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Knicks lineup changes flop in loss to Thunder

NY Daily News OKLAHOMA CITY — David Fizdale’s lineup changes didn’t pay off. In desperate need of better ball movement, the Knicks head coach slotted point guard Emmanuel Mudiay and small forward Kevin Knox into the starting rotation for Frank Ntilkina and Damyean Dotson. But neither move worked as Paul George...
  • 28 days ago
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Trey Burke is 'praying' for a swift recovery for Michigan teammate and Nets star Caris LeVert

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — Like the rest of us non-sadists out there, Trey Burke didn’t want to watch Caris LeVert’s injury. There were enough warnings out there to know it was grotesque. Cringe-worthy. But LeVert is one of Burke’s closest friends – “like a little brother,” he said – and the Knicks point guard was still...
  • 29 days ago
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One Knicks stat makes David Fizdale 'want to yack' as coach contemplates lineup changes

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — Just before his team left for its longest road trip of the season to date, David Fizdale was contemplating another lineup change with the following vomit-inducing statistic in mind: the Knicks are dead last in the NBA in assists. And it’s not really that close. “It makes me want to yack, to be...
  • 29 days ago
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Kristaps Porzingis mixes it up with greatest villain in sports movie history

NY Daily News (Daily News Sports Staff) — Kristaps Porzingis checked off an item off the bucket list this week. It just doesn’t involve a return to basketball court. The Knicks star met Dolph Lundgren, known of course for his role as the villain “Ivan Drago” in Rocky IV, Monday night at a Tribeca party celebrating the coming release of...
  • 29 days ago
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Knicks look putrid in every way in loss to Magic that gives David Fizdale a harsh dose of reality

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — Well, that was embarrassing. If you thought the Jets stunk Sunday, get a load of the trash heap Knicks. They were smoked at home by the Magic, 115-89, a team that isn’t very good and was missing its best player. The Knicks were so bad they trailed by 20 points after the first quarter and were booed...
  • 31 days ago
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Knicks' Kevin Knox plays for late uncle on Veteran's Day

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — For one important Knick, Veteran’s Day hits close to home. Kevin Knox comes from a long lineage of U.S. military members, including an uncle, Raymond Estelle, who was killed during the Afghan war in 2011. The rookie said Estelle provided extra motivation ahead of the Knicks’ annual Military Appreciation...
  • 31 days ago
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Knicks fall to Raptors on heels of reported Jimmy Butler trade that could cloud offseason plans

NY Daily News (Daily News Sports Staff) — Two losses, one day. While the Knicks doubled-down earlier in the season that a trade for Jimmy Butler wasn’t in their sights, seeing the disgruntled shooting guard reportedly get dealt on Saturday to Philly — where he’ll likely sign a max extension with the 76ers, pending approval from the NBA...
  • 32 days ago
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After pissing off Kristaps Porzingis, Knicks coach David Fizdale reaches out to his injured star to make things right

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — The Knicks under Phil Jackson could’ve written the book on ‘How Not To Handle Star Players.’ They threw kerosene on controversies through avoidance, until the whole thing burned down and everybody left with a terrible Won-Loss record while counting James Dolan’s money. Changing that environment...
  • 33 days ago
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Knicks forward Lance Thomas to miss at least four weeks after knee surgery

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — The Knicks have lost their captain. Lance Thomas underwent arthroscopic surgery Thursday on his left knee and will be out at least four weeks, according to the Knicks. The knee has been bothering Thomas since training camp but he played the opening 11 games of the season before missing Wednesday’s...
  • 33 days ago
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David Fizdale is revamping his playcalling after timeouts following Knicks' suspect play down the stretch

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — After a loss this week underscored the Knicks’ failures in ATO situations (after time outs), David Fizdale revamped and simplified his play-calling. “Out of timeouts, we haven’t executed well,” the coach said. “I started early in the season doing a little more complex things and now have tried...
  • 34 days ago
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Enes Kanter is not amused by Hawks Twitter account making light of a dangerous play

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — The Atlanta Hawks Twitter account turned classless Thursday morning by poking fun at Enes Kanter for getting slammed viciously on his head during the Knicks’ victory in Atlanta the night earlier. The video posted by the Hawks likened the slam to a wrestling move, using WWE commentary and the Undertaker’s...
  • 34 days ago
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No progress for Knicks' Kristaps Porzingis who's still not able to run nine months after surgery

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — Now nine months removed from ACL surgery, Kristaps Porzingis’ return to playing basketball doesn’t feel any closer. The Latvian is still not sprinting, according to coach David Fizdale, and remains at about the same level as prior to training camp: he’s shooting and jogging lightly. “He’s still...
  • 34 days ago
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Knicks knock off Hawks — but only after raving about Zion Williamson and other possible future teammates from Duke, Kentucky game

NY Daily News (Carron J. Phillips) — ATLANTA – You know a college basketball game was exciting when NBA players are still trash talking each other 24 hours later. On Wednesday night, the Knicks knocked off the Hawks for the second time this season and picked up win No. 4 when they defeated Atlanta 112-107. After trailing at the half...
  • 35 days ago
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Ex-Knicks coach Derek Fisher never knew triangle offense would be a Phil Jackson requirement

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — If Derek Fisher knew he’d be forced to run the triangle, he would’ve never been the Knicks coach. He just never thought to ask. The 44-year-old made that claim to FS1 in an interview that will be aired Thursday, indicating that he didn’t have enough confidence or experience to question Phil Jackson....
  • 35 days ago
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Knicks coach David Fizdale calls last two years in U.S. an 'embarrassment'

NY Daily News (Carron J. Phillips) — ATLANTA - David Fizdale still refuses to “shut up and coach.” The Knicks head coach has a history of his using his platform to speak on social issues and that continued on Wednesday evening as his team and the Atlanta Hawks prepared to face off for the first time since the season opener. Before...
  • 35 days ago
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