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2018-19 Knicks Player Review: Mario Hezonja

Posting and Toasting (ArdenFranklyn) — The former top-five pick showed a greater sense of his potential later in the season. Being a top-10 pick in the NBA Draft is no guarantee of success. Many players struggle, and do not live up to the expectations once placed upon them. Perhaps their production is a bit low. Maybe they look out of place during the games. And while it’s not always fair, these high draft picks are given most...
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Let’s all get emotional watching RJ Barrett’s Madison Square Garden introduction

Posting and Toasting (Joe Flynn) — Goosebumps. We Knicks fans have a reputation as being a cynical lot — a couple of decades of on-court abuse will do that to a fan. Why bother getting emotionally attached to a player when he’s just going to disappoint you like the dozens who came before him? Recently drafted rookie RJ Barrett is doing his best to soften our stone hearts, however. First, he displayed an infectious sense...
  • 57 days ago
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2018-19 Knicks Player Review: Emmanuel Mudiay

Posting and Toasting (ArdenFranklyn) — Mudiay provided scoring punch all season long, and changed the narrative about his young career. Time goes fast in the world of sports. I’m pretty sure a lot of us remember first hearing about Emmanuel Mudiay as the top-notch high school recruit who took his talents to China for a year. That same kid now has four years of NBA experience. This past season saw the former seventh overall...
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The Knicks’ Las Vegas Summer League schedule has been released

Posting and Toasting (Joe Flynn) — RJ vs. Zion. The most highly-anticipated game of the Las Vegas Summer League is going down on Friday, July 5, and it will involve your own New York Knicks . That’s right, folks: Pelicans vs. Knicks. Zion Williamson vs. RJ Barrett — once teammates and best friends, now fated to duel on the hardwood. The game will take place at 9:30 p.m. EST and will be televised nationally on ESPN. Here...
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MMiranda’s 2019 NBA Draft diary

Posting and Toasting (MMiranda) — Dear Diary... Last night the Knicks had their highest draft pick since 1985. But the draft has experienced cancerous growth since those simpler times. The selection of players is almost secondary to the hype and hoopla, the drama, the fashion, the punditry, and a growing unease with the industry buying out young men’s career agency because “that’s what we’ve always done and they can love it...
  • 59 days ago
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The Knicks signed three undrafted free agents, headlined by UCLA’s Kris Wilkes

Posting and Toasting (Jonathan Schulman) — Welcome to New York, Kris Wilkes, Amir Hinton and VJ King! Moments after the draft, the Knicks made a few moves to help bolster their roster for the summer and possibly into the fall. Almost before the draft even ended, it was announced they had a deal in place with UCLA forward Kris Wilkes . UCLA forward Kris Wilkes will sign a two-way deal with the New York Knicks, league sources...
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R.J. Barrett charmed Knicks fans, New York media on draft night

Posting and Toasting (Joe Flynn) — This kid knows what he’s doing. In case you missed it, the Knicks selected R.J. Barrett with the third overall pick in the 2019 NBA Draft . Here’s the video: It was quite the moment. First, there was the exultant reaction from Knicks fans (for once) over their newest draftee. Then, we we were treated R.J.’s emotional reaction, as he took a moment to let his guard down and cry on...
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The Knicks traded up to select Ignas Brazdeikis at No. 47

Posting and Toasting (Jonathan Schulman) — Kings get 55th pick and cash for the 47th pick, Iggy Brazdeikis. The Knicks did good! We can all be proud of them for the job they did tonight. In the second round the Knicks used the 55th pick ( Kyle Guy aka micro Mike Miller) and some cash considerations to grease the gears and pick up bruising forward, Ignas Brazdeikis . Sources: Knicks picking Michigan's Ignas Brazdeikis at No....
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The Knicks selected R.J. Barrett with the 3rd pick

Posting and Toasting (The Ghost of Kristaps Past) — Welcome to New York, Mr. Barrett. After weeks of anticipation the Knicks finally got their man, R.J. Barrett, with the third pick of the 2019 NBA Draft . Barrett rocked a sweet pink suit on stage as the pro-Knicks crowd at Barclays Center exploded with cheers. It was a welcome departure from the past few years when the crowd booed the pick. The Canadian native known affectionately...
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Know the Prospect(s): Ignas Brazdeikis, Charles Matthews, Jordan Poole

Posting and Toasting (The Ghost of Kristaps Past) — Three Michigan Wolverines who could be picked in the late first or go undrafted, because this draft is weird The Knicks need help everywhere. They need guys that can pass. They need guys that can handle. They need guys that can shoot. They need guys that can defend. They need guys who have good basketball IQ. They need so, so much. No one player is going to come in off the bat and address...
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The Knicks had Coby White in for a last-minute workout

Posting and Toasting (Jonathan Schulman) — What does this mean!? In another hasty move, the Knicks snuck in a workout for UNC freshman guard, Coby White. This coming on the heels of a somewhat slapdash affair with Darius Garland yesterday. UNC guard Coby White -- perhaps the fastest rising prospect on the board -- had a private workout with the Knicks at team's facility today, league sources tell ESPN. Knicks have been locked...
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The Knicks declined to discuss trading for Chris Paul, still want to sign Anthony Davis next year

Posting and Toasting (BennyBuckets71) — Not trading for an aging veteran? That used to be unusual. The draft may be right around the corner, but thankfully the Knicks are also thinking long term. Reports on Wednesday said the team both recently rejected an invitation to talk about trading for Chris Paul , and is still hoping to sign Anthony Davis as a free agent next summer. The tidbits came in separate stories. First,...
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Darius Garland works out for Knicks, but Woj says R.J. Barrett is the likely pick

Posting and Toasting (Jonathan Schulman) — It’s still possible the Knicks do not select RJ Barrett. Following a hastily set up workout with the Knicks , Darius Garland sounded content, if not confident, about his standing in the draft. Despite missing the prospect media day to attend the workout, Garland seemed in good spirits. According to Marc Berman, Garland has a lot of fans in New York’s front office . Some even believe...
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REPORT: The Knicks may be looking to deal Frank Ntilikina on draft night

Posting and Toasting (Alex Wolfe) — This sounds familiar With the Knicks likely locked in on R.J. Barrett as their guy at No. 3 in tomorrow’s draft, things have seemed pretty tranquil in Knicks Land the last couple of days. BOOM. Here’s Marc Berman of the New York Post to disturb your peaceful pre-draft slumber: With Thursday’s draft night approaching, Ntilikina could still be on the move as the Knicks are extremely...
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New York beat writers seem confident that the Knicks will select R.J. Barrett (or maybe Ja Morant)

Posting and Toasting (BennyBuckets71) — A trade of the pick seems unlikely at the moment. Hooray! Draft night is nearly upon us, and it appears the Knicks are planning to keep things simple by selecting someone with the third pick instead of using it as a trade chip, although it’s no longer completely certain which top prospect will be available when New York is on the clock. Ever since the NBA rigged the draft lottery, which...
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