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NY Post (Marc Berman) — When Steve Mills was hired in 2013 to be Knicks president and replace Glen Grunwald coming off a 54-win campaign, one of the Garden’s reasonings was Mills’ solid relationship with the powerful Creative Artists Agency. That’s how much Knicks owner James Dolan cared about CAA. In an ironic twist, Mills ultimately was fired and will...
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Knicks close out eventful day with win over Magic

NY Post (Howie Kussoy) — The Knicks lost their best player — and found balance. Even with leading-scorer Marcus Morris traded to the Clippers — and no longer around to supply a series of clutch shots — the Knicks rallied back from a 10-point fourth-quarter deficit to match a season-best three-game win streak with Thursday’s 105-103 win over the Magic...
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‘World Wide Wes’ joining Knicks comes with John Calipari twist

NY Post (Howie Kussoy) — Few people know what William Wesley actually does. But everyone in basketball knows he does it well. With the reported addition of basketball power broker “World Wide Wes” — who is expected to take an undetermined role alongside his longtime friend, CAA colleague and soon-to-be Knicks president Leon Rose — the Knicks will instantly transform...
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James Dolan did right by Knicks with intriguing Leon Rose pick

NY Post (Mike Vaccaro) — Leon Rose forged a career as a top basketball agent the old-fashioned way: he worked tirelessly, fueled by bottomless ambition, and built something out of nothing. He started with one client — a backup guard named Rick Brunson, who spent three of his nine seasons occupying the last seat on the Knicks bench. Early on,...
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NBA trade deadline: Andre Drummond was in dark about Cavaliers stunner

NY Post (Peter Botte) — It perhaps was the most surprising deal ahead of Thursday’s NBA trade deadline, at least in terms of the return and the final destination. The Pistons had been shopping Andre Drummond for several weeks, but the two-time All-Star center surprisingly was shipped to last-place Cleveland for the expiring contracts of John Henson and Brandon Knight...
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Kevin Durant: I never considered playing for the Knicks

NY Post (Brian Lewis) — Rehabbing star Kevin Durant dismissed the narrative that he picked the Nets over the Knicks. He said he was always all-in on Brooklyn, and never even considered the Garden. “That’s the media hyping that (crap) up. I never came out and said anything about me wanting to play for the Knicks, ever. Ever,” Durant said...
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Knicks trading Marcus Morris to Clippers for Moe Harkless, draft picks

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The Knicks, continuing their massive rebuild, are on the verge of trading their best player, Marcus Morris, to the Clippers for multiple draft picks — including a 2020 first-rounder — and Moe Harkless, a source confirmed. The Knicks had wanted young shooting guard Landry Shamet, but they turned down one proposed offer that included 2019...
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Knicks’ Mitchell Robinson switches agents to LeBron James pal Rich Paul

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Knicks center Mitchell Robinson will now be on his fifth agent – and at least he has found the most famous. Robinson has fired his latest rep Mayar Zokaei recently and will tab LeBron James/Anthony Davis agent Rich Paul, giving him his first client with the Knicks, according to multiple sources. The move won’t become...
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The perfect storm is brewing for Knicks’ Karl-Anthony Towns push

NY Post (Justin Terranova) — Putting Leon Rose in charge of the Knicks will do nothing to squash the speculation that Karl-Anthony Towns will one day be the Knicks’ savior. Knicks owner James Dolan is nearing a deal with Rose, a prominent agent at CAA, to replace the fired Steve Mills as team president. Rose currently represents Towns, along with...
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Leon Rose set to become new Knicks president

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The Knicks are close to a deal to make top Creative Artist Agency agent Leon Rose the president of basketball operations. Rose was the former agent of LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony and it should be noted reps Wolves star Karl-Anthony Towns. The Knicks have monitored Towns’ situation in Minnesota as they look to upgrade...
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Knicks interested in Pacers’ Aaron Holiday ahead of NBA trade deadline

NY Post (Marc Berman) — While the Knicks have been focused on acquiring D’Angelo Russell as they eye point guards before Thursday’s 3 p.m. NBA trade deadline, the Knicks also at some point made an inquiry into Pacers playmaker Aaron Holiday, the younger brother of Jrue and Justin. Holiday, 23, is in his second season. After a modest rookie year,...
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James Dolan makeover won’t end this Knicks madness

NY Post (George Willis) — Steve Stoute’s Translation Agency was hired last month to strengthen the Knicks’ brand and improve its ties to its fan base. Included in the deal is an image makeover for owner James Dolan. Just how much influence Stoute had in the removal of Steve Mills as the team president on Tuesday is a matter of...
  • 13 days ago
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Knicks’ quest to trade Marcus Morris has Lakers, Clippers complications

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Marcus Morris could wind up in Los Angeles, but with which team is uncertain. The Knicks did not allow Morris to talk to the media after Wednesday’s practice. That was as sure a sign the chances of him being traded by Thursday’s 3 p.m. deadline are decent. According to an NBA source, Knicks interim president...
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RJ Barrett going full bore ahead of incoming Knicks return

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The Knicks have gone a respectable 4-5 in RJ Barrett’s absence, but they will be happy to have the face of the franchise back Thursday night. It’s not definite, but Barrett could make his return from a nine-game absence with a right ankle sprain Thursday versus Orlando. Barrett participated full bore in his first practice...
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Scott Perry’s message to players in wake of Knicks chaos

NY Post (Marc Berman) — New interim Knicks president Scott Perry addressed the players before Wednesday’s practice with a simple message: Despite the turmoil, carry on. Team president Steve Mills was fired Tuesday morning, soon after the club returned from Cleveland — and after going 2-0 on the road trip. All that got them was more chaos. Perry was promoted...
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