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Knicks to put Jeff Van Gundy, Tom Thibodeau on short coaching list

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Interim coach Mike Miller has won his share of Knicks’ fans by stabilizing the Knicks defense. He’s posted a three-game winning streak and a four-game winning streak that ended Sunday when the Knicks blew an eight-point overtime lead in Atlanta. Miller carries a 13-19 record entering the final game before the All-Star break Wednesday versus...
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David Fizdale reveals one of his biggest Knicks mistakes

NY Post (Mark Fischer) — One of David Fizdale’s biggest regrets as Knicks head coach was that he didn’t “crack the whip” enough on his young players. Fizdale admitted as much during an interview with NBA Sirius XM Radio on Monday, two months after he was fired by the Knicks following a 21-83 record over one-plus seasons. “I probably needed...
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Mitchell Robinson sensational as his Knicks prophecy is coming true

NY Post (Marc Berman) — ATLANTA — The Hawks just obtained Clint Capela in a trade-deadline deal. While he is still injured, “The Next Capela” dominated the court at State Farm Arena Sunday despite the Knicks’ 140-135 double-overtime heartbreaker to the Hawks. Knicks center Mitchell Robinson was sensational — a massive force at the rim on both ends, notching 15...
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Knicks collape as win streak ends in painful 2OT loss

NY Post (Marc Berman) — ATLANTA — The Knicks were so close to completing their “Drive for Five,” rallying from a 15-point hole early in the fourth quarter to force overtime. They led by eight points in the first overtime before collapsing as Trae Young was just too good. The Hawks forced a second overtime and outlasted the Knicks, 140-135,...
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Bobby Portis won’t quit on Knicks to join title contender

NY Post (Marc Berman) — DETROIT – Late Saturday night, Knicks big man Bobby Portis sat at his locker with his right hand wrapped heavily after “smacking” it during the Knicks’ Saturday night victory over the Pistons – their fourth straight triumph. It’s been something of a painful season for Portis, who expected to build on his career year last...
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Maurice Harkless happy to be a Knick however long it lasts

NY Post (Marc Berman) — DETROIT — A lot of players wouldn’t take kindly to going from a championship contender in sunny Los Angeles to the woebegone Knicks. Maurice Harkless isn’t any player. It might be just for two months, but South Jamaica, Queens, native Harkless will savor it. The former Forest Hills High School grad and St. John’s one-and-done...
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Knicks nip Pistons for first four-game win streak of season

NY Post (Marc Berman) — DETROIT — The Knicks have fired their head coach, fired their president and traded their best player for future assets. Only Knicks owner James Dolan could intercept a season so resolutely. Despite it all, the Knicks posted their season’s first four-game winning streak when they took out the Pistons, 95-92, on Saturday at Little Caesars...
  • 10 days ago
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Wayne Ellington could be moving toward Knicks buyout

NY Post (Marc Berman) — DETROIT — Whether it was a showcase or the Knicks needing an extra player, interim head coach Mike Miller gave veteran shooting guard Wayne Ellington a big chance Thursday against Orlando to show he can still help a playoff team. Ellington obliged with 12 points on 4 of 7 shooting, as the Knicks won 105-103....
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Ex-St. John’s star Maurice Harkless finally gets Knicks chance

NY Post (Howie Kussoy) — Maurice Harkless was drafted out of St. John’s by the 76ers. He spent three seasons in Orlando, four in Portland, then was traded to the Clippers in July. Even after so many years away from home, the Queens native always believed he would get the opportunity to represent his city. “We always talked about it....
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Bobby Marks, Chris Wallace among potential Knicks GM candidates

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Leon Rose, the former CAA agent who will be named the Knicks new president in the coming days, needs to hire a GM who is a real basketball savant. “Leon is known as a nice guy around the league but would need a lot of help,’’ one NBA personnel director said. “He isn’t a detail...
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Knicks’ Karl-Anthony Towns dream dented hard by D’Angelo Russell trade

NY Post (Zach Braziller) — Leon Rose hasn’t even officially become the Knicks president yet, and already the CAA super-agent’s job just became a little harder. One of the stars some speculated he could land, client Karl-Anthony Towns of the Timberwolves, seems to be more optimistic about his future in Minnesota. The New Jersey native, who the Knicks were hoping...
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John Calipari’s Leon Rose loyalty won’t lead to Knicks sidelines

NY Post (Zach Braziller) — Cross John Calipari off the list of potential future Knicks coaches. Despite his long-term relationship with Leon Rose, the CAA super-agent who is expected to be the team’s new president, the Kentucky coach nipped that rumor in the bud, telling reporters on Friday he will help Rose any way he can, “it just wouldn’t be...
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Elfrid Payton’s Knicks future a rising question amid hot streak

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The Knicks made a strong play for Warriors point guard D’Angelo Russell at Thursday’s trade deadline – still not convinced they want to move on with Elfrid Payton. Payton continued to show that they should, staging his second straight spectacular outing – seven steals, nine assists, 15 points. Yet his future is as cloudy as...
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Knicks’ RJ Barrett effective in return from ankle injury

NY Post (Howie Kussoy) — The most compelling reason to watch the Knicks the rest of the season is back on the court. After missing nine games with a sprained right ankle, rookie RJ Barrett returned in Thursday’s 105-103 Garden win over the Magic, finishing with 12 points, three assists and three rebounds. In his first game since Jan. 16,...
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Leon Rose not first sports agent to make switch to front office

NY Post (Post Staff Report) — Leon Rose, who the Knicks plan to make their next team president, won’t be the first sports agent to transition to the front office. Here are a few examples: Brodie Van Wagenen: The former CAA baseball agent is hoping his second season with the Mets is better than his first. Arn Tellem: The current Pistons...
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