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The first sign Frank Ntilikina is getting it

NY Post (Howie Kussoy) — Jeff Hornacek wasn’t sure what to expect when Frank Ntilikina arrived in New York, but heading into the Knicks’ preseason opener Tuesday, the coach is already convinced the 19-year-old rookie is capable of making an immediate impact. “We have NBA players on the team that he’s battled with, and he’s showed that he can play...
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Knicks coach: I’m ‘shocked’ at how good Joakim Noah looks

NY Post (Howie Kussoy) — Joakim Noah’s debut season in New York was so disappointing because it had the potential to be so exciting. The Hell’s Kitchen native was coming home, the rare free agent of his stature to seek out the New York spotlight. The two-time All-Star was barely two years removed from being named the Defensive Player of...
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Knicks planning show of unity despite NBA anthem mandate

NY Post (Laura Italiano) — Just hours before Saturday’s first preseason game, Knicks players weren’t tipping their hands on whether they will stand, kneel or remain in the locker room during the national anthem. The Knicks don’t play until Tuesday, when they take on the Brooklyn Nets at Madison Square Garden. But at practice Saturday, neither Joakim Noah nor Lance...
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What Kristaps Porzingis thinks of his agency being caught in NCAA scandal

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Kristaps Porzingis could have more to worry about than his minor right-knee bruise, wondering what is going on with the agents who represent him. Earlier this week, the offices of ASM Sports, an agency headed by Andy Miller, was raided by the FBI amidst an ongoing NCAA corruption scandal. Janis Porzingis, Kristaps’ brother, works for...
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Why Knicks’ connections could unlock Doug McDermott’s potential

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Greg McDermott had it easy recruiting his son, Doug. The stringent NCAA allowed the Creighton head coach to bestow Doug McDermott with birthday and Christmas gifts and chat with him during so-called “dead periods.’’ “I was able to do anything a normal father could do,’’ Greg McDermott told The Post. Greg McDermott, starting his eighth...
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Knicks catch a break with latest NBA draft rule changes

NY Post (Corey Masisak) — The NBA’s attempt to eradicate tanking and teams resting star players has led to some new regulations, but doesn’t seem likely to extinguish either tactic. The league’s Board of Governors passed legislation Thursday on both fronts, according to ESPN. Most importantly for Knicks fans, changes to the NBA draft process will not take hold until...
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The biggest Kristaps Porzingis fear has already surfaced

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Many scouts believe his durability will be the only thing separating Kristaps Porzingis from greatness. So far the jury is out in that department. Porzingis, who played a lot of basketball during the European championships this summer, left the third day of Knicks’ practice with a sore right knee. He was not made available to...
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Why Carmelo finally caved after Rockets had ‘done’ deal

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Carmelo Anthony thought he had been traded twice before he actually was. According to his interview on SiriusXM, Anthony said he was under the impression “a trade was in place’’ with Cleveland on draft night in which both he and Paul George were headed to the Cavaliers. It was unclear whom the Knicks or Pacers...
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Michael Jordan’s advice for kid who’d turn into prized Knicks rookie

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Frank Ntilikina, the Knicks’ rookie point guard, thanked Michael Jordan for advice he gave him a few years ago before he played in the Jordan Brand Classic at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center — words he’ll treasure forever. In an essay posted on The Players’ Tribune, Ntilikina said Charlotte owner and NBA legend Michael Jordan paid a...
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Lance Thomas wasn’t ready to say goodbye to Carmelo

NY Post (Marc Berman) — At least one Knick is going to miss Carmelo Anthony. Immensely. Knicks small forward Lance Thomas penned a gushing, 2,000-word, emotional letter to Carmelo Anthony published in the Players’ Tribune, branding Anthony as an incredible, unsung leader, forever his idol, and sharing an anecdote about him schooling a boastful young Knick who challenged him to...
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Jeff Hornacek: Kurt Rambis not in charge of Knicks ‘D’ anymore

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Jeff Hornacek indicated Kurt Rambis won’t be in charge of the defense this season, losing his title of defensive coordinator. The Knicks head coach said it will be done by committee. In the opening week of last season, with the defense struggling, Hornacek said Rambis would be the assistant in charge of defense. Things improved...
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The incredible rise and fall of Long Island kid Rick Pitino

NY Post (Zach Braziller) — Rick Pitino’s career may have come to a sad close Wednesday afternoon. If this was it, the Hall of Fame coach raised on Long Island wasn’t on the court barking out instructions when the clock hit triple zeroes. It was in a quick meeting with University of Louisville interim president Greg Postel, a day after...
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Frank Ntilikina looks like a ‘young Kyrie Irving’: Knicks mentor

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Knicks veteran point guard Ramon Sessions is here as rookie Frank Ntilikina’s mentor and is already raising the stakes on the 19-year-old’s potential. Sessions already sees some Kyrie Irving in Ntilikina, the 6-5 point guard from France whom the Knicks drafted with the No. 8 pick in the 2017 draft. Signed for the $2.3 million...
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Michael Beasley has a solution for NCAA corruption scandal

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Michael Beasley said there would be no NCAA scandals such as at Louisville if the legislative body did the right thing and paid the basketball players. Beasley, the new Knicks forward, said he helped put Kansas State on the map during its run to the NCAA Tournament and the city prospered, but he didn’t. Beasley...
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What Carmelo does and does not need to change with the Thunder

NY Post (Howie Kussoy) — OKLAHOMA CITY — Carmelo Anthony laughed. To him, it was the only possible reaction after being asked how he’d feel about coming off the bench with the Thunder. Anthony has played 976 games, starting each one. He is a 10-time All-Star. He is a former scoring champion. But Anthony is no longer the biggest star...
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