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Knicks survive Porzingis scare in dominant victory over Heat

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The Knicks won the game and won the X-ray room. A night that started out as a potential disaster 2 ¹/₂ minutes in softened into something much less. Kristaps Porzingis’ right ankle bent horrifically, casting a pall over the Garden and leading to speculation he had suffered a season-ending break. But 25 minutes later, the...
  • 17 days ago
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Kristaps Porzingis leaves game after cringeworthy ankle twist

NY Post (Jonathan Lehman) — Now the Knicks hold their breath. Kristaps Porzingis limped off the court with an nasty-looking right ankle injury in the opening minutes of the Knicks’ game Wednesday night against the Heat. The play happened with about 9:40 on the clock in the first quarter as Porzingis was trying to chase down a rebound. The Heat’s...
  • 17 days ago
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A rusty Joakim Noah shows how far he’s plunged

NY Post (Marc Berman) — How the mighty have fallen. Center Joakim Noah continued to shake off the rust as he made his G League debut Wednesday morning with the Westchester Knicks against the Maine Red Claws. No, Noah didn’t hit double figures and was the third-highest scoring center on the team, but he logged 23 minutes, scoring nine points...
  • 17 days ago
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Enes Kanter doesn’t let LeBron live down first-career ejection

NY Post (Post Wire Report) — Whenever LeBron James falters, you can bet Enes Kanter is lurking in the shadows. The Knicks center who has been publicly feuding with James all season mocked the Cavaliers superstar on Twitter after he was ejected from a game Tuesday night for the first time in his career. “King of Cleveland,” read Kanter’s post, in...
  • 18 days ago
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Hornacek hints this Knicks big-man glut cannot last

NY Post (Alex Squadron) — With Enes Kanter set to return from a three-game absence, the questions as to what the Knicks will do about their logjam at center continues to loom. Primary backup Kyle O’Quinn earned three straight starts as Kanter sat with back spasms, while Willy Hernangomez got more than garbage time and Joakim Noah finally made his...
  • 18 days ago
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Hornacek’s simple message on Porzingis’ slump: Calm down

NY Post (Alex Squadron) — It couldn’t last forever, even though revitalized Knicks fans allowed themselves to be convinced it could. Kristaps Porzingis was going to come back to earth. And while his return home from a scarcely inhabited planet of unicorns is not a major cause for concern, it is worth noting. Through his first 11 games, Porzingis averaged...
  • 18 days ago
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Enes Kanter’s sudden mood shift is good news for Knicks

NY Post (Alex Squadron) — During the fourth quarter of a 103-91 loss Monday to the TrailBlazers, a teammate turned to Enes Kanter on the bench and delivered an important message. “’Hey you better get healthy soon. We need you bad out there,'” Kanter recalled being told, right before the Knicks dropped their third consecutive game without their center, who...
  • 18 days ago
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Frank Ntilikina’s roller-coaster night a true learning experience

NY Post (Greg Joyce, Jonathan Lehman) — Frank Ntilikina managed to wrap a typical rookie season all into one night Monday at the Garden. After shooting 0-for-4 with a turnover in the first half, the Knicks point guard was benched for the entire third quarter. He showed some life in the fourth as the Knicks mounted a comeback, but it was hardly...
  • 19 days ago
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Enes Kanter instigating fights from bench: ‘I’ll pay the fine’

NY Post (Greg Joyce) — Enes Kanter sat out a third straight game Monday night as he continued to fight back spasms, but that didn’t mean the Knicks’ emotional leader couldn’t help inject some energy into his lifeless teammates with a suggestion. “I told — I’m not going to tell who — I told somebody, ‘Hey man, go out there...
  • 19 days ago
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What Knicks do next could determine their whole season

NY Post (Mike Vaccaro) — Twenty games in, and the Knicks are officially entangled in their first crisis. It isn’t their first three-game losing streak; that trifecta led off the season, but that was still when we — and, in truth, they — thought this could be a legitimate 82-game mudslide. They were 0-3 then. It was impossible to guess...
  • 19 days ago
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Joakim Noah’s long-awaited return to Knicks just a cameo

NY Post (Jonathan Lehman) — Welcome to Year 2 of Joakim Noah’s infamous Knicks tenure: uncertain when he will be in uniform, grateful for any minutes at all. With starting center Enes Kanter again sidelined by back spasms, Noah was on the active roster and played Monday night for the first time in the second season of his albatross four-year,...
  • 19 days ago
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Knicks can’t find their old Garden magic as slump worsens

NY Post (Jonathan Lehman) — The Knicks are slumping. The buzz of electricity that had echoed through Madison Square Garden in the early stages of this surprising season was replaced by groans and scattered boos Monday night as the sluggish Knicks easily were handled by the Trail Blazers 103-91 for their third straight loss. The Knicks (10-10) had won nine...
  • 19 days ago
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Childhood friend brokers peace with LeBron and Frank Ntilikina

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Frank Ntilikina is accustomed to delivering assists to former French league teammate Romeo Travis. But Travis has returned the favor, reaching out to LeBron James recently to clear the air after James and the Knicks rookie got mixed up in an infamous tiff. Travis is James’ childhood friend and played with the King at St....
  • 20 days ago
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Enes Kanter on a mission back with ‘pretty strong’ pills and willpower

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Maybe it was the pain medication talking, but center Enes Kanter vowed to play Monday, when the Knicks return home from their disastrous 0-2 Southern trip to play Portland. Kanter missed both losses with back spasms and still hasn’t recovered, but he wants to suit up anyhow if team doctors allow it. The Knicks’ quirky,...
  • 21 days ago
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Hakeem Olajuwon would like to teach Porzingis a few things

NY Post (Marc Berman) — HOUSTON — Hakeem Olajuwon is now a Rockets adviser who has expressed interest in an ownership stake. So the Nigerian great no longer can run his post skills school where he once hosted Amar’e Stoudemire as a Knick. Nevertheless, Olajuwon said he would love to work with 7-foot-3 Kristaps Porzingis, but frankly, the retired Rockets...
  • 21 days ago
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