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The Knicks’ Carmelo-Porzingis problem no one dares speak of

NY Post (Phil Mushnick) — As a practical basketball matter, let’s go back to the 2015 NBA draft, when we might have heard, “With the fourth overall selection, the Knicks select 7-foot-3 Kristaps Porzingis.” “Wow! Tell us more.” “Well, he has one specialty.” “What’s that?” “Outside shooting.” Perhaps it has something to do — or a lot to do —...
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Derrick Rose wants to be a Knick but voice from the past is calling

NY Post (Marc Berman) — B.J. Armstrong, the agent for Derrick Rose, isn’t surprised the Timberwolves, with Tom Thibodeau their president and head coach, have emerged again as potential suitors for his client. But he hopes at least to meet with the Knicks before the free-agency period begins July 1. “If it was up to Tom, he’d reunite with all...
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Fran Fraschilla is high on only one of the Knicks’ foreign picks

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Fran Fraschilla, ESPN’s draft guru, knows the international basketball scene from top to bottom: from Frenchman Frank Ntilikina, the top international prospect in this year’s NBA draft, to the most obscure, Ognjen Jaramaz of Serbia — both of whom were selected by the Knicks. After the Knicks made Ntilkina a lottery selection with the No....
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Meet Frank Ntilikina, who trusts Phil Jackson and has just one hobby

NY Post (Steve Serby) — Knicks first-round draft pick Frank Ntilikina, an 18-year-old French League point guard taken eighth overall on Thursday, takes a shot at some Q&A with Post columnist Steve Serby. Q: What would you want to tell Knicks fans about Phil Jackson? A: He has a system that brings a lot of championships. We have to trust...
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Frank Ntilikina’s travel heroics not enough as French team loses title

NY Post (Marc Berman) — It’s on to the triangle for Frank Ntilikina. A jet-lagged Ntilikina and Strasbourg fell short of a French League championship Friday, losing on the road at Chalon in the decisive Game 5 of the finals, 74-65. Less than 24 hours after being drafted with the No. 8 pick by the Knicks, Ntilikina played 24 minutes,...
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The driving forces behind ‘Don’t Trade Porzingis’ billboard

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Knicks president Phil Jackson had until Friday at midnight to get the yellow neon message ingrained into his head this summer as he attempts to mend fences — or not — with disgruntled Kristaps Porzingis. The digital billboard on the corner of 33rd Street and 7th Avenue Thursday pleaded with the Knicks to keep Porzingis...
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Kristaps Porzingis still a Knick but no one knows for how long

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Knicks president Phil Jackson’s intention for now is make amends with 7-foot-3 Latvian phenom Kristaps Porzingis and not look to trade him. But if things don’t go smoothly in the next several months, Jackson may entertain trade offers again, knowing Porzingis will be entering the final year of his contract after next season. According to...
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Lamar Odom fires back at Stephen A. for ‘crack’ comment

NY Post (Hannah Withiam) — Stephen A. Smith is used to the backlash over his unfiltered hot takes. But it’s not every day he gets feedback in written form. Retired NBA forward Lamar Odom tweeted a letter his lawyer, Saam Zangeneh,
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Knicks take chance on rookie who once hated New York

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The only thing Knicks care about now with Wisconsin senior power forward Nigel Hayes is he’s “big and dirty” under the boards. An NBA source confirmed Hayes has signed with the Knicks’ summer-league team after going undrafted. Hayes will get a partial guarantee for training camp. He’s 6-foot-8 power forward with a 7-foot-3 wingspan, and...
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Phil gets message: ‘Don’t trade Porzingis’ billboard outside MSG

NY Post (Post Sports Desk) — Phil Jackson was a the Knicks’ offices in Tarrytown for the NBA draft Thursday night, but right outside Madison Square Garden, he was under attack. A digital billboard pleading with the Knicks to keep Kristaps Porzingis went live at the corner of 33rd and 7th. The pleas, of course, were answered as Porzingis made it...
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Knicks snag two more guards in the second round of NBA draft

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Knicks president Phil Jackson talked about wanting guards in the draft and pulled off a trifecta. After nabbing point guard Frank Ntilikina in the lottery, Jackson took two guards in the second round, including a 6-foot-6 shooting guard with a sketchy past but a solid offensive game. With the 44th pick, the Knicks tabbed Damyean...
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Scorer who ‘plays like Michael’ Jordan surprised Knicks passed

NY Post (Zach Braziller) — Knicks fans weren’t alone in their disappointment over the team’s first-round pick. “I actually thought the Knicks would take me,” said Malik Monk, a high-scoring shooting guard out of Kentucky. Instead, they went with French point guard Frank Ntilikina with the eighth-overall pick in Thursday night’s NBA draft. The selection got a mixed reaction, cheers...
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Knicks’ draft just put Porzingis on different kind of hot seat

NY Post (Mike Vaccaro) — So the sky didn’t fall on Madison Square Garden Thursday evening, and cooler heads prevailed. The Knicks weren’t able to pull off a heist, and neither were they snookered into a bad trade. There will be no charts and graphs recalling Bill Russell for Easy Ed Macauley, or Joe Barry Carroll for Robert Parrish and...
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Knicks draft intriguing French point guard Frank Ntilikina

NY Post (Post Sports Desk) — The Knicks still have Kristaps Porzingis. And now they Frank Ntilikina. The Knicks selected the French point guard with the No. 8 pick of the NBA draft. The 6-foot-5 18-year-old adds to a squad that team president Phil Jackson is trying to rebuild for the long haul, still trying to deal star Carmelo Anthony. Ntilikina...
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The whirlwind 24 hours for Knicks’ French draft target

NY Post (Marc Berman) — French point guard and potential Knicks draft pick Frank Ntilikina was up at 7 a.m. Thursday morning doing basketball drills at the gym Carmelo Anthony owns at the apartment complex in which Kristaps Porzingis and Sasha Vujacic live. The workout was run by Chris Brickley, who left the Knicks as player developmental coach two months...
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