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Sorry, LeBron! Knicks coach explains why Giannis Antetokounmpo is NBA's new best player

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — LeBron James went west but the best player is still in the Eastern Conference. That’s according to Knicks coach David Fizdale, who surprisingly gave the title to 23-year-old Giannis Antetokounmpo. “The guy is, right now, to me the best player in the league,” Fizdale said. “Playing at the highest...
  • 8 days ago
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Enes Kanter and Giannis Antetokounmpo meet Saturday on the court, but how well do you know about their struggles off it?

NY Daily News (Andreas Vou) — Greece and Turkey share a long history of conflict but it is from the courts of the NBA where two of their greatest sporting products — Giannis Antetokounmpo and Enes Kanter — are united by their battle for justice back home. As the two face off on Saturday, with Kanter’s Knicks hosting Giannis’...
  • 8 days ago
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Memphis coach says adding Joakim Noah would be a "bonus" coming off bench

NY Daily News Memphis coach J.B. Bickerstaff wouldn't mind having veteran big man and former Knick Joakim Noah coming off his bench if he does end up signing with the Grizzlies. Noah became a free agent on Oct. 13, a week before the season tipped off after the veteran declined a buyout and was waived by the...
  • 9 days ago
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Bondy: Knicks' loss to 76ers a reminder of how much they need Kristaps Porzingis

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — PHILADELPHIA – Dear Kristaps Porzingis, We miss you. Sometimes the Knicks, sans you, can be entertaining and competitive. Tim Hardaway can get hot. Enes Kanter can energize in the paint. But then there are reminder nights like Wednesday’s 117-91 embarrassing defeat to the Sixers, when the Knicks...
  • 11 days ago
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Don't expect Knicks to banish struggling Kevin Knox, Mitchell Robinson to G League

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — PHILADELPHIA – Despite their struggles with confidence and just about everything else, neither of the Knicks draft picks — Kevin Knox nor Mitchell Robinson — will be sent down to the G League. Coach David Fizdale was adamant about that Wednesday, even as Knox and Robinson were dropping dramatically...
  • 11 days ago
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Knicks' three-game win streak snapped by Blake Griffin and Detroit

NY Daily News Blake Griffin scored 30 points and Stanley Johnson added 21 to lift the Detroit Pistons to a 115-108 victory over the Knicks on Tuesday night. Reggie Jackson contributed 21 points for Detroit. The Pistons held the Knicks to 40 percent shooting from the field and led throughout the final three quarters. ...
  • 12 days ago
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Bondy: Jimmy Butler is so happy in Philly he forgot he wanted to play for the Knicks

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — CAMDEN — Did the Knicks mess up by not trading for Jimmy Butler? The logic for not engaging with the Timberwolves, as outlined at the time by team president Steve Mills, is that they would no longer deal assets for a player they could acquire in free agency (the deal for Carmelo Anthony in 2011...
  • 12 days ago
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In a season that's all about development, we have Knick grades at the quarter pole

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — It was, oddly, the day after David Fizdale declared the team’s record as inconsequential that he decided to reverse course with his starters. For the better part of the first 17 games, Fizdale was trotting out variations of the youngest lineup in franchise history, preaching patience and watching...
  • 12 days ago
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David Fizdale and Marc Gasol bury the hatchet from past feud with on-court embrace

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — MEMPHIS – The beef is officially squashed. Not only did both David Fizdale and Marc Gasol gush over each other through the media this weekend, they embraced on the court following Sunday’s 103-98 Knicks victory. “It was a hug we needed to have a long time ago,” Fizdale said. “We just exchanged...
  • 14 days ago
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Led by Emmanuel Mudiay, Knicks rise to the occasion for David Fizdale's revenge game in Memphis

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — MEMPHIS – David Fizdale said he squashed his beef with Marc Gasol and then watched his team squash the Grizzlies. Buoyed by a marvelous dunk by Emmanuel Mudiay, the streaking Knicks won their third straight, 103-98, beating Memphis almost exactly a year after the organization fired Fizdale amid...
  • 14 days ago
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Marc Gasol says he's moved on from beef with David Fizdale, even gave new Knicks coach a thumbs up to Kristaps Porzingis

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — MEMPHIS – Marc Gasol has placed David Fizdale firmly in the rearview mirror. And even if it doesn’t sound like they’ll ever be friends – or even embrace at the reunion Sunday – Gasol recommended the coach to an inquiring Kristaps Porzingis. “He asked me what I thought. I said, ‘He’s a great coach...
  • 15 days ago
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Emmanuel Mudiay, Allonzo Trier form dynamic duo, lift Knicks to second straight win

NY Daily News Emmanuel Mudiay scored a season-high 27 points, rookie Allonzo Trier had a career-high 25, and the Knicks rallied in the fourth quarter to beat the New Orleans Pelicans 114-109 on Friday night. Trier made two free throws to put the Knicks ahead 104-103, and they held on to win consecutive games...
  • 16 days ago
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Courtney Lee tells the News he is inching closer to a return to the Knicks' lineup

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — Courtney Lee is inching closer to making his season debut for the Knicks, telling the Daily News he is one step from returning to full practice following the troublesome neck injury. Lee, who hasn’t played after straining his neck in training camp, said he began participating in limited contact...
  • 17 days ago
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Knicks can thank Trey Burke for sealing shocking win over Celtics

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — BOSTON – It was nervy. It was nearly a disaster. But the Knicks can be thankful to Trey Burke for finally holding on. The backup guard capped a great performance with a game-sealing 3-pointer at the top of the key with 12 seconds remaining, giving the Knicks an improbably 117-109 victory Wednesday...
  • 18 days ago
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Kevin Knox to Daily News: How I'm dealing with 'tough' start to Knicks career

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — BOSTON – It’s been a difficult start to Kevin Knox’s NBA career. He’s not hiding from that. Being crowned a future star after Summer League was probably not fair for a teenager, as it turned out. He has since been removed twice from David Fizdale’s starting lineup, suffering a sprained ankle in...
  • 18 days ago
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