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Stephen A. Smith has done complete 180 on Kevin Durant and the Knicks

NY Post (Jared Schwartz) — Just three weeks ago, ESPN analyst Stephen A. Smith tweeted, “From everything I’ve heard, Kevin Durant and Kyrie [Irving] are planning on coming to New York. 95% chance they say! Only potential hiccup is KD [Durant] changing his mind.” Well, get some Pepto-Bismol ready, Knicks fans. It appears that hiccup has arrived. Hours before the...
  • 11 days ago
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Larry Johnson’s Knicks miracle: The inside story, 20 years later

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Larry Johnson makes frequent visits up to the display case on the 200-level of the renovated Garden to reminisce. The glass-enclosed shrine includes photos, a copy of the boxscore and the shoes and “2’’ jersey he wore the wild night of June 5, 1999. It is glorified among the “21 Defining Moments” in the history...
  • 12 days ago
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Charles Barkley: Kevin Durant doesn’t have ‘mental makeup’ for NYC

NY Post (Michael Blinn) — The New York pro sports landscape isn’t for everyone, and Charles Barkley said he thinks that’s especially true for Kevin Durant. On a conference call for the upcoming American Century Championship golf tournament, the “Inside the NBA” analyst didn’t mince words when it came to his advice for Durant’s upcoming free agency wooing by the...
  • 12 days ago
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The Anthony Davis sweepstakes are back on again

NY Post (Justin Terranova) — The Pelicans have snapped back to reality. After expressing hope that they would be able to keep Anthony Davis, with No. 1 pick Zion Williamson on the way and new management in the building, executive vice president of basketball operations David Griffin has started listening to potential offers for the superstar, The Athletic reported Tuesday....
  • 12 days ago
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This Kevin Durant t-shirt may be mildly terrifying for Knicks fans

NY Post (Greg Joyce) — Kevin Durant has been mum on the issue, so NBA fans are left reading the tea leaves from Nike. The company is selling a t-shirt on its website that lists all the cities Durant has played in during his career, dating back to high school. The last two cities on the list are Oakland and...
  • 12 days ago
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ESPN’s baseball version of Adrian Wojnarowski fails in MLB draft bit

NY Post (Mark Fischer) — Jeff Passan’s Twitter bit shaped into a flop. It began as a playful ploy and quickly turned tired, with ESPN’s go-to baseball news breaker mimicking his basketball equivalent, Adrian Wojnarowski, by tweeting coded language Monday night at the MLB draft. These days, the goal for national sports reporters, like Passan and Wojnarowski, is simple: Break...
  • 12 days ago
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Tacko Fall at last getting Knicks shot as NBA draft hype heats up

NY Post (Marc Berman) — OAKLAND, Calif. — The Knicks will finally get a chance to interview and work out intriguing 7-foot-7 Central Florida center Tacko Fall on Friday, The Post has learned. Fall swung onto the Knicks’ radar after his impressive NBA Draft Combine performance, showing lateral quickness and ability to run the floor. The Knicks, who have the...
  • 13 days ago
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Knicks’ NBA draft history: The good, bad and very ugly

NY Post (Mike Vaccaro) — The Knicks’ golden era was built through the draft. The final pieces that came later on — Dave DeBusschere, Dick Barnett, and later still Pearl Monroe and Jerry Lucas — were the auxiliary pieces that put them over the top. But from 1964-67, the following players arrived directly to the Knicks, who were smart enough...
  • 15 days ago
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Raptors’ Danny Green not ready to ponder a Knicks homecoming

NY Post (Marc Berman) — TORONTO — When Long Island’s Danny Green re-signed with the Spurs in 2015, ignoring the Knicks’ inquiry, he felt destined to make a third Finals appearance. That didn’t happen until San Antonio traded Green to Toronto in the Kawhi Leonard package last July. The North Babylon product is back for a third try and made...
  • 15 days ago
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Ja Morant needs surgery as NBA draft buzz ramps up

NY Post (Mark Fischer) — This may give the Memphis Grizzlies some pause. Ja Morant will undergo a minor arthroscopic procedure on his right knee to remove loose fragments of bone or cartilage, ESPN reported Saturday, and is expected to be fully recovered in three to four weeks. The surgery, considered minor, “allows doctors to view the knee joint without...
  • 15 days ago
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Quinn Cook has unique view of Kevin Durant-Kyrie Irving free agency

NY Post (Marc Berman) — TORONTO — Quinn Cook, the Warriors’ backup point guard out of Duke, can’t confirm where his two buddies, Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving, will land this summer, but he can confirm the two are tight. Cook, who followed Irving at Duke and is a childhood friend of Durant’s from Seat Pleasant, Md., has socialized with...
  • 17 days ago
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Jeff Van Gundy and Mark Jackson’s ESPN reign has no end in sight

NY Post (Justin Terranova) — If only NBA executives felt as strongly about Jeff Van Gundy and Mark Jackson as the two feel about each other. The two are widely respected for the work they have done on the sidelines, but recent attempts to return there have proven fruitless. Both were considered for the Knicks job last year that went...
  • 17 days ago
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Pelicans’ best shot with Anthony Davis may have just come and gone

NY Post (Mark Fischer) — Anthony Davis’ future in flux, and now he may no longer have a seat at the table. The New Orleans Pelicans superstar, with super-agent Rich Paul in tow, met with David Griffin on Wednesday in Los Angeles, the newly minted GM trying desperately to save a relationship destroyed by public trade demands. Davis is not...
  • 17 days ago
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Jeremy Lin sells New York to Kevin Durant as Knicks now wait

NY Post (Marc Berman) — TORONTO — Jeremy Lin is back in the spotlight — in the NBA Finals — though his Raptors’ playoff role has been more of an out-of-the-rotation cheerleader than the star of “Linsanity.” But nobody knows better than Lin what New York feels like and what the Garden sounds like to a basketball star of the...
  • 18 days ago
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RJ Barrett is now hinting at Knicks fantasy: ‘New York is my favorite’

NY Post (Kevin Kernan) — LOS ANGELES — RJ Barrett said all the right things, but you could sense he can’t wait to become a Knick. “It would be a lot of fun, definitely, playing in the Garden, those bright lights and they have so much history,’’ the Duke swingman said Tuesday at the BDA Sports Management Pro Day at...
  • 19 days ago
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