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Enjoy it for now: Knicks blow out lowly Hawks in regular-season opener

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — A fan hit a shot before the Knicks did. That’s how bad it started Wednesday in the season opener for the home team, which missed its first nine field goals and watched as spectator George Holmes from Northport celebrated his halfcourt heave for $10,000. But New York’s struggles ended at that moment...
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Knicks president Steve Mills: Kristaps Porzingis isn't complaining and 'we're in a good place'

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — Knicks president Steve Mills believes “we’re in a good place” with Kristaps Porzingis despite not giving the All-Star forward an extension by Monday’s deadline. In an interview with ESPN Radio, Mills said he was straightforward with Porzingis agent and brother, Janis, about their plans and, “We...
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SEE IT: Fan knocks down half court shot for $10K before Knicks hit field goal in regular-season opener

NY Daily News (Daily News Sports Staff) — It can’t get anymore Knicks than this. Everyone knows David Fizdale’s team is in for a rough season as the team continues its overdue rebuild. But, well, not even this was expected during the Knicks opener Wednesday night against the Hawks. A fan nailed a half court shot for $10,000 during a break...
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Bondy: David Fizdale ready for season void of winning expectations as Knicks rebuild continues

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — David Fizdale had never, with a decade of experience as a head coach or an assistant, entered a season without the expectation of winning. Until he joined the Knicks. Now, as Fizdale explained ahead of his New York coaching debut Wednesday against the Hawks, he’s reaching for a lower bar. “The...
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How does Kristaps Porzingis feel about not getting an extension yet? You'll have to ask him, says Knicks GM

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — With next summer and Kristaps Porzingis’ free agency looming over this upcoming season, GM Scott Perry said Tuesday that the Knicks remain driven toward making the Latvian “a part of us for the long term.” But Perry also was vague about where the Knicks and Porzingis stand in that discussion, leaving...
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Knicks coach David Fizdale explains shocking decision to start Frank Ntilikina at small forward over Kevin Knox

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — For his first real game as Knicks coach, David Fizdale sent out a shocker. He announced Tuesday – a day before the Knicks host the Hawks in the season opener -- that Kevin Knox will be removed from the starting lineup and replaced, at small forward, by Frank Ntilikina. The change came just four...
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Frank Ntilikina to start at small forward in surprising move as Knicks name starting line up

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — As largely expected, Trey Burke will open the season Wednesday as the starting point guard, Knicks coach David Fizdale announced Tuesday. In a more surprising move, Frank Ntilikina will start over Kevin Knox at small forward. The starting lineup will consist of Burke, Ntilikina, Tim Hardaway Jr.,...
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Bondy: 5 ways to measure success for the rebuilding Knicks as new NBA season set for tip-off

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — Success for the Knicks this season isn’t defined the conventional way – by wins and losses - at least according to the Knicks. Whether the product is purchased is up to the consumer, but buyer beware: they’re promoting this season as another rebuilding step, equipped with the inevitable growing...
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Trae Young makes his NBA debut at The Garden Wednesday night, and a former Knick has some advice about the insanity to come

NY Daily News (Carron J. Phillips) — ATLANTA – Of all the places that Trae Young has played basketball, Madison Square Garden isn’t one of them. That all changes on Wednesday night. Unfortunately for Knicks fans he won’t be wearing a Knicks jersey. Young will make his NBA debut for the Atlanta Hawks who open their season at The Garden...
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Knicks gamble by letting Kristaps Porzingis become restricted free agent in 2019

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — Kristaps Porzingis will hit free agency. The Knicks gambled with their future and did not sign their star Latvian to the five-year, $158 million contract extension by Monday’s deadline, adding pressure on the front office to sign another star in the summer. In an ideal Knicks world – which hasn’t...
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Knicks exercise third-year option on Frank Ntilikina

NY Daily News (Daily News Sports Staff) — Let’s be frank, this isn’t a big surprise. The Knicks announced Monday that the team has exercised its third-year option on guard Frank Ntilikina, their first-round pick in 2017 draft (8th overall) from France. Ntilikina, 6-6, 200-pounds, struggled in his rookie season, averaging just 5.9 points,...
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BREAKING: Knicks officially waive Joakim Noah, still owe former All-Star $38 million

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — The Knicks finally severing ties with Joakim Noah on Saturday afternoon, announcing they have waived the former All-Star after two astoundingly disappointing seasons. The 33-year-old has been away from the Knicks since January, when he and former coach Jeff Hornacek got into a heated altercation...
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Undrafted rookie Alonzo Trier has gone from phenom to forgotten to now having a place on the Knicks

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — For Allonzo Trier, the NBA draft was unforgettable for all the wrong reasons. He watched the night painfully unfold 3,000 miles away from the Barclays Center on a TV in L.A. with his mother and agent by his side. Names started being called he couldn’t even recognize. It was frustrating, says the...
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Which Knicks have their stock rising with the regular season looming? Who is on the downswing?

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — After the Knicks completed a 3-2 preseason on Friday, here’s a look at their stock report heading into Wednesday’s opener: Lance Thomas (Up) Seized the starting power forward spot by exhibiting his usual mix of leadership and defense. Ultimate team guy who can contribute offensively if he’s hitting...
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Knicks' starting point guard spot is still an open battle, with nobody emerging yet

NY Daily News (Stefan Bondy) — Five days before the regular season begins, the Knicks’ starting point guard spot remains an open battle. David Fizdale started four different point guards in five preseason games – including Ron Baker in the finale Friday against the Nets – but nobody has been able to seize the moment. “I am definitely...
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