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MSG moving ahead with plans to spin off the Knicks and Rangers

NY Post (Alexandra Steigrad) — Madison Square Garden Co. said Thursday it is moving ahead with plans to spin off its sports franchises, which include the Knicks and Rangers, into a separate publicly traded company. The deal is expected to close in the first half of 2019, MSG said in a Thursday securities filing, adding that its executive chairman and...
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Courtney Lee didn’t want to celebrate his birthday this way

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Courtney Lee entered training camp having to prove he’s worth a rotation spot despite not being a big part of the team’s future. Lee celebrated his 33rd birthday Wednesday and he’s had better ones. Still suffering from a neck strain he picked up on the third day of training camp practices last Thursday night, Lee...
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Mitchell Robinson and Knicks coach disagree on ankle injury

NY Post (Marc Berman) — One game after baiting Washington’s Markieff Morris into an ejection, Knicks rookie center Mitchell Robinson was forced to leave early, suffering a sprained right ankle early in the fourth quarter of the Knicks’ 107-102 victory over the Nets at Barclays Center on Wednesday. Afterward, the Knicks’ mercurial rookie said he believed he would be ready...
  • 17 days ago
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Knicks’ forgotten rookie steals show — before Mitchell Robinson scare

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The best rookie on the floor wasn’t Kevin Knox or Mitchell Robinson or even the Nets’ first-rounder, Dzanan Musak, who didn’t see the floor. It became undrafted Allonzo Trier, the 6-5 Arizona shooting guard who lit up Brooklyn for 20 first-half points in 16 minutes and made major headway in eventually landing a regular roster...
  • 17 days ago
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J.R. Smith expected to pay $600 fine for chucking fan’s phone

NY Post (Priscilla DeGregory) — Ex-Knick badboy J.R. Smith is expected to accept a deal that requires him to pay $600 to a fan whose phone he tossed outside a Chelsea bar in exchange for dropped criminal charges. Smith, 32, now with the Cleveland Cavaliers, turned himself in to police in August after the fan said Smith threw his phone...
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David Fizdale: My rookie the mature one, not the ‘stupid-ass’

NY Post (Marc Berman) — David Fizdale didn’t think Markieff Morris had it right when he called Knicks center Mitchell Robinson “a stupid-ass rookie’’ after the Wizards forward was ejected in the preseason opener Monday in Washington. The Knicks coach defended Robinson, whom Morris claimed said something that crossed the line when they were alongside each other during free throws....
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The only notice Knicks got in NBA GM surveys

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Though the Knicks were largely ignored in the dozens of categories of the NBA GM survey, rookie Kevin Knox and Kristaps Porzingis got some props. Porzingis was voted second in “Best International Player” with 10 percent of the vote — with first-place Giannis Antetokounmpo garnering 73 percent. Porzingis did not receive a single vote in...
  • 18 days ago
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Mario Hezonja ‘pissed off’ after debut, but not at Knicks coach

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Mario Hezonja was ticked at himself — not coach David Fizdale for not starting him in Monday’s preseason opener. The Croatian combo forward wears his emotions on his sleeve. Though his Knicks preseason debut was decent enough, coming off the bench for Lance Thomas at power forward, the 2018 free-agent signee said he was “pissed...
  • 18 days ago
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All three Knicks rookies make impressive opening splashes

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The Knicks went 3-for-3 in Washington D.C. during their preseason opener. Not from the field — but with their rookie showings, and that is what general manager Scott Perry’s 2018-19 vision is mostly about after running his first draft as chief operator. Kevin Knox, Mitchell Robinson and Allonzo Trier all excelled in different ways. Knox,...
  • 18 days ago
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Rookies impress as Knicks open preseason with overtime win

NY Post (Marc Berman) — WASHINGTON – If this season is to be judged on how the rookies fare, mark the Knicks’ first preseason game as promising. Knicks rookie center Mitchell Robinson never fails to be in the middle of the action and amid his alley-oop dunks, rebounds and blocked shots, he baited Wizards veteran forward Markieff Morris into a...
  • 19 days ago
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Knicks ‘shocked’ and buzzing after surprise Patrick Ewing speech

NY Post (Marc Berman) — WASHINGTON — The Knicks received a big surprise upon their 10 a.m. arrival at Capital One Arena for Monday’s morning shootaround ahead of their preseason opener against the Wizards. There was Patrick Ewing, who made the short drive from Georgetown. The Hoyas head coach/Knicks legend delivered a 10-minute speech that had Knicks center Enes Kanter...
  • 19 days ago
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The lone surprise in Knicks’ debut starting lineup

NY Post (Marc Berman) — WASHINGTON — Knicks coach David Fizdale announced his starting lineup for the preseason opener against the Wizards on Monday, and the lone surprise was last year’s captain, Lance Thomas, securing the power-forward position over newly signed Mario Hezonja. A bulkier Thomas has wowed Fizdale with his defense and leadership. Trey Burke will start at point...
  • 20 days ago
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Knicks want free agent addition to get ‘more greedy’ on offense

NY Post (Greg Joyce) — They are the words any player loves to hear: shoot more. New Knicks wing Mario Hezonja officially has received that directive from coach David Fizdale. “I wish he’d be a little more greedy about letting the 3-ball go, which I’m going to be hammering on him,” Fizdale said after practice Sunday. “When he’s open, he’s...
  • 20 days ago
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What David Fizdale wants to see in Knicks’ preseason opener

NY Post (Greg Joyce) — If David Fizdale had his way, the Knicks would not be playing a game Monday night. “Coaches want to practice 100 times more before you get to the game,” the Knicks coach said. Alas, the NBA schedule-makers have mandated the Knicks take the floor against the Wizards to begin their preseason slate, ready or not....
  • 20 days ago
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Adam Silver told to ‘fix the Knicks’ on subway to Brooklyn

NY Post (Richard Johnson) — “Because of the UN General Assembly traffic, I took the B train from Midtown," said the NBA commissioner.
  • 21 days ago
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