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Knicks’ Julius Randle fined $50,000 after ejection in Phoenix

Empire Sports Media (Alder Almo) — New York Knicks forward Julius Randle has been fined $50,000 following his ejection in their heartbreaking 115-114 loss in Phoenix, the NBA announced Sunday through Byron Spruell, the league operations president. Randle shoved Phoenix Suns forward Cam Johnson and a game official during an altercation with 2:40 remaining in the third quarter in their Saturday ... Read more The post ...
  • 80 days ago
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What should the Knicks do with Julius Randle after another implosion?

Empire Sports Media (Alexander Wilson) — The season is all but lost for the New York Knicks after a buzzer-beater defeat against the Phoenix Suns on Friday night. Losing by just one point, the Knicks had a fantastic opportunity to overcome one of the best teams in basketball, despite not having Chris Paul available. Now, New York faces certain demise, sitting ... Read more The post What should the Knicks do with Julius Randle...
  • 81 days ago
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‘Losing is frustrating’ but struggling Knicks still not giving up

Empire Sports Media (Alder Almo) — The New York Knicks’ remaining schedule is getting easier by the day. But the problem is, wins are getting hard to come by. And they are running out of games to recover lost ground. The Knicks blew another big lead in a 123-108 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers Wednesday night. The same script unfolded. The ... Read more The post ‘Losing is frustrating’ but struggling Knicks still not giving...
  • 83 days ago
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Miles McBride rejoins Knicks in crucial road trip after clutch G League performance

Empire Sports Media (Alder Almo) — Rookie Miles McBride had a clutch performance in the G League before the New York Knicks embarked on a make-or-break seven-game road trip. McBride scattered 29 points, including two straight baskets that served as a cushion in Westchester Knicks’ 115-108 victory over Greensboro Swarm Tuesday night at Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, CT. It was ... Read more The post Miles McBride rejoins...
  • 84 days ago
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Jericho Sims’ development crucial as Mitchell Robinson, Knicks continue contract extension talks

Empire Sports Media (Alder Almo) — New York Knicks coach Tom Thibodeau harped about player development before the NBA All-Star break. He followed through by using their two-way player, rookie center Jericho Sims as Mitchell Robinson’s backup for two straight games. But the timing of the multiple reports about the stalemate in Robinson’s contract extension talks put more weight on the importance ... Read more The post ...
  • 85 days ago
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Lack of chemistry, true point guard keep Knicks fumbling

Empire Sports Media (Alder Almo) — The success of New York Knicks coach Tom Thibodeau’s schemes is predicated on his players playing on a string. Last season, the Knicks were tied together. They may not have as many scoring punches as they have assembled this summer, but they blended well together. They complemented each other. They were predictable. But they have ... Read more The post Lack of chemistry, true point...
  • 86 days ago
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Knicks News: Doc Rivers points out Knicks’ biggest struggles, injury woes mounting

Empire Sports Media (Alexander Wilson) — The New York Knicks lost a disappointing game against the Philadelphia 76ers on Sunday, blowing a lead in the second half, putting up just 20 points in the fourth quarter compared to 36 from their opposition at MSG. On the day, the Knicks allowed 37 points to Joel Embiid, who recorded 23 free-throw makes on ... Read more The post Knicks News: Doc Rivers points out Knicks’ biggest...
  • 86 days ago
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Robinson’s contract extension talks cast large shadow over Knicks’ fall to dominant Embiid, 76ers

Empire Sports Media (Alder Almo) — Joel Embiid destroyed both Mitchell Robinson and rookie Jericho Sims while James Harden notched a triple-double. The new 76ers star duo was unstoppable in the Philadelphia 76ers’ 125-109 win over the New York Knicks Sunday at Madison Square Garden. The 76ers used a 19-4 closing run to break away from a tight 106-105 lead with 7:01 ... Read more The post Robinson’s contract...
  • 87 days ago
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Knicks injury update: Grimes to be re-evaluated in 2 weeks, Rose may return in 1-2 weeks

Empire Sports Media (Alder Almo) — New York Knicks dodged a bullet as rookie Quentin Grimes avoided surgery after a scary knee injury Friday night against Miami Heat. Grimes will only need rest and undergo physical therapy to heal the subluxation of his right patella, according to multiple reports, and was first reported by Sports Illustrated’s Ashley Nicole Moss. Shortly, the ... Read more The post Knicks injury...
  • 88 days ago
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In a lost season, RJ Barrett finds out who he is: ‘He’s going to be the face of the Knicks’

Empire Sports Media (Alder Almo) — After missing the last four games, RJ Barrett woke up Friday morning feeling excited. Barrett’s return to the New York Knicks‘ lineup was welcome news after Kemba Walker decided to sit out the remainder of the season, and Derrick Rose experienced a setback from his ankle surgery recovery. “I kind of felt good,” Barrett said. ... Read more The post In a lost season,...
  • 88 days ago
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Thorn and Bloom: How Derrick Rose’s return can impact Knicks future

Empire Sports Media (Alder Almo) — Derrick Rose bloomed in the Garden during the New York Knicks‘ playoff push last season. He has a chance to replicate that. The Knicks are expected to welcome Rose back from an ankle injury either Friday against the Miami Heat or Sunday against the Philadelphia 76ers. There’s a sense of urgency for these struggling Knicks ... Read more The post Thorn and Bloom: How Derrick...
  • 89 days ago
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Knicks: Tom Thibodeau dismisses World Wide Wes ‘blame game’ story

Empire Sports Media (Alder Almo) — After losing 13 of their last 16 games and blowing several 20-point leads in the final week before the All-Star break, New York Knicks coach Tom Thibodeau found himself in a brewing firestorm. An SNY report cited sources who framed Knicks executive vice president William Wesley pinning the blame — at least in part — ... Read more The post Knicks: Tom Thibodeau dismisses World...
  • 90 days ago
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Knicks still have logjam despite Kemba Walker shutdown

Empire Sports Media (Alder Almo) — Around 24 minutes of playing time have opened up following Kemba Walker’s decision to sit out the final 23 games of the regular season. But that is still not enough to solve New York Knicks coach Tom Thibodeau’s quandary. Especially with Derrick Rose scheduled to return. “Obviously, getting Derrick (Rose) and RJ (Barrett) back is ... Read more The post Knicks still have...
  • 90 days ago
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Knicks: Kemba Walker’s homecoming officially comes to an end

Empire Sports Media (Alder Almo) — Kemba Walker became the first domino to fall after New York Knicks coach Tom Thibodeau hinted on lineup changes before the NBA All-Star break. Walker’s New York homecoming excruciatingly comes to an end Wednesday after the four-time All-Star decided to sit out the Knicks’ final 23 games. ESPN first reported the story. “We fully support ... Read more The post Knicks: Kemba...
  • 91 days ago
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Knicks center Mitchell Robinson asks for help to find his missing father

Empire Sports Media (Alder Almo) — New York Knicks center Mitchell Robinson III isn’t only worrying about his next contract and his team’s disappointing performance before the All-Star break. On top of his work-related problems is the ongoing search for his missing father. Robinson shared on his Snapchat and Instagram story Monday about his missing father. According to Escambia County Sheriff’s ... Read more ...
  • 92 days ago
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