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Rick Pitino’s Knicks were way ahead of the NBA curve

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Two months ago, college basketball guru Dick Vitale lobbied on his Twitter account for Rick Pitino to land the Knicks job. Iona got there first. Despite Pitino’s baggage from an NCAA-related FBI investigation, a Knicks redux wouldn’t have been such an oddball choice. After all, Pitino was ahead of his time in the NBA when...
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James Dolan sets up fund to pay MSG employees until May

NY Post (Larry Brooks) — Madison Square Garden has established a relief fund to provide financial assistance to employees while also committing to paying qualified venue employees through at least May 3, per correspondence sent out Friday night, The Post has confirmed. The MSG Relief Fund was established with a $1 million donation from the Madison Square Garden company that...
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Knicks mailbag: Point guard remains a pressing issue

NY Post (Marc Berman) — You ask, we answer. The Post is fielding questions from readers about New York’s biggest pro sports teams and getting our beat writers to answer them in a series of regularly published mailbags. In today’s installment: the Knicks. I’m curious to get your take on the insistence that the Knicks need a great point guard....
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Taj Gibson’s Knicks future comes with coach-search twist

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Part 6 of a series analyzing the New York Knicks: If Tom Thibodeau becomes the next Knicks head coach, Taj Gibson can be assured of a spot on the roster. Otherwise, it’s going to be a tight squeeze. His team option is meaty despite the good work he put in this season as the Knicks’...
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Knicks’ Julius Randle, Bobby Portis donating to help New York’s coronavirus crisis

NY Post (Peter Botte) — Knicks teammates Julius Randle and Bobby Portis are chipping in to provide meals for those in need during the coronavirus pandemic. The Knicks announced that Randle and Portis have teamed up with Hello Fresh to donate $180,000 worth of meals to City Harvest “to help feed New Yorkers who are struggling to put meals on...
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Wayne Ellington happy to stick around and help younger Knicks blossom

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Part 5 of a series analyzing the New York Knicks: When the Knicks season was suspended on March 11 after their game in Atlanta, team brass had to pick one player to talk to the media in a press-conference setting because locker rooms were closed. Shooting guard Wayne Ellington became the chosen one — viewed...
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RJ Barrett’s father remembers St. John’s teammate Lee Green lost to COVID-19

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Rowan Barrett, father of Knicks prized rookie RJ Barrett, played four seasons at St. John’s. During his first two (1992-93, 1993-94) Barrett was backcourt mates with Lee Green. Green died of coronavirus complications Monday at age 49. Green and Rowan Barrett were teammates on the 1992-93 St. John’s club that advanced to the second round...
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Why Damyean Dotson’s future with Knicks is uncertain

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Part 4 of a series analyzing the New York Knicks: When Dennis Smith Jr. got booed off the court at the Garden in late October, the lone player to go over to him on the bench was Knicks shooting guard Damyean Dotson. Those are the type of quiet leadership gestures Dotson does that go unnoticed...
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David Fizdale imploring Knicks to make this NBA draft move

NY Post (Marc Berman) — David Fizdale said he believes the Knicks need a point guard who can shoot from deep to help center Mitchell Robinson’s growth. The Post reported in February Knicks scouts were told earlier this season to hone in on scoring point guards for the team’s upcoming lottery pick. Point guards Frank Ntilikina (32 percent), Dennis Smith...
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Mike Breen’s coronavirus plea to fans who desperately want NBA back

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The Knicks posted their first video message regarding the coronavirus — and they tabbed a future Hall of Famer to deliver it. Longtime Knicks broadcaster Mike Breen, who will be inducted into the Hall of Fame in September after winning the Curt Gowdy Award, issued a plea to New Yorkers from his driveway on Long...
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Reggie Bullock overcame tragedy to become key Knicks veteran

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Part III in a series analyzing the New York Knicks. Knicks swingman Reggie Bullock has faced a heap of turbulence since last summer. First, Bullock learned he needed spinal fusion surgery in July after signing with the Knicks as a free agent. The neck procedure cost him millions on his contract and the season’s first...
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John Calipari urging Knicks patience for regressing Kevin Knox

NY Post (Marc Berman) — At the NBA combine before the 2018 draft, Kentucky coach John Calipari warned reporters whichever team took small forward Kevin Knox would need to wait two seasons before reaping the benefits. Calipari said Knox was younger than even his age. Turns out Calipari was right and is imploring the Knicks not to trade the now-20-year-old....
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Listen to Episode 23 of ‘Big Apple Buckets’: Remembering the 1998-1999 Knicks feat. Chris Childs

NY Post (Jake Brown) — With no basketball anywhere in sight, why not turn back to the glory days of Knicks basketball? On this week’s “Big Apple Buckets” podcast with Kazeem Famuyide, we look back at the 1998-1999 Knicks team that made the NBA Finals. Kaz and I share some of our favorite memories from watching that team, including just...
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Jeff Van Gundy is convinced the NBA season is over

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The last game Jeff Van Gundy called was March 8th – Clippers vs. Lakers in Los Angeles. The ex-Knicks coach-turned-broadcaster believes it will be his last one this season. Holed up in Houston, Van Gundy hopes he’s wrong, but doesn’t like the signs. “I‘m not an expert but I’d be surprised if the NBA plays...
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Ignas Brazdeikis’ Knicks stock suddenly rising: ‘Major offensive’ threat

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Part II of a series analyzing the New York Knicks. The G-League’s regular season was to end Friday and Knicks rookie small forward Ignas Brazdeikis would have gotten his chance, according to sources. With the Westchester Knicks out of the playoffs, April games were expected to be a showcase for the 21-year-old Canadian to show...
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