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Deni Avdija falls in 2020 NBA Draft but still makes Israeli history

NY Post (Zach Braziller) — Deni Avdija wasn’t supposed to last past the top five picks of Wednesday night’s NBA draft. But he didn’t seem to mind having to wait a little longer to make history for Israel. The 6-foot-9 forward was taken by the Wizards with the ninth-overall pick in the draft, the highest ever for an Israeli, and...
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2020 NBA Draft was full of chaos

NY Post (Zach Braziller) — Hours before the 2020 NBA Draft, there was a trade. Forty minutes before the first pick Wednesday night, there was another deal. It was a preview of the wild night ahead. After the first three picks in the first ever virtual NBA Draft — Georgia shooting guard Anthony Edwards to the Timberwolves at No. 1,...
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Knicks’ new regime got this NBA Draft right

NY Post (Mike Vaccaro) — The Knicks did well for themselves Wednesday night. They got better. And though that may sound like a simple goal for an NBA team on a night like this, if you’ve seen enough of the draft-night hijinks this team has endured across the past few decades, you know this much: this was a distinct step...
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Knicks trade No. 33 pick Daniel Oturu to Clippers in 2020 NBA Draft

NY Post (Greg Joyce) — The Knicks traded back into the second round Wednesday night, then dealt the pick away again. After drafting Minnesota center Daniel Oturu with the No. 33 pick, the Knicks sent the selection to the Clippers in exchange for a 2023 second-round pick that belongs to the Pistons, according to reports. • NBA Draft Tracker: Picks...
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Knicks land Immanuel Quickley in 2020 NBA Draft trade

NY Post (Greg Joyce) — Leon Rose is dealing once again. The Knicks new president turned the No. 27 and 38 picks into the No. 25 and 33 picks on Wednesday, then drafted Kentucky point guard Immanuel Quickley with the No. 25 pick in the 2020 NBA Draft. The 6-foot-4 Quickley was the SEC Player of the Year last season...
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Knicks’ Obi Toppin pick draws all kinds of Twitter reactions

NY Post (Ted Holmlund) — An emotional Obi Toppin, a Brooklyn native, was thrilled about being picked by the Knicks with the No. 8 pick in the 2020 NBA Draft on Wednesday night. The 6-foot-9 Toppin was the National Player of the Year in 2020 after a standout season at Dayton. The 22-year-old averaged 20 points and 7.5 rebounds for...
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Knicks take Obi Toppin with No. 8 pick in 2020 NBA Draft

NY Post (Greg Joyce) — Leon Rose didn’t have to trade up after all. The new Knicks president got his man, Obi Toppin, with the No. 8 pick in Wednesday’s 2020 NBA Draft. Toppin, the 6-foot-9 forward who was born in Brooklyn, was the National Player of the Year in 2020 after a standout season at Dayton. He averaged 20...
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NBA draft tracker 2020: Live pick-by-pick analysis for Round 1

NY Post (Greg Joyce) — NBA Draft 2020 is finally here. Instead of taking place at Barclays Center in June, it was pushed back and went virtual because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but there’s still plenty of buzz surrounding Wednesday night’s draft. Between trade talks and uncertainty over the No. 1 pick, there was no lack of intrigue heading into...
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Knicks considering NBA Draft trade to secure Obi Toppin

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Knicks president Leon Rose’s first trade of his presidency career could bring them closer to either sought-after scoring forward Obi Toppin or Stanford point guard Tyrell Terry – pending which strategy they follow. According to sources, the Knicks have talked to the Cavaliers about swapping the 8th and 5th picks in the 2020 NBA Draft...
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Knicks move up in 2020 NBA Draft in trade with Jazz

NY Post (Justin Terranova) — The Knicks are moving up in the first round of the 2020 NBA Draft. The team traded the No. 27 and 38 picks to the Utah Jazz for the No. 23 selection, ESPN.com reported. The Knicks also have the No. 8 pick. The Knicks also acquired the rights to Ante Tomic, a 2008 second-round pick...
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NBA Draft 2020: Projected top-five pick could fall to Knicks

NY Post (Marc Berman) — As team president Leon Rose gears up for his biggest night since being hired in March, he may not solve the Knicks’ point-guard woes with the No. 8 pick in Wednesday’s virtual draft. According to multiple sources, there’s a growing league buzz the Bulls, at No. 4, will pull off a surprise pick that will...
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Time for Leon Rose to find his diamond in the rough for needy Knicks

NY Post (Mike Vaccaro) — if the Knicks are ever to escape the circle of misery in which they’ve found themselves trapped these last 20 years, it would really help if they could get this right.
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NBA Mock Draft 6.0: LaMelo Ball goes No. 1, Knicks take wing

NY Post (Zach Braziller) — If this was a usual NBA Draft held in June, it would’ve been difficult to forecast. Factor in there was no NCAA Tournament, limited access to prospects because of COVID-19, no real combine and extra months for teams to analyze and over-analyze players, and Wednesday night’s virtual draft could be littered with trades and surprise...
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COVID-19 pandemic may have cost Knicks their Chris Paul chance

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The Garden is “The World’s Most Famous Arena,” but minus New York’s boisterous basketball-mad fans, it could be just a cold, empty arena in winter. That’s one factor in Chris Paul not making the Knicks a priority for him when the Oklahoma City Thunder shopped him around the NBA, according to his former Clippers teammate...
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Knicks draft target Isaac Okoro may be just what Tom Thibodeau covets

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Isaac Okoro, the Auburn small-forward defensive specialist, would seem just what Dr. Thibodeau ordered. Knicks head coach Tom Thibodeau is trying to change the franchise’s culture to one that emphasizes winning and defense. And Okoro says that’s all he knows. Okoro, who has interviewed with Knicks brass ahead of Wednesday’s draft, says he’s tried to...
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