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Knicks’ Kevin Knox can become ‘star’ with new coach: UK assistant

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Kevin Knox, the Knicks’ 2018 lottery pick, can use a fresh start next season — and maybe a new head coach. So says Kentucky assistant Kenny Payne, Knox’s guy in Lexington during his promising freshman year. Interim coach Mike Miller did a lot of good things in his 44-game stint. Getting the 6-foot-9 combo forward...
  • 23 days ago
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Knicks should hire Tom Thibodeau if they want to matter again

NY Post (Mike Vaccaro) — We had come to witness the dynamic dawning of a new era in sports; we had no idea what we’d get, instead, was the crashing and burning of a different era. There was a thick gallery surrounding Tiger Woods that Thursday morning, June 15, 1995. He was 19, and the defending US Amateur champion, and...
  • 25 days ago
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NBA coach bothered by Tom Thibodeau narrative amid Knicks search

NY Post (Marc Berman) — There was a perception of Tom Thibodeau after he was fired by the Timberwolves in 2019 that he was a brusque taskmaster who doesn’t connect well to a new generation of young players. That image bothers Magic head coach Steve Clifford. Clifford and Thibodeau were both on Jeff Van Gundy’s staffs with the Knicks and...
  • 26 days ago
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Knicks mailbag: James Dolan’s image hasn’t changed under new brand consultant

NY Post (Marc Berman) — You ask, we answer. The Post is fielding questions from readers about New York’s biggest pro sports teams and getting our beat writers to answer them in a series of regularly published mailbags. In today’s installment: the Knicks. What happened to Steve Stoute? Haven’t heard from him since that controversial ESPN interview. — Robert Now...
  • 27 days ago
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Five iconic New York sports calls stand test of time

NY Post (Andrew Marchand) — This week The Post takes a fresh look at the “best of” New York sports history — areas that are just as worthy of debate, but that haven’t been argued incessantly. Russ Hodges’ call on Bobby Thomson’s ‘Shot Heard ‘Round the World” that led the Giants to the pennant in 1951 was voted the best...
  • 27 days ago
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Gerald Wilkins, ex-Knick, arrested three times in 10 days

NY Post (Zach Braziller) — Former Knick Gerald Wilkins, the brother of NBA Hall of Famer Dominique Wilkins, has found trouble with the law, facing several charges related to three separate incidents on three different dates. He was most recently arrested and charged with simple battery, theft by taking and aggravated assault, according to CBS46 in Georgia. The incident took...
  • 28 days ago
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Bucks coach Mike Budenholzer hopes Kenny Atkinson gets Knicks job

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Mike Budenholzer, arguably the NBA’s top-rated coach, would like to see his former assistant, Kenny Atkinson, take a Knicks job he once pursued in 2018. Preparing for the NBA restart as leader of the league-leading Bucks (53-12), Budenholzer paused from preparations at his Phoenix home to deliver a stirring endorsement of Atkinson, his former Hawks...
  • 28 days ago
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Damian Lillard thought he was getting traded to Knicks

NY Post (Zach Braziller) — Damian Lillard was nearly a Knick. At least, that’s what the Trail Blazers All-Star point guard believes. “I thought I was headed there a few years ago; I was hearing trade rumors,” Lillard said in an interview with Vanity Fair. “The Garden is my favorite place to play.” It’s unclear when exactly he was referring...
  • 29 days ago
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John Calipari Knicks whispers won’t go away despite doubts he’d leave Kentucky

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The John Calipari to Knicks theories abound. Some league sources have suggested never to count out Calipari when Leon Rose, the new Knicks president, and William Wesley, unofficial team advisor, are involved. Last February, the Kentucky coach raved about Rose but said he wouldn’t be interested in leaving Kentucky to work for him. Calipari signed...
  • 30 days ago
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John Calipari Knicks whispers won’t go away despite doubts he’d leave Kentucky

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The John Calipari-Knicks conspiracy theories abound. Some league sources have suggested never to count out Calipari when Leon Rose, the new Knicks president, and William Wesley, unofficial team advisor, are involved. Last February, the Kentucky coach raved about Rose but said he wouldn’t be interested in leaving Kentucky to work for him. Calipari signed a...
  • 30 days ago
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Trades were cornerstone of New York’s biggest dynasties

NY Post (Larry Brooks) — This week The Post takes a fresh look at the “best of” New York sports history — areas that are just as worthy of debate, but that haven’t been argued incessantly. The Rangers ended their Stanley Cup drought with New York’s best trade, and here’s eight more that just missed the cut: Dec. 11, 1959:...
  • 30 days ago
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Knicks finally comment on George Floyd killing

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The lightning rod known as Knicks owner James Dolan finally broke his public silence on the George Floyd police killing Tuesday, the day of the funeral. In a Twitter message, Dolan’s Knicks and Rangers wrote: “Every one of us has a role to play in creating a more just and equal society, where there is...
  • 31 days ago
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Caron Butler has harsh words for James Dolan over lack of Knicks statement

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Knicks owner James Dolan has made a lot of bad basketball decisions in running a club that has missed the playoffs seven straight seasons. But in a twist, Dolan is facing accusations of racial insensitivity despite his extensive history of hiring African-American basketball executives. Caron Butler, the former NBA standout and now a Wizards broadcaster,...
  • 32 days ago
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Knicks’ benefit of missing NBA restart sounds ideal for Tom Thibodeau

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The Knicks were ambivalent about being part of the NBA restart in Disney World, as they didn’t want to significantly delay their head-coaching search. However, in lieu of playing in the Mickey Mouse tournament, James Dolan’s club is anxious about having an elaborate “OTA” restart structure of their own, according to an NBA source. “The...
  • 33 days ago
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Knicks eager for this benefit of missing NBA’s Orlando restart

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The Knicks were ambivalent about being part of the NBA restart in Disney World, as they didn’t want to significantly delay their head-coaching search. However, in lieu of playing in the Mickey Mouse tournament, James Dolan’s club is anxious about having an elaborate “OTA” restart structure of their own, according to an NBA source. “The...
  • 33 days ago
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