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The young center showdown Knicks really wanted to see

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Young centers Mitchell Robinson and Mo Bamba were teammates in the McDonald’s High School All-American Game 19 months ago. Since then, the 20-year-old 7-footers took different routes to the NBA. Robinson sat out a year after dropping out of Western Kentucky and was selected 36th by the Knicks in June as a project. Bamba, out...
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Knicks rookie appears to be putting injury behind him

NY Post (Zach Braziller) — TORONTO — Slowly, Kevin Knox is regaining his form. In his third game back after missing the previous seven with a left ankle injury, the rookie wing scored 12 points in 24 minutes in the Knicks’ 128-112 loss to the Raptors at Scotiabank Arena. “I felt good, actually,” Knox said.“I thought I was going to...
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What Jimmy Butler trade means for Knicks’ free-agent hopes

NY Post (Zach Braziller) — TORONTO — The Knicks’ big-ticket offseason possibilities may be dwindling. First, Kyrie Irving said he plans to re-up with the Celtics, and then, Jimmy Butler was traded to the 76ers on Saturday, with reports stating he likely will remain in Philadelphia. The disgruntled Butler, a four-time All-Star, reportedly was dealt, along with forward Justin Patton,...
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Knicks’ day gets worse with lopsided loss to Raptors

NY Post (Zach Braziller) — TORONTO – David Fizdale had no interest in discussing the blockbuster Jimmy Butler trade to the 76ers and the ramifications for the Knicks early Saturday afternoon. He had other problems on his mind. “This team that we’re playing [today] that’s so skilled watching the film, I haven’t even had time to process that,” the Knicks’...
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Kevin Knox looking forward to facing Kawhi Leonard

NY Post (Zach Braziller) — Kevin Knox missed Kevin Durant and Giannis Antetokounmpo, but now that his sprained left ankle has healed, he will get to see how he matches up with Kawhi Leonard on Saturday afternoon in Toronto. “That’s kind of what I got in the NBA for,” the rookie first-round pick said Friday as the Knicks prepared to...
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Fizdale explains ‘frustrated’ Porzingis’ Instagram statement

NY Post (Zach Braziller) — Calling himself a “doofus” for being unaware of the progress Kristaps Porzingis had made recently, David Fizdale backtracked from his comments a day earlier. The Knicks coach said Thursday that the face of the franchise had yet to move past lightly jogging in his recovery from a torn ACL and made it sound like he...
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Knicks’ depth takes hit with Lance Thomas surgery

NY Post (Post Sports Desk) — The Knicks will be without forward Lance Thomas for at least the next month. The team announced on Friday that the forward underwent arthroscopic surgery of his left knee on Thursday for removal of loose bodies and would be re-evaluated in four weeks. “In the last week or so you could tell it was really...
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These Porzingis photos seem to be a message to Knicks coach

NY Post (Post Sports Desk) — Kristaps Porzingis turned to Instagram to dispute Knicks coach David Fizadale. Fizdale said on Thursday that Porzingis had not progressed recently in rehab and the Latvian was still doing “light running …. Sprinting, he’s not at that level yet.” A short time later Porzingis, who tore his ACL last February, posted two photos in an...
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Knicks would be viable fit if Terry Rozier goes on trading block

NY Post (Marc Berman) — If Celtics point guard Terry Rozier ever goes on the trading block, expect the Knicks to be one of the teams with interest. According to a report by The Athletic, seven teams are “monitoring’’ Rozier’s situation because of a perceived view he’s unhappy going back to the bench with Kyrie Irving healthy. Rozier was a...
  • 10 days ago
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Enes Kanter blasts Hawks after ill-timed Twitter jab

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Enes Kanter ripped Atlanta’s social media staffer who joked on Twitter about his scary somersault Wednesday as he grappled for the ball with Hawks powerhouse center Miles Plumlee. Kanter literally flipped over and somehow avoided hitting his head. But he wasn’t pleased at a snarky Hawks tweet on the team’s official account showing the video:...
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Fizdale utters the worst-case Porzingis scenario for first time

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Knicks coach David Fizdale acknowledged publicly for the first time the possibility of Kristaps Porzingis not playing this season, calling it an “if and when.” Fizdale said he’s not thinking about Porzingis at this point and not “planning” on a return, couching his remarks that he doesn’t want to lose focus on the current group....
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Derrick Rose’s big night gives Knicks hope for Mudiay’s potential

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Five observations from the Knicks’ 112-107 road victory Wednesday over the Hawks at newly named State Farm Arena (formerly Philips Arena). 1. It took ex-Knicks PG Derrick Rose 11 seasons to find his three-point shot. He made a career-high seven Wednesday on nine attempts in Minnesota’s loss to the Lakers. Former Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek...
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Derek Fisher: I was doomed from the start with Knicks

NY Post (Mark W. Sanchez) — Looking back on it two and half years later, Derek Fisher wishes he could have seen the signs from the start. Phil Jackson’s first hire as Knicks coach, who lasted a disastrous season and a half before Jackson pulled the plug in February 2016, did not fully understand Jackson’s wishes when he took the job,...
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Trey Burke sits as Emmanuel Mudiay gets nod

NY Post (Marc Berman) — ATLANTA — The point-guard carousel kept spinning Wednesday and Trey Burke wound up getting his first DNP since his early days as a Knick last season. The starting point guard to begin the season, Burke didn’t seem too understanding of the snub, though Frank Ntilikina and Emmanuel Mudiay both performed well. The surprising part is...
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Tim Hardaway Jr., Frank Ntilikina lead Knicks past Hawks again

NY Post (Marc Berman) — ATLANTA — The Knicks are unbeaten … against the hapless Hawks. Tim Hardaway Jr. returned to action after a one-game absence (back) to score 34 points against his former team, and slumping starting point guard Frank Ntilikina returned to life with 14 points while shutting off rookie sensation Trae Young as the Knicks topped the...
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