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NBA mock drafts show how unpredictable this Knicks pick will be

NY Post (Zach Braziller) — The only consensus is there isn’t one. Considering how unpredictable this NBA Draft is expected to me, that should hardly come as a surprise. Five of the most prominent mock drafts had five different players – two point guards, a power forward, a combo forward and a wing — landing with the Knicks. CBS Sports...
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New Knicks assistant Johnnie Bryant lauded ahead of Jazz exit

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Johnnie Bryant will be missed in Utah. The announcement of Bryant as a new Knicks associate head coach will come next week, but he will continue alongside head coach Quin Snyder as long as the Jazz remain alive in the Orlando bubble. “Johnnie’s contributions have been impactful in many levels,’’ Snyder told The Post in...
  • 28 days ago
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NBA players mock Knicks’ lottery misfortune

NY Post (Michael Blinn) — The rest of the NBA is keenly aware of the Knicks lack of lottery luck. With the woeful franchise falling back to the No. 8 pick in Thursday’s 2020 NBA Draft Lottery — despite having the sixth-best odds at the top pick — players around the league took notice. “L. O. L.,” Nets guard Spencer...
  • 28 days ago
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Knicks land No. 8 pick in 2020 NBA Draft

NY Post (Post Sports Desk) — The Knicks’ 2020 NBA Draft will start at No. 8. Leon Rose & Co. found out where the franchise’s top pick in the draft would be in Thursday’s NBA Draft Lottery, and added the eighth overall pick to the No. 27 overall and No. 38. After a 21-45 finish to the shortened 2019-20 season that...
  • 28 days ago
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Leon Rose hoping special bracelet is Knicks’ NBA Draft Lottery lucky charm

NY Post (Marc Berman) — For Thursday’s NBA Draft lottery, “Lucky Leon” Rose will wear a replica of a special bracelet that a young Knicks fan/high school player gave to RJ Barrett before Rose’s first game as Knicks president on March 2. Barrett went on to score his career high 27 points and the Knicks beat the Rockets in Rose’s...
  • 28 days ago
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Seven top prospects Knicks may look at after NBA draft lottery

NY Post (Marc Berman) — A look at seven players who could intrigue the Knicks following the results of Thursday’s NBA draft lottery: PG LaMelo Ball There is no greater risk-reward prospect in the draft. The electric 6-foot-7 playmaker has the athletic talent to become an All-Star and difference-maker in a draft lacking them. However, he’s been a poor 3-point...
  • 28 days ago
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Ex-Knick Gerald Wilkins arrested again on assault allegations

NY Post (Vincent Barone) — Former New York Knicks guard Gerald Wilkins was reportedly arrested on assault charges Tuesday after a string of arrests over separate incidents earlier this spring. Wilkins, the younger brother of NBA legend Dominique Wilkins, faces two counts of battery after he was arrested in Cobb County, Georgia, TMZ reported Wednesday. The second-round pick has had...
  • 29 days ago
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LaMelo Ball’s Knicks NBA draft dream about to be decided

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The NBA has downplayed Thursday’s first-ever virtual draft lottery since it won’t have all the bells, whistles and the usual full transparency because of COVID-19 safety measures. But it’s a bigger-than-ever night for the Knicks and their rookie president, Leon Rose, who will represent the club on the lottery “dais’’ via Zoom. “Lucky Leon,’’ who...
  • 29 days ago
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Knicks will practice in mid-September after NBA, players finally approve ‘Delete 8’ OTAs

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The Knicks and new coach Tom Thibodeau will be back on the court for three weeks of voluntary workouts, starting in mid-September and lasting until Oct. 6. The NBA and its players association finally approved voluntary “group workouts” for the “Delete 8’’ with strict COVID-19 testing, it was announced Tuesday. The teams who were not...
  • 30 days ago
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Mike Miller’s time on Knicks coaching staff likely done

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Former Knicks interim coach Mike Miller is unlikely to return to the Knicks as he explores other coaching opportunities, according to a source. Miller is under contract for next season, as The Post reported last month. Miller could return to the Knicks in a scouting capacity, if he doesn’t find another position. A source told...
  • 30 days ago
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Knicks’ surprise Johnnie Bryant hire comes with Donovan Mitchell intrigue

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Tom Thibodeau’s Knicks coaching staff continues to have an offbeat feel to it as the Knicks will add Utah Jazz assistant Johnnie Bryant as an associate coach, a source confirmed. According to a source, the hiring was made from a player-development angle but it also could be a lure for Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell. The...
  • 30 days ago
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NBA playoffs start with epic Donovan Mitchell-Jamal Murray showdown

NY Post (Zach Braziller) — In the middle of a Monday afternoon in August, social media was buzzing. The start of the NBA playoffs had created a stir. Consider it one positive of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Jazz and Nuggets gave everyone a treat, kicking off the postseason by going to overtime in the bubble at Disney’s ESPN Wide World...
  • 31 days ago
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NBA scraps ‘Delete 8’ bubble that Knicks never supported

NY Post (Marc Berman) — While a one-site bubble arrangement with scrimmages for the “Delete 8″ has been scrapped, talks have picked up between the NBA and Players Association officials to stage a less-complicated, voluntary organized team activity format for the eight clubs not part of the Orlando restart, according to league sources. The Knicks were never in favor of...
  • 33 days ago
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Kenny Payne brings unique Tyrese Maxey NBA Draft insight to Knicks

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Kenny Payne, the Knicks’ new assistant coach, already will reunite with two former Kentucky studs in Kevin Knox and Julius Randle. From the sound of it, Payne, John Calipari’s longtime Kentucky assistant, wouldn’t mind taking on a third Kentucky scorer, whom he just coached last season in Lexington. In an interview conducted with The Post...
  • 35 days ago
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John Calipari: Kenny Payne brings a lot to table for Knicks

NY Post (Brian Lewis) — John Calipari knows a lot about winning basketball, and he knows the Knicks are a long way from it. But the Kentucky coach is rooting for their rebuild, rooting for them to bring a title back to the Garden. And he insists his now ex-assistant Kenny Payne can help Tom Thibodeau bring one. “I want...
  • 36 days ago
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