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David Fizdale snaps back at RJ Barrett, Knicks minutes talk

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Knicks coach David Fizdale reacted angrily when asked why he put prized rookie RJ Barrett back into the game in garbage time with six minutes left. Barrett is already leading the Knicks in minutes played and he ended up with 41 more in Sunday’s 113-92 loss to the Kings. The concern is the overuse can...
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Knicks humiliated in loss to Kings they can’t excuse

NY Post (Marc Berman) — No excuses this time. They weren’t on the road. There was no lead in the fourth quarter. There was no 2018-19 playoff team on the court facing them. And there was no defense. David Fizdale’s Knicks just stunk out the Garden because, just maybe, this mediocre, star-less roster has little hope of making a playoff...
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Knicks’ David Fizdale giving Frank Ntilikina another start

NY Post (Howie Kussoy) — There is no need to chant. There will be no waiting for your Frank Ntilikina fix. Following a strong effort in Friday’s last-second loss to the Celtics, Knicks coach David Fizdale announced that Ntilikina will make his second consecutive start — and first at home this season — in Sunday night’s game against the Kings....
  • 10 days ago
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Why Julius Randle’s adjustment won’t come quickly for Knicks

NY Post (Howie Kussoy) — David Fizdale and Julius Randle have repeatedly discussed the time it will take for the Knicks’ biggest offseason signing to adjust to his new and expanded role. That period may last longer than many will like. “To create and break habits, it takes two months of doing it consistently. That’s just science,” Fizdale said Saturday....
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Frank Ntilikina never deserved this Knicks nonsense

NY Post (Phil Mushnick) — Pulling for the Knicks, season after season, must be like betting No. 37 at a roulette table. You lose by repetitive design — and no complimentary buffet thrown in. Why did the Knicks even bother to draft guard Frank Ntilikina with the eighth-overall pick in the 2017 draft? Ntilikina, a Frenchman of Rwandan parents, could...
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Julius Randle’s obvious Knicks frustration isn’t going away

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Five observations from the Knicks’ crushing 104-102 loss Friday in Boston that dropped them to 1-5. 1. Julius Randle’s postgame interaction with the media was interesting. Frustration is mounting because of all the double-teams he’s faced so far, plus the added responsibilities of being a point forward and bringing the ball up occasionally. After being...
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Knicks’ David Fizdale: Two ways RJ Barrett is similar to Kawhi Leonard

NY Post (Marc Berman) — BOSTON — Knicks coach David Fizdale made his first RJ Barrett/Kawhi Leonard comparison. The remark centered on Barrett’s cool-as-a-cucumber oncourt demeanor and stamina. Barrett is leading the Knicks in minutes at 36 per game and Friday in the 104-102 loss to the Celtics he logged 39 minutes. Fizdale was asked if he’s not like other...
  • 11 days ago
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Knicks’ David Fizdale happy Frank Ntilikina’s stepping up

NY Post (Marc Berman) — BOSTON — Knicks coach David Fizdale flip-flopped Friday morning and decided to sic Frenchman Frank Ntilikina on star Celtics point guard Kemba Walker, after all. While the Knicks dropped the 104-102 decision on a last-second shot by Jayson Tatum, Ntilikina held his own, highlighted by his chasedown block of Marcus Smart in the first half....
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Knicks lose crusher to Celtics despite Marcus Morris’ bust out

NY Post (Marc Berman) — BOSTON — Marcus Morris said before the Boston encounter he was insulted the Celtics never called during free agency. Snapping out of a shooting slump, Morris did all he could Friday in the fourth quarter to try to punish them, finishing with 29 points and a late, game-tying 3-pointer. But inbounding with four seconds left,...
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Frank Ntilikina’s first Knicks start of the season comes with a challenge

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Knicks coach David Fizdale flip-flopped Friday morning and has decided to sic Frenchman Frank Ntilikina on Celtics star point guard Kemba Walker after all. Walker torched the Knicks for 32 points last Saturday in the home opener. After watching film, Fizdale reversed course and will give Ntilikina his first start of the season Friday at...
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David Fizdale’s message to Knicks: The sky isn’t falling

NY Post (Marc Berman) — BOSTON — Knicks coach David Fizdale dressed up for Halloween as “Mr. Optimism.” Despite a 1-4 start, the sky is not falling, according to Fizdale, who added fans and media are panicking only because it’s the Knicks. Indeed, Fizdale was in vintage form following Thursday’s practice after having been surprisingly curt with the media since...
  • 12 days ago
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Marcus Morris downplaying his early-season Knicks slump

NY Post (Marc Berman) — BOSTON — Marcus Morris isn’t worried about his wayward shot or his ailing knee. Knicks coach David Fizdale admitted Morris, 30, is “no spring chicken,” but the team’s new forward said to expect his productivity to rise soon. Morris has battled knee tendinitis recently. “Is that what he said?” Morris asked when relayed the “spring...
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Knicks lineup makeover that would fix huge scoring problem

NY Post (Marc Berman) — ORLANDO — Five observations from the Knicks’ 95-83 loss Wednesday in Orlando that dropped them to 1-4. 1. Veteran forward Marcus Morris doesn’t look right. Fizdale said Morris has been playing with tendinitis in his knee. Maybe that explains the last two games, in which Morris has shot 6-of-24. After his big opening night against...
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Knicks’ Reggie Bullock ‘broken’ over his sister’s murder in Baltimore

NY Post (Lee Brown) — Knicks player Reggie Bullock says he is “broken” in the wake of his sister’s murder — the second sibling he’s lost to violence in Baltimore. “I never felt so BROKEN in my life!” he wrote Wednesday night alongside a photo of 22-year-old Keiosha Moore, one of three people shot dead in Baltimore on Monday. He called...
  • 12 days ago
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Knicks’ RJ Barrett takes a step back in loss to Magic

NY Post (Marc Berman) — ORLANDO, Fla. — Knicks rookie RJ Barrett posted his first career double-double Monday in his first NBA victory over Chicago. The former Duke phenom thinks there will be a lot more wins and double-doubles in the future — maybe a season of them. The 19-point, 15-rebound performance highlighted Barrett’s innate ability for board work, even...
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