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Tim Hardaway Jr. appreciates Jeff Hornacek let him call a play

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Tim Hardaway Jr. says his chance to draw up a play with a clipboard in the fourth quarter of a one-point game at Charlotte on Monday was genuine boost to his relationship with Jeff Hornacek. Nobody knows exactly what transpired to prompt Hornacek to spontaneously hand over the clipboard to the Knicks swingman, but Hardaway...
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Emmanuel Mudiay’s demotion is just what he needed

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Leave it to Walt Frazier to paint it most properly in Philadelphia. “Every time I give up on [Emmanuel] Mudiay,” the MSG Network analyst said, “he comes up with a good game.” It’s actually two good games, as Mudiay is suddenly thriving in his demoted role off the bench after crashing and burning as a...
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Enes Kanter guts it out after taking hard hit by countryman

NY Post (Marc Berman) — PHILADELPHIA — Enes Kanter could barely walk in the visitor’s locker room after Wednesday’s 118-101 Knicks loss to the 76ers still racked with back pain after a hard fall. He hobbled down the hallway for X-rays that were negative. It was as tough to watch as these past five Knicks seasons. The fact Kanter, who...
  • 356 days ago
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Knicks show just how far away they are from the 76ers’ level

NY Post (Marc Berman) — PHILADELPHIA — Everything’s changed at Wells Fargo Center except the moribund Knicks. The telltale sign is the paucity of Knicks jerseys in the crowd and lack of cheers for the road team. Once the Knicks’ home away from home during the depressing “Trust The Process’’ seasons, the Broad Street arena and its team are firing...
  • 356 days ago
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Why Knicks still believe in their own complicated rookie point guard

NY Post (Marc Berman) — PHILADELPHIA — Frank Ntilikina’s rookie season has been a cakewalk compared with Philadelphia’s No. 1-overall pick, Markelle Fultz, who has reportedly battled an odd physical and mental issue that forced him to relearn his shot. After not playing since October, Fultz made his return Monday, when Ntilikina’s roller-coaster season saw a high and then a...
  • 356 days ago
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Knick getting rookie treatment from refs, and Hornacek loves it

NY Post (Marc Berman) — PHILADELPHIA — Luke Kornet got paid the ultimate compliment from Jeff Hornacek. The Knicks coach has lobbied on the rookie center’s behalf with the officiating. In the back-to-back set Sunday and Monday against the Wizards and Hornets, Kornet banged bodies with two of the NBA’s behemoths in Marcin Gortat and Dwight Howard. And the lithe...
  • 357 days ago
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The Knicks’ Jeff Hornacek rebellion is growing quickly

NY Post (Marc Berman) — CHARLOTTE, N.C. — It wasn’t hard reading lips when an irate Kyle O’Quinn screamed profanities at Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek on Friday at the Garden when he came to the bench. And it was evident when Joakim Noah laced into Hornacek and needed to be restrained last month at a Denver practice that the exiled...
  • 357 days ago
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Enes Kanter needed a change — but it might not affect Knicks

NY Post (Marc Berman) — CHARLOTTE, N.C. — This doesn’t mean Knicks center Enes Kanter is opting out, but he’s ready to sign with a new agent — the highly regarded Mark Bartelstein, who runs Priority Sports, according to an industry source. Kanter, who has one year left on his contract worth $18.6 million, is expected to sign with Bartelstein...
  • 358 days ago
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Jeff Hornacek briefly gave Tim Hardaway control of the Knicks

NY Post (Marc Berman) — CHARLOTTE, N.C. — While some could view it as Jeff Hornacek losing control of his bench, the Knicks coach said he was just trying to have some “fun” in the fourth quarter of their 137-128 overtime loss to the Hornets. Hornacek gave his clipboard to Tim Hardaway Jr. after the player said he was “disappointed’’...
  • 358 days ago
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Trey Burke did everything but it wasn’t enough in Knicks loss

NY Post (Marc Berman) — CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Trey Burke notched a career-high 42 points and 12 assists to lead a Knicks comeback from 17 points down before they fell 137-128 to the Hornets in overtime Monday at Spectrum Center. Burke, who became the first Knick to go 40 and 12 since Bernard King in 1985, couldn’t beat another New...
  • 358 days ago
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Enes Kanter switches agents with Knicks decision looming

NY Post (Marc Berman) — WASHINGTON — This doesn’t mean Knicks center Enes Kanter is opting out, but he’s ready to sign with a new agent — the highly regarded Mark Bartelstein, who runs Priority Sports, according to an industry source. Kanter, who has one year left on his contract worth $18.6 million, said on the West Coast trip recently...
  • 358 days ago
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Trey Burke is taking his first NBA steps to resembling his idol

NY Post (Marc Berman) — WASHINGTON — Trey Burke won’t admit the braided hair is a tribute to his idol, Hall of Famer Allen Iverson. The Knicks’ new starting point guard does admit he forever is striving to come close to Iverson’s grandeur. Late Sunday, after his first start as a Knick resulted in a rare road win over the...
  • 358 days ago
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Trey Burke takes charge in first start to lead Knicks to victory

NY Post (Marc Berman) — WASHINGTON — The new backcourt worked. Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek changed his starting point guard, removing Emmanuel Mudiay for Trey Burke, and it paid off in a rare 101-97 victory over the Wizards at Verizon Center. Hornacek made a full changing of the guards as Burke, in his first start as a Knick, and rookie...
  • 359 days ago
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Kyle O’Quinn, Jeff Hornacek quickly bury the hatchet

NY Post (Marc Berman) — WASHINGTON — Kyle O’Quinn issued an apology for screaming at Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek as he came off the court on Friday — an ugly scene caught on MSG Network’s cameras. Hornacek was angry at O’Quinn for not closing out better on a corner 3-point shot by Minnesota’s Karl-Anthony Towns. O’Quinn, who missed the Wizards...
  • 359 days ago
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The Knicks are finally making a point-guard change

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Trey Burke will make his first start as a Knick, according to a source, when the Knicks face the Wizards on Sunday. Jeff Hornacek all but confirmed it before the game, saying he “may try” Burke and Frank Ntilikina as the starting backcourt and sit Emmanuel Mudiay. Mudiay had made 14 straight starts at point...
  • 359 days ago
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