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Durant’s expected new deal gives Knicks glimmer of hope

NY Post (Marc Berman) — It looks like you can add Kevin Durant to the list of 2019 free agents the Knicks will salivate over. Multiple reports stated Durant is expected come to a one-year agreement shortly after midnight Saturday with the Warriors that will include a surprising second-year opt-out. According to a source, the only issue entering Durant’s free...
  • 20 days ago
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Big man hoping to get full-time deal with Knicks or elsewhere

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Luke Kornet has participated in David Fizdale’s workouts the past five weeks, the new Knicks coach hoping to add another dimension to Kornet’s game and make him not just a 3-point, big-man specialist. Fizdale wants the 7-foot free-agent Kornet to be able to take it to the rim and finish with authority if the 3-pointer...
  • 20 days ago
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Knicks could make a run at one of these three free agents

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Here are three potential free agents the Knicks could target when NBA free agency begins. Each player’s name includes their age, height, weight and free-agent status: Michael Beasley, 29, 6-9, 235 Unrestricted free agent The Knicks either sign their surprisingly dynamic forward who started after Kristaps Porzingis went down or find his replacement. Beasley scored...
  • 20 days ago
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Knicks fans, Wall Street celebrated team’s possible sale too soon

NY Post (Alexandra Steigrad) — Well, it was a great couple of days for Knicks’ fans. For about 48 hours, New York hoops fans worked themselves into a state of giddy hopefulness — believing Wednesday’s announcement by Madison Square Garden that it was weighing a move to spin off the Knicks and its other sports teams was an oblique message...
  • 21 days ago
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Mike Francesa rips apart Knicks ‘salary thief’ Phil Jackson

NY Post (Jake Nisse) — Mike Francesa criticized former Knicks president Phil Jackson during an appearance on “Desus and Mero,” on Thursday claiming the legendary coach “stole” the hefty salary he received from the team from 2014 to 2017. “He [Knicks owner James Dolan] brought Phil Jackson in, he gave him a ton of money, he gave him carte blanche,...
  • 21 days ago
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Enes Kanter creatively announces his Knicks return

NY Post (Marc Berman) — “The Decision” was obvious. Enes Kanter finally announced he’s opting into his contract, doing so flamboyantly on Twitter with a photo of himself at a podium with the sign “Make The Knicks Great Again.” Kanter, after exploring other options, didn’t find a long-term deal that would make it worth leaving $18.6 million on the table....
  • 21 days ago
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Knicks’ free-agency options if they ignore Michael Beasley

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Michael Beasley was invited by Knicks president Steve Mills and coach David Fizdale to join them on a float in the Gay Pride parade last Sunday in New York. Perhaps it was a way for Fizdale to see how much Beasley has changed. As the Knicks figure out how to fill their stopgap starting power...
  • 21 days ago
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Enes Kanter leaves door open for opt-out with decision nearing

NY Post (Marc Berman) — With signs pointing toward Enes Kanter opting into his contract, the Knicks center stated in a text message to The Post his final decision won’t be rendered until Friday night. The Post has reported he will declare his intentions on social media. Friday is his deadline and strong indications point to Kanter opting into the...
  • 22 days ago
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Knicks expect ‘excited’ Porzingis to drive 2019 free agency splash

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Knicks president Steve Mills said formerly disgruntled Kristaps Porzingis is thrilled at the team’s direction. He expects Porzingis to draw a marquee free agent in 2019 like “a magnet,” as the franchise essentially sits out this summer’s frenzy. With brass again making no indication they’ll even attempt to have a meeting with LeBron James on July...
  • 22 days ago
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How Kentucky tried building Kevin Knox into next Durant

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Rookie Kevin Knox will make his Knicks debut July 7 at the Las Vegas summer league against the Hawks. Knox, 18, will either look like the next Kevin Durant or Jayson Tatum, depending which Kentucky coach you believe. One week after John Calipari compared Knox to Tatum in predicting he will explode in the NBA...
  • 22 days ago
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MSG Company may spin off Knicks, Rangers

NY Post (Alexandra Steigrad) — The Madison Square Garden Company is exploring a possible spin-off that would create a separately traded public company made up of its sports franchises, including the Knicks and Rangers. The other half of the company would be comprised of a live entertainment business that includes venues, MSG and its Hulu theater, Radio City Music Hall,...
  • 23 days ago
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Enes Kanter clue: Ready to mentor Knicks ‘athletic’ rookie

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Enes Kanter said he wouldn’t mind being a mentor to new Knicks rookie center Mitchell Robinson, who was drafted Thursday in the second round with the 36th pick. Kanter, who will decide Friday on whether he will opt into the final, $18.6 million year of his Knicks contract, sounded like he’ll eventually be teammates with...
  • 23 days ago
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The first sign Joakim Noah will be ready for Knicks

NY Post (Zach Braziller) — Joakim Noah has impressed one former teammate this offseason. “I just worked out with Jo, actually a couple of days ago. Jo is doing great,” Corey Brewer, who won two national titles with Noah at the University of Florida, told Kevin Brockway of GatorSports.com at Brewer’s annual youth summer camp at Santa Fe College in...
  • 24 days ago
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Enes Kanter likes David Fizdale but won’t commit to Knicks

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Knicks center Enes Kanter swears he has not made a final decision on whether to opt out of his contract by Friday’s deadline, but said the addition of coach David Fizdale has made his desire to stay in New York even stronger. Kanter met with Fizdale for two hours during the Chicago draft combine in...
  • 25 days ago
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Kyrie Irving knows how he’ll handle Knicks recruitment

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Kyrie Irving’s debut in New York is Tuesday. His movie debut, “Uncle Drew,” that is. The film premieres Tuesday in Manhattan and is officially released in theaters Friday. Irving, the West Orange, N.J., superstar who becomes a free agent in 2019, when the Knicks will be in hot pursuit, says he hears recruiting-type comments from...
  • 25 days ago
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