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Knicks have worst odds in NBA at Vegas sportsbook

NY Post (Marc Berman) — With NBA free agency nearing a close and most rosters set, the Westgate Sportsbook in Las Vegas has the Knicks and Nets at opposite ends of the spectrum. In the over/under for wins, the Knicks, who failed to make a noticeable upgrade in free agency, rest at the very bottom. New York is tied with...
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Knicks’ chances at landing NBA star are evaporating

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Unless the Knicks engage the Pacers in a trade for scoring guard Victor Oladipo, this could be all she wrote. Embrace the rebuild. Indications are the Knicks have cooled on the idea of handing the keys to the franchise to Russell Westbrook. According to sources, Knicks GM Scott Perry, who drafted Oladipo when with Orlando,...
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John Calipari makes himself sound like part of Knicks: ‘Everyone will be pleased’

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Kentucky coach John Calipari doesn’t run the Knicks. It just seems that way. In a Zoom call to discuss Kentucky’s season-opening tournament, Calipari was asked about the references to the “Kentucky Knicks.” His long answer preached patience and predicted a potential rising of new signee Nerlens Noel. Calipari, perhaps intentionally, also referred to himself as...
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Immanuel Quickley ‘screenshotted’ his way into Knicks NBA Draft hope

NY Post (Marc Berman) — New Knicks combo guard Immanuel Quickley was projected as a second-round pick in most mock drafts after measuring at just 6-foot-2 at the virtual draft combine. He also had a rough go of it early at Kentucky and didn’t even start to begin his sophomore year. The Knicks ignored it all and selected him at...
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Knicks’ plan of luring Donovan Mitchell doesn’t work

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Knicks assistant coach Johnnie Bryant never became the magnet for Jazz superstar Donovan Mitchell, as the franchise had hoped. The 35-year-old Bryant was known as a solid player-development coach in his six years in Utah. But a chief reason why he was wooed by the Knicks away from Utah to serve on Tom Thibodeau’s staff...
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Knicks don’t waste time trading Ed Davis to Timberwolves

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The Knicks continued to use veteran journeyman Ed Davis to gather assets. Acquired for two second-round picks last week from Utah, Davis’ $5 million pact was shipped to Minnesota for a future second-round pick, sweet-shooting big man Omari Spellman and Jacob Evans. That gives the Knicks 16 players for 15 roster spots, so one of...
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Knicks signing Austin Rivers in 2020 NBA free agency

NY Post (Mark Fischer) — The Knicks are bringing in another point guard. Austin Rivers has agreed to a one-year contract with the team, ESPN reported Sunday, to help stabilize a position that has long-been a headache for the franchise. Rivers, 28, spent last season in Houston, where he averaged 8.8 points and 1.7 assists in 68 games. The specific...
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Leon Rose favorite Theo Pinson re-signs with Knicks

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Guard Theo Pinson, who was waived on Thursday by the Knicks from his regular contract, was re-signed by the club Sunday to a two-way contract, according to ESPN’s Bobby Marks. Pinson is known for his wingspan and defense. He played 33 games last season for the Brooklyn Nets before the Orlando restart. The 25-year-old shooting...
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Knicks’ free-agency flop means tank is on for Cade Cunningham

NY Post (Marc Berman) — What Blue Saturday proved is Knicks senior VP William Wesley’s connections and charisma won’t draw top players to New York overnight. While striking out so far in free agency has given the Knicks cap flexibility for the star-studded 2021 free-agent class led by Giannis Antetokounmpo and maybe Anthony Davis, that wasn’t Plan A. Or Plan...
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Knicks sign center Nerlens Noel to one-year, $5 million deal

NY Post (Greg Joyce) — The Knicks’ Kentucky contingent grew by one on Saturday night. Nerlens Noel agreed to a one-year, $5 million deal to join the Knicks, ESPN reported, providing depth at center behind Mitchell Robinson. The 6-foot-10 Noel, the No. 6 overall pick by the 76ers in 2013, spent last season with the Thunder, averaging 7.4 points and...
  • 9 days ago
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Elfrid Payton returning to Knicks on one-year deal

NY Post (Greg Joyce) — The Knicks are running it back with Elfrid Payton. After waving him on Thursday, the Knicks are set to re-sign Payton on a one-year, $5 million deal on Saturday to fill the team’s hole at point guard, The Post’s Marc Berman confirmed. Payton becomes the Knicks’ second signing since free agency began, joining swingman Alec...
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Carmelo Anthony heading back to Trail Blazers after career revival

NY Post (Joseph Staszewski) — Carmelo Anthony won’t be making a return to the Knicks. The veteran wing, who spent seven seasons in New York, is finalizing a one-year deal to re-sign with the Portland Trail Blazers, according to The Athletic. Anthony wanted to show loyalty to the franchise that gave him a second chance at the NBA last season...
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Fred VanVleet cashes in career year for huge Raptors payday

NY Post (Greg Joyce) — The Knicks’ search for a point guard continues. The biggest prize of the offseason at the position won’t be coming to New York, as Fred VanVleet agreed to sign a four-year, $85 million deal to stay with the Raptors on Saturday, according to The Athletic. Another potential Knicks target, veteran point guard DJ Augustin, also...
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Gordon Hayward snubs Knicks for Hornets in NBA free agency

NY Post (Greg Joyce) — Gordon Hayward is getting paid — just not by the Knicks. After opting out of his deal with the Celtics, and getting some interest from the Knicks, Hayward on Saturday landed a major contract with the Hornets worth four years and $120 million, The Post’s Marc Berman confirmed. The Knicks entered free agency with $35...
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Bobby Portis nixes Knicks return with Bucks free agency pact

NY Post (Greg Joyce) — Bobby Portis will be one-and-done as a Knick. The free-agent forward has agreed to a deal with the Bucks, his agency confirmed on Twitter, two days after the Knicks declined his team option to open up cap space. Portis’ new contract will be a two-year pact, The Athletic reported, with a player option for the...
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