say resonated with his team. Wallace was a member of a “no-stars” Pistons team that won the NBA championship in 2004 over the Lakers and lost in the Finals the following year to...
  • 63 days ago
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Kristaps Porzingis’ impressive return is everything Knicks fear

NY Post (Howie Kussoy) — It could be hard to watch the Knicks again this season. It could be even harder to watch the Mavericks. Kristaps Porzingis took the floor Wednesday night for the first time since tearing his ACL at Madison Square Garden 20 months ago, and looked strikingly similar to the star originally expected to spend the next...
  • 63 days ago
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What Knicks’ Julius Randle is doing to be a more balanced player

NY Post (Peter Botte) — David Fizdale knew what to expect from $63 million import Julius Randle at the offensive end, but the Knicks’ coach said he was pleased to see his new starting power forward lead the way defensively in Monday’s preseason opener against Washington. “He was flying around. I mean, he was everywhere for us, defensively,” Fizdale said...
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Knicks aren’t worried how cool Kevin Durant thinks they are

NY Post (Peter Botte) — Everything is cool with the Knicks, regardless of what insults Kevin Durant slings at them. One day after the Nets’ injured $164 million signee said the Knicks are not “the cool thing” with prospective free agents, their coach and players defended the franchise that was shunned by the biggest names in free agency over the...
  • 64 days ago
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Knicks’ Marcus Morris avoids suspension for ‘unprofessional’ foul

NY Post (Marc Berman) — According to an industry official, it does not appear new Knicks forward Marcus Morris will receive a suspension after his Flagrant 2 ejection in Monday’s preseason opener for batting a ball in the face of Wizards forward Justin Anderson. Hence the Knicks’ new starting small forward is primed for his date in San Antonio for...
  • 65 days ago
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It took one half for RJ Barrett to reveal eye-opening Knicks potential

NY Post (Marc Berman) — WASHINGTON — It didn’t take long for Knicks rookie RJ Barrett to get redemption from his college career that ended too early — in the Elite 8 at Capital One Arena in March. With five seconds to go in the same venue, the 6-7 shooting guard drained two game-sealing free throws with the club up...
  • 65 days ago
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Kevin Durant’s snub explanation is troubling for Knicks’ future

NY Post (Howie Kussoy) — The Knicks failed in free agency because the Knicks have failed for most of the past two decades. While the Nets are currently in China for a pair of preseason games, Kevin Durant is back in New York, explaining why the Knicks could continually struggle to attract marquee free agents in the near future. “I...
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Knicks make most of travel inconvenience by visiting military hospital

NY Post (Marc Berman) — WASHINGTON — When Knicks coach David Fizdale found out recently the club would have to stay over in D.C. after their first preseason game because of Westchester Airport construction, he sought to make the most of the experience. Fizdale arranged for the club to visit Washington’s iconic Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. The Knicks,...
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Knicks facing Bobby Portis injury mystery: ‘Don’t even remember’

NY Post (Marc Berman) — WASHINGTON — The first mystery of the season has arrived — forward Bobby Portis’ bruised left rib. The new Knick has no idea how he injured his ribs, but he felt it a few days ago and it cost him his preseason debut with the Knicks on Monday. Portis was unable to face his former...
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Knicks’ Marcus Morris ejected after bizarre move against Wizards

NY Post (Mark Fischer) — Marcus Morris was ejected from the Knicks’ first preseason game Monday night in Washington after bouncing the ball off Justin Anderson’s head in the third quarter. Anderson was locked in defensively on Morris, when the newly minted Knick pulled off the bizarre move. He swung his arms — elbows out — in front of Anderson’s...
  • 66 days ago
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Kevin Knox will start Knicks preseason in bench role

NY Post (Marc Berman) — WASHINGTON — If there was a surprise to coach David Fizdale’s starting-lineup announcement at Monday’s morning shootaround, it was a small one. Marcus Morris, who signed a one-year, $15 million deal in July, will start over 2018 lottery pick Kevin Knox when the Knicks open the preseason Monday night against the Wizards at Capital One...
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A bunch of Knicks just shrank

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The Knicks got shorter — on paper. In compliance with an NBA mandate to become more accurate with listed heights in an attempt at full disclosure, the Knicks released their new measurements. Recent draft picks Kevin Knox II, Frank Ntilikina and Mitchell Robinson each lost an inch. Knox was reduced to 6-foot-8 from 6-9. Ntilikina...
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Dennis Smith Jr. getting late start to Knicks point guard battle

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The Knicks point-guard derby featuring three former lottery picks will officially commence in Monday’s preseason opener in Washington, but Dennis Smith Jr. will have to sit this one out. Smith has a strained back, leaving coach David Fizdale to start either new-signee Elfrid Payton or emerging Frank Ntilikina. The smart bet is Payton, 24, who...
  • 66 days ago
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