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Why favored Knicks aren’t smart bet to win Vegas summer league

NY Post (VSiN) — LAS VEGAS — The offseason for the Knicks has not gone as planned. They missed out on the top pick in the draft lottery, and struck out with both Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant in free agency. However, not all is lost. The NBA Summer League in Las Vegas tips off Friday, and despite the...
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Stephen A. Smith is the one man who can save the Knicks

NY Post (Ethan Sears) — Stephen A. Smith’s new plan to save the Knicks involves … himself. The ESPN analyst and noted Knicks fan posted a highlight montage of himself piloting the franchise to NBA 2K glory on Twitter. This comes just days after a miserable Smith ranted on Twitter about his team’s failure to nab Kevin Durant and Kyrie...
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Zion Williamson keeping NBA debut in perspective, even if world isn’t

NY Post (Greg Joyce) — LAS VEGAS — An earthquake shook the ground near Cox Pavilion Thursday morning. Contrary to popular belief, Zion Williamson was not throwing down dunks. But there may be another one Friday night when the Pelicans’ prized No. 1 pick will finally make his anticipated debut — no less against former Duke teammate RJ Barrett and...
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Knicks rookie Ignas Brazdeikis looking to prove skeptics wrong

NY Post (Marc Berman) — LAS VEGAS — Ignas Brazdeikis worked out with 13 teams but never for the Knicks. His representatives couldn’t imagine the 6-foot-7 freshman forward from Michigan falling to New York and their 55th pick of the second round. The 21-year-old from Canada never fell that far, but dropped far enough. With Sacramento at bat at 47,...
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Zion Williamson-RJ Barrett not only storyline at NBA Summer League

NY Post (Greg Joyce) — LAS VEGAS — The NBA’s Las Vegas Summer League tips off Friday on the campus of UNLV. Here’s what to watch for: Star watch Only three of June’s top-10 picks are expected to be in action Friday night and two of them will take the court together. Zion Williamson (No. 1) and RJ Barrett (No....
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RJ Barrett on first Knicks game — and facing Zion Williamson

NY Post (Marc Berman) — LAS VEGAS — RJ Barrett has faced Zion Williamson countless times in practice as teammates at Duke. Now they get the Las Vegas stage as opponents. Barrett, the Knicks’ new 6-foot-7 lefty lottery pick, doesn’t have any grand advice for his Knicks teammates as the summer league team debuts Friday (9 p.m. ET) at UNLV...
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Where Elfrid Payton sees himself in the Knicks’ point-guard pecking order

NY Post (Marc Berman) — LAS VEGAS – Elfrid Payton certainly didn’t sound like he was going to be a backup player for the Knicks. In fact, Payton said he had “so many options”, but picked the Knicks partly because of playing time. One of GM Scott Perry’s favorites, Payton agreed to terms on a two-year deal for $16 million,...
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Ex-Knick Amar’e Stoudemire wants to play in the NBA again

NY Post (Ted Holmlund) — Amar’e Stoudemire is looking to make a comeback, but that doesn’t mean he’s seeking a reunion with the Knicks. Stoudemire, who played in the NBA for 14 seasons, and Monta Ellis want to try to hook up with a contending team such as the Lakers, and will workout privately for at least five NBA teams,...
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Knicks’ Mitchell Robinson, Kevin Knox vow to take it to new level

NY Post (Marc Berman) — LAS VEGAS — Knicks 7-foot-1 center Mitchell Robinson is back in Sin City with newly dyed blond hair, a new jersey number and a more disciplined defensive game. Kevin Knox returns stronger and more accustomed to the speed of the NBA. Look out, Las Vegas. “I feel I can guard anybody,’’ Robinson said following the...
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Why Knicks backed out of Kawhi Leonard meeting

NY Post (Marc Berman) — LAS VEGAS — The Knicks brain trust of Steve Mills, Scott Perry and David Fizdale were enjoying a laugh on the sidelines of a practice court at UNLV Wednesday, watching summer league practice. They were a 3 ½-hour drive from Los Angeles, where in an alternate universe they would have been meeting with Kawhi Leonard....
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Dwyane Wade blowup only tells part of story for new Knick Bobby Portis

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The newest Knick Bobby Portis has become a health-food fanatic and workout demon. He has stake in a healthy-snack company and is known for his 12-hour workouts in June and July in the Los Angeles suburbs when many NBA players are taking it easy. That is why, during Dwyane Wade’s miscast 2016-17 season in Chicago,...
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Ex-Knick Emmanuel Mudiay final piece of Jazz’s celebrated overhaul

NY Post (Ethan Sears) — The Jazz continued an offseason their offseason of quietly build themselves into contenders on Wednesday, by signing former Knick Emmanuel Mudiay and Jeff Green, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Mudiay’s deal is for one year, though financial terms weren’t reported. Green agreed to a one-year, $2.5 million deal, per ESPN. Though nobody will mistake these...
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Kevin Durant picking Nets over Knicks wasn’t so easy

NY Post (Marc Berman) — If there’s a perception Kevin Durant’s decision to choose the Nets over the Knicks was easy, it wasn’t. Jay Williams, an ESPN broadcaster and Durant buddy, told The Post the free-agent superstar had associates trying to pull him toward Broadway over Barclays Center. “To give insight, there were people in his camp that wanted him...
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RJ Barrett’s first Rookie of the Year hurdle: Summer League battle with Zion

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Two days after the NBA Draft, RJ Barrett was in Santa Monica presenting the Rookie of the Year Award at the league’s awards banquet. “The NBA Awards was great,’’ Barrett said. “Hopefully I’ll win the award next year. It was good to experience that.” The Knicks’ new 6-foot-7 swingman sniper was talking on a conference...
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Mitchell Robinson changing Knicks number for dead high school teammates

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Knicks center Mitchell Robinson is changing his number from 26 to 23 to honor two dead high school classmates. The Knicks released their Summer League roster and Robinson is expected to play at least two games. The first practice is Tuesday in Las Vegas. Robinson, the No. 36 pick from last year’s draft who went...
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