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What strategy should the Knicks use in choosing their second-round picks?

Posting and Toasting (MattRW) — The new CBA makes things more interesting. We’ve spent a lot of time on this fine website debating who the Knicks should take with the 8th pick in the NBA draft. And that’s understandable. But New York also owns two second round picks (#44 and #58). Therefore, it’s similarly worth considering what the best course of action would be with respect to the second round as well. So let’s do that! ...
  • 21 days ago
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Know The Prospect: Jonathan Isaac

Posting and Toasting (MMiranda) — Much length! I once had a job that involved 100-plus ten-year-olds in a giant field at the bottom of a hill playing tag. It was an environmental residential camp; for the game we’d split the kids into hawks, snakes, frogs and flies. Flies had to run away from everybody; frogs could catch flies but had to run from snakes and hawks; snakes fled hawks. Hawks were the apex predator. To start...
  • 22 days ago
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The Knicks have looked into obtaining one of Portland’s first-round picks

Posting and Toasting (Alex Wolfe) — Portland owns picks 15, 20 and 26 this year. Something very important is happening today. The... the what? The Finals? Who cares about the Finals?! The Knicks might be trying to get MOAR DRAFT PICKS!!! Yes, indeed, per Sporting News’ Sean Deveney and ESPN New York’s own Ian Begley , the Knicks have apparently engaged the Portland Trail Blazers to try to acquire one of their three first...
  • 22 days ago
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The Frozen Envelope, Episode 16: Finals Preview ala Knicks

Posting and Toasting (James Marceda) — In which we praise Channing Frye iTunes | Stitcher | Google Play Here’s a bunch of stuff that’s true: The NBA Finals are upon us. I love the NBA Finals. The Knicks aren’t in the NBA Finals. I host a podcast about the Knicks. I want to shoehorn the NBA Finals into the podcast I host about the Knicks (it’s called The Frozen Envelope ). Puppies are great, but let’s be honest,...
  • 23 days ago
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Knicks mock draft round-up: 05/31/17

Posting and Toasting (Alex Wolfe) — Let the Dennis Smith era commence Who’s hungry for some mocks? I couldn’t come up with any new ones this week... I checked out Walter Football , but, I dunno. They’re a football site. Just doesn’t feel right. Otherwise, the well’s coming up dry. Luckily, there’s been some updates! Updated entries SB Nation : The Knicks take Lonzo Ball, freshman PG, UCLA . Wee woo......
  • 23 days ago
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Knicks work out Sindarius Thornwell, Isaiah Briscoe, other draft prospects

Posting and Toasting (Joe Flynn) — Thornwell might be available for the Knicks in the second round. Want more Knicks draft prospect workout news? I know you do, you craven draft workout new junky! Courtesy of Ian Begley: Kentucky's Isaiah Briscoe, South Carolina's Sindarius Thornwell, Duke's Amile Jefferson, Colorado's Derrick White, Florida's Canyon Barry and Columbia's Luke Petrasek, grandson of a former Knick, were...
  • 24 days ago
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Frank Ntilikina, the French Pro A playoffs and unique challenge of evaluating Euro prospects

Posting and Toasting (Joe Flynn) — Boy among men. The French basketball club SIG Strasbourg will take the court Tuesday evening (Tuesday afternoon for us in the U.S.) against ASVEL in Game 1 the Pro A semifinals. Normally we Knicks fans would not give much of a crap about a French pro league game, but this matchup will feature possible draft pick Frank Ntilikina. I won’t go so far as to predict today’s winner, but I will...
  • 24 days ago
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Know The Prospect : Josh Hart

Posting and Toasting (New York Basketball Observer) — Can the four-year guard have success after Villanova? Stat check: How many headlines used some variation of “Hart” in a pun about Josh Hart’s competitiveness? Someone get back to me on that. Nevertheless, Josh Hart is undeniably a max-effort player on the court. How far can that effort propel a player in the NBA? How far did it take Hart in the college game? Did his ferocity and motor mask...
  • 25 days ago
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Let’s celebrate Carmelo Anthony on his 33rd birthday

Posting and Toasting (Joe Flynn) — He has given Knicks fans some nice moments over the years. To be honest, I wasn’t 100-percent sure the Knicks would put this up: Double tap to wish @carmeloanthony a special day!!! #Knicks A post shared by New York Knicks (@nyknicks) on May 29, 2017 at 7:18am PDT Yessir, Carmelo Anthony is 33 years old. The greatest Knicks since Patrick Ewing is very much on the...
  • 25 days ago
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UNC forward Justin Jackson to work out at the Knicks’ Tarrytown facility before draft

Posting and Toasting (Joe Flynn) — He’s old and a winner! The New York Knicks aren’t simply auditioning players that fit their assigned No. 8 slot; they are also looking at prospects a bit farther back on the draft lists. To that end, they have invited UNC forward Justin Jackson to work out at their own facility next month. Per Marc Berman: North Carolina junior swingman Justin Jackson will bring his championship résumé...
  • 26 days ago
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Hall of Fame GM Jerry Krause’s scouting legacy lives on in Knicks adviser Clarence Gaines

Posting and Toasting (Joe Flynn) — Krause’s Bulls tormented the Knicks; his protege is tasked with rebuilding them. Hall-of-Fame GM Jerry Krause has something of a complicated legacy with Knicks fans. The former Bulls executive, who was elected to Springfield a few days after his death earlier this year, largely built the teams which tormented New York throughout the ‘90s. But he also engineered the trade which landed the...
  • 27 days ago
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Phil Jackson watched draft prospect Malik Monk’s workout in person

Posting and Toasting (Joe Flynn) — The interest must be serious! Knicks team president Phil Jackson has been far more conspicuous during the lead-up to this year’s draft than even in 2015, when New York had a higher pick. First he attended the Combine workouts in person for the first time in his Knicks presidency, and on Thursday he attended a private workout for potential pick Malik Monk. Per Ian Begley: Knicks...
  • 28 days ago
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This Week in Knicks Social Media: Kristaps Poké-zingis

Posting and Toasting (chiniqua) — Knicks with mom, Knicks at play, Knicks working out. Summer vacation, NBA-style What up, strangers? You interested in a “week” of social media comings-and-goings from your favorite basketsports team? Lucky you! You’ve come to the right place! It’s been a long “week,” so let’s dispense with rigid and un-cool constrictions like “time” and “chronology,” and just hang loose with some hip shit,...
  • 28 days ago
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Know The Prospect: Dennis Smith Jr.

Posting and Toasting (MMiranda) — One of the most divisive players in the draft might very well be available when the Knicks pick. Here are the per-game numbers put up last season by four college point guards: Player A: 35 minutes/18 points/6 assists/3 TOs/5 rebounds/2 steals/51% 2P/36% 3P Player B: 36 minutes/23 points/6 assists/3 TOs/6 rebounds/2 steals/50% 2P/41% 3P Player C: 35 minutes/15 points/8 assists/3...
  • 29 days ago
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Knicks Links: Kristaps Porzingis is turning into Ivan Drago

Posting and Toasting (Alex Wolfe) — Also: Mike Crispino is out as the Knicks’ radio announcer and K-Mart sounds off on Phil again Greetings, Earthlings! I’m happy that you managed to find this post through the terrible , horrible, basically the same but a little more boxy Posting and Toasting layout. I’ll try to make you forget the pain of navigating through this abyss with some cool tunes and some cool links. There was...
  • 29 days ago
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