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Now Mudiay rises as Knicks debuting faster starting lineup

NY Post (Marc Berman) — OKLAHOMA CITY — David Fizdale wants to be fast again. In a move to try to jolt the offense while sacrificing some defense, the New York Knicks coach announced his second starting-lineup shake-up of the young season, inserting Emmanuel Mudiay as starting point guard and reinserting rookie lottery-pick Kevin Knox at small forward. Out are...
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David Fizdale trying to figure out best fit for Mario Hezonja

NY Post (Zach Braziller) — Mario Hezonja criticized his defense. He ripped his free-throw and 3-point shooting. He admitted his playmaking needs improvement. The Knicks’ newcomer, however, insisted he hasn’t lost confidence. “It will come,” he said following Tuesday’s practice. “Trust me.” An intriguing offseason addition, the 6-foot-8 Croat is off to a slow start, averaging fewer minutes (19.6) than...
  • 27 days ago
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Kristaps Porzingis talking like he’s closing in on Knicks’ return

NY Post (Zach Braziller) — Kristaps Porzingis is talking like someone planning on a return. In fact, the Knicks’ star forward is making it sound as if he’s nearing the end of his rehabilitation road. “Now that it’s getting closer, I can taste it,” the 7-foot-3 Latvian told GQ in his first public comments since the opening of Knicks training...
  • 27 days ago
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Knicks’ Trey Burke relieved it wasn’t worse for Caris LeVert

NY Post (Zach Braziller) — The news was as positive as it could be, but it still didn’t diminish Trey Burke’s disappointment for close friend and former college teammate Caris LeVert. “It’s sad,” the Knicks point guard said on Tuesday, shortly after the Nets announced their rising star had suffered only a dislocated right foot that won’t require surgery after...
  • 27 days ago
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Tracy McGrady: It’s time for Carmelo Anthony to retire

NY Post (Kevin Kenney) — Seven-time NBA All-Star Tracy McGrady thinks Carmelo Anthony’s next landing spot should be his couch. “You know what? I honestly think Melo should retire, I really do,’’ McGrady, who retired in 2012, said of the former Knick and soon-to-be officially former Houston Rocket. Speaking on Tuesday’s edition of ESPN’s “The Jump” with Rachel Nichols, McGrady...
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Kevin Knox’s breakout game could be enough for promotion

NY Post (Zach Braziller) — David Fizdale might be shaking up his starting lineup again. He’s at least considering it, after the Knicks absorbed back-to-back blowouts losses over the weekend, and prized rookie Kevin Knox could be elevated. Fizdale wasn’t ready to reveal exactly what the changes to his starting five could be, but he did say it’s “a possibility”...
  • 27 days ago
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Knicks rookie dreaming of being part of slam-dunk contest

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Knicks shot-blocking rookie center Mitchell Robinson is preparing to play his first game Friday in New Orleans in front of family, friends and former high-school teammates. But the 7-foot “Cajun Kid’’ has another dream — being in Charlotte during All-Star Weekend in February. The 20-year-old’s pie-in-the-sky hope is hitting the daily double — being selected...
  • 28 days ago
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The Porzingis silver lining in Knicks’ weekend to forget

NY Post (Marc Berman) — It was a long Veterans Day Weekend for coach David Fizdale and the Knicks. It started Friday, with Kristaps Porzingis making Fizdale look bad with a salty Instagram post of him sprinting — after Fizdale had said he wasn’t planning on Porzingis’ return this season. The post created speculation there was friction between Fizdale and...
  • 28 days ago
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Warriors had a good laugh at the Kevin Durant-to-Knicks billboard

NY Post (Zach Braziller) — Kevin Durant said he was not impressed by the billboard outside Madison Square Garden imploring him to play for the Knicks. But maybe he just didn’t like the ribbing he got from teammates as the result of it. When the Warriors visited New York in late October for the matchup, they noticed the sign welcoming...
  • 28 days ago
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Frank Ntilikina might be first victim of Knicks’ new style

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Frank is in the Tank and Knicks coach David Fizdale may make another point guard move. Knicks starting point guard Frank Ntilikina got benched after the game’s first 5:45, never seeing the court again in Sunday’s 115-89 Orlando humiliation as Trey Burke started the second half. After playing poorly offensively in six of the past...
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David Fizdale sends message to struggling Knicks point guard

NY Post (Marc Berman) — David Fizdale didn’t have to speak French to send Knicks starting point guard Frank Ntilikina a message. Ntilikina played the game’s first six minutes Sunday night and wasn’t heard from again. He missed all three of his shots, was a minus-12 and ended his evening with an offensive foul when he roughly backed in D.J....
  • 29 days ago
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Knicks rejection machine isn’t satisfied with record

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Knicks rookie center Mitchell Robinson was drafted 30 slots behind Orlando’s rookie Mo Bamba, but only one of them made the history books Sunday at the Garden. Robinson set a new Knicks rookie record for blocks with nine as the lone home-team standout in Sunday’s 115-89 shellacking by Orlando. Robinson, who had a handful of...
  • 29 days ago
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Knicks’ rebuild will crumble if glaring issue is not fixed now

NY Post (Kevin Kernan) — This is a good day to talk about effort since so many New York teams are in the throes of dark despair, especially the Giants and the beyond woeful Jets. The Knicks are trying to sell the city on their latest particular rebuild, and yes they have shown some signs of progress. And better days...
  • 29 days ago
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Knicks hear boos as nightmare first quarter leads to ugly loss

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Sometimes during this wait-till-next-year season, it’s hard to judge a Knicks loss, but Sunday’s was unmistakably an embarrassing stinker. The Knicks heard their first boos of this developmental season when the first-quarter horror was over and it got worse as coach David Fizdale suffered his most horrific defeat since coming to New York in a...
  • 29 days ago
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The young center showdown Knicks really wanted to see

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Young centers Mitchell Robinson and Mo Bamba were teammates in the McDonald’s High School All-American Game 19 months ago. Since then, the 20-year-old 7-footers took different routes to the NBA. Robinson sat out a year after dropping out of Western Kentucky and was selected 36th by the Knicks in June as a project. Bamba, out...
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