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A priest, a rabbi and a shaman pray for the Knicks to get Zion Williamson

NY Post (New York Post Video) — A group of religious leaders gathered at Madison Square Garden to bless the New York Knicks before NBA Lottery Day. “Here in New York, we need all the help we can get, especially from the higher powers,” proclaimed Rabbi Adam Mintz. He is joined by a priest, a shaman, two witches, and a miracle healer,...
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2019 NBA draft lottery odds: Knicks’ chances at landing No. 1 pick

NY Post (Post Sports Desk) — The tanking is (hopefully) over. Now, will it pay off? The New York Knicks take a 14-percent chance into Tuesday night’s lottery, as they hope to land the No. 1 pick and a chance to draft Duke star Zion Williamson. The Phoenix Suns and Cleveland Cavaliers also have a 14-percent chance of winning the lottery...
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What Zion Williamson dream could mean to Knicks

NY Post (Marc Berman) — CHICAGO — The Knicks and Patrick Ewing are due. The big night has finally arrived after all the 2018-19 tanking for Zion Williamson. Ewing never had much prosperity in Chicago against Michael Jordan’s Bulls. But now the Knicks’ 7-foot-1 good-luck charm must step up on Tuesday and create a Williamson windfall. Ewing, 34 years after...
  • 10 days ago
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A new Knicks beginning is within reach — at last

NY Post (Mike Vaccaro) — This is what Tuesday night is all about, what the lottery is all about, when the pingpong balls start to fly and also start to fall, the first domino in what the Knicks — and every other hapless basketball team in the raffle — dream will be a profound pathway to respectability. This is what...
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Knicks guide if NBA draft lottery turns into nightmare

NY Post (Marc Berman) — CHICAGO — The reality is the Knicks are more likely to zero in on Virginia’s D’Andre Hunter and Gonzaga’s Rui Hachimura than Zion Williamson, Ja Morant and RJ Barrett once the pingpong balls roll. The consensus leading into Tuesday’s lottery is the top three picks will be Williamson, Morant and Barrett. The odds are better...
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Knicks fans ready for the thrill — or castastrophe — of NBA Draft Lottery

NY Post (Marc Berman) — CHICAGO — The drinks will start flowing at 7 p.m. on Tuesday at Slattery’s Midtown Pub in Manhattan. Odds are, the tears will start flowing 95 minutes later. Or will they? A mix of Knicks fan blogs/podcasts will host their third fan viewing party of 2018-19 Tuesday night to pray on 14 percent. Those are...
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NBA Draft Lottery: Rabbis and witches praying Knicks land Zion Williamson

NY Post (Greg Joyce, Kirsten Fleming) — On Tuesday night, the Knicks will learn their place in the NBA draft lottery. With a No. 1 pick, they’d get Duke superstar Zion Williamson, as well as a commodity the team’s fans rarely have enjoyed: hope. But these are the Knicks we’re talking about — luck is as rare as a playoff appearance. It’s...
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The Knicks’ unforgiving draft lottery history: From Kenny Walker to Kevin Knox

NY Post (Howie Kussoy) — It was the worst time to equal the worst mark in franchise history. Following a 13-year stretch in which the team with the NBA’s worst record held a 25 percent chance to win the draft lottery, the Knicks’ horrific 17-win campaign earned them only a 14 percent chance to claim the upcoming No. 1 overall...
  • 11 days ago
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Knicks could turn Zion Williamson into a god: ‘Billboards, adrenaline’

NY Post (Andrew Marchand) — The Knicks need Zion Williamson, but Williamson would be helped by New York. Tuesday’s draft lottery not only will largely determine where Williamson will play to begin his NBA career, but it will also provide the base for how big of a media sensation he may become. While in the social-media age, the playing field...
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Video surfaces of bloody Kristaps Porzingis after Latvia fight

NY Post (Mark W. Sanchez) — Video has surfaced of a bloody Kristaps Porzingis outside a bar in the aftermath of what appears to have been a fight. The footage, circulating the internet, appears to have been shot in his native Latvia. The Mavericks star, traded from the Knicks in late January, has a ripped shirt and a cut above his...
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Dad’s name-calling helped turn Ja Morant into a ‘point god’

NY Post (Steve Serby) — Murray State star and projected NBA lottery pick Ja Morant takes a shot at some Q&A with Post columnist Steve Serby. Q: If you could pick the brain of any player in NBA history, who would it be? A: I would probably say Kobe [Bryant]. … Because like a dog, killer mentality he has. I...
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LeBron James-Kyrie Irving reunion could hinge on this Lakers scenario

NY Post (Mark Fischer) — “If you guys will have me back.” That was the preseason caveat Kyrie Irving left with raucous Celtics fans of his plans to re-sign the following summer. Eight months of misery later, they may not. But could LeBron James be open to a reunion? Irving has had “discussions with people about playing for the Lakers,”...
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Why the NBA can’t fix the Zion Williamson draft lottery

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Forty-five minutes before a nationally televised audience views the ceremonial unveiling of the NBA draft lottery’s results Tuesday, the actual ping-pong ball drawing will unfold in a separate room inside the Chicago Hilton. Moderator Kiki Vandeweghe, a team official from 14 franchises, select media members and an Ernst and Young lawyer will be present —...
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The Zion Williamson-Anthony Davis decision Knicks could face

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Pelicans GM David Griffin still has a goal of changing Anthony Davis’ mind on a trade and have him “buy into the program,’’ according to a source. Griffin plans to meet with Davis soon. But Tuesday’s lottery could be a determining factor in where Davis ends up, depending how the ping-pong balls roll. If the...
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Nearly half wager Knicks will get top pick, despite just 14 percent shot

NY Post (VSiN) — LAS VEGAS — As we have reached the crux of the 2019 NBA playoffs, it seems premature to have too much of a focus on next season. But more than two-thirds of the league’s 30 teams and their respective fan bases are doing exactly that — and savvy bettors are doing the same. The first...
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