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Knicks’ dismal road trip continues with Warriors up next

NY Post (Marc Berman) — PORTLAND, Ore. — Five down, Kevin Durant to go. Fresh off their beating the Lakers, the Knicks were beaten by the Blazers 111-101 Monday at Moda Center to fall to 1-4 on their six-game Western swing. Now the Knicks complete their two-week marathon with the NBA champion Warriors and one last look at the superstar...
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Knicks’ Mitchell Robinson hurt on ‘slippery’ court just before return

NY Post (Marc Berman) — PORTLAND, Ore. — Blame UCLA. Knicks rookie center Mitchell Robinson likely would have made his return here Monday night if not for a mishap at the UCLA gym. Instead, Robinson is out indefinitely with a new injury: a sore groin. At Friday’s workout at a UCLA gymnasium, Robinson was doing sprints as he finished his...
  • 14 days ago
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Ron Baker’s second NBA chance is over quickly

NY Post (Greg Joyce) — Ron Baker’s point-less time in Washington is over. The Wizards waived Baker on Monday, according to ESPN, after the former Knicks guard played just four games without scoring a point in their uniform. His contract was set to be guaranteed for the rest of the year if he had still been on their roster by...
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Enes Kanter’s assassination fears are Turkey ‘smear campaign’: Turkoglu

NY Post (Marc Berman) — PORTLAND, Ore. — Turkish center Enes Kanter is back on the defensive after fellow countryman and former NBA forward Hedo Turkoglu ripped him on Twitter for Kanter’s recent comments about the Turkish dictator regarding his canceled trip to London. Turkoglu said Kanter’s comments are “irrational,” and he’s on a “political smear campaign.” Kanter said late...
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Fizdale promises Enes Kanter he has a place in Knicks rotation

NY Post (Marc Berman) — PORTLAND, Ore. — Knicks coach David Fizdale said he had no problems with Enes Kanter missing the London game Jan. 17 versus the Wizards because he fears for his safety. “We’ll obviously miss not having him, but it is what it is,” Fizdale said after practice at the NIKE campus. “We’ll try to go out...
  • 15 days ago
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Kevin Knox is giving a whole new meaning to rookie growing pains

NY Post (Marc Berman) — PORTLAND, Ore. — This has been a growing year for Kevin Knox. Literally. Knicks coach David Fizdale said Knox sometimes has sore knees because the 19-year-old is experiencing growing pains. Knox confirmed doctors have told the 6-foot-9 rookie forward some good news. “Doctors said I have a half-inch or an inch left in the tank,”...
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Forgotten European duo forces Knicks to remember their talent

NY Post (Marc Berman) — LOS ANGELES — Mario Hezonja got playfully bodychecked by Enes Kanter as the Croatian forward conducted his postgame interview with MSG Network’s Rebecca Haarlow on the Staples Center court. It was a giddy Hollywood night after the Knicks (10-29) broke their eight-game losing streak in front of owner James Dolan. Disgruntled Enes Kanter and the...
  • 16 days ago
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Ex-Knicks coach explains Phil Jackson’s low profile since firing

NY Post (Marc Berman) — LOS ANGELES — Kurt Rambis said there’s a reason former Knicks president Phil Jackson has kept a low profile since getting fired 18 months ago. Rambis, fired as Knicks associate head coach after last season, is back as a Lakers special advisor — a liaison between the coaching staff and front office. Rambis — with...
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Another young Knick facing ankle-injury limbo

NY Post (Marc Berman) — LOS ANGELES — The last time a young Knicks prospect was seen in a walking boot to protect his left ankle, it cost him nine games. That was Mitchell Robinson, who may return from a sprain against the Trail Blazers on Monday after a three-week absence. Late in the giddy Knicks’ locker room at Staples...
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Enes Kanter won’t go to London because of a ‘freaking lunatic’

NY Post (Marc Berman) — LOS ANGELES — Enes Kanter revealed after the Knicks’ 119-112 victory over the Lakers he won’t be heading to London for their game against the Wizards on Jan. 17. Kanter has an invalid Turkish passport because of his long-running feud against Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the political dictator in his home country. Kanter said...
  • 17 days ago
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James Dolan has front-row seat for Knicks’ best game in weeks

NY Post (Marc Berman) — LOS ANGELES — With Knicks owner James Dolan sitting in a baseline seat near the Lakers’ bench, his basketball team was at its best. Finally. The Knicks stormed to a 39-25 lead after one quarter with their sizzling 3-point shooting, then hung on for a 119-112 victory against the depleted Lakers on Friday night at...
  • 17 days ago
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Beasley back with Lakers after being out for ‘personal reasons’

NY Post (Marc Berman) — LOS ANGELES — Michael Beasley rejoined the Lakers after being away most of the past four weeks for “personal reasons” and coach Luke Walton said he was to throw him into the fire against his former club, the Knicks, on Friday night at Staples Center. Beasley’s mother died just prior to Christmas. He joined her...
  • 17 days ago
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All the Knicks’ losing is starting to break Tim Hardaway Jr.

NY Post (Marc Berman) — LOS ANGELES — Tim Hardaway Jr. can no longer say emphatically the Knicks are better than their record, calling it “a tough pill to swallow.” The Knicks entered Staples Center against the LeBron-less Lakers with the third-worst record in the NBA at 9-29. Their defense allows 115.9 points per game (27th) and opponents are shooting...
  • 17 days ago
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Why Frank Ntilikina got a kick out of dunking on Rudy Gobert

NY Post (Marc Berman) — LOS ANGELES — There have been few highlights on the Knicks current two-week, six-game road trip, but the most precious one came with French subtitles. Lost in the Jazz’s dominant win Saturday was Knicks point guard Frank Ntilikina driving to the basket in the first half and dunking on a pursuing Rudy Gobert, who also...
  • 18 days ago
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Mitchell Robinson itching to get back in the Knicks’ lineup

NY Post (Marc Berman) — LOS ANGELES — Knicks rookie center Mitchell Robinson would love a Hollywood return. The Knicks are 0-8 since Robinson went down with a left ankle sprain, but the exciting shot-blocker has been upgraded to questionable for Friday’s encounter versus the Lakers at Staples Center. Robinson went through most of Thursday’s practice at UCLA and ran...
  • 18 days ago
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