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Ignas Brazdeikis’ Knicks stock suddenly rising: ‘Major offensive’ threat

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Part II of a series analyzing the New York Knicks. The G-League’s regular season was to end Friday and Knicks rookie small forward Ignas Brazdeikis would have gotten his chance, according to sources. With the Westchester Knicks out of the playoffs, April games were expected to be a showcase for the 21-year-old Canadian to show...
  • 11 days ago
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Nets’ coaching job ‘no question’ better than Knicks gig: Stan Van Gundy

NY Post (Brian Lewis) — Both the Knicks and the Nets have head coaching vacancies. And between the two open spots, Stan Van Gundy – a big-name coach on the market – says the more attractive gig is the one in Brooklyn. And it’s not even close. “Of the two the Nets are the better job. There’s no question about...
  • 11 days ago
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NBA insiders still believe in RJ Barrett’s Knicks All-Star potential

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Part I of a 15-part series analyzing the present and future of each member of the Knicks’ 15-man roster. Presented in alphabetical order. The enduring moment of RJ Barrett’s rookie season came outside a Knicks uniform — mid-February in Chicago. It was the final minutes of the Rising Stars Challenge and he had donned the...
  • 12 days ago
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Hidden point-guard gem Killian Hayes may be answer for Knicks

NY Post (Marc Berman) — When ESPN’s college basketball maven Seth Greenberg gave his draft recommendation for the Knicks to select Iowa State point guard Tyrese Haliburton, it came with a caveat. The former Virginia Tech coach hadn’t seen enough of 6-foot-5 point guard Killian Hayes, who skipped college ball to play in Germany. Greenberg said he’d have to check...
  • 12 days ago
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Rick Pitino on Iona plans, Knicks drama, impact of NCAA exile

NY Post (Steve Serby) — New Iona coach Rick Pitino — who has also been at the helm for the Knicks and Kentucky Wildcats and was ousted by Louisville amid a scandal before coaching in Greece — takes a time out for some Q&A with Post columnist Steve Serby. Q: Where is the level of your PHD — passionate, hungry,...
  • 13 days ago
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Knicks are now even butt of Trevor Noah coronavirus jokes

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Amid the coronavirus pandemic, the Knicks remain a punch line. At least to comic Trevor Noah of “The Daily Show.” During a recent rant on the fast-spreading disease, Noah referenced the NBA’s ongoing woes in an online video: “We’ve found out four Brooklyn Nets players, including Kevin Durant, have coronavirus,’’ Noah began. “So now the...
  • 13 days ago
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Bill Bradley sees fall makeup for Knicks’ 50th anniversary title bash

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The Garden’s 50th anniversary celebration of the 1969-70 champion Knicks had been slated for Saturday during halftime of their scheduled game against the Warriors. Two days before the season was suspended after Rudy Gobert tested positive for the coronavirus, that reunion was scrapped by Knicks officials. Some alumni — all of whom are over 70...
  • 14 days ago
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‘Freakish’ Anthony Edwards posing NBA draft dilemma for Knicks

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Anthony Edwards, the freshman bull of a shooting guard out of Georgia, has officially declared for the NBA draft according to his new agency Octagon. The 6-foot-5 Edwards poses a dilemma for the Knicks, even if they don’t have the No. 1 pick some feel Edwards will become on June 25. Edwards plays shooting guard...
  • 14 days ago
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NBA closing facilities because of coronavirus comes with a new season plan

NY Post (Marc Berman) — In a blow to keeping players in game shape during the coronavirus pandemic, the NBA issued a memo to the players’ union stating team practice facilities are to be closed starting Friday. It also prohibits players from working out in public gyms or at universities. The edict doesn’t bode well for picking up the regular...
  • 15 days ago
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The point guard who could be Knicks’ safest NBA Draft option

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Five point-guard prospects have emerged as lottery options for the upcoming NBA Draft — whether it is held on June 25 or pushed back because of coronavirus. In what is considered a mediocre class, LaMelo Ball, Cole Anthony, Tyrese Maxey, Tyrese Haliburton and Killian Hayes have separated themselves. Knicks president Leon Rose has a giant...
  • 15 days ago
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Knicks, Rangers haven’t been tested for coronavirus

NY Post (Larry Brooks) — No player on the Rangers or Knicks has been tested for COVID-19, per a statement released Wednesday night by the Garden. The statement was issued in response to questions that mounted after it became known that the Nets had paid for a private company to test all their players. Four Nets, including Kevin Durant, tested...
  • 16 days ago
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NBA, union limiting player travel to within North America while monitoring coronavirus

NY Post (Marc Berman) — A memo sent jointly by the NBA’s players union and the league will allow Knicks 2019 draft picks RJ Barrett and Ignas Brazdeikis to travel back to Canada, but will ground Frank Ntilikina from heading back to France during what the league called “an indefinite suspension.” The memo, sent Tuesday and obtained by The Post,...
  • 16 days ago
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Nets’ coronavirus development could effect silent Knicks

NY Post (Marc Berman) — While the Nets announced four of their players have tested positive for the coronavirus, the Knicks remained mum. The Post reported Thursday and Friday the Knicks were not eligible for testing because none of their players showed symptoms. Knicks medical director was following guidelines set forth by the CDC and New York State Department of...
  • 17 days ago
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Listen to Episode 22 of ‘Big Apple Buckets’: No Basketball Blues feat. Danny Green

NY Post (Jake Brown) — The basketball season is on hold. “Big Apple Buckets” goes on. Kazeem Famuyide opens the podcast this week talking about coronavirus and the NBA season being on hiatus. Kaz and I look at what’s next for the Knicks and the league. Does the season resume in June and go straight into the playoffs? Should it...
  • 17 days ago
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Draft lottery doubts arise amid NBA’s coronavirus limbo

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Next on the coronavirus chopping block could well be the NBA Draft Lottery and Draft Combine, according to sources. The lottery is scheduled for May 19 in Chicago. That event was to be followed by NBA Draft Combine in the same city May 21-24. Reports had the NBA looking at a three-month hiatus to pick...
  • 17 days ago
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