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Clyde Frazier thinks Knicks’ Porzingis nightmare will come true

NY Post (Zach Braziller) — Get ready for a full season without Kristaps Porzingis, Knicks fans, Walt “Clyde” Frazier predicts. The legendary Knick isn’t expecting to see the 7-foot-3 Latvian on the floor after tearing the ACL in his left knee Feb. 6 and undergoing surgery a week later. “I don’t see him playing next year,” the MSG Network analyst...
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Charles Oakley: Fracas video will show Knicks owner is lying

NY Post (Brian Lewis) — Knicks great Charles Oakley on Tuesday once again branded team owner James Dolan a liar, and said a security tape from the night he was dragged out of the Garden — video soon to go public — will back up his claims. Dolan had Oakley thrown out of the Garden during a Knicks game in...
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Why Villanova’s Jay Wright took a pass on Knicks interview

NY Post (Zach Braziller) — Jay Wright gave the Knicks the Seinfeld “it’s not you, it’s me” line. When the Villanova coach’s agent, Carl Hirsch, told him the Knicks had expressed interest in talking to him about their then-vacant head-coaching position, Wright was flattered. However, he told his agent to tell the Knicks thanks, but no thanks. “It’s not that...
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Pat Riley had a pivotal role in getting Fizdale to Knicks

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Former Knicks chief Pat Riley doesn’t normally like to help the Garden, but made an exception for David Fizdale. Knicks president Steve Mills checked with Fizdale’s best reference — Riley — and he gave the Knicks a lot of assurances the Grizzlies fiasco was an aberration. During Tuesday’s introductory press conference, Fizdale acknowledged the Heat’s...
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How David Fizdale turned Marc Gasol feud into selling point

NY Post (Post Sports Desk) — David Fizdale’s old job was a popular topic at the introductory press conference for his new one. The new Knicks coach was asked repeatedly about his fallout with Grizzlies star Marc Gasol, which led to his ouster from Memphis this November early in his second season with the team. “I really take ownership of that,...
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Knicks unwrap David Fizdale, who’s going to work

NY Post (Post Sports Desk) — The Knicks not only introduced a new head coach Tuesday, they introduced their power structure. At a ceremony at the Garden, the Knicks formally welcomed David Fizdale as their new coach, who emphasized he is not in this alone. Being flanked by president Steve Mills and GM Scott Perry, Fizdale praised his new bosses and...
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David Fizdale inspired Knicks forward by making him angry

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Troy Williams, the lone Knick to play for David Fizdale, gives his former/current coach credit for one of his most memorable nights in the NBA during his rookie season with Memphis. On Dec. 10, 2016, the Grizzlies were down to 10 healthy players and Williams was forced into the starting lineup against the vaunted Warriors...
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Five questions facing David Fizdale hinge on young Knicks

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The Knicks believe they’ve found their guy in David Fizdale, who was officially announced as head coach to ringing endorsements Monday. Here are five questions the former Grizzlies coach must address as he takes over a long-reeling franchise: 1. What did he learn from his feud with Marc Gasol in Memphis? Fizdale has yet to...
  • 42 days ago
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The irony behind Enes Kanter daring LeBron to join Knicks

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Knicks center Enes Kanter continued his trolling of LeBron James on Twitter on Monday as the Knicks officially announced the hiring of one of James’ favorites, David Fizdale. James swears by Fizdale from their Miami days and provides a glimmer of hope the new coach can persuade him to make the Garden his home at...
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Even James Dolan chimes in on ‘creative’ David Fizdale with hiring official

NY Post (Marc Berman) — It’s officially official, and even owner James Dolan has chimed in with his take on the hire of David Fizdale, calling him “creative.” Knicks GM Scott Perry went with “dynamic’” and cited his “championship pedigree.” President Steve Mills called him “an effective communicator.’’ “I would like to congratulate and welcome David to the Knicks organization,”...
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Emmanuel Mudiay is all-in on Knicks’ coaching change

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Knicks point guard Emmanuel Mudiay has his third head coach in three months. Instead of lamenting the constant change, Mudiay sounds genuinely pumped about David Fizdale. Mudiay’s two months with former Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek didn’t go smoothly, though he places no blame. Mudiay said he has chatted up the personable Fizdale a handful of...
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Confidant: Why Knicks job intrigued David Fizdale so much

NY Post (Marc Berman) — If the Knicks wanted a coach who “operates outside the margin,” they have their man in David Fizdale. So says former Nets guard Elliot Perry, a Fizdale confidant who has spent the past 10 seasons as a radio broadcaster for the Grizzlies. Fizdale will be introduced as the new Knicks coach at a press conference...
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Why Riley-esque style that got David Fizdale fired may fit Knicks

NY Post (Marc Berman) — David Fizdale came to Beale Street preaching too much Miami gospel and not enough Memphis blues. Fizdale’s final undoing with the Grizzlies was a feud with star center Marc Gasol that escalated last November, leading to his dismissal at 7-12, but it was much more. Parroting his mentor Pat Riley, Fizdale was hell-bent on changing...
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Coaches who gave David Fizdale his shot know he’s built for this

NY Post (Fred Kerber) — After his playing days as an All-West Coast Conference guard, David Fizdale returned to his University of San Diego alma mater as a graduate assistant on then-coach Brad Holland’s staff. He quickly made an impression. “The first day of coaching, Dave walked in, stopped practiced and started telling guys what to do. Brad and I...
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David Fizdale expected to name Keith Smart a Knicks assistant

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Syracuse fans won’t like this. David Fizdale is expected to bring an NCAA champion along with him to New York: Keith Smart, who is likely to join the new Knicks head coach as an assistant coach, according to an NBA source. Smart hit the most famous game-winning shot in NCAA Tournament history for Indiana 31...
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