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Porzingis busts out of slump with monstrous swatting display

NY Post (Marc Berman) — LOS ANGELES — Ending his slump, Kristaps Porzingis’ star shined brightest in Hollywood on Sunday. In spectacular two-way fashion, Porzingis bashed the Lakers for 26 points, seven blocks and 12 rebounds as the Knicks posted a 118-112 victory at a Staples Center shootout, as team president Phil Jackson watched his prodigy from the fourth row...
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Phil Jackson already advising Lakers coach in possible sign of bolt

NY Post (Marc Berman) — LOS ANGELES — Is Phil Jackson already assuming the role of Lakers consultant? Lakers rookie head coach Luke Walton admits he’s been in contact with Jackson from time to time to get advice — including right after he got the job last spring and as recently as three weeks ago. Walton is one of Jackson’s...
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Profane Metta World Peace: Carmelo-Phil feud what stuffy Knicks need

NY Post (Marc Berman) — LOS ANGELES – Lakers forward World Metta Peace believes the Carmelo Anthony-Phil Jackson verbal war was great for the Knicks franchise because he feels the Garden culture is “so tense” and needs “controversy.” World Peace said he loved that Anthony never “backed down’’ from the Zen Master. The always mercurial Queensbridge product played one season...
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Struggling Kristaps Porzingis has a ‘catch on his knee’

NY Post (Marc Berman) — LOS ANGELES — Kristaps Porzingis got off to an All-Star-like start to the season, but has cooled off offensively the past five games. His legs look tired on his jump shot and his right knee actually is in wrapping as he deals with a minor ailment. “He’s got a little catch on his knee in...
  • 348 days ago
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Carmelo doesn’t sound over it as he and Phil make peace

NY Post (Marc Berman) — LOS ANGELES — Carmelo Anthony and Phil Jackson staged a peace summit at practice Saturday — with the Zen Master clarifying his critical remarks. Anthony said he felt good about the conversation but still took a little tweak at the salty Zen Master, saying he has “got to be careful the choice of words he...
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Behind the rollicking spectacle that is now the Knicks bench

NY Post (Marc Berman) — Knicks rookie Ron Baker started the “Three-Scope’’ five games ago — an invention that embodies the club’s sophomoric live-wire act on the bench. Whenever a Knick drains a 3-pointer, Baker is up on his feet, his fingers forming two circles that he peers through. “It’s the Three-Scope,’’ Baker told The Post. “When someone makes a...
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Carmelo Anthony answers critic Jackson with monster game

NY Post (Marc Berman) — SACRAMENTO , Calif. — Carmelo Anthony went from a star on Instagram to a star in Sacramento. But he needed a late hand from Joakim Noah and his suddenly soft free-throw stroke. Anthony made two controversial Instagram posts aimed at Knicks president Phil Jackson, then posted 23 of his 33 points in the first half...
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Derrick Rose out again as Knicks star struggles with back spasms

NY Post (Marc Berman) — SACRAMENTO – Derrick Rose will miss his second game as a Knick on Friday against the Kings. His back spasms still haven’t healed fully, coach Jeff Hornacek said. Hornacek believes there’s a good chance Rose will be ready for the Lakers showdown at Staples Center on Sunday. Rose missed his first game Wednesday, when the Knicks...
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Carmelo Anthony baffled and hurt that Phil Jackson picked a fight

NY Post (Marc Berman) — SACRAMENTO – Carmelo Anthony explained his controversial Instagram messages, confirming they were aimed at Phil Jackson and saying he was hurt by the timing of the Zen Master’s criticism during the Knicks’ winning stretch. Anthony also indicated he wishes Jackson would come to him first with his critiques. “I think I said my part of it,’’ Anthony said Friday,...
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Phil Jackson’s the boss: It’s time he starts acting like one

NY Post (Mike Vaccaro) — Let’s take Phil Jackson at his word. Let’s say he really does believe Carmelo Anthony spends too much time dribbling the basketball. Let’s say he really is concerned the offense tends to come to a screeching halt whenever Melo goes iso, and it affects the rest of the team badly. You know what? Jackson is...
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Knicks know they need to gain ground on critical trip out west

NY Post (Marc Berman) — SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The Knicks couldn’t start talking about the West fast enough following Wednesday’s disgraceful outing against the Cavaliers. A 10-day, five-game Western trip looms, but it’s not as daunting as it sounds. Four of the five clubs are under .500. Removing the 19-3 Warriors, the other four clubs on the trip — Sacramento...
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Carmelo-Phil dynamic takes another tense turn

NY Post (Hannah Withiam) — Is Carmelo Anthony trying to give Phil Jackson a taste of his own medicine? The Knicks star, whose ice-cold performance against the Cavaliers on Wednesday night (he finished with eight points) suspiciously coincided with Jackson’s critique of Anthony’s ball-stopping habits, posted two messages Thursday on Instagram that appear directed at the Zen Master. It’s more fodder...
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What makes this the best Knicks stretch in years

NY Post (Justin Terranova) — MSG Network analyst Wally Szczerbiak spoke with The Post’s Justin Terranova on Wednesday before the game against the Cavaliers and breaks down the start to the Knicks’ season. Q: How has Carmelo Anthony dealt with Kristaps Porzingis’ Garden love? A: Carmelo has been a tremendous mentor, and I think KP will tell you that. This...
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Derrick Rose wouldn’t have let Knicks get bullied by LeBron

NY Post (Marc Berman) — When discussing Derrick Rose’s game, explosiveness is normally the first adjective used to compliment him. Toughness rarely is. Rose has a degree of basketball toughness – forged in one of the roughest street basketball neighborhoods in the South Side of Chicago. One of the parks he played in was nicknamed “Murder Park.’’ Rose’s toughness was...
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The one LeBron James play that proved he owned the Knicks

NY Post (Marc Berman) — The one play that symbolized an awful Wednesday night at the Garden came late in the first half, when LeBron James rumbled down the lane and every Knick seemed to shy away. King James roared in for a thunderous dunk, then stepped into the baseline seats, seemingly suggesting he owns the Garden. He certainly did...
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