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David Fizdale is planting the early seeds for advanced Knicks offense

NY Post (Marc Berman) — It won’t be as difficult as the triangle but Knicks coach David Fizdale said his 2019-’20 offense will be more complex. He’s ready to dig deeper. The thicker playbook will be due to having more veterans than last season, when Fizdale felt the young squad couldn’t handle complicated schemes. Fizdale admits simple pick-and-rolls and isolations...
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Kristaps Porzingis’ slick response to RJ Barrett challenge

NY Post (Greg Joyce) — RJ Barrett chose Kristaps Porzingis as the opponent he would most like to dunk on. The former Knick didn’t completely dunk on the prized rookie in response, but let him know it won’t be easy. “He said he wants to dunk on me? That’s fine,” a smiling Porzingis told reporters in Dallas on Thursday. “I’m...
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Knicks great returns to drop some knowledge on RJ Barrett

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Knicks coach David Fizdale is hoping Bernard King turns into the team’s lottery-pick whisperer. Last season, the Hall-of-Fame scoring forward was assigned as rookie Kevin Knox’s mentor and they got together for four sessions, even spending some time together on the road for breakfasts. Now it’s on to RJ Barrett, the Knicks’ third-overall pick in...
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Marcus Morris surprised Spurs controversy keeps escalating

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Knicks new forward Marcus Morris said he did not expect legendary Spurs coach Gregg Popovich to call him out earlier this week for reneging on his verbal commitment, but admitted he felt bad how it played out. “I was very surprised but I have nothing but respect for Pop,” Morris said after Thursday’s training camp...
  • 12 days ago
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Dennis Smith Jr. switches diet in quest for Knicks starting job

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Dennis Smith Jr. came to camp with a new shot — and a new body. Smith, the Fayetteville, N.C., product with a self-admitted taste for Bojangles, took coach David Fizdale’s mandate to step up his nutrition game if he wanted to remain the team’s starting point guard. The key piece to the Kristaps Porzingis blockbuster...
  • 13 days ago
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How David Fizdale will help Frank Ntilikina after huge summer

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Knicks point guard Frank Ntilikina left his World Cup bronze medal back in France, but the newly emboldened point guard believes he is bringing his game to the U.S. And Knicks coach David Fizdale is bringing over a couple of the French Team’s plays it ran for the Knicks’ maligned 2017 lottery pick. Fizdale said...
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RJ Barrett’s development takes center stage at first Knicks practice

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Knicks rookie RJ Barrett looked down at his muscular arms after being asked about the different level of physicality found in the NBA following the Knicks’ first practice. “We got the vets here — big, strong guys, definitely a different level of physicality,’’ Barrett said Tuesday. “I’m going to get used to it. I’ve got...
  • 14 days ago
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Knicks’ Julius Randle knows job is much more than scoring now

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Julius Randle already has proven he can be an inside-out scorer. The Knicks’ highest-paid player hasn’t proven he can be a leader, defender or even a winner. Armed with a whopping three-year, $63 million contract, the Knicks’ expected starting power forward spoke candidly about his new role as a leader during Monday’s media day. “My...
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The Knicks’ Mitchell Robinson dream is all too familiar

NY Post (Mike Vaccaro) — We have been reminded again these past few weeks how powerful the imagination can be in sports, how easy it is to trigger in the very soul of a sports fan. Daniel Jones has relit that spark among a fresh generation of Giants fans who’d already started tasting life in the wilderness, even after only...
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Knicks show off new defensive wrinkle to open training camp

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Bring on the pressure. As in defense. The first day of Knicks coach Dave Fizdale’s second training camp was focused on a new wrinkle to his game plan — full-court defense. “We did one-on-one full court (Tuesday),” Fizdale said after their first practice. “Everybody. The bigs, the wings and the guards had to defend each...
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Knicks won’t get to see Damyean Dotson in preseason

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The Knicks’ shooting-guard glut will be lighter. The Knicks officially said Monday that free-agent signee Reggie Bullock won’t be ready for the regular season and will be re-evaluated in November after undergoing spinal fusion surgery in July, and Damyean Dotson won’t play any preseason games after undergoing shoulder surgery last spring. The Bullock bulletin was...
  • 15 days ago
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Marcus Morris gives insight into why he ditched Spurs for Knicks

NY Post (Greg Joyce) — Marcus Morris is happy about where he landed following a roundabout offseason. When he takes the floor in San Antonio for his regular-season Knicks debut, though, he may find out just how many people feel differently. The veteran forward had agreed to sign with the Spurs in July, only to renege and land with the...
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Dennis Smith Jr.’s new shot could mean everything for Knicks

NY Post (Greg Joyce) — Dennis Smith Jr. spent the offseason reworking his jump shot. How often it lands may go a long way in determining how much of a jump the Knicks make themselves. “The best version of Dennis Smith Jr., you put him out on that Knicks team, that’s a pretty good team,” Smith said Monday at the...
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Time to find out exactly what Knicks have in David Fizdale

NY Post (Mike Vaccaro) — The coach of the Knicks speaks in the same tone as before, his words every bit as upbeat. You listen to David Fizdale speak, what you hear is a man who hasn’t yet been knocked flat by his won-loss record. You listen to Fizdale speak, you’re still half-tempted to grab some sneakers and shorts and...
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The Knicks won’t hand RJ Barrett anything

NY Post (Marc Berman) — According to sources, some Knicks thought David Fizdale did not hold 2018 lottery pick Kevin Knox accountable enough as a rookie. Fizdale won’t make the same mistake with current lottery pick, RJ Barrett. Fizdale said he’ll “probably be tougher on RJ. I think this team is more talented, I think we have more guys he...
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