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NBA Mock Draft 2.0: Knicks take Tyrese Haliburton after LaMelo Ball goes No. 1

NY Post (Marc Berman) — With the May 19 NBA draft lottery postponed, the draft order won’t be determined until June at the earliest. Following last year’s smoothing of the lottery odds, the amount of shuffling after the ping-pong balls roll is considerable. League sources are hearing about a late August/early September draft. Some agents are being told there could...
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Welcome to the NBA’s new coronavirus normal: ‘It’s just weird’

NY Post (Greg Joyce) — The new normal at NBA practice facilities began Friday, featuring temperature checks at the door, latex gloves and an outfit in a bag. The Cavaliers were among the first teams to open back up for voluntary workouts after the league was suspended March 11 because of the coronavirus pandemic. Four players — Kevin Love, Larry...
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Knicks mailbag: The big roster debate facing Leon Rose

NY Post (Marc Berman) — You ask, we answer. The Post is fielding questions from readers about New York’s biggest pro sports teams and getting our beat writers to answer them in a series of regularly published mailbags. In today’s installment: the Knicks. Are we in a youth rebuilding process or are we gathering assets for free agency? If we...
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Knicks coaching candidate Tom Thibodeau knows he must continually adapt

NY Post (Marc Berman) — While admitting he has to “keep adapting as time goes on,” Knicks coaching candidate Tom Thibodeau defended some of the criticisms leveled at him, including overplaying his star players and draining them come playoff time. In an appearance on ESPN this week, Thibodeau shot down a lot of the naysayers who wonder if his taskmaster...
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Jeff Van Gundy suddenly linked to another NBA coaching job he used to have

NY Post (Zach Braziller) — Jeff Van Gundy could return to an old job, but maybe it’s not the one he has often been linked to. Rather than the Knicks, Van Gundy could go back to Houston and coach the Rockets, The Athletic is reporting. With Mike D’Antoni’s contract up after the season and owner Tilman Fertitta setting the NBA...
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The Willis Reed Game: Inside story behind an iconic photo

NY Post (Mike Vaccaro) — In a half-moment of fate, George Kalinsky was faced with a most difficult predicament. He’d been back to the home-team locker room a couple of times to check in on a friend of his named Willis Reed, his face a visor of agony, as he tried to find the strength to walk onto the basketball...
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Willis Reed, Clyde Frazier take you inside Knicks’ 1970 NBA title run

NY Post (Steve Serby) — It’s been 50 years since Willis Reed, Clyde Frazier and the 1970 Knicks won the NBA title. The iconic team leaders took some time to reminisce with Post columnist Steve Serby. Q: The mindset of the team in training camp after losing to the Celtics in the 1969 Eastern Division finals? Clyde: Championship. Willis: We...
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Patrick Ewing takes high road after Charles Oakley blamed him for Knicks’ failures vs. Bulls

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Taking the high road, Patrick Ewing called Charles Oakley “one of my best teammates.’’ The Georgetown coach was not about to get into a spitting match with the outspoken Oakley, who signaled out Ewing’s reluctance to pass out of the double-team for their 1993 playoff heartbreaker in an interview with The Post. It wasn’t the...
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The Willis Reed Game: Revisiting Knicks’ legendary first NBA title 50 years later

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The fourth quarter was about to start when Willis Reed hobbled along the bench, slapping hands and legs in encouragement and maybe that’s all he thought he could do then, crippled as he was. But he’d already done enough for a one-legged man. That was the lede typed in by New York Post columnist Milton...
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Phil Jackson took famous 1970 NBA Finals shot of Willis Reed that remains a mystery

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Willis Reed is wincing in the 50-year-old photo — and winced more when the Knicks legend was shown it years later. On injured reserve after back surgery during the 1969-70 season, Phil Jackson’s largest accolade during the championship season was snapping a picture of Reed on the trainer’s table. It was about 30 minutes before...
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Marv Albert saw this latest Knicks exclusion coming

NY Post (Greg Joyce) — At least Marv Albert didn’t get his hopes up. Before the NBA suspended its season in March because of the coronavirus pandemic, the Knicks were set to celebrate the 50th anniversary of their 1970 championship. But Albert, the team’s longtime radio voice who had a legendary call for the final, did not make the guest...
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RJ Hampton has Knicks intrigue as polarizing NBA Draft prospect

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Could there be an RJ-RJ backcourt at the Garden next season? According to a source, RJ Hampton, who skipped college to play in New Zealand, is another point-guard-type under consideration by the Knicks if they select between sixth and 10th in the draft currently slated for June 25. NBA insiders believe the speedy 6-foot-5, 19-year-old...
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Knicks will get first crack at highly coveted Tom Thibodeau

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Tom Thibodeau has quarantined in Connecticut — unclear of his next move, just like everyone else in the NBA. Since being ingloriously ousted in Minnesota amid his third season as coach/president, Thibodeau had attended various NBA/college practices. He has spent lots of hours imbedded with the Clippers, Warriors and Celtics, among others, trying to keep...
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Michael Jordan insists he never had gambling problem in ‘The Last Dance’

NY Post (Jeremy Layton) — Michael Jordan’s gambling has always been a fascinating part of NBA lore, and while Sunday’s episode of “The Last Dance” touches heavily on the subject, Jordan asserts that he never truly had a gambling problem. The sixth episode of the hit ESPN docuseries covered the Bulls’ 1993 Eastern Conference Finals showdown with the Knicks, when...
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Charles Oakley blames Patrick Ewing for Knicks’ failure to conquer Michael Jordan

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Charles Oakley says Patrick Ewing’s inability to step up more in the 1993 playoff war versus the Bulls and Michael Jordan cost the Knicks a trip to The Finals — not Charles Smith. Oakley, the former Bulls and Knicks defensive enforcer, has watched “The Last Dance” series that picked up Sunday with a focus on...
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