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Potential Plan Bs for Knicks after devastating Kevin Durant injury

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Kevin Durant’s feared torn Achilles tendon could sway him not to opt out of the $31 million left on his contract since he may miss next season. Pairing KD with another star was the Knicks’ Plan A, but now they may have to pivot. The Post’s Marc Berman looks at their options: 1. Sign Kawhi...
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Kevin Durant is only one safe from free-agency chaos injury created

NY Post (Howie Kussoy) — Plans haven’t changed. They’ve just become more complicated. Despite Kevin Durant likely suffering a torn Achilles in Game 5 of the NBA Finals in Toronto on Monday night, the Warriors superstar’s suddenly uncertain future doesn’t necessarily mean the line of suitors for the former MVP will shrink. As the crown jewel of the most loaded...
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Kevin Durant’s injury may have saved the Knicks’ future

NY Post (Mike Vaccaro) — We are conditioned to believe that a dark cloud sits permanently over Penn Plaza, even on the sunniest of summer days. Two decades of lousy, unwatchable basketball will do that to you. A new century featuring one memorable season — in 2012-13 — and one memorable month — Linsanity — will make you wonder about...
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Mulling Knicks’ alternatives after Kevin Durant’s crushing injury

NY Post (Marc Berman) — TORONTO — The Knicks’ best laid dream has likely gone up in smoke in one tragic Monday night. The Knicks woke up to the news of Kevin Durant’s feared Achilles tear like the rest of New York — stunned. Durant’s return from a calf strain turned into a catastrophe in the second quarter when he...
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Knicks are living Kevin Durant’s nightmare

NY Post (Mike Vaccaro) — For now, the concern has to be for the player, even here, even in Manhattan, where so much hope — real, imaginary, virtual — has been tied up in the vision of Kevin Durant wearing an orange “35” against a classic white Knicks uniform opening night next year. Or across the East River, where lately...
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RJ Barrett confesses Knicks draft dream: ‘The place I want to be’

NY Post (Post Sports Desk) — RJ Barrett wants the Knicks. Now, do they want him? “This is the place I want to be,” Barrett said Monday after finishing his individual workout with the team. “So I hope they draft me.” The star Duke forward, the likely No. 3 pick that currently belongs to the Knicks, had hinted as much at...
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Knicks’ path to Anthony Davis just got a lot more complicated

NY Post (Marc Berman) — TORONTO — The Knicks’ chances of landing center Anthony Davis by throwing a load of future assets at New Orleans apparently could need a third team to get something accomplished. According to ESPN, Pelicans’ new executive VP of basketball operations David Griffin wants an All-Star player in the package — along with a player with...
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RJ Barrett visits Grizzlies ahead of Knicks workout

NY Post (Marc Berman) — TORONTO — While RJ Barrett will work out with the Knicks on Monday in Tarrytown, the former Duke swingman made a pit stop in Memphis on Sunday to meet with Grizzlies officials, according to an NBA source. Barrett only interviewed and did not work out. The Grizzlies have the second pick in the June 20...
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Kawhi Leonard’s alarming reply could be free agency hint

NY Post (Marc Berman) — TORONTO — Kawhi Leonard is one win away from his second NBA title and likely second Finals MVP award. That still hasn’t assured Leonard of signing a long-term deal with the Raptors, though the chances have seemed to increase. There was a recent report Leonard had just bought a place in the city. Leonard gave...
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Kevin Knox sees RJ Barrett as his perfect Knicks complement

NY Post (Marc Berman) — OAKLAND, Calif. — Knicks forward Kevin Knox didn’t get to see his idol Kevin Durant, but he got a taste of what the NBA Finals is about. Knox, the Knicks’ 2018 lottery pick, attended Friday’s Game 4 at frenzied Oracle Arena. In a red hoodie, Knox sat in the 100-level section with fellow rookie Allonzo...
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Inside Chase Arena: The Warriors’ $1.4 billion pitch to keep Kevin Durant

NY Post (Marc Berman) — SAN FRANCISCO — On Wednesday, with all the hullabaloo swirling over a Warriors’ part-owner shoving Toronto’s Kyle Lowry on the sidelines at Oracle Arena, Golden State executive Rick Welts was across the Bay Bridge, conducting his final tour of the franchise’s pride and joy — Chase Arena. It is a $1.4 billion sparkling, shining beacon...
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Some Knicks are actually going to the NBA Finals

NY Post (Marc Berman) — OAKLAND, Calif. — The Knicks are headed to the NBA Finals. In making good on his campaign promise, Knicks coach David Fizdale has dispatched top assistant Keith Smart to Oracle Arena for Friday’s Game 4. He will bring along youngsters Kevin Knox, Allonzo Trier and end-of-season surprise, point guard Kadeem Allen, according to an NBA...
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Knicks confident they’ll get free agency meeting with Kawhi Leonard

NY Post (Marc Berman) — OAKLAND, Calif. — The Knicks do not have all their eggs in one basket as they prepare for free agency. According to NBA sources, Knicks president Steve Mills and general manager Scott Perry fully expect to get a meeting with Raptors star Kawhi Leonard and at least have a puncher’s chance despite all the Kevin...
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Duke low point showed RJ Barrett can handle New York spotlight

NY Post (Greg Joyce) — No. 3 Gonzaga led No. 1 Duke by two points entering the final minute of regulation in November’s Maui Invitational. Four times, RJ Barrett tried to drive to the rim and tie the game. Another, he put up a 3 that would have given the Blue Devils the lead. None of his five shots went...
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Jarrett Culver sends strong NBA draft message to Knicks: ‘I’m elite’

NY Post (Brian Lewis) — From the instant the Knicks landed third in the lottery, the narrative moved from Zion Williamson to RJ Barrett. But Jarrett Culver is making his case as the best pick for them. After Wednesday’s pre-draft workout at MSG Training Center, Culver called himself an elite two-way prospect, one whose dogged defense will help the Knicks...
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