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An easy explanation behind the Knicks’ loss to the 76ers

NY Post (Peter Botte) — The Knicks’ season-long failure at the free-throw line cost them again Friday night. David Fizdale lamented that his team, which entered ranked 30th in the NBA from the charity stripe at 67.2 percent this season, missed 14 of 33 free throw attempts in a 101-95 loss to the 76ers at the Garden. “Overall, I thought...
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Ex-Knick Trey Burke has unique take on Kristaps Porzingis’ exit

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Trey Burke, now a point guard with the 76ers, made his first appearance at the Garden on Friday since being traded to the Mavericks with Kristaps Porzingis, Tim Hardaway Jr. and Courtney Lee in late January. In the week following the trade, Burke said, the four of them grew closer. “Me, KP, Tim, Courtney, it...
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Knicks blow early lead to 76ers with Kevin Knox glued to bench

NY Post (Peter Botte) — Kevin Knox never left the bench Friday night, but the Knicks continued to sink to new depths without their 2018 first-round draft pick. With David Fizdale keeping the flailing Knox on the bench while healthy for the first time in their two seasons together in New York, the Knicks followed up Wednesday’s disaster in Toronto...
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‘Favorite’ tattoo is window into Julius Randle the family man

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Julius Randle was a guest of honor at Thursday’s Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade — flanked by his wife, Kendra, his son, Kyden, and the tattoo of his son. One of two married Knicks (Wayne Ellington is the other), Randle, 25, never had a tattoo before June. Now he’s a got a huge one on his...
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The Knicks’ failing youth movement is a David Fizdale fiasco

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Knicks coach David Fizdale is not just being judged on the won-loss record, according to sources. Progress is the company buzzword, which means a lot of things. But progress of their young players is the guts of it. As the Knicks gear up for a Black Friday showdown vs. the 76ers following a brutal rout...
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Why Knicks could make another run at Raptors GM Masai Ujiri

NY Post (Marc Berman) — TORONTO — The Raptors have turned into a model franchise, run by arguably the best general manager in the business in Masai Ujiri, who has built a powerhouse. If Knicks owner James Dolan was watching from home Wednesday, he’s got to be even more impressed than ever with the job Ujiri has done in Toronto....
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RJ Barrett Toronto homecoming didn’t go as planned

NY Post (Marc Berman) — TORONTO — Hopefully RJ Barrett’s stint on the Canadian National Team will go better than this. Barrett made it official during a press conference at Scotiabank Arena on Wednesday: Barrett said he will play for Team Canada in its Olympic qualifying tournament June 23-28 that will be hosted in Victoria, British Columbia. Barrett’s announcement came...
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Knicks completely destroyed by dominant Raptors

NY Post (Marc Berman) — TORONTO — They don’t celebrate Thanksgiving this week in “We The North’’ territory, but the mighty Raptors still feasted on turkeys after taking a while to preheat the oven. The defending-champion Raptors overcame an 11-point second-quarter deficit to rout the Knicks, 126-98, at Scotiabank Arena on Wednesday and drop David Fizdale’s band to 4-14. After...
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RJ Barrett commits to Canadian Team after World Cup struggles

NY Post (Marc Berman) — TORONTO — The Knicks probably won’t be playing in the NBA Finals – or the playoffs for that matter – so rookie RJ Barrett made it official at a press conference at AirCanada Centre. Barrett said he will play for Team Canada in its Olympic qualifying tournament June 23-28 that will be hosted in Victoria,...
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Listen to Episode 6 of ‘Big Apple Buckets’: RJ Barrett Goes Home feat. Trent Tucker

NY Post (Jake Brown) — We’ve got a brand new episode of our New York Knicks podcast “Big Apple Buckets” available now for your listening pleasure. Kazeem Famuyide opens the show talking about the struggling 4-13 Knicks and Richard Jefferson’s “joke” about choosing retirement over signing with the Knicks. NY Post sports writer Greg Joyce makes his debut on the...
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Knicks hoping RJ Barrett’s Raptors ‘curse’ strikes again

NY Post (Greg Joyce) — O Canada, RJ Barrett is coming home to play. The Knicks rookie missed his first NBA game Sunday because of an illness, but it should not keep him from playing in his first homecoming Wednesday night in Toronto against the Raptors. “I can’t miss tomorrow night,” Barrett said through a few coughs Tuesday after the...
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David Fizdale desperately wants Knicks to play faster

NY Post (Greg Joyce) — David Fizdale wants the Knicks to pick up their pace. Ranked 27th out of 30 teams in pace (98.65) — which measures the number of possessions per game — the Knicks spent Tuesday’s practice working with a 12-second shot clock to hammer the point across. “We’ve got to get more possessions in the game to...
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Knicks veterans convincing themselves playoffs aren’t out of reach

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The season is getting away and the record looks like it’s ready to go up in flames. Hence, plenty of soul-searching and profound thought occurred in the Knicks’ locker room after their 103-101 Nets’ loss at the Garden on Sunday. Veteran Wayne Ellington harked back to Miami’s 2016-17 season. The Heat’s longtime assistant David Fizdale...
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Raptors going all out for RJ Barrett’s homecoming

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Toronto basketball fans have had plenty to cheer about in recent times and will get a chance to experience another warm moment Wednesday night. The hometown kid, RJ Barrett, will play his first NBA game in Toronto when the Knicks visit the defending NBA champions at AirCanada Centre. The Knicks’ 19-year-old rookie lottery pick grew...
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MSG no-show Kevin Durant razzes Knicks from afar

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Injured Nets forward Kevin Durant didn’t have it in him to show up at the Garden on Sunday, but still razzed the Knicks from afar. The victorious Nets posted on social media a graphic with the final score, 103-101. Durant commented underneath “2-0,” in reference to the Nets’ two wins over the Knicks this season....
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